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Sunday, Jun 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM 44th Annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games
11:00 AM 32nd Philippine Cultural Arts Festival
1:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
2:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
3:00 PM San Diego Asian Night Market
4:00 PM Music: 8 Songs For a Mad King
4:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
4:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
6:00 PM Stage: Unanswered Questions
7:30 PM Music: Calibre 50
7:30 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story
7:30 PM Music: North Indian Classical Sitar & Tabla
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
9:00 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
Monday, Jun 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
4:00 PM Stage: Unanswered Questions
7:00 PM Stage: El Nogalar
7:30 PM Stage: Lifegate
7:30 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
7:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
8:15 PM Shakespeare Film Screenings At The Globe
9:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
9:00 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
Tuesday, Jun 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
7:00 PM Film: Refugee Kids
7:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
9:30 PM Book Signing: Lisa Dickey
Wednesday, Jun 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
6:00 PM Lessons: Argentine Tango
6:00 PM Food & Drink Festival: Sarap Tikman
6:00 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
6:00 PM Movie: Queen of Katwe
6:00 PM Stage: Will
6:15 PM Music: Fred Benedetti & George Svoboda
7:00 PM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Eleanor's Story
9:00 PM Stage: Unanswered Questions
9:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
Thursday, Jun 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
4:00 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
4:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
4:00 PM Stage: El Umbral de Lilith
7:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
7:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
7:30 PM Stage: Will
7:30 PM Book Signing: Nina George
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
10:30 PM Comedy: Emil Amok Guillermo
Friday, Jun 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
4:00 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
7:30 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Japanese Cabaret
Saturday, Jul 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
1:00 PM Sports: Rugby USA Eagles Vs Canda
2:30 PM Stage: Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia
6:00 PM Stage: Nations of San Diego
6:30 PM Music: Rebelution and Collie Buddz
7:30 PM Stage: Sakhisizwe Edutainment
7:30 PM Stage: Will
7:30 PM Mi Casa Su Casa, Or How to get 175 Roommates
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
8:00 PM Stage: Aida
9:00 PM Stage: Lifegate
9:00 PM Japanese Cabaret
10:30 PM Stage: Dr. Svetlana
10:30 PM Stage: A Duet of Filipino American Myths
Sunday, Jul 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:30 AM Stage: Lifegate
11:30 AM Stage: Unanswered Questions
12:00 PM Book Signing: Qudeen the Magnificent
2:30 PM Japanese Cabaret
3:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono
4:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful
7:30 PM Music: Paquita La Del Barrio
7:30 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Monday, Jul 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jul 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Wednesday, Jul 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Thursday, Jul 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
7:30 PM Film: Challah Rising In The Desert (The Jews Of New Mexico)
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Friday, Jul 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
Saturday, Jul 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Mercado Del Sol At Bazaar Del Mundo
7:30 PM Italian Film: An Almost Perfect Town
8:00 PM Theater: King Richard II
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< Sunday, February 12, 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

Mule Bone
Until June 18, 2017

The Revolutionists
Until June 25, 2017

Shockheaded Peter
Until June 18, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

American and European Folk Art
Until June 18, 2017

American And European Folk Art From The Permanent Collection
Until June 25, 2017

Trappings: Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds
Until November 12, 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

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

Remembering African Americans In The Civil War
Ongoing until July 4, 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

San Diego County Fair
Until July 4, 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

Studio Ghibli Summer Festival
Ongoing, Wednesdays and Thursdays until August 17

10:00 AM Annual Winter Mela Shiva Vishnu Temple, is organizing the second annual winter gala to bring the communities together to celebrate Indian culture at the Mela (Festival).

There will be lots of food, ethnic wear, ethnic jewelry, and handmade gifts for purchase, fun filled activities such as games, henna, and face painting activities.

Sponsorships are invited and the proceeds go to the non-profit organization.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Ocean Air Park
4770 Fairport Way
San Diego, CA 92130
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Sunday, February 12 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.vcscsd.com
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
12:00 PM International Dance Festival The International Dance Association presents its Annual Dance Festival. Dances will be demonstrated and taught every half hour all afternoon. Come learn easy steps to fun dances led by dancers of the IDA dressed in colorful costumes. Partners are not required to participate. Or, just come and watch the demonstrations. Plus there will be vendors and food!

