Things to do in New York in December 2019

 


WEEK 48 ~ November 25 – December 1, 2019


November 2019 Calendar


Sunday, December 1

Celebrate Portugal Restoration Day!

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 49 ~ December 2-8, 2019


Monday, December 2

It’s Cyber Monday. Shop online for deals.

Celebrate the start of Advent, the countdown to Christmas.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 3

Celebrate Giving Tuesday and give some holiday spirit.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s plays a program of Baroque Storytelling that includes works by Vivaldi (Italian), Rameau (French), and Telemann’s Don Quichotte Overture Suite (a Spanish story) at Kaufmann Music Center in Lincoln Square, NYC at 7:30pm.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, December 4

Art Basel Miami Beach runs through Sunday.

Orchestra of St. Luke’s plays a program of Baroque Storytelling that includes works by Vivaldi (Italian), Rameau (French), and Telemann’s Don Quichotte Overture Suite (a Spanish story) at the Morgan Library in Murray Hill, NYC at 7:30pm.

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, December 5

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, December 6


Saturday, December 7

Celebrate Día de las Velitas, the Colombian holiday tradition.


Sunday, December 8

Celebrate Feast of the Immaculate Conception when the Roman Catholic church accepted the idea that women are divine too.

New York Fashion Week December (Pre-Fall & Fall-Winter) runs through Thursday.

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 50 ~ December 9-15, 2019


Monday, December 9

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 10

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, December 11

Celebrate International Tango Day and the birth of French-Argentine tango singer Carlos Gardel.

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, December 12

Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico and our Indigenous heritage.

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15

Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango jazz at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens at 9pm. $10


Friday, December 13


Saturday, December 14

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, December 15

Happy Birthday Eddie Palmieri! The New York Puerto Rican jazz legend was born in El Barrio East Harlem on December 15, 1936.

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 51 ~ December 16-22, 2019


Monday, December 16

(To be confirmed) The National Puerto Rican Day Parade announces its 2020 Scholarship Program.

Start celebrating La Novena, the Colombian Christmas tradition, or La Posada, the Mexican Christmas tradition.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 17

Celebrate the Feast of Babalú-Ayé, the Yoruba Orisha of the earth.

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Wednesday, December 18

Italian crossover tenor Andrea Bocelli plays Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC at 7:30pm. From $86

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian forro at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village with sets at 9 & 11pm.


Thursday, December 19

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, December 20


Saturday, December 21


Sunday, December 22

Happy Birthday Jean-Michel Basquiat. In 2017, the Haitian-Puerto Rican New Yorker set records for the highest price ever paid for an American artist, for a Black artist and for a contemporary work made after 1980.

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 52 ~ December 23-29, 2019


Monday, December 23

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 24 ~ Christmas Eve

Celebrate Christmas Eve.


Wednesday, December 25 ~ Christmas

Merry Christmas.


Thursday, December 26

Celebrate Kwanzaa.

Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 2am. (Classes: Beginners 7pm, Intermediate 8pm). $15


Friday, December 27


Saturday, December 28

Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 10pm – 4am. $18


Sunday, December 29

Dance Argentine tango at the El Destino milonga at Solas in Manhattan’s East Village from 6-11pm. $12


WEEK 1 ~ December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020


Monday, December 30

Italian-American hot jazz specialists Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play Iguana in Times Square, Manhattan at 8 & 11pm. $20


Tuesday, December 31

Celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Happy New Year 2020!


January 2020 Calendar


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