April 2018 things to do in NYC

April things to do in NYC include Easter, the Tribeca Film Festival, Havana Film Festival, and the start of Yankees and Mets baseball.

17th Tribeca Film Festival 2018

The younger of New York City’s two major film festivals brings red carpet premieres, stars, filmmakers, and film fans to NYC.
April 18 – 29, 2018
OPENING NIGHT
‘Love, Gilda’ world premiere
Beacon Theater
Upper West Side, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

PEN World Voices Festival 2018 Resist and Reimagine

165+ writers and artists from over 50 countries gather in NYC to talk about the theme ‘Resist and Reimagine.’
April 16 – 22, 2018

New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

‘Paradise Blue’ by Dominique Morisseau at The Signature Theatre

Jazz, gentrification, a sexy woman, and hard choices make ‘Paradise Blue.’
Written by Haitian-American Obie Award-winner Dominique Morisseau.
Directed by Puerto Rican Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Signature Theatre
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
PREVIEWS April 24, 2018
OPENING NIGHT
Friday, May 4, 2018
THROUGH June 3, 2018
EXTENDED June 10, 2018

Carlos Acosta Danza ‘Debut’ legendary Cuban Ballet at NY City Center

The Royal Ballet legend is debuting his new Cuban contemporary ballet company.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Friday
April 25 – 27, 2018

Aldo Sessa ‘Gauchos: Icons of Argentina’ at the Argentine Consulate NYC

Photography exhibition by Argentina’s legendary photographer, the most famous documentarian of Argentine culture and the Argentine cowboys.
Argentine Consulate
Midtown, Manhattan
April 11 – 26, 2018

Arturo O’Farrill and Friends ¡ Adelante Cuba ¡ Festival at New York City Center

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Celebrate Easter, the Christian Spring holiday

Sunday, April 21, 2019

NYC Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival

Fifth Avenue
Midtown, Manhattan
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 1, 2018

Holy Week (Semana Santa) is the Latin world’s main holiday season

Sunday-Saturday
April 14 – 20, 2019

Youth America Grand Prix 2018 is the world’s ballet scholarship audition

This is ballet for ballet dancers. The only thing that matches the energy on stage is the energy in the audience. It’s truly electric and a ballet experience like no other.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
FINALS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
GALA
Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow
Thursday, April 19, 2018

47th New Directors / New Films 2018 screens the future of cinema

Movies by new Brazilian, Dominican, Filipino, French, and Portuguese directors.

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Upper West Side, Manhattan

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan

March 28 – April 8, 2018

AIPAD Photography Show 2018 is America’s leading fine art photography fair

Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
VERNISSAGE
Wednesday, April 4
FAIR
Thursday – Sunday
April 5 – 8, 2018

19th Havana Film Festival New York 2018 new Latin American cinema

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Paraguayan and Venezuelan films plus tributes to Senel Paz (Cuban), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuban), and Fernando Birri (Argentine).
AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, and other venues in Manhattan, Queens & The Bronx
OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FESTIVAL April 6 – 17, 2018

Ballet Hispánico Spring 2018 Season at The Joyce

Works by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican choreographers, including two world premieres that salute the beloved Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 10 – 15, 2018


April 2018 Calendar



Sunday, April 1

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter.

Celebrate April Fools Day.

Wear your Easter bonnet in the Easter Parade on Fifth Avenue between 49th & 55th St from 10 am-4 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Cisneros, an exhibition of contemporary Latin American art at Hunter College’s 205 Hudson Gallery in Tribeca, Manhattan 1 – 6 pm.

The New York Mets 1 – 5 St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 1:10 pm. It’s Tote Bag Day. From $19

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



This week is part of the Congressional Spring Break State Work Period, March 26 – April 6. Tell the politicians who represent you what you think is important at a Town Hall in your region.

Monday, April 2

The New York Yankees play their home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. From $80. POSTPONED FOR SNOW UNTIL APRIL 3

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 7:10 pm. They are giving out Bark at the Park. From $15

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, April 3

Tickets for the 63rd Drama Desk Awards (The Town Hall, June 3) went on sale today. $68 – $325

Repertorio Español performs Spanish drama La Casa de Bernarda Alba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The New York Yankees 11 – 4 Tampa Bay Rays home opener at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. From $80. Rescheduled from Monday due to snow.

Watch UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals first leg matches.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish comedy El Crédito at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $17 – $66

The New York Mets 2 – 0 Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 7:10 pm. From $15

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Wednesday, April 4

Remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King who was assassinated on this day in 1968.

The Off-Broadway League announced nominations for the 33rd Lucille Lortel Awards for outstanding achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards are Sunday May 6, 2018.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish comedy El Quijote at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern & Decoration opens at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos College in Mott Haven, The Bronx from 12 noon – 5 pm. On view Monday – Friday through June 6.

The New York Mets 4 – 2 Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 1:10 pm. From $15

The AIPAD Photography Show opens with a VIP vernissage at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 2 pm for $150, and a Public Vernissage from 5 – 9 pm for $75.

Watch UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals first leg matches.

