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Wednesday, Feb 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:30 PM  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Thursday, Feb 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM  Talk: Panel on Latin America and Talk by Former President of Costa Rica Laura Chinchilla
4:00 PM Talk: State Formation in China and Taiwan
4:00 PM  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival
7:00 PM  California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival
8:00 PM Talk: Deirdre Bair
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Feb 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Talk: Growing Up In West Berlin During The Cold War
1:00 PM Talk: Exploring the Origins of Today’s Humans
1:30 PM  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival
6:00 PM Where The Light Travels: Portraits Of San Diego Refugee Students
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop
7:00 PM Music: BeauSoleil with Michael Doucet & Sarah Quintana
7:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navaarrete
7:00 PM Film: Never Give Up! Minoru Yasui and the Fight for Justice
7:00 PM French Baroque Music Concert
7:30 PM Music: Téada
7:30 PM  California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival
8:00 PM Music: Hutchins Consort with Winifred Horan
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navaarrete
Saturday, Feb 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM KPBS World Thinking Day
10:00 AM Black Comix Day
2:00 PM Talk: Comedia Italian Style
2:30 PM  California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival
6:00 PM Cajun Festival
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop
7:00 PM French Baroque Music: Couperin, Charpentier, Rameau
7:00 PM Concert: The Music Of William Grant Still
7:30 PM  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival
8:00 PM Music: Amber Liu, Meg & Dia, Justin Park
8:00 PM Music: Immigrant Songs
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navaarrete
Sunday, Feb 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
San Diego Dim Sum Tour
10:00 AM Black Comix Day
12:30 PM  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival
2:00 PM International Cottage Sampler Program
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
5:00 PM Concert: The Music Of William Grant Still
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM  The Benedetti Trio: George Harrison Tribute
Monday, Feb 24
All Day  Indigenous Writers and their Critics: International Symposium
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Black Comix Day
6:00 PM Art Talk: Daniel Guzmán
7:00 PM Talk: Michele Norris
Tuesday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day  Indigenous Writers and their Critics: International Symposium
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Farewell
6:00 PM African-American Women in Film
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop
7:00 PM Victoria Martino: Carnival in Venice
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Music: The Chieftains
Wednesday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM  Writer's Symposium with Pico Ayer
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
Thursday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM Book Talk: Baja California Land of Missions
1:00 PM Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
3:20 PM Talk: Urban Redevelopment Projects in South Africa
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
3:30 PM Talk: The Racial Imaginary at Work Poetry and the Visual Arts
7:00 PM Música En La Plaza: Los Montaño
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Feb 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
3:00 PM Stage: Little Rock
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Music: Los Pericos, Los Estrambóticos & Ecno
9:00 PM Spanglish At Finest City Improv
Sunday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
12:00 PM 7th Annual Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM  Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
3:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Music: Miguel Zenón Quartet
Monday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Music: iLe
Tuesday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM  Talk About Series: Venezuela - What Does It Mean To Live in a Failed State?
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Calendar

< Thursday, February 13, 2020 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bojo's Place
Until March 1, 2020

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Coded Messages From the Underground Railroad
Until February 27, 2020

Poetry for People
Until March 11, 2020

Photographic Exhibition: Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Until March 15, 2020

Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History - 50 Years of Art Activism
Until Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tijuana 1964: The Photography Of Harry Crosby
Until May 17, 2020

Art of East Asia
Ongoing

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing

German Expressionism
Ongoing

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Places

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Poetry for the People: African Americans
Wednesdays until March 11, 2020

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Italian Intermediate Conversation Class
Ongoing Tuesdays until February 25, 2020


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Ongoing Sundays
6:00 PM Culture & Cocktails: Flight Of Love Celebrate Valentine's Day with this edition of Culture & Cocktails at The San Diego Museum of Art centered around the exhibition "Bouguereau & America." with a special nod to William-Adolphe Bouguereau’s canvases that portray Cupid, his arrows, and his escapades.

-Savor a “Dream of Spring” cocktail by Suerte Tequila
-Bare your heart and soul with digital portraits drawn by an artist inside Bouguereau & America
-Woo an admirer with your own handmade paper corsage or boutonnière
-Behold romantic aerialist performances from Aerial Revolution
-Get cozy in the rose petal photo booth by CEG Interactive

It’s love at first bite. Snack on waffle dessert bites from Molten Waffles, Crepes, & More. Find more treats at the Molten Waffles, Crepes, & More Food Truck (available with separate purchase)
Ask your valentine to dance the night away with beats by DJ Gabe Vega

Admission/Cost: $10 - $35

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
Balboa Park
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Thursday, February 13 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM  Film: Cinema Paradiso A classic, one of the most celebrated Italian films of all times, “Cinema Paradiso” by Giuseppe Tornatore tells a story about passion and love for movies and life. In a fictional Sicilian village in postwar Italy, Salvatore finds himself enchanted by the flickering images at the local Cinema Paradiso, yearning for the secret of the cinema’s magic.

