Mexican NYC

Mexican NYC is in food, art, photography, Mariachi and Regional Mexican music, Cinco de MayoDay of the Dead, and Our Lady of Guadalupe.

New York Yankees vs Angels

Tue-Thu, September 17, 2019
CONCOURSE, The Bronx ~ It’s the last weeks of the regular season

Ballet Nepantla Mexican folkloric ballet

Sat, September 21, 2019
JAMAICA, Queens ~ Nepantla performs ‘Valentina’ excerpts at the Making Moves Dance Festival at Jamaica Performing Arts Center

Whitney Biennial 2019 shows the diversity of American art today

May 17 – Sep 22, 2019, Closed Tuesdays
Argentine, Colombian, French, Indigenous, Mexican & Puerto Rican art exhibition
MEATPACKING DISTRICT, NYC ~ The survey of the latest developments in American art

74th UN General Assembly looks for global solutions to global problems

September 17-30, 2019
High-Level General Debate
September 24-30, 2019
MIDTOWN EAST, NYC ~ Politicians discuss Climate, Universal Health Coverage, Sustainable Development, Financing for Development, Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, and Small Island Developing States

Flor de Toloache NYC’s all-women Mariachi band

Friday, September 27, 2019
PORT WASHINGTON, Long Island ~ NYC’s All-Women Mexican mariachi celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at the Landmark on Main Street. 2019 album ‘Indestructible.’ 2017 Latin Grammy Best Ranchero Album.

Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

September 15 – October 15
The United States celebrates our Hispanic Heritage and the contributions of Hispanic-Americans

Celebrate National Chocolate Day

Monday, October 28, 2019
Chocolate, made from cocoa, is native to the upper Amazon of Colombia and Venezuela. It was domesticated in Guatemala and Mexico. Spanish priests took it to Europe.

Mexican Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Cempasúchil are Day of the Dead flowers

October 31 – November 2
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Mexican Marigolds are a Central American flower with healing powers that attract spirits to visit their families on the Day of the Dead

Catrina La Calavera Garbancera is the icon of the Day of the Dead

October 31 – November 2
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Skull Catrina, by José Guadalupe Posada, makes fun of dark people trying to be white and Americans trying to be European. Death teaches that we are all equal.

Ofrendas are home altars that invite family souls to visit on the Day of the Dead

October 31
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We build home altars to invite family souls to visit us on the Day of the Holy Innocents (November 1) and the Day of the Dead (November 2)

Day of the Dead ~ Día de los Muertos

OCTOBER 31
We build ofrendas (home altars) to invite the souls of family members to visit this world
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NOVEMBER 1
Day of the Holy Innocents
Día de los Santos Inocentes
Child souls visit
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NOVEMBER 2
Día de los Muertos
Day of the Dead
Adult souls visit and we tend family graves

Mictlancihuatl is the Aztec goddess of the underworld

October 31 – November 2
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“You live as long as someone remembers you.” We remember you Mictlancihuatl.

México City Day of the Dead Parade

Saturday, November 2, 2019
ESTRELA DE LUZ TO EL ZOCALO, Mexico City ~ The real parade was inspired by the fictional parade in the James Bond movie ‘Spectre’

Carlos Fuentes was Mexico’s most celebrated novelist

Monday, November 11, 2019
PANAMA CITY, Panama ~ The author of ‘The Death of Artemio Cruz’ (1962), ‘Terra Nostra’ (1975), and ‘The Old Gringo’ (1985) was born on November 11, 1928

Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019
LINCOLN SQUARE ~ This holiday street fair has entertainment, food tastings, a Christmas tree lighting, and a parade. FREE

Las mañanitas a nuestra Virgen de Guadalupe 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ A special concert for the patron saint of Mexico, a symbol of our multicultural identity

Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Like many of us, the icon of Mexican identity is mixed race, a blend of Indigenous and European faith

Carnival, Carnaval, Carnevale

Jan 6 – Feb 25, 2020
This Italian Catholic winter festival spread to France, Spain and Portugal, and then around the Latin world in colonial times

