April 2017 Latin things to do in NYC

April brings Viva la Musica de Argentina to David Geffen Hall, Fluxo Funk Proibidão to Villian, Paquito D’Rivera to the 92nd Street Y, Julio Bocca to the David H. Koch Theater,  Annabella Gonzalez to Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, and Paloma San Basilio & Raúl Di Blasio to the Beacon Theatre.

Viva La Musica Argentina

Distinguished Concerts International New York "Viva La Musica Argentina"

Viva la Musica de Argentina is a DCINY concert of two Argentine Masses with over 200 singers, an orchestra, and bandoneonista Daniel Binelli at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, Sunday, April 30 at 7pm. New York Latin Culture Magazine readers save 50% using code DCINY50. Get tickets!

Fluxo Funk Proibidão

Fluxo Funk Proibidão brings a Brazilian favela Hip-Hop party to Brooklyn for The Red Bull Music Academy Festival, venue TBA, Saturday, April 29. Get Tickets!

Julio Bocca

Julio Bocca and Ximena Ojeda

This year’s Youth America Grand Prix includes a tribute to Argentine Ballet and Tango legend Julio Bocca at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center Friday, April 14, 2017. Get Tickets!

Paloma San Basilio & Raúl Di Blasio

Paloma San Basilio & Raúl Di Blasio

The Spanish Pop diva (the Spanish Madonna), and the Argentine Jazz pianist bring their “Tal Como Somos” tour to the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side, Saturday, April 15 at 8pm. Get Tickets!

Paquito D’Rivera

Paquito D'Rivera by Lane Pederson

Cuban Jazz and Classical giant Paquito D’Rivera plays Latin Jazz at the 92nd Street Y in the Upper East Side, Saturday, April 8. Get tickets

Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater

Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater "Chrome Waters"

Mexican-American modern dance company Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater presents Milestone, its 40th Spring Series, at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in Lincoln Square Friday & Saturday, April 8-9. Get tickets! Fri 8pm. Sat 3pm. Sat 8pm.

Every April

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

New York Yankees Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday-Sunday
June 9-11, 2017

New York Mets play the Cubs, then Nationals at Citi Field

Major League Baseball
Citi Field, Queens
Chicago Cubs
M-W, June 12-14 2017
Washington Nationals
Th-Su, June 15-18, 2017

Saturday, April 1

LAST CHANCE to see Brazilian master illusionist Vik Muniz’ solo show Epistemes at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea.

LAST CHANCE to see Facundo De Zuviría’s brilliant photo exhibition Siesta Argentina and other modest observations at Americas Society in the Upper East Side.

Sebastião Salgado opens at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery on Madison Avenue in the Upper East Side. Through April 29.

Watch NYCFC vs San Jose Earthquakes, Major League Soccer at Yankee Stadium at 2pm.

Bilingual children’s musical La verdadera historia de Caperucita (Little Red Riding Hood) is at Teatro SEA in the Lower East Side at 3pm.

Marianne Boesky gallery in Chelsea opens Brazilian artist Thiago Rocha Pitta “The First Green” with a reception at 6pm. Through April 29.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Spanish comedy Burundanga at 8pm.

Watch Houston Dynamo vs New York Red Bulls Major League Soccer on MSG at 8:30pm.

Cuban salsa band Gerardo Contino play the weekly Habana Nights Salsa dance party at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 11pm. $15, ladies free

Sunday, April 2

LAST CHANCE to see the Affordable Art Fair at The Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Latin musical comedy La Canción at 3pm.

The New York Yankees start their MLB season at the Rays at 1pm.

Monday, April 3

The New York Mets start their season with a home opener against the Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

Tuesday, April 4

Tickets go on sale for the 2017 Drama Desk Awards ceremony Sunday, June 4 at The Town Hall.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 7pm & 9pm.

Wednesday, April 5

Brazilian dance band Forró in the Dark plays its weekly “Brazilian Night” at Nublu in the East Village at 9pm. $10

Thursday, April 6

Peruvian-born artist William Cordova “Smoke signals: sculpting in time” opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 6.

