Things to do in NYC December 2017

Things to do in NYC in December include the Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe and Christmas, the most popular Latin holiday.

Lord & Taylor reveals its holiday windows

424 Fifth Avenue
between 38th & 39th St
Garment District, Manhattan
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular

Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave at 50th St
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018

Bloomingdale’s reveals its Holiday Windows

Upper East Side
Upper West Side Outlet
SoHo
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

New York City Ballet George Balanchine The Nutcracker

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
On Sale September, 2017
Performances
Friday November 24 – December 31, 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach in December is America’s big art fair

Miami Beach, Florida
Wednesday – Sunday
December 6 – 10, 2017

Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights

Tuesday night
December 12 – Wednesday, December 20, 2017
LIGHTING CEREMONIES
Grand Army Plaza
Manhattan & Brooklyn

La Novena de Navidad is a Colombian – Ecuadorian Christmas Prayer

Saturday – Sunday
December 16 – 24, 2017

Christmas in New York City

Preparations
Mid-November
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2017
Three Kings Day
Saturday, January 6, 2018

New Year’s Eve 2017

Times Square
December 31, 2017

Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – Sunday, January 7, 2018
Daily

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico

ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL
Fifth Avenue
between 50th & 51st
Midtown, Manhattan
SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE
328 West 14th St
between Eighth & Ninth Ave
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Saks Fifth Avenue reveals its Holiday Windows

Midtown East
Battery Park City
Monday, November 20, 2017 – January 2, 2018

Macy’s Santaland is coming

34th St & Broadway
Herald Square
Garment District, Manhattan
Santaland Reservations
Monday, November 20
Visits Friday, November 24 – Sunday, December 24, 2017


December 2017 Calendar



Friday, December 1

Just two weeks left for Affordable Care Act enrollment through December 15 at www.healthcare.gov

Celebrate Portugal’s Restoration of Independence Day from Spain on December 1, 1640.

The 2018 World Cup Russia draw is today.

Pedro Giraudo Tango Ensembles with special guest Sofia Tosello plays Argentine Tango Jazz at The Jazz Gallery in NoMad, Manhattan at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $25 – $35

Ballet Hispanico leaps borders with Caribbean, Spanish Gypsy, and Mexican – American choreographies at the Apollo Theater in Harlem at 8 pm. $10 – $65 Discount Code BHSOD

Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera sings Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm.


Saturday, December 2

Celebrate the birthday of Tango composer and band leader Osvaldo Pugliese in Buenos Aires on December 2, 1905.

LAST CHANCE to see Surrealismo Ojos de Mexico ~ Surrealism in Mexican Photography at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East at 11 am – 5 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Verdi’s Latin opera Requiem at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

Pedro Giraudo Big Band with special guest Sofia Tosello plays Argentine Tango Jazz at The Jazz Gallery in NoMad, Manhattan at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $25 – $35

Ballet Hispanico leaps borders with Caribbean, Spanish Gypsy, and Mexican – American choreographies at the Apollo Theater in Harlem at 8 pm. $10 – $65 Discount Code BHSOD

LAST CHANCE to see Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez starring in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Sunday, December 3

Celebrate the start of the Christian fasting period of Advent.



Monday, December 4

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s fairy tale opera The Magic Flute in English at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Venezuelan-American pop star Mariah Carey presents her “All I Want for Christmas is You” concert at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 8 pm. $60 – $330+


Tuesday, December 5

It’s a 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Group Stage match day 6.

French experimental theatre A Room in India opens at The Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 7 pm. Through December 20.

The Metropolitan Opera sings Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

Broadway play Farinelli and the King has its first preview at the Belasco Theatre in the Theater District at 8 pm. Through March 25, 2018.

Venezuelan-American pop star Mariah Carey presents her “All I Want for Christmas is You” concert at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 8 pm. $60 – $330+

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20

Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias plays Bossa Nova at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, Tuesday – Saturday, December 5 – 9 with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40


Wednesday, December 6

It’s a 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Group Stage match day 6.

Art Basel Miami Beach is Wednesday – Sunday, December 6-10. It’s not in New York, but the entire New York art world will be there.

