January 2019 New York Latin Culture Calendar

January brings Three Kings Day, Winter JazzFest, Under the Radar Festival, PBR Monster Energy Buck Off, globalFEST, Restaurant Week, Jewish Film Festival, Antiques Week, Winter Antiques Show, Outsider Art Fair, Women’s March, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Dominican Heritage Month and Master Drawings.


WEEK 1 ~ January 1-6, 2019


Monday (December 2018 Calendar)

Tuesday, January 1 ~ New Year’s Day

It’s New Year’s Day, a national holiday.

Celebrate the Feast of Mary.

Celebrate the seventh and last day of Kwanzaa, the African – American holiday tradition, by contemplating Imani (Faith).

Remember the Emancipation Proclamation which legally ended slavery in the United States on January 1, 1863.

It’s the first day to enter the online ticket lottery for the 10:15am Easter Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown, Manhattan.


Wednesday, January 2

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian folk pop at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 9 and 11pm.


Thursday, January 3

The Under the Radar festival of new theatre opens at the Public Theater in Manhattan’s East Village. Through January 13.

Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban rumba at Ginny’s Supper Club at the Red Rooster in Harlem at 7 & 9pm. $20

The Metropolitan Opera performs Mozart’s The Magic Flute in a special short family version in English at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20

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


Friday, January 4

(2018) NYCFC, the New York City Football Club, announced their season schedule.

The Cartagena International Music Festival opens in Cartagena, Colombia. Through Sunday, January 13.

The 42nd Annual El Museo del Barrio Three Kings Day Parade marches through East Harlem (El Barrio) starting at 11am. FREE

The 12th Annual PBR (Professional Bull Riders Association) Monster Energy Buck Off opens at Madison Square Garden at 8pm. Through Sunday. From $15

Colombian comic Saul Garcia’s new show I am Latino is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

The APAP, Association of Performing Arts Professionals, conference and showcases start today. Through January 8.

Winter JazzFest opens today at Le Poisson Rouge and several other clubs in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Through January 12.


Saturday, January 5

The 12th Annual PBR (Professional Bull Riders Association) Monster Energy Buck Off continues at Madison Square Garden at 6:45pm. From $15

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz at Barbès in Park Slope, Brooklyn at 8pm. $10 suggested donation

Colombian comic Saul Garcia’s new show I am Latino is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

LAST CHANCE to see the Metropolitan Opera’s The Magic Flute in a special short family version in English at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $20

Pedrito Martinez plays a Cuban rumba set at Subculture in NoHo for WinterJazzFest at 11:20pm.


Sunday, January 6 ~ Three Kings Day

It’s Three Kings Day or the Catholic Feast of the Epiphany. It’s the main gift-giving day in many Latin countries.

At Teatro SEA in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, children can listen to traditional holiday music, meet the Three Kings and receive a gift.

Colombian comic Saul Garcia’s new show I am Latino is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3pm. From $17

LAST CHANCE to see the Delacroix retrospective and the Met Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10am to 5:30pm. $25

LAST CHANCE to see Marguerite Humeau: Birth Canal, the sculpture and sound installation at the New Museum in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11am to 6pm. $18

LAST CHANCE to see the Down These Mean Streets exhibition of Latino photographers in their own neighborhoods at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem, Manhattan from 12-5pm. $9

The 12th Annual PBR (Professional Bull Riders Association) Monster Energy Buck Off closes at Madison Square Garden at 1:45pm. From $15

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

The 76th Annual Golden Globes are broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California from 8-10pm ET.

LAST CHANCE to see Italian-American jazz trumpeter Chris Botti’s holiday residency at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. From $55

The 2019 globalFEST international music festival is at the Copacabana in Manhattan’s Times Square Theater District.


WEEK 2 ~ January 7-13, 2019

Monday, January 7

Carlos di Sarli, the ultra smooth Argentine Tango pianist, composer, and bandleader was born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina on January 7, 1903.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Aida at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20

Alexandra Jackson "Legacy and Alchemy"

Alexandra Jackson “Legacy and Alchemy”


Alexandra Jackson presents The Brazil Concert featuring in The Loft at City Winery in Hudson Square (West SoHo) at 8pm (6pm doors). From $15. Get tickets


Tuesday, January 8

Carolina Herrera, the celebrated fashion designer, was born in Caracas, Venezuela on January 8, 1939.

