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¡Get the Latin World!

Raul Conti, Selected Oil Paintings and Sculptures from 1960 to 2018

 Late-career Argentine artist combines popular culture with regional and pre-Columbian influences.
Quebracho, Friday, October 19, 2018

J Balvin

 Some of today’s best reggaeton is coming out of Medellin, Colombia. J Balvin leads this year’s Latin Grammy nominations.
Barclays Center, Saturday, October 20, 2018

Queens Bolivian Day Parade

Celebrate our Indigenous heritage and freedom from slavery the Bolivian way.
Jackson Heights, Queens, Sunday, October 21, 2018

Carlos Henriquez: The South Bronx Story

The most important Latin Jazz artist in New York City today, the heir to the legacy of Tito Puente, tells the story of us.
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Friday – Saturday, November 16 – 17, 2018

Casita Maria Fiesta 2018

At The Plaza Hotel, Jacqueline Weld Drake (Venezuela) honored hotelier and real estate developer Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos (Colombia), Valentino brand ambassador Carlos Souza (Brazil), and CNN correspondent Mary Snow for their contributions to the worlds of art, philanthropy and business.


Argentine artist Raul Conti shows 58 years of work at Quebracho

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, October 19, 2018
~
EXHIBITION
October 19 – 26, 2018
Monday – Friday
~
Quebracho
Bushwick, Brooklyn
~
Seasoned Argentine artist inspired by pre-Columbian cultures

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton singer, leads Latin Grammy nominations

Saturday, October 20, 2018
~
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
~
8 Latin Grammy Nominations
MTV VMAs “Best Latin”
~
Balvin leads the trend towards a softer, more melodic reggaeton with lyrics that your abuela can listen to, reggaeton romantico, if you will

Queens Bolivian Day Parade

Sunday, October 21, 2018
~
Jackson Heights, Queens
~
Celebrate our Indigenous heritage and freedom from slavery with our folkloric dances: Caporales, La Diablada, Morenada and more. Bolivian Pride!

Happy Birthday Dizzy Gillespie, father of Bebop, Modern Jazz & Latin Jazz

October 21, 1917 ~ John Birks Gillespie was born in Cheraw, South Carolina
~
Dizzy brought the Latin back to the forefront of Jazz

Happy Birthday Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa. ¡Azúcar!

October 21, 1925 ~ Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso was born in Havana, Cuba
~
Celia is one of the artists most responsible for popularizing Latin music around the world

Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings

October 16, 2018 – January 27, 2019
~
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
~
The Met contributes to the 500th anniversary celebration of the Venetian Renaissance artist known for working rapidly in a Mannerist style

Real Madrid at Barcelona “El Clásico” with Peña Madridista NYC

Saturday, October 27, 2018
~
Barcelona vs Real Madrid
La Liga, “El Clásico”
~
SUPPORTERS CLUB
Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
Garment District, Manhattan
~
La Liga
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
~
One of Spain’s big three enters the post-Ronaldo era

Barcelona vs Real Madrid (El Clásico) with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

Saturday, October 27, 2018
~
Barcelona vs Real Madrid
“El Clásico”
Camp Nou, Barcelona
~
SPANISH LA LIGA
August – May
Big games in October, November, March & April
~
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
September – December
~
Penya FC Barcelona NYC supporters club
Smithfield Hall NYC
Chelsea, Manhattan

New York Red Bulls vs Orlando City at Red Bull Arena

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Red Bulls vs Orlando City
(Last game of the season)
(Supporters Day)
~
March – October
Red Bull Arena
Harrison, New Jersey (Newark)
~
SUPPORTERS CLUBS
Empire Supporters Club
Viking Army
Garden State Ultras

Marc Anthony coming to Madison Square Garden

Sunday, October 28, 2018
~
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
~
The best-selling Tropical Salsa artist of all time, Marco Antonio Muñiz was born in New York City to parents from Guayama, Puerto Rico on September 16, 1968

NYCFC vs Philadelphia Union at Yankee Stadium with Third Rail

Sunday, October 28, 2018
(Last game of the regular season)
Concourse, The Bronx
~
March – October
~
Argentine, Costa Rican, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Spanish and Venezuelan players

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton singer, leads Latin Grammy nominations

Saturday, October 20, 2018
~
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
~
8 Latin Grammy Nominations
MTV VMAs “Best Latin”
~
Balvin leads the trend towards a softer, more melodic reggaeton with lyrics that your abuela can listen to, reggaeton romantico, if you will

Maluma’s “F.A.M.E” Latin Grammy Nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018 Univision
~
Latin Grammys 2018
Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album nominee: “F.A.M.E.”

