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Friday, Oct 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:15 AM Conference: Pilipinx American History Month
2:00 PM Film: Selma
4:00 PM Film: Au Revoir Lā-Haut
6:00 PM Rancho Penasquitos Oktoberfest
7:00 PM Film: Burkinabe Rising
7:00 PM Sights & Sounds of Australia
7:00 PM Movie: Coco
7:00 PM Contra Dance
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Music: Metalachi
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Saturday, Oct 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 AM Leif Erickson Tournament
10:00 AM Workshop: Piņatas and Nichos
10:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
1:00 PM Festival Of Lights - 11th Annual Diwali Celebration
1:00 PM Dia de los Muertos Workshop
2:00 PM Salsa on the Beach
2:00 PM Lecture on Ah Quin
2:00 PM 10th Annual Dia de los Muertos Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
4:00 PM Annual Kapolioka'ehukai Pa'ina
5:00 PM Film & Food: Street Food Cinema - Coco
6:30 PM Music & Dance: The Four Seasons of Tango
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:00 PM Afro-Cuban Music & Dance Party
7:00 PM Music: Amanda Miguel y Diego Verdaguer
7:30 PM Music: Paris Chansons
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 AM Ikebana Exhibition
10:00 AM Martial Arts Day
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Lawn Program: House of Austria
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:30 PM Dance: The Jungle Book
4:00 PM Sangeetha Kala Mani Geetha Ramanathan Bennett Memorial Concert
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
7:30 PM Tabla Solo Concert with Abhiman Kaushal
Monday, Oct 22
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
Wednesday, Oct 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Little Soldiers: A Story on China’s Education System
6:00 PM Film: Eat Pray Love
6:00 PM Border Films & Food
7:00 PM Book Signing: Arjun Singh Sethi - American Hate
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Oct 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Book Signing: Arjun Sethi - Bearing Witness
7:00 PM Songs of Irish Heroes
7:00 PM Talk: History of Opera
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Friday, Oct 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
7:30 PM Classical Indian Violin-Viola Duet
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
11:00 PM Music: Maykel Blanco y Su Salsa Mayor
Saturday, Oct 27
10:00 AM FilAmFest: Filipino American Arts & Culture Festival
10:00 AM Orchid Kokedama Workshop
11:00 AM Balboa Park Halloween Family Day
11:00 AM Day of the Dead Festival North Park
12:00 PM Filipino-American History Celebration
12:00 PM Encinitas Dia de los Muertos
1:00 PM Talk: Ancient Indulgences - Salt
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
5:00 PM Dia De Los Muertos Skull Art Show
6:00 PM The Bulls of Sant'Agata Charge Little Italy
7:30 PM Japanese Pop Culture Party
8:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
8:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
8:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
8:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Sunday, Oct 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Setting Sun Sake Fall Garden Party
12:00 PM Asayake Taiko Tryouts
1:00 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
2:00 PM Stage: Metamorphosis
2:00 PM Opera: The Marriage of Figaro
2:00 PM North Park Playwright Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
4:30 PM Stage: Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame
6:30 PM Paella Cooking Workshop
7:00 PM Stage: Julius Caesar
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Monday, Oct 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
6:00 PM World Music Series
Tuesday, Oct 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Oct 31
7:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
Thursday, Nov 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Holmes & Watson
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< Thursday, February 22, 2018 >


10:00 AM Seaworld Lunar New Year Join in a family-fun event celebrating the Lunar New Year with Pan-Asian entertainment and food. "The sights, sounds, and aromas of Asia will come alive at this premier cultural celebration." Enjoy a Chinese acrobat show along with local performers, artisans and culinary offerings. As 2018 is the Year of the Dog, the park will feature a new Puppy Garden where you can cuddle and take photos with puppies while learning about adopting animals from local shelters.

Admission/Cost: $69.99

Location:
Seaworld
500 Sea World Drive
San Diego, CA 92109
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Saturday, February 10 until Sunday, February 25, 2018
Mondays through Sundays - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 226-3901 or visit: www.seaworld.com
12:00 PM Lecture: Corruption and Democracy in South Africa In celebration of Black History Month, the UC San Diego Department of Cognitive Science is pleased to announce a talk from Provost Ivan Evans on Thursday, February 22 from 12 to 1 PM in Cognitive Science Building—Room 003.

