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Saturday, Mar 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Chamorro Cultural Festival
10:00 AM Women's International Film Festival San Diego
11:00 AM San Diego Sings! Festival
11:00 AM Tequila & Taco Music Festival
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
1:00 PM Vivaldi's 'The Four Seasons' & 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'
1:00 PM Nowruz, the Persian New Year Celebration
3:00 PM Miso Making Workshop
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Noche Cubana
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
8:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
Sunday, Mar 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Women's International Film Festival San Diego
11:00 AM House of Iran: Persian New Year Celebration
11:00 AM Japanese Brush Painting Art Exhibition
11:30 AM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
12:00 PM 24th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
1:00 PM Brazilian Carnaval
1:00 PM Reception for Art Exhibit: Street Photography around the World
2:00 PM Muslim Ban Town Hall
2:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Monday, Mar 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Mar 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
7:30 PM Talk: Asian Pacific Islander Americans and the Formation of San Diego
Wednesday, Mar 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: The Philippines Under President Duterte
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Thursday, Mar 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Talk: Jack Bowsher
7:30 PM Book Talk on Umberto Saba's "Ernesto"
8:00 PM Music: Tinariwen
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Friday, Mar 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
7:30 PM Stage: South of the 8
8:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Saturday, Apr 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Scottish Tartan Day
11:00 AM Latin American Art Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
2:30 PM Stage: South of the 8
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
7:30 PM Stage: South of the 8
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Sunday, Apr 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Latin American Art Festival
1:00 PM 4th Annual Mariachi Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
2:00 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
3:00 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
6:00 PM Music: Bossa Brazil
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Monday, Apr 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
Tuesday, Apr 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Worldview Project International Book Club
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Wednesday, Apr 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Thursday, Apr 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Friday, Apr 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Indian Music and Dance Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Halo-Halo
8:00 PM Stage: The Dresser
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
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< Friday, February 10, 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

My Fair Lady
Until April 2, 2017

The Dresser
Until April 16, 2017

Red Velvet
Until April 30, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

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

Street Photography from Around the World
Until April 3, 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
Until June 18, 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

Stones In The Meadow
Ongoing until March 31, 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

Dan McCleary, Etchings And Studies: Taller De Grabado Oaxaca 2000 - 2016
Ongoing until April 9, 2017

Cannibals

Art Exhibition: Kulvinder Kaur Dhew & Bruce Dehnert
Ongoing until April 26, 2017

Art Exhibition: Louis M. Schmidt 'Persons Unknown'
Ongoing until April 23, 2017

San Diego Potters' Guild Presents 'East-West'
Ongoing until April 3, 2017

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

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

Jane Austen's Emma, English High Tea And Dinner Theater
Until April 2, 2017

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

10:00 AM Exhibition: From the Great War to the Grosvenor School This exhibition will chronicle the graphic work of two of the most significant movements of early 20th century modern art in Britain: Vorticism and the Grosvenor School. Selected from the world-renowned print collection of the British Museum, the exhibition will feature around sixty works by exemplars of British modernism.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Founders Hall
Hoehn Family Galleries
5998 Alcalá Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 10 to May 19
Everyday - All Day

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Foreign Film Friday: Yojimbo A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town. 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, 1961.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium
Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane,
San Diego, CA
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Friday, February 10 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
5:30 PM Border Film Week The 2017 edition of Border Film Week brings together an inspiring collection of films that challenge us to rethink violence in Mexico, find reasons to be hopeful, and to imagine a world beyond our horizons. For more than a decade, the Trans-Border Institute has organized an annual festival showcasing the best short and feature-length films about the border, Mexico, and the relationship between the U.S. and its southern neighbors. Believing in the transformative power of visual media to break through stagnated debates and open new dialogues, TBI created Border Film Week to engage students, educators, and the community through powerful films about important regional issues. These films, and the panel discussions with artists and scholars that follow them, promote visual literacy and reflection at a time when the accessibility of cellphone cameras and social media has meant that the tools for storytelling are more widely available than the skills to interpret and understand.

