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.

New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
March – September
VS BLUE JAYS
Friday, August 17, 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Sunday, August 19, 2018

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

Sunday-Saturday
April 14 – 20, 2019

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 21, 2019

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

‘Paradise Blue’ by Dominique Morisseau at the Signature Theatre

Written by
DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU
Directed by
RUBEN SANTIAGO-HUDSON
Jazz, gentrification, a sexy woman and hard choices make paradise blue.
Haitian-American Obie Award-winning playwright.
Puerto Rican-American Tony® Award-winning director.

Signature Theatre
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan

Tuesday – Sunday
LAST WEEKEND
Ends June 17, 2018

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

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. Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Italian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, Romanian & Spanish films.
April 18 – 29, 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

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

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

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

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


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 lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 5 – 8 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 beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9 – 1 at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 7:05 pm. It’s Yankees Tote Bag Day. From $23

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

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 beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5 – 1 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

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

It’s the SEASON PREMIERE of Charles Gounod’s French opera Roméo et Juliette starring Mexican – American Ailyn Pérez and Italian – Ecuadorian Charles Castronovo with Spanish – Mexican opera legend Plácido 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

Painted in Mexico, 1700 – 1790: Pinxit Mexici opens at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5:30 pm. $25

The New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 8 – 3 at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 6:35 pm. From $10

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.

New York City Ballet’s Spring Season 2018 opens with a Balanchine Black & White program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.$30 – $185. The Season runs through June 3.

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

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 Bayern München vs Real Madrid, a  UEFA Champions League Semi Final 1st leg game at 2:45 pm ET.

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

New York City Ballet performs an All Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $30

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+

Celebrate the 14th Anniversary of New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega’s Roots NYC party at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.


Thursday, April 26

2018 Drama Desk Award nominees were announced today.

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.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Spanish artist The Visionary World of José Molina at Able Fine Art Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11 am – 6 pm.

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

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga opens for the season at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens at 5 pm.

Art Openings

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

An exhibition of work by Spanish artist Eugenio Merino Here Died Warhol opens with a reception at UNIX Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Tuesday – Saturday through June 9, 2018.

An exhibition of work by Mexican – American artist Enrique Chagoya Then and Now: Aliens Sans Frontières opens at George Adams Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan. The exhibition is on view Tuesday – Saturday through June 23.

An exhibition of influential Uruguayan modern artist Carmelo Arden Quin: Invention opens with a reception at Leon Tovar Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Monday – Friday through July 27.

An exhibition of Italian – American artist Mara de Luca Talisman opens with a reception at TOTAH gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Sunday through June 10.

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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 at 7 pm. In French with English subtitles. Reception at 6 pm and a reception after too. The Festival runs through May 6. $12 – $15

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

New York City Ballet’s performs a Balanchine Black & White program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $30

Puerto Rican New Yorker Eddie Palmieri and El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico play B.B. King Blues Club’s closing week at 7:30 pm. $69 – $125

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 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

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

Disobedience by Argentine – Chilean director Sebastián Lelio opens at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13, City Cinemas 123 in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, and Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village.

An exhibition of Italian sculptor and painter Lorenzo Cascio Ancient and Modern Myths opens with a reception at Able Fine Art Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Sunday through May 17.

Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real documentary film festival is screening the North American Premiere of Once there was Brasilia by Adirley Queirós at 6:30 pm. In Brazilian Portuguese with English subtitles. $10 – 15

Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros, NYC’s best Cuban dance band, plays Friday Salsa Night at SOBS in Hudson Square, Manhattan at 7 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

New York City Ballet performs an All Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $30

The Metropolitan Opera performs Charles Gounod’s French opera Roméo et Juliette starring Mexican – American Ailyn Pérez and Italian – Ecuadorian Charles Castronovo with Spanish – Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo conducting at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center 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. $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

New York City Ballet performs its Spring 2018 Balanchine Black & White program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. From $30

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

New York City Ballet performs its Spring 2018 21st Century Choreographers program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $30

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

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

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.

Watch Juventus vs Napoli, an Italian Serie A game between the 1st and 2nd place teams who are currently 4 points apart, at The Football Factory at Legends in Korea Town, Manhattan at 2:45 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s All Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. From $30

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.

