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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 Piñata 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 9, 2017 >


All Day San Diego Jewish Film Festival The mission of the San Diego Jewish Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation and pride in the diversity of the Jewish people to attendees of the community at large. Festival programs aim to educate and illuminate through evocative, independent fiction and documentary films that portray the Jewish experience from current to historic global perspectives. The festival includes over 40 feature-length films and numerous short films.

Admission/Cost: $12.25 - $15.25 unless otherwise noted. (Certain screenings Free and festival passes available).

Festvial Venues:

ArcLight Cinemas (ALC)
4425 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
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Carlsbad Village Theatre (CVT)
2822 State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre (GT)
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18 (ESM)
1180 W San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Reading Cinemas Town Square 14 (RTS)
4665 Clairemont Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
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Film Schedule:


For more information, please visit: www.sdcjc.org
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Sherlock Holmes, The Final Adventure
Until May 19, 2018

The Sisters Rosensweig
Until May 27, 2018

The Madres
Until June 10, 2018

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Until June 24, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

The Big White Dress
Until July 1, 2018

Israel: 70 Years of Craft and Design
Until September 3, 2018

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

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

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

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

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Caesar's Restaurant & Downtown Tijuana Tour
Ongoing Fridays and Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Flamenco Performance
Until December 29, 2018

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM U.S.-Mexico Relations in Uncertain Times Dr. David Shirk will present "US-Mexico Relations in Uncertain Times." Few countries send us more goods, capital, or people than Mexico, and perhaps no other country in the world is as intimately tied to the United States as Mexico. Roughly 80% of Mexico's exports go to the United States, 40% of the contents of U.S. imports from Mexico were made in the United States, and Mexico buys more U.S. goods than any country except Canada. Yet, Mexico is also a favorite punching bag in U.S. politics, as made evident in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. With recent criminal violence and economic turmoil in Mexico, the growing discord in U.S.-Mexico relations could not come at a worse time. This talk will examine the state and future prospects of U.S.-Mexico relations in these uncertain times. Member reservations for a round table lunch following the presentation may be made by contacting the sponsor, Phyllis

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Remington Club II
16916 Hierba Drive
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, February 9 - 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdwac.org
11:00 AM Music: Adrienne Nims "Adrienne Nims's passionate energy and dazzling musicianship as a solo artist and with talented bands create an inspiring and unforgettable entertainment experience. Her dynamic, sensual voice on the saxophones, flutes and many more global indigenous instruments express not only a vast array of musical culture and style, but the magic and mystery of life."

Nims will perform at the Starbucks shop.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Flower Hill Promenade
2670 Via de la Valle
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Thursday, February 9 - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, February 14 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.adriennenims.com
1:00 PM African American Art 'Impressions' San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery presents "Impressions: African American artists and their connection to African Art," an exhibition featuring the works of Andrea Chung, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Robert Pruitt as well as select pieces from the San Diego Mesa College African Art collection. Chung, Hinkle and Pruitt create work that represents the black body and inscribes it with meaning through the use of historical im, references to African art and symbolism.

Their work establishes a dialogue that both deconstructs and demystifies gender and race. The artifacts in the African Art collection, some dating as far back as the 16th century, enter into conversation with the works of these contemporary artists and in doing so they reassert their cultural and artistic influence on African American art. Together, this visual ensemble from the past and the present both illuminates and offers insights into the African American experience.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Mesa College
Art Gallery D101
7250 Mesa College Drive
San Diego
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Ongoing February 9 to March 1
Monday - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Tuesday - 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmesa.com
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Lunar New Year Celebration Celebrate the Year of the Rooster at the Downtown El Cajon Farmers Market. Cultural music and performance, special food sampling, lanterns, and Lucky Money. Free $10 for fruits/veggies for CalFresh recipients. Fun kids' activities and extra vendors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Prescott Promenade
201 E. Main Street
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, February 9 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.downtownelcajon.org
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Talk: The Origins and Dynamics of Crony Capitalism in China Minxin Pei is the Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and directs the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College. In this talk, he reveals compelling insights from over two hundred corruption cases involving multiple officials and businessmen from his new book "China's Crony Capitalism."

Pei traces the origins of China's present-day troubles to the series of incomplete reforms from the post-Tiananmen era that decentralized the control of public property without clarifying its ownership. It created a legacy of criminality and entrenched privilege that he believes will make any movement toward democracy difficult and disorderly.

