Cultural Events and Activities: DC
1. Spain, Art & Culture presents:
-Film: Screening of Orange Honey at Film fest DC (Apr. 19, 9:00pm -20, 7:00pm) AMC Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Av. NW
-Cine-Club: Abre los Ojos (Open Your eyes) (Apr 18, 6:30pm). Embassy of Spain, Pennsylvania Avenue NW
- Visual Arts: Latino/US Cotidiano (Apr 4-May 12). Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain, 2801 16th St NW
A national traveling exhibition and photobook that visualize the U.S. Latino experience today through twelve of the most talented photographic voices working internationally.
2. Lisner Auditorium presents:
-Latin Jazz JAM (Apr 9, 7:30pm). It is co-produced with the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. The performance presents Grammy award winners and legendary percussionists, Horacio "El Negro" Hernandez and Giovanni Hidalgo. Tickets: Check lisner.org on March 15 for more availability.
-DC Tango Festival, Pan American Symphony's Tango (May 4, 8:00pm). The annual Lisner tango concert is a hugely popular show, boasting sell-out audiences and repeated standing ovations.
3. OAS/AMA presents the exhibitions:
-AMA Cineamericas presents: Film series, Dominican Republic (Apr. 9-12, 6:30pm).
-On Common Ground: Dominican Republic and Haiti (It is an exhibition of works by artists of Hispaniola, Feb 13-May 26, hours Tue- Sun 10:00am -5:00pm) 201 18th Street, NW http://museum.oas.org/exhibitions/2010s/2013-oncommonground.html
- Un Lugar Sin Reposo (A Place with No Rest), photography by Luis Gonzalez Plama (Mar 28- May 26; hours Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm) 201 18th Street, NW.
González Palma examines the power of communication through the gaze and body language. These striking images invite the observer to examine the ways in which we react to the world.
4. Smithsonian Latino Center presents:
-Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America's Past Revealed (Mar 29, 2013 – Feb 1, 2015). National Museum of the American Indian. Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W.
This bilingual (English/Spanish) exhibition illuminates Central America’s diverse and dynamic ancestral heritage with a selection of more than 160 objects.
-Latin Jazz JAM with Horacio “El Negro: Hernández (Apr 9, 1:30pm). AHM, 1st Floor, Warner Bros, Theater.http://latino.si.edu/newsevents/index.htm
-Film Screening: 1932, Cicatriz de la Memoria (1932, Scars of Memory). (Apr 25, 6:30 – 8:00 pm)Rasmuson Theater, 1st Level (enter from Maryland Ave.)
5. IDB presents:
-Cultural Center Exhibition: Perceptive Strokes, Women Artists of Panama (Mar 7-May 31, Mon-Fri/Sat-Sun 11:00pm-6:00pm) Inter-American Development Bank 1300 New York Avenue, NW. Free event.
The exhibition highlights the history of modern and contemporary art by Panamanian women and will include paintings, photographs, sculptures and video arts from 1920s to the present.
6. Gala Hispanic Theatre presents: DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story. (Apr 18-May 26; Thurs and Sat 8:00 pm; Sun 3:00 pm). (In Spanish with English surtitles).
This insightful musical reveals the man from Puerto Rico who battled triumphantly on the baseball field and against discrimination.
7. Flight of the Butterflies 3D, presented by MÉXICO. This film is now playing at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, IMAX THEATERS. (Runtime: 44, 10:50-2:10, MPAA Rating: G).
The monarch butterfly is a true marvel of nature. Weighing less than a penny, it makes one of the longest migrations on Earth across a continent to a place it has never known. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and experience millions of them in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico.
8. Group for free Spanish conversation, cultural exchange, and fun: The Washington DC Spanish Language Meetup Group.
*Students benefit from continuous informal interactions in Spanish (which are available for learners of all levels in the DC area).
9. Web portal: Spain is the official tourism portal in the United States. It offers important information that students need to know before traveling to Spain.
10. Academic Service Learning / RGSLL, GWU presents:
April Documentary Film Series "Voces Vivas"
Mi vida con Carlos ~ My Life With Carlos April 9th
Almas sin fronteras ~ Souls Without Borders April 17th
LGBT Presentation Zona Segura ~ Safe Zone April 23rd
These documentary projects and presentations will be held at MSSC, 2127 G Street, Room 209 at 6:00PM in Spanish with English subtitles or translation
CCEPS Academic Service Learning Symposium
April 30th 10:30 - 3:00PM
Puentes GW and Span 3040 will be presenting posters and student panels
Please see Eventbrite Invitation for more details.
Come to College ~ Vamos a GW II
May 2nd 9:30 - 2:30PM Mount Vernon Campus
Bruce Monroe Elementary, our partnering Bilingual Public School graduating fifth grade class will spend a day at GW.
80 young students will have the opportunity once more to experience a day in college as they continue their studies.
Puentes GW was awarded a Public Service Grant for a second time for this project http://serve.gwu.edu
If you have any question, please contact Dolores Perrillán: email@example.com
Spanish Now: Meetup Group
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