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Sunday, Jan 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:55 AM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's La Bayadere
10:00 AM Tu B'shvat Festival
11:00 AM San Diego Travel & Adventure Show
12:55 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's La Bayadere
2:00 PM Rafael 'Fallo' Mareyna Art Reception
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
2:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
4:00 PM Indian Cultural Art Showcase
7:00 PM Cinema Under the Stars: Casablanca
Monday, Jan 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM 30th Martin Luther King Day Celebration
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: MLK: The Assassination Tapes
2:00 PM 39th Annual Martin Luther King Day Parade
7:30 PM Lecture: Leonardo - Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance
Tuesday, Jan 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Film: I Am Not Your Negro
7:00 PM Film: Bolshoi Ballet's La Bayadere
7:30 PM Cuban Dance Series Workshops
Wednesday, Jan 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 AM #ChinaToo: The Feminist Awakening in the People’s Republic
6:00 PM Dinner & Talk: Native Voices - Steve Newcomb
8:00 PM Music: Celso Piña
Thursday, Jan 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM Talk: Vladimir Vysotsky, a Russian Cultural Legend
6:30 PM Kumeyaay Talks: Blood of the Band
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:00 PM Film: Lasciati Andare (Let Yourself Go!)
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Friday, Jan 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
3:00 PM Talk: From a Rural Village in Mexico to Global Social Impact
7:30 PM Lecture: Leonardo - Tracing the Arc of the Renaissance
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Music: Ozomatli, Cut Chemist, Chali 2na
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Saturday, Jan 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
7:00 PM An Evening of Middle Eastern Classical Music
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
9:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Sunday, Jan 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
2:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
Monday, Jan 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Jan 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:30 PM Cuban Dance Series Workshops
Wednesday, Jan 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
8:00 PM Beijing Dance Theater
Thursday, Jan 31
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
Friday, Feb 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Saturday, Feb 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
4:00 PM San Diego Black Film Festival
7:30 PM Stage: Becoming Dr. Ruth
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None
Calendar

< Saturday, January 12, 2019 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Spotlight

One Book - One San Diego events

Stage

Mama Mia!
Until February 24, 2019

* Note: newest and shorter run productions can be found in our regular calendar listings.

Exhibitions and Art

Salvador Dali Exhibition
Until December 29, 2018

World in Porcelain Exhibit
Until January 19, 2019

Arts Of South And Southeast Asia
Ongoing until January 31, 2019

Walking Tour of Asian Pacific Historic District
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Arts of Iran
Until January 31, 2019

Art of East Asia
Until December 31, 2019

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

German Expressionism
Ongoing until December 31, 2019

Barrio Art Crawl
Ongoing, every 2nd Saturday of each month

Free Admission to Mingei International Museum
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
Ongoing, 3rd Tuesday of each month

Kids

Classes:Children's West African Drumming
Ongoing Tuesdays

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Argentine Tango Series
Ongoing Wednesdays until October 3

French Bench
Until Saturday, December 15

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturday

West African Dance Class
Ongoing Sunday

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Ki Energy Healing Clinic
Ongoing Wednesdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Middle-Eastern Drum & Belly Dance Class
Ongoing until December 17

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Conversation Circle
Ongoing Tuesdays

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

African Dance Class
Ongoing Sundays

Qi Gong Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Salsa Class
Ongoing Tuesdays
8:30 AM Talk: Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed We invite you to listen, learn and explore together at our upcoming Scholar-in-Residence weekend with world-renowned theologian and pioneer of Jewish mystical studies, Dr. Melila Hellner-Eshed.

Melila Hellner-Eshed, Ph.D., is a research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She is a professor of Jewish mysticism and Zohar in the department of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She received her degree from Hebrew University under the tutelage of Professor Yehuda Liebes.

For the past two decades, Melila has been a central figure in the Israeli renaissance of study of Jewish texts by Israeli adults of all paths of life in various frameworks. She initiated and directs the Rabbinic Students Seminar, a program for rabbinic students from all denominations spending a year in Israel. She is also the co-director of the Institute's Beit Midrash program. She has been teaching and working with Jewish communities in North America, Europe and the former Soviet Union for many years.

Her book, "And a River Flows from Eden" - On the Language of Mystical Experience in the Zohar," was published by Stanford University Press in 2009.

Melila is on the faculty of the Institute of Jewish Spirituality and is active in the 'Sulha' - a reconciliation project that brings together Israelis and Palestinians.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $35

Location:
Congregation Beth Israel
9001 Towne Centre Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
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Dates and times:
Friday, January 11 - 6:15 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 8:30 AM
12:00 PM Old Town San Diego Antonio Garra Day Enjoy a celebration of the life of Native American cheif Antonio Garra who led a Native American rebellion in 1851.

The day will include Native American singers and dancers, lectures and displays.

