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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

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Washington, D.C.

El Cigala, one of Spain’s most acclaimed and innovative Flamenco singers, returns to D.C. for a unique performance at Strathmore.

Mar 29, 2018

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco in Washington, D.C.
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco in Washington, D.C.

Spanish author Jesús Carrasco presents his award-winning debut novel in a conversation with Cuban-American writer Gabrielle Fuentes, and moderated by Matthew Davis, Director of The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center of George Mason University.

Mar 26, 2018

Presentation of La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Presentation of La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas

“La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas” is a platform that offers users a multidisciplinary and comprehensive perspective of colonial Florida history, blending images, maps, videos, and documents.

Mar 16, 2018

Versos Olvidados by Angelita Montoya
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Versos Olvidados by Angelita Montoya

Flamenco vocalist Angelita Montoya presents “Versos Olvidados,” a tribute to the women poets of the Generation of 1927 who have long been forgotten.

Mar 15, 2018

Bad Gyal in concert in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Bad Gyal in concert in Washington, D.C.

Bad Gyal, considered the rising star of the Spanish rap scene, is coming to Washington, D.C. just before her participation in South by South West, as part of the “Sound From Spain” program.

Mar 1, 2018

Oscar Peñas in concert in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Oscar Peñas in concert in Washington, D.C.

Guitarist Oscar Peñas presents his latest album “Almadraba,” an intriguing new composition where the jazz, classical and popular driven styles interact with Iberian traditions.

Mar 1, 2018

Spanish Art in America
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Art in America

The book “Spanish Art in America” is a detailed monograph that reveals the magnificent Spanish artistic heritage that is preserved in the museums of the United States.

Mar 1, 2018

España Ascendant: Spanish Music from the 13th through the 17th Centuries
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

España Ascendant: Spanish Music from the 13th through the 17th Centuries

Armonia Nova and the Suspicious Cheese Lords present a joint concert exploring the musical byways of Spain across the centuries, from the 1200s to 1600s.

Feb 24, 2018

Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image) at DCIFF
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image) at DCIFF

Directed by María Molina, the short movie “Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image)” will be screened at the 2018 edition of DC Independent Film Festival.

Feb 19, 2018

Victoria by Gustavo Ramirez
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Victoria by Gustavo Ramirez

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents the world premiere of “Victoria” by Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez at the Kennedy Center.

Feb 7 – Feb 11, 2018

Juan Herreros at Maestros de Arquitectura Lecture
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C.

Juan Herreros at Maestros de Arquitectura Lecture

Spanish Architect Juan Herreros, principal of Estudio Herreros, presents the lecture “Maestros de Arquitectura: Global Thinking/Local Practice.”

Feb 6, 2018

Grand Hotel Premieresold out
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Grand Hotel Premiere

The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain hosts the U.S. Premiere of the Spanish series “Grand Hotel” before it airs on Link TV on January 29.

Jan 25, 2018

Double Look: the other Latin American photography
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Double Look: the other Latin American photography

The exhibit includes works by documentary photographers from Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, Chile and Spain.

Dec 14 – Feb 1, 2018

Summer 1993 at AFI European Union Film Showcase
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Summer 1993 at AFI European Union Film Showcase

Now in its 30th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, D.C.-area audiences.

Dec 9 – Dec 13, 2017

Music in War Time by PostClassical Ensemble
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Music in War Time by PostClassical Ensemble

PostClassical Ensemble, conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez, presents Music in War Time: A Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration at the Washington National Cathedral.

Dec 7, 2017