Things to do in NYC November 2017

Things to do in NYC in November include the Day of the Dead, vote, Veterans Dayart auctions & prep Christmas, the most popular Latin holiday.

Bergdorf Goodman reveals its holiday windows

Fifth and 58th
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sotheby’s Latin American Modern Art Auction Fall 2017

Sotheby’s 1334 York Ave
between 71st & 72nd St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Saturday, November 18, 2017
AUCTION
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

45th International Emmy Awards 2017 honor international and non-English TV

New York Hilton Midtown
Monday, November 20, 2017

Phillips Latin American Art Auction Fall 2017

Phillips
450 Park Ave at 57th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Saturday, November 18 – 21
AUCTION
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Fall 2017

New York City Center
131 West 55th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
November 29 – December 31, 2017

Day of the Dead blends Aztec, Spanish, and American traditions

We prepare:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Child Souls visit:
Wed, November 1, 2017
Adult Souls visit and we tend family graves:
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Auction Fall 2017

Sotheby’s 1334 York Ave
between 71st & 72nd St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Friday, November 3, 2017
AUCTION
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Auction Fall 2017

Sotheby’s 1334 York Ave
between 71st & 72nd St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Friday, November 3, 2017
AUCTION
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 10 – 12, 2017

Veterans Day Parade 2017 honors Americans who serve

Many Latins serve
Saturday, November 11, 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

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

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

Rockefeller Center
48th to 50th St
between Fifth & Sixth Ave
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Calpulli ‘Día de los Muertos’ celebrates Day of the Dead at The Town Hall

Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, New Jersey
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Queens Theatre
Sunday, October 29, 2017
The Town Hall, Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, November 4, 2017

18th Latin Grammy Awards 2017 Nominees & Winners

MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada / Univision
Thursday, November 16, 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


November 2017 Calendar



It’s Puerto Rican Heritage Month!

Wednesday, November 1

Celebrate the Christian feast of All Saints Day.

Affordable Care Act enrollment starts today through December 15 at www.healthcare.gov

In the Mexican Day of the Dead tradition, the souls of dead children visit their families today.

Celebrate the birthday of Colombian Salsa legend Joe Arroyo in Cartagena, Colombia in 1955.

LAST CHANCE to see the TEFAF New York Fall 2017 European antiques show at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12 noon – 6 pm. $25 – $75

It’s a 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Group Stage match day 4.

The Lincoln Center White Light Festival presents The Psalms Experience, four choirs perform all 150 psalms by 150 composers at venues across Manhattan. Through November 11.

Speranza Scapucci conducts the Orchestra of St. Lukes in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with soprano Andriana Chuchman, countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, and choreographer Jessica Lang for the Lincoln Center White Light Festival at the Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center, Wednesday – Thursday, November 1 – 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm. From $35

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

Dance to legendary Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.


Thursday, November 2

Celebrate the Christian holiday All Souls’ Day, or the Mexican tradition of the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) by tending family graves.

SEASON PREMIERE of Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. Occasional performances through March 16, 2018. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional with Michael Nadtochi and Eleonora Kalganova at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan. Intermediate lesson at 8 pm. Dancing from 9:30 pm – 2 am.


Friday, November 3

Celebrate Panamanian independence from Colombia on November 3, 1903.

Josef Albers in Mexico, an exhibition of the German-born American artist’s travels in Latin America from 1935-1967, opens at the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. 10 am – 5:45 pm. Through February 18, 2018.

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art auction exhibition opens at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side from 10 am – 5 pm. Through the auction on Tuesday, November 14 at 7 pm.

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction exhibition opens at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5 pm. Through the auction on Thursday, November 16.

Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art auction items go on view at Phillips in Midtown East from 10 am – 6 pm.

An exhibition of Puerto Rican contemporary artist Ruben Natal-San Miguel Made in NYC opens with a reception at Station Independent Projects in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 6 – 8 pm. Through November 26th.

Brazil-born, New York based Jazz singer Eliane Elias plays “From Bill Evans to Brazil” in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Rose Theater at 8 pm. Through Saturday. $35 – $125

All-star ensemble Nuevo Jazz Latino plays the Jazz at Lincoln Center Appel Room, Friday and Saturday, November 3-4, 2017 at 7 & 9:30 pm. $70 – $90

The Metropolitan Opera performs Thomas Adès English opera The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish surrealist director Luis Buñuel, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Brazilian guitarist Vinicias Cantuaria Quintet plays Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Through Sunday. $20 – $45


Saturday, November 4

Get ready for the presidential election on November 4, 2020.

