Events starting in December 2017

Events 1–15 of 15

Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo Theater
  • Performing arts
  • New York

Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo Theater

Ballet Hispánico presents three works that reflect on the migrant experience, the tragedy of marginalization, and the triumph of the human spirit, including “Bury Me Standing” by Spanish choreographer Ramón Oller.

Dec 1 – Dec 2, 2017

Spanish Brass in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Brass in Washington, D.C.

Spanish Brass, one of the most dynamic and admired brass groups on the international music scene, performs at the historic Dumbarton Oaks.

Dec 3 – Dec 4, 2017

Celebrating Granados and His Circle
  • Music
  • New York

Celebrating Granados and His Circle

The four-day program explores the rich legacy of the Spanish Piano Trios and its leading exponents, including Granados, Turina, Cassado, and Halffter.

Dec 3 – Dec 20, 2017

150th anniversary of Enrique Granados
  • Music
  • San Juan, PR

150th anniversary of Enrique Granados

Acclaimed Spanish pianist Antonio Ortiz takes part in a concert to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Spanish composer Enrique Granados.

Dec 3, 2017

Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories
  • Film
  • New York

Gurumbé: Afro-Andalusian Memories

A screening and a Flamenco performance explore the fundamental contribution of Afro-Andalusians to Flamenco.

Dec 3, 2017

Eva Davidova in 24:7 at Times Square
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Eva Davidova in 24:7 at Times Square

Spanish artist Eva Davidova presents “Intentions” (2017) and “Matt, Esquina Adidas” (2010) in a video takeover at 10 Times Square created by ZAZ.

Dec 4 – Jan 21, 2018

Eduardo Mendoza: The writer under the radar
  • Literature
  • New York

Eduardo Mendoza: The writer under the radar

The winner of the 2017 Cervantes Award talks about his career and life dedication to literature.

Dec 4, 2017

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration now
  • Visual arts
  • Dallas

Murillo at the Meadows: A 400th Anniversary Celebration

The Meadows’ extraordinary holdings of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo will be featured in a year-long celebration of the artist’s 400th birthday.

Dec 6 – Dec 2, 2018

Burp. Apuntes Gastronómicos by Mercedes Cebrián
  • Literature
  • New York

Burp. Apuntes Gastronómicos by Mercedes Cebrián

Spanish writer Mercedes Cebrián presents her latest book focused on her culinary experiences on both sides of the Atlantic.

Dec 6 – Dec 8, 2017

Palimpsestus: Image and Memory now
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Palimpsestus: Image and Memory

The exhibition surveys the main artistic trends and visual cultures that have developed in Ibero-America in the second half of the 20th Century.

Dec 7 – Apr 30, 2018

Music in War Time by PostClassical Ensemble
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Music in War Time by PostClassical Ensemble

PostClassical Ensemble, conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez, presents Music in War Time: A Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration at the Washington National Cathedral.

Dec 7, 2017

Mercedes Peón: Songs of Galicia
  • Music
  • New York

Mercedes Peón: Songs of Galicia

Mercedes Peón performs ancient and contemporary songs from Galicia in her US debut.

Dec 8, 2017

Summer 1993 at AFI European Union Film Showcase
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Summer 1993 at AFI European Union Film Showcase

Now in its 30th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, D.C.-area audiences.

Dec 9 – Dec 13, 2017

Double Look: the other Latin American photography
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Double Look: the other Latin American photography

The exhibit includes works by documentary photographers from Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, Chile and Spain.

Dec 14 – Feb 1, 2018

María Lago: A retrospective
  • Visual arts
  • New York

María Lago: A retrospective

The exhibition brings together the body of work that María Lago has produced over 30 years.

Dec 21 – Jan 20, 2018