Our Lady of Candelaria is patron saint of the Canary Islands

Sunday, February 2, 2020
How fitting that the patron saint of these Spanish African islands is a Black Madonna

Celebrate National Margarita Day 2020

Saturday, February 22, 2020
Enjoy the classic Mexican cocktail of tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice and salt

Celebrate César Chávez Day, the labor leader’s birthday

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
YUMA, Arizona ~ The great Mexican-American union and civil rights leader was born on March 31, 1927

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2020, the Mexican-American festival

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
PUEBLA, Mexico ~ This Mexican-American festival commemorates the victory of a small Mexican force over the great French Army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862

Mexican President Benito Juárez worked for democracy and Indigenous rights

Saturday, March 21, 2020
SAN PABLO GUELATAO, Oaxaca, Mexico ~ The Indigenous founding father of the modern Mexican state was born on March 21, 1806

Happy Birthday Selena Gomez

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas ~ The Mexican-American actress and pop star was born on July 22, 1992

Celebrate National Tequila Day with the spirit of Mexico

Friday, July 24, 2020
UNITED STATES ~ Enjoy the agave spirit with roots in pre-Columbian Mexico

Emiliano Zapata believed land should belong to those who work it

Saturday, August 8, 2020
ANENECUILCO, Morelos, Mexico ~ The leader of the Zapatismo rebellion for land reform, one of the leaders of the Mexican Revolution, was born on August 8, 1879

Mexican Independence Day ¡Viva Mexico!

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
DOLORES HIDALGO, Mexico ~ The Mexican Revolution began with a call to arms, “El Grito de Dolores” (The Cry of Dolores) on September 16, 1810

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company

Calpulli should be on Broadway. They are that good. Storytelling is world-class. Dancers have good technique. Costumes will wow you. Shows always have something good to say.
#MEXICAN #FOLKDANCE #DANCECOMPANY #OFFBROADWAY

Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education

HUNTS POINT, THE BRONX ~ Charitable school for South Bronx youth that actually gets kids into college

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Daily
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ New York’s encyclopedia of art

Terraza 7

It’s a tropical experience. Lots of great local Latin Jazz artists play.
40-19 Gleane Street
at Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Nightly

Gonzalez y Gonzalez

GREENWICH VILLAGE ~ G&G is a Mexican restaurant with dancing to live salsa bands on Fridays and Saturdays, and some Thursdays and Sundays too

Ballet Hispánico

UPPER WEST SIDE ~ America’s leading Latino dance company
#CONTEMPORARYDANCE #DANCECOMPANY #BALLETSCHOOL #TALKS

Brooklyn Museum

PROSPECT PARK, BROOKLYN, Wed-Sun ~ “Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas” in the Arts of the Americas Galleries contains Brazilian, Colombian, Mexican, Peruvian, and other Pre-Columbian art. Open late on First Saturdays

National Museum of the American Indian

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Daily ~ This branch of the Smithsonian does great bilingual exhibitions. FREE

La Boom

WOODSIDE, QUEENS ~ New York City’s most popular Latin night club
FRI Touring artists
SAT Tropical party
SUN Noches Mexicanas

Electric Zoo 2019 features Bennie Benassi & Boombox Cartel

Fri-Sun, Aug 30 – Sep 1, 2019
RANDALL’S ISLAND ~ Bennie Benassi (Italy) and BoomBox Cartel (Texas/Mexico) will make you dance at Randall’s Island Park

Kali Uchis & Cuco raise money for Immigrants at Selena for Sanctuary

Sunday, August 18, 2019
CENTRAL PARK SUMMERSTAGE ~ Support immigrant rights at Selena for Sanctuary SummerStage with Kali Uchis, Cuco, Helado Negro, IV Jay, Ambar Lucid, Jasper Bones, La Doña, Ana Villafañe

Mexican singer-songwriter Marco Antonio Solís plays Madison Square Garden

Saturday, August 17, 2019
CHELSEA, NYC ~ The great Mexican norteño and tejano singer-songwriter brings his El Más Querido Tour to Madison Square Garden. “Tu Carcel”,