  • FC Barcelona 4 – 1 Roma at 2:45 pm ET
  • Liverpool 3 – 0 Manchester City at 2:45 pm ET

The New York Yankees 7 – 2 Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. From $15

An exhibition of Spanish photojournalist Guillermo Cervera Flow opens with a reception (unconfirmed) at Anastasia Photo in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. Tuesday – Sunday through May 9.

Venezuelan singer Migguel Anggelo presents So Close: Love & Hate at Joe’s Pub in Manhattan’s East Village at 7 pm. $20

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27


Thursday, April 5

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The New York Yankees lost to the Baltimore Orioles 2 – 5 at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 6:35 pm. From $10

The AIPAD Photography Show is at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $20 – $30

An exhibition of French artist Juliette Dumas ‘Angels’ opens with a reception at Silas Von Morisse Gallery in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn from 5 – 8 pm. On view Thursday – Sunday through April 29.

An exhibition of Argentine artist Eduardo Navarro Into ourselves opens with a reception at The Drawing Center in SoHo, Manhattan. On view Wednesday – Sunday through April 22.

An exhibition of Italian artist Angelina Gualdoni ‘Casa della Nuova Strega’ opens with a reception at Asya Geisberg Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. On view Tuesday – Saturday through May 12.

Colombian Cumbia Jazz man Gregorio Uribe plays B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $20

Ana Moura sings Portuguese Fado for the World Music Institute at The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $55 – $75

LAST CHANCE to see Puccini’s Italian opera Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Fourth Floor with Puerto Rican saxophonist Miguel Zenon play The Stone in Manhattan’s East Village at 8:30 pm. $20

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30 pm – 2 am. Mario de Camillis teaches at 8 pm. $15


Friday, April 6

Today is the deadline for National Puerto Rican Day Parade scholarship applications.

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The AIPAD Photography Show is at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $20 – $30

The 19th Havana Film Festival New York starts with a screening of De Puerto Rico para el mundo (From Puerto Rico for the World) at 6 pm followed by a performance by Flaco Navaja & the Razor Blades. The Festival runs through Tuesday, April 17.

The New York Yankees lost to the Baltimore Orioles 3 – 7 at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:05 pm. From $15

Chilean theatre group Teatro La Re-Sentida presents La Dictadura de lo Cool (The Dictatorship of Coolness) at NYU Skirball Center in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $35 – $50

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72


Saturday, April 7

Celebrate the end of Passover.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Mexican – American magical realist Maria Tomasula All the Breath We Can Hold at Forum Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan from 10 am – 5:30 pm.

Teatro SEA, NYC’s bilingual Latino children’s theatre, presents its one woman Mexican show The Colors of Frida / Las colores de Frida at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 11 am. $10 – $20

The AIPAD Photography Show is at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $20 – $30

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12:30 pm. From $25

The New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 8 – 3 at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. From $25

New York Red Bulls vs Houston Dynamo is a Major League Soccer game at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 2:30 pm. Rescheduled.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish comedy El Quijote at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $68

Chilean theatre group Teatro La Re-Sentida presents La Dictadura de lo Cool (The Dictatorship of Coolness) at NYU Skirball Center in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $35 – $50

Celebrated Argentine pianist Horacio Lavandera plays Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall at 8 pm. $50

Puerto Rican Romantic Salsa legend Gilberto Santa Rosa plays Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $55 – $305+

Portuguese Fado legend Carlos do Carmo is joined by Celeste Rodrigues at The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $45 – $75.

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican musical La Canción at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27


Sunday, April 8

Celebrate International Romani Day.

Celebrate the birthday of actress María Félix in Álamos, Mexico on April 8, 1914.

LAST CHANCE to see the Macy’s Flower Show at Macy’s department store in Manhattan’s Garment District from 10 am – 9 pm. Free

Watch the Madrid Derby, Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid (La Liga) at either Playwright Irish Pub in Chelsea (Real) or The Football Factory at Legends (Atléti) in Koreatown at 10:15 am ET.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Chilean-American artist Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect at the Bronx Museum in Concourse Village, The Bronx from 11 am – 6 pm. Free

LAST CHANCE to see the AIPAD Photography Show at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 6 pm. $20 – $30

The New York Yankees lost 7 – 8 to the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. It’s Calendar Day. From $15

Repertorio Español performs Catalan Spanish comedy El Crédito at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

Argentine Pop singer Luciano Pereyra makes his New York City debut at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 8 pm. $49 – $79.50

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



Monday, April 9

Ecuadorian – American Helado Negro and the Private Energy Band play Elsewhere in Bushwick, Brooklyn at 7 pm. $15 – $20.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, April 10

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Watch UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals 2nd leg matches:

  • Roma 3 – 0 FC Barcelona at 2:45 pm ET. Roma wins on away goals.
  • Manchester City 1 – 2 Liverpool at 2:45 pm ET. Liverpool is through 5 – 1 on aggregate.

New York Red Bulls 0 – 0 Guadalajara (CONCACAF Champions League Semi Finals) is at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 7 pm. Guadalajara knocks the Red Bulls out of CONCACAF Champions League.

