Italian NYC

Italian NYC is Opera, Ballet, Art, A Bronx Tale, Open RoadsFashionand food.  Easter, Christmas and Columbus Day are our big celebrations.

Tour de France 2018

Colombian, French, Italian & Spanish riders.
Noirmoutier-en-l’Île to Paris
July 7 – 29, 2018
S T A G E ~ 6
Latin riders in top 10:
Alaphilippe (French)
Uran (Colombian)
Valverde (Spanish)
S T A G E ~ 7
Fougères ~ Chartres
Friday, July 13, 2018
S T A G E ~ 8
Dreux ~ Amiens Métropole
Gaviria disqualified for headbutt
S T A G E ~ 9
Arras Citadelle ~ Roubaix
Sunday, July 15, 2018

New York Mets vs Washington Nationals at Citi Field

Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players.
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Mets vs Nationals
Thu, Jul 12
Fri, Jul 13 (Free Shirt Friday)
Sat, Jul 14 (Reversible Rally Cap)
Sun, Jul 15 (W.B. Mason Toy Truck)

FIFA World Soccer Ranking ~ Spain drops, Uruguay & Costa Rica rise

June 7, 2018 ~ Top ten are Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Portugal, Argentina, Switzerland, France, Poland, Chile & Spain.
NEXT UPDATE
Thursday, July 19, 2018

‘Like Life Sculpture, Color, and the Body’ at The Met Breuer

Upper East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 21 – July 22, 2018

Writer Chazz Palminteri joins cast of ‘A Bronx Tale’ musical on Broadway

Longacre Theatre
Times Square / Theater District
Tuesday – Sunday
NOW PLAYING
Through November 18, 2018

Chicago the Musical is the longest-running American Broadway musical

Ambassador Theatre
219 West 49th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Usually dark Wednesdays

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2018 Restaurants Announced

Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican & Spanish pre-fixe lunches and dinners.
July 23 – August 17, 2018
RESERVATIONS OPEN
Monday, July 9, 2018

Celebrate Costa Rican Mother’s Day

The Assumption of Mary.
August 15
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Assumption of Mary celebrates the Virgin’s journey into heaven

August 15

Being: New Photography 2018 at MoMA

African, Brazilian, Italian, & Filipino artists at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan
March 18 – August 19, 2018

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera ~ ‘The Crucible’

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
FREE

Laura Pausini at Radio City Music Hall, Italian & Spanish Pop Diva

New ‘Fatti sentire | Hazte sentir’ album
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, August 31, 2018

Columbus Day Parade 2018 is New York City’s big Italian celebration

Fifth Avenue
47th to 72nd St
Monday, October 8, 2018

Heavenly Bodies Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

The Costume Institute creates a pilgrimage that explores the influence of Roman Catholic imagery on fashion designers.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Met Cloisters
Washington Heights / Inwood, Manhattan
Daily
May 10 – October 8, 2018

NYC Wine & Food Festival 2018 (NYCWFF)

A weekend of fine wine and food prepared by over 500 world-renowned French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish chefs and culinary TV personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel.
GRAND TASTING
Pier 94 Rooftop
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 13 -14, 2018
DINING
Thursday – Sunday
October 11 – 14, 2018

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 9 – 11, 2018

Our Lady of Providence is the patron saint of Puerto Rico

Feast November 19
Monday, November 19, 2018

Three Kings Day (Dia de Los Reyes) is the Hispanic Christmas

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Andrea Bocelli is classical pop crossover

Multi-Grammy nominated
Italian crossover tenor
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday – Friday
December 13 – 14, 2018

Celebrate Carnival, the Global Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Venice, Italy, January 27 – February 13, 2018
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, February 4 – 18, 2018
Rio, Brazil, February 9-14, 2018
Barranquilla, Colombia, February 10-13, 2018
Nice, France, February 17 – March 3, 2018
Mardi Gras, New Orleans, January 6 – February 13, 2018
~ Septuagesima, Sunday, February 17, 2019

Italian – American Lady Gaga is one of the biggest stars in Pop

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, the Italian-American pop star, was born in New York City on March 28, 1986.

