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Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Celebration
12:00 PM Cooking Class: Una Noche en España
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM SD Hmong Community New Year Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Discussion: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec 20
1:00 PM Cooking Class: French Macaron
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Hanukkah/Solstice Concert
7:30 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Special Event: Apna Christmas
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
Wednesday, Dec 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Kujichagulia: Self-Determination
6:00 PM Film: The Spirit Of The Beehive
Thursday, Dec 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Signing: Sandcastle Girls
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Collective Work and Responsibility: Ujima
Friday, Dec 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa: Cooperative Economics: Ujamaa
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
Saturday, Dec 30
1:00 PM New Years in Baja California Mexico
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
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< Wednesday, March 1, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Black Pearl Sings!
Until December 17

Diary of Anne Frank
Until December 17

Cabaret
Until December 23

Exhibitions and Art

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

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

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

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 Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

10:00 AM Exhibit: Dan Mccleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016 Since 2000, Dan McCleary usually returns once, often twice a year, to the Taller de Grabado in Oaxaca, Mexico, to work with master printer Fernando Sandoval. There, McCleary and Sandoval work together to produce elegant and extraordinarily crafted etchings—more than 30 editions in the past 16 years—with imagery that includes sugar skulls, portraits of men and women, and flowers. This exhibition—which includes more than 25 of these collaborative prints made by pure line etching, aquatint, burnishing, and spit bite—will appeal to those who love the art of printmaking. However, the exhibition will also include hand - colored trial proofs, preliminary drawings, and many drawings and paintings that McCleary first made back in his Los Angeles studio (images that became the basis for the Oaxaca prints). When gathered all together, the exhibition is not just about the act of printmaking, but about the act of art making as well.

Admission/Cost: Free - $8
The first Sunday of each month is free to all.

Location:
Oceanside Museum Of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside CA 92054
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until April 9, 2017
Hours (Through March 11, 2017)
Tuesdays to Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Sundays - 1:00 to 4:00 PM

New Extended Hours (Starting March 12)
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays - 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sundays - 12:00 to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.oma-online.org, or call: (760) 435 - 3720.
3:00 PM Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour We will follow the ruta artesanal, which starts at Garita Chaparral towards the Arco Monumental, along Revolucion and finish on 8th Avenue. We check out what really is happening in Tijuana, with none of the typical tourist traps. Your guides are knowledgeable locals that will fill in the gaps of Tijuana's rich, infamous, and transformative history, the effects of being a border town, its citizens, The Cartel Turf War of '08, BajaMed, the art scene, and more. Our mission is to change foreigner's perception of this city. Age limit: 18+.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
San Ysidro Trolley Station
700 East San Ysidro Boulevard
San Ysidro, CA 92173
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Ongoing until Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Wednesdays - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursdays - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fridays - 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.tijuanawalkingtour.com
7:00 PM Japanese Movie: I Wish After being separated from his brother by their parents' divorce, 12-year-old Koichi's only wish is for his family to be reunited. Portrayed by real-life brothers Kôki and Ôhshirô Maeda, the pair develops a plan to reunite with each other.

Admission/Cost: Movie and Food $34, Movie Only $10, UCSD Students: Movie and Food $29, Movie Only FREE

Location:
The Loft
9500 Gilman Drive
UCSD
San Diego, 92093
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Wednesday, March 1 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Music: Ozomatli Ozomatli is a six-piece band playing primarily Latin, hip hop, and rock music, formed in 1995 in Los Angeles.

Admission/Cost: $32

Location:
Music Box
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 15 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 795-1337
7:30 PM Stage: Ajax The Old Globe & University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program present Maura Giles Watson's world premiere translation of Sophocles' mighty tragedy about the Greek's second greatest warrior at Troy. When Achillies dies, Ajax assumes he's next in line to wear the slain hero's armor. Agamemnon and Menelaus think otherwise, Ajax goes insane, then comes to his scattered senses. Ray Chambers and Lisa Berger direct.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalà Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 25 - 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, February 26 - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, February 28 - 7:30 PM
Wednesday, March 1 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
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