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Sunday, Aug 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program
2:00 PM Asian Brush Painting Exhibit
5:00 PM Music: Jonathan Leviim & Oleg Poliansky
6:00 PM Lecture: Marcus & Amy Jaques Garvey Celebration
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Survivors
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
Tuesday, Aug 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Day of Peace Celebration
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
7:30 PM Music: Colm Keegan and Laura Durrant
8:00 PM Music: Midnight in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Love and Death
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Film: Nil Battey Sannata
8:00 PM Music: Rodriguez
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM 15th San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
6:00 PM Film: Black Panther
7:30 PM Music: Chitraveena Concert
7:30 PM Music: New World String Project
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Film: The Lunchbox
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Aug 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Foodie trip to Mexico
10:00 AM La Vuelta Cultural Summer Festival
10:00 AM Wellness and Latin Food
11:00 AM Taste of Asia & Pacific House of Chamorros, China and Philippines
1:00 PM Michelada Rumble
7:00 PM Music: Nortec Collective
8:00 PM Music: Shaila Dśrcal
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: From Russia With Love
5:00 PM Music: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt. Gayathri
6:00 PM Music: Jarabe Mexicana
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: Paheli
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Sep 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM House of Ukraine Bon Fire
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Calendar

< Thursday, May 31, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Man of No Importance
Until August 26, 2018

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Until Sunday, September 1

In the Heights
Until Sunday, September 1

Once
Until Sunday, September 2

Voyeurs De Venus
Ongoing until Sunday, September 9

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Much Ado About Nothing
Until Sunday, September 16

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
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

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 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

Roaring '20s Tango Show & Argentine Dinner
Until September 8, 2018

Argentine Tango Dinner Show
Until September 14, 2018

Gypsy, Belly Dancing & Flamenco Dinner Show
Until August 31, 2018

Buena Vista Sundays
Until April 26, 2019

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

9:30 AM - 11:30 PM Music: Aloha Friends Classics 4 Kids teams up with ukulele stars Sarah Maisel and Craig Chee to share the music, stories and culture of the islands.

With special Hawaiian dance guests, this concert focuses on the uniquely versatile ukulele, music from Disney's Moana and other music inspired by Hawaii and island culture.

Leave your surfboard at home, but don't miss this exciting season conclusion.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, May 31 - 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoreader.com
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Music: Aloha Friends Classics 4 Kids teams up with ukulele stars Sarah Maisel and Craig Chee to share the music, stories and culture of the islands.

With special Hawaiian dance guests, this concert focuses on the uniquely versatile ukulele, music from Disney's Moana and other music inspired by Hawaii and island culture.

Leave your surfboard at home, but don't miss this exciting season conclusion.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Thursday, May 31 - 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China In this rare presentation, Peter Humphrey will provide an eyewitness account of how his due diligence and anti-fraud work for international businesses hit the buffers when he and his partner and wife, Yingzeng Yu, were imprisoned for two years in Shanghai on charges of illegally obtaining private information.

He will describe the ordeal of the Humphrey family in the hands of China's public security bureau and judicial system, and the legal risk of doing business in China. This is Humphrey's first lecture at an American university since he and his wife were released from prison in June 2015.

A reception will follow the talk. The event will take place at the GPS Robinson Auditorium. Closest parking will be at the Pangea Parking Structure. Permits must be purchased at kiosks and displayed in car. There will be signage to direct you from Pangea to GPS.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration Required.

Location:
School of Global Policy and Strategy
Robinson Auditorium
UCSD
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Thursday, May 31 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
6:10 PM Padres Italian Heritage Night The Little Italy Association (LIA), Convivio, and the Italian Cultural Center will host the "Live the Game. Love the Heritage" program at the San Diego Padres Italian Heritage Night as part of the Padres vs. Marlins game at Petco Park. The celebration will be full of Italian culture, special guests from Italy, a top contestant from America's Got Talent, and America's favorite pastime: baseball! Sal Valentinetti, Italian American vocalist and a 2016 America's Got Talent contestant, will sing the National Anthem at the game, and the first pitch will be thrown by special guests from Team Italy Baseball: Nico Garbella, Giovanni Garbella, as well as Team Italy Softball player, Erika Piancastelli.

The San Diego Padres Italian Heritage Night will offer two different ticketed experiences: either general admission tickets, or an elevated VIP experience on the Pacifico Porch. VIP ticket holders will receive unlimited food during the hour before and the hour after the first pitch; unlimited Pacifico beer and soft drinks one hour before the first pitch until the 7th inning stretch; a commemorative hat, and limited-edition swag for $95. General admission includes the commemorative hat and a complementary mini Italian flag. Tickets will vary from $32 to $33, depending on seating location.

Admission/Cost: $32 - $95

Location:
Petco Park
100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Thursday, May 31 - 6:10 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-5000 or visit: www.littleitalysd.com
6:30 PM Panel Discussion: Cross-Border Legal Transactions for Artists SDAI is pleased to partner with the California Lawyers for the Arts to present CROSS/NAVIGATE, a free and public panel discussion: Cross-Border Legal Transactions for Artists and the Creative Community. Join us for a panel discussion with moderator Maya Srikrishnan from Voice of San Diego, artist Marcos Ramirez Erre, gallerist Aida Valencia, tax attorney Raśl Villarreal Garza, Esq., and immigration lawyer Kimberley Best Robidoux, Esq.

The panel discussion includes a pre-event interactive cocktail hour that will invite participants to share their questions or thoughts on cross-border legal transactions.

Artists, arts organizations and creative entrepreneurs working on both sides of United States/Mexico Border face unique legal challenges. While the border region is a dynamic space presenting great creative opportunities, its complicated legal landscape can be difficult to navigate.

Please join us for a panel discussion that will shed light on some of the most important legal issues facing the cross-border creative community, including tax, immigration/authorization to work, intellectual property, and business transactions. The experienced panel will include artists and gallerists, attorneys and accountants who engage in cross-border work or represent clients working on both sides of the border.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Thursday, May 31 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q Avenue Q tells the story of Princeton, a recent college grad, who moves to run-down Avenue Q in New York. There, he befriends an eclectic group of humans, puppets and monsters, and learns the life lessons that children's television never would have thought to explore.

With hummable songs like "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" and "The Internet is for Porn," this show promises off-color laughs and outrageous moments, but it has also warmed audiences' hearts with its lovable and unique cast of characters.

Note: Avenue Q might be inappropriate for young audiences due to mature themes and language.

Admission/Cost: $43 - $46

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 State Street
Carlsbad, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing until July 1, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM
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