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Saturday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM The Seventh Annual Peace Forum
10:00 AM Don Quijote Read-a-Thon
10:00 AM Kumeyaay Cosmology
10:00 AM Workshops: Indigenous Folk Art Dish Towel
10:00 AM San Diego Kuumba Fest
12:00 PM Karamu Community Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Othello
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
5:30 PM Tahitian Punch Tasting and Polynesian Dance
6:00 PM Lecture: African Presence in Latin American
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Play Reading: Mina's Revolution
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:30 PM Music: Sacra Profana—Building Bridges Between Nations
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Jesse Cook
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
9:00 PM Dance: Afrobeat meets Bollywood
10:00 PM Chinese New Year's Party & Fundraiser
11:55 PM Film: Mind Game
Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game
12:00 PM Chinese New Year Lion Dance
1:00 PM Art: Dongsheng Gao
1:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
2:00 PM International Cottage Sampler Program
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Music: Beat Quest
2:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert & Lani Hall
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM House of Erzulie Book Launch Party
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank
8:00 PM The Benedetti Trio: George Harrison Tribute
Monday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:45 PM Lecture: Why Vietnam Still Matters
4:30 PM Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Shabbat San Diego Hamantaschen Bake
6:30 PM Film: Body/Bag and dancedance/ReVolution
Tuesday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Black History Month Film and Conversation Series
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:30 PM Lecture: Bioarchaeology of the Lower Rio Verde, Oaxaca, Mexico
Wednesday, Feb 28
6:00 PM Film: Spirit of the Beehive
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Chef Javier Plascencia
6:30 PM Discussion: Trekking off the Beaten Path to Machu Picchu
6:30 PM Music: Dornob
7:00 PM East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
7:00 PM Book Signing: The Prince And The Dressmaker
7:00 PM Film: Concert for George
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM The Continuous Clapback: The Legacy of Language
5:00 PM Guest Lecture: Hung Liu—Summoning Ghosts
6:00 PM Chef Gilberto Morales, Haute Kumeyaay Cuisine
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Book Signing: Call Me by Your Name
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
8:00 PM La Jolla Music Society Presents Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
1:00 PM Lecture: The Role of Hunting in Anthropogeny
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Saturday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
10:00 AM Art: Treasures from San Diego's University Libraries
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
7:00 PM Music: Dornob
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Golden Bough
Sunday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
12:55 PM Dance: The Flames of Paris
2:00 PM Stage: Turandot
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
2:15 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
6:00 PM Music: Brasil Jazz Festa
7:00 PM Music: Raga, Roots & Re-Imaginings
7:00 PM Music: Velvet Caravan
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Monday, Mar 5
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
Tuesday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Music: Descarga Cubana
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Wednesday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
Thursday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Film: Arrangiarsi
Friday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
8:00 PM Music: Up Dharma Down Live in San Diego
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< Tuesday, February 13, 2018 >


All Day San Diego Jewish Film Festival The 28th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival runs February 8-18. The 11-day event is the largest Jewish cultural event in San Diego and draws over 17,000 attendees annually to more than 70 screenings. Features San Diego film premieres, international guest filmmakers, and juried and audience choice awards. Screenings will be shown at five locations. This year the festival will showcase a total of 58 films of the best contemporary Jewish-themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights and freedom of expression.

Admission/Cost: $12.25 - $15.25, Festival pass $275

Full Festival Schedule

Search for Individual Films (note: choose film and then the date):


Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Ongoing from February 8 to 18, 2018

For more information, please call: (858) 362-1348 or visit: www.sdcjc.org
10:30 AM Book Reading: My Dadima Wears a Sari The Salvation Army Kroc Center will be presenting the book, "My Dadima Wears a Sari" by Kashmira Sheth. This warm, multigenerational story offers a glimpse into the distinctive culture and customs of India, while reinforcing universal themes of love and the importance of family.

Admission/Cost: ???

Location:
The Salvation Army Kroc Center
6845 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92115
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Tuesday, February 13 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
2:30 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya The Old Globe stages Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," a Globe-commissioned world-premiere new translation by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. This exhilarating revival pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world's most celebrated translators of Russian literature.

Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya's brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone.

Performed in an unusually intimate and conversational style, this staging of "Uncle Vanya" provides an up-close encounter with a classic of world drama.