New York Latino Film Festival screens the diversity of the Latino experience

August 12-18, 2019
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ U.S., Argentine, Brazilian, Costa Rican, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Puerto Rican and Spanish films, a social media influencers conference and a tribute to John Singleton

Lila Downs is a Mexican folkloric pop singer who will rattle your humanity

Sunday, August 11, 2019
CENTRAL PARK, NYC ~ The multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning, Mexican-American folkloric pop singer who is a champion of Indigenous rights, brings ‘Al Chile’ to SummerStage at Rumsey Playfield. FREE

Battery Dance Festival 2019 is New York’s most stunning stage

Sun-Fri, August 11-16, 2019
BATTERY PARK CITY ~ This international dance festival is bringing Argentine, French and Mexican dance companies to Robert F. Wagner Park. FREE

Summer Streets 2019

Sat, August 3, 10 & 17, 2019
MANHATTAN ~ Seven miles of city streets become a long pedestrian mall with rest stops that offer free African, Brazilian, Disability, French, Indigenous, Mexican, Peruvian and Puerto Rican entertainment and family activities

Castro in NY ‘An Evening with Fidel & My Mother The Radical’ at NYU Tisch

Sat-Sun, July 27-28, 2019
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ This one-man multimedia play examines Latino history, memory, identity and the current treatment of migrant children, parents and U.S. citizens, juxtaposed on the Cuban revolution. FREE

FIFA World Soccer Rankings

Thursday, July 25, 2019
ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND ~ USA women are #1. 70% of the top ten men’s teams are Latin: Brazil, France, Uruguay, Portugal, Colombia, Spain and Argentina

‘Coco’, Disney’s Day of the Dead movie is at Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Thursday, July 25, 2019
LINCOLN CENTER ~ Mariachi Real de Mexico plays the main plaza, then La Santa Cecilia from Los Angeles performs before a screening in Spanish with English subtitles. 2018 Oscar & Golden Globe Best Animated Film

Lincoln Center Out of Doors is Lincoln Center’s summer festival

Wednesday-Sunday, July 24 – August 11, 2019
LINCOLN CENTER & CONCOURSE, THE BRONX ~ Lincoln Center’s summer festival includes African, Cuban, Dominican, Honduran, Indigenous, Jewish, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, & Spanish music, dance, film and word for FREE

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2019 Latin Food Guide

July 22 – August 16, 2019
NEW YORK CITY ~ See which African, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish restaurants joined this food festival of prix fixe lunches and dinners

Junta Hispana 2019 Hispanic street fair at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

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

Afro-Latino Festival 2019 brings the African diaspora home

Fri-Sat, July 12-13, 2019
DOWNTOWN, Brooklyn ~ Mariachi Flor de Toloache and José Alberto “El Canario” headline this festival of concerts, talks and food from the African diaspora

SummerStage 2019

June 1 – August 27, 2019
Summer live music dance theatre festival
NYC PARKS ~ African, Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Creole, Cuban, Dominican, French, Garifuna, Haitian, Indigenous, Italian, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish culture and more. FREE

Spring 2019 Latin American Art Auction at Christie’s

ROCKEFELLER CENTER, MIDTOWN, NYC | On view May 18-22 | Auctions May 22-23, 2019 | Art auction | Spanish-Mexican surrealist Remedios Varo leads the sale

Dance Parade New York 2019

FLATIRON, UNION SQUARE, EAST VILLAGE, NYC | Sat, May 18, 2019 | Dance parade & festival | African, Bolivian, Brazilian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Panamanian, Puerto Rican & Spanish dances

Calpulli Puebla: The Story of Cinco de Mayo

RED BANK, NEW JERSEY | Mon, May 6, 2019 | Mexican folk dance theatre | Calpulli tells the real story of why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo

PEN World Voices Festival 2019

May 6-14 & 19, 2019 | International literary festival | The world’s writers and thinkers gather in New York City to talk and read and perform

Cinco de Mayo Parade 2019

UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC | Sun, May 5, 2019 | Mexican parade | NYC’s Mexican parade celebrates the many cultures that are Mexico. CANCELLED BY RAIN

‘La Traviata’ Verdi’s Italian Opera at the Met

LINCOLN CENTER; CLOSES Sat Apr 27, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Michael Mayer’s new production. ‘Sempre libera degg’io’ and ‘Addio, del passato.’

