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Wednesday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 AM #ChinaToo: The Feminist Awakening in the People’s Republic
6:00 PM Dinner & Talk: Native Voices - Steve Newcomb
8:00 PM Music: Celso Piña
Thursday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Vladimir Vysotsky, a Russian Cultural Legend
6:30 PM Kumeyaay Talks: Blood of the Band
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:00 PM Film: Lasciati Andare (Let Yourself Go!)
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Friday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Talk: From a Rural Village in Mexico to Global Social Impact
7:30 PM Lecture: Leonardo - Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Music: Ozomatli, Cut Chemist, Chali 2na
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Saturday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
7:00 PM An Evening of Middle Eastern Classical Music
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
9:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Sunday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
2:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
Monday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:30 PM Cuban Dance Series Workshops
Wednesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
8:00 PM Beijing Dance Theater
Thursday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Friday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Saturday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
4:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Sunday, Feb 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM San Diego Black Film Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
2:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Monday, Feb 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Feb 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Calendar

< Saturday, January 19, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Salvador Dali Exhibition
Until December 29, 2018

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Qi Gong Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
9:00 AM Hawaiian Hula Workshops Hawaiian Hula Workshops by Kumu Hula Leihi'ilani Kirkpatrick (Kumu Lei) is a three part program with her traditional Welcome Ceremony Potluck Dinner on Friday and complimentary sessions at our new Hawaiian Hula Arts Village by Kumu Hula Leihi'ilani Kirkpatrick on Sunday (limited to the first 60 RSVP'd guests, minimal material costs). Join us for one or more of our sessions and celebrations. This is the 4th year that Kumu Hula Leihi'ilani Kirkpatrick is coming from the island of Kaua'i carrying the torch of her Kumu Hula, Lehua Kawaikapuokalani Hewett. Truly a Hawaiian Renaissance man in his own right, he is known for being a bold catalyst of authentic hula training and the perpetuation of hula traditions in the mainland USA.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $50

Location:
San Marcos Community Center
3 Civic Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, January 18 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 19 - 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 20 - 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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

10:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show The Travel & Adventure Show will feature exhibitors from more than 200 global travel destinations, thousands of travel experts to help guests plan trips, and exclusive show-only travel deals for guests to take advantage of. The San Diego Travel & Adventure Show will feature presentations by travel experts and celebrity travel personalities, offering guests a wealth of knowledge regarding tech travel hacks and much more.

Admission/Cost: $11 - $22

Location:
San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, January 19 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, January 20 - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM


For more information, please visit: www.travelshow.com
10:30 AM Talk: Dining Out in Paris Before There Were Restaurants Culinary Historians of San Diego will present "Dining Out in Paris Before There Were Restaurants," featuring Jim Chevallier. Chevallier will describe how as early as the 13th century, inns, taverns and cabarets sold food that was varied but expensive. Street vendors also sold food and sometimes catered private functions. But it took 300 years for one enterprising chap to respond to complaints about prices before opening his "restorer" in Paris. Jim Chevallier began his food history career with a paper on the shift in breakfast in 18th Century France. As a bread historian, he has contributed to the Dictionnaire Universel du Pain, the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America and Modernist Bread; his work on the baguette and the croissant has been cited in both books and periodicals. He is also a contributor to "Savoring Gotham." Aside from continuing research into Parisian food history, he is also studying French bread history and early medieval food. The event is free and open to the public.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, January 19 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

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

1:30 PM Talk: Chicano Park & Its Amazing Murals Marty Rosen, Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA), will discuss the history of Chicano Park and the restoration of about 20 of the park's murals by the original artists. Free parking in Gilman Parking Structure. Sponsored by San Diego Independent Scholars.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Room 111A
Chancellors Complex
Lyman Way
U.C. San Diego
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Saturday, January 19 - 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Book Signing: Black-on-White: A Personal Discovery The Lemon Grove Historical Society presents author Dolores Van Rensalier-Warren in a riveting account of her discovery of her African American forebears, including a black abolitionist, and her successful effort to preserve a key stop on the Underground Railroad in New Jersey. Book signing for her memoir, Bridge Street to Freedom.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lemon Grove Library
3001 School Lane
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
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Saturday, January 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

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

2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth Broadway Theater stages Mark St. Germain's theatrical biography of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Before she became a pioneering radio sex and relationship therapist, she fled the Nazis, was a sniper for the Haganah in Jerusalem, and much more.