Ballet Hispánico opens its Spring season with Spanish and Colombian choreographies at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. From $10. Through Sunday.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum

Multi-Grammy winning Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias mixes her new Music from Man of La Mancha album with Brazilian classics at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40


Wednesday, April 11

Celebrate the Costa Rican national day of “Battle of Rivas Day” (Juan Santamaria Day) when Costa Rican farmers repelled an invasion of U.S. Confederate forces in 1856.

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Watch UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals 2nd leg matches:

  • Bayern München 0 – 0 Sevilla at 2:45 pm ET. Sevilla is knocked out on aggregate 1 – 2.
  • Real Madrid 1 – 3 Juventus at 2:45 pm ET. Real goes through to the semi-finals 4 – 1 on aggregate.

The 19th Havana Film Festival New York opening night celebration is screening Cuban film Sergio y Sergei at the AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, Manhattan at 6 pm. The Festival runs through Tuesday, April 17.

An exhibition of legendary Argentine photographer Aldo Sessa Gauchos Icons of Argentina opens with a reception at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan 6 – 8 pm. RSVP to galleries@cnyor.com. The exhibition is on view Monday – Friday through April 26.

The Worlds of Joaquín Torres-García, opens with a reception at Acquavella Galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 6 – 8 pm. It is on view Monday – Saturday through May 25.

There is a sneak preview of colonial Argentine film Zama at Film Society of Lincoln Center with director Lucrecia Martel present at 6:15 pm.

The legendary Salsa concert film Fania All-Stars: Live in Africa is screening at The Museum of the City of New York in East Harlem, Manhattan at 6:30 pm. $10 – $12

Watch NYCFC vs Real Salt Lake (Major League Soccer) at Yankee Stadium at 7 pm.

Ballet Hispánico performs Spanish and Colombian choreographies for its Spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. From $10.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Cuban singer Gerardo Contino spins Latin Grooves with special guest direct from Ibiza, Spain, Nalaya Brown at The Django in The Roxy Hotel in Tribeca, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. No cover.

Multi-Grammy winning Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias mixes her new Music from Man of La Mancha album with Brazilian classics at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40


Thursday, April 12

New York Fashion Week Bridal runs through Saturday.

FIFA releases its world soccer ranking.

The slate of films at the Cannes Film Festival in France is being released today.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish comedy El Quijote at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

An exhibition of Chilean-born, Madrid-based artist Guillermo Muñoz Vera Analogies & Dichotomies / Analogías y Dicotomías opens with a reception at Forum Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, and will be on view Monday – Saturday through May 25, 2018.

Renowned Peruvian poet Rina Soldevilla is doing a reading and book launch at the Peruvian-American Association in Midtown East, Manhattan at 6:30 pm. Free with RSVP

Help Surgeons of Hope raise funds to provide lifesaving heart surgery for children in countries of great need. Enjoy an art exhibition and auction cocktail at New York Academy of Sciences in 7 World Trade Center from 7 – 9 pm. $50

Repertorio Español performs Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $17 – $72

The SFJAZZ Collective with Puerto Rican saxophonist Miguel Zenón plays the music of Miles Davis at The Jazz Standard in NoMad, Manhattan with sets at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $35

Ballet Hispánico performs Spanish and Colombian choreographies for its Spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. From $10.

It’s the MET OPERA PREMIERE of Laurent Pelly’s new production of Massenet’s French opera Cendrillon at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. Occasional performances through May 11. From $27

French Jazz pianist Michel Legrand Trio featuring Ron Carter plays the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30 pm. Through Sunday. $45 – $65

Multi-Grammy winning Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias mixes her new Music from Man of La Mancha album with Brazilian classics at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention us for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15

There is a sneak preview of colonial Argentine film Zama at IFC Center in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village with director Lucrecia Martel present at 9:30 pm.


Friday, April 13

The UEFA Champions League Semi Finals Draw is today.

Lucrecia Martel’s colonial Argentine film Zama opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center and IFC Center in Greenwich Village.

Classic Week auction exhibitions open at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center from 10 am – 5 pm. The exhibitions include Antiquities, 19th Century European Art, Old Masters, and The Exceptional Sale.

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican Hip-Hop musical La Canción at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985 opens at The Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park from 11 am – 6 pm. It is on view Wednesday – Sunday through July 22.

The New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6 – 5 at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 7:10 pm. It’s Free Shirt Friday. From $15

The SFJAZZ Collective with Puerto Rican saxophonist Miguel Zenón plays the music of Miles Davis at The Jazz Standard in NoMad, Manhattan with sets at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $35

Ballet Hispánico performs Spanish and Colombian choreographies at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. From $10.

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el nombre de Salomé at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el Nombre de Salomé at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm ($17 – $72).

