October things to do in NYC in 2018

October things to do in NYC include the Hispanic Day Parade, Indigenous Peoples Day, Columbus Day Parade, and Hispanic Heritage Month.

Fall for Dance Festival 2018 at New York City Center

October 1 – 13, 2018
Monday – Saturday
~
New York City Center
Midtown, Manhattan
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$15 seats to watch four companies a night. African, Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French & Romanian dancers or companies performing ballet, modern, contemporary and folkloric dances.

Mile-Long Opera, a biography of 7 o’clock, 1,000 singers, 100 stories

October 3 – 7, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
~
High Line
Meatpacking District & Chelsea, Manhattan

Pedrito Martinez Group plays Bronx Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide

Friday, October 5, 2018
~
Carnegie Hall Citywide
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Fleetwood – Concourse Village, The Bronx
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The world’s first-call Cuban Rumbero.

New Yorker Festival 2018

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

22nd Panamanian Day Parade 2017

Franklin Ave from Bergen St to President St and Classon Ave
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018
~
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S CELEBRATION
October 7 – 8, 2018
Sunday – Monday
Randall’s Island
Red Hawk Native American Arts Council

Hispanic Day Parade 2018 celebrates our diverse heritage

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Midtown / Upper East Side Manhattan
~
Fifth Avenue
44th to 69th Street
~
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

Columbus Day Parade 2018 is New York City’s big Italian celebration

Monday, October 8, 2018
Midtown to Upper East Side, Manhattan
~
Fifth Avenue
47th to 72nd St
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NYC’s big Italian parade (Spanish too)

Celebrate Spain’s National Day, La Fiesta Nacional de España

October 12, 1492
Friday, October 12, 2018

NYC Wine & Food Festival 2018 (NYCWFF)

A weekend of fine wine and food prepared by over 500 world-renowned French, Italian, Jewish, Mexican & Spanish chefs and culinary TV personalities from the Food Network and Cooking Channel.
GRAND TASTING
Pier 94 Rooftop
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 13 -14, 2018
DINING
Thursday – Sunday
October 11 – 14, 2018

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15 – October 15
~
Celebrate our communal heritage and the contributions of Hispanic Americans.

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

PREPARATIONS
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
~
DAY OF THE INNOCENTS
CHILD SOULS VISIT
Wednesday, November 1, 2018
~
DAY OF THE DEAD
ADULT SOULS VISIT
Friday, November 2, 2018

Celebrate Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement

G’mar Hatima Tova
25 hour fast from sundown
Tuesday, October 8 – 9, 2019

NYC Halloween Parade 2017 is going to be a real thriller

Sixth Avenue
Spring to 16th St
Lineup at Canal & Sixth Ave
Tuesday, October 31, 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

New York Film Festival 2017

Film Society of Lincoln Center
& Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center
September 28 – October 15, 2017

American Ballet Theatre Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
October 18 – 29, 2017


October 2018 Calendar



Off-Broadway Week 2-for-1 tickets are available for shows through October 7.

Monday, October 1

Today is the deadline for Best Foreign Language Film entries for the 91st Academy Awards in March 2019.

The 2017 Socrates Annual at the Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, Queens ran October 1, 2017 through March 25, 2018.

The Metropolitan Opera presents its new 2018 production of French opera Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan opens with a 75th Anniversary Kick-Off cocktail at 6:30 pm, and Program 1 which includes French-Algerian Cie Hervé KOUBI at 8 pm. $15


Tuesday, October 2

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 1 which includes French-Algerian Cie Hervé KOUBI at 8 pm. $15


Wednesday, October 3

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque opens at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $33 – $72

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 2 which includes Cuban – American dancer Patricia Delgado dancing a world premiere NY City Center commission with New York City Ballet‘s Justin Peck at 8 pm. $15

The Metropolitan Opera presents La Bohème at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $30


Thursday, October 4

Celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of Italy.

