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Wednesday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Chanukah Celebration
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM Film: Your Name
8:00 PM Music: Christmas in Paris by Sacha Boutros
Thursday, Dec 14
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: The Wedding Plan
4:00 PM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM End Trafficking of Ghanaian Children
6:00 PM Exhibit: The Shimmering World of Gustav Klmit
Friday, Dec 15
12:00 PM Hanukkah Party
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:30 PM Film: Sonata
7:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
7:00 PM Film Discussion: Tales
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:30 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
8:00 PM Music: Pato Banton
8:00 PM Music and Dance: An Irish Christmas
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Saturday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
11:00 AM Kimchi DIY & Gift-Giving Workshop
11:00 AM Lecture: The Evolution of Chinese Weaponry
11:00 AM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
12:00 PM Japanese Pottery Sale by Julie Thompson
12:00 PM Hotels/Motels (Unofficial Art Fair 2017)
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM Special Event: Roots Thailand
2:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:30 PM Dance: Odissi School December Recital
4:00 PM Posada at Border x Brewing
4:00 PM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale
7:00 PM Yalda Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
7:30 PM Stage: From Berlin to Brooks
7:30 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Sunday, Dec 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Let There Be Light: Hanukkah & Kwanza Celebration
1:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Music: House of England Winter Concert
2:00 PM Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
6:00 PM Menorah Light at Del Mar Highland Town Center
7:30 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Music: Anhuea, Paula Fuga, Mahi
Monday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Film: The Other Son
1:00 PM Film: Spirit of the Beehive
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Music: Oscar Aragon
Tuesday, Dec 19
All Day Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM Music: German Lopez
7:00 PM Stage: The Meshuga Nutcracker
Wednesday, Dec 20
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
Thursday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
7:30 PM Music: Winter Schminter Hanukkah/Winter Solstice celebtration
7:30 PM Film: Fraulein una Fiana D inverno
8:00 PM Moscow Ballet's 'Great Russian Nutcracker'
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Friday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Dunkirk
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
Saturday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
6:00 PM Russian Grand Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”
8:00 PM Stage: Cabaret
8:00 PM Film: Dunkirk
Sunday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Monday, Dec 25
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
Tuesday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Kwanzaa Unity Umoja
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< Friday, May 26, 2017 >


All Day Conference: Housing Across Borders - Mexican and U.S. Housing in Perspective The aim of this conference to discuss housing in Mexico and the U.S. together: looking for connections, identifying elements for comparison and exploring common processes shaping housing—broadly construed—on both sides of the border. Through this conversation we hope to extract lessons as a provocation that can lead us to testing our ideas about what housing and city mean.

Agenda:
8:00 AM to 9 AM Continental breakfast
9:00 AM to 9:10 AM Welcome
9:10 AM to 9:30 AM Opening Remarks
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Panel 1: Home and Patrimony: Housing and Belonging in the U.S. and Mexico
11:00 AM to 11:15 AM Coffee Break
11:15 AM to 12:15 PM Roundtable Discussion 1: Home and Patrimony
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Panel 2: Designing the City: Housing Policy, Urban Planning and Rights
2:45 PM to 3:00 PM Coffee Break
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Roundtable Discussion 2: Designing the City
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM Roundtable Discussion 3: Housing in Practice: Administration and the Everyday Reality of Housing in the U.S. and Mexico

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Institute of the Americas
Malamud Conference Room
10111 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 920937
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Friday, May 26 - 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
10:00 AM Exhibition: International Homage to the Horse and Other Steeds This exhibition will feature objects from around the world that demonstrate the power, speed, and serviceability of the horse and similar steeds. The exhibit will display artifacts from the Middle Eastern, Asian, Native American and Mexican cultures while exhibiting how important and connected these animals have been to humans across the world.

Admission/Cost: $7 - $10

Location:
Mingei International Museum
Balboa Park, Plaza De Panama
1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and Times:
Ongoing from May 26, 2017 until November 12, 2017
Tuesdays through Sundays - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.mingei.org
5:00 PM Summer Movies In The Park: Moana "Moana" - In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Summer Movies in the Park, a series of free outdoor movie events in park facilities, is a collaboration between the County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation, the Cities of San Diego, Chula Vista, El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, National City, Oceanside, Poway, Vista and the USS Midway Museum.

Each event provides opportunities to gather as a community and build sense of community and offers residents free opportunities to enjoy themselves outdoors in the summer evenings.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Waterfront Park
1600 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, May 26 - 5:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Lebanese Food Festival 14th annual event. Traditional healthy Lebanese dishes like hot off the saj: aaatar and cheese, tabbouleh, hummus, stuffed grape leaves, falafel, beef shawarma, chicken kabob, kibbeh, knefeh, and gourmet sweets. Plus music and dancing, folkloric dabkeh performances throughout the day, and a variety of booths with Lebanese specialties, beer and wine garden, carnival rides, cooking demonstrations.

Admission/Cost: $3

Location:
St. Ephrem Catholic Church
750 Medford Street
El Cajon, CA 92020
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Friday, May 26 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 27 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 28 - 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM

For more information, Please visit:www.stephremchurch.com
6:30 PM Modern Japan Concert Series Every Friday in May, explore the sounds of Japan as UC San Diego student ensembles perform concerts in the galleries.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Museum of Art
Balboa Park
1450 El Prado
San Diego, CA
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Friday, May 26 - 6:30 PM
7:30 PM Music: Deva Premal & Miten Chant masters Deva Premal & Miten will be accompanied by Nepalese bansuri maestro Manose, with Canadian Joby Baker on bass, and Danish percussionist Rishi. The bill includes an appearance by former Steve Miller Band guitarist Greg Douglass.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $108

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Friday, May 26 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Having Our Say New Village Arts could have a mega-hit on its hands. Their Having Our Say is easily one of the year's very best thus far. Sadie and Bessie Delaney (Emily Mann based the play on actual African-American sisters) have invited us to celebrate their father's birthday. It's 1993. He passed away long ago. In fact, the sisters have outlived just about everyone else in the family. Sadie is 103, Bessie's 101. They participated in over a century of American history, and givedeeply felt personal accounts of life under Jim Crow laws, the Harlem Renaissance, and Civil Rights. Whilequiet Sadie avoids confrontations,"Queen" Bessie would rather die (and almost does) than cowtow to prejudice. Milena (Sellers) Phillips' Sadie and Sylvia M'Lafi Thompson's Bessie are outstanding. It's as if each plays a bucket list role. And their ritual-like, extensive preparations of a meal are amazing to behold. Christopher Scott Murillo must have imported hisintricately-detailed set from the Delaney's Mt. Vernon home. Alldesign elements jibe beautifully. And it's impossible to believe that Melissa Coleman-Reed made her directorial debut with this truly splendid show.

Admission/Cost: $25

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 B State Street
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Ongoing from Friday, May 12 until Sunday, June 11, 2017
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM
8:30 PM Music: Park Junghyun (Lena Park) Park Jungjyun, a.k.a. Lena Park performs at Pechanga. Park is an American born pop singer currently based in South Korea. She sings in both English and Korean.

Admission/Cost: $60 - $150

Location:
Pechanga Resort & Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
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Dates and times:
Friday, May 26 - 8:30 PM
Saturday, May 27 - 7:30 PM
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