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Tuesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Black Panther
7:00 PM Film: The Registry
Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it (Still) Matters
6:00 PM Film: Notorius
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Kevin Kwan
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India: The World Tour
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Thursday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Saturday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Scout Day
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Sunday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
5:30 PM San Diego Italian Film Festival Gala
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Monday, Oct 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Calendar

< Thursday, June 28, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Avenue Q
Until September 30, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

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

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

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

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
All Day San Diego County Fair The San Diego County Fair offers all of the deep-fried foods-on-a-stick, rides, animals and games you've experienced at other state and county fairs, but this fair is also known for world-class exhibits in fine art, photography, woodworking, jewelry/gems and minerals, home and hobby, and the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower & Garden Show...not to mention an unsurpassed view of the Pacific Ocean from the Ferris Wheel! The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the San Diego County Fair features nationally recognized entertainment every night; the entertainment lineup is usually announced in late March. With an additional eight stages located throughout the grounds, you're sure to find a band, dance troupe, DJ or comedian to suit your fancy!

This year's fair features numerous Latino performing artists and groups.

Admission/Cost: Free - $19 per day. Many discount packages and ticket deals can be found.

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, California 92014
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Dates and times:
Every Day (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from June 1 - July 4 (Exceptions - Fair is also open Monday, July 2 and Tuesday July 3)
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, except: June 1 - 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM and July 4 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfair.com
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival The San Diego International Fringe Festival is designed to help provide a platform for artists while also helping the community as a whole—boosting arts and culture within the gorgeous City of San Diego.

During the festival, artists from across the United States—and from around the world—participate alongside homegrown talent in art forms spanning from theater, busking/street performance, cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, poetry, spoken word, puppetry, music, visual art, and design—and it is open to any other type of art-y-ness not listed.

Key to the operation of the San Diego International Fringe Festival is its role to support, encourage and facilitate producers, artists, presenters, venues and businesses. The festival works to ensure that artists and all participants involved have the best possible experience.

For independent artists, the San Diego International Fringe Festival is an inspirational environment to showcase their work.

Admission/Cost: $10 per show + $7 for a Fringe Tag, Required (Tags NOT required for our venues in Tijuana Mexico, or at Family Fringe, Nations of San Diego, Street Theatre, or FREE programming). Multi-show passes available.

Locations:
The Fringe Festival takes place in multiple venues in San Diego. See festival website for more information.

Dates and times:
From June 21 to July 1, 2018
Performance times vary.

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
10:30 AM Music: The Bayou Brothers The Bayou Brothers will rock your socks off with toe-tapping Cajun, zydeco, and blues music! This show is one of several offered as part of Mission Valley Library's summer reading program.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Valley Library
2123 Fenton Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
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Thursday, June 28 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

For more information, please call: (858) 573-5007 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
1:00 PM Art: Decoding the Language of Chinese Ceramics San Diego Museum of Art docent Elain Pierce explores the messages conveyed by Chinese ceramics and why these beautiful objects have long been coveted by collectors.

The rise and fall of empires, the tastes of connoisseur emperors and the international exchange of goods and ideas are among the forces that have shaped these items, from Neolithic earthenware to Qing dynasty porcelains.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
Museum Boardroom
Balboa Park
San Diego CA 92101
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Thursday, June 28 - 1:00 PM

1:00 PM Summer Reading Program: Japan 101 Interested in visiting Japan someday but have no idea where to begin?

Start with the basics.

Learn how to speak and write simple Japanese words and phrases at our "Japan 101" program presented by the San Diego Japanese Community Center Azuna-Kai.

Admission/Cost: ???

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, June 28 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-6675 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
6:00 PM Italian Formaggio e Vino Buongiorno from the land of the world's most popular cheese—Italy. Take a tasting tour around the country that modernized the production of cheese. Find out why Italy dominates the world of fashion, lifestyle and food.

Admission/Cost: $60

Location:
Venissimo Cheese Del Mar
2650 Via de la Valle #C140
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Thursday, June 28 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 847-9616 or visit: www.venissimocheese.vendecommerce.com
6:30 PM Film: The Black Monk Russian Theater in HD continues in La Jolla! Sergey Makovetskiy stars in Kama Ginkas' multiple award-winning staging of Anton Chekhov's classic short story "The Black Monk". Filmed before a live audience from Moscow's TYuZ Theatre. English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $19

Location:
The Lot La Jolla
7611 Fay Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Thursday, June 28 - 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 777-0069 or visit: www.thelotent.com
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy In this three-session course, Rabbi Palti will delve profoundly into the general ability of Sephardic thought to mediate between apparently conflicting ideas such as science and religion, materialism and spirituality, and the challenge of having a strong Jewish identity and functioning as an integral part of the world.

Admission/Cost: $55

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Thursday, June 21 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 28 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, July 5 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdcjc.org
7:30 PM Stage: The King and I It is based on Margaret Landon's novel, Anna and the King of Siam (1944), which was derived from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The musical's plot relates the experiences of Anna, a British schoolteacher hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the piece, as well as by a love to which neither can admit.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $45 - $95

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, June 26 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 27 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 28 - 7:30 PM
Friday, June 29 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 30 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 1 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
7:30 PM Raucous Japanese Puppetry Immerse yourself in some unusual forms of Japanese puppetry via photos, video and discussion during a wild and entertaining lecture by Zach Dorn, SD Fringe performer. Presented by City Heights Puppet Project with reception to follow.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
City Heights Performance Annex
3791 Fairmount Avenue
San Diego, CA 92015
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Thursday, June 28 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 641-6103
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