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Wednesday, Jan 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
5:00 PM U.S. Cuba Ties: A Thaw, Revisited
5:00 PM The Holocaust Litigations: Defining Guilt, Extracting Reparations
6:00 PM Film: Paris Can Wait
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:00 PM Film: The Other Son
7:00 PM Taste of Opera: Gritty Streets and Sensual Beats
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Dance: Compangnie Herve Koubi
Thursday, Jan 18
4:00 PM China through the Lens of Friendship Delegations in the 1970s
5:30 PM Discussion: Mexico's 2018 Presidential Election
6:00 PM Taste of Art: Wild Beasts Of Henri Rousseau
6:00 PM Panel Discussion On Border Art
7:00 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Friday, Jan 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Art of the Americas
6:00 PM The Story Behind 'The Smoking Gun' Of The Armenian Genocide
7:00 PM Music: German Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
7:30 PM San Diego Dance Theater's 'Janus II: Dances Of Beginnings, Transitions, And Endings'
8:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Saturday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Stage: The Mousetrap
2:00 PM Lecture: Sheldon Lou
2:00 PM Third Saturday Lecture: Sheldon Lou
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
2:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
6:00 PM Museum Exhibition: The Language of Things
6:30 PM Camarada's Villa-Lobos And Friends Remix
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Music: Places in Time
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: Pygmalion
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
8:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
Sunday, Jan 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
1:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Music: Places in Time
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:30 PM San Diego Dance Theater's 'Janus II: Dances Of Beginnings, Transitions, And Endings'
6:00 PM Django Jazz Fest
6:30 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM San Diego Dance Theater's 'Janus II: Dances Of Beginnings, Transitions, And Endings'
Monday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Nothing Truer than Truth
Tuesday, Jan 23
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:30 PM Pictographic Clues on the Cultural Landscape of Southern California
Wednesday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
Thursday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
7:30 PM Film: In Guerra Per Amore
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Percussion Lovefest
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Friday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: Pygmalion
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
8:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
Saturday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Stage: The Mousetrap
2:00 PM Film: Finding Samuel Lowe
2:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
4:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Daruish
7:30 PM Building Puppets in Prague
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: Pygmalion
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
8:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
8:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
10:00 PM Stage: Maria De Buenos Aires
Sunday, Jan 28
12:00 AM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
1:00 PM Stage Hamilton
1:00 PM Stage: Hamilton
1:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
1:30 PM Discussion: The Butterfly Project
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Music: Farofa
2:00 PM Jimmy and Enrique
2:00 PM Stage: Pygmalion
2:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
4:30 PM Stage: Les Misérables
5:00 PM Tibetan Bowl Concert & Book Launch
6:30 PM Music: Pepe Aguilar
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
Monday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Friday, July 21, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Twelfth Night
Until January 20, 2018

Hamilton
Until January 28, 2018

Pygmalion
Until January 28, 2018

Smoke on the Mountain
Until January 28, 2018

Les Misérables
Until January 28, 2018

The Color of Light
Until February 3, 2018

Around the World in 80 Days
Until February 4, 2018

The Mousetrap
Until February 4, 2018

Outside Mullingar
Until February 19

Exhibitions and Art

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

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

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

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

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

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays
11:30 AM Spirit of the Barrio: Juan Felipe Herrera Join us for our July Spirit of the Barrio luncheon as we welcome United States Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera. Juan will share stories of his childhood here in San Diego and how he became the first Mexican-American Poet Laureate. Tickets include a tamale lunch.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Logan Heights Family Health Center
1809 National Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Friday, July 21 - 11:30 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 515-2300 or visit: www.fhcsd.org
1:00 PM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo Lux Art Institute is proud to announce critically acclaimed Cuban artist Jorge Pardo as its final artist-in-residence of Season 10. See first rate art in San Diego-be part of the Lux Experience.

Jorge Pardo's visually alluring work examines the crossing of contemporary painting, design, sculpture and architecture. Using a broad palette of exuberant colors, multifarious patterns and a mix of organic and industrial materials, Pardo's works range from murals to home furnishings to collages to larger-than-life fabrications.

Nestled in the northern Yucatán jungle, Pardo combined Mayan culture and modern design, where a sprawling series of buildings, structures, pools and gardens subsumed his life for over six years. Constantly challenging defined aesthetic disciplines and ambits, Pardo engages viewers throughout the world with works consistently questioning distinctions between fine art and design.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Lux Art Institute
1550 South El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, August 5 - 1 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-6611 or visit: www.luxartinstitute.org
5:00 PM Chicano-Con Chicano Con is about bringing some of the Comic Con magic to the barrio for the kids, creating a unique venue for independent Latino artists and celebrating the popular arts. Family friendly events, comic book giveaways, art shows/ projects, and food and drinks.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Border X Brewing Logan Tasting Room
2181 Logan Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
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Dates and times:
Friday, July 21 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, July 22 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 23 - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
5:00 PM Music: Feufollet When summer rolls around, it's time again for the city's popular TGIF Concerts in the Parks series. For over 30 years, the City of Carlsbad has presented live music throughout the city. This year, nine concerts will be presented in four beautiful parks in Carlsbad.

With a variety of food vendors for all your picnic needs, hands-on art activities for all ages, green grass for hanging out with friends and family, top quality live music and a dance floor to boogie the night away, TGIF has everything you need for a great night out in Carlsbad.

