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Carlos Ruiz Zafón: How to 'Play' a Novel. An Insight into his Books and Music
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón: How to 'Play' a Novel. An Insight into his Books and Music

Carlos Ruiz Zafón will be joined by Washington Post journalist Manuel Roig-Franzia to talk about his passion for music, the use of this art in his writing, and his creative process.

Sep 28, 2016

Carlos Ruiz Zafón at the National Book Festival
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón at the National Book Festival

Famed author Carlos Ruiz Zafón, best known for international phenomenon The Shadow of the Wind, will give a presentation followed by a book signing.

Sep 24, 2016

Mujeres de Cine: Traveling Spanish Film Showcase Made by Women
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Mujeres de Cine: Traveling Spanish Film Showcase Made by Women

Mujeres de Cine: Traveling Spanish Film Showcase Made by Women is an initiative created in 2010 with the purpose of boosting and spreading Spanish films and short films made by women.

Sep 20 – Sep 27, 2016

Pablo Sainz Villegas at the NGA Guitarfest
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Pablo Sainz Villegas at the NGA Guitarfest

Join Pablo Sainz Villegas at the National Gallery of Art where he will play a selection of pieces from his latest album, Americano.

Sep 18, 2016

Maestro Soler: A Homage to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Maestro Soler: A Homage to Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Maestro Soler presents a guitar recital in honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

Sep 16, 2016

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists U.S. Tour
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Fever: Stories by the New Spanish Cartoonists U.S. Tour

A book tour featuring five Spanish graphic novelists whose work on the cutting edge of comics has brought about a new wave of cartoon art in Spain.

Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2016

AFI Latin American Film Festival
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

AFI Latin American Film Festival

The AFI Latin American Film Festival showcases the best filmmaking from Latin America and, with the inclusion of films from Spain and Portugal, celebrates Ibero-American cultural connections.

Sep 15 – Oct 5, 2016

Jordi Casanovas at the Library of Congress
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Jordi Casanovas at the Library of Congress

Miguel de Cervantes is a big mystery to all of us: How did he manage to write the first modern novel, El Quixote? Why did he start writing again at an age when most people were retired?

Sep 9, 2016

Cervantes: El último Quijote (The Last Quixote)
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Cervantes: El último Quijote (The Last Quixote)

Directed by Jose Luis Arellano, this world premiere explores the last and most creative years of Cervantes’s life in a contemporary, entertaining format.

Sep 8 – Oct 2, 2016

Tribute to Cervantes and Granados: Spanish Music by Duo Belcorde
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Tribute to Cervantes and Granados: Spanish Music by Duo Belcorde

A musical tribute to both Spanish celebrities in the forth centenary of the writer´s death and the centenary of the composer’s death.

Sep 6, 2016

Ciné-Concert: The Early Animation of Segundo de Chomón
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Ciné-Concert: The Early Animation of Segundo de Chomón

A special program featuring Le Spectre Rouge (1907), La Guerra e il Sogno di Momi (1917), and Lulù (1923) with new scores composed and performed by Virginia Guastella.

Sep 4, 2016

Silk Road Ensemble U.S. Tour in Vienna, VA
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Silk Road Ensemble U.S. Tour in Vienna, VA

Made up of performers and composers from more than 20 countries, including Spanish musician Cristina Pato, the Silk Road Ensemble was formed by Yo-Yo Ma in 2000.

Aug 11, 2016

José Luis Guerín at National Gallery of Art
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

José Luis Guerín at National Gallery of Art

The Academy of Muses, the latest film from eclectic Spanish filmmaker José Luis Guerin, will be screened at National Gallery of Art preceded by his short film, Le Saphir de Saint-Louis.

Jul 17, 2016

Sexy Zebras at Capital Fringe
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Sexy Zebras at Capital Fringe

Spanish band Sexy Zebras performs at Capital Fringe, a D.C. festival that thrives on amplifying the vibrancy of the DC’s independent arts community.

Jul 14, 2016

Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Basque: Innovation by Culture
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Basque: Innovation by Culture

Visitors to the 2016 Smithsonian Folklife Festival can explore the Basque Country’s unique language and distinct cultural heritage.

Jun 29 – Jul 10, 2016

Festival of New Spanish Cinema 2016 in Washington, D.C.
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Festival of New Spanish Cinema 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The official traveling festival about the new trends in Spanish Cinema returns to Washington, D.C.

Jun 16 – Jun 19, 2016