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Sunday, Aug 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Lucha Libre Expo
2:00 PM House of Hungary Lawn Program
2:00 PM Taki Latin Day Party
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
4:00 PM India Independence Day Celebration
4:00 PM Stage: Songs for a New World
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Music: Julian Marley
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Monday, Aug 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 20
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: Oh Lucy!
6:30 PM Open Reading: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, Aug 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, Aug 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
7:30 PM Book Signing: Téa Obreht
8:00 PM Movie: Black Orpheus
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Friday, Aug 23
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Books Signing: Christy Hale
2:00 PM Book Signing: Huda Al-Marashi
8:00 PM Movie: Finsterworld
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
9:00 PM Music: Metalachi
Saturday, Aug 24
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Movie: The Dresser
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
4:00 PM Nordic Potluck at the International Cottages
8:00 PM Movie: About Time
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Sunday, Aug 25
All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
8:00 PM Movie: About Time
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Monday, Aug 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Aug 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Wednesday, Aug 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Pageant Of The Masters And Festival Of The Arts
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, Aug 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Friday, Aug 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Powwow
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Saturday, Aug 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM 49th Annual Barona Pow Wow
2:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Noel Coward's Private Lives
8:00 PM Stage: Romeo and Juliet
Calendar

< Tuesday, April 23, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Tale Of Despereaux
Until August 11, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

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

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays
12:00 PM Discussion: Demystifying Diversity Join us in a dialogue and Q&A about diversity in the workplace. We will be featuring several panelists from varied industries who will discuss their own experiences showcasing their diverse, intersectional identities in the hiring process and at work. Light refreshments will be provided

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Student Life Pavilion 418
5998 Alcala Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Tuesday, April 23 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
1:00 PM Film: Bye Bye Germany Told with gusto and droll humor, this jaunty caper focuses on a group of Jewish survivors trying to scam their way out of the rubble of post-war Frankfurt and emigrate to America.(In German with English subtitles). Discussion after the film with instructor Ralph DeLauro at the San Diego Oasis Lifelong Learning Center, Suite #325, in Grossmont Center.

Admission/Cost: $8

Location:
Grossmont Center
5500 Grossmont Center Drive,
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Tuesday, April 23 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 465-2900 or visit: www.grossmontcenter.com
3:00 PM Film: Diplomacy A brisk, intelligent adaptation of the World War II play of the same name, Volker Schlondorff's "Diplomacy" features magnificent performances by two lions of French cinema, Niels Arestrup and Andre Dussollier, recreating the roles they originated on stage.

It is in the Parisian hotel on the Rue de Rivoli that Nordling tries to convince the Nazi commander not to carry out Hitler's orders to bomb Paris. Directed by Volker Schlöndorff.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Large Lecture (Little Theater) OC3601
MiraCosta College
1 Barnard Dr.
Oceanside, CA
MAP

Tuesday, April 23 - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM Film: Nureyev This striking documentary from BAFTA-nominated directors Jacqui Morris and David Morris traces the extraordinary life of Rudolf Nureyev, who transcended fame in the dance world to become a pop culture icon of his time. It charts his rise from humble beginnings, to his eventual defection to the West, an event that shocked the world. The film features never-before-seen footage and contextualizes not just the man, but also the times in which he lived, discussing the politically charged divide between Russia and the West and the critical role that Nureyev played as a cultural and global phenomenon. A quarter of a century after Nureyev's death, his story has never been more relevant: his defection to the West is symbolic as Russia and the West struggle once more to reconcile conflicting values. As the Russian government's attitude towards homosexuality is seen as medieval in its archaism, Nureyev's unapologetic openness about his sexuality over half a century ago can be seen for the act of trailblazing bravery it truly was. Having left a legacy in the dance world stemming from Mikhail Baryshnikov to the current era of Marcelo Gomes, Carlos Acosta and Sergei Polunin, it is telling that Nureyev is still widely considered the finest male ballet dancer ever to grace the stage.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Hillcrest Cinemas
3965 Fifth Ave # 200
San Diego, CA 9210
MAP

Tuesday, April 23 - 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Bomb, A Love Story Persian Cultural Center and Ka Farhangi Iranian proudly present the screening of Bomb, A Love Story. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Director and actor Payman Maadi. This film is in Persian language and has English subtitles.

Synopsis: It's 1988 and, at the height of the Iran-Iraq War, Tehran is bombed relentlessly. The days that pass are full of foreboding, and yet, love, affection, hope and life itself manage to sweep away the fear of death from those surrounded by it. Love may often be difficult to comprehend, but death is a horrible certitude. 'Bomb, A Love Story' shows how, even when faced with the darkness of death, love and hope will find a way.

Admission/Cost: Unknown

Location:
Reading Cinemas Town Square
4665 Clairemont Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
MAP

Tuesday, April 23 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Film: Formentera Lady Samuel, an aging hippie musician living in Spain's Formentera Island, receives a surprise visit from his daughter and her son. She delivers unexpected news and leaves her son in the care of Samuel, leading to unexpected changes in his life.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11.00

Location:
Media Art Center's Digital Gym
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Tuesday, April 23 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.digitalgym.org
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