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Tuesday, Jul 16
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
10:00 AM Museum of Art Library Used Book Sale
12:00 PM Talk: Archaeology & the Bible
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jul 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Comic-Con Preview Night
7:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Best Of Enemies
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jul 18
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:30 PM Film: Made in Italy
8:00 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Friday, Jul 19
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM San Diego Opera: The Golden Age of Spain
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Saturday, Jul 20
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
6:00 PM Overseas Filipino American Artist Showcase
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Film: The Man Who Bought The Moon
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Sunday, Jul 21
All Day Comic-Con International
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM San Diego Reggae Vegan Fest
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
6:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
7:00 PM Music: Allison Adams Tucker & Danny Green
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Book Signing: Tory Bilski
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Tuesday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Yoichi Nakama Art Exhibit Opening and Workshop
4:00 PM Talk: Roberto Martínez
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM Music Tribute to Mongo Santamaría & Jack Costanzo
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Friday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Book Signing: Jean Guerrero - Crux
5:00 PM The Golden Age of Spain Concert, Film and Art
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM Music: Bulevar Descaega
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Film: Volver
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Saturday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Oral History Workshop: Jiātíng Gůshě
12:00 PM Vista Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
5:30 PM Stage: Comedy of Errors
7:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
8:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
Sunday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM House of Peru Lawn Program
12:00 PM Vista Japanese Obon Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Sweeney Todd
3:00 PM Stage: Avenue Q
7:00 PM Music: Led Kaapana
Monday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Saturday, May 11, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

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

Exhibitions and Art

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 31st Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow The San Diego American Indian Health Center's (SDAIHC) Annual Balboa Park Pow Wow will take place on the southwest corner of Park Boulevard and Presidents Way. This year is SDAIHC's 40th Anniversary, which shares a story of strength and resilience within the local Native American population that will also be recognized at the 2019 Balboa Park Pow Wow.

The Pow Wow is a traditional and cultural event that showcases the heritage of American Indians. For more than 30 years, the American Indian community throughout the San Diego area has celebrated their traditions by gathering at the Balboa Park Pow Wow. The cultural event features traditional drum groups and inter-Tribal dancing. Participants of all ages will be present from various American Indian Tribes, bands and communities proudly wearing beautiful regalia. In recognition that we are all guests of San Diego's "first people," Kumeyaay singers will open the event both days with their traditional Birds Songs. Gourd Dancing will follow and then the Grand Entry, which opens a day of Inter-Tribal Dancing. Vendors will be selling handmade jewelry, pottery, basketry, clothing and a variety of other crafts and goods. Food vendors will also be selling a variety of delectable items, including fry bread and Indian tacos.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park Activity Center
2145 Park Boulevard
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, May 11 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-2158 or visit: www.sdaihc.org
10:30 AM Gator by the Bay Festival Presented by the nonprofit Bon Temps Social Club of San Diego, the four-day, family-friendly cultural celebration will feature more than 100 live musical acts and special performances on seven stages, plus dance floors filled with happy dancers. Authentic Cajun, Creole and Southern cuisine is another highlight of the festival— including 10,000 pounds of live crawfish trucked in fresh from Opelousas, Louisiana, grilled oysters, gumbo, jambalaya, crawfish etouffee, red beans and rice, crab cakes, alligator, frog legs, fried okra, lobster mac & cheese, po'boys and beignets. Special family fun activities include costumed Mardi Gras parades, outrageous hat-making with the Rad Hatter and colorful face painting.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $45

Location:
Spanish Landing Park
4077 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, May 9 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, May 10 - 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 11 - 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 12 - 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM
11:00 AM North Park Festival Of Arts North Park Main Street announces this year's San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU) Festival of Arts in North Park, a free festival that celebrates artistic talent, from unconventional street art to live musical talent.

The festival will be held on Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM, offering a whole day of entertaining experiences that are free and highlight the local talents of North Park.

