June 2018 Things to do in NYC

June things to do in NYC include the National Puerto Rican Day Parade, Portugal Day, Gay Pride, SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn.

Central Park Tango is a romantic way to spend a Summer Saturday evening

Saturdays, June – September
Shakespeare Statue
SEASON OPENER
Saturday, June 2, 2018

‘Paradise Blue’ by Dominique Morisseau at the Signature Theatre

Jazz, gentrification, a sexy woman, and hard choices make ‘Paradise Blue.’
Written by Haitian-American Obie Award-winner Dominique Morisseau.
Directed by Puerto Rican Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
Signature Theatre
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
NOW PLAYING
Tuesday – Sunday
EXTENDED AGAIN to June 17, 2018

‘Kamchatka’ is a new opera about a boy’s view of Argentina’s Dirty War

Produced by Americas Society
Dixon Place
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Wednesday
June 5 – 6, 2018

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2018 Parade ¡Boricua!

America’s biggest cultural celebration.
PARADE
Fifth Avenue in Midtown and the Upper East Side
Sunday, June 10, 2018

Portugal Day 2018 (Dia de Portugal) is the Portuguese national day

Portuguese Festival and Parade in the center of Metropolitan New York City’s Portuguese community.
Newark, New Jersey
FESTIVAL
Friday – Sunday
June 8 – 10, 2018
PARADE
Sunday, June 10, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series
Monday, June 11, 2018

Museum Mile Festival 2018 is an Upper East Side open house street party

Second Tuesday in June
Fifth Avenue
From 82nd – 105th Street
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

World Cup 2018

Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Uruguay.
WORLD CUP
June 14 – July 15, 2018
GROUP STAGE
Daily, June 14 – 28, 2018

Latin things to do on Father’s Day

Third Sunday in June
Sunday, June 17, 2018

Midsummer Night Swing 2018 big band Salsa & Tango dancing outdoors

Dancing to live orchestras outdoors on a sprung-wood floor.
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Saturday
June 26 – July 14, 2018
Joe Quijano y Su Conjunto Cachana (Salsa)
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2017

Brings great Latin artists to Subrosa in the Meatpacking District and the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, June 1-30, 2017

Shakespeare in the Park 2017

Free Public Theater
Delacorte Theater
Central Park
May 23 – June 18, 2017
Dark Wednesday, June 14
Support the Public Theater

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island
June 13-18, 2017


June 2018 Calendar



June brings Father’s Day. It is also National Caribbean American Heritage Month.

Friday, June 1

RSVPs went live for 2017 River-To-River Festival events that require an RSVP.

The 2017 Open Roads: New Italian Cinema film festival was at Film Society of Lincoln Center June 1-7, 2017

The Blue Note Jazz Festival is at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan and other venues June 1 – 30, 2018.

An exhibition of work by French – Mexican – American artist Alexis de Chaunac Testimonio opens at  Silas Von Morisse gallery in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The exhibition is on view Thursday – Sunday through June 30.

The Balkans meets El Barrio with Raya Brass Band and Spanglish Fly at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens at 7 pm. $10 – $16


Saturday, June 2

Celebrate Italy’s national day, the Festival of the Republic (Festa della Repubblica).

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against Orlando City at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 7:30 pm. From $30

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Coppélia at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72


Sunday, June 3

The 2017 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Mass (in Spanish) was at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown East, Sunday, June 4, 2017.

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Balanchine Black & White program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. From $30

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

The 2017 Drama Desk Awards were at The Town Hall in Midtown, Sunday, June 4, 2017.

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72



It’s New York City Puerto Rico Week.


Monday, June 4

23-player team rosters for the 2018 World Cup are due today.

The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards will be announced at the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.


Tuesday, June 5

Americas Society presents Kamchatka, a new Argentine – French opera about a boy’s view of Argentina’s Dirty War, at Dixon Place in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 7 pm. $10 – $20


Wednesday, June 6

LAST CHANCE to see REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern & Decoration at Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos College in Mott Haven, The Bronx from 12 noon – 5 pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

Wilson Daniel & Orquestra play Dominican Bachata at the Bryant Park Dance Party at Bryant Park in Midtown, Manhattan at 6 pm. FREE

Americas Society presents Kamchatka, a new Argentine – French opera about a boy’s view of Argentina’s Dirty War, at Dixon Place in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 7 pm. $10 – $20

Legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega spins his regular Roots NYC party with Kevin Hedge at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District at 10 pm.


Thursday, June 7

The FIFA world soccer ranking is updated today. It’s the last update before the World Cup.

