Spanish NYC

Spanish NYC is Flamenco, art, architecture, fashion, literature, and a cultural influence of much of Latin America. Columbus Day and Hispanic Heritage Month are our big celebrations.

Bebe siempre me quedara at Irving Plaza

Spanish pop
Irving Plaza
17 Irving Pl, Union Square
Thursday, June 15, 2017

The Museum Mile Festival is an open house into the diversity of New York City

Street party and free museum admission
Fifth Avenue
82nd Street to 105th Street
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Misty Copeland and Herman Cornejo in American Ballet Theatre’s “Swan Lake”

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday-Saturday, June 12-17
Misty & Herman
Tuesday, June 13 and Saturday, June 17

Concerts in the Parks by the New York Philharmonic

Free outdoor concerts
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
Tuesday, June 13
Central Park
Wednesday, June 14
Cunningham Park, Queens
Thursday, June 15
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Friday, June 16
Staten Island
Sunday, June 18

Repertorio Español is Spanish-language Off-Broadway Theatre

138 East 27th St, Kips Bay
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
La Zapatera Prodigiosa (Spanish comedy)
Saturday-Sunday, June 17-18
Sin Wifi También Se Vive (Colombian stand-up)

New York Philharmonic is one of the world’s great orchestras

Free Concerts in the Parks
June 13-18, 2017

Camilo Sesto “70” “Algo de Mi,” “Perdóname,” “Jesus Christ Superstar”

Spanish pop legend
United Palace Theatre
4140 Broadway
Washington Heights
Sunday, June 11, 2017

NYC Restaurant Week Summer 2017

2016 reservations opened July 11
July 24 – August 18, 2017

Three Kings Day Parade El Museo del Barrio

Live camels and giant puppets
East Harlem
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three Kings Day (Dia de Los Reyes) on January 6 is the Hispanic Christmas

Gift-giving day
Saturday, January 6, 2018

Three King’s Day Teatro SEA

Meet Los Tres Reyes for a free gift
107 Suffolk St #202
Lower East Side
Saturday, January 18, 2018

NYCFC ( New York City Football Club )

Major League Soccer
U.S. Open Cup
New York Red Bulls
Red Bull Arena, Harrison, NJ
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Seattle Sounders
Yankee Stadium
Saturday, June 17, 2017

Real Madrid is 2016-17’s best with UEFA Champions League and La Liga wins

Real Madrid vs Manchester United
Peña Madridista NYC
Playwright Irish Pub
27 West 35th St, Chelsea
Sunday, July 23, 2017

FC Barcelona wins 2017 Copa del Rey

Penya FC Barcelona supporters club
MetLife Stadium
Rutherford, New Jersey
Saturday, July 22, 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’s Spring 2017 season ends with a Midsummer Night’s Dream

Spanish dancers at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, Tuesday-Sunday, May 23-28, 2017

Santiago Calatrava puts Emotion into Motion at Marlborough (Review)

Spanish artist/architect
Marlborough Gallery
40 West 57th St, 2nd Floor, Midtown
May 10 – June 17, 2017

Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art auction gets a good start on 20th Century Week

Brancusi’s La muse endormie sculpture sells for almost double its estimate. Picasso’s Dora Maar portrait also does well at Rockefeller Center on May 15, 2017.

Basquiat is the top cop at Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art auction

Basquiat’s La Hara (1981) is one of the sale highlights at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center, on view May 5 through the auction on Wed, May 17, 2017

A Picasso shines in Sotheby’s Spring Impressionist and Modern art auction

Picasso’s Tête d’Homme (1969) is on view at Sotheby’s in the Upper East Side for auction on Tue, May 16, 2017

Buika is the Queen of Flamenco soul

Celebrate the Spanish singer-songwriter’s birthday on May 10

Can Atlético Madrid win by 4 goals?

