Aguacero: Puerto Rican Bomba music @ South First Fridays Series // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

On Friday, November 4, the free South First Friday series at MACLA brings to you the traditions and creative expressions of Puerto Rican Bomba music and dance by Aguacero. The notable First Friday Fiesta Series at MACLA brings several of the Bay Area's most prominent Latin American music and dance companies to MACLA's Castellano Playhouse […]

Free

[exhibit] Pattern Recognition @ MACLA // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

Meet artist Linda Vallejo! Vallejo speaks about her work from "The Brown Dot Project" in our new exhibition, Pattern Recognition. In this newest exhibition, Aaron De La Cruz, Adrian Esparza, and Linda Vallejo construct, unravel, and mark to re-encounter the familiar. Free admission. Link: http://maclaarte.org/programs/visual-arts/ Gallery hours: Wed & Thu, 12 noon - 7pm Fri - […]

FREE

South First Fridays Series: Gabriel Navia & Sulkary // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

On Friday, September 2, the free South First Friday series at MACLA brings a Latin Fusion sound, emanated passionately and soulfully by Gabriel Navia & Sulkary Valverde. The notable South First Friday Fiesta Series at MACLA brings several of the Bay Area's most prominent Latin American music and dance companies to MACLA's Castellano Playhouse in […]

FREE

[exhibit] Latina Street Artists, Code Mixing: From Concrete to Canvas // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

See below for images of exhibition! Code Mixing: From Concrete to Canvas Dates: Jun 1 - Aug 14, 2016 Guest curated by Alice Mizrachi, Code Mixing presents the work of latina street artists at the intersection of art, politics, and gender. Featuring work by Mitsy Ávila Águila, Nanibah Chacon, Lady Pink, Leslie "DIME" Lopez and […]

FREE

Cunamacué @ MACLA // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

South First Fridays Series: Cunamacué Free performance as part of MACLA's monthly performing arts series; Cunamacué present a diversity of dances and music from the Afro-Peruvian culture. This South FIRST FRIDAYS features a street market, artists, music and food trucks on S 1st St. from San Carlos to Williams.   IN THE CASTELLANO PLAYHOUSE THEATER: […]

Free

Tarimba: Mexican Jarocho show @ MACLA // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

Tarimba (Friday, May 6), a collective comprised of local Bay Area musicians who have embraced the traditional genre of Son Jarocho music and dance from the Mexican state of Veracruz. The notable First Friday Fiesta Series at MACLA brings several of the Bay Area's most prominent Latin American music and dance companies to MACLA's Castellano […]

Family Art Day @ MACLA // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

MACLA's Family Art Day annually welcomes families and youth of all ages to Parque de los Pobladores (in front of MACLA) for an afternoon of engaging visual art activities, an outdoor stage with performances, dance classes for youth, free gallery tours, food from Taqueria Angelica's, entertainment, and more! Sign up for a library card & […]

FREE

West Coast Premiere of ’57 Chevy Starring Ric Salinas // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana presents the West Coast Premiere of ’57 Chevy. Ric Salinas, of the ground-breaking comedy troupe Culture Clash, stars in ’57 Chevy, a solo performance written by Emmy winning Cris Franco is cheeky memoir about being a “double immigrant.” Schedule: Thu-Sat, March 10-12, 2016, 8pm Sunday, March 13, 2016, […]

$10 – $20

Custom Lives: Rasquache Renaissance: art exhibit // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana presents Custom Lives: Rasquache Renaissance. Works by Carlos Rolón/Dzine, Marcos Gaitan, Sergio Garcia, Luis Gispert, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Gilbert "Magu" Lujan, Melina Ramirez, Betsabeé Romero, and Ana Serrano, who together fluidly navigate the space between culture and subculture. To take part in the act of customization is a […]

Free

Candy & Chrome Car Show @ MACLA // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

MACLA's Candy & Chrome Car Show highlights San Jose's local lowrider culture as well as Bay Area makers, food trucks, and more! This weekend's there's 3 events at MACLA. See below! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/557059707793603/ About: The car show is being held in conjuction with MACLA's event: '57 Chevy. Curated by Marcos Gaitán of Hightone Car Club. […]

FREE

South First Fridays Fiesta: Gabriel Navia Latin Fusion Sulkary Valverde // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

Gabriel Navia & Sulkary emanate an intimate and very high energy level of Latin passion and soul in their music. Gabriel Navia is a Latin Grammy nominated guitarist, composer and producer, and Sulkary Valverde one of the greatest new voices of Cuba. Both artists have toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and South […]

Free

MACLA: Found in Translation // San Jose

MACLA 510 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA

MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana is an inclusive contemporary arts space grounded in the Chicano/Latino experience that incubates new visual, literary and performance art in order to engage people in civic dialogue and community transformation. More than 30,000 children, youth, young adults, families and community residents participate in the 50 programs MACLA produces […]