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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 MisÚrables 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 MisÚrables 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 MisÚrables 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 MisÚrables 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 MisÚrables 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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< Wednesday, June 20, 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
8:30 AM 17th Annual World Refugee Day Celebration Join the Alliance for African Assistance for their 17th annual breakfast celebration to acknowledge and celebrate refugees in San Diego and around the world!

Our celebration will have live music, refugee performances, a silent auction, awards and more!

Admission/Cost: $40 - $400

Location:
La Jolla Presbyterian Church
7715 Draper Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, June 20 - 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM Taste of Asia and the Pacific The House of Chammaro, China and Philippines present the 5th Taste of Asia and the Pacific at the International Cottages lawn of Balboa Park. Includes musical and dance performances.Food highlights include Chammaron style Chicken, Rice and cucumbers; Chinese Jian bing, bao and dumplings; and Filipino turror sweet bananas, Pancit and lumpia

FREE

Location:
House of China (Balboa Park)
668 Pan American Road
San Diego CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 25 - 11AM-5PM

For more information, please visit: http://www.facebook.com
12:00 PM Seminar: Race, Gender, and Reproductive Politics Bayan Abusneineh is a PhD candidate in the Ethnic Studies Department at UC San Diego. Her research and teaching interests think about radical ideology, reproductive justice, and nation-state formation.

Bayan Abusneineh's dissertation looks at race, reproductive policy and nation-state formation in Israel and Palestine, since the 1930s. This summer, Abusneineh will be instructing a course on Gender and Reproductive Politics. The course will examine historical and contemporary debates around issues such as abortion, birth control, surrogacy, fetal testing and assisted reproductive technologies.

Topics include the essential role of women as reproducers; the relationship between the corporeal body and body politics; the fight for abortion/birth control; eugenics and coerced sterilization of underprivileged women of color; reproductive health "rights" and "choices"; and the effects of structural violence and inhumane conditions on reproductive health.

Bring your own lunch!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
East Campus Office Building
Conference Room 1-001
UCSD
San Diego, CA
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Wednesday, June 20 - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM Dance: Fatu Na Totō Le Moana is a Dance Company based in Wellington New Zealand performing Pacific Contemporary Dance and theatre.

They are a vessel for the exchange of stories, concepts and ideas through the medium of Pacific dance, theatre and film. The Le Moana collective are graduates of the internationally renowned Whitireia Performing Arts.

Admission/Cost: $7- $10

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, June 21 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, June 23 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Wednesday, June 27 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, June 28 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, July 1 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.com
7:00 PM Film: Murder on the Orient Express A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. When an avalanche stops the Orient Express dead in its tracks, the world's greatest detective Hercule Poirot arrives to interrogate all passengers and search for clues before the killer can strike again.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Liberty Hall Theater at Paradise Village
2700 E. 4th Street
National City, CA 91950
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Wednesday, June 20 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 399-5438
7:00 PM Film: Budapest Noir Set in the politically troubled autumn of 1936, this story follows Zsigmond Gordon, a world-weary reporter asking unwanted questions about the seemingly unimportant murder of a young prostitute found beaten to death and dumped in a courtyard. While supposedly covering the funeral of fascist-leaning, real-life Hungarian prime minister Gyula G÷mb÷s, Gordon's investigation leads him deep into the city's dark underbelly: a shady world of pornographers, fixers, all-night "smokers", boxing rings, seedy brothels, powerful crime syndicates and communist cells, all the way to the highest echelons of power, where one of Hungary's most influential business figures plans to make a fortune through his political ties to Germany's leadership—as long as he can somehow keep secret the fact that he is of Jewish heritage.

Admission/Cost: $13.25 - $15.25

Location:
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Wednesday, June 20 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348
7:00 PM Film: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Far into the future, after an apocalyptic conflict has devastated much of the world's ecosystem, the few surviving humans live in scattered semi-hospitable environments within what has become a "toxic jungle." Young Nausicań lives in the arid Valley of the Wind and can communicate with the massive insects that now populate the dangerous jungle. Under the guidance of the pensive veteran warrior, Lord Yupa, Nausicań works to bring peace back to the ravaged planet.

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
Angelika Carmel Mountain
11620 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92128
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Dates and time:
Wednesday, June 20 - 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 21 - 11:00 AM
7:00 PM Film: Pom Poko A community of magical shape-shifting raccoon dogs struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.

Admission/Cost: $12.50 - $18

Location:
San Diego movie theaters

Wednesday, June 20 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit:www.fathomevents.com
8:00 PM Film: Selena The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome. Her albums topped the Latin music charts.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $17 - $24

Location:
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, June 20 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-1234 or visit: www.rooftopcinema.com
8:00 PM Stage: The Tempest After his wicked brother has thrown him out of power, Prospero, the Duke of Milan, lives in exile on a desert island. For company, he has only his daughter Miranda, the spirits who are native to the island, and his beloved books. The books are the source of his dark magic, which he uses to lure his enemies to the island so he can exact revenge. But his plot could destroy Miranda's happiness, so Prospero must choose between his own anger and his daughter's future.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $85

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
From June 17 to July 22, 2018
Tuesdays - Sundays - 8:00 PM and
Monday July 2 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-5623 or visit: www.theoldglobe.org
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