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

Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Hélène Grimaud to play Ravel with Heras-Casado

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the French pianist.
Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tickets on sale July 20, 2018

Celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, Italy’s national day

Commemorates the Italian vote on June 2, 1946 that ended the monarchy and founded the Republic of Italy.
Sunday, June 2, 2019

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train wins Outstanding Revival & Lead Actor Lortels

May 6, 2018: Signature Theatre play wins 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards for ‘Outstanding Revival’ and ‘Lead Actor,’ Sean Carvajal.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help is the patron saint of Haiti

Patron saint of Haiti
June 27
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Celebrate May Day or Worker’s Day, a public holiday in many Latin cultures

May 1
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Feast of the Ascension commemorates Jesus entering heaven

The religious narrative of rising into the heavens mirrors the nature’s narrative of crops growing towards the sky.
40th day of Easter
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue at 82nd St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Daily

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

The world’s most important collection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film.
11 West 53rd St
(between Fifth & Sixth Aves)
Midtown, Manhattan
Open Daily

Guggenheim Museum is one of the great Modern art collections

1071 Fifth Avenue
between 88th & 89th St
Upper East Side
Closed Thursdays

The Frick Collection of old masters, European sculpture, and decorative arts

1 East 70th St at Fifth Ave
Upper East Side
Closed on Mondays

Met Cloisters is a museum of medieval European art

99 Margaret Corbin Dr
Fort Tryon Park
Washington Heights, Manhattan
Daily

Dance Parade 2018 is NYC’s biggest dance event with over 10,000 dancers

African, Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Haitian, Italian, Puerto Rican dances and more
Broadway, University Place, 8th St, Tompkins Square Park & Nublu 151
Manhattan’s Flatiron District, Union Square, Greenwich Village & East Village
Rain or Shine
Saturday, May 19, 2018

‘Othello’ Free Shakespeare in the Park by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

The Tony Award-winning Afro – Puerto Rican – American director tells the story of the Moor of Venice, classic Shakespeare with racial and religious themes that are surprisingly contemporary.
Delacorte Theater
Central Park, Manhattan
May 29 – June 24, 2018

Latin artists and productions win six 2018 Drama Desk Awards

June 3, 2018 ~ Dominican, Ghanan, Jewish, Mexican, Italian, & Spanish winners.
Lindsay Mendez ‘Carousel’
Sean Carvajal ‘Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train’
Juan Castano ‘Oedipus El Rey’
‘Farinelli and the King’
‘Once on This Island’
‘School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play’
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan

Open Roads: New Italian Cinema 2018 screens contemporary Italian movies

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Walter Reade Theater
May 31 – June 6, 2018

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2018

Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Puerto Rican, Spanish Jazz & Salsa.
Blue Note Jazz Club
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
FESTIVAL June 1 – 30, 2018
~ Sergio Mendes
Brazilian Jazz
Sony Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
~ Al Di Meola
Italian – American Jazz
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ National Puerto Rican Day Parade Mass

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Fifth Ave between 50th/51st St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Spanish mass, Sundays
PUERTO RICAN PARADE MASS
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Tony Awards 2018 honor the best of the 2017-2018 Broadway season

Caribbean, Colombian, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish nominees.
Live on CBS
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Chris Botti, Italian-American Jazz trumpeter to play Blue Note Jazz Festival

BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sony Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday – Monday
June 24 – 25, 2018

Ludovico Einaudi at Radio City Music Hall, Italian classical pop pianist

One of the Europe’s best-selling solo pianists.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Gerard Schneider, Gabriella Reyes de Ramirez and Adrian Timpau sing arias and duets for the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series
Jackie Robinson Park
Harlem, Manhattan
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series 2018 FREE

June 11 – 29, 2018

Ximena Ojeda wins Frida Kahlo Award at the Argentine Consulate NY

June 25, 2018 ~ New York Latin Culture Magazine co-founder won the Galo Plaza International Committee’s 2018 Gabriela Mistral, Julia de Burgos, Frida Kahlo Award at the Argentine Consulate in New York City.

