• 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
  • International “Meeting of Styles” Art Festival

    • Wednesday to Sunday, September 14 to 18, 2016
    • 9 am to 9 pm
    • "Calle 24" Cultural Corridor
    • Movie Screening at MCCLA: September 15th
    • $12 general admission
    • 5 pm and 7 pm

    Mission Art 415 presents the 5th annual "International Meeting of Styles" Art Festival 2016, an internationally renowned graffiti art and street art festival in the Mission District! Meeting Of Styles is an international festival collective based in Germany, with over 30 participating countries across the globe. San Francisco Meeting of Styles Art Festival, is the official sanctioned event in the United States, a multi-day live art-walk festival of music, art and culture, considered to be one of the nation’s most anticipated free outdoor live art-walk and graffiti…

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    Meeting Of Styles
  • Marketing and Promotion in the Arts 1.0: Professional Development Track

    • Saturday, August 26, 2016 from 11am to 2pm
    • Monday, August 28, 2016 from 6pm to 9pm
    • La Salita (2nd Floor)
    • $25 for MCCLA Community
    • $35 for External

    As part of our continuous commitment to the community, MCCLA is excited to start this program, offering professional development opportunities for teachers, artists and members of our community in general.

    Marketing and Promotion in the Arts 1.0 by Arturo Méndez, Media and Events Coordinator at the MCCLA.

    In this three hour workshop you will learn how to maximize the impact of your promotional tools and effectively increase the attendance of your events, classes and cultural projects.

    The central topics of the workshop will be:

    • Cultural Marketing and Promotion tools
    • Public…

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    Marketing and Promotion in the Arts: Professional Development Track
  • La Lucha de la Cocina: Art, Music, Mezcal, Taquiza, and Lucha Libre!

    • August 13, 2016
    • $25 to $35 Admission
    • Pier 70

    MCCLA has the honor to collaborate with local business and community organization LA COCINA in their fundraiser event at Pier 70!

    La Cocina & Mezcalistas, in collaboration with Pro Wrestling Revolution and with support from Forest City, will present a Taquiza & Lucha Libre in honor of our favorite luchadoras, the incredibly talented chefs of La Cocina.

    General admission tickets are on sale starting July 1st for $25 with front row seats available for $35. Guests can also select the El Ring AllAccess Package including front row seats, two $5 drink tokens, three tacos of choice, and early access to the event for a private photo opp inside the…

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    Art, Music, Mezcal, Taquiza, Lucha Libre
  • Day of the Dead 2016: Open Call to Artists

    • Entry Deadline: August 26, 2016
    • Selected Artists Notified: August 31st

    As one of the first spaces where the innovative Day of the Dead was established in San Francisco, The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts is honored to be hosting its 30th Day of the Dead.

    Ánimecheri Kéjtsitakua (Ofrendas para las Animas - Offerings for the souls) originates from the Purepecha community.

    More Important Dates:

    • Installation time frame: September 13th to 30th
    • Soft Opening: October 1st
    • Celebration: November 2nd

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    Ofrendas Para Las Animas
  • Fiestas Fridas: Double Feature

    • Fri & Sat, July 15 & 16, 7 to 9:30 pm
    • Sunday, July 17, 3 to 5:30 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • Admission: $15
    • All ages

    Double Feature: The new FRIDAcumentary "Entre el Dolor y el Placer" and a live performance featuring Frida's favorite music!

    The return of the New Documentary "Entre el Dolor y el Placer" by director Gabriel Santander and producer Noemi Cadena from Canal 22 of Mexico. They will also present a rough cut of their new film featuring Frida's wardrobe, which was recently released for public viewing and is currently on display at the Casa Azul museum.

    "Finding Frida / En Busca de Frida" A live multi-media performance by Dra. Gloria Arjona and Javier…

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    Fiestas Fridas 2016