When the projectionist, Alfredo, agrees to reveal the mysteries of moviemaking, a deep friendship is born. The day comes for Salvatore to leave the village and pursue his dream of making movies of his own.

Thirty years later, he receives a message that beckons him back home to a secret discovery. This is a film about memory, of a time when the cinema was a magical place to let our imaginations run free.

With an unforgettable score by Ennio Morricone, “Cinema Paradiso” won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival and the best foreign language film at the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes.

In Italian with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
325 W. Washington St. #2100
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Thursday, February 13 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Italian Film: Bread and Tulips Enjoy these classic Italian films to celebrate a rich and beautiful culture. All films will include English subtitles. The films were selected by film curator Giuseppe Annino. Bread and Tulips: When an unappreciated housewife is inadvertently left behind while on a family vacation, she decides to seek adventure in Venice on her own. Bites and beverages available for purchase. Registration required.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jolla Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP


Thursday, February 13 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM  San Diego International Jewish Film Festival The 30th annual San Diego International Jewish Film Festival will be held February 12 (Special Underwriter Preview Night), February 13-23, 2020. We use various venues throughout San Diego County, playing to roughly 20,000 patrons every year. Since its inception in 1990, the SDIJFF has become one of the largest and most prestigious film festivals of its kind, and has the highest attendance of any Jewish cultural event in San Diego County.

The SDIJFF presents feature-length documentary, narrative and animated films along with a national and international roster of guest speakers and directors. We offer an array of films that depict elements of Jewish life, history and culture or are films by Jewish directors (which possibly have no Jewish content). The film festival also includes a collection of short films (Brews & Views), a film for teens, and a film for young adults in their 20’s, 30's and 40’s.

Schedule of Films

Admission/Cost: $13.25 - $16.25 (for individual screenings, passes available)

Locations:
Clairemont Reading Cinemas
4665 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
MAP


Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP

La Paloma Theatre
471 South Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

White Labs
9495 Candida Street
San Diego, CA 92126
MAP

Dates and times:
From Wednesday, February 12 to Sunday, February 23, 2020
(When films or special events start)
Wednesday, February 12 - 7:00 PM (Underwriter Night)
Thursday, February 13 - 7:00 PM (Opening Night)
Friday, February 14 - 1:30 PM
Saturday, February 15 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 16 - 2:30 PM
Monday, February 17 - 1:30 PM
Tuesday, February 18 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, February 19 - 2:30 PM
Thursday, February 20 - 4:00 PM
Friday, February 21 - 1:30 PM
Saturday, February 22 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 23 - 12:30 PM
7:30 PM Italian Film: L’Ospite (The Guest) After a sudden crisis with his girlfriend, Chiara, 38-year-old Guido ends up sleeping on the couches of his family and friends.

As he starts witnessing other people’s lives from a different perspective, he discovers aspects of relationships that he never noticed before.

This brilliant movie slowly morphs from a comedy into an affecting melodrama that charts the difficulties of a generation less interested in commitment, whether it be to relationships, jobs or, more generally, in life.

Most of the humor is observational, though there are some classic and hilarious comedy-of-errors bits as well!

In Italian with English subtitles.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Thursday, February 13 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap When an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to claim personal victories on and off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as a pivotal moment in history collides with the action in the arena. Sharp-witted and weighty, this perceptive new play explores the cultural and political risks of raising your voice and standing your ground.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $60

Location:
The Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from January 22 to February 16, 2020
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (except 2/2)
7:30 PM Stage: Much Ado About Nothing Director's Statement:

To me Much Ado is a play about the lies we tell each other. The little white lies we tell to help a friend, the lies we tell to get what we want, or the lies we tell ourselves to make life a little brighter. In the same way, one of the greatest gifts that theatre has to offer an audience is the ability to imagine the world differently through storytelling. And what is a story but a lie we agree to believe temporarily? This production interweaves the stories the characters tell in the play with the stories the actors tell on stage in order to embrace the idea that, the fact that its fiction doesn’t make it any less true.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre
Scholars Drive, UCSD Campus
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Monday, February 10 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, February 12 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, February 13 - 7:30 PM
Friday, February 14 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 15 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 15 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane The Greek god Dionysus returns to the modern world disguised as the butch gardener Diane, whose secret mission is to seduce mortal followers and restore the earth to its natural state. Where better to begin than with four real housewives from New Jersey?

Admission/Cost: $77 - $89

Location:
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, February 13 until Sunday, March 8, 2020
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
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