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale exhibition opens at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan from 10 am – 5 pm. The auction is Monday, November 13.

LAST CHANCE to see Portuguese artist Fernanda Fragateiro ‘a voice (not)’ at Josée Bienvenu Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10 am – 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Brazilian artist Bruno Miguel ‘Seduction and Reason at Sapar Contemporary in Tribeca from 12 – 6 pm.

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

Brazil-born, New York based Jazz singer Eliane Elias plays “From Bill Evans to Brazil” in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Rose Theater at 8 pm. Through Saturday. $35 – $125

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

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company Día de los Muertos is at The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $35|$45|$50


Sunday, November 5

Daylight Savings Time ends so set your clocks back one hour.

It’s the start of NYC Veterans Week.

Watch the New York Marathon which starts in Staten Island at 8:30 am. Professional Women start at 9:20 am. Professional Men start at 9:50 am.

The Hiromi Duet featuring Japanese Jazz pianist Hiromi Uehara and Colombian Jazz harpist Edmar Castaneda play the Victoria Theater at NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey at 3 pm. $49 – $59

The Cuba Caliente Salsa party with Gerardo Contino, Los Habaneros, and DJ Ala Banciosa plays The Woods in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from 6 pm – 12 midnight.

Dance Argentine Tango to live music at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $20 – $30



Monday, November 6

U.S. Midterm elections will be November 6, 2018. It’s the first real chance to stop the madness in Washington. Your vote matters.

Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art auction exhibition opens at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan from 10 am – 5 pm.

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

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Tuesday, November 7

VOTE in the General Election! New Jersey and Virginia have elect governors. New Jersey elects both houses of its legislature. Virginia elects its lower house.

The Lincoln Center White Light Festival screens Thomas Lennon’s documentary Sacred: Milestones of a Spiritual Life at Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater at 7 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Thomas Adès English opera The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish surrealist director Luis Buñuel, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Italian singer-songwriter Francesco de Gregori plays The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 pm. $59.50 – $99.50

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Wednesday, November 8

Paris Photo is at the Grand Palais in Paris, France through November 11.

An exhibition of Chilean-American artist Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect opens at the Bronx Museum in Concourse Village, The Bronx. Through April 8, 2018. Free

The 7th International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival opens with a red carpet at the Cinépolis Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan Wednesday, November 8 at 6:30 pm. $15

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

Italian-American Jazz trumpeter Chris Botti plays Prudential Hall at NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey at 7:30 pm. $29 – $79.

Mexican Flamenco guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela play the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, Long Island at 8 pm.

Dance to legendary Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.


Thursday, November 9

Argentina plays a friendly exhibition with Russia.

Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 11 am. $30

Lord & Taylor in Manhattan’s Garment District reveals its Christmas windows from 4 – 9 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Jean-Stéphane Bron’s French documentary The Paris Opera (L’Opéra) at Film Society at Lincoln Center at 12 noon, 2:15 pm, 4:30 pm, 7 pm, 9:15 pm.

The Salon Art + Design fair opens with previews at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 4 pm $250, 5 – 7 pm (by invitation), and from 7 – 9 pm $150. The fair runs through Monday, November 13.

The New York Philharmonic performs “Bernstein and Don Quixote” at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

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

Rene Fortunato’s Dominican movie Patricia El Regreso del Sueño (2017) has its New York premiere at Symphony Space in the Upper West Side at 7:30 pm. $20

The Parisian Woman starring Uma Thurman opens on Broadway at the Hudson Theatre in the Times Square Theater District at 8 pm. $49.50 – $250

Mexican Flamenco guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela play The Space at Westbury in Westbury, Long Island at 8 pm.

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


Friday, November 10

It’s Latin American Cultural Week, November 10 – 19, 2017.

It’s Veterans Day Weekend! Today is a national holiday.

Colombia plays a friendly soccer exhibition against the Korean Republic at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, Korea at 6 am ET.

The 2017 Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular opens at Radio City Music Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 11 am. Through January 1.

An exhibition of Cuban artist Jorge Luis Miranda Carracedo Intranautes opens at Vallois America in Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a reception at 4 pm. Through January 28, 2018.

