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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 Misérables
10:00 PM Stage: Maria De Buenos Aires
Sunday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
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 Misérables
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
Calendar

< Saturday, February 11, 2017 >


All Day Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery "Sherlock Holmes and the Clocktower Mystery" opens on Saturday, Feb. 11 - Sunday, June 4, 2017, in the Fleet's upstairs exhibit galleries.

Grab a Detective Guide and enter the exhibition. You'll find yourself transported back in time, experiencing the sights, sounds-and even the smells!-of turn-of-the-century London. First, you'll visit the clocktower, where a murder has taken place. Then you'll walk through seven other locations, including a carnival sideshow, a séance room and a caretaker's room. In each, search for clues ... but beware of red herrings that might lead you off track!

When you think you know the name of the murderer, enter Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's study. There, you'll be questioned about your conclusions, and the mystery will be solved in a dramatic finale!

Admission/Cost: $16.95 - $19.95

Location:
Fleet Science Center
1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 11 to June 4,
Sundays - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Mondays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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

Stage

Twelfth Night
Until January 20, 2018

Hamilton
Until January 28, 2018

Pygmalion
Until January 28, 2018

Smoke on the Mountain
Until January 28, 2018

Building the Wall
Until January 28, 2018

Les Misérables
Until January 28, 2018

The Color of Light
Until February 3, 2018

Around the World in 80 Days
Until February 4, 2018

The Mousetrap
Until February 4, 2018

Outside Mullingar
Until February 19

Exhibitions and Art

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

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 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

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

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

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

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM The 35th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with 20,000 of your closest friends on the corner of 3rd Avenue and J Street in downtown San Diego! The Chinese New Year Fair will have traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days including Lion Dancers, Kung Fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more!

Make sure to stop by the Museum for our special exhibition "Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age" at the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Extension building. Also, have some family fun with Chinese games and arts and crafts in the Chuang Garden.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego,CA
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Saturday, February 11 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, February 12 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdchm.org
10:00 AM Three Acts of Goodness Cultural Day Everyone is invited to come and join us for the Three Acts of Goodness Cultural Day where one has the opportunity to visit Hsi Fang Temple, experience tea meditation, learn about Chinese calligraphy, appreciate the Chinese music performance, wishing gong and many more!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Buddhist Association
4536 Park Blvd
San Diego , CA
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Saturday, February 11 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.hsifangtemple.org
2:00 PM Art of Raúl Anguiano Join us for a reception and celebration of the life and art of Raúl Anguiano, whose work will be exhibited for a limited time at the El Cajon Library as part of the ongoing efforts of Arte en la Industria, an initiative of Tijuana Innovadora that brings art and culture, in its different manifestations, to the workplace.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
El Cajon Library
201 E. Douglas Avenue
San Diego,CA
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Saturday, February 11 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 588-3718
2:00 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
2:00 PM French Culture Lecture Series & Kids Storytime Illuminating talks in English on French cultural topics such as the monuments of Paris, the French countryside, and current social issues. February 's topic: Will France have its own Brexit? A discussion on French politics and the issues of the next presidential election in April 2017.

At the same time, children can enjoy French language storytime with vocabulary building and engaging stories from France.

Both programs are presented by teachers form the San Diego French American School.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Branch Library
7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA
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Saturday, February 11 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lajollarifordlibrary.com
2:00 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
3:00 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
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Passport to Worlds of Music: Australia This will be the first program in the Passport to Worlds of Music 2017 series. In this special music and lecture concert, guest artist Randin Graves will introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the indigenous musical traditions of Australia.

Aboriginal Music of Australia with Randin Graves

Randin Graves was just another kid from southern California, but he grew up to be one of the world's leading non-Aboriginal exponents of the didgeridoo. He has enjoyed a 20+ year career as performer and teacher.

An Australian-American Fulbright scholar, Randin eventually became a dual Australian-American citizen. He was manager of the esteemed Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre in the remote Aboriginal township of Yirrkala from 2004-2009. In a special honor, he was appointed as an ambassador of the didgeridoo and its culture by two governments and a council of Aboriginal elders.

In a fun, educational and inspiring evening, Randin will use pictures, video, live performance, and storytelling to enlighten us about this instrument and the culture that invented it. He will detail his own journey from the American suburbs to a remote corner of Australia and back. Anyone interested in music, insights into other cultures, or people taking a leap outside of their own comfort zone will love this presentation.

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
Kalabash School of Music and the Arts
5725 La Jolla Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, February 11 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.centerforworldmusic.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 - 11:00 PM Irving Flores Latin Jazz Quartet Flores performs original compositions and jazz standards.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Harbor Music Hall
1506 India Street
San Diego,CA
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 11 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, February 25 - 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 450-7926
8:00 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 State St # B
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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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
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