Midtown Manhattan

Midtown Manhattan is the home of major cultural institutions, art galleries, department stores and boutiques.

Easter Parade & Bonnet Festival 2019 on Fifth Avenue

MIDTOWN; Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 ~ Anyone can join this informal parade. The more fabulous your hat or costume, the better.

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2020

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL, MIDTOWN, Daily, November 8, 2019 – January 5, 2020 (unconfirmed dates) ~ A New York holiday classic
#CHRISTMASSHOW

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2019

THANKSGIVING UPPER WEST SIDE, MIDTOWN, GARMENT DISTRICT ~ Wed-Thu, November 27-28, 2019 ~ Balloon Inflation and Parade. Nothing Latin here, but the balloon inflation is something to see and children love one of NYC’s most iconic parades. FREE

Joan Miró: Birth of the World at MoMA

MIDTOWN, daily, Feb 24 – Jun 15, 2019, Spanish modern art exhibition ~ Explore the development of Joan Miró’s visual language

St Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

MIDTOWN & UPPER EAST SIDE; Sat, Mar 16, 2019; Irish French Spanish parade celebration ~ This day of Celtic pride includes Galician Spaniards and Brittany French

Flamenco Festival New York 2019 at Joe’s Pub

NOHO; Tue-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019; FLAMENCO FESTIVAL, Spanish Romani flamenco dance theater music art exhibition books festival ~ The best artists from the flamenco heartland, Andalusia, Spain

Sara Baras ‘Sombras’ Flamenco Festival New York City Center 2019

MIDTOWN, Thu-Sun, Mar 7-10, 2019, FLAMENCO FESTIVAL, Spanish flamenco dance theatre ~ Sara Baras, one of the world’s great flamenco dancers (really) celebrates her company’s 20th Anniversary and plays with gender in the shadows of flamenco

Farruquito Spanish flamenco dance theatre at Town Hall

MIDTOWN, Fri, Feb 22, 2019, Spanish flamenco dance theatre ~ “Greatest flamenco dancer of the century” (The New York Times)

Bergdorf Goodman is NYC’s most luxurious department store

Daily
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Midtown, Manhattan
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NYC’s most luxurious department store also has the most elegant Christmas windows

Christie’s

ROCKEFELLER CENTER, MIDTOWN ~ Antiques to contemporary art and Latin American art
# auction house

Carnegie Hall

MIDTOWN ~ One of the world’s premiere classical music halls
#CLASSICAL #JAZZ #CONCERTS

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

MIDTOWN, Daily, FREE Fridays 4-8 pm ~ The world’s most important collection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film

MoMA Film

MIDTOWN ~ The Museum of Modern Art screens one of the great film collections and produces the New Directors/New Films and MoMA Doc Fortnight film festivals.
# film presenter movie theater

New York City Center

MIDTOWN ~ America’s leading international dance theater and home of Broadway revivals.
#MANHATTANTHEATRECLUB #DANCETHEATER #FALLFORDANCEFESTIVAL #ALVINAILEY #FLAMENCOFESTIVAL

Paris Theatre

MIDTOWN, Daily ~ One of NYC’s most classic cinemas
#MOVIETHEATER

Radio City Music Hall

1260 Sixth Avenue at 51st St
Midtown, Manhattan

The Town Hall

123 West 43rd St
(between Sixth & Seventh Ave)
Midtown, Manhattan

Alvin Ailey 60th Anniversary Season 2018

NEW YORK CITY CENTER, MIDTOWN, Tue-Sun, November 28-December 30, 2018 ~ Ailey classics and Company premieres by Rennie Harris, Ronald K. Brown, Wayne McGregor & Jessica Lang. Opening night gala.
#AFRICAN #MODERNDANCE

Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Windows 2018

BERGDORF GOODMAN, MIDTOWN, November 15, 2018 – January 3, 2019 ~ NYC’s most luxurious department store also has the most elegant Christmas windows

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

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

Winter Village Holiday Shops in Bryant Park

BRYANT PARK, MIDTOWN, October 27, 2018 – January 2, 2019, daily ~ Family-oriented holiday shopping, dining & ice skating. Skating continues through March 3, 2019.
#HOLIDAY #SHOPPING

Antiquities auction Christie’s 2018

EXHIBITION
October 27 – 30, 2018
Saturday – Tuesday
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AUCTION
October 31, 2018, Wednesday
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Christie’s
Rockefeller Center, Manhattan
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Sold $35,903,875 work of antiquities

World Monuments Fund Hadrian Gala 2018

October 23, 2018 ~ The World Monuments Fund (WMF) honored Prince Amyn Aga Khan of Afghanistan and Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler of Cuba at the Hadrian Gala in the Rainbow Room atop Rockefeller Center. Puerto Rican artist Tony Bechara spoke with us about nominating Old San Juan as a world monument.

