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Friday, Feb 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM San Diego Jewish Film Festival
6:00 PM Romantic ArtStops with the SD Shakespeare Society
7:30 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
8:00 PM Ritmos Latinos San Diego Ballet
8:00 PM Stage: Bojo's Place
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
9:00 PM Music & Dance: Lakshmi Basile
Saturday, Feb 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:00 AM Tour: San Diego's First Peoples
9:30 AM Larry Herzog: Beyond Walls
10:00 AM 37th Annual San Diego Chinese New Year Fair
10:00 AM Black History Month Black Comix Day
10:30 AM Talk: The Food of Azerbaijan
11:00 AM Piggy Cuties Workshop
11:00 AM Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
11:00 AM Family Day Native Food Tasting
2:00 PM Book Signing: Elizabeth Allen
2:00 PM Children's Discovery Museum Roots Series
2:00 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
3:00 PM Music: Tribute to the Reggae Legends
6:00 PM Vietnamese New Year Celebration
7:00 PM San Diego Jewish Film Festival
7:30 PM Music: Emmet Cahill
7:30 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
8:00 PM Stage: Bojo's Place
8:00 PM Stage: Aubergine
Sunday, Feb 17
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:30 AM Festival: Chinese New Year Celebration
11:00 AM Chinese Brush Panda Painting Workshop
12:00 PM Nature & Culture Walk
1:00 PM San Diego Jewish Film Festival
1:30 PM Shen Yun Chinese Music and Dance
2:00 PM Discussion: Islamic Culture & Practice
2:30 PM San Diego Ballet: Ritmos Latinos
3:00 PM Stage: Bojo's Place
7:00 PM Dance: Murphy's Celtic Legacy
7:00 PM Stage: Familiar
Monday, Feb 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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
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
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 Koite & Bassekou Kouyate
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
Calendar

< Saturday, December 22, 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
2:00 PM West Coast Ballet: The Nutcracker The Nutcracker is a two-act ballet, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (Op. 71). The libretto is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann's story "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King".

The Nutcracker is one of the composer's most popular compositions. The music belongs to the Romantic Period and contains some of his most memorable melodies, several of which are frequently used in television and film. (They are often heard in TV commercials shown during the Christmas season.) The Trepak, or Russian dance, is one of the most recognizable pieces in the ballet, along with the famous Waltz of the Flowers and March, as well as the ubiquitous Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. The composer's reverence for Rococo and late 18th-century music can be detected in passages such as the Overture, the "Entrée des parents", and "Tempo di Grossvater" in act 1.

Admission/Cost: $21.50 - $42.00

Location:
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
MAP

Saturday, December 22 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sunday, December 23 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
2:00 PM La Pastorela De La Familia Teatro Mascara Magica presents one of San Diego's most popular holiday shows. This year's text, written by the inventive Max Branscomb, "celebrates the family, a journey we all take and we have to choose sides since Evil lurks in every corner and is masked with many faces." William Virchis directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, December 13 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker California Ballet Company presents "The Nutcracker" at the San Diego Civic Theatre with the San Diego Symphony happening Dec. 14 through 23, 2018.

Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a fantastical adventure with giant rats, glittering snowflakes, and the Sugar Plum Fairy's Kingdom of the Sweets.

California Ballet also presents special 60-minute performances for families with very young children. These shows are at 2:00 PM Saturday, Dec. 14 and Dec. 21.

Before the shows there red carpet photo opportunities, plus meet and greets with the cast after the matinee and early evening performances.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $105

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

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from Friday, December 14 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Sundays - 5:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 560-5676
2:00 PM Civic Youth Ballet: The Nutcracker San Diego Civic Youth Ballet performs "The Nutcracker" at the iconic Casa del Prado Theater.

Staged by students and young adults, you'll go on an extraordinary journey to the magical Land of the Sweets with young Clara and her brave Nutcracker Prince.

Witness an epic battle between toy soldiers and mice before being whisked away to an enchanting land of falling snow, waltzing flowers, and the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. Set to Tchaikovsky's timeless score, this classic holiday ballet production is a cherished San Diego family tradition.

