Puerto Rican New York

Puerto Rican New York is Latin Jazz, Salsa, Hip-HopReggaeton, Hamilton, El MuseoPuerto Rican Day Parade and Three Kings Day Parade.

Luis Fonsi ‘Despacito’

2017 Latin Grammy WINNER
~ Record of the Year
~ Song of the Year
~ Best Urban Fusion / Performance
~ Best Short Form Music Video

Daddy Yankee ‘Despacito’

2017 Latin Grammy WINNER
~ Record of the Year
~ Song of the Year
~ Best Urban Fusion / Performance
~ Best Short Form Music Video

Hombre Men of the Year Awards

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

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

138 East 27th St
near Lexington
Kips Bay, Manhattan

TUE, November 14: Dominican drama En el Tiempo de las Mariposas
WED, November 15: Spanish drama La Casa de Bernarda Alba
THU, November 16: Puerto Rican/Latin musical La Canción
FRI, November 17: Spanish Golden Age comedy Valor, Agravio, y Mujer
SAT, November 18: Spanish Golden Age comedy Valor, Agravio, y Mujer, Brazilian comedy Doña Flor y sus Maridos 
SUN, November 19: Argentine comedy La Fiaca plays

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

Nicky Jam ‘Fénix’, ‘El Amante’

Latin Grammy Nomination
Album of the Year ‘Fénix’
Best Urban Song ‘El Amante’
Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thursday, November 23, 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

Marc Anthony For Babies

Latin Grammy Nomination
Best Latin Children’s Album
Las Vegas, Nevada / Univision
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Miguel Zenon ‘Típico’

Latin Grammy Nomination
Best Latin Jazz Album
Las Vegas, Nevada / Univision
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Our Lady of Providence is the patron saint of Puerto Rico

Feast November 19
Sunday, November 19, 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

Louie Vega is a Puerto Rican House DJ legend ‘Roots NYC’

Cielo
18 Little West 12th St
Meatpacking District
West Village
Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Willie Colón Asalto Navideño Christmas concert

Lehman Center
250 Bedford Park Blvd W
Lehman College
Jerome Park, The Bronx
Saturday, December 9, 2017

“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

Chicago the Musical is the longest-running American Broadway musical

Ambassador Theatre
219 West 49th St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Usually dark Wednesdays

Eddie Palmieri is a living legend of Latin Jazz

B.B. King Blues Club
237 West 42nd St
between Seventh & Eighth Ave
Midtown, Manhattan
Thursday, December 28, 2017

Three Kings Day Parade El Museo del Barrio

Live camels and giant puppets
East Harlem
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three Kings Day (Dia de Los Reyes) is the Hispanic Christmas

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three King’s Day Teatro SEA receive a gift from Los Tres Reyes

107 Suffolk St #202
Lower East Side
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Golden Globes by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

January 7, 2018

Carnival is a Global Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Septuagesima, Sunday, January 28, 2018
Venice Carnival, January 27 – February 13, 2018
Rio Carnival, February 9-14, 2018
Barranquilla Carnival, February 10-13, 2018
Mardi Gras, February 27, 2018

Gilberto Santa Rosa “El Caballero de la Salsa” celebrates 40 years on stage

Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Avenue
between 50th & 51st St
Midtown, Manhattan
Saturday, February 3, 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

La verdadera historia de Caperucita (Little Red Riding Hood)

Bilingual children’s puppet theatre
Teatro SEA
Lower East Side
Saturdays, May 2018

The New York Salsa and Bachata Festival is all Memorial weekend

Non-stop dance workshops, performances, and parties at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-29, 2017

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island
June 13-18, 2017

Midsummer Night Swing 2018 dance Salsa & Tango outdoors to big bands

Dancing to live orchestras outdoors
Damrosch Park Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Saturday
June 27 – July 15, 2017

The Museum Mile Festival is an open house into the diversity of New York City

Fifth Avenue
82nd Street to 105th Street
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

2017 Drama Desk Awards for Danny DeVito and Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Cuban, Ecuadorian, Italian, Mexican, and Puerto Rican nominees
The Town Hall
123 West 43rd St, Midtown
Sunday, June 4, 2017

NYC Dance Week free dance classes

Afro-Caribbean, Ballet, Capoeira, Flamenco, Parkour, Salsa, & Samba
Manhattan and Brooklyn
June 15-24, 2017

2017 Tony Award for Santo Loquasto for “Hello Dolly”

Broadway awards
Radio City Music Hall
1260 Sixth Ave, Midtown
Sunday, June 11, 2017

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 ¡Boricua!