Admission/Cost: $36 - $86

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 10 to March 11, 2018
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM (additional show 2/13 - 2:30 PM)
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM (additional show 2/28 - 2:00 PM)
Thursdays & Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM (except 2/10 & 3/3) and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM (except 2/11) and 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Book Event: Travel as a Political Act The San Diego Diplomacy Council and the WorldView Project present "Travel as a Political Act," a Talk-About Event featuring Steve Smith and Jake Heilbrunn. Steve Smith, co-author of Rick Steves' "France and Paris Guidebooks," is best known as Rick's tour guide through France in several episodes of Rick Steves' "Europe." Jake Heilbrunn is the author of "Off the Beaten Trail: A Young Man's Soul-Searching Journey Through Central America." He is a TEDx speaker and World Nomad.

Admission/Cost: $10 (Suggested Donation)

Location:
La Jolla Riford Library
7555 Draper Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Tuesday, February 13 - 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sandiegodiplomacy.org
7:00 PM Exhibit: Age of the Baroque The story of the Age of Baroque is a tale of today. To examine the 17th century is to reveal the 21st: two centuries united by tribalism, sectarianism, and acquiescence to unreasoning power.

We shall explore this dynamic period through the lens of its greatest artists. Art has always been the handmaiden of power, its uses and abuses magnified by this era. The power of grand monarchs of this period is clearly evident, whether through Philip IV of Spain, France's Sun King, or Louis XIV. The power of a monolithic Church confronted the existential threat of Martin Luther's Reformation. Prominent was the power of belief and ideas, and ultimately, the power of great art.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $19

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Monday, January 22 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, January 25 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, January 29 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, February 1 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, February 5 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Thursday, February 8 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday, February 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Tuesday, February 13 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-5872 or visit: www.ljathenaeum.org
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya The Old Globe stages Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya," a Globe-commissioned world-premiere new translation by Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. This exhilarating revival pairs one of the greatest plays ever written with the world's most celebrated translators of Russian literature.

Vanya and his niece Sonya struggle to care for the estate owned by Vanya's brother-in-law, a wealthy and celebrated professor. When this local legend returns with a beautiful new wife and announces his plans to sell the estate, hidden passions explode and the lives of the entire family come undone.

Performed in an unusually intimate and conversational style, this staging of "Uncle Vanya" provides an up-close encounter with a classic of world drama.

Admission/Cost: $36 - $86

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 10 to March 11, 2018
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM (additional show 2/13 - 2:30 PM)
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM (additional show 2/28 - 2:00 PM)
Thursdays & Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM (except 2/10 & 3/3) and 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM (except 2/11) and 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Lecture: The Age of Baroque The story of the Age of Baroque is a tale of today. To examine the 17th century is to reveal the 21st: two centuries united by tribalism, sectarianism, and acquiescence to unreasoning power.

We shall explore this dynamic period through the lens of its greatest artists. Art has always been the handmaiden of power, its uses and abuses magnified by this era. The power of grand monarchs of this period is clearly evident, whether through Philip IV of Spain, France's Sun King, or Louis XIV. The power of a monolithic Church confronted the existential threat of Martin Luther's Reformation. Prominent was the power of belief and ideas, and ultimately, the power of great art.

Linda Blair received her BA from Mills College and her MA from the University of San Diego. She has lectured on diverse topics in European art history for many years, primarily on the East Coast. Locally, she has lectured at The San Diego Museum of Art and UCSD Extension, as well as at the Athenaeum.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $15

Location:
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 1 & February 8 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Tuesday, February 13 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-5872 or visit:www.ljathenaeum.org
8:00 PM Film: To the Ends of the Earth: A Portrait of Jewish San Diego By wagon train and steamship, Jews began arriving in San Diego in 1850 when it was a dusty, sleepy pueblo in the remote southwest corner of the United States. Director Isaac Artenstein turns his keen cultural eye on San Diego's history. With over 50 interviews that include descendants of early Jewish pioneers, scientists, entrepreneurs, and academics, as well as avant-garde artists, rabbis and surfers, the film creates a living portrait of a vibrant and culturally dynamic community that has thrived in this region for over 150 years.

This is a co-production of Cinewest Productions and the San Diego History Center and is the companion to the exhibition, "Celebrate San Diego: The History & Heritage of San Diego's Jewish Community." Program panel: Isaac Artenstein, director; Joellyn Zollman, historian; and William Lawrence, executive producer.

Admission/Cost: $12.25 - $15.25

Location:
Edwards Mira Mesa
10733 Westview Parkway
San Diego, CA 92126
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Tuesday, February 13 - 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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