Latin Queens

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

Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet plays Argentine Tango Jazz at Barbès

The Django in the Roxy Hotel
Tribeca, Manhattan
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

VolvoTango LIC Landing outdoor milonga on a pier with city views

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

SummerStage 2018 FREE concerts in NYC parks

JUNE – SEPTEMBER
Angélique Kidjo (Beninese)
Remain in Light / Resistance Revival Chorus
Central Park SummerStage
Thursday, September 27, 2018

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

Nydia Velázquez U.S. Representative New York Congressional District 7

First Puerto Rican woman in U.S. Congress.
NY Congressional District 7
Elected 1992
Next Election
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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

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

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

The Museum of the Moving Image is NYC’s museum of Film, TV, & Media

36-01 35th Ave
between 36th & 37th St
Astoria, Queens
Closed on Mondays

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 is the Colombian Queen of NYC’s Latin American Jazz scene

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.

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

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

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

Gilberto Santa Rosa is “El Caballero de la Salsa”

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

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

La Boom is a popular Latin night club in Queens

56-15 Northern Blvd
Woodside, Queens
Fridays touring artists
Saturdays tropical dance party
Sundays Mexican night

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 is the premier performing arts center in Queens, New York

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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