For those looking for adult libations, cocktails and craft beer will be featured in the festival's Craft Beer Block. Entry is free for those 21 and over. Attendees are invited to enjoy full 12 ounce pours of their favorite beer for purchase or enjoy a little bit of everything and buy a wrist band to sample and sip from the region's best brewers. All of this is in one place, plus free entertainment and the ever-popular Craft Beer Karaoke. The new Craft Beer Block is a sure crowd pleaser!

There is something for everyone, including fun for the kids. New this year, Artelexia is hosting the "Make & Create" area that will provide the opportunity to participate in interactive activities designed to stimulate, inspire imaginations and create masterpieces. Local dance troupes will perform throughout the day; face painters, crafters and family-friendly snacks will be available.

Admission/Cost: Free - $27

Location:
North Park
2920-2928 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Saturday, May 11 - 11:00 AM
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Turkey The mission of House of Turkey is to promote the universal awareness of the diversity and richness of the Turkish culture, country and people. Through cultural activities and social events, we will work to promote better understanding of the Turkish way of life, its democratic policies and peaceful choice on global decisions.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Hall of Nations
2191 W Pan American Rd.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, May 11 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:00 PM Stage: Spring Awakening Set in late 19th-century Germany, this musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality and the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 19
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Gods of Comedy Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that's sure to turn them into academic superstars. But when something goes disastrously wrong, Daphne cries out in a panic, "Save me, gods of ancient Greece!" ...and the gods appear. College will never be the same as deities encounter college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption. Two-time Olivier Award-winning comic playwright Ken Ludwig, who delighted Globe audiences with Robin Hood! and Baskerville, brings us a knockabout world premiere with laughs that are simply divine!

Admission/Cost: $30 - $89

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, May 11 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM Music: Around the World The free Discovery Concert Series at the Rancho Bernardo Branch Library presents Around the World. The program features musicians from the City Heights Music School, Palomar/YPO Percussion Ensemble, and Mariachi Victoria de San Diego under the direction of Mario Eguia and Victoria Eicher. Performing on a variety of folk and classical instruments (including the guitarron, accordion, violin, and vihuela) musicians of all ages will guide the audience through an audible tour of musical genres! The Discovery series of concerts at the library serves to educate the public about various music forms and to expand the opportunity for local musicians to perform and provide insights to their music. There is no charge for this performance and all ages are welcome. The concert will be in the second floor community room at the library. Submitted by John Boaz Publicity coordinator, Discovery Concert Series

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Rancho Bernardo Library
17110 Bernardo Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
MAP

Saturday, May 11 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
6:30 PM Dance: Passport to Dance Encinitas Friends of the Arts Presents: Passport to Dance-One Evening, Five Countries Come celebrate Mothers Day with us as we celebrate Indonesia, Ireland, Spain, China, and America through dances from these countries, music, and visual art. In keeping with our mission to celebrate diversity through arts and culture, we believe this event will foster an appreciation and fresh awareness of these countries

Admission/Cost: $20 - $40

Location:
Encinitas Community and Senior Center
1140 Oakcrest Park Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, May 11 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.encinitasarts.org
8:00 PM Iranian & Jazz Music Night The Persian Cultural Center presents: Iranian & Jazz Music Night with Mark Dersser , Hafez Modirzadeh and the Sibarg Ensemble.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Dizzy's
1717 Morena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Saturday, May 11 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.pccsd.org
8:00 PM Stage: Spring Awakening Set in late 19th-century Germany, this musical tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality and the journey from adolescence to adulthood. Alternative rock is employed as part of the folk-infused rock score.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
From Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 19
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Gods of Comedy Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that's sure to turn them into academic superstars. But when something goes disastrously wrong, Daphne cries out in a panic, "Save me, gods of ancient Greece!" ...and the gods appear. College will never be the same as deities encounter college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption. Two-time Olivier Award-winning comic playwright Ken Ludwig, who delighted Globe audiences with Robin Hood! and Baskerville, brings us a knockabout world premiere with laughs that are simply divine!

Admission/Cost: $30 - $89

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, May 11 until Sunday, June 16, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
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