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Happy Birthday “Evita” Eva Perón, icon of Argentina

LOS TOLDOS, ARGENTINA | May 7, 1919 (Tue in 2019) | Eva rose from poverty to become an actress, radio personality, master of public relations and first lady of Argentina

Celebrate César Chávez Day, the labor leader’s birthday

MARCH 31, 1927 (Tue in 2020); Latin hero; The great Mexican-American union and civil rights leader was born in Yuma, Arizona

Louie Vega Roots NYC House Party at Cielo in Meatpacking

CIELO, MEATPACKING DISTRICT ~ Wed, December 19, 2018
#DANCING #PUERTORICAN #HOUSE #DJ

Kirsten Gillibrand U.S. Senator for New York

NY’s junior Senator since 2006 cares about workers, students and families

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’

NETFLIX, Oct 25, 2018 ~ Leguizamo makes it funny, but our ignorance of our own culture is no joke. We have a lot to be proud of – in our own culture and in our contributions to American culture.
# colombian latin history netflix tv broadway off-broadway

Italian – American Lady Gaga is one of the biggest stars in Pop

March 28, 1986 ~ Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, the Italian – American pop star, was born in New York City.
Thursday, March 28, 2019

Carlina Rivera is a Puerto Rican New York City Council member

DISTRICT 2: East Village, Gramercy Park, Kips Bay, Lower East Side, Murray Hill, Rose Hill
Elected 2017
Next Election 2021

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer hosts Dominican Parade Launch

Democrat
Elected 2013 & 2017
Next Election 2021

Dominican Day Parade 2018 Launch Reception
Thursday, August 2, 2018

Colombian Tango Champion Daniel Martínez Cadavid is NYC’s best leader

Tango La Nacional
La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday, April 20, 2018

Tropicália legend Tom Zé brings Brazilian Bossa Nova to Pioneer Works

Pioneer Works
Red Hook, Brooklyn
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Daymé Arocena sings Cuban Rumba Jazz at Pioneer Works

RED HOOK, BROOKLYN, WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE, Sat, Apr 7, 2018, Cuban rumba jazz live music ~ “Cuba’s finest young female singer” (‘The Guardian’)

Angelita Montoya ‘Versos olvidados’ (Forgotten Verses) at Roulette

BOERUM HILL, BROOKLYN, Fri, Mar 16, 2018 ~ Music built around the female poets of the Generation of 27.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

Carlos Gardel, Argentine icon, Latin movie idol, International Day of Tango

DECEMBER 11 (2019, Wed) ~ Charles Romuald Gardès, who gained fame in Argentina as the iconic tango singer and second Latin movie idol, was born in Toulouse, France in 1890

José Antonio Rodríguez Córdoba’s Flamenco guitarist at Roulette

BOERUM HILL, BROOKLYN, Sat, Mar 3, 2018 ~ One of the great Spanish contemporary Flamenco guitarists.
# spanish flamenco festival live music

Celebrate Jackie Robinson Day 2020

BROOKLYN; April 15, 1947 ~ Jackie Robinson #42 broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball on opening day with the Brooklyn Dodgers

Audiences can’t get enough of Mexican tenor Javier Camarena

‘Semiramide’
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
February 19 – March 17, 2018

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada S/S 18 at Fashion Designers of Latin America

Spain’s Queen of Hearts
Fashion Designers of Latin America (formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Isabel Leonard sings Cherubino in Met Opera’s ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’

Metropolitan Opera
Lincoln Center
Friday, January 19, 2018

Nadine Sierra is the Face of Opera’s New Generation

Susana in ‘Le Nozze di Figaro’
Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December 29 – January 19
Friday, January 19, 2018

Carlos Copello and Victoria Gallotto

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

Julio Monge to play Tiresias in “Oedipus El Rey” at the Public Theater

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

Ydanis Rodriguez is a Dominican-American New York City Council member

New York City Council DISTRICT 10: Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill
Democrat
Elected 2009 & 2017
Term Limited

Diana Ayala is a Puerto Rican New York City Council member

DISTRICT 8: El Barrio/East Harlem, Mott Haven, Highbridge, Concourse, Longwood, & Port Morris
Elected 2017
Next Election 2021

Carlos Menchaca is a Mexican-American New York City Council member

DISTRICT 38: Bay Ridge, Greenwood Heights, Red Hook, Sunset Park, Windsor Terrace
Elected 2013 & 2017
Term limited

Francisco Moya is an Ecuadorian-American New York City Council member

New York City Council DISTRICT 21: East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, and Corona in Queens, including Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Lefrak City and LaGuardia Airport
Elected 2017
Next Election 2021

Rodin100 celebrates the centennial of Auguste Rodin’s death

Le Penseur (The Thinker)
1880 and 1904

Bill de Blasio New York City Mayor

Democrat
Elected 2013 & 2017
Next Election Term Limit

Albania Rosario Fashion Designers of Latin America CEO

Dominican-American

Eduardo Vilaro Ballet Hispanico Artistic Director & CEO

BALLET HISPÁNICO, UPPER WEST SIDE, November 10, 2015 ~ Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro talks about being a Cuban-American dancer, developing Ballet Hispánico, and what it means to be Latino in the United States today