Celebrate the birthday of Juan Luis Guerra, the Merengue star, who was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on June 7, 1957.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

Cirque Italia European water circus opens at the Livingston Mall in Livingston, New Jersey (45 minutes by car from Midtown) at 7:30 pm. Through Sunday. $10 – $50

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, June 8

The New Swing Sextet and Quintero’s Salsa Project end the Bryant Park Dance Party season with a Latin Festival of Cha Cha, Boogaloo and Salsa at Bryant Park in Midtown, Manhattan from 5 pm – 10 pm. FREE

The 2017 Dominican Day Parade hosted a reception for the community at 809 Restaurant in Washington Heights on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

The 2017 National Puerto Rican Day Parade’s Gala Banquet was at the New York Hilton Midtown on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Puerto Rican Reggaeton stars Wisin & Yandel bring their Como Antes Tour to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $65 – $205+

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson at the Hudson Dance Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9:30 pm – 12 midnight. Mention XIMENA’S LIST. $15


Saturday, June 9

LAST CHANCE to see an exhibition of work by Spanish artist Eugenio Merino Here Died Warhol at UNIX Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against Atlanta United at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 12:30 pm. From $30

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

The 2018 New York Salsa Festival is at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 8 pm.

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

Luis Miguel brings his México Por Siempre tour to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8:30 pm. $69 – $500+

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan. Beginner and Intermediate lessons at 9 pm. Dancing from 10 pm – 5 am. $18


Sunday, June 10

June 10 is Portugal Day, the national day of Portugal.

João Gilberto, the legendary Bossa Nova singer-songwriter was born in Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil on June 10, 1931.

Celebrate Laylat al-Qadr, the holiest night of the Muslim year which commemorates the revealing of the Quran.

The 2018 Puerto Rican Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 11 am-5 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Paradise Blue written by Haitian – American Obie Award-winner Dominique Morisseau and directed by Puerto Rican – American Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson at the Signature Theatre in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 2 pm. From $30.

LAST CHANCE to see Our Lady of 121st St by Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis, directed by Tony & Emmy Award-winner Phylicia Rashad, at The Signature Theatre in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 2:30 pm. From $30

The Portugal Day Parade on Ferry Street in the Ironbound neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey is at 3 pm.

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

The 72nd Tony Awards are at Radio City Music Hall and live on CBS.



Monday, June 11

Celebrate the birthday of Chilean pop star Ana Tijoux in Lille, France on June 11, 1977.

2018 NEA Jazz Masters were announced on Monday, June 12, 2017.

Tickets for the 2017 US Open went on sale Monday, June 12, 2017.

SUMMERSTAGE: Latonia Moore, Mario Chang and Joshua Hopkins sing arias and duets for the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series at Central Park SummerStage from 8 – 10 pm. Free


Tuesday, June 12

The 2018 Museum Mile Festival is on Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 105th Streets from 6 – 9 pm, rain or shine.

The Paquito D’Rivera Ensemble plays the Blue Note Jazz Festival at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village Tuesday – Thursday, June 12 – 17, 2018 with shows at 8 & 10:30 pm.


Wednesday, June 13

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of lost things.

Honor Eleguá, the Santería lord of the crossroads who wears red and black.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx was on Tuesday, June 13,2017.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera in the park with excerpts from Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at Bryant Park in Midtown, Manhattan from 6 – 7 pm. FREE

Latonia Moore, Mario Chang and Joshua Hopkins sing arias and duets for the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series at Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights from 7 – 9 pm. Free

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opens its Spring Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center with a Celebrate Women program at 7:30 pm. $29 – $159

Legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega spins his regular Roots NYC party with Kevin Hedge at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District at 10 pm.


Thursday, June 14

Celebrate the 2018 feast of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the holy month of Ramadan, at sundown.

The 2017 River to River Festival was June 14-25, 2017.

2017 – 2018 Metropolitan Opera tickets went on sale to patrons and subscribers on Thursday, June 15, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks in Central Park was Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Free

The World Cup 2018 opens with Russia vs Saudia Arabia at 11 am ET. The Group Stage runs through Thursday, June 28.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs its Musical Icons program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center 7 pm. $29 – $75. Tickets to the Ailey Spirit Gala after the show are $500 – $1,000.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, June 15

It’s a New York City school holiday for Eid al-Fitr.

Celebrate the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the patron saint of lost things.

The 2018 Tanglewood Music Festival Bernstein Centennial Summer opens between Lenox and Stockbridge in western Massachusetts. Through September 2.

