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Monday, Mar 18
All Day Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Book Signing: Susan Meissner
7:30 PM Stage: Spamalot
Tuesday, Mar 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
All Day Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Chaps!
7:30 PM Stage: Spamalot
8:00 PM Stage: Blurred at the Edges
Wednesday, Mar 20
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
All Day Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
6:00 PM Documentary: Our Lost Years
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables School Edition
7:30 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Blurred at the Edges
Thursday, Mar 21
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
All Day Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Talk: U.S. Trade Policy Toward China
4:00 PM Talk: The Political Lives of Cows, Rivers, and Mountains in Contemporary India
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables School Edition
7:30 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Music: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Friday, Mar 22
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
All Day Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM The 34th Annual International Expo & Cultural Fashion Show
6:00 PM Japanese Sake
7:00 PM Soccer Match: Mexico vs Chile
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables School Edition
7:30 PM Stage: Paul Rodriguez
8:00 PM Music: Puccini's Glorious Mass
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
8:00 PM Film: Degas: Passion for Perfection
8:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
9:30 PM Stage: Paul Rodriguez
Saturday, Mar 23
All Day 26th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
All Day Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri)
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Exhibition
1:00 PM Talk: Archaeology on the Coronados Islands
4:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
7:00 PM Music: At Home with Bulgarian Music
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables School Edition
8:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
9:00 PM Music: Boogaloo Assassins
Sunday, Mar 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM House of Iran Lawn Program
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Exhibition
2:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
2:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables School Edition
2:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
4:00 PM Indian Music: Prasanna
6:00 PM Brasil Jazz Festa
7:00 PM Stage: Paul Rodriguez
7:30 PM Music: Roberto Carlos
Monday, Mar 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Mar 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Blurred at the Edges
Wednesday, Mar 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
7:30 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Blurred at the Edges
Thursday, Mar 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Friday, Mar 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
8:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Saturday, Mar 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:30 PM Hands on Kimchi Workshop & Beer Pairing
1:00 PM Music: Clinton Davis
4:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Sunday, Mar 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Dance: House of Palestine Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Chaps!
2:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
4:00 PM 16th Annual Festival of World Dances
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< Saturday, June 16, 2018 >


All Day San Diego County Fair The San Diego County Fair offers all of the deep-fried foods-on-a-stick, rides, animals and games you've experienced at other state and county fairs, but this fair is also known for world-class exhibits in fine art, photography, woodworking, jewelry/gems and minerals, home and hobby, and the Paul Ecke Jr. Flower & Garden Show...not to mention an unsurpassed view of the Pacific Ocean from the Ferris Wheel! The Toyota Summer Concert Series at the San Diego County Fair features nationally recognized entertainment every night; the entertainment lineup is usually announced in late March. With an additional eight stages located throughout the grounds, you're sure to find a band, dance troupe, DJ or comedian to suit your fancy!

This year's fair features numerous Latino performing artists and groups.

Admission/Cost: Free - $19 per day. Many discount packages and ticket deals can be found.

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, California 92014
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Dates and times:
Every Day (except Mondays and Tuesdays) from June 1 - July 4 (Exceptions - Fair is also open Monday, July 2 and Tuesday July 3)
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM, except: June 1 - 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM and July 4 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfair.com
10:30 AM Cooper Family Juneteenth Celebration Juneteenth celebrates Black Independence Day. It's a day of celebration with prayer and worship and gives recognition to community leaders. The event presents African history, drumming, and dancing and includes a Teen Stage, a Fun Zone, merchandise booths, light refreshments, and a talent show.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Imperial Avenue between 29th St. & 30th St.
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Saturday, June 16 - 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cfjuneteenth.com
10:30 AM Talk: Seven Days In The Valle De Guadalupe Culinary Historians of San Diego will present "Seven Days in the Valle de Guadalupe," featuring Michael Gardiner and W. Scott Koenig.

