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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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< Saturday, February 16, 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
9:00 AM Tour: San Diego's First Peoples The San Diego Archaeological Center announces The View from San Diego's Coast, the first tour in the San Diego's First Peoples series, on Saturday, February 16, from 9:00 AM to noon.

The event will start at the Crest Canyon North Interpretive Kiosk on Racetrack Drive in Del Mar, and feature additional stops on the way to the final destination at the San Diego Archaeological Center located at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road in Escondido, California.

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. We will explore early survival strategies and ceremonial practices that archaeologists have uncovered in over 100 years of study in San Diego.

Dr. G. Timothy Gross will be your guide for the first tour in this exciting series, exploring how people came to the Americas.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
San Diego Archaeological Center
1666 San Pasqual Valley Rd.
Escondido, CA 92027
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Saturday, February 16 - 9:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 291-0370 or visit: www.sandiegoarchaeology.org
9:30 AM Larry Herzog: Beyond Walls Friends of San Diego Architecture welcomes Lawrence Herzog, Ph.D. to present a talk, Beyond Walls: Place-making and the Future of Urban Space along the U.S.—Mexico Border. Herzog is a consultant and writer, specializing in planning, sustainable development and urban design in the United States, Mexico and Latin America.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
NewSchool of Architecture and Design
1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, February 16 - 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM
10:00 AM 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair Celebrate the Year of the Pig with 15,000 of your closest friends on the corner of 3rd Avenue and J Street in downtown San Diego! The fair will go on, RAIN OR SHINE! :-)

We will have traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days, LION DANCES, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more! We will also be featuring a very special Chinese Acrobatic performance on both days, so don't miss out!

Food, family-friendly entertainment, crafts for kids, a dragon dance, vendors, and so much more fun than you can expect! This event is FREE to the public!

Hosted and presented by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association - San Diego!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
428 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101-6803
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 16 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 17 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.sdcny.org
10:00 AM Black History Month Black Comix Day The 2nd Annual Black Comix Day is a celebration of professional African-American comic book writers and artists. These creators have been published by major publishers such as Marvel and DC Comics, Image Comics and a host of Independent publishers such as San Diego's KID Comics.

Two Panels will be featured as well:

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Empowered: How Indie Comic Creators Build Universes and Communities.

2:10 PM to 3:10 PM The Renaissance: From Harlem to Saturday Mornings. A discussion on the past & future of Black Representation in Animation.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Malcolm X Library
5148 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92114
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Saturday, February 16 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
10:30 AM Talk: The Food of Azerbaijan Culinary Historians of San Diego will present "The Food of Azerbaijan: History & Diversity," featuring Feride Buyuran. Buyuran will walk her audience through the evolution of the centuries-old Azerbaijan cuisine, highlighting the role of Silk Road in its formation and resulting diversity. Feride Buyuran is an Azerbaijan native, now a Long Beach CA resident, whose mission is to connect people and diverse cultures through food. That led to her design of unique tours of her native country, the largest of the Caucasus region. Her passion for food also inspired her cookbook Pomegranates and Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan, which won Gourmand's Best Cookbook in the World, among other awards. She holds a Master's Degree in English Philology from the State University of Languages in Azerbaijan; and an MBA from Cal State Long Beach. Feride has lectured at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC; at the Los Angeles Central Library; and now, in the San Diego Central Library.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, February 16 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
11:00 AM Family Day Native Food Tasting In collaboration with the San Diego Museum Council's Museum Month, the Barona Cultural Center & Museum is hosting a native foods tasting for the entire family. The event will take place in the Barona Museum classroom. Tribal Member Willie Pink of the Pala Band of Mission Indians will serve creative traditional dishes made from native southern California ingredients that are sure to delight taste buds. The Native Foods Tasting is free and open to the public.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Cultural Center and Museum
1095 Barona Road
Lakeside, CA 92040
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Saturday, February 16 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 443-7003 ext 219
2:00 PM Book Signing: Elizabeth Allen Elizabeth Allen is a local author, originally from Dublin, Ireland. She has written four books about her life with animals, and her new book, Elizabeth Allen is a local author, originally from Dublin, Ireland. She has written four books about her life with animals, and her new book, Shedding Ailish, coming out this year, is her first work of fiction. Elizabeth is also a poet and a short story writer. She will be talking about her novel and about women in writing. Copies of Shedding Ailish will be available at the event for purchase and signing.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Alpine Library
1752 Alpine Boulevard, Alpine
San Diego, CA 91901
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Saturday, February 16 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Children's Discovery Museum Roots Series The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is excited to present the Roots Series as part of the Museum's mission to celebrate and educate children and families about world cultures. Roots programs highlight the diverse cultural traditions of a community represented in San Diego County.

This free program features cultural performances, crafts, costumes, and other activities to showcase the culture's rich art and history. Entertainment - often by children performers - can include storytelling, music, dance or puppetry. During the program month, the Global Village and Marketplace exhibit is transformed to reflect the culture, along with books and costumes. Additionally, craft and storytime will carry the theme of the celebrated culture with a different book and craft each week of that month.

Roots events are held on the third Saturday of alternating months from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

The February 16th event will feature a performance by the Odissi Dance Acadamy

This 2-hour event will include:

• Learning about Odissi, one of the eight recognized classical dance forms of India

• Participating in traditional dance movements and hand gestures with Center for World Music

• Dance performances by artist teacher Rudra Prasad Swain, Laboni Patnaik, and student performers

• Yoga with Yoga Adventures for Kids

• Dressing up and embarking on an interactive storytelling adventure with Literature Comes to Life

• A special peacock handprint craft


2019 Roots Series Schedule:

February 16, 2019 - India
April 20, 2019 - Morocco
June 15, 2019 - Vietnam
August 17, 2019 - Brazil
October 19, 2019 - Mexico
December 21, 2019 - Spain

Admission/Cost: Free - $8

Location:
Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, February 16 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 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
3:00 PM Music: Tribute to the Reggae Legends Featuring Roots Reggae artists including our first announced: Bitty McLean alongside reggae legends, Sly & Robbie and more to be announced.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $50

Location:
WorldBeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 16 - 3:00 PM to 11:55 PM
Sunday, February 17 - 3:00 PM to 11:55 PM
6:00 PM Vietnamese New Year Celebration Bayside Community Center's 5th Annual Vietnamese New Year Celebration. All proceeds will go toward empowering the diverse community of Linda Vista. Enjoy the vibrant colors, sounds, tastes, and friendly atmosphere. Festivities will include dinner, a live auction, raffle, and performances.

This year's celebrations will include performances from several famous Vietnamese singers and actors. Additionally, San Diego's own award-winning group, Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio, will be presenting a one-of-a-kind fusion dance performance drawing inspiration from both traditional Mexican folk dance and Vietnamese cultures. The evening will also include a traditional lion dance performance from Van Kiep Lion Dance.

Admission/Cost: $60

Location:
Jasmine Seafood Restaurant
4609 Convoy Street, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92111
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Saturday, February 16 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM 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. 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
7:30 PM Music: Emmet Cahill Join Ireland's most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill as he embarks on his biggest solo tour to date and debuts his brand-new album of traditional Irish songs in 2019! This follows his number-one World Music album "Emmet Cahill's Ireland" on the Sony Music USA label and his sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $45

Location:
St. James by The Sea Episcopal Church
743 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

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