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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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< 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

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

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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