March 2018 things to do in NYC

March things to do in NYC include the Flamenco Festival,  International Women’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, and Armory Week art fairs.

New York Mets vs Atlanta Braves at Citi Field

Citi Field Willets Point, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
Mets vs Atlanta Braves
Tuesday – Thursday
May 1 – 3, 2018

47th New Directors / New Films 2018 screens the future of cinema

Movies by new Brazilian, Dominican, Filipino, French, and Portuguese directors.

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Upper West Side, Manhattan

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan

March 28 – April 8, 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

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2018

Western Ireland and northwestern Spain share a Celtic culture.
Fifth Avenue
Midtown & Upper East Side, Manhattan
Saturday, March 17, 2018

New York City Center Flamenco Festival 2018

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
March 2 – 11, 2018

23rd Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2018

The latest movies from the people who invented cinema.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Thursday – Sunday
March 8 – 18, 2018

Oscars 2018, the 90th Academy Awards

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


March 2018 Calendar



Thursday, March 1

Happy birthday to actor Javier Bardem who was born in Las Palmas, Spain on March 1, 1969.

Celebrate Purim, the Jewish holiday that commemorates the courage of Esther who spoke up for, and thereby saved her people.

An exhibition of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the U.S. – Mexican border, La Frontera: Encounters Along the Border opens at the Museum of Arts and Design in Midtown, Manhattan from 10 am – 9 pm. Through September 23.

Repertorio Español performs the Puerto Rican / Latin La Canción musical at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The ADAA Art Show is at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 12 noon – 8 pm. Through Sunday. $25

The full moon rises at 4:21 pm.

An exhibition of Mexican – American magical realist Maria Tomasula All the Breath We Can Hold opens at Forum Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan with a reception at 5 pm. Monday – Saturday through April 7.

Grammy-nominated percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban Rumba at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $15

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Stravinsky & Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. $30 – $185

It’s the SEASON PREMIERE of Strauss’ German opera Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

The 3rd Neighboring Scenes New Latin American Cinema festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center closes with a screening of The Theater of Disappearance by Argentine artist Adrián Villar Rojas at 8:30 pm. $10 –  $15

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, March 2

The Contemporary Curated art auction at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side is at 10 am.

Moving Image New York opens at 591 Park Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 11 am – 6 pm. Free. Through Tuesday, March 6.

Repertorio Español performs the Puerto Rican / Latin La Canción musical at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The ADAA Art Show is at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 12 noon – 8 pm. $25

An exhibition of French photographer Valérie Belin : Painted Ladies opens at Edwynn Houk Gallery in Midtown East. Through March 31.

Flamenco Festival
The New York City Center Flamenco Festival opens with Ballet Nacional de España at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $35 – $135

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Here / Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm.

Repertorio Español performs Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm ($17 – $72).


Saturday, March 3

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

The Orchid Show opens at the New York Botanical Garden in The Bronx from 10 am – 6 pm. Through April 22. $20 – $25

The ADAA Art Show is at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 12 noon – 7 pm. $25

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 Here / Now program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. $30 – $185

French-led RIOULT Dance NY performs at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park at 2 pm & 8 pm. $20 – $42

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera performs Rossini’s Italian opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27

New York City Ballet performs its Winter 2018 Stravinsky & Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. $30 – $185

Flamenco Festival
The New York City Center Flamenco Festival continues with Ballet Nacional de España at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $35 – $135

Flamenco Festival
Spanish Flamenco guitarist José Antonio Rodríguez makes a rare NYC appearance at Roulette in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn (Downtown) at 8 pm. $28 – $32


Sunday, March 4

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid (La Liga) is at 10:15 am ET.

LAST CHANCE to see the ADAA Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. 12 noon – 5 pm $25

LAST CHANCE to see New York City Ballet’s Winter 2018 Stravinsky & Balanchine program at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm. $30 – $185

French-led RIOULT Dance NY performs at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park at 3 pm. $20 – $42

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Flamenco Festival
The New York City Center Flamenco Festival continues with Ballet Nacional de España at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 7 pm. $35 – $135

NYCFC (New York City Football Club) starts its 2018 regular season against Sporting Kansas City in Kansas City at 7:30 pm ET.

The 90th Academy Awards are hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California and live on ABC at 8:30 pm ET.

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40



 

It’s Armory Week, a week of art fairs in New York City.

Monday, March 5

Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Celebrate World Tennis Day with Tie Break Tens at Madison Square Garden at 7:30 pm. $45 – $500+

The Metropolitan Opera performs Strauss’ German opera Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, March 6

Happy Birthday to Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel Prize-winning author who was born in Aracataca, Colombia on March 6, 1927.

Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The SPRING/BREAK Art Show opens with a Collector’s Preview at 11 am. $50. Opening night is 5 – 9 pm. $20 – $50. Through Monday. $15 – $50

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg matches.

