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Saturday, Aug 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Spanish Guided Nature Walk of Mission Trails
9:00 AM Workshop: Indian Puppet Making
9:00 AM Capoeira Luanda Summer Festival & Batizado
10:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
11:00 AM Latin Food Fest
3:00 PM Reggae Summer Splash
3:00 PM Salsa & Salsa Cooking Class
5:30 PM Bollywood Movie At Balboa Park
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Wisdom of the Shamans
6:30 PM Film: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Yuridia
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Italian Film: Holding Hands (La Tenerezza)
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
Sunday, Aug 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program
2:00 PM Asian Brush Painting Exhibit
5:00 PM Music: Jonathan Leviim & Oleg Poliansky
6:00 PM Lecture: Marcus & Amy Jaques Garvey Celebration
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Survivors
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
Tuesday, Aug 21
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Day of Peace Celebration
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Ups and Downs on the New Zealand Road
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
7:30 PM Music: Colm Keegan and Laura Durrant
8:00 PM Music: Midnight in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Love and Death
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Film: Nil Battey Sannata
8:00 PM Music: Rodriguez
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM 15th San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
6:00 PM Film: Black Panther
7:30 PM Music: Chitraveena Concert
7:30 PM Music: New World String Project
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Film: The Lunchbox
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Saturday, Aug 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Foodie trip to Mexico
10:00 AM La Vuelta Cultural Summer Festival
10:00 AM Wellness and Latin Food
11:00 AM Taste of Asia & Pacific House of Chamorros, China and Philippines
1:00 PM Michelada Rumble
7:00 PM Music: Nortec Collective
8:00 PM Music: Shaila Dúrcal
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM House of Puerto Rico
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: From Russia With Love
5:00 PM Music: Carnatic Vocal Concert by Smt. Gayathri
6:00 PM Music: Jarabe Mexicana
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Monday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Seize the King
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Wednesday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Thursday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: Paheli
7:30 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Friday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights
8:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus
8:00 PM Stage: Hunchback of Norte Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
Calendar

< Sunday, August 5, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Man of No Importance
Until August 26, 2018

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Until Sunday, September 1

In the Heights
Until Sunday, September 1

Once
Until Sunday, September 2

Voyeurs De Venus
Ongoing until Sunday, September 9

Seize the King
Until Sunday, September 16

Much Ado About Nothing
Until Sunday, September 16

Exhibitions and Art

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

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

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Salsa Class
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

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 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

Roaring '20s Tango Show & Argentine Dinner
Until September 8, 2018

Argentine Tango Dinner Show
Until September 14, 2018

Gypsy, Belly Dancing & Flamenco Dinner Show
Until August 31, 2018

Buena Vista Sundays
Until April 26, 2019

Hard Days Night
Until August 29, 2018

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

10:00 AM Bazaar del Mundo Latin American Festival Immerse yourself in one of San Diego's favorite cultural experiences: Bazaar del Mundo's annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market. Filled with stunning creations, live music and irresistible food, this free event will feature one of the country's most extensive collections of authentic Latin-American folk art.

Artists from across Latin America will showcase colorful traditional Mata Ortiz pottery, ornate décor, bright textiles and valuable collectibles for visitors to explore. Visitors will be delighted by the wide array of vibrant art ranging from Felipe Barbosa's bold Mexican jewelry to the whimsical figurines of Gerardo Ortega Perez.

Returning this year are Jacobo and Maria Angeles, whose traditional wooden carvings are showcased in Disney's animated film Coco. Watch as this dynamic duo transforms stumps of wood into playful, spirited animals adorned with intricately hand-painted designs.

The marketplace will also be alive with musical entertainment, plus performances by traditional Chinelos dancers on Sunday at 1:45 and 2:45 PM.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazaar del Mundo
Old Town Historical Park
4133 Taylor Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 3 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 4 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 5 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
1:00 PM Stage: Azul A memory play by Christina Quintana that traces three generations in two movements. When Zelia, a lifelong New Yorker, faces the loss of her Cuban-born mother, Yadra, and her own sense of identity in the process, she digs into her legacy and uncovers the story of her mother's beloved aunt. While the family fled Cuba at the time of Castro's revolution, their tia-abuela remained on the island for the love of another woman.

San Diego Rep presents the second annual Latinx New Play Festival, an event that celebrates the work of Latinx playwrights ('Latinx' is a gender-neutral term for Latino/Latina).

This year's festival happens August 3 through 5 and features engaging, dynamic and enlightening new works by playwrights. Submissions were accepted from Latinx writers representing an array of genres, styles and experiences.

Single tickets for shows are $10 and a festival pass is available for $30.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $30

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 5 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 - or visit: www.lyceumevents.org
1:00 PM Stage: On Your Feet! From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, On Your Feet! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. The show is directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell of Kinky Boots, and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner Sergio Trujillo of Jersey Boys.