UEFA Champions League Final 2017-2018 ~ Real Madrid Threepeat

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
FINAL
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Watch Juventus at Roma, top Serie A with Juventus Club NYC

May 13, 2018: Roma draw seals Juventus’ Serie A win.
2018 Serie A and Coppa de Italia winners.
Juventus Club NYC supporters club
Football Factory at Legends
Koreatown, Manhattan

Throckmorton Fine Art ~ Latin American Photography & Pre-Columbian Art

America’s leading dealer in vintage and contemporary Latin American photography, Pre-Columbian art, and Chinese jade and antiquities.
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
(between Lexington & Third Ave)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday

Lehmann Maupin

536 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday

Lorenzo Cascio ‘Ancient and Modern Myths’ Italian art at Able Fine Art NY

Recent work by a renowned Italian sculptor and painter.
Able Fine Art Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
April 27 – May 17, 2018

Mara de Luca ‘Talisman’, Italian – American art at TOTAH

TOTAH
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
April 26 – June 10, 2018

Met Opera’s ‘Roméo et Juliette’ stars Ailyn Pérez and Charles Castronovo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
April 23 – May 12, 2018

Youth America Grand Prix 2018 is the world’s ballet scholarship audition

This is ballet for ballet dancers. The only thing that matches the energy on stage is the energy in the audience. It’s truly electric and a ballet experience like no other.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
FINALS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
GALA
Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow
Thursday, April 19, 2018

17th Tribeca Film Festival 2018

The younger of New York City’s two major film festivals brings red carpet premieres, stars, filmmakers, and film fans to NYC. Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Italian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, Romanian & Spanish films.
April 18 – 29, 2018

PEN World Voices Festival 2018 Resist and Reimagine

165+ writers and artists from over 50 countries gather in NYC to talk about the theme ‘Resist and Reimagine.’
April 16 – 22, 2018

Columbus Day celebrates the European discovery of the Americas

Second Monday in October
Monday, October 8, 2018

Angelina Gualdoni ‘Casa della Nuova Strega’ at Asya Geisberg Gallery

The Italian – American artist builds the house of the new witch.
Asya Geisberg Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 5 – May 12, 2018

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are NYC’s Hot Jazz Band

Iguana New York
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Tuesday

TEFAF New York Spring 2018 is the Metropolitan Museum of Art Fairs

Museum-quality art and antiques by Brazilian, French, Italian, Latin American, Uruguayan and some of New York City’s leading galleries.
Park Avenue Armory
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Friday – Tuesday
May 4 – 8, 2018

Verdi’s ‘Luisa Miller’ stars Spanish-Mexican opera legend Plácido Domingo

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 29 – April 21, 2018

Opera fans go mad for Donizetti’s Italian opera ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 22 – May 10, 2018

Queenie, female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection

Hunter East Harlem Gallery
East Harlem, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 21 – June 23, 2018

Stephen Petronio Company Italian-American Postmodern Dance at The Joyce

The Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
GALA Wednesday, March 21
Tuesday – Sunday
March 20 – 25, 2018

Met Opera’s 2018 ‘Semiramide’ stars Angela Meade & Javier Camarena

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February – March
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, March 17, 2018

New Met Opera production of Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutte’ set in Coney Island

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 15 – April 19, 2018

10th ReelAbilities Film Festival NY 2018

Inspiring Brazilian, Colombian, Italian, & Catalan-Spanish movies about people with different abilities.
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Upper West Side, Manhattan
and other venues in all five boroughs
Thursday – Wednesday
March 8 – 14, 2018

NADA New York 2018 is NYC’s young art fair

Skylight Clarkson Sq
Hudson Square, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

VOLTA NY 2018 Contemporary Art Fair

Brazilian, Colombian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Jewish, Puerto Rican, and Spanish galleries.
Pier 90
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
March 7 – 11, 2018

Tulsa Ballet returns to the Joyce with Colombian Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

‘Untitled’ world premiere by resident choreographer Ma Cong, ‘Shibuya Blues’ by Colombian-Belgian dance maker Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, and ‘Meðal’ (Among) by Helen Pickett.
Tuesday – Saturday
March 6 – 10, 2018

