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Sunday, Apr 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art: Earth Day Larger than Life Mural
12:00 PM 28th Annual Multicultural Earth Day
12:00 PM Filipino Wedding Styled Shoot
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
2:00 PM German Cabaret
2:00 PM Stage: D'Artanjan and Three Musketeers
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
5:30 PM Russian Film: Charlie Chaplin
7:00 PM Stage: Arefnameh
7:00 PM Music: Shantala & Mikey Pauker
8:00 PM Music: La Santa Cecillia
Monday, Apr 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: Chicano Legacy
3:30 PM Film: Coco
5:30 PM Discussion: Holocaust Remembrance
5:40 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:30 PM Greek Dinner with Author Madeline Miller
7:00 PM Book Signing: Lawn Boy
8:00 PM Music: Bebel Gilberto
Tuesday, Apr 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Eugene Onegin
6:15 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
Wednesday, Apr 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:25 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
6:00 PM Film: Phantom Thread
6:30 PM Book Signing: The Ghazal
Thursday, Apr 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Lecture: Prophet Jeremiah Symphony
12:45 PM Discussion on Prejudice & Tolerance
6:00 PM Honoring the Medicine: Native American Healing
7:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase
8:00 PM Music: Mamak Khadem
Friday, Apr 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Exhibit: Chilenas in the Diaspora
4:00 PM Dinner and Movie: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: Middle East Meltdown with Ryan Crocker
7:30 PM Bollywood Spring Fusion
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
8:00 PM Tao: Drum Heart
Saturday, Apr 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 AM Chinese Brush Painting for Children
8:00 AM Shaka Festival
10:00 AM 33rd Annual Linda Vista Multicultural Fair & Parade
10:00 AM World Tai Chi Day Celebration
10:00 AM St. Jordi's Day Celebration & Independent Bookstore Day
11:00 AM ArtWalk
11:00 AM International Mobile Film Festival
11:30 AM Polynesian Princess Lunch
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival
5:00 PM Dance: Tres Culturas
5:00 PM POI Spring Luau
6:00 PM Passport to Brazil
6:30 PM Music: Camarada Spirit, Struggle, Triumph
6:30 PM Morrocan Magic
7:30 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
Sunday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Mission Federal ArtWalk
11:30 AM International Mobile Film Festival
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Festival
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program
2:00 PM Book Signing: China's Crisis of Success
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics
Monday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Discussion: A talk with the Colombian Peacebuilding Unit
Tuesday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, May 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Lecture: Prophet Jeremiah Symphony
Friday, May 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Saturday, May 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk with Dolores Huerta
7:30 PM Music: Melodic Rythms with Kourish Taghavi
Calendar

< Tuesday, April 3, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Baskerville, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Until April 22, 2018

A Little Night Music
Until April 22, 2018

King Charles III
Until April 22, 2018

Soul Doctor
Until April 22, 2018

American Mariachi
Until April 29, 2018

The Wanderers
Until May 6, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Wabi Sabi
Until April 29, 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

San Diego Jewish BookFest
Until May 3, 2018

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

1:00 PM Film: Fill the Void Director Rama Burshtein's debut film shines a light on the hidden world of the Haredi community of Tel Aviv. This stirring inquiry into women's choices is an aching portrait of an 18-year-old girl on the threshold of womanhood pressured by her mother to marry her late sister's husband.

In Hebrew with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
OASIS Lifelong Learning Center
Suite #325
Grossmont Center
5500 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Tuesday, April 3 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 881-6262
6:00 PM Talk: Immigration and Border Issues Mr. Bersin will address the status of border security and migration in 2018 as they reflect new trends over the past five years on the southwest border with Mexico. He will focus on recent developments in these policy areas during the Trump administration and the impacts these have had on the U.S./Mexico bilateral relationship, the politics of immigration reform, and the future of North America.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $15

Location:
National University
Sanford Center Auditorium
11355 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Tuesday, April 3 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoworldaffairscouncil.org
6:00 PM Book Signing: Latin Tamales Making with Isabel Cruz Her debut cookbook, Isabel's Cantina, was one of the New York Times' Top Cookbooks of the Year. In her new cookbook, The Latin Table, Isabel, who is known for her innovative and healthy twist on traditional Latin fare, shares her simple, easy-to-make recipes with Latin flavors. Includes tamale making (and eating!), Isabel's signature hibiscus mimosa, an autographed copy of The Latin Table, and the opportunity to meet the author.

Admission/Cost: $70

Location:
Isabel's Cantina
966 Felspar Street
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Tuesday, April 3 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 272-8400 or visit: www.adventuresbythebook.com
6:45 PM Romeo and Juliet Open Reading The San Diego Shakespeare Society presents its popular "open reading" series, this time with the Bard's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers. "The open reading is staring you. Everyone can read or just listen as parts are recast every scene."

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Upstart Crow Bookshop and Coffee House
835 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Tuesday, April 3 - 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
7:00 PM Film: Hitler vs Picasso In 1937 the Nazi regime held two exhibitions in Munich: one to stigmatize "degenerate art," and one—personally curated by Hitler—to glorify "classic art." Narrated by Toni Servillo (star of Oscar-winner The Great Beauty), Hitler vs Picasso is an incredible journey through five exhibitions, displaying masterpieces by Botticelli, Klee, Matisse, Monet, Chagall, Renoir, and Gauguin.

Linked to each exhibition are compelling stories of those who witnessed the systematic destruction and looting of the day—seen from the perspective of the Bernheimer family, who were forced to barter for their freedom to "Hitler's dealer," Cornelius Gurlitt, who was known to have hidden away some of the most priceless art treasures of the centuries.

Revealing the Nazi obsession with art, Hitler vs Picasso offers viewers a rare look at condemned works that have finally come to light.

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
Angelika Film Center
11620 Carmel Mountain Rd
San Diego, CA 92128
MAP

Dates and times:
Tuesday, April 3 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 4 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 207-2606 or visit: www.angelikafilmcenter.com
7:00 PM Music: Romeo Santos Romeo Santos, the King of Bachata, is touring in support of his latest studio album Golden, his fourth No. 1 on the Top Latin Albums chart and his third top 10 on the Billboard 200.

Admission/Cost: $36 - $79

Location:
Viejas Arena SDSU
5500 Canyon Crest Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
MAP

Tuesday, April 3 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 594-6947 or visit: www.as.sdsu.edu
7:30 PM Stage: Soul Doctor The biographical "Soul Doctor"—The Musical tells the incredible story of real-life "singing rabbi" Shlomo Carlebach and his unlikely friendship with Nina Simone, the legendary jazz singer and civil rights activist. Together their music became an important voice of social change. A smash hit off-Broadway, audiences and critics have raved over this heart-warming family musical.

From his beginnings in pre-World War II Germany to performing on the world stage with legendary artists, Nina Simone, the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane, Carlebach's journey inspired millions of people but at the same time it took a deep personal toll upon him.

"Soul Doctor" not only dramatizes his life as a Rabbi who traveled the world healing souls through his message of love and compassion, but it also provides timely insight into his unusual forays in interracial understanding. Carlebach's expansive perspective of Judaism and his open acceptance of less religious, secular Jews and the disaffected youth of the '60s was a monumental shift, leaving a legacy of soulful, loving music and a renewed Jewish community.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $90

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

Dates and times:
Ongoing April 3 through April 22
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
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