Multi-Grammy winning Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias mixes her new Music from Man of La Mancha album with Brazilian classics at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango and celebrate Jevgeni Davidov & Natasha Sidorenco’s 2nd Place in Tango Salon at the 2018 USA Tango Championship at Milonga on the Hudson at the Hudson Dance Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9:30 pm – 12 midnight. Mention XIMENA’S LIST. $15


Saturday, April 14

Celebrate the birthday of Edgar Donato, the Tango composer and orchestra leader born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on April 14, 1897.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Spanish painter Hugo Fontela Nowhere Island at Marlborough Gallery in Midtown, Manhattan from 10 am – 5:30 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Brazilian artist Saint Clair Cemin Oedipus at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of French – Canadian artist Robert Polidori Fra Angelico / Opus Operantis at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of renowned French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier 1992 – 2017 at Staley-Wise Gallery in SoHo, Manhattan. 11 am – 5 pm. EXTENDED to Saturday April 21.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12:30 pm. From $25

New York Red Bulls 3 – 1 Montreal Impact is a Major League Soccer game at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 1 pm.

Ballet Hispánico performs Spanish and Colombian choreographies at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2 pm. From $10.

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

The Edmar Castañeda Quartet and special guest Afro-Swiss harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret, play LeFrak Concert Hall at Queens College in Flushing, NY at 3 pm. $25 – $40

Teatro SEA, NYC’s bilingual Latino children’s theatre, presents A Tango Dancing Cinderella at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 3 pm. $10 – $20

The New York Mets play the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 7:10 pm. It’s Fireworks Night. From $20

Italian – American rock band Bon Jovi and African – American gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio at 7:30 pm ET. The ceremony will be broadcast on HBO at a later date.

Ballet Hispánico performs Spanish and Colombian choreographies at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. From $10.

Repertorio Español performs Catalan Spanish comedy El Crédito at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Tango Lovers’ Gold Label is an Argentine Tango show direct from Buenos Aires at On Stage at Kingsborough in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn (Coney Island) on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8 pm. $30 – $32

Multi-Grammy winning Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias mixes her new Music from Man of La Mancha album with Brazilian classics at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango at the All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMAD, Manhattan from 10 pm – 5 am. $16


Sunday, April 15

Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, the day in 1947 when Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball on opening day with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

The New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens 3 – 2. It’s Jackie Robinson Day. From $19

LAST CHANCE to see Ballet Hispánico perform Spanish and Colombian choreographies at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2 pm & 7:30 pm. From $10.

Repertorio Español performs Catalan Spanish comedy El Crédito at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



Monday, April 16

The 2018 PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature is at multiple venues in New York City, Monday – Sunday, April 16 – 22.

The New York Yankees beat the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx 12 – 1 at 6:35 pm. From $15

The New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens 6 – 8 at 7:10 pm. From $15

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, April 17

It’s U.S. Federal Tax Day (not April 15 this year).

On April 17, 1907, more immigrants entered the U.S. through Ellis Island than on any other day in history.

Celebrate NYC Immigrant Heritage Week April 17 – April 23.

Celebrate Argentine Malbec World Day.

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The Metropolitan Opera performs Massenet’s French opera Cendrillon at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

The 19th Havana Film Festival New York closes with a screening of Cuban Food Stories at 6:30 pm followed by a closing night party at 9:30 pm. $20 – $200

The New York Yankees play the Miami Marlins at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 6:35 pm. From $10

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 7:10 pm. From $15

Brazilian Tropicália legend Tom Zé plays Pioneer Works in Red Hook, Brooklyn at 7:30 pm.

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum

The Dizzy Gillespie Afro Cuban All-Star Experience plays the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30 pm. $30 – $45


Wednesday, April 18

The Olivier Awards (British Tony Awards) are at The Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish drama La casa de Bernarda Alba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

It’s OPENING NIGHT at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival which runs through April 29.

The Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition Finals are at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 7 pm. $25 – $45

Orchestra of St. Luke’s performs Leonard Bernstein’s comic operetta Candide at Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at 7 pm. $47 – $155

Nelson Freire (2003), João Moreira Salles’ documentary about the Brazilian classical pianist is screening at Americas Society in Manhattan’s Upper East Side with the artist and special guests present at 7 pm. Free

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 7:10 pm. From $15

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Thursday, April 19

Celebrate Uruguay’s national day, “Landing of 33 Patriots Day,” the start of the rebel campaign that led to the independence of Uruguay.

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican comedy La gringa at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The Artexpo New York art fair opens with a trade-only preview and party at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 7 pm. Free with trade credentials. The show runs through Sunday. $20

An exhibition of Mexican – American photographer Amanda Gutiérrez Walking in Lightness opens with a reception at the Baxter St Camera Club of New York in Manhattan’s Little Italy from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Tuesday – Saturday through May 12.

The New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 6:35 pm. From $15

The Youth America Grand Prix Gala Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow is at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7 pm. $45

Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros, NYC’s best Cuban dance band, plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 7 & 8:30 pm. $25

Dance Argentine Tango with 7-time Colombian champion Daniel Martínez Cadavid & Adriana Salgado Neira at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention us for something special). Daniel and Adriana teach the intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15

LAST CHANCE to see the Metropolitan Opera perform Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27


Friday, April 20

Repertorio Español performs Spanish drama La casa de Bernarda Alba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

LAST CHANCE to see an exhibition that includes work by Chilean artist Johanna Unzueta When the wind goes wrong at 57W57 Arts from 12 noon – 5 pm.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish drama La casa de Bernarda Alba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 1 pm. $30

The Artexpo New York art fair opens to the public at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 10 am – 8 pm, with an opening night party (public welcome) from 4 – 8 pm. The show runs through Sunday. $20

An exhibition of work by Haitian – American artist Dominique Duroseau If only we knew. Nothing’s new opens with a reception at A.I.R. Gallery, the women’s arts collective in DUMBO, Brooklyn from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Sunday through May 20.