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

New York City Ballet ‘Here / Now’ (Winter 2018)

Contemporary ballets by international choreographers Millepied, Blanc, Peck, and Ratmansky.
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Friday, March 2, 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

New York City Ballet’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is the greatest romance

Peter Martins choreography
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
February 13 – 23, 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

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

Wagner’s ‘Parsifal’ is an epic Arthurian Tale of the Holy Grail

Those who sit through this five-hour opera say they would immediately sit through it again. The music is that good.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February 5 – 27, 2018

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

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

24th Armory Show 2018 is NYC’s big international art fair

NYC’s big modern, post-war, and contemporary art show. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Peruvian, Philippine, Portuguese, and Spanish art.
Piers 92 & 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
PREVIEW Wednesday, March 7
SHOW Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 11, 2018

Robert Calafiore ‘Muses’ uses a pinhole camera to turn family glass into art

Photography professor connects with his Italian-American family roots through long-abandoned hand-made processes.
ClampArt
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
February 1 – March 24, 2018

SCOPE New York 2018 art fair brings 60 international galleries to NYC

Metropolitan Pavilion
PREVIEWS
Thursday, March 8, 2018
FAIR Friday – Sunday
March 9 – 11, 2018

40th Artexpo 2018 with SOLO and FOTO SOLO at Pier 94

African, Argentine, Brazilian, Ecuadorian, Filipino, French, French-Canadian, Haitian, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan & Venezuelan galleries.
Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph, the Hispanic/Luso Father’s Day

We honor Saint Joseph for being a good father.
March 19
Tuesday, March 19, 2018

New York International Auto Show 2018 shows the latest rides

Jacob K. Javitz Center
655 W 34th St
Lower Midtown, Manhattan
March 30 – April 8, 2018

Oscars 2018, the 90th Academy Awards

NOMINATIONS
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
AWARDS
Dolby Theatre, Hollywood
Sunday, March 4, 2018

Affordable Art Fair New York Spring 2018

Argentine, French, French-Canadian, Italian, & Spanish galleries.
Metropolitan Pavilion
Chelsea, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
FAIR
Thursday – Sunday
March 21 – 25, 2018

Christie’s Old Master & British Drawings auction (January 2018) Results

20 Rockefeller Plaza
49th St between 5th & 6th Ave
Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Friday – Monday
January 26 – 29, 2018
AUCTION
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
RESULTS
$3,918,125 of art sold

Jordi Savall is a legend of early Western music

2018 Grammy Nominee
“Best Classical Compendium”
Sunday, January 28, 2018

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

Master Drawings New York (2018)

Multiple Galleries
Upper East Side, Manhattan
PREVIEW
Friday, January 26, 2018
SHOW
Saturday – Saturday
January 27 – February 3, 2018

Trump asks for Van Gogh, is offered 18K gold toilet

‘The Washington Post’
January 25, 2018

Patrick D. Pagnano ‘Empire Roller Disco’ captures the Disco era in NYC

Benrubi Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
January 25 – March 17, 2018

New York City Ballet All Balanchine No. 2 (Winter 2018)

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
January 24 – February 3, 2018

‘Il Trovatore’ is Verdi’s twisted tale of love and vengeance in politics

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
January 22 – February 15, 2018

Artists reflect on Fake President Trump in ‘One Year of Resistance’

Untitled Space
Tribeca, Manhattan
Monday – Friday
January 16 – February 4, 2018

‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ is Donizetti’s comic opera about a love potion

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
January – February
Saturday, February 17, 2018

Luca Campigotto ‘Nocturne’ at Laurence Miller Gallery

Laurence Miller Gallery
521 West 26th St
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
January 11 – February 24, 2018

14th Winter JazzFest 2018 brings together 10,000 Jazz lovers

Multiple venues in Midtown, Greenwich Village, East Village, Lower East Side, Hudson Square, and SoHo, Manhattan
January 10 – 17, 2018
JAZZ MARATHON
Friday – Saturday
January 12 – 13, 2018


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