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Friday, Nov 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
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: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: The Big Sick
8:00 PM Stage: Black Pearl Sings!
9:30 PM Comedy: Rex Navarrete
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!
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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

Exhibitions and Art

Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
Until December 1, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

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 - 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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