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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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< Sunday, June 9, 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
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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 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
10:00 AM 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
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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
10:00 AM San Luis Rey Inter-Tribal Powwow Join the San Luis Rey Band of Luiseño Mission Indians for the Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow with arts and craft booths, food, dancers, drums, an opportunity drawing and contest dancing.

Presented free to the public by the San Luis Rey Mission Indian Foundation, the 23rd Annual Inter-Tribal Powwow will feature parades, dancing, drumming, storytelling, arts and crafts and food for sale. The Inter-Tribal Powwow is one of the largest in the region, and it is the only one presented on the grounds of a California mission. It draws participant from 15+ tribes, including the Diegueño tribe and Luiseño bands in San Diego County, as well as tribes from California, the Southwest and beyond.

The highlight of the powwow is the Grand Entry (staged at noon, 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM Saturday and at noon Sunday), in which dancers in traditional native dress enter the grounds in a parade formation. No pictures are allowed during the sacred entry, but the public is encouraged to join the parade by drumming, dancing and marching.

Throughout each day, men, women and youth dancers will participate in intertribal competition dancing (fancy shawl, jingle, grass, hoop and traditional styles) and drumming. Vendors will sell Indian arts and crafts, and food booths will sell burgers, hot dogs, Indian tacos, and fry bread.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission San Luis Rey
4050 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92057
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 8 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.org
12:00 PM Peace Train & Protora de las Bellas Artes Concert This concert is a collaboration between two new partners: Sharon Katz & The Peace Train from South Africa, and Promotora de las Bellas Artes of Tijuana. Both organizations began in 1992 and have worked tirelessly ever since to bring children together to sing together in harmony. They work in schools and orphanages across Tijuana. Sharon Katz founded The Peace Train to heal the divides created by the Apartheid regime and help prepare youth to live together in a new South Africa; and Alida Guajardos founded Promotora in Tijuana, Mexico in a city where many children still live in poverty, to give children more opportunities to expand their life experiences. Cuban choral conductor Daria Abreu Feraud and Sharon Katz are working side by side to train over one thousand children to sing and dance together.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Palenque Stadium
Parque Marelos
Rio Tijuana, 3ra Etapa
Tijuana, Baja California MX
MAP

Sunday, June 9 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
12:00 PM Race Amity Day Picnic Join us for a picnic in the park on Sunday, June 9, in recognition of Race Amity Day. Hot dogs will be provided. Please bring a side dish or possibly something to share. The purpose is to promote close, loving friendship and collaboration among people of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

"We are flowers of one garden, and leaves of one tree."

"The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens."

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Berry Street Park in Lemon Grove
7071 Mt Vernon St
San Diego, CA 91945
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Sunday, June 9 - 12:00 PM (noon)
2:00 PM House of Phillippines Lawn Program Come enjoy cultural entertainment consisting of dancing by a Philippine dance group, singing by choral groups and performances by community celebrities.

Typical Foods served during the House of Philippines Lawn Program are pancit (noodles with meat and vegetables), lumpia (beef or vegetable rolled in a flour wrap), adobo (pork or chicken prepared in vinegar and soy sauce) and leche flan (custard).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Sunday, June 9 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 234-0739
2:00 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
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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
3:00 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
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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
4:00 PM La Jolla Renaissance Singers: Cancionero de Iberia The La Jolla Renaissance Singers are presenting a special program of Renaissance music from Iberia and the Spanish Empire, inspired by the San Diego Museum of Art’s upcoming exhibition: Art & Empire- the Golden Age of Spain. For more information, please go to www.ljrs.org

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
St. Thomas More Catholic Church
1450 South Melrose
Oceanside, CA
MAP

Sunday, June 9 - 4:00 PM
4:00 PM Discussion: Where the Angels Lived Every month the Women's Museum of California and San Diego Writers, Ink invites a woman author to talk about their inspiration, their writing process, and to read an excerpt from their latest project. Historical, authentic and family-oriented, Where the Angels Lived tells the tale of a somewhat parallel universe that exists even in the 21st century"dealings with Soviet-style bureaucracy; skepticism; anti-Semitism; and ironically the same sort of isolation and rejection Margaret’s Jewish Hungarian family experienced in 1944 before they were forced into concentration camps. Straddling memoir and reportage, past and present, this story reminds us all that we can escape a country, but we can never escape history.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
The Women's Museum of California
2730 Historic Decatur Road
Barracks 16, #103
San Diego, CA 92106
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Sunday, June 9 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
4:00 PM Performance: American Music & The African Spirit The Roger Anderson Chorale finishes their free 2019 concert series with American music and its deep-rooted influences in African culture. Songs highlight the spiritual self and include I Got Shoes, Motherless Child and Kuimba.

Early Summer concerts will focus on American Music and it's deep-rooted influences from African Culture, highlighting the origin of the Spiritual itself and it's place as the start of true World Music.

The Roger Anderson Chorale will perform works to include "I Got Shoes," "Motherless Child," "Live-A-Humble," "Ride the Chariot" and "Kuimba" among others.

This is a free concert, donations accepted. Reserve your seats now, the theater will fill up!

Part of the donation proceeds goes towards scholarship fund for The Institute for Young Dramatic Voices.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Encinitas Library
540 Cornish Dr.
Encinitas, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, June 8 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 4:00 PM
7:00 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
7:30 PM Music: Christian Nodal Christian Nodal blends norteño music and mariachi with rich vocals and accordion sounds. As a singer-songwriter, Christian began crafting songs at age 13, and garnered much attention posting videos on social media. After signing a record deal in 2016, his video hit “No Pasa de Moda” quickly attracted 22 million hits. His debut single, “Adios Amor” spent 25 weeks on the Top Latin Songs chart.

Admission/Cost:Free - $57

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Del Mar, CA
MAP

Sunday, June 9 - 7:30 PM
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