Celebrate the Feast of Orula, the master diviner of Santería.

Celebrate National Taco Day.

New York Comic Con 2018 is at Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan through Sunday.

The Frieze London 2018 art fair opens at Regent’s Park in London, United Kingdom. The fair runs through Sunday.

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $33 – $72

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 2 which includes Cuban – American dancer Patricia Delgado dancing a world premiere NY City Center commission with New York City Ballet‘s Justin Peck at 8 pm. $15

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


Friday, October 5

It’s Columbus Day Weekend!

World Ballet Day live streams the Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, National Ballet of Canada,  Royal Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and regional guests.

Carnegie Hall Citywide presents the Pedrito Martinez Group, the world’s best Cuban rumba band, at the Bronx Museum in Fleetwood – Concourse Village, The Bronx at 7:30 pm. FREE with rsvp

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 3 which includes Balamouk, a New York City Center Commission world premiere by Colombian – Belgian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa for Dance Theatre of Harlem (amazing Brazilian dancers) at 8 pm. $15

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $33 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera presents its new 2018 production of French opera Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $25


Saturday, October 6

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 3 which includes Balamouk, a New York City Center Commission world premiere by Colombian – Belgian choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa for Dance Theatre of Harlem (amazing Brazilian dancers) at 8 pm. $15

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $33 – $72

The Metropolitan Opera presents La Bohème at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8:30 pm. From $30


Sunday, October 7

LAST CHANCE to use Off-Broadway Week 2-for-1 tickets.

LAST CHANCE to see Obsession Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10 am – 5:30 pm. $25

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with the Redhawk Native American Arts Council on Randall’s Island, Manhattan from 11 am – 5 pm. FREE

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $33 – $72

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.



Monday, October 8

Celebrate Yom Kippur 2019, the Jewish day of atonement.

Celebrate Columbus Day!

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day at a sunrise ceremony with the Redhawk Native American Arts Council on Randall’s Island, Manhattan at 7 am. FREE. The celebration continues until 4 pm.

The 2018 Columbus Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th – 72nd St in Midtown, Manhattan and the Upper East Side from 11:30 am – 4 pm.

The 2017 Bessies NY Dance and Performance Awards were at NYU Skirball center in Greenwich Village on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7:30 pm. $12-25

Argentine heavy metal band Rata Blanca brings their XXX Anniversary Tour to Stage 48 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 8 pm – 4 am. $38 – $80


Tuesday, October 9

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

The Metropolitan Opera presents its new 2018 production of French opera Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25

The 2018 American Music Awards are broadcast live on ABC at 8 pm ET.


Wednesday, October 10

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $33 – $72

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 4 which includes American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Herman Cornejo (Argentine) dancing with Alina Cojocaru (Romanian) at 8 pm. $15

The Metropolitan Opera presents La Bohème at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $30


Thursday, October 11

The 12th Annual NYC Wine & Food Festival 2018 is across Manhattan and at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen through Sunday.

The Clio Art Fair of independent artists opens with a VIP reception from 6 – 9 pm. $90. The fair runs through Sunday. FREE

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $33 – $72

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 4 which includes American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Herman Cornejo (Argentine) dancing with Alina Cojocaru (Romanian) at 8 pm. $15

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


Friday, October 12

Today is the last day for New Yorkers to register to vote in the November 6, 2018 General Election. It is also the last day to change your party affiliation.

Celebrate Spain’s National Day, La Fiesta Nacional de España, which commemorates the day in 1492 when Columbus rediscovered the Americas for Spain.

The 2018 New York Coffee Festival is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan through Sunday.

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan presents Program 5 with Ballet Hispánico (Mexican), Acosta Danza (Cuban), Alvin Ailey (African – American) and Junior Cervila (Brazilian & Argentine) at 8 pm. $15

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $33 – $72


Saturday, October 13

It’s the 16th Annual Open House New York all over New York City.