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum

The Metropolitan Opera performs Rossini’s Italia opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

The Tulsa Ballet opens at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $26 – $66


Wednesday, March 7

Paris Fashion Week Women’s ends.

March 7, 2018 is the last day to enroll in the Easter Mass ticket lottery at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown.

Classic Spanish comedy El Quixote plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg matches.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

The Tulsa Ballet performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $26 – $66

The Armory Show art fair opens with an invitation-only preview at Piers 92 & 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. The show runs through Sunday.

The Armory Party at MoMA benefits the Museum of Modern Art on Wednesday, March 7 from 8 pm – 12:30 am. $150 – $10,000

Weedie Braimah & Friends: Africa – Cuba – New Orleans – New York (including Pedro Martinez) is at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30 pm. $15 – $25

Puerto Rican New Yorker DJ Louie Vega spins his Roots NYC party a Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays their weekly gig at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 10 pm & midnight.


Thursday, March 8

Celebrate International Women’s Day.

Celebrate the birthday of Tango composer and bandleader Enrique Rodríguez in La Plata, Argentina on March 8, 1901.

Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The Scope New York art fair of emerging international artists and galleries opens with previews at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 3 – 9 pm. $100 – $150. Through Sunday. $15 – $25

The Armory Show art fair is at Piers 92 & 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $25 – $47

The VOLTA NY art fair is at Pier 90 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $30 – $35

The NADA New York art fair is at Skylight Clarkson Square in Hudson Square  (West SoHo) from 2 – 8 pm. $10 – $40. The fair runs through Sunday.

A photography exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based Chilean artist Rodrigo Valenzuela Intervention opens with a reception for the artist at Laurence Miller Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Through April 28.

Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan has two opening receptions from 6 – 8 pm. Both exhibitions run Tuesday – Saturday, through April 14.

An exhibition of work by Mexican – American artist Dan Hernandez Game Over opens with a reception for the artist at Kim Foster Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Tuesday – Saturday, through April 21.

An exhibition of 1970s photographs by renowned Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez ‘Instamatics’ opens with a reception at Danziger Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6;30 – 8 pm. The exhibition runs Tuesday – Saturday through April 28.

It’s OPENING NIGHT for the Rendez-Vous with French Cinema film festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center with UniFrance Films at 6:30 pm. $12 – $20. Through March 18.

New Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $17 – $72

It’s the OPENING NIGHT GALA for the Reelabilities Film Festival New York at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in the Upper West Side at 7 pm. $125. Festival through March 14.

Independent New York is at Spring Studios in Tribeca, Manhattan, March 8-11, 2018.

Art on Paper is at Pier 36, South Street in the Lower East Side through Sunday.

Brazilians Duduka Da Fonseca and Helio Alves featuring Maucha Adnet play Samba Jazz and the Music of Jobim at Dizzy’s, Thursday – Sunday, March 8 – 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm. $20 – $45

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Grammy-nominated percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban Rumba at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $15

The Tulsa Ballet performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $26 – $66

Salsa legends El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico play B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $65 – $110

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, March 9

The SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas is Friday-Sunday, March 9-18. It’s not in New York, but a lot of international artists will come to New York right after it.

Claire’s Camera (La caméra de Claire), starring French movie star Isabelle Huppert opens today, but doesn’t seem to be playing anywhere in NYC.

Spanish drama La casa de Bernarda Alba plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The Armory Show art fair is at Piers 92 & 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $25 – $47

The VOLTA NY art fair is at Pier 90 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $30 – $35

The Collective Design Fair is at Skylight Clarkson North in Hudson Square (West SoHo) through Sunday.

The Clio art fair of independent artists opens at 335 West 25th St from 12 noon to 8 pm. Free. Through Sunday.

The Art on Paper art fair opens with a preview at Pier 36 in the Lower East Side from 6 to 10 pm. $25. Through Sunday.

An exhibition that includes Chilean artist Johanna Unzueta When the wind goes wrong opens with a reception for the artist at 57W57 Arts from 6 – 9 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Saturday through April 20.

The Independent New York art fair opens at Spring Studios in Tribeca, Manhattan from 12 noon to 7 pm. $25. Through Sunday.

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el Nombre de Salomé at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm ($17 – $72).

The Tulsa Ballet performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $26 – $66

The Metropolitan Opera performs Strauss’ German opera Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Do the Argentine Tango with New York Latin Culture Magazine’s Ximena and Keith at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Mention Ximena’s List)


Saturday, March 10

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

The Armory Show art fair is at Piers 92 & 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $30 – $47

The VOLTA NY art fair is at Pier 90 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 8 pm. $30 – $35

The Metropolitan Opera performs Rossini’s Italian opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $27

The Tulsa Ballet performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2 pm. $26 – $66

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Italian short film Have No Fear and Catalan – Spanish short film Design-Ability screen at the Reelabilities Film Festival New York at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 4:30 pm. Free with RSVP

An exhibition of American-born, Colombia-raised artist Lina Puerta opens with a reception at Smack Mellon in DUMBO, Brooklyn from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition runs Wednesday – Sunday through April 22.

