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.

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

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Argentine Tango Jazz at Barbès

The Django in the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Angélique Kidjo (Beninese)
Remain in Light / Resistance Revival Chorus
Central Park SummerStage
Thursday, September 27, 2018

Mile-Long Opera, a biography of 7 o’clock, 1,000 singers, 100 stories, 1.5 miles

A very unique community engagement event.
High Line
Chelsea & Meatpacking District, Manhattan
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TICKET RSVP OPENS
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
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PERFORMANCES
Wednesday – Sunday
October 3 – 7, 2018

22nd Panamanian Day Parade 2017

Franklin Ave from Bergen St to President St and Classon Ave
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, October 7, 2017

J Balvin, Colombian Soft Reggaeton singer, to play Barclays Center

2018 MTV VMAs”Best Latin”
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, October 20, 2018

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

First Puerto Rican woman in U.S. Congress.
NY Congressional District 7
Elected 1992
Next Election
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art in Brooklyn

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

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

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)

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

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…
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 9, 2018

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

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

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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