Tribeca Film Festival 2019

TRIBECA, NYC | Daily Apr 24 – May 5, 2019 | Film festival | Argentine, Bolivian, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Honduran, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and more stories

Havana Film Festival New York celebrates 20 years

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

Mundos Alternos, welcome to the Latin world(s)

April 7 – August 18, 2019
Wednesday-Sunday
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, QUEENS ~ You might not have a heard of most of these artists, but each and every one will make you think (as in Kidnapped by Aliens) at the Queens Museum

Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theatre ‘Sorpresas’ at MMAC

LINCOLN SQUARE; Fri-Sat, Apr 5-6, 2019; Mexican-American modern dance theatre ~ One of New York’s great Mexican-American choreographers

The Photography Show 2019 by AIPAD at Pier 94

HELL’S KITCHEN; Wed-Sun, Apr 3-7, 2019; Photography art fair ~ Argentine, Brazilian, French, French-Canadian, Mexican and Spanish galleries

Graciela Iturbide 50 Years of Mexican Photography at Throckmorton

MIDTOWN EAST; Mon-Sat, Mar 28 – May 18, 2019; Mexican photography exhibition ~ 50 years of remarkable images by Mexico’s greatest living photographer. There is nothing as surreal as life itself.

New Directors / New Films 48 at Film Society & MoMA

LINCOLN CENTER & MIDTOWN; daily, Mar 27 – April 7, 2019; Film festival ~ New Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, French & Mexican filmmakers curated by NYC’s most respected film presenters

Ballet Nepantla ‘Valentina’ Gala at 26 Bridge

DUMBO, BROOKLYN, Fri, Mar 22, 2019, Mexican contemporary ballet gala fundraiser ~ Support this young dance company who explores being “nepantla” (in-between) with grace and beauty

Queens World Film Festival 2019

ASTORIA, QUEENS; Mar 21-31, 2019; Film festival ~ Filipino, Jewish, Mexican, Romanian and many more movies.

Armory Show 2019 contemporary art fair at Piers 90, 92 & 94

HELL’S KITCHEN; Armory Week Thu-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019; Modern, Post War, Contemporary art fair ~ Armory Week art fairs ride along with this huge art fair of international art with African, Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish galleries

Plácido conducts last performance of Sonja Frisell’s ‘Aida’ at the Met

LINCOLN CENTER; Winter cast Jan 7 – Mar 7, 2019; Italian opera live music ~ Kristen Lewis stars in the final performances of Sonja Frisell’s production of Verdi’s grand opera set in ancient Egypt

Ballet Nepantla ‘Sin Fronteras’ at Queens Theatre

FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK, QUEENS, Sat, Mar 2, 2019, Mexican contemporary ballet dance theatre ~ What New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine did with the folkloric dances of his native Russia, Ballet Nepantla is doing with the folkloric dances of Mexico

ADAA Art Show 2019, art fair at the Park Avenue Armory

UPPER EAST SIDE; pre-Armory Week, Gala preview Wed Feb 27; Fair Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019 ~ The art fair of the association of America’s leading art dealers

Neighboring Scenes 2019 Latin American movies at Film Society

LINCOLN CENTER, Feb 22-26, 2019, Latin American film festival ~ Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Mexican, Peruvian and Uruguayan movies. Co-presented by Cinema Tropical.

New York International Children’s Film Festival 2019

MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN & QUEENS, Weekends, Feb 22 – Mar 17, 2019 ~ Children’s movies from Andorra, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, France, Guatemala, Italy, Mexico, Portugal and Spain

Westminster Dog Show brings Latin breeds to MSG

HELL’S KITCHEN & CHELSEA, Mon-Tue, Feb 11-12, 2019, Dog show with African, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish and Portuguese breeds.

