Thu, November 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS, Nevada ~ Watch the Latin Grammy Awards on Univision
July 28, 2018 – Nov 12, 2019
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NYC ~ This art exhibition examines the renaissance of Indigenous Taíno identity in Caribbean communities. FREE
Monday, November 25, 2019
SALCEDO, Dominican Republic ~ The Mirabal Sisters: Patria, Minerva and Maria, whose codename was “Las Mariposas” (the Butterflies), were murdered by Trujillo’s right-hand man for helping the resistance to dictatorship
Friday, Oct 18, 2019
Astros won last night 3-8. Series is Yankees 1-3 Astros. Yanks have to sweep the next three games to win. Let’s go Yankees!
Jan 6 – Feb 25, 2020
This Italian Catholic winter festival spread to France, Spain and Portugal, and then around the Latin world in colonial times
Thursday, February 27, 2019
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic ~ Dominican rebels captured Santo Domingo fortress on February 27, 1844
Sunday, August 16, 2020
DAJABON, Dominican Republic ~ A rebel raid called “El grito de Capotillo” launched the Dominican War of Restoration of independence from Spain on August 16, 1863
Sunday, August 23, 2020
The more you think about it, the more you wonder how the Atlantic slave trade was allowed to happen, and why we haven’t gotten over it
NYC’s most luxurious department store also has the most elegant Christmas windows
HUNTS POINT, THE BRONX ~ Charitable school for South Bronx youth that actually gets kids into college
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NYC ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE
Sunday, October 13, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ Twenty-one countries from around the world celebrate our Hispanic Heritage on Fifth Avenue
Thursday, October 10, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ The virtuoso plays Piazzolla, Granados, Saint-Saëns, Albéniz, Gardel, Bernstein and more for her Heritage World Tour at Carnegie Hall
Sunday, September 29, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ It’s closing day vs the Atlanta Braves for the Dominican, Italian, Puerto Rican & Venezuelan Mets players
Sat, September 28, 2019
NEWARK, New Jersey ~ The 3x Grammy and 21x Latin Grammy winning Dominican merengue singer brings his Literal Tour to Prudential Center
Sat, September 21, 2019
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey ~ The Dominican Bachata superstar becomes the first Latin artist to headline 80,000 seat Metlife Stadium
September 17-30, 2019
High-Level General Debate
September 24-30, 2019
MIDTOWN EAST, NYC ~ Politicians discuss Climate, Universal Health Coverage, Sustainable Development, Financing for Development, Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and Small Island Developing States
Wed, September 4, 2019
HUDSON SQUARE, NYC ~ Eduardo Cabra of Calle 13, one of the producers who seems to be unlimited in the types of Latin music he makes well, brings his latest project, Trending Tropics to SOB’s
Friday, August 30, 2019
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn ~ Reggaeton and Latin Trap singer Ozuna headlines the Soulfrito Music Fest at Barclays Center
Friday, August 30, 2019
PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn ~ Rap, Reggaeton and Latin Trap featuring Ozuna, A Boogie, Farruko, Gunna, Jeremih, Arcangel, El Alfi, Duki, over 20 artists at Barclays Center
PARTIES Sat-Wed, Aug 24-28
FEST Thu-Sun, Aug 29-Sep 1
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ A week of dancing in spots all over Manhattan ends with a weekend of salsa workshops, performances and dancing to live music by Tony Vega, Moncho Rivera and Doug Beavers
Sunday, August 18, 2019
CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE ~ Support immigrant rights at Selena for Sanctuary SummerStage with Kali Uchis, Cuco, Helado Negro, IV Jay, Ambar Lucid, Jasper Bones, La Doña, Ana Villafañe
Sunday, August 18, 2019
EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ The Caribbean Cultural Center hosts a Pan-African cultural festival and street fair around East Harlem Art Park on 120th St between Lexington and Third Ave
August 12-18, 2019
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ U.S., Argentine, Brazilian, Costa Rican, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Puerto Rican and Spanish films, a social media influencers conference and a tribute to John Singleton
Sunday, August 11, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ Share your Dominican Pride with 10,000 marchers on Sixth Avenue from 35th St to 56th St
Thursday, August 1, 2019
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NYC ~ Join Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer in launching New York City’s 2019 Dominican Day Parade. FREE with registration
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
July 23-28, 2019
NEW YORK CITY ~ See the best new movies made in the Dominican Republic and by the Dominican diaspora, and network and party with Dominican filmmakers
Sunday, July 21, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Family entertainment, games, food and kiosks from twenty Hispanic countries. FREE ~ CANCELLED DUE TO NYC’S DANGEROUS HEAT ADVISORY
Fri-Sat, July 12-13, 2019
DOWNTOWN, Brooklyn ~ Mariachi Flor de Toloache and José Alberto “El Canario” headline this festival of concerts, talks and food from the African diaspora
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Dominican parade celebration
JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens ~ Show your Dominican pride
June 1 – August 27, 2019
Summer live music dance theatre festival
NYC PARKS ~ African, Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Creole, Cuban, Dominican, French, Garifuna, Haitian, Indigenous, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish culture and more. FREE
