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Thursday, May 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Art Workshop: Kokedama
12:30 PM Talk: The Making of Global China
4:00 PM Talk: A Korean Model of Economic Development
5:30 PM Lecture: World in Transition
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, May 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Firefly Dreams
6:00 PM Film: Coco
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Natalia Lafourcade
8:00 PM Film: Hin Und Weg (Tour De Force)
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Saturday, May 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Art Class: Kokedama
10:00 AM Harmony in Action Cross-Cultural Non-Profits Fair
1:00 PM Food: Carnitas (Mexican Roasted Pig)
1:00 PM Piņata Festival
2:00 PM Holocaust Survivor's Gripping Story
2:00 PM Film: Satoyama
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
6:00 PM Music and Dance: Samahan
6:30 PM Theater: Moana
7:00 PM Music: Jenni Rivera tribute Concert
7:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
7:30 PM Music: Breizh Amerika
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
8:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
Sunday, May 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM 38th Annual Ethnic Food Fair
2:00 PM City Heights Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: The Sisters Rosensweig
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Monday, May 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Spring Luau USD
Tuesday, May 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Chano Dominguez
Wednesday, May 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: Goodbye Christopher Robin
6:00 PM Film: America's Untold Story
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
Thursday, May 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: The Rise and Fall of a Fraud Investigator in China
6:10 PM Padres Italian Heritage Night
7:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Friday, Jun 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Food: Tijuana Renaissance/Feast For the Heart
6:30 PM Lecture: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Beer & Sake Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: The Madres
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Saturday, Jun 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Talk: AfroFuturism Dream Tank 2018
10:00 AM Art: Kokedama Class
10:00 AM NASA Powwow
11:00 AM Music: Sam Hinton Folk Festival
11:00 AM Noodle Competition with Mike Chen
12:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Ukrainian Embroidery Workshop
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
2:30 PM Music: From Russia with Love
3:00 PM Mabuhay Festival: Filipino Independence day
6:00 PM Book Signing: Wherever you go, They are there
6:00 PM Music: Scripps Mariachi Festival
6:30 PM Film: Moulin Rouge
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
8:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Sunday, Jun 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Cultural Bazaar
2:00 PM Stage: The Madres
2:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
3:00 PM Music: African Sanctus
5:00 PM Music: Manohara Sangeetham by Anahita and Apoorva Ravindran
6:00 PM Summer Culinary Institute: Summer Cooking
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:00 PM Stage: Les Miserables
7:30 PM Music: Mexican Regional
11:00 PM House of England Lawn Program
Monday, Jun 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jun 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
7:30 PM Lecture: 1918-Death In Vienna, City Of Dreams
Wednesday, Jun 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Talk: Kumeyaay Ethnobotany
7:00 PM Stage: A Thousand Splendid Suns
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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
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