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Thursday, Feb 22
10:00 AM Seaworld Lunar New Year
12:00 PM Civil Society, Corruption and the Rise of Liberalism in Contemporary South Africa
1:00 PM Lecture: the Stories of Conflict at Home, Abroad, and in the Heart
3:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
4:00 PM An Exhibit on the Life and Deeds of Dr. Shih-Liang Chien
7:00 PM Music & Dance: Flamenco Night
7:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
7:30 PM Francisco Cantu in Conversation with John Wilkens
8:00 PM Music: Alsarah & the Nubatones
Friday, Feb 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Tijuana's Art & Architecture
11:00 AM First Annual Distinguished Lecture on U.S.-Mexico Relations
2:00 PM San Diego Kuumba Fest
6:00 PM Lectures: North County Black History Month Celebration
6:00 PM Border Art: Opening Reception
6:30 PM Poetry & Art Series: Edwin Decker, Al Howard, Anna Zappoli Jenkins, Viet Mai & People's Choice
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Krenek, Britten & Rilke
7:30 PM Stage: The Diary Of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: Cardboard Piano
Saturday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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 Chinese New Year
10:00 AM San Diego Kuumba Fest
2:00 PM Stage: Othello
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
6:00 PM African Presence in Latin American Lecture by Dr. Runoko Rashidi
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Play Reading: Mina's Revolution
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
11:55 PM Film: Mind Game
Sunday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Film: Mind Game
12:00 PM World Foods Supermarket 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 Music: Jimmy & Enrique
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 Live at The Belly Up
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
10:00 PM Mandarin House 2nd Annual Chinese New Year's Party & Fundraiser
Monday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Chinese New Year
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 Music: Javid & Naoko
6:00 PM Cooking Class: Shabbat San Diego Hamantaschen Bake
Tuesday, Feb 27
4:30 PM Black History Month Film and Conversation Series
7:00 PM Queer Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Wednesday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film Forum: Spirit of the Beehive
6:00 PM FILM FORUM: 'The 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 Comickaze Presents Jen Wang & '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
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
6:00 PM Chef Gilberto Morales, Haute Kumeyaay Cuisine
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Book signing: Call Me By Your Name
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
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
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
7:00 PM Music: Dornob Collective in Concert
7:00 PM Music: Dornob
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
Sunday, Mar 4
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 Bolshoi's 'The Flames Of Paris'
2:15 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
6:00 PM Music: Brazil Jazz Festa
7:00 PM Music: Raga, Roots & Re Imaginings
7:00 PM Music: Velvet Caravan
Monday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
Calendar

< Thursday, July 6, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Cloud Techtonics
Until February 24, 2018

Cardboard Piano
Until February 25, 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest
Until March 4, 2018

Uncle Vanya
Until March 11, 2018

Exhibitions and Art

Age of the Baroque
Until February 13, 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

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

African Djembe Drumming
Ongoing Wednesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

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

Tequila, Tacos, & Tombstones: Old Town Tour
ongoing Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Tijuana Street Food Tour
ongoing Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays

Puerto Nuevo Lobster Dinner
ongoing Saturdays

Tijuana Seafood Tour
ongoing Fridays and Sundays

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 Brewery Tour
Ongoing, Select Saturdays

Tijuana Market Hop
Ongoing, Select Sundays

Tijuana Foodie Adventure
Ongoing Saturdays,Tuesdays,Sundays

Ensenada Mexico Pacific Ocean Coastal Tour

Baja Mexico Grand Tour

Tijuana Foodie Adventures

Other

Tea with The Bard
Ongoing, first Sunday of each month

Kirtan Musical Meditation
Ongoing, Thursdays

Dances of Universal Peace
Ongoing Saturdays
12:00 AM Baja Mexico Grand Tour In our Baja Mexico Grand Tour, your adventure begins as we cross into Mexico and visit Tijuana, the fourth largest city in Mexico.

We will go on a cultural sightseeing tour of the area with stops at the Cultural Center, the Tijuana Bullring, the Tijuana Zoo, the Tijuana Tower, and then we'll spend some time shopping along Avenidad Revolución. This street is the main shopping mecca south of the border with more than 400 different types of shops that will embolden you to bargain like the locals for your Mexican curios.

Then it's off to Puerto Nuevo Lobster Village. Once a small fisherman town, this spot is now home to over 50 different restaurants that offer the specialty of the house: Puerto-Nuevo-style lobster. This lobster meal is a Pacific Ocean lobster deep fried to perfection. The meal also includes unlimited rice, beans and a welcome Margarita!

