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Friday, Feb 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Play on Film: Wooden Wars
7:00 PM Music: Art of Elan - Loving Vincent
7:00 PM Music: Los Montaño
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
7:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
8:00 PM Film: Casting
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
Saturday, Feb 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Chinese Hand Embroidery on Paper Plate
11:00 AM Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
1:00 PM Nomsa Burkhardt: South African Music and Dance
2:00 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
2:00 PM Stage: Aladdin
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
6:00 PM Annual Dinner Featuring Ambassador Nicholas Burns
6:00 PM Group Photography Show at La Bodega
7:00 PM French Quarter Fete
7:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
8:00 PM Music: The Como La Flor Band - A Tribute to Selena
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
Sunday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill
11:00 AM Chinese Woodblock New Year Print Workshop
11:00 AM Piggy Cuties Workshop
1:00 PM Stage: Aladdin
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
6:00 PM Music & Dance Sameda Fundraiser
6:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:00 PM Comedy: Aziz Ansari
7:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
Monday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Guitar Workshop with Habib Koité
6:00 PM Drama Workshop: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
7:00 PM Stage: Aladdin
8:00 PM Music: Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyate
Wednesday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Little Italy: Salsa Under the Stars
7:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:00 PM Stage: Aladdin
Thursday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Black Cinema Series : Moonlight
6:30 PM San Diego Filipino Cinema's Cine Social
7:00 PM Talk: Islam & Democracy in Indonesia
7:30 PM Music: Gina Chavez
7:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
8:00 PM Ephrat Asherie Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Friday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Conversations with Writers of Color
7:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Saturday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:30 AM National Celebration of Black Women
9:00 AM Conversations with Writers of Color
10:00 AM Milagros Art Workshop
1:00 PM Three Acts of Goodness Cultural Day
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
2:00 PM Stage: Aladdin
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:00 PM Italian Film: Forever Young
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
7:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Sunday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Conversations with Writers of Color
1:00 PM Stage: Aladdin
2:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
6:30 PM Stage: Aladdin
7:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Monday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Annual Hafa Adai Festival
Tuesday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
8:00 PM Music: Novo Amor and Gia Margaret
Wednesday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Thursday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hershey Felder Beethoven
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
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< Friday, February 8, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

Familiar
Until March 3, 2019

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

Exhibitions and Art

International Art Exhibit
Until March 9, 2019

New American Voices: Our Immigrant Stories
Until March 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
11:00 AM San Diego Jewish Film Festival The mission of the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish culture. Festival programs aim to educate and illuminate through evocative, independent fiction and documentary films that portray the Jewish experience from current and historical global perspectives.

Now in its 29th year, the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival has become one of the largest and most highly acclaimed Jewish Film Festivals in the country. Today, with more than 17,000 ticket holders, SDJFF is the most widely attended annual Jewish cultural event in San Diego. The 11-day Festival features over 80 screenings of international films at five theatre venues: Reading Cinemas Town Square, Edwards San Marcos 18, Museum of Photographic Arts , Project Bar & Grill and the Garfield Theatre at the JCC.

Film Schedule & Tickets

Admission/Cost: $5 - $15.25, Special screenings extra. Festival passes available.

Locations:
Clairemont Reading Cinemas
4665 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
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Museum Of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Edwards San Marcos Stadium
1180 W San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 6 to February 17, 2019
Thursday, February 7 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Friday, February 8 - Films begin at: 11:00 AM
Saturday, February 9 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 10 - Films begin at: 10:30 AM
Monday, February 11 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Tuesday, February 12 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Wednesday, February 13 - Films begin at: 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 14 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Friday, February 15 - Films begin at: 11:00 AM
Saturday, February 16 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 17 - Films begin at: 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdcjc.org
2:00 PM Panel Discussion: China as a Global Finance Powerhouse A panel of experts will reflect on how China's opening of its financial sector made the country a powerhouse in global finance, and current foreign competition amid growing trade tensions. A reception will be held after the event.

Panel:
Anne Sue Tay, Director, China and RMB Internationalisation, HSBC
David Dollar, Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution
Victor Shih, Professor, UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy

Admission/Cost: FREE but Registration is required.

Location:
Classroom 3202
School of Global Policy and Strategy
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
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Friday, February 8 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
5:00 PM 14th Annual Tet Festival The 14th annual San Diego Tet Festival is one of the largest free community festivals in San Diego, celebrating the Lunar New Year.

It is held at Mira Mesa Community Park and is a large 3-day celebration that celebrates the beginning of Spring and a fresh start to the New Year.

San Diego Tet Festival 2019 will be celebrating the Year of the Pig. Attracting more than 25,000 people every year from all over the city, the 3-day celebration features free admission, a number of new attractions, activities, games, food and live entertainment, including, but not limited to, A-list Vietnamese singers and performers, lion dancing, firecrackers and some of our most popular programs, the Miss Vietnam of San Diego pageant, Step-Up Dance and Golden Voice.

