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Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game
12:00 PM Chinese New Year Lion Dance
1:00 PM Art: Dongsheng Gao
1:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
2:00 PM International Cottage Sampler Program
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Music: Beat Quest
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM House of Erzulie Book Launch Party
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank
8:00 PM The Benedetti Trio: George Harrison Tribute
Monday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:45 PM Lecture: Why Vietnam Still Matters
4:30 PM Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Shabbat San Diego Hamantaschen Bake
6:30 PM Film: Body/Bag and dancedance/ReVolution
Tuesday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Black History Month Film and Conversation Series
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:30 PM Lecture: Bioarchaeology of the Lower Rio Verde, Oaxaca, Mexico
Wednesday, Feb 28
6:00 PM Film: Spirit of the Beehive
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Chef Javier Plascencia
6:30 PM Discussion: Trekking off the Beaten Path to Machu Picchu
6:30 PM Music: Dornob
7:00 PM East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
7:00 PM Book Signing: The Prince And The Dressmaker
7:00 PM Film: Concert for George
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM The Continuous Clapback: The Legacy of Language
5:00 PM Guest Lecture: Hung Liu—Summoning Ghosts
6:00 PM Chef Gilberto Morales, Haute Kumeyaay Cuisine
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Book Signing: Call Me by Your Name
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
8:00 PM La Jolla Music Society Presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
1:00 PM Lecture: The Role of Hunting in Anthropogeny
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Saturday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
10:00 AM Art: Treasures from San Diego's University Libraries
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
7:00 PM Music: Dornob
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Golden Bough
Sunday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
12:55 PM Dance: The Flames of Paris
2:00 PM Stage: Turandot
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
2:15 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
6:00 PM Music: Brasil Jazz Festa
7:00 PM Music: Raga, Roots & Re-Imaginings
7:00 PM Music: Velvet Caravan
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Monday, Mar 5
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
Tuesday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Music: Descarga Cubana
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Wednesday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
Thursday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Film: Arrangiarsi
Friday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
8:00 PM Music: Up Dharma Down Live in San Diego
Saturday, Mar 10
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
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< Thursday, March 1, 2018 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Cloud Techtonics
Until February 24, 2018

Cardboard Piano
Until February 25, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest
Until March 4, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Age of the Baroque
Until February 13, 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

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

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

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays
4:00 PM The Continuous Clapback: The Legacy of Language The African American Studies Program highlights the "Legacy of Language" as a tool to speak the truths of Black women through spoken word poetry and hip-hop music. Alyesha Wise (poet and teaching artist) and Miki Vale (local hip-hop artist and activist) illustrate how Black women continue to use language as a vehicle for challenging power, stereotypes and marginalization. Alyesha Wise and Miki Vale inspire audiences to engage with language as constructions of self-reflection, political activism, cultural awareness and love.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
International House Great Hall
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Thursday, March 1 - 4:00 pm

For more information, please call: (858) 534-3856 or visit: www.ucsd.com
5:00 PM Guest Lecture: Hung Liu—Summoning Ghosts One of the first Chinese artists to study in the United States, Hung Liu is widely regarded for a vast and innovative body of highly evocative paintings, murals, drawings, printmaking and installation. Characterized by the expressive, painterly effects of Western Modernism and Chinese decorative motifs, her work is richly layered. She frequently references anonymous historical photographs of China and, with deft technique, breathes new life into individuals lost in the sweep of history, particularly Chinese women, children, refugees, peasants, prostitutes and soldiers. In essence, Liu turns old photographs into new paintings, liberated from the rigid methodology of socialist realism—the style in which she was trained—by merging both Eastern and Western traditions. Over the years Liu has incorporated more and more paint drips into her work, achieved by thinning the pigments with linseed oil. Gravity, her "sacred collaborator", pulls the paint downward and divides the composition in interesting, unpredictable ways. This effect simultaneously unifies and dissolves the photo-based imagery, suggesting the passage of memory into history.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warren Lecture Hall 2005
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Thursday March 1 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 822-7755 or visit: www.ucsd.com
6:00 PM Chef Gilberto Morales, Haute Kumeyaay Cuisine Keyiw! Keyip! Come! Listen! And Eat!

Barona Cultural Center & Museum invites award-winning Chef Gilberto Morales of Restaurante Nomada—Cocina Itinerante to speak about his experience learning from the Kumeyaay people of Baja California and his incorporation of indigenous ingredients, such as acorns, into haute cuisine.

Sample his amazing creations and learn more about shawii, a Native staple, which Chef Gilberto transforms into amazing dishes.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Cultural Center & Museum
1095 Barona Rd.
Lakeside, CA 92040
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Thursday, March 1 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 443-7003
7:30 PM Stage: Othello UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance presents Shakespeare's soaring tragedy about Othello, the Moor of Venice, his new bride, Desdemona, and the green-eyed monster abetted by the equally monstrous Iago. Dylan Key directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 23 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 2 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
7:30 PM Book Signing: Call Me by Your Name Andre Aciman will discuss his new books, Call Me by Your Name and Enigma Variations. He teaches comparative literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and lives with his wife in Manhattan.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, 92037
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Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.warwicks.com
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters The Old Globe and University of San Diego's Shiley Graduate Theatre Program present Libby Appel's new version of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece about the Prozorov family. Stuck in a provincial town, they dream of Moscow, city of their childhood and their dreams. Scott Ripley directs.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $10

Location:
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Thursday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 3 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, March 4 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-4600
8:00 PM La Jolla Music Society Presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard As part of its Piano Series, La Jolla Music Society welcomes the San Diego debut of Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

Winner of the 2017 Ernst von Siemens Music Prize, the French pianist opens his program with the 1915 work "Revelation" by Russian mystic Nikolai Obukhov, paired with Chopin's Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 35, "Marche Funèbre" (Funeral March)," and also Beethoven's powerful and colossal Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat Major, Op. 106, the "Hammerklavier."

Admission/Cost: $30 - $80

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, March 1 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 459-3728
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