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Sunday, Feb 19
All Day Tribute to the Reggae Legends
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day San Diego Jewish Film Festival
10:00 AM Exhibition: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School
11:00 AM San Diego Film Week
2:00 PM Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride
2:00 PM Stage: To Kill a Mockingbird
2:00 PM San Diego Civic Dance Arts Collage
2:00 PM Stage: The Matsuyama Mirror
2:00 PM Stage: An Iliad
2:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
2:30 PM San Diego Ballet: Ritmos Latinos
7:00 PM 9th Annual Brasil Jazz Festa
8:30 PM Carnaval Celebration at Cafe Sevilla
Monday, Feb 20
10:00 AM Voice Your Language Multilingual Forum
10:00 AM Exhibition: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School
6:00 PM Dornob: Music of Iran
6:30 PM Indian Cooking Class
Tuesday, Feb 21
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Exhibition: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School
11:00 AM Exhibition: African American Art 'Impressions'
7:00 PM Picasso at the Lapin Agile
7:00 PM Opera: Falstaff
Wednesday, Feb 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM African American Art 'Impressions'
6:00 PM Post-Castro Cuba: Impressions from Former National Security
7:00 PM Picasso at the Lapin Agile
7:30 PM International Guitar Night
7:30 PM Stage: The Matsuyama Mirror
8:00 PM Music: Miguel Zenˇn Quartet
Thursday, Feb 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Talk: The Challenge of Unity and Diversity Within Islam
10:00 AM Exhibition: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School
1:00 PM African American Art 'Impressions'
6:00 PM Celebrating African-American Women In The Arts
7:00 PM Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride
7:00 PM Stage: Bocon
7:00 PM Stage: Blue Door
7:30 PM Film: Le Confessioni
7:30 PM The Villalobos Brothers
7:30 PM Stage: The Matsuyama Mirror
8:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Friday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 AM Stage: Bocon
10:00 AM Exhibition: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School
7:30 PM Stage: Eurydice
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
8:00 PM Stage: Blue Door
8:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Saturday, Feb 25
10:00 AM World Thinking Day
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
2:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
2:00 PM Stage: Bocon
2:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
4:30 PM Odissi Dance School Recital
7:30 PM Stage: The Matsuyama Mirror
7:30 PM Stage: Eurydice
7:30 PM Stage: To Kill a Mockingbird
8:00 PM Irving Flores Latin Jazz Quartet
8:00 PM Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride
8:00 PM Music: The Chieftains
8:00 PM Stage: Blue Door
8:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
9:00 PM Brazil Carnival Mardi Gras
11:55 PM Japanese Film: My Neighbor Totoro
Sunday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Japanese Film: My Neighbor Totoro
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
2:00 PM Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride
2:00 PM Stage: In White America
2:00 PM Opera: Falstaff
2:00 PM Stage: Blue Door
2:00 PM Stage: An Iliad
2:00 PM Stage: Eurydice
2:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
2:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
3:00 PM Music: Camarada: Flamenco Unveiled
5:30 PM Flamenco Festival
6:00 PM Stage: Bocon
7:00 PM Stage: Vogage: The Slave Journey
7:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
7:00 PM Picasso at the Lapin Agile
8:00 PM Chinese New Year Banquet
Monday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibition: African American Art 'Impressions'
6:00 PM Gallowglass Collective: Music and Dance of Ireland
Tuesday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Exhibition: African American Art 'Impressions'
7:00 PM Stage: In White America
7:00 PM Picasso at the Lapin Agile
Wednesday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM African American Art 'Impressions'
7:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Thursday, Mar 2
8:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
Friday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
Saturday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
2:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
8:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile
8:00 PM Stage: Women In Parliament: A Reinvented Greek Comedy
8:00 PM Stage: The Illusion
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All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

What the Butler Saw
Until February 19, 2017

For Black Boys Who Have Considered Homicide When The Streets Were Too Much
Until February 19, 2017

