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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

< Sunday, March 11, 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
11:00 AM Mariachi Festival This day-long, community-friendly event attracts thousands each year, giving families an opportunity to come together and celebrate San Diego's Mexican heritage through mariachi music, colorful traditional ballet, folkloric dancing and a grand celebration of the arts, culture and culinary delights.

The National City Chamber of Commerce and The Unified Port of San Diego are proud to present the 6th Annual International Mariachi Festival and Competition. Come watch mariachi groups from all over the United States and Mexico perform and compete. FREE ADMISSION!

The Mariachi program supports today's youth in their artistic, individual and educational development. Prior to the festival, mariachi practitioners may take part in a two-day music conference at the University of San Diego, which includes instruction and training for 300 students by renowned mariachi educators and practitioners.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Pepper Park
3299 Tidelands Avenue
National City, CA 91950
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Sunday, March 11 - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
12:00 PM Opera on the Concourse: Turandot These free concerts, which start at noon and are roughly 45 minutes long, feature arias, duets and ensembles from opera and musicals, picked by each of the performing artists and accompanied by piano.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Community Concourse
202 C Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, March 11 - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM Book Discussion: Saigon Kids In May of 1962, Naval Chief Petty Officer Bryant Arbuckle flew to Saigon to establish a new Armed Forces Radio Station (AFRS). Next to follow were his wife and three boys, Leslie being one among them.

Saigon Kids is the candid, recondite slice of fourteen-year-old military brat Les Arbuckle's experience at the American Community School (ACS) during the critical months of the Vietnam War when events would, quite literally, ignite in downtown Saigon. In 1963, Saigon was beautiful, violent, and dirty—and the most exciting place a fourteen-year-old American boy could live.

Saigon offered a rich array of activities, and much to the consternation of their parents and teachers, Les and his fellow military brats explored the dangers with reckless abandon, running from machine gun fire, watching a Buddhist monk burn to death, visiting brothels late at night or trading currency on the black market.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwicks
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sunday, March 11 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
1:00 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop In this hands-on workshop led by the Fermenters Club, you will learn all about miso. The magical fermented bean paste originated in Japan many centuries ago. Miso is full of umami and used to flavor everything from soups to marinades, salad dressings and stir-fries to eggs.

During the workshop, the club will discuss the history of miso and its many forms. Then they will make a large batch using various legumes. You'll get to taste all kinds of miso to understand the fermentation process. Later, each participant gets to pack a mason jar full of miso to take home (but you'll have to wait a year to eat it)! Next, enjoy one of the most popular miso dishes: homemade soup.

Admission/Cost: $40 - $45

Location:
Coastal Roots Farm
441 Saxony Road
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, March 11 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM House of Palestine Lawn Program In September of 2003, the House of Palestine was officially accepted as one of the international cottages under the umbrella organization of the House of Pacific Relations.

Their mission is to promote the culture and heritage and friendship of the people of Palestine, by hosting various social activities. These activities will showcase folkloric dances in the traditional Palestinian costumes, as well as reading poetry, enjoying music, arts and crafts and the authentic food of Palestine.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
HPR International Cottages Lawn & Outdoor Stage
2191 Pan American Plaza Rd W
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, March 11 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Music: Latin Jazz Guitar Duo Chini and Camberos comprise a dynamic guitar duo that combines a unique blend of world beats and rhythms to well-crafted melodies. Their music takes you on a journey from the deserts of the Southwest to the Isles of the Mediterranean.

The Latin jazz guitar duo performs on the tasting room patio.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bernardo Winery
13330 Paseo del Verano Norte
San Diego, CA 92128
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Dates and times:
Sunday, January 14 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 11 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 11 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 487-1866 or visit: bernardowinery.com
2:00 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:
Friday, March 9, March 16 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 3, March 10 and March 17 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 4, March 11 and March 18 - 2:00 PM


For more information, please call: (619) 920-8503 or visit: www.trinityc.org
2:00 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
2:00 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
2:00 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
2:30 PM Cooking Class: Hot Udon Noodle Soup Bring the wonderful smells and tastes of a Japanese noodle house to your home! Enjoy one of the most famous comfort foods of Japan. In this class you learn how to prepare nikomi udon, kyuri and wakame no sunmono, with black sesame seed ice cream for dessert.

Deadline for sign-up is March 6, and space is limited.

Admission/Cost: JACL Members $15 & Non-members $25

Location:
Taiwanese American Foundation
7838 Wilkerson Ct
San Diego, CA 92111
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Sunday, March 11 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please call: 619-507-9915
3:30 PM Mexico in a Bottle Mezcal is the embodiment of Mexico. More than just a beverage, it represents more than 500 years of history and culture. But mezcal is also the present since it has enjoyed an enormous resurgence in Mexico and the United States precisely because it's tied so tightly to Mexico's traditions. Mezcal's story isn't just about alcohol; each bottle contains a piece of Mexican culture and is a living link to history, tradition, art and music—life and death all in a bottle.

Mexico in a Bottle is our grand tasting and the largest of its kind in the United States. This year we're proud to bring it to San Diego. We will feature more than 100 mezcals and agave spirits as well as a variety of other alcoholic beverages that showcase Mexico's traditions and 21st century innovations. We will also be presenting Mexican wines, craft beers and a few surprises. Also available will be incredible bites from local restaurants, cocktails from local bartenders, encounters with incredible personalities in the mezcal world, a tiendita and much more.

Admission/Cost: $60 - $135

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Sunday, March 11 - 3:30 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:30 PM Music: The Pandolfo Quartet The San Diego Early Music Society is delighted to present Paolo Pandolfo and friends in an evening of magnificent music for the viola da gamba by its most renowned and beloved composer! In the luminous court of Louis XIV (the Sun King) music was often provided by musicians of humble origins whose talents were nurtured and allowed to shine, especially the great composer Marin Marais. This program features two violas da gamba along with harpsichord, theorbo and guitar presented with stunning virtuosity and compelling eloquence.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $40

Location:
St James By the Sea
743 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sunday, March 11 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 291-8246 or visit: www.sdems.org
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