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Wednesday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM  Writer's Symposium with Pico Ayer
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
Thursday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM Book Talk: Baja California Land of Missions
1:00 PM Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
3:20 PM Talk: Urban Redevelopment Projects in South Africa
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
3:30 PM Talk: The Racial Imaginary at Work Poetry and the Visual Arts
6:00 PM Music: Antonio Carlos Jobim Tribute
7:00 PM Música En La Plaza: Los Montaño
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Feb 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
2:00 PM Spoilers Book Club: Native Son
3:00 PM Stage: Little Rock
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Music: Los Pericos, Los Estrambóticos & Ecno
9:00 PM Spanglish At Finest City Improv
Sunday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
12:00 PM 7th Annual Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM  Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
2:00 PM Acting Shakespeare Panel
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
3:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Music: Irving Flores Afro-Cuban Jazz Quartet
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Music: Miguel Zenón Quartet
Monday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Winston Churchill
8:00 PM Music: iLe
Tuesday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:45 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
11:30 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
6:30 PM  Talk About Series: Venezuela - What Does It Mean To Live in a Failed State?
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Stage: Winston Churchill
Wednesday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:45 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
11:30 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM  Music: ABBA Mania
Thursday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:45 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
11:30 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
3:00 PM Kumeyaay Rock Art in the San Diego Region
6:00 PM Talk: Diversity in Medicine Lecture
7:00 PM USD Mariachi Showcase Opening Night
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Conference
9:45 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
11:30 AM Classics 4 Kids: Ferdinand The Bull
5:00 PM Contemporary Chinese Photography in Conversation
6:30 PM USD Mariachi Student Showcase
7:00 PM  12th Annual Brasil Jazz Festa
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Conference
6:00 PM Stage: The Cabinet of Tia-Juana
6:30 PM USD Mariachi Professional Showcase Grand Finale
7:00 PM Italian Film: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Stage: The Cabinet of Tia-Juana
Sunday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Conference
11:00 AM National City International Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM Finding Difficult Passengers on the Eillis Island Manifests
2:00 PM Documentary Film: Beyle
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Monday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Talk: A Journey Through Turbulent Times - China and America
Tuesday, Mar 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
Calendar

< Thursday, January 30, 2020 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bojo's Place
Until March 1, 2020

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

Exhibitions and Art

Coded Messages From the Underground Railroad
Until February 27, 2020

Poetry for People
Until March 11, 2020

Photographic Exhibition: Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Until March 15, 2020

Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History - 50 Years of Art Activism
Until Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tijuana 1964: The Photography Of Harry Crosby
Until May 17, 2020

Art of East Asia
Ongoing

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing

German Expressionism
Ongoing

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Places

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

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Poetry for the People: African Americans
Wednesdays until March 11, 2020

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Italian Intermediate Conversation Class
Ongoing Tuesdays until February 25, 2020


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Ongoing Sundays
6:00 PM Cine En Sherman & Humano Film Festival Cine En Sherman & Humano Film Festival Present: The Art Of Being Human Outside The Lens teams up with Humano Film Festival Tijuana, to bring you a collection of intriguing short films.

These films tell the unique stories of life’s challenges, determination and willpower to live authentically and make the world a better place for all of us.

Films Como Vuelan Las Flores by Roberto Salvador and Espaa Mikes Words by Jared Jacobsen. USA Vivir by Rex Cordova y Camila Quintallina by Sofia Jaeger.

Chile Tea by Shokir Kholikov. Uzbekistan Humano by Alan Obregon.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Sherman Heights Community Center
2258 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92102
MAP

Thursday, January 30 - 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
6:30 PM Sushi Making Class Learn the art of making and rolling out sushi in an informal, fun setting. Guests get to roll and enjoy their own sushi.

In this class, you will learn how to handle sushi rice, sashimi slicing, and sushi rolling techniques.

Chef Jeff Roberto will demonstrate and guide you through making your own hand rolled sushi.

We provide all the equipment and ingredients. We will be providing Chef Jeff's OMAKASE Menu with appetizer, sake and beer.Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $55

Location:
Bayside Pavilion
640 Marina Parkway
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Thursday, January 30 - 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
7:00 PM Italian Film: Maccheroni Enjoy these classic Italian films to celebrate a rich and beautiful culture. All films will include English subtitles.

The films were selected by film curator Giuseppe Annino. Maccheroni: A corporate executive returns to Naples after 40 years and is shocked to learn why everyone seems to remember him.

