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Saturday, Apr 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Womens International Film Festival
11:30 AM San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival
7:00 PM Ecstatic World Fusion Concert
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Sunday, Apr 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:00 PM Stage: Sweat
2:00 PM Stage: Nine
2:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Monday, Apr 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: U.S.-Mexico Relations and Trans-border Issues
Tuesday, Apr 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM Discussion: Demystifying Diversity
1:00 PM Film: Bye Bye Germany
3:00 PM Film: Diplomacy
7:00 PM Film: Nureyev
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
8:00 PM Film: Formentera Lady
Wednesday, Apr 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
8:00 PM Music: Mokoomba
Thursday, Apr 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Workshop: Italia for Travelers with Paola Baracco
3:00 PM Indigo Dye Shibori Workshop
6:00 PM Ignite & Activate San Diego Summit
7:00 PM Music: Aterciopelados & Los Amigos Invisibles
7:30 PM Film: Roma Città Aperta (Rome Open City)
7:30 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Friday, Apr 26
All Day Ignite & Activate San Diego Summit
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:30 PM Talk: Immigrant Resistance in the Deportation Nation
7:00 PM Opera Celebration Concert
7:30 PM The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Film: Wings of Desire
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Saturday, Apr 27
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM 33rd Annual Linda Vista Multicultural Fair & Parade
10:00 AM Art: Little Saigon Stories
10:00 AM Bonsai Spring Show
10:00 AM International Mobile Film Festival
10:00 AM Chase the Spring: Qing Ming Event
11:00 AM Little Italy ArtWalk
12:00 PM Hanamatsuri Celebration
12:00 PM Tequila and Taco Music Festival
1:00 PM Claudia Lyra: Brazilian Folktales and Music
2:00 PM House of Finland Lawn Program
6:00 PM Filipino Pamana Concert
7:00 PM Music: Parisa and Hamnavazan
7:30 PM Music: Pandit Kartik
7:30 PM The Diary of Anne Frank
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
10:30 PM Exhibit: Feeding A Thousand Souls
Sunday, Apr 28
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Film: Pünktchen & Anton
11:30 AM Sake 101
2:00 PM Stage: Nine
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
7:30 PM The Diary of Anne Frank
Monday, Apr 29
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
12:00 PM 29th Annual Multicultural Earth Day
Tuesday, Apr 30
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Witches' Night: An Exploration of Witches in Pop-Culture
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Wednesday, May 1
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
2:30 PM Debunking Myths: Migration, Criminalization of the Border. . .
6:30 PM Film: Angels Are Made of Light
7:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Thursday, May 2
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:30 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
Friday, May 3
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
4:00 PM Cinco de Mayo Old Town
8:00 PM Stage: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
8:00 PM Stage: The Servant of Two Masters
8:00 PM Stage: Nine
8:00 PM Stage: Sweat
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< Saturday, February 16, 2019 >


9:00 AM Tour: San Diego's First Peoples The San Diego Archaeological Center announces The View from San Diego's Coast, the first tour in the San Diego's First Peoples series, on Saturday, February 16, from 9:00 AM to noon.

The event will start at the Crest Canyon North Interpretive Kiosk on Racetrack Drive in Del Mar, and feature additional stops on the way to the final destination at the San Diego Archaeological Center located at 16666 San Pasqual Valley Road in Escondido, California.

As a supplement to the new "By Land and By Sea" exhibit at the San Diego Archaeological Center, this field trip series will explore the physical locations and landscapes that the first people in the Americas lived in. We will explore early survival strategies and ceremonial practices that archaeologists have uncovered in over 100 years of study in San Diego.

Dr. G. Timothy Gross will be your guide for the first tour in this exciting series, exploring how people came to the Americas.

Age Limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $25

Location:
San Diego Archaeological Center
1666 San Pasqual Valley Rd.
Escondido, CA 92027
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Saturday, February 16 - 9:00 AM

For more information, please call: (760) 291-0370 or visit: www.sandiegoarchaeology.org
9:30 AM Larry Herzog: Beyond Walls Friends of San Diego Architecture welcomes Lawrence Herzog, Ph.D. to present a talk, Beyond Walls: Place-making and the Future of Urban Space along the U.S.—Mexico Border. Herzog is a consultant and writer, specializing in planning, sustainable development and urban design in the United States, Mexico and Latin America.

