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Friday, Jan 19
10:00 AM Nuno Trunk Show
12:00 PM Gallery: Art of the Americas
6:00 PM Talk by Taner Akçam on Armenian Genocide
7:00 PM Music: German Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Saturday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Nuno Trunk Show
10:30 AM Tagines & Couscous: A History
12:00 PM DIY Kimchi Workshop
12:00 PM CRY Color the Sky Kite Festival
2:00 PM Talk: Contemporary Chinese Economic and Political Landscapes.
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
5:30 PM Fusion Persian/Indian Benefit Concert
6:00 PM Museum Exhibition: The Language of Things
6:00 PM Comhaltas Open House
6:30 PM Camarada's Villa-Lobos And Friends Remix
7:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Music: Places in Time
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Sunday, Jan 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Enfrascada Free Reading
2:00 PM Music: Places in Time
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Film: Sound of Music Sing a Long
2:00 PM Indian Cultural Art Showcase
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
6:00 PM Django Jazz Fest
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Monday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM Film: Nothing Is Truer than Truth
Tuesday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Pictographic Clues on the Cultural Landscape
Wednesday, Jan 24
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
6:00 PM Talk: China in the Wake of the Party Conference
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
Thursday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Film: In Guerra Per Amore
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:30 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Percussion Lovefest
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Friday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
Saturday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Film: Finding Samuel Lowe
3:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
4:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
7:30 PM Music: Daruish
7:30 PM Building Puppets in Prague
8:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
8:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
8:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
8:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
8:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
10:00 PM Stage: Maria De Buenos Aires
Sunday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Les Misérables
1:30 PM Discussion: The Butterfly Project
2:00 PM Stage: Outside Mullingar
2:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
2:00 PM Music: Farofa
2:00 PM Jimmy and Enrique
2:00 PM House of India Lawn Program
2:00 PM Stage: The Mousetrap
2:00 PM Stage: Building the Wall
2:00 PM Stage: Smoke on the Mountain
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
2:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
4:30 PM Stage: Les Misérables
5:00 PM Tibetan Bowl Concert & Book Launch
6:30 PM Music: Pepe Aguilar
7:00 PM Stage: The Last Wife
7:00 PM Stage: Around the World in Eighty Days
Tuesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
Thursday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Last Wife
8:00 PM Stage: The Color of Light
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< Thursday, April 27, 2017 >


3:30 PM El Dia De Los Ninos, El Día De Los Libros Escondido Public Library will celebrate El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros (Children's Day, Book Day) for children ages 5-12 on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 3:30—4:30 PM in the Turrentine Room.

This program features bilingual stories from Mexico and around the world, songs and crafts. El Día de los Niños, El Día de los Libros connects families and children to books, the joy of reading and the diversity of cultures in our community.

El Día, as it is commonly known, is inspired by Mexico's annual El Día del Niño (Day of the Child), and serves as an introduction to rich family traditions preserved in the community. It is also a nationally recognized day, especially celebrated by libraries to emphasize the importance of literacy for children of all backgrounds.

Escondido Public Library's program will feature story time beginning at 3:30 PM, followed by craft stations for puppet-making and tissue paper flower bouquet creation. Participating children may receive a free book, provided by the Friends of the Escondido Public Library, program sponsors.

Registration is not required, but plan to arrive early as craft supplies and books may be limited.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Escondido Public Library
239 S. Kalmia St.
Escondido, CA 92025
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Thursday, April 27 - 3:30 PM

Library programs are free and open to the public. For more information on this and other library programs, visit the Library's website or call Children's Librarian Kristine Macalalad at 760-839-5456.
6:00 PM Talk: The State and Dalit Christians in India, a People Under Duress Dr. James Ponniah, a Catholic priest who teaches at the University of Madras, will discuss the experience of low caste and dalit (former untouchable) Christians in India. He will add an important dimension and new perspectives on the understanding of Christianity and social justice.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
USD: University of San Diego
Room 200 in Serra Hall
5998 Alcalà Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Thursday, April 27 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-4525
6:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival Opening Day Films & Filmmakers Reception Meet directors and stars of the opening day films and other filmmakers and stars during the 2017 SDBFF Opening Reception. A catered affair (hors d'oeuvres and spirits). Dress to impress! Then, catch the 2017 SDBFF Opening Day Films. ​The purchase of a ticket allows you access to both the reception and films. But you could choose to attend the films only depending on your schedule. Or you could attend both. The Opening Day Reception and Films is a fund raiser.

