February 2018 things to do in NYC

February things to do in NYC include Broadway Week, Off-Broadway Week, New York Fashion Week, and NYC Restaurant Week.

Latin things to do in NYC on Valentine’s Day and Valentine’s Week

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

ADAA Art Show (2018) shows America’s top art dealers

Park Avenue Armory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
GALA PREVIEW
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
SHOW Wednesday – Sunday
February 28 – March 4, 2018

17th MoMA Doc Fortnight 2018 is 12 days of international documentaries

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
Daily February 15 – 26, 2018

Off-Broadway Week (Winter 2018) 2-for-1 Tickets

‘El Coronel No Tiene Quien le Escriba’
‘Fire and Air’
‘Jersey Boys’
PERFORMANCES
February 12 – 25, 2018


February 2018 Calendar



Celebrate Black History Month. Black History is our American history, and Latin is Black.

Thursday, February 1

Repertorio Español performs Spanish drama En la casa de Bernarda Alba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

An exhibition of Italian – American photographer Robert Calafiore: Muses opens at ClampArt in Chelsea, Manhattan with a reception at 6 pm. Through March 24. Free

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 New Combinations program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

French – Algerian contemporary dance Compagnie Hervé KOUBI performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $36 – $46.

LAST CHANCE to see Mascagni and Leoncavallo’s pair of Italian operas Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, February 2

Celebrate Candelmas, the end of the Christmas – Epiphany season and La Fiesta de la Candelaria.

Celebrate the birthday of Pop star Shakira in Barranquilla, Colombia on February 2, 1977.

Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar nominee A Fantastic Woman opens at Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village, Cinépolis Chelsea, and Film Society of Lincoln Center.

The Cinema Tropical Film Festival opens with a screening of Venzuelan film La Soledad at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens at 7 pm. Through Sunday. $7 – $15

Repertorio Español presents a special performance of La Canción the Salsa – Merengue – Bachata – Hip-Hop musical at Harlem Stage in Harlem, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. Free with RSVP

New York City Ballet premieres its Winter 2018 Classic NYCB program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

French – Algerian contemporary dance Compagnie Hervé KOUBI opens What The Day Owes To The Night at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $36 – $46


Saturday, February 3

Celebrate the birthday of Daddy Yankee, the father of Reggaeton, in Río Piedras, San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 3, 1977.

LAST CHANCE to see the Master Drawings New York art fair at over 20 Upper East Side art galleries from 11 am – 6 pm. Free

Teatro SEA, NYC’s Latino children’s theatre, presents La Cucarachita Martina (The Little Roach, Martina) at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 11 am. $10 – $20.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Brazilian artist José Leonilson: Empty Man at Americas Society from 12 noon – 6 pm. Free

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 New Combinations program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. $30 – $185

Puerto Rican Salsa legend Gilberto Santa Rosa, “El Caballero de la Salsa,” plays Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 7 pm.

Repertorio Español performs Argentine comedy La Fiaca at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

French – Algerian contemporary dance Compagnie Hervé KOUBI performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $36 – $56

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 All Balanchine No. 2 program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore  at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Sunday, February 4

New York Fashion Week Men’s runs through Wednesday, February 7.

LAST CHANCE to see NYC Broadway Week January 2018 shows.

A performance installation by Cuban artist Tania Bruguera : Untitled (Havana, 2000) opens at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm. $14 – $25. Through March 11, 2018.

LAST CHANCE to see Modigliani Unmasked at The Jewish Museum in the Upper East Side. 11 am – 5:45 pm

LAST CHANCE to see French – Algerian contemporary dance Compagnie Hervé KOUBI at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2 pm. $36 – $61

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 21st Century Choreographers program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Brazilian comedy Doña Flor y sus Dos Maridos at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

Celebrate Arturo O’Farrill’s recent Grammy win with the Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Octet at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40



Monday, February 5

It’s the SEASON PREMIERE of Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6 pm. Occasional performances through February 27. From $25

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


Tuesday, February 6

An exhibition of Romanian dancers and performance artist Alexandra Pirici Co-Natural opens at The New Museum in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11 am – 6 pm. $12 – $18

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Classic NYCB program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

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

Puerto Rican Jazz saxophone leader Miguel Zenón plays a week at the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village with shows at 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $30. Through Sunday.


Wednesday, February 7

New York Fashion Week Men’s ends.

New York Fashion Week Women’s is through Wednesday, February 14.

