Things to do in NYC September 2017

Things to do in NYC in September include the US Open, Brazilian Day, NY International Salsa Congress, primary elections, and Hispanic Heritage Month.

New York Philharmonic Bernstein and Don Quixote

David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center
Thursday & Saturday
November 9 & 11, 2017

91st Feast of San Gennaro 2017 honors the patron saint of Naples, Italy

Mulberry Street, Little Italy
September 14 – 24, 2017
Procession Tuesday, September 19, 2017

69th Primetime Emmy Awards 2017 Drama Director winner Reed Morano

Microsoft Theater
Los Angeles, California
Sunday, September 17, 2017

NYFW September 2017 Latin Spring/Summer 2018 Collections

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

Off-Broadway Week 2017 Summer

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

West Indian Day Parade, J’ouvert, Labor Day Carnival in New York City

Eastern Parkway from Schenectady Ave to Grand Army Plaza
Crown Heights, Brooklyn
Monday, September 4, 2017

NYC Broadway Week Summer 2017 2-for-1 tickets On Sale Now

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

New York City Ballet Fall 2017

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

Brazilian Day New York 2017 is the biggest Brazilian event outside Brazil

Little Brazil
46th St at Sixth Avenue
Midtown
Sunday, September 3, 2017

UN General Assembly 72

UN Headquarters
Midtown East
General Assembly opens Tuesday, September 12, 2017
General Debate runs through Monday, September 25, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

September 15 – October 15

New York Film Festival 2017

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

137th US Open 2017 Grand Slam Tennis

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
August 28 – September 10
Singles Champions
Rafael Nadal (Spain)
Sloane Stephens (USA)

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season brings 25 works and five new productions

Season premiere
New production of Bellini’s Italian opera Norma
Monday, September 25, 2017

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


September 2017 Calendar



Single tickets for the New York City Ballet Nutcracker go on sale in September.

The 2017 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, continues through September 10, 2017.


Friday, September 1

It’s Labor Day Weekend and the end of Summer!

Celebrate the birthday of Tango Beat ® in Paris, France on September 1, 2009 and New York Latin Culture Magazine on September 1, 2012. Happy birthday to us! Thank you for reading.

LAST CHANCE to see From a whisper to a scream, which includes work by Cuban-American artist Teresita Fernández, at Lehmann Maupin in the Lower East Side.

September 1 is the first day to send Christmas Midnight Mass ticket requests to St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown.


Saturday, September 2

Celebrate the birthday of actress Salma Hayek in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico on September 2, 1966.

Dance Argentine Tango at Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9pm. Free (donation recommended)

Locobeach & Los Crema Paraiso play Venezuelan psychedelic Rock at SOB’s in Hudson Square/SoHo at 8pm. $43 – $88

Guatemalan Christian Rockers Miel San Marcos are recording their latest live album Pentacóstes at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, at 8pm.


Sunday, September 3

Brazilian Day New York 2017 in Manhattan’s Little Brazil is Sunday on Labor Day Weekend starting at 11:30am.

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

El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico plays classic Salsa at the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn at 7pm. $35 – $134



Monday, September 4

Labor Day is the first Monday in September.

Broadway Week Summer runs through September 17.

J’Ouvert is in Crown Heights Brooklyn at 6am.

The West Indian Day Parade marches west on Eastern Parkway from  the Brooklyn Museum from 11am.

New Yorker Festival tickets go on sale.

LAST CHANCE to see India Full Frame, an exhibition of legendary French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson at the Rubin Museum of Art.

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.


Tuesday, September 5

The US Open 2017 Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11am and 7pm.

South American teams play 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

Watch Argentina vs Venezuela, a 2018 World Cup qualifier at 4pm. ¡Vamos, Vamos, Argentina!

Watch Colombia vs Brazil, a 2018 World Cup Qualifier at 4:30pm.

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.


Wednesday, September 6

Celebrate Roberto Clemente Day when Major League Baseball remembers the humanitarian example of the Puerto Rican Hall of Famer.

The US Open 2017 Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 11am and 7pm.

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

Portuguese artist Fernanda Fragateiro ‘a voice (not)’ opens at Josée Bienvenu Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan. Through Friday, October 6.

The 2017 Crossing the Line Festival by FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) opens Ryoji Ikeda supercodex (live set) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art at 7pm. The festival runs through October 15.