Latin Grammy-nominated Puerto Rican Jazz leader Miguel Zenón joins the Composers Now Dialogue at Americas Society in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 7 pm. Free

OPENING NIGHT for the Season Premiere of Mozart’s Italian opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through January 19, 2018. From $25


Thursday, December 7

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s fairy tale opera The Magic Flute in English at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Colombian-Americans start their Christmas celebrations with the Día de las Velitas (Day of the Candles).


Friday, December 8

Celebrate the Catholic Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

LAST CHANCE to see Burri Posters, an exhibition of posters of the work of Italian contemporary artist Alberto Burri, at Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marinò (NYU) in Greenwich Village, Manhattan from 10 am – 5 pm.

An exhibition of renowned Brazilian photographer Valdir Cruz Presences opens at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11 am – 5 pm. Tuesday – Saturday through February 24, 2018.

Spanish experimental bagpiper Mercedes Peón makes her U.S. debut playing ancient and contemporary songs of Galicia, Spain at Elebash Hall in The Graduate Center in Murray Hill, Manhattan at 7 pm. $25

The Metropolitan Opera performs Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Ximena’s List)


Saturday, December 9

LAST CHANCE to see the special English-language family version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12:30 pm. From $27

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Trio plays Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 8 pm.

LAST CHANCE to hear Brazilian Jazz pianist Eliane Elias play Bossa Nova at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan with shows at 8:30 & 11 pm. $40

The NYC All Night Milonga (Argentine Tango) is at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am.


Sunday, December 10

Latin Grammy-nominated Puerto Rican Jazz leader Miguel Zenón plays Jazz at La Tea at Teatro LATEA in Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center in Manhattan’s Lower East Side on Sunday, December 10, 2017. Time TBD.



Monday, December 11

Celebrate the birthday of Carlos Gardel, the legendary Argentine Tango singer, in Toulouse, France on December 11, 1890.

Golden Globe nominations will be announced today.

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw is today.

The Metropolitan Opera presents Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20

Italian – American, Jazz – Pop trumpeter Chris Botti plays his annual holiday gig at The Blue Note in Greenwich Village through Sunday, January 7, 2018 with sets at 8 pm & 10:30 pm.


Tuesday, December 12

Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 11 am. $30

Celebrate the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights. Watch the world’s largest menorah lighting at Grand Army Plaza in Midtown, Manhattan (Fifth Ave & 59th St) and Park Slope, Brooklyn  (Prospect Park West & Eastern Parkway) at 5:30 pm. Hanukkah continues through December 20.

Celebrate the Mexican Christian holiday of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Dr. Anita Burgos Columbia University Neuroscience Outreach is giving a Ciencia en Español talk about the mysteries of the brain (in Spanish) at the Jerome L. Greene Science Center in Manhattanville, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Free with RSVP to www.eventbrite.com/e/40154140114

Colombian classical guitarist Nilko Andreas presents Amazonas 2017, an annual series of Latin American classical music at Carnegie Hall at 7 pm.

The New York Philharmonic performs Handel’s Messiah at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $35 – $120

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Wednesday, December 13

The New York Philharmonic performs Handel’s Messiah at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $35 – $120

Italian crossover tenor Andrea Bocelli plays Madison Square Garden, December 13-14 at 7:30 pm.

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra play their Big Band Holidays concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square at 7 pm. $135 – $155

Puerto Rican New York DJ Louie Vega celebrates MAWU’s 10th Anniversary at the Roots NYC party at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District at 10 pm.


Thursday, December 14

Celebrate the birthday of Argentine Tango composer Juan d’Arienzo, “El Rey del Compás” (King of the Beat), in Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 14, 1900.

An exhibition of Spanish artist Esteban Vicente opens at Ameringer McEnery Yohe in Chelsea, Manhattan. Through January 27, 2018.

Photography exhibition The Immigrants opens at Howard Greenberg Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan with a reception from 6 – 8 pm. Through January 27, 2018.

