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Original Quartet in concert in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Original Quartet in concert in Washington, D.C.

Original Quartet explores the roots of Andalusian music with a repertoire that includes old poems and songs from Iraq, Sephardi compositions and Indian traditional pieces, as well as modern compositions created specifically for this project.

May 8, 2018

The Last Suit at 2018 WJFF
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

The Last Suit at 2018 WJFF

“El último traje” tells story of a 88 year-old Jewish tailor who runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland in search of a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II.

May 5 – May 6, 2018

Los Deseos en Amherst by Angélica Liddell
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Los Deseos en Amherst by Angélica Liddell

Author, director and performance artist Angélica Liddell offers a dramatic reading of “Los deseos en Amherst,” her book of poems inspired by Emily Dickinson’s work.

Apr 25, 2018

Architecture: Decentralizing New York cultural offerings
  • Architecture
  • Washington, D.C.

Architecture: Decentralizing New York cultural offerings

As part of AIA|DC Architecture Month, Sergio Pardo, Miguel Quismondo and Daniel Lobo address the cultural decentralization of New York through architecture and public art.

Apr 23, 2018

Giant (Handia) and No, a Flamenco Tale at FilmFest DC
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Giant (Handia) and No, a Flamenco Tale at FilmFest DC

Filmfest DC is back for its 32nd year with a new program of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best in new cinema from around the globe.

Apr 22 – Apr 28, 2018

Cristina Pato & Robert L. Lynch: the citizen artist, between practice and advocacy
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Cristina Pato & Robert L. Lynch: the citizen artist, between practice and advocacy

Spanish musician Cristina Pato will be joined by Robert L. Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, to talk about her practice and the importance of arts advocacy.

Apr 4, 2018

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Diego El Cigala on Tour in Washington, D.C.

El Cigala, one of Spain’s most acclaimed and innovative Flamenco singers, returns to D.C. for a unique performance at Strathmore.

Mar 29, 2018

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco in Washington, D.C.
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

Out in the Open by Jesús Carrasco in Washington, D.C.

Spanish author Jesús Carrasco presents his award-winning debut novel in a conversation with Cuban-American writer Gabrielle Fuentes, and moderated by Matthew Davis, Director of The Alan Cheuse International Writers Center of George Mason University.

Mar 26, 2018

Presentation of La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas
  • Heritage
  • Washington, D.C.

Presentation of La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas

“La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas” is a platform that offers users a multidisciplinary and comprehensive perspective of colonial Florida history, blending images, maps, videos, and documents.

Mar 16, 2018

Versos Olvidados by Angelita Montoya
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Versos Olvidados by Angelita Montoya

Flamenco vocalist Angelita Montoya presents “Versos Olvidados,” a tribute to the women poets of the Generation of 1927 who have long been forgotten.

Mar 15, 2018

Bad Gyal in concert in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Bad Gyal in concert in Washington, D.C.

Bad Gyal, considered the rising star of the Spanish rap scene, is coming to Washington, D.C. just before her participation in South by South West, as part of the “Sound From Spain” program.

Mar 1, 2018

Oscar Peñas in concert in Washington, D.C.
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Oscar Peñas in concert in Washington, D.C.

Guitarist Oscar Peñas presents his latest album “Almadraba,” an intriguing new composition where the jazz, classical and popular driven styles interact with Iberian traditions.

Mar 1, 2018

Spanish Art in America
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Spanish Art in America

The book “Spanish Art in America” is a detailed monograph that reveals the magnificent Spanish artistic heritage that is preserved in the museums of the United States.

Mar 1, 2018

España Ascendant: Spanish Music from the 13th through the 17th Centuries
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

España Ascendant: Spanish Music from the 13th through the 17th Centuries

Armonia Nova and the Suspicious Cheese Lords present a joint concert exploring the musical byways of Spain across the centuries, from the 1200s to 1600s.

Feb 24, 2018

Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image) at DCIFF
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image) at DCIFF

Directed by María Molina, the short movie “Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image)” will be screened at the 2018 edition of DC Independent Film Festival.

Feb 19, 2018

Victoria by Gustavo Ramirez
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Victoria by Gustavo Ramirez

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents the world premiere of “Victoria” by Spanish choreographer Gustavo Ramirez at the Kennedy Center.

Feb 7 – Feb 11, 2018