The New York Mets play the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

NYCFC plays Sporting Kansas City at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 7:30pm.

Mexican-American Pop Rocker Julieta Venegas plays The Town Hall in Midtown, Manhattan at 8pm.


Thursday, September 7

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day from Portugal on September 7, 1822.

New York Fashion Week Women’s shows Spring/Summer 2018 collections through Wednesday, September 13.

Spanish fashion brand Desigual shows its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Skylight Clarkson Sq in Hudson Square (SoHo) and live on www.nyfw.com at 1pm.

Puerto Rican designer Franco Lacosta presents his Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Freds Restaurant in Barneys Downtown in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6-8pm.

Campana Brothers ‘Hybridism’, an exhibition of Brazilian art/design, opens at Friedman Benda in Chelsea. Through October 14.

The 2017 US Open Women’s Semifinals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 7pm.

The New York Mets play the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Dominican-born designer Jeanette Limas shows her Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Art Space in Harlem at 8pm.


Friday, September 8

Celebrate the Christian Feast of the Nativity of Mary.

New Amsterdam became New York on September 8, 1624.

Mexican-American photographer Anthony Hernandez opens at Yancey Richardson Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan from 10am-6pm. Through Saturday, October 21.

The US Open 2017 Mixed Doubles Final or Men’s Doubles Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 12 noon.

Cuban contemporary artist Gustavo Acosta ‘Inventory of Omissions’ opens at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel in Chelsea, Manhattan 12:30-6pm. Through October 14, 2017.

The US Open 2017 Men’s Semifinals are at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 4pm.

Monse, the fashion brand co-designed by Dominican designer Fernando Garcia shows its Spring/Summer 2018 collection at New York Fashion Week at 5pm. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

Julia Solomonoff’s Argentine movie Nobody’s Watching opens at Film Forum in Hudson Square (SoHo) with the director present at 7pm.

The New York Mets play the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

PRISCAVera, the fashion brand by Italian designer Prisca Franchetti shows its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at 7:30pm. Watch it live at www.nyfw.com

Binomio de Oro de América, the best traditional Vallenato band, joins Colombian Salsa legends Grupo Niche at La Boom in Woodside, Queens at 10pm. $30

Dance Argentine Tango with New York Latin Culture Magazine’s own Ximena Ojeda and Keith Widyolar at the Milonga on the Hudson at Hudson Dance Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey from 10pm to midnight. $15 (be sure to mention XIMENA’S LIST)


Saturday, September 9

The 74th Venice International Film Festival 2017 in Venice, Italy closes.

The US Open 2017 Mixed Doubles Final or Men’s Doubles Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 12 noon.

Spanish brand Custo Barcelona presents its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Pier 59 Studios in Chelsea at 1pm.

The US Open 2017 Tennis Women’s Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 4pm.

Italian-American designer Christian Siriano presents his Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Pier 59 Studios in Chelsea at 4pm. Watch it live at www.nyfw.com

NYCFC plays the Portland Timbers at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 5:30pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9pm. Free (donation recommended)

The New York Mets play the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Puerto Rican New Yorker Miguel Zenon plays Jazz at Teatro LATEA in the Lower East Side. Time TBD.

Mexican pop singer Marco Antonio Solis plays Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey at 8pm.

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


Sunday, September 10

Celebrate the birthday of José Feliciano, the multiple Grammy-winning folk singer who wrote the Spanish Christmas classic Feliz Navidad, in Lares, Puerto Rico in 1945.

Italian designer Francesca Liberatore shows her Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Skylight Clarkson Sq and on www.nyfw.com at 9am.

LAST CHANCE to see Antibodies, an exhibition of Italian artist Carol Rama at the New Museum in the Lower East Side.

NYC’s Central American Parade marches from East  Tremont Ave and Southern Blvd, down Boston Road, to Charlotte St and Crotona Park at 10am.

Tickets go on sale for the Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center at 11am.

New York Film Festival 2017 tickets go on sale.

The US Open 2017 Tennis Women’s Doubles Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 12 noon.

Italian handbag brand Mansur Gavriel shows its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at 1pm.

The New York Mets play the Cincinnati Reds at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10pm.

The US Open 2017 Tennis Men’s Final is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 4pm.

