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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
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
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
Wednesday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Thursday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Calendar

< Saturday, February 22, 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
10:00 AM KPBS World Thinking Day Join KPBS and Girl Scouts San Diego at the Museum for World Thinking Day! This event helps kids explore cultural diversity and global leadership with hands-on activities, live performances, and tasty snacks! Complimentary Museum admission for the first 300 guests to register at the ticketing link. All other registrants must pay regular Museum admission. Girl Scouts may sign up for a patch at check-in.

Admission/Cost: Free - $9.50

Location:
San Diego Children's Discovery Museum
320 N. Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, February 22 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
10:00 AM Black Comix Day Black Comix Day: Heroes Rise III is a 2 day event that celebrates African-American & African Comic Book Creators. This is the 3rd Annual showcase of this highly successful event in San Diego. This event is an opportunity for anyone who wishes to experience a mix of black culture and the comic book medium which has been popularized by the term, Afrofuturism. ALL are welcome to attend and it promises to be a magical & educational experience for the entire family. This event will take place at San Diego, California’s historic Balboa Park, WorldBeat Center as a part of their Black Future Month (February) events.

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 22 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Sunday, February 23 - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
2:00 PM Talk: Comedia Italian Style San Diego Italian Film Festival and Italian Cultural Center present a lecture on Pietro Germi, his comedies, and Italy in the 1960s. The lecture will be taught by Antonio Iannotta, PhD, Artistic Director of SDIFF and professor of Italian at USD.

Given that Italy is celebrating Carnival at this time, we will offer special Carnevale Sweets (frappe + castagnole) by Marco Blasi Chef Catering.

Antonio Iannotta holds a Dottorato di ricerca (PhD) in Communication & Media Studies from the University of Salerno (Italy). Professor Iannotta has published articles and book chapters on film, TV series, literature, comics, and theory of media, as well as the books Lo sguardo sottratto, Samuel Beckett e i media (Napoli, 2006), Il cinema audiotattile, and Suono e immagine nell'esperienza filmica (Milano, 2017). His current research examines the Italian modern cinema, from Neorealism to the beginning of the Dolby Era, from the perspective of cinema sound. He is Adjunct Associate Professor of Italian at University of San Diego and the Artistic Director of the San Diego Italian Film Festival.

Admission/Cost: $0 - $30

Location:
Our Lady of the Rosary
1654 State St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, February 22 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
2:30 PM  California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival The California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival will highlight current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors.

The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center (CICSC) at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) is proud to present the 2018 San Diego American Indian Film Festival.

California's American Indian & Indigenous Film Festival (CAIIFF) is offering audiences in San Diego County the finest work in American Indian film and media on an annual basis. The CAIIFF will highlight the best of current films from American Indian filmmakers, producers, directors, and actors working through Indian Country.

The CAIIFF, located in Southern California, is located in an area that is home to the largest number of Indian reservations in the region and we will be able to reach unprecedented numbers of tribal people and the surrounding community. The festival offers an event that promises not only exclusive viewings, but includes three days of interactive dialogues with film industry professionals, selected panel discussions and opportunity for Q&A sessions after each screening.

Admission/Cost: $10 per screening (Saturday Matinee Free)

Location:
Pechanga Resort & Casino
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd
San Marcos, CA 92096
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 20 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, February 21 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, February 22 - 2:30 PM to 8:00 PM
6:00 PM Cajun Festival Cajun Festival with Live Music, Food, And Costume Contest. Enjoy music, food, and a costume contest for the best Cajun man, women, child or dog. Top three contestants will get complimentary food certificates to the newly opened Ebullition Gastro Lounge in Carlsbad. The Bayou Brothers play a mix of zydeco and rhythm & blues.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ebullition Brew Works
2449 Cades Way, Suite D
Vista, CA 92081
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Saturday, February 22 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop Enjoy nightclubs, live music venues, restaurants and bars along the famous Fifth Avenue. Dress Festive in Mardi Gras colors (purple, gold and green). Put on your dancing shoes. All the presenting parties are along Fifth Avenue and within walking distance from each other. Purchase your ticket in person or online. In-person purchase: you will receive all the passes and drink tickets in advance, and can begin anytime. Online purchases: you will receive an e-ticket for admission. Bring your print-out or smart phone to the exclusive Opening Party/Will Call between 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM on event day. We will scan it and issue your Party Gras Party Passport, passes, drink tickets and a map with pre-planned routes. You may follow the suggested routes or crawl at your own pace.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $29 - $70