Admission/Cost: $12 - $18

Location:
Casa del Prado Theatre
1600 Village Place
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA
MAP - [Park Map]

Multiple dates from Friday, December 14 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays - 2:00 PM

For additional details call (619) 233-3060
7:00 PM The Ballet Studio: The Nutcracker Put down your phone, escape the mall and let Tchaikovsky's immortal The Nutcracker immerse you in the season's magic. Filled with enchanted toys, mischievous mice and sugar-plum fairies, the tale of Clara-Maire and her magical Nutcracker Prince has enraptured generations of kids and kids-at-heart. Now, The Ballet Studio, which also appeared in the award-winning feature documentary film The Making of the Nutcracker, stages its unique version of the world's most-performed ballet. The whole family will leave with heart-eyes after seeing The Nutcracker at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater.

Admission/Cost: $14.50 - $16.50

Location:
Old Town Temecula Community Theater
42051 Main St
Temecula, CA 92590
MAP

Saturday, December 22 - 7:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.temeculaca.gov
7:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker Voted San Diego's Best Nutcracker production by the "Tommy Awards", this elaborate and elegant production, with exquisite costumes and scenery, will take you on Clara's magical journey from her fun-filled family Christmas party where toy soldiers and mice become life-sized, to the enchanted Snow Forest and on to the Land of Sweets where she is welcomed by the Sugar Plum Fairy, her Cavalier and magical performances from dancers throughout the world. Accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra and Chorus, this heart-warming production is the perfect way for families to immerse themselves in the holiday spirit, year after year. Following each matinee performances, members of the cast will be in the lobby to greet audience members and pose for photos.

Admission/Cost: $34 - $89

Location:
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Friday, December 7 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM (no performance 12/9)
7:00 PM California Ballet: The Nutcracker California Ballet Company presents "The Nutcracker" at the San Diego Civic Theatre with the San Diego Symphony.

Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a fantastical adventure with giant rats, glittering snowflakes, and the Sugar Plum Fairy's Kingdom of the Sweets.

California Ballet also presents special 60-minute performances for families with very young children. These shows are at 2:00 PM Saturday, December 14 and December 21.

Before the shows there red carpet photo opportunities, plus meet and greets with the cast after the matinee and early evening performances.

Admission/Cost: $25 - $105

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

Dates and times:
Multiple dates from Friday, December 14 to Sunday, December 23, 2018
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays - 7:00 PM
Sundays - 5:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 2:00 PM
Sunday Matinees - 1:00 PM

For more information, please call: (858) 560-5676
7:30 PM Stage: La Pastorela De La Familia Teatro Mascara Magica presents one of San Diego's most popular holiday shows. This year's text, written by the inventive Max Branscomb, "celebrates the family, a journey we all take and we have to choose sides since Evil lurks in every corner and is masked with many faces." William Virchis directs.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $25

Location:
Lyceum Theatre
79 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
MAP

Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, December 13 until Sunday, December 23, 2018
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays - 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM
8:00 PM Music: Beatles vs Stones In this musical shootout, world renowned tribute bands Abbey Road Tribute & Jumping Jack Flash go head to head with the music of The Beatles & The Rolling Stones.

Abbey Road - A Tribute to the Beatles
The Abbey Road band members portray the Beatles in an award-winning, nationally touring musical biography of the "Fab Four" called In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles. The musical gives the audience a glimpse inside the world of the Beatles from the band's point of view, as well as hear some of the greatest songs ever written. The producers wrote the script to give the audience a chance to "be there" at pivotal moments in the extraordinary career of the Beatles: Liverpool's legendary Cavern Club, The Ed Sullivan Show, Shea Stadium, and the final live performance on the rooftop of the Apple Corp offices.

Jumping Jack Flash - A Tribute to the Rolling Stones
Jumping Jack Flash honors the privilege of re-creating a Rolling Stones live performance by delivering what audiences come to see — the theatrics and power of the "Greatest Rock-n-Roll Band In The World" in its' prime, with you in the front row! Performing song selections from all periods of The Stones' legendary career, you can depend on hearing the band perform the hits that you still sing along to in your car (however badly).

The greatest care has been given to the smallest details, to insure that song performance, wardrobe, instrumentation, etc., are spot on re-creations of the real thing. No that's not really Mick-n-Keef in your local theater, but it is bloody close!

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $20 - $35

Location:
Belly Up Tavern
143 S. Cedros Avenue
Solana Beach, CA 92075
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Saturday, December 22 - 8:00 PM
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