The Metropolitan Opera presents its new 2018 production of French opera Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

The 15th Annual Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan ends with Program 5 with Ballet Hispánico (Mexican), Acosta Danza (Cuban), Alvin Ailey (African – American) and Junior Cervila (Brazilian & Argentine) at 8 pm. $15

The Metropolitan Opera presents La Bohème at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8 pm. From $30

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $33 – $72

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


Sunday, October 14

It’s the 16th Annual Open House New York 2018 all over New York City.

The 2017 Mexico Now Festival was October 14 – 22, 2017.

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $33 – $72

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.



Monday, October 15

It’s a U.S. House of Representatives district work period through November 9. Find a Town Hall Meeting in your area so you can speak to your Representative in person and tell them what is important to you.

Celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15.


Tuesday, October 16

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. $10 suggested donation.

The Metropolitan Opera presents its new 2018 production of French opera Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns at The Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. From $25


Wednesday, October 17

Celebrate National Pasta Day!

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $33 – $72


Thursday, October 18

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 7 pm. $33 – $72

The Celebrate Mexico Now festival presents Mexican – American singer-songwriters Diana Gameros & Renee Goust at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm. FREE

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


Friday, October 19

LINCOLN CENTER WHITE LIGHT FESTIVAL
French choreographic duo Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez present the New York premiere of Borderline at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 7:30 pm

2018 Grammy nominee Doug Beavers plays a ¡Vaya! 63 salsa dance party tribute to Titanes del Trombón at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium at 7:30 pm. FREE

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $33 – $72


Saturday, October 20

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day.

LAST CHANCE THIS YEAR to see the Metropolitan Opera’s new 2018 production of French opera Samson et Dalila by Saint-Saëns at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1 pm. From $25

Colombian soft reggaeton star J Balvin plays Barclays Center in Prospect Park, Brooklyn at 8 pm. From $39

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $33 – $72


Sunday, October 21

Celebrate National Mezcal Day!

Celebrate the birthday of Bebop and Latin Jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie in Cheraw, South Carolina on October 21, 1917.

Celebrate the birthday of legendary singer Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa, in Havana, Cuba on October 21, 1925.

The 2018 Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival is at Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School in West Brighton, Staten Island from 11 am – 6 pm (community altar building starts at 9am). FREE

The Bolivian Day Parade marches up 37th Avenue, from 69th to 86th St, in Jackson Heights, Queens at 12 noon.

Olga Pericet’s Enfoque plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $33 – $72

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.



It’s New York Print Week!

Monday, October 22


Tuesday, October 23

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.


Wednesday, October 24

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.


Thursday, October 25

Celebrate the birthday of legendary artist Pablo Picasso in Málaga, Spain on October 25, 1881.

The 2018 IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair opens with a VIP preview at Javits Center in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 6:30 – 9 pm. Through Sunday.

Kombilesa Mi plays traditional Colombian rhythms in Spanish and Palenquero, the Bantu-sounding language (African languages + Spanish + Portuguese) of San Basilio de Palenque, the first free Black town in the Americas, at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium at 7:30 pm. FREE

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


Friday, October 26

The 2018 AADLA Fine Art & Antique Show is at Wallace Hall in the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola in Manhattan’s Upper East Side through Monday. $20

Puerto Rican Romantic Salsa legend Gilberto Santa Rosa plays the St. George Theatre in Staten Island on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8 pm. From $55

Dominican drama En el tiempo de las mariposas plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $66


Saturday, October 27

The Winter Village holiday shops open at Bryant Park in Midtown, Manhattan.

Watch FC Barcelona play El Clásico against Real Madrid at home with Penya FC Barcelona NYC at Smithfield Hall in Chelsea, Manhattan. Time TBD. FREE

The 2018 TEFAF New York Fall European antiques show opens at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a VIP Preview from 1 pm – 8 pm. Through Wednesday, October 31.

