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Thursday, Feb 22
10:00 AM Seaworld Lunar New Year
12:00 PM Lecture: Corruption and Democracy in South Africa
1:00 PM Lecture: Stories of Conflict at Home and Abroad
3:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
4:00 PM Exhibit: The Chinese Heritage of Dr. Chien's Family
7:00 PM Music & Dance: Flamenco Night
7:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
7:30 PM Book Signing for Francisco Cantu's the Line Becomes a River
8:00 PM Music: Alsarah & the Nubatones
Friday, Feb 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Tijuana's Art & Architecture
11:00 AM First Annual Distinguished Lecture on U.S.-Mexico Relations
2:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
6:00 PM Lectures: North County Black History Month Celebration
6:00 PM Border Art: Opening Reception
6:30 PM Poetry & Art Series: Edwin Decker, Al Howard, Anna Zappoli Jenkins, Viet Mai & People's Choice
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Krenek, Britten & Rilke
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
Saturday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM The Seventh Annual Peace Forum
10:00 AM Don Quijote Read-a-thon
10:00 AM Kumeyaay Cosmology
10:00 AM Workshops: Indigenous Folk Art Dish Towel
10:00 AM San Diego Kuumba Fest
12:00 PM Karamu Community Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Othello
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
5:30 PM Tahitian Punch Tasting and Polynesian Dance
6:00 PM African Presence in Latin American Lecture by Dr. Runoko Rashidi
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Play Reading: Mina's Revolution
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:30 PM Music: Sacra Profana—Building Bridges Between Nations
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Jesse Cook
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
9:00 PM Dance: Afrobeat meets Bollywood
11:55 PM Film: Mind Game
Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game
12:00 PM World Foods Supermarket Chinese New Year Lion Dance
1:00 PM Art: Dongsheng Gao
1:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
2:00 PM International Cottage Sampler Program
2:00 PM Music: Jimmy & Enrique
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Music: Beat Quest
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall Live at The Belly Up
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM House of Erzulie Book Launch Party
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank
8:00 PM The Benedetti Trio: George Harrison Tribute
10:00 PM Mandarin House 2nd Annual Chinese New Year's Party & Fundraiser
Monday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:45 PM Lecture: Why Vietnam Still Matters
4:30 PM Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
6:00 PM Music: Javid & Naoko
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Shabbat San Diego Hamantaschen Bake
6:30 PM Film: Body/Bag and dancedance/ReVolution
Tuesday, Feb 27
4:30 PM Black History Month Film and Conversation Series
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:30 PM Lecture: Bioarchaeology of the Lower Rio Verde, Oaxaca, Mexico
Wednesday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film Forum: Spirit of the Beehive
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Chef Javier Plascencia
6:30 PM Discussion: Trekking off the Beaten Path to Machu Picchu
6:30 PM Music: Dornob
7:00 PM East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
7:00 PM Comickaze Presents Jen Wang & 'The Prince And The Dressmaker'
7:00 PM Film: Concert for George
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
4:00 PM The Continuous Clapback: The Legacy of Language
5:00 PM Guest Lecture: Hung Liu—Summoning Ghosts
6:00 PM Chef Gilberto Morales, Haute Kumeyaay Cuisine
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Book Signing: Call Me by Your Name
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
8:00 PM La Jolla Music Society Presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
1:00 PM Lecture: The Role of Hunting in Anthropogeny
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Saturday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
10:00 AM Art: Treasures from San Diego's University Libraries
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
7:00 PM Music: Dornob
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Golden Bough
Sunday, Mar 4
5:30 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
12:55 PM Dance: The Flames of Paris
2:00 PM Stage: Turandot
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
2:15 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
6:00 PM Music: Brasil Jazz Festa
7:00 PM Music: Raga, Roots & Re-Imaginings
7:00 PM Music: Velvet Caravan
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Monday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
Tuesday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Music: Descarga Cubana
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Wednesday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
Calendar

< Monday, June 26, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Cloud Techtonics
Until February 24, 2018

Cardboard Piano
Until February 25, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest
Until March 4, 2018

Uncle Vanya
Until March 11, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Age of the Baroque
Until February 13, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

