Larry & Joe in Concert at the Instituto Cervantes

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Larry & Joe is the duo of Joropo maestro Larry Bellorín (Monagas, Venezuela) and GRAMMY-nominated bluegrass and oldtime star Joe Troop (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). These two virtuosic multi-instrumentalists fuse their respective Venezuelan and Appalachian folk traditions on the harp, banjo, cuatro, fiddle, upright bass, guitar, and maracas to prove that music has no borders. Their […]

CLFF 40th Anniversary Celebration: Special Screening of “The Distinguished Citizen”

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Winner of the Goya for Best Iberoamerican Film in 2017 and Best Actor for Oscar Martínez at the 2016 Venice Film Festival, "The Distinguished Citizen" focuses on Daniel Mantovani, a Literature Nobel Prize winner, who accepts an invitation to visit his hometown in Argentina, which has been the inspiration for all of his books. Accepting […]

Free

Mono Blanco

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Over nearly a half century as the leader of the legendary ensemble Grupo Mono Blanco, Gilberto Gutiérrez Silva has been the driving force behind the resurgent popularity of son jarocho, the signature folk music of the state of Veracruz on Mexico’s Gulf Coast.  

$30

Reel Film Club: Mexico

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Exploring the continuing legacy of colonialism, this film shows a Spanish conquistador arriving in contemporary Mexico, encountering migrants, activists, and mothers.

$20

Reel Film Club: Ecuador

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Chinese migrants Lei and Wong clandestinely arrive in Ecuador. Lei plans to travel all the way to New York; Wong wants to settle in Latin America and bring his son […]

$20

Reel Film Club: Colombia

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

For the price of one ticket join us for a night of Film and Food from Colombia. A reception with food and a glass of wine starts at 1800 and […]

$20

The Reel Film Club: Costa Rica

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Víctor has lived by himself, tending to his cows, in the mountains of Costa Rica for decades. He believes his neighbors have ordered their one indigenous employee to spy on […]

$20

LA TUNA DE ORO DE GUANAJUATO

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

La Tuna de Oro was Born in the city of Guanajuato in 1965 and since then managed to revolutionize the musical concept of this type of group by combining the […]

Free

Film Screening: Sun in the Water / Sol en el agua

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

A reception will take place prior to screening with appetizers and wine provided, and a conversation regarding the film will proceed the screening. 6:00 PM - Dominican Rep. Appetizers and Wine 7:00 PM - Film screening (Spanish with English subtitles) Parking at 33 W Ontario ($10 with validation) Sun in the Water / Sol en […]

Reel Film Club: Sand Eyes (Argentina)

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Our August Reel Film Club highlights Argentina through film and food! Sand Eyes (an official selection of the 37th Chicago Latino Film Festival) is a heart-wrenching psychological drama that turns into a powerful unnerving thriller about a couple in search for their kidnapped son. The film is projected in Spanish with English subtitles. The event […]

$20

Event Series The Reel Film Club

The Reel Film Club

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

As part of the International Latino Cultural Center's year-round programming, The Reel Film Club features the most popular films from past Chicago Latino Film Festival editions. The event opens with a networking reception followed by the film presentation and concludes with a discussion. Each presentation highlights a specific country and takes place at Instituto Cervantes. […]

$20

Event Series The Reel Film Club

The Reel Film Club

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

As part of the International Latino Cultural Center's year-round programming, The Reel Film Club features the most popular films from past Chicago Latino Film Festival editions. The event opens with a networking reception followed by the film presentation and concludes with a discussion. Each presentation highlights a specific country and takes place at Instituto Cervantes. […]

$20

Reel Film Club: Ambush / Emboscada

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

LIMITED CAPACITY - ALL SALES ARE FINAL A reception will take place prior to screening with appetizers and drinks provided, and a conversation regarding the film will proceed the screening. […]

$20 – $30

Germán López in Concert: Canela y Limón Duo featuring Antonio Toledo

Instituto Cervantes 31 West Ohio Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Germán López shines on the world stage as one of the most brilliant and prolific Canary Island timple players. He touches audiences with instrumental music honoring Canary folk music traditions, embracing Spanish Flamenco, West African rhythms, Americana, and the flourishing spirit of jazz. López's innovative 21st century approach to performing island music has reached critical […]

$25