The Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts was started in the 1970s by a group of SFSU students who refused to let their lifeblood flow along the periphery. They wanted the art, music, poetry, and dance of Latin Americans, of Chicanos, to move beyond the confines of the neighborhood and take center stage. Thirty-five years later, with few resources and a mostly volunteer staff, MCCLA has grown into the largest center of its kind in the country. Tonight, poet, co-founder, and professional storyteller Nina Serrano will weave tales from the threads of the center's rich... More >>>