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News & Press Releases
March 2015: MACLA presents its 17th Latino Art Now! Exhibition
January 2015: MACLA presents ¡Ser!, the award-winning theater performance by Karen Anzoategui, directed by Marcos Nájera.
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September 2014: Jeff Chang reads from his latest book, Who We Be: The Colorization of America, on October 23, 2014. Discussion with KQED follows.
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August 2014: Unmasked, an exhibition on real and re-imagined superheoes, opens August 27, 2014.
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May 2014: Cosmos Codex, commissioned work by Vargas-Suarez UNIVERSAL, opens May 2, 2014.
Apr 2014: Community Supported Art (CSA) Program launches April 7, 2014.
Mar 2014: MACLA is co-initiating “What’s your Stance on Arts and Culture in San Jose?” on April 23, 2014, 7:00 p.m. at the San José Repertory Theater.
Latino Art Now! 16th Annual Auction + Exhibition, opens March 7, 2014.
Feb 2014: MACLA is co-sponsoring this February’s Center for Literary Arts lecture, featuring novelist Cristina García in conversation with Andrew Sean Greer. Ms. García has published six highly-acclaimed novels, including Dreaming in Cuban, a finalist for the National Book Award. A reading and book signing is on February 5, followed by the lecture on February 6 at 1:00 pm. This event is organized by The Center for Literary Arts in San José and the Department of World Languages and Literatures at San José State University.Visit litart.org for details.
Jan 2014: Our Senior Curator, Mónica Ramírez-Montagut, participates in Yerba Buena Center for the Arts’ ConVerge event, an evening of performance and conversation that explores cross-disciplinary collaboration and generative platforms in art-making today. www.ybca.org/converge
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
2013 PEAPOD ADOBE YOUTH VOICES ACADEMY
Film: Rhythm of a Refugee (2013 Adobe Aspire Awards, 1st Place Best Collaboration Project)
Film: Be the One
Music Video: Polaroids & Films (2013 Adobe Aspire Awards, Best Music Video)
Film: Make the Call (2013 Adobe Youth Voices 2013 Film Camp. Best Production Award)
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Latin Standards by Marga Gomez February 9-11, 2018 Latin Standards Written and Performed by Marga Gomez (GLAAD Award, 2017 “Best of the Bay Award Comedy”)
Yissy García and Bandancha Sunday, December 3, 2017, 7pm Be a part of the San José debut of international award-winning percussionist Yissy García and her acclaimed jazz cubano band, Bandancha.
Songs of Strength, Songs of Regret Saturday, November 18, 2017 Click here for tickets! Inspired by Greek mythology and drawing on the personal stories of
MACLA Presents an Exclusive First Reading of “Ask A Mexican,” Friday, September 22, 2017 7pm Reception (Doors Open) 7:30pm Opening Remarks by Anthony J Garcia
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
MACLA Presents Sandra Antongiorgi Friday-Saturday, November 11-12, 2016, 8pm Sunday, November 13, 2016, 1pm Tickets at SandraAtMACLA.eventbrite.com With Opening Performance by María José Montijo MACLA/Movimiento de Arte
A Conversation on Resegregation + the Movement for Racial Justice Now with Jeff Chang Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 6pm Tickets at JeffChangAtMACLA.eventbrite.com Moderated by Queena Kim
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
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
’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
Classic Tracks: Migrating Rhythms Solo Exhibition of New Work by Carlos Rolón/Dzine Sep 5 – Nov 11, 2018 Classic Tracks: Migrating Rhythms is a celebration of migration
We Interrupt this Message, Jun 1 – Aug 12, 2018 We Interrupt this Message looks at the role of the artist as activist/disruptor. Featuring Artists:
20th Latino Art Now! Art Auction & Exhibition Exhibition: Wednesday, April 4 – Saturday, May 19, 2018 Auction: Saturday, May 19, 2018 Doors open, 6pm
Notes on Democracy Dec 1, 2017 – Mar 11, 2018 Notes on Democracy examines the work of artists who explore the depths of our country’s
Shelter/Refugio Exhibition Jun 2 – Aug 13, 2017 The history of the United States has been one of migration, of refuge and shelter. To commemorate
19th Latino Art Now! Art Auction & Exhibition Exhibition: Wednesday, April 5 – Saturday, May 13, 2017 Auction: Saturday, May 13, 2017 Doors open, 6pm
Pattern Recognition Exhibition Sep 2 — Nov 13, 2016 Aaron De La Cruz, Adrian Esparza and Linda Vallejo construct, unravel, and mark to re-encounter the familiar. Read
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
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,
Exhibition April 1 – May 14, 2016 View the very best in contemporary Latino art from the Bay Area and beyond. Free and open to