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Wednesday, Nov 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM Symposium: Archaeology in Israel
12:00 PM Talk: The Racism of Antisemitism
7:00 PM Astana Ballet
7:00 PM The Horszowski Trio: From Prague to Moscow
7:00 PM International Chocolate Tasting
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 21
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 AM Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Info Session
9:30 AM Symposium on the Indigenous Language Communities of the Californias
10:00 AM Travel Log Book Workshop
5:30 PM Talk: From Revolution to Power in Brazil
6:00 PM Spanish Wine Night
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Linda Blair Lectures on Jan Van Eyck
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Music: Gingee
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Friday, Nov 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
9:30 AM Kumeyaay Community Garden Unveiling Ceremony
2:00 PM Talk: What Americans Read When They Read About the Holocaust
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
3:30 PM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
6:00 PM Fiesta Santa Cecilia Fundraiser Mariachi Concert
7:00 PM Comedy: George Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Saturday, Nov 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
12:00 AM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
10:00 AM Indigo Dye & Shibori Workshop
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
5:00 PM Dance: PKG Ascend
7:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
8:00 PM Music: Hirie
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
8:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
Sunday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day Native Truth & Healing Calfornia Genocide Conference
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition
11:45 AM Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM Stage: Texas in Paris
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
6:00 PM Lebanese Independence Day Banquet
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:00 PM Stage: Hold These Truths
11:00 PM Midnight & Matinee - AKIRA in Japanese w/ English Subtitles
Monday, Nov 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Sumi-e Ten Exhibition
7:00 PM Film: Light and Truth (Urim VeTumim)
Tuesday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM In Between' (Bar Bahar)
6:30 PM Talk: Symbols Of The French Language
7:00 PM Film: Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
7:00 PM Victoria Martino Lectures on Matisse
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Wednesday, Nov 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Thursday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
Friday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Film: Official Secrets
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
Saturday, Nov 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Jiatíng Gùshì: Oral History Project Unveiling Event
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Film: Official Secrets
8:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
8:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
Sunday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in 80 Days
2:00 PM Stage: And Neither Have I Wings To Fly
7:00 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
7:30 PM Stage: Lady Zhaojun
Monday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Cambodian Rock Band
8:00 PM Dance: Aakash Odedra Company
Calendar

< Saturday, March 2, 2019 >


All Day Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs That We Should Be Heirs encourages participants to engage in the lost art of letter writing as a method of alleviating burdens and promoting healing. By putting hand to paper and joining one another in this collective activity of personal letter writing, we can share in this intimate process of privately documenting the stories, hardships, and triumphs that connect us all. Letters written by immigrants and families of immigrants are encouraged. Letters handwritten in participants’ native tongues are welcomed and encouraged. Writings by survivors are encouraged. This project includes on-site activities and off-site workshops during which participants will be asked to write letters to themselves and/or others to pay respect to those who have shared in our heartaches and the approaches we’ve found to quiet our pain. All writings will be rolled and bound with string, and therefore, will remain private as part of the installation.

That We Should Be Heirs aims to offer a hallowed space for the participants to release their burdens and their fears into the art. As more letters are received, the installation will continue to evolve. This project focuses on one of the most profound commonalities that we all have"our desire to heal, our constant search for new ways to alleviate our burdens, our hope to gain victory over fear, and the consistent need to let go of the things that have a way of hardening our hearts.

Location:
San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times
Ongoing until Sunday, May 12, 2019
Tuesdays to Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
8:30 AM National Celebration of Black Women 2019 will mark the 400th commemoration year since the first African captives arrived at the shore of Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1619.

National Celebration of Black Women was born out of a necessity to recognize the women in American history that emerged from slavery, defied the odds and came out victorious!

​On this day, March 2, 2019, during Women's History Month, black women are joining hands across the nation in celebration of our phenomenal ancestry and contributions in building America.

There will be a March starting at 8:30 AM from the corner of North Harbor Dr. and Park Ave to be followed by a celebration in Ruocco Park at 10:00 AM.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ruocco Park
585 North Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates & times:
Saturday, March 2 - 8:30 AM (March)
Saturday, March 2 - 10:00 AM (Celebration)

For more information, please visit: www.1619nationalcelebrationofblackwomen.com
9:00 AM Day Tour: Submerged Prehistory The San Diego Archaeological Center announces Submerged Prehistory, the second tour in the San Diego’s First Peoples series, on Saturday, March 2, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The event will start at the parking lot of La Jolla Shores Beach and features a visit to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This event will take place regardless of the weather. Space is limited to 25 people.

As a supplement to the new By Land and By Sea exhibit at the San Diego Archaeological Center, this field trip series will explore the physical locations and landscapes that the first people in the Americas lived in.

