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Wednesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Film: Out of Africa
6:00 PM Film: Coco
6:00 PM Discussion: What Diplomats Do and Why it (Still) Matters
6:00 PM Film: Notorius
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Art: Parsha Poster
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Book Signing: Crazy Rich Asians
Thursday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:45 AM Booked for Lunch: Kevin Kwan
6:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Donburi Bowls
6:30 PM Art: Torero! Artivista! Viva La Revolucion
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Friday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Cabrillo Festival
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
6:30 PM Italian Film Festival Launch Party
7:30 PM Music: An Evening of Hindustani Classical Music
8:00 PM Film: Dreams
8:00 PM Dance: Mystic India: The World Tour
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Saturday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Youth Festival of Indian Music & Dance
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Sake Festival
3:30 PM Music/Dance: Capoeira Batizado
7:00 PM Dromia: Balkan Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
Sunday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM Art: Bonsai Show
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM Sukkort Harvest Festival
11:00 AM House of Scotland Lawn Program
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
2:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
6:00 PM Discussion: Fighting for Cyber Supremacy in an Age of Extremism
6:30 PM Film: King Lear
7:00 PM Stage: Blithe Spirit
7:30 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Monday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM History Talk: The Black Jacobins
Tuesday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Discussion: Desegregating Mississippi
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Thursday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
7:30 PM Music: Timbiriche
Friday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
7:00 PM Fundraiser: All India Movement
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Saturday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Native American Badge Clinic
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
3:00 PM Book Signing: The Distance Between Us
5:00 PM Food Fest: Solo Italiano
7:00 PM Film: Coco at Glen Abbey Memorial Park and Mortuary
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
Sunday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Cooking Workshop: Kimchi Fermentation
12:00 PM Oktoberfest in El Cajon
2:00 PM Music: The Romeros
5:30 PM San Diego Italian Film Festival Gala
7:30 PM Stage: Guadalupe in the Guest Room
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Monday, Oct 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Tuesday, Oct 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM 12th Annual San Diego Italian Film Festival
Calendar

< Sunday, July 1, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Avenue Q
Until September 30, 2018

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

Exhibitions and Art

Here & There
Until Sunday,December 30

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Emotions and Landscapes
Until August 11, 2018

Epic Tales from Ancient India
Until September 3, 2018

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Europe: Secrets of the Old Masters
Ongoing until July 20

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
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
All Day San Diego International Fringe Festival The San Diego International Fringe Festival is designed to help provide a platform for artists while also helping the community as a whole—boosting arts and culture within the gorgeous City of San Diego.

During the festival, artists from across the United States—and from around the world—participate alongside homegrown talent in art forms spanning from theater, busking/street performance, cabaret, comedy, circus, dance, film, poetry, spoken word, puppetry, music, visual art, and design—and it is open to any other type of art-y-ness not listed.

Key to the operation of the San Diego International Fringe Festival is its role to support, encourage and facilitate producers, artists, presenters, venues and businesses. The festival works to ensure that artists and all participants involved have the best possible experience.

For independent artists, the San Diego International Fringe Festival is an inspirational environment to showcase their work.

Admission/Cost: $10 per show + $7 for a Fringe Tag, Required (Tags NOT required for our venues in Tijuana Mexico, or at Family Fringe, Nations of San Diego, Street Theatre, or FREE programming). Multi-show passes available.

Locations:
The Fringe Festival takes place in multiple venues in San Diego. See festival website for more information.

Dates and times:
From June 21 to July 1, 2018
Performance times vary.

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
9:00 AM Chinese Tai Chi in the Garden Learn and practice tai chi at SDCHM's Chuang Garden with instructor Herman Li. Originating in ancient China, tai chi is one of the most effective exercises for health of mind and body. Enjoy a tai chi session located in SDCHM's garden filled with Chinese plants, koi fish and ancient stone sculptures.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Every Saturday - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Please RSVP to info@sdchm.org or (619) 338-9888

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit:
www.sdchm.org
10:00 AM Arts Of South And Southeast Asia The San Diego Museum of Art presents Arts of South and Southeast Asia.

