Latin literature has a special place in Latin culture. It’s a popular cultural form and a place where the Bolivian Lament is expressed (the people’s unending desire for justice). Many Latins can recite poetry by heart.
Friday-Saturday, January 17-18, 2020 SCHOMBURG CENTER Harlem, NYC
Sat, November 23, 2019 CONCOURSE, The Bronx ~ The Fair weaves handicrafts and poetry into the fabric of Puerto Rican community at Hostos College
Wednesday-Sunday, July 24 – August 11, 2019 LINCOLN CENTER & CONCOURSE, THE BRONX ~ Lincoln Center’s summer festival includes African, Cuban, Dominican, Honduran, Indigenous, Jewish, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, & Spanish music, dance, film and word for FREE
May 6-14 & 19, 2019 | International literary festival | The world’s writers and thinkers gather in New York City to talk and read and perform
October 5 – 7, 2018 Friday – Sunday ~ African, French, Italian & Mexican thinkers
FAIR (FREE) Friday – Sunday September 21 – 23, 2018 ~ TICKETED PREVIEW Thursday, September 20, 2018 ~ MoMA PS1 Long Island City, Queens ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Jewish, Mexican, Portuguese and Puerto Rican books.
LINCOLN CENTER & PREGONES THEATER, Sat-Sun, Aug 4-5, 2018 ~ La Casita gives voice to the poetry and music of our communities
Literary New York City
Saturday, September 5, 2020 MURRAY HILL, NYC
MIDTOWN EAST, NYC Spanish government language school and cultural center has NYC’s largest Spanish-language library and hosts talks, exhibitions, screenings and performances ~ ¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
Appointment only during renovations WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NYC ~ This research library and museum has the most important Spanish art collection outside of Spain
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC Study the histories, politics and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world at King Juan Carlos Center at New York University -¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
Monday-Saturday HARLEM, NYC This library of African culture grew out of the literary collection of Puerto Rican collector Arturo Alfonso Schomburg during the Harlem Renaissance
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 🇲🇽 PANAMA CITY, Panama November 11, 1928
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 – CAROLINA, PUERTO RICO ~ The renowned Puerto Rican poet was born on February 17, 1914.
Thursday, June 10, 2021 LISBON, PORTUGAL – The Portuguese Shakespeare, author of Portugal’s national epic poem “Os Lusíadas” about Vasco de Gama’s sea route to India, died on June 10, 1580.
Friday, March 6, 2020 ARACATACA, Magdalena, Colombia – The Nobel Prize-winning father of Magical Realism was born on March 6, 1927.
A master of enchanting stories set in the Inca heartland. Peruvian-American Association Midtown East, Manhattan Thursday, April 12, 2018
National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 Athlete of the Year
March 28, 1936 ~ LLosa was born in Arequipa, Peru. CELEBRATE Thursday, March 28, 2019
April 11-26, 2018 THROCKMORTON FINE ART ARGENTINE CONSULATE NYC Midtown, NYC
OPENED December 15, 2017 CLOSED January 18, 2018
Oct 4, 2017-Jan 6, 2018 HUNTS POINT, The Bronx ~ The art of the first Puerto Rican superhero at Casita Maria Gallery
By José Hernandez (1872)
“Mexican Today” is the latest book by the Mexican chef, cookbook author, and host of the national PBS series Pati’s Mexican Table
December 7, 2012 ~ The hit first book by Puerto Rican author Luis Negrón about loneliness and the crazy things it drives us to do, is one of those books you can’t put down.
The Mexico Now Festival opens with Benito Taibo presenting his first book “Persona Normal” at King Juan Carlos Center (NYU), Tue Nov 13, 2012, 7pm (more…)