Tag: performing arts


DJ Latinidad’s Latino Dance Party

DJ Latinidad’s Latino Dance Party

MACLA Presents DJ Latinidad's Latino Dance Party, Friday-Sunday, February 17-19, 2017 Tickets: DJLatinidadatMACLA.eventbrite.com   From the dance party music of the Boogie Down Bronx to the Latin Alternative sounds of Nortec Collective, Mark Valdez’ DJ Latinidad’s Latino Dance Party is an immersive theater experience of dance, drama and comedy woven together by the music of legendary […]

Love, Food, Love (2014)

written and directed by Robert Karimi with special guests John Castro, Leticia Hernandez-Linares, Tomas Riley, Jessica Lopez Lyman and  more February 14- 16, 2014 Love, Food, Love was equal parts cooking show and theater performance, and above all, an interactive experience where audiences connected around our love of food, our stories, and the similarities among our […]

Grados Inefables/Ineffable Degrees (2013)

By Desmar Guevara, featuring Nelson Ojeda on piano and the Classical Revolution String Quartet April 26–28, 2013 Grados Inefables (Ineffable Degrees) is a daring new work of contemporary classical music, which draws from the rich musical traditions of Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, its diasporas and the symbolic universe of Freemasonry.

PLACAS: The Most Dangerous Tattoo (2012)

A play by Paul S. Flores, developed with & directed by Michael John Garcés Starring Ricardo Salinas of Culture Clash October 5—14, 2012 Placas is a stage drama about family, transformation and redemption that focuses on a former Salvadorean gang member in the barrio of San Francisco trying to reclaim his family while letting go […]

Voces Del Desierto/Voices of the Desert (2012)

An original concept and composition by Guillermo Galindo, performed by Quinteto Latino March 16–18, 2012 World Premiere Voces del Desierto is a multi-disciplinary musical composition inspired by the journey of all those who dare to cross borders in search of a better life. This original and eclectic work includes traditional wind instruments and instruments made […]

A Body Parted/Un Cuerpo Partido (2011)

A BODY PARTED: SHRAPNEL OF PRESENT TIME/ UN CUERPO PARTIDO: ESQUIRLAS DE TIEMPO PRESENTE By Secos y Mojados Collective: Victor Cartagena, Violeta Luna, David Molina, Antigone Trimis, and Roberto Varea September 23—25, 2011 This is the second performance of the “Border (TRIP)tych” by San Francisco-based collective Secos y Mojados. The project is a visual narrative […]
Mayda Del Valle (2011)

Mayda Del Valle (2011)

April 30, 2011 An evening of spoken word with Mayda del Valle, the youngest person and the first Latina to win the individual title at the National Poetry Slam, the world series of spoken word. A cast member of Def Poetry Jam on HBO and Broadway, del Valle was also named by O Magazine as […]
Empanada (2010)

Empanada (2010)

A staged reading by Anel I. Flores October 23, 2010 A hilarious dramedy chronicling the emotional story of the difficult challenges a Mexican-American is faced with when family, religion, culture, and inner truth come together. Empanada forces us to challenge our own beliefs and see life through the eyes of a woman who is torn […]

Ramble-Ations: A One d’Lo Show (2010)

By D’Lo October 2, 2010 In Ramble-Ations: A One D’Lo Show, Sri Lankan, transgendered, vegetarian, performance and hip-hop artist D’Lo weaves personal stories through poetry, music, comedy and video. D’Lo presents a parade of characters, real and imaginary. The characters’ stories reveal the challenge of preserving immigrant traditions in America and of battling against ignorance, […]

Border Remixeado and Sonidero Verbobala (2010)

by Verbobala March 19, 2010 This DJ/VJ project built on the traditions of the sonideros of Monterrey and early Jamaican soundsystems includes global rhythms from the underground: 808 beats under roots cumbia, Balkan horns blasting over dub, and electronic music and field recordings from three continents. Live video projections, VJ battles and Spanglish MC’s make […]