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