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Monday, Oct 22
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Nov 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM City Ballet Tchaikovsky Spectacular
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Nov 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Nov 4
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Calendar

< Sunday, August 19, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Until October 28, 2018

Macbeth
Until October 28, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

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

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

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

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
9:00 AM Summergrass Bluegrass Festival The first "Summergrass San Diego Bluegrass Festival" gathering was held in August of 2003 at the rustic Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in the north San Diego County community of Vista, and it has remained there since. Of course, the idea for the festival existed long before in the imaginings and conversations of the co-hosts, The North County Bluegrass and Folk Club and the San Diego Bluegrass Society.

From the beginning, this three-day festival set out to be known as a first-class event and a destination for bluegrass fans and musicians from around the world. This premier Southern California festival has featured some of the greatest bluegrass talent to ever walk a stage.

The 2018 lineup features: Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Alan Bibey and Grasstowne, The Scroggins Brothers, Bluegrass Etc., Central Valley Boys, Virtual Strangers, High Mountain Road, Shinbone, Bluegrass Brethren, Blue Creek Band, The GillyGirls Band and the The Corzines.

Admission/Admission/Cost: $25 (Friday and Sunday), - $35 (Saturday), $85 3 day pass, $143 Camping (Includes one 3-day Festival Pass) 10 & under FREE (with adult paid admission)

Location:
Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, CA 92083
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 17 - 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 18 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 19 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.summergrass.net/
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program Come and celebrate Hungary on the International Cottages' Lawn & Outdoor Stage.

This event takes place every year on August 20, or the Sunday that is closest to that date. This day is significant because it is in memory of the first King of Hungary, King Stephen I (St. Stephen). The entertainment is usually provided by the Karpatok Folkdance Ensemble from Los Angeles and Joann and Joe Semegi from Sun City to entertain the crowd with beautiful Hungarian folk dances and songs.

The food served on that day, besides the Hungarian sausage sandwich, are crepes (palacsinta), fried dough (langos) and authentic Hungarian pastries.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-5155 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Asian Brush Painting Exhibit The "Gardens of Ink" exhibit at San Diego Botanic Garden presents a unique selection of contemporary ink paintings in the Ecke Building from 9:00 - 5:00 daily through August 31, 2018. Open to the public (with admission to SDBG). To push the boundaries of traditional Asian brush painting, Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres selected eleven San Diego-area brush artists. She even encouraged us all to throw caution to the wind and create wild and spontaneous work with our bamboo brushes and ink. Artists selected for this exhibit are: Lisa Curry, Edna Harper, Rosemary KimBal, Portia La Touche, Marilyn Link, Stephanie Mast, Laura Pasternak, Julia Roth, Linda Schroeder, Joanne Sullivan and Joan Yin. During the artists' reception on Sunday, August 19, Tiffany Wai-Ying Beres will speak on the direction of contemporary Asian art. Painting demonstrations and refreshments are included, and works are available for purchase. Mention you received an invitation to the reception for free entry to the Botanic Garden.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $18

Location:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Sunday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-3036 or visit: www.sdbgarden.org
2:30 PM West African Dance Class West African Dance led by Master Dancer, Makida Anderson
High energy, poly-rhythmic dances, whole body articulation. Great workout, live drumming.

West African dance is an essential component of West African culture. Over time, traditional dances incorporated new moves, rhythms and ideas. Through the slave trade, and through national production of traditional dance forms, West African dance has found its way around the globe. West African Dance has influenced many popular American dance forms, such as hip-hop, salsa and jazz dance. Traditional dances are still practiced by many people today.
Dance has always played a very important role in the lives of West Africans. Throughout history, West Africans performed dances to celebrate a birth, harvest or death. Communities relied on dance to ward off evil spirits, to ask the gods for prosperity, or to resolve conflict. Dance continues to serve those functions.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
WorldBeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, 92101
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Ongoing every sunday - 2:30PM to 4:00PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit:
www.worldbeatcenter.org
5:00 PM Music: Jonathan Leviim & Oleg Poliansky Jonathan Leviim and Oleg Poliansky celebrate Israel's 70th Anniversary with music by Paganini, Bach, Veracini, Schubert, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Gluck and Kriesler, as well as Jewish songs such as "Gold Jerusalem, "Hava Nagila," and music from Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List (the true story of Oskar Schindler, who saved more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust).

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jolla Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, August 19 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 740-4049 or visit:
www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Lecture: Marcus & Amy Jaques Garvey Celebration WorldBeat Center's Reggae SummerSplash and 38th Marcus Garvey Day is here. This year will be a two-day event with the first day featuring a concert, and on the second day a speaker forum honoring Marcus Mosiah & Amy Jacques Garvey. This year's guest speakers are Jah B of the DARC Foundation, Nyabinghi Priest, Prof-I and more.

Amy Jacques Garvey (December 31, 1895 - July 25, 1973), was a journalist and activist in her own right. She was one of the pioneering Black women journalists and publishers of the 20th century. She served as the editor of the woman's page column, "Our Women and What They Think," in Negro World, the UNIA's weekly newspaper published in New York. Her editorials demonstrated her commitment to Pan-Africanism and her belief that Black women should be active in their communities even to the point of sacrifice of self.

After Garvey's death in 1940, Jacques continued the struggle for black nationalism and African independence. In 1944 she wrote "A Memorandum Correlative of Africa, West Indies and the Americas," which she used to convince U.N. representatives to adopt an African Freedom Charter. She published her own book, Garvey and Garveyism, in 1963, as well as a booklet, "Black Power in America: The Power of the Human Spirit," in 1968. She also assisted John Henrik Clarke in editing Marcus Garvey and the Vision of Africa (1974).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, August 19 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.facebook.com
8:00 PM Stage: In the Heights Patio Playhouse's Plays in the Park stages Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical about a community on the brink of change, "where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which to leave behind." Matt Fitzgerald directs.

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood—a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind. In the Heights is the winner of the 2008 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, Best Choreography and Best Orchestrations.

Admission/Cost: $18 - $25

Location:
Kit Carson Park
3333 Bear Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, August 17 until Saturday, September 1 - 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.patioplayhouse.com
8:00 PM Stage: The Hunchback of Notre Dame Moonlight Stage Productions presents the epic musical retelling of Victor Hugo's novel about love, passion and hope. The production features nearly 60 actors, choir members and orchestra. Steven Glaudini directs, with musical direction by Elan McMahan, and choreography by Roger Castellano.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $55

Location:
Moonlight Amphitheatre
Brengle Terrance Park
1200 Vale Terrace
Vista, CA 92084
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, August 15 through Saturday, September 1
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 724-2110 or visit: www.moonlight.com
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