Fifth Avenue Parade
43rd St to 79th St
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Blue Note Jazz Festival 2017

Brings great Latin artists to Subrosa in the Meatpacking District and the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, June 1-30, 2017

Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2018 free music, dance and spoken word

Damrosch Park & Hearst Plaza
Lincoln Center
July and August 2018

New York International Salsa Congress 2017

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
Midtown, Manhattan
Pre-Events Friday-Thursday, August 25-31, 2017
Festival Thursday-Sunday, August 31 – September 3, 2017

NYC Broadway Week Summer 2017 2-for-1 tickets

On Sale August 17, 2017
Shows September 4-17, 2017

New York Film Festival 2017

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

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

September 15 – October 15

Hispanic Day Parade 2017

Fifth Avenue
44th to 69th Street
Midtown / Upper East Side
Sunday, October, 8, 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

Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train is a timely dark comedy of faith and redemption

Signature Theatre Company
480 West 42nd St
Hell’s Kitchen / Midtown
Tuesday – Sunday
October 3-November 12, 2017

Ismael Miranda “El Niño Bonito de la Salsa” is a FANIA All-Star legend

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

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 10 – 12, 2017

Carlos Henriquez is the Latin in Jazz

Nuevo Jazz Latino
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Appel Room
Broadway at 60th Street
Friday – Saturday
November 3 – 4, 2017

La India is the Princess of Salsa

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

Tito Rojas “El Gallo Salsero”

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

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

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

Teatro SEA is NYC’s Latino children’s theatre

107 Suffolk St #202
between Rivington & Delancey
Lower East Side, Manhattan

Delta Airlines

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
Queens
TO Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico
TO Canada, Mexico & Panama
TO Argentina, Brazil & Peru
TO France, Italy, Portugal & Spain

jetBlue is New York City’s main airline for travel to the Caribbean

John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK)
Queens
TO Cuba, Dominican Republic, & Puerto Rico
TO Costa Rica & Mexico
TO Colombia, Ecuador & Peru

NYC General Election 2017 Results

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

Jerry Rivera ‘Cara de Niño’

St. George Theatre
35 Hyatt St
St. George, Staten Island
Saturday, September 30, 2017

El Museo del Barrio is NYC’s Puerto Rican Art Museum

1230 Fifth Avenue
between 104th & 105th St
East Harlem
Wednesday – Sunday

Carlina Rivera is a Puerto Rican New York City Council member

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

NYC Primary Election 2017 selects party candidates for general election

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Big wins for de Blasio and for the first Ecuadorian City Council member Francisco Moya

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

New York Mets 2018 Season Opener

April – October
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
At the Cardinals
Thursday, March 29, 2018

NYFW September 2017 Latin Spring/Summer 2018 Collections

Skylight Clarkson Sq
Hudson Square / SoHo
And around town
September 7 – 13, 2017

12th NY Art Book Fair 2017 is for art book lovers

MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, Queens
Preview September 21
September 22 – 24, 2017

Jazz at Lincoln Center is the world’s premiere Jazz institution

10 Columbus Circle
Time Warner Center
Lincoln Square

Lehmann Maupin

536 West 22nd St
Chelsea, Manhattan
201 Chrystie St
Lower East Side
Closed Sunday & Monday

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue & 82nd St
Upper East Side
Open Daily

Terraza 7 is the heart of NYC’s Latin American Jazz scene

40-19 Gleane Street
at Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Nightly

Gonzalez y Gonzalez has dancing to live Salsa bands Friday & Saturday

192 Mercer St
between Bleecker & Houston
Greenwich Village
Closed on Mondays

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

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

Latin artists June 21 – September 10, 2017

Miss Universe 2017

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere of France gives up her crown January 2018

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico is the most popular Salsa band ever

Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
3052 West 21st St
Coney Island, Brooklyn
Sunday, September 3, 2017

Alex Sensation is New York City’s top Hispanic DJ

97.9 FM Monday-Saturday
Mega Summer Concert
Madison Square Garden
Thursday & Saturday
August 24 & 26, 2017

Laurie Hernandez is a star Gymnast, dancer, author and beyond

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 Athlete of the Year

Frieze New York 2018 is NYC’s big May contemporary art fair

Randall’s Island
Thursday-Saturday
May 3-5, 2018

Roberto Clemente was the first great Latin Major League Baseball player

Born August 18, 1934 in Barrio San Antón, Carolina, Puerto Rico

LAMC 2017 Latin Alternative Music Conference

Rock en Español industry conference and showcases
July 11-15, 2017

Hot new Reggaeton singer Ozuna brings his ODISEA Tour to the United Palace

United Palace Theater
Washington Heights
Friday-Saturday
July 28-29, 2017

Farruko is a young Puerto Rican Reggaeton and Pop star

United Palace Theater
Friday, August 4, 2017

uptown: nasty women/bad hombres

Artists who live or work in El Barrio, Harlem, Washington Heights, or Inwood
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave, East Harlem
June 13 – November 5, 2017

