Participant Observation is the Process of Learning by
Observing and Participating in Cultural Life
Search

Any term All terms
Calendar
< September, 2017 >
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02
03 04 05 06 07 08 09
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Coming Soon...
Monday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: Old New Media Xerox Art in Brazil
6:00 PM Music: Javid and Naoko
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM UCSD Martial Arts Demo
6:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Wednesday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film: The Salt of the Earth
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Choices
6:30 PM Film: Low Riders
7:00 PM Music: Draco Rosa
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Thursday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:30 PM September Movies At the College Avenue Center
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
6:30 PM Bollywood Garba By The Sea
7:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Saturday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
3:00 PM Sabor Caliente: Hispanic Heritage Festival
6:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Velasco
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
12:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Music: K.S. Resmi and Scott Robinson
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Monday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: The Cut
Wednesday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film Discussion: Love and Death
7:30 PM Film: Fuocoammare
Thursday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
7:30 PM Film: La Pazza Gioia
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
5:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Mariachi and Orchestra I
7:30 PM Film: Era D'estate
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Music: San Diego Symphony Presents A Hero's Life
8:00 PM Music: All Roads Lead to Romany
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
Saturday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
7:00 PM Nigerian 57th Independence Day
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
1:00 PM Book Signing: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor
2:00 PM Nigerian 57th Independence Day
2:00 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
2:00 PM Mariachi and Orchestra II
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
4:00 PM Book Signing: What the Quran meant and why it matters
5:00 PM Jwala Rising Flame
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:30 PM Film: Veloce como Il Vento
Calendar

< Wednesday, June 28, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Explorer's Club
Until September 24, 2017

Wild Goose Dreams
Until October 1, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

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 Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith From Mexico: La Nave Teatro presents a drama in Spanish that raises questions about the life of a woman, "las contradicciones socioculturales que han tergiversado la naturaela humana. La soledad, la locura, lo magico, y la ilusion forma parte de su travesia."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Monday, June 26 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Lessons: Argentine Tango Learn Argentine tango in a relaxing and fun environment. The classes are dynamic and designed to acquire and build up the skills and techniques necessary to master and enjoy the tango experience. Tango Porteņo is presented by The House of Argentina to share the Argentine culture through the social expression of this beautiful and powerful dance.

Admission/Cost: $12.50 - $15

Location:
Balboa Park Hall of Nations
2191 W. Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, July 23 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, July 28 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
For more information, Please Call: (619) 234-0739 or visit www.sdhpr.org
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Food & Drink Festival: Sarap Tikman PASACAT hosts once again, Sarap Tikman 2, a Filipino Food Pop-Up event . Returning chef's and restaurants are Happy Sushi & HS Catering, Zarlito's, Nomad Donuts and Tanduay Asian Rum. We welcome Carin de Ria/Manila Harbor; Hunters Home Kitchen/Lola's Lumpia and Snoice SD and others as we bring them to the stage of Philippine inspired cuisine.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $40

Location:
Pasacat Center
102 East 16th Street
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Wednesday, June 28 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, Please Call: (619) 477-3383 or visit www.pasacat.org
6:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment From South Africa: Sakhiszwe Edutainment presents a work that "addresses issues affecting the citizens and non-citizens everyday: the lives as they are, instead of what people see in the news."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway suite 600
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 10:30 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 9:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-9500 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
6:00 PM Movie: Queen of Katwe Based on the book by Tim Crothers, living in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona (Madina Nalwanga) and her family. Her world changes one day when she meets Robert Katende (David Oyelowo), a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende's guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Ln.
Carlsbad , CA 92011
MAP

Wednesday, June 28 - 6:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.carlsbadca.gov
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Stage: Will Will is an original play that explores the mystery of the life of the world's greatest playwright; unraveling a story of pain, love, and betrayal. What is the story behind Hamlet and the infamous "second best bed"? Come find out in this intriguing new work.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, June 22 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, June 23 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda Fred Benedetti and George Svoboda will perform their unique combination of guitar music, ranging from peaceful melancholy to cascades of furious flamenco rasgueados at the Rancho Bernardo Library at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Freewill donations are accepted to defray the cost of the musicians.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Rancho Bernanrdo Library
17110 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
MAP

Wednesday, June 28 - 6:15 PM

For more information, Please call: (858) 538-8163 or visit www.friendsoftheranchobernardolibrary.org
7:00 PM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival Angelika Film Center presents a showcase of Studio Ghibli films. Studio Ghibli is the Japanese animation company created by Hayao Miyazaki. His films are known for its magical creatures, spirits and strong female characters.

