Mas Show Session August 8

Gustavo Mora Printmaker

July 31 through August 30 / 10am - 5pm / Galeria Zapatista 4th Floor

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 31 7:00-9:00pm


Bio:
Gustavo Mora was born in Mexico and studied Studio Arts at the Institute of Visual Arts in Puebla Mexico where he was influenced by Expressionism, Mexican Graphic Arts, as well as, literary and cinematic works. Mora’s work is based on his drawing practice and is applied to different techniques in intaglio, relief printmaking and lithography. He has participated in exhibits and art events in Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Costa Rica, France, Romania, Greece, the United States and Japan. Mora has been member of the California Society of Printmakers since 2008 and is currently teaching relief printmaking at Mission Grafica.

images information: Title: Lumbre (fire) Medium: woodcut Size: 21" 3/4 x 29" 1/8 Year: 2011.


East Side Story

Lowrider photo exhibit and more

August 9, 2014- September 12, 2014

Opening reception: August 9, 2014 6pm-9:30pm/ $5 / Galleries

Film screening: Aug. 9, 2014: “Why I Ride” written by Vero Majano & Debra Koffler 7PM


In conjunction with the Lowriding season MCCLA is thrilled to present featured artists: Yolanda Lopez, Art Meza, Adolfo Arias, and Fern Balladares whose art work represent lowrider culture past and present. Join us at the opening reception to meet the artists, hear excerpts of Meza’s Lowriting book, view screening of “Why I Ride” a documentary on 80’s lowrider car scene in San Francisco, walk along the display of lowrider cars parked in front of the center, and listen to oldies by DJ Soulera. Be a part of reclaiming public space. Don’t miss out.


tertulias literaries

Tertulias Literaries / Book Club In Spanish

Miercoles, Septiembre 3 / 7:00pm – 9:00 pm
MCCLA, La Salita, 2do piso / Gratis - Free


Con la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco, MCCLA presenta un club literario para adultos en la comunidad de la Misión para leer y discutir libros en español. El Club tuvo mucho éxito desde su comienzo el 23 de abril del 2012 con más de 15 integrantes cada mes. Para más información, por favor llamen a Ricardo Antoni, Bibliotecario de Adultos de la Biblioteca de la Misión al (415) 355-5738.

  • Calendario completo del año 2014 (pronto los libros que se leerán):

  • Febrero 24: Cuando Fui Mortal | de Javier Marias

  • Marzo 17: Son de Almendra | de Mayra Montero

  • Abril 21: El Libro Secreto de Frida Kahlo | de F.G. Hagenbeck

  • Mayo 16: Diez Mujeres de Marcela Serrano

  • Junio 16: La Invención del amor de Jose Obejero

  • Julio 21: Nuestra Señora de la Noche de Mayra Santos-Febres

    • Agosto 6: Estrella Distante | de Roberto Bolaño

  • Septiembre 3: Delirio | de Laura Restrepo

  • Octubre 1: El Tango | de la Guardia Vieja de Arturo Perez-Reverte

  • Noviembre 5:

  • Diciembre 3:


  • FELICITACIONES! CELEBRANDO 2 AÑOS DE TERTULIAS LITERARIAS, EL 21 DE ABRIL! Si desea ser parte de Tertulias, por favor de comunicarse con Ricardo Antoni, Bibliotecario de Adultos de la Biblioteca de la Misión al (415) 355-5738.

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Confide In Me

Confide in Me: a play about finding personal identity

Saturday, September 6 / 7:30pm / adults: $10 and youth: $5 / Theater

A teenager struggles to find personal identity, acceptance, and love while being in the shadow of parental control. Mary-Anne wants to come to terms with her sexual identity with a mother who will not accept her while Julie is fighting for her identity and the acceptance of the people in her life. Through helping each other, they find the confidence and the courage to be the person they want to become. In this play Julie and Mary-Anne must make a hard choice between making the town happy or becoming who they really want to be.

Confía en Mí: una obra sobre la búsqueda de identidad personal

Sábado, Septiembre 6 / 7:30pm / adultos: $10 y jóvenes: $5/ Teatro

Una adolescente lucha para encontrar identidad personal, aceptación y el amor de su comunidad mientras que está bajo la sombra de sus padres. Mary-Anne se esfuerza por llegar a un acuerdo con su identidad sexual con una madre que no quiere aceptarla, mientras que Julie está luchando por su identidad y la aceptación de la gente en su vida. Ayudandose una a otra, Julie and Mary-Anne encuentran la confianza y el coraje para ser la persona que quieren realmente ser. En esta obra Julie y Mary-Anne deben tomar una difícil decisión entre vivir una mentira o convertirse en lo que realmente quieren ser.

