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Lengua Rica: Local Events

Opportunities around Puget Sound to expose yourself to the Spanish language, Spanish-speaking cultures, and issues from around Latin America.

 

 

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Announcements

Beginning Students!

Check out CARACOLA, kids' magazine from Spain at the Olympia Timberland Regional Library. It's colorful, fun and a great break from the kids' books.

Location:

Olympia Timberland Regional Library

313 8th Avenue SE

Olympia, WA 98501-1307



Intermediate Students!

Check out REPORTERO DOC, kids' magazine from Spain at the Olympia Timberland Regional Library. It's full of photos, drawings and great information.

Location:

Olympia Timberland Regional Library

313 8th Avenue SE

Olympia, WA 98501-1307

360-352-0595



 

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Special Events In And Around Olympia

Bi-Monthly Milonga
Argentine Tango Dances 1st and 3rd Sundays 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Olympia Tango is holding a Milonga twice a month with no cover charge! Enjoy great food, wine and Tango music provided by DJs Kandace Johnson and Ken Brown. 5:30-9:00 pm on the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month. All Ages.

Contact: Angela Alice Marinella 360.790.3554 http://www.olympiatango.com/

Urban Onion Restaurant
110 Legion Way
Olympia WA

SAT 7/11 6:30, SUN 7/12 2:30 & 7:30, TUE 7/14 9:00, WED 7/15 6:30, THU 7/16 4:00 & 9:00
16:00:00

Film: Días de Gracia

Presented by The Olympia Film Society

Dir: Everardo Gout / 2015 / Mexico, France / Spanish with English subtitles / 133 min

In the Mexican thriller Days of Grace, crime, kidnappings, and the World Cup Championship take center stage. Over an eight year period in Mexico City, three different abductions make an impact on a multitude of lives. Lupe is an idealistic police detective crushed by the city’s corrupt power structure. Meanwhile, Susana is alarmed to find that she must go outside the law to vie for her kidnapped husband’s release. Finally, Iguana has dreams of a career in boxing, but is dragged into the criminal lifestyle responsible for the devastation that penetrates the city. Told in a fractured, puzzle-like narrative, each plot line is connected through the resonating presence of the annual World Cup Championships. A.O. Scott of The New York Times calls Days of Grace “flashy and entertaining, but also earnestly concerned with the collapse of trust and integrity at every level of society.”

Location:

The Capitol Theatre
206 5th AVENUE SE
OLYMPIA
360.754.6670



 

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Ongoing Local Events

Intercambio Olywa

Location:

Ben Moore's Restaurant & Bar
112 W. 4th Ave.
Downtown Olympia



Latin Dancing at Ben Moore's

Location:

Ben Moore's Restaurant & Bar
112 W. 4th Ave.
Downtown Olympia



3rd Saturdays

Monthly Flamenco Performance

Location:

Pizzeria La Gitana
581 Capitol Way
Olympia



2nd Saturdays

Monthly Tango Perfromance

Location:

Pizzeria La Gitana
581 Capitol Way
Olympia



Monthly: First Mondays, 6:00 PM

Olympia Spanish Conversation Meetup

"Casual, fun, relaxing events for getting together and practicing your Spanish�maybe never quite "perfecting" it, but getting just a little bit better each time, while meeting fun, kind, and interesting people (people like you!). Native Spanish speakers who would enjoy helping people learn their language are also welcome!! If you really enjoy using your Spanish, and enjoy meeting other people who like Spanish as much as you do, we would love to have you join us.

We meet on the first and third Mondays of each month, because your weekend is probably already busy, and having something to look forward to on Monday just allows that weekend feeling to last one day longer!"

Location:

Varies. See the Olympia Spanish Conversation Meetup web page.



Tango Dance
(with recorded music)
First Friday of every month Time TBA
Starts with mini-lesson at 7:30-8:00 PM

South Bay Grange
3918 Sleater-Kinney Rd.
Contact: 456-4373

 

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Events/Groups Outside Of The Olympia Area

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Ongoing Tacoma Events

Club Español de Tacoma

"Tacoma Spanish Club is simply a group of both native and nearly fluent non-native Spanish speakers that get together and socialize in Spanish. Just show up and (in Spanish) we will welcome you and include you in our conversation. The only rule is NO English! This meetup is mainly for advanced, nearly fluent and native Spanish speakers. Beginning Spanish speakers are very welcome to come and listen, but unfortunately we cannot speak English to you to include you in the conversation because our goal is to speak Spanish only. The native speakers can help with a word here and there if you need it, but we cannot provide full English interpretation. We laugh a lot and make it fun. The only way to get better at Spanish is to keep speaking it. Don' t worry too much about making mistakes just come, relax and have fun."

