Wed Sept 19, 2018 • 3:30 to 5pm
$20 Admission • Studio B (3rd Floor)
NYC group Redobles de Cultura is coming to the Bay Area to lead a Master Dance Workshop on Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba at the MCCLA! Their goal is to preserve the rich music of Puerto Rico through education, collaboration, and performances in schools and throughout the community.
Join us for this one day special workshop!
Come ready to dance and learn about Puerto Rico’s rich musical traditions.
Please bring comfortable clothes and shoes, no heels, no boots.
Sept 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29, 2018 • 7pm
Sept 30, 2018 • 2pm
Theatre • $20 Ticket
$14 for Students & Seniors with ID
$14 early bird until Sep 16
The Prida Project is a glorious collage of the music, dance, theatre and poetry of groundbreaking Cuban American playwright Dolores Prida. This world premiere takes you on a unique journey as it explores pressing themes including immigration, gentrification and cultural identity. These challenges are approached with strength, humor, and humanity.
The piece consists of adaptations of two of her plays interwoven with her poetry and essays. Music and dance and interspersed throughout.
An Actor's Equity approved project.
We thank our sponsors:
The Rainin Foundation
The Jewish Community Foundation
The Zellerbach Family Fund
Playwrights adaptation of the work of Dolores Prida
*courtesy of Actor's Equity Association
Omar Ledezma, Jr.
Temistocles Fuentes Betancourt
Set Design and Projections
David Pedroso Rivero
Sat Sep 22, 2018 • 1:30 to 3pm
Free • Studio B (3rd floor)
At his passing in 2006, Carlos Aceituno was a beloved Omulu Capoeira master, teacher and the founder of the award-winning Fogo Na Roupa Carnaval group. Scores of elementary, high school students, and adults learned capoeira and Brazilian culture through his exemplary teaching style.
Carlos was the recipient of the prestigious Cesar Chavez “Si se puede” award on March 31, 2007. The City of San Francisco declared May 18th “Carlos Aceituno Day”.
Fri Oct 19, 2018 • 6 to 9 pm
$30 Admission • 2 for $50
Gallery (2nd Floor)
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts cordially invites you to our Day of the Dead VIP Reception: "Remember Us • Recuérdanos."
"Flight of our Ancestors" Altar Installations Tour from 6 to 6:30 pm!
Special performance by Cascada de Flores at 7 pm!
Appetizers, deserts & Ponche de Muerto.
No host bar.
For the last 41 years, MCCLA has promoted, developed and celebrated the Latino arts & culture in San Francisco's Mission District. MCCLA offers over 35 art, performing and visual art classes, the MAS (Multicultural Arts) summer program, ongoing gallery exhibits, and numerous artistic and cultural presentations. It is also the home of Mission Gráfica, its own printmaking facility.
MCCLA engages the community in the celebration of a cultural calendar and through numerous partnerships with artists and cultural groups who share a common vision: to make arts accessible to all. Que viva el arte y la cultura!