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Monday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
Tuesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
6:00 PM Lecture: NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico Relations
7:00 PM Stage: The King and I
Wednesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
6:00 PM Film: Wild Strawberries
6:00 PM Film: Murder on the Orient Express
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Music: Andy Statman
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Thursday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
10:30 AM Music: The Bayou Brothers
1:00 PM Art: Decoding the Language of Chinese Ceramics
1:00 PM Summer Reading Program: Japan 101
6:00 PM Italian Formaggio e Vino
6:30 PM Film: The Black Monk
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
7:30 PM Raucous Japanese Puppetry
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
7:00 PM Music: Sono
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Film: Monsoon Wedding
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
12:00 PM Festival of International Food, Dessert and Beer
7:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
3:00 PM Independence Festival at the Border
6:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Music: The Young Dubliners
Monday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Tuesday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jul 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
Thursday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
Friday, Jul 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Saturday, Jul 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: Israfil (Esrafil)
Sunday, Jul 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Thursday, January 18, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Mama Mia!
Until June 30, 2018

Avenue Q
Until July 1, 2018

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Epic Tales from Ancient India
Until September 3, 2018

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Asian Pacific Historical District Walking Tour
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month.

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

12:30 PM Annual Human Trafficking Awareness Day Walk Operation HOPE-Vista will be joining our partner in the community, Soroptimist International of Vista and North County Inland as we walk together to raise awareness for human trafficking. Meet us at the Wave Waterpark to show your support as we increase awareness on this heinous problem in our society.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Wave Waterpark
101 Wave Dr
Vista, CA 92083-5824
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Saturday, January 20 - 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
4:00 PM China through the Lens of Friendship Delegations in the 1970s The UC San Diego Library is pleased to launch a new digital collection of images of early 1970s China, contributed by members of the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars Friendship Delegations. You are invited to a dialogue and reception with CCAS delegates and contributors in Geisel's Seuss Room. Info: [email protected].

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
UC San Diego Library, Geisel Library
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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Thursday, January 18 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please email: Serafin Raya at [email protected]. or visit: www.eventbrite.com
5:00 PM Lecture: Were Barbarians Barbaric? Join the Center for Hellenic Studies for a lecture featuring Professor Erich Gruen from the University of California, Berkeley. His lecture attempts to elicit how the term "barbarian" was understood in the Hellenic world.

Greeks regularly referred to those who did not speak Greek as "barbaroi." Was this simply a matter of language and culture? Or did the term carry within it a sense of ethnic inferiority? Did that label signify uncivilized savages who were reckoned as contemptible and even subhuman? In short, did such characterization constitute racism?

The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are provided. Please RSVP online.

Admission/Cost: FREE RSVP

Location:
The Village West Building #1 UCSD
15th Floor
1 Scholars Drive North
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP

Friday, January 18 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 822-0733 or Email Joelle Fusaro: [email protected]
5:30 PM Discussion: Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election In light of the Mexican political parties' decision to consolidate the electoral calendar, Mexicans will head to the polls on July 1 to elect 629 federal officials: the president, 500 representatives, and 128 senators. Close to 2,800 local officials—including nine governors—will be elected as well.

Moreover, given the recent changes in the U.S.-Mexico binational relationship under President Trump, many new uncertainties have emerged. Will there be cooperation on issues such as immigration, trade, and border security? Will the new Mexican administration continue to support policies that further U.S. interests?

CGT Pacific Leadership Fellow and Harvard University Professor Jorge Dominguez will discuss these questions, addressing the issues surrounding the extraordinary number of offices on this year's ballot and how the coming elections will be unique due to a number of unprecedented factors: independent candidates, Mexicans voting abroad, and reelection.

Admission/Cost: FREE RSVP

Location:
UCSD
School of Global Policy and Strategy
GPS classroom 3201
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Thursday, January 18 - 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-2657 or visit: www.calendar.ucsd.edu
6:00 PM Taste of Art: Wild Beasts Of Henri Rousseau Delve into the lush, exotic jungle of Henri Rousseau's paintings over appetizers and drinks.

Be inspired by his post-impressionistic, soulful and primitive animals to create a composition of beasts and landscapes in his signature style with watercolor and acrylic paints. All materials supplied.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $45

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Thursday, January 18 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 435-3720 or visit: www.oma-online.org
6:00 PM Panel Discussion On Border Art Moderated by unDocumenta curator Alessandra Moctezuma, panel members include curator of education at MCASD Cris Scorza, Sara Soleimani (UCSD Ph.D. program), and independent curator Leticia Gomez-Franco.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Thursday, January 18 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 435-3720 or visit: www.oma-online.org
7:00 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno A powerful solar storm hits Earth causing power surges, blackouts, and unexpected guests after a mysterious tourist passes through the gates of lonely spinster Regina's closed Alps hotel. With a stunning location on the border of Italy and Austria, "Fräulein" is a contemporary fairy tale about two strangers who find unexpected comfort in each other. What began as an accidental one-night stay quickly turns into something more as they learn more about each other, their pasts, and their fears. Filled with surprises, this winter tale is a perfect holiday film!

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Thursday, January 18 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton The multiple Tony Award-winner comes to San Diego. With book, lyrics and music by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the show follows the life of Alexander Hamilton: an orphan at age 12, then a committed activist for American independence, and by age 19 a Founding Father.

Admission/Cost: $222 - $242

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, January 6 through Sunday, January 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 PM & 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife Cygnet Theatre presents the West Coast premiere of Kate Hennig's political thriller, a contemporary take on Katherine Parr, her volcanic marriage to infamous King Henry VIII, and how, in spite of his sexist control urges, she educated her daughters, Elizabeth and Mary, both of whom would rule England. Rob Lutfy directs.

Admission/Cost: $38 - $59

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Ongoing Saturday, January 20 through Sunday, February 11
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Wednesdays - 7:30 PM
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM


For more information, please call: (619) 337-1525 or visit: www.cygnettheatre.com
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