The New York Red Bulls start their 2018 regular season against the Portland Timbers at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 7 pm.

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

The Tulsa Ballet closes at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $26 – $66

LAST CHANCE to see the Metropolitan Opera perform Puccini’s Italian opera La Bohème this season at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8:30 pm.

Gerardo Contino and the Afro-Latin Renaissance play BAMcafé in Downtown Brooklyn at 10 pm. Free.

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am. $16 – 18


Sunday, March 11

Daylight Savings Time 2018 is March 11. Set your clocks an hour forward.

Celebrate the birthday of Astor Piazzolla, the father of Tango Nuevo, in Mar del Plata, Argentina on March 11, 1921.

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

LAST CHANCE to see the performance installation by Cuban artist Tania Bruguera : Untitled (Havana, 2000) at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm. $14 – $25.

LAST CHANCE to see The Armory Show art fair at Piers 92 & 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 6 pm. $30 – $47

LAST CHANCE to see the VOLTA NY art fair at Pier 90 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12 noon – 5 pm. $30 – $35

Colombian feature film Hero Steps (Pasos de Heroe) screens at the Reelabilities Film Festival New York at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in the Upper West Side at 1 pm. $11 – $15

New Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

NYCFC vs LA Galaxy is NYCFC’s home opener at Yankee Stadium at 5 pm.

Brazilian short comedy Leo & Carol screens at the Reelabilities Film Festival New York at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan in the Upper West Side at 6 pm. $11 – $15

LAST CHANCE to see Uma Thurman in The Parisian Woman at The Hudson Theatre on Broadway at 7:30 pm. $69.50 – $250

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40



It’s Asia Week New York for the art community.

Monday, March 12

The Metropolitan Opera performs Strauss’ German opera Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, March 13

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg matches.

Mexican Tenor Luis Chapa is Pinkerton in the Metropolitan Opera’s version of Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum

Brazilian New York band The Ladybugs plays a late night session at Dizzy’s, Tuesday – Saturday, March 13 – 17, 2018 at 11:15 pm. $5 – $10


Wednesday, March 14

Happy birthday Rodolfo Biagi, the Argentine Tango pianist and composer who was born in Buenos Aires on March 14, 1906.

Watch UEFA Champions League Round of 16 second leg matches.

Flamenco Festival
Spanish experimental Flamenco singer Niño de Elche brings his Anthology of Heterodox Flamenco Singing (Antología del Cante Flamenco Heterodoxo) tour to Schimmel Center in Manhattan’s Financial District at 7:30 pm. Tickets from $29

The Metropolitan Opera performs Rossini’s Italia opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

Puerto Rican New Yorker DJ Louie Vega spins his Roots NYC party a Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays their weekly gig at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 10 pm & midnight.


Thursday, March 15

FIFA world soccer rankings are released today.

Registration for NYC Dance Week in June opens mid-March.

An exhibition of Chilean artist Sandra Vásquez de la Horra América sin Fronteras opens with a reception for the artist at David Nolan Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. On view Tuesday – Saturday, through April 28.

American Landscape, a group exhibition that includes work by Cuban – American artist Teresita Fernández opens with a reception at Lehmann Maupin in Chelsea, Manhattan, from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition runs through May 5.

The Queens World Film Festival opens at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens at 7 pm. Through March 25.

Puerto Rican Salsa and Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri plays the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Free

It’s opening night for the NEW PRODUCTION PREMIERE of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte by Phelim McDermott at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through April 19. From $27

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. 7-time Colombian champion Daniel Martinez Cadavid teaches the intermediate lesson at 8 pm. He performs a minuet with Sarah La Rocca around 11:30 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, March 16

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Ideas Get Dressed, a group exhibition of work by fashion designers including Zac Posen (Jewish), Manolo Blahnik (Spanish), Roland Nivelais (French), Raquel Davidowicz (Brazilian), and Geova Rodrigues (Brazilian), opens with a reception at SAPAR Contemporary in Tribeca, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition runs Tuesday – Saturday, through April 24.

LAST CHANCE to see Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Cuban Classical and Jazz legend Paquito  D’Rivera plays To Bird with Strings, arrangements of Charlie Parker’s Bird With Strings album as a special Jazz at Lincoln Center 30th Anniversary Concert in the Rose Theater at 8 pm. $35 – $125

Flamenco Festival
Spanish Flamenco singer Angelita Montoya presents the New York debut of her first album Versos olividados (Forgotten Verses): A Tribute to Women Poets at Roulette in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn at 8 pm. $28 – $32

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72


Saturday, March 17

Happy Birthday Nicky Jam! The Puerto Rican-Dominican-American Reggaeton star was born in New York City on March 17, 1981.

