• The MCCLA building in 2017, with the new mural.

    Public Comment Meeting

    • Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
    • From 6:30 to 8:30
    • Inti Raymi Gallery
    • Free Admission

    Come meet MCCLA's Board of Directors and share your ideas and comments. Everybody welcome!

  • Tertulias Literarias

    Tertulias Literarias: El Laberinto de los Espiritus

    • Wednesday November 7, 2018
    • From 7 PM to 8:30 PM
    • 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.

    Please note Tertulias will be switching to first Thursdays starting in December.

  • Day of the Dead Ritual Procession

    Day of the Dead Ritual Procession

    • Friday, November 2, 2018
    • Procession and Dance at 7 PM
    • 22nd St & Bryant St
    • Free Event

    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

    • Wednesday, October 31, 2018
    • From 7 to 9 pm
    • Theatre (1st floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    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.

  • Recuerdanos Remember Us Day of the Dead vip reception fundraising

    Recuérdanos: VIP Reception Fundraising

    • Friday, October 19, 2018
    • From 6 PM to 9 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • $30 Admission, or 2 for $50

    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!

    Cascada de Flores Dance Duo

  • 24th St Paseo Artistico: Women and Indigenous Resilience

    Paseo Artístico: Women and Indigenous Resilience

    • Saturday, October 13, 2018
    • From 2 to 5 pm
    • Theatre (1st floor) & Mission Gráfica (4th floor)
    • Free Admission

    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

    • Wednesday, October 3, 2018
    • From 7 pm to 8:30 pm
    • La Salita (2nd floor)
    • Free Admission

    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

    • Saturday, September 22, 2018
    • From 1:30 to 3 pm
    • Studio B (3rd floor)
    • Free Admission

    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

    The Prida Project

    • September 20, 21, 22, 27, 28 & 29, 2018 at 7 pm
    • September 30, 2018 at 2pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $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

    Director
    Amy Crumpacker

    Musical Director
    Omar Ledezma, Jr.

    Choreographers
    Temistocles Fuentes Betancourt
    Karen Puerto

    Set Design and Projections
    Melanie Treuhaft

    Sound Design
    Laurence Tasse

    Production Assistant
    Pamela Cruz

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

    Musicians
    Hector Benites
    Joseph Churchill
    David Pedroso Rivero

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