• MCCLA and Wahaka Mezcal present: Cineclub!

    • Thursday, July 28, 2017 at 7:30 PM
    • Sliding scale $5 to $8
    • Theatre

    Monthly showings of classic Mexican movies from the Golden Era "La Época de Oro" 1935 to 1959. With Mezcal tasting provided by Wahaka Mezcal, and a movie discussion of the official kick-off: “La Mujer del Puerto” by Arcady Boytler.

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    La Mujer Del Puerto by Domingo Soler (Movie Poster)
  • Cinqo Continentes de Moda y Fantasía

    • Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 7 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • By Suggested Donation
    • VIP Seats Available

    Mission Cultural Center of Latino Arts’ (MCCLA) 40th Anniversary celebration will kick off with a retrospective show of costumes, designed by award-winning Salvadoran designer Mario Chacon. Spanning a creative career of over 50 years, the costumes will be presented in a runway show on Friday, March 11 at 7 pm in the Theater.

    Models, representing the diversity of the community, will showcase a lavish line up of 75 one of a kind costumes, including Period (Historical), Ethic and Carnaval styles.

    Mario is highly regarded in the Mission District for the many, fantasy costumes that he has designed and produced for numerous Carnaval…

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  • Beat Battle Vol 2: Winter Edition

    • Friday, February 24, 2017
    • 6 pm to 9 pm
    • Inti Raymi Gallery
    • $5 Cover
    • $10 Entry Fee

    Best Beats Competition, featuring some of the best producers in the SF-Bay Area. Join us for our second Winter Beat Battle Competition.

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    Herbie One Presents Winter Beat Battle Vol 2
  • Corazón Del Barrio: Open House

    • Saturday, February 11, 2017
    • 12 pm to 4 pm
    • $20 Admission

    MCCLA offers free classes, printmaking workshops, gallery entrance, and live entertainment during its 40th annual Open House "Corazón del Barrio."

    We especially encourage first-time visitors to come experience the Latino arts community in the Mission District! The teachers, the community and many surprises will be waiting for you. Join us!


    Visual Art

    • Mission Grafica • 12 to 4:30 • Lobby

    Free Classes

    • Carnival Contingent • 12 to 1:30 • Theater
    • Afro-Peruvian Cajon (Percussion) • 2 to 3 • Theater
    • Capoeira • 2:45 to 4:15 • Studio B


    • Orquesta Adelante bringing the sounds of La Mission!
    • DJ Herbie One

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    Corazón del Barrio
  • 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.


    • 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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