Vive Latino 2018, one of the world’s most important Spanish-language Rock festivals, is March 17-18 in Mexico City, Mexico.

The 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival is at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

LAST CHANCE to see Los Angeles-based American artist Michael Alvarez We’re Out Here at Marlborough Contemporary in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th St to 79th St, from 11:30 am – about 4:30 pm. Western Irish and northwestern Spaniards share a common genetic and cultural heritage.

Teatro SEA, bilingual Latino children’s theatre, presents Dominican folk tale Pedro Animal Falls in Love / Pedro Animal se enamora at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 12 noon. $10 – $20

The Metropolitan Opera performs Strauss’ German opera Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

NYCFC vs Orlando City is at Yankee Stadium at 3:30 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Rossini’s Italian opera Semiramide, starring soprano Angela Meade and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

Cuban Classical and Jazz legend Paquito  D’Rivera plays To Bird with Strings, arrangements of Charlie Parker’s Bird With Strings album as a special Jazz at Lincoln Center 30th Anniversary Concert in the Rose Theater at 8 pm. $35 – $125

Flamenco Festival
Andalusian Voices: Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, and Arcángel sing Spanish Flamenco at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $80


Sunday, March 18

LAST CHANCE to see the 21st New York International Children’s Film Festival at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan and other venues in Manhattan, Downtown Brooklyn, and Astoria, Queens. $15 – $17

A group exhibition, Being: New Photography 2018, with Brazilian, Italian, and Filipino artists opens at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art, in Midtown, Manhattan from 10:30 am – 5:30 pm. Through August 19.

Repertorio Español performs the La Canción musical at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $72

Vocalist Nicole Murad and pianist Pablo Zinger present Tango Shalom at The JCC Staten Island at 3 pm. $18

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40



Monday, March 19

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph. It’s Festa di San Giuseppe in Italy, El Día del Padre in Spain, Bolivia, and Honduras, and Dia do Pai in Portugal. It’s the Hispanic/Luso Father’s Day. Here’s to all Dads and Step-Dads!

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, March 20

Celebrate the beginning of Spring in the northern hemisphere, and Fall in the southern hemisphere.

Repertorio Español performs Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company opens at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $35 – $60.

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Wednesday, March 21

Celebrate World Poetry Day. #WorldPoetryDay

Celebrate World Puppetry Day at Teatro SEA in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. All day long.

Celebrate the birthday of Benito Juárez, Mexican national hero, in San Pablo Guelatao, México on March 21, 1806. There is a statue of Juárez in Bryant Park.

Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body (1300 – Now) opens at the Met Breuer in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, 10 am – 5:30 pm. $25

Repertorio Español performs Spanish Golden Age comedy Valor, Agravio y Mujer at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

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

An exhibition of work by Italian photographer Leonardo Pucci episodes (without a real order) opens with a reception at Robin Rice Gallery in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Sunday through May 6.

An exhibition of work by French artist Izabella Ortiz Water Memories opens at Cavin-Morris Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan with a reception from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Tuesday – Saturday, through April 28.

An exhibition of work by Italian artist Steve DiBenedetto opens with a reception at Derek Eller Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Sunday, through April 22.

An exhibition of work by Puerto Rican artist Nayda Collazo-Llorens Unmappings opens with a reception at LMAK gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Wednesday – Sunday, through April 29.

The Affordable Art Fair New York opens with a Private View at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 9 pm. $70 – $80. Through Sunday. $10 – $30

The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830 – 1930 opens with a reception at Americas Society in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, from 7 – 9 pm. The exhibition runs Wednesday – Saturday, through June 30.
OPENING RESCHEDULED to Monday, March 26 from 6 – 8 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $35 – $60.

Brazilian dance band Forro in the Dark plays their weekly gig at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 10 pm & midnight.


Thursday, March 22

Celebrate Puerto Rican Emancipation Day, the day Puerto Rican slaves were freed in March 22, 1873.

Repertorio Español performs Spanish drama La casa de Bernarda Alba at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

The 6th Colombian Film Festival NY opens with a red carpet screening of Ciro & Yo at Cinépolis Chelsea in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $80. The Festival runs through Sunday.

