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Friday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Firefly Dreams
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Film: Hin Und Weg (Tour De Force)
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Art Class: Kokedama
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
1:00 PM Food: Carnitas (Mexican Roasted Pig)
1:00 PM Pi˝ata Festival
2:00 PM Holocaust Survivor's Gripping Story
2:00 PM Film: Satoyama
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music and Dance: Samahan
6:30 PM Stage: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera Tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
7:30 PM Film: Moana
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Monday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Spring Luau USD
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Chano Dominguez
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
6:10 PM Padres Italian Heritage Night
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Food: Tijuana Renaissance/Feast For the Heart
6:30 PM Lecture: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Beer & Sake Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Talk: AfroFuturism Dream Tank 2018
10:00 AM Art: Kokedama Class
10:00 AM NASA Powwow
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
11:00 AM Noodle Competition with Mike Chen
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
2:30 PM Music: From Russia with Love
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Philippine Independence Day
6:00 PM Book Signing: Wherever You Go, They Are There
6:00 PM Music: Scripps Mariachi Festival
6:30 PM Film: Moulin Rouge
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Cultural Bazaar
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: African Sanctus
5:00 PM Music: Manohara Sangeetham
6:00 PM Summer Culinary Institute: Summer Cooking
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:30 PM Music: Mexican Regional
11:00 PM House of England Lawn Program
Monday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Thursday, Jun 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Calendar

< Saturday, June 2, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure
Until May 19, 2018

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

The Madres
Until June 10, 2018

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Talk: AfroFuturism Dream Tank 2018 This event is a think tank for people who want to be proactive and solution oriented toward realizing dreams of a future of health and prosperity for the children and diaspora of the African continent for generations to come. In the spirit of Sankofa, let's reconnect our past, present and future with attitudes, behaviors and choices that are in the interest of Black wellness. This will be a gathering of creative and critical thinkers to begin a process of dreaming of the world as we'd like to realize it in the future so we can reverse-engineer and build it.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Brokers Building Gallery
402 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 2 - 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoreader.com
10:00 AM Art: Kokedama Class Kokedama is a traditional Japanese Living Art form where moss is used as a container for a plant. In this interesting and hands-on workshop, you will learn the skills behind Kokedama to make your very own plant. Led by Kanako Yamada, owner of Kodama Forest. In this class, we will make one anthurium Kokedama (choose your favorite color) and one house plant kokedama.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $42

Location:
City Farmer Nursery
3110 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105
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Saturday, June 2 - 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 284-6358 or visit: www.etsy.com
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM NASA Powwow The Native American Student Alliance at UCSD is having its 8th annual Powwow! Come through for some great food, people, and just have an all-around great time. We hope to see you there!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Native American Student Alliance - NASA at UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive #0078
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Saturday, June 2 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival Big time in Old Poway Park! Music, dancing, stories, jam sessions and who knows what else. Come down and make a day of it. You can expect Contra dancing, storytelling, old-time jamming, Bluegrass jam, Irish session and song circles.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Rd
Poway, CA 92064
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Saturday, June 2 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (858) 613-0858 or visit: www.sdfolkheritage.org
11:00 AM Noodle Competition with Mike Chen The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is hosting Mike Chen of the well-known Simply Dumpling channel on YouTube (with more than 1M followers!) for a lunchtime noodle competition. Participating local chefs will be challenged by with using one basic ingredient: 99-cent packaged noodles. They will attempt to turn these noodles into a masterpiece dish for both guest judge Mike Chen and event goers to enjoy. Along with one-of-a-kind noodle dish samplings, guests will enjoy appetizers and small bites, and local Duck Foot Brewing Company will be providing beer to wash it down. Competing local chefs: Marcus Twilegar, Executive Chef of Parq; Tress Balch, Executive Chef and Owner of Happy Sushi; Ethan Yang, Executive Chef of Zen Modern Asian Bistro; and Jeff Roberto, Executive Sushi Chef and Owner of Sushi on a Roll.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $40

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
541 2nd Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 2 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program The House of Denmark will host their Lawn Program. You will be able to enjoy Hans Christian Andersen story telling, people in Viking costumes, live music and Danish Food.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 2 - 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop Ukrainians have been known for their embroidery for centuries. During the last few years fashion designers have embraced our designs and we've seen them used on clothing on famous fashion runways and magazines like Vogue. It is very important that we continue this art and not let it die out to the mass production embroidery machines!