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

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Classic NYCB program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore  at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Puerto Rican Jazz saxophone leader Miguel Zenón plays the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village at 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $30

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 10 pm and 12 midnight.


Thursday, February 8

Repertorio Español performs the La Canción musical at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Brazilian Jazz pianist Luiz Simas plays Birdland Jazz Club in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 6 pm. $30

Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Cisneros, an exhibition of contemporary Latin American art opens with a reception at Hunter College’s 205 Hudson Gallery in Tribeca, Manhattan on Thursday, February 8 from 6 – 8 pm. Wednesday – Sunday, through April 1, 2018.

An exhibition of renowned French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier 1992 – 2017 opens with a reception at Staley-Wise Gallery in SoHo, Manhattan on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Tuesday – Saturday 11 am – 5pm through April 14, 2018.

An exhibition of Italian artist Giacinto Occhionero Tonic opens at Kristen Lorello Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side with a reception at 6 pm. Through March 31.

The New York Philharmonic’s Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony program includes French composer Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3, Organ at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $35 – $120

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 New Combinations program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican / Latin musical La Canción at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $68

Puerto Rican Jazz saxophone leader Miguel Zenón plays the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village at 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $30

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. Mention New York Latin Culture for a special deal. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. Argentines Leandro Oliver & Laila Rezk perform at 11:30 pm. $15


Friday, February 9

Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is February 9-14, 2018.

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea run through February 25.

Life Is a Dream: The Films of Raúl Ruiz (Part 2), a retrospective of the great Chilean director’s work, opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center. Through February 17.

The New York Philharmonic’s Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony program includes French composer Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3, Organ at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. $32 – $89

An exhibition of Italian artist Luisa Rabbia Death&Birth opens with a reception at Peter Blum Gallery in Chinatown, Manhattan at 6 pm. Through April 7.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 New Combinations program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Mexican – American drama Blind Spot  at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66

J Balvin, Luis Fonsi, Jowell & Randy, Zion & Lennox, KaRoL G, and Nacho bring their LA X LOVE LIVE tour to Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $96 – $146

Puerto Rican Jazz saxophone leader Miguel Zenón plays the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village at 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $30

Do the Argentine Tango with New York Latin Culture Magazine’s Ximena and Keith at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Mention Ximena’s List)


Saturday, February 10

Barranquilla Carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia is February 10-13, 2018.

Teatro SEA, NYC’s Latino children’s theatre, presents La Cucarachita Martina (The Little Roach, Martina) at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 11 am. $10 – $20.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore  at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12 noon. From $25

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 Classic NYCB program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Spanish Golden Age comedy Valor, Agravio, y Mujer at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $68

An exhibition of Cuban – Puerto Rican artist Maria Martinez-Cañas Rebus + Diversions opens at Julie Saul Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan with a reception at 5 pm. Through April 21.

An exhibition of Spanish artist Eloy Arribas CAMA opens with a reception at Arts+Leisure Gallery in East Harlem, Manhattan at 7 pm. Through March 11.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7 pm. From $25

Jewish – Uruguayan Academy-Award winner Jorge Drexler brings his Salvavidas de Hielo tour to the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 8 pm. $19 – $59

The New York Philharmonic’s Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony program includes French composer Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3, Organ at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $37 – $131

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 All Balanchine No. 1 program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm.

Repertorio Español performs the La Canción musical at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

Puerto Rican Jazz saxophone leader Miguel Zenón plays the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village at 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $30

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am. Argentines Leandro Oliver & Laila Rezk perform around midnight. $16 – 18


Sunday, February 11

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.

An exhibition of Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral Inventing Modern Art in Brazil opens at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm. $14 – $25. Through June 3.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Spanish Baroque painter Murillo The Self Portraits at The Frick Collection in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, from 11 am – 5 pm. $12 – $22

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 New Combinations program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

Mexican – American bands Las Cafeteras and Orkesta Mendoza play B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $25 – $30

LAST CHANCE to see the Puerto Rican Jazz saxophone leader Miguel Zenón at the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village at 8:30 & 10:30 pm. $30

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



It’s Valentine’s Week.

Monday, February 12

Celebrate the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln, who ended slavery and kept our country together, in Hodgenville, Kentucky on February 12, 1809.

Off-Broadway Week (Winter 2018) 2-for-1 ticket promotion runs through February 25.