Location:

Varies. See the "Club Español de Tacoma" webpage.



 

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Past events

Author Talk with Felicia Luna Lemus
Msica Tradicional Apasionante: Mexican Music, Live (for families)
Law Of Desire
Super Amigos
Glue
Made in LA
The National Tour of Evita
Immigration Caf
Peru Negro
Eddie Palmieri in Concert
Plan Colombia: Cashing in on the Drug War Failure
The Roots of Migration: Free Trade, Debt and Survival in Nicaragua
Maraca and The New Collective
Paul Anastasio
Self Determination and Self Expression in Oaxaca
Gloria La Riva
XXY
Made in LA
Father Rafael Gallego
Live Pablo Menndez Radio Interview
Talk: Pablo Menndez on Cuban music & the Cuba blockade
Los Lobos Acoustic
Oaxaca Film Event & Discussion
Afro Cuban Allstars
Immigrants' Rights Fundraiser
Witness for Peace Northwest Speaker Tour
Teatro Chicana with Hijas De Su Madre
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
El Viejo y Jesus: Profetas de Rebellion"
No Volvern
Latin American Solidarity Conference
Equinox Feast Spotlight on Latin America
Fiesta en el C.I.E.L.O.
Lo que me toc vivir
Immigration & the NW Detenion Center
Talk: The Struggle for Self Determination in Guatemala
NW Latin American Solidarity Conference
A Struggle for Justice in Latin America
The Heartsparkle Players present: Ancdotas de Nuevas Tierras (Stories of New Lands)
The Backlash Against Immigrants: It's Not Just Arizona!
Sin Fronteras
Living and Traveling in South America
Family Fundraising Party for Kusi Kawsay School in Pisac, Peru!
Travel to Nicaragua with the Thurston-Santo Tomás Sister County Association in July
BALLET FOLKLORICO QUETZALLI
"Tropical Immersion" at Wide World Books
Celso Duarte Sextet and special guest Laura Rebolloso
Venezuela and Colombia: Love or Hate?
Tales and Treats from Mexico, Central and South America
14th Annual Tango by the Fountain
Salsa at the Fountain
Salsa at the Market
"Make Olympia" Downtown Street Market
Ciro Hurtado
Tablao Flamenco
Latin music withQUETZAL
QUETZAL
Author Talk: Reyna Grande
Film: "Precious Knowledge"
Flamenco Casa Patas
Talk by lex Gmez, Salvadoran Labor Leader
Granito: How to Nail a Dictator
Talk: Latin America's Challenge to Neoliberalism
Talk: A Nation at Risk: Drug Wars, Democracy, and Dependency in Mexico
Talk: Honduras: Attacks on LGBTQ & Unions; Rising Resistance Front!
Stories of Women Making a Better World: Their Struggles, Successes & Resilience
Che: Part One: The Argentine
Che: Part Two: Guerrilla
The Devils Backbone (El espinazo del diablo)
Land and Freedom
Los Folkloristas
Open House at CIELO
Carlos Núñez
TALK: Rivers for Life: Cultural Resistance to the Xalalá Dam NISGUA Fall Tour 2014
Nicaragua Community Delegation to Nicaragua Trip Info Night
CELEBRACIÓN DEL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS MASQUERADE PARTY
Los Flacos,
Correo Aereo
Salsa Night presented by Jalapeño Productions
Film: Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados (Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed)
Flamenco Music and Dance Performance
Costa Rica Trip Info Night
Thurston-Santo Tomás Sister County Association Annual Spring Plant Sale
Nueve de Mayo
Talk: Cuba and Cuban Women Today
Talk: Anarchist Propaganda in Chile
TALK: Cuba May 2015 – Cultivating Compassion: Lessons to Learn
Last Saturday Salsa & Latin Dance featuring La Clave Cubana
Bilingual Kids Concert with Nathalia
Thurston-Santo Tomás Sister County Association Annual Gathering
Workers Assembly on Immigration
El Sol de Verano

 

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LENGUA RICA
Certified Spanish Language Instruction,
Interpretation, and Translation Services
P.O. Box 806
Olympia WA 98507
(360) 357-9924


This page was last modified: 11 February 2010.