• Fiesta de las Americas

    • Sunday, September 16, 2018
    • From 11 am to 5 pm
    • Free Event
    • Adobe Books (3130 24th St)

    Fiesta de la Americas celebrates the unique Latino diaspora experiences which have cemented the arts, commerce, and culture of San Francisco's Latino Cultural District.

    For more info, visit the the Calle 24 Website - Fiesta de las…

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    Fiesta De Las Americas, Calle 24 Latino Cultural District
  • MCCLA’s Carnaval 2019 Brainstorming Meeting

    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • From 11 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Cafe de la Muerte (2nd floor)

    Everybody…

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    Carnaval 2019 Brainstorming Meeting
  • Tertulias Literarias: La muerte de Artemio Cruz

    • Wednesday, September 5, 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: La muerte de Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes. (reading in Spanish)

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

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    Tertulias Literarias
  • Cine Con Cultura: Sin Nombre

    • Wednesday, August 29, 2018
    • From 7 to 9 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    We are exploring many different layers of Cinema, this month we are presenting Busqueda! Documentaries and films about the search for missing persons, the search for better life opportunities, and the search for oneself. Movies with subtitles in English.

    Sin Nombre. Cary Fukunaga. 2009

    Willy, nicknamed El Casper, is a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang and lives in Tapachula, a Mexican town near the border with Guatemala. He introduces a young boy into his gang, and the boy is given the nickname Smiley after a violent initiation. Casper later helps Smiley to complete this initiation by helping him…

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    Sin Nombre
  • Cine Con Cultura: La Jaula de Oro

    • Wednesday, August 22, 2018
    • From 7 to 9 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    We are exploring many different layers of Cinema, this month we are presenting Busqueda! Documentaries and films about the search for missing persons, the search for better life opportunities, and the search for oneself. Movies with subtitles in English.

    La Jaula de Oro. Diego Quemada Diez. 2010

    The 1987 film, and the song, the plot concerns immigration to the United States from Latin American countries. However, unlike the earlier film that concerned itself with a successful and middle-aged Mexican immigrant, the plot of this film deals with younger undocumented immigrants.

    Samuel, Sara and Juan, three teenagers from Guatemala, decide…

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    La Jaula de Oro
  • Memoria del Silencio en el País de la Eterna Primavera

    • August 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25, 2018
    • From 7 PM
    • First floor Theatre
    • $25 Admission

    Memory of Silence in the Land of Eternal Spring: a new play by Linda Maria Girón.

    Set in the land of eternal spring, in a town where the ghosts sing with the living, roses grow larger than cattle and nearby villages have gone missing; young Mari's quest to find her father's ghost becomes a desperate fight to restore her aunt's fading memory.

    Together, la familia Noguera must face the boundaries of love when tested by the realities of life—aging, war and illness.

    About the author: Linda Maria Girón is Guatemalan-American actor and playwright born and raised in Los Angeles, CA.…

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    Memoria Del Silencio En El Pais de la Eterna Primavera
  • Cine Con Cultura: Desierto

    • Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    • From 7 to 9 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $7 Admission
    • Ages 18 and up

    We are exploring many different layers of Cinema, this month we are presenting Busqueda! Documentaries and films about the search for missing persons, the search for better life opportunities, and the search for oneself. Movies with subtitles in English.

    Desierto. Jonás Cuarón. 2016

    A group of Mexican migrant workers seek a better life by crossing the US border illegally; when the truck carrying them breaks down in the middle of nowhere, the driver points the migrants and his partner Mechas in the direction of the United States and wishes them luck. Moises (Gael Garcia Bernal) is also a member…

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    Desierto
  • Paseo Artístico – Every Child Is Blessed: Niños Unidos

    • Saturday, August 11, 2018
    • From 3 to 4 pm
    • Lobby (first floor)
    • Free Admission

    Paseo Artistico, the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District Free Community Arts Stroll event will promote the safety and creative opportunities for children in the Mission District and beyond through fun youth arts activities featuring youth and adult artists who also claim heritage from Mexico and Central America.

    The August 11 event aims to raise awareness about children and their families at the US-Mexico border detained by the current administration, as well as highlight the value of our children in the community through a dynamic display of artists and artistic disciplines.

    Live music and dance from Latino, indigenous, Hip-Hop, and tropical artists, poetry and…

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    24th St Paseo Artistico
  • Frida Kahlo Herstory: Wings To Fly – Alas Para Volar

    • Saturday, August 4, 2018
    • From 5:30 to 8:30 pm
    • Theater (1st floor)
    • $10 Admission

    Frida Kahlo: Wings to Fly - Alas para volar is an interactive and interdisciplinary lecture in which Dr. Gloria Arjona addresses the life and work of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, through texts, media, music and Tableaux Vivants or living pictures.

    The title of this presentation refers to the maxim "Feet, what do I need you for, if I have wings to fly?" that Frida adopted after the amputation of her right leg to gain confidence. In using this quote, Dr. Arjona emphasizes how Frida used language, music, and painting to sublimate her constant physical and emotional…

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    Frida Kahlo: Herstory