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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

< Saturday, February 23, 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
11:00 AM Chinese Hand Embroider on Paper Plate Embroidering was done in China at a very early date. The Chinese have an almost unlimited wealth of mythological, religious, symbolic, and legendary material from which to draw for designs. Textiles, both tapestried and embroidered, from early times, have been in constant demand for officials' robes, temple hangings, altar cloths, processional banners, priests' robes, and the like. Welcome to join us to create an amazing piece with paper plate and yarn.

Schedule of special Chinese New Year workshops at the Chinese Historical Museum:
Chinese Hand Embroider on Paper Plate - February 23
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop - February 23
Piggy Cuties Workshop - February 24
Chinese Woodblock New Year Print Workshop - February 24

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, February 23 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
11:00 AM Chinese Calligraphy Workshop Chinese New Year is one of the biggest holidays in the Asian community. During the celebration season, homes, stores, and streets are hung with traditional lanterns, couplets and other decorations. The Chinese character "福" (fu) means good fortune and luck and is usually hung on doors.

Schedule of special Chinese New Year workshops at the Chinese Historical Museum:
Chinese Hand Embroider on Paper Plate - February 23
Chinese Calligraphy Workshop - February 23
Piggy Cuties Workshop - February 24
Chinese Woodblock New Year Print Workshop - February 24

Admission/Cost: FREE - $5

Location:
San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
404 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, February 23 - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
1:00 PM Nomsa Burkhardt: South African Music and Dance Join Bonita-Sunnyside County Library for a lively performance of folk music, stories, dance, and language from the Zulu and Xhosa peoples. Nomsa Burkhardt, world music artist and educator, will bring us on a musical journey of South Africa.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Bonita-Sunnyside Branch Library
4375 Bonita Road
Bonita, CA 91902
MAP

Saturday, February 23 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: The Misanthrope USCD Theatre & Dance stages Moliere's masterpiece about the curmudgeon's curmudgeon, in which the great French playwright exposes the "frivolity and inconsistency of his contemporaries." Nicholas Rapp directs.

Exhausted with uncertainty, Alceste finds himself at a party in order to uncover the true nature of Celimene's affections. There he encounters society; a slick, capricious people, each in his estimation embodiments of decaying values and apathy in the face of corruption. With an unjust lawsuit hanging over his head, he comes to realize first hand the merit of speaking disingenuously- as a course to survive. Alceste must finally decide whether his personal convictions are more or less important than his place in this world. 1666. A comedy.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $20

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, February 22 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 23 - 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Friday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Gabriel North Coast Repertory presents Maria Buffini's tale of a man who washes on shore of Nazi-occupied Guernsey Island. British women want to care for him. His presence creates an "electrical charge." Christopher Williams directs.

Admission/Cost: $42 - $53

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

Ongoing from Saturday, February 23 until Sunday, March 17, 2019
Wednesdays & Sundays 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM Stage: Alladin From the producer of "The Lion King" comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

The musical features beloved songs, grand choreography and colorful costumes.
For tickets and additional details call the box office at (619) 570-1100.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from February 20 - March 3, 2019
Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 6:30 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM
6:00 PM Annual Dinner Featuring Ambassador Nicholas Burns Join the San Diego World Affairs Council at its 2019 Annual Dinner, featuring a keynote address by Ambassador (ret.) R. Nicholas Burns on "American Foreign Policy in the Trump Era."

Ambassador Burns will discuss major trends challenging global peace and stability, among them a weakening U.S. leadership role, the U.S.-China competition for power in the Indo-Pacific, and the North Korea nuclear crisis. He will also examine prospects for stability in the Middle East and Europe as well as the deepening political crisis in the U.S. and its impact on foreign policy. A Q&A will follow.

Ambassador Burns is one of this country's most distinguished diplomats. He served as Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and was lead negotiator on Iran nuclear issues and on the U.S.-India civil nuclear agreement. He served as U.S. Ambassador to NATO and to Greece, and was State Department Spokesman from 1995 to 1997. Prior to that, he worked on the National Security Council as Senior Director for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Affairs, was Special Assistant to President Clinton, and served as director for Soviet Affairs under President George H.W. Bush.

Currently, Ambassador Burns is Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

The San Diego World Affairs Council is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)3 organization dedicated to educating and engaging San Diegans on international issues. Purchase a ticket to this lively discussion and help support SDWAC's important work bringing top-tier speakers to the greater San Diego community.

This event is co-sponsored by Charles W. Hostler Institute on World Affairs San Diego State University.

Admission/Cost: $45 - $85

Location:
The Gaslamp Quarter Westin
910 Broadway Circle
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, February 23 - 6:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: Alladin From the producer of "The Lion King" comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

The musical features beloved songs, grand choreography and colorful costumes.
For tickets and additional details call the box office at (619) 570-1100.

Admission/Cost: $33 - $175

Location:
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue
San Diego, CA
MAP

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from February 20 - March 3, 2019
Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Sundays - 6:30 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM
7:30 PM Stage: The Misanthrope USCD Theatre & Dance stages Moliere's masterpiece about the curmudgeon's curmudgeon, in which the great French playwright exposes the "frivolity and inconsistency of his contemporaries." Nicholas Rapp directs.

Exhausted with uncertainty, Alceste finds himself at a party in order to uncover the true nature of Celimene's affections. There he encounters society; a slick, capricious people, each in his estimation embodiments of decaying values and apathy in the face of corruption. With an unjust lawsuit hanging over his head, he comes to realize first hand the merit of speaking disingenuously- as a course to survive. Alceste must finally decide whether his personal convictions are more or less important than his place in this world. 1666. A comedy.

Admission/Cost: $8 - $20

Location:
Theodore and Adele Shank Theatre
U.C. San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92093
MAP - [CAMPUS MAP]

Dates and times:
Friday, February 22 - 7:30 PM
Saturday, February 23 - 2:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Friday, March 1 - 7:30 PM
Friday, March 2 - 7:30 PM
8:00 PM Music: The Como La Flor Band - A Tribute to Selena The Como la Flor Band was founded in 2011 in the small town of Holtville, California. After 7 years, the band has become the most respected and trend-setter Selena tribute band in the country. They replicate the look, sound and feel of the Tex Mex Queen. The eight band members have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry. These veteran musicians pride themselves on giving their audience an incredible high-energy, qualitative stage show from start to finish. The lead vocalist has an amazing singing voice, flawlessly matching Selena Quintanilla's vocal range and on-stage movements. Dedicated to the loyal fans, the Como la Flor Band has worked hard and with the utmost humbleness and respect to bring the Selena experience with so much detail. Our singer's visual demeanor is identical to the Tex Mex Queen. The Como la Flor Band brings you the last concert Selena performed in Houston, Texas. There are also highlights from the early Selena years.

Ages: 21+ Only

Admission/Cost: $22

Location:
The Music Box
1337 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Saturday, February 23 - 8:00 PM
8:00 PM Stage: Gabriel North Coast Repertory presents Maria Buffini's tale of a man who washes on shore of Nazi-occupied Guernsey Island. British women want to care for him. His presence creates an "electrical charge." Christopher Williams directs.

Admission/Cost: $42 - $53

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

Ongoing from Saturday, February 23 until Sunday, March 17, 2019
Wednesdays & Sundays 7:00 PM
Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
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