New York Fashion Week Men’s continues through February 2, 2017.

NYC Restaurant Week continues through February 10, 2017.

Wed, Feb 1

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Spanish drama El Quijote.

Brazilian dance band Forró in the Dark plays its weekly Wednesday residency at Nublu in the East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.

Thu, Feb 2

Western Christians celebrate the Feast of Candlemas.

Spanish sculptor Jaume Plensa “Silence” opens at Galerie Lelong in Chelsea, 6-8pm. The exhibition continues through March 11, 2017.

The Colombians Adriana Salgado Neira y Daniel Martinez Cadavid take over Tango La Nacional in Chelsea from 9pm-Late

Cuban Jazz pianist Axel Tosca Laugart plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9pm to 1am.

Fri, Feb 3

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

La Serenissima music and arts from the Venetian Republic, a festival of Venetian culture, is at Carnegie Hall and other venues February 3-21, 2017

The Dance on Camera Festival opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center. The Festival is February 3-7.

Catalan Spaniard Jordi Savall leads “The Millenarian Venice: Gateway to the East,” a musical tour through the thousand year history of the Venetian Republic, as part of La Serenissima festival at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on Friday, February 3, 2017 at 7:30pm.

Argentine Tango Jazz bassist and leader Pedro Giraudo brings his Tango Ensemble to Joe’s Pub with special guest vocalist Sofia Tosello at 7:30pm.

Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez, French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine, and soprano Janai Brugger star in Georges Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

Sat, Feb 4

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Latin musical comedy La Canción at 8pm.

Sun, Feb 5

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Spanish comedy Burundanga at 2:30pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays their weekly gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

NYC Broadway Week ends.

Tue, Feb 7

The Dance on Camera Festival closes at Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez, French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine, and French soprano Sophie Koch star in Georges Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Brazilian pop star Marcos Valle plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen with special guest Celso Fonseco Tuesday-Saturday February 7-11, 2017 with shows at 8:30 & 11pm.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays his Tuesdays residency at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District with sets at 7 & 9pm.

Afterwards stay for the Salsa On2’Sdays dance party.

Wed, Feb 8

Brazilian dance band <a “title=”Forró in the Dark” href=”/forro-in-the-dark/”>Forró in the Dark plays its weekly Wednesday residency at Nublu in the East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.

Boston’s Soul Clap join the legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega at his weekly Roots NYC party at Cielo in the Meatpacking District from 10pm-4am.

Thu, Feb 9

New York Fashion Week Women’s is February 9-16, 2017.

Watch Spanish Principal dancer Joaquin De Luz dance Prince Désiré in the New York City Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty at 7:30pm.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez joins Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez in a duo at the Jazz Standard, February 9-10, 2017 with sets at 7:30 & 9:30pm.

Mexican mixed media and performance artist Raúl de Nieves is joined by Colin Self in The Fool, a four-act chamber opera for chorus and string ensemble at The Kitchen in Chelsea, February 9-11 at 8pm. $15

Cuban Jazz pianist Axel Tosca Laugart plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9pm to 1am.

Argentine Tango Jazz bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo brings his Tango Ensemble to Terraza 7 in Elmhurst/Jackson Heights, Queens at 9pm.

Fri, Feb 10

NYC Restaurant Week ends.

Star Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is Arturo in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Watch Spanish Soloist Antonio Carmena dance a court jester in the New York City Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty at 8pm.

Sat, Feb 11

Venice Carnival is Feb 11-28, 2017.

Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez, French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine, and French soprano Sophie Koch star in Georges Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center at 1pm.

Spanish Flamenco institution Javier Limón explores the Jewish, Arabic, and Gypsy origins of Flamenco at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center in the Upper West Side at 7:30pm.

Dances of Vice presents the Venetian Valentine Commedia Masked Ball, a Venetian Carnival experience, at the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn from 8pm – 1am. $60-$450 www.DancesOfVice.com

New Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé opens at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 8pm.

Lehman Center’s all Puerto Rican Valentines concert line up is Maelo Ruiz, Tito Rojas, Giro Lopez, and Nino Segarra, Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 8pm.

