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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

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

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

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