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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

< Friday, April 27, 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
11:00 AM Art Exhibit: Chilenas in the Diaspora During the military dictatorship of Chile (1973-90), over one million Chileans fled the country to escape political repression and economic crises.

This event centers Chilean women artists who came to the United States during this time.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Price Center West
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP

Friday, April 27 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please e-mail: cgavin@ucsd.edu or visit: www.visarts.ucsd.edu
4:00 PM Dinner and Movie: Coco The Creative Performing and Media Arts Middle school are hosting a Dinner and Movie Night. You will be able to enjoy a buffet of Mexican food while enjoying the movie COCO.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $100

Location:
Creative Performing and Media Arts
5050 Conrad Ave
San Diego, CA 92117
MAP

Friday, April 27 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 800-5550 or visit: www.facebook.com
6:00 PM Discussion: Middle East Meltdown The modern Middle East is 100 years old, but the chaos and turmoil we are seeing now is unprecedented. The region has always been the scene of coups and revolutions. This is different—we are seeing complete state failure, in Libya, in Yemen, and most horrifically in Syria. What has led to this? Where will it go? Why is it important? What can we do about it? These are profound questions for America's national security and its place in the world.

Admission/Cost: $85.07

Location:
Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Dr.
San Diego, CA 92108
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Friday, April 27 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 325-8200 or visit: www.sandiegoworldaffariscouncil.org
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Ballet Folklorico Annual Showcase Ballet Folklorico de CSUSM is a student-led organization that is open not only to college students, but to the community as well. Our 3rd annual showcase exhibits the team's progress for the academic year and promotes cultural awareness on campus. In addition, this showcase allows us to preserve our culture and heritage, and to celebrate traditional Mexican dances.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
CSUSM's Ballroom A,B,C,D
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92562
MAP

Friday, April 27 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:00 PM Music: Omar Velasco Omar Velasco's eclectic and captivating musical performances are highly influenced by his globe-trotting upbringing, multi-cultural experiences and diverse music influences—African, African-Cuban, South American, Brazilian and Yiddish.

Velasco started his music career at 18, touring with A Fine Frenzy and Jonathan Wilson in addition to playing on European tours with Wilco and Tom Petty. Now living in L.A., he collaborates with musicians from Dawes and has gone solo. His debut album was Golden Child.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
L'Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Friday, April 27 - 7:00 PM (Bleu Bar) and 9:00 PM (The Living Room)


For more information, please visit: www.bandsintown.com
7:30 PM Bollywood Spring Fusion Dine, dance, sing, and laugh with us in this fun-filled family event—the biggest and most-awaited fun-filled family event of the year!!

A Dazzling evening filled with:
• Live singing & Bollywood dance shows
• Stand-up comedy by Neil (Neil was the opening comedian for the recent Amit Tandon's show in SoCal).
• Kids Corner
• Dance your heart out with DJ Vish
• Best-dressed male & female awards
• Dress up in Bollywood-style (Retro to Metro) to win prizes
• Bollywood fashion show
• Delicious buffet
• Upscale venue with elaborate decor
• And lot more surprises...

...Bollywood's magical music brought to life, right here in your neighborhood!

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
Royal Banquet
8990 Miramar Rd, Ste 200 A
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

Friday, April 27 - 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM

For more information, please visit: Facebook Event Page
7:30 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
MAP

Multiple dates from April 20 - April 29, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Tao: Drum Heart Drum Heart is the latest production from TAO, internationally-acclaimed percussion artists. TAO's modern, high-energy performances showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming have transfixed audiences worldwide. Combining highly physical, large-scale drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography, and innovative visuals, the performers of TAO: Drum Heart create an energetic and unforgettable production. Feel the power of the Taiko drum at Poway OnStage.

Admission/Cost: $20-$70

Location:
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064
MAP

Friday, April 27 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 748-0505 or visit: www.powaycenter.com
8:00 PM Stage: How the Other Half Loves Britain's brilliant comic genius, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, penned a fast-paced and hilariously funny theatrical meal, which stands as a classic modern comedy. It is a portrait of three very different marriages that turns into a spirited game of mixed doubles involving sex, jealousy and ingenious stagecraft that only Mr. Ayckbourn can design. Full of clever, razor-sharp dialogue and impeccable split-second timing and twists, How the Other Half Loves promises to leave you in stitches.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $52

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, May 13 - 2018
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
8:00 PM Stage: South Pacific San Diego Musical Theatre stages Rodgers and Hammerstein's 10 Tony Award winner. Set against the dramatic backdrop of an idyllic South Pacific island during WWII, and based on the anecdotes of a U.S. Navy Commander stationed there, the story intertwines the themes of romance, duty and prejudice.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $70

Location:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, April 27 until Sunday, May 27, 2018
Wednesdays & Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM German Film: Alki Alki Tobias (Heiko Pinkowski) and bottle (Peter Trabner) are friends for life. Since their youth, the two have not been separated from each other for a day. Tobias is in the prime of his life, and has a wife and children. He is responsible. And yet, he does not seem to grow up. With his buddy bottle he rocks the nightclubs and celebrates with people young enough who could regard him as their father. The two drink alcohol for nights and stay in bed during the day-long hangover. But the carefree lightness of youthfulness has long since vanished. Tobias is increasingly arguing with his wife Anika (Christina Grosse), his three children and his partner Thomas (Thorsten Merten), with whom he has founded an architectural office. Tobias loses his driving license, the love life with his wife and the joy of his children. Finally, he has a car accident that almost costs the lives of his children. Bit by bit, Tobias realizes that his friendship with the bottle is no longer good for him and that it is now time to separate and go his own way. But when Tobias comes to this realization, it is long too late. Tobias can not get rid of the bottle. So the murderous spiral continues...until it gets dirty.

Presented by the German Currents Film Festival

Admission/Cost: $7:50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Friday, April 27 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/germancurrentssandiego
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