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

Cuban Trova legend Silvio Rodríguez plays a SummerStage benefit concert at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park at 6pm. $65

Puerto Rican Reggaeton stars Nicky Jam & Plan B bring their “El Ganador” tour to The Theater at Madison Square Garden at 7pm. $68-552

Mexican-American play Neighbors: A Fair Trade Agreement starts its world premiere previews at the INTAR Theatre in Hell’s Kitchen at 7pm. Through October 7. $25

Peruvian-Chinese retailer/designer Humberto Leon shows his Opening Ceremony Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at 8pm. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

Miss America 2018 beauty pageant is at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey and live on ABC at 9pm.



Monday, September 11

Remember September 11, 2001, a day that affected all peoples.

Celebrate the National Day of Catalonia (La Diada Nacional de Catalunya).

Venezuelan-born designer Angel Sanchez presents his Spring/Summer 2018 collection at New York Fashion Week at 27 West 20th St from 1-3pm.

Dominican-American brand Oscar de la Renta shows its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at 4pm. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

Chilean-born designer Maria Cornejo shows her Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at 6pm. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

Venezuelan-born designer Carolina Herrera shows her Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at 8pm. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

Puerto Rican New Yorker Miguel Zenon plays Jazz at Mezzrow in Greenwich Village at 8pm.


Tuesday, September 12

Celebrate the birthday of the world’s first-call rumbero Pedrito Martinez in Havana, Cuba on September 12, 1973.

Vote in the 2017 New York City Primary Election.

Uruguayan-born New York designer Gabriela Hearst shows her Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at the Four Seasons Hotel in Midtown and on www.nowfashion.com at 12 noon.

The 72nd session of the UN General Assembly opens at United Nations Headquarters in Midtown East at 3pm. The General Debate runs through Monday, September 25th.

Portuguese brand Miguel Vieira shows its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Pier 59 Studios in Chelsea at 5pm. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

Mexico City-born designer Barragán shows his Spring/Summer 2018 collection at New York Fashion Week at Skylight Clarkson Sq Gallery 2 at 8pm. Watch it live at www.nyfw.com

Mexican-born designer Ricardo Seco shows his Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Pier 59 Studios in Chelsea at 8:30pm.


Wednesday, September 13

Spanish brand Delpozo shows its Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week collection at Pier 59 Studios at 11am. Watch it live at www.nowfashion.com

New York Fashion Week Women’s Spring/Summer 2018 ends.

Fashion Designers of Latin America Spring/Summer 2018 collections are showing at the Skyline Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen at 6:30pm. Through September 15.

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


Thursday, September 14

The 91st Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy is September 14-24, 2017.

From Havana to Broadway: Dayramir Gonzalez & Alton Fitzgerald White is at the Queens Library in Jamaica, Queens at 6:30pm.

Arturo O’Farrill and Resist play Afro-Cuban Jazz at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen Thursday-Sunday, September 14-17 with shows at 8:30 (9pm Sunday) and 11pm. $40

Argentine bassist Pedro Giraudo plays Tango Jazz at Terraza 7 in Woodside/Jackson Heights, Queens at 9:30pm. $10

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. $15


Friday, September 15

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

Celebrate Costa Rican, Salvadoran, Guatemalan, Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Mexican Independence Day from Spain in 1810.

London Fashion Week S/S 2018 is September 15-19, 2017.

Modigliani Unmasked explores questions of the Italian-Jewish artist’s identity at The Jewish Museum in the Upper East Side. Through February 4, 2018.

Tango show Blind is at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem at 7pm. $25

The New York Philharmonic opens its 2017-18 season with Star Wars: A New Hope at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

The Gypsy Kings from France play the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side at 8pm. $77-$426

Venezuelan Jazz pianist Luis Perdomo plays Mezzrow in Greenwich Village from 8-10:30pm


Saturday, September 16

Celebrate the birthday of Puerto Rican-American Salsa singer Marc Anthony in New York City on September 16, 1968.

Rodin at the Met, an exhibition of works by the French sculptor, opens at the Met Fifth Avenue at 10am. Through January 15, 2018.

Watch Atlético Madrid vs Malaga, Atlético Madrid’s first home game in our new stadium Wanda Metropolitano, with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York at The Grafton in the East Village at 2:45pm.

