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Saturday, Feb 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego Jewish Film Festival
10:00 AM Seaworld Lunar New Year
10:00 AM Art: Indri Collection Trunk Show
10:00 AM Chinese New Year Celebration
10:00 AM A History of the Spanish-Speaking People of South Bay
11:00 AM Mediterranean Cooking Classs
11:00 AM Black Comix Day At MXL Culture-Con
11:00 AM Tet Festival Mira Mesa
1:00 PM Shibori Dye Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
2:00 PM Stage: Vietgone
3:00 PM Tribute to the Reggae Legends
4:00 PM Barrio Bureaus Pop-Up Show
4:00 PM Barrio Logan Flea Market
4:30 PM Chinese New Year Painting Party
5:00 PM Barrio Logan Art Crawl
7:00 PM Music: The Mairtin de Cogain Project
7:00 PM Music: Fred Benedetti
7:00 PM Stage: A Raisin in the Sun
7:30 PM Music: Emmet Cahill
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
Sunday, Feb 18
All Day San Diego Jewish Film Festival
10:00 AM Tet Festival Mira Mesa
10:00 AM Chinese New Year Celebration
2:00 PM Cooking Workshops: French Macarons Made Easy
2:00 PM Song of the Angels Flute Orchestra
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
2:00 PM House of India Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
2:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
2:00 PM Stage: Vietgone
3:00 PM Tribute to the Reggae Legends
3:00 PM Music: Celtic Harp
5:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration
6:00 PM Music: Te Amo Tango
7:00 PM Stage: Vietgone
7:30 PM International Guitar Night
8:00 PM San Diego Ballet: Ritmos Latinos
Monday, Feb 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Lunar New Year: Lion Dance Performance
2:30 PM San Diego Ballet: Ritmos Latinos
3:00 PM Boomshaka Music Festival
Tuesday, Feb 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Discussion: Talking Race & Inclusion
Wednesday, Feb 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Mexico's Upcoming Elections and What They Mean for the U.S.
6:00 PM Film: Clinica de Migrantes
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Feb 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Seaworld Lunar New Year
12:00 PM Civil Society, Corruption and the Rise of Liberalism in Contemporary South Africa
3:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
4:00 PM An Exhibit on the Life and Deeds of Dr. Shih-Liang Chien
7:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
7:30 PM Francisco Cantu in Conversation with John Wilkens
8:00 PM Music: Alsarah & the Nubatones
Friday, Feb 23
11:00 AM First Annual Distinguished Lecture on U.S.-Mexico Relations
2:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
6:00 PM Lectures: North County Black History Month Celebration
6:00 PM Border Art: Opening Reception
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Krenek, Britten & Rilke
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
Saturday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Don Quijote Read-a-thon
10:00 AM Kumeyaay Cosmology
10:00 AM Workshops: Indigenous Folk Art Dish Towel
10:00 AM San Diego Chinese New Year
10:00 AM San Diego Kuumba Fest
2:00 PM Stage: Othello
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
6:00 PM African Presence in Latin American Lecture by Dr. Runoko Rashidi
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Play Reading: Mina's Revolution
7:30 PM Music: Sacra Profana Building Bridges Between Nations
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Jesse Cook
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
11:55 PM Film: Mind Game
Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Chinese New Year
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game
12:00 PM World Foods Supermarket 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 Music: Jimmy & Enrique
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 Live at The Belly Up
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
10:00 PM Mandarin House 2nd Annual Chinese New Year's Party & Fundraiser
Monday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
6:00 PM Music: Javid & Naoko
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: Uncle Vanya
Wednesday, Feb 28
7:00 PM East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
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12:00 AM Baja Mexico Grand Tour In our Baja Mexico Grand Tour, your adventure begins as we cross into Mexico and visit Tijuana, the fourth largest city in Mexico.

We will go on a cultural sightseeing tour of the area with stops at the Cultural Center, the Tijuana Bullring, the Tijuana Zoo, the Tijuana Tower, and then we'll spend some time shopping along Avenidad Revolución. This street is the main shopping mecca south of the border with more than 400 different types of shops that will embolden you to bargain like the locals for your Mexican curios.