Schedule:
4:00 PM Lecture and Q&A
5:15 PM Reception

Admission/Cost: FREE Register Here

Location:
School of Global Policy and Strategy-UCSD
GPS classroom 3203
International Lane
La Jolla, CA
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Thursday, February 9 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
4:30 PM African American Art 'Impressions' Opening Reception San Diego Mesa College Art Gallery presents "Impressions: African American artists and their connection to African Art," an exhibition featuring the works of Andrea Chung, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle and Robert Pruitt as well as select pieces from the San Diego Mesa College African Art collection. Chung, Hinkle and Pruitt create work that represents the black body and inscribes it with meaning through the use of historical im, references to African art and symbolism.

Their work establishes a dialogue that both deconstructs and demystifies gender and race. The artifacts in the African Art collection, some dating as far back as the 16th century, enter into conversation with the works of these contemporary artists and in doing so they reassert their cultural and artistic influence on African American art. Together, this visual ensemble from the past and the present both illuminates and offers insights into the African American experience.

Admission/Cost: FREE
Location:
San Diego Mesa College
Art Gallery D101
7250 Mesa College Drive
San Diego
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Thursday, February 9 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmesa.com
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Opening Reception: British Modern Prints The opening reception for Hoehn Family Galleries spring 2017 exhibition, British Modern Prints from the British Museum: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School. The evening will begin at 5:15 PM with a lecture titled "Wrestling with Modernity in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum" by Hugo Chapman, Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, followed by a reception in the galleries from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM The reception will include refreshments and light appetizers throughout the evening and is free and open to the public.

Exhibit on display February 10 to May 19, 2017. The exhibition features 60 works chronicling the graphic work of two of the most significant movements of early 20th-century modern art in Britain: Vorticism and the Grosvenor School. This is the first time a significant exhibition of this material has been seen in the western United States.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Hoehn Family Galleries
University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park
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Thursday, February 9 - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
7:00 PM Italian Film: Il Racconto Dei Racconti (Tale of Tales) Once upon a time, there were three neighboring kingdoms, each with a magnificent castle, from which ruled kings and queens. One king was a libertine, another captivated by a strange animal, while one of the queens was obsessed by her wish for a child. Sorcerers and fearsome monsters, ogres, acrobats and courtesans are the protagonists of this interpretation of the celebrated 17th-century tales by Neapolitan, Giambattista Basile. A fantastical film featuring an international star-studded cast set against the backdrop of Italy's real wonders.

Admission/Cost: Cost: $12 General, $8 SDIFF Members, Students & Military

Location:
La Paloma Theatre
471 S. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA 92024
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Thursday, February 9 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
7:00 PM Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride "2.5 Minute Ride," a breakout hit first seen at the La Jolla Playhouse in 1996, is about a woman's investigation of her relationship with her father through three life events: a family outing to an Ohio amusement park, a wedding in a Brooklyn Jewish Community Center, and a searing trip to Auschwitz.

The show pairs Craig Noel Award winners Shana Wride and director Rosina Reynolds.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $45

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
From Thursday, February 9 to Sunday, March 19
For complete schedule click here.

For more information, please visit: www.diversionary.org
7:00 PM Stage: Blue Door Lewis is a tenured professor of mathematics at a well-regarded university. Underneath his veneer of success, however, lies a soul troubled by questions of personal and cultural identity as an African-American man. When his wife leaves him because he won't attend the Million Man March (also there's the issue with the laundry), Lewis will inadvertently conjure his ancestors who lead him through an unbelievable journey through the past and present. Filled with humor and woven through with original songs, BLUE DOOR is a vivid, exuberantly theatrical play about the African-American male experience.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd Suite N
San Diego CA 92115
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Dates and times:
From Thursday February 9 to Sunday February 26
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.moxietheatre.com
7:00 PM Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride "2.5 Minute Ride," a breakout hit first seen at the La Jolla Playhouse in 1996, is about a woman's investigation of her relationship with her father through three life events: a family outing to an Ohio amusement park, a wedding in a Brooklyn Jewish Community Center, and a searing trip to Auschwitz.

The show pairs Craig Noel Award winners Shana Wride and director Rosina Reynolds.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $45

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
From Thursday, February 9 to Sunday, March 19
For complete schedule click here.

For more information, please visit: www.diversionary.org
8:00 PM Stage: Picasso at the Lapin Agile The Old Globe Theatre presents Steve Martin's comedy. In Paris, 1904, the Lapin Agile was a favorite watering hole for struggling artists and wannabe geniuses. Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso, with "egos as big as their intellects," compare notes. Barry Edelstein directs.

Admission/Cost: $29 - $92

Location:
The Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 9 to March 12
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org
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