Come and join us in our first two-day workshop and create a sampler of stitches and designs!

Price is $45 ($10 for Ridna Shkola students) for two days. Includes all materials.

For adults and kids seven years old and up.

Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission/Cost: $45

Location:
House of Ukraine
667 Pan American Rd W
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 2 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Saturday, June 9 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns The Old Globe Theatre, in association with American Conservatory Theater, presents Ursula Rani Sarma's drama, adapted from Khaled Hosseini's best-selling epic novel about three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience. Carey Perloff directs.

Admission/Cost: $29 - $92

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Ongoing from Thursday, May 17 until Sunday, June 24, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays- 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
2:30 PM Music: From Russia with Love The North Coast Symphony Orchestra directed by Daniel Swem will hold a concert, From Russia With Love at the San Dieguito United Methodist Church where soloist Elan McMahan will play Piano Concerto No.2 by Shostakovich. Also on the program are Tschaikovsky's March Slav, Borodin's From the Steppes of Central Asia, Gliere's Russian Sailors' Dance and Glinka's Overture to Ruslan and Ludmilla.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $25

Location:
San Dieguito United Methodist Church
170 Calle Magdalena
Enicitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, June 2 - 2:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastsymphony.com
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Philippine Independence Day Mabuhay Festival 2018 is a project of the Mabuhay Foundation honoring the 120th Anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day, celebrating our language, culture and diversity.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Kimball Park
East 12th Street
National City, CA 91950
MAP

Saturday, June 2 - 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 474-5300 or visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Book Signing: Wherever You Go, They Are There Over a Milton's dinner of traditional Jewish favorites, Annabelle will entertain us with tales of her crazy family from her memoir, Wherever You Go, There They Are. Surrounded by self-described dysfunctional relatives, Annabelle secretly prayed as a child that her bootlegging, gambling, philandering family was just a terrible mistake. Includes the Jewish supper, beverage, author presentation, book signing and the chance to meet the author up-close and personal.

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Milton's Deli
2660 Via de la Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Saturday, June 2 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 792-2225 or visit: www.adveuntresbythebook.com
6:00 PM Music: Scripps Mariachi Festival The event will feature Mexican cuisine, live mariachi music with Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Los Camperos, folkloric dancers, a live auction and an opportunity to fund a surgery for a child in great need. Proceeds will benefit M.O.S.T., a group of physicians, nurses, technical and administrative team members who volunteer to provide life-changing surgeries to children with limited or no access to health care in Mexico.

Admission/Cost: $125 - $2000

Location:
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, June 2 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 224-3577
6:30 PM Film: Moulin Rouge A young Englishman in the Paris of 1899, becomes infatuated with Satine, a singer at the Moulin Rouge. However, she has been promised by the manager to a Duke in return for funding his next production. As the young lovers meet in secret, Satine's wedding day draws closer but she hides a fatal secret from both Christian and the Duke.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $17 - $24

Location:
Manchester Grand Hyatt
One Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 2 - 6:30 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-1234 or visit: www.rooftopcinemaclub.com
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables Broadway/San Diego hosts the revised production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Sch÷nberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, which had a two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Favorite songs include: "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," and "One Day More."

Admission/Cost: $45 - $95

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, May 29 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, June 1 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 2 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 3 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit:
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns The Old Globe Theatre, in association with American Conservatory Theater, presents Ursula Rani Sarma's drama, adapted from Khaled Hosseini's best-selling epic novel about three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience. Carey Perloff directs.

Admission/Cost: $29 - $92

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Ongoing from Thursday, May 17 until Sunday, June 24, 2018
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays- 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
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