Mariana Castillo Deball ‘Finding Oneself Outside’ at the New Museum

LOWER EAST SIDE; Tue-Sun, Jan 22 – Apr 14, 2019; Mexican contemporary art exhibition ~ Castillo Deball looks at the intersections of space and time with culture and philosophy

Oscar Nominations for African, Indigenous, Italian & Mexican movies

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA, Tue, Jan 22, 2019 ~ Roma, Green Book, A Star is Born, Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Hale County, This Morning, This Evening, and Mother are recognized.
# awards african indigenous italian mexican spanish

Try new restaurants with friends during NYC Restaurant Week

Jan 21 – Feb 8, 2019 ~ 2-course lunches for $26 and 3-course dinners for $42.
# african brazilian cuban french italian mexican latin & spanish food

5,000 years at the Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory

UPPER EAST SIDE, Opening night Thu, Jan 17, Show Jan 18-27, 2019, daily ~ African, French, Haitian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish antiques, art and design. The show benefits East Side House Settlement which provides educational programs to families in the South Bronx and Upper Manhattan.
# antiques fair bronx philanthropy

Discover Art Brut at the 2019 Outsider Art Fair

CHELSEA, January 17-20, 2019 ~ America’s leading art fair for “Art Brut” or art created outside the art world.
# french art fair

Golden Globes 2019 Winners

NBC BEVERLY HILTON HOTEL, HOLLYWOOD, Sun, January 6, 2019 ~ “Green Book”, “Roma” and “A Star is Born” won film awards. Patricia Arquette and “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” won TV Golden Globe Awards from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
#AWARDS #FRENCHCANADIAN #ITALIAN #MEXICAN #MOVIES #TV

Met’s Winter “La Bohème” stars Ailyn Pérez & Michael Fabiano

METROPOLITAN OPERA, LINCOLN CENTER, Thu, December 13, 2018 ~ Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez and Italian-American tenor Michael Fabiano are Mimi and Rodolfo in Puccini’s classic
#ITALIAN #OPERA #LIVEMUSIC

“Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas” by Calpulli

SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS, Fri-Sun, Nov 30-Dec 16, 2018, Mexican dance Christmas show. NYC’s leading Mexican dance company premieres a new Off-Broadway holiday production.

Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ Best Director, Foreign Film Review

NETFLIX; Nov 21, 2018 to Mar 21, 2019; Mexican movies Oscar winners Netflix TV ~ Best movie of 2018 in any language. See it in a theater so you can hear it too.

Christie’s Fall 2018 Latin American Art auction

EXHIBITION
November 17-20, 2018
Saturday – Tuesday
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AUCTION
November 20-21, 2018
Tuesday-Wednesday
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Christie’s Rockefeller Center
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Argentine, Bolivian, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Uruguayan and Venezuelan artists from the 17th century to the 2010s
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The auction sold $19,268,125 of art

Latin Grammys 2018 ~ the biggest night in Latin music

UNIVISION, November 15, 2018 ~ Jorge Drexler (Uruguay), Luis Miguel (Mexico), and Rosalía (Spain) were 2018’s big winners. Watch videos of all the winners in this story.

DOC NYC 2018 ~ America’s biggest documentary film festival

November 8 – 15, 2018
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IFC Center, SVA Theatre & Cinepolis
West Village & Chelsea, Manhattan
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America’s largest documentary film festival presents over 300 films and events with 42 world premieres and 17 U.S. premieres
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African – American, Brazilian, Honduran, Indigenous, Italian, Jamaican, Jewish, Mexican, Puerto Rican and Spanish films

NYC Marathon

November 4, 2018, Sunday
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Staten Island > Brooklyn > Queens > The Bronx > Manhattan > Central Park
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Pro Runners include:
Donn Cabral
Juan Luis Barrios (Mexico)
Brenda Martinez (Mexican – American)
Beverly Ramos (Puerto Rico)