SEASON PREMIERE of Franz Lehár’s opera The Merry Widow (English version) at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through January 11, 2018. From $25

The New York Philharmonic performs Handel’s Messiah at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $35 – $120

Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration opens at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights, Manhattan at 8 pm. Through Saturday, December 16. $40 – $150

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra play their Big Band Holidays concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square at 8 pm. $135 – $155

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Terraza 7 in Elmhurst /  Jackson Heights, Queens Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 9:30 pm.


Friday, December 15

LAST CHANCE to enroll in Affordable Care Act health insurance at www.healthcare.gov

Celebrate Panamanian Mother’s Day.

Celebrate the 81st birthday of Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri.

The shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film category of the 89th Oscars® was announced December 15, 2016.

Ferdinand, the animated movie about a Spanish bull, opens citywide.

The New York Philharmonic performs Handel’s Messiah at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center at 11 am. $35 – $120

The Orchestra of St. Luke’s Holiday Sing is a sing along of holiday songs with Voices of Virtue at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 7 pm. Free

Julian Wachner conducts The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s Messiah at Trinity Church in Manhattan’s Financial District at 7:30 pm. $45 – $95

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia performs The Nutcracker: A Ballet in Two Acts at Schimmel Center in Manhattan’s Financial District at 7:30 pm. From $29

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration is at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights, Manhattan at 8 pm. $40 – $150

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra play their Big Band Holidays concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square at 8 pm. $135 – $155


Saturday, December 16

Celebrate the Colombian and Ecuadorian tradition of La Novena de Navidad.

LAST CHANCE to see Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $32

Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration is at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in Morningside Heights, Manhattan at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. $40 – $150

Julian Wachner conducts The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s Messiah at Trinity Church in Manhattan’s Financial District at 7:30 pm. $45 – $95

The New York Philharmonic performs Handel’s Messiah at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $35 – $120

Grammy-nominated Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays B.B. King Blues Club in midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $15

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra play their Big Band Holidays concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square at 8 pm. $135 – $155

The Metropolitan Opera performs Lehár’s rom-com opera The Merry Widow (in English) at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros play a Habana Nights party at Lucille’s in the B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 11 pm. $15, Ladies Free


Sunday, December 17

Celebrate the Christian Feast of St. Lazarus of Bethany.

Celebrate the Santería Feast of Babalú-Ayé.

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra play their Big Band Holidays concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square at 2 pm. $75 – $155

Julian Wachner conducts The Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s Messiah at Trinity Church in Manhattan’s Financial District at 3 pm. $45 – $95

Farinelli and the King, about the Spanish king’s Italian castrato, opens at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway (invitation only). Through March 25, 2018.



Monday, December 18

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

SEASON PREMIERE of Engelbert Humperdinck’s English opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through January 6, 2018. From $25

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Tuesday, December 19

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Wednesday, December 20

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Celebrate the end of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights.

LAST CHANCE to see French experimental theatre A Room in India at The Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 7 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Lehár’s rom-com opera The Merry Widow (in English) at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Thursday, December 21

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Member tickets go on sale for the New York Jewish Film Festival in January at Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Celebrate the Winter Solstice, the shortest day/longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere.

Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban Rumba at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm.


Friday, December 22

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Engelbert Humperdinck’s English fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Ximena’s List)


Saturday, December 23

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Watch El Clásico, Real Madrid vs Barcelona, with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Lower Midtown, or Penya FC Barcelona at Smithfield Hall in Chelsea at 7 am.

LAST CHANCE to see Pepa Prieto / Dean Monogenis Polarities at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

The Metropolitan Opera performs Lehár’s rom-com opera The Merry Widow (in English) at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Sunday, December 24

Celebrate the Christian and secular holiday of Christmas Eve.

Celebrate the birthday of singer Ricky Martin in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1971.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan leads the Midnight Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. This mass is the original meaning of “Christ-mass.”



Monday, December 25

Celebrate Christmas, the world’s favorite Italian holiday.


Tuesday, December 26

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Celebrate Kwanzaa. Through January 1.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Engelbert Humperdinck’s English fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

The Carlos Henriquez Octet plays the Latin Side of Dizzy at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square on Tuesday – Saturday, December 26 – 30 at 7:30 & 9:30 pm.

