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Tuesday, Jan 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM 'Twelfth Night' Open Reading
7:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Wednesday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Poetry for the People: African Americans
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Thursday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Discussion: The Xinjiang Crisis: Domestic and International Reactions
7:00 PM  Italian Film: A Casa Tutti Bene (There Is No Place Like Home)
7:00 PM Italian Film: Mid-August Lunch
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM Comedy: Armando Anto
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Railroad Earth
11:30 AM Lunar New Year Lion Dancing
5:00 PM  San Diego Tết Festival
7:00 PM Music: Kambiz Pakan
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
Saturday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM  San Diego Tết Festival
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM 2nd Annual Australia Day
11:00 AM  Balboa Park Chinese New Year Festival
1:00 PM Maki Ishiwata Workshop
1:00 PM Discussion: No Human Being is Illegal
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
3:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
5:30 PM Celebration: Chinese Lunar New Year Banquet 2020
6:00 PM Year of the Rat Art Show
6:30 PM  Dance: Lakshmi Basile
6:30 PM  Music: Matrida Umoja Band
8:00 PM Music: Railroad Earth
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
10:00 PM International Student Festival
Sunday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
11:00 AM  San Diego Tết Festival
12:00 PM Hands On Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
3:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
7:00 PM  Django JazzFest
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Monday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Middle-Eastern Drum Class
Tuesday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Poetry for the People: African Americans
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Thursday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Cine En Sherman & Humano Film Festival
6:30 PM Sushi Making Class
7:00 PM Italian Film: Maccheroni
7:00 PM South Korean Pop Supergroup: SuperM
7:00 PM Book: Between Two Fires
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Friday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Saturday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
2:30 PM DIY Miso Making Workshop
3:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
7:15 PM Viennese Nights: A Grand Victorian Ball
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
8:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
8:00 PM Stage: The Great Leap
Sunday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
2:00 PM Stage: Italian American Reconciliation
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
7:00 PM Ethnic Heritage Ensemble
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday
Monday, Feb 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Middle-Eastern Drum Class
Calendar

< Sunday, July 14, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bloomsday
Until February 2, 2020

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Constructed Mythologies: Luis Gonzalez Palma
Until January 26, 2020

Art of East Asia
Ongoing

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing

German Expressionism
Ongoing

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Poetry for the People: African Americans
Wednesdays until March 11, 2020

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Italian Intermediate Conversation Class
Ongoing Tuesdays until February 25, 2020
11:00 AM San Diego Pride Festival and Parade The annual San Dieog Pride Festival includes multiple stages of entertainment, more than 100 entertainers, and dozens of vendor booths, exhibits, cultural presentations and delicious food booths. Groups and performers represent a wide cultural diversity. There will also be a Pan-Asian Night Market and the "Mundo Latino" music and dance party as well as booths that reflect various ethnic groups. The Pride Parade will begin at 10:00 AM on Saturday and the 1 1/2 mile parade begins at the Hillcrest Pride Flag located at the corner of University Ave. and Normal St. and ends Quince St.

Admission/Cost: $20 - 175 Some events (like the Parade and Stonewall Rally) are Free.

Festival Location:
Marston Point
(6th Ave. & Laurel St.)
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, July 13 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
12:00 PM Paper Theatre Festival This three-day exhibit and festival features replicas of Victorian Era paper theatres as well as modern versions of the toy. Live performances will be featured throughout each day. In the Victorian Era, theatrical playhouses printed fine souvenir posters showing architectural elements of their theatre. Aspects of set design were shown on the posters along with representations of actual actors of the company (shown in costume from a specific production). Condensed scripts were included in these poster kits and paper doll players were soon seen in lively productions on a tabletop at home, with many aspects of theatre arts being introduced to producers and performers of all ages. From these posters, families and hobbyists would cut out the proscenium, the curtain, etc., to create a scale model of that specific theatre.

These paper theatre hobbyists ended up learning a great amount about scenic design, lighting effects, sound effects, music, acting, directing, blocking
1:00 PM Stage: Miss Saigon Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misrables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like ?Last Night of the World,? ?The Movie in My Mind,? and ?The Heat is On in Saigon,? this is a theatrical event you will never forget.

Admission/Cost: $22 - $146

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from July 9 - July 14, 2019
Tuesday, July 9 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 10 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 11 - 7:30 PM
Friday, July 12 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 6:30 PM
2:00 PM House of France Lawn Program The House of France features music, dance, traditional costumes, arts, crafts and traditional French foods. Performings artists include: singer Monique Caron, the Performing Folk Dancers of Balboa Park and Gordon Kohl on accordion.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2294 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, July 14 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
6:30 PM Stage: Miss Saigon Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misrables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. That encounter will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like ?Last Night of the World,? ?The Movie in My Mind,? and ?The Heat is On in Saigon,? this is a theatrical event you will never forget.

Admission/Cost: $22 - $146

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from July 9 - July 14, 2019
Tuesday, July 9 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 10 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, July 11 - 7:30 PM
Friday, July 12 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, July 13 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, July 14 - 6:30 PM
7:00 PM Film: Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince Harry discovers a mysterious potions book in CineConcerts
8:00 PM Music: Jake Shimabukuro Jake Shimabukuro is an American ukulele virtuoso and composer known for his fast and complex finger work. His music combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco.

Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
Humphreys by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Sunday, July 14 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Samba Country Club Straight from Texas the Brazilian guy with American name: "Jack Mason" bringing the best of Brazilian and Classic Country music in an electrifying presentation. Launching their newest show, the most famous group of Samba and Pagode of the West Coast "Calisamba".

Admission/Cost: $17

Location:
The Music Box
337 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, July 14 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It Rosalind flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches (such as "All the world's a stage", "too much of a good thing" and "A fool! A fool! I met a fool in the forest"). Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, June 16 until Sunday, July 21, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Midnight in Paris Woody Allen's fizzy fantasy is a snappy valentine to the City of Lights. While moping around the city after dark, a Hollywood screenwriter (Owen Wilson) discovers a midnight portal that transports him back to the storied Paris of the 1920
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