Brazil plays a friendly exhibition with Japan in Lille, France at 7 pm ET.

La Salsa Vive 2017 brings Salsa legends of the 1970s and 1980s to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Thomas Adès English opera The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish surrealist director Luis Buñuel, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 8 pm. $17 – $72

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Ximena’s List)


Saturday, November 11

Celebrate Veterans Day.

Celebrate the birthday of legendary Mexican author Carlos Fuentes in Panama City, Panama on November 11, 1928.

The New York City Veterans Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 23rd St to 52nd St from 11:15 am – 3:30 pm.

Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez stars in the SEASON PREMIERE of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. Occasional performances through December 2. From $25

Bitter Laughter: Female Cartoonists from Latin America and Spain is at the 41 Cooper Gallery at Cooper Union in the East Village at 3 pm.

Spain plays a friendly soccer exhibition against Costa Rica at Estadio La Rosaleda in Málaga, Spain at 3:30 pm ET.

Cuban-American singer Willy Chirino with Colombian Salsa legends Grupo Niche play Prudential Hall at NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey at 8 pm. $49 – $89

The New York Philharmonic performs “Bernstein and Don Quixote” at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 8 pm.

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

Martin Maldonado & Maurizo Ghella teach and perform Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am.


Sunday, November 12

LAST CHANCE to see dark comedy Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at the Signature Theatre in Midtown at 2 pm.

The Cuba Caliente Salsa party with Gerardo Contino, Los Habaneros, and DJ Ala Banciosa plays The Woods in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from 6 pm – 12 midnight.

Dance Argentine Tango to live music at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $20 – $30



It’s 20th Century Week!


Monday, November 13

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5:30 pm. Through February 12, 2018.

LAST CHANCE to see the Salon Art + Design fair at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 11 am – 5 pm.

Tiffany’s reveals its holiday windows in Midtown East, Manhattan.

An exhibition of Romanian artist Geta Brătescu opens at Hauser & Wirth in Chelsea, Manhattan. Through December 23.

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 6:30 pm.

The 14th Corto Circuito Latino Shorts Film Festival opens at SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30 pm.

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

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20

Portuguese Fado star Mariza plays City Winery in Hudson Square (West SoHo), Manhattan at 8 pm.


Tuesday, November 14

Colombia plays a friendly soccer exhibition against China at Chongqing Olympic Sports Center in Chongqing, China at 6:35 am ET.

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Works on Paper Sale is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 9:30 am.

Argentina plays a friendly exhibition with Nigeria in Krosnodar, Russia at 11:30 am ET.

Spain plays a friendly soccer exhibition against Russia at Stadion Krestovskyi in St. Petersburg, Russia at 1:45 pm ET.

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 2 pm.

Bergdorf Goodman reveals its 2017 holiday windows.

The 14th Corto Circuito Latino Shorts Film Festival shows films selected from an open call at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan at 6:30 pm.

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale is at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side at 7 pm.

The New York Philharmonic performs “Bernstein and Don Quixote” at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Thomas Adès English opera The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish surrealist director Luis Buñuel, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Wednesday, November 15

Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale is at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side at 10 am.

Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Morning Session is at Phillips in Midtown East at 11 am.

Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Afternoon Session is at Phillips in Midtown East at 2 pm.

Phillips’ 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale Evening Sale is at Phillips in Midtown East at 5 pm.

Henri Bendel reveals its holiday windows in Midtown, Manhattan.

The 14th Corto Circuito Latino Shorts Film Festival presents “Colombia Zoom In” at the Colombian Consulate in Midtown East, Manhattan at 6:30 pm.

OPENING NIGHT for John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons at Studio 54 in Midtown. Through February 4, 2018.

Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 7pm.

The Lincoln Center White Light Festival presents Catalan Spanish conductor Jordi Savall with his Hespèrion XXI ensemble and international guest artists in Jordi Savall: The Routes of Slavery at the Rose Theater in Jazz at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez stars in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Thursday, November 16

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé! Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day, the day when this harvest’s new Beaujolais wine goes on sale.

Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Sale is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 10 am.

Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Afternoon Sale is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 2 pm.

Barneys New York in Manhattan’s Upper East Side reveals its holiday windows.

