- Saturday, February 19, 2022 from 10 AM to 5 PM
- Free admission
- On Zoom and in person at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
We are hosting our annual Open House! MCCLA will offer free workshops and activities, both online and in-person, appropriate for all ages. The free workshops and events offered will highlight the diverse cultural experiences available at the MCCLA, throughout the year. Families can enjoy music, arts and crafts, dancing, and much more. Join us after the workshops as we honor Jennie Rodriguez, Executive Director for over 25 years, followed by a musical performance.
Corazón del Barrio is an annual event held in the heart of the historic Mission District by the Mission Cultural…
- In the interest of maintaining the safety of our community, our January 7 Navidad Negra event is CANCELLED.
- Friday, January 7, 2022 from 6 to 7 pm
- Afroperuvian Dance and Music Concert
- $10 Admission (Buy tickets on Eventbrite)
- Family event
- Bilingual event
The MCCLA and Tradition Peruana Cultural Center invite all the public to participate in this descent of Kings with Afro Peruvian cultural traditions. Come and enjoy this particular Afro-Peruvian style to close the Christmas festivities with the presentation of Jaranón and Bochinche. With Cajon, guitar, conga, bass, box and percussion of all kinds.
Artistic Director: Juan de Dios Soto
Choreographer: Lydia Soto
With Musical special guest: Baba Duru
- Opening Reception: Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 6pm to 8pm
- Live Art Auction, Music and Dance Performance: Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 1pm to 6pm
- MCCLA Main Gallery (Second floor)
- Free admission
- All ages
Gifts of Love and Art
Highlighting the spirit of Love, Art, Gifts and the Holidays, Paseo Artístico is showcasing a large gallery show and live art auction with special performances from Arenas Dance Company at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts second floor gallery to raise funds for Paseo Artístico to continue offering free community art programs.
View artwork at accionlatina.org/en/auction
Auctioneer: Paul S. Flores
Hosted by Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.
Bimonthly community art stroll Paseo Artístico…
Couch Concert series 2! Is an online musical space in collaboration with La Peña Berkeley and Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts. This musical project seeks to support local artists, providing a free production for the audience.
Guests: Karl Perazzo, Saul Sierra, Julio de la Cruz.
About the Artist
Karl Perazzo since the age of 2 has played some kind of drum or other. At age 7 he played in a band that his mother and father formed. From there he became unstoppable and went on to play with Cal Tjader while only in the 6th grade.
Karl Perazzo, born and…
- Saturday, November 6 from 11am to 12:30pm
- Free at MCCLA
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts will be celebrating 45 years of Art & Culture in 2022, and wants YOU to be part of it! We are proud MCCLA has reached such outstanding milestones in its history and in the community, and think the occasion for us to honor its accomplishments and longtime mission, is not to be missed. We are excited to hold our first planning meeting in September. Come, listen, and share your ideas, and suggestions. Better yet, join us in the planning of the special anniversary activities. It’s almost time to celebrate!
Your contribution for our awaited special celebration will be greatly appreciated as we…
- Saturday, October 23 from 5:30pm to 6pm
- 2868 Mission Street (MCCLA)
History Matters in the Mission is a mini historic tour down 24th street presented in the form of a street theater procession with live music on a flatbed truck, dancing in the street, giant puppets, and elements of radical street theater originally introduced by the SF Mime Troupe in the 1960’s, with elements of today’s technology such as networked mobile devices and AR. The Chicana feminist artist Yolanda Lopez, who recently passed away in September, was very inspirational in the project conception during conversations with Paseo Artístico coordinator Paul S. Flores in the Fall of 2019 at Accion Latina. The show is dedicated to…
- Saturday, October 9, 2021
- 11am to 12:30pm
- Free on Zoom
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts will be celebrating 45 years of Art & Culture in 2022, and wants YOU to be part of it! We are proud MCCLA has reached such outstanding milestones in its history and in the community, and think the occasion for us to honor its accomplishments and longtime mission, is not to be missed. We are excited to hold our first planning meeting in September. Come, listen, and share your ideas, and suggestions. Better yet, join us in the planning of the special anniversary activities. IT’S ALMOST TIME TO CELEBRATE!
Your contribution for our awaited special celebration will be greatly appreciated as…
- Friday, September 24, 2021 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
- Online on MCCLA Facebook and YouTube
- All ages
Couch concert is an intimate space, to know the stories of great musicians in the bay area. A show hosted by Miguel Martinez, also a recognized musician in the area. Enjoy music and stories.
Edgardo Cambon with surprise guests!
Edgardo Cambon born in 1960 in Montevideo Uruguay Edgardo started his professional career at the ripe age of nine singing Tangos on public Television. He has performed and toured throughout South America Europe Africa and since1986 he is a much-in-demand musician in the U.S.A.
An LP (Latin Percussion Co.) endorser Mr. Cambon has performed or recorded with artists such as…
Siempre con Nosotros / Always with Us
Every year since Carlos Aceituno's passing in September, we have consistently honored his memory, as a most beloved, dedicated teacher and artist. Carlos, a native Guatemalan, was a mestre Capoeirista, and the founder of Fogo Na Roupa, still the best Carnaval contingent ever. His love of community and the arts, and dedication to youth touched so many of us. His superb Carnaval presence with his contingent, choreographies and costumes were simply awesome, and unrivaled.
Since Covid-19 has impacted us in so many ways, we were not able to hold the Carnaval class in his name at MCCLA, as we used to all these years.
Carlos' spirit is still with us and…