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Monday, Feb 24
All Day  Indigenous Writers and Their Critics: International Symposium
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Art Talk: Daniel Guzmán
7:00 PM Talk: Michele Norris
Tuesday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
All Day  Indigenous Writers and Their Critics: International Symposium
1:00 PM Film & Discussion: The Farewell
6:00 PM African-American Women in Film
6:00 PM Gaslamp Mardi Gras Party Hop
7:00 PM Victoria Martino: Carnival in Venice
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Music: The Chieftains
Wednesday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM  Writer's Symposium with Pico Ayer
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
Thursday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:45 AM Book Talk: Baja California Land of Missions
1:00 PM Music: Kembang Sunda Gamelan
3:20 PM Talk: Urban Redevelopment Projects in South Africa
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
5:00 AM  28th Annual Kuumba Festival
3:30 PM Talk: The Racial Imaginary at Work Poetry and the Visual Arts
7:00 PM Música En La Plaza: Los Montaño
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
3:00 PM Stage: Little Rock
7:00 PM Stage: Safa's Story
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 Stage: She Loves Me
3:00 PM Los Angeles Balalaika Orchestra
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
7:30 PM Music: Miguel Zenón Quartet
Monday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
Wednesday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Thursday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Friday, Mar 6
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Saturday, Mar 7
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Orestes 2.0
8:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
8:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
Sunday, Mar 8
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: She Loves Me
7:00 PM Stage: Hurricane Diane
Calendar

< Sunday, January 12, 2020 >


All Day Ongoing and Extended Events

Stage

Bojo's Place
Until March 1, 2020

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

Exhibitions and Art

Coded Messages From the Underground Railroad
Until February 27, 2020

Poetry for People
Until March 11, 2020

Photographic Exhibition: Graciela Iturbide & Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Until March 15, 2020

Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History - 50 Years of Art Activism
Until Sunday, April 5, 2020

Tijuana 1964: The Photography Of Harry Crosby
Until May 17, 2020

Art of East Asia
Ongoing

Art Of The 20th Century
Ongoing

German Expressionism
Ongoing

Hanjialin Bao - Between Black and White
Until January 26 2020

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

Places

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

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

Chicano Park Tour
Ongoing Saturdays and Sundays

Kids

Kids Meet Mandarin
Ongoing Fridays

Chinese Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Spanish Storytime
Ongoing Mondays

Bilingual Storytime
Ongoing Fridays

Classes and Workshops

Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Capoeira Angola de Sao Bento Grande
Ongoing Saturdays

Mahjong Lessons
Ongoing Thursdays

Emei Qigong Practice
Ongoing Saturdays

Kokedama Workshop
Ongoing every 1st and 3rd Tuesday

Irish Gaelic Class
Ongoing Tuesdays

Poetry for the People: African Americans
Wednesdays until March 11, 2020

Tai Chi Workshop
Ongoing Saturdays

Italian Intermediate Conversation Class
Ongoing Tuesdays until February 25, 2020


•< a href=//./index.php?module=calendar&calendar[view]=event&id=21087">Yiddish for Beginners
Ongoing Sundays
10:00 AM SD International Jewish Film Festival Previews The San Diego International Jewish Film Festival is the longest running entertainment of its kind. Programmed and operated by the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture, this is the 30th annual festival. The films being presented at the Festival encompass a wide array of human condition, covering topics from human rights and freedom of expression to simple celebration of life itself.

Leslie Oster, of the Film Selection Committee, will be presenting information on the films this year along with a member of the Film Selection Committee. There will be trailers shown of a number of the films scheduled during the festival, which is February 13-23, 2020.

A light Brunch will be served.

Admission/Cost: $10

Location:
Congregation Beth Israel
9001 Towne Centre Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
MAP

Sunday, January 12 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
10:00 AM Lunar New Year at SeaWorld Celebrate as the sights, sounds and aromas of Asia come alive during this local San Diego festival that's fit for the whole family.

You won't want to miss SeaWorld San Diego's one-of-a-kind Lunar New Year celebration, featuring an incredible Chinese acrobats show, local performers, and delicious culinary delights. Dig into the Asian-inspired offerings of Ramen, Lo Mein, Bao Buns, Dim Sum, rice dishes and more.

Celebrate the new year with stunning displays of juggling, balance and contortion as The Chinese Acrobats of Hebei return to Mission Bay Theater.
Admission/Cost: $73.99 - $93.99 (Day Pass to Seaworld)

Cultural Note: The SeaWorld entertainment includes Japanese Taiko drumming. However, Japanese New Year, unlike many other Asian cultures and countries falls on January 1st. Japanese solar-lunar New Year calendar was only used during the Tenpō and Edo eras which lasted from 1830 to 1872. Five years into the Meiji era (1873) the first day of January became the official and cultural New Year's Day in Japan.

Location:
Sea World
500 SeaWorld Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from January 11 to February 2 (and MLK Day)
Saturdays and Sundays - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
11:00 AM Poetry for the People Seven-week poetry discussion class beginning on Wednesday, January 15 in the Winn Room.

This year, Poetry for the People will feature the poetry of African Americans.

Led by Chuck Kamar, we will be discussing a selection of poems that reflect the experiences, views, and issues of black poets throughout the history of the United States.

Participants are encouraged to share his or her insights to enrich and enhance our understanding and appreciation of the poems we read during this one-hour class.