The PRISM Quartet, Liebman, Mahanthappa, Ries & Zenon of four great Jazz saxophonists plays Symphony Space in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 7 pm. $13 – $23

New Colombian play El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No one writes to the colonel) is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $17 – $72

It’s the SEASON PREMIERE of Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through May 10. From $25

Flamenco Festival
Dorantes Flamenco meets Jazz with Adam Ben Ezra and special guest Tim Ries at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square, Manhattan, with sets at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Cover $25 – $45 with $10 minimum

Grammy-nominated percussionist Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban Rumba at B.B. King Blues Club in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $15

Multi-Grammy nominated Cuban pianist Omar Sosa and Senegalese kora master Seckou Keita bring their Transparent Water tour to Roulette in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn (near Downtown) on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 8 pm. $26 – $30

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $35 – $60.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, March 23

French drama Back to Burgundy (Ce qui nous lie) opens at the Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village, Manhattan.

Watch the world’s best Latin soccer teams play friendly exhibitions as they prepare for the World Cup in June:

Repertorio Español performs Spanish comedy El Quijote at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

#callresponse, a traveling group exhibition organized around communities of Indigenous women, opens with a reception and walk-through at EFA Project Space in Manhattan’s Garment District from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view through May 5.

Lena Burke, Xiomara Laugart and special guest Malena Burke play Cuban Salsa and Boleros at Hostos Center in Mott Haven, The Bronx at 7:30 pm. $25. Students $5

Flamenco Festival
Dorantes Flamenco meets Jazz with Adam Ben Ezra and special guest Tim Ries at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square, Manhattan, with sets at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Cover $25 – $45 with $10 minimum

The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba plays NJPAC Prudential Hall in Newark, New Jersey at 8 pm. $24 – $89

Repertorio Español performs Mexican – American drama Blind Spot at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66

LAST CHANCE to see the Metropolitan Opera perform Strauss’ German opera Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $35 – $60.

Do the Argentine Tango with New York Latin Culture Magazine’s Ximena and Keith and a special Gala with live music at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Mention Ximena’s List)


Saturday, March 24

Today is the day we March for Our Lives in Washington D.C., New York City, and communities across America (even around the world) in support of gun control.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

Teatro SEA, NYC’s bilingual Latino children’s theatre, presents A Tango Dancing Cinderella at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 3 pm. $10 – $20

Repertorio Español performs Puerto Rican comedy La Gringa at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

Colombian Reggaeton star Maluma brings his “All Access Tour” to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7 pm. $56 – $176+

New York Red Bulls vs Minnesota United is a Major League Soccer game at Red Bull Arena at 7 pm.

Ricardo Ribeiro sings traditional Portuguese Fado for the New York Fado Festival at Schimmel Center in Manhattan’s Financial District at 7:30 pm. From $29

Flamenco Festival
Dorantes Flamenco meets Jazz with Adam Ben Ezra and special guest Tim Ries at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center in Lincoln Square, Manhattan, with sets at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Cover $25 – $45 with $10 minimum

Repertorio Español presents Colombian stand-up comic Saul Garcia in his Sin WiFi también se vive at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $27

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm. $35 – $60.


Sunday, March 25

Celebrate Palm Sunday, the start of the Christian Holy Week (Semana Santa) through Saturday, March 31.

Broadway play Farinelli and the King closes at the Belasco Theatre in the Theater District.

Macy’s Flower Show opens at Macy’s department store in Manhattan’s Garment District from 10 am – 9 pm. Through April 8.

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2 pm. $35 – $60.

Repertorio Español presents Colombian stand-up comic Saul Garcia in his Sin WiFi también se vive at its theater in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

The Royal National Theatre in London screens National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar at NYU Skirball Center in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 7 pm. $25

Colombian Reggaeton star Maluma brings his “All Access Tour” to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan on Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 7 pm. $56 – $176+

The Italian – American-led Stephen Petronio Company performs at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $35 – $60.

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11 pm. $40



This week is part of the Congressional Spring Break State Work Period, March 26 – April 6. Tell the politicians who represent you what you think is important at a Town Hall in your region.

Monday, March 26

Watch international friendly soccer exhibitions in the warm up to the World Cup.

  • Wales 0 – 1 Uruguay (China Cup) at 7:35 am ET
  • Portugal 0 – 3 Netherlands at 4 pm ET

The Metropolis in Latin America, 1830 – 1930 opens with a reception at Americas Society in Manhattan’s Upper East Side, from 7 – 9 pm. The exhibition runs Wednesday – Saturday, through June 30.
OPENING RESCHEDULED to Monday, March 26 from 6 – 8 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

The Manhattan School of Music Afro – Cuban Jazz Orchestra plays cartoon and TV music at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Lincoln Square at 7:30 pm. $20 – $35

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Tuesday, March 27

Watch international friendly soccer exhibitions in the warm up to the World Cup.