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Wednesday, December 27

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Lehár’s rom-com opera The Merry Widow (in English) at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Thursday, December 28

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Tickets go on sale for the New York Jewish Film Festival in January at Film Society of Lincoln Center.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Engelbert Humperdinck’s English fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

Puerto Rican Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra plays B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan, Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm. $35 – $40


Friday, December 29

It’s New Year’s eve weekend!

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25. The new cast includes Ailyn Pérez, Nadine Sierra, and Isabel Leonard.


Saturday, December 30

The NYC All Night Milonga (Argentine Tango) is at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Lehár’s rom-com opera The Merry Widow (in English) at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

LAST CHANCE to see the Carlos Henriquez Octet play the Latin Side of Dizzy at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square at 7:30 & 9:30 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Engelbert Humperdinck’s English fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Sunday, December 31

Celebrate New Year’s Eve.

NEW PRODUCTION PREMIERE of Puccini’s Italian opera Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6:30 pm. Occasional performances through May 12, 2018. From $32

New Year’s Eve with Paquito D’Rivera and Carlos Henriquez is at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square, Manhattan at 7:30 & 11 pm. $200

January calendar


December Events



Joseph Rodriguez, photographer of ‘Spanish Harlem : El Barrio in the ’80s’

EXHIBITION
Bronx Documentary Center
614 Courtlandt Ave
Melrose, The Bronx
Thursday – Sunday
November 11 – December 23, 2017
BOOK LAUNCH
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue & 103rd St
East Harlem, Manhattan
Tuesday, December 12, 2017

‘Farinelli and the King’ is a comic play about a Spanish king’s Italian castrato

Belasco Theatre
111 West 44th St
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
PREVIEWS
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
OPENS
Sunday, December 17, 2017
CLOSES
Sunday, March 25, 2018

‘The Parisian Woman’ stars Uma Thurman hustling power in Washington

Hudson Theatre
145 West 44th St
Times Square – Theater District
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Previews
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Opening
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Closing
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Usually dark Mondays

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’

Studio 54
254 West 54th Street
near Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Previews Thursday, October 19, 2017
Opens Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Closes Sunday, February 4, 2018

‘M. Butterfly’ is the perfect woman, but perfection isn’t always what it seems

Cort Theatre
138 West 48th St, Theater District
Previews October 7, 2017
Opening October 26, 2017
Open-ended run
Tuesday – Sunday

‘Hamilton’ is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

Tiffany & Co. is the classic New York City jeweler

Midtown East
Rockefeller Center
SoHo
Financial District

Bergdorf Goodman reveals its holiday windows

Fifth and 58th
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Our Lady of Providence Mass

Catholic church
5th Ave between 50th & 51st St
Midtown East
Spanish mass, Sundays
Our Lady of Providence Mass
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Fall 2017

New York City Center
131 West 55th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
November 29 – December 31, 2017

Carlos Copello and Victoria Gallotto

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ at the New York Philharmonic and Trinity Church

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC
Tuesday – Friday
December 12 – 15, 2017
TRINITY CHURCH
Friday – Sunday
December 15 – 17, 2017

Repertorio Español is NYC’s Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

138 East 27th St
near Lexington
Kips Bay, Manhattan

Dominican drama ‘En el Nombre de Salomé’
Puerto Rican comedy ‘La Gringa’
Spanish drama ‘La Casa de Bernarda Alba’
Spanish Golden Age comedy ‘Valor, Agravio y Mujer’
Argentine comedy ‘La Fiaca’
Brazilian comedy Doña Flor y Sus Dos Maridos
Tuesday – Sunday
December 12 – 17, 2017

38th Paul Winter’s Winter Solstice Celebration 2017

Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave
between 110th & 113th St
Morningside Heights, Manhattan
Thursday – Saturday,
December 14 – 16, 2017

‘The Immigrants’ at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 East 57th St, Suite 1406
at Madison Avenue, Midtown East
Thursday, December 14, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Big Band Holidays

Jazz at Lincoln Center
Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Circle
Lincoln Square
Wednesday – Sunday
December 13 – 17, 2017