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
NewSchool of Architecture and Design
1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, February 16 - 9:30 AM to 11:45 AM
10:00 AM 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair Celebrate the Year of the Pig with 15,000 of your closest friends on the corner of 3rd Avenue and J Street in downtown San Diego! The fair will go on, RAIN OR SHINE! :-)

We will have traditional and cultural entertainment all day long on both days, LION DANCES, kung fu, traditional instruments, classic Chinese dances, and so much more! We will also be featuring a very special Chinese Acrobatic performance on both days, so don't miss out!

Food, family-friendly entertainment, crafts for kids, a dragon dance, vendors, and so much more fun than you can expect! This event is FREE to the public!

Hosted and presented by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association - San Diego!

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
428 3rd Ave
San Diego, CA 92101-6803
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 16 - 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 17 - 10:00 AM

For more information, please visit: www.sdcny.org
10:00 AM Black History Month Black Comix Day The 2nd Annual Black Comix Day is a celebration of professional African-American comic book writers and artists. These creators have been published by major publishers such as Marvel and DC Comics, Image Comics and a host of Independent publishers such as San Diego's KID Comics.

Two Panels will be featured as well:

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Empowered: How Indie Comic Creators Build Universes and Communities.

2:10 PM to 3:10 PM The Renaissance: From Harlem to Saturday Mornings. A discussion on the past & future of Black Representation in Animation.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Malcolm X Library
5148 Market Street
San Diego, CA 92114
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Saturday, February 16 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
10:30 AM Talk: The Food of Azerbaijan Culinary Historians of San Diego will present "The Food of Azerbaijan: History & Diversity," featuring Feride Buyuran. Buyuran will walk her audience through the evolution of the centuries-old Azerbaijan cuisine, highlighting the role of Silk Road in its formation and resulting diversity. Feride Buyuran is an Azerbaijan native, now a Long Beach CA resident, whose mission is to connect people and diverse cultures through food. That led to her design of unique tours of her native country, the largest of the Caucasus region. Her passion for food also inspired her cookbook Pomegranates and Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan, which won Gourmand's Best Cookbook in the World, among other awards. She holds a Master's Degree in English Philology from the State University of Languages in Azerbaijan; and an MBA from Cal State Long Beach. Feride has lectured at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC; at the Los Angeles Central Library; and now, in the San Diego Central Library.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Saturday, February 16 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
11:00 AM Family Day Native Food Tasting In collaboration with the San Diego Museum Council's Museum Month, the Barona Cultural Center & Museum is hosting a native foods tasting for the entire family. The event will take place in the Barona Museum classroom. Tribal Member Willie Pink of the Pala Band of Mission Indians will serve creative traditional dishes made from native southern California ingredients that are sure to delight taste buds. The Native Foods Tasting is free and open to the public.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Barona Cultural Center and Museum
1095 Barona Road
Lakeside, CA 92040
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Saturday, February 16 - 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 443-7003 ext 219
2:00 PM Book Signing: Elizabeth Allen Elizabeth Allen is a local author, originally from Dublin, Ireland. She has written four books about her life with animals, and her new book, Elizabeth Allen is a local author, originally from Dublin, Ireland. She has written four books about her life with animals, and her new book, Shedding Ailish, coming out this year, is her first work of fiction. Elizabeth is also a poet and a short story writer. She will be talking about her novel and about women in writing. Copies of Shedding Ailish will be available at the event for purchase and signing.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Alpine Library
1752 Alpine Boulevard, Alpine
San Diego, CA 91901
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Saturday, February 16 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
2:00 PM Children's Discovery Museum Roots Series The San Diego Children's Discovery Museum is excited to present the Roots Series as part of the Museum's mission to celebrate and educate children and families about world cultures. Roots programs highlight the diverse cultural traditions of a community represented in San Diego County.