Puerto Rican Romantic Salsa legend Gilberto Santa Rosa plays the Kupferberg Center for the Arts in Flushing, Queens on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8 pm. From $42

Colombian drama El coronel no tiene quien le escriba 2019 plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8 pm. $17 – $72

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


Sunday, October 28

Celebrate National Chocolate Day. Chocolate is originally from Mexico and Guatemala.

Miguel Calo Argentine Tango bandoneonist, composer, and leader was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on October 28, 1907.

Catalan Spanish comedy El credito 2019 plays at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3 pm. $17 – $66

NYCFC plays its last home game of the regular season against the Philadelphia Union at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 4:30 pm.

The New York Red Bulls play their last home game of the regular season against Orlando City at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey (Newark) at 4:30 pm. It’s Supporters’ Day. From $20

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.

Puerto Rican salsa star Marc Anthony plays Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan on Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 7 pm. From $67



Monday, October 29

It’s the 2018 Veterans Day congressional state work period through November 12. Find a Town Hall Meeting in your area so you can speak to your state’s U.S. senators and congresspeople in person and tell them what is important to you.

It’s NYC Television Week through Thursday, November 1.


Tuesday, October 30

Today is the last day for New Yorkers to request an absentee ballot for the General Election in November.

Dance Argentine Tango at the VolvoTango outdoor milonga at Long Island City Landing in Long Island City, Queens in the late afternoon. Confirm the time at volvotango.com. Take the East River ferry to Hunters Point South from East 34th St, Wall St, or Brooklyn ferry stops. $10 suggested donation.


Wednesday, October 31

Happy Halloween!

The VolvoTango outdoor milonga is at Pier 45 in Greenwich Village in the early evening.

The 2018 Queens Halloween Parade marches on 37th Avenue from 86th to 76th St, in Jackson Heights, Queens at 5 pm.

Walk or watch the NYC Halloween Parade on Sixth Avenue from SoHo to Greenwich Village from 7 – 10:30 pm. The lineup starts at 6:30 pm.


 

November calendar 


October Events



“Samson et Dalila” is the Met Opera’s 2018 Opening Night Gala

OPENING NIGHT GALA
Monday, September 24, 2018
~
September 24, 2018 – March 28, 2019
French opera
~
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center

Off-Broadway Week 2018 Fall ~ 2-for-1 tickets to Off-Broadway Shows

September 24 – October 7, 2018
~
2-for-1 tickets to popular Off-Broadway shows

VolvoTango LIC Landing outdoor milonga on a pier with city views

LIC Landing
Long Island City, Queens
Spring + Summer + Fall
Tuesdays
FREE

Met Opera’s “La Bohème” 2018 stars Nicole Car & Vittorio Grigolo

OPENING NIGHT
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
~
September – December 2018
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center

NYCFC vs Chicago Fire at Yankee Stadium with Third Rail

Argentine, Costa Rican, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Spanish and Venezuelan players.
Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – OCTOBER
~
NYCFC vs Chicago Fire
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

VolvoTango Pier 45 is an outdoor milonga with stunning river views

APRIL – NOVEMBER & warm
WEDNESDAYS & SUNDAYS
Pier 45, West Village
Summer 2018

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

It’s the center of NYC’s Tango community. All of NYC’s Tango organizers dance there.
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Every Thursday

‘El coronel no tiene quien le escriba’ Colombian drama at Repertorio

Based on the classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself.
Adapted and Directed by Jorge Alí Triana
~
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
Saturday, September 29, 2018

Watch Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid Derby with Peña Madridista NYC

Peña Madridista NYC supporters club
Playwright Irish Pub
Garment District, Manhattan
~
Real Madrid vs Atlético Madrid
La Liga, Madrid Derby
Saturday, September 29, 2018

The All Night Milonga is NYC’s longest-running big Tango party

One of the biggest milongas in the U.S.
Stepping Out Studios
NoMad, Manhattan
Second & Last Saturdays
Saturday, September 29, 2018

New York Red Bulls vs Atlanta United at Red Bull Arena

Sunday, September 30, 3018
Red Bulls vs Atlanta United
~
Red Bulls vs Orlando City
Last game of the season
(Supporters’ Day)
Sunday, October 28, 2018
~
Red Bull Arena
Harrison, New Jersey (Newark)
MARCH – OCTOBER
~
Empire Supporters Club, Viking Army & Garden State Ultras supporters clubs.

