September 2017 Latin Culture

September brings US Open Tennis Finals, Brazilian Day, NY International Salsa Congress, and Hispanic Heritage Month. Brazilian, Costa Rican, El Salvadoran, Guatemalan, Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Mexican New Yorkers celebrate independence days.


September Highlights

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

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

US Open 2017 Grand Slam Tennis Rafael Nadal, Garbiñe Muguruza

USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
Monday-Sunday
August 28-September 10, 2017

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

New York City Ballet Fall 2017

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

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

Celebrate our Hispanic heritage
September 15 – October 25

New York Philharmonic transitions from Gilbert to Van Zweden

Season Premiere Film Concert
Star Wars: A New Hope
Friday, September 15, 2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017
David Geffen Hall
Lincoln Center

New York Fashion Week September 2017

Spring-Summer 2018 collections
Thursday-Friday
September 7-15, 2017



September 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.

Celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice.

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

Actress Salma Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico on September 2, 1966.

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.



Monday, September 4

Labor Day is the first Monday in September.

Broadway Week Summer runs through September 17.

The West Indian Day Parade marches west on Eastern Parkway past the Brooklyn Museum on Labor Day.

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

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

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.

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 at 8pm.

Thursday, September 7

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day from Portugal in 1822.

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.

Friday, September 8

Celebrate the Christian Feast of the Nativity of Mary.

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.

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.

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

Saturday, September 9

Tickets for the New Yorker Festival in October went on sale September 9, 2016.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

The Miss America beauty pageant is at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Preliminaries are September 6-8 from 7-9pm. The final is live on ABC, Sunday, September 10 at 9pm.



Monday, September 11

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

Celebrate the national day of Catalonia (Diada Nacional de Catalunya).

Puerto Rican New Yorker Miguel Zenon plays Jazz at Mezzrow in Greenwich Village. Time TBD.

Tuesday, September 12

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

Vote in the Primary Election.

Wednesday, September 13

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

Uptown Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 is at the Skyline Hotel in Hell’s Kitchen through September 15.

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

Thursday, September 14

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

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.

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

Saturday, September 16

Puerto Rican-American Salsa singer Marc Anthony was born 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’s first home game in the new stadium Wanda Metropolitano, Atlético Madrid vs Malaga, with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York at the Football Factory at Legends in Chelsea.

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

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

Sunday, September 17

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



Monday, September 18

Celebrate Chilean Independence Day from Spain in 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.

Wednesday, September 20

Celebrate the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year 5778, this evening. The High Holy Days are until Yom Kippur.

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.

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

Thursday, September 21

Celebrate Al Hijrah, the Muslim New Year.

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+

Friday, September 22

Celebrate the Fall 2017 Equinox. It’s Fall!

Celebrate the end of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

Celebrate the birthday of Italian crossover tenor Andrea Bocelli on September 22, 1958.

The 12 annual NY Art Book Fair opens at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City. 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.

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.

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

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

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

The Metropolitan Opera season opens with the premiere of Sir David McVicar’s new production of Bellini’s Italian opera Norma at Lincoln Center at 6:30pm.

Tuesday, September 26

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 7:30pm.

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

Wednesday, September 27

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.

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

 

Friday, September 29

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

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

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

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

October calendar



September Events

Brazilian Independence Day

Dom Pedro I declares independence from Portugal
September 7, 1821

New York Mets vs Miami Marlins at Citi Field in Queens

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday – Sunday
August 18-20, 2017

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

Shakespeare Statue
June through September
Saturdays

VolvoTango is an outdoor milonga with stunning views from river piers

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

New York Yankees vs Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx

Major League Baseball
Yankee Stadium, The Bronx
Friday-Sunday
August 25-27, 2017

Atlético Madrid Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York

Football Factory at Legends
La Liga Season Opener
Girona vs Atlético Madrid
Saturday, August 19, 2017

NYC All Night Milonga Tango till Dawn

Argentine Tango
Stepping Out Studios
37 West 26th St, NoMad
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Colombia Soccer World Cup Qualifer Venezuela vs Colombia

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Brazil vs Ecuador World Cup qualifier

Arena do Grêmio
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Argentina Soccer Uruguay vs Argentina World Cup Qualifier

Currently in 5th place, the playoff spot
Thursday, August 31, 2017

Ettore Sottsass Design Radical

Italian Interior Designer
Met Breuer
945 Madison Ave
Upper East Side
July 21 – October 8, 2017

New York Red Bulls vs New York City is a Hudson River Derby

Major League Soccer
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Saturday, August 25, 2017

Swan Lake New York City Ballet

New York City Ballet
David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday – Sunday
September 19 – October 1, 2017

Blind Tango finds strength in vulnerability

El Museo del Barrio
Fifth Avenue at 104th St
East Harlem
Friday, September 15, 2017

Paquito D’Rivera is a Jazz & Classical music giant

The Latin Jazz Chronicles
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Friday – Sunday
September 29 – October 1, 2017

Miguel Zenon “Típico”

Teatro LATEA
Lower East Side
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Mezzrow
Greenwich Village
Monday, September 11, 2017

Daddy Yankee is the Padrino of Reggaeton

Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Latin Grammys for music in Spanish or Portuguese

November 16, 2017

Nicky Jam & Plan B “El Ganador”

Puerto Rican Reggaeton
Madison Square Garden, Chelsea
Sunday, September 10, 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

World Cup 2018 Qualifiers continue, Brazil is through

The 2017 World Cup Russia is Jun 14 – Jul 15, 2018. South American qualifying continues Wed, Aug 30, 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

A Bronx Tale is an Italian musical with a Colombian choreographer

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

NKAME a retrospective of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayón is pure Cuban soul

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue
East Harlem (El Barrio)
June 13 – November 5, 2017

Carol Rama: Antibodies

Italian artist
New Museum
235 Bowery, Lower East Side
April 26 – September 10, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Spanish, French, Romanian
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 6, 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

Mexican Independence Day

El Grito de Dolores (The Cry of Dolores)
¡Viva México!
September 16, 1810

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

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