The 142nd Westminster Dog Show is at Piers 92|94 in Hell’s Kitchen and Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at from 8 am – 4 pm, and 6 – 11 pm. $30 – $100

LAST CHANCE to see Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5:30 pm. HOURS EXTENDED until 9 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

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


Tuesday, February 13

Celebrate Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras 2018, the end of Carnival season.

The 142nd Westminster Dog Show is at Piers 92|94 in Hell’s Kitchen and Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at from 8 am – 4 pm, and 6 – 11 pm. $30 – $100

The 2018 New Museum Triennial: Songs for Sabotage opens in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11 am – 6 pm. Through May 27.

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg matches.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6 pm. From $25

Noche Flamenca opens Intimo (Intimate) at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. The show runs Tuesday – Sunday, February 13 – 25, 2018.

It’s OPENING NIGHT for New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet at the David H. Koch Theater at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185. Tuesday – Sunday through February 23.

Spanish fashion legend Agatha Ruiz de la Prada presents her Spring / Summer 2018 collection at Fashion Designers of Latin America (Uptown Fashion Week) at the Skyline Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen at 8 pm.

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


Wednesday, February 14

Happy  Valentines Day.

Celebrate Ash Wednesday 2018, the start of the Christian fasting period of Lent.

New York Fashion Week Women’s ends.

An exhibition of Cuban contemporary artist Stanley Consuegra Constellations of the Memory opens at Chashama 266 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 11 am – 6 pm. Daily through February 21.

Repertorio Español performs classic Spanish comedy El Quixote at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg matches.

Internalized Borders, an exhibition of 18 artists addressing immigration, identity, detention, and deportation opens with a reception in the President’s Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 5:30 – 9 pm. Monday – Friday 1 – 5 pm through April 13.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore  at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 10 pm and 1 am.

Dance the night away with House legends Louie and Anané Vega at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.


Thursday, February 15

The Metropolitan Opera announced its 2018 – 2019 Season.

Repertorio Español performs New York Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The 17th Doc Fortnight 2018 international documentary film festival opens at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan with an opening night screening of Habaneros (Cuban, 2017) by Julien Temple. Daily through February 26.

An exhibition of Los Angeles-based American artist Michael Alvarez We’re Out Here opens with a reception for the artist at Marlborough Contemporary in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Through March 17.

LAST CHANCE to see Verdi’s Italian opera Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays Rumba at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $15

Dominican – Puerto Rican Bachata star Romeo Santos brings his Golden Tour to Madison Square Garden through Saturday at 8 pm. $49 – $199+

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens at 9:30 pm. Free in the bar. $10  upstairs.


Friday, February 16

It’s President’s Day Weekend!

Celebrate Chinese New Year, the year of the Dog. It’s a New York City school holiday. After slavery ended, many Chinese workers immigrated to the Caribbean and South America.

An exhibition of French painter Martin Barré opens with a reception at Matthew Marks Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan at 6 pm. Through April 7.

An exhibition of French-Canadian artist Fabienne Lassere and Ezra Tessler opens at 315 gallery in Downtown Brooklyn. Through March 18.

G3 2018: Satriani Petrucci Collen puts together Italian – American guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani, with John Petrucci (Dream Theater), and Phil Collen (Def Leppard) at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 7:30 pm. $59 – $199

Puerto Rican New Yorker Tito Puente Jr. plays Cuban Mambo at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Free

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 8 pm. $30 – $185

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm.

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

Dominican – Puerto Rican Bachata star Romeo Santos brings his Golden Tour to Madison Square Garden at 8 pm. $49 – $199+


Saturday, February 17

An exhibition of Venezuelan-raised American artist Alex D Corte opens at Karma in Manhattan’s East Village. Tuesday – Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm through March 18.

Teatro SEA, NYC’s Latino children’s theatre, presents La Cucarachita Martina (The Little Roach, Martina) at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 11 am. $10 – $20.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 11:30 am. From $25

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 2 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

An exhibition of French abstract painter Martin Barré opens at Matthew Marks Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan with a reception from 6 – 8 pm. Through April 7, 2018.

Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra play NJPAC Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey at 8 pm. $20 – $72

Dominican – Puerto Rican Bachata star Romeo Santos brings his Golden Tour to Madison Square Garden at 8 pm. $49 – $199+

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 8 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español performs Argentine comedy La Fiaca at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

LAST CHANCE to see the Metropolitan Opera perform Donizetti’s Italian comic opera L’Elisir d’Amore  at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8:30 pm. From $25


Sunday, February 18

LAST CHANCE to see Josef Albers in Mexico, an exhibition of the German-born American artist’s travels in Latin America from 1935-1967, at the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. 10 am – 5:45 pm.