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

Sundays in September 2018
~
Birdland
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
~
Cuban O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra are multi-Grammy winners

Repertorio Español is NYC’s Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

October 3 – 21, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
Olga Pericet’s “Enfoque”
Spanish Flamenco
~
Repertorio Español
Kips Bay, Manhattan
~
300 shows a year of 15 plays from repertory and new productions. (In Spanish with English titles)

Buika, the Spanish Queen of Flamenco Soul, to play Sony Hall

Sony Hall
Times Square Theater District
Friday – Saturday
October 5 – 6, 2018

Obsession, Nudes with Attitude by Klimt, Schiele and Picasso

Tuesday – Sunday
July 3 – October 7, 2018
~
Met Breuer
Upper East Side, Manhattan

‘Once on This Island’ at Circle in the Square, a Broadway musical about love

This Caribbean version of ‘The Little Mermaid’ wins hearts.

TONY AWARDS
“Best Musical Revival”

DRAMA DESK NOMINATION
“Outstanding Revival of a Musical”

CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE
Times Square Theater District
Through December 31, 2018

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

The playwright is a Puerto Rican New Yorker.
Richard Rodgers Theatre
226 West 46th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Times Square / Theater District
Dark Mondays
Open-ended run

Heavenly Bodies Fashion and the Catholic Imagination

May 10 – October 8, 2018
Daily
~
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
~
Met Cloisters
Washington Heights / Inwood, Manhattan
~
The Costume Institute creates a pilgrimage that explores the influence of Roman Catholic imagery on fashion designers

Columbus Day celebrates the European discovery of the Americas

Monday, October 8, 2018
~
Remember the Italian who claimed the Americas for Spain

J Balvin, Colombian Reggaeton singer, leads Latin Grammy nominations

2018
MTV VMAs “Best Latin”
8 Latin Grammy Nominations
~
Barclays Center
Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October and December.
~
Argentine Mother’s Day
Third Sunday in October
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Celia Cruz is the Queen of Salsa and Latin music ¡Azúcar!

Born in Havana, Cuba
October 21, 1925
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Dizzy Gillespie is one of the fathers of Bebop, Modern Jazz, and Latin Jazz

John Birks Gillespie was born in Cheraw, South Carolina on October 21, 1917

David Rubenstein Atrium ~ Mexico Now ~ Diana Gameros & Renee Goust

African, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Folk, Guatemalan, Indigenous, Mayan, Mexican, Puerto Rican & Spanish bachata, cumbia, merengue, salsa, soukous music and dancing.
August – December, 2018
~
61 West 62nd St
(at Columbus Ave)
Lincoln Center, Manhattan
~
Mexico Now
Diana Gameros & Renee Goust
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Barcelona vs Real Madrid (El Clásico) with Penya FC Barcelona NYC

SPANISH LA LIGA
August – May
Big games in October, November, March & April
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
September – December
~
Penya FC Barcelona NYC supporters club
Smithfield Hall NYC
Chelsea, Manhattan
~
Barcelona vs Real Madrid (El Clásico)
Camp Nou, Barcelona
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Marc Anthony coming to Madison Square Garden

September 16, 1968 ~ Marco Antonio Muñiz was born in New York City to parents from Guayama, Puerto Rico.
~
Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Marguerite Humeau: Birth Canal calls the age of Venus at the New Museum

New Museum
Lower East Side, Manhattan
Closed Mondays
September 4, 2018 – January 6, 2019

