Events starting in April 2018

Events 1–16 of 31

III Kerouac International Festival
  • Literature
  • New York

III Kerouac International Festival

In its third edition, the festival brings Spanish and American poets together and combines poetry with video, music and performance.

Apr 3 – Apr 8, 2018

El Crédito at Repertorio Español closing soon
  • Performing arts
  • New York

El Crédito at Repertorio Español

Written by Jordi Garcelán and directed by Fernando Then, the play tells the unforgettable story of an ordinary man and his attempts at getting a small bank loan on which his livelihood depends.

Apr 3 – Apr 29, 2018

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco in Chicago
  • Literature
  • Chicago

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco in Chicago

Spanish author Jesús Carrasco presents his award-winning debut novel in a conversation with local writer Miguel Jiménez, and journalist and book critic Adam Morgan.

Apr 3, 2018

Cristina Pato & Robert L. Lynch: the citizen artist, between practice and advocacy
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Cristina Pato & Robert L. Lynch: the citizen artist, between practice and advocacy

Spanish musician Cristina Pato will be joined by Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, to talk about her practice and the importance of arts advocacy.

Apr 4, 2018

Wider Worlds: Art and Audience under the Spanish Crown
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Wider Worlds: Art and Audience under the Spanish Crown

This emerging scholars symposium, held in connection with the exhibition “Zurbarán’s Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle,” features current research on the art of the early modern Hispanic world.

Apr 5, 2018

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Chicago
  • Music
  • Chicago

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Chicago

El Cigala, one of Spain’s most acclaimed and innovative Flamenco singers, performs at the Chicago Symphony Center.

Apr 6, 2018

La Increíblemente Alucinante Historia de Marcial, el niño normal by José Fragoso
  • Kids
  • Chicago

La Increíblemente Alucinante Historia de Marcial, el niño normal by José Fragoso

Children’s books author and illustrator José Fragoso presents “The incredibly amazing story of Marcial, the normal kid,” in conversation with New Yorker’s cartoonist, Benjamin Schwartz.

Apr 7, 2018

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Seattle
  • Music
  • Seattle

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Seattle

El Cigala, one of Spain’s most acclaimed and innovative Flamenco singers, performs at the Meany Hall for the Performing Arts.

Apr 7, 2018

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle at 2018 SFFILM Festival
  • Film
  • San Francisco

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle at 2018 SFFILM Festival

Filmmaker Gustavo Salmerón presents his documentary film honoring his mother, Julita Salmerón, at SFFILM Festival.

Apr 10 – Apr 17, 2018

Indestructible at the 19th Havana Film Festival New York
  • Film
  • New York

Indestructible at the 19th Havana Film Festival New York

This documentary by David Pareja follows Flamenco singer Diego “El Cigala” during his journey while recording his latest salsa work.

Apr 11 – Apr 13, 2018

Diego El Cigala on Tour in New York
  • Music
  • New York

Diego El Cigala on Tour in New York

Diego El Cigala, four-time Grammy winner returns to perform in the Big Apple with special guest Alex Conde.

Apr 14, 2018

Sergio Ramírez:  literature, ethics and resistance
  • Literature
  • New York

Sergio Ramírez: literature, ethics and resistance

Sergio Ramírez, the 2017 Cervantes Literature Prize winner, talks about his career and the impact of today’s reality in his literature.

Apr 16, 2018

Baroque Seville & Zurbarán
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Baroque Seville & Zurbarán

Amanda Wunder, author of “Baroque Seville,” and Susan Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, hold a conversation on Baroque Seville and Zurbarán.

Apr 17, 2018

Sunday’s Illness at the Tribeca Film Festival 2018 closing soon
  • Film
  • New York

Sunday’s Illness at the Tribeca Film Festival 2018

The TFF hosts the North American premiere of “Sunday’s Illness” by Spanish director Ramón Salazar.

Apr 19 – Apr 28, 2018

Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne by Angélica Liddell
  • Performing arts
  • New York

Esta Breve Tragedia de la Carne by Angélica Liddell

In this play, Angélica Liddell immerses herself in Emily Dickinson, and puts herself and her performers through intense physical challenges to explore politics and the human condition.

Apr 19 – Apr 22, 2018

20th Anniversary of the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies
  • Sketching the future
  • New York

20th Anniversary of the Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies

Members of the editorial team of explore new directions in Spanish Cultural Studies to celebrate the 20 years of the journal’s launch.

Apr 19 – Apr 20, 2018