Univision’s Premio lo Nuestro awards nominees are announced today.


Wednesday, January 9

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2019 reservations open today for dining from January 21 – February 8, 2019.

NYC Broadway Week Winter 2019 2-for-1 tickets go on sale today for performances from January 21 to February 10, 2019.

BAFTA nominations will be announced. The Awards are Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Malpaso Dance Company. Courtesy Nir Arieli / Malpaso.

Malpaso Dance Company. Courtesy Nir Arieli / Malpaso.


CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, opens the Cuba Festival at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. From $10

NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
The Festival opens with a screening of Eric Barbier’s 2017 French film Promise at Dawn with French actress Charlotte Gainsbourg present at Film Society of Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20 (most films from $10). Daily through January 22.

French mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine stars in the opening of the winter cast of Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $20

UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
Puerto Rican salsa singer Flaco Navaja’s Evolution of a Sonero musical is at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 8pm. $30

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz at lunÁtico in Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn at 8:30pm. $10 suggested donation

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian folk pop at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 9 and 11pm.


Thursday, January 10

NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Eric Barbier’s 2017 French film Promise at Dawn screens at Film Society of Lincoln Center at 3pm. From $10

"Argus in Color" by Salvador Dali, 1963, detail. Courtesy ACA Galleries.

“Argus in Color” by Salvador Dali, 1963, detail. Courtesy ACA Galleries.


Salvador Dali, an exhibition of work by the Spanish surrealist, opens with a reception at ACA Galleries in Chelsea, Manhattan from 7-9pm. FREE

Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban rumba at Ginny’s Supper Club at the Red Rooster in Harlem at 7 & 9pm. $20

CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, performs at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. This show a curtain chat. From $10

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz at Terraza 7 in Elmurst, Queens at 9pm. Bar free. Upstairs stage seating $10

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


Friday, January 11

Watch Manhattanhenge, the winter days when the sunrise lines up with Manhattan’s street grid. FREE

CUBA FESTIVAL
Osnel Delgado, Artistic Director of Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, teaches a master class on Cuban Technique of Modern Dance at Gibney 280 Broadway in Manhattan’s Civic Center from 10am – 12pm. $20

"Play" by Mateo López, 2018. Courtesy the artist / Casey Kaplan.

“Play” by Mateo López, 2018. Courtesy the artist / Casey Kaplan.


An exhibition of new work by Colombian-born, Brooklyn-based artist Mateo López “Play” opens with a reception at Casey Kaplan in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6-8pm. Tuesday-Saturday through February 16. FREE

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Aida at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20

CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, performs at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. From $10

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and the National Symphony Orchestra of Romania perform Marsalis’ The Jungle in the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $40


Saturday, January 12

Watch Manhattanhenge, the winter days when the sunrise lines up with Manhattan’s street grid. FREE

CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, performs at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2pm. From $10

UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
Puerto Rican salsa singer Flaco Navaja’s Evolution of a Sonero musical is at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 7pm. $30

CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, performs at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. From $10

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and the National Symphony Orchestra of Romania perform Marsalis’ The Jungle in the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $40

El Crédito, Jordi Galcerán’s Catalan Spanish comedy, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

The Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8:30pm. From $20

Anat Cohen, the Israeli specialist in choro (Brazil’s root music from Rio which has the feel of early New Orleans jazz), plays Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall at 9pm.

UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
Puerto Rican salsa singer Flaco Navaja’s Evolution of a Sonero musical is at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 10pm. $30

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


Sunday, January 13

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Brunch at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village at 11:30am and 1:30pm. $39

CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, performs at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2pm. From $10

El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, Colombian director Jorge Alí Triana’s adaptation of the classic Gabriel García Márquez story, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3pm. From $17

UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL
LAST CHANCE to see Puerto Rican salsa singer Flaco Navaja’s Evolution of a Sonero musical at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 6 & 9pm. $30

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

CUBA FESTIVAL
Malpaso Dance Company, Cuba’s leading contemporary dance company, performs at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. From $10


WEEK 3 ~ January 14-20, 2019


It’s New York Antiques Week (third week of January)

Monday, January 14

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Aida at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20


Tuesday, January 15

Dr Martin Luther King Jr, the great civil rights leader, was born in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. The Martin Luther King Day holiday is the third Monday in January which is January 21st this year.