Argentine psychedelic folk singer Juana Molina plays a Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert at El Museo del Barrio in  East Harlem, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 4pm. Free

Dance Argentine Tango at Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9pm. Free (donation recommended)

Puerto Rican Latin Jazz legend Eddie Palmieri plays Lehman Center in Jerome Park, The Bronx at 7:30pm. $50 – $65

The New York Philharmonic opens its 2017-18 season with Star Wars: A New Hope at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

Colombian Reggaeton singer J Balvin brings his Energía Tour to The Theater at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm.

Colombian Pop singer Andrés Cepeda plays the Kupferberg Center for the Arts at Queens College in Flushing, Queens at 8pm.

Dominican Merengue superstar Juan Luis Guerra brings his “Todo Tiene Su Hora” Tour to the United Palace in Washington Heights, Manhattan at 8pm.

Venezuelan Jazz pianist Luis Perdomo plays Mezzrow in Greenwich Village from 8-10:30pm


Sunday, September 17

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

Opening night for Mexican-American play Neighbors: A Fair Trade Agreement at the INTAR Theatre in Hell’s Kitchen at 7pm. Through October 7. $25

The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards are at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California and on CBS at 8pm.



The Jewish High Holy Days are a little quiet in New York City.

Monday, September 18

Celebrate Chilean Independence Day from Spain on September 18, 1810. ¡Junta queremos!


Tuesday, September 19

New York City Ballet opens the Fall 2017 season with Peter Martins’ Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. Through September 30.

The procession of the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy is at 6pm.


Wednesday, September 20

Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 is September 20-26, 2017.

Latin Grammy Award nominations will be announced at www.latingrammy.com

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

Venezuelan TV star Gaby Espino talks about telenovelas at Macy’s Herald Square in the Garment District at 6pm.

Celebrate the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year 5778, this evening at 6:38pm. L’shanah tovah

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Puerto Rican DJ Louie Vega is back to his weekly Wednesday night “Roots NYC” party at Cielo in the Meatpacking District at 10pm.


Thursday, September 21

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Meet your U.S. Senators and Representatives in person and tell them what is important to you. Find your local Town Hall meetings at www.townhallproject.com

Celebrate Al-Hijrah, the start of Muslim New Year at sunset.

The 12th NY Art Book Fair preview is at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens from 6-9pm. $10

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Puerto Rican Reggaeton legend Daddy Yankee plays the Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn at 8pm. $35-$233+

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. $15


Friday, September 22

It’s a U.S. Congress state work period. Meet your U.S. Senators and Representatives in person and tell them what is important to you. Find your local Town Hall meetings at www.townhallproject.com

Celebrate the beginning of Fall in the northern hemisphere, and Spring in the southern hemisphere.

Celebrate the end of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year at 7:35pm. L’shanah tovah

Celebrate the birthday of crossover tenor Andrea Bocelli in  Lajatico, Tuscany, Italy on September 22, 1958.

The 12th NY Art Book Fair opens at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens from 1-7pm. Through Sunday, September 24. Free

Surrealismo Ojos de Mexico ~ Surrealism in Mexican Photography opens at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East at 11am. Through December 2, 2017.

The 6th Peru to the World Expo is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 3-10pm.

Argentine artist Nicanor Araoz ‘Because I am Never what I Have’ opens at the Emily Harvey Foundation in SoHo with a reception at 7pm. Through Sunday, September 24.

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

Dominican play En el Nombre de Salomé is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay at 8pm. $17 – $72

Dance Argentine Tango with New York Latin Culture Magazine’s own Ximena Ojeda and Keith Widyolar at the Milonga on the Hudson at Hudson Dance Studio in Edgewater, New Jersey from 9pm to midnight. $15 (be sure to mention XIMENA’S LIST)


Saturday, September 23

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2pm.

NYCFC plays the Houston Dynamo at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx at 3pm.

Dance Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata with Ballet Hispanico and Los Hacheros at the Ballet Hispanico studios in the Upper West Side from 5:30-7:30pm. Free

LAST CHANCE to dance Argentine Tango at Central Park Tango at the Shakespeare Statue from 6-9pm. Free (donation recommended)

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8pm.


Sunday, September 24

Celebrate  the Santería feast of Obatalá.

LAST CHANCE to visit the Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy.