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 1 pm. $30 – $185

The 71st BAFTA Awards (EE British Academy Film Awards) are broadcast live on BBC One at 2 pm ET.

Repertorio Español performs Argentine comedy La Fiaca at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 7 pm. $30 – $185

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



Monday, February 19

Celebrate President’s Day in honor of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. It’s a New York State holiday.

Celebrate the birthday of actor Benicio del Toro in San Germán, Puerto Rico on February 19, 1967.

It’s the SEASON PREMIERE of Rossini’s Italian opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Eight performances through March 17. From $27

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


Tuesday, February 20

Milan Fashion Week Women’s is through Monday, February 26.

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg matches.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6 pm. From $25

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

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


Wednesday, February 21

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg matches.

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga opens for the season at Pier 45 in Manhattan’s West Village at 4 pm. $10 suggested donation

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 10 pm and 1 am.


Thursday, February 22

Celebrate the birthday of American founding father Jorge Washington, in Popes Creek, Virginia, on February 22, 1732.

Celebrate the birthday of Mexican filmmaker Luis Buñuel in Calanda, Teruel, Spain on February 22, 1900.

Celebrate National Margarita Day!

The OPENING NIGHT film at the 18th Film Comment Selects festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center is Spanish – American movie Life and Nothing More. Through February 27. $10 – $15

An exhibition of work by French contemporary artist Cyprien Galliard Nightlife, opens with a reception at Gladstone Gallery 21st St in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Through April 14.

Univision’s Lo Nuestro Awards (Our Awards) will be broadcast live on Univision from American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida at 7 pm ET.

New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet is at the David H. Koch Theater at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson by Jorge Torres at 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, February 23

The Contemporary Curated auction exhibition opens at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am to 5 pm. The auction  is Friday, March 2.

PREVIEWS BEGIN for the new production premiere of Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

It’s OPENING NIGHT at the 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan at 6 pm. $17. Continues at SVA Theatre and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens on weekends through March 18, 2018. $15 – $17

The Metropolitan Opera performs Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6 pm. From $25

An exhibition of French Modern artist Jean Lurçat Painted Works opens with a reception at Rosenberg & Co. in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 6 – 8 pm. Through April 21.

The FAMA Premios Latinos (Latin Fame Awards) are at Queens Theatre in the Park at 6:30 pm. $40 – $60

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet at the David H. Koch Theater at 8 pm. $30 – $185.

Mexican Folk – Pop singer Lila Downs plays the Playstation Theater in the Times Square Theater District at 8 pm. $45 – $59. Calpulli Mexican Dance Company is dancing in the show.

PREVIEWS BEGIN for the new production premiere of Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

Do the Argentine Tango with New York Latin Culture Magazine’s Ximena and Keith at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Mention Ximena’s List)


Saturday, February 24

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Brazilian photographer Valdir Cruz Presences at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11 am – 5 pm.

Teatro SEA, NYC’s Latino children’s theatre, presents La Cucarachita Martina (The Little Roach, Martina) at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 11 am. $10 – $20.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12:30 pm.

New York City Ballet premieres its Winter 2018 Stravinsky & Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. $30 – $185

New Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is in previews at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

New York City Ballet premieres its Winter 2018 Here / Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

The Metropolitan Opera performs Rossini’s Italian opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am. $16 – 18


Sunday, February 25

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea end today.

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

LAST CHANCE for Off-Broadway Week (Winter 2018) tickets to selected Off-Broadway shows.

LAST CHANCE to see John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons at Studio 54 in Midtown at 3 pm. $55 – $149

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Here / Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. $30 – $185

New Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is in previews at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40

Dance Argentine Tango with the Zinc Tango Trio at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight.



Monday, February 26

Milan Fashion Week Women’s ends.

The 2018 Doc Fortnight documentary film festival ends at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Midtown, Manhattan.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

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


Tuesday, February 27

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day from Haiti on February 27, 1844.

Paris Fashion Week Women’s is through March 7.

