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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

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
10:00 AM Santa Fe Marketplace At Bazaar Del Mundo The Southwest is making a comeback, with boho lovers and free spirits across the country donning bold pieces of turquoise, vibrant hues and Zapotec designs. Here in San Diego, the best of Southwest's Native American jewelry, art and crafts will be on display and for sale at Bazaar del Mundo's annual Santa Fe Marketplace, Friday and Saturday.

Amidst a vibrant outdoor marketplace, exquisite collections of authentic Native American jewelry, art, crafts and décor will be showcased from Navajo, Cherokee, Hopi, Pima, Isleta Pueblo and Santo Domingo Pueblo tribe members, along with other noted Southwestern artists demonstrating and selling their goods.

Visitors can take in dazzling sterling silver and multi-stone inlaid jewelry made with stunning turquoise, coral and other exotic stones, hand-woven Zapotec pillows and rugs, leather accessories, fetishes, storytellers, Pendleton blankets and more. Returning to this year's festival, pawn trader Art Quintana will appraise visitors' fine Indian jewelry and family heirlooms (up to two pieces each).

Visitors will also enjoy live musical performances, and mouth-watering cuisine from neighboring Casa Guadalajara.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bazar del Mundo Shops
4133 Taylor St
San Diego, CA 92110
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Dates and times:
Friday, September 15 - 10:00 AM
Saturday, September 16 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please call: (619) 296-3161 or visit: www.bazaardelmundo.com
1:00 PM Film: Hunt for Wilderpeople Nature just got gangster.

Director Taika Waititi takes us on a whirlwind adventure through the New Zealand bush in this plucky comic joyride.

Raised on hip-hop and foster care, a rebellious orphan and his foster father (Sam Neill) go on the lam into the forest to evade child services. (2016. 101 minutes.)

Age Limit: 50+

Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
San Diego Oasis Lifelong Learning Center Drive
5500 Grossmont Center Drive #325
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Friday, September 15 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 881-6262 or visit: www.oasisnet.org
2:00 PM Traditional Music Of Africa Join us for a free lecture and short concert, featuring the mbira (thumb piano) music of Zimbabwe. Lewis Peterman, our guide, was director of musicology and ethnomusicology in the School of Music and Dance at San Diego State University prior to his retirement. Past president of the Center for World Music, he performs both early European music on period instruments and traditional Shona mbira music from Zimbabwe.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Carlos Branch Library
7265 Jackson Drive
San Diego, CA 92119
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Friday, September 15 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 363-3007 or visit: www.centerforworldmusic.org
4:00 PM Music: Ke'ahi Ke'ahi is a professional Hawaiian & Contemporary musician originally from Hawaii and now living in San Diego. Ke'ahi is an amazing vocalist and plays both the ukulele and guitar. He's been seen on the Cooking Channel singing his original song "Anthem to Musubi." If you are looking for true authentic Hawaiian music coupled with other genres such as rock, reggae, island, soul, top 40, etc. then look no further.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Duke's La Jolla
1216 Prospect Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Friday, September 15 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-5888 or visit: www.dukeslajolla.com
6:00 PM House of Mexico: Independence Day The House of Mexico invites you to join them on Friday, September 15 to celebrate Mexicos's Independence Day. They will have Art displays for your viewing pleasure.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
2125 Pan American Rd E
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, September - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 702-8138
7:00 PM Music: Raul Midon Blind since birth, Raul Midón is celebrated as one of music's most distinctive and searching voices. Described by the New York times as "A one-man band... who is spiritually connected," the New Mexico native has released nine albums with his most recent hit "Bad Ass and Blind" released in March 2017. In an effort to bring his most recent release to life, Midón has curated an interactive new show and outreach program that invites the audience to share his blind experience. Complemented by his silky tenor voice, his guitar playing is a syncopated, flamenco- and jazz-infused wonder in which bass, harmony and melodic lines fly from the fretboard in a way that seems to belie the fact that all the music is being produced by just two hands. If that weren't enough, Midón keeps the audience on their toes with his mouth-horn technique, in which he creates a bebop "trumpet" solo entirely with his lips.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35

Location:
Museum of Making Music
5790 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Friday, September 15 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 438-5996 or visit: www.museumofmakingmusic.org
7:00 PM Celebra: National Hispanic and Latino Hertiage Month The Chicano Federation is celebrating National Hispanic and Latino Heritage month with ¡Celebra! a fun-filled salsa dancing evening.

This event will feature salsa dance lessons by the renowned dance instructor, Michael John Saltus, appetizers, beer, wine, opportunity drawings and more. All proceeds support programs that enrich the community and improve the lives of thousands of children and families throughout San Diego county.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
Queen Bee's Art and Cultural Center
3925 Ohio St
San Diego, CA 92104
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Friday, September 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 255-5147 or visit: www.queenbeessd.com
7:00 PM Música En La Plaza: Región Queretana Bring your dancing shoes and join Q-Ban Street, Potro Norteño, Región Queretana, Los Montaño, and the Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet for live music, tacos, and tequila in our beautiful Lyric Court.

From Cumbia and Huapango, to Salsa and Norteña, these rhythms will move you to get up and dance under the stars. Everyone is welcome, so don't miss out!

Doors open at 6:30 PM

Although no RSVP is required and admission is free, you can RSVP below to stay informed about this and other free, community events at the Center.

Seating at bistro tables is also available for $12/seat or $40 for a table for 4. Table seating is very limited, so purchase your seats early!

Admission/Cost: FREE - $12

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
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Friday, September 15 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 988-4253 or visit: www.artcenter.org
7:30 PM Music: Vignesh Ishwar Sonorous voice. Charming stage presence. Effortless brigas. Perfect diction. Vignesh Ishwar has these and more and it is of no wonder that a national newspaper recently hailed him as an artist to be watched. Born and brought up in Mumbai, Vignesh started learning music at the age of three. He had his training with Palakkad Anantharama Bhagavatar for over 15 years and started learning from T.M. Krishna in 2008.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Seaside Center for Spiritual Living
1613 Lake Dr.
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Friday, September 15 - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please email: [email protected] or visit: www.indianfineartsacademy.org
8:00 PM Music: IL Divo Humphreys Concerts by the Bay presents Il Divo, a group that blends classical music with pop in multiple languages.

In 2003 musicians Urs Buhler, Sebastien Izambard, Carlos Marin and David Miller were brought together by Simon Cowell. The band's first album "Il Divo" sold more than a million copies in the UK alone in its first six weeks, and in total topped the charts in 12 countries.

Admission/Cost: $110

Location:
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
2241 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA 92106
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Friday, September 15 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (800) 745-3000 or visit: www.humphreysconcerts.com
8:00 PM Music: Black Uhuru Black Uhuru will perform with Duckie Simpson and Andrew Bees.
Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $23

Location:
Belly Up
143 S. Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Friday, September 15 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 481-8140 or visit: www.bellyup.com
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart OnStage Playhouse presents Shirley Lauro's drama, based on the stories of six American women who went to Vietnam: "five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops." James P. Darvas directs.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $22

Location:
Onstage Playhouse
291 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Dates and times:
September 15 through Saturday, October 14
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 422-7787 or visit: www.onstageplayhouse.org
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams A North Korean defector who has left her family behind and a lonely South Korean father start an unlikely online romance as they each attempt to allay their fears and alienation in this inventive, lyrical and darkly humorous piece directed by Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning Leigh Silverman (Violet, Chinglish).

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, September 5 through October 1
( Please click on the link below for specific dates and times)

For more information, please call: (858) 550-1010 or visit: www.lajollaplayhouse.org
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