San Diego Civic Dance Arts Collage 2017
Until February 19, 2017

An Iliad
Until February 26, 2017

Falstaff
Until February 26, 2017

Eurydice
Until February 26, 2017

To Kill a Mockingbird
Until February 26, 2017

Picasso At The Lapin Agile
Until March 12, 2017

2.5 Minute Ride
Until March 19, 2017

My Fair Lady
Until April 2, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

Lunar New Year at SeaWorld
Ongoing until Monday, February 20, 2017

Garden Tapestries From Giza, Egypt
Ongoing until Wednesday, March 1, 2017

African American Art "Impressions"
Ongoing until Friday, March 31, 2017

Cannibals
Until March 5, 2017

San Diego Chinese Historical Museum & Garden Tour
Ongoing, every 1st Saturday of each month

American and European Folk Art
Until June 18, 2017

Layers of Brilliance
Until April 30, 2017

Japanese Style Pottery Show
Until April 30, 2017

Tools & Utensils - The Beauty Of Objects From The World's Kitchens And Workshops
Until April 30, 2017

Sherlock Holmes And The Clocktower Mystery
Until June 4, 2017

American And European Folk Art From The Permanent Collection
Until June 25, 2017

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

'Radical Machines' - Chinese Typewriter Exhibit
Ongoing until April 16, 2017

Derli Romero: Small Works On Paper And Books
Ongoing until February 11, 2017

Stones In The Meadow
Ongoing until March 31, 2017

Cowboys And Vaqueros: Legends Of The American West
Ongoing until February 26, 2017

Dimensions Of Black: A Collaboration With The San Diego African American Museum Of Fine Art
Ongoing until April 30, 2017

'Every Which Way' Exhibition
Ongoing until April 9, 2017

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Shakespeare&Tea
Ongoing Sundays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Dancing With The Brush: Chinese Brush Painting And Calligraphy
Ongoing Tuesdays

Middle-Eastern Drum and Belly Dance Class
Ongoing Mondays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Urban Art & More
Ongoing Tuesdays

Mandarin Meetup
Ongoing Wednesdays

French Conversation Class: "Le Polar Dans Tous Ses Etats"
Ongoing until March 29, 2017

French For Foodies: A Table!
Ongoing until March 30, 2017

Cultural Tours and Excursions

Little Italy Culinary Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Asian Pacific Historical District Walking Tour
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month.

Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling in Tijuana
Ongoing, Select Fridays

Tijuana Street Art Trek with Panca
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Street Eats
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Seafood Food Tour
Ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Frankie & Maria's Italian Wedding, A Not-So-Ordinary Interactive Dinner Theater
Ongoing, Saturdays, Fridays

Jewish Film Festival
Ongoing, Everyday

Belly Dance Greek Dinner Show
Ongoing, Fridays, Saturdays

Haad Sai Thai Food
Ongoing, Thursday

9:30 AM 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
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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
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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, and a culminating performance.

For more information, please visit: www.amtfestival.com, or call (619) 236-0011.
5:00 PM Asian Lunar New Year Festival A three-day event with food from Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, China, Taiwan, and the Philippines plus vendor booths, carnival rides, live entertainment — including lion dances, concerts, and the Miss Asia Beauty Pageant — and a cultural village featuring replicas of iconic sculptures, buildings, and landscapes from across Southeast Asia.

Celebrated for thousands of years in various countries around the world, the Lunar New Year remains Vietnam's most celebrated holiday. The 2017 festival observes the Year of the Rooster — free entry for anyone born in that year.

Admission/Cost: $4 - $5

Location:
Qualcomm Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 3 - 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, February 4 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, February 5 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lunarnewyearfestival.org
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chinese Live Art at Friday Night Liberty The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum and the Chinese Brush Painting Society (CBPS) will celebrate the Year of the Rooster and the beginning of spring at Friday Night Liberty, February 3, 2017. Three talented local artists from CBPS will conduct a live painting demonstration that displays the ancient art of Chinese brush painting and calligraphy. Refreshments available.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Liberty Station
2640 Historic Decatur Rd. Studio 201
San Diego , CA
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Thursday, February 3 - 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdchm.org
6:00 PM Norwegian Film: The Last King The House of Norway is presenting the first of a quarterly endeavor to show Norwegian films at Balboa park. This first film is "The Last King" and is a legendary true story. Subtitled in English it is rated R. We will have a one hour meet and greet and then the movie will start at 7:00 PM.

