Latin Brooklyn

Brooklyn has become New York City’s cool borough. Most of New York City’s wild nightlife and much of its creative community have moved there.

Pedro Giraudo “Vigor Tanguero” Best Tango Album Latin Grammy nominee

November 15, 2018, Thursday
Latin Grammys on Univision
“Best Tango Album” nominee
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November 20, 2018, Tuesday
Tango for dancing
The Django
Tribeca, Manhattan
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One of the rare musicians who really knows how to play Argentine Tango for dancing

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art in Brooklyn

May 18 – November 25, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
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Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
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New York-based Chilean artist resurrects an ancient Indigenous knotted cord writing and reading system of the Andean peoples.

Nydia Velázquez U.S. Representative New York Congressional District 7

November 6, 2018, Tuesday
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The first Puerto Rican woman in the U.S. Congress is one of our champions

NYC Marathon

November 4, 2018, Sunday
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Staten Island > Brooklyn > Queens > The Bronx > Manhattan > Central Park
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Pro Runners include:
Donn Cabral
Juan Luis Barrios (Mexico)
Brenda Martinez (Mexican – American)
Beverly Ramos (Puerto Rico)

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton singer, leads Latin Grammy nominations

Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Latin Grammys
8 nominations, the most
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2018
Barclays Center
MTV VMAs “Best Latin”
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Balvin leads the trend towards a softer, more romantic reggaeton with lyrics your abuela (grandma) can hear without blushing

Barclays Center

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Brooklyn’s arena hosts the Brooklyn Nets, New York Islanders and concerts

Argentine artist Raul Conti shows 58 years of work at Quebracho

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, October 19, 2018
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EXHIBITION
October 19 – 26, 2018
Monday – Friday
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Quebracho
Bushwick, Brooklyn
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Seasoned Argentine artist inspired by pre-Columbian cultures

Register to Vote in English or Spanish online, by mail or in person

Friday, October 12, 2018
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Last day to register to vote in November’s General Election

Mile-Long Opera, a biography of 7 o’clock, 1,000 singers, 100 stories

October 3 – 8, 2018
Wednesday – Monday
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High Line
Meatpacking District & Chelsea, Manhattan

Panamanian Day Parade and Street Fair 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018
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PARADE
Franklin Ave, President St & Classon Ave
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STREET FAIR
Classon Ave at President St
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Crown Heights, Brooklyn
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Panamanian community’s pre-independence day celebration

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

SummerStage 2019 Free concerts in NYC Parks

June – September
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Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
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15-18 parks across NYC

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is the patron saint of Haiti

Patron saint of Haiti
June 27
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Brooklyn Museum is known for its collections of world art

200 Eastern Parkway
at Washington Ave
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday

Roulette Intermedium is a New Music Community Theater in Brooklyn

A center for New Music.
509 Atlantic Ave at Third Ave
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn

House of Yes is NYC’s anything-goes aerial arts Burlesque nightclub

2 Wyckoff Ave
at Jefferson St
Bushwick, Brooklyn
Closed on Mondays

Guadalupe Inn Mexican food with live music

1 Knickerbocker Ave
at Johnson Street
Bushwick, Brooklyn
Closed on Mondays

On Stage at Kingsborough brings world-class performers to Manhattan Beach

Kingsborough Community College
Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn (Coney Island)

Barneys New York is New York Style

Madison (Upper East Side)
Broadway (Upper West Side)
Downtown (Chelsea)
SoHo
Brooklyn (Cobble Hill)

Photoville is a free photo fair in containers under the Brooklyn Bridge

Great photography, great place, great people.
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Brooklyn Bridge Plaza
Brooklyn Bridge Park
DUMBO, Brooklyn
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Wednesday – Sunday
September 12 – 16, 2018
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Thursday – Sunday
September 20 – 23, 2018
FREE

West Indian Day Parade 2018 New York Caribbean Carnival

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
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Reggae | Afrobeats | Soca Unda Di Stars!
Thursday, August 30, 2018
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Youth Fest
Brass Fest
Friday, August 31, 2018
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Junior Carnival Parade
Steelband Panorama
Saturday, September 1, 2018
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Dimanche Gras Grand Finale
Sunday, September 2, 2018
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West Indian Day Parade
Eastern Parkway
Schenectady to Grand Army Plaza
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Monday, September 3, 2018