French-American artist Louise Bourgeois ‘An Unfolding Portrait’ opens at MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan from 10:30am – 5:30pm. Through January 28, 2018.

The New York Mets play the Washington Nationals at Citi Field in Queens at 1:10 pm.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 3 pm.

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



Monday, September 25

Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 is September 26 – October 3, 2017.

The General Debate of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters in Midtown East ends.

The New York Mets play a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 4:10pm.

The Metropolitan Opera season opens with Sir David McVicar’s new production premiere of Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 6:30pm. Seating for Times Square’s Met Opera Opening Night opens at 6pm.


Tuesday, September 26

Watch Borussian Dortmund vs Real Madrid, the first leg of a UEFA Champions League group stage match with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Chelsea at 2:45pm.

Brazilian artist José Leonilson ‘Empty Man’ opens at Americas Society in the Upper East Side with a reception at 7pm. Through February 3, 2018.

The New York Mets play the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

The Metropolitan Opera presents the season premiere of Offenbach’s French opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.

Haitian-French Jazz singer Cecile McLorin Salvant with Sullivan Fortner play the Village Vanguard in the West Village, Tuesday – Sunday, September 26 – October 1 at 8:30 pm and 10:30pm. $30


Wednesday, September 27

Venezuelan-American artist Alex Da Corte ‘Harvest Moon opens at the New Museum 231 Bowery storefront in the Lower East Side from 11am – 6pm. Through January 7, 2018.

French composer Erik Satie’s Vexations (1893) is being restaged at the Guggenheim Museum in the Upper East Side at 1pm (an over 18 hour performance).

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

The New York Mets play their last home game of the regular season against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field in Queens at 7:10pm.

Brazilian Samba singer Seu Jorge presents: The Life Aquatic, A Tribute to David Bowie at the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side at 7:30 pm. $59 – $99

The Metropolitan Opera presents the season premiere of Mozart’s German opera Die Zauberflöte at 7:30 pm.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 7:30 pm.


Thursday, September 28

The New York Film Festival at Film Society of Lincoln Center is September 28 – October 15, 2017.

Honduran-Cuban New York artist Andres Serrano ‘Torture’ opens at Jack Shainman Gallery in Chelsea, Manhattan with a reception at 6pm. Through November 4.

Italian artist Danilo Correale ‘At Work’s End’ opens with a reception at Art in General in DUMBO, Brooklyn at 6pm. Through November 9.

Fundraiser for Puerto Rico at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in Harlem at 7pm. $100 minimum donation.

Puerto Rican Pop and Reggaeton star Luis Fonsi brings his “Love + Dance World Tour” to the Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at  8pm. $79 – $225.

The Metropolitan Opera sings Bellini’s Italian bel canto opera Norma at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm.

Dance Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. $15


Friday, September 29

The inaugural Platform 2017 contemporary art fair, art book fair, and film festival opens at Brooklyn EXPO Center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn at 11am. Through Sunday, October 1.

Celebrate Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement. Through sundown Saturday.

Brazilian artist Bruno Miguel ‘Seduction and Reason opens at Sapar Contemporary in Tribeca with a reception from 6-8pm. Through November 5.

Cuban Jazz and Classical legend the Paquito D’Rivera Ensemble: The Latin Jazz Chronicles is at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola in Jazz at Lincoln Center Friday – Sunday, September 29 – October 1, 2017.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 8pm.


Saturday, September 30

French-American artist Louise Bourgeois ‘Fabric Works‘ opens at Carolina Nitsch Project Room in Chelsea. Through November 30.

The Metropolitan Opera presents French opera Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12 noon.

New York City Ballet performs Swan Lake at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center at 2 pm and 8 pm.

Lucrecia Martel’s 2017 Argentine film Zama has its U.S. premiere at the New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center at 6pm.

Puerto Rican Salsa singer Jerry Rivera “Cara de Niño” plays the St. George Theatre in Staten Island at 8 pm. $59-$125

The NYC All Night Milonga (Argentine Tango) celebrates its Sweet 16 Anniversary and New York Queer Tango Weekend III at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10 pm – 4 am.