Esteban Vicente Spanish Abstract Expressionist of The New York School

Ameringer McEnery Yohe
524 West 19th St
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, December 14, 2017 – January 27, 2018

‘Ferdinand’ the bull has to decide whether he is a fighter or a lover

Opens Citywide
Friday, December 15, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke’s Holiday Sing

The DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th St
between Ninth & Tenth Ave
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Friday, December 15, 2017

‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ (Marriage of Figaro) is a day in a Spanish house

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
Friday, December 15, 2017

‘The Merry Widow’ is Lehár’s Rom-Com Opera

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
OPENING
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros is NYC’s best Cuban Salsa dance band

BB King Blues Club
237 West 42nd St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, December 16, 2017

‘Norma’ is Bellini’s bel canto Italian opera masterpiece

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September – December, 2017
Monday, December 11, 2017

Dance Tango to live music at Zinc Bar

Zinc Tango Trio
82 W 3rd St, Greenwich Village
Sundays, December 2017

Valdir Cruz ‘Presences’ captures the spirits of the Brazilian rainforest

Throckmorton Fine Art
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
between Lexington & Third Ave, Midtown East
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, December 7, 2017 – Saturday, February 24, 2018

Chris Botti is America’s top-selling instrumental artist

Blue Note
131 West 3rd St
between MacDougal & Sixth Ave
Greenwich Village
Monday, December 11, 2017 – Sunday, January 7, 2018

Celebrate the Feast of Babalú-Ayé

December 17
Church of Saint Lazarus
El Rincón, Cuba
Sunday, December 17, 2017

‘Coco’ is Pixar / Disney’s Day of the Dead movie

OPENED November 22, 2017
NOW PLAYING CITYWIDE

‘The Shape of Water’ by Guillermo del Toro is an other-worldly fairy tale

OPENED November 30, 2017
NOW PLAYING CITYWIDE

‘Call Me by Your Name’ is about learning to love

Paris Theatre
4 West 58th St
near Fifth Avenue
Midtown, Manhattan
OPENED November 24, 2017
NOW PLAYING

Speak to your members of Congress at a local Town Hall Meeting

Monday – Friday
December 18 – 29, 2017

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are Hot Jazz

Iguana New York
240 West 54th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, December 11, 2017

Hansel and Gretel

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
OPENING
Monday, December 18, 2017

Pedrito Martinez is the world’s first-call Cuban rumbero

B.B. King Blues Club
237 West 42nd St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, December 21, 2017

‘A Room in India’ by Ariane Mnouchkine of Le Théâtre du Soleil

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
between 66th & 67th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
December 5 – 20, 2017

Milonga on the Hudson is for Tango Lovers

“XIMENA’S LIST”
Hudson Dance Studio
986 River Rd
Edgewater, New Jersey
2nd & 4th Friday
Friday, December 22, 2017

Barcelona at Real Madrid, El Clásico with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

Penya FC Barcelona
Smithfield Hall NYC
138 West 25th St
between Sixth & Seventh Ave, Chelsea
Saturday, December 23, 2017

Real Madrid Peña Madridista NYC ~ El Clásico Real Madrid vs Barcelona

Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
27 West 35th St, Chelsea
El Clásico La Liga
Saturday, December 23, 2017

Pepa Prieto / Dean Monogenis ‘Polarities’

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
505 West 24th St
near Tenth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 16 – Saturday, December 23, 2017

NYC All Night Milonga with Pablo Pugliese & Noel Strazza

Stepping Out Studios
37 West 26th St, NoMad
Second & Last Saturdays
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Carlos Henriquez is the Latin side of Jazz

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Time Warner Center
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
~
New Year’s Eve with Paquito d’Rivera & Carlos Henriquez
Sunday, December 31, 2017
~
The Latin Side of Dizzy
Tuesday – Saturday
December 26 – 30, 2017

Eddie Palmieri is a living legend of Latin Jazz

B.B. King Blues Club
237 West 42nd St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Isabel Leonard to sing Cherubino in Met Opera’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
Friday, December 29, 2017

