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Friday, Jul 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Spirit of the Barrio: Juan Felipe Herrera
12:00 PM Mortadella Day
1:00 PM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
5:00 PM Chicano-Con
5:00 PM Music: Feufollet
6:00 PM Salsa Under the Stars
7:00 PM Music: Puttin Down Roots
7:00 PM Dance: United We Move
7:00 PM Music: Tribal Seeds
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
7:30 PM Japanese Pop culture Party: Yokai Omatsuri
8:00 PM Music: Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
8:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
8:00 PM Bi-National Mambo Orchestra
8:00 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing
8:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
Saturday, Jul 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Chicano-Con
11:00 AM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
12:00 PM Obon Festival
12:00 PM Mortadella Day
1:30 PM Documentary: Never Give Up, Minoru Yasui And The Fight For Justice
2:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
4:00 PM Stage: The Ballad of Emmett Till
5:00 PM Guided European Wine Tasting
6:30 PM Music: Aegis
7:00 PM Book Signing: Missing you, Metropolis
7:00 PM Dance: United We Move
7:30 PM Film: Bread and Tulips
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story
8:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
8:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
Sunday, Jul 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Obon Festival
12:00 PM Mortadella Day
2:00 PM House of Colombia Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
2:00 PM Stage: West Side Story
2:00 PM Book Signing: Private Universe
2:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
3:00 PM Chicano-Con
4:00 PM Athenaeum Summer Festival With Gustavo Romero
7:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
Monday, Jul 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Tijuana Day Trip
7:30 PM Stage: Yugupurush
Wednesday, Jul 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Cutie And The Boxer
Thursday, Jul 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
1:00 PM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
7:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
7:30 PM New Orleans Jazz With Dr. John
8:00 PM Music: Enjambre
Friday, Jul 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
1:00 PM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
5:30 PM Native American Gathering Night
6:00 PM Bollywood Dance Night
6:30 PM Film: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Veracruz Blues
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story
8:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
Saturday, Jul 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
1:00 PM Music: Israel Maldonado
2:00 PM Stage: Brooklyn The Musical
2:00 PM Music: Ukrainian music in the context of Roman Tradition
2:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
5:00 PM Music: Vaud & the Villains
7:30 PM Film: Sicilly Jazz
7:30 PM Stage: West Side Story
Sunday, Jul 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM House of Peru Lawn Program
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
2:00 PM Stage: At this Evening's Performance
Monday, Jul 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
7:30 PM Music: Rodrigo and Gabriela
Tuesday, Aug 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Aug 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Aug 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
1:00 PM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo
8:00 PM Stage: Evita
Calendar

< Friday, August 4, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

King Richard II
Until July 15, 2018

Much Ado About Nothing
Until August 12, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

American and European Folk Art
Until August 20, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 2017

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016
Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Remembering African Americans In The Civil War
Ongoing until July 4, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

Cultural Tours and Excursions

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

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

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

San Diego County Fair
Until July 4, 2017

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
Ongoing, Wednesdays and Thursdays until August 17

10:00 AM Obon Festival Join us this summer as the Japanese Friendship Garden and Buddhist Temple of San Diego host the annual Obon Festival! We are proud to continue the tradition of celebrating the circle of life together, as done each summer in Japan for generations, and welcome everyone to join our celebration!

For two days, you will be able enjoy a variety of merchants, engage in family friendly activities, treat yourselves to Japanese festival foods, a beer garden, a tea & dessert garden, and experience cultural performances throughout each day!

Admission/Cost: $8 - $14

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Rd. E
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, August 4 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, August 5 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
11:00 AM We Are Here/Estamos Aqui Join us to celebrate the opening of "We Are Here/Estamos Aquí." Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing photographic images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border.

The selection of artwork in the exhibition shares individual experiences, explores the impact of crossing, and investigates the ways the cultures of Mexico and the U.S. are shaped by their proximity to one another.

Artists include Stefan Falke, Ingrid Hernandez, Tom Kiefer, Pieter Wisse and Borderclick, a group of young artists connected through San Diego nonprofit, The AjA Project.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
SDSU Downtown Gallery
725 W. Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 27 through Sunday, October 29 (Closed Tuesday and Wednesday) - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 501-6370 or visit: www.art.sdsu.edu
12:00 PM Pride of Polynesia's Annual Luau Enjoy a Polynesian style luncheon at noon and at 12:30 PM. Pride of Polynesia dance troupe will take us on a journey presenting dances from the islands of the Pacific. This group is the dance group that provides the entertainment at the Catamaran Hotel's Luaus in the summer. Wear your muumuus and Hawaiian shirts.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
College Avenue Center
6299 Capri Dr
San Diego, CA 92120
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Friday, August 4 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 583-3000 or visit: www.prideofpolynesia.com
1:00 PM Exhibition: Jorge Pardo Lux Art Institute is proud to announce critically acclaimed Cuban artist Jorge Pardo as its final artist-in-residence of Season 10. See first rate art in San Diego-be part of the Lux Experience.

Jorge Pardo's visually alluring work examines the crossing of contemporary painting, design, sculpture and architecture. Using a broad palette of exuberant colors, multifarious patterns and a mix of organic and industrial materials, Pardo's works range from murals to home furnishings to collages to larger-than-life fabrications.

Nestled in the northern Yucatán jungle, Pardo combined Mayan culture and modern design, where a sprawling series of buildings, structures, pools and gardens subsumed his life for over six years. Constantly challenging defined aesthetic disciplines and ambits, Pardo engages viewers throughout the world with works consistently questioning distinctions between fine art and design.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Lux Art Institute
1550 South El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Thursday, July 20 through Saturday, August 5 - 1 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-6611 or visit: www.luxartinstitute.org
8:00 PM Music: Giasone Francesco Cavalli composed Giasone for the 1649 Venetian carnival season. Loosely based on Greek mythological themes, it's a witty, exciting comedy focusing on the traps of power, love, and attraction. Stage directed by David Radamés Toro and conducted by Nicholas Kraemer. Come early for food trucks at 6:30 PM, and a pre-show talk at 7:15 PM.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $45

Location:
Palisades Main Hall
6301 Birchwood Street
San Diego, CA 92120
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 4 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 6 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 888-2231 or visit: www.operaneo.com
8:00 PM Stage: Evita Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. The story follows Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventual death.

Admission/Cost: $44 - $72

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 27
(See website for all the dates and times)

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
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