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

Iguana New York
Midtown, Manhattan
Monday – Tuesday
August – October, 2018

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

Veterans Day State Work Period
Two Weeks
October 29 – November 12, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art in Brooklyn

The New York-based Chilean artist resurrects an ancient knotted cord writing and reading system of the Indigenous Andean peoples.
Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
May 18 – November 25, 2018

Time of Change Lola Alvarez Bravo & Mariana Yampolsky ~ Throckmorton

Throckmorton Fine Art
Midtown East, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
September 21 – December 1, 2018

Delacroix at the Met, the French Romantic who foretold Modern Art

September 17, 2018 – January 6, 2019, Daily
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
Upper East Side, Manhattan
~
The rich color and emotion of this Romantic painter inspired the Impressionists and all who followed.

The Point is The Bronx is Beautiful

20 years of community photography by students and alumni of ICP at The Point.
The Point CDC
Hunts Point, The Bronx
Monday – Friday
July 25 – December 31, 2018

Celebrate Fall 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019 ~ Fall begins in the northern hemisphere.

Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean

Explore how Caribbean communities are reclaiming their Taíno roots.
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
(at the end of Broadway)
Financial District, Manhattan
July 28, 2018 – October 2019
Open Daily, FREE

St Francis of Assisi is patron saint of Italy and founder of the Franciscans

Feast Day October 4
Thursday, October 4, 2018

UEFA Champions League Final 2017-2018 ~ Real Madrid Threepeat

The world’s most respected club soccer tournament.
September – May
FINAL
Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
Saturday, May 26, 2018

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train wins Outstanding Revival & Lead Actor Lortels

May 6, 2018: Signature Theatre play wins 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards for ‘Outstanding Revival’ and ‘Lead Actor,’ Sean Carvajal.

Gilberto Santa Rosa is “El Caballero de la Salsa”

Radio City Music Hall
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, April 7, 2018

IFPDA Print Fair 2017 Mexican, Spanish, Italian, and French Print Dealers

Javitz Center, Hell’s Kitchen
Preview
Wednesday, October 25
Fair Thursday – Sunday
October 26 – 29, 2017

Grupo Rebolú is Afro-Colombian Caribbean dance music

ColombiaFest IV
Penn Plaza Pavilion
401 Seventh Ave at 33rd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday – Sunday
October 21 – 22, 2017

33rd Bessies Awards 2017 honor New York City dance and performance

NYU Skirball Center
566 LaGuardia Place
at West 4th St
Greenwich Village
Monday, October 9, 2017

15th Open House New York 2017 unlocks NYC’s most important buildings

140+ Open Access Sites
100 Advance Reservation Sites
Saturday – Sunday
Reservations, Thu, Oct 5
October 14 – 15, 2017

Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 2018 Oscars Entries

October 1, 2017

Register to Vote in English or Spanish online, by mail, or in person

Friday, October 13, 2017

New York City Ballet Fall 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
September 19 – October 15, 2017

Off-Broadway Week Summer 2017

On Sale Monday, September 18, 2017
September 25 – October 8, 2017

25th Staten Island Day of the Dead Festival 2017

Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Benedicta School
285 Clove Rd
West Brighton, Staten Island
Sunday, October 22, 2017

James Bond’s Day of the Dead parade inspired a real Mexico City parade

Paseo de la Reforma
Mexico City
Saturday before Day of the Dead
Saturday, October 28, 2017

‘Die Zauberflöte’ is Mozart’s Magic Flute

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September 27 – October 14
FINAL PERFORMANCE
Saturday, October 14, 2017

AADLA Fine Art & Antiques Show is the creme de la creme in New York

Wallace Hall
Church of St. Ignatius Loyola
980 Park Avenue at 84th St
Upper East Side, Manhattan
October 27 – 30, 2017

NYC Parks Day of the Dead

Saint Mary’s Park
Mott Haven, The Bronx
Saturday, October 28, 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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