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Wednesday, Aug 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: The Lady from Shanghai
7:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
7:30 PM Music: David Buchbinder
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Thursday, Aug 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival
8:00 PM Film: Séraphine
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Friday, Aug 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:30 PM Dance Program at the College Avenue Center
5:00 PM Carlsbad Music Festival
5:00 PM Balboa Park After Dark
6:00 PM SDIKFF: Opening Gala
6:00 PM Sand Sculpture Art Festival
6:00 PM Music: The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies
7:00 PM Music: Kourosh Taghavi
7:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
9:00 PM Film: Sila and the Gate Keepers of the Arctic
Saturday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Sand Sculpture Art Festival
10:00 AM La Vuelta Cultural Street Festival
12:00 PM House of Mexico
12:00 PM Imperial Avenue Street Festival
12:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
4:00 PM Music: Flamenco Arana
5:30 PM Film: Moana
6:00 PM Taste Of The Philippines With Dakila
7:30 PM Film: The Postman
8:00 PM Lecture: Insights from Archaeological and Historical Investigations
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
11:00 PM SDIKFF: Screenwriters Panel
Sunday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Sand Sculpture Art Festival
11:00 AM House of Palestine
12:00 PM Carlsbad Music Festival
12:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival
2:00 PM Music: Jimmy & Enrique
2:00 PM International Fashion Show
2:00 PM Art: Lei Tang
2:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
3:00 PM Stage: Mexihco
6:00 PM Music: Ottmar Liebert
7:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
7:30 PM Music: Ozomatli
7:30 PM Music: Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes & Tonio Bailardo
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Monday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Weinheitsgebot: German food and drink
7:00 PM Shakespeare Film Screenings At The Globe
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Tuesday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Class: Beginner level Irish Gaelic
7:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
Wednesday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Spare Parts
7:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Thursday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Film Screening and Discussion with Artist Trinh Mai
8:00 PM Film: Midnight in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Friday, Sep 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Balboa Park After Dark
6:00 PM Powwow at Barona
7:30 PM The Night Owls: Noche de Lechuza
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Saturday, Sep 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Powwow at Barona
2:00 PM Young Geun Lee: Opening Reception
2:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
5:00 PM Transition Lines: Closing Reception
8:00 PM Music: Pato Banton
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Sunday, Sep 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM House of Ukraine Lawn Program
1:00 PM Powwow at Barona
2:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
7:00 PM Stage: Robin Hood
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
Monday, Sep 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Music: Theo and the Zydeco Patrol
Tuesday, Sep 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
7:00 PM Class: Beginner level Irish Gaelic
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Calendar

< Sunday, February 26, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Taming of the Shrew
Until August 20, 2017

Evita
Until August 27, 2017

Robin Hood
Until September 3, 2017

Hamlet
Until September 10, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

American and European Folk Art
Until August 20, 2017

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

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

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

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 Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

11:00 AM Japanese Film: My Neighbor Totoro Hayao Miyazaki's "My Neighbor Totoro"

Ken Cinema's Saturday midnight movies series continues with a variety of classic films and cult favorites.

Admission/Cost: $8.50

Location:
Ken Cinema
4061 Adams Avenue
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times
Saturday, February 25 - 11:55 PM (with subtitles)
Sunday, February 26 - 11:00 AM (dubbed in English)

For more information, please visit: www.landmarktheatres.com
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition Join the Friends of Taka Sumi-e brush painting society as they explore The Year of the Rooster in Asian style paintings, fashion, painting demonstrations, music, and more. The exhibition takes place in Room 101. This is the 15th annual show for Friends of Taka members, who are also San Diego Community College Continuing Education students.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Prado
1800 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 25 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Ajax The Old Globe & University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program present Maura Giles Watson's world premiere translation of Sophocles' mighty tragedy about the Greek's second greatest warrior at Troy. When Achillies dies, Ajax assumes he's next in line to wear the slain hero's armor. Agamemnon and Menelaus think otherwise, Ajax goes insane, then comes to his scattered senses. Ray Chambers and Lisa Berger direct.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
USD: University of San Diego
5998 Alcalà Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 25 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 28, 7:30 PM
Wednesday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
2:00 PM Stage: In White America To mark African-American History Month, the La Jolla Theatre Ensemble presents a staged reading of Martin Duberman's documentary play that pairs concise narration with historical text and tracks over two centuries of the African American experience.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Library
7555 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday, February 28 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call (858) 552-1657
2:00 PM Opera: Falstaff Sir John Falstaff is the ultimate human juxtaposition: old yet immature, hapless but manipulative, decent yet wickedly indecent. Also a man of many appetites, the lecherous Falstaff can't resist his favorite vices: food, women and wine. Suddenly finding himself broke, he hatches a plot to cure his woes. He sends identical love letters to two married women to get his hands on their wealthy husbands' purse strings. Falstaff doesn't bank on getting found out and with the help of some merry wives, husbands and supernatural creatures, he gets his due and finds out the joke is on him. A brilliant comedy based on a character from Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, this period piece boasts an updated twist, pops of color and designs from a modern point of view for modern tastes. Starring Roberto de Candia as Falstaff, Ellie Dehn as Alice Ford, and Marianne Cornetti as Dame Quickly.

