• Memorias de Carnaval

    For the past 24 years, San Francisco Carnaval has brought together the Latino communities. Mission Cultural Center is honored to present a series of videos reminiscing the last years of choreographies, costumes, artists and floats! Walk by our lobby and be delighted by 24 years of sweet memories of…

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    Memorias de Carnaval
  • Desde La Cueva Del Jaguar: Canciónes en tiempos de Covid

    During the pandemic, Miguelito Martinez and Luna Alonso Glasner found the perfect balance when creating music together. With time, they decided to name this project "Canciónes en épocas de covid".

    The duo and rearranges some popular songs of their favorite composers: Ruben Blades, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tomas Mendez, and experiments with the genres. While listening to their songs, yo can enjoy a salsa that has been converted into a blues, a rock song into a bolero, a pop song into an Afro-Cuban genre, everything subtly crafted without losing the essence that makes them so unique.

    In this intimate concert, you will…

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    Canciones en tiempos de covid
  • Board of Directors Public Comment Meeting

    • Wednesday April 21, 2021
    • 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
    • Live on Facebook

    Join us in this space, where we will talk about MCCLA activities and more, meet our board members!

    Everyone is welcome at our public comment meeting! This is your opportunity to meet our board members and learn about our new 2021 programming, activities, upcoming events, and special projects.

    You will also get to share your ideas, comments, and suggestions, and explore volunteering opportunities!

    Todos están bienvenidos!

    Participate via Eventbrite!

    Agenda

    • Board Chair's Report
    • Executive Director's Report
    • Public Comment Time

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    Public Comment Meeting
  • Luna Negra Online Concert

    • Friday, March 19, 2021
    • From 6 pm to 7 pm
    • Free online event!
    • Live on our Facebook and YouTube!

    Desde la cueva del Jaguar!!

    MCCLA presents for the 15th consecutive year LUNA NEGRA, a night of music and women artists! Come and receive the energy of the moon with us!

    Special guests: Las Hermanas Gallagirls!

    About the Artists

    Well, we have been singing together from the start. Our mother and father have been important musical influences in our lives and have passed on the gift of a deep love for song, the search for harmony, and the ongoing pursuit of music in our lives. We spent our childhood in Costa Rica. This part of…

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    The Gallagirls
  • El vuelo de las letras (Mes Internacional de la Mujer)

    • Thursday, March 18, 2021
    • From 6:30 pm to 7pm
    • Free online event!
    • Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and KPOO 89.5 Radio!
    • A Collaboration with Pájaro Latinoamericano KPOO 89.5 FM by Chelis Lopez.

    Event in Spanish. Evento en español.

    El vuelo de las letras es un espacio para la literatura en español, personajes activos del género de Novela, Filosofía, Arte, Teatro y más, que estén envueltos en el vasto mundo de la palabra escrita. Acompañanos en este viaje de aprendizaje junto con nuestra entrevistadora Cheliz Lopez, radio locutora y periodista activa de nuestra comunidad, luchadora de la preservación de las artes y culturas Latinas por más de 20 años en el arte de la Bahía.

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    El Vuelo de las Letras
  • I Am Why: Reclaiming the Lens – Virtual Exhibition and Panel Discussion

    • Virtual Opening: Monday, March 8, 2021
      6 to 7:30 pm
    • Panel Discussion: Friday, April 9, 2021
      6 to 7 pm
    • Free on our website, Facebook and YouTube!
    • Runs through April 9th

    "Watering the Seeds: Organizing and Creating Paths for Young Women to Lead"

    Join us on Friday, April 9th for a Q & A and panel discussion. Live on our Facebook and Youtube.

    Curatorial Statement

    The portraits in this exhibition were created at four I Am Why art and writing workshops in 2018-2019 in Boston, Chicago, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area. Each participant expressed themselves by altering their printed photographic portraits and writing “I am why” statements.

    I Am Why is…

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    I Am Why: Reclaiming The Lens
  • Dos Bandoleros Online Concert

    Desde la cueva del jaguar!

    Enjoy from your home the best local musicians, a bailar!

    Dos Bandoleros is a Spanish Rumba Duo founded by Raul Vargas (Makrú) and Muchacho Mandanga (La Mandanga) in the Bay Area. Mixing Spanish covers and original compositions, Dos Bandoleros offers a really danceable fun show, full of energy and positive…

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    Dos Bandoleros
  • El vuelo de las letras

    • Thursday, February 18, 2021
    • From 6:30 pm to 7pm
    • Free online event!
    • Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and KPOO 89.5 Radio!
    • A Collaboration with Pájaro Latinoamericano KPOO 89.5 FM by Chelis Lopez.

    Event in Spanish. Evento en español.

    El vuelo de las letras es un espacio para la literatura en español, personajes activos del género de Novela, Filosofía, Arte, Teatro y más, que estén envueltos en el vasto mundo de la palabra escrita. Acompañanos en este viaje de aprendizaje junto con nuestra entrevistadora Cheliz Lopez, radio locutora y periodista activa de nuestra comunidad, luchadora de la preservación de las artes y culturas Latinas por más de 20 años en el arte de la Bahía.

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    El Vuelo de las Letras
  • Orquesta Adelante Music Concert

    • Saturday, February 13, 2021
    • 3 pm to 4 pm
    • Free online event!
    • Live on MCCLA’s Facebook and YouTube

    Let’s dance with our favorite community resident band led by Bass Lady Suzanne…

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    Orquesta Adelante