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2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial
  • Architecture
  • Chicago

2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial

Architects from Barcelona and Madrid will be showcasing their creative projects in this year’s Chicago Architecture Biennial, entitled “Make New History.”

Sep 16 – Jan 7, 2018

Jaume Plensa at Richard Gray Gallery
  • Visual arts
  • Chicago

Jaume Plensa at Richard Gray Gallery

Richard Gray Gallery announces two exhibitions of works by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa: “Secret Garden” located at Gray Warehouse, and “One Thought Fills Immensity” at the Gallery’s Hancock space.

Sep 14 – Nov 11, 2017

Jesús Chamizo, the Architect of Images
  • Visual arts
  • Chicago

Jesús Chamizo, the Architect of Images

Spanish photographer Jesús Chamizo is best known for his architecture series, building images based on the emotions that space produces through lines, angles, light, perspectives and shapes.

Sep 14 – Oct 30, 2017

Recent Work: Pygmalion Effect by Almudena Rodriguez
  • Visual arts
  • Chicago

Recent Work: Pygmalion Effect by Almudena Rodriguez

Having lived in Spain, Mexico and currently living in the United States, artist Almudena Rodriguez shares her fascination with the cross-cultural pollination of ideas and materials.

Sep 5 – Oct 31, 2017

Pablo Sáinz Villegas at Grant Park Music Festival
  • Music
  • Chicago

Pablo Sáinz Villegas at Grant Park Music Festival

The Grant Park Music Festival presents Pablo Sáinz Villegas, praised as “the soul of the Spanish guitar.”

Aug 2, 2017

Duncan Dhu, El Guincho, Extraperlo and Los Nastys at RuidoFest
  • Music
  • Chicago

Duncan Dhu, El Guincho, Extraperlo and Los Nastys at RuidoFest

Spanish bands Duncan Dhu, El Guincho, Extraperlo and Los Nastys play at RuidoFest, Chicago’s only 3-day Latin Alternative Music Festival taking place July 7-9.

Jul 7 – Jul 8, 2017

Guitarrísimo: Margarita Escarpa
  • Music
  • Chicago

Guitarrísimo: Margarita Escarpa

Spanish guitarist Margarita Escarpa plays a special program of Spanish and Mexican repertoire at the Instituto Cervantes of Chicago.

Mar 22, 2017

Nacho Duato Series
  • Performing arts
  • Chicago

Nacho Duato Series

Hubbard Street Dance pays tribute to its two-decade-long relationship with Spanish artist Nacho Duato.

Mar 16 – Mar 19, 2017

Manuel Rivas on Tour in Chicago
  • Literature
  • Chicago

Manuel Rivas on Tour in Chicago

Manuel Rivas, one of Spain’s most beloved contemporary writers, talks about his work and his love for Galicia, his native land.

Mar 13, 2017

Celebrating Plácido
  • Music
  • Chicago

Celebrating Plácido

Plácido Domingo is a legend unlike any other opera star, and Lyric Opera of Chicago is celebrating his unparalleled talents with a celebration of his acclaimed artistry.

Mar 9, 2017

Chicago Flamenco Festival 2017
  • Performing arts
  • Chicago

Chicago Flamenco Festival 2017

Experience breathtaking performances by an array of international stars at the 15th Annual Chicago Flamenco Festival.

Feb 24 – Mar 28, 2017

Pygmalion Effect
  • Visual arts
  • Chicago

Pygmalion Effect

Almudena Rodríguez presents her series “Pygmalion Effect” at Pagoda Red Gallery in Chicago.

Feb 15 – Apr 15, 2017

The Glam Bugs: Photographs by Xavier Nuez
  • Visual arts
  • Chicago

The Glam Bugs: Photographs by Xavier Nuez

“The Glam Bugs” is a photographic series of glorified, theatrical bugs.

Jan 25 – Mar 28, 2017

Don Quichotte Opera
  • Music
  • Chicago

Don Quichotte Opera

“Don Quichotte” by Jules Massenet combines atmospheric music with his own matchless theatrical flair to conjure a Spain that abounds with energy and spirit, beauty, and hope.

Nov 19 – Dec 7, 2016

The Piano of Don Quixote by Mauricio Náder
  • Music
  • Chicago

The Piano of Don Quixote by Mauricio Náder

Versatile Mexican pianist Mauricio Náder applies his precise technique and intense passion in paying tribute to Miguel de Cervantes.

Nov 17, 2016

Alejandro Cerrudo at Hubbard Street Dance Fall Series
  • Performing arts
  • Chicago

Alejandro Cerrudo at Hubbard Street Dance Fall Series

Season 39 at Hubbard Street begins this fall with a world premiere of Spanish choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, currently Hubbard Street Dance’s Resident Choreographer, alongside a new work by Brian Brooks, and works by master choreographer Jiří Kylián.

Nov 17 – Nov 20, 2016