All are welcome to come to one or all of the sessions scheduled.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Coronado Library
640 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
MAP

Dates and times:
Wednesdays, from January 29 to March 11 - 11:00 AM (except Feb.5)
1:00 PM Native American Flute Circle Come see the San Diego Native American Flute Players in the outdoor amphitheater on the back terrace of the Visitor Center. Enjoy listening to the peaceful sounds in the beautiful natural setting of Mission Trails Regional Park. Rain cancels.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Trails Regional Park
One Father Junípero Serra Trail
San Carlos, CA 92119
MAP

Sunday, January 12 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
1:00 PM Italian Film: The Colossus of Rhodes When soldier Darios (Rory Calhoun) arrives in Rhodes, King Serse (Roberto Camardiel) has commissioned a larger-than-life statue of Apollo meant to protect the harbor. Darios immediately falls for a young maiden, Diala (Léa Massari), who is the daughter of the statue’s maker. In aligning himself with Diala, Darios also becomes involved with Peliocles (Georges Marchal) and his rebels, who seek to overthrow the tyrannical king. As the revolt gets underway, so does an earthquake. Italian with English subtitles

Admission/Cost: $7.50 - $11

Location:
Digital Gym
Media Arts Center
2921 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
MAP

Sunday January 12 - 1:00 PM
2:00 PM Presentation: Shakespeare In Silent Films Above all, Shakespeare is known for his use of spoken, dramatic English—not his plots, borrowed and adapted from diverse sources. Although he employed dumbshows within his plays, these are always in the context of the spoken word. But early silent-film productions of his plays silenced his incomparable verse. With language impossible in the medium at the time, the conventions of early silent-film acting came into play, attempting the impossible.

This is the critical problem: How to judge the success or failure of these early film productions not only within the broad literary aesthetics of the English stage, but also in terms of the new medium incapable of representing auditory speech.

Paul Majkut has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Shakespeare, Elizabethan-Jacobean drama, and the poetry of the English renaissance and 17th century in his career as a university teacher. He has been awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities grants (Cambridge - 2003, Oxford, 2010), and has served as a Fulbright Scholar (Argentina) and Fulbright Senior Specialist (Finland, Germany, Mexico). For over a decade, he was the drama and film critic for The San Diego Review, winning numerous press awards, including reviews of Old Globe productions of Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and As You Like It, as well as films (Richard III, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream).

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Mission Valley Library
2123 Fenton Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Sunday, January 12 - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Yiddish for Beginners The new edition of Yiddish for Beginners Class will take place in the University City area, please e-mail us to be on our student list.

The class will be focused on conversational Yiddish and will include everyday greetings, common idioms, and the very basics of grammar.

We will also learn a few Yiddish songs. There will be 6 sessions on Sunday afternoons, starting on January 26th. Our classes are for all ages and family-friendly.

You don't need to know any Yiddish to attend this class.

Admission/Cost: $15 to $70

Location:
Clubhouse of The Villas of the Renaissance
5280 Fiore Terrace
San Diego, CA 92122

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Sunday, January 26 until Sunday, March 1
Sundays - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday Have you ever wished you could go back and have a second chance at a decision you made back in your 20s? This lyrical Irish love story is set amidst tourists exploring the pubs and streets of James Joyce’s Ulysses. It captures the intensity of experiences that pass by fleetingly as an older couple retraces their steps to discover their younger selves.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $60

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, January 8 until Sunday, February 2, 2020
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays - 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night Twelfth Night gives us one of Shakespeare’s most remarkable heroines, the quick-witted Viola, who assumes the disguise of a page boy for Duke Orsino and finds herself at the center of an explosive love triangle in which identity, passion and gender all threaten to come undone. Themes of gender frequently appear in Shakespeare’s plays and are part of the plot in Twelfth Night. This production will explore gender identity through Shakespeare’s text and gender-fluid casting. Ages 13 and older. Post-show talkbacks on Saturday, January 11 and 18. ASL-Interpreted performance, 2 :00 PM, Saturday, January 18.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $16

Location:
Casa del Prado Theater
1600 Village Place
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Friday, January 10 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 11 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, January 12 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 17 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 18 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, January 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Bloomsday Have you ever wished you could go back and have a second chance at a decision you made back in your 20s? This lyrical Irish love story is set amidst tourists exploring the pubs and streets of James Joyce’s Ulysses. It captures the intensity of experiences that pass by fleetingly as an older couple retraces their steps to discover their younger selves.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $60

Location:
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive
Solana Beach, CA 92075
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Wednesday, January 8 until Sunday, February 12, 2020
Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays - 8:00 PM
Fridays - 8:00 PM
Saturdays, 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Sundays - 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM
7:00 PM Stage: Twelfth Night Twelfth Night gives us one of Shakespeare’s most remarkable heroines, the quick-witted Viola, who assumes the disguise of a page boy for Duke Orsino and finds herself at the center of an explosive love triangle in which identity, passion and gender all threaten to come undone. Themes of gender frequently appear in Shakespeare’s plays and are part of the plot in Twelfth Night. This production will explore gender identity through Shakespeare’s text and gender-fluid casting. Ages 13 and older. Post-show talkbacks on Saturday, January 11 and 18. ASL-Interpreted performance, 2 :00 PM, Saturday, January 18.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $16

Location:
Casa del Prado Theater
1600 Village Place
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP - [Park Map]

Dates and times:
Friday, January 10 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 11 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, January 12 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Friday, January 17 - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, January 18 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Sunday, January 19 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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