MIDTOWN, NYC | Memorial Day Weekend, Fri-Mon, May 24-27, 2019 | Salsa festival | Salsa workshops, salsa shows, and salsa dancing
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, NYC | Sat-Sun, May 18-19, 2019 | Children’s festival | Taíno arts and crafts, dancing and storytelling for the family
FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, EAST VILLAGE, NYC | Sat, May 18, 2019 | Dance parade & festival | African, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican & Spanish dances
Friday, May 10, 2019
Live music Puerto Rican Dominican reggaeton
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NYC ~ After three 2018 Latin Grammy nominations, Nicky brings his Intimo Tour uptown
HARLEM; Apr 24, 2019; Dominican parade education scholarships ~ The Parade awarded $200,000 in scholarships to fifty-two promising students of Dominican descent across America
TRIBECA, NYC | Daily Apr 24 – May 5, 2019 | Film festival | Argentine, Bolivian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Honduran, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and more stories
NEWARK, NJ; Sun, Apr 19, 2019 ~ Reggaeton concert ~ Colombian DJ Alex Sensation brings out his friends Ozuna, J Balvin, Farruko, Anuel AA, Karol G, El Alfa, Jowell y Randy, Manuel Turizo and more
MANHATTAN, BRONX, QUEENS; PREFEST Apr 5-8, FEST Apr 9-16, 2019; Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Peruvian & Spanish movies, red carpet & parties, plus Cuban ballet legend CARLOS ACOSTA
CHELSEA; Mar 28-31, 2019; Art fair ~ Dominican, French, French-Canadian, Italian & Spanish art for under $10,000
Saturday, March 23, 2019
HARLEM, NYC ~ The Curtis Brothers map the rhythms of the slave trade. Circa ’95 raps in Spanglish about what happened once we landed in El Barrio. For the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI) and Carnegie Hall’s Migrations: the Making of America festival. At Harlem Stage
TIMES SQUARE & MORE, opened Jan 25, 2019, Dominican Puerto Rican movies in Spanish ~ This family romantic comedy with two Latin stars is a big hit in the Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico
UNIVISION, November 15, 2018 ~ Jorge Drexler (Uruguay), Luis Miguel (Mexico), and Rosalía (Spain) were 2018’s big winners. Watch videos of all the winners in this story.
November 8, 2018, Thursday
Museum of Arts and Design
This sale of gently or never used items donated from NYC women’s wardrobes benefits social development in Colombian, Dominican and Mexican artisanal communities by Women Together
Sunday, October 14, 2018
(44th to 69th Street)
Midtown – Upper East Side Manhattan
Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan cultures
Daily, October 7, 2018 to March 24, 2019
Dominican French Peruvian & Puerto Rican sculpture
ASTORIA, Queens ~ Annual outdoor sculpture show in the NYC park. FREE
September 25 – October 5, 2018
Midtown East, Manhattan
Heads of state visit so Midtown East is blocked with security and traffic
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Jackson Heights, Queens
Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan culture.
EAST HARLEM, Wed-Sat, Sep 13, 2018 to Jan 6, 2019 ~ Latino photographers provide an insider’s view of the street life in their own neighborhoods
# latino photography exhibition
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish players including the #1 men’s and women’s singles players.
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
ROUND OF 16
Sunday – Monday
September 2 – 3, 2018
Tuesday – Wednesday
September 4 – 5, 2018
Thursday – Friday
September 6 – 7, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
September 8 – 9, 2018
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
Sunday, August 12, 2018
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ The largest Dominican community celebration in the United States
Dance the night away with Dominican community leaders.
Terrace on the Park
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Friday, August 10, 2018
We need more than 600 dancers to set the world record!
Fort Washington Armory
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Winner of “Best Film” at Switzerland’s 2017 Locarno International Film Festival.
West Village, Manhattan
August 3 – 9, 2018
MTV VMAs 2018
Best New Artist
Song of Summer: “I Like It”
Cardi makes good with her Bronx and Washington Heights attitude
No more swimsuits and a free-form evening gown competition.
Live on ABC
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Times Square Theater District, Manhattan
Thursday – Monday
August 30 – September 3, 2018
Tuesday – Sunday
July 24 – 29, 2018
AMC Empire 25
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Afro- Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Haitian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican talk, movies and music.
Friday, July 13, 2018
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sunday, July 15, 2018
June 3, 2018 ~ Dominican, Ghanan, Jewish, Mexican, Italian, & Spanish winners.
Lindsay Mendez ‘Carousel’
Sean Carvajal ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’
Juan Castano ‘Oedipus El Rey’
‘Farinelli and the King’
‘Once on This Island’
‘School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play’
The Town Hall
Find out whether one of the Colombian, Dominican or Puerto Rican contestants will represent USA at the next Miss Universe pageant.
Hirsch Coliseum in Shreveport, Louisiana and live on Fox
Monday, May 21, 2018
FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, VILLAGE, EAST VILLAGE | Sat, May 19, 2018 | African, Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Haitian, Italian, Puerto Rican dances and more
MOTT HAVEN, BRONX, Mon-Fri, Apr 4 – Jun 6, 2018 ~ ‘REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern, Decoration, and the Body’ examines bodies surrounded by patterns.
