October 2019 New York Latin Culture Calendar

October 2019 brings the Fall for Dance Festival, New Yorker Festival, Panamanian Parade, Hispanic Parade, Columbus Parade, Indigenous People’s Day, & Bolivian Parade.

Columbus Day is the holiday.

It’s Yom Kippur.


October 2019 Week 40 ~ September 30 ~ October 6


September 2019 Calendar


Tuesday, October 1

Today is the deadline for Best Foreign Language Film entries for the 92nd Academy Awards in March 2019.

OPENING NIGHT
The 16th annual Fall For Dance Festival is at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan through October 13. $15 (Tickets on sale Sunday, September 8 at 11am)

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, October 2

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Brazilian MPB and sertaneja superstars Sandy e Junior bring their 30th anniversary reunion concert Nossa História to Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn at 8pm. Get tickets

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, October 3

Creole-Puerto Rican percussionist Sheila E brings her unique style of rock to Sony Hall in the Times Square Theater District at 8pm. From $52.50

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, October 4

Pain and Glory (Dolor y Gloria), a film by Pedro Almodóvar, starring Antonio Banderas, opens today.

Colombian reggaeton singer Maluma brings his 11:11 World Tour to Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC at 8:30pm. From $67


Saturday, October 5

Puerto Rican hip-hop reggaeton musical La Canción is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, NYC at 8pm. From $15


Sunday, October 6

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


October 2019 Week 41 ~ October 7-13


Monday, October 7

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, October 8

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, October 9

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Puerto Rican pop singer-songwriter Kany García plays Sony Hall in the Times Square Theater District at 8pm. From $45

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, October 10

NYCWFF, the New York City Wine & Food Festival runs through Sunday.

An exhibition of new work by Brazilian artist Vik Muniz opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in Chelsea, NYC. Tuesday-Saturday through November 16.

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, October 11

It’s Columbus Day Weekend!


Saturday, October 12

CLOSING
The Crossing the Line festival of French culture ends at FIAF in Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

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


Sunday, October 13

The Hispanic Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th St to 72nd St at 12 noon.

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


October 2019 Week 42 ~ October 14-20


Monday, October 14 ~ Columbus Day

Celebrate Columbus Day, the big day for New York City’s Italian community.

Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, October 15

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, October 16

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, October 17

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango jazz at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens at 9pm. $10


Friday, October 18


Saturday, October 19

Colombian salsa legends Grupo Niche play Kupferberg Center at Queens College in Flushing, Queens at 8pm. From $39


Sunday, October 20

The 9th Bolivian Parade of New York marches along 37th Avenue from 69th to 87th St in Jackson Heights, Queens. FREE

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 43 ~ October 21-27, 2019


Monday, October 21

Celebrate National Mezcal Day.

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art reopens.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, October 22

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, October 23

Celebrate World Ballet Day.

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, October 24

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, October 25


Saturday, October 26

CLOSING
An exhibition of African-American artist Amy Sherald closes at Hauser & Wirth in Chelsea, NYC from 10am – 6pm. FREE

Watch a El Clásico FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid with Penya FC Barcelona at Smithfield Hall in Chelsea, NYC; or with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in NYC’s Garment District. Time TBD. No cover

American-French jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux plays Sony Hall in the Times Square Theater District at 7:30pm. From $50

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


Sunday, October 27

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12

American-French jazz singer Madeleine Peyroux plays Sony Hall in the Times Square Theater District at 7:30pm. From $50

Puerto Rican Latin trap star Bad Bunny brings his X100Pre Tour (Para Siempre, Forever) to Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey at 8pm. From $66

Adriana Calcanhotto sings Brazilian MPB in the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space in the Upper West Side, NYC at 8pm. From $62


October 2019 Week 44 ~ October 28 – November 3


Monday, October 28

Celebrate International Creole Day.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, October 29

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, October 30

Dance Argentine tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga on Pier 45 (Christopher St) in Manhattan’s West Village from around 4-7pm. $10 suggested donation

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, October 31

Happy Halloween.

Puerto Rican hip-hop reggaeton musical La Canción is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, NYC at 11am. $30

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


November 2019 Calendar


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