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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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< Thursday, February 2, 2017 >


9:30 AM - 12:00 PM The Quiet Corner of the Arabian Peninsula Retired Navy Captain and former Chief of Addiction Medicine at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles, Past President of the North County Chapter and Continuing Education Center, Rancho Bernardo, will discuss "The Quiet Corner of the Arabian Peninsula: Oman and the UAE." The southeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula was figuratively awakened from sleep by the development of petroleum exports in the 1960s and '70s. How different countries have managed this blessing/curse has resulted in interesting, contrasting conditions. This presentation based on the presenter's recent visit to the region and personal research will examine current social, political, and cultural conditions in the region and explore why this area has been spared from the turmoil in much of the rest of the Middle East. Note: There will be a Program Committee meeting shortly after the morning lecture in the conference room.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Remington Club II
16916 Hierba Drive
San Diego, CA
MAP

Thursday, February 2 - 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdwac.org
12:45 PM Travel Program at the College Avenue Center Easter Island with Yvonne Wultz and her husband, Paul.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
College Avenue Center
6299 Capri Drive
San Diego, CA 92120
MAP

Thursday, February 2 - 12:45 PM

For more information, please call (858) 637-3270
1:00 PM Stage: My Fair Lady Director Kathy Brombacher has assembled an outstanding cast, overflowing with both Cockney and British upper class charm and energy. Lance Arthur Smith gives a fully realized performance as Professor Higgins, the elocution expert bent on transforming the flower girl into a lady. Shaina Knox provides a lively turn as Eliza, his hapless student. Full of innocence and verve, her believable transition to a lady of substance is 8impressive. Randall Hickman gives a powerful performance as Alfred P. Doolittle, her father.

Admission/Cost: $51 - 73

Location:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive,
San Diego,CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing February 2 to April 2
Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays - 1:00 PM
Thursday and Saturdays - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.welkresorts.com
5:00 PM Inaugural AMT Festival The San Diego Art Institute launches the inaugural AMT Festival in collaboration with Southwestern College and the Fleet Science Center.

This international, multi-site and multi-disciplinary art, music, and technology festival will present experimental, electronic, and data-driven ideas. The three-day event features cutting-edge performances, music hacking, and demos that connect artists, students, technologists, researchers, thought leaders and businesses in a vibrant environment.

Expect unique collaborations, new works created on site, premieres and demos of technology, and a visionary community. The event takes place at three different locations.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $75

Thursday, February 2 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location:
Reuben H Fleet Science Center
875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Highlights include: cocktail reception; performances by Chipzel, David Rosenboom, Tom Erbe, Lana Z. Caplan, Nick Lesley; and panel discussions.

Friday, February 3 - 9:30 AM to 9:00 PM
Location:
San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Highlights include: breakfast; Art, Technology and Environmentalism panel; Flashlight Orchestra; circuit bending and video game panels.

Saturday, February 4 - 9:30 AM to 8:00 PM
Location:
Southwestern College
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, CA 91910
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Highlights include: breakfast; coding panel with Margaret Noble; electronic music discussion; culminating performance.

For more information, please visit: www.amtfestival.com, or call (619) 236-0011.
6:15 PM Learn to Cook Tikka Masala Tikka Masala is an easy way to explore Indian cooking at home. At this cooking demo you will learn the fundamentals of cooking a curry dish and see just how simple it can be.

Included: Light curry dinner, the spices and recipe to recreate the dish, and a 10% discount on any purchases made. There's a minimum of four students for the class to run. If the minimum is not met you will be fully refunded, or you can choose to have a credit for our next class.

Admission/Cost: $25 RSVP: (760) 230-4801

Location:
Savory Spice Shop
937 S. Coast Highway 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
MAP

Thursday, February 2 - 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM

For more information, please visit: www.savoryspiceshop.com
7:00 PM Human Rights Watch Film Festival Museum of Photographic Arts presents a weekend of dynamic films and inspiring conversations at the annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

Now in its seventh year, the festival continues to spotlight human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.


Film Schedule:

February 2
What Tomorrow Brings - 7:00 PM
the story of the first all-girls school in a remote Afghan village.

February 3
They Call Us Monsters - 7:00 PM
about the place where Los Angeles places its most violent juvenile offenders.

February 4
Almost Sunrise - 3:00 PM
the tale of two young veterans haunted by their combat experiences.

I Am Not Your Negro - 7:00 PM
a look at what it means to be black in America, working from the text of James Baldwin.

February 5
The Crossing - 3:00 PM
a first-hand account of the perilous journey made by Syrian refugees.

All Governments Lie - 7:00 PM
a look at how independent journalists are changing the face of news.

Admission/Cost: $6 - $35

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Thursday, February 2 - 7:00 PM
Friday, February 3 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 4 - 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 5 - 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mopa.org
8:00 PM Stage: My Fair Lady Director Kathy Brombacher has assembled an outstanding cast, overflowing with both Cockney and British upper class charm and energy. Lance Arthur Smith gives a fully realized performance as Professor Higgins, the elocution expert bent on transforming the flower girl into a lady. Shaina Knox provides a lively turn as Eliza, his hapless student. Full of innocence and verve, her believable transition to a lady of substance is 8impressive. Randall Hickman gives a powerful performance as Alfred P. Doolittle, her father.

Admission/Cost: $51 - 73

Location:
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive,
San Diego,CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing February 2 to April 2
Thursday and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays - 1:00 PM


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