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EuroAsia Shorts 2016
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

EuroAsia Shorts 2016

A selection of short films from Europe, Asia, and the United States will be screened at embassies and cultural centers throughout Washington, D.C.

Jun 6 – Jun 10, 2016

E.U. Embassies' Open House 2016
  • Urban Culture
  • Washington, D.C.

E.U. Embassies' Open House 2016

The Embassy of Spain welcomes you to its cultural center, The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, for a taste of the best Spain has to offer.

May 14, 2016

Redes: new DVD release
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Redes: new DVD release

International launch of the new DVD Redes, a 1935 Mexican neo-documentary filmed by Paul Strand and with a score by Silvestre Revueltas, now recorded for the first time in stereo by the PostClassical Ensemble conducted by the Spanish conductor Ángel Gil-Ordóñez.

May 13, 2016

Sebastian Chames Quartet at International Jazz Day
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Sebastian Chames Quartet at International Jazz Day

SPAIN arts & culture, DC Jazz Festival and Events DC will celebrate the International Jazz Day with a special concert on April 30 at the Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain.

Apr 30, 2016

Celebrating Cervantes: a New Biography by Jordi Gracia
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Celebrating Cervantes: a New Biography by Jordi Gracia

On the occasion of the 400 anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Spanish Cervantist scholar Jordi Gracia will discuss the author’s life, his works, and influence on world literature.

Apr 28, 2016

Buika 2016 U.S. Tour in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Buika 2016 U.S. Tour in Washington, D.C.

World Music star Buika is one of the most sought-after performers on the world stage today.

Apr 24, 2016

Sant Jordi 2016: Celebrating World Book Day
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Sant Jordi 2016: Celebrating World Book Day

On April 23 Dupont Circle will be filled with books and roses to recreate the “love for books, books for love” magic of Sant Jordi.

Apr 23, 2016

Spanish Illustrators: The Color of Optimism
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Illustrators: The Color of Optimism

An exhibition on a young generation of Spanish illustrators who represent a global reference for their creativity.

Apr 21 – Jun 26, 2016

Hilary Hahn plays Antón García Abril
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Hilary Hahn plays Antón García Abril

Grammy-winning violinist premieres a set of new works by Spanish composer Antón García Abril.

Apr 19, 2016

La Novia, Argentina and Marshland at FILMFEST DC
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

La Novia, Argentina and Marshland at FILMFEST DC

Filmfest DC celebrates its 30th anniversary with a new lineup of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best cinema from around the globe.

Apr 14 – Apr 24, 2016

Celebrating Cervantes: A Dialogue between Edith Grossman and William Egginton
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Celebrating Cervantes: A Dialogue between Edith Grossman and William Egginton

On the occasion of the 400 anniversary of Cervantes’ death, renowned translator Edith Grossman and literary scholar William Egginton will discuss the author’s life, works and influence on world literature.

Apr 12, 2016

Celebration of Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Celebration of Mario Vargas Llosa

A Library of Congress celebration of the life and work of Peruvian-Spanish author Mario Vargas Llosa on the occasion of the conferral of The Library of Congress Living Legend Award.

Apr 11, 2016

Stockholm at AACIA Film Showcase
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Stockholm at AACIA Film Showcase

SPAIN arts & culture presents this romantic drama by Rodrigo Sorogoyen as part of the Ibero-American Film Showcase 2016.

Apr 6, 2016

A reading with Manuel Vilas and Ana merino
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

A reading with Manuel Vilas and Ana merino

As part of their three-week residency at Dickinson College, award-winning Spanish writers Ana Merino and Manuel Vilas will read from their works and discuss the state of Spanish poetry and literature.

Apr 6, 2016

The Art of Conservation: Protecting & Preserving our Cultural Heritage
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

The Art of Conservation: Protecting & Preserving our Cultural Heritage

A EUNIC Washington D.C. conference on the critical role of conservation and restoration in the preservation of our rich cultural heritage.

Apr 4, 2016

Antología de la Zarzuela: Music from Spain
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Antología de la Zarzuela: Music from Spain

An evening of musical treasures from Spain with the Pan American Symphony Orchestra (PASO).

Mar 20, 2016