Cuban Salsa band Gerardo Contino y los Habaneros plays a free concert at BAMCafe in Brooklyn from 9:30-10:30pm.

Sun, Feb 12

Carnival season officially begins.

LAST CHANCE to see Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer at the Met Fifth Avenue (2018).

Dance on Camera Festival is at Film Society of Lincoln Center February 12-16, 2017.

Watch Spanish Principal dancer Joaquin De Luz dance Prince Désiré in the New York City Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty at 1pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay presents the new Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé at 2:30 & 6pm.

Catalan Spaniard Jordi Savall leads his early music ensemble Hespèrion XXI in “Musica Nova: Venetian Influences in Musical Europe” at Zankel Hall on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 3pm.

Watch Spanish Soloist Antonio Carmena dance a court jester in the New York City Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty at 7pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays their weekly gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

59th Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast on CBS at 8pm.

New York Fashion Week Women’s continues through Thursday, February 16, 2017.

Mon, Feb 13

2-for-1 Off-Broadway Week tickets go on sale for select Off-Broadway shows February 27 – March 12.

The Venezuelan-American with the best taste in fashion Carolina Herrera is showing her Fall 2017 collection at 10am. You can watch the show live at www.NowFashion.com

The Chilean minimalist Zero + Maria Cornejo shows her Fall collection at Pier 59 studios at 5:30pm. You can watch the show live at www.NowFashion.com

Tue, Feb 14

It’s Valentine’s Day. Yay or Oh or Yay!

Watch a fashion show of Latin American designers at Uptown Fashion Week at the Skyline Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen starting with a red carpet at 6pm and ending with Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada at 8:30pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay presents the new Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé at 7pm.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays his Tuesdays residency at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District with sets at 7 & 9pm. Afterwards stay for the Salsa On2’Sdays dance party.

Argentine electronica-dub-pop singer-songwriter Federico Aubele plays Joe’s Pub in the East Village at 7:30pm.

Star Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is Arturo in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Puerto Rican multi-Grammy nominee, Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón plays the Village Vanguard February 14-19, 2017.

Cuban-American modernist Narciso Rodriguez shows at SIR Stage37 at 8pm. You can watch the show live at www.NowFashion.com

Wed, Feb 15

Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez, French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine, and French soprano Sophie Koch star in Georges Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Brazilian dance band Forró in the Dark plays its weekly Wednesday residency at Nublu in the East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.

The legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega spins his weekly Roots NYC party at Cielo in the Meatpacking District from 10pm-4am.

Thu, Feb 16

It’s the Day Without Immigrants, a nationwide grass-roots strike to protest the President’s anti-immigrant policies.

Tickets go on sale for the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema film festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center March 1-12, 2017.

It’s opening night for Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo soprano Isabel Leonard in her role as Charlotte in Massenet’s French opera Werther at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in the Brahms Requiem at Carnegie Hall at 8pm.

Berlin-based Mexican sound artist Mario de Vega performs at Issue Project Room in Downtown Brooklyn at 8pm.

Cuban Jazz pianist Axel Tosca Laugart plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9pm to 1am.

Fri, Feb 17

Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje, an exhibition of Cuban art from the 1970s to the present, is at the Bronx Museum from February 17 to July 3, 2017.

NYC’s Colombian Cumbia Jazz King Gregorio Uribe plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District at 8 & 10pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay presents the new Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé at 8pm.

Sat, Feb 18

Star Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is Arturo in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera at 1pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Spanish drama El Quijote at 3pm, and Dominican drama En el Nombre de Salomé at 8pm.

Last chance to see Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez, French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine, and French soprano Sophie Koch star in Georges Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

The extremely danceable Caribbean Afro-Colombian band Grupo Rebolu plays SOBs in Tribeca at 8pm.

Argentine Tango Jazz bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo brings his Tango Quartet to Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 9pm.

Italian-Spanish-Portuguese actor and Tony Award nominee Santino Fontana sings the American Songbook in The Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 8:30pm

Sun, Feb 19

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs Latin musical comedy La Canción at 2:30pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winner Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays their weekly gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

Mon, Feb 20

Scholarship applications for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade are due.

Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo soprano Isabel Leonard sings Charlotte in Massenet’s French opera Werther at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Tue, Feb 21

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs the classic Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at 11am.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays his Tuesdays residency at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District with sets at 7 & 9pm.

Afterwards stay for the Salsa On2’Sdays dance party.

Wed, Feb 22

Star Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is Arturo in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Brazilian dance band <a “title=”Forró in the Dark” href=”/forro-in-the-dark/”>Forró in the Dark plays its weekly Wednesday residency at Nublu in the East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.

Thu, Feb 23

Brazilian master illusionist Vik Muniz opens a solo show Epistemes at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea from 6-8pm. The show is up February 23 – April 1, 2017.

The FAMA Premios Latinos (Latin Fame Awards) are at Queens Theatre in the Park at 7pm. www.famapremioslatinos.com

Italian-American pop singer Ariana Grande brings her Dangerous Woman Tour to Madison Square Garden Thursday-Friday, February 23-24, 2017 at 7:30pm.

Univision’s Premios Lo Nuestro (Our Thing Awards) is broadcast live from American Airlines Arena in Miami.

Fri, Feb 24

Rio Carnival in Brazil is February 24-28.

Latin History for Morons by Colombian comedian John Leguizamo opens at the Public Theater in the East Village. The show runs February 24 – April 23, 2017.

The New York International Children’s Film Festival is February 24-March 19. www.nyicff.org

The Cinema Tropical Festival opens at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens with Tatiana Huezo’s Mexican documentary Tempestad at 7pm.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays a free concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay presents the new Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé at 8pm.

Buika, the Queen of Afro-Spanish Flamenco Soul, sings at BB Kings Blues Club in Midtown at 8pm.

Sat, Feb 25

Barranquilla Carnival in Colombia is February 25-28, 2017.

LAST CHANCE to see Mexican photographer Flor Garduño at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East.

Portuguese Fado sensation Gisela Joáo brings her “Nua” tour to Schimmel Center in the Financial District at 7:30pm

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs the new Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé at 3pm and Spanish comedy Burundanga at 8pm.

Star Mexican tenor Javier Camarena is Arturo in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera at 8pm.

Sun, Feb 26

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay presents the new Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé at 2:30pm.

Gabriel Mascaro’s Brazilian rodeo love story Neon Bull, Cinema Tropical Award winner for “Best Feature Film,” screens at the Museum of the Moving Image at 5pm.

See whether Latin artists win Oscars for Arrival, Jackie, Elle, and Moana at the 89th Academy Awards in Hollywood, broadcast live on ABC at 8:30pm.

Cuban multi-Grammy® winners Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays their weekly gig at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen at 9 & 11pm.

Two-time world champion DJ duo DJ Ride & Stereossauro, the BeatBombers make their New York debut for the NY Fado Festival at Joe’s Pub in the East Village at 9:30pm.

It’s Armory Week a week of art fairs in New York City.

Mon, Feb 27

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day from Haiti in 1844.

Off-Broadway Week is February 27 – March 12. Tickets go on sale February 13.

Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo soprano Isabel Leonard sings Charlotte in Massenet’s French opera Werther at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

Tue, Feb 28

It’s Carnival Tuesday, Mardi Gras, the last day of Carnival season!

Repertorio Español in Kips Bay performs the classic Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas at 11am.

The ADAA Art Show starts the art show season with a Gala Preview  on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at the Park Avenue Armory. The Art Show is March 1-5, 2017.

Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes gets his first solo exhibition in New York at Lisson Gallery in Chelsea through April 15.

Cuban rumbero Pedrito Martinez plays his Tuesdays residency at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District with sets at 7 & 9pm.

Afterwards stay for the Salsa On2’Sdays dance party.

Last chance to hear star Mexican tenor Javier Camarena sing Arturo this season in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera at 7:30pm.

The Gala Preview of the ADAA Art Show is at the Park Avenue Armory in the Upper East Side.

Spring Break Art Show exhibits curators, not galleries, in underused historic New York City spaces. This year it explores the Black Mirror of the selfie generation at 4 Times Square. Preview February 28. Fair March 1-6, 2017.

March 2017 calendar of Latin things to do in NYC.

March 2017 calendar of Latin things to do in NYC.

