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Sunday, Sep 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Herencia Mexicana Festival
12:00 PM Sephardic Festival
12:00 PM Fiesta de Independencia
2:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
4:00 PM Music: Haydn Voyages
5:00 PM Talk on Leonardo da Vinci
6:30 PM Diabolo Dance Theatre
7:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
Monday, Sep 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Shakespeare Improv
Tuesday, Sep 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Open Reading: The Tempest
7:30 PM Book Signing: Meg Waite Clayton
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Wednesday, Sep 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film: All is True
6:30 PM Film: Selena
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Thursday, Sep 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Talk: Is America Facing an Immigration Crisis?
7:00 PM Diplomacy Council Annual Fundraiser and Anniversary Party
7:00 PM One Book, One San Diego Launch
7:30 PM Film: The Soul And The Blood
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Friday, Sep 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Discussion: Innovation in the Cali Baja Region
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
7:30 PM Russian Ballet: Swan Lake
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Saturday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
12:00 PM Taste Of South Park
12:30 PM Dance: Harvest Festival
2:00 PM The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
3:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
3:00 PM The Virgin Trial
4:00 PM Book Discussion: Halal If You Hear Me
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Jewish Short Film Festival
8:00 PM Music: Patrizio Buanne
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Sunday, Sep 22
All Day Jewish Short Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Defining Place/Space: Contemporary Photography From Australia
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
12:30 PM Dance: Harvest Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
2:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
2:00 PM The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: The Pirates Of Penzance
6:00 PM Music: Lucibela, Cape Verde's Voice-of-Gold
7:00 PM Staged Reading: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
7:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
8:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
Monday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: Moka
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Wednesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
7:30 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Thursday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Soaring Eagles Pow Wow Dance Class
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
7:30 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Friday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Music: Alejandro Sanz
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Saturday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM North San Diego Latino Book & Family Festival
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
2:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
3:00 PM The Virgin Trial
3:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
3:30 PM Film: Island Soldier
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Film: Yesterday
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: The Virgin Trial
8:00 PM Stage: Amadeus
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Kiss My Aztec
Calendar

< Friday, April 5, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego Events

Stage

Romeo and Juliet
Until September 15, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Art and Empire: The Golden Age of Spain
Until September 2, 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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
6:00 PM Dinner & Book Signing: Nathan Englander Join Pulitzer finalist Nathan Englander (Dinner at the Center of the Earth, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank) for Shabbat dinner and conversation about his new book, Kaddish.com: A Novel. The brilliant, streamlined comic novel is about a son's failure to say Kaddish for his father and his subsequent hiring of a stranger through a website called kaddish.com to recite the daily prayer and shepherd his father's soul safely to rest. Praised as Nathan Englander's freshest and funniest work to date, the story is a satire that touches, lightly and with unforgettable humor on the conflict between religious and secular worlds, and the hypocrisies that run through both. A novel about atonement, spiritual redemption and the soul-sickening temptations of the internet, which, like God, is everywhere.

Admission/Cost: $45

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Friday, April 5 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: The Women of Lockerbie Salomon Theatre at Point Loma Nazarene University presents Deborah Brevoort's drama, loosely inspired by the true events that followed the devastating bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Bill and Madeline Livingston, who lost their son in the terrorist attack, travel to Scotland to come to terms with their loss.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $12

Location:
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates and times:
From April 4 to April 13
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday April 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7:00 PM Dance: Live Arts Fest A celebration of multidisciplinary arts with a focus on dance, Live Arts Fest consists of nine nights of dance spread out over the course of 12 days. Curated by San Diego Dance Theater's Artistic Director Jean Isaacs, past fests have showcased modern to post-modern dance numbers choreographed by local and international artists, while also giving an opportunity to newer faces. This year is no exception, with performances from, to name a few, bkSoul, Mexico City's Nemian Danza Escénica, Maria Naidu from Sweden, and the 2018 Young Choreographers Showcase & Prize winner Chelsea Zeffiro.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $150

Location:
White Box Theater
Studio 205, Building 176
2590 Truxtun Road
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Dates and times:
From Wednesday, April 3 to Sunday, April 14, 2019
Wednesday (4/3), Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Opera: Carmen Carmen is one fiery gypsy womana femme fatale who lives life on her own provocative terms. The next notch on her belt is the naive soldier Don Jose who is bewitched by her passion and gives up everything to be with her, including his sweetheart Micaela. In her true heartless fashion, Carmen becomes bored and callously drops her young lover when her path collides with the macho bullfighting Escamillo. Obsessed and alone, will Don Jose's jealousy ignites an emotional bonfire that destroys them all. Carmen is an archetype of literature and art set to passionate music that will burn up the stage with its unbridled drama and incredible music, including the Toreador Song and the seductive Habanera. Set in classic Spain, this traditional production has all of the lust, jealousy, revenge, and heart-stopping drama you've come to expect from Bizet's powerful opera.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $314

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
From Saturday March 30 until Sunday April 7
Saturday, March 30 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, April 2 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 5 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 7 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdopera.org
7:00 PM Stage: The Pirates Of Penzance Jr. Set sail with this classic comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theater history. The wit and whimsy of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic score is suffused with a modern sensibility in The Pirates of Penzance JR., a swashbuckling musical journey!