Colombian abstract artist Cristina Camacho “Tracing the Out of Sight” opens at Praxis New York in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 27.

An exhibition of Cuban-American artist Emilio Perez and Leonard Drew opens at Jacob Lewis Gallery in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 6.

Argentine Tango show Tango Lovers is at Symphony Space in the Upper West Side at 8pm.

Cuban Jazz-Timba-Funk pianist Axel Tosca Laugart plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9pm-Late.

Soledad Buenosaires teaches at 8pm and performs at 11:30 with NYC’s own Ana Padron at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea.

Friday, April 7

Cesc Gay’s Spanish comedy-drama Truman, a critical favorite, opens at Lincoln Plaza Cinema in the Upper West Side, and Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village.

Anne Hathaway stars in Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo’s romantic comedy kaiju monster movie Colossal. Opens at Regal Union Square and AMC Loews Lincoln Square.

Colombian Argentine Tango dancers Adriana Salgado Neira & Orlando Reyes teach and perform at the Stardust Dance Weekend at Honor’s Haven Resort in Ellenville, New York (in the Shawangunks), April 7-9.

Mexican-American folk singer Joan Baez gets inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn at 7pm. It’s also being broadcast live on HBO.

The Experiential Orchestra plays classical music by Latin American composers at Americas Society in the Upper East Side at 7pm. $20

Uruguayan classical guitarist Alvaro Pierri plays Symphony Space in the Upper West Side at 7:30pm. $30

Argentine Tango show Tango Lovers is at Master Theater in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn at 8pm.

Vid Guerrerio’s immigrant comedy ¡Figaro! (90210) opens at The Duke on 42nd Street at 8pm. Tuesday-Sunday through April 23. www.figaro90210.com

Mexican-American modern dance company Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater presents Milestone, its 40th Spring Series, at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in Lincoln Square at 8pm.

The Havana Film Festival New York closes at the Directors Guild Theatre in Midtown at 6:30pm.

Alicia Cruzado’s Tango Pasion Milonguera is at St. Volodymyr Cathedral in the Upper West Side from 8:30-11:30pm. $15 includes food & wine

Saturday, April 8

Mexican-American modern dance company Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater presents Milestone, its 40th Spring Series, at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in Lincoln Square at 3pm & 8pm.

Portuguese curator Marzia Bruno opens a group show “A Glimmer of Freedom” at apexart in Tribeca with a reception at 4pm. Through May 6.

Watch DC United vs NYCFC, Major League Soccer on UniMas at 4pm.

Cuban Jazz and Classical music giant Paquito D’Rivera plays the 92nd Street Y’s Kaufmann Concert Hall at 8pm. Get Tickets $15-$41

Soledad Buenosaires, an Argentine who both follows and leads well, teaches at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad at 9pm. Dancing from 10pm-4am. $16-18

Cuban salsa band Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros play the weekly Habana Nights Salsa dance party at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District from 12-2am.

Sunday, April 9

Celebrate the Christian tradition of Holy Week (Semana Santa). Through Saturday, April 15.

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Palm Sunday.

“no hay medio tiempo / there is no halftime,” an exhibition of Ecuador-born New York artist Ronny Quevedo opens at the Queens Museum. Through August 13.

Join NYC’s best Colombian musicians to raise money for Mocoa Landslide survivors at La Boom in Woodside, Queens from 3-9pm. Free, but a $10+ donation is recommended.

An exhibition of Italian artist Marinella Senatore “Piazza Universale / Social Stages” opens with a performance “Protest Forms: Memory and Celebration Part II” at the Queens Museum at 4pm. The exhibition runs through July 30.

Watch Orlando City vs New York Red Bulls Major League Soccer on ESPN at 4pm.

The first solo exhibition in New York of Mexican artist Omar Rodriguez-Graham opens with a reception at Marc Straus gallery in the Lower East Side at 6pm. Through May 14.