Watch Atlético Madrid vs Real Madrid, the 2nd leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final, with Peña Oficial Atlético de Madrid en New York at The Long Hall in Kips Bay, Tue, May 9, 2017

Terraza 7 is the heart of NY’s Latin American Jazz scene

World Jazz club and community center in the heart of Latin Queens

Context New York international art fair

Colombian, Cuban, French, Italian, and Spanish galleries at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, May 3-7, 2017

Art New York is an international contemporary and modern art fair

Colombian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Venezuelan galleries at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, May 3-7, 2017

Nacho Vigalondo’s “Colossal” is a monster of a romantic comedy

The Spanish director makes a fun romantic comedy with a riveting Kaiju monster twist. Stars Anne Hathaway and Jason Sudeikis. Opened April 7. Now playing at Regal Union Square & Cinépolis Chelsea, Fri, May 5, 2017

New York City Ballet Fall 2017 season opens with “Swan Lake”

David H. Koch Theater
Lincoln Center
Tuesday-Sunday
September 19 – October 15, 2017
Peter Martins Swan Lake
September 19 – October 1, 2017

May Day or Worker’s Day is a public holiday in many Latin cultures

Celebrate Spring or Worker’s Day on May 1

Throckmorton Fine Art is America’s leading dealer of Latin American Photography, and Pre-Columbian & Chinese Artifacts

Chinese Jades “Mythical Beasts – The Divinity of Dragons” through Apr 22. Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Spanish work at the AIPAD Photography Show booth #500 Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017

Assad Brothers are the best guitar duo in existence

The Brazilian-born Classical guitar duo play the 92nd Street Y, Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Ballet Hispánico is America’s leading Latino dance company

Contemporary dance with Mexican, Colombian, and Spanish influences at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Tue-Sat, Apr 18-22, 2017

Paloma San Basilio & Raul Di Blasio “Tal Como Somos”

The Spanish and Argentine pop stars bring their “Tal Como Somos” tour to the Beacon Theatre in the Upper West Side, Sat, Apr 15, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 celebrates the power of storytelling

N.O.W. Showcase just announced! Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, and Venezuelan stories, Wed-Sun, Apr 19-30, 2017

Truman is a comedy about life

The Spanish comedy-drama, a critical favorite, is now playing at Angelika Film Center in Greenwich Village, Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Crown of the Andes

Colombian religious icon
Met Fifth Avenue
1000 5th Ave, Upper East Side
Ongoing

Enrique Iglesias is the King of Latin Pop

The Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull LIVE! tour comes to Madison Square Garden, Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Blanca Li and Maria Alexandrova “Goddesses & Demonesses”

The Spanish choreographer lets out some serious girl power with Bolshoi ballerina Alexandrova at New York City Center Thu-Sat, Mar 30 – Apr 1, 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

Affordable Art Fair offers art from $100 – $10,000

Start your art collection at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Wed-Sun, Mar 29 – Apr 2, 2017

MoMA Museum of Modern Art

Major gift from the Cisneros Collection and founding of the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Research Institute transform MoMA into the center of Latin American art

Spanish & French groups march in the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Amigos De San Froilán, Bagad de Lorient, Casa Galicia, & Xuntanza De Cataluna will march up Fifth Avenue from 44th to 79th St on Mar 17, 2017

92nd Street Y is a community center for all communities

A Jewish cultural and community center in the Upper East Side that hosts world-class performances and talks with occasional Latin artists.

Julieta is mature Pedro Almodóvar about the losses in life

Spanish cinema
December 2016-March 2017

ADAA Art Show 2017 hosts America’s top art dealers [Review]

Argentine, Brazilian, Cuban, French, Italian, Mexican, and Spanish artists are exhibited at the Gala Preview Feb 28 at the Park Avenue Armory. The show runs Mar 1-5, 2017

BNP Paribas Showdown features Juan Martin del Potro & Garbiñe Muguruza

Argentine favorite Juan Martin del Potro plays Japan’s Kei Nishikori (#5), Venezuelan-Spanish Garbine Muguruza (#7) takes on tennis icon Venus Williams, and more at Madison Square Garden Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Flamenco Festival 2017 NYC brings Spain’s finest to NYC

Manuel Liñán’s Gala Flamenca with Juana Amaya, Olga Pericet, Jesús Carmona, Rocío Márquez, & Patricia Guerrero; and Olga Pericet’s Pisadas at New York City Center Mar 9-12, 2017

2018 Oscars, the 90th Academy Awards

Live on ABC
March 4, 2018

Carnival is a Global Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

The Septuagesima is Feb 12, but Venice Carnavale starts Feb 11. Rio Carnaval starts Feb 24. Barranquilla Carnaval starts Feb 25. The whole party ends on Carnival Tuesday (Mardi Gras), Feb 28, 2017.

