Harlem

Latin things to do in Harlem, New York City

Pedrito Martinez & Alfredo Rodriguez ‘Duologue’ at Jazz Standard

NOMAD, Thu-Sun, Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019 ~ Cuban rumba live music. The world’s hottest Cuban rumba drummer joins Alfredo Rodriguez for their ‘Duologue’ album.

“Crusader: Martin Luther King Jr.” at Schomburg Center

HARLEM, Mon-Sat, Jan 15 to Apr 6, 2019 ~ Behind-the-scenes photo exhibit of Dr. King traveling, at rest and in celebration.
# african photography exhibition

Black Comic Book Festival 2020 at Schomburg Center

HARLEM, Fri-Sat, Jan 17-18, 2020 (unconfirmed) ~ Harlem is Wakanda this weekend. Buy, sell, learn, watch or show your stuff at this family festival.
# african comic book festival cosplay


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Places to go in Harlem

Schomburg Center is NYC’s African Culture Research Library

HARLEM, Mon-Sat ~ Grew out of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary collection of Afro-Puerto Rican Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.
# african puerto rican library

Apollo Theater

HARLEM ~ The soul of Harlem. Wednesdays are Amateur Night at The Apollo!


Harlem Stories

Harlem was Dutch, then Jewish and then Italian before it became the African soul of New York City


 

Ballet Hispánico soars in “CARMEN.maquia” at The Apollo

APOLLO THEATER, HARLEM, Fri-Sat, December 7-8, 2018 ~ America’s leading Latino dance company shows a Spanish contemporary take on Bizet’s French opera about the fiery Romani woman “Carmen”

African American Day Parade 2018 ~ Culture is Key

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
From 111th St to 136th St
Harlem, Manhattan
Sunday, September 16, 2018

Afro-Latino Fest celebrates our African roots

Afro- Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Haitian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican talk, movies and music.
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TALKS
Schomberg Center
Harlem, Manhattan
Friday, July 13, 2018
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FILM FESTIVAL
Abron Center
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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CONCERT
The Well
East Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Sunday, July 15, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
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Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Parks across NYC

‘Our Lady of 121st St’ by Stephen Adly Guirgis at The Signature Theatre

Written by
STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS
Directed by
PHYLICIA RASHAD
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tony® & Emmy® Award-winning director.
Signature Theatre
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
LAST WEEKEND
Ends June 17, 2018

Dance Theatre of Harlem Black Classical Ballet at New York City Center

Amazing African – American, Brazilian & Puerto Rican dancers.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
April 4, 6, 7, 2018

Ballet Hispánico leaps borders at the Apollo Theater

APOLLO THEATER, HARLEM, Fri-Sat, December 1-2, 2017 ~ “Con Brazos Abiertos” (With open arms)

Harlem Havana 2017 celebrates Afro-Cuban music and culture

Harlem
August 12-23, 2017