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Challenging Adversity at FotoWeekDC
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Challenging Adversity at FotoWeekDC

The photography exhibition “Challenging Adversity: Ibero-America Copes with Climate Change” examines how Ibero-American countries have managed to face the vicissitudes caused by climate change through small ventures.

Nov 4 – Dec 18, 2016

From Tragedy to Transcendence: Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for Cello Solo
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

From Tragedy to Transcendence: Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for Cello Solo

Using music, video, and hundreds of historic images and contemporary art stills, master guitarist Steven Hancoff presents a concert-length story about the life of Bach.

Nov 2, 2016

DOT by Maduixa Teatre
  • Kids
  • Washington, D.C.

DOT by Maduixa Teatre

Maduixa Teatre combines dance, theatre, music and technology in DOT, a story of magic and imagination that demonstrates the true power of color.

Nov 1, 2016

Hinds at 9:30 Club
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Hinds at 9:30 Club

The all-female Madrid-based band Hinds is back in Washington, D.C.

Oct 29, 2016

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

Hilary Hahn performs Antón García Abril

Hilary Hahn performs classical favorites alongside three new partitas by Spanish composer Antón García Abril.

Oct 28, 2016

The Orchid at #fivefilms4Freedom in DC
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

The Orchid at #fivefilms4Freedom in DC

Screening of short film “The Orchid” directed by Ferran Navarro-Beltrán, as part of #fiveFilms4Freedom, the world’s first and largest digital LGBT film festival.

Oct 27, 2016

Conversations in Culture: Eating up Don Quixote
  • Culinary Arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Conversations in Culture: Eating up Don Quixote

An evening of reading and feasting on Cervantes’ masterpiece, reproduced for the occasion on a fully edible format by chef Firo Vázquez.

Oct 27, 2016

Objects of Desire: The Films of Luis Buñuel
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Objects of Desire: The Films of Luis Buñuel

This retrospective includes more than 20 of Buñuel’s most accomplished films, both canonical screen classics and underappreciated rarities.

Oct 27 – Nov 23, 2016

Adam Levin: Masters of Spanish Guitar
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Adam Levin: Masters of Spanish Guitar

Acclaimed American guitarist Adam Levin presents an evening of classical guitar music featuring some of Spain’s most gifted composers alive today.

Oct 22, 2016

The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes

The Library of Congress celebrates Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra with the lecture entitled “The Life and Work of Miguel de Cervantes” by professor Hernán Sánchez Martínez.

Oct 21, 2016

Don Quijote de Cine
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Don Quijote de Cine

“Don Quijote de Cine” compiles five film adaptations of the classic Miguel de Cervantes novel commemorating the 400th anniversary of Cervantes’ death.

Oct 20 – Dec 15, 2016

Letargo at Reel Affirmations Film Festival
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Letargo at Reel Affirmations Film Festival

Screening of short film “Letargo” by Spanish director Xavier Miralles at Reel Affirmations Film Festival, Washington, D.C.’s International LGBT Film Festival.

Oct 15, 2016

Scattered Orchestra at What’s Going On: Voices of Shaw
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Scattered Orchestra at What’s Going On: Voices of Shaw

An original concept by the Spanish collaborative mmmm… performed by Bohemian Caverns Orchestra, as part of the festival “What’s Going On: Voices of Shaw.”

Oct 11, 2016

Jameson Notodofilmfest
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Jameson Notodofilmfest

Jameson Notodofilmfest comes to the United States for the first time with an exclusive session screening of the winners from the 14th edition of the festival.

Oct 7, 2016

The Overflow of Productivity Logic
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

The Overflow of Productivity Logic

The exhibition features selected works of modern and contemporary art from the Coppel Collection, including Spanish artists Cristina Lucas and Santiago Sierra.

Oct 6 – Jan 7, 2017

2016 Noche Iberoamericana
  • Urban Culture
  • Washington, D.C.

2016 Noche Iberoamericana

The Ibero-American Cultural Attachés Association (AACIA) presents Noche Iberoamericana: don’t miss a night of food, music, art, and more.

Oct 5, 2016