  • Russia 1 – 3 France at 11:50 am ET
  • Switzerland 6 – 0 Panama at 1 pm ET
  • Germany 0 – 1 Brazil at 2:45 pm ET
  • Colombia 0 – 0 Australia at 3 pm ET
  • Tunisia 1 – 0 Costa Rica at 3 pm ET
  • Spain 6 – 1 Argentina at 3:30 pm ET
  • Iceland 1 – 3 Peru at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey at 8 pm. $220 – $275+
  • Mexico 0 – 1 Croatia at 10 pm ET

The reception for Queenie, an exhibition of works by women artists in El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection, is at Hunter East Harlem Gallery in Harlem, Manhattan from 6:30 to 9:30 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $27

Italian-American bandleader Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Mexican restaurant Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20 cover + $20 minimum


Wednesday, March 28

Celebrate the birthday of Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known as Lady Gaga, the Italian-American pop star,  in New York City on March 28, 1986.

Celebrate the birthday of Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa in Arequipa, Peru on March 28, 1936.

It’s OPENING NIGHT for the 47th New Directors / New Films festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan. Through April 8.

Repertorio Español performs the La Canción musical at its theatre in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11 am. $30

Venezuelan singer Migguel Anggelo presents So Close: Love & Hate at Joe’s Pub in Manhattan’s East Village at 7 pm. $20

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.


Thursday, March 29

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Holy Thursday.

The Argentine Tango USA Official Championship and Tango Festival is in San Francisco, California through April 1.

The New York Mets 2018 season and home opener is against the Cardinals at Cit Field in Willets Point, Queens at 1:10 pm.

An exhibition of Peruvian photographer Rafael Soldi: Life Stand Still Here opens with a reception at ClampArt in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Tuesday – Saturday through May 12.

Portuguese singer António Zambujo plays Fado for the NY Fado Festival at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Free

It’s the SEASON PREMIERE of Verdi’s Italian opera Luisa Miller starring Spanish – Mexican tenor Plácido Domingo at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Seven performances through April 21. From $27

French – Canadian Cirque du Soleil VOLTA opens at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment in East Rutherford, NJ at 8 pm. From $55. Through May 6.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson 8 pm. Dancing 9:30 pm – 2 am. $15


Friday, March 30

New York Puerto Rican Day Parade scholarship applications are due today.

Celebrate the Christian fast Good Friday.

Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover (Pesach, Pascua or Páscoa) through Saturday, April 7.

The New York International Auto Show is at Javits Center March 30 – April 8.

An exhibition of Spanish artist José Molina The Visionary World of José Molina opens with a reception at Able Fine Art NY Gallery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibition is on view Tuesday – Saturday through April 26.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Donizetti’s Italian opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Saturday, March 31

Celebrate the Christian holiday of Holy Saturday.

Celebrate César Chávez Day, the day the legendary Mexican-American labor leader was born in Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of French photographer Valérie Belin : Painted Ladies at Edwynn Houk Gallery in Midtown East.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Phelim McDermott’s new production of Mozart’s Italian comic opera Così fan tutte, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $27

The New York Mets play the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens at 1:10 pm. $23 – $436

Teatro SEA, NYC’s bilingual Latino children’s theatre, presents A Tango Dancing Cinderella at its theater in Manhattan’s Lower East Side at 3 pm. $10 – $20

Portuguese Fado singer-songwriter Lula Pena brings her Archivo Pittoresco tour to Schimmel Center in Manhattan’s Financial District at 7:30 pm. Tickets from $29.

A sound performance by French artist Félicia Atkinson The Candle (La Bougie) is at Issue Project Room in Downtown Brooklyn at 8 pm. $15

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Turandot at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8:30 pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am. $16 – 18

April calendar


 March Events



 

Johanna Unzueta ‘When the wind goes wrong’ Chilean art at 57W57ARTS

Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
CLOSING
March 9 – April 20, 2018

Patrick Demarchelier 1992 – 2017 at Staley-Wise Gallery

The world-renowned French fashion photographer makes beauty more beautiful.
Staley-Wise Gallery
SoHo, Manhattan
February 8 – April 14, 2018
EXTENDED
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Barcelona at Sevilla (Copa del Rey Final) with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

Penya FC Barcelona NYC
Smithfield Hall NYC
Chelsea, Manhattan
Barcelona vs Sevilla
Copa del Rey Final
Saturday, April 21, 2018

New York Red Bulls vs Chicago Fire MLS at Red Bull Arena

Watch with the Empire Supporters Club, Viking Army, or Garden State Ultras supporters clubs.
New York vs Chicago Fire
Red Bull Arena
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Dan Hernandez ‘Game Over’ Mexican – American artist Kim Foster Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 21, 2018

Dance Tango to live music at Zinc Bar

Zinc Tango Trio
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Sundays, April 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Cuban Jazz master Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at Birdland

Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Sundays, April, 2018

The Orchid Show is flowering at the New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Tuesday – Sunday
March 3 – April 22, 2018

Watch NYCFC at Portland Timbers, Major League Soccer

NYCFC leads the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference.
MARCH – OCTOBER
Portland Timbers vs New York City
Providence Park, Portland
Sunday, April 22, 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

