Calendar: Tuesday, January 7, 2014


In The Time of The Butterflies

In The Time of The Butterflies” is a true story of the four Mirabal sisters, known for their code name “butterflies,” who dared to challenge Generalissmo Rafael Trujillo who ruled the Dominican Republic in 1960. The sisters: Patricia, Dede, Minerva and Maria Teresa Maribal led a resistance to defeat one of the century’s most brutal dictators. Svich, a graduate from University of California San Diego, is one of America’s premier playwrights and adaptors of the best of Latin American literature. “In The Time of The Butterflies” is a best-selling novel that has been selected as one the Best Books for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Svich has crafted a world premiere new play about the Maribal sisters willingness to fight for freedom. The REP’s upcoming production of “In The Time of The Butterflies” is the English language World Premiere.


Landscapes Expressed: A Roundtable Conversation With Nature Improved Artists and Curators

Hear from curators, artists and museum Directors about contemporary landscape painting and the collaborative Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) and San Diego History Center (SDHC) exhibition, Nature Improved: San Diego Artists Interpret Our Landscape, on Tuesday, January 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Join us for a lively discussion at the San Diego History Center that will include the lead curator of the exhibition, Bram Dijkstra; the lead organizer of the exhibition Charlotte Cagan, SDHC Executive Director; and members of curatorial panel, Daniel Foster, OMA Executive Director and program moderator; and Alessandra Moctezuma, Gallery Director and Professor of Fine Art at San Diego Mesa College. Also joining the discussion will be two of the artists in the exhibition, Wick Alexander and featured artist Lynn Schuette. This First Tuesday Lecture is complimentary for OMA and SDHC members and $10 for nonmembers. Seating is limited. For reservations please call the San Diego History Center at (619) 232-6203 or visit

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