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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
Friday, Jun 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Calendar

< Wednesday, February 14, 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
4:00 AM Global Forum - Olympics: Korea The Olympics symbolize a moment of global unification through sports, from the Roman era to Trump's era. What does it mean that North Korea and South Korea will be standing under one flag?

Will there be visible tension between the US and the Koreas due to President Trump?

Come unfold the interwoven politics that will be witnessed this week with us and the Director of the Korea-Pacific program, Professor Haggard (GPS)!
We will also be screening the opening ceremony after.

Admission/Cost: FREE Please RSVP

Location:
UC San Diego International House
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Wednesday, February 14 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
3:00 PM VinDiego Wine & Food Festival This year we have the honor to participate to VinDiego, our city's biggest wine event, with over 70 top tier wineries and 25 of San Diego's very best Chefs coming together to create San Diego's premier wine and food celebration. This event is a true wine connoisseur's delight, and it gathers thousands of people celebrating a shared passion for great wine and mouth-watering gourmet food. On April 14th, VinDiego will be hosting its festival that will encourage select guests to taste wines, talk to winemakers and enjoy a wonderful party.

We were selected as VinDiego's partners, and we will be hosting a silent auction to help us raise funds for our programs and to allow us to expand our offerings to our audience and community.

We invite you to participate in VinDiego by donating items, products or services or both to the silent auction. Your donation is tax-deductible, and your name will be displayed on all our marketing materials for the event: on our website and social media promotion, along with exposure to VinDiego's guests.

Admission/Cost: $85 - $105

Location:
NTC Liberty Station
2640 Historic Decatur Road,
San Diego, CA 92106
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Saturday, April 14 - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
6:00 PM Film: A Small Act An act of kindness by a Swedish benefactor transforms Chris Mburu's education, leading him to make a difference in the lives of others. This documentary follows the development of Mburu's scholarship program in Kenya, highlighting the rippling effect of a small act. Special features begin at 5:00 PM, followed by the film at 6:00 PM. Stay afterward for a post-show discussion of the film. February selections reflect themes represented in the works of author Daniel Pink, who has been selected as the feature author for the Carlsbad Reads Together 2018 program.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Wednesday, February 14 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
6:00 PM Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin Step into the magical world of the 100 Acre Wood in this glowing glimpse into innocence lost. Celebrated author A.A.Milne (Domhnall Gleason), his wife (Margot Robbie) and their son are swept up in the international fame and fortune of his timeless creation. (2017. 107 minutes. PG—though not suitable for children, as it contains several scenes depicting war flashbacks.) Sponsored by the Friends of the Chula Vista Library. This program is made possible in part by a grant through the City of Chula Vista Performing and Visual Arts Grant.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Chula Vista Civic Center Library
365 F Street
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Wednesday, February 14 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Ramon Ayala & Lorenzo de Monte Carlo Ramón Ayala is a Mexican musician, composer and songwriter of Norteño and Conjunto music. Known as the "King of the Accordion." Additionally, Ayala has been featured in thirteen movies. A legend of Norteño music, Ayala is one of the most recognized and best-selling artists of this genre of Mexican music, breaking many sales records along the way.

Lorenzo de Monteclaro is a singer of Mexican Ranchera music. He has sung on more than 90 albums, acted in almost 50 films, and he continues to sing even after 5 decades.

Admission/Cost: $50 - $85

Location:
House of Blues
1055 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Wednesday, February 14 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 299-2583 or visit: www.houseofblues.com
7:00 PM Stage: Vietgone The San Diego Repertory Theatre stages Qui Nguyen's "love story like no other." At the end of the Vietnam War, Quang and Tong fall in love in a refugee camp in Arkansas, then take a life-changing trip across America. Jesca Prudencio directs the piece, performed with a mash-up of comic book aesthetics, martial arts, and hip-hop.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $65

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Ongoing from Wednesday, January 31 until Sunday, February 18 - 2018
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Los Caminantes Los Caminantes are a Mexican Grupera band hailing from San Francisco del Rincón, Guanajuato, led by singer-songwriter Agustín Ramírez. Originally known as Los Caminantes Aztecas, the group was formed by brothers Agustín, Brígido, Horacio and Martín Ramírez in the mid-1970s. The band released their debut album "Supe Perder" in 1983 on Luna Records. Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $29 - $39

Location:
Sycuan Live & Up Close Theatre
5469 Casino Way
El Cajon, CA 92019
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Wednesday, February 14 - 8:00 PM
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