Macy’s reveals its Christmas windows at 5:30 pm

Michael Eastman Buenos Aires – Southern Light opens with a reception for the artist at Edwynn Houk Gallery in Midtown East, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Through January 20, 2018.

Pepa Prieto / Dean Monogenis Polarities opens with a reception at Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan. Through December 23.

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction is at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 6:30 pm.

The 14th Corto Circuito Latino Shorts Film Festival closes with “Latinos in House” films by Latinos in the U.S., at Instituto Cervantes in Midtown East, Manhattan at 6:30 pm.

The 18th Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas are broadcast live on Univision at 8 pm with a 7 pm red carpet pre-show.

Cuban percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez plays B.B. King Blues Club Lucille’s in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $15

Argentine bassist Pedro Giraudo plays Tango Jazz at Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 8 pm.

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

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


Friday, November 17

Yankees and Mets 2018 season, single game tickets go on sale.

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze opens at the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park, Brooklyn from 11 am – 10 pm. Through April 22, 2018.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Puccini’s Italian opera Madama Butterfly at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Day Auction at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side is at 9:30 am.

Argentine bassist Pedro Giraudo plays Tango Jazz at Terraza 7 in  Elmhurst, Queens at 9:30 pm.


Saturday, November 18

Watch the Madrid Derby, Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid, with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York at the Football Factory in Chelsea or Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Lower Midtown.

Christie’s Latin American Art auction exhibition opens at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan from 10 am – 5 pm.

Sotheby’s Latin American Modern Art auction exhibition opens at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5 pm. Through the auction on Tuesday, November 21.

Phillips Latin American art auction goes on view at Phillips in Midtown East from 10 am – 6 pm.

The Comité Noviembre National Puerto Rican Artisans Fair & Book Expo is at Hostos Community College, Main Gymnasium, C-Lobby in Mott Haven, The Bronx from 12 – 7 pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Thomas Adès English opera The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish surrealist director Luis Buñuel, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez stars in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Sunday, November 19

Celebrate the Christian feast of Our Lady of Providence, the patron saint of Puerto Rico, with a Spanish mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown East, Manhattan at 4 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Mexican-American play Oedipus El Rey at the Public Theater at 3 pm & 8 pm.

The Cuba Caliente Salsa party with Gerardo Contino, Los Habaneros, and DJ Ala Banciosa plays The Woods in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from 6 pm – 12 midnight.

The American Music Awards are broadcast live on ABC from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at 8 pm ET.

Dance Argentine Tango to live music at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $20 – $30



Monday, November 20

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Reservations open for Macy’s Santa visits at (212) 494-4495.

The 45th International Emmy Awards are at the New York Hilton Midtown.

Saks Fifth Avenue reveals its Christmas windows at its flagship store in Midtown East at 6:45 pm. Through January 2, 2018.

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

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Tuesday, November 21

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

It’s a 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Group Stage match day 5.

Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side reveals its holiday windows.

Sotheby’s Latin American Modern Art auction is at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 10 am.

Phillips’ Latin American art auction is at Phillips in Midtown East at 11 am.

Sotheby’s European Art auction is at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 2 pm.

The Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche are revealed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5:30 pm. Through January 7, 2018.

Christie’s Latin American Art auction of Lots 1 – 72 is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 6 pm.

LAST CHANCE to see Thomas Adès English opera The Exterminating Angel, inspired by the classic Mexican film by Spanish surrealist director Luis Buñuel, at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Wednesday, November 22

It’s Thanksgiving Weekend!

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Speak to your state’s U.S. senators and representatives in person and tell them what is important to you at a Town Hall Meeting in your area.

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Cecilia, the patron saint of musicians.

Coco, Disney’s Mexican Day of the Dead movie, opens citywide.

It’s a 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Group Stage match day 5.

Sotheby’s Latin America: Modern Art, Part II auction is at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 10 am.

Christie’s Latin American Art auction of Lots 75 – 194 is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 11 am.

Brimstone & Glory, Viktor Jakovleski’s 2017 documentary about the National Pyrotechnics Festival near Mexico City opens at Quad Cinema in Greenwich Village at 11:15 am. Through November 30.

Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez stars in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Dance to legendary Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.


Thursday, November 23

Celebrate Thanksgiving!

FIFA releases its monthly world soccer ranking.

