Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts Upcoming Events Jan-Feb. 2013




 Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Upcoming Events Jan-Feb. 2013 
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Navidad Negra 
Esperando La Llegada del Alba / Awaiting The Arrival of the Dawn
Winter Workshops
"Corazon del Barrio" Open House
Saturday / January 5, 2013 / 7:00pm / Theater / $5

The MCCLA y TRADICIÓN PERUANA CULTURAL CENTER invitan a todo publico a participar de la "Bajada de Reyes" con las tradiciones culturales Afro-Peruanos. Ven a conocer y disfrutar de la fiesta Afro-Peruana que da inicio  a la temporada del "Verano Negro". Con la presentación de los grupos JARANON Y BOCHINCHE y PROYECTO-PERU DANZA Y MÚSICA. Con CAJÓN, GUITARRA, CONGA, BAJO, y   CAJITA, PERCUSIÓN de todo tipo, y la presencia de grandes músicos de esta tradición: Julio Cesar Baluarte, Carlos Medina Soto, Jose Luis Aznaran Soto y Renato Soto. No te lo puedes perder!
Tuesdays / January 15 to March 5 / 10:30 to 11:30am / Studio E / Ages: 2 to 3.5  

This workshop is a learning space to sense color variations, textures, and the use of recyclables in their master pieces. It nurtures curiosity and endless possibilities for toddlers to communicate their thoughts and feelings. The workshop includes circle time, motor-skills activities, art-crafts project, story-time, and culture appreciation. Play, discover, meet friends and learn Spanish!. Spanish fluency is not required; however Spanish will be spoken 100% of the time. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult. Limited to 10 toddlers.

FEES information here: www.superbspanish.com/latam-painters

Registration is obligatory for each session. All materials are included. No refunds. No make-ups.
Opening Reception Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 6:30pm / Inti Raymi Gallery / $5 / Exhibition directed by Moïse Touré /  Show opens from January 16 to February 16, 2013 
 
Conversation with Moïse Touré / Wednesday / February 6, 2013 / 6:30pm / Suggested donation $5

MCCLA gallery department is proud to present "Esperando la llegada del Alba". The exhibition is the result of a work with Bay Area residents representative of the Latino cultural diversity. It addresses the question of community while nurturing the talent of non-professional participants and places them at the center of the creative process based upon the cooperation between acclaimed international artists Moise Touré and Francis Viet, local talent Kiazad Ehya, Tomo Saito, and the non-professional performers who have participated in the year-long adventure.
February  4 - March 25 / 5:00 - 7:00 / Digital Studio MCCLA 3rd floor / Ages 12+ / 8 classes Ages 12-17, $64 / Ages 18+, $80
 
Instructors: Ko Wong-Horiuchi & Noah Frank

The Beatshop workshop will host 'Reason' and 'Ableton' Live. The class will cover a wide range of topics depending on skill level from DJing, producing, recording, synthesizer programming, drum programming, sampling and mixing. Please go to www.beatshoplabs.com/signup to sign up. Limited only to the people signing up, no exceptions. More info: beatshoplabs@gmail
Delicious Drawing & Painting - Watercolor Classes w/ Nataliya Tyaglo
Tuesdays /February 5 - March 12 /6:30-7:30pm/
Beginners & Intermediate / Ages 6+ 
6 classes: $72 (paid in full)

Improve your drawing and painting skills through an exploration of graphite drawing and watercolor painting of foods you love. Review fundamentals of drawing, basic watercolor techniques, and learn about composition, proportions, balance, value, and color selection.

Wednesday / February 6 - March 27 / 10:30-11:30am / All levels / Ages 18+ / 8 classes: $96/ $15 drop-in

Whether you're expecting or you're a new mom, belly dance is a great way to get exercise and have fun doing it. In this workshop, we'll explore the fundamentals of belly dance with special modifications for women who are expecting. We'll focus on strength and flexibility and learn how to dance with a veil. With  lively music and a supportive atmosphere, this is a great workout suitable to all levels. Veils will be provided.
Saturday / February 9, 2013 / 12:00-4:00 pm / FREE Admission / Lobby & Theater

Come and enjoy the amazing Orquesta Adelante and take FREE CLASSES: Flamenco with Kerensa DeMars, Afro-Cuban-Haitian Folkloric Dance with Temistocles Betancourt, and Zumba with Neo Garcia. Also, FREE ART WORKSHOP with Nataliya Tyaglo. Enjoy our delicious 'aguas frescas' and 'pastel'.
Mark your calendar!
Navidad Negra
Toddlers Discovering Latin America
Esperando la llegada
Beatshop
Delicious Drawing
Belly Dance for Moms
Corazon del Barrio
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