Admission/Cost: $5

Location:
Hall of Nations
2191 Pan American Rd. West
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Friday, February 3 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdhpr.org
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Talk: New Zealand Adventure Proving that adventure is just around the corner, regardless of age, two senior San Diego couples embarked on a month-long camper van trip to New Zealand. Join Marian Karpisek and Joanne Lynn as they share their experiences in this photo travelogue of camping and exploring the fantastic natural wonders and fascinating culture of this friendly, English-speaking, country. Not finding many resources available when they began the planning process, Marian and Joanne decided to share their experiences in the hope that it might it easier for others to design their own trips to New Zealand.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Joyce Beers Uptown Community Center
3900 Vermont Street
San Diego, CA

Friday, February 3 - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegosierraclub.org
6:30 PM Black History And Museum Opening Join the World Beat Center for an introduction to its African American Heritage and Diaspora Museum. The opening night will share African American and diaspora leaders and will also introduce snippets of the various themes presented throughout the year including: Cultures of Resistance, Black Women In History, Afro- Latinos, San Diego's African American History and more.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Worldbeat Cultural Center
Balboa Park
2131 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Friday, February 3 - 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
7:00 PM Spoken Word Opera: Ordinary Magic The Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation presents "Ordinary Magic," an original spoken word opera written by its artist-in-residence Gill Sotu.

The piece is directed by fellow acclaimed spoken word poet, recording artist and educator Ise M. Lyfe.

"Ordinary Magic" tells the story of an ambitious young drummer who is forced to choose between her family, helping her community, or following her dreams among protests and powerful men with their own agendas.

Wilimena "Billie" Payne wants to follow in her father's footsteps and be the drummer for the world famous Vanguard Lounge dubbed "The Apollo of the West." However, riots break out over the unsolved murder of a local televangelist's Caucasian daughter in the minority owned establishment, her community urges her continue her late mother's legacy of fearless activism to help save the historic venue.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Joan B. Kroc Theatre
6611 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92115
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 3 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 4 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call (619) 527-6161
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
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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
7:30 PM San Diego Civic Dance Arts Collage The theme for Collage 2017 is Joy and dancers will perform everything from jazz and tap to hip hop and modern at the Casa del Prado Theatre.

The show also features the fast section from Jose Limon's "A Choreographic Offering," brought via internationally recognized dance educator Daniel Lewis. Plus an explosive Brazilian-style percussive tap piece by Maud Arnold (Syncopated Ladies) and Chukwudi Hodge (International drumming artist).

Admission/Cost: $8 - $15

Location:
Casa del Prado Theatre
1600 Village Place
San Diego
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 3 to February 19
Friday, February 3 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 4 - 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Friday, February 10 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 11 - 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 12 - 2:00 PM
Friday, February 17 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 18 - 3:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Sunday, February 19 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.civicdancearts.org
8:00 PM Film: The First Movie The First Movie is a tribute to the imaginative resilience of children. When filmmaker Mark Cousins traveled to Goptapa, a small Kurdish village in Northern Iraq devastated by Saddam Hussein's regime, he discovered children who have known nothing but war. The children were given camcorders and they created their own movies filled with wonder and boundless imagination. The resulting films are the true gift of The First Movie. Get a glimpse of a different Iraq and the world through the transformative lens of a child's eyes.

Admission/Cost: Food + Movie $34, Movie Only $10, UCSD Student Food + Movie $29, UCSD Student Movie Only Free

Location:
The Loft
9500 Gilman Drive
UCSD
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Friday, February 3 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
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