Performance Schedule
12:00 - 12:30 Playford Plodders (English Country)
12:30 - 1:00 Moreton Bay Fig Morris (English)
1:00 - 1:30 Reels & Squares Traditional and Old Time Dances
1:30 - 2:00 Pride of Erin Irish Ceili Dancers
2:00 - 2:30 Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
2:30 - 3:00 International Folk Dancers
3:00 - 3:30 Bons Temps Social Club (Cajun/Zydeco)
3:30 - 4:00 San Diego 'N' Line Dancers
4:00 - 4:30 Balboa Park Dancers (Ballroom)
4:30 - 5:00 Waltz & Such Vintage Social Dancers

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Balboa Park Club & Ballroom
2144 Pan American Road West
San Diego, 92101
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Sunday, February 12 - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.idasdc.org or www.facebook.com/idasdc
12:00 PM Art Of The 20th Century At San Diego Museum Of Art The San Diego Museum of Art presents Art of the 20th Century.

The first decades of the 20th Century witnessed a schism in the arts as painters and sculptors in Europe and the Americas began to break with academic traditions. Rallying under the banner of expressive freedom and an independence from established institutions, these artists began to explore new social realities, and the even more radical concept of a purely abstract art. Adding to this transatlantic transmission of ideas was an unprecedented internationalism. A new era of travel and communication would, for example, lead Mexican modernist Diego Rivera to Paris. Conversely, wars, suffering, and the dream of a new life led ever more European artists to emigrate to the United States.

Tracing a trajectory through a century of art, from the School of Paris to Surrealism and Pop, the paintings and sculptures on view do not present a traditional survey divided by national schools. Instead, this display combines artists from Europe, the United States, and Latin America to highlight the international aspects of modernism. In so doing, the installation showcases the special strengths of the museum's collection of modern and contemporary art together with a select group of loans.

Admission/Cost:
Adults - $15
Members - Free
Youth, 17 and under* - Free
College Students, full time with ID - $8
Seniors, 65 and older with ID - $10
Military, active, retired with ID - $10

*Children younger than 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (age 18 years or older) at all times.

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Dates/Times:
Ongoing until December 31, 2019
Sundays - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Mondays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesdays - closed
Fridays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturdays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org, or call: (619) 232-7931.
2:00 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
2:00 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
2:00 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 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
2:00 PM Stage: For Black Boys Who Have Considered Homicide When The Streets Were Too Much For its spring production, Common Ground Theatre stages Keith Antar Mason's choreopoem (a combination of poetry and dance) that explores issues of black male identity. Terrance Bowen directs.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Educational Cultural Complex
4343 Ocean View Boulevard
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing February 10 to February 19
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays - 7:00 PM (Except Sunday, February 12 - 2:00 PM)

For more information, please call: (619) 527-5256
7:00 PM 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
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
8:00 PM Jewish Film Festival Screening of Lamb The Worldview Project is proud to be a Film Festival Community Partner for the San Diego Jewish Film Festival screenings of the film Lamb!

Upon the death of his mother, a young Jewish boy is sent to live with relatives who see him only as another mouth to feed. Ephraim instantly feels out of place among his Christian relatives whose farming lifestyle and chauvinist attitudes further his struggle to fit in. Ephraim bonds with Chuni, a lamb that begins to accompany him everywhere. But when Ephraim realizes Chuni is going to be slaughtered for an upcoming holiday, he must devise a plan for both of their futures.

Admission/Cost: $15.25 for General Public, $12.25 for Nonmember Seniors and Students
Note: Participant Observer readers can get a $4 discount on tickets for the film Lamb by using the code: WORLD17 when purchasing their tickets on line!

Locations:
Reading Cinemas Town Square 14 (RTS)
4665 Clairemont Dr
San Diego, CA 92117
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Edwards San Marcos Stadium 18 (ESM)
1180 W San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA 92069
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Dates and times:
Sunday, February 12 - 8:00 PM (Clairemont Reading Town Square)
Tuesday, February 14 - 5:00 PM (Edwards San Marcos)
Wednesday, February 15 - 1:30 PM (Clairemont Reading Town Square)

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

8:30 PM Music: Paratodos Paratodos, formerly known as the Zicas, is a Brazilian music project performing samba, bossa nova, Musica Popular Brasileira, forro, choro, and more. Join us for an evening of music, cocktails, food, and dancing.

We are at Cafe 21 on Wednesdays and Cafe Sevilla on Sundays.

Admission/Cost: No cover (All ages)

Location:
Cafe Sevilla
353 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Ongoing, Sundays - 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM

For more information, please call: 619-233-5979.
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