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Tuesday, Feb 19
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Spanish Language Book Club
6:00 PM Drama Workshop: Familiar
7:00 PM Interview with: Nnedi Okorafor
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
8:00 PM Music: Tio Chorinho
Wednesday, Feb 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Alladin
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Thursday, Feb 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Ignite Fundraiser
6:00 PM Culture & Cocktails: Legends and Voyages
7:00 PM Talk: Marlon James
7:00 PM Music: Banda Magda
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin
Friday, Feb 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Play on Film: Wooden Wars
7:00 PM Music: Art of Elan - Loving Vincent
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin
8:00 PM Film: Casting
Saturday, Feb 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Chinese Hand Embroider on Paper Plate
11:00 AM Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
1:00 PM Nomsa Burkhardt: South African Music and Dance
2:00 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
2:00 PM Stage: Alladin
6:00 PM Annual Dinner Featuring Ambassador Nicholas Burns
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
8:00 PM Music: The Como La Flor Band - A Tribute to Selena
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Sunday, Feb 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Krabat and the Legend of the Satanic Mill
11:00 AM Chinese Woodblock New Year Print Workshop
11:00 AM Piggy Cuties Workshop
1:00 PM Stage: Alladin
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
6:00 PM Music & Dance Sameda Fundraiser
6:30 PM Stage: Alladin
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:00 PM Comedy: Aziz Ansari
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Monday, Feb 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Feb 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Drama Workshop: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Alladin
8:00 PM Music: Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyate
Wednesday, Feb 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
7:00 PM Stage: Alladin
Thursday, Feb 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Black Cinema Series : Moonlight
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin
8:00 PM Dance: Ephrat Asherie
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Friday, Mar 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Saturday, Mar 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Familiar
2:00 PM Stage: Alladin
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
Sunday, Mar 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Stage: Alladin
2:00 PM Stage: Familiar
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
6:30 PM Stage: Alladin
7:00 PM Stage: Gabriel
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Monday, Mar 4
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Calendar

< Wednesday, February 6, 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

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

International Art Exhibit
Until March 9, 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
1:00 PM Opera on the Concourse: Rigoletto San Diego Opera is proud to announce the return of Opera on the Concourse, a series of free lunchtime concerts held for the public on the San Diego Civic Concourse with the stars of San Diego Opera's season. Discontinued in 2007, the program returned in 2015, and attracts over 300 spectators per performance in a fun and casual concert recital. Opera on the Concourse continues San Diego Opera's mission of providing accessible performances to the community. These free concerts, which start at noon and are roughly 45 minutes long, feature arias, duets, and ensembles from opera and popular musicals, picked by each of the performing artists and accompanied by piano.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
San Diego Community Concourse
202 C Street
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Wednesday, February 6 - 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdopera.org
5:00 PM Film: The Judge Join Ambassador Diana Lady Dougan, Peabody Award winning filmmaker, and Executive Producer of "The Judge," for a special screening on February 6 at UCSD's Robinson Auditorium.

"The Judge" is a timely and captivating film about Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman to become a Shari'a Law judge in the Middle East. The film engages and surprises both Muslims and non-Muslims as it takes audiences on Kholoud's journey of controversy, perseverance and stunning courage.

With unprecedented access to Shari'a court in session, the film holds nothing back as it captures the heated and deeply rooted opposition among women as well as men in this break from centuries old culture and tradition.

Judge Kholoud has already become an inspiring role model far beyond her country of Palestine. Her appointment was not only historic, but it embodies so many aspects of inter-faith and cross-cultural perceptions and misconceptions about women and the law far beyond Islam.

There will be a thought-provoking panel discussion and reception following the screening. This event is free and open to the public.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Robinson Auditorium
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, February 6 - 5:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com and also www.judgereview.com
5:00 PM Film & Talk: 49,172: The Rescue of Bulgaria's Jews Please join the UC San Diego Jewish Studies Program and UC San Diego Library for a film screening and talk by Atanas Kolev.

Saving the entire Jewish minority in Bulgaria is an extraordinary act of humanism and yet unbeknownst to many. In this documentary, a handful of U.S.-based Bulgarian filmmakers embark on a journey to discover how the country was able to shield their Jewish community from deportation and execution. Drawing on private and public archives in the U.S., Israel and Bulgaria, the film depicts a mosaic of faces and stories woven together by the courage and resourcefulness of individuals in both powerful and powerless positions. The screening will be followed by a conversation with producer Atanas Kolev.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location
Seuss Room
Geisel Library
U.C. San Diego
La Jolla, CA
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Wednesday, February 6 - 5:00 pm

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar The Old Globe stages "Familiar," a play written by Tony Award nominee Danai Gurira (also known for "Black Panther" and "Walking Dead").

Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise. Throw in an eccentric aunt from the old country and a bewildered bridegroom, and soon it's not certain the couple will ever make it down the aisle.

"Familiar," takes a funny, warmhearted look at tradition, marriage and what it means to be an American family.

The New York Times calls it "an engrossing, fiercely funny comedy-drama that probes with subtlety and smarts."

Admission/Cost: $30 - $10

Location:
Old Globe Theatre
1363 Old Globe Way
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Multiple dates from January 26 - March 3, 2019
Opening Night Saturday 26 - 9:00 PM
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (Starting 3/2)

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