Corruption has become the rallying cry against the ANC government, threatening to lump the Party's 24-year-long grip on government with regimes that have scarred the history of democracy in post-colonial Africa.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cognitive Science Building
University of California, San Diego
San Diego, CA 92093
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Thursday, February 22 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 534-6771 or visit: www.ucsd.com
1:00 PM Lecture: Stories of Conflict at Home and Abroad How far must writers go to tell the story of war, to expose the racial divide in our country, or to explore the reality of life along our border? How do the risks they face shape the writers and the stories they bring us?

We'll hear about this and more from award-winning war correspondent and host of "All Things Considered" Kelly McEvers; poet, playwright and journalist Al Letson of "Reveal"; Iraq veteran and memoirist Brooke King; and KPBS' "Fronteras" reporter Jeanne Guerrero. Join them and moderator Justin Hudnall of "So Say We All" and the nationally recognized series "Incoming" for an afternoon of conversation and insights followed by refreshments and a chance to speak personally with all of our speakers. This is part of the annual Writers Symposium by the Sea.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10

Location:
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
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Thursday, February 22 - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.pointloma.edu
3:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest Kuumbafest is San Diego's longest running and premier celebration of African-American expression, culture and heritage.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $20

Location:
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, February 22 - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Friday, February 23 - 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, February 24 - 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, February 25 - 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.kuumbafest.com
4:00 PM Exhibit: The Chinese Heritage of Dr. Chien's Family As a part of the "Living Legends Series," the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum's newest exhibition focuses on Dr. Shih-Liang Chien, his family and their precepts, or family rules for living. Precepts are an important part of Chinese heritage, and Dr. Chien's family, from the Chien kingdom, has been following these precepts for generations. The Chien family comes from generations of royalty and scholars in China and Taiwan, and the exhibit explores its family tree with many rare artifacts.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, February 22 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 338-9888 or visit: www.sdchm.com
7:00 PM Music & Dance: Flamenco Night Bruno Serrano, Oscar Aragon and Lakshmi Basile present music and dance—Flamenco style.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Cafe 21
802 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano Diversionary Theatre stages the West Coast premiere of Hansol Jung's drama. Chris, daughter of an American missionary, falls in love with a local teenage girl in Northern Uganda. They meet in a church and exchange vows, but the civil war outside invades their fragile union. Jacole Kitchen directs.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $50

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Ongoing until Sunday, February 25 - 2018
Thursdays - 7:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM Book Signing for Francisco Cantu's the Line Becomes a River The book store Warwick's will host a book signing for The Line Becomes a River with the author Francisco Cantu. The Union-Tribune's John Wilkens will participate in conversations about the book. Cantu served as an agent for the United States Border Patrol from 2008 to 2012, working in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. As a former Fulbright fellow, he is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and a 2017 Whiting Award. His writing and translations have been featured in Best American Essays, Harper's, n+1, Orion and Guernica, as well as on This American Life. He lives in Tucson. This event is free and open to the public. Reserved seating is available when the book is pre-ordered from Warwick's for the event. Only books purchased from Warwick's will be signed. Please call the Warwick's Book Dept. at (858) 454-0347 for details.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Thursday, February 22 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.warwicks.com
8:00 PM Music: Alsarah & the Nubatones Born in Sudan, raised in Yemen, and now based in Brooklyn, Alsarah is not only a gifted musician and singer but is also a self-proclaimed practitioner of East African retro-pop. Alsarah & the Nubatones was born out of many dinner conversations between Alsarah and percussionist Rami El-Aasser about Nubian "songs of return," modern migration patterns and the cultural exchanges between Sudan and Egypt. Soon the project expanded to include Armenian American oud player Haig Manoukian and French-born, Togo-raised bass player Mawuena Kodjovi. Since their first show in 2011, the group has performed nationally and internationally at many prestigious festivals and venues to audiences varying in age and ethnicity, proving that soul crosses all cultural and linguistic barriers.

Admission/Cost: $9 - $30

Location:
Price Center
UCSD
San Diego, CA 92037
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Thursday, February 22 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.artpower.ucsd.edu
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