October calendar


September Events



VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning views from river piers

Spring, Summer, & Fall
Wednesdays & Sundays Pier 45 at Christopher St, West Village
Thursdays at LIC Landing in Long Island City, Queens

Yankees are on a tear 3 – 2 Astros in the American League Championship

Yankees at Yankee Stadium
April – October
American League Championship Series
Yankees lead 3 – 2
Games 6 Minute Maid Park
Houston, Texas
Friday, October 20, 2017

‘Norma’ is Bellini’s bel canto Italian opera masterpiece

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
September – December, 2017
Friday, October 20, 2017

Will the New York Red Bulls make the playoffs?

Major League Soccer
at DC United
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Magdalena Suarez Frimkess is a Venezuelan ceramic artist

kaufmann repetto
535 West 22nd street
Chelsea
September 7-October 21, 2017

Theater of Disappearance connects Argentina’s Dirty War with Art History

Met Fifth Avenue
1000 Fifth Avenue
Central Park / Upper East Side
April 14 – October 29, 2017

UEFA Champions League 2017 – 2018 is the top club soccer league

September – May
Group Stage Match Day 4 of 6
Tuesday – Wednesday
October 31 – November 1, 2017

Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico in the World Cup, USA no

October 2015 – November 2017
Qualified
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Latin Grammys 2017 for music in Spanish or Portuguese

MGM Grand Garden Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York

The Grafton
126 First Avenue
East Village, Manhattan
Saturday, November 18, 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

A Bronx Tale is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

Longacre Theatre
220 West 48th St
Times Square Broadway
Tuesday-Sunday, June 2017

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

Monday – Friday
November 20 – 24, 2017

Surrealismo Ojos de Mexico ~ Surrealism in Mexican Photography

Throckmorton Fine Art
145 East 57th St, 3rd Floor
Midtown East
September 21 – December 2, 2017

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

Central American artifacts
National Museum of the American Indian
1 Bowling Green
Financial District
Through December 2017

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side
September 27, 2017 – January 7, 2018

Rodin at the Met captures feelings in clay

Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
September 16, 2017 – January 15, 2018

‘Modigliani Unmasked’ explores questions of identity

The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave & 92nd St
Upper East Side
September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2018

New York Mets 2018 Season Opener

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

Fall starts on the September Equinox (North) or March Equinox (South)

Northern hemisphere
Friday, September 22, 2017
Southern hemisphere
Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Central Park Tango is a romantic way to spend a Summer Saturday evening

Shakespeare Statue
Saturdays June – September
Saturday, June 2, 2018

74th Venice International Film Festival 2017 launches award winning films

Palazzo del Cinema
Lido island, Venice, Italy
August 30-September 9, 2017

Mexican Independence Day celebrates “El Grito de Dolores”

¡Viva México!
September 16, 1810

‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ deconstructs Lady Gaga

Netflix
Friday, September 22, 2017

National Day of Catalonia commemorates the Siege of Barcelona

September 11, 1714

Rosh Hashanah 2017 starts the Jewish Year 5778

L’shanah tovah
Wednesday-Friday
September 20 – 22, 2017

Miss America 2018

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Live on ABC
Sunday, September 10, 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

Chilean Independence Day

September 18, 1810
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Brazilian Independence Day

Dom Pedro I declares independence from Portugal
September 7, 1821

Al-Hijra is Muslim New Year 1440

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada is La Movida Madrileña

Fashion Designers of Latin America (formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
725 Tenth Ave, Hell’s Kitchen
September 13, 2017

Fashion Designers of Latin America September 2017 Spring/Summer 2018

(formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
725 Tenth Ave
Hell’s Kitchen
Wednesday – Friday
September 13 – 15, 2017

Arturo O’Farrill and Resist are multiple Grammy-winning Afro-Cuban Jazz

Birdland
315 W 44th St, Hell’s Kitchen
Birdland Latin Jazz Big Band
September 14-17, 2017

Miel San Marcos “Pentacóstes Tour” is Recording a Live Album

Madison Square Garden
Chelsea, Manhattan
Saturday, September 2, 2017

La Marina Beach has Summer weekend dance parties on the Hudson River

Summer Daze
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Labor Day Beach BBQ
Monday, September 4, 2017

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

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

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York’s iconic church

Catholic church
5th Ave between 50th & 51st St
Midtown East
Spanish mass, Sundays
Send Christmas Eve Midnight Mass ticket requests September 1, 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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