Things to do in NYC January 2018

Things to do in NYC in January include Three Kings Day, APAP NYC showcases, Martin Luther King Day, Masters Week and New York Antiques Week.

Under the Radar Festival

Antigonón, un Contigente Épico
January 2018

Winter JazzFest 2018 Jazz marathon

Greenwich Village Nightclubs
January 5-10, 2018

Three Kings Day Parade El Museo del Barrio

Live camels and giant puppets
East Harlem
Saturday, January 6, 2018

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

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three King’s Day Teatro SEA receive a gift from Los Tres Reyes

107 Suffolk St #202
Lower East Side
Saturday, January 6, 2018

NYC Broadway Week January 2018 offers 2-for-1 tickets to popular shows

On Sale
Friday, January 5, 2018
Performances
Tuesday, January 16 – Sunday, February 4, 2018

New York Jewish Film Festival 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th St
between Amsterdam & Columbus
Lincoln Center
Wednesday – Tuesday
January 10 – 23, 2018

APAP NYC Association of Performing Arts Presenters

Conference with music showcases all over town
January 12-16, 2018

Winter Antiques Show is America’s premiere antiques show

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
Upper East Side
January 19-28, 2018

Miss Universe 2017

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere of France gives up her crown January 2018

Neighboring Scenes 2018 contemporary Latin American cinema showcase

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 2018 TBD

NYC Restaurant Week 2017 Summer

July 24 – August 18, 2017
Reservations are open


January 2018 Calendar



Monday, January 1

January 1 is New Year’s Day.

January 1 is the Christian Feast of Mary.

January 1 is the first day to send Easter Mass ticket requests to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown.

LAST CHANCE to see the 2017 Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 11 am.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Engelbert Humperdinck’s English fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Tuesday, January 2


Wednesday, January 3


Thursday, January 4

Under the Radar Festival of experimental theater at the Public Theater in the East Village is January 4-15, 2018.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25.

Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 8 pm. $15


Friday, January 5

NYC Broadway Week January 2018 tickets go on sale, probably at 10:30 am.

Étienne Comar’s 2017 biopic Django, about the French Gypsy-Manouche guitarist opens.

25th PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Season 2018 opens at Madison Square Garden January 5-7, 2018.


Saturday, January 6

January 6 is Three Kings Day or the Christian Feast of the Epiphany.

El Museo del Barrio’s annual Three Kings Day Parade in East Harlem is January 6.

Teatro SEA’s Three Kings Day Celebration in the Lower East Side is January 6.

LAST CHANCE THIS SEASON to see The Metropolitan Opera performing Engelbert Humperdinck’s English fairy tale opera Hansel and Gretel at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25


Sunday, January 7

Celebrate the birthday of Argentine Tango pianist, composer, and bandleader Carlos di Sarli in Bahia Blanca, Argentina on January 7, 1903.

LAST CHANCE to see Venezuelan-American artist Alex Da Corte ‘Harvest Moon at the New Museum 231 Bowery storefront in the Lower East Side.

LAST CHANCE to see Leonardo to Matisse: master drawings from the Robert Lehman collection at the Met Fifth Avenue, 10am – 5:30pm. 

The 75th Golden Globe Awards are on NBC Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 8-11 pm.



Monday, January 8

Celebrate the birthday of fashion designer Carolina Herrera who was born in Caracas, Venezuela on January 8, 1939.

SEASON PREMIERE of Mascagni and Leoncavallo’s pair of Italian operas Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through February 1, 2018. From $25

An exhibition of Spanish medical illustrator Santiago Ramón y Cajal The Beautiful Brain opens at Grey Art Gallery at New York University in Greenwich Village with a reception at 6 pm. Through March 31, 2018.


Tuesday, January 9


Wednesday, January 10

New York Jewish Film Festival by the Jewish Museum and Film Society of Lincoln Center is January 10-23, 2018.

Winter JazzFest 2018  in Greenwich Village and the East Village is January 10-17, 2018.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25.


Thursday, January 11

LAST CHANCE to see Franz Lehár’s English opera The Merry Widow at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Cuban percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez plays a duo with Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodríguez at Jazz at Lincoln Center.


Friday, January 12

It’s Martin Luther King Weekend!

APAP NYC, the national artist booking convention, is January 12-16, 2018.

Cuban percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez plays a duo with Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodríguez at Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Buika, the Spanish Queen of Flamenco Soul, plays a Winter JazzFest concert at The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $40 – $70


Saturday, January 13

The Miss New York USA and Miss New York Teen USA beauty pageants were January 13-15, 2017 at the Renaissance Westchester Hotel in West Harrison, NY.

