January 2018 Latin Culture

January starts cold with Three Kings Day, gets moving with APAP NYC showcases, and ends with Masters Week and New York Antiques Week.

January Highlights

Winter JazzFest 2018 Jazz marathon

Greenwich Village Nightclubs
January 5-10, 2018

APAP NYC Association of Performing Arts Presenters

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

NYC Restaurant Week 2017 Summer

July 24 – August 18, 2017
Reservations are open

60th Grammys 2018 return to Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden
Sunday, January 28, 2018

New York Jewish Film Festival 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 10-23, 2018

Neighboring Scenes 2018 contemporary Latin American cinema showcase

Film Society of Lincoln Center
January 2018 TBD

Winter Antiques Show is America’s premiere antiques show

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

Under the Radar Festival

Antigonón, un Contigente Épico
January 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) on January 6 is the Hispanic Christmas

Gift-giving day
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three King’s Day Teatro SEA

Meet Los Tres Reyes for a free gift
107 Suffolk St #202
Lower East Side
Saturday, January 18, 2018

Broadway Week Winter 2018 offers 2-for-1 tickets to select Broadway shows

January – February 2018
2017 tickets went on sale January 5

January 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.

Tuesday, January 2

Wednesday, January 3

Thursday, January 4

Under the Radar Festival of experimental theater at the Public Theater in the East Village was January 4-15, 2017.

Friday, January 5

NYC Broadway Week tickets went on sale January 5, 2017.

Winter JazzFest in Greenwich Village and the East Village was January 5-10, 2017.

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.

Professional Bull Riders season opened at Madison Square Garden January 6-8, 2017.

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 Leonardo to Matisse: Master Drawings from the Robert Lehman Collection at the Met Fifth Avenue,  January 7, 2018 10am – 5:30pm.

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

Monday, January 8

Fashion designer Carolina Herrera was born in Caracas, Venezuela on January 8, 1939.

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.

Thursday, January 11

Friday, January 12

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

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.

Sunday, January 14

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

Monday, January 15

Martin Luther King Day is Monday, January 15, 2018.

American civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929.

LAST CHANCE to see Rodin at the Met, an exhibition of works by the French sculptor, at the Met Fifth Avenue Monday, January 15, 2018, 10am-5:30pm.

Tuesday, January 16

Wednesday, January 17

NYC Broadway Week was January 17 – February 5, 2017.

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

Thursday, January 18

Friday, January 19

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

Saturday, January 20

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

Sunday, January 21

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

Legendary tenor Plácido Domingo was born in Madrid, Spain on January 21, 1941.

It’s Masters Week and New York Antiques Week.

Monday, January 22

Tuesday, January 23

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

Oscar nominations will be announced January 23, 2018.

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.

Sunday, January 28

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

Miss Universe 2017 was broadcast live on Fox Sunday, January 29, 2017.

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

Grammy Awards are broadcast on CBS January 28, 2018.


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

New York Philharmonic transitions from Gilbert to Van Zweden

Season Premiere Film Concert
Star Wars: A New Hope
Friday, September 15, 2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center

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

Grammy-winning Argentine-American mezzo-soprano
Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
December 2017
January 2018

Shakira brings her El Dorado World Tour to Madison Square Garden

Colombian Pop
Madison Square Garden
Wednesday, January 17, 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

10x Grammy winner Eddie Palmieri coming to Bergen Performing Arts Center

New York Puerto Rican Jazz Legend
Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, New Jersey
Friday, January 26, 2018

Webster Hall is a popular nightclub in the East Village

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

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Italian Renaissance
Met Fifth Avenue
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

New York City Ballet Winter 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
January 17 – February 26, 2017

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.


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

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

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

Golden Globes by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

January 7, 2018

Will Brazilians keep dominating the Professional Bull Riders?

2016 event winner Paulo Lima and seven other top Brazilian bull riders are looking to win the PBR season opener at Madison Square Garden Jan 6-8, 2017

February calendar


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