Latin Boogaloo meets Afrobeat with Spanglish Fly and the cast of FELA! The Musical at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens at 7 pm. $10 – $16

The New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:05 pm.

Bronx Salsa legend Eddie Montalvo y su Orquesta plays the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Free

The Metropolitan Opera performs Massenet’s French opera Cendrillon at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27

The Grand Rapids Symphony with Brazilian pianist Nelson Freire and the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus performs Brazilian and Iberian classics in the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall at 8 pm. $17.50 – $110

The Mega Mezcla Alex Sensation concert is at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey at 8 pm. $64 – $234

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66


Saturday, April 21

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of renowned French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier 1992 – 2017 at Staley-Wise Gallery in SoHo, Manhattan. 11 am – 5 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see an exhibition of work by Mexican – American artist Dan Hernandez Game Over at Kim Foster Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12 noon. From $25

Repertorio Español performs Spanish Golden Age comedy Valor, agravio y mujer at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

Teatro SEA, NYC’s bilingual Latino children’s theatre, presents Puerto Rican puppetry The Pura Belpre Project / El proyecto pura belpré at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 3 pm. $10 – $20

Spain’s Copa del Rey Final is Barcelona vs Sevilla at 3:30 pm ET.

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire is a Major League Soccer game at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 3:30 pm.

The New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 7:05 pm. It’s Yankees Tote Bag Day. From $23

Repertorio Español performs Catalan Spanish comedy El Crédito at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66


Sunday, April 22

Celebrate Earth Day.

LAST CHANCE to see The Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden in The Bronx from 10 am – 6 pm. $20 – $25

LAST CHANCE to see Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze at the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park, Brooklyn from 11 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Argentine artist Eduardo Navarro Into ourselves at The Drawing Center in SoHo, Manhattan.

The New York Yankees play the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. From $15

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



Monday, April 23

Watch UEFA Champions League Semi Final 1st leg games

The New York Yankees play the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:05 pm. It’s David Wells Bobblehead Night. From $10

SEASON PREMIERE of Charles Gounod’s French opera Roméo et Juliette with Placido Domingo conducting at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through May 12. From $25

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, April 24

New York City Ballet’s Spring 2018 Season opens at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center with a Balanchine Black & White program at 7:30 pm. The Season runs through June 3.

Watch UEFA Champions League Semi Finals first leg matches.

The New York Yankees play the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 6:35 pm. From $10

The Metropolitan Opera performs Massenet’s French opera Cendrillon at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

Paradise Blue written by Haitian – American Obie Award-winner Dominique Morisseau and directed by Puerto Rican – American Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson opens at the Signature Theatre in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. From $30. Tuesday – Sunday through June 3. EXTENDED to June 10.

Cuban Jazz piano legend Chucho Valdés : Irakere 45 plays the Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8 & 10:30 pm. Through May 6. $55 – $75

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Wednesday, April 25

Watch UEFA Champions League Semi Finals first leg matches.

The New York Yankees play the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 6:35 pm. From $10

Acosta Danza Debut brings the contemporary ballet company of Royal Ballet legend Carlos Acosta to the ¡ Adelante Cuba ! Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. From $25

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Spanish pop singer Rafael presents his Loco Por Cantar Tour at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 8 pm. $59 – $119+


Thursday, April 26

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of legendary Argentine photographer Aldo Sessa Gauchos Icons of Argentina at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan 9 am – 1 pm and 2 pm – 5 pm.

The New York Yankees play the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 1:05 pm. From $10

An exhibition of a Brazilian contemporary art collection, A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection opens with a reception at Hauser & Wirth New York in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 6 pm. The exhibition is on view Tuesday – Saturday through July 27.

Art of the Real, Film Society’s documentary showcase, opens with a screening of Julien Faraut’s 2018 French film John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection. In French with English subtitles. Through May 6.

Acosta Danza Debut brings the contemporary ballet company of Royal Ballet legend Carlos Acosta to the ¡ Adelante Cuba ! Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention us for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, April 27

2017 Drama Desk Award nominees were announced at Feinstein’s/64 Below in Midtown on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

Applications to participate in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade are due today.

Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros, NYC’s best Cuban dance band, plays Friday Salsa Night at SOBS in Hudson Square, Manhattan at 75 pm. $10 – 15

Colombian Pop star Juanes is joined by Chilean Pop singer Mon Laferte on their Amarte Tour at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $59 – $416+

Acosta Danza Debut brings the contemporary ballet company of Royal Ballet legend Carlos Acosta to the ¡ Adelante Cuba ! Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson at the Hudson Dance Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9:30 pm – 12 midnight. Mention XIMENA’S LIST. $15


Saturday, April 28

Celebrate the birthday of actress Penélope Cruz in Alcobendas, Spain on April 28, 1974.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Chilean artist Sandra Vásquez de la Horra América sin Fronteras at David Nolan Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the photography exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based Chilean artist Rodrigo Valenzuela Intervention at Laurence Miller Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of 1970s photographs by renowned Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez ‘Instamatics’ at Danziger Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 12 noon – 5 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Massenet’s French opera Cendrillon at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $27

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican musical La Canción at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Arturo O’Farrill and Friends close the ¡ Adelante Cuba ! Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. From $35

Dance Argentine Tango at the All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMAD, Manhattan from 10 pm – 5 am. $16


Sunday, April 29

Celebrate International Dance Day, the birthday of Jean-Georges Noverre (1727 – 1810) who transformed ballet from a spectacle of costume and scenery to an emotional expression through movement.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Puerto Rican Artist Angel Otero Elegies at the Bronx Museum of the Arts from 11 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of French artist Juliette Dumas ‘Angels’ at Silas Von Morisse Gallery in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn from 12 noon – 6 pm.

The National Council Grand Finals Concert opera competition is at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. From $25

Watch NYCFC vs Dallas (Major League Soccer) at Yankee Stadium at 6 pm.

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



This week is part of the May Day Congressional State Work Period, April 30 – May 4. Tell the politicians who represent you what you think is important at a Town Hall in your region.

Monday, April 30

Watch UEFA Champions League Semi Final 2nd leg games:

An exhibition of Spanish sculptor Eduardo Chillida opens with a reception at Hauser & Wirth in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 6 pm. The exhibition is on view through July 27.

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum

May calendar


April Events



Pedro Giraudo plays Tango for dancing at The Django in the Roxy Hotel

Terraza 7
Elmhurst/Jackson Heights, Queens
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Dominique Duroseau ‘If only we knew. Nothing’s new’ at A.I.R. Gallery

Haitian-American women’s art.
A.I.R. Gallery
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
OPENING RECEPTION
April 20 – May 3, 2018

40th Artexpo 2018 with SOLO and FOTO SOLO at Pier 94

African, Argentine, Brazilian, Ecuadorian, Filipino, French, French-Canadian, Haitian, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan & Venezuelan galleries.
Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

Johanna Unzueta ‘When the wind goes wrong’ Chilean art at 57W57ARTS

Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
CLOSING
March 9 – April 20, 2018

Milonga on the Hudson has a big floor for Argentine Tango

Hudson Dance Studio
2nd & 4th Friday
Edgewater, New Jersey
Friday, April 20, 2017

‘Cendrillon’ is a new Met Opera production of Massenet’s Cinderella opera

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
APRIL – MAY
Friday, April 20, 2018

Colombian Tango Champion Daniel Martínez Cadavid at Nocturne

Daniel Martínez & Adriana Salgado
Nocturne
DanceSport
Midtown South, Manhattan
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Patrick Demarchelier 1992 – 2017 at Staley-Wise Gallery

The world-renowned French fashion photographer makes beauty more beautiful.
Staley-Wise Gallery
SoHo, Manhattan
February 8 – April 14, 2018
EXTENDED
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Barcelona at Sevilla (Copa del Rey Final) with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

Penya FC Barcelona NYC
Smithfield Hall NYC
Chelsea, Manhattan
Barcelona vs Sevilla
Copa del Rey Final
Saturday, April 21, 2018

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire MLS at Red Bull Arena

Watch with the Empire Supporters Club, Viking Army, or Garden State Ultras supporters clubs.
New York vs Chicago Fire
Red Bull Arena
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Puccini’s ‘Tosca’ stars Anna Netrebko and Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April – May
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Dan Hernandez ‘Game Over’ Mexican – American artist Kim Foster Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 21, 2018

Repertorio’s Colombian play ‘El coronel no tiene quien le escriba’ previews

Classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself.
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
February – May
Sunday, April 22, 2018

Watch Juventus vs Napoli, 1st & 2nd in Serie A, with Juventus Club NYC

1st and 2nd place are 4 points apart with 7 games to play.
Juventus Club NYC supporters
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
Watch Juventus vs Napoli
Sunday, April 22, 2018

Celebrate Earth Day

From the ground, Earth seems limitless, but from space it’s easy to see that we live on a small rock. As the saying goes, “Don’t shit where you eat.” Save the planet.
April 22
Sunday, April 22, 2018

Eduardo Navarro ‘Into Ourselves’ Argentine art at Drawing Center

Navarro plays with the quantum soup and moves the metabolism of art from the eyes to the stomach.
The Drawing Center
SoHo, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
April 6 – 22, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at Birdland

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Sundays, April, 2018

The Orchid Show is flowering at the New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Tuesday – Sunday
March 3 – April 22, 2018

Watch NYCFC at Portland Timbers, Major League Soccer

NYCFC leads the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference.
MARCH – OCTOBER
Portland Timbers vs New York City
Providence Park, Portland
Sunday, April 22, 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

‘A Bronx Tale’ is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Tuesday-Sunday
THROUGH June 24, 2018

UEFA Champions League Semi Finals

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
SEMI FINALS 1ST LEG
Bayern München vs Real Madrid
Liverpool vs Roma
Monday, April 23, 2018