Fashion donated by celebs, socialites & designers benefits Women Together

November 8, 2018, Thursday
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Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
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This sale of gently or never used items donated from NYC women’s wardrobes benefits social development in Colombian, Dominican and Mexican artisanal communities by Women Together
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FREE

Vogue México Cover features Salma Hayek

November 2018
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Sofía Aguilar talks with the renowned Mexican – American actress about the role of women today

IFPDA Print Fair 2018

PREVIEW
October 24, 2018, Wednesday
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FAIR
October 25 – 28, Thursday – Sunday
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Javitz Center, River Pavilion
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
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The biggest fine art prints fair

Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival 2018

Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School
West Brighton, Staten Island
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A family Day of the Dead Festival with ofrenda making and other Méxican cultural activities

Hispanic Day Parade 2018 ~ Desfile de la Hispanidad

Sunday, October 14, 2018
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Fifth Avenue
(44th to 69th Street)
Midtown – Upper East Side Manhattan
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Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan cultures

NYC Wine & Food Festival 2018 (NYCWFF)

PIER 94, HELL’S KITCHEN & AROUND MANHATTAN, Thu-Sun, October 11 – 14, 2018 ~ A weekend of fine wine and food prepared by over 500 world-renowned French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish chefs and TV personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel
#WINEFESTIVAL #FOODFESTIVAL

New Yorker Festival 2018

October 5 – 7, 2018
Friday – Sunday
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African, French, Italian & Mexican thinkers

Fall for Dance Festival 2018

NEW YORK CITY CENTER, MIDTOWN ~ Mon-Sat, October 1-13, 2018 ~ $15 seats to watch four world-class companies a night. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French & Romanian dancers or companies perform ballet, modern, contemporary and folkloric dances. Sells out every year!

New York Film Festival 56 (2018)

September 28 – October 14, 2018
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OPENING NIGHT
Friday, September 28, 2018
“The Favorite” Yorgos Lanthimos (Greek)
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CENTERPIECE
Friday, October 5, 2018
“ROMA,” Alfonso Cuarón (Mexican)
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CLOSING NIGHT
Friday, October 12, 2018
“At Eternity’s Gate” Julian Schnabel (Jewish)
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Alice Tully Hall
Film Society of Lincoln Center
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One of America’s oldest and most influential film festivals is screening Argentine, Chilean, Cuban, Filipino, French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican and Spanish films

SummerStage 2018 FREE Latin concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
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Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Parks across NYC

UN General Assembly 73 (2018) UNGA 73

GENERAL DEBATE
September 25 – October 5, 2018
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UN Headquarters
Midtown East, Manhattan
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Heads of state visit so Midtown East is blocked with security and traffic

Queens Hispanic Day Parade 2018 celebrates our diverse heritage

Sunday, September 23, 2018
37th Avenue
Jackson Heights, Queens
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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.

NY Art Book Fair 2018 ~ the world of books

FAIR (FREE)
Friday – Sunday
September 21 – 23, 2018
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TICKETED PREVIEW
Thursday, September 20, 2018
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MoMA PS1
Long Island City, Queens
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Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Jewish, Mexican, Portuguese and Puerto Rican books.

Mexican-Americans are the dominant Latin culture in the United States. The western third of our country used to be Mexico. Mexican-American culture was once concentrated in the former Mexican states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and California. Today Mexican-Americans contribute to the life and economies of every state.

Mexican-Americans are New York City’s third-largest Latin community. We are projected to be NYC’s leading Latin group within the next five years (2020).

Mexico is the world’s largest Spanish-speaking country. (The United States is second.) That makes Mexico the center of the Spanish-speaking world.

In the 2016 election cycle, Mexican-Americans have been the target of a lot of political hate-speech. The things being said about our Mexican-American communities are not any more true than the things that were once said about our African-, Jewish-, Irish-, and Italian-American communities. Like everyone else, we work hard to contribute to the future of our country.

We are in Corona, Elmhurst, & Jackson Heights, Queens; Sunset Park & Bushwick, Brooklyn; and New Jersey.