Events starting in April 2017

Events 17–32 of 36

Mimosas
  • Film
  • New York

Mimosas

Winner of the Critics’ Week Grand Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Oliver Laxe’s new film, “Mimosas,” is a “Eastern western” that follows a mysterious caravan carrying a dying sheikh into the Moroccan Atlas Mountains.

Apr 14, 2017

Paloma San Basilio and Raul Di Blasio in New York
  • Music
  • New York

Paloma San Basilio and Raul Di Blasio in New York

The artists perform their greatest hits together with 8 more artists at the Beacon Theatre as part of their “Tal como somos” US tour.

Apr 15, 2017

Proactiva Open Arms – recipient of the 2017 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism
  • Heritage
  • New York

Proactiva Open Arms – recipient of the 2017 ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism

The Spanish non-governmental organization receives this major human rights award for their migrant rescue operation.

Apr 16, 2017

Celebrating Sant Jordi: Sebastià Alzamora in conversation with Ed Lin
  • Literature
  • New York

Celebrating Sant Jordi: Sebastià Alzamora in conversation with Ed Lin

Sebastià Alzamora’s “Blood Crime” is the winner of the 2011 Sant Jordi Prize for Catalan Literature.

Apr 17, 2017

Such small hands by Andrés Barba
  • Literature
  • New York

Such small hands by Andrés Barba

Spanish writer Andrés Barba presents the English version of “Las manos pequeñas” in conversation with Idra Novey.

Apr 18, 2017

El estornudo de la mariposa. Los Garbo contra Hitler
  • Literature
  • New York

El estornudo de la mariposa. Los Garbo contra Hitler

José de Cora presents his historical novel about the Spanish spy Juan Pujol “Garbo” and his wife, in conversation with EFE correspondent Agustín de Gracia.

Apr 18, 2017

Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto
  • Literature
  • New York

Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto

Presentation of the English version of “Zama,” now universally recognized as one of the masterpieces of modern Argentinean and Spanish-language literature.

Apr 19, 2017

2017 Siglo de Oro Drama Festival
  • Performing arts
  • El Paso, TX

2017 Siglo de Oro Drama Festival

The Festival celebrates Spain’s “Golden Age” presenting some theatre productions inspired by the heritage of classic drama left by luminaries such as Lope de Vega, Miguel de Cervantes and Calderón de la Barca.

Apr 19 – Apr 22, 2017

Such Small Hands by Andrés Barba
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Such Small Hands by Andrés Barba

Spanish writer Andrés Barba presents the English version of “Las manos pequeñas” in conversation with Matthew Davis, Director of The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center of George Mason University.

Apr 20, 2017

Spanish films at 31st Filmfest DC
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish films at 31st Filmfest DC

The Annual Washington DC International Film Festival returns for its 31st year of international cinema and cultural discovery.

Apr 21 – Apr 29, 2017

Al Margen Flamenco Dance Company presents Adorno
  • Performing arts
  • New York

Al Margen Flamenco Dance Company presents Adorno

This experimental work brings a particular perspective to New York flamenco created by New Yorkers.

Apr 21 – May 7, 2017

Microtheater
  • Performing arts
  • New York

Microtheater

On the occasion of Spanish Language Day at the United Nations and the International Book and Copyright Day, Instituto Cervantes New York presents four of the most outstanding Spanish playwrights in New York as microtheater text pieces.

Apr 21, 2017

Baraka at Tribeca Film Festival
  • Film
  • New York

Baraka at Tribeca Film Festival

The short movie, by the Spanish audiovisual production company 7 Cuerdas Films, has been selected to be screened at the Festival.

Apr 22 – Apr 29, 2017

Cristina Prieto Crespi at Portal to Enigma
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Cristina Prieto Crespi at Portal to Enigma

Spanish painter Cristina Prieto Crespi participates in “Portal to Enigma,” a new group exhibition exploring the possibilities of extreme abstraction and non-representational art.

Apr 25 – May 16, 2017

Such Small Hands by Andrés Barba
  • Literature
  • San Francisco

Such Small Hands by Andrés Barba

Spanish novelist Andrés Barba presents the English version of “Las manos pequeñas” in conversation with the Chinese American writer Yiyun Li.

Apr 25, 2017

Rethinking Museum Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C.

Rethinking Museum Architecture

Founder and President of Dovetail Design Strategists Susanna Sirefman, Spanish architect Juan Herreros (Columbia University), and urban designer Daniel Lobo (Urban Land Institute) discuss the challenges faced by institutions and architects in new museum design.

Apr 26, 2017