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

Noche Iberoamericana 2016

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

Oct 5, 2016

Oscar Peñas: Puente Aereo
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Oscar Peñas: Puente Aereo

The duo of Oscar Peñas and Frank Carlberg blends the precision of classical music and the energy of jazz.

Sep 30, 2016

Cristina Iglesias at No Man's Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Cristina Iglesias at No Man's Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection

Featuring work by 37 artists from 15 countries, including Spanish artists Cristina Iglesias, NMWA’s presentation imagines a visual conversation between women artists new to the Rubell Family Collection and those whose works they began collecting decades ago.

Sep 30 – Jan 8, 2017

Celebrating Cervantes: A Day of Scholarship and Celebration in Honor of Miguel de Cervantes
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Celebrating Cervantes: A Day of Scholarship and Celebration in Honor of Miguel de Cervantes

A presentation of Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, readings from the works of Cervantes and a concert to celebrate the great Spanish author.

Sep 29, 2016

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

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

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

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