Latin Queens

Queens is one of the most diverse places on the planet. Jackson Heights is the center of many Latin communities.

“Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas” by Calpulli

THALIA HISPANIC THEATRE, SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS, Fri-Sun, November 30-December 16, 2018. NYC’s leading Mexican dance company premieres a new Off-Broadway holiday production
#MEXICAN #CHRISTMASSHOW

La Boom

WOODSIDE, QUEENS ~ Fri touring artists, Sat tropical dance party, Sun NYC’s big Mexican night
#LATIN #MEXICAN #DANCECLUB

Pedro Giraudo Argentine Tango Jazz

2018 Latin Grammy “Best Tango Album”
BARBÈS, PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN, Sat, Dec 15
THE DJANGO, TRIBECA, Tue, Dec 11 ~ Tango for dancing
#ARGENTINE #TANGO #LIVEMUSIC

Socrates Annual 2018

SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK, ASTORIA, QUEENS: Daily, October 7, 2018 to March 11, 2019 ~ Dominican, French, Peruvian & Puerto Rican artists or inspirations. FREE

VolvoTango LIC Landing outdoor milonga (Tango)

Warm Tuesdays
April – mid-November
~
LIC Landing
Long Island City, Queens
(Ferry from Manhattan or Brooklyn)
~
Donation

Nydia Velázquez U.S. Representative NY District 7 is Puerto Rican

2020 ELECTION, Tue, November 3, 2020 ~The first Latina on the New York City Council and first Puerto Rican woman in the U.S. Congress

NYC Marathon

November 4, 2018, Sunday
~
Staten Island > Brooklyn > Queens > The Bronx > Manhattan > Central Park
~
Pro Runners include:
Donn Cabral
Juan Luis Barrios (Mexico)
Brenda Martinez (Mexican – American)
Beverly Ramos (Puerto Rico)

US Open Tennis 2018 Nadal, Halep, Del Potro, Garcia, Fognini

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, French, Italian, Romanian, Spanish players including the #1 men’s and women’s singles players.
~
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
~
ROUND OF 16
Sunday – Monday
September 2 – 3, 2018
~
QUARTER FINALS
Tuesday – Wednesday
September 4 – 5, 2018
~
SEMI FINALS
Thursday – Friday
September 6 – 7, 2018
~
FINALS
Saturday – Sunday
September 8 – 9, 2018

Rafael Nadal (#1) falls to Del Potro at US Open

World #1
~
US OPEN
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 27-September 9, 2018
~
R1 David Ferrer: 6-3, 3-4 retired
R2 Vasek Pospisil: 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
R3 Karen Khachanov (#27) 5-7, 7-5, 7 (9) – 6 (7), 7 (7) – 6 (3)
R16 Nikoloz Basilashvili
SF Del Potro

Queens Bolivian Day Parade ~ Desfile Boliviano

Sunday, October 21, 2018
~
Jackson Heights, Queens
~
Celebrate our Indigenous heritage and freedom from slavery with our folkloric dances: Caporales, La Diablada, Morenada, Tinku and more. Bolivian Pride!

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

Friday, October 12, 2018
~
Last day to register to vote in November’s General Election

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

October 3 – 8, 2018
Wednesday – Monday
~
High Line
Meatpacking District & Chelsea, Manhattan

SummerStage 2019 Free concerts in NYC Parks

June – September
~
Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
~
15-18 parks across NYC

Flower Parade and Festival 2019

PARTY
Friday, July 12, 2019
STREET CRAWL
Jackson Heights, Queens
Saturday, July 13, 2019
PARADE
Northern Blvd, 69th to 88th St
Jackson Heights, Queens
Sunday, July 14, 2019
(Expected dates)

Colombian Parade NYC 2019 ~ Desfile Colombiano NY

Sunday, July 28, 2019
~
Northern Blvd
(69th to 86th St)
Jackson Heights, Queens
(Dates to be confirmed)
~
GALA
Friday, July 26, 2019
Terrace on the Park
Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
~
FLORAL ALTAR
82nd St & 37th Ave
Jackson Heights, Queens
~
MASS
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Joan of Arc Church
Jackson Heights, Queens