LAST CHANCE to see a movie at the 18th Film Comment Selects festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center. $10 – $15

The ADAA Art Show opens with a Gala Preview at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Through Sunday, March 4. $25

LAST CHANCE to see Wagner’s German opera Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6 pm. From $25

It’s OPENING NIGHT for the new Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $17 – $72

Colombian virtuoso Jazz harpist, the Edmar Castañeda Quartet featuring Jorge Glem plays Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Lincoln Square, Manhattan at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $25 – $35

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Stravinsky & Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

World-class Dominican violinist Aisha Syed makes her Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Recital Hall at 8 pm. $150

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


Wednesday, February 28

Celebrate Purim, the merry Jewish holiday that commemorates how the biblical Esther spoke up for, and thereby saved her people.

The 3rd Neighboring Scenes New Latin American Cinema festival opens with Argentine and Brazilian movies at Film Society of Lincoln Center at 7 & 9:15 pm. Through Sunday. $10 –  $15

The Metropolitan Opera performs Rossini’s Italian opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Here / Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

Colombian virtuoso Jazz harpist, the Edmar Castañeda Quartet featuring Jorge Glem plays Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. $25 – $35

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 10 pm and 1 am.

Legendary Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega spins his Roots NYC party with Kevin Hedge and special guest at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.

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 February Events



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

October 3 – 21, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
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Olga Pericet’s “Enfoque”
Spanish Flamenco
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Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
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300 shows a year of 15 plays from repertory and new productions. (In Spanish with English titles)

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

Sundays in September 2018
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Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
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Cuban O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are multi-Grammy winners

Atlético Madrid at Borussia Dortmund ~ Peña Oficial Atlético

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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Borussia Dortmund vs Atlético Madrid
UEFA Champions League
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La Liga
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
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SUPPORTERS CLUB
Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid NY
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan
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One of Spain’s big three has big games in August, September, October, November, February, April and May

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

Thursdays
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La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
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The center of NYC’s Argentine Tango community

Real Madrid at Barcelona “El Clásico” with Peña Madridista NYC

Saturday, October 27, 2018
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Barcelona vs Real Madrid
La Liga, “El Clásico”
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SUPPORTERS CLUB
Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
Garment District, Manhattan
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La Liga
UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
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One of Spain’s big three enters the post-Ronaldo era

The All Night Milonga is NYC’s big Tango party

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Second & Last Saturdays
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Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
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All levels dance at one of the biggest Tango parties in the U.S. with outstanding guest teachers and performers

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

The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Dark Mondays
Open-ended run

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

October 29 – November 12, 2018
Veterans Day State Work Period

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

Met Opera’s “Aida” stars Anna Netrebko and Anita Rachvelishvili

January 7, 2019, Monday
January 11, 2019, Friday
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2018 – 2019 Season
September 26, 2018 – March 7, 2019
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Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
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Grand Verdi Italian opera set in ancient Egypt

Socrates Annual 2018

Daily: October 7, 2018 – March 11, 2019
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Socrates Sculpture Park
Astoria, Queens
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Dominican, French, Peruvian & Puerto Rican artists or inspirations
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FREE

Celebrate Candelmas, the end of Epiphany and La Fiesta de la Candelaria

February 2
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes

14-year old Bernadette Soubirous saw a Marion apparition in Lourdes, France on February 11, 1858. It told her to dig a well. The well’s water is said to have miraculous healing powers.
Monday, February 11, 2019

Celebrate National Margarita Day 2019

February 22
Friday, February 22, 2019

Celebrate Purim to remember how Esther spoke up and saved her people

We need the spirit of Esther in our country today.
14th day of Adar
Sundown – Sundown
Wednesday – Thursday
March 20 – 21, 2019

Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean

Explore how Caribbean communities are reclaiming their Taíno roots.
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
(at the end of Broadway)
Financial District, Manhattan
July 28, 2018 – October 2019
Open Daily, FREE

New York City Ballet ‘Stravinsky & Balanchine’ (Winter 2018)

‘Le Baiser de la Fée,’ ‘Agon,’ ‘Duo Concertant,’ & ‘Symphony in Three Movements.’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
February – March
Saturday – Sunday
March 3 – 4, 2018

Argentine films steal the show at Film Society’s Neighboring Scenes 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Wednesday – Sunday
February 28 – March 4, 2018

21st New York International Children’s Film Festival 2018

Be the first to see the next generation of children’s cinema.
Cinépolis Chelsea, IFC Center, Scandinavia House, SVA Theatre in Manhattan
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Downtown Brooklyn
Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens
Weekends, February 23 – March 18, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
ENDING
March 17 – 18, 2018

18th Film Comment Selects 2018

‘Film Comment’ Magazine’s annual festival of distinctive premieres and revivals.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
February 23 – 27, 2018

