Cuban NYC is centered in Union City, New Jersey. Cuba is the sacred heart of Latin culture in the Americas.
Monday, June 29 – Sep 20, 2020 🇨🇴 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇺🇸
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 UNION CITY, New Jersey 🇨🇺 🇺🇸 BASÍLICA DEL COBRE, El Cobre, Santiago de Cuba
Sunday, July 21, 2019 FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, Queens ~ Family entertainment, games, food and kiosks from twenty Hispanic countries. FREE ~ CANCELLED DUE TO NYC’S DANGEROUS HEAT ADVISORY
MANHATTAN, BRONX, QUEENS; PREFEST Apr 5-8, FEST Apr 9-16, 2019; Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, Peruvian & Spanish movies, red carpet & parties, plus Cuban ballet legend CARLOS ACOSTA
CHELSEA, January 9-20, 2019 ~ Malpaso Dance Company, Los Hijos del Director, Compañia Irene Rodríguez. Some of the best dancers in the world and an island of choreographic talent. # cuban contemporary dance festival flamenco
Sunday, September 23, 2018 37th Avenue Jackson Heights, Queens ~ Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan culture.
Bergenline Avenue Hudson County, New Jersey Sunday, May 20, 2018
New York City Center Midtown, Manhattan Saturday, April 28, 2018
Harlem August 12-23, 2017
Cuban New York City
Tuesday-Friday EL BARRIO, EAST HARLEM, NYC – Preserves and promotes the culture of Africa and the African diaspora – whether African, African-American, Afro-Latino or Afro-Caribbean.
Monday-Friday MURRAY HILL, NYC ~ The Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations provides consular services
UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC United State’s leading Latino contemporary dance organization -¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
KIPS BAY, NYC New York’s Spanish-language repertory theatre company for over 50 years ~ ¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
MARQUIS THEATRE, TIMES SQUARE, November 5, 2015 – August 20, 2017 ~ The inspiring Emilio and Gloria Estefan story #CUBAN #BROADWAY
Cuban New Yorkers
New York City’s Cuban community is small, but influential
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 🇨🇺 🇺🇸 HAVANA, Cuba October 21, 1925 ¡Azúcar!
Thursday, December 3, 2020 🇨🇺 🇺🇸 HAVANA, Cuba December 3, 1907
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 🇨🇺 🇺🇸 MEXICO CITY, Mexico June 22, 1960
Sunday, August 23, 2020 – HAVANA, Cuba August 23, 1915
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 🇨🇺 🇺🇸 Güira de Macurijes, Matanzas, Cuba August 31, 1911
Friday, July 31, 2020 at 1pm nationalsawdust.org FREE
Thursday, March 19 & 26, 2020 GINNY’S RED ROOSTER Harlem, NYC
March 14, 2020 ZINC BAR Greenwich Village, NYC
Saturday, March 7, 2020 ZINC BAR Greenwich Village, NYC
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 THE DJANGO Tribeca, NYC One of New York City’s best Cuban dance bands
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 Live music Cuban jazz Blue Note Jazz Festival GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ One of Dizzy’s legacy bands plays Gillespie’s Latin hits like ‘Manteca’ and ‘Tin Tin Deo’
BELMONT, THE BRONX, Sun, Jan 27, 2019 ~ The jazz composer of the African diaspora joins Mary Ann Sweeney & Bronx Arts Ensemble to play one of the jazz greats, Charles Mingus. African Cuban jazz live music. FREE
Bergdorf Goodman Midtown, Manhattan ~ Barneys New York Upper East Side Chelsea ~ Saks Fifth Avenue Midtown East, Manhattan ~ Intermix Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Meatpacking, West Village, SoHo
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
February 3 – March 11, 2018 MOMA, MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Midtown, NYC
The Cuban World
Thursday, January 9, 2020 WEBSTER HALL East Village, NYC s🇨🇺
Wed-Sun, December 4-8, 2019 GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ The jazz legend of Irakere, Dizzy Gillespie and Danzón plays the Blue Note
Tuesday-Saturday Nov 21, 2019 – Jan 18, 2020 Galerie Lelong CHELSEA, NYC The Cuban artist’s new freestanding work and first marble and bronze sculptures
Wednesday-Sunday Nov 20, 2019-Mar 22, 2020 EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO East Harlem, NYC A touring retrospective of the Puerto Rico-based Cuban artist whose sensual abstractions broke the picture plane before standing on their own
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 28, 2019 HARLEM, NYC ~ The Cuban jazz pianist and composer puts New York, Cuba and Nigeria in his music at the historic Minton’s Playhouse where bebop was born
Sunday, July 14, 2019 LINCOLN CENTER, NYC ~ This inspiring movie tells the life story of Cuban ballet dance legend Carlos Acosta (Royal Ballet, Acosta Danza)
TIMES SQUARE, NYC | Fri, Apr 26, 2019 | Cuban boleros live music ~ From The Tropicana to Chucho Valdés to Buena Vista Social Club, Omara’s career spans the entire time that Cuban music has been a world music
Sunday, April 7, 2019 PURCHASE, New York ~ Three-time Grammy nominees play Cuban timba dance music at Purchase College
Saturday, March 30, 2019 CONCOURSE, The Bronx ~ One of the great families of Cuban bolero singers. ‘Contigo Aprendi,’ ‘Me Voy Pa’l Pueblo,’ ‘La Longina’ and ‘Total.’
