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C2SV at MACLA, Thu-Sat, Oct 6-8, 2016

On Thu, Oct 6, 2016, at 10am, in conjunction with C2SV: Creative Convergence Silicon Valley, MACLA hosts a FREE Cultural District Forum in the Castellano Playhouse moderated by Jessica Cusick (Cusick Consulting), with guest speakers Teo Castellanos (actor/writer/director), Moy Eng (Community Arts Stabilization Fund), Dr. Ayodele Nzinga (Oakland’s Black Arts Cultural District), and Steven Oliver (philanthropist/civic leader). On Thu, Oct 6, 2016 at 5:30pm, MACLA opens its doors as part

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6th Chicana/o Biennial

November 20, 2016 (San José, CA)—MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana presents its much-anticipated 6th Chicana/o Biennial, opening December 2, 2016 and will run through March 12, 2017.   MACLA/ Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana is pleased to present its much-anticipated 6th Chicana/o Biennial, MACLA’s most visible and popular juried exhibition

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Candy & Chrome Car Show March 5, 2016

MACLA’s Candy & Chrome Car Show, curated by Marcos Gaitán of Hightone Car Club in conjuction with MACLA. Held outside MACLA at Parque de los Pobladores. Saturday, March 5, 2016, 12 – 4 pm. Free and open to the public. A family friendly car show highlighting San Jose’s local lowrider culture as well as Bay

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’57 Chevy featuring Ric Salinas of Culture Clash: March 10-13, 2016

’57 Chevy featuring Ric Salinas of Culture Clash March 10 – 13, 2016 Castellano Playhouse Ric Salinas of Culture Clash stars in this hilarious one-man comedy written by Cris Franco that chronicles the misadventures of “double immigrants” who first moved from their homelands to the U.S. barrios in search of opportunity – then moved on up

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Code Mixing: From Concrete to Canvas

Exhibition 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 Jessica Sabogal.  

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Creative Exchange Beta, Springboard for the Arts: San Jose’s MACLA engages a multicultural community Nonprofit Finance Fund: Arts Nonprofits Embark On Multi-Year Initiative to Strengthen Organizational Health and Bolster Sector-Wide Equity

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18th Latino Art Now! (2016)

Exhibition April 1 – May 14, 2016 View the very best in contemporary Latino art from the Bay Area and beyond. Free and open to the public during gallery hours. Auction Saturday, May 14, 2016 Doors open at 6 pm Join us for an evening of hors d’oeuvres, food, drinks, entertainment and friendly bidding at

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Custom Lives: Rasquache Renaissance (2016)

December 2, 2015 – March 13, 2016 Work by Carlos Rolón/Dzine, Marcos Gaitán, Sergio García, Luis Gispert, Nery Gabriel Lemus, Gilbert “Magu” Luján, Melina Ramirez, Betsabeé Romero, and Ana Serrano. The work in Custom Lives: Rasquache Renaissance speaks to the ways in which customization carries meaning beyond aesthetics. To take part in the act of

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Mercury News: MACLA’s 25th Anniversary KQED Arts/ The Do List: Rana Santacruz  – Crafting Music for a New America El Observador: Artist Karen Anzoategui finds her identities with “Ser” Mercury News: She’s queer and she’s here in a one-woman theater show like no other ‘Ser!’ Explores Being Bi-Cultural and Queergender

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Found in Translation (2015)

September 2 – November 15, 2015 Work by Pilar Agüero-Esparza, Aaron De La Cruz, Rogelio Gutierrez and Patrick Martinez Curated by Joey Reyes MACLA opens its 2015-16 season with Found in Translation, with works by award-winning, California-based artists Pilar Agüero-Esparza, Aaron De La Cruz, Rogelio Gutierrez and Patrick Martinez. The artists in Found in Translation transform

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