Brazilian NYC

Brazilian NYC is in music, fine art, architecture, and fashion. Brazilian Day and Brasil Summerfest are our big parties. Drink cachaça and smile.

Forro in the Dark is a Brazil Party

Nublu Classic
East Village, Manhattan
Wednesdays, March 2018

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

Americas Society / Council of the Americas
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Wednesday – Saturday
March 22 – June 30, 2018

Brazil warms up for the World Cup with an exhibition in Russia

World #2
Olimpiyskiy stadion Luzhniki, Moscow
Friday, March 23, 2018

Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Cisneros

One of America’s first looks at the world’s most important Contemporary Latin American Art collection.
205 Hudson Gallery
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
February 8 – April 1, 2018

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

Pier 94
April 5-8, 2018

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

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

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

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

Fashion Ideas Get Dressed at Sapar Contemporary

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

Celebrate May Day or Worker’s Day, a public holiday in many Latin cultures

Celebrate Spring or Worker’s Day on May 1
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Celebrate Mother’s Day. We love you Mom!

Mother’s Day is celebrated on different dates around the world.
SPAIN, PORTUGAL, & CAPE VERDE Sunday, May 6, 2018
UNITED STATES Sunday, May 13, 2018
COSTA RICA Wednesday, August 15, 2018
ARGENTINA Sunday, October 21, 2018
PANAMA Saturday, December 8, 2018

Dance Parade 2018

Flatiron District to Tompkins Square Park
East Village
Saturday, May 19, 2018

2018 New Museum Triennnial : Songs for Sabotage

Brazilian, Haitian, Mexican, Peruvian, Portuguese, & Spanish contemporary artists.
New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
February 13 – May 27, 2018

Museum Mile Festival 2018 is an Upper East Side open house street party

Second Tuesday in June
Fifth Avenue
82nd Street to 105th Street
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

NYC Dance Week free dance classes

Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Capoeira, Flamenco, Parkour, Salsa, & Samba
Manhattan and Brooklyn
June 15-24, 2017

World Cup 2018

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Uruguay.
June 14 – July 15, 2018
Daily, June 14 – 28, 2018

Being: New Photography 2018 at MoMA

African, Brazilian, Italian, & Filipino artists at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
March 18 – August 19, 2018

Brazilian Day New York 2017 is the biggest Brazilian event outside Brazil

Little Brazil
46th St at Sixth Avenue
Sunday, September 3, 2017

Celebrate Carnival, the Global Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Venice, Italy, January 27 – February 13, 2018
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, February 4 – 18, 2018
Rio, Brazil, February 9-14, 2018
Barranquilla, Colombia, February 10-13, 2018
Nice, France, February 17 – March 3, 2018
Mardi Gras, New Orleans, January 6 – February 13, 2018
~ Septuagesima, Sunday, February 17, 2019

24th Armory Show 2018 is NYC’s big international art fair

NYC’s big modern, post-war, and contemporary art show. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Peruvian, Philippine, Portuguese, and Spanish art.
Piers 92 & 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
PREVIEW Wednesday, March 7
SHOW Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

SCOPE New York 2018 art fair brings 60 international galleries to NYC

Metropolitan Pavilion
Thursday, March 8, 2018
FAIR Friday – Sunday
March 9 – 11, 2018

Argentine films steal the show at Film Society’s Neighboring Scenes 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Wednesday – Sunday
February 28 – March 4, 2018

10th ReelAbilities Film Festival NY 2018

Inspiring Brazilian, Colombian, Italian, & Catalan-Spanish movies about people with different abilities.
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Upper West Side, Manhattan
and other venues in all five boroughs
Thursday – Wednesday
March 8 – 14, 2018

VOLTA NY 2018 Contemporary Art Fair

Brazilian, Colombian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, and Spanish galleries.
Pier 90
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
March 7 – 11, 2018

International soccer world ranking

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

17th MoMA Doc Fortnight 2018 is 12 days of international documentaries

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
Daily February 15 – 26, 2018

TEFAF New York Spring 2017 is NYC’s edition of TEFAF Maastricht

Brazilian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, and Uruguayan galleries show Modern & Contemporary art and design at the Park Avenue Armory in the Upper East Side, Thu-Mon, May 4-8, 2017

Frieze New York 2018 is NYC’s big May contemporary art fair

Randall’s Island
May 3-5, 2018

Valdir Cruz ‘Presences’ captures the spirits of the Brazilian rainforest

Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East
Tuesday – Saturday
December 7, 2017 – February 24, 2018

