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Friday, Sep 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Discussion: Innovation in the Cali Baja Region
10:00 AM Talk: Magritte & Surrealist Works
5:00 PM Talk: A Journey into Magical Realism
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM Music: Volver, Volver II
7:00 PM Comedy: Pambansang Kolokoy, Boss Ka-Reppa, and PinoyEgoy
7:00 PM Stage: Disney's Mulan Jr.
7:00 PM Iranian Film: Nahid
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
7:30 PM Russian Ballet: Swan Lake
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Saturday, Sep 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 25th Annual Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Vista Viking Festival
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
12:00 PM Taste Of South Park
12:30 PM Dance: Harvest Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Filipino Traditional Music & Dance Demo & Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
4:00 PM Book Discussion: Halal If You Hear Me
5:00 PM Sewa Annual Dance Fundraiser
7:00 PM Film: Vincent, The True Story Of Vincent Van Gogh
7:00 PM Comedy: IM Hussein
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Jewish Short Film Festival
8:00 PM Music: Patrizio Buanne
8:00 PM Music: Bamboo Una Mas
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Sunday, Sep 22
All Day Jewish Short Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 25th Annual Pacific Islander Festival
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
12:00 PM Tianguis De La Raza (Artisan Market)
12:30 PM Dance: Harvest Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
2:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
4:00 PM Music: The Pirates Of Penzance
6:00 PM Music: Lucibela, Cape Verde's Voice-of-Gold
7:00 PM Staged Reading: King Lear
8:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
Monday, Sep 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Sep 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: Moka
7:30 PM Rom-Com Rendezvous Rendezvous with Sonali Dev, Alisha Rai . . .
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Wednesday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Coco
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Thursday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Film: The Icebox
6:00 PM Soaring Eagles Pow Wow Dance Class
6:00 PM Music: Southern Scratch
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Friday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:00 PM Japanese Film: Late Spring
7:30 PM Music: Alejandro Sanz
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Saturday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM North San Diego Latino Book & Family Festival
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
3:30 PM Film: Island Soldier
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:30 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
8:00 PM Film: Yesterday
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
8:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
8:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Sunday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM San Diego International Dragon Boat Race
1:30 PM Book Signing: Iris Yang
2:00 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
2:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
2:00 PM Film: The Taming of the Shrew
2:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
2:00 PM Stage: Mama Mia!
2:00 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
3:00 PM Stage: Hamlet
5:00 PM Music: Bho Shambo
6:00 PM Film: Aladdin (2019)
7:00 PM Music: Maná
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:30 PM Music: Maná
Monday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Oktoberfest Beer, Cheese & Sausage Tasting
Tuesday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Wednesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
7:30 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Thursday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Noura
7:00 PM Stage: Just Like Us
7:30 PM Stage: Man of La Mancha
7:30 PM Stage: Intimate Apparel
8:00 PM Stage: Noura
8:00 PM Stage: The Winter's Tale
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder as Monsieur Chopin
Thai Curry Deluxe with Cucumber Salad

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Thai Curry Deluxe

The recipe below is one of our favorites. It is easy to prepare but is wonderfully delicious and very good for entertaining guests. The curry can be cooked in either a wok or a large saucepan. All of the ingredients for this dish can be purchased at the 99 Ranch Market.. It's a good idea to read through the entire recipe to get a sense of the variations possible.

Ingredients:
  • 2 chicken breasts sliced 1/4 in thin in medium sized pieces.
  • 2 tablespoons penut or corn oil
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans coconut milk or cream
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass
  • 4 kaffir lime leaves
  • 1-4 tablespoons of Aroy-D curry paste (Green or Panang)
  • 2 tablespoons of grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoons of fish sauce (optional)
  • 1 (8 ounce) can of bamboo shoots
  • 1 (14 ounce) can of baby corn
  • 1 (14 ounce) can of straw mushrooms
  • 1/3 pound frozen peas
  • 1/2 pound sliced green beans
  • 1/3 pound sliced carrots
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Tender sprigs of cilantro
  • 2 cups jasmine rice
  • 3 cups water
Preparation:
  1. Start cooking the rice first in a rice cooker or in a pot. Jasmine rice requires slightly less water than American long-grain rice.
  2. Sauté the chicken in the oil on medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the ginger and the optional fish sauce. Uncooked fish sauce is very aromatic (fishy) before it is fully cooked, don't worry about this as it tempers down during cooking.
  4. Cook the chicken until it is fully cooked, but only very lightly browned.
  5. Add the curry paste (adjusting for your tolerance for chillies), mix well and cook for another minute or so. Both green curry paste (hotter) and Panang curry paste (sweeter) work well with chicken. Try both (but not in the same dish!) You can also substitute firm white fish (like cod) or shrimp for the chicken.
  6. The lemongrass and lime leaves are optional but they really do impart wonderful flavors to the dish. Cut off or peel the dried out parts of the lemongrass stalk and then multilate it with a kitchen hammer or the back side of a cleaver. Break the lemongrass in one or more places so that the flavors infuse the curry. Please note that the lemongrass and the kaffir lime leaves are for flavoring the curry; it is not recommended that you eat them!
  7. Add the coconut milk or cream to the sauce pan or wok. Coconut milk yields a thinner sauce; many restarants use coconut cream to create a very thick sauce.
  8. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the cilantro and simmer softly until all the carrots are tender, but not over-cooked. I often use frozen french-cut green bean instead of fresh. Asian eggplants and potatoes also work well in this recipe, but if you use them you must be very careful not to overcook them.
Serve over rice, garnished with small tender sprigs of cilantro.

Thai Cucumber Salad


Ingredients:
  • 1 cucumber, either diced small or sliced thin
  • 1-4 hot Thai chilies, sliced very thin
  • 1/4 of a medium onion, sliced very thin
  • 1 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Preparation:
  1. Mix the sliced cucumbers, chillies and onions in a medium sized bowl.
  2. Pour vinegar into the bowl until it is half the depth of the ingredients.
  3. Add water to the point that the ingredients are just covered.
  4. Add sugar and salt and mix well. This salad gets hotter (be careful!) the longer it sits and the cucumbers get increasingly tender as they "pickle". The acidity, saltiness and sweetness of this salad really balances the "thickness" of the curry recipe above.

Enjoy!
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