Nadine Sierra is the Face of Opera’s New Generation

Susana in ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’
Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December 29 – January 19
SIERRA’S OPENING
Friday, December 29, 2017

Paquito D’Rivera is a Cuban Jazz and Classical music legend

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Time Warner Center
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
New Year’s Eve with Paquito d’Rivera & Carlos Henriquez
Sunday, December 31, 2017

Leonardo to Matisse master drawings from the Robert Lehman collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
Upper East Side, Manhattan
October 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side
September 27, 2017 – January 7, 2018

New York Philharmonic ‘Tchaikovsky, La Mer & Salonen’

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday – Saturday
January 11 – 13, 2018

Rodin at the Met captures feelings in clay

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018

André Cepeda ‘Depois’ urban landscapes with multiples of form

Benrubi Gallery
521 West 26th St, 2nd Fl
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, November 30, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Arturo Herrera ‘Paintings’ makes the leap to canvas

Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
530 West 22nd St
between 10th & 11th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Closed Sunday & Monday
November 29, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition about the Puerto Rican superhero

Casita Maria Gallery
928 Simpson St, 6th Floor
at 163rd St
Hunts Point, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
October 4, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Michael Eastman ‘Buenos Aires – Southern Light’

Edwynn Houk Gallery
745 Fifth Ave #407
between 57th & 58th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, November 16, 2017 – Saturday, January 20, 2018

‘Modigliani Unmasked’ explores questions of identity

The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave & 92nd St
Upper East Side
September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2018

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Monday, November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

Sculpture of Uruguayan artist Gonzalo Fonseca

Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road
at Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 25, 2017 – Monday, February 12, 2018

UEFA Champions League 2017 – 2018 Round of 16

September – May
Round of 16 1st Leg
Tuesday – Wednesday
February 13 – 14, 2018
Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Josef Albers in Mexico makes Aztec, Maya, and Inca art contemporary

Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
between 88th & 89th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Friday, November 3, 2017 – February 18, 2018

‘En el nombre de Salomé’ is a Dominican story about women’s rights

Repertorio Español
138 East 27th St
Near Lexington, Kips Bay
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Murillo : The Self Portraits

Frick Collection
1 East 70th St at Fifth Ave
Upper East Side
Closed on Mondays
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – February 4, 2018

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Gordon Matta-Clark’s ‘Anarchitecture’ proves The Bronx is Beautiful

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Wednesday, November 8 2017 – April 8, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
at Washington Ave
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Friday, November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Angel Otero ‘Elegies’

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St,
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – April 29, 2018

Celebrate Mother’s Day. We love you Mom!

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May (May 14, 2017). Some celebrate on other days in March, May, August, October, or December.

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon upstate
Dia:Chelsea
535 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
EXTENDED
Through October 2018
FREE

Advent is a four-week fasting period that is a countdown to Christmas

Begins Saturday, December 2, 2017

Argentinos en NY “Noche Argentina”

Ninth anniversary party
Legends sports bar
6 West 33rd St between Fifth & Sixth Ave, Chelsea
Saturday, December 9, 2017

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Rockefeller Center
48th to 50th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the divinity of women

December 8
Friday, December 8, 2017

Día de las Velitas is a Colombian Christmas tradition

Immaculate Conception Eve
December 7, 1854
Friday, December 7, 2018

Portuguese Restoration of Independence Day

December 1, 1640
Saturday, December 1, 2017

Carlos Gardel is the icon of Argentine Tango and was the second Latin idol

December 11, 1890
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Ballet Hispánico leaps borders at the Apollo Theater

Apollo Theater
253 West 125th St
between Frederick Douglass Blvd (8th Ave) & Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd (7th Ave)
Harlem, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
December 1 – 2, 2017

Barneys New York is New York Style

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

Ballet Hispánico is America’s leading Latino dance company

167 West 89th St
between Amsterdam and Columbus
Upper West Side, Manhattan

Titanosaur

This 122-foot-long dinosaur skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes through the door of the hall. American Museum of Natural History through Jan 1, 2020

Encuentro NYC Colombian Music Festival

Colombian music and dance for the entire family
Le Poisson Rouge
Greenwich Village
Saturday, December 3, 2016


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