Washington, D.C.

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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

Festival New Spanish Cinema Shorts Night
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Festival New Spanish Cinema Shorts Night

Get ready for FNSC with a selection of shorts films by the filmmakers presented in this festival edition.

Jun 13, 2016

24th Poetry Marathon: La Pluma y la Palabra
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

24th Poetry Marathon: La Pluma y la Palabra

The event is among several each year that support La Luna’s mission to promote Hispanic culture and foster cross-cultural understanding between the Spanish- and English-speaking communities in the national capital area.

Jun 10 – Jun 11, 2016

Digital Media and Cultural Heritage
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Digital Media and Cultural Heritage

A EUNIC Washington D.C. conference on how technology can help us safeguard our common cultural heritage.

Jun 9, 2016

(Art)Xiomas – CUBAAHORA: The Next Generation
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

(Art)Xiomas – CUBAAHORA: The Next Generation

The OAS AMA | Art Museum of the Americas and SPAIN arts & culture present (Art)xiomas – CUBAAHORA: the Next Generation, an art exhibition that displays the work of 15 Cuban contemporary young artists.

Jun 9 – Aug 7, 2016

Safeguarding our cultural heritage
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Safeguarding our cultural heritage

A EUNIC Washington D.C. conference on addressing the protection of cultural heritage in a global world.

Jun 8, 2016

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