Watch Real Madrid UEFA CL Semi Finals with Peña Madridista NYC

Peña Madridista NYC supporters
Playwright Irish Pub
Chelsea, Manhattan
UEFA Champions League Semi Finals 1st Leg
Either April 24 or 25, 2018

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are NYC’s Hot Jazz Band

Iguana New York
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Tuesday
April 23 – 24, 2018

Opera fans go mad for Donizetti’s Italian opera ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
MARCH – MAY
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Forro in the Dark is a Brazil Party

Nublu Classic
East Village, Manhattan
Wednesdays, April 2018

‘Zama’ is a colonial Argentine story about waiting, and waiting, and waiting

Lucrecia Martel is one of the great Argentine directors. Argentina’s 2017 Oscars entry for “Best Foreign-Language Film” opened at Venice, then did well at Toronto and The New York Film Festival.
OPENED Friday, April 13, 2018
NOW PLAYING
Film Society of LIncoln Center
IFC Center in Greenwich Village

Chilean ‘A Fantastic Woman’ 2018 Foreign-Language Film Oscar winner

Marina, a waitress and singer, faces rejection while mourning the death of her boyfriend. 
OPENED February 2, 2018
NOW PLAYING
Angelika Film Center, Greenwich Village, Manhattan

‘Call Me by Your Name’ 2018 Oscar winner for Best Adapted Screenplay

4 Oscar Nominations, Winner Best Adapted Screenplay
3 Golden Globe Nominations
1 SAG Awards Nomination
OPENED November 24, 2017
NOW PLAYING
Cinema Village, Greenwich Village

Enrique Chagoya ‘Then and Now: Aliens Sans Frontières’

George Adams Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
April 26 – June 23, 2018

Tango La Nacional is a little Buenos Aires in New York

NYC’s most Argentine milonga.
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
THURSDAYS
Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Visionary World of José Molina at Able Fine Art Gallery

Able Fine Art Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
OPENING RECEPTION
March 30 – April 26, 2018

Los Habaneros, NYC’s Best Cuban Dance Band, at Zinc Bar

SOBs
Hudson Square, Manhattan
Friday, April 27, 2018

Fashion Ideas Get Dressed at Sapar Contemporary

Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 16 – April 24, 2018

Rodrigo Valenzuela ‘Intervention’ Chilean artist at Laurence Miller Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Friday
March 8 – April 28, 2018

Repertorio’s ‘La Canción’ is a Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & Hip-Hop Romp

Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Sandra Vásquez de la Horra ‘América sin Fronteras’ Chilean artist

David Nolan Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 15 – April 28, 2018

Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez ‘Instamatics’ of the 1970s

Danziger Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 28, 2018

Spanish – Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo stars in ‘Luisa Miller’

The legendary Spanish – Mexican tenor sings the role of Miller.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
MARCH – APRIL 2018
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Verdi’s ‘Luisa Miller’ stars Spanish-Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
MARCH – APRIL 2018
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Tango at NYC’s All Night Milonga

Argentine Tango show dancers perform at one of the biggest milongas in the U.S.
Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
Second & Last Saturdays
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Angel Otero ‘Elegies’

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St,
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – April 29, 2018

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

May Day State Work Period
Monday – Friday
April 30 – May 4, 2018

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves at Citi Field

Citi Field Willets Point, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Mets vs Atlanta Braves
Tuesday – Thursday
May 1 – 3, 2018

‘American Landscape’ at Lehmann Maupin with Cuban Teresita Fernández

Tuesday – Saturday
March 15 – May 5, 2018

Cirque du Soleil VOLTA ~ Freedom is the ultimate rush

The latest show from Cirque du Soleil.
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
East Rutherford, New Jersey
March 29 – May 6, 2018

Orchestra of St. Luke’s plays choral Music for the Eve of Ascension

Bach Cantata 37
Bach Lutheran Mass in G minor
Vivaldi Gloria RV.588
Saint Thomas Church
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Fred Hersch – Miguel Zenón Duo at The Jazz Standard

Jazz Standard
Flatiron District, Manhattan
Thursday, May 10, 2018

Angelina Gualdoni ‘Casa della Nuova Strega’ at Asya Geisberg Gallery

The Italian – American artist builds the house of the new witch.
Asya Geisberg Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 5 – May 12, 2018

Guillermo Cervera ‘Flow’ at Anastasia Photo

Anastasia Photo
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 4 – May 9, 2018

‘En el nombre de Salomé’ is a Dominican story about women’s rights

Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Friday, May 18, 2018

Guillermo Muñoz Vera Analogies & Dichotomies / Analogías y Dicotomías

Forum Gallery
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
OPENING RECEPTION
April 12 – May 25, 2018

Acquavella ‘The Worlds of Joaquín Torres-García’ Uruguayan modern art

Acquavella Galleries
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
April 12 – May 25, 2018

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon upstate
Dia:Chelsea
535 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

Watch Atléti vs Eibar (La Liga) with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY

Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
Atlético Madrid vs Eibar
(End of La Liga Season)
Saturday, May 19, 2018

REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern & Decoration at Longwood Art Gallery

Pattern, Decoration, and the Body.
Longwood Art Gallery
Hostos College
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
April 4 – June 6, 2018

