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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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< Saturday, April 22, 2017 >


8:00 AM The Promises of Prop 58: Building a Dual Language Movement Keynote speaker: Myriam Met :"Celebrating our Past and Inspiring the Future: The Promise of Dual Language Education".

Cost includes: All sessions and plenaries, breakfast, lunch, hors d'oeuvres / reception, and parking permit.

Admission/Cost:
Students - $50
Community members and Teachers - $100

Location:
SDSU Storm Hall West
Auditorium, Room 12
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182
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Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdsu.edu
9:00 AM 45th Annual SDSU Powwow The Powwow will include Native American dancing and singing, arts and crafts booths, and traditional food booths. The Pow Wow is free and open to the public, and will take place on campus on the Campanile Walkway (between the Love Library and Dramatic Arts Building). Guest parking permits can be purchased from Pay Permit Machines for $2 per hour. Sponsors: Native American Student Organization, SDSU Department of American Indian Studies, SDSU Associated Students, SDSU Center for Intercultural Relations.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Campanile Walkway
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, April 22 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 594-6991
10:00 AM Linda Vista Multi-Cultural Fair and Parade The Linda Vista Fair, held annually on the 6900 block of Linda Vista Road (between Comstock and Ulric Streets) is intended to promote cultural awareness and understanding within the City of San Diego with cultural exhibits, varied ethnic food offerings, and artistic performances.

The theme for 2017 Healthy Communities. It will be emphasizing the health resources available to Linda Vista and San Diego. Fun Fact: Linda Vista is one of the few places in the world where you can go from Pre-School to PhD all within the same neighborhood. 2016's theme celebrated the education resources in Linda Vista and 2015's theme was Celebrating and Honoring our United States Armed Forces.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Linda Vista Road, 6900 Block
6900 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, April 22 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lindavistafair.org
11:00 AM Lecture: From Ando Hiroshige To Mori Yoshitoshi In this talk, Diana Chou, Ph.D., Associate Curator of East Asian Art, draws comparisons between Ukiyo-e prints in Visible Vaults and prints featured in the recently opened exhibition "Modern Japan: Prints from the Taisho Era (1912-1926) and Beyond."

One of the first exhibitions to showcase contemporary Japanese art at the Museum in decades, this exhibition draws mostly from the Museum's permanent collection and focuses on two major groups of artists and printmakers at the turn of the 20th century in Japan: Sosaku Hanga and Shin Hanga.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $15

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, April 22 - 11:00 AM.

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org
11:30 AM Battle of San Diego Bay Anniversary Celebration House of Spain, Casa De España in San Diego presents the "Battle of San Diego Bay" 214th Anniversary Celebration.

House of Spain, Casa De España will host the Battle of San Diego Bay 214th Anniversary Celebration through the courtesy of the U.S. Naval Base Point Loma. This event commemorates the only Pacific Coast, ship-to-shore battle between an American ship, the Lelia Byrd, and Spain's "Fort Guijarros" located on Naval Base Point Loma.

The Ceremony begins at 12:00 PM with a flag raising ceremony, accompanied by Spain and U.S. national anthems. Captain Howard Warner, III, the Naval Base Point Loma Commanding Officer will welcome the attendees and the Cónsul General of Spain in Los Angeles, His Excellency Javier Vallaure will be in attendance. The keynote speaker will be Mr. Joseph Bray, a native San Diegan, who has studied the life and career of William Shaler, the Captain of the Lelia Byrd.

Following the ceremony there will be a Spanish dance performance by Doña Juanita Franco, and her Classical Dance Academy "Ole Flamenco." The Fiesta will include a variety of historical, cultural and maritime displays; historical costumes; children's craft activities, bounce house, and food and beverage services including paella (by Paella Valenciana Catering), tapas, desserts, beer, wine and Sangria.

Ceremony - 12:00 PM
Ethnic Food - 1:00 PM
Spanish Dances - 1:30 PM

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Naval Base Point Loma
(at the end of Rosecrans Street)
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Saturday, April 22 - 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM


12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Bazaar Celebrate Hanamatsuri, the Flower Festival and Birth of the Buddha (and Earth Day) with Buddhist ecology, Taiko drumming, Flower Altar, Japanese dancers, children's games, introductory talks on Buddhism, sumi-e exhibits, garden booth, and karaoke competition. Free admission, free parking.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Vista Buddhist Temple and Japanese Cultural Center
150 Cedar Road
Vista, CA 92083
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Dates and times:
Saturday, April 22 - noon to 6:00 PM
Sunday, April 23 - noon to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.vbtemple.org
1:00 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase 21 films, from beauty queen tales to political dramas, from topsy-turvy comedies to a musical celebration that will have you humming for days. This is the 7th annual SDAFF Spring Showcase, and it's our biggest yet.

Following 2015's "Cinema Little Saigon" and 2016's "China Now," we are dedicating April 23 to our original curated series "Right to Resist: From 9066 to 2017." The series will highlight stories of resistance to Japanese American incarceration during WWII and connecting them to stories of South Asian and Muslim Americans today. Screenings that day are free for youth under 17.

