• Navidad Negra: Bajada de Reyes

    • Friday, January 13, 2017 at 7 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $5 admission

    Tradición Peruana Cultural Center presents: Jaranon y Bochinche (Evento Bilingüe)

    The MCCLA y Tradición Peruana Cultural Center invitan a todo el público a participar en esta bajada de Reyes con las tradiciones culturales Afro Peruanas.

    Ven y disfruta de este particular estilo Afro-Peruano para cerrar los festejos navideños con la presentación de Jaranón y Bochince. Con cajón, guitarra, conga, bajo, cajita y percusión de todo tipo.

    No te lo puedes…

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    Navidad Negra: Bajada de Reyes
  • Teatro Nahual Presenta: Leyendas Y Realidades

    • Saturday November 19, 2016
    • Theatre

    Written and directed by Verónica Meza, “Leyendas y Realidades” depicts popular legends from Latinoamérica such as “ La llorona” and “ La mulata de Córdoba”, each offering a glimpse into Hispanic culture and myth.

    With live music and talented local artists, this project will make you laugh and reflect about life. Showing contemporary reality and socio-political realities,  the play incorporates “La Rumorosa” and “La madre de Ayotzinapa”. “El teatro del pueblo y para el pueblo” promotes education and entertainment through theater to create Social consciousness.

    Escrito y dirgîdo por  Verónica Meza, “Leyendas y Realidades” muestra las leyendas populares de latinoamérica como “La llorona” y “La mulata de Córdoba”, cada obra ofreciendo un acercamiento…

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    Leyendas Y Realidades by Veronica Meza. Music by Isidro Jiménez and Gerardo Fernández. 43 Ayotzinapa.
  • Opera Parallele Presents: Xochitl and the Flowers

    • Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6 pm
    • Saturday, November 19 at 11 am & 1 pm
    • Theatre
    • Free admission

    Created in partnership with Alvarado Elementary School’s 3rd grade Spanish immersion program, Xochitl and the Flowers, is part of Opera Parallèle’s acclaimed annual Hands-on-Opera program, which features children center-stage as full project participants and performers.

    Come and enjoy this quintessentially American immigration story based on real-life events in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. This amazing story tells the moving tale of a family’s determination to put down roots in a new country, while still preserving the heritage of their homeland.

    The opera is sung in both Spanish and English with a libretto by Opera Parallèle’s Educational Program Director, Roma Olvera.

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    Opera Parallèle Presents Xochitl And The Flowers
  • Mole para morirse (Mole to Die For)

    • Wednesday, November 16, 2016
    • 7 to 10pm
    • Gallery
    • General admission: $7

    The Mole Tasting Contest is your opportunity to savor delicious homemade Mole recipes, vote for your favorite dish, and celebrate the winners with cash prizes and special performances.

    A plate of food to accompany Mole for an additional $5!

    El concurso de degustación de Mole es tu oportunidad para saborear deliciosos Moles con recetas caseras y vota por tu favorito. Además de esto tendremos una noche de arte, espectáculos, comida y mezcal.

    El plato de comida para acompañar los moles $5.

    Ganadores

    • 1st place: Antonia Alba
    • 2nd place: Jerry Lucas
    • 3rd place: Antonio Pereter
    • Honorable Mention: Liliana Vera

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    The Unique and Only Mole Para Morirse: 12th Annual Mole To Die For 2016
  • Entremares Teatro Presenta: Calacas

    • Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 7:30pm
    • $20 Admission

    Calacas de Raquel Presa es un espectáculo escénico que pondera la tradición Mexicana del DIA DE MUERTOS en México. En esta historia, específicamente, en Tijuana, la frontera. El tema de la muerte vista desde la cosmogonía de nuestros ancestros prehispánicos, los aztecas y otras culturas mexicanas antes de la llegada de los españoles.

    Así mismo, Calacas habla de la vida y obra de José Guadalupe Posada, grabador mexicano de la época de la Revolución Mexicana, quien a través de sus famosos grabados, aborda el tema de la muerte con alegría y con humor, creando alegres Calaveras, de personajes de la época, personajes históricos, políticos, o, personajes de la…

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  • Villa Crespo Productions presents: Orquesta Victoria

    • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    • 6 and 8:30pm
    • $25 General Admission
    • Theater (1st Floor)

    Orquesta Victoria, one of the most innovative tango orchestras in Buenos Aires, presents their new album "El Mundo is the World" throughout the US West Coast.

    The 14-piece tango orchestra will display the vibrant dynamism and sheer elegance of tango in 7 cities of the San Francisco Bay Are along with 3 dates in Los Angeles. During this tour, Orquesta Victoria will present a wide-ranging repertoire that goes from the re-imagination tango classics to new compositions that build thematic bridges between the streets of Buenos Aires and the experience of California’s diaspora. They will be joined on stage by internationally renowned dancers Andrea Monti and…

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  • UnLearn The World Presents: The Bay Area Hip Hop Music & Film Festival

    • Thursday, October 27, 2016
    • 6 pm to 9:30 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Tickets $10

    Local Hip Hop artist, producer, activist and teaching artist UnLearn The World joins the worlds of Hip Hop Culture and Filmmaking with screenings of new music videos, short films and documentaries from some of the Bay Area's brightest emerging Hip Hop talent and Film Directors. The evening will include live performances and the premiere of the documentary "and There Wrestled Man..." Starring UnLearn and Musician Darian Grey Directed by Rock Hemlock as well as a panel of the artists and Filmmakers to discuss their creative process and the relationship between Hip Hop and Cinema.

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    Unlearn The World
  • MCCLA Public Comment Meeting

    • Wednesday, October 19 2016 at 6:30 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • Free Admission

    Come meet MCCLA’s Board of Directors. We will be taking your questions and comments. The task of community building belongs to all of…

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    Mural in front of MCCLA building
  • Litcrawl: Mixed Writes

    • Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:30pm
    • Free admission
    • Theatre (1st Floor)

    "Mixed Writes" It’s complicated: Multiracial writers make meaning of their interconnected identities: biracial, Hapa, Mixed race, multiracial. Come join these powerful women writers as they completely crush the question “What are you?” in LitCrawls’ renown mixed race event.

    "Escritoras Mixtas" Es complicado: escritoras multiraciales le dan significado a sus identidades interconectadas: biraciales, Hapa, raza mixta o multiracial. Ven y únete a estas poderosas escritoras y experimenta como ellas nos desafían con la pregunta "¿Qué eres?", en el reconocido evento de razas mixtas de…

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    Lit Crawl 2016