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Saturday, Sep 22
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Sports: Free Aikido Workshop
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Community Building: YMCA Welcoming week
10:00 AM Lao Boat Racing Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
5:30 PM Harvest Masquerade Regency Ball
6:00 PM House of China Moon Festival
6:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
6:00 PM Art Night Women in Central Asia
6:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
7:00 PM Film and Dinner: Wajib
7:00 PM Music: Tasnifkhani with Kourosh Taghavi
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
9:30 PM Comedy: Ronny Chieng
Sunday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
12:30 PM International Harvest Dance Festival
1:00 PM Art: Salvador Dali Exhibit
1:00 PM Stage: Death by Dessert
2:00 PM Family Moon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
3:00 PM Music: Night of Parisian Music
3:00 PM Stage: The Trial of Richard III
4:00 PM Sing-a-Long with the Mikado
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it (Still) Matters
6:00 PM Film: Notorius
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Kevin Kwan
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Carbillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
2:00 PM Sake Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Thursday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Calendar

< Sunday, April 22, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Avenue Q
Until September 30, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

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

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
10:00 AM Art: Earth Day Larger than Life Mural Artists Michael Richard Rosenblatt and Cisco will paint live at EarthFair in Balboa Park on National Earth Day. In addition to their own canvases, there will be four panels for the public to color as well. One of two 8' x 5' murals Rosenblatt will be painting is titled "Spirit of Puerto Rico," which will be accompanied by Hariel Corsair playing the conga live.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Spreckels Organ Pavillion
1549 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, April 22 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 702-8138
12:00 PM 28th Annual Multicultural Earth Day 28th Annual Multicultural Earth day at the WorldBeat Center will feature live world music performances:

- Native American performances
- Afro-Cuban percussion and dance
- African drum and dance
- Brazilian Samba
- Japanese Taiko
- Egyptian drum and dance
- Aztec dance

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
Balboa Park
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, April 22 - 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Filipino Wedding Styled Shoot We are so excited to announce our Filipino (Philippines) Wedding Styled Shoot!

Here are the sections we will be having:

• 1 Bride + 1 Groom wearing a Filipino traditional wedding dress and Barong (groom suit)
• 1 Bride + 1 Groom wearing a modern wedding dress and tux
• Details (pieces of jewelry, stationery, etc. )
• Ceremony Arch
• Reception Table, showing the traditional Boodle Fight Dinner set-up (ex. rice, lumpia, fish, veggies, etc.)
• Table for the Crispy Roasted Pig (also known as Lechon)
• Cakes and Desserts including coconut with mixed fruits and ice cream.
• We will demonstrate how Filipinos celebrate their weddings by showing you its highlights.
• We will provide elements for styling, but feel free to bring your own as well if you'd like!

Admission/Cost: $65

Location:
Fallbrook Hacienda
4103 East Mission Road
Fallbrook, CA 92028
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Sunday, April 22 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival California's largest traveling Tequila & Taco Music Festival is coming back to Downtown San Diego, at beautiful Embarcadero Marina Park South!

Join two days of fun in the sun! On Saturday we will present a sampling of top-shelf Tequilas while you enjoy the best gourmet tacos! Ticket holders will enjoy live music, margaritas, craft beer, and art vendors to shop from.

Tequila Sampling: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Saturday Only
NO Tequila Sampling on Sunday.

Sunday is Mas Margaritas! Enjoy an afternoon sipping on an assortment of margaritas and eating delicious tacos, all while enjoying a great music lineup! There is no Tequila sampling on Sunday, but there will be drinks available for purchase.

All ticket holders will have access to Food Vendors, Craft Beer, Margarita Booths, and Live Music.
Tequila Sampling: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Saturday Only

No Tequila Sampling on Sunday.

Sunday is Mas Margaritas! Enjoy an afternoon sipping on an assortment of Margaritas, eating delicious tacos, all while enjoying a great music lineup! There is no Tequila Sampling on Sunday, but there will be drinks available for purchase!

Admission/Cost: $10 - $60

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
111 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, April 21 - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: Facebook Event Page
1:00 PM SDAFF Spring Showcase Welcome to the 8th Annual Spring Showcase, a presentation of 15 films from nine countries, from Asia and beyond. The Spring Showcase is one of many year-round programs of the non-profit media arts organization, Pacific Arts Movement (Pac Arts), including the popular San Diego Asian Film Festival.