Dr. John Hildebrand will guide this second tour on San Diego’s submerged prehistory. During the earth’s last glacial period, global sea level was lower by more than 100 m from the sea level of today. The continental shelves exposed by these lower sea levels would have been an important landscape for migration and habitation of peoples coming into the Americas. The La Jolla region of San Diego County is the location of an offshore submarine canyon, bringing marine resources near to the shoreline, both today and at the time of lowered sea levels. In this field trip, we will examine the geology, marine ecology and archaeological record of the La Jolla region, and discuss the role of submerged landscapes in understanding North American prehistory.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
La Jolla Shores
8200 Camino del Oro
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 9:00 AM to Noon

For more information, please visit: www.sdarchaeology.org
9:00 AM Conversations With Writers Of Color Co-sponsored by San Diego Central Library, UCSD Library, and UCSD’s Cross Cultural Center and SPACES campus organizations, this winter conference features 30 speakers and 6 panels that will discuss the unique issues facing writers of color, from self-care strategies employed in less than diverse MFA programs or newsrooms, to depicting experiences unfamiliar to mainstream American culture, to navigating the publication process in an industry that is 86 percent white.

Apart from local writers of color, participants are coming in from Chicago, Alabama, Nebraska and the Pacific Northwest to participate in the conversation.

Free and open to the public.

This groundbreaking conference has attracted professionals at the top of their field, each one well versed in advocating for #OwnVoices stories: NY Times’ California correspondent Jill Cowan; San Diego Asian American Film Festival founder, Lee Ann Kim; Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Troy Espera; acclaimed Mexican novelist Cristina Rivera Garza, UCSD professor and award-winning independent filmmaker Zeinabu Irene Davis, to name a few.

Location:
UCSD Cross Cultural Center
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, March 2 - 9:00 AM

Visit the library calendar to access the full conference schedule: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
10:00 AM Milagros Art Workshop Join us as international instructor Jane LaFazio teaches you how to design your lucky milagro (heart shaped or otherwise). With your original pattern, you'll create a hand-stitched, embellish 3 dimensional object d'art! A relaxing, soothing way to spent the day, stitching and chatting. I will demonstrate simple hand embroidery stitches, and we'll create together. These are great for gifts!

Student Supply List:
• Felt (PurlSoHo.com has lovely color combo packets.) Decide on your color scheme. I like 3 or 4 colors of fine wool felt.
• Embroidery thread (I like size 8 or 12 variegated perle cotton thread)
• Embroidery needles
• Beads (make sure your needles fit through your beads)
• Detail scissors

I'll supply:
• stuffing
• paper for patterns
• sequins

No experience necessary. Perfect for artists of all levels!

• Sat, March 2nd, 10am-4pm
​• No supply fee
• Attendees are encouraged to bring a sack lunch
• ​Student parking available in back lot

Admission/Cost: $125

Location:
Art on 30th
4434 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
11:30 AM Real Madrid vs Barcelona Televised Are you with Barcelona or Real Madrid? Come watch this El Clasico match live in I-House hosted by the Outreach Coordinators. We will be providing lunch and activities for you to enjoy while watching the match! Come wearing your favorite sports jersey.

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
Scholars Drive North, Room 123A
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA 9209
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, March 2 - 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
1:00 PM Three Acts of Goodness Cultural Day Hsi Fang Temple is having Three Acts of Goodness Cultural Day where there will be a special temple tour with Chinese New Year decorations, Chinese tea appreciation, Chinese paintings, Chinese calligraphy, meditation, animal balloons and mindful coloring for the kids.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Buddhist Association
4536 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, March 2 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, March 3 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.hsifangtemple.org
1:00 PM Taiwanese American Fundraising Event Our Center is like our 2nd “Home” and here is an opportunity to show your support at our annual TAFSD Fundraising event. Whether you grew up in that far-away island or your connection is through your parents, grandparents, significant other, or a friend, Our Center is like our"Home."We get together to immerse in our culture, to share our friendships, stories and laughs, and to indulge in authentic Taiwanese food.

Admission/Cost: $120

Location:
Taiwanese American Community Center
7873 Wilkerson Ct
San Diego, CA 92111
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
2:00 PM Stage: Disney's Moana Jr. San Diego Junior Theatre partners with Music Theatre International and Disney Theatrical Group on a pilot production of Moana, Jr. An adventurous teenager sails on a daring mission to save her people. The once mighty demigod Maui guides her quest to become a master way-finder. Directed and choreographed by Francine Maigue.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $16

Location:
San Diego Junior Theatre
1650 El Prado #208
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, March 1 until Sunday, March 17 - 2019
Fridays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Fire in Me Asian Story Theater and Access Inc. present "The Fire in Me," a play about domestic violence in San Diego's Filipino community.

Based on interviews, the play explores the subject in the context of culture, immigration status and gender roles. Each performance includes merienda (Filipino snacks), the play, and a panel discussion with experts working in the field.

This project is supported by The San Diego Foundation and California Humanities, in community partnership with Philippine Consulate
San Diego County, and artistic collaboration with MaArte Theater Collective.

