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Who Was Miguel De Cervantes?

WHY THE BIG DEAL?  Full Name: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (September 29, 1547 – April 22, 1616) Death Commemorated on April 23, along with William Shakespeare      Bio TIME LINE BIO- Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra In 1547, the year when Cervantes was born, the world was no longer a[…]

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Films – NC Latin American Film Festival

Click for RTVE TV Series Films – NC Latin American Film Festival Collaboration With NC Latin American Film Festival (Duke) Films that inspire the imagination and about Dreaming Big!     LIBERTADOR WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES SEPT. 29, 2015 CAROLINA THEATRE 7:00 PM   LIBERTADOR | THE LIBERATOR. Alberto Arvelo / 119 min[…]

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Don Quixote Musical Concerts/ Theatre

Don Quixote Musical Concerts/ Theatre     Man Of La Mancha – CAPE FEAR REGIONAL THEATRE September 17, 2015 – October 11, 2015 – Fayetteville NC PACO PEÑA'S FLAMENCURA – NOVEMBER 10, 2015  PROMO CODE: (DANCE) 50% OFF ANY TICKET!​ EL QUIXOTE FESTIVAL CONCERT –  THE PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION – TRIANGLE YOUTH MUSIC[…]

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OPEN KEYNOTE ADDRESS – ROBERTO GONZÁLEZ ECHEVARRÍA Ph.D.

OPEN KEYNOTE ADDRESS "Reading Don Quixote today," ROBERTO GONZÁLEZ ECHEVARRÍA Ph.D. Sterling Professor of Hispanic and Comparative Literature September 30th, 2015 – 6:30 PM MEREDITH COLLEGE – RALEIGH NC DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM      Press Release – Meredith Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria   ROBERTO GONZALEZ ECHEVARRIA. Sterling Professor of Hispanic[…]

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Reading Don Quixote Today – Opening address of El Quixote Festival

Reading Don Quixote Today – Opening address of El Quixote Festival "Reading Don Quixote today,"  SEPTEMBER 30TH, HOSTED BY: MEREDITH COLLEGE  Doors Open 6:o0 PM – Jones Chapel A performance of Georg Philipp Telemann's Don Quixote Suite by Meredith's String Music Majors will precede the address with a Q&A and reception[…]

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Tertulia Literaria – Literary Gathering

 The Third Literary Gathering is scheduled for February 17, 2016 7pm. As part of the El Quixote Festival, Queens University of Charlotte in collaboration with ArtSí and LaCa Projects invite you to the third Tertulia Literaria – Literary Gathering.     LaCa Projects – LATIN AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY ART 1429 BRYANT STREET, CHARLOTTE,[…]

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Art Exhibit I Am Quixote, Yo Soy Quijote

Artist Studio Project in collaboration with The Durham Arts Council presents: I Am Quixote, Yo Soy Quijote OPENING RECEPTION: NOVEMBER 12, 2015 – 7:00 PM – FREE ALL ARE WELCOME ARTIST ROUND TABLE – NOVEMBER 19, 2015 – 7:00 PM – FREE ALL ARE WELCOME 120 Morris St. Durham NC 27701 – (919) 995-9763 […]

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El Quixote Festival Concert – TYP

El Quixote Festival Concert: NOVEMBER 22, 2015 – 7:00PM In the Triangle Youth Philharmonic's concert in Meymandi Concert Hall on November 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm, the orchestra will present opera and ballet music inspired by Don Quixote. Works by: Telemann, Minkus & The World Premiere performance of Tilting at Windmills by[…]

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PACO PEÑA’S FLAMENCURA: NOVEMBER 10, 2015

PACO PENA'S FLAMENCURA: NOVEMBER 10, 2015 PACO PEÑA'S FLAMENCURA – NOVEMBER 10, 2015  USE PROMO CODE: (DANCE) TO GET 50% OFF ANY TICKET! Paco Peña embodies both authenticity and innovation in flamenco. As guitarist, composer, dramatist, producer and artistic mentor he has transformed perceptions of this archetypal Spanish art form. Named[…]