Puerto Rican Salsa singer Marc Anthony plays The New Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island at 7pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

Monday, April 10

Celebrate the start of Passover (Pesach), the Jewish Spring festival. Through April 18 this year.

Billboard Music Awards nominees are announced.

The New York Yankees play their home season opener against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee stadium at 1:05pm.

Tuesday, 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.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 7pm & 9pm.

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

Thursday, April 13

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Holy Thursday.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs the classic Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at 11am.

An exhibition of French sculptor Camille Blatrix and Italian photographer Franco Vaccari opens at Andrew Kreps Gallery in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 13.

“A Contemporary Glance,” an exhibition of Italian photographer Fabio Torre opens at ClampArt in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 26.

Cuban Jazz-Timba-Funk pianist Axel Tosca Laugart plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9pm-Late.

Argentine Tango Jazz bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo brings his Tango Quartet to Terraza 7 in Woodside/Jackson Heights, Queens at 9:30pm.

Friday, April 14

Celebrate Good Friday, the Christian fast day that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus.

Celebrate the birthday of Argentine Tango composer and orchestra leader Edgar Donato in Buenos Aires in 1897.

The New York International Auto Show is at Javits Center April 14-23.

The Lost City of Z, James Gray’s adventure movie set in 1920s Amazonian Brazil, opens at AMC Loews Lincoln Square in the Upper West Side.

The Theater of Disappearance, a site-specific installation by Argentine artist Adrián Villar Rojas opens in the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden at the Met Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side at 10am. Through October 29.

Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back, Maura Axelrod’s documentary about the notorious Italian artist (the gold toilet at the Guggenheim) is set to open.

Katell Quillévéré’s French drama Heal the Living (Réparer Les Vivants) opens.

Watch Philadelphia Union vs NYCFC, Major League Soccer on ESPN at 7pm.

Italian Soprano Carmen Giannattasio, Brazilian tenor Atalla Ayan, and Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo perform in the season finale of Verdi’s Italian opera La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

A tribute to Argentine Ballet dancer Julio Bocca: A Tribute to a Dance Legend is at the Youth America Grand Prix at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. $70-150

Saturday, April 15

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Holy Saturday.

Host an Ibero-American film festival at your college. It’s the last day for Spanish Film Club grant applications (30-50% of costs) at Spanish film distributor www.Pragda.com. The 2017 films are great!

LAST CHANCE to see Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes at Lisson Gallery in Chelsea.

“The Dream Unfinished: An Activist Orchestra” explores the work of Venezuelan pianist Teresa Carreño and African-American composer William Grant Still at Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture in Mott Haven, The Bronx. Pre-performance workshop at 10:30am. Concert at 11:30am. Free

Colombian New Yorkers Adriana & Orlando perform Argentine Tango at the 24th Annual LUCHA Gala in the Kimmel Rosenthal Pavilion at New York University, from 6-11pm. $15

Watch New York Red Bulls vs DC United Major League Soccer at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) on MSG at 7:30pm.

Colombian singer-songwriter Carlos Vives plays Radio City Music Hall in Midtown at 8pm.

Spanish singer Paloma San Basilio and Argentine Jazz pianist Raúl di Blasio bring their “Tal Como Somos” tour to the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side at 8pm.

Dominican Salsa singer José Alberto “El Canario” joins Cuban dance band Septeto Santiaguero at Lehman Center in The Bronx at 8pm.

Cuban salsa band Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros play the weekly Habana Nights Salsa dance party at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District from 12-2am.

Sunday, April 16

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Easter which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus.

Put on a hat and walk in the Easter Parade up Fifth Avenue from 49th St to 55th St from 10am-4pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Spanish comedy Burundanga at 3pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

Monday, April 17

Malbec World Day is a great day to drink fine Argentine wine!

Eddie Palmieri celebrates the April 21st release of his latest album Sabiduría (Wisdom) by playing Subrosa in the Meatpacking District, with special guest Joe Locke, at 8 & 10pm. $35

Tuesday, April 18

Celebrate the end of Passover.

