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Tuesday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Lunchbox
6:00 PM Film: BlacKkKlansman
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
6:00 PM Film: The Short List Returns
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Gathering of Native Americans
1:00 PM Music and Dance: Flamenco Gallardo
6:00 PM Music: Coral Macfarland Thuet
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Music: Banda Reyna del Rio
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Gusto's Flamencos
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Saturday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Exhibit Opening: Queer Afro & Latinx Contemporary Art
8:00 PM Film: Welcome Mr. President
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Sunday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Book Signing: Making Peace with the Muslim World
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
7:00 PM Music: Los Tigres del Norte
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jul 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Saturday, Jul 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Sunday, Jul 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jul 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Friday, June 7, 2019 >


All Day Festa do Espírito Santo The Festa do Espírito Santo is an ethnic religious celebration dating back to the time when the first families settled here in 1884, and was formally organized in 1910.

Today, as it has been since 1922, the Chapel next door to the UPSES Hall is used to house the Crown of the Holy Spirit during the Festa. On Pentecost Sunday devotees of the Holy Spirit visit the Chapel to pray and offer a donation of monies or Portuguese sweet breads (which are sold to raise funds) to assure the continuation of this unique ethnic and religious celebration.

Since 1922, our Portuguese colony here has made a procession (now a full parade) from our UPSES Hall chapel (i.e. "capela") with our annual Queen Saint Isabel personage holding our community's Crown of the Holy Spirit up to St. Agnes Church for a celebratory Mass followed by another procession/parade back down to our Hall afterward. Our chapel was built especially to hold our Holy Spirit Crowns during the Festa do Espírito Santo.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
United Portuguese S.E.S. Hall
2818 Avenida De Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 7 - TBA
Saturday, June 8 - TBA
Sunday, June 9 - TBA

For more information, please visit: www.upses.com
All Day Film: Manos Filmed in Uruguay and Argentina, Manos follows fisherwomen, manicurists, and glove inspectors. The film focuses on women’s hands as indexes of gendered labor and the “triple day”. Traces of labor live on their hands and in the objects and sounds that surround them. The “triple day” is the stacking and intersecting of three distinct labor types " formal, informal, and reproductive labor. These labor types are re-channeled towards strikes, protests, cooperatives, lateral mutual aide and in the struggle for reproductive rights.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
SME 149
Structural & Materials Engineering Bldg.
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Tuesday, June 4 - 5:00 PM & 6:30 PM
Friday, June 7 - 11:00 AM, 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM & 7:00 PM
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

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

Stage

* 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

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

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
5:00 PM San Diego Greek Festival St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church invites you to join us at our annual Greek Festival. We enjoy sharing our heritage, culture, music, traditions, customs and culinary skills with you, our neighbors and friends in San Diego and Southern California. Your attendance always gives great pleasure to the many members of our community who have worked hard preparing this special 3-day weekend for you.

In over four decades, the St. Spyridon Community has established a reputation of serving the finest homemade Greek Foods and Pastries in all of California. Our community members are recognized as the finest cooks who use unsurpassed recipes and only top-grade Ingredients. Come and partake of these fine foods and pastries and trust that you will enjoy your day participating in all of the many activities provided for your pleasure by your friends here at St. Spyridon's Greek Community.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church
3655 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 7 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
5:30 PM Intermediate Kid's Kitchen: Lebanese Cuisine The Moonlight Room ventures to the Middle East in this exotic & fun culinary course! Your young chef will begin by chopping up tomatoes, cucumbers and other fresh seasonal vegetables for a popular Lebanese salad: Fattoush. We then get things cooking with chicken or tofu kabobs, personally seared and skewered by each kid chef and served alongside a delicious homemade garlic dipping sauce. Class ends with a sweet & sticky Greek treat: Baklava! Let the Moonlight Room kitchen be your tour guide through this internationally inspired course!

*This class may accommodate Vegetarian dietary restrictions. Sorry, Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free options not available.

Admission/Cost: $25 " $30

Location:
Lazy Acres - Moonlight Room
150 Encinitas Blvd
Encinitas 92024
MAP

Friday, June 7 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
7:30 PM Comedy: Chingo Bling Pedro Herrera III is a rapper, actor, comedian, and entrepreneur born to Mexican emigrants who came to the U.S. to achieve the American Dream for themselves and their children. A native to Houston, Texas, Herrera entered the music industry in the early 2000’s as a premier underground rap artist under the Mexican/Chicano self-parodying alter ego ‘Chingo Bling,’ an over-the-top Mexican cowboy with an outrageous personal style that showed a juxtaposition between hip-hop and the Mexican/Tex-Mex culture.

Admission/Cost: $25

The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, June 6 - 8:00 PM
Friday, June 7 - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
8:00 PM Film: Blancanieves As part of its Art & Empire exhibition, the San Diego Museum of Art presents a screening of the 2012 Spanish film, Blancanieves.

This twist on Snow White is set in 1920s Seville and is a tribute to silent films. In this version, Snow White is a brave bullfighter and her evil stepmother vamps around town with a top hat and cigarette holder.

The film was Spain’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for 2012 and the winner of 10 Goya Awards (the Spanish Oscars).

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Friday, June 7 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson St. Ervine Ferguson's story of faith and fear in a time of crisis. Set in a rundown farmhouse in County Down in the 1880’s, John Ferguson lives by the word of God and believes there is a reason for everything. The Fergusons are on the brink of eviction from their farm when a local man makes a proposal that could be the answer to their prayers. But, as a series of devastating events unfold, the Fergusons find themselves tested to their limits.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
Community Actors Theatre
2957 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, June 7 until Sunday, June 23, 2019
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods Two arms negotiators stroll in the woods above Geneva, Switzerland, in the late summer, away from the glare of the negotiating table. They are a Soviet diplomat, Andrey Botvinnik age 57, and John Honeyman age 45, an American negotiator. Their conversations evolve through debate, exploring uncharted territory.

Admission/Cost: $42

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, June 23 - 2019
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Notorious Alfred Hitchcock's audacious exploration of sexual power and insecurity. A beautiful woman with a tainted past (Ingrid Bergman) is enlisted by an American agent (Cary Grant) for a mysterious mission in South America. Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills. Admission is $17 for members, $18 at the box office, or $20 online (cash or check only). Online reservations begin on Wednesday at 9:00 AM The box office opens at 6:00:00 PM on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Popcorn, candy and assorted hot and cold drinks sell for $2 each and a classic cartoon is screened before most films. Heaters and blankets are provided to keep you warm.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $20

Location:
Cinema Under the Stars
4040 Goldfinch Street
San Diego, CA 92103MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, June 6 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, June 7 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
9:30 PM Comedy: Chingo Bling Pedro Herrera III is a rapper, actor, comedian, and entrepreneur born to Mexican emigrants who came to the U.S. to achieve the American Dream for themselves and their children. A native to Houston, Texas, Herrera entered the music industry in the early 2000’s as a premier underground rap artist under the Mexican/Chicano self-parodying alter ego ‘Chingo Bling,’ an over-the-top Mexican cowboy with an outrageous personal style that showed a juxtaposition between hip-hop and the Mexican/Tex-Mex culture.

Admission/Cost: $25

The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, June 6 - 8:00 PM
Friday, June 7 - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 7:30 PM & 9:30 PM
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