• Carnaval Video Party 2019

    • Friday, June 14, 2019
    • From 6 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • $7 Admission

    Watch the 2019 MCCLA Carnaval SF Contingent on the big screen! Come live the experience of music and dance that unites us as a community, with Peruvian cajón music by Juan de Dios Soto!

    Program:

    • 6:00 pm — Open Doors
    • 6:15 pm — Video Party Carnaval
    • 6:50 pm — Special presentation by Carnaval dancer Guillermo “Yiyo” Ornelas
    • 7:00 pm — Peruvian Cajón music by Juan de Dios Soto!

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    Sazón Del Alma: Carnaval Video Party
  • Paseo Artístico: Mission Pecha Kucha 2

    • Saturday, June 8, 2019
    • From 1 PM to 5 PM
    • Studio D (3rd Floor)
    • Inti-Raymi Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Join us from 1 to 3 PM in Studio D for a watercolor class with Dulce Lopez!

    Pecha Kucha 2 is named for the presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. Pecha Kucha 2 is sure to be another wonderful event featuring the presentations of artists, accompanied by their works and other festivities!

    Presenting Artists

    Kata Miletich

    For the past 13 years, Kata has been immersed in the fertile Bay Area music scene as the lyricist and voice of LoCura. She has collaborated and recorded with local artists Bang Data, Inspector Gadje,…

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    Mission Pecha Kucha 2 Paseo Artístico
  • End of Semester Show

    • Saturday, June 8, 2019
    • From 3 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • $5 Admission

    Join us for our End of Semester Show as our teachers and their students showcase the diverse classes held at the center! Classes participating include Latin Percussion, Afro-Peruvian Dance and Cajón, Argentine Tango, with an exhibit from the students of Mission Gráfica, and more!

    Participating Classes:

    • Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio
    • Louie Romero - Latin Percussion
    • Nora Olivera - Argentine Tango
    • Hector Lugo - Kids Drumming
    • Suzanne Cortez - Orquesta del Barrio
    • The MCCLA Carnaval Contingent
    • Ricardo Peña - Danza Azteca
    • Metzi Henriquez, Jose Rivera, Tara Love Cartegana,…

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    End of Semester Show June 2019
  • Tertulias Literarias: El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera

    • Thursday, June 6, 2019
    • From 7 PM to 8:30 PM
    • La Salita (2nd Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Tertulias Literarias is a Spanish Book club held in coordination with the SF Public Library, Mission Branch. Book of the month: El Amor en los Tiempos del Cólera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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    Gabriel García Márquez: El Amor En Los Tiempos del Cólera
  • Sazón del Alma: Carnaval SF 2019

    • Grand Parade: Sunday, May 26, 2019
    • From 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
    • Bryant St & 24th St Mission
    • Free admission!

    The MCCLA proudly presents Sazón Del Alma, Contingent #41 in this year's Carnaval SF Grand Parade! Come watch them as they celebrate the rich variety of cultures that come together in the Bay Area.

    Join us as a volunteer for Carnaval SF! To sign up, email volunteers@missionculturalcenter.org. Drawing and painting skills required!

    Sazón Del Alma $5 Raffle Tickets

    Win prizes while adding a little SAZÓN to your life! Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts is selling $5 raffle tickets, to support our Carnaval Contigent.

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    Sazón del Alma MCCLA's 2019 Carnaval SF Contingent
  • Double Trouble: 2v2 BBoy/Bgirl Battle

    • Saturday, May 18, 2019
    • From 2 PM to 9 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)
    • $12 Admission

    Teams of 2 dancers will go head to head in battle, dancing to funk and hip hop music selected by DJs Jus Jones and Grandmixer G. The winners will receive a $500 award!

    Organized by Rahul Doraiswami.

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    Double Trouble 2v2 B Boy B Girl Battle
  • Jurakán: Nación en Resistencia

    • Saturday, May 11, 2019
    • From 6 PM to 10 PM
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $10 to $20 Sliding Scale

    Jurakán: Nation in Resistance documents the historical struggle of Puerto Rico, a Caribbean nation that refuses to disappear. It is narrated by 40+ boricuas— artists, experts, politicians and activists— of different perspectives. The documentary has been praised by prominent Puerto Rican figures like Nelson Denis, Blanca Eró and Congressman Luis V Gutiérrez.

    Meet filmmakers Gonzalo Mazzini and Rosa Emmanuelli Gutierrez at the west coast premiere of their film about Puerto Rico. Having just returned from a trip to the island, Mazzini and Gutierrez will report on local rebuilding efforts and the movement to reclaim Puerto Rico from venture capitalism…

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    Jurakán Nacíon en Resistencia
  • Mission Art & Comic Expo

    • Sunday, May 5, 2019
    • From 12 PM to 6 PM
    • Main Gallery (2nd Floor)

    Join us for the first annual Mission Art and Comic Expo!

    This event will celebrate the rich zine culture in the bay area and highlight the talents of artists of color and within the LGBTQ community. Over sixty comics creators and zinesters will be in attendance selling comics, books, and prints, exhibiting the importance of their artistic voice in our communities. Come out to the historic Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts and support small press comics by buying work directly from the creators!

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    Mission Art and Comic Expo
  • Tertulias Literarias: Nuestras Vidas Son los Ríos

    • Thursday, May 2, 2019
    • From 7 PM to 8:30 PM
    • La Salita (2nd Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Tertulias Literarias is a Spanish Book club held in coordination with the SF Public Library, Mission Branch. Book of the month: Nuestras Vidas Son los Ríos by Jaime Manrique.

    For more info call 415-355-2800 or email…

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    Nuestras Vidas son los Ríos