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Kidznotes Winter Concert @ HOLTON CAREER AND RESOURCE CENTER

KIDZNOTES WINTER CONCERT – DREAM THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM Envisioned as an educational and community enrichment program based on the El Sistema model and adapted to the local realities of the communities we serve, Kidznotes provides instruction free-of-charge to interested children in the lowest-income neighborhoods of Durham and Raleigh. Like El Sistema, the[…]

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Edward H. Friedman – Don Quixote and the Poetics of Reality

Renowned Vanderbilt scholar to speak at Meredith College as part of statewide Quixote Festival Free public lecture Tuesday February 9, 2016 – 6:30 pm Carswell Concert Hall – (View Map)  MEREDITH COLLEGE 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27607 Press-Release Edward Friedman pdf Comunicado De Prensa Edward Friedman PDF     Edward H. Friedman – Don[…]

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AN EVENING WITH DON QUIXOTE – UNA VELADA CON DON QUIJOTE

AN EVENING WITH DON QUIXOTE – UNA VELADA CON DON QUIJOTE February 19, 2016 – 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM As part of El Quixote Festival, Casa Azul of Greensboro has partnered with Scuppernong Books for an evening with Don Quixote and his legacy. The evening will showcase traditional Spanish[…]

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Cuentacuentos / Storytelling

Directly From Leon,Spain International Sensation: Crispín D’Olot: – La Razon De La Sin Razon –  The Reason For The Unreason Crispín D'Olot is an internationally-renowned troubadour who has recited Medieval Spanish romances and brought that Peninsula’s history and culture to life all over the world.  As part of the El Quixote[…]

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Cervantes Numismatico Presentation

Cervantes Numismatico Presentation Miguel Chirinos (Historian) Shares with us his collection of currency related to Miguel De Cervantes and Don Quijote.     Portraits, Monument & ‘Don Quixote’ On Spanish Banknotes Read More Of Chirinos' Articles Below:     About Miguel Chirinos: was born in Caracas, Venezuela in August 1967. During his[…]

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ED STEPHENSON & THE PACO BAND – NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF HISTORY

EL QUIXOTE FESTIVAL CONCERT –  "ED STEPHENSON & THE PACO BAND" – NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF HISTORY APRIL 10, 2016 – MUSIC OF THE CAROLINAS SERIES –  GET TICKETS Ed Stephenson and the Paco Band Ed Stephenson Raleigh, NC based Canadian guitarist and Alanna recording artist, Ed (Stefanyshyn) Stephenson’s virtuosity extends throughout the[…]

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THE HISTORY À LA CARTE NC HISTORY MUSEUM – DR. GARRY WALTON

THE HISTORY À LA CARTE  NC HISTORY MUSEUM – DR. GARRY WALTON  Special Guest DR. Garry Walton talks about Cervantes- Don Quixote and the special connection between Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra and William Shakespeare. Join us at the NC HISTORY MUSEUM, at noon, on the second Wednesday of each month[…]

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Marathon Reading – Lectura Maratónica Don Quijote

MARATHON READING – LECTURA MARATÓNICA DON QUIJOTE APRIL -18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2016 Reading Marathon Don Quixote: Challenge 40 hours, organized by The El Quixote Festival. Lectura Maratónica del Quijote: Desafío 40 horas, organizada por El Festival de El Quijote. Pre-Registration appreciated but walk-ins are welcome. No one will[…]

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Food Experience – Wine Dinner

Several Food Experiences are being planned thoughout the months of the festival. The first is scheduled for October 9th at Latin Quarters Restaurant and Bar. 7335 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615 – (919) 900-8333 Come Join Us At Our Special Noche Quijotesca!  October 9th, 2015 As We Celebrate 400 Years[…]

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El Retablo de Maese Pedro (Master Peter’s Puppet Show)

The 2012 Performance of “A Journey Through Spain”, featuring The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (www.thecot.org) performing Manuel de Falla’s “El retablo de maese Pedro (Master Peter’s Puppet Show), and G. Bizet/R.Shchedrin’s Carmen Suite.  Guest Artists include Paperhand Puppet Intervention, from Saxapahaw, NC.

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