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

2018 NYC Pride is June 15 – 24, 2018.

2017 NYC Dance Week at studios in Manhattan and Brooklyn was June 15-24, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Cunningham Park in Queens was Thursday, June 15, 2017. Free

Texas meets Peru with Brian Clayton and The Green River Band and the Corina Bartra Afro-Peruvian Band at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens at 7 pm. $10 – $16

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs an Ailey, Then & Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $29 – $159

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72


Saturday, June 16

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks is at Prospect Park in Brooklyn was Friday, June 16, 2017.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs a Musical Icons program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. $29 – $159

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

Dominican Bachata star Antony Santos brings his La Historia de mi vida tour to Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $55 – $255

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs a Celebrate Women program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $29 – $159


Sunday, June 17

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Costa Rica vs Serbia at 8 am ET
  • Germany vs Mexico at 11 am ET
  • Brazil vs Switzerland at 2 pm ET

Third Sunday in June is Father’s Day. Love you Dad!

The 2017 Paul Winter Summer Solstice Celebration was at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 4:30am.

The 2017 Jacob’s Pillow Dance festival in Becket, Massachusetts  was June 17 – August 27.

2017 – 2018 Metropolitan Opera tickets went on sale to guild members on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

The 2017 New York Philharmonic’s Concerts in the Parks at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center Music Hall was Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs an Ailey, Then & Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. $29 – $159

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

Venezuelan activist singer Nacho brings his La Criatura Tour to Irving Plaza in Union Square, Manhattan at 6 pm. $79 – $90

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater closes its Lincoln Center season with a Musical Icons program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $29 – $159



Monday, June 18

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Belgium vs Panama at 11 am ET

The SummerStage City Parks Foundation Gala with dinner and a performance by Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) and The Loving Mary Band honors French bank BNP Paribas at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park on Monday, June 18, 2018 from 6:30 – 10 pm. $1,500 – $50,000


Tuesday, June 19

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

Chico Buarque de Hollanda, the legendary singer-songwriter, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 19, 1944.


Wednesday, June 20

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Portugal vs Morocco at 8 am ET
  • Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia at 11 am ET
  • Iran vs Spain at 2 pm ET

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

2017 Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center in the Upper West Side was June 27-July 15, 2017.

Legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega spins his regular Roots NYC party with Kevin Hedge at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District at 10 pm.


Thursday, June 21

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

It’s the 2018 Summer Solstice.

Celebrate the Parisian tradition La Fête de la Musique, an all-night street party of live music on the shortest night in the northern hemisphere.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, June 22

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Brazil vs Costa Rica at 8 am ET

Happy birthday to Cuban – American Jazz pianist and leader Arturo O’Farrill born in Mexico City on June 22, 1960.

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson at the Hudson Dance Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9:30 pm – 12 midnight. Mention XIMENA’S LIST. $15


Saturday, June 23

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of work by Mexican – American artist Enrique Chagoya Then and Now: Aliens Sans Frontières at George Adams Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Queenie, an exhibition of works by women artists in El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection, at Hunter East Harlem Gallery in Harlem, Manhattan from 12 noon to 5 pm.

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Korea Republic vs Mexico at 2 pm ET

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

Argentine rock band Enanitos Verdes and Spanish rock band Hombres G bring their Huevos Revueltos Tour to Radio City Music Hall at 8 pm. $49 – $350+


Sunday, June 24

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

2017 – 2018 Metropolitan Opera tickets went on sale to the general public on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

The 2018 Gay Pride Parade marches from Fifth Avenue at 36th Street to Christopher and Greenwich St from 12 noon to 3 pm.

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

NYCFC plays Major League Soccer against Toronto FC at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 5 pm. From $30

Last chance to see the Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park presentation of Othello directed by Tony Award-winning, Afro-Puerto Rican playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park at 8 pm. Free



The annual Medellín International Tango Festival is in Medellín, Colombia on the last week of June.


Monday, June 25

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Uruguay vs Russia at 10 am ET.
  • Iran vs Portugal at 2 pm ET.
  • Spain vs Morocco at 2 pm ET.

Tuesday, June 26

Happy Birthday to Gilberto Gil, the legendary singer-songwriter who was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 26, 1942.

Please vote in the Federal Primary elections. Your vote matters.

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Denmark vs France at 10 am ET
  • Australia vs Peru at 10 am ET
  • Nigeria vs Argentina at 2 pm ET

Wednesday, June 27

Celebrate the Marion feast of Our Mother of Perpetual Help.

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

  • Mexico vs Sweden at 10 am ET
  • Serbia vs Brazil at 2 pm ET
  • Switzerland vs Costa Rica at 2 pm ET

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (West 10th St) in Manhattan’s West Village in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING ~ Puerto Rican Salsa legend Joe Quijano y Su Conjunto Cachana play Salsa for dancing at Damrosch Park in Lincoln Center from 6 – 10 pm.

