• MMSF Music Mission San Francisco Spring Concert

    • Friday, June 3, 2016 at 6:30pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Free admission

    Join us for a special evening of music presented by Music Mission San Francisco! Come and experience a great show performed by our very own Mission District children. We will be showcasing what they have learned since the launch of our program last October. Please make sure to register online to get your seats. We hope to see you at the concert and look forward to meeting you at the reception!

    Acompañanos en una velada especial de música presentada por Music Mission San Francisco! Ven a ver un gran show puesto por nuestros niños del Distrito de la Misión. Mostraremos lo que han aprendido desde el comienzo…

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  • The Caravan: Voices from the fishing villages of Peru

    • Friday, May 27, 2016
    • Reception at 6 pm
    • Screening 7pm
    • Pre-sale $10, Door $12
    • Theatre and Lobby (1st Floor)

    "The Caravan" is an event featuring a collection of 5 short documentaries and photography about life along the coast of Northern Peru. From the memories and realities of the participants, we are shown how pollution, climate change, and community fortitude have become daily experiences in this shifting landscape.

    The film is segmented by chapters. "The Catch" embarks on one fisherman's day out at sea as he explains the practice of responsible fishing and laments the petroleum industry's effect on marine habitats and his family's subsistence. "Waste" characterizes the common experiences of villages without potable water sources or sewage systems,…

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    The Caravan Docuperu
  • From Cuba: Virulo in Concert!

    • Saturday, May 7, 2016
    • 7 to 9 pm
    • Theater (1st Floor)
    • Pre-sale $22
    • Doors $25

    Legendary Cuban humorist and singer-songwriter Virulo presents his new album “Cuba si, Yanquis, ¿que?” in his first SF performance in over 15 years!! Virulo is one of the founders of the Nueva Trova Cubana together with Pablo Milanés and Silvio Rodriguez, has won several awards and has performed in several countries. Over three decades of artistic career he has become one of the most famous comedians in Cuba, has made a long career as a “troubadour” dealing with topics raging from the chile habanero to the rise of Donald Trump in a reflexive way.

    “Cuba sí, Yanquis ¿qué?” gives reference to the importance…

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  • Tejidos / Woven

    • May 14 to June 24, 2016
    • Main Gallery
    • Opening reception: Saturday May 14, 2016 6:30pm to 9pm with $5 admission
    • Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm

    Tejidos / Woven is a mixed media collaboration between Chilean artists Ximena Soza and Cristian Muñoz, which combines fiber and paint in a large installation. This work uses weaving as a visual and symbolic representation of the social fabric, reminding us that the fight for social justice anywhere in the world is part of the same struggle, because if one thread is taken out of the fabric, the whole weaving becomes unwoven. This exhibit explores global issues of social justice and human rights, such as the recent…

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  • Black Orpheus: Una Historia de Amor

    • Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • Free admission

    Stage Coach and The A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program present: Black Orpheus: Una Historia de Amor. Adapted and directed by Stephen Buescher.

    After his beloved Eurydice is stolen by Death, guitar-toting poet Orpheus ventures into the underworld in an attempt to retrieve her. Set in a mythical barrio during Carnival, Black Orpheus: Una Historia de Amor is inspired by the play Orfeu da Conceição by Brazilian poet and playwright, Vinicius de Moraes.

    This Stage Coach production layers Afro-Latino rhythms with visual storytelling to bring this vivid story to life. As they tour communities of the Bay Area, A.C.T.’s M.F.A. Program actors create a classic love story…

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  • The Living Arts Playback Ensemble Presents: An Evening of Playback Theater

    • Saturday, March 12, 2016
    • 8 to 9:30 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $20 Advance, $25 Door
    • $20 Senior and Students

    You are invited to bring a story to tell or simply watch a story unfold as it is transformed into theatre by the ensemble, using movement, music, ritual and spoken improvisation.

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    Proceeds benefit the Living Arts Playback Theatre Ensemble. For more info email info@livingartsplayback.org or call (510)…

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    Living Arts Playback
  • Preview screening of “Frida Kahlo: Entre el Dolor y El Placer”

    • Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $10 Admission

    Last chance to see the national premiere of the Documentary “Frida Kahlo: Entre El Dolor y El Placer.” This event is a preview screening and Q&A with director Gabriel Santander, and producer Noemi Cadena. The festival will start Saturday, Feb 20th.

    "My painting carries with it the message of pain."- Frida Kahlo

    In this event we celebrate the life and great work of Mexican visual artist Frida Kahlo. Frida is most well-known by her self-portraits that speak of the physical and emotional pain she endured throughout her life. Join us in collaboration with CANAL 22 Mexico as we present for the first time ever in the United…

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    Frida, Entre El Dolor y El Placer
  • Corazón del Barrio: MCCLA 29th Open House

    • Saturday, February 13, 2016
    • 12 pm to 4:30 pm
    • Free Admission

    MCCLA OPEN HOUSE! Come celebrate with us our annual open house with live music, free classes, art, food, performances and printmaking! This event is free for all and everyone is welcome!

     

    • Sábado, 13 de Febrero, 2016
    • 12 pm a 4:30pm
    • Admision: Gratis!

    MCCLA CASA ABIERTA! Ven a celebrar con nosotros nuestra casa abierta con música en vivo, clases gratuitas, arte, comida, actuaciones especiales y grabados en xilografía! Este evento es gratuito para todos y todos son bienvenidos!!

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  • Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra: We Didn’t Cross the Borders, The Borders Crossed Us

    • Opening: Saturday, January 16, 2016
    • 2nd Floor Gallery
    • Free Admission
    • Runs through February 13, 2016

    From the 16th of January 2016 until the 13th of February 2016, The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts will open it’s doors to the public with the exhibit entitled “Mexicanos al Grito de Guerra: We didn’t cross the borders, the borders crossed us” which poses a bilateral reflection within groups of graphic artists, creators, and activists on both sides of the border between Mexico and U.S.A. Motivated by the daily troubles that are suffered in this region of the American continent (although not exclusive) the sample aims to question both the participating artists and the spectators themselves survival in daily life.

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    Mexicanos Al Grito De Guerra