After lunch, enjoy some time to relax along the Pacific Ocean as Mariachis serenade you.

After this memorable experience we will travel to Rosarito Beach, which was once the Mexican Hollywood during the 1920s. Now it is a blooming beach-side community with endless opportunities to visit the beach, go horseback riding, or roam on ATVs along the sandy beaches.

After Rosarito Beach, we'll travel back to San Diego.

Important Notice:
All US Citizens, must have proper identification to return back to the USA. A passport, passport card or valid documentation is required to return to USA. For Non US Citizens, please consult with your embassy.

Sample Itinerary:
9:00 AM - Depart San Diego for Mexico
10:00 AM - Arrival to Tijuana with City Tour
11:30 AM - Depart from Tijuana
12:30 PM - Arrives at Puerto Nuevo
2:30 PM - Depart Puerto Nuevo
3:00 PM - Arrives at Playa de Rosarito
4:45 PM - Depart Playa de Rosarito
6:00 PM - Arrival in San Diego Pick Up Locations

Note:
Our Normal Wait Time to Return to USA is about 1 to 1.5 Hours back in Border Wait

Admission/Cost: $119 (Adults); $89 (Children 11 and Under)

Location:
Santa Fe Train Depot/ Five Star Tours Visitor Center
1050 Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and Times:
Ongoing
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For more information, please call us at (877)704-0514 or visit: www.citytoursofsandiego.com
11:00 AM Studio Ghibli Summer Festival Angelika Film Center presents a showcase of Studio Ghibli films. Studio Ghibli is the Japanese animation company created by Hayao Miyazaki. His films are known for its magical creatures, spirits and strong female characters.

Film Schedule:
Whisper of the Heart at 11:00 AM June 29
Princess Mononoke at 7:00 PM July 5 and 11:00 AM July 6
The Cat Returns at 7:00 PM July 12 and 11:00 AM July 13
Howl's Moving Castle at 7:00 PM July 19 and 11:00 AM. July 20
The Wind Rises at 7:00 PM July 26 and 11:00 AM July 27
My Neighbor Totoro at 7:00 PM August 2 and 11:00 AM August 3
When Marnie Was There at 7:00 PM Aug. 9 and 11:00 AM August 10
Kiki's Delivery Service at 7:00 PM August 16 and 11:00 AM August 17

Admission/Cost: $14

Location:
Angelika Carmel Mountain
11620 Carmel Mountain Road
San Diego, CA 92128
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Dates and times:
Until August 17
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 11:00 AM
6:00 PM Film: Moana Moana Waialiki is the sea voyaging daughter of a chief in a long line of navigators. When a blight strikes her island, she discovers the only way to save her people is to reunite a legendary demigod, Maui, with a goddess's heart. Thus, she sets sail on an epic journey across the Pacific to find him. This movie is made possible in part by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation's Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, 92009
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Wednesday, July 12 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2026 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
7:00 PM Music: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall From pop gems "Tijuana Taxi" and "A Taste of Honey" to later hits like "Rise," Herb Alpert has for over five decades entertained generations with his elegant yet lively trumpet style, perfect for a romantic evening by the Bay. He will be joined on the concert by his partner in music and life, singer Lani Hall.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $113

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park South
200 Marina Park Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 6 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, pleas visit www.sandiegosymphony.org
7:30 PM Film: Challah Rising In The Desert (The Jews Of New Mexico) The San Diego Jewish Arts Festival will screen "Challah Rising in the Desert (The Jews of New Mexico)" by Isaac Artenstein. In this new film, braided bread represents five waves of settlement of New Mexico's Jewish community from the Conversos escaping the Spanish Inquisition 400 years ago, to the German Jewish pioneers of the Santa Fe Trail in the 1800s, to the engineers, and scientists of the 1940s-60s at Los Alamos.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Thursday, July 6 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 544-1000
8:30 PM Stage: Hijas De Su Madre "Daughters of his Mother" is undoubtedly the most fun work of Mexico. Where the wealthy wife and the three lovers of her husband have died of laughter. With a wonderful cast, great actresses together in one stage!
This performance is entirely in Spanish

Admission/Cost: $ 48.50

Location:
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Thursday, July 6 - 8:30 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 615-4000 or visit: www.sandiegotheatres.org
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