We believe film has the power to enlighten, bridge communities and change lives. If you love world cinema and rich, independent storytelling, join the movement by becoming a member of Pac Arts. Go to pacarts.org.

For more information on films and their viewing times, view our schedule of events.

*Please note: The ULAM: MAIN DISH Film & Feast event on April 23, will be taking place at the San Diego Natural History Museum's Kaplan Theater.

Admission/Cost: $9 - $110

Locations:

Film Festival:
UltraStar Mission Valley
7510 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
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ULAM: MAIN DISH Film & Feast (Monday, April 23):
*San Diego Natural History Museum
Kaplan Theater
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from April 19 - April 26, 2018
Thursday, April 19 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 20 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, April 21 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 1:00 PM
*Monday, April 23 - 5:40 PM
Tuesday, April 24 - 6:15 PM
Wednesday, April 25 - 5:25 PM
Thursday, April 26 - 7:00 PM
2:00 PM German Cabaret Please join us for an evening of humorous and thought-provoking skits, poems and musical numbers from classic German artists including Heinz Erhardt, Kurt Tucholsky, Erich Kästner, Marlene Dietrich, and Comedian Harmonists; to Otto, Loriot, Anke Engelke, Roger Cicero and others who take a lighthearted, and at times sarcastic look at modern life!

The show will be performed in German with an English summary of each skit provided in the playbill.

After last year's sold-out performances of Ein Abend mit Loriot, this is another play by the dynamic and talented German theater group.

Admission/Cost: $10.31 - $13.41

Location:
German-American Societies
1017 S. Mollison Ave.
El Cajon, CA 92020
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Dates & times:
Saturday, April 21 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 22 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 442-6637 or visit: www.germanclubsandiego.org
2:00 PM Stage: D'Artanjan and Three Musketeers Lukomorie theatre studio will present an all-Russian version of the the Three Musketeers.

Three Musketeers, or One Day in France is definitely a musical designed for family viewing. The musical is based on one of the most famous adventure novels by Alexander Dumas. Four friends (musketeers) save the honor of the Queen of France, come into battle with the omnipotent cardinal Richelieu and the insidious milady, and most importantly—enjoy life.

Age Limit: 4+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Department of Medicine
Basic Science Building
UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92161
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Sunday, April 22 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 994-4435 or visit: www.facebook.com
2:00 PM Stage: Anna In The Tropics Passions and ill-fated love ignite when a charismatic new lector comes to the Ybor City cigar factory to read to the workers. Romances flare and marriages explode when he begins reading the novel Anna Karenina and the scandalous lives of Tolstoy's characters become dangerously intertwined with the lives of his listeners.

Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Nilo Cruz' Anna in the Tropics is a steamy, lyrical plunge into the whirlpools of imagination and love. CJ Keith Directs.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Don Powell Theatre
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Dr.
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from April 20 - April 29, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM Russian Film: Charlie Chaplin Basic Science Building at UCSD will be showing a Russian film Charlie Chaplin. After the screening the director, Vladmir Ivanov, will answer any questions.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Garren Auditorium
Basic Science Building
UCSD
9500 Gilman Dr
La Jolla, CA 92161
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Sunday, April 22 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (949) 351-1463 or visit: www.facebook.com
7:00 PM Stage: Arefnameh A musical theater work by Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, featuring Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam as "Iraj Mirza" and Behfar Bahadoran as "Aref Ghazvini." Introduction by Dr. Ahmad Karimi Hakkak.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
Conrad Prebys Music Center
UCSD
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Sunday, April 22 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
7:00 PM Music: Shantala & Mikey Pauker The Shalom Tour is a synthesis of sacred chanting in the languages of Sanskrit and Hebrew with uplifting songs in the style of world folk music. The music is a blend of East and West, meditative and ecstatic, ancient and contemporary. Everyone is welcome, and there will be a lot of audience participation and invitations for all to sing. The roots of religion all have their origins in the same soil.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
Soul of Yoga
627 Encinitas Boulevard
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, April 22 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: La Santa Cecillia La Santa Cecilia is a Mexican-American band based in Los Angeles, California, whose members play a blend of many forms of music, including cumbia, bossa nova and boleros. The name "La Santa Cecilia" is based on the patron saint of musicians, Saint Cecilia.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Musicbox

Sunday, April 22 - 8:00 PM
Doors open at 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-1337 or visit: www.musicboxsd.com
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