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Sunday, Jan 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
11:00 AM Cho Tet Celebration
12:00 PM  The WAO Experience Exhibition
12:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM  40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
2:00 PM Seijinshiki: Japanese Coming of Age Ceremony
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
3:00 PM Stage: Suor Angelica
5:00 PM Music: Los Muecas & Los Apson
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
7:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Monday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 32nd All Peoples Celebration
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
12:00 PM Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebration at Worldbeat
12:45 PM Film and Discussion: Tel Aviv on Fire
2:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Tuesday, Jan 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM 'Twelfth Night' Open Reading
7:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Wednesday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Discussion: The Xinjiang Crisis: Domestic and International Reactions
7:00 PM  Italian Film: A Casa Tutti Bene (There Is No Place Like Home)
7:00 PM Italian Film: Mid-August Lunch
8:00 PM Comedy: Armando Anto
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Railroad Earth
11:30 AM Lunar New Year Lion Dancing
5:00 PM  San Diego Tết Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
Saturday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM  San Diego Tết Festival
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM 2nd Annual Australia Day
11:00 AM  Balboa Park Chinese New Year Festival
1:00 PM Maki Ishiwata Workshop
1:00 PM Discussion: No Human Being is Illegal
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
6:00 PM Year of the Rat Art Show
6:30 PM  Music: Matrida Umoja Band
8:00 PM Music: Railroad Earth
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
10:00 PM International Student Festival
Sunday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM  San Diego Tết Festival
12:00 PM Hands On Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
3:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Monday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
Saturday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
Calendar

< Sunday, April 28, 2019 >


All Day Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Exhibit & Sale Enjoy original Chinese Brush Paintings on display by members of the Lung Hsiang chapter of the American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting. Many of the paintings will be on sale, with a percentage of the proceeds going to support the Garden.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $18 (paid admission to garden)

Location:
230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Ongoing from April 28 to July 8, 2019
Everyday
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bloomsday
Until February 2, 2020

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

Exhibitions and Art

Constructed Mythologies: Luis Gonzalez Palma
Until January 26, 2020

Art of East Asia
Ongoing

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing

German Expressionism
Ongoing

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

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 Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Italian Intermediate Conversation Class
Ongoing Tuesdays until February 25, 2020
9:00 AM Rolling British Car Day This 24th Annual event gets nearly 200 British cars on the road. An all over San Diego event for British Cars and Motorcycles, and for spectators. To caravan to the Winery, gather at Kelly's Pub in Rancho Bernardo or Parkway Plaza Sprint Store, 695 Fletcher Parkway, El Cajon. 9AM. A delightful backroads drive leads you to the Menghini Winery, where you may enjoy your picnic lunch. Sign up your British vehicle on line for 15.00, day of 20.00.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Menghini Winery
1150 Julian Orchards Drive
Julian, CA 92036
MAP

Sunday, April 28 - 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegobritishcarday.com
10:00 AM 54th Annual Bonsai Spring Show The San Diego Bonsai Club welcomes everyone to the 54th Annual Spring Show at Balboa Park from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on April 27 and 28th. The show, educational demonstrations and lectures are free.

Beautiful Bonsai will be on display for viewing while bonsai of various sizes and species will be on sale from club members at reasonable prices. Come early for the best selection.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Casa del Prado Building
Room 101
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, April 28 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegobonsaiclub.com
10:00 AM International Mobile Film Festival Smartphones bring storytellers using their mobile phone cameras to create films to San Diego from all over the world. This year we doubled last year's participants.

Connect, Network, Share Stories, Learn to make your own films with your mobile phone, Meet global filmmakers, celebrate Stories! Join Star Wars Steampunk Universe as they escort filmmakers on the red carpet before the awards ceremony and ask join one of the biggest global smartphone filmmaking Q & A Panels we have ever introduced with over 15 participants. Special VIP Guest Speakers from UK and Missouri. A special guest from Italy and much more!

Two competitions: Feature Mobile Films and Short Mobile Films screen a total of 31 films.

The world's official 8th Annual International Mobile Film Festival is a pioneer in the smartphone filmmaking industry. Only films shot with mobile phones qualify to participate in our film festival. This year we celebrate our 10th Anniversary since we launched from the idea of a traditional film festival to only accept and screen films shot with cell phones on a big screen.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $50

Location:
Marina Village Conference Center
1936 Quivira Way
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 27 - 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 - 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.internationalmobilefilmfestival.com
10:30 AM Film: Pnktchen & Anton Modern version of a novel by Erich K
11:00 AM Little Italy ArtWalk For 35 years, Mission Federal ArtWalk has celebrated both visual and performing arts in San Diego.

On April 27 & 28, 2019, Mission Federal ArtWalk will fill 16 blocks in San Diego
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Sake 101 An intro to sake with our sake educators
Featuring a guided tasting of sake from around the world. come explore
・Nama Sake ( unpasteurized sake)
・Junmai Sake ( pure rice sake)
・Honjonzo Sake ( fortified with distilled alcohol)
and many more.

Admission/Cost: $26

Location:
Setting Sun Sake Brewing Co.
8680 Miralani Drive #120
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

Sunday, April 28 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
12:00 PM 29th Annual Multicultural Earth Day 29th Annual Multicultural Earth Day at the WorldBeat Center will feature live world music performances:

Earl Zero
Quinto Sol
Introspective Culture
Sol Remedy
Cha Cha Yao Foli

Native American Performances, Afro-Cuban Percussion and Dance,African Drum and Dance, Brazilian Samba, Japanese Taiko, Egyptian Drum and Dance, Aztec Dance

Also featuring
Annual Seed Swap presented the San Diego Seed Library
Plant Music Concert by Plant Music Therapy
Environmental Justice Awards

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
Balboa Park
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, April 29 - 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival This spring, San Diego
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Celebration Celebrate Hanamatsuri, the Flower Festival and birth of the Buddha. Discover Buddhist taiko drumming, with multiple performances both days as well as signups to try the taiko drum. Also floral altar, Japanese classical dancers, martial arts demo, children
2:30 PM Ballet Showcase San Diego Ballet presents a show that showcases the beauty of classical ballet, front and center. Romance: En Pointe! features excerpts from Romeo et Juliet, Don Quixote and Giselle choreographed by Javier Velasco. The show aims to highlight dance in its most expressive and eloquent form. A must for ballet lovers and first timers as well.

Admission/Cost: $40 - $50

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, April 27 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, April 28 - 2:30 PM

For tickets and details please call (619) 294-7378.
4:00 PM Naad Utsav - Dhrupad Music Concert Featuring: Padma Shri Pt. Umakant and Pt. Ramakant Gundecha (Vocal), Pt. Akhilesh Gundecha (Pakhwaj), Dhani Gundecha and Rekha Garg (Tanpura).

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Drive
Encinitas, CA
MAP

Sunday, April 28 - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank The American History Theater proudly presents the award-winning play: The Diary of Anne Frank. Directed by Melissa Malloy

Admission/Cost: $15
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