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Monday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Talk: The Fluidity of Identities in Indigenous Communities
6:00 PM Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland
Tuesday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Masquerade Fat Tuesday Parade
6:00 PM Taste of Opera: Tragedy of Carmen
7:00 PM Stage: In White America
7:00 PM Socialism and the Russian Revolution: Part 2
7:30 PM Stage: Ajax
Wednesday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Japanese Movie: I Wish
7:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
7:30 PM Stage: Ajax
Thursday, Mar 2
12:00 PM Talk: Israel in the 21st Century: New Hopes, New Challenges
8:00 PM Stage: Camelot In Concert
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Friday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Masters of Hawaiian Music
8:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
Saturday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Workshop: Indian Miniature Painting
2:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
3:00 PM Salsa & Salsa Cooking Class
5:00 PM Art: Solo Show by Melody De Los Cobos
8:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Sunday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
2:00 PM Stage: Camelot In Concert
2:00 PM House of Chamorros Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
4:00 PM Dance: Chitravali – A Presentation by Rama Vaidyanathan
Monday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
Tuesday, Mar 7
7:00 PM Worldview Project International Book Club
Wednesday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Thursday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: Salif Keita
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Friday, Mar 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Saturday, Mar 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Sunday, Mar 12
2:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
7:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
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Date and time: March 20, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Location: German American Society of San Diego
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Date and Time: Saturday, April 8 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Balboa Park, Patio B
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The Center for World Music is a unique nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster awareness and understanding of the world's diverse performing arts and cultures through public performances and teaching. Its primary purpose is to draw public attention to the diversity of the world's performing arts traditions: Asian, African, European, Latin American, and American.

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Today San Diego's Little Italy is a bustling commercial, dining and entertainment district. But more than a half century ago, it was a largely residential area populated by Italian families, most of which were involved in San Diego's thriving tuna industry. Over the next few decades, Little Italy became a self-contained neighborhood with its own grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, a Catholic church, an elementary school, a drugstore, and a fire department. Then a half century ago the community was cut in half by the expansion of San Diego's freeway system, devastating a once thriving community. Read about Little Italy's rich past and about local efforts to preserve the neighborhood's unique ethnic character and identity.

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The Convoy Corridor, in Kearny Mesa, nestled in between the 805, 52 and 163 freeways, is home to more than 200 Asian-American owned businesses. Though known to many in San Diego as the place to go to fulfill cravings for authentic Korean and Chinese (and Japanese and Thai and Vietnamese . . .) food, this area includes a variety of cultural and entertainment offerings appealing and open to all.

by Sarah Lee Cover
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A stone's throw from the Gaslamp Quarter, on the corner of 3rd Avenue and J Street, lies the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. The museum offers San Diegans an artifactual, pictorial and interactive look into the history of San Diego's Chinese-American inhabitants. Admission is an affordable $2. The museum features numerous cultural, historical and artistic displays as well as regularly held educational programs for children and adults. For a small extra fee the museum also offers docent-lead tours of the permanent collection and featured exhibits as well as tours of the remnants of San Diego's former Chinatown.

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Kourosh Taghavi, instrumentalist, vocalist and Persian classical musician boasts a passionate approach to music that has impacted audiences around the world. His collaborative projects with master musicians and local cultural organizations work to fulfill his lifelong dream to promote Persian classical music. More recently, his ongoing efforts with the Center for World Music bring the setar and Iranian culture to San Diego school districts through hands-on instruction in Persian classical music.


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Home to 48 million people, South Korea takes great pride in its traditions and history. A great example is its delightful food culture that, despite having influenced by other cultures over time, has remained unique among the world's cuisines.

By Julie Park

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Room to Read started with book donations to a rural community in Nepal. Founded by ex-Microsoft executive John Wood, they are now a global organization dedicated to promoting and enabling education through programs focused on literacy and gender equality in education. They achieve this goal by establishing school libraries, building schools, publishing local language children's books, training teachers on literacy education and supporting girls to complete secondary school with the life skills neccessary to succeed in school and beyond.

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