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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
1:00 PM Lecture: the Stories of Conflict at Home, Abroad, and in the Heart
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 Music&Dance: Flamenco Night
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
9:00 AM Tijuana's Art & Architecture
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
6:30 PM Poetry & Art Series: Edwin Decker, Al Howard, Anna Zappoli Jenkins, Viet Mai & People's Choice
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
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
10:00 AM San Diego Chinese New Year
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 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
6:00 PM Film Forum: Spirit of the Beehive
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
7:30 PM Book signing: Call Me By Your Name
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
Saturday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
7:00 PM Music: Dornob Collective in Concert
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
Sunday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
2:15 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
7:00 PM Music: Raga, Roots & Re Imaginings
Calendar

< Thursday, July 13, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Raisin in the Sun
Until February 17, 2018

Vietgone
Until February 18, 2018

Outside Mullingar
Until February 19, 2018

Cloud Techtonics
Until February 24, 2018

Cardboard Piano
Until February 25, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest
Until March 4, 2018

Uncle Vanya
Until March 11, 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

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

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
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
4:00 PM Parisian Dinner Adventure Eleanor Brown has put together a collection of all-new Paris-themed essays written by some of the biggest names in women's fiction, including three of our favorite authors here in San Diego. Jennifer Coburn (We'll Always Have Paris), Michelle Gable (A Paris Apartment and I'll See You in Paris), and Susan Vreeland (Lisette's List) are each featured. This event includes French dinner, a glass of wine, author talk, and book signing.

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Le Parfait Paris
555 G Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 13 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 245-4457 or visit: www.adventuresbythebook.com
4:00 PM Book Signing: Raymond Bartellt You are invited to experience the Yucatan Peninsula, setting of the newest book by Raymond Avery Bartlett entitled Sunsets of Tulum. As a prolific travel writer for guidebooks such as Lonely Planet, Insight Guides, and Moon Handbooks, Raymond has traveled extensively and will bring the setting of the book to life with a photo presentation, lively discussion, and a taste of an authentic, non-alcoholic Yucatan beverage. Signed copies of his novel will be for sale at the event.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 13 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5800 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
6:30 PM Kumeyaay Sunset Tour As daytime heat shifts to cooler breezes, nature's happy hour begins. The tour begins in the soundscape of birdsong at day's end. San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy naturalist Kathy Dickey, an expert in early Kumeyaay culture, will point out plants used for different teas, foods, medicines and more. We'll watch sunset with a Taste of the Trails refreshment.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
San Elijo Ecological Reserve
Encinitas, CA 92023

Thursday, July 13 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 944-3944 or visit: www.sanelijo.org
7:00 PM Shores of Light: Salento 1945-1947 Thousands of Jewish survivors landed in Southern Italy after WWII, on their way to Israel. Amazed by the welcome they received from the local population that so contrasted with the years of hatred, they found joy and healing while they awaited the ships that would run the British blockade. Hundreds of children were born during the wait. The film follows the story of three Israeli women born during this time as they discover the place and culture where their parents began to believe in life again. Weaving rare historical footage with unique current testimonials, the film captures a ray of light after great darkness.

There will be a panel discussion focused on comparing the WW II refugee situation with today's. The panelists are front line workers in SD's refugee issues.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $12

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 South Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Thursday, July 13 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 436-7469 or visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
8:00 PM Stage: The Ballad of Emmett Till The now legendary story of Emmett Till is believed by many to be the spark that ignited the modern civil rights movement and remains one of the most pivotal incidents in a monumental era. Till was a 14-year-old Chicago resident who was brutally tortured and murdered for allegedly flirting with a white women while visiting family in Money, Mississippi. This provocative piece of theater — part history, part ghost story — is a jazz integration of past and present, the living and dead, of factual accounts and creative interpolation. Author Ifa Bayeza captures the powerful truths at the heart of this gripping and tragic story, aiming for a soaring work of moving music, potent poetry and rich theatricality.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35

Location:
Ion Theatre Company BLKBOX Theatre
3704 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Saturday, July 22 - 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 4:00 PM & 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.iontheatre.com
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