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Tuesday, Feb 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 PM Discussion: Talking Race & Inclusion
Wednesday, Feb 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Mexico's Upcoming Elections and What They Mean for the U.S.
6:00 PM Film: Clinica de Migrantes
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Feb 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Seaworld Lunar New Year
12:00 PM Civil Society, Corruption and the Rise of Liberalism in Contemporary South Africa
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 Stage: Cardboard Piano
7:30 PM Francisco Cantu in Conversation with John Wilkens
8:00 PM Music: Alsarah & the Nubatones
Friday, Feb 23
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
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
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
4:30 PM Europe-China Relations: New Realities and Implications for the U.S.
6:00 PM Music: Javid & Naoko
Tuesday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
7:00 PM East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity
7:00 PM Stage: Uncle Vanya
Thursday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
Friday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
12:30 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
7:00 PM Music: Dornob Collective in Concert
7:30 PM Stage: Othello
Sunday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:30 AM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
2:15 PM Music: Edo Bayashi and Kotobuki Jishi Workshops with Eien Hunter-Ishikawa
7:00 PM Music: Raga, Roots & Re Imaginings
Calendar

< Thursday, December 14, 2017 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

A Raisin in the Sun
Until February 17, 2018

Vietgone
Until February 18, 2018

Outside Mullingar
Until February 19, 2018

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

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

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
1:00 PM Film: The Wedding Plan 30 days. 1 wedding. No groom. No problem. Dumped by her fiancé, the spirited bride-to-be Michal (Noa Koler) keeps her wedding plans, trusting God to provide the groom. In Hebrew with English subtitles. (2016. 110 minutes.)

"Film on the Fringe" with instructor Ralph DeLauro at San Diego OASIS Lifelong Learning Center in Grossmont Center.

Age Limit: 50+
Admission/Cost: $12

Location:
San Diego OASIS Lifelong Learning Center
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
Suite 325
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Thursday, December 14 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 881-6262 or visit: www.oasisnet.org
1:00 PM Film: Window Horses Digital Gym Cinema presents a screening of "'Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany Of Rosie Ming," an animated film featuring the voice work of Oscar nominees Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ellen Page, and Sandra Oh.

Rosie Ming, a young Canadian poet, is invited to perform at a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, but she'd rather go to Paris. She lives at home with her over-protective Chinese grandparents and has never been anywhere by herself. Once in Iran, she finds herself in the company of poets and Persians who tell her stories that force her to confront her past: the Iranian father she assumed abandoned her and the nature of poetry itself.

The film is about building bridges between cultural and generational divides. It's about being curious. Staying open. And finding your own voice through the magic of poetry.

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym Cinema
2921 El Cajon
San Diego, CA 92104
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Dates and times:
Wednesday, December 13 - 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
Thursday, December 14 - 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM & 9:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 230-1938 or visit: www.digitalgym.org
2:00 PM B is for Bangkok Storytime A day in the life of one of the world's most magical places unfolds in paintings drenched in the color and nonstop motion of Thailand's capital city. From a monk's morning blessing to the scurry of geckos at night; from splendid temples to traditional canal houses; from glittering royal barges that bring history to life to trains speeding through the sky past soaring high-rise buildings: B is for Bangkok reveals the kaleidoscopic beauty of a city that makes every day an adventure for the children who live there—or dream of living there. With bilingual English-Thai text.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $8

Location:
San Diego Children Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway Escondido
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Thursday, December 14 - 2:00 PM
Friday, December 15 - 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 2:00 PM
Sunday, December 17 - 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 233-7755 or visit:
4:00 PM Stage: Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale New Village Arts and Teatro Pueblo Nuevo present "Cinderella Eats Rice & Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale," a bilingual, athletic twist on the classic Cinderella story.

What will happen to Cinderella at the ball game? That's the surprising climactic question in this contemporary Latin-American musical. Cinderella, a newcomer from Puerto Rico, comes to visit her stepsister, Rosa, in the United States.

The catch:
Cinderella speaks only Spanish and Rosa speaks only English. Will these two girls be able to reach an understanding at the [basket] ball game?

This groundbreaking bilingual children's musical is from the award-winning team of playwright Karen Zacarías and composer Deborah Wicks la Puma. Admission is free but donations are welcome.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
New Village Arts Theatre
2787 State Street
Carlsbad, CA
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Dates and times:
Thursday, December 14 - 4:00 PM
Friday, December 15 - 4:00 PM
Saturday, December 16 - 11:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 433-3245
4:30 PM Festival: Global Winter Wonderland This multi-cultural holiday festival features traditional illuminated Chinese lanterns plus live acrobatic performances, rides, carnival games and international cuisine. The 50-foot, artisan handcrafted lanterns depict scenes from across the globe, encompassing the theme, "Holidays Around the World."

Admission/Cost: $18

Location:
SDCCU Stadium
9449 Friars Road
San Diego, CA 92108
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, November 19 until Sunday, January 7 - 2018
Everyday - 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM

For more information, please call: (510) 962-8586 or visit: www.globalwonderland.com
5:30 PM End Trafficking of Ghanaian Children Join the Humanitarian Society and Fair Trade Organization as we spread awareness of the thousands of children being used as slaves along the waters of Lake Volta, Ghana. We will have fair-trade coffee and desserts available for purchase, with profits going directly to efforts in Ghana to free these innocent children. There will also be a clothes fair from a generous donor available for purchase.

Admission/Cost: ??

Location:
University of San Diego
Hahn University Center,
UC Forum AB
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
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Thursday, December 14 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 260-4600 or visit: www.sandiego.edu
6:00 PM Exhibit: The Shimmering World of Gustav Klmit Join Robin Douglas for an evening of food, drink, and the swirling, golden world of Gustav Klimt. Known as the creator of art nouveau, this artist's work has been the center of international intrigue and controversy. Paint in the style of this master with a variety of glistening supplied materials.

Admission/Cost: $35 - $45

Location:
Oceanside Museum of Art
704 Pier View Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Thursday, December 14 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 435-3720 or visit: www.oma-online.org
6:00 PM Cooking Class: French Macaron Take a cooking class with Patsy Bentivenga, the recent winner on the Food Network hit, Bakers vs. Fakers.

Class Menu:
Vanilla Macarons with Peppermint Buttercream and Chocolate Ganache This class will walk you through the step-by-step techniques for making these classic cookies and fillings. By the end of the class you will see just how easy it is to make these delicate French jewels.

Admission/Cost: $40

Location:
Freshly Prepped
4070 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902
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Thursday, December 14 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 728-7910 or visit: www.chefpatsyb.com
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