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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 12, 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

8:00 AM Tahitian Cultural Festival Heiva San Diego, a Polynesian celebration representing Tahiti, has positioned itself as the bridge between French Polynesia and the United States, sharing its culture with multi-ethnic Polynesian communities.

The Fed of Ori Tahiti and the Conservatoire of Tahiti have given their endorsement to this event of celebration filled with the richness of Polynesian culture which advocates foremost values. It is an experience guests will never forget!

The festival celebrates friendship, music, dancing, drumming, singing, arts & crafts and islands spirits. Come escape to a Tropical paradise! This will be a fun and family-oriented event.

The liveliness of Heiva San Diego cannot exist without your participation and the support of the social and economic partners for whom the organization thanks very much.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $50

Location:
Broadway Pier
1000 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 11 - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 12 - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please email: heiva.maeva@gmail.com or visit: www.heivasandiego.com
11:00 AM 33rd Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival The SAMAHAN Filipino American Performance Arts and Education Center will hold its 33rd Philippine Cultural Arts Festival in Balboa Park.

A family-oriented event focused on cultural heritage, entertainment and networking, this festival appeals to the whole family and allows San Diego locals as well as tourists the opportunity to learn about Philippine culture and performing arts through dances and music.

The two-day festival will feature continuous entertainment. The event will showcase traditional performing arts including colorful folk dances from different regions of the Philippines, folk songs, Rondalla, Angklung (bamboo percussion instrument) and Kulintang (gong) music of Southern Philippines. Presentations of mainstream entertainment such as rap, reggae, contemporary dances and vocals, and ethnic dances by invited Asian and Pacific Islander performers will be featured.

Balboa Park is a major hub for culture and tourism in San Diego, attracting thousands of visitors each weekend with peaks during the summer season. This is a great opportunity for local artists to present their talents and businesses to sell their goods in the prime location of Balboa Park. Event vendors are invited to rent booths or spaces for canopies to sell their uniquely designed T-shirts, costume jewelry, and various products and services. Delicious, popular Filipino food prepared at local Filipino restaurants will be sold at food booths.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Presidents Way & Park Blvd.
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 11 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, August 12 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 946-7409, email: SamahanPhilDance@gmail.com, or visit www.samahanphilippinedance.com
12:00 PM House of Panama Lawn Program Come and join a Panama World cup celebration, including a cultural event planned between 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 12 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 722-0789, email: house_of_panama@yahoo.com, or visit: www.houseofpanama.org
1:00 PM Food: Ceviche Showdown 57 Degrees Wine & Craft Beer has invited chefs from Mexico to participate in this competition. Last year, Nomada Restaurante from Ensenada cleaned house and took home both People's Choice and Judges' Choice awards.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $30.18

Location:
57 Degrees Wine & Craft Beer
1735 Hancock St
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 12 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-5760 or visit: www.fiftysevendegrees.com
2:00 PM Stage: Voyeurs de Venus They called her "The Hottentot Venus," but she had a name. This jaw-dropping spectacle of theatre and dance is based in part on the unbelievable true story of Saartje Baartman, the South African woman captured and displayed on the streets of 19th-century London and Paris. A provocative, profound and unapologetically funny tale about racial identity and exploitation, the San Diego premiere of Lydia Diamond's Voyeurs de Venus can be enjoyed at the Moxie Theatre.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $30, Preview Shows: $15 - $20

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd n
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
From Sunday, August 12 50 Sunday September 9
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

Reduced price preview shows:
Sunday, August 12
Thursday, August 16
Friday, August 17

Opening Night:
Saturday August 18

For more information, please call: (858) 598-7620 or visit: www.moxietheatre.com
7:00 PM Music: Hamilton de Holanda The San Diego Diplomacy Council, in partnership with the Kensington Concert Series, is very excited to host the Brazilian virtuoso Hamilton de Holanda. Hamilton is one of the most acclaimed Brazilian musicians, with a career full of awards. He renewed the history of the mandolin by adding two extra strings to the instrument and a creating a unique technique for it. Hamilton performs all over the world with different ensembles and collaborations. From solo to orchestras, from samba to jazz, from clubs to big crowds, and collaborations and recording with names like Wynton Marsalis, Chucho Valdés, Stefano Bollani, Richard Galliano, John Paul Jones(Led Zeppelin) and Chic Corea just to name a few.

Admission/Cost: $30

Location:
Private Residence
4249 Ridgeway Dr.
San Diego, CA 92116
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Sunday, August 12 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 291-8105 or visit: www.sandiegodiplomacy.org
7:30 PM Music: Pablo Montero From former Mexican teen idol to "ranchera hunk" and prolific telenovela actor and composer, Pablo Montero has had an active and dramatic career in the public spotlight for over two decades.

Now he brings his macho charm and smooth vocal delivery to Bayside Summer Nights, accompanied by a mariachi ensemble.

The San Diego Symphony does not appear as part of this program.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $92

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 12 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegosymphony.org
8:00 PM Opera: The Merry Widow Set in Las Vegas, a rich widow saves the day and finds real love in this comedy directed by Austrian director Andreas Mitisek. The Hungarian-born Artistic Director Peter Kozma will conduct this evergreen Viennese-Hungarian operetta.

Event Schedule:
• Food Truck/Tailgate Party: 6:30 PM
• Pre-Show Talk: 7:15 PM

Admission/Cost: $45

Location:
Palisades Amphitheater
Palisades Presbyterian Church
6301 Birchwood St.
San Diego, CA 92120
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 2 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, August 4 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 12 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
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