Assumption of Mary celebrates the Virgin’s journey into heaven

August 15

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day

Dom Pedro I declares independence from Portugal
September 7, 1821

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15 – October 15

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 10 – 12, 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach in December is America’s big art fair

Miami Beach, Florida
Wednesday – Sunday
December 6 – 10, 2017

Celebrate the Feast of Babalú-Ayé

December 17
Church of Saint Lazarus
El Rincón, Cuba
Monday, December 17, 2018

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the divinity of women

December 8
Friday, December 8, 2017

27th New York Jewish Film Festival (2018)

Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th St
between Amsterdam & Columbus
Lincoln Center
January 10 – 23, 2018

25th PBR (Professional Bull Riders) 2018 Season Opener ~ Go Brazil!

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
January 5-7, 2018

‘Ferdinand’ the bull has to decide whether he is a fighter or a lover

OPENED December 15, 2017
CLOSED January 18, 2018

Grammys 2018 were a huge fail. ‘Despacito’ is Song of the Decade!

‘Despacito’ entered global popular culture. The entire world is singing in Spanish!
~ 2017’s most-streamed song
~ 2017’s most-purchased song
~ 16 weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100, tying the all-time record
~ “One of the biggest global hits ever”
I never even heard the winning song.The Recording Academy ignored the Latin community and the entire world. Why RA President Mr. Neil Portnow?

‘Vazante’ gets under your skin in a painfully beautiful way

IFC Center
323 Sixth Ave (at 3rd St)
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
OPENED January 12, 2018
CLOSING Thursday, January 25,2018

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2018

January 8, 2018
January 22 – February 9, 2018

Throckmorton Fine Art ~ Latin American Photography & Pre-Columbian Art

145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
between Lexington & Third Ave, Midtown East
Closed Sunday & Monday

Edwynn Houk Gallery represents major photographers

745 Fifth Avenue #407
at 58th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Friday

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue & 82nd St
Upper East Side
Open Daily

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

Midtown, Manhattan
Open Daily

New Directors / New Films presents emerging filmmakers in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, & Mexico

MoMA, Midtown
Film Society of Lincoln Center
March 15-26, 2017

Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico in the World Cup, USA no

October 2015 – November 2017
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 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

UN General Assembly 72

UN Headquarters
Midtown East
General Assembly opens Tuesday, September 12, 2017
General Debate runs through Monday, September 25, 2017

World Ballet Day 2017 behind the scenes with the world’s great ballet companies

Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, & San Francisco Ballet
October 5, 2017

Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

Lincoln Center and venues across Manhattan
October 18 – November 15, 2017

45th International Emmy Awards 2017 honor international and non-English TV

New York Hilton Midtown
Monday, November 20, 2017

14th Corto Circuito 2017 Latino Shorts Film Festival New York

SVA Theatre & La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Colombian Consulate & Instituto Cervantes
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Thursday
November 13 – 16, 2017

Rio Market has the cure for Saudade

This Brazilian supermarket in the “Little Brazil” section of Queens has become a center for NYC’s Brazilian community

‘The Red Shoes’ is a contemporary ballet about vanity

New York City Center
131 West 55th St
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, October 26 – November 5, 2017

Bergdorf Goodman reveals its holiday windows

Fifth and 58th
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sotheby’s Latin American Modern Art Auction Fall 2017

Sotheby’s 1334 York Ave
between 71st & 72nd St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, November 18, 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Phillips Latin American Art Auction Fall 2017

450 Park Ave at 57th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Saturday, November 18 – 21
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Miss Universe 2017

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere of France gives up her crown January 2018

Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 2018 Oscars Entries

October 1, 2017

American Airlines flies to the Latin world from JFK

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
TO Dominican Republic
TO French Canada & Mexico
TO Argentina & Brazil
TO France, Italy & Spain

Delta Airlines

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
TO Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico
TO Canada, Mexico & Panama
TO Argentina, Brazil & Peru
TO France, Italy, Portugal & Spain

Bruno Miguel ‘Seduction and Reason’ from a Brazilian point of view

Sapar Contemporary
Tribeca, Manhattan
September 29 – November 5, 2017

Seu Jorge, Samba legend, channels David Bowie in ‘The Life Aquatic’

Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway
Upper West Side
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season brings Italian culture to New York City

The 2017-18 Season brings 25 works and 5 new productions.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday – Saturday
Late-September to mid-May

