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Monday, Jun 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: The Women's Balcony
6:00 PM Staged Reading: Flyin' West
7:30 PM Book Signing: Spencer Wise
Tuesday, Jun 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Kokedama Class
5:00 PM Juneteenth Celebration
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Underground Railroad
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Wednesday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
8:30 AM 17th Annual World Refugee Day Celebration
12:00 PM Seminar: Race, Gender, and Reproductive Politics
2:00 PM Stage: Once
7:00 PM Film: Budapest Noir
7:00 PM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Film: Selena
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Thursday, Jun 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Workshop: Italian for Travelers Workshop
11:00 AM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
12:00 PM Make Music Day
5:00 PM House of France: Make Music Day
6:00 PM Epic Tales from Ancient India Sculpture & Cocktails
7:00 PM Songs and Stories: Transformation through Rhythm & Word
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Film: La Ragazza del Mondo
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
Friday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
10:00 AM Celebrate Immigrants in San Diego
7:00 PM Storytelling: Highland Games
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
4:00 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
9:00 AM 45th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
12:00 PM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
2:00 PM Stage: Once
6:30 PM Documentary: On Her Shoulders
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Monday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: NAFTA and U.S.-Mexico relations
Wednesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Thursday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
7:00 PM Discussion: Sephardic Philosophy
7:30 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
Friday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Saturday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
4:00 PM Stage: Once
8:00 PM Stage: Mamma Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Once
Sunday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego County Fair
2:00 PM Stage: Once
Calendar

All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until June 30, 2018

Avenue Q
Until July 1, 2018

Once
Until July 22, 2018

The Tempest
Until July 22, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

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

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

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

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

11:00 AM Chula Vista Fiestas Patrias With the continuous support from the City of Chula Vista and in partnership with the Latino Food Industry Association nonprofit, more than 20 musical and cultural dance performances will be showcased at this year's Fiestas Patrias Music Festival scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m on Sunday, September 17. Located West of H St, between Bay Blvd and Marina Parkway this amazing and beautiful space provides the best view of Chula Vista's own Marina and the City's shopping district.

Enjoy delicious food, music and interactive zones designed for the entire family and much much more. It will be a Sunday family fun day.

There will much to enjoy including: pavilion fun zones, children's area, art and culture , health and fitness, green and tech, carnival lane, two stages with live entertainment, face painters, kids shows, mariachi, danza folklorico.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
West H St Between Bay Blvd and Marina Parkway
H Street and 33 H St
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Sunday, September 17 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 884-8833 or visit: www.facebook.com
12:00 PM Book Signing: Igor Goldkind Is SHE Available? hardcover edition is a book of poetry, art, and high-level type design, featuring the poetry of Igor Goldkind, and the art of more than a dozen noted graphic novel and fine artists, including Bill Sienkiewicz, Liam Sharp, Glen Fabry and others. The print book design is created by Rian Hughes. More than a year in the making, Is SHE Available is more than a graphic novel, more than a book of poetry and more than a book of art. It is a web-nurtured collaboration between the poet Igor Goldkind and the artists. It is a contemporary Dante's Inferno -- one man's journey through love, sex and death, exploring the contemporary male Jewish identity and Latino heritage

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwicks
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Sunday, September 17 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
12:00 PM Serbian Food and Cultural Festival Sixth-annual event. Sample homemade food (we're roasting lambs and pigs), along with European desserts and imported wine and beer. Performances by Serbian folklore dance groups from Southern California and Arizona, as well as concerts from the famed Kosovo Men's Choir of Ohio. Church Tours will be held twice a day. We'll also have live music/dancing and vendor booths. New this year: Christensen Amusement rides and hourly door prizes.

Admission/Cost: $3

Location:
Saint Petka Serbian Orthodox Church
1854 Knob Hill Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 16 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, September 17 - 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 743-2178 or visit: www.stpetkachurch.com
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart OnStage Playhouse presents Shirley Lauro's drama, based on the stories of six American women who went to Vietnam: "five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops." James P. Darvas directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 15 through Saturday, October 14
Sundays - 2:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 422-7787 or visit: www.onstageplayhouse.org
2:00 PM Odissi Dance Workshop Join us for an Odissi dance workshop featuring master teacher Rudraprasad Swain. Odissi is an exquisite classical dance form with ancient roots in northeast India. Rudraprasad, who comes to us from the Orissa Dance Academy in Bhubaneswar, is a student of Padmashree Guru Gangadhar Pradhan, Guru Aruna Mohanty, and other noted teachers of the art. He is currently resident instructor at the Center for World Music's Odissi Dance School. In this workshop, you will:

Learn about the history of Odissi and the training required to become a performer;

Participate in an introduction to fundamental movements of Odissi; and

Enjoy a short performance by the dance master and the students of the dance school.


Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
La Vie Dance & Culture
325 West Washington Street Suites 7 & 8
San Diego, CA 92103
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Sunday, September 17 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 363-3007 or visit: www.lavie.dance
2:00 PM Stage: Passage Into Fear The North County Players perform a new stage adaptation of the Alfred Hitchcock classic The Lady Vanishes. An elderly woman, Mrs. Lillian Merriweather boards atranscontinental passenger train traveling from Venice to Zurich. "She learns of a sinister plot withvast international repercussions, then promptly disappears."

Admission/Cost: $4 - $12

Location:
Star Repertory Theatre
329 East Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, September 8 until Sunday, September 10 - 2017
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Fridays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 751-3035 or visit: www.carrfamily.com
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
3:00 PM International Day of Peace This year's theme, as declared by the United Nations, is Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.

Festivities include music, activities, interaction, discussions, and outreach opportunities. Over twenty peace promoting groups will be presented. Representatives of various faith traditions will give testimony to a commitment to promote peace, support diversity, non-discrimination, and the acceptance of people of all faiths and cultures. Sponsored by The Interfaith Council of La Mesa.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Aztec Park
7945 Morocco Dirve
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Sunday, September 17 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 667-1307 or visit: www.interfaithlamesa.org
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
7:00 PM Film: A Classy Broad The story of how this Jewish girl from San Antonio, Texas shattered Hollywood's glass ceiling by trailblazing, fighting, and outwitting her detractors all the way to the top. The film by Anne Goursaud stars a treasure trove of talent including Robert Towne, Glenn Close, Rob Cohen, Lucy Fisher, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Mike Medavoy, Tony Bill, Lawrence Kasdan, Daniel Petrie Jr., Dorothea Petrie, Tommy Swerdlow, and John Dean.

Become a San Diego Jewish Film Festival underwriter and join us for pre-film festivities as well as a lively Q & A Talkback with the "classy broad" herself as we welcome Marcia Nasatir along with director Anne Goursaud to this annual event. RSVP: [email protected].

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, September 17 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 457-3030 or visit: www.sdcjc.org
7:00 PM Music: Les Chemins De L'Amour Les Chemins de L'Amour features Stephanie Sabin (soprano), director Suzan Hanson, and pianist Bruce Stasyna, telling a lone woman's journey through a life of love discovered, devoured, exhausted, sacrificed, suffered and surrendered through the lesser known music from well-known composers. Travel down the paths to the melodies of Martini, Satie, Poulenc, Faure, Gounod, Duparc, Weill, and Sondheim, sharing in the stories of her past as well as embarking upon new chapters of love and self discovery.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Coronado Playhouse
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118
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Sunday, September 17 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 435-4856 or visit: www.coronadoplayhouse.com
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