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

The multi-Grammy winning Cuban-American bandleader plays his historic weekly Sunday night gig at Birdland, Sun, May 28, 2017

Pedrito Martinez is the world’s first-call rumbero

The Grammy-nominated Cuban singer and percussionist plays Subrosa in the Meatpacking District, Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Repertorio Español, Off-Broadway Repertory in Spanish

This week Repertorio brings back Argentine comedy La Fiaca. It also presents Dominican plays En el Tiempo de las Mariposas and En el Nombre del Salóme, and Spanish plays La Casa de Bernarda Alba and El Quijote, Tuesday-Sunday, May 23-28, 2017.

Forro in the Dark is a Brazil Party

The hot Brazilian dance band released their new album Sandcastle in April, 2017. They open for Samba legend Elza Soares for the Red Bull Music Academy Festival at The Town Hall in Midtown, Fri, May 19.

La Perla launches whimsical Pre-Fall Campaign

Italian lingerie and lifestyle fashion house sets Pre-Fall campaign in a whimsical pop art English garden,Thu, May 18, 2017

Axel Tosca Laugart, Jazz-Timba-Funk

The Cuban pianist plays Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village, Thu, May 18, 2017

Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Tango Jazz leader

The Argentine bassist and composer’s Tango Quartet plays Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn, Thu, May 25, 2017

Buika is the Queen of Flamenco soul

Celebrate the Spanish singer-songwriter’s birthday on May 10

Tango La Nacional celebrates its 19th anniversary with champions of Buenos Aires

Former New Yorkers Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi teach and perform Thu, May 11, 2017

Michelangelo’s touch makes the Met Museum divine

“Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer” is a major exhibition at the Met Fifth Avenue, November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

Isabel Leonard at the Metropolitan Opera

The Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo-soprano sings Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Thu, May 11, 2017

Gerardo Contino y Los Habaneros is one of the best bands in Manhattan

This hot New York-based Cuban Salsa band plays “Habana Nights” at Subrosa in the Meatpacking District Sat, May 13, 2017

En el nombre de Salomé, the Dominican women’s rights leader

Repertorio Español performs the 2017 play based on the Julia Alvarez novel about Dominican poet & women’s activist Salomé Ureña at the Gramercy Arts Theatre in Kips Bay, Wednesday, May 24, 2017

NYC All Night Milonga is NYC’s longest-running big Tango milonga

Junior Cervila (Tango Argentino, Tango Saura, Tango and Sex) and Guadalupe Garcia teach and perform Sat, May 13, 2017. Ilene Marder DJs.

House legend Louie Vega is all about Roots

The New York Puerto Rican DJ spins his weekly Roots NYC party at Cielo in Meatpacking Wed, May 17, 2017

Throckmorton Fine Art is America’s leading dealer of Latin American Photography, and Pre-Columbian & Chinese Artifacts

Chinese Jades “Mythical Beasts – The Divinity of Dragons” through Apr 22. Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Spanish work at the AIPAD Photography Show booth #500 Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017

Adriana Salgado Neira & Orlando Reyes celebrate 20 years of Tango

Adriana & Orlando celebrate 20 years and the launch of their Personal Tango Programs with a performance at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea Thu, Apr 20, 2017

A Bronx Tale

Chazz Palminteri’s Italian-American coming-of-age gangster story at the Longacre Theatre has choreography by Tony-nominated Colombian dancer Sergio Trujillo.

On Your Feet! is an inspiring musical (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan’s Cuban-American success story, with Colombian choreographer Sergio Trujillo, plays the Marquis Theatre in Times Square through Jan 14, 2018

Hamilton is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The show, written by Puerto Rican New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda, is at Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square

Film Society of Lincoln Center

America’s leading film presenter screens great American and international movies every day.

