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Tuesday, Dec 12
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM Festival: Menorah Lighting
Wednesday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:30 PM Film: Your Name
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
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
2:30 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 Four Treasures of the Chinese Study Exhibition Closing Reception
2:00 PM Stage: La Posada Magica
2:00 PM La Pastorela de los Alacranes
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland
5:00 PM U.S. Cuba Ties: A Thaw, Revisited
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
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
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All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Black Pearl Sings!
Until December 17

Diary of Anne Frank
Until December 17

Cabaret
Until December 23

Exhibitions and Art

Four Treasures Of The Chinese Study
Until December 1, 2017

Modern Masters from Latin America: The Perez Simon Collection
Until December 2, 2017

Monet's Étretat: Destination & Motif At Timken
Until December 3, 2017

Memories Of Underdevelopment
Until February 4, 2018

Art of the Americas
Until February 18, 2018

Indonesian Shadow Puppets
Until March 1, 2018

Jewels of India
Until March 1, 2018

Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Until March 25, 2018

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

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

Kanban, Traditional Shop Signs Of Japan
Ongoing until October 8, 2017

Art Of The Open Air
Ongoing until February 13, 2018

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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

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

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

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Stage: Lifegate From Italy. Giorgia Mazzucato, Italian actress, writer, and director, weaves together the stories of three characters, as they fight for love, success and eventually, cathartic emotions and life. The performance is in English.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, June 25 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, June 26 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
11:30 AM Stage: Unanswered Questions From Mexico, 2016 Fringe Award-winning artists Contracuerpo Laboratorio Escenico present a work inspired by the myth of Sisyphus. "Punished by the gods for crimes against nature, he is forced to push a stone up a mountain. The stone rollsdownhill every morning, and he must push it back up once again. Where does he find the renewed impetus?"

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Sunday, June 23 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Friday, June 25 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Monday, June 26 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Book Signing: Qudeen the Magnificent A new collection of short stories. "All of the stories are about Syrian girls, but the experiences are universal among people who maintain their deep connection to their past while embracing their new American culture," says Benke.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Warwick's Bookstore
7812 Girard Avenue
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, July 2 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 454-0347 or visit: www.warwicks.com
2:00 PM House of USA Lawn Program The entertainment for this event is a banjo band and a memory lane combo band. The members join in for some country line dancing, singing of patriotic songs and reading of poetry. A costumed Uncle Sam will amuse the audience. The menu is hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, apple pies, chocolate cakes and other pasties.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Pacific Relations International Cottages
2191 W Pan American Rd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, June 2 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdhpr.org
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Japanese Cabaret From the San Diego International Fringe Festival: Winner of Outstanding Comedy at 2016's SDFF, Gumbo is back and spicier than ever. Direct from Osaka, Japan, Gumbo invites you to a surreal romp with a dancing Japanese businessman, everyone's favorite cartoon mascot, Krazy Kitty, and delicious McDonalds for all. In English and Japanese.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Tuesday, June 27 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Friday, June 30 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, Please Call: (619) 544-1000 or visit www.lyceumevents.org/
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Music: Henry Kapono Henry's original songs with a rock vibe celebrate his love for his family, express his pride in his Hawaiian culture, and share his joy in his home in the Islands!

Location:
Duke's La Jolla
1216 Prospect Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Sunday, July 2 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, Please Call: (858) 454-5888 or visit www.dukeslajolla.com
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Stage: Awkward but Graceful "Female Al Pacino meets Golden Girl." Nataša flees the Austrian countryside to America "with naive dreams of Hollywood stardom but ends up stranded in the madness of Washington Heights."

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Rosewood Five Studios/Theatre
1150 Seventh Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 24 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, June 26 - 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, Please visit www.sdfringe.org
7:30 PM Music: Paquita La Del Barrio Paquita la del Barrio (born Francisca Viveros Barradas) became a celebrity after she decided to move from her native Veracruz to Mexico City in 1970. Her live performances, mainly based on feminist songs with lyrics that are aggressive toward macho attitudes, seduced followers from all around the country. Even when her first records didn't achieve a top-selling status, Paquita la del Barrio became one of the most interesting personalities.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $34

Location:
Del Mar Fairgrounds
2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Sunday, July 2 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 755-1161 or visit: www.sdfair.com
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Stage: Papá Está en la Atlántida From Mexico, and performing in Spanish, Centro der Actuacion y Ensenanza Musical presents "un tema fronterizo sobvre la migracion, que muestra la fragmentacion y el maltrato familiar."

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Centro Cultural de la Raza
2125 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, June 23 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tuesday, June 27 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday, June 30 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday, July 1 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sunday, July 2 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 358-3537 or visit: www.sdfringe.org
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