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Dec, Music, Puerto Rican, Salsa Willie Colón
Dec, Music, Puerto Ricans, Salsa Eddie Palmieri
Cuban, Dec, Music Cucu Diamantes
Classical, Mexican, Music Zaira Meneses
Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Dec, Guatemalan, Italian Artists, Mexican, Music, Panamanian, Puerto Ricans Latin Artists Earn 2017 Grammys Nominations
Apr, Argentines, Brazilians, Dec, Feb, French, Italian, Jan, Mar, May, Mexican, Music, Nov, Oct, Opera, Romanians, Sep, Spanish Artists, Upper West Side, Venezuelan Metropolitan Opera

A Bronx Tale

Chazz Palminteri’s coming-of-age gangster story opens at the Longacre Theatre Dec. 1, 2016. The choreographer is Tony-nominated Colombian dancer Sergio Trujillo.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

The 2016 Broadway play based on this classic sexy French novel stars Liev Schreiber and Janet McTeer at the Booth Theatre October 30, 2016 – January 22, 2017.


Paramour musical at the Lyric Theatre is Cirque du Soleil’s first Broadway show. It blends nouveau-circus into a Broadway musical as only Cirque du Soleil can.

On Your Feet! ~ Review

The inspiring true story of Gloria and Emilio Estefan is at the Marquis Theatre through April 2, 2017.


Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton” has been the hottest show on Broadway since it opened in 2015.

Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Weber’s version of the classic French tale is the longest-running show in Broadway history.

Willie Colón

The salsa music legend and social activist brings his Asalto navideño concert to Lehman Center in the Bronx, Sat, Dec 10, 2016 at 8pm

Eddie Palmieri

The ten Grammy-winning Latin Jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader is is one the greats who developed Cuban dance music into what we have called Salsa since the 1970s. He celebrates his 80th Birthday at the 92nd Street Y December 15, 2016.

Cucu Diamantes

The Cuban singer-songwriter, actress and humanitarian brings her sassy style to Subrosa Friday-Saturday December 9-10, 2016.

Zaira Meneses

Zaira Meneses, Mexico’s “First Lady of the classical guitar” is guest soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of New York at Carnegie Hall, Thu, Dec. 8, 2016 at 7:30pm

Louie Vega

The legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ continues his Roots NYC party at Cielo Wed, Dec 7, 2016

Latin Artists Earn 2017 Grammys Nominations

Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande, Andrea Bocelli, and Louie Vega lead 2017 Grammy nominees including Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Guatemalan, Italian, Mexican, Panamanian, and Puerto Rican artists

Mariah Carey “All I Want for Christmas is You”

The Venezuelan-American pop singer brings her annual “All I Want for Christmas is You” concert to the Beacon Theatre December 5-17, 2016

Metropolitan Opera

German opera Salome premieres, while French opera L’Amour de Loin, and Italian operas Manon Lescaut and La Bohème continue in the week of Dec 4-10, 2016

NYCB Nutcracker

See the holidays through a child’s eyes in New York City’s big Nutcracker production at the David H. Koch Theater Nov 25 – Dec 31, 2016.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

The world’s leading modern dance company presents its New York City Center 2016 season November 30 – December 31

Natalie Portman aims for an Oscar in Pablo Larrain’s Jackie

Chilean director Pablo Larraín wows in his English-language debut

Arrival (Review)

An intelligent science fiction drama by French-Canadian director Denis Villeneuve. Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker, it opens citywide Nov 11, 2016.

Our Last Tango

The story of María Nieves, the legendary Tango partner of Juan Carlos Copes, the artist who put Tango on the stage. On Netflix.

Throckmorton Fine Art

America’s leading gallery of Latin American photography and Pre-Columbian art is showing Mexican photographer Flor Garduño Dec 1, 2016 – Feb 25, 2017

Carmen Herrera, Cuban Minimalist

The Whitney honors the great Cuban abstractionist with her first museum exhibition in almost 20 years. Through Jan 2, 2017.

Maurizio Cattelan: “America”

The Italian artist’s installation at the Guggenheim teases our infatuation with the 1%, implies our common humanity, and questions what is art.