91st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade marches from 77th Street down Central Park West, across Central Park South, down Sixth Avenue, along 34th Street to Macy’s Herald Square from 9 am – 12 noon. Puerto Rican – Dominican Reggaeton singer Nicky Jam is one of the performers.


Friday, November 24

Have a Latin Black Friday. Be safe and sane on the busiest shopping day of the year!

Santaland opens at Macy’s in Manhattan’s Garment District from 10 am – 10 pm.

New York City Ballet opens George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center. Through December 31.

SEASON PREMIERE of Verdi’s Latin mass Requiem at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. Occasional performances through December 2. From $25

Dance Argentine Tango at Milonga on the Hudson in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $15 (Ximena’s List)


Saturday, November 25

Celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women which commemorates the murder of the Mirabal sisters in the Dominican Republic on November 25, 1960.

LAST CHANCE to see the exhibition of Argentine artist Felipe Pantone: Planned Iridescence at GR Gallery in the Lower East Side 12 – 7 pm.

SEASON PREMIERE of a special English-language family version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 2 pm. Occasional performances through December 9. From $27

Lo Mejor de los 90’s / Best of 90’s Salsa brings Andy Montañez, Tito Rojas, Tito Nieves, and Frankie Negron to Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey at 8 pm.

Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez stars in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25

The NYC All Night Milonga (Argentine Tango) is at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am.

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays The Django in the Roxy Hotel in Tribeca at 10:30 pm.


Sunday, November 26

Celebrate the birthday of early Tango bandleader Francisco Canaro in San José de Mayo, Uruguay in 1888.

The Cuba Caliente Salsa party with Gerardo Contino, Los Habaneros, and DJ Ala Banciosa plays The Woods in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, from 6 pm – 12 midnight.

Dance Argentine Tango to live music at Zinc Bar in Greenwich Village from 9 pm – 12 midnight. $20 – $30



Monday, November 27

Celebrate Cyber Monday and buy something online.

The Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square Parade in Lincoln Square on the Upper West Side marches from Dante Park at Broadway & 63rd up Broadway to 70th St from 5:30 – 9 pm (rain, snow, or shine)

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Latin mass Requiem at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Venezuelan-American pop star Mariah Carey presents her “All I Want for Christmas is You” concert at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 8 pm. $60 – $330+

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Tuesday, November 28

Celebrate Giving Tuesday and donate to a good cause. The tradition was started by our own 92nd Street Y.

Celebrate Panamanian Independence Day from Spain in 1821.

Grammy nominations are announced November 28, 2017.

Mexican-American soprano Ailyn Pérez stars in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Massenet’s French opera Thaïs at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Venezuelan-American pop star Mariah Carey presents her “All I Want for Christmas is You” concert at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan’s Upper West Side at 8 pm. $60 – $330+

Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks play their weekly Hot Jazz gig at Iguana New York in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20


Wednesday, November 29

Gabo y el Cine, a 2016 Mexican documentary about the Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez, screens at the Colombian Consulate in Midtown East, Manhattan at 6 pm. Free

An exhibition of Venezuelan-born artist Arturo Herrera Paintings opens with a reception at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6 – 8 pm. Tuesday – Saturday through January 20, 2018.

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree will be lit for the first time with performances from 7-9 pm. Through January 7, 2018

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Fall season opens with a Gala performance at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 7 pm. Through December 3.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Latin mass Requiem at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

Dance to legendary Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega at Cielo in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District from 10 pm – 4 am.


Thursday, November 30

LAST CHANCE to see Brimstone & Glory, Viktor Jakovleski’s 2017 documentary about the National Pyrotechnics Festival near Mexico City, at Quad Cinema in Greenwich Village. Screenings from 11:15 am through 9:35 pm.

The Shape of Water by Mexican director Guillermo del Toro opens citywide.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s fairy tale opera The Magic Flute in English at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

An exhibition of Portuguese photographer André Cepeda Depois opens with a reception at Benrubi Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan at 6 pm. Tuesday – Saturday through January 20, 2018.