Legendary New York Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega spins his regular Roots NYC party with Kevin Hedge at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District at 10 pm.


Thursday, June 28

World Cup 2018 Group Stage

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Beginner lesson at 7 pm. (Mention New York Latin Culture Magazine to Juan Pablo for something special). Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, June 29


Saturday, June 30

LAST CHANCE to see The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830 – 1930 art exhibition at Americas Society in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, from 12 – 6 pm. Free

The World Cup 2018 Round of 16 is today through Tuesday, July 3.

  • C1 vs D2 at 10 am ET
  • A1 vs B2 at 2 pm ET

Do the Central Park Tango around the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall in Central Park from 6 – 9:15 pm. $10 suggested donation.

Repertorio Español presents new Cuban drama Exquisita Agonía at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan. Beginner and Intermediate lessons at 9 pm. Dancing from 10 pm – 5 am. $18

July calendar


June Events



Mexico warms up for the World Cup in an exhibition with Wales

World #17
Mexico vs Wales
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Sunday, May 27, 2018

New York Yankees vs Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Yankees vs Oakland Athletics
Friday – Sunday
May 25 – 27, 2018

Portugal warms up for the World Cup in a friendly with Tunisia

World #3,
Portugal vs Tunisia
Monday, May 28, 2018

France warms up for the World Cup in a friendly with Republic of Ireland

World #9
France vs Republic of Ireland
Stade de France in Paris, France
Monday, May 28, 2018

Peru warms up for the World Cup in a friendly exhibition with Scotland

World #11
Peru vs Scotland
Monday, May 28, 2018

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz for dancing at The Django

The Django in the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Panama warms up for the World Cup in a friendly with Northern Ireland

World #53
Panama vs Northern Ireland
Estadio Rommel Fernández Gutiérrez in Panama City, Panama
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Speak to your members of Congress at a local Town Hall Meeting

Memorial Day State Work Period
Monday – Friday
May 28 – June 1, 2018

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

The great Puerto Rican – African – American director tells the story of the Moor of Venice.
Delacorte Theater
Central Park, Manhattan
May 29 – June 24, 2018

Louie Vega, Roots NYC, Puerto Rican DJ at Cielo in Meatpacking

Cielo
Meatpacking, Manhattan
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga on city piers with stunning river views

APRIL – NOVEMBER & warm days
Wednesdays & Sundays at Pier 45, West Village
Thursdays at Long Island City Landing, Queens
Sunday, May 27, 2018

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

It’s the center of NYC’s Tango community. All the organizers dance there.
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
THURSDAYS
Thursday, May 24, 2018

New York Mets vs Miami Marlins at Citi Field ~ New York Latin Culture Mag

Citi Field Flushing Meadows–Corona Park, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Mets vs Chicago Cubs
Thursday, May 31, 2018

‘Exquisita Agonía’ new Cuban drama at Repertorio Español

A love story about a middle-aged woman’s obsessive quest to find love in a young man who is transformed by the gift of life when he receives a new heart.
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
DAILY through
Thursday, May 31, 2018

‘El coronel no tiene quien le escriba’ Colombian drama at Repertorio

Classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself.
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Friday, June 1, 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

New York vs Seattle Sounders Major League Soccer at Red Bull Arena

Watch with the Empire Supporters Club, Viking Army, or Garden State Ultras supporters clubs.
New York vs Seattle Sounders
Red Bull Arena
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

NYCFC vs Orlando City Major League Soccer Yankee Stadium Third Rail

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – OCTOBER
NYC vs Orlando City
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Spain warms up for the World Cup in a friendly exhibition with Switzerland

World #6
Spain vs Switzerland
Saturday, June 2, 2018

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

Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Phylicia Rashad.
Signature Theatre
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
NOW PLAYING
Tuesday – Sunday
Through June 10, 2018

Tarsila do Amaral ‘Inventing Modern Art in Brazil’ at MoMA

Tarsila was deeply engaged in the 1920s Paris Cubist art scene. Back home she created a modernism that could only be Brazilian. Then she evolved a social consciousness that is a hallmark of the great Brazilian artists of the 20th century.
MoMA in Midtown, Manhattan
Daily
February 11 – June 3, 2018

Brazil warms up for the World Cup in an exhibition with Croatia

World #2
Croatia vs Brazil
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Costa Rica warms up for the World Cup in a friendly with Northern Ireland

