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Friday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
3:30 PM Talk: Black Studies and the making of Communities
6:00 PM Music: Antonio Carlos Jobim Tribute
7:00 PM Música En La Plaza: Los Montaño
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Feb 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
2:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
2:00 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
2:00 PM Spoilers Book Club: Native Son
3:00 PM Stage: Little Rock
6:00 PM Music: Dromia & Trio Zheni
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Film: Jojo Rabbit
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Music: Los Pericos, Los Estrambóticos & Ecno
9:00 PM Spanglish At Finest City Improv
Sunday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
12:00 PM 7th Annual Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM  Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
2:00 PM Acting Shakespeare Panel
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
3:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Music: Irving Flores Afro-Cuban Jazz Quartet
7:00 PM Stage: Dream Hou$e
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Music: Miguel Zenón Quartet
Monday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Winston Churchill
8:00 PM  Music: iLe
Tuesday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:30 PM  Talk About Series: Venezuela - What Does It Mean To Live in a Failed State?
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Stage: Winston Churchill
Wednesday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM  Music: ABBA Mania
Thursday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Kumeyaay Rock Art in the San Diego Region
6:00 PM Talk: Diversity in Medicine Lecture
7:00 PM USD Mariachi Showcase Opening Night
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Conference
5:00 PM Contemporary Chinese Photography in Conversation
6:30 PM USD Mariachi Student Showcase
7:00 PM  12th Annual Brasil Jazz Festa
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Conference
6:00 PM Stage: The Cabinet of Tia-Juana
6:30 PM USD Mariachi Professional Showcase Grand Finale
7:00 PM Italian Film: Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
9:00 PM Stage: The Cabinet of Tia-Juana
Sunday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Amnesty International Annual Human Rights Conference
11:00 AM National City International Mariachi Festival
1:00 PM Finding Difficult Passengers on the Eillis Island Manifests
2:00 PM Documentary Film: Beyle
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Monday, Mar 9
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Talk: A Journey Through Turbulent Times - China and America
Tuesday, Mar 10
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
Wednesday, Mar 11
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: House of Joy
Thursday, Mar 12
All Day  27th Annual Latino Film Festival
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: House of Joy

Museums & Exhibitions

Check out these museum exhibitions and special showings!

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03/14/2016 - Talk: Woven Gold, Tapestries of Louis XIV
Colorful and glittering tapestries, handwoven after designs by the most renowned artists, were the ultimate expression of status, power, taste, and wealth. As collector, heir, and patron, Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715), vastly augmented the prestigious French royal collection of tapestries. Displayed within his palaces while in residence and in outdoor courtyards on feast days, these monumental hangings embodied and proclaimed his magnificence as the Sun King.

Charissa Bremer-David is Curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She has written extensively on the Getty Museum's collection of French decorative arts on the 17th and 18th centuries, with a specialization in tapestries and textiles. Mrs. Bremer-David is the curator of Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV, a major international loan exhibition on view at the Getty Museum from December 15 until May 1, 2016.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Timken Museum of Art
1500 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Monday, March 14 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

For more information, please call (619) 239-5548 or visit: www.timkenmuseum.org
03/10/2016 - Painting on Tap: The Art of East Asia
Painting on Tap mixes creativity and San Diego craft beer in a relaxed, social atmosphere. Each workshop includes an exclusive, after-hours tour of an exhibition followed by an artist-taught project inspired by works on view. By the end of the evening, participates will have created a unique work of art.

Bring a friend or a date, grab a drink and nibbles from Panama 66 and let your creativity flow as you experience a fun and unforgettable night at the Museum.

Exhibition Tour: Art of East Asia

Inspiration: Screen (on carved wooden base)

Admission/Cost: $40 - $50

Location:
James S. Copley Auditorium,
San Diego Museum of Art
1450 El Prado, Balboa Park
San Diego, CA, 92101
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Thursday, March 10 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdmart.org

03/06/2016 - Photo Exhibition: Eagle Hunters of Mongolia
In this amazing exhibition, you find the weathered faces of man, magnificent golden eagles, horse and game native to the most remote areas in Mongolia. In Michael Orenich
02/26/2016 - Exhibition: Sights & Sounds of Poland
The FPC Arts Series is pleased to present a delightful musical and visual adventure by Janice and B
02/20/2016 - Talk: The Dark World in the Founding of the Ming Dynasty
To coincide with the Great Ming Unearthed exhibition, Dr. Sarah Schneewind will give a special presentation on the afterlife beliefs of the Chinese people during the Ming Dynasty.

Dr. Sarah Schneewind is a professor of the UCSD History Department and author of two books related to the Ming era: A Tale of Two Melons: Emperor and Subject in Ming China, and Community Schools and the State in Ming China.

Books will be available for purchase during and after the lecture.

Tale of Two Melons: Emperor and Subject in Ming China reviews:

02/20/2016 - Exhibition: The Ten Chinese Paintings
Special lecture with Tiffany Wai Ying Beres, Associate Director of SDCHM.

While oil painting is central to art history in the West, it has a very limited history of sixty years in China, dating back only to the Soviet realist school of painting. On the other hand, ink painting is one of China
02/05/2016 - Exhibition: Museum & Garden Tour
Enjoy a docent-led tour of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
02/01/2016 - Exhibition: Asafo Flags From Ghana
Asafo Flags from Ghana is an exhibition of thirty-seven flags from the West African country of Ghana. A recent donation to Mingei International, these colorful flags dating to the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries feature graphic imagery and appliqued designs on solid cotton grounds. They were commissioned by military organizations known as asafo, or
01/30/2016 - Exhibition: Flor Garduo
In Trilogy, Flor Gardu
01/22/2016 - Exhibition: The Chinese and the Iron Road
The Chinese and the Iron Road pays tribute to the Chinese workers who helped build the nation
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