• 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
  • Community Meet & Greet

    • Wednesday, April 17, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 8 PM
    • Main gallery (2nd Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Everyone is welcome at our first community meeting of 2019! This is your opportunity to meet our board members and staff, and learn about our programming, activities, upcoming events, and special projects for the year.

    You will also get to share your ideas, comments, and suggestions, and explore volunteering…

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    Community Meet and Greet
  • Paseo Artístico: La Voz Del Pueblo • The People’s Voice

    • Saturday, April 13, 2019
    • From 1 PM to 5 PM
    • Studio D (3rd Floor)
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Free Admission

    This month's Paseo Artístico will connect the fight for justice, labor and immigrant rights with poetry, music, and visual artists whose work reflects solidarity with social movements.

    Join us from 1 PM to 3 PM in Studio D for a clay sculpture class and workshop with Alejandro Meza! And stay from 3:30 PM to 5 PM in the Theatre for a Word Jazz Poets & Musicians Jam featuring poets Thea Matthews, Paul S. Flores, and Tongo-Eisen Martin performing with the Marcus Shelby Jazz…

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    Paseo Artístico The People's Voice
  • Luna Negra: Unidad A Través de la Mujer

    • Friday, April 12, 2019
    • From 6:30 PM to 9 PM
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $15 Admission

    MCCLA presents the 14th Luna Negra: Unidad A Través de la Mujer • Unity Through Women - a night of poetry and musical awakening, featuring artists Diana Gameros, Leticia Hernandez, La Doña, and Tres Lunas! Come celebrate, and receive the energy of the moon with us!

    Special Guest: Adrian Arias.

    6:30 pm - Reception @ Lobby
    6:50 pm - Open Doors @ The Theater
    Special - Presentation Adrian Arias
    7:00 pm - Presentation of agenda Luna Negra by Chelitz López
    7:10 pm - Leticia Hernandez, Poetry
    7:35 pm - Diana Gameros, Alternative Latin

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    Luna Negra Unidad A Través de la Mujer
  • Tertulias Literarias: El Héroe Discreto

    • Thursday, April 4, 2019
    • 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 Héroe Discreto by Mario Vargas Llosa. (Reading in Spanish)

    For more information please contact Ramon Hernandez at Ramon.Hernandez@sfpl.org or call…

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    El Héroe Discreto Mario Vargas Llosa Tertulias Literarias
  • Cine Con Cultura: Tomorrow

    • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    • From 7 to 9 PM
    • Theater (1st floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    We need a new direction, objective... a new dream! "Tomorrow" sets out to showcase alternative and creative ways of viewing agriculture, economics, energy, and education. It offers constructive solutions to act on a local level to make a difference on a global level.

    Spanish language movie with subtitles in…

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    Cine Con Cultura Tomorrow: Take Concrete Steps to A Sustainable Future