• MAS Show: Season 1

    • Friday, July 16, 2018
    • From 4 pm to 6 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $5 Admission

    MAS Youth Program presents their showcase, where our young visual and performing artists can show friends and family the creative work they have been doing this…

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    MAS Show: MAS Youth Program Showcase
  • Alborada: Carnaval SF Video Party 2018

    • Friday, June 29, 2018
    • From 6 PM to 7 PM
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $5 admission

    MCCLA's Comparsa "Alborada (A New Dawn)" gave another spectacular performance! Diana Aburto, a seasoned and talented Nicaraguan dancer, lead this year's contingent. The choreography blends the music from Nicaragua and the coastal Garifuna groups with rhythms of Cumbia, Vallenato, Punta, Palo de Mayo, and of course, some Salsa.

    Watch Carnaval SF 2018 on the big screen! Return to live the experience of music and dance that unite us as a…

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    Alborada: A New Dawn, MCCLA SF Carnaval 2018
  • Maria Jose Montijo: Concert

    • Thursday, June 28, 2018
    • From 7 pm to 9 pm
    • Inti Raymi Gallery (Second floor)
    • $10 Admission

    Originally from Puerto Rico, Maria Jose Montijo will delight us with her melodious voice and guide us through a sweet sound fantasy. Singing, harp, and percussion.…

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    Maria Jose Montijo
  • Cine Con Cultura: La sal de la tierra

    • Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    • From 7 to 9 pm
    • $7 Donation
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Ages 18 and up

    We are exploring many different layers of Cinema, this month we are presenting Earth Poetry. Half the price of a commercial complex, double the fun and culture!

    Movies with subtitles in English.

    La sal de la tierra. Wim Wenders. 2014.

    For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of wild fauna and flora, and of grandiose landscapes as…

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    The Salt of the Earth: A Journey with Sebastiao Salgado
  • Love and Pride: The Musical

    • June 20 & June 22, 2018
    • From 7:30 pm to 9pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $15 Admission

    Love & Pride is an innovative new musical about identity and dialogue. It features six characters that identify at different points along the spectrums of gender, sex and sexuality, and the conflicts that arise within themselves and with their relationships due to those…

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    Love And Pride
  • Ballet Flamenco Presents: Brisas de España

    • Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 8 PM
    • Theatre (1st Floor)

    Carolina Lugo's & Carolé Acúña's Ballet Flamenco presents "Brisas de España."

    One night only at the Mission Cultural Center in the heart of San Francisco.

    Carolina (Queen of the Castanets), her daughter Carolé and their talented company of singers and musicians bring the sultry and sensuous flamenco dance to vibrant life at this special one-night concert. Their show combines the pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form.

    Special guests: international renown Bolivian composer and Charango player Eddy Navia.

    "Flamenco star Carolé Acuña brings the soul of Spain to San Francisco" — Peter Fish,…

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    Carolina Lugo and Carolé Acúña
  • Mission Gráfica: Print Sale!

    • Runs through Friday, July 20, 2018
    • Inti-Raymi Gallery (2nd Floor)

    Own a piece of Mission history! Mission Cultural Center presents a rotating print sale to benefit Mission Gráfica Printmaking Studio. Prints from the Mission Gráfica Archive (1973-2017) will be on…

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    Featured Print: La Poeta
  • Cine Con Cultura: Baraka

    • Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    • From 7 to 9 pm
    • $7 Donation
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Ages 18 and up

    We are exploring many different layers of Cinema, this month we are presenting Earth Poetry. Half the price of a commercial complex, double the fun and culture!

    Movies with subtitles in English.

    Baraka. Ron Fricke. 1992.

    Baraka is a documentary film with no narrative or voice-over. It explores themes via a compilation of natural events, life, human activities and technological phenomena shot in 24 countries on six continents over a 14-month period.

    The film is Ron Fricke's follow-up to Godfrey Reggio's similar non-verbal documentary film Koyaanisqatsi. Fricke was cinematographer and collaborator on Reggio’s film, and for Baraka he struck…

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  • Un Color donde Vivir (A Color to Live In)

    • Opening: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
    • From 6:30 to 9pm
    • Free or By Donation
    • Ch'in Kana Gallery (3rd Floor)
    • Runs through: July 13th

    A solo show by Ana Aranda.

    Colors shelter us, like the home of our childhood. Even though we leave home behind, we carry the colors that remind us of it. With a series of illustrations, Mexican visual artist Ana Aranda explores the meaning of home: its transportability and the fantastical elements that shape it.

    About Ana Aranda

    Ana Aranda was born and raised in Mexico City, where she studied design. From there, she moved to France, where she completed her undergraduate studies in illustration. She now lives in San Francisco, where she obtained her MFA…

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    Un Color Donde Vivir: A Solo Show By Ana Aranda