Celebrate Malbec World Day 2019 with a good glass of Argentine wine

April 17
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus

Friday, April 19, 2019

Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day

Jackie Robinson #42 broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers on opening day April 15, 1947.
Monday, April 15, 2019

Passover 2019 commemorates our freedom from slavery and the Exodus

Sundown – Sundown
Friday – Saturday
April 19 – 27, 2019

Celebrate International Romani Day

Celebrates Romani (Gypsy) culture
April 8
Monda, April 8, 2019

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry in Jerusalem

Sunday before Easter
Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830 – 1930 at Americas Society

Americas Society / Council of the Americas
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
March 22 – June 30, 2018

‘Like Life Sculpture, Color, and the Body’ at The Met Breuer

Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 21 – July 22, 2018

‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018

‘La Frontera Encounters Along the Border’ crosses over the MAD Museum

A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.
Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 1 – September 23, 2018

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

50 years on, we need Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s spirit with us now

Stand up for ourselves in a non-violent way. Get an education, vote, and keep going until we are truly free at last.
Born January 15, 1929
Assassinated April 4, 1968
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019
Monday, January 21, 2019

Saint Clair Cemin ‘Oedipus’ Brazilian sculpture at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 14, 2018

Hugo Fontela ‘Nowhere Island’ Spanish art at Marlborough Gallery

Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 15 – April 14, 2018

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarships 2018

Application Deadline
Friday, March 30, 2018
DEADLINE EXTENDED
Friday, April 6, 2018

Gilberto Santa Rosa “El Caballero de la Salsa” celebrates 40 years on stage

Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Renowned poet Rina Soldevilla to read at Peruvian-American Association

A master of enchanting stories set in the Inca heartland.
Peruvian-American Association
Midtown East, Manhattan
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Latin Grooves by Cuban Gerardo Contino with Spanish diva Nalaya Brown

The Django in the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Brazilian Eliane Elias brings ‘Music from Man of La Mancha’ to Birdland

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 10 – 14, 2018

‘FANIA All Stars Live in Africa’ captures the excitement that was la Salsa

Museum of the City of New York
East Harlem, Manhattan
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Maria Tomasula ‘All the Breath We Can Hold’ at Forum Gallery

Forum Gallery
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 3 – April 7, 2018

Dance Theatre of Harlem Black Classical Ballet at New York City Center

Amazing African – American, Brazilian & Puerto Rican dancers.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
April 4, 6, 7, 2018

Gregorio Uribe is NYC’s Cumbia Jazz King

B.B. King Blues Club
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Daymé Arocena brings her Cuban Rumba Jazz voice to Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works
Red Hook, Brooklyn
Saturday, April 7, 2018

Edmar Castaneda is a Colombian Jazz virtuoso of the Andean Harp

With special guest Afro-Swiss harmonica virtuoso Gregoire Maret
LeFrak Concert Hall
Queens College
Flushing, Queens
Sunday, April 15, 2018

Argentine pianist Horacio Lavandera to play Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 7, 2018

New York International Auto Show 2018 shows the latest rides

Jacob K. Javitz Center
655 W 34th St
Lower Midtown, Manhattan
March 30 – April 8, 2018

Tropicália legend Tom Zé brings Brazilian Bossa Nova to Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works
Red Hook, Brooklyn
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Teatro La Re-Sentida ‘La Dictadura de lo Cool’ Chilean theatre

Chilean experimental theatre about the anarchy of the bourgeoisie.
NYU Skirball
New York University
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
April 6 – 7, 2018

New Met Opera production of Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutte’ set in Coney Island

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
MARCH – APRIL
CLOSING
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Surgeons of Hope Art Exhibition & Benefit, World Trade Center auction

Help Surgeons of Hope provide free heart surgery to children with heart disease in developing countries.
New York Academy of Sciences
World Trade Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Pedrito Martinez is the world’s first-call Cuban rumbero

Crescent City Monk with Herlin Riley & Pedrito Martinez.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Columbus Circle, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
April 6 – 7, 2018

International soccer world ranking

March 15, 2018 ~ #2 Brazil, #3 Portugal, #4 Argentina, #6 Spain, #9 France, #10 Chile and more.
Next update
Thursday, April 12, 2018

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Catholic church
5th Ave between 50th & 51st St
Midtown East
Spanish mass, Sundays

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga on city piers with stunning river views

April – November & warm days
Wednesdays & Sundays West Village
Thursdays Long Island City, Queens

Mega Mezcla

Tickets go on sale Mar 1 for the concert at Madison Square Garden Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater 40 Latin Springs

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
248 West 60th St
Upper West Side
Friday-Saturday
April 7-8, 2017

Affordable Art Fair offers art from $100 – $10,000

Start your art collection at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Wed-Sun, Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017

Tarsila do Amaral ‘Inventing Modern Art in Brazil’ at MoMA

Tarsila was deeply engaged in the 1920s Paris Cubist art scene. Back home she created a modernism that could only be Brazilian. Then she evolved a social consciousness that is a hallmark of the great Brazilian artists of the 20th century.
MoMA in Midtown, Manhattan
Daily
February 11 – June 3, 2018

Titanosaur

This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020


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