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Friday, Jul 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
7:00 PM Iranian Film: The Corridor
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
8:00 PM Film: The Lady from Shanghai
Saturday, Jul 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Peace Train Transcending Barriers March
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM 3rd Annual South Bay Salsa Fest
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
1:00 PM Discussion: Taoism with Kenneth Cohen
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
6:00 PM Vegan Night Kamanya Experience
6:00 PM Summerwood: Music, Beer, Food & Art Festival
8:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker
8:00 PM Italian Film: Umberto D
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Sunday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Afrofuturism Lounge
12:00 PM Chicano-Con
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
5:00 PM Miss Middle East USA 2018
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Monday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM German Film: My Words, My Lies, My Love (Lila Lila)
Tuesday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Tour to Cuba Informational Session
Wednesday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Music: Mariachi Estrellas de Chula Vista
7:00 PM Women's Film Festival San Diego: The Ito Sisters
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Thursday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Friday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Film: Mughal e Azam
7:00 PM Music: Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Saturday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Obon Festival
1:00 PM Music: Israel Maldonado and Puente
1:00 PM Documentary: Maritime Silk Road
1:30 PM Documentary Series: Knowledge is the Beginning
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
6:00 PM Book Signing: Underwater Vibes
7:00 PM Film: Coco
8:00 PM Talk: Polynesian Settlement and Heritage
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
9:00 PM Music: Como La Flor
Sunday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Monday, Jul 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Aug 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Thursday, Aug 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
8:00 PM Stage: A Man of No importance
Calendar

< Tuesday, April 10, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Xanadu
Until August 18

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Queens
Until July 29, 2018

Romeo and Juliet
Until August 5, 2018

Monty Python's Spamalot
Until August 12, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Until August 12, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

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

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

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

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

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 Art: Wabi Sabi Wabi-sabi, a traditional Japanese aesthetic, signifies acceptance of transience and imperfection. In this exhibition, "Expressions of Wabi-Sabi: Embracing Impermanence," artist Dana Mano-Flank seeks to create awareness, insight and explores the fragile connections between nature and human society. In her mixed-media paintings she incorporates wabi-sabi and captures the small and simple beauty of nature.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $10

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, April 29
everyday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
12:45 PM Discussion: The Butterfly Project Tovah Galut will facilitate a discussion about "The Butterfly Project" in conjunction with Holocaust Remembrance by explaining its significance and history. We will then have a chance to decorate a ceramic butterfly to be displayed in San Diego.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
College Avenue Center
6299 Capri Dr.
San Diego, CA 92120
MAP

Tuesday, April 10 - 12:45 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 637-3270
3:00 PM Talk: Ideas and Ideologies Competing for China’s Future Xi Jinping has worked on crafting a unified national ideology, but so far has not yielded the desired result: a broad-based societal consensus on China's future course.

Research by the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) shows differing views within Chinese society regarding the country's developmental model and its global role. MERICS analyzed debates in Chinese social media and conducted a survey among predominantly urban Chinese "netizens." Even though party-state propaganda played a dominant role in this study, debates within online chat groups displayed a wider range of opinions despite censorship and repression of dissent.

Speakers:

- Kristin Shi-Kupfer, Director, Research Area on Public Policy and Society
- Mareike Ohlberg, Research Associate, MERICS.

The event will take place in the GPS classroom 3201. Closest parking will be at the Pangea Parking Structure. There will be signage to direct you from Pangea to the GPS.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy
GPS Classroom 3201
La Jolla, CA 92093MAP


Tuesday, April 10 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information and to register, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:00 PM From Sinai to Seinfeld: The History of Jewish Humor Explore the treasure of irresistible jokes from the Israelite relationship with God to the growing divide between cultural and religious Judaism in the early 21st century. Professor Joellyn Zollman, holds a PhD in Jewish history from Brandeis University and has worked with Jewish material culture collections at the Smithsonian Institution, the Skirball Museum, and the American Jewish Historical Society.

Admission/Cost: $160 - $190

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Execuitve Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, April 10 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.sdcjc.org
7:00 PM Hayao Miyazaki Fan Art Show Founded in 2009, Thumbprint Gallery curates monthly exhibitions featuring emerging, mid-career, and established artists with a focus on urban art and pop surrealism. The gallery seeks to provide an engaging atmosphere to view art by bringing people together in appreciation and support of local, national and international artists.

Join Thumbprint Gallery for the fifth installment of an ongoing series of Hayao Miyazaki fan art shows! Cosplayers welcome as usual!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Thumbprint Gallery
920 Kline Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Tuesday, April 10 - 7:00 PM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 354-6294 or visit: www.facebook.com
7:00 PM Stage: The Wanderers Esther and Yoni are shy young Orthodox Jews embarking on an arranged marriage, despite barely knowing each other. Abe and Julia are high-profile celebrities embarking on a dangerously flirtatious correspondence, despite being married to other people. On the surface, the lives of these two couples couldn't be more different. But Ziegler's funny, insightful and mysterious new drama explores the hidden connections between seemingly disparate people, drawing audiences into an intriguing puzzle and a deeply sympathetic look at modern love.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $85

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Until May 6, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 2:00 PM (except 4/22)
Additional performance - Wednesday, April 25 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-5623 or visit: www.theoldglobe.org
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