Pieces in the exhibit range in date from the first to the nineteenth century AD. The earliest works are mostly religious, relating to the ritual practices of Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism. Although each religion has a distinct set of gods and divinities, all three based the iconography of these figures on the human form.

During a series of invasions and migrations in the eleventh century, people from Central Asia moved into Pakistan and northern India. They brought India a new literary language, Persian, and Islam. By the end of the fifteenth century, European traders and missionaries began arriving by sea. They, in addition to goods, also brought oil paintings and engravings. These cultural influences thrived alongside traditions stemming from the region's native languages, literatures, and religions, which continue to flourish.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $15

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92102
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until January 31, 2019
Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mondays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - Closed
Thursdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM



For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931 or visit: www.sdmart.org
2:00 PM House of USA Lawn Program The yearly lawn program is always held on the Independence Day, July 4th, or the next closest date to that Holiday.

The entertainment for this event is a Banjo Band and a Memory Lane Combo Band. The members join in for some country line dancing, singing of patriotic songs and reading of poetry. A costumed Uncle Sam amuses the audience.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations
International Cottages
Balboa Park
2191 Pan American Rd
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, July 1 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Sense and Sensibility In Jane Austen's first published novel, the Dashwood sisters find that love is an unpredictable struggle against the most important social values: family, honor and wealth. With their father's untimely death, family fortunes take a turn and they are forced to leave their home. After a few chance meetings, Elinor falls for the intelligent and reserved Edward Ferrars, while Marianne dotes upon the dashing John Willoughby. Through Elinor's sense and Marianne's sensibility, the delicate balance of propriety and passion is explored in Austen's sprightly tale. Enjoy this production of Sense and Sensibility performed with a full high tea using an "in the round" theater experience at Tea Lane tea house in Fallbrook.

Admission/Cost: $59.00

Location:
Tea Lane
118 N Main Ave
Fallbrook, CA 92028
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Dates and times:
Sunday, July 1 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.goldstar.com
3:00 PM Independence Festival at the Border San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the 5th Annual Independence Day at the Border Festival—a music event celebrating the United States' independence featuring a comprehensive range of music, dance, live performances in English and Spanish genres.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cesar Chavez Community Center and Larsen Field
455 Sycamore Road
San Diego, CA 92173
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Sunday, July 1 - 3:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 410-2230
3:00 PM Buena Vista Sundays Join Cafe Sevilla every Sunday evening for live Cuban music by Son Antillano lead by Charlie Chavez.

Son Antillano is best known for its Antillano Cuban music style featuring traditional Cuban instruments like the tres guitar, baby bass, congas and flue. Get ready to enjoy a variety of musical genres including Charanga, Danzon, ChaChaCha, Mambo and Boleros!

There will also be a Cuban menu.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cafe Sevilla
353 5th Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from now until April 26, 2020
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 233-5979 or visit: www.cafesevilla.com
6:00 PM Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class Learn Middle-Eastern drumming with Frank Lazzaro and tribal belly dance to live drumming with Sabrina Fox of Bellydance Superstars.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
WorldBeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Boulevard,
San Diego, 92101
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Ongoing July 30 to December 17 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit:
www.worldbeatcenter.org
6:30 PM Stage: The King and I It is based on Margaret Landon's novel, Anna and the King of Siam (1944), which is in turn derived from the memoirs of Anna Leonowens, governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the early 1860s. The musical's plot relates the experiences of Anna, a British schoolteacher hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the piece, as well as by a love to which neither can admit.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $45 - $95

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, June 26 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, June 28 - 7:30 PM
Friday, June 29 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 30 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 1 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
7:00 PM Stage: Monty Python's Spamalot Cygnet Theatre opens its 16th season with Eric Idle and John Du Prez's musical "lovingly ripped off from the classic comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail." On their sacred quest, King Arthur and his knights must face flying cows, killer rabbits, and a taunting Frenchman. Sean Murray directs.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $60

Location:
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, June 30 until Sunday, August 12, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 3:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.cynettheatre.com
8:00 PM Music: The Young Dubliners The Young Dubliners is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1988. Their style of music has come to be called Celtic Rock for their fusion of Irish traditional instruments and music with modern rock.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $35

Location:
Belly up Tavern
143 S. Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Sunday, July 1 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit: www.bellyup.com
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