Prospective Program (subject to change):

Friday, February 8th:
• Youth Night
• B-boy Battle, Step-Up Dance Competition
• Pageant Fashion Show

Saturday, February 9th:
• Opening Ceremony with City Official's speeches
• Red Envelopes for Kids, Lion Dance
• Miss Vietnam San Diego Pageant Competition ft. popular Vietnamese Artists (to be announced)

Sunday, February 10th:
• Mock Wedding Ceremony
• Golden Voice, Dog Contest
• Popular Vietnamese Artists (to be announced)
• Kid's Spotlight at Cultural Village

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mira Mesa Community Park
8575 New Salem St
San Diego, CA 92126
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 8 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, February 9 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 10 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.miramesa.com
6:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Festival Kuumbafest is San Diego's longest running and premier celebration of African-American expression, culture, and heritage.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
The Lyceum
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates & times:
Friday, February 8 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 9 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, February 10 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdrep.org
7:00 PM San Diego Guaracha and Cumbia Festival San Diego Guaracha and Cumbia Festival. Dance classes, San Diego and Mexico Sonideros, Dance Club Presentations. Drink specials.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Queen Bee's Art and Cultural Center
3925 Ohio Street
San Diego, CA 92104
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Friday, February 8 - 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM
7:00 PM Opera: Rigoletto The lecherous Duke of Mantua seduces wives and daughters while his hunchbacked Jester, Rigoletto, adds insult to injury by ridiculing their husbands and fathers. Finally, the joke goes too far and a furious father proclaims a curse on Rigoletto. The curse comes to life as the Duke seduces Rigoletto's young, innocent daughter Gilda and Rigoletto plots his revenge with an attempt to assassinate him, with unbelievably disastrous results.

Fast-paced and powerful, this is Verdi at his best with an unforgettable focus on the cruel realities of a society controlled by a corrupt ruling class. You'll recognize melody after melody from the tenor's arrogant La donna è mobile to the soprano's wistful Caro nome to the most memorable quartet in all of opera.

"Rigoletto" is an traditional Italian classic that is the cornerstone of the opera repertoire. It will be sung in Italian with projected English translations. For tickets and additional details call (619) 533-7000.

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

Admission/Cost: $49 - $289

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 2 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Tuesday, February 5 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Friday, February 8 - 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sunday, February 10 - 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
7:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank Coronado School of the Arts presents a theatrical version of "one of the most famous documents of World War II/ The memoirs of a young, Jewish girl, forced to hide for nearly two years to escape Nazi persecution, are an essential part of how we remember one of the darkest periods of our human history." Kim Strassburger directs.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Coronado School of the Arts
650 D Avenue
San Diego, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, February 1 until Saturday, February 9 - 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
7:30 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance Shen Yun returns with an all-new program for Chinese New Year with a 5000-year journey through ancient dynasties and faraway lands including 100 dancers and singers, 1000 hand-made costumes, 20 sets and animated backdrops accompanied by a concert orchestra blending Western and Chinese instruments. Expatriate Chinese Falun Gong practitioners living in North America founded Shen Yun in 2006 in New York. The show features contemporary scenes of a political nature.

Admission/Cost: $80 - $180

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, February 7 to Sunday, February 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Wednesdays and Saturdays - 2:00 PM
Sundays - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine San Diego Repertory Theatre presents "Aubergine," an unforgettable story of love, family and the healing power of food.​

Ray believes in the power of food. As a gourmet chef, he's seen a bowl of berries help a woman to fall in love. He's heard stories of a meal prepared by a mother to keep a son from leaving home and moving to the other side of the world. Now with the help of his uncle, who arrives unexpectedly from Korea, Ray is tasked with preparing a family soup recipe to keep his father alive.

When words fail, a home-cooked meal transcends differences in this touching story of intergenerational connectedness, forgiveness and the sweetest spice of life: love. As a Korean family struggles to relate across emotional and cultural divides, it's the ingredients they share in common that lead to understanding. "Aubergine" is a mouthwatering meditation on the beauty of life where hope is no mere ingredient—it's the main course.

The show runs Jan. 24 through Feb. 17, 2019, in the Lyceum Space Theatre in Horton Plaza. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the San Diego REP Box Office, by calling the box office at (61) 544-1000, or online at sdrep.org

Admission/Cost: $25 - $69

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from January 24 to February 17, 2019

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM (No show 2/5)
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Matinees 2/3, 2/9 & 2/16 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdrep.org
8:00 PM Stage: Bojo's Place To commemorate Black History Month, Community Actors Theatre presents Jennie Hamilton's "finger popping, toe tapping, "HOT" musical revue, celebrating the Blues, Jazz, Pop, Rock & Roll, MoTown, and those who made them possible." Earl Hamilton, Jr., directs with choreography by Patty Faye and musical direction by Kimberly Coburn.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
Community Actors Theatre
2957 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
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Dates & times:
Ongoing until Sunday, February 17 - 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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