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Because we believe the arts are and should be a central part of community life, the Globe offers free cultural events on its plaza. We call these programs AXIS. All AXIS events will be held on the Copley Plaza at The Old Globe from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. 

Upcoming AXIS Events

Leap Day Celebration: A Dance-Off!Saturday, February 29

Mahmoonie: A Celebration of Persian Culture | Saturday, March 21
Inspired by our mainstage production Faceless, this event will share music, food, and dance from the Iranian community.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Shakespeare! | Saturday, April 18

Kelzmer Band Performance | Saturday, May 30 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Pre-show AXIS event for What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank

Globe PrideSaturday, July 11

Mexican Independence Day CelebrationSaturday, September 12

Fifth Annual Day of the Dead CelebrationSunday, November 1

Sensory-Friendly AXIS Event | December, date and time TBD

Thousands of San Diegans enjoyed our free AXIS events at the Globe this 2019! This year’s performing art series showcased music, dance, original plays in both English and Spanish from the community, workshops, and performances. Plus our traditional sonnet reading to celebrate the birthday of our resident playwright, William Shakespeare, and our annual sensory-friendly AXIS event with music and workshops.

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