Rio Market has the cure for Saudade

This Brazilian supermarket in the “Little Brazil” section of Queens has become a center for NYC’s Brazilian community

Museum of the Moving Image

ASTORIA, QUEENS, Tue-Sun ~ NYC’s museum of Film, TV, & Media
#MUSEUM #MOVIETHEATER

MoMA PS1 is the Museum of Modern Art’s Experimental Space

22-25 Jackson Ave
(between 46th Ave & 46th Rd)
Long Island City, Queens
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday

Terraza 7

It’s a tropical experience. Lots of great local Latin Jazz artists play.
40-19 Gleane Street
at Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Nightly

NY Art Book Fair 2018 ~ the world of books

FAIR (FREE)
Friday – Sunday
September 21 – 23, 2018
~
TICKETED PREVIEW
Thursday, September 20, 2018
~
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, Queens
~
Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, French, Jewish, Mexican, Portuguese and Puerto Rican books.

Queens Hispanic Day Parade 2018 celebrates our diverse heritage

Sunday, September 23, 2018
37th Avenue
Jackson Heights, Queens
~
Argentine, Bolivian, Belizean, Chilean, Colombian, Costa Rican, Cuban, Dominican, Ecuadorian, Guatemalan, Honduran, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Salvadoran, Spanish, Uruguayan and Venezuelan culture.

Dominican Day Parade 2018 Gala

Dance the night away with Dominican community leaders.
Terrace on the Park
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Friday, August 10, 2018

Ecuadorian Parade ~ Desfile Ecuatoriano de New York ~ Arts Fair

ECUADORIAN PARADE
Northern Blvd
69th St to 86th St
Jackson Heights, Queens
Sunday, August 5, 2018
~
ECUADORIAN ARTS FAIR
Hall of Science
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Systema Solar is a hot electro-cumbia dance collective from Colombia

SummerStage
Queensbridge Park
Queensbridge, Queens
Thursday, July 12, 2018

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

Flamenco Latino Más Allá, Spanish Flamenco with American influences

Rumba Flamenca is Spanish Flamenco with Black American and Caribbean influences.
Jamaica Center for the Arts and Learning
Jamaica, Queens
Friday – Saturday
June 22 – 23, 2018

Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series 2018 FREE

June 11 – 29, 2018

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
~
Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield, Central Park
Parks across NYC

19th Havana Film Festival New York 2018 new Latin American cinema

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Paraguayan and Venezuelan films plus tributes to Senel Paz (Cuban), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuban), and Fernando Birri (Argentine).
AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, and other venues in Manhattan, Queens & The Bronx
OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FESTIVAL April 6 – 17, 2018

RIOULT Dance stops at Queens Theatre before European tour

French choreographer’s ‘Te Deum,’ ‘Wien,’ and ‘Dream Suite’ inspired by Marc Chagall.
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Saturday – Sunday
March 3 – 4, 2018

21st New York International Children’s Film Festival 2018

Be the first to see the next generation of children’s cinema.
Cinépolis Chelsea, IFC Center, Scandinavia House, SVA Theatre in Manhattan
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Downtown Brooklyn
Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, Queens
Weekends, February 23 – March 18, 2018
Saturday – Sunday
ENDING
March 17 – 18, 2018

Sculpture of Uruguayan artist Gonzalo Fonseca

Noguchi Museum
Long Island City, Queens
OPENED October 25, 2017
CLOSING February 12, 2018

Socrates Annual 2017 has work by Ecuadorian New Yorker Ronny Quevedo

Socrates Sculpture Park
Long Island City, Queens
October 1, 2017 – March 11, 2018

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

Queens Theatre

14 United Nations Ave South
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Citi Field is the home of the Mets and big Concerts

123-01 Roosevelt Ave
Corona, Queens

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

May – October
LATIN ARTISTS
June 21 – September 10, 2017


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