They will discuss the Valle scene and how it bloomed while they take their audience through a week there … all in an hour!
Michael Gardiner is a freelance writer and licensed California attorney living in San Diego and Rosarito Beach, Baja California. A graduate of Amherst College and the University of Wisconsin School of Law, Gardiner practices business law and litigation during the day and cooks and writes by night. He is the food writer for San Diego CityBeat and a freelance writer for Thrillist, Edible San Diego and Fox News Latino, among others. He is also a primary writer for the San Diego Food & Travel Blog, and a co-host of The Art of Spooning Podcast, which focuses on issues in food and the restaurant industry in San Diego and nationally — on the Specialty Produce Network.

San Diego-based lifestyle writer W. Scott Koenig founded AGringoInMexico.com to report on Mexico travel destinations food, culture and adventure. Scott is author of the book "Seven Days in The Valle: Baja California's Wine Country Cuisine," writes columns for DiningOut San Diego, SanDiegoRed.com and DiscoverBajacom, and has been widely published online and in print. He is the Food Expert for Baja California at XtremeFoodies.tv, an international culinary site curated by over 275 experts worldwide. Scott also organizes and conducts public and private culinary tours of Baja California; has fixed film and video productions in the region and has worked with the Food Channel, the BBC, KPBS and the Culinary Institute of America. He is also the owner of Koenig Creative LLC in San Diego and has over 30 years of experience in marketing, creative direction and graphic design.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Public Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, June 16 - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM Music and Dance: Kathak Rang The annual Kathak recital will feature dance by Meenal Chakradeo and her students with live music accompaniment.

Vocals: Aditya Sharma, Madhura Sukhthankar
Tabla: Rahul Soparkar, Rohit Panchakshari
Harmonium: Amit Jere;
Sitar: Anindita Sarkar;
Violin: Sibasish Das;
Padhant: Meenal Kher Chakradeo & Snehal Katre
Dancers: Meenal Chakradeo and Students

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Meenal's Academy of Performing Arts
15817 Bernardo Center Drive Suite 107
San Diego, CA 92127
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Saturday, June 16 - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mapasd.com/
12:00 PM Piñata Making Workshop Join Back from Tomboctou for a fun afternoon of making your very own piñata ! All supplies included in admission.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Back From Tomboctou Gallery & Imports
3564 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
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Saturday, June 16 - 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
12:00 PM Music en la Calle Bodhi Tree Concerts presents Music En La Calle a free, multicultural, all day, outdoor music festival. Artist line up includes Tom Cunningham Bluegrass, Music & Dance of Burma, Africa and China, Fern Street Circus, Opera de Tijuana and Irving Flores Latin Jazz. There will also be food, visual artists and community vendors selling their wares. Through the common language of music, celebrate the wealth of cultural diversity of San Diego.

Schedule:
12:00 PM (Noon) - Tom Cunningham Bluegrass band
1:00 PM - Music & Dance from Burma, China & Spain
2:00 PM - Somali Bantu, Music & Dance
3:00 PM - Genbu Daiko Japanese Drums
4:00 PM - Fern Street Circus
4:30 PM - KuKui Nuts, Ukulele Orchestra
6:00 PM - Culture Shock
7:00 PM - Opera de Tijuana
8:30 PM - Irving Flores Latin Jazz

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Fair@44
4350 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92105
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Saturday, June 16 - 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Music: Musicians of the Middle East The Songs and Stories series aims to highlight musicians and artists from within San Diego's refugee communities. Through live performances and real conversations, the CWM hopes to immerse audiences in the cultures and journeys of a seldom heard segment of the vibrant and diverse fabric of San Diego's population. This is a FREE series and open to the public!

Join us for this lively presentation and discussion on the meaning and power of music and the performing arts at the Logan Heights Branch Library.

Musicians of the Middle East will feature Syrian Dlan Dary and Middle Eastern musicians in The Music House.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Logan Heights Library
567 S 28th St
San Diego, CA 92113
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Saturday, June 16 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org or www.facebook.com
7:30 PM Film: Moana In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Horton Plaza Park
900 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 16 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-8180 or visit: www.hortonplazapark.com
8:00 PM Film: The Lion King Snuggle up on Del Beach for our favorite summer movies in a theater under the stars.

Guests may cuddle up around a private bonfire with s'mores and relax in a beach daybed or enjoy seating in Del Beach sand chairs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $300

Location:
Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA
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Saturday, June 16 - 8:00 PM
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