# colombian dominican filipino nicaraguan peruvian puerto rican contemporary art exhibition
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
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
March 28 – April 8, 2018
February 22, 2018
“Our Future, Our Youth”
A key goal of the Dominican Day Parade is helping promising students with a Dominican heritage to get an education.
425 Lafayette St
between 4th & 8th St
East Village, Manhattan
Thursday, January 4 – 15, 2018
Miss Universe 2017 is Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters (Miss South Africa)
Las Vegas, Nevada
November 26, 2017
SVA Theatre & La Nacional
Colombian Consulate & Instituto Cervantes
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Thursday
November 13 – 16, 2017
140+ Open Access Sites
100 Advance Reservation Sites
Saturday – Sunday
Reservations, Thu, Oct 5
October 14 – 15, 2017
October 3 – November 12, 2017
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
May 6, 2018
Winner of Lucille Lortel Awards for “Outstanding Revival” and “Lead Actor” Sean Carvajal
John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
TO Cuba, Dominican Republic, & Puerto Rico
TO Costa Rica & Mexico
TO Colombia, Ecuador & Peru
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Big wins for de Blasio and for the first Ecuadorian City Council member Francisco Moya
New York Marriott Marquis
Pre-Events Friday-Thursday, August 25-31, 2017
Festival Thursday-Sunday, August 31 – September 3, 2017
(formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
725 Tenth Ave
Wednesday – Friday
September 13 – 15, 2017
The Dominican community has a strong work ethic and leaders who are taking the community to the next level. New York City has many powerful Dominican women. That is a sign of a healthy community. In 2016, we elected the first Dominican-American U.S. congressman, Adriano Espaillat.
The annual Dominican Day Parade is on the second Sunday in August. The 2016 parade is on Sunday, August 14. The 2016 theme is “Honoring and Empowering Dominican Women.” The parade is a celebration of Dominican culture. However, its real purpose is to fund scholarships from promising Dominican-American students.
Make no mistake. New York City’s Dominican community is on the rise.
January 21 to February 27 is Dominican Heritage Month in New York.
The annual Dominican Film Festival in New York is in Washington Heights in June.
The KidCinemaFest Film Festival in October is a Washington Heights Children & Young People’s Film Festival.
809 Restaurant & Lounge on Dyckman Street hosts Dominican community events.
La Marina on Dyckman Street and the Hudson River hosts popular Salsa nights in the summer.
Silhouette nightclub on Broadway in Kingsbridge, The Bronx is popular with Dominicans for dancing.
Europeans first settled the New World in 1493 at what is now Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic.
The Dominican Republic is famous for Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata music and dance.
Junot Diaz and Julia Alvarez are important Dominican-American writers.
Dominicans love Baseball. The New York Yankees and Mets field many great Dominican players.
In Fashion, Oscar de la Renta was an American fashion icon. In the Fall of 2015, Dominican models became the hottest thing on fashion runways.
The first non-Native American to settle in Mannahatta was Juan Rodriguez of Santo Domingo. He arrived in 1613, just four years after Henry Hudson first explored the great harbor and river that now bears his name. Rodriguez came to Mannahatta as a ship’s translator. He chose to stay rather than go to Holland with the ship.
Henry Santos (Moca, Dominican Republic, 1979) is one of the founders of Bachata supergroup Aventura.
Michel Camilo (Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1954) is a Grammy, Latin Grammy and Emmy award winning Classical, Jazz, and Latin pianist and composer. He regularly plays at Birdland.
Johnny Pacheco (Santiago, Dominican Republic, 1935) founded the Fania All-Stars and coined the term “Salsa” back in the 1970s.
Dania Ramirez (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1979) is a TV and film actress (Sopranos, Entourage, Devious Maids).
Julia Alvarez (New York City, 1950) is the author of the historical fiction “In the Time of the Butterflies.” It is a story about the Mirabal sisters. The four sisters opposed the Trujillo dictatorship until they were murdered in 1960. The Mirabal sisters have since become a symbol of female empowerment.
Junot Díaz (Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1968) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Drown” (1996), “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” (2007) and other short stories and novels.
Oscar de la Renta (Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1932-2014) designed one of the most elegant American fashion brands.
Lineisy Montero (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a supermodel (Next Models).
Robinson Canó (San Pedro de Macros, Dominican Republic, 1982) was an All-Star second baseman for the New York Yankees from 2005 – 2013. He now plays for the Seatle Mariners.
In 2016, Adriano Espaillat (Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, 1954) became the first Dominican-American U.S. Congressman.
Ydanis Rodríguez (Santiago, Dominican Republic, 1965) is the New York City councilman for Manhattan’s 10th District (Washington Heights, Inwood, & Marble Hill). Rodríguez was Time Magazine’s 2011 Person of the Year.
The Dominican Republic celebrates independence from Haiti on February 27.
Restoration Day on August 16 celebrates the start of the Dominican Restoration War in 1863.