Then it's off to Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village. Once a small fisherman town, this spot is now home to over 50 different restaurants that offer the specialty of the house: Puerto-Nuevo-style lobster. This lobster meal is a Pacific Ocean lobster deep fried to perfection. The meal also includes unlimited rice, beans and a welcome Margarita!

After lunch, enjoy some time to relax along the Pacific Ocean as Mariachis serenade you.

After this memorable experience we will travel to Rosarito Beach, which was once the Mexican Hollywood during the 1920s. Now it is a blooming beach-side community with endless opportunities to visit the beach, go horseback riding, or roam on ATVs along the sandy beaches.

After Rosarito Beach, we'll travel back to San Diego.

Important Notice:
All US Citizens, must have proper identification to return back to the USA. A passport, passport card or valid documentation is required to return to USA. For Non US Citizens, please consult with your embassy.

Sample Itinerary:
9:00 AM - Depart San Diego for Mexico
10:00 AM - Arrival to Tijuana with City Tour
11:30 AM - Depart from Tijuana
12:30 PM - Arrives at Puerto Nuevo
2:30 PM - Depart Puerto Nuevo
3:00 PM - Arrives at Playa de Rosarito
4:45 PM - Depart Playa de Rosarito
6:00 PM - Arrival in San Diego Pick Up Locations

Note:
Our Normal Wait Time to Return to USA is about 1 to 1.5 Hours back in Border Wait

Admission/Cost: $119 (Adults); $89 (Children 11 and Under)

Location:
Santa Fe Train Depot/ Five Star Tours Visitor Center
1050 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and Times:
Ongoing
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call us at (877)704-0514 or visit: www.citytoursofsandiego.com
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival Angelika Film Center presents a showcase of Studio Ghibli films. Studio Ghibli is the Japanese animation company created by Hayao Miyazaki. His films are known for its magical creatures, spirits and strong female characters.

Film Schedule:
Whisper of the Heart at 11:00 AM June 29
Princess Mononoke at 7:00 PM July 5 and 11:00 AM July 6
The Cat Returns at 7:00 PM July 12 and 11:00 AM July 13
Howl's Moving Castle at 7:00 PM July 19 and 11:00 AM. July 20
The Wind Rises at 7:00 PM July 26 and 11:00 AM July 27
My Neighbor Totoro at 7:00 PM August 2 and 11:00 AM August 3
When Marnie Was There at 7:00 PM Aug. 9 and 11:00 AM August 10
Kiki's Delivery Service at 7:00 PM August 16 and 11:00 AM August 17

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
Angelika Carmel Mountain
11620 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92128
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Dates and times:
Until August 17
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM Film: Moana Moana Waialiki is the sea voyaging daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When a blight strikes her island, she discovers the only way to save her people is to reunite a legendary demigod, Maui, with a goddess's heart. Thus, she sets sail on an epic journey across the Pacific to find him. This movie is made possible in part by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation's Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, 92009
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Wednesday, July 12 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2026 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall From pop gems "Tijuana Taxi" and "A Taste of Honey" to later hits like "Rise," Herb Alpert has for over five decades entertained generations with his elegant yet lively trumpet style, perfect for a romantic evening by the Bay. He will be joined on the concert by his partner in music and life, singer Lani Hall.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $113

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 6 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, pleas visit www.sandiegosymphony.org
7:30 PM Film: Challah Rising In The Desert (The Jews Of New Mexico) The San Diego Jewish Arts Festival will screen "Challah Rising in the Desert (The Jews of New Mexico)" by Isaac Artenstein. In this new film, braided bread represents five waves of settlement of New Mexico's Jewish community from the Conversos escaping the Spanish Inquisition 400 years ago, to the German Jewish pioneers of the Santa Fe Trail in the 1800s, to the engineers, and scientists of the 1940s-60s at Los Alamos.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, July 6 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000
8:30 PM Stage: Hijas De Su Madre "Daughters of his Mother" is undoubtedly the most fun work of Mexico. Where the wealthy wife and the three lovers of her husband have died of laughter. With a wonderful cast, great actresses together in one stage!
This performance is entirely in Spanish

Admission/Cost: $ 48.50

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 6 - 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 615-4000 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
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