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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

< Thursday, February 15, 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

3:30 PM Lecture: China Mongolia Relations and Taiwan Morris Rossabi, professor and historian of China and Central and Inner Asia at Columbia University, will discuss the present status of Sino-Mongol political, economic and cultural relations, and will seek to assess the future of Mongolia's contacts with China and Taiwan.

After a brief survey of Sino-Mongol relations from 1949 to the mid-1980s, this presentation focuses on China's involvement since the 1990 collapse of communism in its neighbor. Increasing economic relations between China and Mongolia have had an impact on Mongolia's views of and contacts with Inner Mongolia, Taiwan and Tibet. Taiwan has, in turn, been affected by the breakdown of communism in Mongolia.

Admission/Cost: FREE RSVP

Location:
UCSD School of Global Policy and Strategy
Classroom 3202
San Diego, CA 92093
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Thursday, February 15 - 0:00 PM to 0:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 246-1950 or Email Sam Tsoi: [email protected]
5:30 PM Exhibition talk: Francis Upritchard Join us for Francis Upritchard's Studio Series on February 15. Experience a unique opportunity, as Resident Artist Francis Upritchard leads an engaging discussion about both her work and artistic process.

Admission/Cost: FREE to $10

Location:
Lux Art Institute
1550 South El Camino Real
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Thursday, February 15 - 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-6611
7:00 PM Music: Caifanes Caifanes is a Spanish-language rock band from Mexico City. Formed in 1987, the group achieved international fame during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Admission/Cost: $75

Location:
Observatory North Park
2891 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92104
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Thursday, February 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 239-8836 or visit: www.ticketweb.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 Film: Troppo Napoletano When Deborah's ex-husband, a popular neomelodic singer, loses his life in a stage dive, Deborah worries for her eleven-year-old son, Ciro, who is exhibiting signs of depression. Searching for a solution, Deborah takes Ciro to see Tommaso, a shy child psychologist. During the course of their visits, Ciro confesses that it's not his father's death that has got him down, it's his love for his classmate, the beautiful Ludovica. The two make a deal: Tommaso will help Ciro win the affections of Ludovica, while Ciro gives Tommaso a hand at having a chance with his mother. (95 minutes, 2016.)

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego CA 92101
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Thursday, February 15 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
8:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration Prayer service, offering of the annual incense, light offerings, wishing bells and auspicious souvenirs. February 15: Chinese New Year's Eve Celebration. February 16 and 17: open to public. February 18: Chinese New Year Festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Buddhist Association
4536 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 15 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Friday, February 16 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 17 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Cumbia With Los Angeles Azules Los Angeles Azules is a Mexican group known for its Cumbia "Grupera" music. The group formed in 1976 by brothers Elias, Jose and Jorge Mejia Avante and over its long-spanning career have been nominated for a variety of Latin Music awards.

Admission/Cost: $81.50 - $329

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Thursday, February 15 - 8:00 PM
11:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration - Year of the Dog It's the Year of the Dog! A celebration of the Chinese New Year will take place in the late evening to early morning in the Mid-City area of San Diego. The celebration presents traditional Chinese music, good cheer, and the flash and crackle of fireworks and a performance of the Dragon Dance.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Indochinese Association of San Diego
4538 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92105
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Thursday, February 15 - Friday, February 16
11:00 PM to 12:30 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 521-1818
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