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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
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
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: Turandot
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
7:30 PM Lecture: Bioarchaeology of the Lower Rio Verde, Oaxaca, Mexico
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
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM San Diego Film Week
7:00 PM Stage: Turandot
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
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
10:00 AM Art: Treasures from San Diego's University Libraries
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
7:00 PM Music: Dornob Collective in Concert
7:00 PM Music: Dornob
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
7:30 PM Music: Golden Bough
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'
2:00 PM Stage: Turandot
2:00 PM Stage: Three Sisters
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
7:30 PM Stage: Three Sisters
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

< Saturday, August 19, 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
2:00 AM Documentary: Finding Cleveland Join the Museum for a midday screening of the award-winning documentary short film, "Finding Cleveland: Where Far East Meets Deep South." This documentary follows Charles Chiu and his family on an emotional journey as they take a trip to Cleveland, Mississippi to visit the grave site of Charles' father, KC Lou. In less than 48 hours, Charles has many surprising encounters with the local townspeople, who help fill in some of the blanks about the father he never knew.

Popcorn and other refreshments will be available during the film as well as a special musical performance and Q&A with the directors of Finding Cleveland.

Admission/Cost: Free - $5

Location:
Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdchm.org
12:00 PM Latin Food Festival Celebrate America's largest annual Hispanic culinary celebration at ¡Latin Food Fest!'s 2017 action-packed line-up Aug. 18 to 19, 2017 at the Embarcadero Marina Park North, featuring tastings, a celeb chef dinner, parties and workshops.

The signature event, Gran Tasting, is an all-inclusive tasting festival. Guests pay one price to enter and indulge in a variety of local and international food, wine and spirits; meet acclaimed chefs who will conduct demos, and you won't want to miss the Best of Fest Awards - the fest's showcase of culinary excellence.

Admission/Cost: $19 - $149

Location:
Embarcadero Marina Park North
Kettner Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 18 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 686-6200
12:00 PM Summergrass Festival The bill includes Bluegrass Etc., Sideline, Nu Blu, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers, Chris Cerna & Bluegrass Republic, MojaviSoul, Front Porch Music Preservation Society, Prairie Sky, the Brombies, and Vulcan Mountain Boys.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35 $50 3 day pass, $133 Camping (Includes one 3-day Festival Pass) 10 & under FREE (with adult paid admission)

Location:
Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Vista, CA 92083
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 18 - 12:00 PM (noon)
Saturday, August 19 - 12:00 PM (noon)
Sunday, August 20 - 12:00 PM (noon)
2:00 PM Music: Quarteto Nuevo Quarteto Neuvo is a world chamber music group that merges western classical, eastern European folk, Latin, and jazz with an organic feel. The ensemble's razorsharp precision is enhanced by its jazzy interludes, lightly rumbling percussion motifs and difficult to navigate time signatures. They effectively meld the music of ancient worlds and faraway places with a contemporary groove. Free tickets distributed beginning at noon. Seating is first come, first served. This concert is made possible in part by the Carlsbad Library & Arts Foundation Robert H. Gartner Endowment Fund.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Schulman Auditorium at Carlsbad City Library
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, CA 92009
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Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 602-2049 or visit: www.carlsbadca.gov
2:00 PM Film: Blue Moon MOPA and Pacific Arts Movement present two screenings. In 1997, Taiwanese director Ko I-cheng did something never before done on film. He designed, shot, and released a film made up of five reels that can be played in any order. There are 120 different possible story combinations for Blue Moon, a film that centers around three characters who intersect in Taipei, forcing them to remember their past and imagine what happy endings life has in store for them.

We will be presenting the film twice in different orders to be selected randomly by the audience. Discussion after each screening with Brian Hu, artistic director of the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
2:00 PM Stage: Beauty And The Beast Ovation Theatre stages the popular musical with songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice. "A beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village." As does the Beast, a "grisly and fearsome monster trapped in his gruesome form by an enchantress." Pamela Laurent directs. Musical direction by Scott Gregory.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $20

Location:
Howard Brubeck Theatre
Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12 - 2:00
Saturday, August 12 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 13 - 2:00 PM
Friday, August 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 20 - 2:00 PM
3:00 PM Salsa and Salsa Join the Olivewood Gardens for a hands-on cooking class and dance lesson. Wow your friends with new, tasty recipes and salsa moves. Featuring Tijuana Chef Diego Madueño. At this class, you will harvest produce from the garden, make a variety of salsas and tacos, learn basic salsa dance moves, and take home produce from the garden.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $40 - $45

Location:
Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center
2525 N Avenue
National City, CA 91950
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Saturday, August 19 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 336-2250 or visit: www.olivewoodgardens.org
3:30 PM Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture And Awards The San Diego Indian American Society cordially invites you and your family to attend the 34th Annual Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Lecture and Awards.

The event includes special guest, Ambassador Jamal Khokhar, President and CEO of the Institute of the Americas. 21 outstanding graduates, irrespective of national origin, from 19 San Diego County high schools, will receive $60,000 in cash awards and U.S. Congressional Certificates.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall
Qualcomm Institute
University of California
San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit www.sdias.info
4:00 PM Film: Blue Moon MOPA and Pacific Arts Movement present two screenings. In 1997, Taiwanese director Ko I-cheng did something never before done on film. He designed, shot, and released a film made up of five reels that can be played in any order. There are 120 different possible story combinations for Blue Moon, a film that centers around three characters who intersect in Taipei, forcing them to remember their past and imagine what happy endings life has in store for them.

We will be presenting the film twice in different orders to be selected randomly by the audience. Discussion after each screening with Brian Hu, artistic director of the San Diego Asian Film Festival.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 238-7559 or visit: www.mopa.org
4:00 PM Summer Splash The WorldBeat Center will presents a full day of international roots reggae music featuring The Abyssinians feat Bernard Collins, Sammy Dread, The Itals, Marla Brown (Dennis Browns' daughter) Hempress Sativa, Rob Symeonn, Layne Tadesse and Sene Africa. Come and relax outdoors in the Park at our new "Yard."

Admission/Cost: $20

Location:
WorldBeat Center
2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 19 - 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1190 or visit: www.worldbeatcenter.org
7:00 PM Music: Shahram Shabpareh and Shahab Tiam The wait is finally over San Diego! Platinum Entertainment Group is proud to announce Shahram Shabpareh and Shahab Tiam live in concert on Saturday, August 19th, along with DJ Julius and DJ Mohsen at the House of Blues in downtown San Diego!

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $55 - $85

Location:
House of Blues
1055 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 299-2583 or visit: www.houseofblues.com
7:00 PM Barcelona Candlelight Vigil In light of the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, we invite you to join us this Saturday at 7 PM at The House of Spain in Balboa Park to remember the victims of this week's attack and take a peaceful stance against terrorism. #WeAreNotAfraid #NoToTerrorism

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of Spain
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP

Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Beauty And The Beast Ovation Theatre stages the popular musical with songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice. "A beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village." As does the Beast, a "grisly and fearsome monster trapped in his gruesome form by an enchantress." Pamela Laurent directs. Musical direction by Scott Gregory.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $20

Location:
Howard Brubeck Theatre
Palomar College
1140 W. Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
MAP

Dates and times:
Friday, August 11 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 12 - 2:00
Saturday, August 12 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 13 - 2:00 PM
Friday, August 18 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 19 - 7:00 PM
Sunday, August 20 - 2:00 PM
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