Sotheby’s Contemporary Curated

Sotheby’s Armory Week auction includes Brazilian, Chilean, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, and Uruguayan artists Thu, Mar 2, 2017

VOLTA NY invitational show of solo artist projects

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Cuban, French-Canadian, Honduran, Italian, Mexican, & Peruvian art at Pier 90 Mar 1-5, 2017

Scope New York 2017 emerging international artists and galleries

Argentine, Chilean, Dominican, French, Italian, Panamanian, and Spanish galleries exhibit at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea Mar 2-5, 2017

Voces Blancas del Nalón is a heavenly young women’s choir

The choir from Asturias, Spain sings a free chorale concert highlighting Spanish composers and arrangements at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown Fri, Mar 3, 2017

The Armory Show 2018 is NYC’s big international art fair

The next show is at Piers 92 94 Mar 8-11, 2018

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Spaniard Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the Brahms Requiem at Carnegie Hall, Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada is La Movida Madrileña

The Spanish Fashion icon shows her Fall/Winter collection at the Skyline Hotel on Tue, Feb 14, 2017

Uptown Fashion Week shows Latin American Designers

Fashion shows of Latin American designers at the Skyline Hotel Feb 13-15, 2017

The Latin in New York Fashion Week February

Fall/Winter collections are showing at Skylight Clarkson and around town Feb 9-16, 2017

Desigual for Bold Women on the March

Spring’s global traveler at the Spanish fashion house gets darker and more edgy for Fall

Javier Limón is a Spanish Flamenco institution

The singer-songwriter, producer, educator, and ambassador explores the Jewish, Arabic, and Gypsy origins of Flamenco at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim

Spanish, French, Romanian
Guggenheim Museum
1071 5th Ave, Upper East Side
February 10 – September 6, 2017

Guggenheim Museum

One of the world’s great collections of modern art

Jaume Plensa “Silence” [Review]

A new configuration of the Spanish artist’s monumental sculpture “Silence” is at Galerie Lelong in Chelsea Feb 2 – Mar 11, 2017

Nilko Andreas, world-Classical guitar and sweaty Rumba Flamenco Pop

The Colombian guitarist takes his Rumba Flamenco side project LaMar NYC to Communitea in Long Island City, Fri, Feb 3, 2017

Zara Fast Fashion

On-trend Spanish ready-to-wear

Jordi Savall, early music master

The Spanish Catalan viol player is a living legend of early Western music. He opens La Serenissima at Carnegie Hall Fri, Feb 3 and leads his Hypèrion XXI ensemble Sun, Feb 12, 2017

Galerie Lelong

NYC gallery of Parisian contemporary art dealer Daniel Lelong represents several important Latin artists including Alfredo Jaar and Hélio Oiticica

La Nacional

The Spanish Benevolent Society in Chelsea is a Spanish social club founded in 1868. It is the home of Tango La Nacional on Thursday nights.

Assassin’s Creed

French adaption of the French-Canadian video game stars French actress Marion Cotillard making Michael Fassbender relive the adventures of his Templar-fighting ancestor in 15th century Spain. AMC Empire 25 Jan 20-26, 2017

José Maya makes fresh Gypsy Flamenco Tablao

The Spanish Gypsy Flamenco star brings his “Latente: A Flamenco Journey” to Schimmel Center Fri, Feb 17, 2017

Sotheby’s Master Paintings & Sculpture Evening Sale

Highlights of the January 2017 auction include a unique Velázquez bodegón and an El Greco Wed, Jan 25, 2017. On view Jan 20-Jan 25.