Admission/Cost: $25.00

Location:
The Broadway Theatre
340 E. Broadway
Vista CA 92084
MAP

Ongoing from Thursday, January 17 until Sunday, February 3, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.broadwayvista.biz
5:00 PM Artist Exhibition Reception: Sana Saadeh Please join us for Sana Saadeh's Featured Artist reception at the San Diego Sculptors Guild. Sana has been diligently working on a collection that best represents her artistic vision and she would like you all to share in her success. Sana is a figurative clay sculptor who graduated from the University of Jordan with a degree in architecture that has transformed into a passion for sculpting. Sana is currently focusing on ethnic themes including peasants and laborers.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Spanish Village Art Center
1770 Village Place
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Saturday, January 19 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegosculptors
7:00 PM Book Signing: Mickey Brent: Broad Awakening This is an opportunity to meet local, multicultural author, Mickey Brent. This public literary event is hosted by L'HOOQ/Exrealism Bookstore in Carlsbad. Mickey Brent is a multicultural author and creative writing teacher. She spent nearly two decades living in Europe and writes quirky stories about Europeans, their diverse cultures, languages, and lifestyles. Please visit www.mickeybrent.com for more information about Mickey and her recent LGBTQ novel, Broad Awakening, the sequel to Underwater Vibes, published by Bold Strokes Books, an award-winning New York publisher committed to quality and diversity in LGBTQ fiction.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lhooq/Exrealism
755 1/2 Carlsbad Village Dr.
San Diego, CA 92008
MAP

Saturday, January 19 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mickeybrent.com
7:00 PM Music: Omar Chaparro Omar Rafael Chaparro Alvidrez is a Mexican actor, comedian, TV host, media personality and singer

Admission/Cost: $45.00 - $85.00

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, January 19 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.omarchaparro.com
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth Broadway Theater stages Mark St. Germain's theatrical biography of Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Before she became a pioneering radio sex and relationship therapist, she fled the Nazis, was a sniper for the Haganah in Jerusalem, and much more.

Admission/Cost: $25.00

Location:
The Broadway Theatre
340 E. Broadway
Vista CA 92084
MAP

Ongoing from Thursday, January 17 until Sunday, February 3, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.broadwayvista
8:00 PM Talk: Beyond The Score - Symphonie Fantastique As part of its Hearing the Future Music Festival San Diego Symphony presents Beyond the Score: Symphonie Fantastique.

Hector Berlioz's passionate fever dreams changed the world of classical music forever when he unleashed his Symphonie fantastique onto unsuspecting audiences in 1830. This Beyond the Score presentation dramatizes how this surprising symphonic shocker came to be. Michael Francis conducts this unique performance that reveals the illuminating stories found "inside" the score.

The epic Symphonie fantastique utilizes one of the largest orchestras of its time. The music tells the story of an artist's self-destructive passion for a beautiful woman, describing his obsession and dreams, tantrums, moments of tenderness, and visions of suicide, murder, ecstasy and despair. This presentation takes an in-depth journey into the heart of Berlioz's life, his struggles and his passions, which set the framework for this remarkable work. Theatrics of narration, singing and dance are paired with refined imagery and illumination, setting the background for this emotional story and events surrounding this revolutionary composition.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $100

Location:
Joan and Irwin Jacobs Music Center
Symphony Call
750 B St.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, January 19 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-0804
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None Lamplighters Community Theatre stages Agatha Christie's classic whodunit. A cryptic invitation lures 10 people to a deserted island. They don't know each other, but have one thing in common. Each got away with murder. They won't tonight. Keith Anderson directs.

Admission/Cost: $19 - $22

Location:
Lamplighters Community Theatre
5915 Severin Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, January 11 until Sunday, February 10, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lamplighterslamesa/com
9:00 PM Music: Marauak Join us for Brazilian Groove, an evening of Brazilian Jazz with Marauak & Band!

Mark your calendar! Marauak & Band bring to Cafe Bar Europa a show full of originals songs and readings of MPB masters: Djavan, Jorge Benjor, Seu Jorge and some other surprises.

Marauak will be joined by the local musicians Adam Wolff (piano), James Abbuhl (Lead Guitar), the Brazilians Pedro Murdo (Bass), Ilana Queiroz (Percussion) and Mateus Zebra (Drums).

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
The Turquoise Café-Bar Europa
873 Turquoise Street
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Saturday, January 19 - 9:00 PM
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