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

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates As Perfect Strangers from all over the planet invade his house, AirBnB host James Carey describes how to deal with people sharing your bathroom, the extremely odd requests that they make, and the very strange things they leave behind. The one-person comedy "talks about the differences and the commonalities that bind us together as humans."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
The Geoffrey Off Broadway
923 1st Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, June 22 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Monday, June 26 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-9500
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Stage: Unanswered Questions From Mexico, 2016 Fringe Award-winning artists Contracuerpo Laboratorio Escenico present a work inspired by the myth of Sisyphus. "Punished by the gods for crimes against nature, he is forced to push a stone up a mountain. The stone rollsdownhill every morning, and he must push it back up once again. Where does he find the renewed impetus?"

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Sunday, June 23 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Friday, June 25 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monday, June 26 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
7:00 PM Stage: El Nogalar Amigos del Rep presents a staged reading of Tanya Saracho's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard. It's modern day Northern Mexico, "where class pressure and social turmoil threaten traditions, families, land, and lifestyle. When they return to their home, the Galvan family find the Mexico they once knew has been taken over by a drug war."

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Monday, June 26 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Stage: Lifegate From Italy. Giorgia Mazzucato, Italian actress, writer, and director, weaves together the stories of three characters, as they fight for love, success and eventually, cathartic emotions and life. The performance is in English.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 25 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 26 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith From Mexico: La Nave Teatro presents a drama in Spanish that raises questions about the life of a woman, "las contradicciones socioculturales que han tergiversado la naturaela humana. La soledad, la locura, lo magico, y la ilusion forma parte de su travesia."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Monday, June 26 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia A Stage of Our Own" theater collective presents a workshop production of a feminist/LGBT retelling of Shakespeare's drama by local playwright Hannah Miyamoto. "In an enchanted town during the Italian Renaissance, a beautiful countess meets a boy, falls in love, and asks him to marry her. However, her true love is really a girl."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Rosewood Five
1150 7th Avenue (Bsmt)
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, June 22 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday, June 23 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, June 26 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
8:15 PM Shakespeare Film Screenings At The Globe As a compliment to The Old Globe's summer stage productions, there will be free screenings of Shakespearean cinema throughout the summer.

The series is curated by Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, and some films will be introduced by KPBS film critic Beth Accomando. All screenings are free and general admission seating is first-come, first-served. Lineups begin an hour before each screening.

The schedule includes:

A Midsummer Night's Dream, June 26 at the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Film begins at 8:15:00 PM
Directed by Julie Taymor, this imaginative adaptation was filmed with a live audience during its 2014 New York run.

King Lear, July 17 in the Old Globe Theatre. Film begins at 7:00 PM
A 1971 version under the direction of Peter Brooks. It was filmed in a bleak and frozen Danish landscape and stars Paul Scofield as King Lear.

Looking for Richard, Aug. 7 in the Old Globe Theatre. Film begins at 7:00 PM
Inspired by Richard III, Al Pacino's documentary explores the play's history and meaning, gathering opinions from renowned scholars to random New Yorkers.

Romeo + Juliet, Aug. 28 at the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Film begins at 8:00 PM
This updated version was directed by Baz Luhrmann and stars Claire Danes as Juliet and Leonardo DiCaprio as Romeo.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Monday, June 26 - 8:15 PM
Monday, July 17 - 7:00 PM
Monday, August 7 - 7:00 PM
Monday, August 28 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 234-5623
9:00 PM - 10:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful "Female Al Pacino meets Golden Girl." Nataša flees the Austrian countryside to America "with naive dreams of Hollywood stardom but ends up stranded in the madness of Washington Heights."

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Rosewood Five Studios/Theatre
1150 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, June 26 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
9:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo Self-described as Spalding Gray meets Ferdinand Marcos, Emil Guillermo tells the little known story of American Filipinos through his own experience: the son of an immigrant from the 1920s who made it to NPR. Where it not for racism, he'd be 86 years old now! Or murdered like his cousin.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
San Diego Institute of the Arts
Horton Plaza, 324 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sunday, June 25 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Monday, June 26 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 10:30 PM to 11:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdfringe.org
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