UPPER EAST SIDE; Wed, Mar 13, 2019; Cuban contemporary dance theatre ~ U.S. debut dancing three Pedro Ruiz ballets
Friday-Sunday, January 18-20, 2019 JOYCE THEATER, NYC One of Cuba’s leading flamenco dance companies returns to New York -¡New York Latin Culture Sponsor!
CHELSEA, Tue-Wed, January 15-16, 2019 ~ One of Cuba’s most daring contemporary dance makers, George Céspedes, makes his U.S. debut at the Joyce Cuba Festival. # cuban contemporary dance festival
CHELSEA, Jan 9-13, 2019, Wed-Sun ~ Cuba’s leading international contemporary dance company opens the Joyce Cuba Festival with Ohad Naharin’s “Tabula Rasa.” # cuban israeli contemporary dance
NEW YORK CITY; Dec 3, 2018; Cuban ballet leader ~ Lourdes Lopez, Miami City Ballet Artistic Director, former New York City Ballet Principal, talks about being a Cuban immigrant, family, opportunity, dancing for Balanchine and Robbins, the future of ballet and who we really are
Saturday, October 6, 2018 PROSPECT PARK, Brooklyn ~ The successors to the Buena Vista Social Club play traditional Cuban son with contemporary influences for Carnegie Hall Citywide at the Brooklyn Museum
The Royal Ballet legend is debuting his new Cuban contemporary ballet company. New York City Center Midtown, Manhattan Wednesday – Friday April 25 – 27, 2018
Sat, Apr 7, 2018 RED HOOK, Brooklyn ~ “Cuba’s finest young female singer” (The Guardian) sings her powerful style of rumba jazz for the World Music Institute at Pioneer Works
Roulette Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Thursday, March 22, 2018
Joyce Theater 175 Eighth Avenue Chelsea Wednesday-Sunday January 17 – 21, 2018
Cuban contemporary artist 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel 532 West 25th St, Chelsea September 8 – October 14, 2017
Special guests Vanessa Formell and Pedrito Calvo (original singer) Lehman Center 250 Bedford Park Blvd W, The Bronx Saturday, August 26, 2017
EAST HARLEM, Wed-Sun, Jun 13 to Nov 5, 2017 ~ Prints of the secret dreams of Africa. # cuban print art exhibition
CUBA FESTIVAL Cuba’s leading Spanish Flamenco company. Joyce Theater Chelsea, Manhattan Thursday – Sunday May 19 – 22, 2016
CUBA FESTIVAL Marianela Boán’s avant-garde dance troupe uses the Cuban cabaret as a metaphor for life in “Showroom.” Joyce Theater Chelsea, Manhattan Saturday – Tuesday May 14 – 17, 2016
Friday, September 24, 2021 AFRICAN DIASPORA
Friday, December 4, 2020 CUBA 🇨🇺
Thursday, December 17, 2020 SANTIAGO DE LAS VEGAS, Cuba
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 WEST & CENTRAL AFRICA, CUBA, BRAZIL, AFRICAN DIASPORA
Sunday, July 11, 2021 #NationalMojitoDay
Monday, August 16, 2021
Thursdays, April 16, 23, 30 & May 7, 2020 ZOOM CARIBBEAN CULTURAL CENTER AFRICAN DIASPORA INSTITUTE El Barrio, East Harlem – Oba Frank Bell leads a webinar on Integral Plants & Herbs in Afro-Cuban Orisha & Palo Traditions. FREE
The Yoruba religion from Nigeria and Benin was called Santería by the Spanish in Cuba because Africans kept their heritage faith by blending it with worship of Catholic saints
HUDSON SQUARE, EXTENDED YET AGAIN Fri-Thu, Mar 29-Apr 4, 2019, classic Cuban movies ~ 1964 Cuban-Soviet film tells four stories of Cuba with the most ingenious tracking shots. Presented by Francis Ford Coppola & Martin Scorsese.
The Havana Film Festival (International Festival of New Latin American Cinema) is in Havana in December. It’s one of the good times to visit.
Monday, September 7, 2020 UNION CITY, New Jersey 🇨🇺 IGLESIA DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DE REGLA, Regla, Havana, Cuba
HAVANA, CUBA; daily Apr 12 – May 12, 2019; Cuban art fair ~ “The Construction of the Possible” theme welcomes back the 13th Havana Biennial after Hurricane Irma