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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

Cristina Pato at The Barns in Vienna, VA
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Cristina Pato at The Barns in Vienna, VA

Spanish bagpiper, composer and member of The Silk Road Ensemble Cristina Pato will perform at The Barns next November.

Nov 11, 2016

A Myriad of Voices at FotoWeekDC 2016
  • Visual arts
  • Washington, D.C.

A Myriad of Voices at FotoWeekDC 2016

SPAIN arts and culture presents “A Myriad of Voices,” a selection of the Revelation PHotoEspaña Awards by leading Spanish photographers, as part of FotoWeekDC 2016.

Nov 11 – Dec 16, 2016

Francisco Hidalgo & Company at Fuego Flamenco Festival XII
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Francisco Hidalgo & Company at Fuego Flamenco Festival XII

Francisco Hidalgo explores beats of silence, as the bodies of three dancers merge and join the musical notes that resonate in the surrounding space.

Nov 10 – Nov 13, 2016

Ignacio Prego: The Goldberg Variations Tour
  • Music
  • Washington, D.C.

Ignacio Prego: The Goldberg Variations Tour

Spanish harpsichordist Ignacio Prego presents in this tour his new recording of the Goldberg Variations at the prestigious National Gallery of Art.

Nov 6, 2016

Kids Euro Festival Film Screening
  • Kids
  • Washington, D.C.

Kids Euro Festival Film Screening

Join us for the screening of The Happets in the Rainbow Forest, an animated film for the whole family.

Nov 5, 2016

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

Agua, Azucarillos y Aguardient & La Tempranica
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Agua, Azucarillos y Aguardient & La Tempranica

Teatro Lirico of DC presents a double-bill program of two of the most beloved zarzuelas.

Nov 4 – Nov 6, 2016

Savior by Edwin Aparicio at Fuego Flamenco Festival XII
  • Performing arts
  • Washington, D.C.

Savior by Edwin Aparicio at Fuego Flamenco Festival XII

Edwin Aparicio leads artists from Spain and the U.S. in a world premiere that explores his roots in El Salvador and salvation through dance.

Nov 4 – Nov 6, 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