December 2019 New York Latin Culture Calendar

 


December 2019 Week 48 ~ November 25 – December 1


November 2019 Calendar


Sunday, December 1

Celebrate Portugal Restoration Day!

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 49 ~ December 2-8, 2019


Monday, December 2

It’s Cyber Monday. Shop online for deals.

Celebrate the start of Advent, the countdown to Christmas.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 3

Celebrate Giving Tuesday and give some holiday spirit.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s plays a program of Baroque Storytelling that includes works by Vivaldi (Italian), Rameau (French), and Telemann’s Don Quichotte Overture Suite (a Spanish story) at Kaufmann Music Center in Lincoln Square, NYC at 7:30pm.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, December 4

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Barbara, patron saint of armourers and artillery.

Honor Chango, the Santería orisha (angel) of thunder and lightning.

Art Basel Miami Beach runs through Sunday.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s plays a program of Baroque Storytelling that includes works by Vivaldi (Italian), Rameau (French), and Telemann’s Don Quichotte Overture Suite (a Spanish story) at the Morgan Library in Murray Hill, NYC at 7:30pm.

Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm & 10:30pm. From $30

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, December 5

Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm & 10:30pm. From $30

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, December 6

Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm & 10:30pm. From $30


Saturday, December 7

Celebrate Día de las Velitas, the Colombian holiday tradition.

Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm & 10:30pm. From $30


Sunday, December 8

Celebrate Feast of the Immaculate Conception when the Roman Catholic church accepted the idea that women are divine too.

New York Fashion Week December (Pre-Fall & Fall-Winter) runs through Thursday.

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Cuban jazz legend Arturo Sandoval plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm & 10:30pm. From $30


December 2019 Week 50 ~ December 9-15


Monday, December 9

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 10

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, December 11

Celebrate International Tango Day and the birth of French-Argentine tango singer Carlos Gardel.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, December 12

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico and our Indigenous heritage.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15

Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens at 9pm. $10


Friday, December 13

Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango at Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 8pm. $10 suggested donation

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


Saturday, December 14

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, December 15

Happy Birthday Eddie Palmieri! The New York Puerto Rican jazz legend was born in El Barrio East Harlem on December 15, 1936.

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


December 2019 Week 51 ~ December 16-22


This week is a U.S. Congress state work period. Find a town hall in your neighborhood.

Monday, December 16

(To be confirmed) The National Puerto Rican Day Parade announces its 2020 Scholarship Program.

Start celebrating La Novena, the Colombian Christmas tradition, or La Posada, the Mexican Christmas tradition.

CLOSING
An exhibition of Rwanda-born Dutch artist Christian Nyampeta closes at SculptureCenter in Long Island City, Queens from 11am to 6pm. FREE

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 17

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Lazarus.

Honor Babalú-Ayé, the Yoruba Orisha of the earth.

Puerto Rican hip-hop reggaeton musical La Canción is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, NYC at 11am. $30

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, December 18

Italian crossover tenor Andrea Bocelli plays Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC at 7:30pm. From $86

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, December 19

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, December 20

Celebrate National Sangria Day.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


Saturday, December 21

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


Sunday, December 22

Happy Birthday Jean-Michel Basquiat. In 2017, the Haitian-Puerto Rican New Yorker set records for the highest price ever paid for an American artist, for a Black artist and for a contemporary work made after 1980.

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


December 2019 Week 52 ~ December 23-29


This week is a U.S. Congress state work period. Find a town hall in your neighborhood.

Monday, December 23

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 24 ~ Christmas Eve

Celebrate Christmas Eve.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


Wednesday, December 25 ~ Christmas

Merry Christmas.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


Thursday, December 26

Celebrate Kwanzaa.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, December 27

PUERTO RICO
The Festival de Máscaras, a Canary Island tradition, is in Hatillo, Puerto Rico through Saturday.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


Saturday, December 28

The Festival de Máscaras, a Canary Island tradition, is in Hatillo, Puerto Rico.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, December 29

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55


December 2019 Week 1 ~ December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020


Monday, December 30

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 8pm and 10:30pm. From $55

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 31

Celebrate National Champagne Day.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays The Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 7pm and 10pm. From $85/$95

Happy New Year 2020!


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