Without Sound, an exhibition of Italian-American artist Allan D’Arcangelo, opens at Garth Greenan Gallery in Chelsea. Through May 26.

Ballet Hispanico’s Spring season includes a world premiere by Mexican-American Michelle Manzanales and a Flamenco story by Colombian-Belgian Annabelle Lopez Ochoa at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea from April 18-23, 2017.

New York City Ballet Spring Season is April 18 – May 28.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 7pm & 9pm.

Wednesday, April 19

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

The 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival 2017 opens. The festival runs through April 30.

Mexican Pop-Rockers Elefante play Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen at 8pm.

Thursday, April 20

Constellations, an exhibition of American sculptor Alexander Calder and Spanish artist Joan Miró, opens at Acquavella Galleries in the Upper East Side. Through May 26.

Disturbed Coastal Systems, an exhibition of Italian photographer Massimo Vitali, opens at Benrubi Gallery in Chelsea. Through June 17.

Incandescent Chromophilia, an exhibition of French artist Ron Agam and Italian artist Marco Casentini, opens at GR gallery in the Lower East Side with a reception at 6pm. Through May 28.

Playing Fields, an exhibition of French-Canadian artist Dominique Paul, opens at Miyako Yoshinaga gallery in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 27.

Landscapes, a photography exhibition of the work of Italian photojournalist Giuseppe Di Piazza, opens at NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò with a reception at 6pm. Through June 16.

The Holdouts, by Colombian filmmaker Ramon Campos Iriarte, is screening as part of the Tribeca Film Festival’s N.O.W. Showcase A at Regal-11 in Battery Park City at 6:30pm.

Argentine lute/vihuela and vocal duo Armonía Concertada play Renaissance music at Americas Society in the Upper East Side at 7pm. $20

Tribu Baharú, a Colombian champeta band from Bogotá, plays Caribbean Coast music at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. Free

Mexican Rockers Cafe Tacuba play Terminal 5 in Hell’s Kitchen at 8pm.

Argentine Tango Jazz bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo brings his Tango Quartet to Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn, at 8pm.

Hurray for the Riff Raff, led by New Orleans Puerto Rican rocker Alynda Lee Segarra, plays The Bowery Ballroom in the Lower East Side at 9pm. $20 www.hurrayfortheriffraff.com

Cuban Jazz-Timba-Funk pianist Axel Tosca Laugart plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9pm-Late.

Rafa Reyes’ “A Mexican Affair” Jazz show is at the Metropolitan Room in the Flatiron District at 9:30pm.

Adriana & Orlando celebrate 20 years of performing together and the launch of their Personal Tango Programs with a performance at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea at 11:30pm. (Dancing starts at 9:30pm)

Friday, April 21

It’s New York Classic Week.

The Art Expo New York art fair opens at Piers 92 94 in Hell’s Kitchen. Through Monday, April 24.

Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri releases his latest album Sabiduría (Wisdom).

Brazilian dance band Forró in the Dark releases its latest album Sandcastle on Nacional Records.

Unforgettable, an erotic thriller starring Puerto Rican-Cuban-American Rosario Dawson opens today.

Demain (Tomorrow), Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent’s French documentary about ways communities can increase sustainability by becoming more self-sufficient, opens at the Village East Cinema in the East Village. In English, French, and Finnish with English subtitles.

Bruno Dumont’s French comedy Slack Bay (Ma Loute) opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center in the Upper West Side.

India Full Frame, an exhibition of legendary French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson, opens at the Rubin Museum of Art. Through September 4.

The Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra plays its unique style of pop covers done Salsa Dura style at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center , at 7:30pm. Free

Puerto Rican salsero Gilberto Santa Rosa plays the New Jersey Performing Arts Center – Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey at 8pm.

Saturday, April 22

Celebrate Earth Day!

It’s New York Bridal Week at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. Through April 24.

LAST CHANCE to see Cuban artist Enrique Martinez Celaya at Jack Shainman Gallery in Chelsea.

Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu will talk about his work at the Tribeca Film Festival at SVA 1, Saturday, April 22 at 2:30pm.

Swell, a theatrical installation by New York-based Italian artist Francesco Simeti, opens at Open Source Gallery in Greenwood, Brooklyn with a reception at 7pm. Through May 27.

Watch New York Red Bulls vs Columbus Crew Major League Soccer at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) on MSG at 7:30pm.

Sunday, April 23

Watch Real Madrid vs Barcelona at 11am. It’s El Clásico, one of the world’s most watched sporting events.

LAST CHANCE to see the New York International Auto Show at Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen.

Watch NYCFC vs Orlando City SC, Major League Soccer at Yankee Stadium at 1:30pm.

Brazilian tenor Atalla Ayan and Brazilian-American pianist Marilia Caputo give a recital to benefit the Hospital for Special Surgery, at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York’s Upper West Side at 2pm. $35/$25 at atallaayan.bpt.me

Epilogue, an exhibition by London-based French artist Céline Condorelli, opens with a reception at P! in the Lower East Side at 4pm. Through May 21.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

Monday, April 24

LAST CHANCE to see the Art Expo New York art fair at Piers 92 94 in Hell’s Kitchen.

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

Eddie Palmieri celebrates last week’s release of his latest album Sabiduría (Wisdom) at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District, at 8 & 10pm. $35

Tuesday, April 25

Tapestries 1970-2011, an exhibition of Catalan artist Josep Grau-Garriga, opens at Salon 94 in the Lower East Side with a reception at 6pm. Through June 3.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 7pm & 9pm.

The New York Yankees are at the Boston Red Sox through Thursday, April 27. Games start at 7:10pm.

The New York Mets play the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Wednesday, April 26

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs the classic Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at 11am.

Antibodies, a full-career retrospective of Italian artist Carol Rama, opens at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in the Lower East Side. Through September 10.

Watch FC Barcelona vs Osasuna, a La Liga soccer game, at 1:30pm.

Watch Deportivo La Coruña vs Real Madrid, a Spanish La Liga soccer game, at 3:30pm.

Le Gendarme Sur La Colline, an exhibition of Argentine-American photographer Alessandra Sanguinetti’s look at changing French culture, opens at Aperture Gallery in Chelsea with a reception at 7pm. Through June 29.

The New York Mets play the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

It’s opening night for Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo soprano Isabel Leonard as Zerlina in Mozart’s Italian opera Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Thursday, April 27

Drama Desk Award nominees will be announced at Feinstein’s/64 Below in Midtown at 10am.

The New York Mets play the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

La Venganza Del Amor (The Vengeance of Love), an exhibition of Colombia-born, Paris-based artist Iván Argote, opens the new Galerie Perrotin in the Lower East Side, with a reception at 5pm. Through June 11.

Endurance, an exhibition of video works by Janet Biggs and Guatemalan performance artist Regina José Galindo opens at Cristin Tierney gallery in Chelsea with a reception at 6pm. Through May 27.

Photographs, an exhibition of Fritz Henle, the renowned German freelance photographer who worked in México and France in the 1930s before shooting for magazines in New York in the 1940s, opens at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East. Through June 24.

How to be a Latin Lover, Ken Marino’s comedy starring Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez and Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek, opens citywide.

Lorena González Cattaneo and Gastón Camejo from Uruguay, the 2014 Tango Salon World Champions of Buenos Aires, perform at <a “Tango La Nacional” href=”/tango-la-nacional/”>Tango La Nacional in Chelsea at 11:30pm.

Friday, April 28

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

Brown and Unothered, an exhibition of Brooklyn-based Mexican-American artist Sal Muñoz, opens at Auxiliary Projects in Greenpoint, Brooklyn with a reception at 6pm. Through June 4.

The New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium at 7:05pm.

“New York Meets Havana” is a house party at the Museum of the City of New York in the East Harlem at 8pm.

Saturday, April 29

LAST CHANCE to see The First Green, an exhibition of Brazilian artist Thiago Rocha Pitta at Marianne Boesky gallery in Chelsea.

