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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
Tuesday, Mar 5
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Tuesday, December 11, 2018 >


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
11:30 AM Free Asian Brush Painting/Sumi-e Class A free class sponsored by San Diego Continuing Education

Asian Brush painting class is introductory through the advanced course in the art of Sumi-e, with rice paper, ink, Asian brushes and watercolor as materials. The student will learn traditional Sumi-e strokes and techniques using subjects taken from nature and our local seasonal environment. This course will explore the history, principles of art and design of Asian and American cultures. Come to join us for an interesting and enjoyable time. All adults welcome

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
North University Community Branch Library
8820 Judicial Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
MAP

Tuesday, December 11 - 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
6:00 PM Health and Peace-building in Africa Bringing their expertise and in-country experience in Africa, panelists Dr. Emily Bruno and Jane Wanjiru Kinyua will explore two-key, and frequently interrelated development challenges faced by African nations: promoting health and peace.

Dr. Bruno will discuss the case for global surgery as an essential element of global health. She will examine the collaborative process of creating a National Surgical Plan for Madagascar as a case study.

Ms. Kinyua will discuss the Children Peace Initiative Kenya that has been using the friendship-for-peace model to empower children to contribute to community peace-building. The model is based on the contact theory, through which children become protagonists of their community's peace and development. By opening doors for access to essential amenities like health facilities, enhanced trade and education, they have built bridges for their parents and communities, stimulating economic development and transforming conflict corridors into peace corridors.

Admission/Cost: Free

Location:
Sanford Center Auditorium
National University
11355 N. Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
MAP


Tuesday, December 11 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
6:00 PM Talk: Virtual Visit to Normandy Enjoy a relaxing evening learning about Normandy's famous historical sites and celebrated cuisine.

After seeing this, you will want to visit—or visit again—as soon as you can book a flight.

Presented by native French speakers from the staff of the San Diego French American School.

Light refreshments provided.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
La Jolla Riford Branch Library
7555 Draper Ave.
La Jolla, CA
MAP

Tuesday, December 11 - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM Film: George Takei’s Allegiance Back by popular demand! Straight from its Broadway run and inspired by the true-life experience of its star George Takei (Star Trek, Heroes), Allegiance follows one family's extraordinary journey in this untold American story. Their loyalty was questioned, their freedom taken away, but their spirit could never be broken. Rejoice in one family's triumphant story of hope, love, and forgiveness in this groundbreaking musical. Experience George Takei's ground-breaking Broadway musical on the big screen, featuring an exclusive conversation with the creative team.

Admission/Cost: $14 - $17

Location:
AMC Mission Valley
1640 Camino del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
MAP

Tuesday, December 11 - 7:00 PM
7:30 PM Music: Gamelan and Mariachi Ensembles This concert features the Gamelan Ensemble, performing music of Bali, Indonesia and the Mariachi Ensemble. David Harnish and Tyler Yamin direct the Gamelan Ensemble, and Serafin Paredes directs the Mariachi Ensemble. Both presentations may include dance.

Admission/Cost $5 - $10

Location:
Camino Hall
Shiley Theatre
5998 Alcala Park
University of San Diego
San Diego, CA 92110
MAP

Tuesday, December 11 - 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.eventbrite.com
7:30 PM Comedy: Rex Naverrete Navarrete gathers all of his material from what he calls "real Rex moments," reality and shared life experiences. "I think everything has humor; you will always find humor. I don't always make stuff up. Even though most of my material is geared for a Filipino audience, if you're smart enough you'll understand the universality of it. Look at the comedy traditions of Jewish and African American comics, which are now the mainstream through Seinfeld, Bruce, Allen, Rock, Pryor and Murphy. Our struggles become our comedy."

Admission/Cost: $9

Location:
The American Comedy Company
818 B 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Friday, December 14 - 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday, December 15 - 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Sunday, December 16 - 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM

For more information, please call: (619) 795-3858 or email: info@americancomedyco.com
8:00 PM Music: Jose Feliciano Jose Feliciano is recognized as the first Latin Artist to cross over into the English music market, opening the doors for other artists who now play an important role in the American music industry. It is synonymous with a presence that has bridged musical styles in a way that has never been equaled

Three songs that have been milestones for Feliciano are: 1) "Light My Fire," which topped the charts globally in 1968. 2) "Che Sara," the 1971 San Remo Music Festival entry that became a mega-success. And 3) "Feliz Navidad," the Christmas song that has now become a tradition worldwide during the holiday season.

Admission/Cost: $55 - $75

Location:
Balboa Theatre
68 4th Ave.
San Diego, CA
MAP

Tuesday, December 11 - 8:00 PM
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