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Saturday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Gateway Conversations Bus Tour
8:00 AM San Diego Shaka Fest
11:00 AM Keyip! Kechuw! Reading Program
11:00 AM San Diego Black Film Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Celebrate the Pacific Islands
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
6:00 PM SD Women's Chorus Sings For Women In Poverty
6:00 PM Exhibition: Lift Every Voice
6:00 PM Music: Shastriya Sangeetham
7:30 PM Music: Irving Flores Trio
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
Sunday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM San Diego Black Film Festival
2:00 PM House of Denmark Lawn Program
2:00 PM Opera: La Traviata
2:00 PM Stage: Edo Marionettes from Japan
2:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
5:00 PM Stage: Edo Marionettes from Japan
7:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet
7:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Monday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:30 PM Talk: Helen of Troy and Her Indo-European Sisters
6:00 PM Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java
Tuesday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Worldview Project Book Club
Wednesday, May 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Thursday, May 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Exhibition: Art of the Ancients: 30,000 BC to 312 AD
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Friday, May 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Cinco De Mayo- Fiesta Friday
6:30 PM Modern Japan Concert Series
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Saturday, May 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Asian Cultural Festival
10:00 AM Cinco de Mayo con Orgullo Festival & Car Show
11:00 AM Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo
11:00 AM Holi Festival of Colors
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
7:00 PM Music: Nathan & Jessie
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Sunday, May 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo
11:00 AM Cinco de Mayo Fest
11:00 AM San Diego Jewish Food Festival
12:00 PM House of Poland - Annual Lawn Program
2:00 PM Music: Patrick Berrogain Hot Club Combo
2:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Monday, May 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensembles
Tuesday, May 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, May 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, May 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Friday, May 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Modern Japan Concert Series
Calendar

< Thursday, February 16, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Red Velvet
Until April 30, 2017

Stage: Travels with My Aunt
Until May 7, 2017

Exhibitions and Art

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

NoÚ Olivas Quincea˝era Project
Ongoing until April 30, 2017

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

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

8:00 AM The Art Of Inclusive Communication: Diversity Advantage Examine diversity in the fullest sense of the word, including not only race and ethnicity, but also gender, sexual orientation, age, lifestyle and abilities. Recognition of the advantages some have and the history of exclusion that some have experienced are touched upon in a way that helps people move forward together. Additionally, participants will explore how respectful communication can address difficult comments from others that might be considered racist, sexist, ageist, homophobic or in other ways derogatory to others. All of this is done in a safe and respectful learning environment.

Participants learn to acknowledge their cultural differences and, more importantly, to learn how to find common ground and gain the needed communication skills to move forward. Building upon their shared humanity enables participants to create more effective teams in a respectful, inclusive environment.

Admission/Cost: $395

Location:
Rady School of Management
9500 Gilman Drive
UC San Diego
San Diego, CA
MAP

Thursday, February 16 - 8:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.ucsd.edu
3:30 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
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, February 10
6:00 PM - Opening Night Gala & New Actor/Filmmaker Showcase

Saturday, February 11
11:00 AM - South of 8
12:00 PM - Finance and Distribution for independent TV, Film, and Online Content 101
1:30 PM - Eternity the Movie
3:00 PM - Miguel and Beth and Moises and Brian: Five Tips For Getting into Bed with Film Programmers
4:00 PM - Spirits of Rebellion
6:00 PM - Best of the San Diego Latino Film Festival
8:00 PM - Comic Relief- Comedy Shorts Showcase

Sunday, February 12
11:00 AM - Thane of East County
1:30 PM - Bullets, Fangs, and Dinner at 8
4:00 PM - Daydream Hotel
6:00 PM - SD ? LA
8:00 PM - The 48 Hour Film Project: From Dream to Screen

Monday, February 13
3:30 PM - Ticket to Write: The Golden Age of Rock Music Journalism
6:00 PM - San Diego Asian Film Festival
8:00 PM - A Woman's Place

Tuesday, February 14
3:30 PM - Janey Makes a Play

Wednesday, February 15
3:30 PM - Art as a Weapon
6:00 PM - Best of the GI Film Festival San Diego
8:00 PM - SD ? TJ- Binational Short Films Screening

Thursday, February 16
3:30 PM - Working Class
6:00 PM - Global Consciousness- San Diego International Film Festival
8:00 PM - Right in the Feels: Drama Shorts Program

Friday, February 17
3:30 PM - Breaking Point
6:00 PM - Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego
8:00 PM - After Hours: Late Night and Horror Shorts Showcase

Saturday, February 18
11:00 AM - The Nasty Terrible T-Kid
12:00 PM - "Editing for Emotional Impact: Change is Good!"
1:30 PM - A Life Lived
1:30 PM - Editing Tips with Adobe Tools
3:00 PM - SAG-AFTRA Contracts Made Simple: The Real Deal About the Theatrical Low Budget and New Media Agreements
6:00 PM - Closing Party and Awards Ceremony

Sunday, February 19
11:00 AM - USS Indianapolis: The Legacy
12:00 PM - "Smooth Shooting On-Location in the City of San Diego" by City of San Diego Special Events & Filming Department
1:30 PM - What's the Vig?
2:00 PM - "Your First Job In The Industry: How To Establish Your New Career" by Veterans in Film and Television

For more information, please visit: www. sdfilmweek.com
5:00 PM The Museum of Contemporary Art's Downtown At Sundown The Museum of Contemporary Art's popular Downtown at Sundown brings together visual and performing arts for an after-hours party.

On the third Thursday of every month, enjoy free Museum admission and exhibition tours, DJ-spun tunes, free entry at SDSU Downtown Gallery, drink specials at the adjacent Stone Brewing Company and The Flight Path Wine Bar & Bistro, food trucks, and so much more.

Admission/Cost: FREE (All ages)

Location:
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Downtown
1100 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA
MAP

Thursday, February 16 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mcasd.org, or call: (858) 454-3541.
6:00 PM Culture & Cocktails: Persian Nights The February edition of the San Diego Museum of Art's Culture & Cocktails is inspired by the exhibition "Arts of Iran" and "Arts of South and Southeast Asia."

This after-hours party will include:
- Persian art including geometric motifs, ceramics, paintings, and Persian-language calligraphy
- Signature cocktails by Papa Pilar's Rum
- Make your own mosaic choker necklaces or cuff bracelets
- Contribute a personalized sticky note to an Interactive Post-it Mosaic
- Persian Nights themed photo booth

Admission/Cost:
$5 for members, $25 for nonmembers, and $35 at the door.

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA
MAP

Thursday, February 16 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org, or call (619) 232-7931.
7:00 PM French For Foodies: A Table! Improve your conversation skills and vocabulary by immersing yourself in the world of French gastronomy. It's all about food and building the bridge between French language and French culture. Trust us: you're in for a treat!
Advanced beginners to intermediate welcome.

Visit www.afsandiego.org to learn more about Alliance Franšaise de San Diego.

Admission/Cost: $300 - $350 (Ages 18+)

Location:
Alliance Franšaise de San Diego - French Cultural Center
6640 Lusk Boulevard, Suite 104
San Diego, CA 92121
MAP

Ongoing until March 30, 2017

Thursdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 550-0144, or email: [email protected]
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