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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Forro in the Dark Brazilian Forro at Nublu

EAST VILLAGE, Weds, Live Brazilian forro music ~ Very danceable Brazilian party.

Legendary film ‘I am Cuba’ (Soy Cuba) at Film Forum

HUDSON SQUARE, daily Feb 15-21, 2019, classic Cuban movies ~ 1964 Cuban-Soviet film tells four stories of Cuba with the most amazing tracking shots. Presented by Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese.

‘Birds of Passage’ an epic Colombian movie at Film Forum

HUDSON SQUARE, Feb 14-21, 2019. Indigenous Colombian movies ~ This epic ‘Godfather’-like crime drama made the 2019 Oscars shortlist for Best Foreign Language Film

‘Sleeping Beauty’ NYC Ballet at the David H Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, Feb 13-17 & 19-24, 2019, French ballet dance theatre ~ One of NYC Ballet’s most elaborate productions with over 100 dancers.

Speak to your representatives at a Town Hall Meeting

YOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT ~ Tue-Fri, Feb 19-21, 2019 ~ Your voice matters. Tell your members of Congress that you want jobs, health care, education, equality and whatever is important to you and your family.
# american politics

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarship 2019

NEW YORK CITY, Fri, Feb 22, 2019 ~ Applications for $2,000 National Puerto Rican Day Parade scholarships are due today.

Off-Broadway Week Winter 2019

NEW YORK CITY, Feb 11-24, 2019 ~ 2-for-1 tickets to 34 Off-Broadway shows including ‘Avenue Q’ (Filipino writer), ‘La Celestina’ (Spanish) and Jersey Boys (Colombian choreographer).

Oscars 2019, the 91st Academy Awards

AWARDS Sun, Feb 24, 2019
NOMINATIONS Tue, Jan 22, 2019
SHORTLIST Mon, Dec 17, 2018
FOREIGN FILM ENTRIES Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Flamenco Festival 2019 Sara Baras ‘Sombras’ New York City Center

MIDTOWN, Thu-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019, FLAMENCO FESTIVAL, Spanish flamenco dance theatre ~ Sara Baras, one of the world’s great flamenco dancers (really) celebrates her company’s 20th Anniversary and plays with gender in the shadows of flamenco


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Things to do in NYC Tomorrow

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Doc Fortnight 2019 documentary film festival at MoMA

MIDTOWN, daily Feb 21-28, 2019, international documentary film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Indigenous and Peruvian documentaries screened at the home of one of the world’s great film collections

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango at Terraza 7

ELMHURST, QUEENS, Thu, Feb 21, 2019, Argentine tango live music ~ 2018 Latin Grammy “Best Tango Album”

Jordi Savall early classical music specialist

CARNEGIE HALL, ZANKEL HALL, Thu, February 21, 2019, French classical live music ~ The Catalan Spanish early music master plays a concert of French baroque music

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional

CHELSEA, Thursdays, Argentine tango dancing ~ The most traditional milonga (tango party) is also the center of NYC’s tango community

Gina Rodriguez is tougher than cartel bad guys in ‘Miss Bala’

CITYWIDE, Feb 1-21, 2019, American gangster movie set in Mexico with a Puerto Rican star. ~ Who would you become to save your family?

‘Que León’ romantic comedy starring Ozuna & Clarissa Molina

TIMES SQUARE & MORE, Jan 25 – Feb 21, 2019, Dominican Puerto Rican movies in Spanish ~ This family romantic comedy with two Latin stars is a big hit in the Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico


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Things to do in NYC This Week

Monday-Friday, February 18-22, 2019

‘Sleeping Beauty’ NYC Ballet at the David H Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, Feb 13-17 & 19-24, 2019, French ballet dance theatre ~ One of NYC Ballet’s most elaborate productions with over 100 dancers.

Speak to your representatives at a Town Hall Meeting

YOUR CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT ~ Tue-Fri, Feb 19-21, 2019 ~ Your voice matters. Tell your members of Congress that you want jobs, health care, education, equality and whatever is important to you and your family.
# american politics

Doc Fortnight 2019 documentary film festival at MoMA

MIDTOWN, daily Feb 21-28, 2019, international documentary film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Indigenous and Peruvian documentaries screened at the home of one of the world’s great film collections

Jordi Savall early classical music specialist

CARNEGIE HALL, ZANKEL HALL, Thu, February 21, 2019, French classical live music ~ The Catalan Spanish early music master plays a concert of French baroque music

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarship 2019

NEW YORK CITY, Fri, Feb 22, 2019 ~ Applications for $2,000 National Puerto Rican Day Parade scholarships are due today.


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Things to do in NYC This Weekend

February 22-24, 2019

‘Sleeping Beauty’ NYC Ballet at the David H Koch Theater

LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, Feb 13-17 & 19-24, 2019, French ballet dance theatre ~ One of NYC Ballet’s most elaborate productions with over 100 dancers.

Doc Fortnight 2019 documentary film festival at MoMA

MIDTOWN, daily Feb 21-28, 2019, international documentary film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Indigenous and Peruvian documentaries screened at the home of one of the world’s great film collections

Neighboring Scenes 2019 Latin American movies at Film Society

LINCOLN CENTER, Feb 22-26, 2019, Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Mexican, Peruvian and Uruguayan movies. Co-presented by Cinema Tropical.