Julieta, mature Pedro Almodóvar

Adriana Ugarte and Emma Suárez star as a woman facing the great losses in her life. Now playing at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas, Mar 10-16, 2017

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

The Puerto Rican Salsa singer joins the New York Salsa Festival at Barclays Center, Jun 10, 2017

Raúl de Nieves in the 2017 Whitney Biennial

The New York-based Mexican mixed media and performance artist is in the 2017 Whitney Biennial in Greenwich Village Mar 17 – Jun 11, 2017

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz explores Post-colonial ironies

The Puerto Rican film & video installation artist is in exhibitions at El Museo del Barrio Jan 11-Apr 30, 2017 and the Whitney Biennial Mar 17-Jun 11, 2017

Vik Muniz Brazilian Master Illusionist

The series Perfect Strangers is installed in the walls of the 72nd Street station of the Second Avenue subway. Vik goes abstract while staying true to his process with Epistemes a solo show of his new Handmade series at Sikkema Jenkins & Co in Chelsea, Feb 23 – Apr 1, 2017

ADAA Art Show 2017 hosts America’s top art dealers [Review]

Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, and Spanish artists are exhibited at the Gala Preview Feb 28 at the Park Avenue Armory. The show runs Mar 1-5, 2017

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

Armory Week 2017 is Feb 28 – Mar 1

Neruda is a wry detective story

Hot Chilean director Pablo Larrain stars Mexican actor Gael García Bernal at IFC Center Mar 10-16, 2017

Natalie Portman is elegant in Jackie

Chilean director Pablo Larrain wows in his English-language debut about Jackie Kennedy. Now playing at Landmark Sunshine, Mar 10-16 2017

American Museum of Natural History

The world’s largest natural history museum with over 33 million specimens, some of which are displayed in 45 exhibition halls, along with a planetarium and a library.

Arrival wins an Oscar and Iranian director Asghar Farhadi speaks for us

French-Canadian sci-fi thriller Arrival was 2017’s only Latin winner at the Oscars on Feb 26, 2017

Carnival is a Global Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

The Septuagesima is Feb 12, but Venice Carnavale starts Feb 11. Rio Carnaval starts Feb 24. Barranquilla Carnaval starts Feb 25. The whole party ends on Carnival Tuesday (Mardi Gras), Feb 28, 2017.

Gisela João’s Fado is poetry of the heart [Review]

Young Fado sensation Gisela Joáo makes her NYC debut at Schimmel Center for the NY Fado Festival Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Dominican Independence Day is a party In the Heights

Celebrate independence from Haiti in 1844 on Feb 27

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

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

Neon Bull is a beautiful ride (Review)

The Brazilian Cinema Tropical Award winner for “Best Feature Film” screens at the Museum of the Moving Image, Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Everybody Loves Somebody is a fun, romantic comedy

Bilingual Mexican-American film screened Feb 17 – Mar 2 2017

DJ Ride & Stereossauro 2x World Champions scratch Portuguese Fado Roots

Two-time world champions make their NY debut at Joe’s Pub in the East Village for the NY Fado Festival Sun, Feb 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

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

Metropolitan Opera is America’s premiere opera company

Bellini’s Italian opera La Traviata opens, and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena stars in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani in the week of Feb 20-26, 2017

Narciso Rodriguez Latin American Modernist

The Cuban-American designer’s Spring collection is hitting stores now

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

Wild Noise / Ruido Salvaje

Cuban art from the 1970s to the present is at the Bronx Museum Feb 17 to Jul 3, 2017

Off-Broadway Week

2-for-1 tickets go on sale Feb 13 for Spanish-language shows Burundanga, En el Nombre de Salomé, La Canción, and La Gringa at Repertorio Español Feb 27 – Mar 12

Grupo Rebolú is Afro-Colombian dance music

The Colombians take over SOB’s in Tribeca Sat, Feb 18, 2017

Chucho Valdés, Jesse & Joy, Ile, Vicente Fernández, and the Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo win 2017 Grammys

Grammy nominees were announced Dec 6, 2016 and awarded Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the Brahms Requiem at Carnegie Hall, Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada is La Movida Madrileña

The Spanish Fashion icon shows her Fall/Winter collection at the Skyline Hotel on Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Zero + Maria Cornejo keeps it simple

The Chilean minimalist shows her Fall collection Mon Feb 13, 2017

Oscar de la Renta pure elegance

The Dominican-American fashion house shows its Fall 2017 collection Mon, Feb 13

Carolina Herrera dresses the world’s most elegant people

The Venezuelan-American designer shows her Fall/Winter 2017 collection on Mon, Feb 13