An exhibition of Brazilian artist Lygia Clark opens at Luhring Augustine gallery in Chelsea. Through June 17.

Watch Deportivo La Coruña vs Real Madrid, a Spanish La Liga soccer game, at Playwright Irish Pub in Lower Midtown, at 10:15am.

The New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm.

Watch Columbus Crew SC vs NYCFC, Major League Soccer on YES at 7:30pm.

Watch New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire Major League Soccer at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) on MSG at 7:30pm.

The Assad Brothers, the legendary Brazilian-born Classical guitar duo, play the 92nd Street Y in the Upper East Side at 8pm. There is a pre-concert talk with Benjamin Verdery at 7pm.

Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo soprano Isabel Leonard sings Zerlina in Mozart’s Italian opera Don Giovanni at the Metropolitan Opera at 8pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Spanish comedy Burundanga at 8pm.

Fluxo: Funk Proibidão brings underground Hip-Hop from the Rio favelas to NYC for The Red Bull Music Academy Festival at the brand new club Villain in Williamsburg, Brooklyn at 9pm.

Sunday, April 30

The New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium at 1:05pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Latin musical comedy La Canción at 3pm.

Mille Furie, an exhibition of Italian artist Daniele Milvio, opens at Downs & Ross in the Lower East Side with a reception at 6pm. Through May 28.

The 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival 2017 closes.

Viva la Musica de Argentina is a DCINY concert of two Argentine Masses with over 200 singers, an orchestra, and bandoneonista Daniel Binelli at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center at 7pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play their weekly Sunday gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

May 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC

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

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

Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Tango Jazz leader

Argentine
Terraza 7
40-19 Gleane St, Jackson Heights/Elmhurst, Queens
Thursday, June 8

Paíto y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava play David Rubenstein Atrium

Colombian native flute band
Lincoln Center
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Free

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

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

New York Red Bulls

Major League Soccer
U.S. Open Cup
NYCFC
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

NYCFC ( New York City Football Club )

Major League Soccer
U.S. Open Cup
New York Red Bulls
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Seattle Sounders
Yankee Stadium
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Grammy-winning Cuban Jazz
Birdland
315 W 44th St, Hell’s Kitchen
Sundays, June 2017

Do the VolvoTango and watch the sun set on a Hudson River pier

Outdoor milonga
Pier 45
End of Christopher St
West Village
Spring, Summer, & Fall
Wednesdays and Sundays

Dominican Day Parade

Dominican Pride
Sixth Avenue
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Paquito D’Rivera is a Jazz & Classical music giant

Paquito plays American Museum of Natural History in the Upper West Side, Sat, May 13, 2017

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

The Argentine Consulate of NY sponsored a tasting at Balvanera restaurant in the Lower East Side

Alessandra Sanguinetti: Le Gendarme Sur La Colline

Argentine photographer
Aperture Foundation
547 West 27th St, 4th Floor, Chelsea
April 26 – June 29, 2017

NYC closes city streets and schedules marches for Earth Day

Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Ballet Hispánico is America’s leading Latino dance company

Contemporary dance with Mexican, Colombian, and Spanish influences at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Tue-Sat, Apr 18-22, 2017

Good Friday commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus

Good Friday 2017 is Fri, Apr 14

New York International Auto Show shows the latest rides

Smell the latest from Italian marks Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Maserati, and Pirelli at Jacob Javits Convention Center in Hell’s Kitchen Fri-Sun, Apr 14-23, 2017

Julio Bocca, the Baryshnikov of Latin America, is making Ballet bigger than Soccer (Interview)

The Youth America Grand Prix tributes the Argentine Ballet legend at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Paloma San Basilio & Raul Di Blasio “Tal Como Somos”

The Spanish and Argentine pop stars bring their “Tal Como Somos” tour to the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side, Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus

Easter is the most important holiday in the Latin world. Easter 2017 is Sun, Apr 16

