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Monday, Sep 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Lecture: Old New Media Xerox Art in Brazil
6:00 PM Music: Javid and Naoko
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Sep 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM UCSD Martial Arts Demo
6:00 PM Book Discussion: The Sandcastle Girls
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Wednesday, Sep 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film: The Salt of the Earth
6:30 PM Book Discussion: Choices
6:30 PM Film: Low Riders
7:00 PM Music: Draco Rosa
7:30 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
Thursday, Sep 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Music: Las Cafeteras
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Sep 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:00 PM International Coffee Hour: South Korea
12:30 PM September Movies At the College Avenue Center
4:00 PM La Mesa Oktoberfest
4:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
6:30 PM Bollywood Garba By The Sea
7:00 PM Music: Michael Kaeshammer
7:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Manny Cepeda Orchestra Quartet
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Saturday, Sep 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Water for Children Music Fest & Eco Fair 2017
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
11:00 AM San Diego Cabrillo Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
3:00 PM Sabor Caliente: Hispanic Heritage Festival
5:00 PM 37th International Exhibition Awards & Preview Gala
6:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Music: Carlos Velasco
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
8:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Adams Avenue Street Fair
10:00 AM Encinitas Oktoberfest
10:00 AM La Mesa Oktoberfest
12:00 PM 2017 Harmony and Motion International Music and Dance Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
2:00 PM Music: Renee Calvo
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
3:00 PM Music: K.S. Resmi and Scott Robinson
6:00 PM Music: Camarada Fanfare
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:00 PM Stage: Wild Goose Dreams
7:30 PM Music: Simrit
Monday, Oct 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Music: The Danish Golden Age
Tuesday, Oct 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: The Cut
Wednesday, Oct 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:30 PM Film Discussion: Love and Death
7:30 PM Film: Fuocoammare
Thursday, Oct 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
6:00 PM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
7:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
7:30 PM Film: La Pazza Gioia
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Friday, Oct 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Book Signing: The Sandcastle Girls
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
5:00 PM Annual Polish Festival
7:30 PM Mariachi and Orchestra I
7:30 PM Film: Era D'estate
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM The Hutchins Consort: All Roads Lead to Romany
8:00 PM Music: San Diego Symphony Presents A Hero's Life
8:00 PM Music: All Roads Lead to Romany
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
8:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
Saturday, Oct 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
7:00 PM Nigerian 57th Independence Day
7:30 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
8:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
8:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
8:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
Sunday, Oct 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Film: San Diego International Film Festival
12:00 PM El Cajon Oktoberfest
1:00 PM Book Signing: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor
2:00 PM Nigerian 57th Independence Day
2:00 PM Stage: Anon(ymous)
2:00 PM Mariachi and Orchestra II
2:00 PM Stage: Accomplice
2:00 PM Stage: Ironbound
2:00 PM Stage: A Piece of My Heart
4:00 PM Book Signing: What the Quran meant and why it matters
5:00 PM Jwala Rising Flame
7:00 PM Stage: Speak Spanish To Me
7:30 PM Film: Veloce como Il Vento
Calendar

< Friday, February 3, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

The Explorer's Club
Until September 24, 2017

Wild Goose Dreams
Until October 1, 2017

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Until October 27, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

We Are Here/Estamos Aqui
Until October 29, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 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

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

Cultural Tours and Excursions

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

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

Brews + Chews & Views: Tijuana Walking Tour
Ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays until Wednesday, December 27, 2017

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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