• Oscar López Rivera, Two Years Later: Resistance and Resilience

    • Sunday, February 23, 2020
    • 1 pm to 4 pm
    • Theater & Lobby (1st Floor)
    • $20 Admission

    Oscar López Rivera, Two Years Later Resistance and Resilience-Northwest Coast Tour Spring 2020.

    A testimony by Oscar Lopez Rivera, and live music.

    Serving 36 years in prison, Oscar López Rivera is the longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner in the history of Puerto Rico’s struggle for independence, regarded as the “Nelson Mandela of the Americas.” In 2017, as the result of a broad human rights campaign, Pres. Obama commuted his sentence only days before leaving office.

    Since then, he has continued to energetically advocate an end to U.S. colonialism, and resumed his role as an organizer, deepening his relationship to the municipalities of…

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    Oscar López Rivera
  • StringQuake and Briana Di Mara Concert

    • Friday, February 21, 2020
    • 8 pm to 10 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • $25 Presale, $30 Door
    • $20 Pre-sale, $25 Door (Students & Seniors)*

    Composer Briana Di Mara joins forces with StringQuake in a one-of-a-kind evening presenting brand new original compositions and unique interpretations of traditional favorites.

    StringQuake will open the night with their string wizardry followed by Di Mara's dynamic cross-cultural melodic fusion, featuring members of StringQuake and special guest musicians and dancers.

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    *Tickets for students and seniors only for sale at the MCCLA box office.


    Briana Di Mara - violin, santur
    Amelia Romano - electric harp
    Josh Mellinger - percussion
    Misha Khalikulov - cello
    Gopal Slavonic (special guest)…

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    StringQuake And Briana Di Mara Concert
  • Amistad y Solidarity Art Party

    • Friday, February 14, 2020
    • 5 pm to 8 pm
    • Gallery (2nd Floor)

    Poder is excited to invite you to their 4th Annual Amistad y Solidarity Art Party: We Bloom Here. Through this youth-led event, we want to uplift the diverse love that exists for our family, our friends, our neighborhood, Mother Earth and for justice.

    We recognize we must center love in our movements and there is no better way than through sharing and making art together. Join as we decolonize a materialistic holiday that profits off of love as we practice what “each one teach one” looks and feels like in our community. Make a gift, make a friend! Screen printing, jewelry making, herbal care products, games,…

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    We Bloom Here: Poder! 4th Annual Amistad Y Solidarity Each One Teach One Art Party. Friday Feb 14th 2020. #MyHomiesAreMyHeroes at Mission Cultural Center 2868 Mission St.
  • Paseo Artístico Honors Latinx of African Descent

    • Saturday, February 8, 2020
    • 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • Free Admission

    This February 8th, Paseo Artistico honors Latinx of African Descent through art, performances, workshops, classes and historical archives in El Tecolote. The Mission District’s bimonthly Community Art Stroll celebrates Black Latinx heritage and all movements for racial justice both locally and throughout the Americas.

    Live music by Afro-Boricua rap and live music concert with rapper Rico Pabon and singer songwriter Manolo…

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    24th St Paseo Artístico
  • Corazón del Barrio: MCCLA Open House

    • Saturday, February 8, 2020
    • 10 am to 5:30 pm
    • FREE Admission!

    Join us on February 8th, at the MCCLA for our Annual Open House, located in the heart of the mission. Come to enjoy free live-performance, experience an art exhibit, and join in on one of our many art and dance classes, for free!* Learn from our incredible teaching artist, this event is open to the community; for the community; by the community! There is something for everyone to pour their hearts out!

    *Disclaimer: Not all classes will be free, please refer to the schedule for a list of free classes.

    Scheduled Events & Classes

    10:00 to 11:15 am: MCCLA Carnaval Choreography
    Lydia Soto and Juan de…

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    Corazon del Barrio
  • Tertulias Literarias: Pecado de Laura Restrepo

    • Jueves 6 de febrero, 2020
    • De 7 pm a 9 pm
    • La Salita (1er piso)
    • Gratis!

    En coordinación con la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco, MCCLA presenta un club de lectura para la comunidad. Libro del mes: Pecado de Laura Restrepo.

    Para mas información favor de contactar Ramon Hernandez a Ramon.Hernandez@sfpl.org o llame…

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    Pecado de Laura Restrepo, Tertulias Literarias
  • Yemanja Arts Festival 2020

    • Saturday, February 1, 2020
    • Doors 6 pm, Show 7 pm
    • $22 Advance, $28 Door

    BrasArte presents Yemanja Arts Festival 2020, featuring a music, dance and singing performance in honor of the Yoruba Goddess Yemanja.

    The Festa de Yemanja takes place every February 2nd in Bahia, Brazil, the heart of Afro Brazilian cultural traditions. Thousands gather to make their offerings to Yemanja and to ask for their prayers to be fulfilled. The day is filled with dancing, drumming and celebration.

    Bar and Brazilian food for sale!

    Buy tickets at www.BrasArte.com

    Made possible with support by Berkeley Civic Arts and friends of…

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    Yemanjá Arts Festival 2020
  • Navidad Negra: Bajada de Reyes

    • Friday, January 10, 2020
    • 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • $10 Admission

    The MCCLA and Tradición Peruana Cultural Center invite you to participate in this year’s Bajada de Reyes, featuring music & dance company Jaranón Y Bochinche.

    Come and enjoy this special Afro-Peruvian way of closing the Christmas festivities! With cajón, guitar, conga, bass, and percussion of all kinds.

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    Bajada de Reyes Navidad Negra
  • Tertulias Literarias: Largo pétalo de mar

    • Jueves 9 de enero, 2020
    • 7 pm
    • La Salita (1er piso)
    • Gratis!

    En coordinación con la Biblioteca Pública de San Francisco, MCCLA presenta un club de lectura para la comunidad. Libro del mes: Largo Pétalo de Mar de Isabel Allende.

    Para mas información favor de contactar Ramon Hernandez a Ramon.Hernandez@sfpl.org o llame…

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    Isabel Allende: Largo pétalo de mar