Mexican director Nicolás Pereda is performing at Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real documentary film festival at 6:30 pm. $10 – 15

Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Art of the Real documentary film festival is screening the U.S. Premiere of Brazilian directorJuliana Antunes’ Baronesa at 8 pm. $10 – 15

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

Several auction exhibitions open at Christie’s in Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center from 11 am – 4 pm.

  • Impressionist and Modern Art: Auction May 15 – 16
  • Post-War and Contemporary Art: Auction May 17 – 18

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

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.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 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

May calendar


April Events



VolvoTango Pier 45 is an outdoor milonga with stunning river views

APRIL – NOVEMBER & warm
WEDNESDAYS & SUNDAYS
Pier 45, West Village
Summer 2018

Watch Atlético Madrid start La Liga with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY

Big games in August, September, November, February, April and May.
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Valencia vs Atlético Madrid
Atléti’s first game of the La Liga season.
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Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

New York Mets vs San Francisco Giants at Citi Field

Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players.
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
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Mets vs San Francisco Giants
Monday – Thursday
August 20 – 23, 2018

VolvoTango LIC Landing outdoor milonga on a pier with city views

LIC Landing
Long Island City, Queens
Spring + Summer + Fall
Tuesdays
FREE

Watch NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls at Yankee Stadium with Third Rail

Argentine, Costa Rican, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Spanish and Venezuelan players.
Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – OCTOBER
NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

It’s the center of NYC’s Tango community. All of NYC’s Tango organizers dance there.
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Every Thursday

The All Night Milonga is NYC’s longest-running big Tango party

One of the biggest milongas in the U.S.
Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
Second & Last Saturdays
Saturday, August 25, 2018

New York Red Bulls play New York Derby with NYCFC at Yankee Stadium

Empire Supporters Club, Viking Army & Garden State Ultras supporters clubs.
MARCH – OCTOBER
NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls
(New York Derby)
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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

August/Labor Day State Work Period
May not happen this year because of a political move by the Senate leader
August 6 – September 3, 2018

‘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

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass (Cuba)

Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Filipino, Italian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and Venezuelan masses.
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Fifth Ave (between 50th/51st St)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Spanish mass, Sundays
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Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass
(Patron Saint of Cuba)
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Spanish Mass

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Argentine Tango Jazz at Terraza 7

Terraza 7 
Elmhurst/Jackson Heights, Queens
Thursday, September 13, 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

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

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

Juventus vs Internazionale (Italian Derby) with Juventus Official Fan Club

ITALIAN SERIE A
August – May
Big games in December, January, April & May
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UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
September – December
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Juventus Official Fan Club Empire State Supporters Club
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
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Juventus vs Internazionale
Derby d’Italia (Italian Derby)
Serie A
Saturday, December 8, 2018

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

Celebrate International Romani Day

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

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry in Jerusalem

Sunday before Easter
Sunday, April 14, 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

Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Hélène Grimaud to play Ravel with Heras-Casado

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the French pianist.
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tickets on sale July 20, 2018

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus

Friday, April 19, 2019

Passover 2019 commemorates our freedom from slavery and the Exodus

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

Celebrate Earth Day 2019

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
Monday, April 22, 2019

Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean

Explore how Caribbean communities are reclaiming their Taíno roots.
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
(at the end of Broadway)
Financial District, Manhattan
July 28, 2018 – October 2019
Open Daily, FREE

UEFA Champions League Final 2017-2018 ~ Real Madrid Threepeat

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
FINAL
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
Saturday, May 26, 2018

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

Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Monday, May 21, 2018

Juanes Amarte Tour with Mon Laferte at Madison Square Garden

Grammy winning Colombian Pop Rock.
Madison Square Garden Hulu Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, April 27, 2018

Analia Centurion Tango & Milonga master class at Tango La Nacional

Tango La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Art of the Real 2018 is Film Society’s documentary film festival

Brazilian, French, Mexican & Romanian films.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
April 26 – May 6, 2018

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico plays B.B. King Blues Club’s closing week

B.B. King Blues Club
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, April 26, 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

Daymé Arocena brings her Cuban Rumba Jazz voice to Pioneer Works

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

Argentine pianist Horacio Lavandera to play Carnegie Hall

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

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Scholarships 2018

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

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

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

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

Hugo Fontela ‘Nowhere Island’ Spanish art at Marlborough Gallery

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 17
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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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