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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
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< Friday, August 25, 2017 >


All Day San Diego International Kids' Film Festival This year, the SDIKFF will screen over 150+ films from 30+ countries. American filmmakers as well as film delegations from China, Korea,Taiwan,Canada, Mexico, Russia, Japan, India, France, UK, Germany and many more, will appear at the event.

With goals to promote positive educational impact on children and the youth, the San Diego International Kid's Film Festival actively supports innovative films made by filmmakers from around the globe. In addition to the film screenings, as the regular program, the 2017SDIKFF will host Opening Night Gala, Culture Forums, Industrial Panel Discussions,Screenplay showcase and Red Carpet AwardCeremony. This year, the SDIKFF will add Family Film Market, cultural fashion competition and live broadcasting the award ceremony in to the three day festival. These events will help to facilitate interactions between filmmakers and the local students. Students and audiences will critique the films after each screening, and volunteer interpreters will assist with non-English speaking filmmakers at all events. The Cultural Forum events will focus on topics such as film production in different countries and cultural contexts. The film juries consist of an outstanding committee of industry personnel. There will also be film distributors present at the festival to secure other desired material.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $10 per film, day, festival and special event passes available.

Locations:
Schulman Auditorium
1775 Dove Lane
Carlsbad, Ca 92011
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Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Howard Brubeck Theatre
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069)
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 to Sunday, August 27 - All Day


For more information, please visit: www.sdkidsfilms.org
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
12:30 PM Dance: Folklorico El Tapatio On Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 12:30 PM, the Mexican folk dancing group, Folklorico El Tapatio, will be performing.

Our College Avenue Center is located at Temple Emanu-El, 6299 Capri Drive, San Diego, CA 92120 and is accessible via On the Go and public transit.

Temple Emanu-El is a contemporary synagogue with beautiful architecture, bright airy rooms and a wonderful, warm and diverse community offering many opportunities for partnership and new intergenerational programming.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
College Avenue Center
6299 Capri Dr.
San Diego, CA 92120
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Friday, August 25 - 12:30 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 637-3270 or visit: www.jfssd.org
5:00 PM Carlsbad Music Festival Celebrate "adventurous music by the beach" at the 14th annual Carlsbad Music Festival.

This three-day event features more than 60 performances of creative music of all kinds curated by Founder and Artistic Director, composer/violinist Matt McBane. The styles range from contemporary classical and indie rock to world music and jazz.

There will be free outdoor concerts throughout the weekend, as well as ticketed concerts featuring Dollshot, Eric Byers, Julia Holter, Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks and more.

Along with the music, visitors will also find a beer garden, food trucks and artisan market on Saturday and Sunday.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $199

Location:
Carlsbad Village
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 - 12:30 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.carlsbadmusicfestival.org
6:00 PM Sand Sculpture Art Festival Sand Sculpture Art Fest - 100% family oriented, where several artistic, cultural, musical, and sports activities take place, the main atraction being the exhibition of sand sculptures under this year's theme "Women in Art" honoring the participation of women through the years. This event was held for the first time in 2009 to commemorate World Tourism Day and soon became one of the most important and Largest Sand Art Festival in Latin America and a traditional event for regional families with eight succesful editions.

Admission/Cost: $1

Location:
Rosarito Beach Hotel
Blvd Benito Juárez #31,
Playas Rosarito
22710 Rosarito
B.C., Mexico
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Dates and times:
Friday, August 25 - 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Saturday, August 26 - 10 AM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 10 AM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.bajasand.org
6:00 PM Music: The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies The New Orleans Swinging Gypsies embody the spirit of gypsy jazz mixed with traditional jazz and swing.

In addition to a live concert, enjoy free swing dance lessons that will help you cut a rug to this delightful band, merging music and dance as one!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
The Headquarters at Seaport
789 West Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

Friday, August 25 - 6:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 235-4013 or visit: www.theheadquarters.com
7:00 PM Music: Kourosh Taghavi Kourosh Taghavi, instrumentalist, vocalist and Persian classical musician boasts a passionate approach to music that has impacted audiences around the world. His collaborative projects with master musicians and local cultural organizations work to fulfill his lifelong dream to promote Persian classical music.

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Iranian-American Center
6790 Top Gun St. #7
San Diego, CA 92121
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Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 552-9355 or visit: www.pccsd.org
7:00 PM Music and Dance: Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan Join Ballet Folklorico en Aztlan in celebrating 50 Years of dance and music (1967-2017) at their 4th Friday FUNraiser Zapateados 2017! Enjoy a fun sample of some of the Veracruz Tropical styles of Mexico and expand your support the BFA! Enjoy a corn cup and get to know the BFA!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Muevete Dance Studio
3338 Main St.
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
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Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com/BFenAztlan
7:00 PM San Diego Underground Film Festival The San Diego Underground Film Festival is a showcase for experimental films & videos held annually in San Diego, California, USA.

This year we have an exciting program that includes underground narratives, experimental films, live music, and 16mm film performances by artists who are both local and international.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Tenth Avenue Arts Center
930 tenth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Thursday, August 24 - 7:00 PM
Friday, August 25 - 7:00 PM
Saturday, August 26 - 12:00 PM
Sunday, August 27 - 12:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 920-8503 or visit: www.tenthavenuearts.com
9:00 PM Film: Sila and the Gate Keepers of the Arctic The documentary explores the Greenlandic concept of Sila, a multifaceted term that encompasses weather, consciousness and the universe. Amidst the breathtaking landscape of Greenland, where climate change is most visible, two vastly independent groups of Inuit subsistence hunters and a group of polar scientists, bear witness to the transforming environment. Their interwoven stories define the term sila in today's globalized world. Join us a for a post screening conversation with Director Corina Gamma.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Central Library
330 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Friday, August 25 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 236-5881 or visit: www.sandiego.librarymarket.com
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