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Saturday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Nuno Trunk Show
10:30 AM Tagines & Couscous: A History
12:00 PM DIY Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM CRY Color the Sky Kite Festival
2:00 PM Talk: Contemporary Chinese Economic and Political Landscapes.
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
5:30 PM Fusion Persian/Indian Benefit Concert
6:00 PM Museum Exhibition: The Language of Things
6:00 PM Comhaltas Open House
6:30 PM Camarada's Villa-Lobos And Friends Remix
7:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Music: Places in Time
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Sunday, Jan 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Enfrascada Free Reading
2:00 PM Music: Places in Time
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Film: Sound of Music Sing a Long
2:00 PM Indian Cultural Art Showcase
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
6:00 PM Django Jazz Fest
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Monday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Nothing Is Truer than Truth
Tuesday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Pictographic Clues on the Cultural Landscape
Wednesday, Jan 24
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
6:00 PM Talk: China in the Wake of the Party Conference
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
Thursday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: In Guerra Per Amore
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Percussion Lovefest
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Friday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Saturday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Finding Samuel Lowe
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
4:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Daruish
7:30 PM Building Puppets in Prague
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
8:00 PM Stage: Les MisÚrables
10:00 PM Stage: Maria De Buenos Aires
Sunday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Les MisÚrables
1:30 PM Discussion: The Butterfly Project
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Music: Farofa
2:00 PM Jimmy and Enrique
2:00 PM House of India Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
4:30 PM Stage: Les MisÚrables
5:00 PM Tibetan Bowl Concert & Book Launch
6:30 PM Music: Pepe Aguilar
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
Tuesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Thursday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Friday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
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< Sunday, February 5, 2017 >


10:00 AM Japanese Style Pottery Show An exhibition of work by San Diego Potters' Guild members showcasing the influence of Japanese ceramics, historical and contemporary, on the work they do today. Like studio potters everywhere, Guild members borrow Japanese forms, techniques and glazes, and find inspiration in the characteristically Japanese embrace of nature, its accidents and imperfections. The show explores how millennia of Japanese ceramic history live on in contemporary San Diego studios.

Admission/Cost: Free - $8

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
Balboa Park
2215 Pan American Rd
San Diego
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 5 to April 30 - 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.niwa.org
10:00 AM American And European Folk Art From The Permanent Collection This exhibition is dedicated to nearly three centuries of American and European folk art from the Museum's collection, with many artworks on view for the very first time. Colorful quilts, whimsical whirligigs, baskets and decorative boxes will be showcased along with curious objects, such as a carnival knockdown figure, Victorian tenth-anniversary tin and sailors' love tokens—all created by unknown makers.

Figurative sculptural objects will also be on view, including works by Felipe Archuleta, Gerard Cambon and Beatrice Wood, in addition to baskets and ceramic vessels, a carved and painted wood barber pole and needlepoint samplers.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Mingei International Museum
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 5 to June 25, Except Mondays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.org
10:00 AM 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
1:00 PM Stars Of The Russian National Ballet: 'Sleeping Beauty' The Stars of the Russian National Ballet return to San Diego to perform the timeless classic, "The Sleeping Beauty."

Considered the crowning jewel in Marius Petipa's career, this ballet features music by Tchaikovsky. It tells the tale of a baby princess, condemned at her christening by an evil fairy to prick her finger and die on her 16th birthday. But the princess is saved by the gift of the good Lilac Fairy, who declares the princess will only sleep until awakened by the kiss of a prince.

Admission/Cost: $27.5 - $72.5

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 4th Ave
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, February 5 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
2:00 PM Stage: An Iliad New Village Arts stages Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare's one-person adaptation of Homer's epic poem about the Trojan War in which few -- even the winners -- win. Linda Libby plays the Poet, backed with musical accompaniment by Gunnar Biggs. Jacole Kitchen directs.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $36

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 4 to February 26
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.newvillagearts.org
2:00 PM Music and Dance: Ballet Folklorico Come and experience the traditional dances of Mexico as performed by Grupo Folklorico Tlatoani.

This event is a part of Carlsbad Reads Together, a month long celebration designed to bring community members together and engage them in discussion about the same book at the same time.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Georgina Cole Library
1250 Carlsbad Village Dr.
Carlsbad, CA
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Sunday, February 5 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
3:00 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 from Thursday, Feb. 2 to Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.

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.

The schedule includes:

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
7:00 PM Salsa Class Cori-ography is a dance boutique/dance studio in Hillcrest specializing in partner dancing! If you've ever wanted to learn how to really dance, start with an intro lesson or our semi-private group classes! No partner required but we keep group/semi private classes small so you stay comfortable and get one-on-one attention!

Space is limited for this reason so please reserve your spot and see the most up-to-date info and schedule.

My time studying dance in Latin America and New York, made me fall in love with all Salsa has to offer people. In these Salsa classes, I explore the world of Salsa with you- musicality, movement, styling, and frame. These classes help beginner-intermediate dancers begin to understand how to dance with all the facets of Salsa and get comfortable enough to dance it socially.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $20

Location:
Cori-ography
1795 University Ave.
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 5 to May 30, Tuesdays - 7:00PM to 7:45PM

For more information, please visit: www.coricompany.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
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