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

Desigual for Bold Women on the March

Spring’s global traveler at the Spanish fashion house gets darker and more edgy for Fall

Javier Limón is a Spanish Flamenco institution

The singer-songwriter, producer, educator, and ambassador explores the Jewish, Arabic, and Gypsy origins of Flamenco at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Examines the modern permanent collection through the eyes of key patrons who created the museum, Feb 10 – Sep 6, 2017

Audiences can’t get enough of Javier Camarena

The star Mexican bel canto tenor is Arturo in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani at the Metropolitan Opera Feb 10-28, 2017

Miguel Zenón Quartet “Tipico”

The Puerto Rican New Yorker’s Jazz quartet releases Tipico Feb 10, then plays the Village Vanguard in Greenwich Village, Feb 14-19, 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

Jaume Plensa “Silence” [Review]

A new configuration of the Spanish artist’s monumental sculpture “Silence” is at Galerie Lelong in Chelsea Feb 2 – Mar 11, 2017

Latin things to do in NYC for Valentine’s Day

Show some Latin love with Broadway, music, dancing, or even an art exhibit or fashion show around Feb 14, 2017

Maelo Ruiz

The Puerto Rican Salsa singer joins the “Love in Salsa” concert at Lehman Center Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Nilko Andreas, world-Classical guitar and sweaty Rumba Flamenco Pop

The Colombian guitarist takes his Rumba Flamenco side project LaMar NYC to Communitea in Long Island City, Fri, Feb 3, 2017

Jordi Savall, early music master

The Spanish Catalan viol player is a living legend of early Western music. He opens La Serenissima at Carnegie Hall Fri, Feb 3 and leads his Hypèrion XXI ensemble Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Daddy Yankee is the Padrino of Reggaeton

Celebrate the birthday of Daddy Yankee (Ramon Ayala) on February 3, 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico

New York City Ballet Winter 2017 Season

Watch Spaniards dance in Sleeping Beauty: Principal Joaquin De Luz is Prince Désiré, Thu, Feb 9 at 7:30pm, & Sun, Feb 12 at 1pm; Soloist Antonio Carmena is a court jester Fri, Feb 10 at 8pm, & Sun, Feb 12 at 7pm.

John Leguizamo Riffs a Latin History for Morons

Broadway’s Ghetto Klown digs up historical Latino heroes so his son has something to write a school paper about. At the Public Theater Feb 24 – Apr 23, 2017.

Federico Aubele

Let the Argentine electronic dub pop singer-songwriter send you “Postales” of love from Joe’s Pub Tue, Feb 14 at 7:30pm

Carmen

Argentine tenor Marcelo Álvarez is Don José in Bizet’s French opera at the Metropolitan Opera Jan 19 – Feb 18, 2017

José Maya makes fresh Gypsy Flamenco Tablao

The Spanish Gypsy Flamenco star brings his “Latente: A Flamenco Journey” to Schimmel Center Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Mateo López “Undo List”

The Colombian artist has his first solo museum show in the United States “Undo List” at The Drawing Center in SoHo Jan 20 – Mar 19, 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

Ricardo Maffei, hyper-realist painter

The Chilean hyper-realist artist’s sixth solo exhibition at Marlborough Gallery is Jan 11 – Feb 4, 2017

It’s NYC Restaurant Week

Reservations open Jan 9 for prix fixe lunches and dinners at some of NYC’s best restaurants Jan 23 – Feb 10, 2017. If you miss out, you will have to wait until Jul/Aug.

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

This exhibition of 150 objects from Central America at the National Museum of the American Indian has been extended through December 2017

¡Cuba!

An exhibition about the diverse natural environment of Cuba at the American Museum of Natural History Nov 21, 2016 – Aug 13, 2017

Broadway Week

2-for-1 tickets went on sale Jan 5 for Jan 17 – Feb 5, 2017 performances of A Bronx Tale, On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, Cirque du Soleil Paramour, The Phantom of the Opera, and more

La Serenissima

A celebration of music and arts from the Venetian Republic at Carnegie Hall and other venues February 3-21, 2017

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

This exhibition of the Costume Institute’s best of the best collection from the early 18th century to the present is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Nov 18, 2016 – February 5, 2017