September 2017 Calendar of Latin things to do in NYC

Latin things to do in NYC in September include Brazilian Day, Fall for Dance Festival, NY International Salsa Congress, and Hispanic Heritage Month. Brazilian, Costa Rican, El Salvadoran, Guatemalan, Honduran, Nicaraguan, and Mexican New Yorkers celebrate independence days.

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

Fri, September 1

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.

Sun, September 3

Celebrate Brazilian Day New York in Manhattan’s Little Brazil.

Mon, September 4

Celebrate Labor Day, a U.S. Federal holiday!

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

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

South American teams play 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

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

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

Tue, September 5

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

Wed, September 6

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

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

Thu, September 7

Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day from Portugal in 1822.

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 runs through Friday, September 15.

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

Fri, September 8

Celebrate the Christian Feast of the Nativity of Mary.

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

Sat, September 9

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

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

Sun, September 10

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

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

Mon, September 11

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

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

The Miss America beauty pageant was broadcast on ABC live from Atlantic City September 11, 2016 at 9pm.

Tue, September 12

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

Fri, September 15

It’s the start of Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15.

New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 ends.

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

Sat, September 16

It’s Mexican Independence Day from Spain in 1810. ¡Viva México!

Mon, September 18

Celebrate Chilean Independence Day from Spain in 1810. ¡Junta queremos!

Tue, September 19

New York City Ballet’s Fall 2017 Season begins with Peter Martins’ Swan Lake. Through September 30.

Wed, September 20

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

Thu, September 21

Celebrate Al Hijrah, the Muslim New Year.

Latin Grammy nominees were announced September 21, 2016.

Fri, 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.

Sat, September 23

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

Mexican singer-songwriter Gloria Trevi plays The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

Sun, September 24

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

Mon, September 25

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

Tue, September 26

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

Wed, September 27

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.

Fri, September 29

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

Sat, September 30

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

New York Red Bulls are always top finishers

5-2-6 in 5th place, 9 points behind. New England Revolution visits Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, Saturday, May 27, 2017

New York Yankees are in 1st place

25-16 in 1st place. The Kansas City Royals visit Yankee Stadium, Mon-Thu, May 22-25, 2017

Repertorio Español, Off-Broadway Repertory in Spanish

This week Repertorio brings back Argentine comedy La Fiaca. It also presents Dominican plays En el Tiempo de las Mariposas and En el Nombre del Salóme, and Spanish plays La Casa de Bernarda Alba and El Quijote, Tuesday-Sunday, May 23-28, 2017.

New York Mets gotta believe

18-24 in 3rd place, 7.5 games behind. San Diego Padres visit Citi Field in Queens, Tuesday-Thursday, May 23-25, 2017

Tango La Nacional celebrates its 19th anniversary with champions of Buenos Aires

Former New Yorkers Daniela Pucci and Luis Bianchi teach and perform Thu, May 11, 2017

New York City Ballet Fall Season

NYCB’s Fall 2017 Season at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center is September 19 – October 15, 2017

Carol Rama made Ugly Beautiful

Antibodies, the first New York museum survey of the Italian artist’s work and the largest presentation of her work in the U.S., is at the New Museum in the Lower East Side, Apr 26 – Sep 10, 2017

A Bronx Tale

Chazz Palminteri’s Italian-American coming-of-age gangster story at the Longacre Theatre has choreography by Tony-nominated Colombian dancer Sergio Trujillo.

Argentina is #1 in the world

Watch the Brazil vs Argentina international “friendly,” Fri, Jun 9, 2017

On Your Feet! is an inspiring musical (Review)

Emilio and Gloria Estefan’s Cuban-American success story, with Colombian choreographer Sergio Trujillo, plays the Marquis Theatre in Times Square through Jan 14, 2018

Hamilton is the most influential Broadway show of our generation

The show, written by Puerto Rican New Yorker Lin-Manuel Miranda, is at Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square

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

Film Society of Lincoln Center

America’s leading film presenter screens great American and international movies every day.

American Museum of Natural History

The world’s largest natural history museum with over 33 million specimens, some of which are displayed in 45 exhibition halls, along with a planetarium and a library.

Metropolitan Opera is America’s premiere opera company

Bellini’s Italian opera La Traviata opens, and Mexican tenor Javier Camarena stars in Bellini’s Italian opera I Puritani in the week of Feb 20-26, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Examines the modern permanent collection through the eyes of key patrons who created the museum, Feb 10 – Sep 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

Hispanic Heritage Month

The United States celebrates our Hispanic heritage from September 15 – October 25

Brazilian Day New York

Save the date for the biggest Brazilian festival outside Brazil on Sun, Sep 3, 2017

Mexican Independence Day

El Grito de Dolores (The Cry of Dolores) marked the start of the Mexican War of Independence on September 16, 1810. ¡Viva México!

Brazilian Independence Day

Brazilian New Yorkers celebrate Brazilian Independence Day on September 7. Many also celebrate at Brazilian Day New York on the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend.

Cerámica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed

This exhibition of 150 objects from Central America at the National Museum of the American Indian has been extended through December 2017

Latin Grammys

The 17th Annual Latin Grammys were Thursday, Nov 17, 2016. “La Bicicleta” by Carlos Vives and Shakira won Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Fellow Colombian Manuel Medrano won Best New Artist. Mexico and Brazil had the most wins. Colombia and Argentina were right behind.

Fall for Dance Festival 2016

Four world-class dance companies per show for $15 at New York City Center Sep 26 – Oct 8, 2016