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Thursday, May 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Music: Alicia Villarreal
7:30 PM Italian Film: Questione di Karma
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
Friday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Raza Visions Fundraiser
7:00 PM Music: Wisin & Yandel
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Music & Dance: Song of Songs
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
Saturday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM National Tap Dance Day Flash Mob
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
10:00 AM Czech That Film Festival
11:00 AM Lebanese Food Festival
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
4:30 PM Oddissi Dance Benefit Concert
7:00 PM Performance: Riqueza Latina
8:00 PM Film: Casablanca
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Sunday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 39th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
1:00 PM The Poets of Islam: A Pen & Paper Love-In
2:00 PM Music: Alexander Gourevitch & Sasha Kolpakov
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
2:30 PM Music & Dance: Song of Songs
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Monday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Carnatic Vocal Concert
Tuesday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
Wednesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: In the Room Where It Happens
Thursday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Friday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Symposium: Anthropogeny: The Perspective From Africa
7:00 PM Music: Los Texmaniacs
7:00 PM Music: Internacional Grupo Kawsay
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Saturday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Dragons Exhibit Opening
2:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
2:00 PM Filipino Mabuhay Festival
3:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
3:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
5:00 PM Water Lantern Festival Escondido
5:00 PM Mexico Gourmet Festival San Diego
6:00 PM Film: The Year I Did Nothing
6:00 PM Mariachi Festival to Benefit Medical Missions
6:00 PM Music: Pt. Kumar Bose
7:00 PM Music: Mariachi Divas
7:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
8:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
Sunday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Japanese Summer Festival
1:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
3:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
5:00 PM Ballet: Don Quixote
6:00 PM Stage: Fiddler on the Roof
7:00 PM Music: The Young Dubliners
7:00 PM SD County Fair: La Adictiva Banda San José De Mesillas
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice
7:30 PM Performance: Paper Cities
Monday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Tuesday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: Knockin' On Dylan's Door
Wednesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Jewish Arts Festival: Soulfarm
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< Sunday, May 19, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

San Diego County Fair
From Friday, May 31 to Thursday, July 4, 2019

Stage

Chaps!
Until May 26, 2019

Man of La Mancha
Until May, 26, 2019

Gods of Comedy
Until June 16, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

Lung Hsiang Chinese Brush Painting Exhibit & Sale
Until July 8, 2019

Between Two Worlds
Until July 28, 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

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

Kids

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
10:30 AM Film: Rettet Raffi! (My Friend Raffi!) Eight-year-old Sammy has lost his favourite pet and is now searching for him. The little hamster Raffi, which was a present from his father, has become the victim of a kidnapping. Rocky the smuggler, who was just released from jail, has stolen Sammy's mother's car while Raffi was still in it. Sammy misses his father who is working in Afghanistan as much as his hamster. He goes out in search of Raffi, which takes him across Hamburg. He has many adventures before he can finally hold his little darling in his hands again.

My Friend Raffi is presented by the German Currents Kino Film Festival

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM Book Signing: Nick Agelidis Nick Agelidis will exhibit photographs complementing the release of his new book, Mongolia: Beneath the Eternal Blue Sky.

Nick was born and grew up in Australia. He got the travel bug early when his parents took him on a six-month vacation around the world at the age of 10. He went to England in his twenties to complete a PhD in engineering, then to the US in his thirties to work in the automotive industry, which took him to the Netherlands and France in his forties, and back to the US in his fifties. He currently lives with his wife in La Jolla, California.

Nick has always been a keen photographer, and his extensive travels have given him plenty of opportunities to indulge his passion. A few years ago he left a hectic corporate career to focus on photography. Nick's images of La Jolla have been published in a book titled La Jolla: A Photographic Journey by Sunbelt Publications and featured in the press and on TV. He has a broad body of work from the US, Europe, India, China and elsewhere, which he is constantly expanding.

Admission/Cost: FREE

La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 12:00 PM
12:55 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet Carmen Suite/Petrushka Captured live the same day from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, this double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet. Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
AMC Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 12:55 PM
2:00 PM House of Israel Annual Lawn Program The annual Lawn Program of the House of Israel is held every year on a Sunday, typically in April or May. (See schedule for specifics)

The entertainment is a colorful display of singers and dancers, who will share their ethnic and cultural history by performing dances and songs in beautiful costumes showing Israel's tradition in a most charming way. Additional entertainment has included a men's choir singing traditional songs from Israel.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
HPR International Cottages
2191 W. Pan American Road
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, May 19 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved… tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn. Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life as it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, May 15 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM Opera: Pagliacci Canio and Nedda are married, and the leads in an acting troupe, however Nedda is secretly having an affair with Silvio. Fearing Canio's anger, Nedda continues to hide the affair, and even goes as far to attempt to break it off with Silvio. The jealous man is ultimately driven to murder his wife and her lover.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Star Repertory Theatre
329 East Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, May 18 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 19 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
4:00 PM Sacra/Profana: Border X-Sings Sacra/Profana offers the final concert of its Tenth Anniversary season, presenting Border X-sings, a timely musical presentation that takes on issues of immigration, borders, nationalism, and historical perspective. The first half of the program will highlight the complicated nature of national identity by featuring the music of European colonialists alongside music and texts from indigenous sources as well as music from the African-American tradition, born out of slavery. Through this we seek to illuminate influences, conflicts, and the common humanity inherent not only in the music of that time, but evident in us all today. The second half of the program features music by contemporary composers on issues of immigration, refugees, national identity and belonging.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $35

Location:
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
4190 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
4:00 PM Stage: Spring Awakening Set in late 19th-century Germany, this musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality and the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 19
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Pride and Prejudice The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved… tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn. Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life as it does in this effervescent new adaptation. Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $25 - $55

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, May 15 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinee - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinee - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM Glorious Strings Indian Classical Music Concert Indian Classical Music with Padma Shri Satish Vyas on Santoor and Pandit Mukundraj Deo on Tabla

Admission/Cost: Free - $25

Location:
Qualcomm Q Auditorium
6455 Lusk Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92121
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Nakatani Gong Orchestra The Nakatani Gong Orchestra is a nomadic, large ensemble contemporary sound art project. Local musicians are trained in master percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani's technique for playing his adapted bowed Gong, and he conducts them in a performance of his original composition. Tatsuya will also do a percussion heavy solo performance.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Bread & Salt
1955 Julian Avenue
San Diego, CA 92113
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
9:00 PM Music: Dread Mar One of the best selling Argentine deep-roots reggae artists touring today. His sensual, passionate vocal delivery ranges over a style that combines deep roots reggae with the sweetness of lovers rock.

Admission/Cost: $40 - $42

Location:
The Music Box
1337 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Sunday, May 19 - 9:00 PM
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