Modesto Lacen is a multitalented actor

National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2017 Ambassador

New York Salsa Festival fills an arena with Salsa legends

Willie Colón, Eddie Palmieri, Tito Nieves, Grupo Niche, Fruko y Sus Tesos, Tito Rojas, DLG, Eddie Santiago, Frankie Negron, and Domingo Quiñones, and more
Barclays Center, Brooklyn
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Basquiat sets records at Sotheby’s Spring Contemporary Art auction

Basquiat sets records for American artist, Black artist, and art since 1980 at Sotheby’s auction in the Upper East Side, Thu, May 18, 2017

Basquiat is the top cop at Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art auction

Basquiat’s La Hara (1981) is one of the sale highlights at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center, on view May 5 through the auction on Wed, May 17, 2017

Zoe Saldana is back as Gamora in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Dominican-Puerto Rican star
Opened citywide May 5
Now playing
Friday, June 9, 2017

Unforgettable is a fun erotic thriller starring Rosario Dawson

Dawson plays the new fiancé with a dark past. Katherine Heigl is the “psycho-Barbie” ex in this update of the 90s thriller formula. Opened Apr 21. Now playing May 5, 2017

New York City Ballet Spring 2017

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
May 23-28, 2017

Mega Mezcla

Tickets go on sale Mar 1 for the concert at Madison Square Garden Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Whitney Biennial 2017

Mexican & Puerto Rican artists
Whitney Museum
99 Gansevoort, Meatpacking
March 17 – June 11, 2017

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz A Universe of Fragile Mirrors

Puerto Rican artist
El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Ave, East Harlem
January 11 – April 30, 2017

NADA New York 2017, the young art show

At Skylight Clarkson Sq in Hudson Square/SoHo Thu-Sun, Mar 2-5, 2017

Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

Sotheby’s Armory Week auction includes Brazilian, Chilean, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, and Uruguayan artists Thu, Mar 2, 2017

‘Arrival’ is the only Latin Oscars winner at the 89th Academy Awards 2017

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Hollywood, California
Sunday, February 26, 2017

VOLTA NY invitational show of solo artist projects

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Cuban, French-Canadian, Honduran, Italian, Mexican, & Peruvian art at Pier 90 Mar 1-5, 2017

Uptown Fashion Week shows Latin American Designers

Fashion shows of Latin American designers at the Skyline Hotel Feb 13-15, 2017

Maelo Ruiz

The Puerto Rican Salsa singer joins the “Love in Salsa” concert at Lehman Center Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Papo Colo ~ Procesión-Migración

The Puerto Rican performance artist gets support for his latest performance Procesión-Migración with the Puertos Ricos Festival at MoMA PS1 Jan 6-8, 2017

17th Latin Grammy Awards 2016

T-Mobile Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, November 17, 2016

I Like it Like That

Pete Rodriguez sang it in 1967. Darnell Martin made it a movie in 1994. Tito Nieves covered it in 1997. David Maldonado made it a musical in 2016 at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater through Jan 29, 2017.

New York City Ballet Fall 2016

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
September 20 – October 16, 2016

Contemporary Latin music is based on Afro-Cuban music popularized in New York City’s Puerto Rican communities before going global as Salsa in the 1970s. Latin Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Reggaeton have Puerto Rican roots.Tito Puente is still the world’s most famous Latin musician.

Puerto Rican New York City’s big celebration is the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in June. Puerto Rican Christmas is a unique month-long celebration ending with Three Kings Day.

Salsa dancing New York style (On 2)  is a mix of Cuban Salsa and Hustle (Disco) popularized by Puerto Rican New Yorker Eddie Torres.

The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, Pregones Theater, and Teatro SEA are  Puerto Rican Off-Broadway theaters. The Broadway musical and film West Side Story was about NYC’s Puerto Rican community. Hamilton, the most influential Broadway show in years, is by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the son of Puerto Rican New Yorkers.

El Museo del Barrio art museum and the Caribbean Cultural Center have a Puerto Rican focus.

Lehman College, Hostos Community College and Boricua College support Puerto Rican New Yorker students.

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe is a cultural center based on literature.

Goya Foods is the biggest Hispanic food company in the United States. Sazon is New York City’s best Puerto Rican restaurant.

Famous Puerto Rican musicians include Charlie Palmieri, Eddie Palmieri, Hector Lavoe, Willie Colón, Ray Barretto, Pete “El Conde” Rodríguez, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Louie Vega, La India, and Bobby Sanabria.

Famous Puerto Rican actors include Rita Moreno, Chita Rivera, Miriam Colón, Rosie Perez, and Rosario Dawson.

Puerto Rican New Yorkers in government include Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Congress members José E. Serrano and Nydia Velázquez, and New York City Council member Rosie Méndez.


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