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Little people, big dreams by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vergara
  • Kids
  • Washington, D.C.

Little people, big dreams by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vergara

This series of children’s books created by María Isabel López Vergara celebrates the aspirations of both girls and boys who went on to change the course of humanity.

Jun 24, 2019

There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices at By the People Festival
  • Sketching the future
  • Washington, D.C.

There is Water: Art and Sustainable Practices at By the People Festival

During the “By the People Festival” and as part of the program “Fair Water: A Right of All,” a panel discussion aims to explore current water-related challenges from an artistic perspective.

Jun 20, 2019

Fair Water: The Water Office Workshops
  • Sketching the future
  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: The Water Office Workshops

This series of workshops explores the current debate on global water challenges through artistic practices, presenting art both as a tool of action and a key element to rethink the importance of artistic practices in relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Jun 19 – Jun 30, 2019

Water on the Walls at By the People Festival
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Water on the Walls at By the People Festival

During the “By the People Festival” and as part of the program “Fair Water: A Right of All,” video art and film screenings aim to explore current water-related challenges from an artistic perspective.

Jun 18, 2019

Spanish Cinema Now 2019
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Cinema Now 2019

The third edition of Spanish Cinema Now brings to Washington, D.C. a selection of the best recent Spanish films along with several Spanish filmmakers.

Jun 14 – Jun 16, 2019

También la lluvia at Fair Water
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

También la lluvia at Fair Water

This new program dedicated to the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, sustainability and diplomacy in the arts, features the screening of “También la Lluvia” by Spanish director Icíar Bollaín.

Jun 13, 2019

Fair Water: A Human Rights and Gender Perspective
  • Sketching the future
  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: A Human Rights and Gender Perspective

This conference addresses the situation of the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, with a particular focus on the USA, while also exploring the links between water and gender equality.

Jun 13, 2019

Fair Water: We Art Water Film Festival
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: We Art Water Film Festival

As part of the “Fair Water: A Right of All” program, this international short-film competition aims to recognize and reward the talent of filmmakers who share their concern about the water challenges we face.

Jun 11, 2019

Benito del Pliego at Maratón de la Poesía 2019
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Benito del Pliego at Maratón de la Poesía 2019

Teatro de la Luna presents its 27th Poetry Marathon in Spanish, “La Pluma y la Palabra,” with the participation of Spanish poet Benito del Pliego.

Jun 7 – Jun 8, 2019

Contemporary Dance From Spain: Arnau Pérez
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Contemporary Dance From Spain: Arnau Pérez

Contemporary choreographer and dance artist Arnau Pérez presents a site-specific work with students from the Company E Summer Dance Intensive.

Jun 6, 2019

Euroasia Shorts 2019
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Euroasia Shorts 2019

Running May 31–June 7, this year’s edition of “Euroasia Shorts” presents a selection of short films from Europe, Asia, and the United States that will be screened at embassies and cultural centers throughout Washington, D.C.

Jun 5 – Jun 7, 2019

Martín i Soler & Fernando Sor: Music for Voice and Guitar
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Martín i Soler & Fernando Sor: Music for Voice and Guitar

This concert presents the repertoire of two of the most important Spanish composers from the transition of the 18th to the 19th century.

May 24, 2019

Cómplices
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Cómplices

Internationally acclaimed Flamenco artists Mercedes Ruiz and Santiago Lara debut in D.C. with “Cómplices,” a journey through the evolution of Flamenco.

May 23, 2019

Fair Water: Tackling Global Water Challenges
  • Sketching the future
  • Washington, D.C.

Fair Water: Tackling Global Water Challenges

This workshop discusses the most recent trends in water, the challenges we are facing, and how we can turn them into opportunities to build a more sustainable future.

May 21, 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

European Theater Residency during CrossCurrents Festival: Meet & greet discussion
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

European Theater Residency during CrossCurrents Festival: Meet & greet discussion

Spanish artistic director, playwright, teaching artist, and arts manager Lucía Miranda participates at this year’s CrossCurrents Festival, a citywide biennial festival that highlights innovative artists from around the world who are harnessing the power of performance to humanize global politics.

May 6, 2019