Casita Maria Fiesta 2018 (Photos)

PLAZA HOTEL, MIDTOWN, Tue, October 16, 2018 ~ Jacqueline Weld Drake, Dayssi Olarte De Kanavos, Carlos Souza & Mary Snow support youth education in the South Bronx, Harlem & East Harlem

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!

Dominican Day Parade 2018 ¡ Quisqueya !

The most important Dominican community event in the U.S.
PARADE
Sixth Avenue
Second Sunday in August
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Marlborough Gallery represents major international artists

40 West 57th St, 2nd Floor
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Closed Sundays

Argentine Consulate NYC

12 West 56th St
(between Fifth & Sixth Ave)
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Friday

Narciso Rodriguez makes fluid geometries for Fall

Bergdorf Goodman
Midtown, Manhattan
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Barneys New York
Upper East Side
Chelsea
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Saks Fifth Avenue
Midtown East, Manhattan
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Intermix
Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Meatpacking, West Village, SoHo

Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue

Episcopal
1 West 53rd St
at Fifth Avenue
Midtown, Manhattan

Chanel New York

Madison Avenue, Upper East Side
57th Street, Midtown
SoHo

MTV VMA Winners

COLOMBIAN WINNERS
J Balvin & Willy William ‘Mi Gente’ Best Latin
CUBAN WINNERS
Camila Cabello
‘Havana’ Video of the Year
Artist of the Year
DOMINICAN WINNERS
Cardi B Best New Artist
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin ‘I Like It’ Song of Summer
ITALIAN WINNERS
Ariana Grande ‘No Tears Left to Cry’ Best Pop
PUERTO RICAN WINNERS
Jennifer Lopez
‘Dinero’ Best Collaboration
Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award
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Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday, August 20, 2018

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2018 $28 lunches and $42 dinners

Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican & Spanish prix-fixe lunches and dinners.
RESERVATIONS
Monday, July 9, 2018
DINING
July 23 – August 17, 2018

Ludovico Einaudi at Radio City Music Hall, Italian classical pop pianist

One of the Europe’s best-selling solo pianists.
Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, June 30, 2018

2018 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Gala features salsero Ismael Miranda

Sheraton New York Times Square
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, June 8, 2018

Israel Day Parade 2018 celebrates Jewish culture. Sababa!

Fifth Avenue from 57th-74th St
Midtown & Upper East Side, Manhattan
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Gregorio Uribe is NYC’s Colombian Cumbia Jazz King

Bryant Park Dance Party
Cumbia & Vallenato for dancing
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
FREE

BIG Salsa Festival

New York Hilton Midtown
Midtown, Manhattan
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
Thursday – Monday
May 24 – 28, 2018

Spring 2018 may be the last Latin American Art Auction at Christie’s NY

May 24, 2018: Rivera (Mexican) set a record for any Latin American artist. Botero (Colombian) got a record for one of his still lifes. Colonial painter Juan Francisco de Rosa’s ‘Virgen del Rosario’ sold for 30x its estimate.
Christie’s Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
ON VIEW
Monday – Wednesday
May 21 – 23, 2018
AUCTION
Wednesday – Thursday
May 23 – 24, 2018

New York City Opera in the Park in Bryant Park

Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Occasional Dates
May 14 – September 17, 2018
FREE

Bryant Park Dance Party ~ Latin Festival: Cha Cha, Boogaloo & Salsa

Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Peruvian & Spanish Bachata, Cumbia, Tango, Salsa & Vallenato for dancing.
Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesdays, MAY 2 – JUNE 8
LATIN FESTIVAL: CHA CHA, BOOGALOO and SALSA
New Swing Sextet & Quintero’s Salsa Project
Friday, June 8, 2018
FREE

Arturo O’Farrill and Friends ¡ Adelante Cuba ¡ Festival at New York City Center

New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 28, 2018

Carlos Acosta Danza ‘Debut’ legendary Cuban Ballet at NY City Center

The Royal Ballet legend is debuting his new Cuban contemporary ballet company.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Friday
April 25 – 27, 2018

Aldo Sessa ‘Gauchos: Icons of Argentina’ at the Argentine Consulate NYC

Photography exhibition by Argentina’s legendary photographer, the most famous documentarian of Argentine culture and the Argentine cowboys.
Argentine Consulate
Midtown, Manhattan
April 11 – 26, 2018

Argentine pianist Horacio Lavandera to play Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall
Weill Recital Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 7, 2018

19th Havana Film Festival New York 2018 new Latin American cinema

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Paraguayan and Venezuelan films plus tributes to Senel Paz (Cuban), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuban), and Fernando Birri (Argentine).
AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, and other venues in Manhattan, Queens & The Bronx
OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FESTIVAL April 6 – 17, 2018