Argentine Rock Legend Fito Páez Latin Grammy nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018
~
Latin Grammys 2018 Univision
Song of the Year nominee: “Tu Vida Mi Vida”
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September 28, 2018
Carnegie Hall

Nicky Jam “X” Latin Grammy nominee

September 20, 2018 ~ Three Latin Grammy Nominations:
Record of the Year: X
Best Urban Song: X
Best Tropical Song: Casate Conmigo, Silvestre Dangond with Nicky Jam
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Latin Grammys
Sunday, November 15, 2018

Jorge Drexler Latin Grammy nominee Record, Album, Song of the Year

The Jewish – Uruguayan Academy Award-winning singer is our favorite Spanish-language songwriter.
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2018 Latin Grammy Nominations
Record of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year
Best Singer-Songwriter Album
Best Engineered Album

Bomba Estéreo Colombian Latin Grammy nominee to play Terminal 5

Top Colombian electro-tropical band.
~
Latin Grammys 2018 Nominee
Record of the Year: Internacionales
Best Urban/Fusion Performance: Internacionales
Best Short Form Music Video: Duele
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Terminal 5
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Queens Bolivian Day Parade

Sunday, October 21, 2018
~
Jackson Heights, Queens
~
Celebrate our Indigenous heritage and freedom from slavery with our folkloric dances: Caporales, La Diablada, Morenada and more. Bolivian Pride!

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ Peruvian & Colombian Masses

Sunday, October 21, 2018
El Señor de los Milagros Mass (Peruvian)
El Divino Niño Mass (Colombian)
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Sunday, November 18, 2018
Our Lady of Providence Mass (Puerto Rican)
~
Spanish mass, Sundays
~
Enter the Christmas Eve Midnight Mass ticket lottery now
~
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Fifth Ave (between 50th/51st St)
Midtown East, Manhattan
~
Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Filipino, Italian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and Venezuelan masses. ¡Dios te bendiga!

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day

Sunday, October 21, 2018
Argentine Mother’s Day
~
Most countries celebrate the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October & December. Love you Mom!

Celebrate the Feast of St Jude Thaddeus, Catholic saint of lost causes

October 28
~
The apostle St Jude is said to be less busy and therefore eager to help in difficult situations

Celebrate Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Prepare ofrendas (altars) to invite dead family to visit
~
Thursday, November 1, 2018
DÍA DE LOS SANTOS INOCENTES
(Day of the Holy Innocents)
Invited child souls visit
~
Friday, November 2, 2018
DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
(Day of the Dead)
Invited adult souls visit and we tend family graves

Celebrate All Souls Day, the Catholic day for remembering dead family

November 2
~
The Catholic day for tending family graves was blended in Mexico with Aztec traditions into the Day of the Dead

“There is nothing radical about moral clarity in 2018”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Democratic Primary winner for New York’s 14th Congressional District

Speak to your members of Congress at a local Town Hall Meeting

October 29 – November 12, 2018
Veterans Day State Work Period

Vote for our Families and for our Country

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
General Election

Mike Bloomberg 2020 ~ the best NYC mayor since La Guardia (1934 – 1945)

‘Once on This Island’ at Circle in the Square, a Broadway musical about love

This Caribbean version of ‘The Little Mermaid’ wins hearts.

TONY AWARDS
“Best Musical Revival”

DRAMA DESK NOMINATION
“Outstanding Revival of a Musical”

CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE
Times Square Theater District
Through December 31, 2018

‘Hamilton’ is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Dark Mondays
Open-ended run

Repertorio Español is NYC’s Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

October 3 – 21, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
~
Olga Pericet’s “Enfoque”
Spanish Flamenco
~
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
~
300 shows a year of 15 plays from repertory and new productions. (In Spanish with English titles)

‘El coronel no tiene quien le escriba’ Colombian drama at Repertorio

Saturday, October 27, 2018
~
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
~
The classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself.
Adapted and directed by Jorge Alí Triana

Argentine artist Raul Conti shows 58 years of work at Quebracho

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, October 19, 2018
~
EXHIBITION
October 19 – 26, 2018
Monday – Friday
~
Quebracho
Bushwick, Brooklyn
~
Seasoned Argentine artist inspired by pre-Columbian cultures

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
EXTENDED
Through October 2018
FREE

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art in Brooklyn

May 18 – November 25, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
~
Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
~
New York-based Chilean artist resurrects an ancient Indigenous knotted cord writing and reading system of the Andean peoples.

