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Friday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Celebrate Immigrants in San Diego
7:00 PM Storytelling: Highland Games
8:00 PM Film: Schonefeld Boulevard
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
9:00 AM Art Workshop: Indian Miniature
9:30 AM Origami and Haiku
10:00 AM 16th Annual Art Club Show
11:30 AM Dance: Fatu Na Totō
4:00 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Music: Jungle Fire
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
11:55 PM Film: Spirited Away
Sunday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:30 AM Film: Das Wunder Von Bern
12:00 PM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
12:30 PM Book Signing: Priscilla Lister
1:00 PM Juneteenth Block Party
2:00 PM Book Signing: Lenore Wade
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:30 PM Documentary: On Her Shoulders
7:00 PM Music: Pandora y Yuri
8:00 PM Music: Seu Jorge
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Monday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Music: Oscar Aragon
Tuesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico Relations
6:30 PM Dance Class: Kizomba
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
Wednesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:00 PM Film: Wild Strawberries
6:00 PM Film: Murder on the Orient Express
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Music: Andy Statman
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
9:00 PM Dance: Fatu Na Totō
Thursday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
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
6:00 PM Dance: Fatu Na Totō
6:30 PM Film: The Black Monk
7:00 PM Cooking Class: Street Tacos
7:00 PM Cooking Class: Street Tacos
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Rascous Japanese Puppetry
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
7:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
7:00 PM Music: Sono
7:00 PM Cooking Class: Summer in Tuscany
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Film: Monsoon Wedding
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Cooking Class: Street Tacos
12:00 PM Festival of International Food, Dessert and Beer
4:00 PM Stage: Once
7:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
1:00 PM Dance: Fatu Na Totō
2:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility
2:00 PM Stage: Once
3:00 PM Independence Festival at the Border
4:00 PM Cooking Class: Thai Street Food
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
2:00 PM Stage: Once
7:30 PM Stage: Once
Thursday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Stage: Once
Calendar

< Friday, March 9, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

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

10:00 AM Cherry Blossom Festival This year marks the Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego's 13th annual Cherry Blossom Festival, where visitors can enjoy the Japanese custom of hanami: appreciating the beauty of cherry blossom flowers. Last year the cherry blossoms attracted over 12,000 people, and they expect to host even more during this year's three-day festival.

Also present will be various food and merchant vendors, cultural performances, demonstrations and a variety of family-friendly activities.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
Balboa Park
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 9 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 10 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 11 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
6:00 PM San Diego Film Week The Second Annual San Diego Film Week is a 10-day-long celebration of film in America's finest city. More than 100 local, national and international films will be showcased along with workshops, parties and panels.

Film Schedule

Admission/Cost: $10 Individual films, passes available.

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
From Thursday, March 1 through Sunday, March 11
Times vary, see schedule.

For more information, please visit: www.mopa.org
6:30 PM Music: Mariachi Student Showcase The USD Mariachi Ensemble, directed by Serafín Paredes and the music department, present the USD Student Mariachi Showcase. The showcase will feature some of the best high school mariachi ensembles in the southland and from neighboring states competing to perform in the professional Mariachi Showcase.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Shiley Theatre
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 9 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 10 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-4600 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:00 PM Stage: Macbeth Trinity Theatre Company and the San Diego Shakespeare Society present the Bard's tragedy of inflamed ambition. Just because three witches predict that something strange and wonderful will happen does not mean that collateral damage won't result. Thomas Haine directs.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $28

Location:
Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 Tenth Avenue
San Diego CA, 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from March 3 until March 18, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 PM
Sundays 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 920-8503 or visit: www.trinityc.org
7:30 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar Oceanside Theatre Company stages "Outside Mullingar," a story about Irish families by John Patrick Shanley. Anthony and Rosemary are two introverted misfits straddling 40. Anthony has spent his entire life on a cattle farm in rural Ireland, a state of affairs that - due to his painful shyness - suits him well. Rosemary lives right next door, determined to have him yet watching the years slip away. Director Kathy Brombacher has assembled a talented cast of San Diego performers including Jim Chovick, Vanessa Dinning, Dagmar Fields and Steve Schmitz.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Brooks Theatre
217 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 9 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 10 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, March 11 - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain The Great Depression is finally coming to an end and the Sanders Family Singers are back on the road again, but after this night Mt. Pleasant Baptist will never be the same!

Admission/Cost: $32 - $54

Location:
Avo Playhouse
303 Main St.
Vista CA 92084
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Ongoing from Thursday, March 1 until Sunday, March 18 - 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Filipino Music: Up Dharma Down UDD, formerly known as Up Dharma Down, is a Filipino band that formed in Manila in 2004. They have released three albums: Fragmented, Bipolar and Capacities, which were all released under the independent record label Terno Recordings.

Mark Cole's BBC show tagged the Asian band as most likely to cross over to North American shores. They have been featured in numerous regional shows alongside bands such as Arcade Fire (Canada) and Bloc Party (UK). They have also been recognized by Paul Buchanan of The Blue Nile, Curt Smith of Tears for Fears and Tim Bowness of No-Man.

Admission/Cost: $48 - $68

Location:
Jacobs Center Celebration Hall
404 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92114
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Friday, March 9 - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
8:00 PM Music: Ana Bárbara Featuring Mariachi Group With six million records sold and over 11 studio albums, Ana Bárbara is one of the top touring Latin acts in the country. She will be joined by special musical guests Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar, the acclaimed mariachi group whose recent version of "Tale as Old as Time" became a viral video sensation with over 15 million views, worldwide.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $40

Location:
Pauma Pavilion
777 Pauma Reservation Road
Pauma Valley, CA 92061
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Friday, March 9 - 8:00 PM
10:30 PM Stage: Giselle Giselle is one of the greatest ballet love stories of all times.

The story is set in Germany during the Renaissance. A young and innocent peasant girl, Giselle, falls in love with Albrecht, a nobleman pretending to be a peasant boy. Giselle is shocked to discover that Albrecht is engaged to marry a princess. She goes insane from grief and suddenly dies of a broken heart. One night Giselle rises from her grave and finds Albrecht surrounded by a large group of evil ghostly spirits who try to dance Albrecht to death. Giselle intervenes and shows the power of forgiveness and the true meaning of love.

Admission/Cost: $34 - $89

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, March 9 - 10:30 PM
Saturday, March 10 - 10:30 PM
Sunday, March 11 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 272-8663 or visit: www.cityballet.org
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