First Friday Fiesta at MACLA

as Part of Monthly SoFA District Art Walk

All performances are FREE. No reservations or tickets required.

The notable #FirstFridayFiesta Series at MACLA brings several of the Bay Area’s most prominent Latin American music and dance companies to MACLA’s Castellano Playhouse in the heart of Downtown San José for an evening of free, educational, and engaging performances. The series is presented by MACLA during the monthly SoFA District Art Walk.

UPCOMING PROGRAM

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE

Friday, December 6, 6-10 p.m. 
 
Celebrate the Holiday Season with MACLA!
 
Join us on Friday, December 6, from 6 to 10 p.m. at our pop-up Holiday Boutique, get your loved-ones the best handcrafted gifts and support local vendors! For more information contact Isabel Cruz at isabel@maclaarte.org
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PAST ARTISTS

November 2019 Cumbiamba Colimbiana, Colombian Cumbia

October 2019 Rudy de AndaMusic and Dance

September 2019 Blue Tango ProjectTango & Blues

August 2019 Jahny WallzLatin Fusion Music

June 2019 AjayuPsychedelic Andean Music

May 2019 Pan DulceFunk, punk, metal, ska, and latinx influences

April 2019 Taller BombaleleAfro Puerto Rican music and dance

March 2019 Danza Venezuela Bay AreaVenezuelan music and dance

February 2019 Conjunto Folklorico Panama America, Dances, folklore and traditions of Panamanian culture

December 2018 Cuba in the MixAfro-Latino Music, Dance and Poetry

November 2018 Banda Sin NombreFolk Music

October 2018 DJ Mare.e.Fresh, Cumbia, hiphop, reggaeton, and banda

September 2018 DJ LeydisCuban Hip-Hop

August 2018 La ClandestinaLatin American Music

June 2018 Calafia ArmadaAfro-Colombian Music

May 2018 Rosa Los SantosAfro-Peruvian Music and Dance

April 2018 Bolivian Dance TeamBolivian Music and Dance

March 2018 Charged ParticlesLatin Jazz Music

February 2018 Maracatu PacificoBrazilian Music and Dance

December 2017 4 Con 3, Cuban Music and Dance

November 2017 LoCuraCalifas Mestizo Music

October 2017 Asociacion Cultural KanchisPeruvian Music and Dance

September 2017 Entre SonMexican Fusion Music

August 2017 Corazon SalvajeCumbia and Poetry

June 2017 Sonido ClashFuture Latino Sounds

May 2017 Sweet SpiceLatin Dance Standards

April 2017 Valverde Dance TheatreMusic and Dance from the Andes

March 2017 Silvestre MartinezAfro-Oaxacan Jazz

February 2017 SambaxéBrazilian Dance and Music

December 2016 Alafia Dance EnsembleAfrican Haitian Dance

November 2016 AguaceroPuerto Rican Bomba

October 2016 MaKrúRumba Flamenca, Reggae, Cuban Son, Cumbia, Ska

September 2016 Gabriel Navia and SulkaryJazz-flamenco and Cuban Music

August 2016 CunamacuéAfro-Peruvian Dance

June 2016 La Mixta CriollaCaribbean Music

May 2016 TarimbaSon Jarocho Music

April 2016 Silvestre Martinez and the East Bay’s ConspiracyLatin Dance Music

March 2016 NosotrasWomen’s Ensemble

February 2016 Gabriel Navia & SulkaryLatin Music Fusion Artist

December 2015 Jaranón y BochincheAfro-Peruvian Dance

November 2015 Arenas Dance CompanyCuban Dance

September 2015 Columbian SoulColombian Dance

August 2015 Flamenco Society of San JoseFlamenco Dance

June 2015 AguaceroPuerto Rican Bomba Music and Dance

May 2015 Capoeira of San JoséBrazilian Capoeira

April 2015 NosotrasWomen’s Ensemble

March 2015 Jaranón y BochincheAfro-Peruvian Dance

February 2015 Loco BlocoYouth and Family Art Organization

December 2014 Los LeonesCumbia, Latin Dance

November 2014 Future Arts Now!Arts Education Program

October 2014 Yeye Suarez and EnsembleAfro Latin Fusion Music

Check out the videos from our previous performances!​