Saturday, August 3, 2019
Happy birthday Tony!
July 22 – August 16, 2019
NEW YORK CITY ~ See which African, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish restaurants joined this food festival of prix fixe lunches and dinners
Friday-Sunday, August 23-25, 2019
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Major League Baseball with Dominican, Italian, Puerto Rican & Venezuelan Mets
Saturday, August 24, 2019
KIPS BAY, NYC ~ Cuban director Leyma López created a Spanish-language adaptation of Eduardo de Filippo’s classic Neapolitan comedy which inspired the movie ‘Marriage Italian Style’. At Repertorio Español.
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
Mondays & Tuesdays
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ Live music by New York’s specialist in early New Orleans jazz
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
September 3-16, 2019
Find out which Broadway shows in this Broadway Week have a Latin connection. Then see how to get 2-for-1 Broadway tickets.
Daily, May 9 – September 8, 2019
French, French-Canadian, Italian, Spanish fashion art exhibition
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ The Costume Institute’s 2019 exhibition explores how camp fashion goes mainstream
Saturday, September 8, 2019
Nobody knows when the Virgin Mary was born, but this is the day we celebrate her birth. Marion celebrations honor the divinity of all women.
September 12-22, 2019
LITTLE ITALY, NYC ~ This Italian street fair has lots of Italian food, entertainment, Cannoli-Eating Competition, Meatball-Eating Contest, Grand Procession, and a Solemn High Mass. Tourists and new New Yorkers love it.
Monday, October 14, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ This U.S. holiday is New York City’s big Italian-American celebration. Spaniards celebrate too.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The idea is not that faith will give you what you want, but that “God helps those who help themselves”
UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily, (estimated) November 19, 2019 to January 5, 2020 ~ The Met Christmas tree and a nativity are decorated with figurines from Naples, Italy where the nativity tradition began.
# italian christmas tree nativity
PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN | Classical music concert | Chamber works by Vivaldi (Italian), Rameau (French) and Telemann’s ‘Don Quichotte’ Overture-Suite (Spanish story)
| Brooklyn Museum, Sun, Nov 24, 2019
| Kaufmann Music Center, Tue, Dec 3, 2019
| Morgan Library, Wed, Dec 4, 2019
FRI, NOV 29, 2019 ~ Shopping for Chilean, Cuban, Dominican, French, Italian, Spanish or Venezuelan fashion
Monday, December 2, 2019
LINCOLN SQUARE ~ This holiday street fair has entertainment, food tastings, a Christmas tree lighting, and a parade. FREE
Sunday, December 8, 2019
The idea that the Virgin Mary was born free of sin expresses that the divinity of women and men is equal
Dec 9, 2019 – Jan 5, 2020
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ The Italian-American jazz trumpet player who is the best-selling American instrumental artist riffs through his 15th annual holiday residency at The Blue Note
Wed-Thu, December 18-19, 2019
CHELSEA, NYC ~ The Grammy-nominated Italian opera singer entrances Madison Square Garden
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
Friday, February 14, 2020
This popular celebration honors a Roman saint who got associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages
MARCH 19 (2020, Thu); Catholic feast celebration ~ Latin Father’s Day honors Saint Joseph for being a good father and stepfather. Love you Dad.
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Italian national day
ITALY ~ The Italian people voted to end the monarchy and found the Republic of Italy on June 2, 1946
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Brazilian Creole French French-Canadian Italian Portuguese Puerto Rican Spanish Celebration
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico ~ Celebrate midsummer (or midwinter) by gathering with family around bonfires on the eve of Saint John the Baptist’s birth
Saturday, June 27, 2020
HAITI ~ She is known for miracles preventing cholera and smallpox in Haiti in 1882
Saturday, August 1, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt ~ Octavian, the Roman emperor later known as Augustus, defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra in August 1, 30 BC
Saturday, August 15, 2020
The idea that when the Virgin Mary died, her body and soul went to heaven, expresses the divinity of women and how we all carry our mother’s spirit inside of us. It marks the start of summer holidays in many Catholic countries.
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Celebrate the idea that the divinity of woman as mother is present in the afterlife
Thursday, July 25, 2019
ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND ~ USA women are #1. 70% of the top ten men’s teams are Latin: Brazil, France, Uruguay, Portugal, Colombia, Spain and Argentina
Said to have heard heavenly music in her heart, she represents the idea of divine inspiration
June 7 – July 7, 2019
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Italian, Spanish, & USA teams play to be the best
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Museum Mile Festival
UPPER EAST SIDE ~ One of the world’s great Impressionist, Modern, Post-War & Contemporary collections includes French, Italian, Jewish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish artists
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Museum Mile Festival
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art, 5,000 years worth
WEDNESDAY, Feb 26, 2020; Catholic fast ~ Marks the beginning of Lent, the Catholic period of devotion leading to Good Friday and Easter. “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”
40th day of Easter | Thu, May 21, 2020 | The religious narrative of Jesus rising into the heavens mirrors the natural narrative of crops growing towards the sky
LINCOLN CENTER; CLOSES Sat Apr 27, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Michael Mayer’s new production. ‘Sempre libera degg’io’ and ‘Addio, del passato.’
