Christie’s Fall 2018 Latin American Art auction

EXHIBITION
November 17-20, 2018
Saturday – Tuesday
AUCTION
November 20-21, 2018
Tuesday-Wednesday
~
Christie’s Rockefeller Center
~
Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Uruguayan and Venezuelan artists from the 17th century to the 2010s

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2018

November 21, 2018, Wednesday
Balloon Inflation
~
November 22, Thursday
Parade
~
There isn’t anything Latin about this, but the balloon inflation is something to see and children love one of NYC’s most iconic parades. Upper West Side > Midtown > Garment District, Manhattan

Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Windows 2018

Daily November 15, 2018
to January 3, 2019
~
Bergdorf Goodman
Midtown, Manhattan
~
NYC’s most luxurious traditional department store also has the most elegant Christmas windows.

NYCB 2018 Nutcracker

November 23 – December 20, 2018
~
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
~
New York City’s big Nutcracker is a real sugar plum

Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Windows 2018

Daily November 15, 2018
to January 3, 2019
~
Bergdorf Goodman
Midtown, Manhattan
~
NYC’s most luxurious traditional department store also has the most elegant Christmas windows.

Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Daily November 20, 2018
to Sunday, January 6, 2019
~
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side
~
The Met Christmas tree decorated with traditional figurines from Naples, Italy where the nativity tradition began

NYCB 2018 Nutcracker

November 23 – December 20, 2018
~
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
~
New York City’s big Nutcracker is a real sugar plum

Macy’s is the world’s biggest store

November 15, 2018, Thursday
Holiday windows reveal
~
November 18, 2018, Sunday
Macy’s Santaland reservations
~
November 22, 2018, Thursday
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
~
November 23, 2018
to December 24, 2018
Macy’s Santaland
~
Herald Square
Garment District, Manhattan
~
The miracle on 34th St plays a big part in NYC holidays

Three Kings Day 2019 Dia de Los Reyes

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Meet the Three Kings at Teatro SEA’s Three Kings Day and receive a gift

Teatro SEA
Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural & Educational Center
Lower East Side
Sunday, January 6, 2018

64th Winter Antiques Show (2018) is America’s premiere antiques show

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
between 66th & 67th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Thursday, January 18, 2018
SHOW
January 19 – 28, 2018

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

Valentine’s Day

This Christian feast honoring a Roman saint got associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages.
February 14
Thursday, February 14, 2019

President’s Day Weekend 2019

The third Monday in February is an American national holiday that commemorates the birthdays of presidents Washington and Lincoln.
Friday – Monday
February 15 – 18, 2019

Celebrate Carnival, the Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Septuagesima
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day

February 27, 1844
Wednesday, February 27, 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

March 8
Friday, March 8, 2019

New York Mets vs Miami Marlins, MLB Baseball at Citi Field

LAST GAMES OF SEASON
September 28 – 30, 2018
Friday – Sunday
~
March – September
Major League Baseball
Citi Field in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
~
Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players

47th New Directors / New Films 2018 screens the future of cinema

Movies by new Brazilian, Dominican, Filipino, French, and Portuguese directors.

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Upper West Side, Manhattan

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan

March 28 – April 8, 2018

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Western Ireland and northwestern Spain share a Celtic culture.
Fifth Avenue
Midtown & Upper East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, March 17, 2018

New York Yankees 2018 reached the American League Division Series

Yankees 1 – 3 Boston Red Sox
~
1) Red Sox 4 – 5
2) Yankees 6 – 2
~
3) Red Sox 16 – 1
4) Red Sox 4 – 1
~
Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Puerto Rican & Venezuelan players

Holy Week ~ Semana Santa

Sunday-Saturday
April 14 – 20, 2019

Easter

Sunday, April 21, 2019

NYC Easter Parade and Easter Bonnet Festival 2019

EASTER SUNDAY
Sunday, April 21, 2019
~
Fifth Avenue
Midtown, Manhattan
~
The stars of this open parade are the costumes and marvelous Easter bonnets

Mother’s Day

December 8, 2018, Saturday
Panamanian Mother’s Day
~
Most countries celebrate the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October & December. Love you Mom!

Cinco de Mayo

Celebrate the French defeat at the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862
Sunday, May 5, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend

May 24 – 27, 2019
Friday – Monday
~
MEMORIAL DAY
Monday, May 27, 2019
~
Remember those who died serving our country. Thank you and God Bless!

Celebrate the May Revolution of Buenos Aires

On May 25, 1810, the May Revolution of Buenos Aires launched the Argentine War of Independence ~ which launched the Latin American Wars of Independence ~ which ended with the Spanish-American War of 1898. One step in the eternal struggle to be free.
Saturday, May 25, 2019

Do the Central Park Tango

Saturdays, June – September
~
Shakespeare Statue
(south end of the Mall)
Central Park, Manhattan
~
All ages and levels watch, dance or take an Argentine Tango lesson
FREE

SummerStage 2019 Free concerts in NYC Parks

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

Celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, Italy’s national day

Commemorates the Italian vote on June 2, 1946 that ended the monarchy and founded the Republic of Italy.
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Celebrate Portugal Day 2019 (Dia de Portugal), Portugal’s national day

Portuguese Festival and Parade in the heart of Metro New York’s Portuguese community.
Peter Francisco Park
Newark, New Jersey
~
FESTIVAL
Friday – Sunday
June 7 – 9, 2019
~
PARADE
Sunday, June 9, 2019

SummerStage 2019 Free concerts in NYC Parks

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

Celebrate the Fourth of July and the U.S. Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776 ~ “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Celebrate Venezuelan Independence Day (Cinco de Julio)

July 5, 1811 ~ Cinco de Julio marks the birth of the first independent nation in South America.
Friday, July 5, 2019

SummerStage 2019 Free concerts in NYC Parks

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

Celebrate Bolivian Independence Day 2019

August 6, 1825 ~ Signing of Declaration of Independence

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Celebrate Ecuadorian Independence Day

August 10, 1809 ~ Criollo rebels took over the capital Quito, marking the first step in Ecuadorian independence.
Saturday, August 10, 2019

Eid al-Adha

August 10 – 11, 2019
Sundown Saturday-Sunday
~
The most important Muslim holiday marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage
~
“Eid Mubarak”

Time of Change Lola Alvarez Bravo & Mariana Yampolsky ~ Throckmorton

Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
September 21 – December 1, 2018

Vote in the Midterm Elections

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
~
General Election
~
Vote for someone who looks like you, walks like you, and talks like you

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

September 15 – October 15
~
Celebrate our communal heritage and the contributions of Hispanic Americans.

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

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

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

September 15 – October 15
~
Celebrate our communal heritage and the contributions of Hispanic Americans.

Indigenous Peoples Day 2019

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S CELEBRATION
Red Hawk Native American Arts Council
October 13 – 14, 2019 (TBD)
Sunday – Monday
Randall’s Island
~
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY
October 14, 2019, Monday

Celebrate Spain’s National Day, La Fiesta Nacional de España

October 12, 1492
~
Rodrigo de Triana, a lookout on the Pinta, shouted that he spotted land in what is now the Bahamas. In that moment, the world changed.
~
Columbus lied in his report, saying he saw land first, so he could claim the pension offered to the discoverer.

Celebrate the Feast of St Jude Thaddeus, Catholic saint of lost causes

October 28
~
The apostle St Jude is said to be less busy and therefore eager to help in difficult situations


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