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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
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< Tuesday, February 19, 2019 >


All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden Take advantage of an opportunity to visit the Japanese Friendship Garden at no cost today. As a public service, Park organizations offer free admission on a rotating basis on the first four Tuesdays of the month to San Diego City and County residents (with ID), and active military and their dependents.

Please note: Some museums may offer complimentary admission to their permanent collections only, and charge admission to special exhibitions or films.

Also note: Some museums may require ID for minors.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden
2215 Pan American Road
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Third Tuesday of the Month - 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 232-2721 or visit: www.niwa.org
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
10:00 AM Spanish Language Book Club El club de Lectura en Espanol se reúne una vez al mes. Para más información llame al 760-931-4500. La Tabla Esmeralda by Carla Montero.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Carlsbad City Library Learning Center
3368 Eureka Place
Carlsbad, CA 92008
MAP

Tuesday, February 19 - 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
6:00 PM Drama Workshop: Familiar The Old Globe will conduct a series of hands-on workshops for the new play, "Familiar" by Danai Gurira, about a Zimbabwe couple marrying in America. From page to stage, you'll learn about sets, makeup, costumes, dramaturgy, the whole works. Each of the seven workshops is stand-alone if you can't attend every one.

Age limit: 18+

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lemon Grove Library
3001 School Lane
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
MAP

Date and times:
Ongoing until Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.oldglobe.org
7:00 PM Interview with: Nnedi Okorafor Enjoy an interview with international award-winning novelist Nnedi Okorafor and Dr. Dean Nelson at PLNU. Nnedi Okorafor is an international award-winning novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Okorafor is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. In a profile of Nnedi's work titled, "Weapons of Mass Creation," The New York Times called Okorafor's imagination "stunning." Her works include "Who Fears Death" (currently being developed by HBO into a TV series), the "Binti" novella trilogy, the "Book of Phoenix," the "Akata" books and "Lagoon." She is the winner of Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy and Locus Awards and her debut novel Zahrah the Windseeker won the prestigious Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature. Okorafor has also written comics for Marvel, including "Black Panther: Long Live the King" and "Wakanda Forever," which features the Dora Milaje and the unlimited series Shuri. Her first graphic novel LaGuardia will be released in 2019 as a comic book series.

Admission/Cost: $5 - $15

Location:
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Drive
San Diego, CA 92106
MAP

Tuesday, February 19 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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
8:00 PM Music: Tio Chorinho Toronto's Tio Chorinho will perform a tribute to the great Brazilian-Jewish composer and mandolin virtuoso Jacob do Bandolim on his 101st birthday.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92037
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Tuesday, February 19 - 8:00 PM
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