This free program features cultural performances, crafts, costumes, and other activities to showcase the culture's rich art and history. Entertainment - often by children performers - can include storytelling, music, dance or puppetry. During the program month, the Global Village and Marketplace exhibit is transformed to reflect the culture, along with books and costumes. Additionally, craft and storytime will carry the theme of the celebrated culture with a different book and craft each week of that month.

Roots events are held on the third Saturday of alternating months from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

The February 16th event will feature a performance by the Odissi Dance Acadamy

This 2-hour event will include:

• Learning about Odissi, one of the eight recognized classical dance forms of India

• Participating in traditional dance movements and hand gestures with Center for World Music

• Dance performances by artist teacher Rudra Prasad Swain, Laboni Patnaik, and student performers

• Yoga with Yoga Adventures for Kids

• Dressing up and embarking on an interactive storytelling adventure with Literature Comes to Life

• A special peacock handprint craft


2019 Roots Series Schedule:

February 16, 2019 - India
April 20, 2019 - Morocco
June 15, 2019 - Vietnam
August 17, 2019 - Brazil
October 19, 2019 - Mexico
December 21, 2019 - Spain

Admission/Cost: Free - $8

Location:
Children's Discovery Museum
320 North Broadway
Escondido, CA 92025
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Saturday, February 16 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Fire in Me Asian Story Theater and Access Inc. present "The Fire in Me," a play about domestic violence in San Diego's Filipino community.

Based on interviews, the play explores the subject in the context of culture, immigration status and gender roles. Each performance includes merienda (Filipino snacks), the play, and a panel discussion with experts working in the field.

This project is supported by The San Diego Foundation and California Humanities, in community partnership with Philippine Consulate
San Diego County, and artistic collaboration with MaArte Theater Collective.

Due to mature content, recommended for ages 18 and up. Free performances at various San Diego Public Library locations.

Location:
Scripps Miramar Ranch Library
10301 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 9213
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Dates and times:
Saturday, March 2 - 2:00 PM at Skyline Hills Library
Sunday, March 10 - 2:00 PM at Central Library
Saturday, March 16 - 2:00 PM at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library

For more information, please visit: www.fireinme.com
2:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance Shen Yun returns with an all-new program for Chinese New Year with a 5000-year journey through ancient dynasties and faraway lands including 100 dancers and singers, 1000 hand-made costumes, 20 sets and animated backdrops accompanied by a concert orchestra blending Western and Chinese instruments. Expatriate Chinese Falun Gong practitioners living in North America founded Shen Yun in 2006 in New York. The show features contemporary scenes of a political nature.

Admission/Cost: $80 - $180

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, February 7 to Sunday, February 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Wednesdays and Saturdays - 2:00 PM
Sundays - 1:30 PM
3:00 PM Music: Tribute to the Reggae Legends Featuring Roots Reggae artists including our first announced: Bitty McLean alongside reggae legends, Sly & Robbie and more to be announced.

Admission/Cost: $20 - $50

Location:
WorldBeat Cultural Center
2100 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, February 16 - 3:00 PM to 11:55 PM
Sunday, February 17 - 3:00 PM to 11:55 PM
6:00 PM Vietnamese New Year Celebration Bayside Community Center's 5th Annual Vietnamese New Year Celebration. All proceeds will go toward empowering the diverse community of Linda Vista. Enjoy the vibrant colors, sounds, tastes, and friendly atmosphere. Festivities will include dinner, a live auction, raffle, and performances.

This year's celebrations will include performances from several famous Vietnamese singers and actors. Additionally, San Diego's own award-winning group, Ballet Folklorico El Tapatio, will be presenting a one-of-a-kind fusion dance performance drawing inspiration from both traditional Mexican folk dance and Vietnamese cultures. The evening will also include a traditional lion dance performance from Van Kiep Lion Dance.

Admission/Cost: $60

Location:
Jasmine Seafood Restaurant
4609 Convoy Street, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92111
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Saturday, February 16 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
7:00 PM San Diego Jewish Film Festival The mission of the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that promotes awareness, appreciation, and pride in the diversity of the Jewish. Festival programs aim to educate and illuminate through evocative, independent fiction and documentary films that portray the Jewish experience from current and historical global perspectives.