Admission/Cost: $37 - $222
Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 18 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Tuesday, February 21 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, February 25 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdopera.org
3:00 PM Music: Camarada: Flamenco Unveiled Discover the journey of flamenco with roots in Indian, Sephardic, Macedonian, and Andalusian music. This evening will feature music by Ravi Shankar, Paco Peña, Sabicas, Juan Serrano, De Falla, and Granados, complimented with poetry reading by Zohreh Gharehmani and Indian and Flamenco dance by Gloria Lanuza.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Fallbrook Library
124 S. Mission Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028
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Sunday, February 26 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call (760) 731-4650
5:30 PM Gitaneria De Jerez Flamenco Coming from Jerez, Spain, Gitaneria de Jerez is a collection of the region's finest Flamenco dancers and musicians.

The Tango del Rey show features guitarist Pepe del Morao, a musician from one of the most important flamenco guitar dynasties in history; internationally acclaimed singer Manuel Tane; and percussionist Luis de la Tota. Flamenco dancer Lakshmi Basile "La Chimi" will also perform. Basile was the first non-Spanish artist to win an award in the Concurso de las Minas de La Unión.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase. General seating is $25 online and $30 at the door; premiere seating is $35 online and $40 at the door. Buffet dinner $10.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $50

Location:
Tango Del Rey
3567 Del Rey Street
San Diego, CA 92109
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Sunday, February 26 - 5:30 PM to Midnight

For more information, please call (858) 794-9044
6:00 PM Stage: Bocon For four performances only, Bocon, San Diego's newest company, dedicated to theater for youth, presents its inaugural production, also called Bocon. Lisa Loomer's play tells the story of Miguel, a "big-mouthed boy on a magical and treacherous journey from his home in Central America across the border of lights into the United States, with his guitar in hand." Artistic Director Crystal Mercado directs.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
Sweetwater High School
2900 Highland Avenue
National City, CA 91950
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 23 - 7:00 PM
Friday, February 24 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 25 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM Kummbafest Gospel Night: Black to Power For 25 years, the accomplishments, artistry and views of the African-American community have been center stage at the Kuumbafest held annual at the San Diego Repertory Theatre during Black History Month. This year is no different, as Kuumbafest 2017: Black to Power will bring together a collective group of gifted individuals for all over the county to take part in the four day Kuumbafest extravaganza with its traditional finale, a gospel concert. The 2017 Gospel Night performances will feature artists from far and nears and includes M.A.N.D.A.T.E. Records recording artists, Men 4 Christ, the Shekinah Missionaries, Full Gospel Ensemble, Grace Covenant, Jeremy Gaddy and Priesthood, Alexi Joi, and Robert Earl Dean.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 23 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, February 24 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, February 25 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Voyage: The Slave Journey SACRA/PROFANA presents a meaningful concert in honor of Black History Month titled Voyage: The Slave Journey, an event that also features the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir San Diego.

Anchored by the San Diego Premiere of Anthony Davis' momentous a cappella work "Voyage Through Death to Life Upon These Shores," this program will touch on the legacy of slavery.

The first half of the concert will include Davis' virtuosic multi-movement choral work, which explores the slave narratives that helped shape this country's diverse voices with text based on the poem "Middle Passage" by Robert Hayden. This work has only had five performances putting SACRA/PROFANA in the elite company of some of the top choral ensembles in the country including Chanticleer, The Dale Warland Singers, and Musica Sacra.

For the second half of the program, the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir will tell the rest of the story from the slave trade up-to the modern era, including chances to join in the singing.

Each performance will be followed by an open discussion with the artists. Anthony Davis will be present at all performances.

Admission/Cost:
General Admission - $20 (Advance)
General Admission - $25 (At door)
Student/Military - $10
Reserved Seating - $30

Location:
All Souls' Episcopal Church
1475 Catalina Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92107
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Sunday, February 26 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sacraprofana.org
7:00 PM Stage: The Illusion North Coast Repertory Theatre stages Tony Kushner's free adaptation of Pierre Corneille's 17th century tragicomedy. Pridamant's son disappeared. Pridamant and Dorante try to discover why. Maybe a magician can help? David Ellenstein directs.

Admission/Cost: $42 - $53

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, February 24 until Sunday, March 19 - 2017
Wednesdays and Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays and Sundays - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Ajax The Old Globe & University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program present Maura Giles Watson's world premiere translation of Sophocles' mighty tragedy about the Greek's second greatest warrior at Troy. When Achillies dies, Ajax assumes he's next in line to wear the slain hero's armor. Agamemnon and Menelaus think otherwise, Ajax goes insane, then comes to his scattered senses. Ray Chambers and Lisa Berger direct.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalà Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 25 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 28 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, March 1 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
8:00 PM Chinese New Year Banquet Join the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum as we ring in the Year of the Rooster! SDCHM's annual Chinese New Year Celebration supports the Museum's dynamic and award-winning educational programs and special exhibitions. SDCHM is the only Chinese museum in the heart of the Historic Chinatown in San Diego and attracts San Diego locals as well as tourists from all over the world.

This year, SDCHM will celebrate the Lunar New Year and the beginning of spring with an outdoor reception, live music, dinner, and a surprise performance at the Pearl Chinese Cuisine on Sunday, February 26, 2017.

Admission/Cost: Varies (Dinner Menu)

Location:
Pearl Chinese Cuisine
11666 Avena Place
San Diego, CA 92128
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Sunday, February 26 - 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdchm.org
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