Fall 2017

Upcoming Events

All events are open to the public and free, unless stated otherwise. We look forward to seeing you at our Center. Enjoy!

  • Nov 28 Tue

    Judaism and Social Justice with Rabbi Brant Rosen

    • Rabbi Brant Rosen
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Race and Religion

    Lecture / MCC Lounge

    What is the history of the Jewish commitment to social justice? Is it an inherent part of Jewish tradition or is it largely a cultural/political phenomenon rooted in the social experience of the Jewish people? This presentation will explore the historical intersection of Judaism and the struggle for social justice, with special attention to how it is changing in the current 21st century context. Brant Rosen is the Midwest Regional Director of the American Friends Service Committee, and is the founder and Rabbi of Tzedek Chicago.

  • Nov 29 Wed

    Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

    • The Indians Who Rocked the World
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Cup of Culture

    Film Screening / MCC Theater

    This a documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history. It tells the story of a profound, essential, and, until now, missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Jimi Hendrix, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Randy Castillo, and others, RUMBLE shows how these talented Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives. Rezolution Pictures International is an Aboriginal-owned film and television production company. 103 min.

  • Nov 30 Thu

    An Evening of Self Expression

    • Open Mic
    7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    The MCC in IV

    Open Mic / BIKO Garage 6612 Sueno Rd, Isla Vista

    The MCC hosts a quarterly open mic for anyone to artistically express themselves using all creative outlets - including spoken word, poetry, hip hop, music and dance. This quarter’s MC is ¡Alas!, poet, artist, and activist who braids her lived experience as an undocumented mujer subsisting on stolen land with the theories of rebellious decolonization.

Past Events