Cuban percussionist and singer Pedrito Martinez plays B.B. King Blues Club Lucille’s in Midtown, Manhattan at 7:30 pm. $15

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

December calendar


November Events



‘The Parisian Woman’ stars Uma Thurman hustling power in Washington

Hudson Theatre
145 West 44th St
Times Square – Theater District
between Sixth & Seventh Ave
Previews
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Opening
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Closing
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Usually dark Mondays

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’

Studio 54
254 West 54th Street
near Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Previews Thursday, October 19, 2017
Opens Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Closes Sunday, February 4, 2018

‘M. Butterfly’ is the perfect woman, but perfection isn’t always what it seems

Cort Theatre
138 West 48th St, Theater District
Previews October 7, 2017
Opening October 26, 2017
Open-ended run
Tuesday – Sunday

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

New York Puerto Rican writer
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 W 46th St, Times Square
Tuesday-Sunday 2017

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

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
Times Square Broadway
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

Lord & Taylor reveals its holiday windows

424 Fifth Avenue
between 38th & 39th St
Garment District, Manhattan
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Calpulli ‘Día de los Muertos’ on NY1

Enscenario: El Día de Muertos Llega al Town Hall
by Fernando Cárdenas
NY1 Theater Reporter
November 3, 2017

Calpulli ‘Día de los Muertos’ on NBC News

What’s El Día de los Muertos? It’s Not Scary, and It’s Not Halloween
by Kristina Puga
November 1, 2017

Tiffany & Co. is the classic New York City jeweler

Midtown East
Rockefeller Center
SoHo
Financial District

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular

Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave at 50th St
Midtown, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017 – January 1, 2018

Le Beaujolais nouveau est arrivé! ~ Beaujolais Nouveau Day

Third Thursday of November
Thursday, November 16, 2017

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Our Lady of Providence Mass

Catholic church
5th Ave between 50th & 51st St
Midtown East
Spanish mass, Sundays
Our Lady of Providence Mass
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Bloomingdale’s reveals its Holiday Windows

Upper East Side
Upper West Side Outlet
SoHo
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

New York City Ballet George Balanchine The Nutcracker

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
On Sale September, 2017
Performances
Friday November 24 – December 31, 2017

Carlos Copello and Victoria Gallotto

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Tango La Nacional

La Nacional
239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, December 14, 2017

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

Monday – Friday
December 18 – 29, 2017

Louie Vega ‘Can’t Let You Go’ Grammy nominee

~ Best Remixed Recording
60th Grammy Awards (2018)
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Plaza
Front entrance Seventh Ave
at 32nd St Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, January 28, 2018
~
Cielo
18 Little West 12th St
Meatpacking District
West Village
Wednesday, December 21, 2017

Pepa Prieto / Dean Monogenis ‘Polarities’

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery
505 West 24th St
near Tenth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 16 – Saturday, December 23, 2017

Christmas in New York City

Preparations
Mid-November
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2017
Three Kings Day
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Leonardo to Matisse master drawings from the Robert Lehman collection

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
Upper East Side, Manhattan
October 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side
September 27, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Rodin at the Met captures feelings in clay

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018

Arturo Herrera ‘Paintings’ makes the leap to canvas

Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
530 West 22nd St
between 10th & 11th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Closed Sunday & Monday
November 29, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Arte de La Borinqueña is an exhibition about the Puerto Rican superhero

Casita Maria Gallery
928 Simpson St, 6th Floor
at 163rd St
Hunts Point, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
October 4, 2017 – January 6, 2018

Michael Eastman ‘Buenos Aires – Southern Light’

Edwynn Houk Gallery
745 Fifth Ave #407
between 57th & 58th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
Thursday, November 16, 2017 – Saturday, January 20, 2018

‘Modigliani Unmasked’ explores questions of identity

The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave & 92nd St
Upper East Side
September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2018

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Monday, November 13, 2017 – February 12, 2018

Sculpture of Uruguayan artist Gonzalo Fonseca

Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road
at Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 25, 2017 – Monday, February 12, 2018

UEFA Champions League 2017 – 2018 Round of 16

September – May
Round of 16 1st Leg
Tuesday – Wednesday
February 13 – 14, 2018
Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Josef Albers in Mexico makes Aztec, Maya, and Inca art contemporary

Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
between 88th & 89th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Friday, November 3, 2017 – February 18, 2018

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

Gordon Matta-Clark’s ‘Anarchitecture’ proves The Bronx is Beautiful

Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th St
Concourse Village, The Bronx
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Wednesday, November 8 2017 – April 8, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
at Washington Ave
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Friday, November 17, 2017 – April 22, 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

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

Colombia plays a friendly exhibition with China

World #13, World Cup Qualified
Chongqing Olympic Sports Center, Chongqing
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