Admission/Cost: $22.50 - $63

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing Tuesday, July 31 through Sunday, August 5
Tuesday, July 31 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 1 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, August 2 - 7:30 PM
Friday, August 3 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 4 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, August 5 - 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
2:00 PM Discussion: Atticus Finch the Biography Professor Joseph Crespino will discuss his acclaimed new book Atticus Finch: The Biography. Who was Atticus Finch? The publication of Go Set a Watchman in 2015 forever changed how we think about this character. Once seen as a paragon of decency, he was reduced to a small-town racist. How are we to understand this transformation?

In Atticus Finch, historian Joseph Crespino draws on exclusive sources to reveal how Harper Lee's father provided the central inspiration for each of her books. A lawyer and newspaperman, A. C. Lee was a principled opponent of mob rule, yet he was also a racial paternalist. Harper Lee created the Atticus of Watchman out of the ambivalence she felt toward white southerners like him. But when a militant segregationist movement arose that mocked his values, she revised the character in To Kill a Mockingbird to defend her father and to remind the South of its best traditions.

A story of family and literature amid the upheavals of the twentieth century, Atticus Finch is essential to understanding Harper Lee, her novels, and her times. "A thoughtful, fascinating study offering fresh revelations and insights about To Kill a Mockingbird.... Atticus Finch is a valuable new key to the mystery that is Ms. Lee."

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
D.G. Wills Books
7461 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, August 5 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 456-1800 or visit: www.dgwillsbooks.com
2:00 PM House of Italy Lawn Program Come out and visit the House of Italy's lawn program, with talents by Jim Bianchi and Italian ensemble (featuring Rosario Monetti, Dan Ochipinti, Gianni Carbone and Oliver Shirley).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
2191 Pan American Rd. W
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, August 5 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.houseofitalysandiego.org

4:00 PM Music: Kathak Aayaam Meenal's Academy of Performing Arts (MAPA), in collaboration with Xpression Arts, is honored to present solo Kathak performances by the Jaipur Gharana maestro Pandit Rajendra Gangani along with his senior disciple Swati Sinha and MAPA director Meenal Chakradeo, with live musical accompaniment.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $45

Location:
Lincoln High School
4777 Imperial Ave
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Sunday, August 5 - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
5:30 PM Oceanside International Film Festival The Oceanside International Film Festival showcases features, documentaries, shorts, animation and student works along with workshops and after-parties.

Held every August, Oceanside International Film Festival officially kicks off a season of various annual film festivals conducted around San Diego county, which usually continue through the Fall. Established in 2009, OIFF is an opportunity for independent filmmakers to have their work screened and judged. It also gives film buffs a jump-start chance for viewing local and international films at a place in Southern California known for its rich history, beautiful beaches and artistic freedom. Film industry guests and audience members alike will appreciate the ocean-infused atmosphere surrounding the city, where the festival is held.

Located in the Northern-most part of San Diego county, and within a short drive from Los Angeles and Orange counties, Oceanside offers miles of sandy beaches ideal for sun-worshiping and surfing. Between screenings, movie aficionados will be able to visit the famous bungalow house featured in Top Gun (starring Tom Cruise), the California Surf Museum, the longest wooden pier on the western United States coastline, and downtown Oceanside all within walking distance from OIFF. Oceanside is also home to a harbor bustling with restaurants and entertainment, and to the historic Mission San Luis Rey, the largest building in California when completed in 1700's—and the most prosperous of the state's 21 missions, thus earning the name "King of the Missions."

Admission/Cost: $10 - $70

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 N Coast Hwy
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, August 1 through Sunday, August 5 - 5:30 pm

For more information, please call: (760) 433-3632 or visit: www.osidefilm.org
6:00 PM Stage: On Your Feet! From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. From international superstardom to life-threatening tragedy, On Your Feet! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. The show is directed by two-time Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell of Kinky Boots, and choreographed by Olivier Award-winner Sergio Trujillo of Jersey Boys.

Admission/Cost: $22.50 - $63

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing Tuesday, July 31 through Sunday, August 5
Tuesday, July 31 - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, August 1 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, August 2 - 7:30 PM
Friday, August 3 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 4 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, August 5 - 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
7:30 PM Music: Gipsy Kings The Gipsy Kings are a group of flamenco, salsa and pop musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France, who perform in Andalusian Spanish.

Admission/Cost: $87.50

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

Sunday, August 5 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 224-3577 or visit: www.humphreysconcerts.com
8:00 PM Film: The Karate Kid Join your fellow San Diegans at La Paloma Theatre in downtown Encinitas for a screening of The Karate Kid.

This screening is part of the Retro Rewind Cinema Series, with classic movie screenings happening from May to November.

The Karate Kid (PG, 126 Min., 1984)
A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager.

Admission/Cost: $10 (cash only)

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, August 2 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 4 - 11:30 AM
Sunday, August 5 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please email: lapalomatheatre@gmail.com or visit: LaPalomaTheatre.com
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