Tag Archives: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts

Courtesy of artist Jos Sances.

Benefit for Mission Artists Attracts Latino All Stars

The fundraiser tonight for leading cultural figures Rene Yañez and Yolanda Lopez, who are being evicted from the home they have lived in for 35 years, will bring together some of the icons of the Latino...
Rene Yañez stands in front of his 3D piece, part of Illuminations: Día de los Muertos 2011 exhibit opening Oct. 7 at SOMArts Cultural Center Bay Gallery.

“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction

Spanning three decades in the Mission District, prominent San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, who seeded and grew the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration into a citywide event, is in the process of...
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission rendering

Valencia Sewer System to Get Green Improvements

When most people think about sewer systems, they’re likely to envision unsightly industrial facilities like pump stations and treatment plants. But in several San Francisco neighborhoods, including the Mission District, public debate is focusing increasingly...