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Andrea González Caballero in San José
  • Music
  • San Francisco

Andrea González Caballero in San José

Acclaimed Spanish guitarist Andrea González Caballero presents an evening of classical guitar music featuring some of Spain’s best-known composers.

Oct 12, 2019

The Hidden City at San Francisco Film Festival
  • Film
  • San Francisco

The Hidden City at San Francisco Film Festival

The longest-running film festival in the Americas and a major cultural event in the Bay Area, the SFFILM Festival features more than 150 films this year, including “The Hidden City” by Spanish director Víctor Moreno.

Apr 19 – Apr 23, 2019

14th annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival
  • Performing arts
  • San Francisco

14th annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival

The 14th annual Bay Area Flamenco Festival presents a thrilling lineup of performances by some of Spain’s top musicians and dancers, including Juana Amaya and Nazaret Reyes.

Feb 1 – Feb 3, 2019

Spanish Brass: Christmas Tour in San Francisco
  • Music
  • San Francisco

Spanish Brass: Christmas Tour in San Francisco

Spanish Brass, one of the most dynamic and admired brass groups on the international music scene, performs at Old St Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco.

Dec 18, 2018

The Goddesses of Food and I've Seen So Much at UNAFF 2018
  • Film
  • San Francisco

The Goddesses of Food and I've Seen So Much at UNAFF 2018

The United Nations Association Film Festival 2018 presents ten days of films and documentaries on human rights from all over the world, including two films with Spanish participation: “The Goddesses of Food” and “I’ve Seen So Much.”

Oct 19 – Oct 22, 2018

Vicente Amigo 2018 U.S. tour in San Francisco
  • Music
  • San Francisco

Vicente Amigo 2018 U.S. tour in San Francisco

Vicente Amigo, one of the most dazzling Flamenco guitarists of his generation, presents his album “Memoria de los Sentidos” for four nights at the SFJAZZ Center.

Oct 11 – Oct 14, 2018

The Silence of Others at Mill Valley Film Festival
  • Film
  • San Francisco

The Silence of Others at Mill Valley Film Festival

Winner of the Berlinale Audience Award, “The Silence of Others” reveals the enduring struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under Franco.

Oct 5 – Oct 6, 2018

Andrea Motis Quintet at Standford Jazz Festival
  • Music
  • San Francisco

Andrea Motis Quintet at Standford Jazz Festival

Barcelona-bred prodigy Andrea Motis returns to SJW to share her acclaimed trumpet and vocal talent, accompanied by her own band, the SJW 50/50 Jazz Orchestra, and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.

Aug 4, 2018

Chano Domínguez: Flamenco Sketches in San Francisco
  • Music
  • San Francisco

Chano Domínguez: Flamenco Sketches in San Francisco

SF Jazz presents a concert by Chano Domínguez, who has found a singular niche as a Flamenco pianist.

May 25, 2018

Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XXI & Carlos Núñez in San Francisco
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  • San Francisco

Jordi Savall, Hespèrion XXI & Carlos Núñez in San Francisco

Early music performer Jordi Savall is joined by Galician Bagpiper Carlos Núñez and an ensemble of wind players, harp and bodhran, to trace the route of Celtic migration, from Ireland to Iberia, through music.

May 3, 2018

Enrique Bunbury on Tour in San Francisco
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  • San Francisco

Enrique Bunbury on Tour in San Francisco

Enrique Bunbury, the emblematic and enduring Spanish classic rocker, will tour the United States in support of his latest album, “Expectativas.”

Apr 24, 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

New Work: LANZA Atelier
  • Architecture
  • San Francisco

New Work: LANZA Atelier

Architecture firm LANZA atelier introduces three projects in this new edition of “New Work,” a series that SFMOMA has developed to provide a platform for experimentation.

Mar 31 – Jul 29, 2018

Flamenco Festival on Tour: Berkeley
  • Performing arts
  • San Francisco

Flamenco Festival on Tour: Berkeley

Flamenco Festival tours the U.S., bringing Eva Yerbabuena’s “¡Ay!” to the Bay Area.

Mar 7, 2018

Portale by Paz de la Calzada
  • Visual arts
  • San Francisco

Portale by Paz de la Calzada

In “Portale,” artist Paz de la Calzada invites visitors to explore the meaning of passage and transformation.

Feb 5 – Mar 25, 2018

Through That Which Is Seen
  • Visual arts
  • San Francisco

Through That Which Is Seen

The exhibit spotlights the use of dioramas in contemporary art, featuring work by Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz among other artists.

Jan 20 – Apr 8, 2018