UEFA Champions League Semi Finals

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
SEMI FINALS 1ST LEG
Bayern München vs Real Madrid
Liverpool vs Roma
Monday, April 23, 2018

Watch Real Madrid UEFA CL Semi Finals with Peña Madridista NYC

Peña Madridista NYC supporters
Playwright Irish Pub
Chelsea, Manhattan
UEFA Champions League Semi Finals 1st Leg
Either April 24 or 25, 2018

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

Iguana New York
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Tuesday
April 23 – 24, 2018

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

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
MARCH – MAY
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Tango La Nacional is a little Buenos Aires in New York

NYC’s most Argentine milonga.
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
THURSDAYS
Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Visionary World of José Molina at Able Fine Art Gallery

Able Fine Art Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
OPENING RECEPTION
March 30 – April 26, 2018

Fashion Ideas Get Dressed at Sapar Contemporary

Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 16 – April 24, 2018

Rodrigo Valenzuela ‘Intervention’ Chilean artist at Laurence Miller Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Friday
March 8 – April 28, 2018

Sandra Vásquez de la Horra ‘América sin Fronteras’ Chilean artist

David Nolan Gallery
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 15 – April 28, 2018

Repertorio’s ‘La Canción’ is a Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & Hip-Hop Romp

Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Puerto Rican fashion illustrator Antonio Lopez ‘Instamatics’ of the 1970s

Danziger Gallery
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 28, 2018

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

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
MARCH – APRIL 2018
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, April 21, 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

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

May Day State Work Period
Monday – Friday
April 30 – May 4, 2018

‘American Landscape’ at Lehmann Maupin with Cuban Teresita Fernández

Tuesday – Saturday
March 15 – May 5, 2018

Celebrate Mother’s Day. We love you Mom!

Mother’s Day is celebrated on different dates around the world.
SPAIN, PORTUGAL, & CAPE VERDE Sunday, May 6, 2018
UNITED STATES Sunday
May 13, 2018
COSTA RICA Wednesday
August 15, 2018
ARGENTINA Sunday
October 21, 2018
PANAMA Saturday
December 8, 2018

Cirque du Soleil VOLTA ~ Freedom is the ultimate rush

The latest show from Cirque du Soleil.
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
East Rutherford, New Jersey
March 29 – May 6, 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

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

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

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

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

Fall starts on the September Equinox (North) or March Equinox (South)

Southern hemisphere
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Northern hemisphere
Sunday, September 23, 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

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

Saint Clair Cemin ‘Oedipus’ Brazilian sculpture at Paul Kasmin Gallery

Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 8 – April 14, 2018

Ricardo Ribeiro to sing traditional Portuguese Fado at Schimmel Center

One of today’s top male Fado voices.
NY Fado Festival
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Saturday, March 24, 2018

21st New York International Children’s Film Festival 2018

Be the first to see the next generation of children’s cinema.
Cinépolis Chelsea, IFC Center, Scandinavia House, SVA Theatre in Manhattan
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Downtown Brooklyn
Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens
Weekends, February 23 – March 18, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
ENDING
March 17 – 18, 2018

Hugo Fontela ‘Nowhere Island’ Spanish art at Marlborough Gallery

Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 15 – April 14, 2018

7th Spring/Break Art Show 2018

This art fair of curators shows everything from the sublime to real trash. The next big thing may be in there somewhere.
4 Times Square
PREVIEW Tuesday, March 6
SHOW Wednesday – Monday, March 7 – 12, 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

Puerto Rican New Yorker DJ Louie Vega spins House Roots NYC at Cielo

Cielo
Meatpacking, Manhattan
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Legendary Cuban voices Lena Burke, Malena Burke, & Xiomara Laugart

Lena once starred in a movie as La Lupe. Xiomara once starred Off-Broadway as Celia Cruz.
Hostos Center
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Friday, March 23, 2018

Andalusian Voices: Linares, Heredia, & Arcángel Carnegie Hall Flamenco

Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, Arcángel, & Ana Morales.
Carnegie Hall
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, March 17, 2018

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.