Film Schedule:
Tuesday, February 7
5:00 PM Juan Perros (2016)
Forsaking the society that cast him and his animals aside, Juan finds life in the solitude and peace that rests among the ruins of our culture.
La Esquina del Mundo (2016)
At Punta Cometa, it is said the sea is a teacher who shows man how to live, fish and at a set time, leave the world forever.
7:00 PM The Weekend Sailor (2016),In 1973, an inexperienced Mexican captain named Ramon Carlín battled boating veterans, public mockery, and the deadly sea when he competed in the first nine-month around-the-world regatta.
8:15 to 9:00 PM - Panel Discussion

Wednesday, February 8
5:00 PM María Candelaria (1943) Dolores del Rio stars as a flower seller in the floating gardens of Xochimilco, outside of Mexico City. Her relationship with Lorenzo (Pedro Armendariz) is doomed by misfortune and the greed of a local shopkeeper.
6:30 PM Noche Mexicana Cocktail Reception sponsored by Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego
7:30 PM Los Reyes del pueblo que no existe (2015) Three families live in a village partially flooded by a new dam in Sinaloa: Pani and Paula do not want to close their tortilleria and spend their spare time rescuing the town from ruins; Miro and his parents dream of leaving but can't; Yoya and Jaimito live in fear but have everything they need.

Thursday, February 9
5:00 PM Soy el Número 16 (2016) A journalist narrates an animated stop-motion retelling of his traumatic kidnapping.
Unsilenced (2016) An activist is murdered on-air while hosting a radio show for fellow displaced residents of a rural town in Mexico.
Las hijas de violencia (campaña contra el acoso callejero). A group of female artists combat sexual harassment with punk rock and confetti guns.
Undocumented (2016) A look at the impacts of a potential mass deportation program on millions of families.
7:00 PM Through the Wall (2016) Abril is living undocumented in the United States with her 2 year-old boy Julián. Julián's father was stopped by police for a minor traffic incident and was deported back to Mexico. In order to see each other, Uriel, Abril and Julián must cross difficult terrain to reach the border fence where they spend time together through the wall.
Mexican Dream/ Sueño Mexicano (2015) This documentary is about indigenous Mixtec immigrants from a remote pueblo in the Oaxaca who travel to Austin, Minnesota, to work for iconic meatpacking companies. The people from this one community make up most of the immigrant community in the cold mid-western town where they coexist uncomfortably with the mostly white residents.
8:00-9:00 PM Panel Discussion and Public Forum on Immigration Politics:

Friday, February 10
5:30 PM Nestora-Eva (2016) A reimagining of the story of Nestora Salgado.
Aquí nuestro presente parece suspendido (2014)The memory of dirty war violence in Guerrero
Transmisión/Desencuadre (2014) Narratives of violence and the importance of a picture.
6:00 PM Tempestad (2016) Tempestad is the parallel journey of two women. Mirror-like, it reflects the impact of the violence and impunity that afflict Mexico. Through their voices, we are drawn into the heart of their feelings, steeped in loss and pain, but also love, dignity and resistance.
7:15 PM Panel Discussion
8:00 PM Noche Tijuana Cocktail Reception and Closing Ceremony

Films on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday will be shown at the Peace and Justice Theater at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice building (KIPJ) at the University of San Diego. Enter on Marian Way at USD's West Entrance. Metered parking is available at the West Lot and the KIPJ is a short walk uphill or an easy shuttle ride from the parking structure. Handicapped parking is available in the garage under the KIPJ or in the lot behind the Institute. More parking information can be obtained at the kiosk at the West Entrance.

Friday night will be hosted at the Cine Tonalá in Tijuana on Avenida Revolución. Parking is not available, through the theater, though there are paid parking lots in the area.