Time of Change Lola Alvarez Bravo & Mariana Yampolsky ~ Throckmorton

Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
September 21 – December 1, 2018

Marguerite Humeau: Birth Canal calls the age of Venus at the New Museum

New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Closed Mondays
September 4, 2018 – January 6, 2019

Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings

October 16, 2018 – January 27, 2019
~
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
~
The Met contributes to the 500th anniversary celebration of the Venetian Renaissance artist known for working rapidly in a Mannerist style

David Rubenstein Atrium ~ Doug Beavers ¡Vaya! 63 dance party

Friday, October 19, 2018
~
2018 Grammy nominee Doug Beavers plays a ¡Vaya! 63 dance party tribute to Titanes del Trombón
~
FREE Concerts Thursdays
~
David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
~
African, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Folk, Guatemalan, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Puerto Rican & Spanish bachata, cumbia, merengue, salsa, soukous music and dancing

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton singer, leads Latin Grammy nominations

Saturday, October 20, 2018
~
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
~
8 Latin Grammy Nominations
MTV VMAs “Best Latin”
~
Balvin leads the trend towards a softer, more melodic reggaeton with lyrics that your abuela can listen to, reggaeton romantico, if you will

Met Opera’s new “Samson et Dalila” stars Elīna Garanča & Roberto Alagna

October 20, 2018, Saturday
~
2018 – 2019 SEASON
September 24, 2018 – March 28, 2019
~
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
~
Saint-Saëns grand French opera

Happy Birthday Dizzy Gillespie, father of Bebop, Modern Jazz & Latin Jazz

October 21, 1917 ~ John Birks Gillespie was born in Cheraw, South Carolina
~
Dizzy brought the Latin back to the forefront of Jazz

Happy Birthday Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa. ¡Azúcar!

October 21, 1925 ~ Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso was born in Havana, Cuba
~
Celia is one of the artists most responsible for popularizing Latin music around the world

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

Sundays in September 2018
~
Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
~
Cuban O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are multi-Grammy winners

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays a Milonga at The Django

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Tango for dancing
The Django
Tribeca, Manhattan
~
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Terraza 7 
Elmhurst/Jackson Heights, Queens

Gilberto Santa Rosa plays St. George Theatre

Friday, October 26, 2018
St. George Theatre
St. George, Staten Island
~
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Kupferberg Center for the Arts
Flushing, Queens

Marc Anthony coming to Madison Square Garden

Sunday, October 28, 2018
~
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
~
The best-selling Tropical Salsa artist of all time, Marco Antonio Muñiz was born in New York City to parents from Guayama, Puerto Rico on September 16, 1968

Eddie Palmieri joins Christian McBride at NJPAC

Friday, November 9, 2018
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Newark, New Jersey
~
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Featuring Lalo Rodriguez
Lehman Center
Jerome Park, The Bronx
~
Puerto Rican Latin Jazz and Salsa Legend

Maluma’s “F.A.M.E” Latin Grammy Nominee

Thursday, November 15, 2018 Univision
~
Latin Grammys 2018
Best Contemporary Pop Vocal Album nominee: “F.A.M.E.”

Borders separate, but also unite
Octavio Paz, Mexican poet

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2018

November 9 – January 1, 2018
~
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
~
A classic New York Christmas

Alvin Ailey 60th Anniversary New York City Center 2018

November 28 – December 30, 2018
Tuesday – Sunday
~
GALA
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
New York Hilton Midtown
~
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
~
Company premieres by Rennie Harris, Ronald K. Brown, Wayne McGregor & Jessica Lang.

Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?
From Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

VolvoTango Pier 45 is an outdoor milonga with stunning river views

Wednesdays & Sundays
April – November
~
Pier 45
West Village, Manhattan
~
Argentine Tango dancing

VolvoTango LIC Landing outdoor milonga on a pier with city views

Fair weather Tuesdays
Spring, Summer & Fall
~
LIC Landing
Long Island City, Queens
(Ferry from Manhattan or Brooklyn)
~
FREE

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

Thursdays
~
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
~
The center of NYC’s Argentine Tango community

The All Night Milonga is NYC’s big Tango party

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Second & Last Saturdays
~
Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
~
All levels dance at one of the biggest Tango parties in the U.S. with outstanding guest teachers and performers

New York Film Festival 56 (2018)

September 28 – October 14, 2018
~
OPENING NIGHT
Friday, September 28, 2018
“The Favorite” Yorgos Lanthimos (Greek)
~
CENTERPIECE
Friday, October 5, 2018
“ROMA,” Alfonso Cuarón (Mexican)
~
CLOSING NIGHT
Friday, October 12, 2018
“At Eternity’s Gate” Julian Schnabel (Jewish)
~
Alice Tully Hall
Film Society of Lincoln Center
~
One of America’s oldest and most influential film festivals is screening Argentine, Chilean, Cuban, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican and Spanish films

Carlos Fuentes was Mexico’s most celebrated novelist

November 11, 1928 ~ Carlos Fuentes Macías was born in Panama City, Panama. He is known for
“The Death of Artemio Cruz” (1962), “Terra Nostra” (1975), “The Old Gringo” (1985).