Set on the rocky coast of Cornwall, England, The Pirates of Penzance JR. begins with a group of pirates who are celebrating the birthday of one of their own, Frederic, who has reached his 21st year.

Finally, having served the full length of his required time with the pirates, he decides to strike off on his own and become an upstanding citizen - which may even mean bringing the pirates to justice. This turns out to be a tricky prospect indeed, especially when Frederic's freedom is called into question!

Admission/Cost: $19 - $28

Location:
Ocean Beach Playhouse
4944 Newport Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from March 22 until April 7, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
7:30 PM Music: Constantinople & Suzie LeBlanc - Metamorfosi The San Diego Early Music Society presents Ensemble Constantinople and soprano Suzie LeBlanc in a program of 17th century Italian music by Barbara Strozzi, Claudio Monteverdi, Stefano Landi and Giovanni Kapsberger. A worthy heiress of Monteverdi, Renaissance Venetian madrigalist Barbara Strozzi created a secular vocal repertoire that intoxicates the senses. A joyful and salutary delirium for music lovers! For this concert, the rich imagination of the beautiful artist with the demonic reputation is embodied by the smooth voice of Acadian soprano Suzie LeBlanc, and her poetry is enhanced by the brio, nimbleness, and bold improvisations of six musicians. Also on this program are pieces by another Italian genius, Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger (1580-1651), whose spontaneous changes, sharp contrasts, and unusual rhythmic groupings provide fertile ground for Constantinople, who always welcome the chance to free themselves from the cultural codes of old Europe.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $45

Location:
St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
743 Prospect Street
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Friday, April 5 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 459-3421 or visit: www.earlymusicamerica.org
7:30 PM Film: 0SS 117 Cairo Nest of Spies Screening of the French Movie OSS 177 Cairo, Nest of Spies, featuring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo. The film is in French with English Subtitle. Join the French Film Club to meet the French-speaking community in San Diego. A good way to practice and listen to French. This screening is organized by the French Film Club of San Diego.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $9

Location:
San Diego French-American School
6550 Soledad Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Friday, April 5 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 456-2807 or visit: www.sandiegofrenchschool.org
7:30 PM San Diego Arab Film Festival The San Diego Arab Film Festival announced its line up and schedule for 2019. It will open on April 5 with the Yemeni film 10 Days Before the Wedding, the first commercial film in modern Yemeni history and that country's first submission to the Oscars. Filming under extremely difficult circumstances and with a miniscule budget, director Amr Gamal produced a film that has been greeted enthusiastically by audiences in Yemen and internationally.

10 Days Before the Wedding is one of 9 feature films and 6 shorts that will be featured during the Festival. Like last year, the festival will host 3 screenings at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park and 7 at the AMC 20 complex at Westfield Mission Valley. Taken together, this year's offerings represent the Festival's broadest and highest quality line up yet.

Film Screening Schedule:
To purchase tickets and to read film descriptions, click on the film's title

Date Time Title Country Theater
Friday, April 5
7:30 PM
10 Days Before the Wedding
Yemen
Museum of Photographic Arts
Saturday, April 6
6:15 PM
Heaven Without People
Lebanon
Museum of Photographic Arts
Saturday, April 6
8:35 PM
Kilikis…the Town of Owls
Morocco
Museum of Photographic Arts
Saturday, April 13
1:20 PM
Shorts Program
Various
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Saturday, April 13
4:05 PM
Beauty and the Dogs
Tunisia
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Saturday, April 13
6:20 PM
Screwdriver
Palestine
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Saturday, April 13
8:45 PM
My Favorite Fabric
Syria
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Sunday, April 14
1:35 PM
Cactus Flower
Egypt
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Sunday, April 14
3:55 PM
The Blessed
Algeria
AMC 20 Mission Valley
Sunday, April 14
6:15 PM
On Borrowed Time
UAE
AMC 20 Mission Valley

Admission/Cost: $7 - $12 Festival passes available.

Locations:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

AMC Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, April 5 to Sunday April 13
(See above for film times)

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoaff.org
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters A new version of the Italian comedy by Carlo Goldoni. When the trickster Truffaldino signs on to serve two masters in the hope of double wages and double dinners, chaos ensues. Directed by AJ Knox.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $36

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, April 5 until Sunday, May 5, 2019
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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