• Day of the Dead Ritual Procession


    Fri Nov 2nd • 7 pm • Free
    Procession & Dance • 22nd St & Bryant St

    The Colectivo del Rescate Cultural / Rescue Culture Collective invites you to the 36th annual San Francisco Day Of The Dead Ritual Procession.

    Starting at 7 pm at the corner of 22nd and Bryant St. Proceeds on Bryant to 24th St, then down 24th to Mission St, then moves along Mission to 22nd St, then goes along 22nd to Bryant St, for the closing ritual.

    Dance performance by Angelitos de MCCLA at 6:30 pm at the 24th st BART Station.

    This is a drug and alcohol free, family friendly event. Please respect our tradiciones/traditions.

  • Cine Con Cultura

    Cine Con Cultura Presents: Local Artists


    Wed Oct 31 • 7 to 9 pm
    $7 • 18+ • Theatre (1st floor)

    Cine Con Cultura presents a series of short films by local artists!

    The work will be selected and taken to vote; the winner will get a certificate of recognition from MCCLA as well as the opportunity to be the curator of a film series!

    A night for visual creativity.

  • Recuérdanos: VIP Reception Fundraising


    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, drinks, desserts & Ponche de Muerto.

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    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!

  • Paseo Artistico: Women and Indigenous Resilience

    Paseo Artístico: Women and Indigenous Resilience


    Sat Oct 13, 2018 • 2 to 5 pm
    Theatre (1st floor) & Mission Gráfica (4th floor)
    Free • Music • Interactive Tour

    Tribute to Women and Indigenous Resilience.

    Live music by Troublemakers Union from 4:30 pm to 5 pm in the theatre!

    Interactive tour of Mission Grâfica from 2 pm to 4 pm.

  • Tertulias Literarias

    Tertulias Literarias: El Laberinto de los Espiritus


    Wed Oct 3rd, 2018 • 7pm to 8:30pm
    Free • La Salita (2nd floor)

    In coordination with the Public Library of San Francisco, MCCLA presents a book club for the community.

    Book of the month: El Laberinto de los Espiritus by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. (Reading in Spanish)

    For more information please contact Ramon Hernandez at Ramon.Hernandez@sfpl.org or call 415-355-2800.

  • Drumming For Carlos

    Drumming For Carlos


    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”.

  • The Prida Project


    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.

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    We thank our sponsors:
    The Rainin Foundation
    The Jewish Community Foundation
    The Zellerbach Family Fund

    Playwrights adaptation of the work of Dolores Prida
    Rosa Boshier
    Claudia Rosa*
    *courtesy of Actor's Equity Association

    Artistic Director
    Claudia Rosa

    Amy Crumpacker

    Musical Director
    Omar Ledezma, Jr.

    Temistocles Fuentes Betancourt
    Karen Puerto

    Set Design and Projections
    Melanie Treuhaft

    Sound Design
    Laurence Tasse

    Production Assistant
    Pamela Cruz

    Janelle Aguirre
    Olivia Browne
    Leticia Duarte
    Nancy Lemmel
    Maria Medina
    Claudia Rosa

    Hector Benites
    Joseph Churchill
    David Pedroso Rivero

  • Redobles De Cultura

    Redobles de Cultura Presents: Bomba & Plena Workshop


    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.

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  • Fiesta De Las Americas

    Fiesta de las Americas


    Sun Sep 16, 2018 • 11am to 5pm
    Free • Adobe Books (3130 24th St)
    Art Class • Music

    Fiesta de la Americas celebrates the unique Latino diaspora experiences which have cemented the arts, commerce, and culture of San Francisco's Latino Cultural District.

    For more info, visit the the Calle 24 Website - Fiesta de las Americas.

  • Carnaval 2019 Brainstorming Meeting

    MCCLA’s Carnaval 2019 Brainstorming Meeting


    Sat Sept 15, 2018 • 11am to 12:30pm
    Cafe de la Muerte (2nd floor)
    Everybody Welcome!

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