Passover commemorates freedom from slavery and the Exodus

The Jewish Spring holiday is Mon Apr 10 – Tue, Apr 18, 2017

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

The Christian Spring holiday is the week leading up to Easter. Holy Week 2017 is Sun-Sat, Apr 9-15

Septeto Santiaguero

Dominican Salsa singer José Alberto “El Canario” joins the Cuban dance band at Lehman Center in The Bronx Apr 15, 2017

Mega Mezcla

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

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

Joan Baez knows a little about diamonds and rust

Watch the American folk singer with a Mexican heritage get inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, or on HBO on Fri, Apr 7 at 7pm

Truman is a comedy about life

The Spanish comedy-drama, a critical favorite, is now playing at Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village, Fri, Apr 28, 2017

NYC’s Colombian Musicians Throw a Party to Raise Money for Mocoa Landslide Survivors

Join Alex Sensation, Orquesta Guayacan, Cesar Alvarez, Maria del Rosario, Pacho Velez, Juanos, Ja-Nay, Miguel Horacio, Evenny, Los Iracundos, Braulio Jimenez, Reneco, Nilko Andreas, Gregorio Uribe, Duey Meza, Joridel & more at La Boom in Woodside, Queens, Sun, Apr 9

Cristina Camacho is an incisive artist who makes abstract canvases come alive

The Colombia-born New York artist’s “Tracing the Out of Sight” is at Praxis Gallery in Chelsea, Apr 6 – May 27, 2017

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry in Jerusalem

The Christian holiday on the Sunday before Easter is Sun, Apr 9, 2017

William Cordova breaks and reconnects timelines of history

The Peruvian-American artist shows an installation, “Smoke Signals: Sculpting in Time,” at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea, Apr 7 – May 13, 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

The Latin classicist of Modern Dance celebrates its 40th Anniversary with three world premieres and company favorites at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center in the Upper West Side, Fri-Sat, Apr 7-8, 2017

Blanca Li and Maria Alexandrova “Goddesses & Demonesses”

The Spanish choreographer lets out some serious girl power with Bolshoi ballerina Alexandrova at New York City Center Thu-Sat, Mar 30 – Apr 1, 2017

Sebastião Salgado makes striking photographs of our changing planet

Kuwait is at Sundaram Tagore Gallery Chelsea, Mar 30-Apr 29. Genesis is at the dealer’s Madison Avenue gallery, Apr 1-29, 2017.

Havana Film Festival New York 2017

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

Lygia Pape A Multitude of Forms (Review)

Brazilian artist
Met Breuer
945 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side
March 21 – July 23, 2017

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

The fair opens at Pier 94 with a private viewing Wed, Mar 29. The show runs Thu-Sun, Mar 30 – Apr 2, 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

Teresita Fernández creates landscapes of illusion

The Cuban-American plays with the way we see landscapes in Fire (America) at Lehmann Maupin Chrystie Street Fri, Mar 17 – May 20, 2017

Raúl de Nieves in the 2017 Whitney Biennial

The New York-based Mexican mixed media and performance artist is in the 2017 Whitney Biennial in Greenwich Village Mar 17 – Jun 11, 2017

Vik Muniz Brazilian Master Illusionist

The series Perfect Strangers is installed in the walls of the 72nd Street station of the Second Avenue subway. Vik goes abstract while staying true to his process with Epistemes a solo show of his new Handmade series at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea, Feb 23 – Apr 1, 2017

Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje

Cuban art
Bronx Museum
1040 Grand Concourse
February 17 – July 3, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Spanish, French, Romanian
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 6, 2017

John Leguizamo Riffs a Latin History for Morons

Broadway’s Ghetto Klown digs up historical Latino heroes so his son has something to write a school paper about. At the Public Theater Feb 24 – Apr 23, 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

CINEFEST 2016

A showcase of recent films from across the Spanish-speaking world curated by the The New School’s Foreign Languages department
The New School
Friday, April 15 from 4-10pm
Friday, April 22 from 4-10pm

May 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC


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