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Saturday, Nov 25
8:30 AM Nature Walk from Kumeyaay Lake
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
11:00 AM Art: Sumi-e Ten (Japanese Painting)
2:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Art: A MesoAmerican Experience
5:00 PM Barrio Art Jam
7:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
7:00 PM San Diego Academy Of Ballet And Ballet Institute of San Diego's 'Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:30 PM Music: Sami Beigi
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
Sunday, Nov 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Art Sumi-e
11:00 AM Film: The Red Shoes
12:55 PM Film: Howl's Moving Castle
2:00 PM New West Ballet Presents 'The Nutcracker'
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
2:15 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
7:00 PM Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Monday, Nov 27
All Day Film: Wings of Desire
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Book Signing: Eugenie Buchan: A Few Planes for China
7:00 PM Film: Howl's Moving Castle
Tuesday, Nov 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Jacque Nunez: 'Journey to the Past'
6:30 PM Film: Three The Hard Way
Wednesday, Nov 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM A Night of Stories For Peace: Journeys
7:00 PM Irish Christmas in America
7:00 PM Film: Howl's Moving Castle
Thursday, Nov 30
12:00 AM Film: Empire of the Sun
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
4:45 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
6:00 PM One Book San Diego: Armenian Cooking Class
7:00 PM Author Isabel Allende In Conversation - "In The Midst of Winter"
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April
8:00 PM Film: Empire of the Sun
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
Friday, Dec 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM International Christmas Festival
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Discussion: Krampus Comes to New Americans Museum
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Saturday, Dec 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM International Christmas Festival
2:00 PM Music: Jessica Fichot
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:30 PM Stage: Enchanted April
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
Sunday, Dec 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Pasqual Battle Day
1:00 PM Hanukkah Afternoon
2:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
2:00 PM House of Ukraine
2:00 PM Stage: Enchanted April
2:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
4:00 PM Amnesty Int'l North County Global Write-a-Thon
6:00 PM Music: A Merry - Achi Christmas
Monday, Dec 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 5
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Wednesday, Dec 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Thursday, Dec 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
Friday, Dec 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
8:00 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
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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
MAP

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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