Now in its 29th year, the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival has become one of the largest and most highly acclaimed Jewish Film Festivals in the country. Today, with more than 17,000 ticket holders, SDJFF is the most widely attended annual Jewish cultural event in San Diego. The 11-day Festival features over 80 screenings of international films at five theatre venues: Reading Cinemas Town Square, Edwards San Marcos 18, Museum of Photographic Arts , Project Bar & Grill and the Garfield Theatre at the JCC.

Film Schedule & Tickets

Admission/Cost: $5 - $15.25, Special screenings extra. Festival passes available.

Locations:
Clairemont Reading Cinemas
4665 Clairemont Drive
San Diego, CA 92117
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Museum Of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre
4126 Executive Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Edwards San Marcos Stadium
1180 W San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from February 6 to February 17, 2019
Thursday, February 7 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Friday, February 8 - Films begin at: 11:00 AM
Saturday, February 9 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 10 - Films begin at: 10:30 AM
Monday, February 11 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Tuesday, February 12 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Wednesday, February 13 - Films begin at: 1:00 PM
Thursday, February 14 - Films begin at: 1:30 PM
Friday, February 15 - Films begin at: 11:00 AM
Saturday, February 16 - Films begin at: 7:00 PM
Sunday, February 17 - Films begin at: 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sdcjc.org
7:30 PM Music: Emmet Cahill Join Ireland's most exciting young tenor Emmet Cahill as he embarks on his biggest solo tour to date and debuts his brand-new album of traditional Irish songs in 2019! This follows his number-one World Music album "Emmet Cahill's Ireland" on the Sony Music USA label and his sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall.

Admission/Cost: $30 - $45

Location:
St. James by The Sea Episcopal Church
743 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Saturday, February 16 - 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.emmetcahilltours.com
7:30 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance Shen Yun returns with an all-new program for Chinese New Year with a 5000-year journey through ancient dynasties and faraway lands including 100 dancers and singers, 1000 hand-made costumes, 20 sets and animated backdrops accompanied by a concert orchestra blending Western and Chinese instruments. Expatriate Chinese Falun Gong practitioners living in North America founded Shen Yun in 2006 in New York. The show features contemporary scenes of a political nature.

Admission/Cost: $80 - $180

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, February 7 to Sunday, February 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Wednesdays and Saturdays - 2:00 PM
Sundays - 1:30 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Bojo's Place To commemorate Black History Month, Community Actors Theatre presents Jennie Hamilton's "finger popping, toe tapping, "HOT" musical revue, celebrating the Blues, Jazz, Pop, Rock & Roll, MoTown, and those who made them possible." Earl Hamilton, Jr., directs with choreography by Patty Faye and musical direction by Kimberly Coburn.

Admission/Cost: $15 - $18

Location:
Community Actors Theatre
2957 54th Street
San Diego, CA 92105
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Dates & times:
Ongoing until Sunday, February 17 - 2019
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Sundays - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine San Diego Repertory Theatre presents "Aubergine," an unforgettable story of love, family and the healing power of food.​

Ray believes in the power of food. As a gourmet chef, he's seen a bowl of berries help a woman to fall in love. He's heard stories of a meal prepared by a mother to keep a son from leaving home and moving to the other side of the world. Now with the help of his uncle, who arrives unexpectedly from Korea, Ray is tasked with preparing a family soup recipe to keep his father alive.

When words fail, a home-cooked meal transcends differences in this touching story of intergenerational connectedness, forgiveness and the sweetest spice of life: love. As a Korean family struggles to relate across emotional and cultural divides, it's the ingredients they share in common that lead to understanding. "Aubergine" is a mouthwatering meditation on the beauty of life where hope is no mere ingredient—it's the main course.

The show runs Jan. 24 through Feb. 17, 2019, in the Lyceum Space Theatre in Horton Plaza. Tickets can be purchased in-person at the San Diego REP Box Office, by calling the box office at (61) 544-1000, or online at sdrep.org

Admission/Cost: $25 - $69

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA
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Multiple dates from January 24 to February 17, 2019

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Sundays - 7:00 PM (No show 2/5)
Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Matinees 2/3, 2/9 & 2/16 - 2:00 PM

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