Garra led what is now known at the Garra Uprising against white settlers in response to taxation without representation, an utter lack of legal redress, forced labor, land confiscation, legalized murder and other injustices to California Native Americans. The State of California was established in the prior year and the first official act was An Act for the Government and Protection of Indians. While the act did ordain certain projections for Indians it also legalized up to four months indentured servitude for Native Americans who had been assessed civil fines or had no obvious source of employment. The act also specified "in no case shall a white man be convicted on any offence upon the testimony of an Indian". Native Americans justifiably felt under siege nearly everywhere in California. Wars, raids and European diseases had laid waste to most native populations. Garra tapped into the resulting anger and raised a force of Cupeño and Diegueño peoples to oppose white oppression. Several violent encounters with white troops, sheepherders and ranchers (most notably John Warner) ensued. Eventually Garra was captured not by any opposing whites but by a rival Native American military leader Juan Antonio from the Cahuilla tribe. Juan Antonio claimed to have done so to prevent the wholesale slaughter of Native Americans in response to the uprising. However, on several previous occasions Antonio had collaborated with American military forces against other Native Americans (as well as white outlaws). Garra was executed by firing squad in Old Town San Diego and is believed to be buried underneath what is now San Diego Avenue and has a grave stone in memory of his life located in El Campo Santo Cemetery in Old Town.—historical summary by T. Johnston-O'Neill

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
First San Diego Courthouse Museum
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
4002 Wallace St.
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, January 12 - 12:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Tryst Diversionary Theatre presents a new dance cabaret, by Michael Mizerany, inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's controversial classic, La Ronde. There will be only six performances of the piece.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 7:00 PM
Friday, January 11 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 13 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.diversionary.org
2:30 PM DIY Miso Soup Workshop In this hands-on workshop, you will learn all about miso, a magical fermented bean paste that originated in Japan many centuries ago. Miso is full of umami and is used to flavor everything from soups to marinades and salad dressings, stir-fries, to eggs. We will talk about the history of miso, its many different forms, and then make a large batch using various legumes. You'll get to taste various misos to understand the fermentation process. You'll get to pack a mason jar full of miso to take home (but you'll have to wait a year to eat it). Then we'll enjoy the most popular miso dish-- homemade soup!

Admission/Cost: $47.50 - $60

Location:
City Farmers Nursery
3110 Euclid Avenue
San Diego, CA 92105
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Saturday, January 12 - 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 284-6358 or visit: www.cityfarmersnursery.com
5:00 PM New Discoveries In The American Paleolithic Conference The Anza Borrego Foundation, California State Parks and their sponsors announce a conference on "New Discoveries in the American Paleolithic: The Pre-16,000BP Archaeological Record" on Thursday, Jan. 10 through Saturday, Jan. 12.

The conference will present diverse sites and types of evidence from throughout the Americas that demonstrate the presence of a wide-spread human occupation much earlier than was previously recognized. The conference will focus on new sites and discoveries older than 16,000 BP as well as innovative methodological advances in dating.

Thursday evening at 5 p.m., there will be a meet and greet and poster session at the UCI Research Center. Oral presentations and discussions will be held on Friday and Saturday at the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center.

This conference will be held at the UCI Research Center and the Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center in Borrego Springs, Calif.

Admission/Cost: $35

Location:
UCI Research Center & Borrego Springs Performing Arts Center
590 Palm Canyon Drive
Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 5:00 PM
Friday, January 11 - 5:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please contact California State Parks Associate Archaeologist Robin Connors at Robin.Connors@Parks.CA.gov
7:00 PM SoundON Festival of Modern Music Now in its twelfth year, the soundON Festival has become a fixture in the musical landscape of San Diego. The festival is curated by Franklin Cox and Christopher Adler and brings together an international roster of composers and performers to present a multi-day exploration of contemporary chamber music. Featuring performances by NOISE and Affiliated Artists, the multi-day festival format allows us to present unconventional works in an informal and enjoyable setting. We also reach out to young artists and audiences through an interactive workshop to build a new generation of new music supporters and artists. Please see our website for details about the artists and the works they will perform.

Artists:
Colin McAllister, guitar and conductor
Mark Menzies, violin
Franklin Cox, cello
Morris Palter, percussion
Robert Zelickman, clarinet
Christopher Adler, piano
Anne LeBaron, harp and composer
Juan Pablo Contreras, tenor and composer
Juan Campoverde Q., composer
Adam Greene, composer
Rachel Beetz, flute
Michael Matsuno, flute
Mona Tian, violin
Eric Starr, trombone

Admission/Cost: $5 - $55

Location:
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library
1008 Wall Street
San Diego, CA 92037
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sunday, January 13 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sound-on
7:30 PM Music: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas The musical partnership between Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland's premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented Californian cellist Natalie Haas may not seem an obvious one, but the duo's dazzling teamwork, driving rhythms, and their shared passion for improvising on the melody and the groove of Scottish tunes has helped reconstruct and revive the Scottish tradition of playing dance music on violin and cello. They have toured internationally for over eighteen years, wowing audiences at festivals and concerts worldwide with their unique sound and have released five critically acclaimed and award winning albums along the way. Presented by San Diego Folk Heritage.

Admission/Cost: $19 - $24

Location:
Pilgrim United Church of Christ
2020 Chestnut Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Saturday, January 12 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please call: (760) 729-6311
8:00 PM Stage: Tryst Diversionary Theatre presents a new dance cabaret, by Michael Mizerany, inspired by Arthur Schnitzler's controversial classic, La Ronde. There will be only six performances of the piece.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $30

Location:
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dates and times:
Thursday, January 10 - 7:00 PM
Friday, January 11 - 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 12 - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 13 - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.diversionary.org
8:00 PM Stage: And Then There Were None Lamplighters Community Theatre stages Agatha Christie's classic whodunit. A cryptic invitation lures 10 people to a deserted island. They don't know each other, but have one thing in common. Each got away with murder. They won't tonight. Keith Anderson directs.

Admission/Cost: $19 - $22

Location:
Lamplighters Community Theatre
5915 Severin Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, January 11 until Sunday, February 10, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lamplighterslamesa/com
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