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Saturday, Mar 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Chamorro Cultural Festival
10:00 AM Women's International Film Festival San Diego
11:00 AM San Diego Sings! Festival
11:00 AM Tequila & Taco Music Festival
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
1:00 PM Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' & 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
1:00 PM Nowruz, the Persian New Year Celebration
3:00 PM Miso Making Workshop
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Noche Cubana
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
8:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
Sunday, Mar 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Women's International Film Festival San Diego
11:00 AM House of Iran: Persian New Year Celebration
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
11:30 AM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
12:00 PM 24th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
1:00 PM Brazilian Carnaval
1:00 PM Reception for Art Exhibit: Street Photography around the World
2:00 PM Muslim Ban Town Hall
2:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Monday, Mar 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Mar 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
7:30 PM Talk: Asian Pacific Islander Americans and the Formation of San Diego
Wednesday, Mar 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: The Philippines Under President Duterte
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Thursday, Mar 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Talk: Jack Bowsher
7:30 PM Book Talk on Umberto Saba's "Ernesto"
8:00 PM Music: Tinariwen
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Friday, Mar 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
7:30 PM Stage: South of the 8
8:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Saturday, Apr 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Scottish Tartan Day
11:00 AM Latin American Art Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
2:30 PM Stage: South of the 8
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
7:30 PM Stage: South of the 8
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Sunday, Apr 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Latin American Art Festival
1:00 PM 4th Annual Mariachi Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
2:00 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
3:00 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
6:00 PM Music: Bossa Brazil
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Monday, Apr 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
Tuesday, Apr 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Worldview Project International Book Club
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Wednesday, Apr 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Thursday, Apr 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Friday, Apr 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
8:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
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< Wednesday, February 1, 2017 >


10:00 AM Exhibit: Cowboys And Vaqueros: Legends Of The American West Take a trip to the Wild West in this collection of grand paintings of nostalgic vistas of the American West and ornately decorated equestrian bits, spurs and bridles. This journey through our region's history explores the culture of the West and honors Cowboy, Native American and Mexican traditions.

Admission/Cost: $0 - $8

Location:
California Center for the Arts: Escondido
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until February 26, 2017
Tuesday to Saturday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.artcenter.org
4:00 PM The Magic of Craft: Workshops and the Materialization of Christianity in Late Antique Egypt This lecture explores the role of craftsmen and workshops in giving shape to Christianity in the fourth and later centuries CE. Arts, especially representational arts, carried a certain magic, or efficacy, whether in protecting places or directing supernatural powers. After looking at the various dimensions of this efficacy Frankfurter turns to textile weavers and mortuary specialists as particular areas for the integration of Christianity in Egypt.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
15th Floor
The Village at Torrey Pines15th Floor
9500 Gilman Drive
UCSD
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Wednesday, February 1 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
4:00 PM Desi Relator Location:
Bali Hai
2230 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, 92106
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Ongoing until Saturday, December 30, 2017
Wednesdays - 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.balihairestaurant.com
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Post-Castro Cuba: Change and Continuity Cuba has experienced dramatic changes in the last several years: the loosening of American trade and travel restrictions, the resumption of diplomatic relations with the United States, the Obama administration's end of special immigration treatment for Cuban migrants, and — most momentous of all — the November 2016 death of Fidel Castro, the country's authoritarian leader for some 50 years and a steadfast opponent of normalization with the United States and the encroachments of capitalism.

With Fidel having finally departed the scene and Raul expected to relinquish the presidency in 2018, what changes are in store for Cuba? What will the post-Castro Cuban economy look like? Will the sluggish pace of economic liberalization pick up? What are the prospects for foreign investment?

Fresh off a weeklong visit to Havana, Cuba expert and UCSD Professor Richard Feinberg will speak on "Post-Castro Cuba: Continuity and Change." Author of the new bestseller "Open for Business: Building the New Cuban Economy," Professor Feinberg will discuss the emergence of an independent private sector, progress on foreign investment and the tourism boom. He will also peer into the future to offer scenarios for a post-Castro Cuba and on what the United States can do to promote a more prosperous neighbor.

Admission/Cost: FREE for SDWAC members, $10 for non members

Location:
AMN Healthcare Boardroom
12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA
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Wednesday, February 1 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdwac.org
6:30 PM Mandarin Meetup Looking to practice Mandarin with local San Diegans? San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is now hosting Mandarin Meetup sessions in the Museum's Chuang Garden every Wednesday evening. Regardless of your Chinese language skill, this Meetup is perfect for everyone. It is an opportunity for the SDCHM community and guests to converse in Mandarin or to learn a few words if you are a beginner. Bring your friends and family, drink some Chinese tea, improve your language skills, and most importantly, relax and have fun. RSVP to info@sdchm.org or 619-338-9888.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Ongoing until Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Wednesdays - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

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