Film Schedule:
Whisper of the Heart at 11:00 AM June 29
Princess Mononoke at 7:00 PM July 5 and 11:00 AM July 6
The Cat Returns at 7:00 PM July 12 and 11:00 AM July 13
Howl's Moving Castle at 7:00 PM July 19 and 11:00 AM. July 20
The Wind Rises at 7:00 PM July 26 and 11:00 AM July 27
My Neighbor Totoro at 7:00 PM August 2 and 11:00 AM August 3
When Marnie Was There at 7:00 PM Aug. 9 and 11:00 AM August 10
Kiki's Delivery Service at 7:00 PM August 16 and 11:00 AM August 17

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
Angelika Carmel Mountain
11620 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92128
MAP

Dates and times:
Until August 17
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 11:00 AM
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful "Female Al Pacino meets Golden Girl." Nataša flees the Austrian countryside to America "with naive dreams of Hollywood stardom but ends up stranded in the madness of Washington Heights."

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Rosewood Five Studios/Theatre
1150 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, June 26 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
8:00 PM Stage: Aida Moonlight Stage Productions opens its 37th summer season with Sir Elton John and Tim Rice's adaptation of the Verdi opera, an epic tale of a love triangle; Aide and Amneris love Radmaes. Betrayal will follow.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $55

Location:
Moonlight Amphitheatre
Brengle Terrace Park
1200 Vale Terrace
Vista, CA 92084
MAP

Ongoing from Wednesday, June 14 until Saturday, July 1, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 8:00 PM
9:00 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story As part of this year's Fringe Festival, Ingrid Garner reprises last year's solo performance as Eleanor Ramrath Garner, who was an American child in Hitler's Germany..

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, June 22 - 4:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 9:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 9:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 1:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM Stage: Unanswered Questions From Mexico, 2016 Fringe Award-winning artists Contracuerpo Laboratorio Escenico present a work inspired by the myth of Sisyphus. "Punished by the gods for crimes against nature, he is forced to push a stone up a mountain. The stone rollsdownhill every morning, and he must push it back up once again. Where does he find the renewed impetus?"

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Sunday, June 23 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Friday, June 25 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monday, June 26 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
9:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths Solomon presents "the myth of a FilAm boy, Chris, who is struggling with the desire to achieve his dreams and please his family. Chris retells a myth of his great-grandfather, the Healer of Cavite, and a demon he battles to save his family."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
141 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, June 30 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday. July 1 - 10:30 PM to 11:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
5 Day Weather Forecast for San Diego
Today's Date

IN PRINT SINCE 2006
Follow Us!
Follow Us on FacebookVisit Our YouTube ChannelFollow Parobs on TwitterVisit Us on PinterestVisit Us on Linked-In
Music From Everywhere!
Radio Garden
Support Our Mission
Buy Stuff at Amazon!

Click Here to Buy from Amazon
Published By:
Try This Tonight!

Mexican Camarones en Aguachile
International
Book of the Month

The Sand Castle Girls

by Chris Bohjalian
World Music
CD of the Month
Recados De Fora
by Bonga
Our Staff
Section Editors, Writers and Contributors: Sharon Payne, Kira Nolan, Ayoolah Folarin, Dolores Donovan, Edwin Ching, Julie Tran, Savanna Franklin, Liam Fox, Alyssa Jorgensen, Anastasia Macdonald
Associate Editor: Erin Golackson
Photography: Shari Johnston-O'Neill
Editor in Chief: Tom Johnston-O'Neill
Orgs and Causes in San Diego


Click to See More Orgs

Learn a New Language!
Local Language Classes
Online Language Courses
Language Meetups
Dictionaries
Language Books and Software
Immersion Abroad Programs
Join Our Team!
Contact Us

Home - Calendar - Films - Tidings - Donate - Articles - Food - Music - Dance - Stage - Art - Netflix - Books - About - Shops - Extras


The San Diego Participant Observer is a publication of The Worldview Project, a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit corporation
2445 Morena Blvd, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92110 — © 2006 - 2017