KOREATOWN | Sat, May 25, 2019 | Italian Serie A soccer | Watch the giants of Italian soccer play their last Serie A game of the season, Sampdoria vs Juventus
AMBASSADOR THEATRE, TIMES SQUARE THEATER DISTRICT, Dark Wednesdays, Open-ended run. ~ Puerto Rican Broadway legend Chita Rivera originated the role of Velma Kelly. Italian-American Liza Minnelli added her style.
HELL’S KITCHEN; Fri-Sun, Apr 4-7, 2019 ~ One of New York City’s big contemporary art fairs has independent artist [SOLO] and photography [FOTO SOLO] sections
CHELSEA; Mar 28-31, 2019; Art fair ~ Dominican, French, French-Canadian, Italian & Spanish art for under $10,000
TRIBECA; Armory Week, Fri-Sun, Mar 8-10, 2019; contemporary art fair ~ More of a gathering of art lovers and collectors around an art fair
HELL’S KITCHEN; Armory Week Thu-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019; Modern, Post War, Contemporary art fair ~ Armory Week art fairs ride along with this huge art fair of international art with African, Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish galleries
LINCOLN CENTER; Winter cast Jan 7 – Mar 7, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Kristen Lewis stars in the final performances of Sonja Frisell’s production of Verdi’s grand opera set in ancient Egypt
CHELSEA; Armory Week Thu-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019; contemporary art fair ~ 60 emerging galleries are exhibiting including Argentine, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian and Panamanian galleries and artists
LOWER EAST SIDE; Armory Week Thu-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019; contemporary art fair ~ Works on paper and works made from paper from Argentine, French, French-Canadian, Italian and Spanish galleries
UPPER EAST SIDE; pre-Armory Week, Gala preview Wed Feb 27; Fair Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019 ~ The art fair of the association of America’s leading art dealers
MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN & QUEENS, Weekends, Feb 22 – Mar 17, 2019 ~ Children’s movies from Andorra, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, France, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Portugal and Spain
MURRAY HILL | Tue-Sun, Feb 15 – May 19, 2019 | Italian Renaissance art exhibition | The development of Renaissance drawing practices in the fourteenth to sixteenth centuries
LINCOLN CENTER | CLOSING Fri, May 10, 2019 | Live music Italian opera | The womanizing duke stirs trouble when he wants to sleep with the court jester’s daughter
HELL’S KITCHEN & CHELSEA, Mon-Tue, Feb 11-12, 2019, Dog show with African, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish and Portuguese breeds.
UPPER EAST SIDE, Jan 28-Apr 28, 2019, Italian old masters art exhibition ~ The Met celebrates the Italian master’s 500th anniversary by showing drawings and prints from the permanent collection.
UPPER EAST SIDE, Jan 26-Feb 2, 2019 ~ A collaborative exhibition of old master art at 30 international dealers within walking distance of each other.
# old masters drawings art fair
EAST HARLEM; Jan 24 – Apr 14, 2019; Argentine Italian post war art exhibition ~ El Museo reconstructs Fontana’s very last environment. See how his ideas influenced performance art and take a selfie
UPPER EAST SIDE; Tue-Sun, Jan 23 to Apr 14, 2019; Argentine Italian post war art exhibition ~ The minimalist abstract artist mixed painting, sculpture and architecture in ways that foretold performance art
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, Tue, Jan 22, 2019 ~ Roma, Green Book, A Star is Born, Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Hale County, This Morning, This Evening, and Mother are recognized.
# awards african indigenous italian mexican spanish
Jan 21 – Feb 8, 2019 ~ 2-course lunches for $26 and 3-course dinners for $42.
# african brazilian cuban french italian mexican latin & spanish food
UPPER EAST SIDE, Opening night Thu, Jan 17, Show Jan 18-27, 2019, daily ~ African, French, Haitian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish antiques, art and design. The show benefits East Side House Settlement which provides educational programs to families in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan.
# antiques fair bronx philanthropy
NBC BEVERLY HILTON HOTEL, HOLLYWOOD, Sun, January 6, 2019 ~ “Green Book”, “Roma” and “A Star is Born” won film awards. Patricia Arquette and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” won TV Golden Globe Awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
#AWARDS #FRENCHCANADIAN #ITALIAN #MEXICAN #MOVIES #TV
METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, LINCOLN CENTER, Closes Sat, Jan 5 ~ This shortened family version of Mozart’s fairy tale in English has become a New York holiday tradition
#OPERA #CHRISTMASSHOW #FAMILY #CLOSING
Nov 16, 2018 to Mar 28, 2019; Italian African movies Oscar winners ~ Oscar Best Picture, Golden Globes Best Musical or Comedy. When people who might seem different, actually live and work together, we discover our common humanity.