New York International Children’s Film Festival 2019

MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN & QUEENS, Weekends, Feb 22 – Mar 17, 2019 ~ Children’s movies from Andorra, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, France, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Portugal and Spain

Farruquito Spanish flamenco dance theatre at Town Hall

MIDTOWN, Fri, Feb 22, 2019, Spanish flamenco dance theatre ~ “Greatest flamenco dancer of the century” (The New York Times)

‘La Celestina’ Spanish comedy opens at Repertorio Español

KIPS BAY, Fri Feb 22; Mar 1, Classic Spanish comic theatre, based on the Fernando de Rojas masterpiece (1499), adapted by Cuban New York playwright Leyma López.

Nadine Sierra & Vittorio Grigolo star in ‘Rigoletto’ at the Met Opera

LINCOLN CENTER; Sat Feb 23; Fri Mar 1; Italian opera live music with a young Puerto Rican-Italian-Portuguese star. ~ The womanizing duke stirs trouble when he wants to sleep with the court jester’s daughter.

Oscars 2019, the 91st Academy Awards

AWARDS Sun, Feb 24, 2019
NOMINATIONS Tue, Jan 22, 2019
SHORTLIST Mon, Dec 17, 2018
FOREIGN FILM ENTRIES Mon, Oct 1, 2018

Off-Broadway Week Winter 2019

NEW YORK CITY, Feb 11-24, 2019 ~ 2-for-1 tickets to 34 Off-Broadway shows including ‘Avenue Q’ (Filipino writer), ‘La Celestina’ (Spanish) and Jersey Boys (Colombian choreographer).


Things to do in NYC Next Week

February 25 – March 1, 2019

Doc Fortnight 2019 documentary film festival at MoMA

MIDTOWN, daily Feb 21-28, 2019, international documentary film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Indigenous and Peruvian documentaries screened at the home of one of the world’s great film collections

Neighboring Scenes 2019 Latin American movies at Film Society

LINCOLN CENTER, Feb 22-26, 2019, Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Mexican, Peruvian and Uruguayan movies. Co-presented by Cinema Tropical.

Plácido Domingo conducts Verdi’s Italian opera “Aida” at the Met

LINCOLN CENTER, Thu, Feb 28; Mon, Mar 4, Thu, Mar 7, 2019 ~ Kristen Lewis stars in Verdi’s grand opera set in ancient Egypt.
# italian opera live music

Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodriguez ‘Duologue’ at Jazz Standard

NOMAD, Thu-Sun, Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019 ~ Cuban rumba live music. The world’s hottest Cuban rumba drummer joins Alfredo Rodriguez for their ‘Duologue’ album.

New York International Children’s Film Festival 2019

MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN & QUEENS, Weekends, Feb 22 – Mar 17, 2019 ~ Children’s movies from Andorra, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, France, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Portugal and Spain

‘La Celestina’ Spanish comedy opens at Repertorio Español

KIPS BAY, Fri Feb 22; Mar 1, Classic Spanish comic theatre, based on the Fernando de Rojas masterpiece (1499), adapted by Cuban New York playwright Leyma López.

Nadine Sierra & Vittorio Grigolo star in ‘Rigoletto’ at the Met Opera

LINCOLN CENTER; Sat Feb 23; Fri Mar 1; Italian opera live music with a young Puerto Rican-Italian-Portuguese star. ~ The womanizing duke stirs trouble when he wants to sleep with the court jester’s daughter.

“I am Latino” Saul Garcia at Repertorio Español

KIPS BAY, Sat-Sun, Mar 2-3, 2019, Colombian Off-Broadway standup comedy in spanish ~ Saulo has a clever understanding of how Anglos and Latinos react to each other. He’s really funny. It’s good to laugh at ourselves.

Watch Real Madrid with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub

GARMENT DISTRICT, Sat, Mar 2, 2019 ~ Spanish La Liga soccer. Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid is the Madrid Derby, the big soccer rivalry in Madrid, Spain.

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarship 2019

NEW YORK CITY, Fri, Feb 22, 2019 ~ Applications for $2,000 National Puerto Rican Day Parade scholarships are due today.

International Women’s Day 2019

MARCH 8 (2019, Fri) ~ Honors all the women in your life including family, friends and associates
#HOLIDAY

St Patrick’s Day

MARCH 17 ~ Commemorate the death of the patron saint of Ireland. Spanish Galicians and French Bretons share Celtic culture with the western Irish. All were Atlantic sailors.
#IRISH #SPANISH #FRENCH #CATHOLIC #HOLIDAY

Purim 2019

14TH DAY OF ADAR, Wed-Thu, March 20-21, 2019 ~ Remember how Queen Esther of Persia found the courage to speak up and save her people
#JEWISH #HOLIDAY #FEAST

Passover 2019

Fri-Sat, April 19-27, 2019 ~ Remember our release from slavery and the Exodus
#JEWISH #HOLIDAY #FEAST

Things to do in New York in February 2019

Black History Month, Cinema Tropical film festival, New York Fashion Week, Lunar New Year, Westminster Dog Show, Valentine’s Day, Carnival, MoMA Doc Fortnight, Presidents Day, Film Comment Selects, International Children’s Film Festival, ADAA Art Show, Neighboring Scenes film festival, Broadway Week, Off-Broadway Week

Things to do in New York in March 2019

National Women’s History Month. It brings the Tie Break Tens tennis, Spring Break Art Show, Flamenco Festival, Armory Show, International Women’s Day, St Patrick’s Day,  Yankees baseball and the New Directors/New Films film festival

Things to do in New York in February 2020

Black History Month, Cinema Tropical film festival, New York Fashion Week, Westminster Dog Show, Valentine’s Day, Carnival, MoMA Doc Fortnight, Presidents Day, Film Comment Selects, International Children’s Film Festival, ADAA Art Show, Neighboring Scenes film festival, Broadway Week, Off-Broadway Week

Thank you, Gracias, Obrigado, Grazie, Merci, Mulțumesc


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