Admission/Cost: General $12, Member $9 Opening night: General $15, Member $12 Passes available

Location:
UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center
7510 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Thursday, April 20 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 21 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, April 22 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 23 - 1:00 PM
Monday, April 24 - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 26 - 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 27 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: festival.sdaff.org
2:00 PM Russian-Georgian Four-Course Feast + Cultural Journey Meet interesting and open-minded San Diegans for an Eastern European soul-food feast. We'll explore the long and complex Russia-Georgia history, enjoy traditional dishes, and meet new friends. Life is too short to eat alone, so take your seat at the communal table. Vegetarian options available.

Admission/Cost: $41 - $45

Location:
Pomegranate Russian-Georgian Restaurant
2312 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104
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Saturday, April 22 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Giles Havergal's theatrical adaptation of the Graham Greene novel. Eccentric aunt Augusta swoops in, shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois nephew, and ignites the lust for adventure buried within his gray flannel soul." David Ellenstain directs.

Admission/Cost: $39 - $50

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday April 12 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM (No Shows 4/15)
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM (No 7:00 PM show 5/7)

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
4:00 PM Pacific Rim Festival The inaugural Pacific Rim Festival with food from around the Pacific, music from Pali Roots Music Crown Roots, art displays, beer garden, cultural dancers.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bayfront Park
980 Marina Way
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Saturday, April 22 - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please contact: [email protected]
5:00 PM Celebrate Earth Day With The Italian Film Festival Celebrate Earth Day with the Italian Film Festival! This special event is a benefit for Surfing Madonna Oceans Project and San Diego Italian Film Festival.

Enjoy a screening of the Italian surf movie Bella Vita and pre-party celebration featuring organic Italian wines, appetizers from Chef Rob Ruiz and Cucina Migrante, & Gaia Gelato! Party starts at 5:00 PM, screening begins at 7:00 PM

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 S Coast Hwy 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Saturday, April 22 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com/
6:00 PM Maha Laya - A Rhythmical Rhapsody Indian Fine Arts Academy of San Diego presents:
Maha Laya - A Rhythmical Rhapsody

Conceived and Created by Kalaimamani T.H.Subash Chandran

Featuring:
T.H.Subash Chandran - Ghatam and Kunnakol
Ganesh Kumar - Kanjira
S.Hari Krishnan - Keyboard
K.Sivaraman - Violin
Rajaraman - Thavil

Admission/Cost: $20
Free for IFAASD 2017 Subscription and Subscription Plus Patrons

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Saturday, April 22 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
7:00 PM Opera: La Traviata San Diego Opera presents Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata."The Roaring Twenties brought us novel inventions, a racy new culture and dramatic social change . . and for Violetta Valery, illness, judgment and sacrifice. This party girl lives life on her own terms, gives into pleasure for money and keeps her heart safe, until she meets a man who changes her life. Choosing love over freedom, Violetta cannot resist these feelings and the couple begin their life together, until an unwelcome visitor threatens their future. Will Violetta bend to the will of another or surrender to her heart? And can she do it in time? Starring Corrine Winters as Violetta, Joshua Guerrero as Alfredo, and Stephen Powell as Germont.

Admission/Cost: $50 - $299

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, April 22 - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 28 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, April 30 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdopera.org
7:30 PM Music: Kartik Seshadri Sitar master Pandit Kartik Seshadri will present a performance of classical Indian ragas, accompanied by tabla player Pandit Arup Chattopadhyay. Seshadri's CD Sublime Ragas was recently among Songlines Magazine's Top 10 "Top of the World" albums. His music has been praised by The Washington Post for its "expressive beauty, rich tonal sensibility and rhythmic intricacy."

Admission/Cost:
General Admission - $15.50
UCSD Faculty, Staff, Alumni - $10.50
Student Rush - Free, one-hour before concert, with ID

Location:
Conrad Prebys Concert Hall
UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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Saturday, April 22 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Giles Havergal's theatrical adaptation of the Graham Greene novel. Eccentric aunt Augusta swoops in, shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois nephew, and ignites the lust for adventure buried within his gray flannel soul." David Ellenstain directs.

Admission/Cost: $39 - $50

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday April 12 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM (No Shows 4/15)
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM (No 7:00 PM show 5/7)

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
8:00 PM Film: Lion Garth Davis's debut film follows the stirring odyssey of an Indian orphan (Dev Patel), adopted by a Tasmanian couple (Nicole Kidman, David Wenham), who uses Google Earth in his tenacious quest to find his birth mother. With Rooney Mara and Sunny Pawar. (2016. 118 minutes.)

Cinema Under the Stars is an intimate outdoor movie theater, located directly behind Tops Salon in Mission Hills. Admission is $17 at the door (cash or check only), or $19 with online reservations, which begin on Wednesday at 9 a.m. The box office opens at 6 p.mon Friday and Saturday (and Sunday, when appropriate).

Popcorn, candy and assorted beverages sell for $2 each and a classic cartoon is screened before the film. There is a weatherproof cover for winter, and heaters and blankets to keep you warm.

Admission/Cost: $17 - $19

Location:
Cinema Under The Stars
4040 Goldfinch St.
San Diego CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, April 21 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM

For additional information, call (619)-295-4221.
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet The Old Globe stages "Red Velvet," a stirring drama that transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s.

Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role—but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage.

His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved.

Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theater history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin returns to The Old Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Admission/Cost: $34 - $98

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
March 25 until April 30
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM;
All other Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM;
All other Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26 - 7:00 PM;
All other Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

For tickets or more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org, or call 619) 234-5623.
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