Lincoln Center and venues across Manhattan
October 18 – November 15, 2017

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

Sara Grdan and Ivan Terrazas

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 16, 2017

‘Oedipus El Rey’ gets its New York Premiere at the Public Theater

Public Theater
425 Lafayette St
East Village
Tuesday – Sunday
October 3 – November 19, 2017

Have a Latin Black Friday

Friday after Thanksgiving
Friday, November 23, 2018

All Saints Day honors saints known and unknown

November 1
Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Giving Tuesday opens the season of philanthropy and charity

#GivingTuesday
Tuesday after Thanksgiving
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Nicky Jam ‘Fénix’, ‘El Amante’ 2017 Latin Grammy nominee

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thursday, November 23, 2017

Our Lady of Providence is the patron saint of Puerto Rico

Feast November 19
Sunday, November 19, 2017

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

Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Ave at 82nd St
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 – Sunday, January 7, 2018
Daily

Hombre Men of the Year Awards

Empire Hotel
44 West 63rd St
at Columbus Ave
Lincoln Square
Tuesday, November 13, 2017

Ana Padron and Diego Blanco Tango for All

La Nacional
239 West 14th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Panamanian Independence Days from Spain and Colombia

FROM SPAIN
November 28, 1821
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
FROM COLOMBIA
November 3, 1903
Saturday, November 3, 2018

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

La Salsa Vive 2017
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Friday, November 10, 2017

All Souls Day is a Christian day to remember dead family members

The Mexican Day of the Dead blends Aztec traditions with All Souls Day
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Saint Cecilia is the patron saint of music

Feast November 22
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

7th Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival 2017 screens Mexico and Puppets

Teatro Sea, Lower East Side
Mount Sinai, Upper East Side
NYU Cantor Film Center, Greenwich Village
Cinépolis, Chelsea
Wednesday – Sunday
November 8 – 12, 2017

Salon Art + Design fair 2017

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue
between 66th & 67th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Thursday – Monday
November 9 – 13, 2017

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Mirabal Sisters were assassinated November 25, 1960
Saturday, November 25, 2017

‘The Paris Opera (L’Opéra)’ backstage with the world’s best opera ballet

Film Society of Lincoln Center
Francesca Beale Theater
Thursday, October 19, 2017
EXTENDED AGAIN
Thursday, November 16, 2017

La Salsa Vive puts Salsa legends from the 1970s and 1980s back on stage

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
On Sale April 14, 2017
Concert
Friday, November 10, 2017

American Music Awards is the world’s biggest fan-voted award show

Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles / ABC
Sunday, November 19, 2017

18th Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square 2017 is holiday fun for the entire family

Dante Park at Broadway & 63rd up Broadway to 70th St
Monday, November 27, 2017

14th Corto Circuito 2017 Latino Shorts Film Festival New York

SVA Theatre & La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Colombian Consulate & Instituto Cervantes
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Thursday
November 13 – 16, 2017

Saks Fifth Avenue reveals its Holiday Windows

Midtown East
Battery Park City
Monday, November 20, 2017 – January 2, 2018

NYC General Election 2017 Results

Dominican, Ecuadorian, Mexican, & Puerto Rican city leaders
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Barneys New York is New York Style

Madison (Upper East Side)
Broadway (Upper West Side)
Downtown (Chelsea)
SoHo
Brooklyn (Cobble Hill)

Christie’s is the world’s leading art business

Latin American Art auctions in May and November are pillars of NYC’s Latin art scene

Day of the Dead Ofrendas are home altars with offerings for dead relatives

An ofrenda is a homemade altar filled with a collection of offerings to welcome the soul of a dead family member to visit on Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations

Day of the Dead honors Mictlancihuatl, Aztec goddess of the underworld

Skull Catrina is the modern representation of Mictlancihuatl

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

Catrina is the modern image of Mictlancihuatl
Thursday, November 2, 2017

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

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

Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico in the World Cup, USA no

October 2015 – November 2017
Qualified
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York

The Grafton
126 First Avenue
East Village, Manhattan
Saturday, November 18, 2017

Carlos Fuentes Mexican literary giant

Born in Panama City, Panama
November 11, 1928

Django Reinhardt NY Festival keeps the Gypsy Jazz legend alive

July and November
Birdland
315 West 44th St
Hell’s Kitchen
July 4-9, 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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