While Feufollet remains central to the neo-traditionalist brush fire they helped ignite as youths, their album, "En Couleurs," found the band coming into its own and pushing the envelope, leading the way once again as Cajun music extends itself into a new century. It was praised by the New York Times, Garden & Gun and Elvis Costello who proclaimed, "En Couleurs is the most beautifully melodic album I've heard all year."

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Poinsettia Community Park
6600 Hidden Valley Rd.
Carlsbad, CA
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Friday, July 21 - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM Salsa Under the Stars Be the first to hear Manny Cepeda's new album at this special CD release party installment of Salsa Under the Stars!

Dance the night away with Manny Cepeda and his orchestra in our beautiful outdoor courtyard from 6 PM - 9 PM. No partner or experience neccessary for this free event.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Headquarters at Seaport
789 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, July 21 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-4013 or visit: www.theheadquarters.com
7:00 PM Music: Puttin' Down Roots Delve into the multicultural roots of American music with Puttin' Down Roots. This brand new Americana music series will fill the Lyric Court with music every Friday in July! Enjoy a different genre of live roots music each week, and learn about the various styles from local scholars and the artists themselves. We'll have light bites for purchase a cash bar, and a dance floor for those who are so inclined

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Center For The Arts Escondido
340 Escondido Blvd
San Diego, CA 92025
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Friday, July 21 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 839-4138 or visit: www.artcenter.org
7:00 PM Dance: United We Move Teen dancers, choreographers, and artists explore themes of race, bias, power, privilege and the layers of inequality that exist in today's culture, and transform their work into a compelling dance theatre experience. The performance shares personal narratives, celebrates diversity and creates an inspiring vision for moving toward equality. This year's theme was chosen in response to a highly publicized tragic shooting last summer that alarmed an entire community and personally affected a transcenDANCE graduate.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, July 21 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, July 22 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, his Broadway debut, is widely regarded as one of the best ever written with timeless pieces such as "Maria," "America," "Tonight," "I Feel Pretty" and countless others. Set in the Upper West Side of New York in the mid-1950s, the world's greatest love story takes to the streets and explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. This landmark Broadway musical is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Star Theatre
402 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Dates and times:
Friday, July 21, July 28 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 22, July 29 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 23, July 30 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 721-9983 or visit: www.startheatreco.com
7:30 PM Japanese Pop culture Party: Yokai Omatsuri Come get spirited away at our Japanese pop culture party. This year, the super natural will be taking over our Inamori Pavilion on July 21. The evening will be accompanied by food and activity booths run by yokai, a live DJ and performances, and a supernatural costume contest.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
Balboa Park
2215 Pan American Rd. E
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, July 21 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.blackbaudhosting.com
8:00 PM Music: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 The son of Nigerian legend Fela Kuti uses his father's original Afrobeat band to play uplifting songs that reflect Africa's struggles and cultures.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $25-$27

Location:
Belly Up
143 South Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Friday, July 21 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit www.bellyup.com
8:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical Moxie Theatre hosts the West Coast premiere of Brooklyn the Broadway musical about street singers telling the story of a Parisian songstress named Brooklyn and her rise to fame. The show is directed by Leigh Scarritt and features a live band led by Chaz Cabrera.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Boulevard
Suite N
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
Friday, July 21 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, July 22 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 23 - 2:00 PM
Monday, July 24 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 27 - 7:00 PM
Friday, July 28 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, July 29 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 29 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, July 30 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 598-7620 or visit: www.moxietheatre.com
8:00 PM Bi-National Mambo Orchestra Bi-National Mambo Orchestra is a big band dedicated to performing and promoting Latin big band music from the 1950's to the present. The band's dazzling performances celebrate a wide range of musical styles including mambo, bolero, cha cha cha, salsa, and other forms of Latin Jazz. Led by versatile trumpeter Bill Caballero, Orquesta Bi-Nacional de Mambo features some of the best cross-cultural musicians from the San Diego-Tijuana border region. The band's sizzling live shows have gained them a devoted following and reputation for passion and authenticity.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Dizzy's/Musicians Union Hall
1717 Morena Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92110
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Friday, July 21 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing The Coronado Playhouse offers Shakespeare's comic romance set amidst the high spirits of a post-war house party. This is a different kind of battlefield altogether.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, 92118
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Ongoing from Friday, July 21 until Saturday, August 12, 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 435-4856 or visit: www.coronadoplayhouse.com
8:00 PM Stage: The Ballad of Emmett Till The now legendary story of Emmett Till is believed by many to be the spark that ignited the modern civil rights movement and remains one of the most pivotal incidents in a monumental era. Till was a 14-year-old Chicago resident who was brutally tortured and murdered for allegedly flirting with a white women while visiting family in Money, Mississippi. This provocative piece of theater — part history, part ghost story — is a jazz integration of past and present, the living and dead, of factual accounts and creative interpolation. Author Ifa Bayeza captures the powerful truths at the heart of this gripping and tragic story, aiming for a soaring work of moving music, potent poetry and rich theatricality.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35

Location:
Ion Theatre Company
BLKBOX Theatre
3704 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Saturday, July 22 - 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 4:00 PM & 8:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 600-5020 or visit: www.iontheatre.com
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