Univision’s 2018 Premio Lo Nuestro Awards Honor 30 years of Latin Music

American Airlines Arena
Miami, Florida & Univision
Thursday, February 22, 2018

71st BAFTA Awards 2018

NOMINATIONS
January 8, 2018 (NY date)
AWARDS
Royal Albert Hall, London
Thursday, February 18, 2018

Jorge Torres to teach Master Classes at Tango La Nacional in February

‘Forever Tango’ Dance Captain and Tony Award® nominee.
Tango La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, February 15 & 22, 2018

Romeo Santos brings his ‘Golden’ Tour home to Madison Square Garden

Dominican Bachata from The Bronx
Madison Square Garden
Thursday – Saturday
February 15 – 17, 2018

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada S/S 18 at Fashion Designers of Latin America

Spain’s Queen of Hearts
Fashion Designers of Latin America (formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca ‘Intimo’

Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
February 13 – 25, 2018

The Westminster Dog Show (2018) brings Latin Breeds to The Garden

Piers 92/94 and
Madison Square Garden
Saturday, February 10, 2018
Monday – Tuesday
February 12 – 13, 2018

New York City Ballet New Combinations (Winter 2018)

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Sunday, February 11, 2018

Leandro Oliver & Laila Rezk of ‘Tango X2’ perform at All Night Milonga

Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
Saturday, February 10, 2018

New York City Ballet ‘Classic NYCB’ (Winter 2018)

Balanchine’s ‘Square Dance,’ Bigonzetti’s ‘Oltremare’ & Robbins’ ‘Four Seasons’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Saturday, February 10, 2018

New York City Ballet All Balanchine No. 1 (Winter 2018)

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Saturday, February 10, 2018

New York Philharmonic ‘Andsnes, Britten & Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony’

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday – Saturday
February 8 – 10, 2018

New York City Ballet 21st Century Choreographers (Winter 2018)

Schumacher, Reisen, Preljocaj, & Peck
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Sunday, February 4, 2018

Compagnie Hervé KOUBI is French – African – Islamic – Oriental

Choreographer thought he was Pied Noir. Found out he is Algerian. Voila!
Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
January 30 – February 4, 2018

The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Grey Art Gallery
New York University
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
January 9 – March 31, 2018

NYC Broadway Week January 2018 2-for-1 tickets

ON SALE
Friday, January 5, 2018
PERFORMANCES
January 16 – February 4, 2018

Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

Sotheby’s Armory Week auction includes Brazilian, Chilean, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, and Uruguayan artists Thu, Mar 2, 2017

Spring Break Art Show 2017 is where you’ll find the next, next big thing

The art fair that shows curators, not galleries, in underused historic New York City spaces, explores the “Black Mirror” of the selfie generation at 4 Times Square Feb 28 – Mar 6, 2017

Armory Week 2017 is NYC’s big week of art fairs

Armory Week 2017 is Feb 28 – Mar 1

Cinema Tropical Festival, the year’s best Latin American films

Award-winning Argentine, Brazilian, Dominican, and Mexican films at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, Feb 24-26, 2017

NY Fado Festival, the past, present, and future of Portuguese Fado

At Sport Club Portugues in Newark, NJ, Schimmel Center in the Financial District, and Joe’s Pub in the East Village, Feb 24-26, 2017

Day Without Immigrants National Strike February 16, 2017

#DayWithoutImmigrants is a grass-roots nationwide strike protesting the President’s multiple attacks on immigrants. No work. No school. No shopping. Feb 16, 2017

Off-Broadway Week 2017 Winter offers 2-for-1 tickets to select shows

ON SALE February 13, 2017
SHOWS February 27 – March 12, 2017

Uptown Fashion Week shows Latin American Designers

Fashion shows of Latin American designers at the Skyline Hotel Feb 13-15, 2017

The Latin in New York Fashion Week February

Fall/Winter collections are showing at Skylight Clarkson and around town Feb 9-16, 2017

Dance on Camera Festival 2017

The world’s longest-running dance film festival screens Cuban, Brazilian, and Venezuelan filmmakers at Film Society of Lincoln Center Feb 3-7, 2017

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2017

RESERVATIONS
Monday, January 9
NYC RESTAURANT WEEK
January 23 – February 10, 2017

New York City Ballet Winter 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
January 17 – February 26, 2017

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

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2018

RESERVATIONS OPEN
January 8, 2018
NYC RESTAURANT WEEK
January 22 – February 9, 2018

 


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