April 2018 Latin Culture

April brings Easter, the Tribeca Film Festival, Havana Film Festival, and the start of Yankees and Mets baseball.


April Highlights

New York Mets vs Miami Marlins at Citi Field in Queens

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday – Sunday
August 18-20, 2017

New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday-Sunday
August 25-27, 2017

Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus

Sunday, April 1, 2018

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

Pier 94
April 5-8, 2018

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 celebrates the power of storytelling

N.O.W. Showcase just announced! Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, and Venezuelan stories, Wed-Sun, Apr 19-30, 2017

Havana Film Festival New York 2017

At the Directors Guild Theatre and other venues Mar 30 – Apr 7, 2017



April Calendar

Sunday, April 1

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter.

Wear your Easter bonnet in the Easter Parade up Fifth Avenue from 49th St to 55th St from 10am-4pm (2017 hours).



Monday, April 2

The New York Yankees started their 2017 MLB season on April 2, 2017.

Tuesday, April 3

The New York Mets started their 2017 season on April 3, 2017.

Wednesday, April 4

Tickets for the 2017 Drama Desk Awards went on sale on April 4, 2017.

Thursday, April 5

The AIPAD Photography Show is at Pier 94 April 5-8.

Friday, April 6

Saturday, April 7

Celebrate the end of the Jewish holiday Passover.

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions were Friday, April 7, 2017.

Sunday, April 8



Monday, April 9

Ballet Hispanico’s Spring season is at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea April 9-15.

Tuesday, April 10

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.

The 2017 Mega Mezcla Alex Sensation concert was at Madison Square Garden at 8pm.

Thursday, April 12

Friday, April 13

Saturday, April 14

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

Sunday, April 15



Monday, April 16

Tuesday, April 17

April 17 is Malbec World Day.

Wednesday, April 18

The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival is April 18 – 29.

Thursday, April 19

April 19 is the Uruguayan national day, “Landing of 33 Patriots Day,” the start of the rebel campaign that led to the independence of Uruguay.

Artexpo New York art fair is at Pier 94 April 19-22, 2018.

Friday, April 20

Saturday, April 21

2017 New York Classic Week art auctions started Friday, April 21.

2017 New York Bridal Week Spring was at the Metropolitan Pavilion was Saturday-Monday, April 22-24, 2017.

Sunday, April 22

April 22 is Earth Day.



Monday, April 23

2017 applications to participate in the National Puerto Rican Day Parade were due Monday, April 24, 2017.

Tuesday, April 24

New York City Ballet Spring 2018 Season is April 24 – June 2.

Wednesday, April 25

Thursday, April 26

Friday, April 27

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

Saturday, April 28

Actress Penélope Cruz was born in Alcobendas, Spain on April 28, 1974.

Sunday, April 29



Monday, April 30

May calendar



VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning views from river piers

Spring, Summer, & Fall
Pier 45 at Christopher St
West Village
Wednesdays and Sundays
LIC Landing
Long Island City, Queens
Thursdays

Atlético Madrid Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York

Football Factory at Legends
La Liga Season Opener
Girona vs Atlético Madrid
Saturday, August 19, 2017

New York Red Bulls vs New York City is a Hudson River Derby

Major League Soccer
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Saturday, August 25, 2017

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

Earth Day

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Malbec World Day is a good day to drink fine Argentine wine

April 17 annually

NYCFC plays the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium

Major League Soccer
Sunday, August 20, 2017

“Hamilton” is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

Ballet Hispanico is America’s leading Latino dance company

Studios
167 West 89th St
Upper West Side
Apollo Theater
December 1-2, 2017
Joyce Theater
April 9-15, 2018

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York’s iconic church

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

Passover commemorates freedom from slavery and the Exodus

Friday-Saturday
March 30 – April 7, 2018

Mega Mezcla

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

Crown of the Andes

Colombian religious icon
Met Fifth Avenue
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Ongoing

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

International Romani Day

Celebrates Romani (Gypsy) culture
April 8

May calendar


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