New Yorker Festival 2018

October 5 – 7, 2018
Friday – Sunday
~
African, French, Italian & Mexican thinkers

Valentino

Upper East Side
Midtown East
~
Legendary Italian fashion

Louis Vuitton New York ~ French handbags and fashion

Midtown East (Flagship)
SoHo & Battery Park City stores
Bloomingdale’s, Upper East Side
Macy’s, Garment District
Saks Fifth Avenue, Midtown East

Givenchy the French couture designer who defined 1950s elegance

Hubert de Givenchy passed away near Paris on March 10, 2018.
Givenchy New York
747 Madison Avenue
(at 65th St)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Open daily

Oscar de la Renta amazing lace

772 Madison Avenue
(at 66th St)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Closed Sundays

Narciso Rodriguez makes fluid geometries for Fall

Bergdorf Goodman
Midtown, Manhattan
~
Barneys New York
Upper East Side
Chelsea
~
Saks Fifth Avenue
Midtown East, Manhattan
~
Intermix
Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Meatpacking, West Village, SoHo

Make a splash in La Perla

803 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side
434 West Broadway
SoHo

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé! ~ Beaujolais Nouveau Day

Friday, November 16, 2018
~
Taste the fruit in this season’s Beaujolais by drinking it as soon as it is bottled

“Play with the love of winning, not the fear of losing”

~ Juan Carlos Osorio, the Colombian coach of Mexico

Atlético Madrid at Borussia Dortmund ~ Peña Oficial Atlético

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
~
Borussia Dortmund vs Atlético Madrid
UEFA Champions League
~
La Liga
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
~
SUPPORTERS CLUB
Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
~
One of Spain’s big three has big games in August, September, October, November, February, April and May

FIFA World Soccer Ranking ~ Top 10 include France, Brazil, Uruguay

NEXT UPDATE
Thursday, October 25, 2018
~
September 20, 2018 ~ Half the top ten are Latin: France, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal & Spain

Real Madrid at Barcelona “El Clásico” with Peña Madridista NYC

Saturday, October 27, 2018
~
Barcelona vs Real Madrid
La Liga, “El Clásico”
~
SUPPORTERS CLUB
Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
Garment District, Manhattan
~
La Liga
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
~
One of Spain’s big three enters the post-Ronaldo era

Barcelona vs Real Madrid (El Clásico) with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

Saturday, October 27, 2018
~
Barcelona vs Real Madrid
“El Clásico”
Camp Nou, Barcelona
~
SPANISH LA LIGA
August – May
Big games in October, November, March & April
~
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
September – December
~
Penya FC Barcelona NYC supporters club
Smithfield Hall NYC
Chelsea, Manhattan

New York Red Bulls vs Orlando City at Red Bull Arena

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Red Bulls vs Orlando City
(Last game of the season)
(Supporters Day)
~
March – October
Red Bull Arena
Harrison, New Jersey (Newark)
~
SUPPORTERS CLUBS
Empire Supporters Club
Viking Army
Garden State Ultras

NYCFC vs Philadelphia Union at Yankee Stadium with Third Rail

Sunday, October 28, 2018
(Last game of the regular season)
Concourse, The Bronx
~
March – October
~
Argentine, Costa Rican, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Spanish and Venezuelan players


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“Nothing will work, unless you do” ~ Maya Angelou

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“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community.” ~ Cesar Chavez

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“I have a dream . . .” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

#BlackLivesMatter

#HelpPuertoRico  #HispanicFederation

#MeToo  Women’s Health (Planned Parenthood)

#LGBThealth (LGBT Community Center)  #ThisIsFamily

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“We light the oven so that everyone may bake bread in it” ~ Jose Martí

#ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)

#NeverAgain (Nunca más)

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“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . .” ~ Emma Lazarus

#ImmigrationHelp

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#USConstitution

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“For this Nation to remain true to its principles, we cannot allow any American’s vote to be denied, diluted, or defiled. The right to vote is the crown jewel of American liberties, and we will not see its luster diminished.” ~ Ronald Reagan , 40th President of the United States

#RegisterToVote (vote.org)

#Vote (voting.nyc)

“Gracias a la Vida” (Thank you for Life) ~ Violeta Parra


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