Javier Romero “Sticks and Stones”

The Spanish abstract artist shows new work in his “Sticks and Stones” series at Jacob Lewis Gallery Jan 13 – Feb 18, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

Celebrate our Hispanic heritage
September 15 – October 25

Hispanic Day Parade

Fifth Avenue
Sunday, October, 8, 2017

Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca

Reprises the Bessie-nominated Flamenco show Antigona at the West-Park Presbyterian Church Jan 10-28, 2017

Menkes Flamenco & Theatrical Shoes

Handmade and custom shoes and clothing for Flamenco and stage from Spain
Midtown

Manolo Blahnik

The Spanish women’s footwear designer is known for his stiletto heels and embellishments. Sex and the City made him a household name.

Plácido Domingo

The world-renowned Spanish tenor sings the title role of Nabucco at the Metropolitan Opera between December 12, 2016 and January 7, 2017

Latin Grammys for music in Spanish or Portuguese

2017 dates to be announced in July

Bergdorf Goodman

New York City’s most luxurious department store carries the world’s top designer collections including many Latin designers. Bergdorf’s holiday windows are up November 15, 2016.

Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion

This exhibition of the Costume Institute’s best of the best collection from the early 18th century to the present is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Nov 18, 2016 – February 5, 2017

The Frick Collection

A museum and library of Old Master paintings, European sculpture, and Decorative arts built around industrialist Henry Frick’s former home and personal collection.

José Luis Perales

The Spanish soft-pop singer brings his “Calma” tour to the Beacon Theatre Friday, November 11, 2016

Uptown Fashion Week SS17 Day 1

Uptown Fashion Week SS17 got a strong start with Bryan Jimenez (Dominican New York), Paulo Silva (Bolivian), Carlos Sierra (Venezuelan), Dimitri Asgard (Haitian), Francisco Saez (Venezuelan), Eliana Paco (Bolivian), and star designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada (Spanish).

“To attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd”

Quote by Spanish novelist Cervantes. Fashion by Spanish designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada at Uptown Fashion Week SS17 September 2016. Foto by Keith Widyolar.

Uptown Fashion Week September

Established Latin designers lead emerging designers during New York Fashion Week. At The Museum of the City of New York September 12-15, 2016.

Hot Latin Songs

What we are listening to now

New York Fashion Week September 2017

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

Consulate General of Spain

Provides legal and cultural services to Spaniards in New York City and tourists planning to visit Spain.

Met Cloisters is a museum of medieval European art

French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian art
99 Margaret Corbin Dr
Daily

Laura Pausini

The Italian and Spanish pop superstar brings her “Simili / Similares” Tour to Barclays Center in Brooklyn Thu, July 28, 2016

Flamenco Latino

Teaches Flamenco dance, guitar, and singing classes

UEFA Euro 2016

France hosted the quadrennial European soccer championships June 10 – July 10, 2016.

Portugal are 2016 European champions. France was runner-up.

CINEFEST 2016

A showcase of recent films from across the Spanish-speaking world curated by the The New School’s Foreign Languages department
The New School
Friday, April 15 from 4-10pm
Friday, April 22 from 4-10pm

Latin Bookstores in NYC

Where to buy Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian books or magazines.

Latin Libraries in NYC

Italian, French, Spanish, & Portuguese Libraries in New York City

Ana Moura & Buika

Two strong female vocalists sing Portuguese Fado, Spanish Flamenco, and Pop standards
Carnegie Hall
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm

Ara Malikian

Armenian violinist from Lebanon living in Spain connects Flamenco to its ancient roots
Le Poisson Rouge
Flamenco Festival!
Friday, March 18, 2016, 7:30pm

Qasida

A Flamenco of Arabic poetry by Spanish and Persian musicians
Carnegie Hall
March 18, 2016, 8:30pm
Flamenco Festival 2016

Festival Ay! Más Flamenco

Spanish Flamenco from cutting edge to traditional produced by the World Music Institute!
Symphony Space and La Nacional
March 3-6, 2016 at 8pm

Rafael Guastavino (1842-1908) was a Spanish architect who created the Guastavino Tile based on a Catalan vault technique. He rebuilt the ceiling of the Ellis Island Great Hall, designed the central crossing of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. You can see his work in the ceilings of the Oyster Bar in Grand Central Terminal, the south arcade of the Manhattan Municipal Building, and Bridgemarket under the Queensboro Bridge.

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