Gerardo Contino plays a FREE show at The Archway in DUMBO Brooklyn

NYC’s best Cuban dance band.
The Archway
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Thursday, August 23, 2018

Afropunk, New York City’s most stylish music festival is about freedom

Commodore Barry Park
Fort Greene, Brooklyn
Saturday – Sunday
August 25 – 26, 2018

‘Brimstone & Glory’ makes time stand still in the fire

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Prospect Park Bandshell
Saturday, July 21, 2018

Afro-Latino Fest celebrates our African roots

Afro- Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Haitian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican talk, movies and music.
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TALKS
Schomberg Center
Harlem, Manhattan
Friday, July 13, 2018
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FILM FESTIVAL
Abron Center
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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CONCERT
The Well
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sunday, July 15, 2018

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

Mermaid Parade 2018 draws Mermaids & Mermen to Coney Island

Scantily clad mermaids and mermen let it all hang out.
Surf Ave at 21st St to West 10th St to the Boardwalk
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series 2018 FREE

June 11 – 29, 2018

34th New York Salsa Festival 2018 Legends of the 1970s at Barclays Center

Saturday, June 9, 2018
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Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
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Willie Colón, Oscar D’León, Rey Ruiz, Andy Montañez, Tito Nieves, Eddie Santiago, Charlie Aponte, Grupo Niche, Los Adolescentes, Africando, Tony Vega, David Pabón, & more…

Soulfrito Fest 2018 Reggaeton and Latin Trap on Puerto Rican weekend

Puerto Rican and Dominican Hip-Hop.
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Friday, June 8, 2018

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! 2018 ~ African, Colombian, Chilean, Mexican

African, Chilean, Colombian, French-Canadian & Mexican music, dance and film.
Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn
June 5 – August 11, 2018
FREE

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
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Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Parks across NYC

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

A Haitian-American woman who deconstructs the contrast between Black and White experience in our country.
A.I.R. Gallery
DUMBO, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 20 – May 20, 2018

Tropicália legend Tom Zé brings Brazilian Bossa Nova to Pioneer Works

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

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

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

Daymé Arocena brings her Cuban Rumba Jazz voice to Pioneer Works

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

Juliette Dumas ‘Angels’ French painter of nature at Silas Von Morisse

Silas Von Morisse Gallery
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Thursday – Sunday
April 5 – 29, 2018

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita reconnect Cuba and Venezuela with Africa

Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Angelita Montoya brings ‘Versos olvidados’ (Forgotten Verses) to NYC

Flamenco Festival
Music built around the female poets of the Generation of 27.
Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Friday, March 16, 2018

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

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 15 – April 19, 2018

José Antonio Rodríguez is Córdoba’s award-winning Flamenco guitarist

Flamenco Festival
One of the great Spanish contemporary Flamenco guitarists.
Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Saturday, March 3, 2018

21st New York International Children’s Film Festival 2018

Be the first to see the next generation of children’s cinema.
Cinépolis Chelsea, IFC Center, Scandinavia House, SVA Theatre in Manhattan
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Downtown Brooklyn
Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens
Weekends, February 23 – March 18, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
ENDING
March 17 – 18, 2018

Basquiat comes home to the Brooklyn Museum that inspired a young artist

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
January 26 – March 11, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

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

Panamanian Day Parade & Street Fair 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017
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Franklin Ave, President St & Classon Ave
Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Carlos Menchaca is a Mexican-American New York City Council member

DISTRICT 38: Bay Ridge, Greenwood Heights, Red Hook, Sunset Park, Windsor Terrace
Elected 2013 & 2017
Term limited

West Indian Day Parade New York Caribbean Carnival 2017

Eastern Parkway from Schenectady Ave to Grand Army Plaza
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Monday, September 4, 2017

Kings Theatre is a restored 1929 movie palace

1027 Flatbush Ave
Flatbush, Brooklyn

BAM Café

30 Lafayette Ave
between Flatbush & Fulton
Fort Greene, Brooklyn

The Woods

48 South 4th St
between Wythe & Kent
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Cuba Caliente Sundays

Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk is a covered open-air theater

3052 West 21st St
Coney Island, Brooklyn

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

May – October
LATIN ARTISTS
June 21 – September 10, 2017

Issue Project Room

Experimental performance space for new music, dance, film, and literature

Grand Prospect Hall

A large Victorian banquet hall in Park Slope, Brooklyn rented for weddings and the occasional experiential performance

BAM Fisher

250-seat black box theater designed as a home for experimental theater


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