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Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game
12:00 PM 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 Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Music: Beat Quest
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
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
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 Cooking Class: Shabbat San Diego Hamantaschen Bake
6:30 PM Film: Body/Bag and dancedance/ReVolution
Tuesday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
6:00 PM Film: 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 Book Signing: 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
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
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
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
Thursday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Film: Arrangiarsi
Friday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
8:00 PM Music: Up Dharma Down Live in San Diego
Saturday, Mar 10
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
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< Friday, February 23, 2018 >


9:00 AM Tijuana's Art & Architecture Grab your passport and join MCASD for an expedition into Tijuana's food, art and architecture scene.

Admission/Cost: $130 - $160

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
1100 and 1001 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, February 23 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
11:00 AM Annual Lecture on U.S.-Mexico Relations Join the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies for its First Annual Distinguished Lecture on U.S.-Mexico Relations.

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray, who has been at the helm of Mexico's foreign policy since January 2017, will discuss the country's relationship with the rest of North America. He will highlight the role of diplomacy in addressing the salient issues and pressing challenges in Mexico's relationship with the U.S. and Canada.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
School of Global Policy and Strategy
9500 Gilman Drive, #0519
UCSD
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Friday, February 23 - 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
2:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest Kuumbafest is San Diego's longest running and premier celebration of African-American expression, culture, and heritage.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $20

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA92101
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Dates and times:
Thrusday, February 22- 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday, February 23 - 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.kuumbafest.com
6:00 PM Lectures: Black History Month Celebration Music scholar and historian Dr. Kimberly Hawkins presents "Music of Black Protest" as part of North County's Black History Month Celebration, a musical lecture and multi-genre singalong based on negro spirituals, blues and gospel. The lecture series, recitals and singalongs have been created to preserve, share and expose Americans and the world to the long and storied history of African American music in American culture. The program will also demonstrate how African American traditions continue to influence and permeate American society to this day. Dr. Hawkins earned her doctorate in music from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she was also a lecturer on music in African American Culture for the Department of Black Studies.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $15

Location:
Second Missionary Baptist Church
5301 Mare Rd
Oceanside, CA 92057
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Friday, February 23 - 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
6:00 PM Border Art: Opening Reception As interest in Mexico's art, business, culinary and development scene grows, one local group is bringing its art to this side of the border. Barrios Hermanos, a collective that promotes cultural and business connections between neighborhoods in Tijuana and San Diego, will feature works from artists Jorge Tellaeche of Mexico City and Rodrigo "Rod" Villa of Mexicali, February 23 to March 9. Both artists' work represents the artistic culture found in communities throughout Mexico. Works will be for sale with all of proceeds going to the artists.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Rose
2219 30th Street,
San Diego, CA 92104
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Friday, February 23 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
6:30 PM Poetry & Art Series Poetry & Art Series 2018 presents authors Edwin Decker, Al Howard, Anna Zappoli Jenkins and Viet Mai. People's Choice Poem Performance Awards follow featured readings and performances. DJ Gill Sotu will provide music and sound throughout the show.

This interactive arts and culture experience will include beverages, snacks and plenty of time to mingle.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $6

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
Balboa Park
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, February 23 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.poetryandartsd.com
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story Blindspot Collective and Bocon present the world premiere of Catherine Hanna Schrock's drama, designed for young audiences and inspired by a local teenager's experience as a Zimbabwean immigrant. The piece, which will tour several San Diego schools, is done in the style of Forum Theatre, where during the show, audiences are challenged to explore tangible ways to support and empower the central characters. Schrock directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Othello UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance presents Shakespeare's soaring tragedy about Othello, the Moor of Venice, his new bride, Desdemona, and the green-eyed monster abetted by the equally monstrous Iago. Dylan Key directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
7:30 PM Music: Krenek, Britten & Rilke The upcoming concert in our 9th season will feature works by Austrian composer Ernst Krenek, British composer Benjamin Britten and Austrian poet Rainer Rilke.

Krenek and Britten were part of a flood of composers, musicians and others who came to the U.S. from Europe in the years before and during World War II. Rilke, a friend and associate of Krenek, is widely regarded as one of the greatest poets of the 20th Century.

We will feature sections of Krenek's profound "Lamentations," written for the fallen city of Vienna, and Britten's 1975 composition, "Sacred & Profane," a collection of eight lyrics based on medieval English poems. You will also hear a reading of a set of lyrics that Rilke wrote specifically for Krenek.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $35

Location:
Mingei International Museum
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, February 23 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.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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