Your ticket(s) will be on "Will Call" at the Box Office (at least 1hr before the event).

Paypal price includes $1 service fee. If you have any questions please contact our Box Office: (415) 643-2785

Open Mic

La Voz del Barrio Open Mic
Every 3rd Thursday of the month

Thursday, September 18 / 7:30pm sign up / Donations / Theater

An open mic in the Mission! Come share you talents: spoken word, music, song, dance, performance art, comedy, recitals, poems, etc. at our weekly open mic where you’ll meet artists like youself who just want to play! 5 min set or 2 songs, whichever comes first. Serving local beer and organic wine. Call 415-643-2785 for sign-ups.

La Voz del Barrio Micro Abierto
Cada 3rd Jueves del mes

Jueves, Septiembre 18 / 7:30pm anotate / Donaciones / Teatro

Un open mic en la Misión! Ven a compartir tus talentos: spoken word, música, canto, baile, actuación, comedia, recitales, poesía, etc. en nuestro open mic semanal donde conocerás a artistas como tú que sólo quieren jugar! 5 min set o 2 canciones, lo que pase primero. Disfruta de cerveza local y vino orgánico ¡Llama al 415-643-2785 para alistarte!

Drumming For Carlos 2014

Drumming for Carlos in front of MCCLA

Saturday, September 20 / 3:00pm / Free / Outside

At his passing in 2006, Carlos was a beloved Omulu master, teacher and founder of the award winner Foga Na Roupa Carnaval group. Brazillian-style Carnaval drummers and dancers will gather to celebrate Carlos Aceituno’s life and to reflect on his contributions to the community in San Francisco. Come drum with us and remember this great member of our community!

Tambores para Carlos enfrente de MCCLA
Sábado, Septiembre 20 / 3:00 pm / Gratis / Outside

A su muerte en 2006, Carlos fue un querido Omulu maestro, profesor de nuestro barrio y fundador del grupo premiado Foga Na Roupa Carnaval. Tamborileros y bailarines de carnaval al estilo brasileño se reunirán para celebrar la vida de Carlos Aceituno y reflexionar sobre sus contribuciones a la comunidad de San Francisco ¡Ven a tocar con nosotros y recordar a este gran miembro de nuestra comunidad!

CineMas 2014

Cine+Mas Latino Film Festival

September 23-27/ students w/ ID & seniors $10, general $12/ Theater
Sunday, Sept. 21 free screening

Cine+Mas showcases the work of emerging and established filmmakers from the US, Latin America, Spain and Portugal. It is a celebration of the latest work coming out of 20+ countries with which we share a bond. Sun 21 is a free screening for all 3-5pm. Tues-Fri on film per night 7-9pm, Sat 27 three films 2-5pm

Cine+Mas Festival de Cine Latino
Domingo, Septiembre 21 película gratuita
Septiembre 23-27 / estudiantes con ID y personas de tercera edad $10, público general $12 / Teatro

Cine + Mas muestra el trabajo de establecidos y emergentes cineastas de los EE.UU., America Latina, España y Portugal. Una celebración de las últimas obras que se han proyectado en más de 20 países. Domingo 21 película gratuita abierta al publico 3-5pm. Martes-Viernes una película por noche 7-9pm, Sábado 27 tres películas 3-5pm.

youth latin ensemble

MCCLA Latin Youth Ensemble
with Suzanne Cortez

Ongoing Class / Mondays 4:30-5:30 pm
Theatre / 10-18 yrs / $8


Students will learn to sing and play Caribbean and Latin America mßusic. Instrumentation will consist of Congas, Timbales, Bongos, Maracas, Clave, Guiro, basic piano, basic guitar, Bass guitar and Singing instruction. (No experience required). Note: For students playing woodwinds, Brass, or String instruments, basic knowledge of instruments are required. Come and join this ongoing ensemble and learn how to play the music of Latin America. Students of this ensemble will be required to perform at Local Community and Bay Area Events. Bring your voice & instrument! Instruments not provided.

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Your ticket(s) will be on "Will Call" at the Box Office (at least 1hr before the event).

Paypal price includes $1 service fee. If you have any questions please contact our Box Office: (415) 643-2785 t

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