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Wednesday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
8:30 AM 17th Annual World Refugee Day Celebration
12:00 PM Seminar: Race, Gender, and Reproductive Politics
2:00 PM Stage: Once
7:00 PM Film: Murder on the Orient Express
7:00 PM Film: Budapest Noir
7:00 PM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Film: Selena
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Thursday, Jun 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Workshop: Italian for Travelers Workshop
11:00 AM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
12:00 PM Make Music Day
5:00 PM House of France: Make Music Day
6:00 PM Epic Tales from Ancient India Sculpture & Cocktails
7:00 PM Music: Remezcla Fronteriza Concert
7:00 PM Songs and Stories: Transformation through Rhythm & Word
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Film: La Ragazza del Mondo
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Friday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Celebrate Immigrants in San Diego
7:00 PM Storytelling: Highland Games
8:00 PM Film: Schonefeld Boulevard
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
9:30 AM Art workshop: Origami and Haiku
10:00 AM 16th Annual Art Club Show
4:00 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Music: Jungle Fire
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:30 AM Film: Das Wunder Von Bern
12:00 PM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
12:30 PM Book Signing: Priscilla Lister
2:00 PM Book Signing: Lenore Wade
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:30 PM Documentary: On Her Shoulders
7:00 PM Music: Yuri y Pandora
8:00 PM Music: Seu Jorge
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Monday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Music: Oscar Aragon
Tuesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico relations
6:30 PM Dance Class: Kizomba Dance Class
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
Wednesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:00 PM Film: Wild Strawberries
6:00 PM Film: Murder on the Orient Express
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Thursday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
4:00 PM Stage: Once
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:30 PM Stage: The King and I
Monday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Tuesday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Sunday, May 21, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until June 30, 2018

Avenue Q
Until July 1, 2018

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

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

1:00 PM Stage: Ragtime The J Company Youth Theatre presents the musical based E.L. Doctorow's novel about "the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream, discover the surprising interconnections of the human heart, the limitations of justice, and the consequences of dreams permanently deferred."

Admission/Cost: $10 - $18

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Friday, May 12 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 13 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 14 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, May 14 - 4:30 PM
Thursday, May 18 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, May 21 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, May 21 - 4:30 PM
1:00 PM Stage: Native Voices At The Autry La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to announce Native Voices at the Autry is returning for its second year as resident theatre company through the 2017/2018 season. Spearheaded by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley, the Resident Theatre Program aims to encourage the artistic development of rising performing arts organizations, while advancing and contributing to the San Diego and Southern California theatre scene as a whole.

The Resident Theatre Program is an annual appointment at La Jolla Playhouse. Previous resident theatre companies have included Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company, MOXIE Theater, San Diego Asian American Repertory Theater, Eveoke Dance Theatre, Teatro Máscara Mágica and Circle Circle dot dot.

Native Voices at the Autry is the only Equity theatre company devoted exclusively to developing and producing new works for the stage by Native American, Alaska Native and First Nations playwrights. Founded in 1994 by Producing Artistic Director Randy Reinholz (Choctaw) and Producing Executive Director Jean Bruce Scott, Native Voices became the resident theatre company at the Autry in 1999.

The company provides a supportive, collaborative setting for Native theatre artists from across North America. In 2014 the company established the Native Voices Artists Ensemble to more fully take advantage of the extraordinary talents of its Native actors, writers, musicians, and directors.

The Ensemble is devoted to developing new work in a collaborative process as well as supporting Native Voices' ongoing focus on the work of individual playwrights. Native Voices at the Autry is a member of Actors' Equity Association, LA Stage Alliance and the Dramatists Guild and is a Constituent Theatre of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre. Visit the Autry Museum website for more information.

Admission/Cost: Free, but reservations required.

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, May 20 - 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 21 - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM House of Israel Lawn Program The annual Lawn Program of the House of Israel is held every year on a Sunday, typically in April or May. The entertainment is a colorful display of singers and dancers, who will share their ethnic and cultural history by performing dances and songs in beautiful costumes showing Israel's tradition in a most charming way. Additional entertainment has included a men's choir singing traditional songs from Israel.

Admission: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, May 21 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Lunafest Short Films By, For, About Women. The fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by Soroptimist International Oceanside Carlsbad at Dove Library. This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through nine short films by women filmmakers. The featured films for the 2016/2017 season include stories of reflection, hope, and humor from around the world. All proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Fund and local women and girls in need through the programs and scholarships of Soroptimist International Oceanside Carlsbad.

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Sunday, May 21 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sioceansidecarlsbad.com
4:30 PM Stage: Ragtime The J Company Youth Theatre presents the musical based E.L. Doctorow's novel about "the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream, discover the surprising interconnections of the human heart, the limitations of justice, and the consequences of dreams permanently deferred."

Admission/Cost: $10 - $18

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, May 12 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, May 13 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 14 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, May 14 - 4:30 PM
Thursday, May 18 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, May 21 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, May 21 - 4:30 PM
7:30 PM Music Chucho Valdes Considered the pre-eminent Cuban Jazz pianist in the world, Chucho Valdés is a towering figure who combines the sheer power of McCoy Tyner with the dexterity of Oscar Peterson and a rhythmic sensibility steeped in the intricacies of Afro-Cuban culture. The conservatory-trained son of Cuban music icon Bebo Valdés and an eight-time Grammy winner, Chucho has spent much of his career in the vanguard of Latin music. (Note: this will be a solo piano presentation.)

Chucho Valdés just won the 2017 Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album!

Admission/Cost: $20 - $65

Location:
San Diego Symphony
1245 Seventh Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, May 21 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-0804
8:00 PM Stage: Shockheaded Peter Fall into the world of Victorian nightmares as a manic music box spins stories of naughty children and misguided parents. Silly and sinister, Shockheaded Peter dares us to ask what's beneath the floorboards. Don't miss the most damning tale ever told on stage!

Admission/Cost: $42 - $82

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Ongoing until Sunday, June 18, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays. Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
9:30 PM Paratodos Paratodos plays Brazilian samba, bossa nova, jazz MPB, forro, and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cafe Sevilla Nightclub
353 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Ongoing until Sunday, December 31, 2017
Sundays, 9:30pm

Sundays - 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cafesevilla.com
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