World #26
Costa Rica vs Northern Ireland
Sunday, June 3, 2018

New York City Ballet ‘Balanchine Black & White’ (Spring 2018)

‘Concerto Barocco,’ ‘Agon’ and ‘The Four Temperaments’
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
APRIL – JUNE
END OF THE SEASON
Sunday, June 3, 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

‘Once on This Island’ at Circle in the Square, a Broadway musical about love

A Caribbean version of ‘The Little Mermaid’ wins hearts.
Circle in the Square Theatre
Times Square Theater District
Through December 31, 2018

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

The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Dark Mondays
Open-ended run

‘A Bronx Tale’ is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Tuesday-Sunday
THROUGH June 24, 2018

Uruguay warms up for the World Cup in a match with Wales

World #22
Uruguay vs Uzbekistan
Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay
Thursday, June 7, 2018

REVIVAL: Contemporary Pattern & Decoration at Longwood Art Gallery

Pattern, Decoration, and the Body.
Longwood Art Gallery
Hostos College
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
April 4 – June 6, 2018

Milonga on the Hudson has a big open dance floor for Argentine Tango

Hudson Dance Studio
2nd & 4th Friday
Edgewater, New Jersey
Friday, May 25, 2018

Eugenio Merino ‘Here Died Warhol’ at UNIX Gallery

A similar striking sculpture of Picasso in state became a huge tourist draw in Málaga, Spain. A clever commentary on the commercialization of art, life and even death.
UNIX Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – June 9, 2018

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

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

Grupo Niche to bring Colombian Salsa to the New York Salsa Festival

Legendary Colombian Salsa band, “Cali Pachanguero,” “Un Aventura…”
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Willie Colón joins the 34th New York Salsa Festival at Barclays Center

Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 9, 2018

The All Night Milonga is NYC’s longest-running big Tango party

One of the biggest milongas in the U.S.
Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
Second & Last Saturdays
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Jazz and Classical master Paquito D’Rivera to play Birdland Jazz Festival

The Cuban Classical and Jazz sax legend blows the happiest horn on the planet.
Blue Note Jazz Festival
Blue Note
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
June 12 – 17, 2018

Bryant Park presents New York City Opera ~ Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Giacomo Puccini’s tragic Italian opera ‘Madama Butterfly’
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
FREE

NYC Dance Week free dance classes

Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Capoeira, Flamenco, Parkour, Salsa, & Samba
Manhattan and Brooklyn
June 15-24, 2017

Celebrate Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting and devotion

Begins with the first sighting of the moon.
May 16 – June 15, 2018

Argentina vs Iceland ~ World Cup 2018 Group Stage

World #4, World Cup Group D
Argentina vs Iceland
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Colombia vs Japan World Cup 2018 Group Stage

World #13, World Cup Group H
Colombia vs Japan
Mordovia Arena, Saransk, Russia
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

William Ropp ‘Tafari: He who Inspires Awe’ at Throckmorton Fine Art

Ethiopian body of work by a French photographer whose subjects seem to be looking at you.
Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
May 3 – June 23, 2018

Enrique Chagoya ‘Then and Now: Aliens Sans Frontières’

George Adams Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – June 23, 2018

The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830 – 1930 at Americas Society

Americas Society / Council of the Americas
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
March 22 – June 30, 2018

Painted in Mexico, 1700 – 1790: Pinxit Mexici Metropolitan Museum of Art

In the 1700s painters in New Spain created their own art.
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Daily April 24 – July 22, 2018

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

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

‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018

Carmelo Arden Quin : Invention ~ Uruguayan modern art at Leon Tovar Gallery

Influential modern artist and co-founder of the Grupo Madí.
Leon Tovar Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Monday – Friday
OPENING RECEPTION
April 26 – July 27, 2018

‘A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection’ at Hauser & Wirth

This Brazilian collection is a like a good museum of modern, post-war and contemporary art.
MUST SEE
Hauser & Wirth
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
April 26 – July 27, 2018

‘La Frontera Encounters Along the Border’ crosses over the MAD Museum

A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.
Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
March 1 – September 23, 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

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

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art in Brooklyn

The New York-based Chilean artist resurrects an ancient knotted cord writing and reading system of the Indigenous Andean peoples.
Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
May 18 – November 25, 2018

La Marina Beach has Summer weekend dance parties on the Hudson River

MAY – SEPTEMBER
La Marina
348 Dyckman St
at the Hudson River
Washington Heights, Manhattan

2017 Drama Desk Awards for Danny DeVito and Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Cuban, Ecuadorian, Italian, Mexican, and Puerto Rican nominees
The Town Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Sunday, June 4, 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


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