Events starting in October 2017

Events 1–16 of 56

Heritage Artist-in-Residence Program. Spain–United States
  • Heritage
  • San Francisco

Heritage Artist-in-Residence Program. Spain–United States

This new artist-in-residence program explores themes related to artistic and cultural heritage from a creative and multidisciplinary perspective.

Oct 1 – Oct 31, 2017

Eduardo Frías at Carnegie Hall
  • Music
  • New York

Eduardo Frías at Carnegie Hall

Eduardo Frías performs the complete works for piano written by Spanish composer Jorge Grundman.

Oct 3, 2017

La Hija de Cayetana by Carmen Posadas
  • Literature
  • Miami

La Hija de Cayetana by Carmen Posadas

Spanish-Uruguayan writer Carmen Posadas talks about her work and presents her latest novel at Books & Books.

Oct 4, 2017

Designers with Character
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Designers with Character

Typography’s value has risen in all artistic fields thanks to the works of graphic designers. This exhibition aims to show, via some of the best studios, that this conversation is especially alive in contemporary Spanish graphic design.

Oct 5 – Nov 5, 2017

Iker Karrera: #7fm
  • Performing arts
  • New York

Iker Karrera: #7fm

#7fm is a contemporary dance piece choreographed by Iker Karrera and presented at the 17 edition of the Dumbo Dance Festival.

Oct 5 – Oct 7, 2017

CUA Symphony Orchestra featuring Spanish soprano Amaya Arberas
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

CUA Symphony Orchestra featuring Spanish soprano Amaya Arberas

Spanish soprano Amaya Arberas joins Maestro Simeone Tartaglione and The Catholic University of America Symphony Orchestra to perform Manuel de Falla’s “Siete canciones populares españolas.”

Oct 5, 2017

2017 Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies
  • Heritage
  • Williamsburg

2017 Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies

Scholars and pilgrims come together to discuss the history of pilgrimage as well as the unique culture that surrounds it in the modern day.

Oct 6 – Oct 8, 2017

José María Alvarez at The Americas Poetry Festival of New York
  • Literature
  • New York

José María Alvarez at The Americas Poetry Festival of New York

Spanish poet José María Alvarez participates in this multilingual Festival with his experimental poetry.

Oct 6, 2017

Landscape to Table. Extremadura, the Acorn Meadows, and the Iberian Pig
  • Culinary Arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Landscape to Table. Extremadura, the Acorn Meadows, and the Iberian Pig

A short screening about Extremadura’s Acorn Meadows will lead attendees to a conversation on traditional food production, followed by an exclusive tasting of Ibérico ham, regional cheeses, and wines.

Oct 6, 2017

Piano recital by Josefina Urraca
  • Music
  • New York

Piano recital by Josefina Urraca

Spanish pianist Josefina Urraca presents a solo recital at the Opera America Center with music by Rachmaninov, Albéniz and Haydn.

Oct 6, 2017

The Pearl Fishers conducted by Plácido Domingo
  • Performing arts
  • Los Angeles

The Pearl Fishers conducted by Plácido Domingo

Plácido Domingo conducts the “Pearl Fishers,” an opera by Georges Bizet, at the Los Angeles Opera.

Oct 7 – Oct 22, 2017

Films Across Borders: Stories of Migration now
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Films Across Borders: Stories of Migration

Showcasing international tales of courage, hope, and determination, this careful selection of documentary and dramatic films will captivate you with stories of immigrants and refugees struggling to find a place to call home.

Oct 8 – Dec 12, 2017

2017 Maestros de Arquitectura Lecture: Juan Herreros
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C.

2017 Maestros de Arquitectura Lecture: Juan Herreros Canceled

AIA|DC and LA.IDEA DC announce the 2017 Maestros de Arquitectura Lecture featuring Spanish Architect Juan Herreros, principal of estudio Herreros.

Oct 10, 2017

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco
  • Literature
  • New York

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco

Jesús Carrasco presents his award-winning debut novel about a boy fleeing across an unnamed, drought-stricken country ruled by unspeakable violence.

Oct 11, 2017

Festival de la Palabra 2017 in New York
  • Literature
  • New York

Festival de la Palabra 2017 in New York

The 8th edition of the Literature Festival brings readers and writers together in a series of readings, lectures, and workshops to promote the exchange of literature and ideas.

Oct 12 – Oct 14, 2017

Juanjo Mena at National Symphony Orchestra
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Juanjo Mena at National Symphony Orchestra

Spanish Conductor Juanjo Mena pairs Tchaikovsky’s stirring “Pathétique” Symphony with Barber’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Piano Concerto featuring soloist Garrick Ohlsson.

Oct 12 – Oct 15, 2017