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Friday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Firefly Dreams
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Film: Hin Und Weg (Tour De Force)
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
1:00 PM Piñata Festival
2:00 PM Book Signing: Madeline Swidler Scott
2:00 PM Film: Satoyama
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music and Dance: Samahan
6:30 PM Stage: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera Tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
7:30 PM Film: Moana
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM German Film: Quatsch Und Die Nasenbärbande (Fiddlesticks)
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Monday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Chano Dominguez
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
6:10 PM Padres Italian Heritage Night
6:30 PM Panel Discussion: Cross-Border Legal Transactions for Artists
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Food: Tijuana Renaissance/Feast For the Heart
6:30 PM Lecture: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Beer & Sake Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Talk: AfroFuturism Dream Tank
10:00 AM UCSD Powwow
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
11:00 AM Noodle Competition with Mike Chen
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
2:30 PM Music: From Russia with Love
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Philippine Independence Day
6:00 PM Book Signing: Wherever You Go, They Are There
6:00 PM Music: Scripps Mariachi Festival
6:30 PM Film: Moulin Rouge
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Cultural Bazaar
11:00 AM House of England Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: African Sanctus
5:00 PM Music: Manohara Sangeetham
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
7:30 PM Music: Mexican Regional
Monday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Thursday, Jun 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Calendar

< Friday, February 9, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

Les Miserables
Until June 3, 2018

The Madres
Until June 10, 2018

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

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

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

All Day San Diego Jewish Film Festival The 28th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival runs February 8-18. The 11-day event is the largest Jewish cultural event in San Diego and draws over 17,000 attendees annually to more than 70 screenings. Features San Diego film premieres, international guest filmmakers, and juried and audience choice awards. Screenings will be shown at five locations. This year the festival will showcase a total of 58 films of the best contemporary Jewish-themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights and freedom of expression.

Admission/Cost: $12.25 - $15.25, Festival pass $275

Full Festival Schedule

Search for Individual Films (note: choose film and then the date):


Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Ongoing from February 8 to 18, 2018

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.sdcjc.org
5:00 PM Lunar New Year Tet Festival The Little Saigon San Diego Foundation is excited to announce the return of its flagship event. The Lunar New Year is an important Asian holiday that has been celebrated for thousands of years throughout the world—especially in Asia. 2018 marks the Year of the Dog, a modest and loyal animal that represents honesty, intelligence and reliability.

The San Diego Lunar New Year Festival attracts over 32,000 guests from across San Diego County and offers a fusion of Asian food stations, unique vendor booths, carnival rides, non-stop live entertainment (including lion dances, concerts and bands such as Heartbreaka GeeQ and Remj Michael Jackson) as well as a cultural village featuring artistic reconstructions of iconic sculptures, buildings and landscapes from across South East Asia.

Admission/Cost: $3 - $5

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 9 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, February 10 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, February 11 - 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 641-3100 or visit: www.lunarnewyearfestival.org
5:00 PM Art: Local Latin American Masters See six local artists create works in front of The San Diego Museum of Art, inspired by the exhibition "Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection." This is a live art event with music by Mariachis Estrellas de Chula Vista, and Air Nandez (Barrio Network).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92102
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Friday, February 9 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop Let the famous Gaslamp Quarter treat you to a weekend of SINdulgences. Enjoy free admission, hosted welcome libations, rollback drink prices, DJs, dancing and themed entertainment at the most notable nightclubs, live music venues, restaurants and bars along the famous Fifth Avenue!

Round up your krewe and get ready to paint downtown green, purple and gold! Combo tickets are available for Friday and Saturday celebrations!

Admission/Cost: $80 Each day.

Location:
Gaslamp Quarter
Fifth Avenue, between Broadway and Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 9 - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Saturday, February 10 - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
7:00 PM Music: Jan Jiracek von Arnim "An Evening in Vienna" features Jan Jiracek von Arnim as he shares anecdotes from his life performing as a concert pianist based in Vienna, Austria, and from his experience as the Artistic Director of the International Beethoven Piano Competition in that city. Be enchanted by a collection of short piano pieces that Jan chose for this special event, which he will perform for you on the incomparable ambassador of Viennese piano tradition: the Bösendorfer. This event is free, but seating is limited. Refreshments will be served following the event.

Admission/Cost: FREE Please RSVP

Location:
Greene Music Recital Hall
7480 Miramar Road, Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92126
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Friday, February 9 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 586-7000 or visit: www.greenemusic.com
7:00 PM Stage: A Raisin in the Sun UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance presents Lorraine Hansberry's American classic. Walter Younger and his family in Chicago feel confined by their home and by the social roles they've been assigned. When an insurance payout offers an opportunity to improve their lives, priorities come into question.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Mandell Weiss Center
UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
From Friday February 9 to Saturday February 17
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, February 10 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Shakira Over the course of her career, Colombian singer-songwriter and Grammy winner, Shakira, has sold over 60 million records worldwide and has won numerous awards, including two Grammys, eight Latin Grammys, several World Music Awards, American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards, to name a few. She is the only artist from South America to have a number-one song in the US, and has had four of the 20 top-selling hits of the last decade.

Admission/Cost: $50.50 - $170

Location:
Valley View Casino Center
3500 Sports Arena Blvd
San Diego, CA 92110
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Friday, February 9 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 224-4171 or visit: www.valleyviewcasinocenter.com
8:00 PM Film: I Am Cuba "I am Cuba" is a Soviet propaganda film that had been rediscovered and restored in the 1990s, with the support of Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola, due to the startling lyricism of its cinematography.

This film (Cuba, 1964. Not rated; recommended for mature audiences) is a part of the Latin American Film Series, a presentation of five films that bring to life characters, stories, issues and themes portrayed or evoked in "Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection."

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art Balboa Park
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, February 9 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-7931 or visit: www.sdmart.org
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano Diversionary Theatre stages the West Coast premiere of Hansol Jung's drama. Chris, daughter of an American missionary, falls in love with a local teenage girl in Northern Uganda. They meet in a church and exchange vows, but the civil war outside invades their fragile union. Jacole Kitchen directs.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $50

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, February 25 - 2018
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
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