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Josemi Carmona & Javier Colina: De Cercasold out
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Josemi Carmona & Javier Colina: De Cerca

Josemi Carmona and Javier Colina sign together a musical conversation, with deep flamenco echoes and their unique jazz swing, a natural dialogue blending different musical languages.

Mar 9, 2017

All About Almodóvar
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

All About Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar is the most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel, and AFI Silver presents a thorough survey of his feature films.

Mar 4 – Apr 27, 2017

150 Years of Rubén Darío
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

150 Years of Rubén Darío

Professors Gwen Kirkpatrick and Alba Aragón, together with Nicaraguan poet Milagros Terán, discuss the legacy of one of the most influential Spanish-language poets of our time.

Mar 1, 2017

The root of the root
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

The root of the root

Pavel Urkiza & Congrí Ensemble present “The Root of the Root,” an exploration of the ancestral connections of music with songs that are part of the Latin American popular heritage, learned and transmitted from generation to generation.

Feb 25, 2017

Lens of Adventure
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Lens of Adventure

An exhibition inspired by nature and outdoor adventures near Washington D.C., featuring 25 photographs and a book with 20 curated outdoor trips.

Feb 21 – Mar 6, 2017

Bajarí: Gypsy Barcelona at Transient Identities
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

Bajarí: Gypsy Barcelona at Transient Identities

The film festival features four films produced by Spanish-speaking countries, including “Bajarí: Gypsy Barcelona,” a Spanish film directed by Eva Vila.

Feb 20, 2017

Buika: Vivir Sin Miedo
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Buika: Vivir Sin Miedo

The Spanish musician Buika presents her eighth album and one with the most English lyrics, “Vivir sin miedo.”

Feb 18, 2017

Sketches of Spain
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Sketches of Spain

“Sketches of Spain – Highlights from Old Masters and Modern Spanish painting from the National Gallery of Art” is a series of Gallery Talks by the National Gallery of Art.

Feb 17 – Feb 28, 2017

Sound Impact: Paisajes Españoles
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Sound Impact: Paisajes Españoles

An evening of Spanish music featuring the works of acclaimed Spanish clarinetist/composer José González Granero, Fulbright alumna and cellist Danielle Cho, violinist Rebecca Jackson, violinist Regino Madrid and violist Tiffany Richardson.

Feb 9, 2017

Antonio Lizana Trío: Quimeras del Mar
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Antonio Lizana Trío: Quimeras del Mar

Saxophonist and cantaor flamenco Antonio Lizana comes to the U.S. to present his latest album “Quimeras del Mar,” a mixture of flamenco and jazz.

Jan 24, 2017

Joan Miró, from the Collection of The Kreeger Museum
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Joan Miró, from the Collection of The Kreeger Museum

The Kreeger’s complete collection of works by Joan Miró, including “The Mallorca Suite,” “Makimono,” and “El Vol de l’Alosa,” will be on view on an intimate special exhibition.

Jan 21 – Feb 25, 2017

400 Years and Alive: Inca Garcilaso de la Vega in Contemporary Perspective
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

400 Years and Alive: Inca Garcilaso de la Vega in Contemporary Perspective

A conversation between Professors Jose Antonio Mazzotti and Sara Castro-Klaren about the work and legacy of Garcilaso’s thought.

Dec 7, 2016

Goyescas by Enrique Granados
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Goyescas by Enrique Granados

Honoring the centennial of its premiere and composer Granados’ death, “Goyescas” a cloak-and-dagger story of mistaken betrayals spins with the passion of Spanish dance.

Dec 7 – Dec 18, 2016

The Man Who Invented Fiction
  • Literature
  • Washington, D.C.

The Man Who Invented Fiction

Professor William Egginton will present and sign his book “The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World” at the Library of Congress.

Dec 2, 2016

2106 AFI European Union Film Showcase
  • Film
  • Washington, D.C.

2106 AFI European Union Film Showcase

The AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, D.C.-area audiences.

Dec 1 – Dec 18, 2016

Jorge Pardo: Huellas featuring the Juanito Pascual Trio
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Jorge Pardo: Huellas featuring the Juanito Pascual Trio

Legendary saxophonist Jorge Pardo comes to D.C. this November as part of his U.S. tour for a unique evening of jazz and flamenco featuring the Juanito Pascual Trio.

Nov 17, 2016