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Monday, Jun 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Imitation of Life
7:00 PM Juneteenth Celebration: Crumbs from the Table of Joy
7:00 PM Film: Imitation of Life
Tuesday, Jun 18
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: The Favourite
7:00 PM Book Signing: B.A. Shapiro
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM 11th Annual Taste of Little Italy
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM LGBTQ Migrant Shelter Fundraiser
7:30 PM Film: Amori Che Non Sanno Stare al Mondo
8:00 PM Music: Banda Machos
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Kamishibai Japanese Storytelling
7:00 PM Scottish Highland Games: Storytelling Sea Spells
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
8:00 PM Jenny & the Mexicats and Bang Data
8:00 PM Film: Victoria
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
Saturday, Jun 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
7:30 PM Film: Like a Cat on a Highway
8:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
8:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
Sunday, Jun 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM House of Sweden Midsummer Celebration
9:00 AM 46th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
10:30 AM Film: Queen of Niendorf
2:00 PM Stage: The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare -Abridged
2:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
3:00 PM Stage: John Ferguson
7:00 PM Music: Yale Strom & Hot Pastrami
7:00 PM Music: Santana and the Doobie Brothers
7:00 PM Stage: A Walk in the Woods
7:30 PM Music: Grupo Intocable
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Monday, Jun 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Wednesday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Thursday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
Friday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
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
2:00 PM Stage: Move Over, Mrs. Markham
8:00 PM Stage: As You Like It
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< Saturday, June 8, 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

Pride and Prejudice
Until June 16, 2019

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Until June 16, 2019

Gods of Comedy
Until June 16, 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

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 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
11:00 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
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program The House of Denmark will host their Lawn Program. You will be able to enjoy Hans Christian Andersen story telling, people in Viking costumes, live music and Danish Food.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, June 8 - 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-0739 or visit: www.sdhpr.org
1:00 PM Film: Julia Blue Julia, a determined young photo-journalism student in war-torn Ukraine finds the plans for her future are challenged when she falls in love with a wounded soldier. Starring Polina Snisarenko and Dima Yaroshenko. In Ukrainian and Russian with English subtitles.

Written and directed by Roxy Toporowych, and filmed entirely in Ukraine. There will be a "Q&A" after the film, followed by a "Meet & Greet" and photo opportunities with the filmmakers. Seating is limited - please come early!

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Chula Vista Civic Center Library
365 F Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Saturday, June 8 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.houseofukraine.org
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
2:00 PM Ballet: Swan Lake Ballet Arte presents Swan Lake, a timeless love story that mixes magic, tragedy, and romance into four acts. It features Prince Siegfried and a lovely swan princess named Odette. Under the spell of a sorcerer, Odette spends her days as a swan swimming on a lake of tears and her nights in her beautiful human form.

The couple quickly falls in love. As in most fairy tales, things are not that easy and the sorcerer has more tricks to play. That brings Odile, his daughter, into the picture. Confusion, forgiveness, and a happy ending with Siegfried and Odette together forever round off the ballet.

The show is performed the students and guest performers of the North County-based ballet school.

Admission/Cost:$28 - $35

Location:
Garfield Theater
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 8 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 6:00 PM
2:00 PM Race Amity Day Dialogue Join with Mayor Racquel Vasquez, as she proclaims Race Amity Day in Lemon Grove. You will have an opportunity to view a documentary, which first aired on KPBS earlier this year: "An American Story: Race Amity and the Other Tradition," addresses racism through the lens of friendship and collaboration. Be a part of the dialogue addressing this vital issue facing America. The meeting is free and open to all.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lemon Grove Public Library
3001 School Lane
San Diego, CA 91945
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Saturday, June 8 - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM Ballet: Swan Lake Ballet Arte presents Swan Lake, a timeless love story that mixes magic, tragedy, and romance into four acts. It features Prince Siegfried and a lovely swan princess named Odette. Under the spell of a sorcerer, Odette spends her days as a swan swimming on a lake of tears and her nights in her beautiful human form.

The couple quickly falls in love. As in most fairy tales, things are not that easy and the sorcerer has more tricks to play. That brings Odile, his daughter, into the picture. Confusion, forgiveness, and a happy ending with Siegfried and Odette together forever round off the ballet.

The show is performed the students and guest performers of the North County-based ballet school.

Admission/Cost:$28 - $35

Location:
Garfield Theater
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, June 8 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 8 - 6:00 PM
7:00 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
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 8 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 9 - 4:00 PM
7:30 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
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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 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
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

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
9:30 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
MAP

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
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