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Tuesday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day  Indigenous Writers and Their Critics: International Symposium
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Farewell
6:00 PM African-American Women in Film
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop
7:00 PM Victoria Martino: Carnival in Venice
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Music: The Chieftains
Wednesday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM  Writer's Symposium with Pico Ayer
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
Thursday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM Book Talk: Baja California Land of Missions
1:00 PM Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
3:20 PM Talk: Urban Redevelopment Projects in South Africa
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
3:30 PM Talk: The Racial Imaginary at Work Poetry and the Visual Arts
7:00 PM Música En La Plaza: Los Montaño
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Feb 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
2:00 PM Spoilers Book Club: Native Son
3:00 PM Stage: Little Rock
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Music: Los Pericos, Los Estrambóticos & Ecno
9:00 PM Spanglish At Finest City Improv
Sunday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
12:00 PM 7th Annual Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM  Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
2:00 PM Acting Shakespeare Panel
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
3:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Music: Miguel Zenón Quartet
Monday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: iLe
Tuesday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM  Talk About Series: Venezuela - What Does It Mean To Live in a Failed State?
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Wednesday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Thursday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Kumeyaay Rock Art in the San Diego Region
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Stage: The Cabinet of Tia-Juana
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Stage: The Cabinet of Tia-Juana
Sunday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM National City International Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM Finding Difficult Passengers on the Eillis Island Manifests
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Monday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Saturday, August 10, 2019 >


All Day Heiva San Diego Cultural Festival Heiva San Diego 2019 will feature dancers from Japan, Mexico, the South Pacific, and the USA while showcasing Tahitian communities representing all five archipelagoes in French Polynesia. Discover the richness of friendship, music, drumming, ukulele, tiki carving, singing, arts & crafts, exotic costumes, Polynesian food and the spirit that defines The Islands of Tahiti, including the BEST Dance Competition for Solo & Group Tahitian Dance.

This year
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bojo's Place
Until March 1, 2020

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

Exhibitions and Art

Coded Messages From the Underground Railroad
Until February 27, 2020

Poetry for People
Until March 11, 2020

Photographic Exhibition: Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Until March 15, 2020

Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History - 50 Years of Art Activism
Until Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tijuana 1964: The Photography Of Harry Crosby
Until May 17, 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


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Ongoing Sundays
11:00 AM Philippine Cultural Arts Festival The SAMAHAN Filipino American Performance Arts & Education Center will hold its 34th Philippine Cultural Arts Festival on August 10 to 11, 2019, in Balboa Park, at the corner of Park Boulevard and Presidents Way. Annually, SAMAHAN Performing Arts hosts the festival from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM on both days. Admission is FREE. The two-day festival offers continuous entertainment of music and dances. The event showcases performances of traditional Filipino folk dances from different regions of the Philippines, folk songs, Rondalla, Angklung (bamboo percussion instrument), Kulintang (gong) music of Southern Philippines and Filipino Martial Arts. Local budding artists will also be performing.

Guest Artists on Saturday
11:00 AM World Food & Art Fair St. Luke's Church is hosting a world food fair to celebrate refugee and immigrant cultures from all over the world!

Booths include:

• Jewelry from Jamila Collective supporting Syrian refugee women businesses
• Participatory photography from AjA Project
• Cultural dance from Karen Organization of San Diego
• African Beading Workshop, learn the power and significance of beading and start your own (sign-up link coming soon!)
• Curry rice plates from Project CHOP, also including ice cream from one of our youth food business program alumni
• Sustainable, North Park-grown produce from Youth FarmWorks
• Cold drinks and salads from MAKE Caf
11:00 AM Egyptian Costume Sale Multiple vendors and professional Middle-Eastern dancers will be selling full Egyptian and Turkish costumes, swords, bedlah, folkloric, cabaret, tribal, Kuchi, Assuit, jewelry, veils, Zambra Mora, belts, glass and crystal beads, coins, shoes, scarves, skirts, tops, dresses, fringe, harem pants, makeup, Flamenco, and lots of sparkly stuff!!

Some new, some gently used and all at rock-bottom prices!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Private Residence
3747 Eagle St.
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, August 10 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
11:30 AM Oceanside International Film Festival The Oceanside International Film Festival returns for six days
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives Elyot and Amanda, once married to each other and now honeymooning, coincidentally, at the same hotel with new spouses, meet by chance, reignite the old spark and impulsively run off together. After days of being reunited, they again find their fiery romance alternating between love and anger. Their aggrieved spouses appear and things get even more complicated.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
PowPAC
13250 Poway Road
Poway, CA 92064
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Ongoing from Friday, August 9 until Sunday, September 8 - 2019
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Hunchback of Notre Dame What makes a monster and what makes a man? Based on the 1996 Disney film adaptation of Victor Hugo
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia! ABBA
5:00 PM Barrio Logan Artist's Alley We are excited to host 'Artist Alley' during the Barrio Art Crawl. Come out and indulge yourself in some of San Diego's local artists and creators!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Bodega Gallery
2196 Logan Ave.
San Diego, CA, 92113
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Saturday August 10 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
6:45 PM Opera NEO: Summer Opera Festival And Workshop Join Opera NEO for their Summer Opera Festival and Workshop! Festival program includes La Cenerentola, Eugene Onegin and La Calisto. Check below for schedule on each performance.

Note: For the evening performances, there is a Food Truck Party at 6:00 PM and pre-show talk at 6:30 PM. The Sunday shows have a Food Truck Party at 12:30 and a pre-show talk at 1:15 PM

Admission/Cost: Free - $55

Location:
La Jolla Country Day School
Four Flowers Theater
9490 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates, times and productions:
Friday, August 2 - 6:45 PM (La Cenerentola)
Saturday, August 3 - 6:45 PM (La Cenerentola)
Sunday, August 4 - 1:15 PM (La Cenerentola)
Thursday, August 8 - 6:45 PM (Eugene Onegin)
Friday, August 9 - 6:45 PM (La Calisto)
Saturday, August 10 - 6:45 PM (Eugene Onegin)
Sunday, August 11 - 1:15 PM (La Calisto)
7:00 PM Stage: Mexihco, the Journey Continues Experience history come to life as Tierra Caliente Academy of Arts takes you on a cultural journey in the stage production
7:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia! ABBA
8:00 PM Stage: Songs for a New World This collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices that we make. The audience is transported from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to a ledge, 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters. A young man has determined that basketball is his ticket out of the ghetto and a woman dreams of marrying rich, which nabs her the man of her dreams.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Patio Playhouse Theatre
116 S. Kalmia Street
Escondido, 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, August 2 to Sunday, August 18
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 4:00 PM
9:00 PM Music: The Como la Flor Band The Como la Flor Band was founded in 2011 in the small town of Holtville, Ca. After 7 years, The Como la Flor Band has become the most respected and trend setter Selena Tribute band in the country. The Como la Flor Band replicates the look, sound and feel of the Tex Mex Queen. The eight band members have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry. The veteran musicians pride themselves on giving their audience an incredible high-energy, qualitative stage show from start to finish. Our lead vocalist has an amazing singing voice flawlessly matching Selena Quintanilla
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