|| Festival: Chinese New Year Celebration
We are celebrating Chinese New Year, starting 2/5 to 3/3. Everyone is welcome to join us for this celebration. On Sunday,February 17, we will have cultural performances, like lion dance, children traditional dance, singing and many more.
San Diego Buddhist Association
4536 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
Sunday, February 17 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
|| Chinese Brush Panda Painting Workshop
Chinese painting has a rich history as an enduring art form and is well known throughout the world. Traditionally, Chinese painting is done on rice paper or thin silk, using a variety of brushes, Chinese ink, and dye. Chinese painting covers a variety of subjects: portrait, landscape, flowers, birds, animals, and insects. Panda is one of the most popular animals in Chinese painting.
Welcome to join us to create your panda baby!
Schedule of special Chinese New Year workshops at the Chinese Historical Museum:
Chinese Woodblock New Year Print Workshop - February 9
Chinese Brush Panda Painting Workshop - February 10
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop - February 16
Piggy Cuties Workshop - February 16
Chinese Brush Panda Painting Workshop - February 17
Admission/Cost: FREE - $5
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Sunday, February 17 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
For more information, please visit: www.sdchm.org
|| Nature & Culture Walk
Join outdoor educator and Chaparral Naturalist, Al Bates, on an easy, slow-paced interpretive nature walk along Dixon Lake's Chaparral Nature Trail. This walk is for anyone yearning to enjoy nature while looking for more than the end of the trail. This walk will be general in nature and will cover a variety of topics, ranging from the history of local Native Americans, native plant life, mammals, birds, and more. This walk will last approximately an hour-and-a-half to two hours and will cover a little less than two miles of easy, mostly flat terrain. Rain cancels.
(Meet in the Daley Ranch la Honda parking lot by the water fountain)
1700 North La Honda Drive
Escondido, CA 92027
Sunday, February 17 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
|| San Diego Jewish Film Festival
The mission of the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish culture. Festival programs aim to educate and illuminate through evocative, independent fiction and documentary films that portray the Jewish experience from current and historical global perspectives.
Now in its 29th year, the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival has become one of the largest and most highly acclaimed Jewish Film Festivals in the country. Today, with more than 17,000 ticket holders, SDJFF is the most widely attended annual Jewish cultural event in San Diego. The 11-day Festival features over 80 screenings of international films at five theatre venues: Reading Cinemas Town Square, Edwards San Marcos 18, Museum of Photographic Arts , Project Bar & Grill and the Garfield Theatre at the JCC.
Film Schedule & Tickets
Admission/Cost: $5 - $15.25, Special screenings extra. Festival passes available.
Clairemont Reading Cinemas
4665 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
Museum Of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
Edwards San Marcos Stadium
1180 W San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA
Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 6 to February 17, 2019
Thursday, February 7 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Friday, February 8 - Films begin at: 11:00 AM
Saturday, February 9 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 10 - Films begin at: 10:30 AM
Monday, February 11 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Tuesday, February 12 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Wednesday, February 13 - Films begin at: 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 14 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Friday, February 15 - Films begin at: 11:00 AM
Saturday, February 16 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 17 - Films begin at: 1:00 PM
For more information, please visit: www.sdcjc.org
|| Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
Shen Yun returns with an all-new program for Chinese New Year with a 5000-year journey through ancient dynasties and faraway lands including 100 dancers and singers, 1000 hand-made costumes, 20 sets and animated backdrops accompanied by a concert orchestra blending Western and Chinese instruments. Expatriate Chinese Falun Gong practitioners living in North America founded Shen Yun in 2006 in New York. The show features contemporary scenes of a political nature.
Admission/Cost: $80 - $180
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, February 7 to Sunday, February 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Wednesdays and Saturdays - 2:00 PM
Sundays - 1:30 PM
|| Discussion: Islamic Culture & Practice
Learn about Islamic Culture and Practice in the Middle East, Europe, North Africa and America. Speakers are: Professor Abe Haak. Born in Jordan, teaches German and Arabic translation program at NYU, studied the Qur'an in Jordan and Saudi Arabia, teaches Arabic at various universities. Evelyn Marcus. Born and raised in the Netherlands, daughter of Holocost survivors who left Europe a decade ago due to rising anti-Semitism. Souad Spivak. Born and raised in iraq, aeronautical enginnering degree fro Technion University, multilingual. Learn from expers who encourage historical inquiry and witnesses with decades of experience with Islam.
1275 Main Street
Ramona, CA 92065
Sunday, February 17 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
|| San Diego Ballet: Ritmos Latinos
SDB's annual celebration of Latin Music brings three of San Diego Ballet's signature ballets together on one program! Including the evocative Que Bonito Amor set to a rapturous score of Mariachi music, Tangata, a sizzling, sensuous exploration of dance and domination, and Por Los Muertos, written and performed live by jazz icon Gilbert Castellanos and San Diego's hottest jazz musicians!
Admission/Cost: $35 - $50
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
Dates and times
Friday, February 15 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 16 - 8:00 PM
Sunday, February 17 - 2:30 PM
For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoballet
|| Stage: Bojo's Place
To commemorate Black History Month, Community Actors Theatre presents Jennie Hamilton's "finger popping, toe tapping, "HOT" musical revue, celebrating the Blues, Jazz, Pop, Rock & Roll, MoTown, and those who made them possible." Earl Hamilton, Jr., directs with choreography by Patty Faye and musical direction by Kimberly Coburn.
Admission/Cost: $15 - $18
Community Actors Theatre
2957 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
Dates & times:
Ongoing until Sunday, February 17 - 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
|| Dance: Murphy's Celtic Legacy
Featuring dancers and musicians from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy's Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular.
Created by Chris Hannon, former principal dancer for Lord of the Dance, Murphy's Celtic Legacy features original choreography that combines traditional Irish dance with modern dance and live music.
Admission/Cost: $25 - $75
Poway Center for the Performing Arts
15498 Espola Road
Poway, CA 92064
Sunday, February 17 - 7:00 PM
For more information, please call: (858) 668-4798 or visit: www.powaycenter.com