Campana Brothers ‘Hybridism’ is Brazilian art furniture made from scrap

Friedman Benda
515 West 26th St, Chelsea
September 7 – October 14, 2017

12th NY Art Book Fair 2017 is for art book lovers

22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, Queens
Preview September 21
September 22 – 24, 2017

Sikkema Jenkins & Co contemporary art gallery

530 West 22nd St
between 11th & 10th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Closed Sunday & Monday

Galerie Lelong

528 West 26th St
between Eleventh & Tenth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Closed Sunday & Monday

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West & 79th St
Upper West Side
Open Daily

Lehmann Maupin

536 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
201 Chrystie St
Lower East Side
Closed Sunday & Monday

Brazilian Consulate New York

225 East 41st Street
between Second & Third Ave
Murray Hill
Closed weekends

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

May – October
June 21 – September 10, 2017

Elza Soares is Samba Jazz, Rock, Disco, Punk, Hip-Hop, Pop, and Samba

Samba Legend
Central Park Summerstage
Saturday, August 5, 2017

Brasil Summerfest 2018 is the biggest Brazilian music festival outside Brazil

August 2018

Hélio Oiticica To Organize Delirium ask one of the great Brazilian artists

Whitney Museum
99 Gansevoort Street
Greenwich Village
July 14 – October 1, 2017

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in American Ballet Theatre’s “Tchaikovsky Spectacular”

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday-Saturday, July 3-8
Misty Copeland & Herman Cornejo
Friday, July 7, 2017

Sotheby’s Latin American Contemporary Art Auction in May

1334 York Ave
Upper East Side
Viewing Saturday, May 20-25, 2017
Auction Thursday, May 25, 2017

Phillips’ May auction of Latin American art also benefits Colombian FLORA

Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Venezuelan art on view Saturday-Wednesday, May 20-24 for auction Wednesday, May 24

Basquiat sets records at Sotheby’s Spring Contemporary Art auction

Basquiat sets records for American artist, Black artist, and art since 1980 at Sotheby’s auction in the Upper East Side, Thu, May 18, 2017

“Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe” asks one of the big questions of our time

The Austrian-Jewish writer was one of the great international writers of the 1930s. When Europe self-destructed, he saved himself through exile in Brazil, but never stood up to Fascism. Opened May 12. Now playing at Lincoln Center Cinemas in the Upper West Side, Fri, May 19, 2017.

Assad Brothers are the best guitar duo in existence

The Brazilian-born Classical guitar duo play the 92nd Street Y, Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Fluxo: Funk Proibidão brings underground Hip-Hop from the Rio favelas to NYC

The Red Bull Music Academy Festival brings a Brazilian Rio favela party to Brooklyn, venue TBA, Sat, Apr 29, 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.

Lygia Pape “A Multitude of Forms” (Review)

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

Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

Sotheby’s Armory Week auction includes Brazilian, Chilean, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, and Uruguayan artists Thu, Mar 2, 2017

The Armory Show 2017 is NYC’s big international art fair

Piers 92 & 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
March 2 – 5, 2017

ADAA Art Show (2017) hosts America’s top art dealers (Review)

Park Avenue Armory
634 Park Avenue
Upper East Side
March 1-5, 2017

Neon Bull is a beautiful ride (Review)

The Brazilian Cinema Tropical Award winner for “Best Feature Film” screens at the Museum of the Moving Image, Sun, Feb 26, 2017

89th Academy Awards (2017)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Hollywood, California
Sunday, February 26, 2017

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

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

Vik Muniz ‘Epistemes’

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

Dance on Camera Festival 2017

The world’s longest-running dance film festival screens Cuban, Brazilian, and Venezuelan filmmakers at Film Society of Lincoln Center Feb 3-7, 2017

Neighboring Scenes 2017 contemporary Latin American cinema showcase

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 26 – 31, 2017

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2017

Monday, January 9
January 23 – February 10, 2017


South American cowboys in Argentina, Uruguay, and the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul

Sotheby’s November Latin American Modern Art auction

1334 York Ave
Upper East Side
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Christie’s November Latin American Art auction

Christie’s auctions Latin American Art in May and November.

Brazilian NYC is centered in Little Brazil in Manhattan (West 46th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues), and Astoria, Queens around 36th Ave at 33rd St. Our biggest community is in Newark, New Jersey.

We make great soccer, music, fine art, architecture, and fashion. We drink cachaça and smile a lot. Brazilian Day and Brasil Summerfest are our big New York parties. Wednesday is Brazilian Night at Nublu in the East Village.

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