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


* 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


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 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
7:00 PM Stage: Kraft Wish you could see a live theatrical performance in Yiddish, but unable to make it to Broadway for Fiddler on the Roof (or back in time to a plethora of plays)? Well, now you can " right here in San Diego county!

The Yiddish Arts and Academics Association of North America (YAAANA) would like to invite you to attend the world premiere of the Yiddish play “Kraft” (“Power”) by Leah Hoffman during the San Diego International Fringe Festival. English supertitles will be provided.

Admission/Cost: $10

New Village Arts Theater
2787 State St
Carlsbad, CA

Dates and times:
Thursday, June 6 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday, June 11 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, June 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, June 16 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, June 16 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:30 PM Book Signing: Melanie Benjamin Warwick's will host Melanie Benjamin as she discusses and signs her new book, Mistress of the Ritz. Benjamin is the New York Times bestselling author of The Aviator’s Wife and The Girls in the Picture.

This event is free and open to the public. Reserved Seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event.

Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed.

Admission/Cost: FREE

7812 Girard Ave.
La Jolla, CA

Thursday, June 6 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347
7:30 PM Jewish Arts Festival: In Every Generation One family. One holiday. Four millennia. The Levi-Katz family celebrates Passover again and again and again while times, locations and languages change. Over matzah ball soup and (vegan) brisket, the family contends with questions of race, religion and inter-generational trauma. The present echoes both the past and future as the family reenacts the famous exodus traditions asking, "Why is this night different?" and "Will we ever be free?" Named one of the top Jewish plays in 2019.

Admission/Cost: $18

Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza,
San Diego, CA 92101

Thursday, June 6 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Music: Chuy Lizárraga Chuy Lizárraga is a banda singer from Sinaloa, Mexico, who made his solo album debut in 2005 and scored his first international smash hit a half-decade later with "La Peinada (La Peinadita)." Born on November 9, 1976, in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico, he began his career in a series of banda groups, including Banda Aramburos, La Original Banda El Limón de Salvador Lizárraga, and Banda San José de Mesillas, all three of which released albums featuring him as a vocalist.

A San Diego County Fair Concert

Admission/Cost: FREE (with Fair admission)

Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard
Del Mar, CA 92014

Thursday, June 6 - 8:00 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

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

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 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

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: 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

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
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