• Carnaval SF Video Party

    • Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6pm
    • Theater & Lobby (1st Floor)
    • $5 Admission

    The MCCLA had the honor of collaborating with Cuban choreographer Temistocles Betancourt to lead our Carnaval Contingent “Arraizando” where dancers and musicians represented the vibrancy of rhythms from Latin America and San Francisco! Join us to celebrate their success in the video screening of CARNAVAL SF 2016. Refreshments will be provided.

    El MCCLA tuvo el honor de colaborar con el coreógrafo Temistocles Betancourt para dirigir nuestra comparsa de Carnaval “Arraizando” donde bailarínes y músicos representaron la vitalidad de los ritmos Latinoamericanos y de San Francisco! Acompañanos a celebrar sus exitos en la proyección del video de CARNAVAL SF 2016. Se servirán…

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    Carnaval SF Video Party 2016
  • Sonando Sur / Sonando Norte: A Day of Son Jarocho (Música Veracruzana)

    • Saturday, June 18, 2016
    • 3 pm to 12 am
    • Workshops: 3 pm to 5 pm
    • $15 for one class, $20 for two

    Join us for a day of Son Jarocho “Sonando Sur / Sonando Norte” with workshops, concert and Fandango! Workshops include Zapateado dance, Jarana and requinto for various levels, followed by a live concert with different Son Jarocho groups from Veracruz and the Bay Area, highlighting the different aspects and interpretations of Son Jarocho music from the south of Veracruz, Mexico. Bring your instruments and dancing shoes and join us for an open FANDANGO after the concert!

    Learn to play the Jarana and Requinto, and dance Zapateado Veracruzano!

    • Beginning Jarana / Intermediate: 3pm to 4pm
    • Requinto:…

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  • End of Semester Show: June 2016

    • Saturday, June 11, 2016
    • 3 pm to 5 pm
    • Theatre (1st Floor)
    • $8 Admission

    Showcasing MCCLA teachers, classes and students! Join us for our twice-yearly performances by students from MCCLA artistic classes, demonstrating dance, music, percussion, and printmaking. If you like what you see, enroll in a class now!

    Acompañanos en nuestro show annual de presentaciones por estudiantes del MCCLA haciendo baile, música, percusión y grabados de arte. Si te gusta lo que ves, entonces inscríbete en una clase ahora! Presentando a los profesores, las classes y estudiantes del…

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    End Of Semester Show 2016
  • MAPP (Mission Arts Performance Project) Presents: Songwriters Showcase

    • Saturday, June 4, 2016
    • 7 pm to 10:30 pm
    • Inti Raymi Gallery
    • Free Admission!

    Showcasing Bay Area singer songwriters:

    • 7 pm to 7:40 pm: Mothers Fathers Sisters Brothers (Alt Folk)
    • 7:45 pm to 8:25 pm: Alzara of Brother Spellbinder (Cabaret-folk Dream pop)
    • 8:30 pm to 9:10 pm: David Starlight* (Soul Folk de EEUU)
    • 9:15p m to 9:55 pm: Eileen Torrez (Honey-tinged Rock)
    • 10 pm to 10:40 pm: The Native Union (Native Rock African Folk)

    Visual artists: “La Puerta en el Puente del Tiempo” by Carlos Loarca and Betsie…

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    MAPP: Mission Arts And Performance Project
  • 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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    Black Orpheus