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Community Art

KQED is proud to display artwork from different community-focused art partners in its San Francisco headquarters in months-long rotations.

MISSION CULTURAL CENTER FOR LATINO ARTS
For its current installation, KQED is displaying works from the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (MMCLA), a multicultural, multidisciplinary arts organization located in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission district. MCCLA was established in 1977 by artists and community activists with a shared vision to promote, preserve and develop the cultural arts that reflect the living tradition and experiences of the Chicano, Central and South American, and Caribbean people, and to make arts accessible as an essential element to community development and well-being.

MCCLA provides the community with an arena in which to…

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Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

In honor of Día de los Muertos, we take a walk through the Mission Cultural Center with Executive Director Martina Ayala to get a glimpse at the many diverse Altars. The Day of the Dead Celebration will be at the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts tomorrow night from 6pm to 9pm.

Video from: https://www.ktvu.com/video/1137711

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MCCLA 45th Anniversary

From: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dfscjc7AUQU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dfscjc7AUQU

"The Mission Cultural Center for the Latino Arts celebrates its 45th Anniversary, important milestone for this nonprofits history as the first and foremost Latin cultural institution in San Francisco's Mission District. MCCLA has developed and fostered prominent latino artists since its founding in 1977, from Carlos Santana to their famous Mission Gráfica, a graphics department featuring at studio for printmaking, MCCLA embodies the essence of Latino culture, resilience, and pride. The center's building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 29, 2020."

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Executive Producer: Jack Chin
Producer, Editor: Maria Pena
Videographers: James Kawana, Maria Pena

 

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San Francisco’s Mission Cultural Center Received Historic Landmark Designation

From: https://omny.fm/shows/kcbsam-on-demand/san-francisco-s-mission-cultural-center-received-h

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San Francisco’s Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts just received historical recognition. The City Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a measure that puts the building on the list of City Landmarks.

KCBS Radio reporter David Welch has…

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MCCLA Carnaval 2022 Parade Performance

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Image Equity Fellowship

From https://contests.picter.com/google-image-equity-fellowship-ief-2022:

Google's first-ever Image Equity Fellowship is a 6-month, application-based Fellowship awarded to 20 early-career image-based creators of color in the US. Selected Fellows will receive $20,000 in unrestricted funds to create an image-based project that explores and uplifts community(ies) of color with care and nuance. Fellows will receive support from Google and three industry-celebrated nonprofit partners—Aperture, For Freedoms & FREE THE WORK—in the form of dedicated mentorship, workshops, funding and publication of and press for their completed projects.

In addition to the $20,000 unrestricted award, selected Fellows will receive direct support and curated guidance from industry-celebrated mentors and monthly workshop programming designed to empower these artists as creatives and business people.

Eligibility

The Image Equity Fellowship will…

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AGUILAS Retreat 2022

From https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aguilas-retreat-2022-tickets-345762604257:

AGUILAS is pleased to announce their 2022 AGUILAS RETREAT. Their theme this year is “Taking Action For Your Rights, Health, and Life."

Their team created a fun and culturally relevant event for members to live their best lives and finally celebrate Pride Month together in person. It will be held at the San Francisco LGBT Center on two consecutive Saturdays: June 4th and 11th, from 10 am to 4 pm.

Features 4 Workshops:

  1. Artist's Design Concept
  2. Brazilian "SF Pride" Dance
  3. Sex Exploration
  4. Advocacy: Raise Your Voice
  • Including HIV/STI Testing with UCIS Alliance Health Project
  • Free Gift Bag: Exclusive Simon Malvaez & J Manual Designer Tote & Scarf Sephora Cosmetic Bag, and more!
  • Come to…

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SFFilm Youth Filmmakers Camp

From https://sffilm.org/young-filmmakers-camp:

SFFILM Education’s Youth Filmmaker Camp is an intensive summer program for teens ages 14–18 to learn from world-class film professionals in a fun, interactive, and collaborative environment. The program is broken up into two experience levels: the Starter Lab, which is for beginner students looking to learn the basics of filmmaking and enhance their storytelling skills; and the Advanced Lab, which is for students who want to build upon their existing skills. All students dive deep into the filmmaking process by learning about screenwriting, storyboarding, production, cinematography, sound, editing, and much more.

  • Location: University of San Francisco
  • Starter Lab: July 11–22, 2022 from 9 am to 4 pm
  • Advanced Lab: July 25–August 5, 2022 from 9…

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