Cuban percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez plays Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square, Manhattan.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s Italian comic opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25.


Sunday, January 14

globalFEST world music festival is at Webster Hall in Greenwich Village, January 14, 2018.

Cuban percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez plays Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square, Manhattan.



Monday, January 15

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day, the birthday of American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929.

LAST CHANCE to see Rodin at the Met, an exhibition of works by the French sculptor, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the Upper East Side from 10 am-5:30 pm.


Tuesday, January 16

NYC Broadway Week is January 16 – February 4, 2018.

OPENING NIGHT at the Metropolitan Opera for the Season Premiere of Donizetti’s Italian opera L’Elisir d’Amore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through February 17, 2018. From $25


Wednesday, January 17

Colombian Pop superstar Shakira brings her El Dorado World Tour to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea at 7:30 pm.


Thursday, January 18

The Outsider Art Fair New York 2017 is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan through Sunday.


Friday, January 19

The Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory in the Upper East Side is January 19-28, 2018.

LAST CHANCE to see Ailyn Pérez, Nadine Sierra, and Isabel Leonard in Mozart’s Italian opera Le Nozze di Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Saturday, January 20

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at Upper East Side galleries January 20-27, 2018.

LAST CHANCE to see Michael Eastman Buenos Aires – Southern Light at Edwynn Houk Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Venezuelan artist Arturo Herrera Paintings at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Portuguese photographer André Cepeda Depois at Benrubi Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan 10 am – 6 pm.


Sunday, January 21

January 21 – February 27 is New York’s Dominican Heritage Month. ¡Quisqueya!

Celebrate the birthday of legendary tenor Plácido Domingo in Madrid, Spain on January 21, 1941.



It’s Masters Week and New York Antiques Week.


Monday, January 22

OPENING NIGHT for the Season Premiere of Verdi’s Italian opera Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through February 15, 2018. From $25


Tuesday, January 23

NYC Restaurant Week was January 23 – February 10, 2017.

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards 2018 will be announced.

New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 season opens at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center with an All Balanchine No. 1 program at 7:30 pm. The season runs through March 4.


Wednesday, January 24


Thursday, January 25

Sotheby’s Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening Sale was January 25, 2017.


Friday, January 26

The Neighboring Scenes contemporary Latin American film festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center was January 26-31, 2017.

Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri plays the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey at 8pm.


Saturday, January 27

January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Venice Carnival is January 27 – February 3, 2018.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Spanish artist Esteban Vicente at Ameringer McEnery Yohe in Chelsea, Manhattan, 10 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see photography exhibition The Immigrants at Howard Greenberg Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan 10 am – 6 pm.


Sunday, January 28

Carnival season starts on the Septuagesima, January 28, 2018.

Miss Universe 2016 was broadcast live from Manila, Philippines on Fox on Sunday, January 29, 2017.

The 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are broadcast live on TNT and TBS January 21, 2018 at 8pm.

60th Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan are broadcast live on CBS at 7:30 pm.

 



Monday, January 29


Tuesday, January 30

New York Fashion Week Men’s was January 30-February 2, 2017.


Wednesday, January 31

Dominican Day Parade college scholarship applications were due January 31, 2017.

February calendar


 January Events



75th Golden Globes (2018) Latin Nominees ‘The Shape of Water’ and more

Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills, California
NBC
Sunday, January 7, 2018

‘Farinelli and the King’ is a comic play about a Spanish king’s Italian castrato

Belasco Theatre
111 West 44th St
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
PREVIEWS
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
OPENS
Sunday, December 17, 2017
CLOSES
Sunday, March 25, 2018

‘The Parisian Woman’ stars Uma Thurman hustling power in Washington

Hudson Theatre
145 West 44th St
Times Square – Theater District
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Previews
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Opening
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Closing
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Usually dark Mondays

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’

Studio 54
254 West 54th Street
near Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Previews Thursday, October 19, 2017
Opens Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Closes Sunday, February 4, 2018

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

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

‘The Immigrants’ at Howard Greenberg Gallery

Howard Greenberg Gallery
41 East 57th St, Suite 1406
at Madison Avenue, Midtown East
Thursday, December 14, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Esteban Vicente Spanish Abstract Expressionist of The New York School

Ameringer McEnery Yohe
524 West 19th St
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, December 14, 2017 – January 27, 2018

‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ (Marriage of Figaro) is a day in a Spanish house

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
Friday, December 15, 2017

‘The Merry Widow’ is Lehár’s Rom-Com Opera

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
OPENING
Saturday, December 16, 2017

Valdir Cruz ‘Presences’ captures the spirits of the Brazilian rainforest

Throckmorton Fine Art
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
between Lexington & Third Ave, Midtown East
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, December 7, 2017 – Saturday, February 24, 2018

Chris Botti is America’s top-selling instrumental artist

Blue Note
131 West 3rd St
between MacDougal & Sixth Ave
Greenwich Village
Monday, December 11, 2017 – Sunday, January 7, 2018

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are Hot Jazz

Iguana New York
240 West 54th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, December 11, 2017

Hansel and Gretel

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
OPENING
Monday, December 18, 2017

Isabel Leonard to sing Cherubino in Met Opera’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
Friday, December 29, 2017

Nadine Sierra is the Face of Opera’s New Generation

Susana in ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’
Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December 29 – January 19
SIERRA’S OPENING
Friday, December 29, 2017

Leonardo to Matisse master drawings from the Robert Lehman collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
Upper East Side, Manhattan
October 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side
September 27, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Pedro Giraudo is NYC’s busiest Argentine Tango Jazz leader

Terraza 7
40-19 Gleane St
near Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Thursday, January 11, 2018

New York Philharmonic ‘Tchaikovsky, La Mer & Salonen’

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday – Saturday
January 11 – 13, 2018

Buika ‘Para Mi’ Grammy nominee

~ Best World Music Album
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Rodin at the Met captures feelings in clay

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018

Dr. Martin Luther King Day honors the American civil rights leader

American civil rights leader was born January 15, 1929.
Monday, January 15, 2018

Malpaso is Cuban contemporary dance

Joyce Theater
175 Eighth Avenue
Chelsea
Wednesday-Sunday
January 17 – 21, 2018

Shakira ‘El Dorado’ Grammy nominee

~ Best Latin Pop Album
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St, Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018
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Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St, Chelsea, Manhattan
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

André Cepeda ‘Depois’ urban landscapes with multiples of form

Benrubi Gallery
521 West 26th St, 2nd Fl
between Tenth & Eleventh Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, November 30, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Arturo Herrera ‘Paintings’ makes the leap to canvas

Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
530 West 22nd St
between 10th & 11th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Closed Sunday & Monday
November 29, 2017 – January 20, 2018

90th Academy Awards 2018 Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel

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

Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition about the Puerto Rican superhero

Casita Maria Gallery
928 Simpson St, 6th Floor
at 163rd St
Hunts Point, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
October 4, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Michael Eastman ‘Buenos Aires – Southern Light’

Edwynn Houk Gallery
745 Fifth Ave #407
between 57th & 58th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, November 16, 2017 – Saturday, January 20, 2018

Miguel Zenón ‘Típico’ Grammy nominee

~ Best Latin Jazz Album
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

‘Modigliani Unmasked’ explores questions of identity

The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave & 92nd St
Upper East Side
September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2018

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Monday, November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

Sculpture of Uruguayan artist Gonzalo Fonseca

Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road
at Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 25, 2017 – Monday, February 12, 2018

Josef Albers in Mexico makes Aztec, Maya, and Inca art contemporary

Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
between 88th & 89th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Friday, November 3, 2017 – February 18, 2018

Murillo : The Self Portraits

Frick Collection
1 East 70th St at Fifth Ave
Upper East Side
Closed on Mondays
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – February 4, 2018

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Gordon Matta-Clark’s ‘Anarchitecture’ proves The Bronx is Beautiful

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Wednesday, November 8 2017 – April 8, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
at Washington Ave
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Friday, November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Angel Otero ‘Elegies’

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St,
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – April 29, 2018

François Morellet a systematic French approach to geometrical abstraction

Dia:Beacon upstate
Dia:Chelsea
535 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, October 28, 2017 – June 2, 2018

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

60th Grammy Awards (2018) Latin Nominees

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018

25th PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Season 2018

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
January 5-7, 2018

Webster Hall is a popular nightclub in the East Village

Nightclub
125 East 11th St
East Village
GlobalFEST
Sunday, January 14, 2018

Sotheby’s Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening Sale

Highlights of the January 2017 auction include a unique Velázquez bodegón and an El Greco Wed, Jan 25, 2017. On view Jan 20-Jan 25.

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

74th Golden Globes (2017)

Sunday, January 8, 2017


February calendar


 


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