LINCOLN CENTER; Sat Apr 6 (Last show), 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Starring Jennifer Rowley and Wolfgang Koch. “Vissi d’arte, vissi d’amore” (I lived for art, I lived for love)
November 8 – 12, 2018
PREVIEW, November 8
Nathalie and Laura de Gunzburg
Benefits Dia Art Foundation
Park Avenue Arrmory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Historic, modern and contemporary furniture and groundbreaking design
November 8 – 15, 2018
IFC Center, SVA Theatre & Cinepolis
West Village & Chelsea, Manhattan
America’s largest documentary film festival presents over 300 films and events with 42 world premieres and 17 U.S. premieres
African – American, Brazilian, Honduran, Indigenous, Italian, Jamaican, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish films
The Catholic day for tending family graves was blended in Mexico with Aztec traditions into the Day of the Dead
NYC’s most luxurious department store also has the most elegant Christmas windows
METROPOLITAN OPERA, LINCOLN CENTER, Thu, December 13, 2018 ~ Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez and Italian-American tenor Michael Fabiano are Mimi and Rodolfo in Puccini’s classic
#ITALIAN #OPERA #LIVEMUSIC
November 15, 2018
“Hazte Sentir” wins “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” Latin Grammy
August 31, 2018
Radio City Music Hall
March 16, 2018
‘Fatti sentire | Hazte sentir’ album
October 27 – 30, 2018
Saturday – Tuesday
October 31, 2018, Wednesday
Rockefeller Center, Manhattan
Sold $35,903,875 work of antiquities
OPENING NIGHT PREVIEW
October 26, 2018, Friday
October 27 – 31, 2018
Sunday – Wednesday
Park Avenue Armory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
New York society loves the Fall New York edition of Europe’s leading antiques fair. It focuses on fine and decorative art from antiquity to 1920.
October 24, 2018, Wednesday
October 25 – 28, Thursday – Sunday
Javitz Center, River Pavilion
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
The biggest fine art prints fair
UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily, Oct 16, 2018 to Jan 27, 2019 ~ Italian Renaissance art exhibition. The Met celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Venetian Renaissance artist known for working rapidly in a Mannerist style.
PIER 94, HELL’S KITCHEN & AROUND MANHATTAN, Thu-Sun, October 11 – 14, 2018 ~ A weekend of fine wine and food prepared by over 500 world-renowned French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish chefs and TV personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel
Monday, October 8, 2018
(47th to 72nd St)
Midtown – Upper East Side, Manhattan
World’s biggest Italian – American celebration
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
GREENWICH VILLAGE; Oct 5, 2018 – Apr 4, 2019; Italian-American movies, Oscar winners ~ Lady Gaga follows Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland in one of the great love stories. “Best Original Song”
FACEBOOK, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 ~ Go live behind the scenes with the Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet and Australian Ballet
September 28 – October 14, 2018
Friday, September 28, 2018
“The Favorite” Yorgos Lanthimos (Greek)
Friday, October 5, 2018
“ROMA,” Alfonso Cuarón (Mexican)
Friday, October 12, 2018
“At Eternity’s Gate” Julian Schnabel (Jewish)
Alice Tully Hall
Film Society of Lincoln Center
One of America’s oldest and most influential film festivals is screening Argentine, Chilean, Cuban, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican and Spanish films
September 25 – October 5, 2018
Midtown East, Manhattan
Heads of state visit so Midtown East is blocked with security and traffic
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
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, French, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Filipino, Portuguese, Puerto Rican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan films.
September 6 – 16, 2018
Preview, Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Thursday – Sunday
September 27 – 30, 2018
Over 70 exhibitors of art for less than $10,000, including French, Italian and Spanish galleries
One of the big 3 European film festivals is known for launching films that win Academy Awards.
Lido di Venezia in Venice, Italy
August 29-September 8, 2018
August 13 – September 28, 2018
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Compare the aesthetics of Miquel Barceló (Spanish), Louise Bourgeois (French), Jean Dubuffet (French), Jacob El Hanani (Jewish), Manolo Millares (Spanish), Joaquín Torres-García (Uruguayan) and Americans Keith Haring, Robert Longo & Andy Warhol.
ROBERT F. WAGNER JR. PARK, BATTERY PARK CITY & SCHIMMEL CENTER, FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Sun-Sat, August 12-18, 2018 ~ 25 companies from eight countries perform with the Statue of Liberty backstage. Includes African, French-Canadian, Italian, Jewish, Mexican and Spanish companies. FREE
March 28, 1986 ~ Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, the Italian – American pop star, was born in New York City.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
MIDTOWN EAST, Tue-Sat ~ America’s top dealer in vintage and contemporary Latin American photography, Pre-Columbian art, and Chinese jade and antiquities
No more swimsuits and a free-form evening gown competition.
Live on ABC
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Sunday, September 9, 2018