Location:
Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 21 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 22 - 6:00 PM
Tuesday, February 25 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM French Baroque Music: Couperin, Charpentier, Rameau The Pleasures of Versailles. The palace of Versailles was conceived by King Louis XIV during the 1660s as a residence and royal pleasure dome which assumed monumental proportions, becoming increasingly important as a center for music. The distinctive elegance and beauty of the French Baroque peels back the curtain on the decadent magnificence of the Sun King's playground. We welcome special guest and distinguished performer on viola da gamba, Catharina Meints.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $50

Location:
Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church
3459 Manchester Avenue
Cardiff by the Sea, CA 92007
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Saturday, February 22 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM Concert: The Music Of William Grant Still The Long Dark Shadow: A musical consideration of injustice through the music of the "Dean of Black Composers," William Grant Still.

Featuring the San Diego premiere of the disturbing yet gorgeous choral cantata "And They Lynched Him On A Tree" with double choir and 18 Piece Chamber Orchestra, conducted by David Chase with contralto soloist Judith Malone.

The concert will also feature Spirituals sung by the M.L.K. Jr. Community Choir, with Ken Anderson conductor and a special appearance by Rebecca Jade.

Concert to Benefit The MLK Jr. Community Choir Scholarship Fund

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
St. James by-the-Sea
743 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, February 22 - 7:00 PM
7:30 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
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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
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La Paloma Theatre
471 South Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
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White Labs
9495 Candida Street
San Diego, CA 92126
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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
8:00 PM Music: Amber Liu, Meg & Dia, Justin Park Amber Liu was discovered at the age of 15 at SM Entertainment’s global auditions in Los Angeles. Following a move to South Korea, she debuting in 2009 as a member of the female group f(x). The record-breaking electro-pop-based K-pop group quickly became one of the industry’s most popular and award-winning. In 2013, the group became the first K-pop act to perform at SXSW. Amber Liu will be joined with special guests Meg & Dia and Justin Park for her shows on the Tour X.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $149

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, February 22 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Immigrant Songs Matt Drey Arts presents: Indigenous music from around the world expressed through the accordion. The concert will feature Folk, Popular, and Classical Music from Hungary, France, Argentina, Spain, Italy, Romania, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia...and other countries! Mark Danisovszky is an accordionist, pianist and musical director who has performed with the La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe, The San Diego Rep, Lamb’s Players, and Cygnet Theater. Mark was the winner of the the San Diego Critic’s Circle Craig Noel Award for Musical Direction for The Threepenny Opera at the Rep. He has also been the featured solo accordionist for the San Diego Symphony, the San Diego Opera, and The La Jolla Symphony for twenty years.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Kava Collective
1731 University Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Saturday, February 22 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 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
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me Set in a 1930s European perfumery, we meet shop clerks, Amalia and Georg, who, more often than not, don’t see eye to eye. After both respond to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in the newspaper, they now live for the love letters that they exchange, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $70

Location:
Horton Grand Theatre
444 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, March 8, 2020
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Thursdays - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
9:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navaarrete As seen on Lopez Tonight, Rex In The City on MTV Philippines (1st ever Stand-up/Sit-com to broadcast in Asia), “The Nut Shack” on Myx and The Filipino Channel (1st ever Filipino American animated series), Rex Files: Pinoy Undercover segment on ABS-CBN's Stateside & 6 Stand-Up Comedy Specials (Badly Browned, Husky Boy, Bastos, Hella Pinoy, Bad-ass Madapaka & Komik Organik).

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
The American Comedy Company
818 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 21 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, February 21 - 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, February 22 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, February 22 - 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, February 23 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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