Bites and beverages available for purchase. Registration required.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jolla Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92037
MAP

Thursday, January 30 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM South Korean Pop Supergroup: SuperM South Korean pop supergroup SuperM comes to the Viejas Arena January 30.

Admission/Cost: $50 to $229

Location:
Viejas Arena
5500 Canyon Crest Dr
San Diego, CA
MAP

Thursday, January 30 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Book: Between Two Fires Journalist Joshua Yaffa, the New Yorker’s Moscow correspondent, visits the Mission Hills/Hillcrest Harley & Bessie Knox Branch Library to present his new book, "Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia," a groundbreaking portrait of modern Russia and the inner struggles of the people who sustain Vladimir Putin’s rule.

A book signing will follow the discussion. Copies of the book will be available for sale from the Library Shop. All proceeds support the San Diego Public Library System.

About Joshua Yaffa:

Yaffa is a correspondent for The New Yorker in Moscow. For his work in Russia, he has been named a fellow at New America, a recipient of the American Academy’s Berlin Prize, and a finalist for the Livingston Award.

About Between Two Fires:

In this rich and novelistic tour of contemporary Russia, Joshua Yaffa introduces readers to some of the country’s most remarkable figures-from politicians and entrepreneurs to artists and historians-who have built their careers and constructed their identities in the shadow of the Putin system.

Torn between their own ambitions and the omnipresent demands of the state, each walks an individual path of compromise. Some muster cunning and cynicism to extract all manner of benefits and privileges from those in power.

Others, finding themselves to be less adept, are left broken and demoralized. What binds them together is the tangled web of dilemmas and contradictions they face.

"Between Two Fires" chronicles the lives of a number of strivers who understand that their dreams are best-or only-realized through varying degrees of cooperation with the Russian government.

With sensitivity and depth, Yaffa profiles the director of the country’s main television channel, an Orthodox priest at war with the church hierarchy, a Chechen humanitarian who turns a blind eye to persecutions, and many others.

The result is an intimate and probing portrait of a nation that is much discussed yet little understood.

By showing how citizens shape their lives around the demands of a capricious and frequently repressive state-as often by choice as under threat of force-Yaffa offers urgent lessons about the true nature of modern authoritarianism.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Mission Hills/Hillcrest Branch Library
215 W Washington St.
San Diego, CA 92103
MAP

Thursday, January 30 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM  Human Rights Film Festival The Museum of Photographic Arts hosts the 2020 San Diego Human Rights Watch Film Festival from January 30 to February 1. In the presentation of these five powerful films and discussions, we aim to shine a spotlight on individuals standing up, pushing back and bravely defending the human rights of all people. Attendees bear witness human rights violations at screenings in direct storytelling, which are complemented with a local or broader narrative at post-screening forums and Q&As. Change starts here.

Festival Schedule:

Thursday January 30
Gay Chorus Deep South - 7:00 PM
Friday, January 31
Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 1
Slay the Dragon - 12:00 PM
Love Child - 3:00 PM
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality - 7:00 PM

Admission/Cost: $14 - $25

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Thursday, January 30 - 7:00 PM
Friday, January 31 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 1 - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

7:30 PM Stage: The Great Leap When an American basketball team travels to Beijing for an exhibition game in 1989, the drama goes deeper than the strain between countries. For two men with a past and one teen with a future, the game is a chance to claim personal victories on and off the court. Tensions rise right up to the final buzzer as a pivotal moment in history collides with the action in the arena. Sharp-witted and weighty, this perceptive new play explores the cultural and political risks of raising your voice and standing your ground.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $60

Location:
The Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from January 22 to February 16, 2020
Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 7:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 3:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (except 2/2)
8:00 PM  Music: Sergio Mendes The Grammy award-winning Latin music legend was one of first to hybridize bossa nova & samba together with popular music themes, crafting timeless hits like "Mas Que Nada"!

Admission/Cost: $50

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 South Cedros Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Thursday, January 30 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.bellyup.com
8:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday Have you ever wished you could go back and have a second chance at a decision you made back in your 20s? This lyrical Irish love story is set amidst tourists exploring the pubs and streets of James Joyce’s Ulysses. It captures the intensity of experiences that pass by fleetingly as an older couple retraces their steps to discover their younger selves.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $60

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, January 8 until Sunday, February 2, 2020
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
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