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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
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
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
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
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
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< Saturday, September 2, 2017 >


8:30 AM 11th Annual San Diego Salsa Bachata Festival 11th annual San Diego Salsa Bachata Festival is San Diego's premier Latin music and dance event of the year. SDSBF will welcome dancers from all over the country and the world. Their mission is to provide performers, artist and the community an opportunity to showcase their art form and for those watching, a chance to be inspired.

The festival will give you the opportunity to enjoy dance shows, workshops, live bands , djs, vendors and pool parties all weekend.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $110

Location:
Sheraton Hotel and Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 31 - 8:00 PM
Friday, September 1 - 1:00 PM
Saturday, September 2 - 8:30 AM
Sunday, September 3 - 8:30 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 402-1031 or visit: sandiegosalsabachatafestival.com
11:00 AM Alliance Franšaise Open House Find out what the French Language and Cultural Center has to offer...meeting our staff and teachers, learning more about the French classes for adults and children, certification programs, games for children, French TV/movies, refreshments and snacks.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Alliance Franšaise de San Diego
6640 Lusk Boulevard, Suite 104
San Diego, CA 92121
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Saturday, September 2 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please email: [email protected].
1:00 PM Powwow at Barona Join the Barona Band of Mission Indians for a weekend of contest dancing in all categories, camping, drums and cultural immersion.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Resort & Casino
1932 Wildcat Canyon Road
Lakeside, CA 92040
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 1 - 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, September 2 - 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, September 3 - 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 443-6612 or visit: www.barona-nsn.gov
1:00 PM Latinx Festival The San Diego Repertory Theatre's Amigos del Rep presents its first annual festival of new plays: El Cipitio: A Slavadorian Odyssey, by Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, based on the novel by Randy Ertil; Fabulous Monsters, by Diana Burbano; (w)holeness, by Lily Padilla; Guadalupe in the Guest Room, by Tony Meneses. For days and times of each, contact the Rep. Admission is free.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 2 - 1:00 PM
Saturday, September 2 - 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 3 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
2:00 PM Young Geun Lee: Opening Reception Referencing traditional Korean folk art, artist Young Geun Lee's work expresses the fundamental joys, sorrows, and demands of Korean commoners in the past. Emblematic and humorous images convey the success of family, the harmony of yin and yang, the wish for longevity without diseases, and the fair distribution of wealth, using symbols to fit into modern forms of expression as well as the colors blue, red, brown, white, and black, colors which in Eastern countries are seen as creating order in the universe. Lee draws on his culture, country, and life experience to create a beautiful garden of fundamental things. Join us to celebrate the opening of a three-month exhibit.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Valley Library
2123 Fenton Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
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Saturday, September 2 - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 573-5007
2:00 PM Les Femmes Underground Film Festival The International Les Femmes Underground is a film festival centred on the subversive, unique, and innovative. LEFUFF, showcases artists from all walks of life creating work which redefines the manner in which women are represented in mainstream cinema. Making its debut in 2016, Les Femmes Underground is premiering in Los Angeles as the first ever traveling women's underground film festival. Les Femmes Underground was created as a response to the decline of feminist icons and role models in the media. As feminists, we believe it is our responsibility to empower new generations of young women to generate work which breaks away from society's gendered roles. Les Femmes Underground seeks to premier first time under-represented emerging feminist film-makers and artists.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $25

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
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Saturday, September 2 - 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.filmfreeway.com
2:00 PM Stage: The Explorer's Club Neil Benjamin's post-colonial comedy lambastes Victorian rectitude, varieties of male sexism, and the British love of Empire (one even claims he discovered the "East Pole"). How? By having a woman join the heretofore all-male Explorer's Club in 1879. She's Phyllida Spotte Hume (Jessica John, sharp and funny). Theintrepid adventuressdiscovered a Lost City (at the "worst place on earth") and earned the right to be a member. As proof, she brings Luigi, a native, painted blue. The premise intrigues, but the slight play hops from episode to episode without an engine driving it forward. Lamb's Players production, ably directed by Robert Smyth, gets every possible laugh from the piece. And the male actors (Francis Gercke, Ross Hellwig, John Rosen, Brian Mackey, Omri Schein, Paul Eggington, and Brian Salmon) catch a series of sliding glass tumblers with near-Olympian dexterity.Worth a try.

Admission/Cost: $24 - $74

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Tuesdays - 7:30 PM
Wednesdays - 2:00 PM (except 9/6) and 7:30 PM
Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 437-6000 or visit: www.lambsplayers.org
4:30 PM Latinx Festival The San Diego Repertory Theatre's Amigos del Rep presents its first annual festival of new plays: El Cipitio: A Slavadorian Odyssey, by Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, based on the novel by Randy Ertil; Fabulous Monsters, by Diana Burbano; (w)holeness, by Lily Padilla; Guadalupe in the Guest Room, by Tony Meneses. For days and times of each, contact the Rep. Admission is free.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 2 - 1:00 PM
Saturday, September 2 - 4:30 PM
Sunday, September 3 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000 or visit: www.sdrep.org
5:00 PM Transition Lines: Closing Reception Melody​ ​de​ ​los​ ​Cobos​ ​is​ ​a​ ​San​ ​Diego​ ​artist​ ​that​ ​ ​resides​ ​in​ ​Chula​ ​Vista. ​She works with ​corn​ ​husk​ ​and​ ​eggshells​ ​in​ ​three-dimensions.​

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Nest Gallery on Third
260 1/2 Third Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Saturday, September 2 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 821-8223 or visit: www.facebook.com
7:00 PM Summer Shakes (Shakespeare) The Point Loma Playhouse presents its sixth annual showcase, the culmination of their 8-week Shakespeare workshop, where you will see the greatest moments of the Bard. Ashley Kobza directs.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Point Loma Playhouse
3035 Talbot Street
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dates and times:
Saturday, September 2 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, September 3 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
8:00 PM Music: The Irving Flores Latin-Jazz Quartet Creative composer/pianist Irving Flores returns with Antar Martin bass, & Fernando Gomez drums, featuring vocalists Maria Rosa & Alex Mora.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Dizzy's/Musicians Union Hall
1717 Morena Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92110
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Saturday, September 2 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 270-7467 or visit: www.dizzyzjazz.com
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