Ana Moura sings Portuguese Fado at The Town Hall

MIDTOWN, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Thu, Apr 5, 2018, Portuguese fado live music ~ One of the great contemporary fado singers who blends pop into fado traditions

Dance Theatre of Harlem Black Classical Ballet at New York City Center

Amazing African – American, Brazilian & Puerto Rican dancers.
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Saturday
April 4, 6, 7, 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

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

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

COLUMBUS CIRCLE, Thu-Sat, Mar 22-24, 2018 ~ One of the great flamenco pianists.
# spanish flamenco festival live music jazz

Being: New Photography 2018 at MoMA

African, Brazilian, Italian, & Filipino artists at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan
March 18 – August 19, 2018

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

MIDTOWN, Sat, Mar 17, 2018 ~ Carmen Linares, Marina Heredia, Arcángel, & Ana Morales.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

Hugo Fontela ‘Nowhere Island’ Spanish art at Marlborough Gallery

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

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

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

Compañía Eva Yerbabuena Flamenco superstar at New York City Center

MIDTOWN, Fri-Sat, Mar 9-10, 2018 ~ Yerbabuena celebrates its 20th anniversary with “Carne y Hueso” (Flesh and Bone).
# spanish flamenco festival dance

Ballet Flamenco Jesús Carmona Flamenco evolution at NY City Center

MIDTOWN, Fri, Mar 9 & Sun, Mar 11, 2018 ~ A star of the new generation explores “Stillness” and “Ímpetus.”
# spanish flamenco festival dance

Flamenco Festival 2018 New York City Center

MIDTOWN, Fri-Sat, March 2-11, 2018 ~ The world’s best Spanish flamenco dancers and companies clap and stomp their way through NYC
# spanish flamenco festival dance

Ballet Nacional de España Flamenco Festival New York City Center

MIDTOWN, Fri-Sun, Mar 2-4, 2018 ~ The world’s premiere Flamenco dance company visits New York.
# spanish flamenco festival dance

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

March 1 – September 23, 2018
Tuesday – Sunday
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Museum of Arts and Design
Midtown, Manhattan
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A meditation of thoughtful jewelry inspired by the hope and pain spread along the 2,000 mile-long Mexican – American border.

‘El Mar La Mar’ uncovers haunting beauty on the border at MoMA Film

The experimental film immerses you in how hard the journey across the border is.
MoMA Film
Midtown, Manhattan
Daily
February 23 – March 1, 2018

17th MoMA Doc Fortnight 2018 is 12 days of international documentaries

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
Daily February 15 – 26, 2018

Doc Fortnight 2019 documentary film festival at MoMA

MIDTOWN, daily Feb 21-28, 2019, international documentary film festival ~ Argentine, Brazilian, Indigenous and Peruvian documentaries screened at the home of one of the world’s great film collections

Christie’s Old Master & British Drawings auction (January 2018) Results

20 Rockefeller Plaza
49th St between 5th & 6th Ave
Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Friday – Monday
January 26 – 29, 2018
AUCTION
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
RESULTS
$3,918,125 of art sold

91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (2017) Guide

Thanksgiving Day
American Museum of Natural History
~ Central Park West
~ Central Park South
~ Sixth Avenue
~ 34th St
Macy’s Herald Square
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christie’s Fall 2017 Latin American Art auction

20 Rockefeller Plaza
49th St between 5th & 6th Ave
Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
ONLINE
Monday, November 13, 2017
EXHIBITION
Saturday, November 18, 2017
AUCTION
Tuesday – Wednesday
November 21 – 22, 2017

Christie’s Fall 2017 Post-War & Contemporary Art auction Da Vinci anyone?

20 Rockefeller Plaza
49th St between 5th & 6th Ave
Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Monday, November 6, 2017
AUCTION
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Christie’s Fall 2017 Impressionist & Modern Art Auction Results

20 Rockefeller Plaza
49th St between 5th & 6th Ave
Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Saturday, November 4, 2017
AUCTION
Monday, November 13, 2017
RESULTS
$479,320,250 in sales

Desigual for Bold Women on the March

958 Sixth Avenue
Midtown South
594 Broadway St, SoHo

Zara Fast Fashion goes military for Fall

Upper East Side
Upper West Side
Midtown
Union Square
SoHo
Financial District

Panamanian Consulate New York

1212 Sixth Avenue
between 47th & 48th St
Midtown, Manhattan
Closed weekends

Manolo Blahnik is stiletto heels and fun embellishments

31 West 54th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Open Daily

Dancesport

NYC’s biggest Ballroom and Latin dance studio hosts weekly Salsa, Bachata, and Tango parties

Menkes Flamenco & Theatrical Shoes

MIDTOWN, Mon-Sat ~ Spanish flamenco shoes, clothing and accessories


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