The 2017 edition of Border Film Week brings together an inspiring collection of films that challenge us to rethink violence in Mexico, find reasons to be hopeful, and to imagine a world beyond our horizons.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Peace and Justice Theatre
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcalá Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times: (Note: start time for 1st film, most nights have multiple films)
Tuesday, February 7 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, February 8 - 5:00 PM
Thursday, February 9 - 5:00 PM
Friday, February 10 - 5:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiego.edu
6:00 PM San Diego Film Week San Diego Film Week is a new, week-long festival that celebrates local film (and replaces the Film Consortium Fall Film Festival and Winter Film Showcase). This festival highlights locally produced films, "best of" from other festivals like the GI Film Fest, San Diego International Film Fest, San Diego Asian Film Festival, 48 Hour Film Project, San Diego Latino Film Festival, Horrible Imaginings Film Festival and more.

There will also be awards, workshops and panels, and various parties.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $200

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
Balboa Park
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Friday, February 10 - 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 11 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, February 12 - 11:00 AM
Monday, February 13 - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, February 14 - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, February 15 - 3:30 PM
Thursday, February 16 - 3:30 PM
Friday, February 17 - 3:30 PM
Saturday, February 18 - 11:00 AM
Sunday, February 19 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www. sdfilmweek.com
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tango Workshop Enjoy light refreshments and wine before a one-hour lesson, followed by a professional demo and more time to practice what you learned. Novice to experienced dancers welcomed. Dress to impress and wear smooth bottomed shoes—avoid flip flops or rubber bottom shoes. Both couples and individuals are welcome as partners will be rotating in class.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA
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Friday, February 10 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.oma-online.org
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Music and Dance: Danyavaad & the Shimmy Sisters Danyavaad and the Shimmy Sisters is a gypsy rock and bellydance group, with electric sitar, bass, violin, percussion, and performers and dancers. They have music featured in the Emmy Award winning short film Anything But Frogs, and their original music was used on Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills. They have also been featured on America's Got Talent.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $20

Location:
Tango Del Rey
3567 Del Rey Street
San Diego, CA
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Friday, February 10 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.tangodelrey.com
7:30 PM Stage: Eurydice Oceanside Theatre Company presents Sarah Ruhl's modern retelling of the classic Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, as seen through her perspective. She has died a tragic death. But reconnects with her father in the underworld, where she relives "monumental father-daughter moments." Dhyana Dahl directs.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Sunshine Brooks Theatre
217 North Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 10 to February 26
Fridays - 7:30 PM
Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.oceansidetheatre.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.balboapark.org
8:00 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
8:00 PM Music: The Benedetti Trio: George Harrison Tribute Fred Benedetti and his daughters Regina and Julia, in addition to performing a wide variety of popular music in numerous different venues around San Diego, also present a number of tribute concerts that honor rock and folk luminaries that are part of the soundtrack of our lives. As part of this effort, they have performed a number of concerts featuring individual members of the most prolific song-writing Beatles: John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. Tonight they will pay tribute to George Harrison, who was a great devote and admirer of Indian spirituality and Indian classical music. It's not just the use of Indian instruments such as the sitar which displays Harrison's embrace of Indian music, much of the song writing that Harrison did was based on Indian musical ideas, forms, harmonies, scales, tempos and rhythms. As such, many of his most famous songs are set apart from other pop songs by their infusion with Indian musical ideas. Many people know about Fred's virtuoso ability on guitar, but his daughters are also astonishingly good vocalists. Not infrequently the Benedetti Trio is joined by great bass work of Jeff Pekarek who has played music with Fred since they were both in High School.
Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Dizzy's/Musicians Union Hall
1717 Morena Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92110
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Friday, February 10 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.dizzysjazz.com
9:00 PM Music: Jarabe Mexicano Inspired by Latin American Sonora groups with their strong emphasis on popular dance music as well as by the versatility of modern-day mariachi music, this set will be sure to have you up on your feet all night.

Admission/Cost: FREE (Drinks not included)

Location:
Park & Rec Bar
4612 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Friday, February 10 - 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.jarabemexicano.com
9:00 PM Music: Anuhea Hawaiian born singer, guitar player and songwriter Anuhea blends Pop and Reggae with conscious lyrics to create a style of her own.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $27

Location:
The Music Box
1337 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, February 10 - 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.musicbox.com
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