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Tuesday, Apr 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lecture Series: From Sinai to Seinfeld
4:00 PM Discussion: The New Political Landscape: Foreign Affairs
5:00 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase
7:00 PM Lecture Series: From Sinai to Seinfeld
7:00 PM Opera: La Traviata
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Wednesday, Apr 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase
5:30 PM Discussion: The Rise of the Global South
6:15 PM Music: Courtly Noyse
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Thursday, Apr 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM El Dia De Los Ninos, El Día De Los Libros
6:00 PM Talk: The State and Dalit Christians in India, a People Under Duress
7:00 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Friday, Apr 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 AM Gateway Conversations Symposium
5:30 PM House of Norway: Movie Night
7:00 PM Opera: La Traviata
8:00 PM The Hutchins Consort: Immigrants
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Saturday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Gateway Conversations Bus Tour
11:00 AM Keyip! Kechuw! Reading Program
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
6:00 PM SD Women's Chorus Sings For Women In Poverty
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Sunday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Opera: La Traviata
2:00 PM Stage: Edo Marionettes from Japan
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
5:00 PM Stage: Edo Marionettes from Japan
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
7:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Monday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lecture Series: From Sinai to Seinfeld
7:00 PM Lecture Series: From Sinai to Seinfeld
Wednesday, May 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Thursday, May 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Friday, May 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Modern Japan Concert Series
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Saturday, May 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Sunday, May 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Monday, May 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Saturday, April 8, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Red Velvet
Until April 30, 2017

Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Until May 7, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

Layers of Brilliance
Until April 30, 2017

Japanese Style Pottery Show
Until April 30, 2017

Tools & Utensils - The Beauty Of Objects From The World's Kitchens And Workshops
Until April 30, 2017

Sherlock Holmes And The Clocktower Mystery
Until June 4, 2017

American and European Folk Art
Until June 18, 2017

American And European Folk Art From The Permanent Collection
Until June 25, 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

'Radical Machines' - Chinese Typewriter Exhibit
Ongoing until April 16, 2017

Stones In The Meadow
Ongoing until March 31, 2017

Dimensions Of Black: A Collaboration With The San Diego African American Museum Of Fine Art
Ongoing until April 30, 2017

'Every Which Way' Exhibition
Ongoing until April 9, 2017

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
Ongoing until April 9, 2017

Cannibals

Art Exhibition: Kulvinder Kaur Dhew & Bruce Dehnert
Ongoing until April 26, 2017

Art Exhibition: Louis M. Schmidt 'Persons Unknown'
Ongoing until April 23, 2017

San Diego Potters' Guild Presents 'East-West'
Ongoing until April 3, 2017

Noé Olivas Quinceañera Project
Ongoing until April 30, 2017

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

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

French Conversation Class: "Le Polar Dans Tous Ses Etats"
Ongoing until March 29, 2017

French For Foodies: A Table!
Ongoing until March 30, 2017

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

Jane Austen's Emma, English High Tea And Dinner Theater
Until April 2, 2017

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

10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair Spend a peaceful and illuminating afternoon in Balboa Park to learn more about the work done by many of the most impactful cross-cultural non-profits organizations operating in San Diego who are making the world a better place for all of us. Enjoy some international music. Meet with proactive leaders and representatives and find out how to get involved in the important work they do!

Participating Organizations:
• Alliance for African Assistance
• Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County
• Border Angels
• Casas de Luz
• Center for World Music
• Global San Diego
• Hands Of Peace
• AmeriCorps San Diego
• Helping Hand for Relief and Development
• Hostelling International
• Kids for Peace
• The One Campaign
• MANA San Diego
• Red Cross Humanitarian Law Group
• The Persian Cultural Center
• The San Diego Diplomacy Council
• The San Diego World Affairs Council
• Snapcast San Diego
• The United Nations Association of San Diego
• The Women's International Center
• World Vision
• The Worldview Project

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Patio B (next to Casa Del Prado Building)
Balboa Park
1549 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 8 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.harmonyinaction.org
10:00 AM 39th Annual Cultural Celebration: Heroes Around the World Join us for our 39th Annual Cultural Celebration 2017: Heroes Around the World!

You and your family are invited to join us at Thurgood Marshall College to experience one of the longest standing traditions at UC San Diego! This event is in partnership with Triton Day.

Celebrate cultural diversity and unity through food, dance, music, and art from around the world. Savor delicious international cuisine and pick up artisan crafts from local vendors. Enjoy free, live entertainment from campus and community organizations. Engage your little ones in educational and interactive exhibits at the Children's Village.

We will be recognizing and commemorating heroes of all shapes and sizes around the world and their significant impacts in their community and beyond!

It will be a day of fun for the whole family! We hope to see you there!

This event is open to ALL. Everyone is invited!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Thurgood Marshall College, UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive Dept. 0509
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP

Saturday, April 8 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
12:00 PM English Village Faire Lots of Fun For the Whole Family!
Come mingle with classic and modern British characters including Harry Potter and Her Majesty, The Queen...Photo ops galore!

1:00 PM - San Diego Costume Guild display of beautiful British character costumes.
2:00 PM - Exciting 'Knight at Arms' demonstration by the Chivalry Today Group.
3:00 PM - Moreton Bay Fig Morris Dancers.

Refreshments:
British Sausage Rolls and Cream Teas
Proper English Teas and Sweet Treats

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages, Balboa Park
2249 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 8 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet The Old Globe stages "Red Velvet," a stirring drama that transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s.

Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role—but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage.

His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved.

Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theater history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin returns to The Old Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Admission/Cost: $34 - $98

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
March 25 until April 30
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM;
All other Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM;
All other Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26 - 7:00 PM;
All other Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

For tickets or more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org, or call 619) 234-5623
2:00 PM Stage: Halo-Halo Mixed-together stories from San Diego's Filipino American Community. A moving and eye-opening window into San Diego. Drawn from real history and personal interviews, HALO-HALO tells stories that explore Filipino American culture and traditions, along with the struggles and triumphs every audience shares with this fascinating and fast-growing community.

Admission/Cost: $22

Location:
Lyceum Space Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From March 31 to April 9
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday 7:30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdartstix.com
6:00 PM CWM Passport to Worlds of Music Series The Center for World Music and the Kalabash School of Music and the Arts presents Passport to Worlds of Music, an informal concert series of classical and folk music traditions from Australia and Asia. This unique music and lecture series will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music of Australia, North India, and Burma/Myanmar.

Performances in Series:

Saturday, February 11 - 6:00 PM (Doors Open at 5:30 PM)
Music of Australia
Randin Graves is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and one of the world's leading non-Aboriginal exponents of the Australian didjeridu. He has played with diverse musicians from classical chamber ensembles to Aboriginal elders and has given presentations on the instrument everywhere from United States elementary schools to the National Museum of Australia.

His CDs have been played on every continent, including Antarctica. As an Australian-American Fulbright scholar, dual citizen and manager of the esteemed Buku-Larrnggay Mulka art centre in the remote Aboriginal township of Yirrkala from 2004-2009, Randin was appointed as an ambassador of the instrument and its culture by two governments and a council of Aboriginal elders.

He has a passion for sharing his experiences with the culture that created the didjeridu. As a trained western musician, he is also passionate about raising awareness of the great musicality of the oft misunderstood instrument.

Saturday, March 18 - 6:00 PM (Doors Open at 5:30 PM)
Music of India
Performed by international award winning Northern Hindustani Classical music singer, Sudakshina Alagia.

Saturday, April 8 - 6:00 PM (Doors Open at 5:30 PM)
Music of the Ethnic Minorities of Burma/Myanmar
This special presentation is presented by the elders of the Karen people of Burma. This presentation is in collaboration with the Karen Organization of San Diego.

Admission/Cost: $20 ($50 for series pass)

Location:
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts
5725 La Jolla Boulevard
La Jolla CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, February 11 - 6:00 PM (Doors Open at 5:30 PM)
Saturday, March 18 - 6:00 PM (Doors Open at 5:30 PM)
Saturday, April 8 - 6:00 PM (Doors Open at 5:30 PM)

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance Balkan folk music band, Dromia, will perform at at the Athens Market. The group consists of Mary Marshall on drums, Sanna Rosengren on violin and vocals, Dan Ziagos on accordion and Mark Williamsen on the bass.

Admission/Cost: FREE (Restaurant venue, food and drink extra)

Location:
Athens Market Taverna
109 West F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, April 8 - 7:00 PM

For more information about Dromia please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo Mixed-together stories from San Diego's Filipino American Community. A moving and eye-opening window into San Diego. Drawn from real history and personal interviews, HALO-HALO tells stories that explore Filipino American culture and traditions, along with the struggles and triumphs every audience shares with this fascinating and fast-growing community.

Admission/Cost: $22

Location:
Lyceum Space Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From March 31 to April 9
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday 7:30 PM
Saturdays and Sundays 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdartstix.com
8:00 PM Dance: Black Grace New Zealand's foremost contemporary dance company Black Grace brings a striking performance of six short works choreographed by founder Neil Ieremia.

Drawing on Māori and Pacific Islander indigenous dance, as well as modern dance and hip hop, his work also often incorporates a traditional Samoan dance style known as Fa'ataupati (or "slap dance") and Samoan Sasa ("seated dance") that utilizes body percussion.

Arrive early for a pre-performance interview hosted by Marcus Overton.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $75

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway, Suite 600
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday April 8 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ljms.org, or call (858) 459-3728
8:00 PM Stage: Into The Beautiful North San Diego Repertory Theatre closes its 2017/18 season with "Into the Beautiful North," a world premiere written by Karen Zacarías and directed by San Diego REP Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse.

All the men of the sleepy Mexican village of Tres Camarones have left town in search of fortune in the USA. One night, 19-year-old Nayeli watches "The Magnificent Seven" at the local cinema and has a flash of inspiration. She grabs her goth best friend Vampi and her gay confidant Tacho, and sets out on a quest of epic proportions - to find men in the USA and smuggle them back across the border to repopulate and protect her beloved town! And so begins a 1,000 mile road trip from the Pacific Coast of Mexico through the colorful streets of Tijuana to the climactic scene at the Bahia Hotel in Mission Bay
San Diego CA.

Admission/Cost: $38 - $65

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Multiple dates from March 30 - April 23, 2017
Dates and times vary see schedule
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet The Old Globe stages "Red Velvet," a stirring drama that transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s.

Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role—but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage.

His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved.

Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theater history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin returns to The Old Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Admission/Cost: $34 - $98

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
March 25 until April 30
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM;
All other Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM;
All other Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26 - 7:00 PM;
All other Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

For tickets or more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org, or call 619) 234-5623.
8:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival Come and celebrate an Indian Music and Dance festival presented by Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego. The event features vocal and instrumental artists of Indian music, dance ballets, and a performance by Anoushka Shankar.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $100

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
From Sunday, April 2 to Sunday, April 9
Sunday, April 2 - 3:00 PM
Monday, April 3 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, April 4 - 6:30 PM
Wednesday, April 5 - 6:30 PM
Friday, April 7 - 6:30 PM
Saturday April 8 - 8:30 PM
Sunday April 9 - 8:30 PM
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