Due to mature content, recommended for ages 18 and up. Free performances at various San Diego Public Library locations.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Skyline Hills Library
7900 Paradise Valley Road
San Diego, CA 92139
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Dates and times:
Saturday, March 2 - 2:00 PM at Skyline Hills Library
Sunday, March 10 - 2:00 PM at Central Library
Saturday, March 16 - 2:00 PM at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library

For more information, please visit: www.fireinme.com
2:00 PM Stage: Aladdin From the producer of "The Lion King" comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

The musical features beloved songs, grand choreography and colorful costumes.
For tickets and additional details call the box office at (619) 570-1100.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from February 20 - March 3, 2019
Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 6:30 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdtheatres.org
2:30 PM Stage: Beyond Babel Beyond Babel is a new theatrical dance show created by Keone & Mari Madrid and Hideaway Circus. The production is inspired by the classic tale of Romeo & Juliet and current social stories from all over the world. The show is about the division of families, friends, and a community of people as authorities decide to build a wall between them. We follow two divinely linked lovers as they reconcile with the rising tensions of a populace cut in half. The show is set to a contemporary soundtrack and features a cast of twelve elite dancers. It also features large crochet backdrops, art installations, and yarn-based props created by artist London Kaye.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $125

Location:
Beyond Babel Theatre
2625 Imperial Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, March 1 to Saturday, March 30, 2019
Fridays, Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:30 PM
Additional Shows: Tuesday, March 12 and Thursday March 28 - 2:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.beyondbabel.com
5:30 PM Aliança Açoreana Festa de Carnaval At the Aliança Açoreana Festa de Carnaval, you can dance to Portuguese music and eat amazing home cooked Portuguese food: Sopa, Torresmos (pork) chicken, beans, sweet potato, inhames, fresh made bread and a special homemade dessert. Complimentary wine and punch. There will be a Carnaval costume contest too, so dress in fun Carnaval attire/costume and win prizes!!!

Admission/Cost: $5 - $25

Location:
Portuguese Hall
2818 Avenida de Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 5:30 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Don’t wait until Fat Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras! Experience an epic Mardi Gras weekend party like no other! At the 2019 Gaslamp Mardi Gras: Fri. Sat. Fat Tuesday, March 1, 2 & 5 enjoy a Club VIP Pass that includes 8+ welcome libations, exclusive drink and dining dealsand FREE entry to not 4 but over 20 premier clubs and bars! Kickoff location is American Junkie, 628 Fifth Ave.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $40

Location:
Gaslamp Quarter
Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Day 1: Friday, March 1 - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Day 2: Saturday, March 2 - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
Day 3: Fat Tuesday, March 5 - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM

For more information, please visit: ww.gaslampevent.com
7:00 PM Italian Film: Forever Young This is the story of a group of “Forever Young” friends, set in present-day Italy. Franco is a pumped-up 70-year-old lawyer, with a passion for Marathon running. His life will change when he becomes a grandfather and discovers that his body is not as indestructible as he thought. Angela, a beautician, has an affair with 20-year-old Luca. Diego, a radio DJ, has to face the competition from a younger rival. Giorgio, who is 50 and in a relationship with a very young girl, cheats on her with a woman of his age.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Firehouse Museum Theater
1572 Columbia Street
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra The Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra consists of 40 talented musicians who are interested in Russian folk instruments and their unique sound. The Orchestra prepares new material each year and performs an annual full concert in Los Angeles and San Diego. Featured artists are brought by the Orchestra from Kiev, Moscow, or St. Petersburg, Russia, and also include world class artists who now live in the Southern California area. The concert will also feature traditional Russian folk dancers and the gifted soprano Anna Belaya. The orchestra's professional directors and arrangers are Iryna Orlova and Anatoliy Mamalyga. Both are graduates of the famed Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music formerly known as the Kiev State (Tchaikovsky) Conservatory.

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
Encinitas Community and Senior Center
1140 Oakcrest Park Drive
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.balalaikala.com
7:00 PM Music: Sacha Boutros Grammy-nominated vocalist Sacha Boutros will perform Music is My Language, direct from the nightclubs of Paris. With accompanying musicians Mikan Zlatkovich on Piano, John B Williams on Bass, and Richard Sellers on Drums, featuring guest vocalist Disco Diva Jessica Williams. Music is My Language is Sacha’s personal homage to the musical greats and creative geniuses whose talent has filled the world with extraordinary music that endures.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $35 - $40

Location:
Martinis Above Fourth
3940 Fourth Avenue #200
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Saturday, March 2 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ma4sd.com
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope USCD Theatre & Dance stages Moliere's masterpiece about the curmudgeon's curmudgeon, in which the great French playwright exposes the "frivolity and inconsistency of his contemporaries." Nicholas Rapp directs.

Exhausted with uncertainty, Alceste finds himself at a party in order to uncover the true nature of Celimene’s affections. There he encounters society; a slick, capricious people, who are, in Alceste's estimation, embodiments of decaying values and apathy in the face of corruption. With an unjust lawsuit hanging over his head, he comes to realize first hand the merit of speaking disingenuously as a course to survive. Alceste must finally decide whether his personal convictions are more or less important than his place in this world. 1666. A comedy.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $20

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, February 22 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 23 - 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Friday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Aladdin From the producer of "The Lion King" comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

The musical features beloved songs, grand choreography and colorful costumes.
For tickets and additional details call the box office at (619) 570-1100.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from February 20 - March 3, 2019
Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 6:30 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdtheatres.org
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