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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

< Tuesday, February 27, 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

4:30 PM Black History Month Film and Conversation Series In honor of Black History Month, the Black Graduate Student Association and SOLES invite educators and students to join a Black History Month Film and Conversation Series.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 1 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Thursday, February 15 - 10:00 AM to 12:00PM
Thursday, February 27 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival The fourth annual Queer Film Festival will feature four thought-provoking, international films about gender identity and sexual orientation:

The Danish Girl: Tuesday, February 13 - 7:00 PM to to 9:00 PM (UC 103AB)
Viva: Tuesday, February 27 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Serra 212)
Audience-choice selection: Wednesday, March 7 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (UC 119)
"Chavela: Thursday, March 15 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (DAAAH Screening Patio)

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Various Locations
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Dates and times:
Tuesday, February 13 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 27 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wednesday, March 7 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, March 15 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot Puccini's classic opera returns starring soprano Lise Lindstrom in the title role as well as the company debuts of tenor Carl Tanner as Calàf and mezzo-soprano Angel Joy Blue as Liù. "Turandot" is a tale of mystery, intrigue and ultimately the triumph of love set in Imperial China. These performances mark the anticipated return of Lindstrom in her signature title role as princess "Turandot," a role performed here in 2011 and on all of the world's leading stages. Also joining the cast in his company debut is bass Brian Kontes as Timur. Valerio Galli, recently named "Best Italian Conductor Under 40" by La Stampa newspaper, makes his company conducting debut for these performances. Director Keturah Stickann stages the drama. "Turandot" will be sung in Italian with English translations set above the stage.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $303

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 24 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, Februrary 27 - 7:00 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 570-1100 or visit: www.sdopera.org
7:30 PM Lecture: Bioarchaeology of the Lower Rio Verde, Oaxaca, Mexico Dr. Arion Mayes, Associate Professor of Biological Anthropology and a director of the Biological Anthropology Laboratory, will discuss findings from two sites located on the Pacific coast of Oaxaca, Mexico. Occupied from the Middle Formative to the Early Post-classic periods, Río Viejo is a 250-hectare site on the west bank of the Río Verde. It was an urban center and the political seat of a regional polity. Cerro de la Cruz is a small Late Formative site covering 1.5 hectares located in the floodplain. Suggestions that Cerro de la Cruz is an example of the territorial expansion of Monte Alban, as well as the evidence against this, have been offered. While distant influences are evident on the skeleton and dentition, it does not appear to be in the form of violent conquest, supporting the archaeological evidence.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Los Peñasquitos Ranch Adobe
12122 Canyonside Park Drive
San Diego, CA 92129
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Tuesday, February 27 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 538-0935 or visit: www.sdcas.org
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