RIOULT Dance stops at Queens Theatre before European tour

French choreographer’s ‘Te Deum,’ ‘Wien,’ and ‘Dream Suite’ inspired by Marc Chagall.
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Saturday – Sunday
March 3 – 4, 2018

Maria Tomasula ‘All the Breath We Can Hold’ at Forum Gallery

Forum Gallery
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
March 3 – April 7, 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

Argentine films steal the show at Film Society’s Neighboring Scenes 2018

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Wednesday – Sunday
February 28 – March 4, 2018

Colombian Reggaeton Star Maluma is coming to Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance on Seventh Ave
between 31st & 33rd St
Sunday, March 25, 2018

6th Colombian Film Festival NY 2018

Cinépolis Chelsea
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
March 22 – 25, 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

Eddie Palmieri plays a Free concert at the David Rubenstein Atrium

David Rubenstein Atrium
Lincoln Center
Friday, March 16, 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

Niño de Elche brings his postmodern Flamenco voice to Schimmel Center

Flamenco singing with rock, electronics, and multimedia.
Schimmel Center
Financial District, Manhattan
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March for Our Lives NYC

17 school shootings so far this year.
What is more important?
1. The constitutional right to play with guns?
2. The safety of our children in school?
Rally and March in the Upper West Side, Central Park, and Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, March 24, 2018

Compañía Eva Yerbabuena is led by a Flamenco superstar

Flamenco Festival
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
March 9 – 10, 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

Ballet Flamenco Jesús Carmona is a pioneer in Flamenco’s evolution

Flamenco Festival
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
‘Stillness’
Friday, March 9, 2018
‘Ímpetus’
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Metropolitan Opera presents Strauss’ German opera ‘Elektra’

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
March 2018
Friday, March 23, 2018

Celebrate César Chávez Day, honor the Mexican – American Labor leader

Celebrate the birthday of the great American union and civil rights leader in Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927.
Sunday, March 31, 2019

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico is the most popular Salsa band ever

B.B. King Blues Club
237 West 42nd St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Audiences can’t get enough of Mexican tenor Javier Camarena

‘Semiramide’
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February 19 – March 17, 2018

Dorantes Flamenco meets Jazz at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Flamenco Festival
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Lincoln Square, Manhattan
Thursday – Saturday
March 22 – 24, 2018

Celebrate the start of Spring

Around March 20
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

International Women’s Day 2018 #PressforProgress

March 8
Friday, March 8, 2019

Pedrito Martinez is the world’s first-call Cuban rumbero

Crescent City Monk with Herlin Riley & Pedrito Martinez.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Columbus Circle, Manhattan
Friday – Saturday
April 6 – 7, 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

NADA New York 2018 is NYC’s young art fair

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

Ballet Nacional de España is the world’s leading Flamenco company

Flamenco Festival
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday – Sunday
March 2 – 4, 2018

Celebrate Purim to remember how Esther spoke up and saved her people

We need the spirit of Esther in our country today.
14th day of Adar
Sundown – Sundown
Wednesday – Thursday
March 20 – 21, 2019

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

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Catholic church
5th Ave between 50th & 51st St
Midtown East
Spanish mass, Sundays

The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Grey Art Gallery
New York University
Greenwich Village, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
January 9 – March 31, 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

Natalia Aguero & Agustin Venturino teach & perform at Tango La Nacional

Tango La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, March 1, 2018

NADA New York 2017, the young art show

At Skylight Clarkson Sq in Hudson Square/SoHo Thu-Sun, Mar 2-5, 2017

Macy’s Santaland is coming

34th St & Broadway
Herald Square
Garment District, Manhattan
Santaland Reservations
Monday, November 20
Visits Friday, November 24 – Sunday, December 24, 2017

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2017

Film Society of Lincoln Center
144 West 65th St
Wednesday-Sunday
March 1-12, 2017

Affordable Art Fair offers art from $100 – $10,000

Start your art collection at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Wed-Sun, Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017

New York City Center Flamenco Festival 2017

New York City Center
131 West 55th St, Midtown
Thursday-Sunday
March 9-12, 2017

Armory Week 2017 is NYC’s big week of art fairs

Armory Week 2017 is Feb 28 – Mar 1

Scope New York 2017 emerging international artists and galleries

Argentine, Chilean, Dominican, French, Italian, Panamanian, and Spanish galleries exhibit at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea Mar 2-5, 2017

Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

Sotheby’s Armory Week auction includes Brazilian, Chilean, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, and Uruguayan artists Thu, Mar 2, 2017

Independent New York 2017 shows hip and established galleries

A hip vibe that is attracting established galleries. Italian, French, Portuguese, and Cuban galleries.
Spring Studios
Tribeca, Manhattan
March 2 – 5, 2017

The Armory Show 2017 is NYC’s big international art fair

Piers 92 & 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
March 2 – 5, 2017

Spring Break Art Show 2017 is where you’ll find the next, next big thing

The art fair that shows curators, not galleries, in underused historic New York City spaces, explores the “Black Mirror” of the selfie generation at 4 Times Square Feb 28 – Mar 6, 2017

VOLTA NY invitational show of solo artist projects

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Cuban, French-Canadian, Honduran, Italian, Mexican, & Peruvian art at Pier 90 Mar 1-5, 2017

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

Off-Broadway Week 2017 Winter offers 2-for-1 tickets to select shows

ON SALE February 13, 2017
SHOWS February 27 – March 12, 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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