Several films from previous years have gone on to win additional awards at other film festivals. More importantly, seven films that premiered at the San Diego Black Film Festival are either in negations or have already wrapped up distribution deals including the films "Locked in a Room," now with Echo Bridge Entertainment, and our Best Comedy winner "The Donut Shop," now with Viva Films. Good things await our 2017 filmmakers as well. See you in 2017.

The San Diego Black Film Festival runs from Thursday, April 27 to Sunday, April 30.

Opening Day Films:
• Then There Was You: (World Premiere) Feature Drama, 84 mins., USA, 2016. Dir. Adewale Bajare. (Starring Taurean J. Royal, Lashawnda Batts-Bowser). In a heart-wrenching love story, a ladies man gets more than he bargained for when he falls for a spoken word artist who introduces him to the true meaning of life.
• The Untimely End of Ms. Xing: Drama, Short, 25 mins., USA, 2016; Dir. Jeff Cohen. An aspiring surgeon learns the value of surrender when she crashes into a free spirited care giver.

Admission/Cost:
Film Only - $20
Film and Reception - $50

Location:
Reading Cinemas Grossmont Center 10
5500 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Thursday, April 27 - 6:00 PM (Reception); 7:30 PM (Films)

For more information, please visit: www.sdbff.com
7:00 PM Asian Film Festival Spring Showcase 21 films, from beauty queen tales to political dramas, from topsy-turvy comedies to a musical celebration that will have you humming for days. This is the 7th annual SDAFF Spring Showcase, and it's our biggest yet.

Following 2015's "Cinema Little Saigon" and 2016's "China Now," we are dedicating April 23 to our original curated series "Right to Resist: From 9066 to 2017." The series will highlight stories of resistance to Japanese American incarceration during WWII and connecting them to stories of South Asian and Muslim Americans today. Screenings that day are free for youth under 17.

Admission/Cost: General $12, Member $9 Opening night: General $15, Member $12 Passes available

Location:
UltraStar Mission Valley at Hazard Center
7510 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Thursday, April 20 - 7:00 PM
Friday, April 21 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, April 22 - 1:00 PM
Sunday, April 23 - 1:00 PM
Monday, April 24 - 3:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25 - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 26 - 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 27 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: festival.sdaff.org
8:00 PM Stage: Travels with My Aunt North Coast Repertory Theatre presents Giles Havergal's theatrical adaptation of the Graham Greene novel. Eccentric aunt Augusta swoops in, shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois nephew, and ignites the lust for adventure buried within his gray flannel soul." David Ellenstain directs.

Admission/Cost: $39 - $50

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday April 12 to Sunday, May 7, 2017
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM (No Shows 4/15)
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM (No 7:00 PM show 5/7)

For more information, please visit: www.northcoastrep.org
8:00 PM Stage: Red Velvet The Old Globe stages "Red Velvet," a stirring drama that transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London's Theatre Royal in the early 1800s.

Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, can't go on tonight as Othello, and his company is in disarray. A young American actor named Ira Aldridge arrives to step into the role—but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage.

His groundbreaking performance upends stage tradition and changes the lives of everyone involved.

Lolita Chakrabarti's multi-award-winning play uncovers the fascinating true story of a pivotal figure in theater history. Visionary director Rachel Chavkin returns to The Old Globe with a stunningly theatrical production of a play that the London Telegraph called "informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking."

Admission/Cost: $34 - $98

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
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Dates and times:
March 25 until April 30
Tuesdays - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19 - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM;
All other Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturday, March 25 and Saturday, April 22 - 8:00 PM;
All other Saturdays - 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 26 - 7:00 PM;
All other Sundays - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM

For tickets or more information, please visit: www.theoldglobe.org, or call 619) 234-5623
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