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Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Celebration
12:00 PM Cooking Class: Una Noche en España
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM SD Hmong Community New Year Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Discussion: One Hundred Years of Solitude
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec 20
1:00 PM Cooking Class: French Macaron
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Hanukkah/Solstice Concert
7:30 PM Film: Fräulein una Fiana D'inverno
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Special Event: Apna Christmas
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
Wednesday, Dec 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Kujichagulia: Self-Determination
6:00 PM Film: The Spirit Of The Beehive
Thursday, Dec 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Book Signing: Sandcastle Girls
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa - Collective Work and Responsibility: Ujima
Friday, Dec 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Kwanzaa: Cooperative Economics: Ujamaa
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
Saturday, Dec 30
1:00 PM New Years in Baja California Mexico
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: Kwanzaa Time
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Brazilian Carnaval
Brazilian CarnavalThe high-energy rhythm of Brazil comes to the Jacobs Center as Arts for Learning San Diego presents Family Arts Day in the Diamond -- Brazilian Carnaval.

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public and takes place at the amphitheater and the World Court area of the center.

This Carnaval celebration features the popular local ensemble Sol e Mar. Sol e Mar is dedicated to sharing the experience and love of the sights and sounds of Brazil. All of the members of the ensemble have studied and performed extensively in South America and Cuba, as well as in the United States.

Led by Mark Lamson, director and lead percussionist, Sol e Mar specializes in the music of two countries whose musical roots are strongly tied to Africa: Cuba and Brazil.

Dancer Cybele Nieman Pena is one of the most sought after dance educators in San Diego. Nieman Pena will demonstrate the traditional dances that bring the music of Carnaval alive in addition to other forms of dance including hip-hop.

This event kicks-off with a musical procession to the World Court where families can make their own colorful Carnaval masks with artists from the San Diego Guild of Puppetry.

Families can use their imagination to create unique masks that can be worn during the event! In addition, the first 50 families that arrive will receive a free book (one book per family) to take home. Sol e Mar and Nieman Pena will join together for a performance featuring dancing, drumming and audience participation. The program ends with a conga line around the amphitheater and up to the World Court.

Arts for Learning San Diego, an affiliate of Young Audiences has dedicated itself to advocating and providing for the arts in education and enriching the lives of all children in our region through an extraordinary range of high quality performances, residencies and workshops to help young people and their families identify their cultural roots and discover their creative wings.

Arts for Learning San Diego's mission envisions a world where all students, families and communities imagine, create and thrive through the arts.

The Family Arts Day in the Diamond -- Brazilian Carnaval is funded in part through the Creative Placemaking Partnership Program awarded by Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation.


Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
404 Euclid Ave
San Diego, CA 92114
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