Events taking place on May 17, 2019

Events 1–16 of 22

Prendidos by Compañía Alfonso Loza
  • Performing arts
  • Miami

Prendidos by Compañía Alfonso Loza

Internationally acclaimed artist Alfonso Losa, guest dancer Vanesa Coloma, guitarist José Luis de la Paz, and singer Ismael Fernández join forces in a performance combining the three basic pillars of flamenco: guitar, voice, and dance.

May 17 – May 18, 2019

Pablo Sáinz Villegas 2019 U.S. Tour in Fort Worth, TX
  • Music
  • Dallas

Pablo Sáinz Villegas 2019 U.S. Tour in Fort Worth, TX

Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas returns to the U.S. to perform “Fantasía para un gentilhombre” by Joaquín Rodrigo.

May 17 – May 19, 2019

¡Resiliencia! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas
  • Heritage
  • Albuquerque

¡Resiliencia! The Experience of Jewish Communities in Spain and the Americas

This festival features a week of films, music, food, exhibits, and lectures highlighting the extraordinary journey of the Jewish people to Spanish-speaking countries.

May 16 – May 23, 2019

Fair Water: A Right of All now
  • Sketching the future
  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: A Right of All

This new program is dedicated to the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, sustainability and diplomacy in the arts, and will include a series of events running from May to September.

May 16 – Sep 27, 2019

Fair Water: La Cascada by Luzinterruptus now
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: La Cascada by Luzinterruptus

Almost a thousand of recycled plastic buckets are turned into a waterfall in a large-scale art installation by Spanish anonymous collective Luzinterruptus.

May 16 – Sep 27, 2019

Water: The Mirror of Life at Fair Water now
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Water: The Mirror of Life at Fair Water

This new photo exhibition shows how projects focused on providing water and sanitation services can impact local communities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

May 16 – Sep 27, 2019

Young & Beautiful and Arrebato at LA OLA Showcase
  • Film
  • Los Angeles

Young & Beautiful and Arrebato at LA OLA Showcase

“LA OLA Showcase” presents a new series of special one-off screenings as part of its ongoing effort to create a bridge between Spain and the Americas by bringing groundbreaking independent cinema to select cities in the US.

May 13 – May 19, 2019

The Light of Hope and Krisis at JxJ
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

The Light of Hope and Krisis at JxJ

Now in its 29th year, the Washington Jewish Film Festival presents a robust lineup of international film premieres, including the Spanish movies “Light of Hope” by Sílvia Quer and “Krisis” by Daniel F. Amselem.

May 12 – May 25, 2019

El Gato Montés: The Wildcat
  • Performing arts
  • Los Angeles

El Gato Montés: The Wildcat

Plácido Domingo, one of the finest and most influential artists in the history of opera, stars in El Gato Montés, a tale of love, passion and death by Manuel Penella.

May 4 – May 19, 2019

The Welcomes / As benvidas / Las bienvenidas
  • Visual arts
  • New York

The Welcomes / As benvidas / Las bienvenidas

Curated by James D. Fernández and Luis Argeo, “The Welcomes / As benvidas / Las bienvenidas” is an exhibition of early twentieth-century photographs of Spanish (Galician) immigrants in New York.

Apr 16 – May 25, 2019

The History Through Cinema now
  • Film
  • Houston

The History Through Cinema

This new festival brings some of the best Latin American and Spanish films to Houston to explore the Hispanic-American history from the 15th century to the present.

Mar 27 – Nov 6, 2019

Jaume Plensa: Talking Continents
  • Visual arts
  • Savannah, GA

Jaume Plensa: Talking Continents

Jaume Plensa presents large-scale sculptures and installations that use language, history, literature, and psychology to draw attention to the barriers that separate and divide humanity.

Mar 1 – Jun 9, 2019

Spanish Cinema Now+
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Cinema Now+

The first edition of Spanish Cinema Now+ includes four movies nominated for a Goya, the most important national annual film award, in the category of best new director, showing the new values of Spanish cinema.

Feb 28 – May 29, 2019

Joan Miró: Birth of the World
  • Visual arts
  • New York

Joan Miró: Birth of the World

This exhibition presents Miró’s signature painting “The Birth of the World” in relation to other major works by the artist, including 60 paintings, works on paper, prints, illustrated books, and objects.

Feb 24 – Jun 15, 2019

Monsters & Myths. Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s
  • Visual arts
  • Baltimore

Monsters & Myths. Surrealism and War in the 1930s and 1940s

Nearly 90 Surrealist masterworks of the 1930s and 1940s by artists such as Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, and André Masson are presented through a timely lens –that of war, violence, and exile.

Feb 24 – May 26, 2019

César Dezfuli at Or Does it Explode?
  • Visual arts
  • Grand Rapids, MI

César Dezfuli at Or Does it Explode?

Several artists from Spain, France, and the U.S. present a multimedia group exhibition on the documentation of refugees and forced migration.

Feb 15 – Jun 16, 2019