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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

< Saturday, July 15, 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
8:00 AM Bocce World Championship XXXVII Enjoy a day filled with food, sun, and championship beach bocce ball action while raising money for Boys & Girls Clubs of Carlsbad and Friends of the Powerhouse. Parking is available at the Del Mar Racetrack (enter through the Solana Gate off Via de la Valle), and shuttles are provided to the beach. This event is 21+, but all spectators of all ages are welcome.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Del Mar North Beach
3200 Camino del Mar
Del Mar, 92104
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Saturday, July 15 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 444-4893 or visit: www.beachbocce.com
10:00 AM Talk: Travel Writing Many people think they want to be a travel writer, but what they really want is to get paid to drink margaritas on the beach all day. Join full-time travel writer Ray Bartlett for a fun look at the realities behind the myths. If you've thought seriously about being a travel writer, or wondered how to start, this is the class for you.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $36

Location:
Liberty Station
2730 Historic Decatur Road
Barracks 16 #202
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, July 15 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 696-0363 or visit: www.sandiegowriters.org
11:00 AM Talk: Introducing the Hakka Explore intriguing aspects of Chinese history, culture, and art with SDCHM's monthly lecture series presented by Kathleen Dang. Hakkas, 客家, a significant Chinese population with a name that literally means "guest families" is noted as the most diasporic out of the many Chinese populations. The people who are Hakka are connected by a distinct language and a unique cultural history and not by being from a specific region in China. Today, Hakka people find an instant affinity with other Hakka, regardless of where they are from and where they are now living. The language, cultural customs, and extreme attention to ancestry will be explored.

Admission/Cost: Free - $5

Location:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, July 15 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.sdchm.org
11:00 AM San Diego Pride Music Festival The San Diego Pride Music Festival celebrates diversity with two days and four stages with over 100 entertainers and thousands of your Pride supporting friends of all ages. General admission: $20 weekend pass (pre-event); $25 weekend pass (day of or at the festival gates). A number of world music artists will be performing at this year's festival.

Note: The Pride Parade takes place on Saturday starting at 11:00 AM at the corner of Normal St. and University Ave.

Festival Schedule

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Marston Point (Balboa Park)
6th Ave & Laurel St
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Note: these times are for the entire festival not just the music.

Saturday, July 15 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 16 - 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
1:30 PM Film: Cuba's Secret Side Prior to renewed U.S.-Cuban relations, adventure filmmaker Karin Muller hitchhiked for three months, around Cuba - living with fishermen and farmers, a Santeria priestess and country doctors.

She filmed undercover on a tourist visa and Swiss passport and was arrested over a dozen times. In the end she gets beyond the propaganda and rhetoric to capture the true soul of Cuba.

The series features a pre-show introduction and post-show discussion with the film's director, Karin Muller.

This screening will be in the Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Ln.
Carlsbad , CA 92011
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Saturday, July 15 - 1:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2049 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
4:00 PM Stage: The Ballad of Emmett Till The now legendary story of Emmett Till is believed by many to be the spark that ignited the modern civil rights movement and remains one of the most pivotal incidents in a monumental era. Till was a 14-year-old Chicago resident who was brutally tortured and murdered for allegedly flirting with a white women while visiting family in Money, Mississippi. This provocative piece of theater — part history, part ghost story — is a jazz integration of past and present, the living and dead, of factual accounts and creative interpolation. Author Ifa Bayeza captures the powerful truths at the heart of this gripping and tragic story, aiming for a soaring work of moving music, potent poetry and rich theatricality.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35

Location:
Ion Theatre Company BLKBOX Theatre
3704 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Saturday, July 22 - 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 4:00 PM & 8:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 600-5020 or visit: www.iontheatre.com
7:00 PM Music: Ledward Kaapana A master of the slack key guitar, Led Kaapana has been one of Hawai'i's most influential musicians for four decades. His mastery of stringed instruments, exceptional picking style on slack key guitar and 'ukulele, and extraordinary baritone to leo ki`eki`e (falsetto) vocal range, have made him a musical legend.

With easy-going style and kolohe (rascal) charm, he has built a loyal corps of "Led Heads" from Brussels to his birthplace on the Big Island of Hawai'i. In 2011, he was honored with an NEA National Heritage Fellowship for his artistic excellence and his contributions to our nation's traditional arts heritage.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35

Location:
AMSDconcerts
2900 Highland Avenue (Sweetwater High School)
National City, 92105
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Saturday, July 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 201-0520 or visit: www.amsdconcerts.com
7:00 PM Music: Pasos y Palmas Danzarts presents "Pasos Y Palmas" with special guest artists Sin Fronteras Ballet Folklorico from Houston, Texas (Artistic Directors: Xavier Tamez & Asahel Vazquez). Please join us as we take you on a journey through Spain & Mexico via music and dance.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Coronado Performing Arts Center
650 D Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118
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Saturday, July 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 522-8907 or visit: www.danzarts.org
7:30 PM Film: What a Beautiful Day Southerner Checco dreams of entering the military police, and, although he has failed the entrance exam three times, his connections get him a security job at Milan's cathedral. However his bumbling incompetence appears to make him the ultimate patsy for a team of terrorists—but they are in for a surprise.

Age Limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Amici Park Ampitheater
1660 Union St
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, July 15 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.littleitalysd.com
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