Quarterly taxes are due for self-employed workers.

Caridad Svich’s adaptation of Julia Álvarez’s Dominican novel En el tiempo de las mariposas is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
Camera Obscura (2008), an Argentine film by Maria Victoria Menis screens at Film Society of Lincoln Center at 3:30pm & 8:30pm with director Q&As. From $10

Los Hijos del Director. Courtesy the artists.

Los Hijos del Director. Courtesy the artists.


CUBA FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT
Los Hijos del Director makes it’s U.S. debut with The Last Resource at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. From $10

METROPOLITAN OPERA OPENING NIGHT
Debussy’s French opera Pelléas et Mélisande opens at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. Argentine mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars. From $30

Puerto Rican jazz and salsa legend Eddie Palmieri celebrates his new album Mi Luz Mayor at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. Through Sunday. From $30

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz for dancing at The Django in Tribeca, Manhattan at 7:30pm. Bar no cover


Wednesday, January 16

El Quijote, Colombian playwright Santiago García’s adaptation of the Cervantes’ Spanish classic Don Quixote, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

CUBA FESTIVAL
Los Hijos del Director makes it’s U.S. debut with The Last Resource at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. From $10

Brazilian pianist Simone Leitão plays a recital of Bach, Villa-Lobos and Rachmaninoff in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall at 8pm. $30

Puerto Rican jazz and salsa legend Eddie Palmieri celebrates his new album Mi Luz Mayor at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. From $30

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian folk pop at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 9 and 11pm.


Thursday, January 17

NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
The Light of Hope (2018), a Spanish film by Silvia Quer screens at Film Society of Lincoln Center at 1pm & 6pm with director Q&As. From $10

Winter Antiques Show 2019. Courtesy East Side House Settlement.

Winter Antiques Show 2019. Courtesy East Side House Settlement.


OPENING NIGHT
The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show Opening Night Party is at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Benefits East Side House Settlement. From $300.

The 27th Outsider Art Fair opens at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan with a Vernissage from 6-9pm. $53.29.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20

Puerto Rican jazz and salsa legend Eddie Palmieri celebrates his new album Mi Luz Mayor at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. From $30

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


Friday, January 18

It’s Martin Luther King Weekend!

The 27th Outsider Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am-8pm. $27.04

La Gringa, the Puerto Rican comedy by Carmen Rivera, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

The 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival opens at the Schomburg Center in Harlem from 12pm – 7:30pm. Free

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-8pm. $25.

The Miss New York USA beauty competition in Purchase, New York starts today. Through Sunday.

Compañia Irene Rodríguez dancing "Mas Que Flamenco" at Jacob's Pillow. Courtesy Christopher Jones.

Compañia Irene Rodríguez dancing “Mas Que Flamenco” at Jacob’s Pillow. Courtesy Christopher Jones.


CUBA FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT
Compañia Irene Rodríguez opens Mas Que Flamenco (More Than Flamenco) at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. From $10

Puerto Rican jazz and salsa legend Eddie Palmieri celebrates his new album Mi Luz Mayor at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. From $30

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi’s Italian opera Aida at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20

La Gringa, the Puerto Rican comedy by Carmen Rivera is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17


Saturday, January 19

Women's March on NYC. Courtesy Women's March Alliance.

Women’s March on NYC. Courtesy Women’s March Alliance.

Join the Women’s March on NYC. The lineup is on Central Park West at 72nd St or 77th St at 10am.

The 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival ends at the Schomburg Center in Harlem from 10am – 7:30pm. Free

The 27th Outsider Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am-8pm. $27.04

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-8pm. $25.

Argentine mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars in Debussy’s French opera Pelléas et Mélisande at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 12:30pm. From $30

CUBA FESTIVAL
Compañia Irene Rodríguez performs Mas Que Flamenco (More Than Flamenco) at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2 & 8pm. From $10

Puerto Rican jazz and salsa legend Eddie Palmieri celebrates his new album Mi Luz Mayor at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. From $30

El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, Colombian director Jorge Alí Triana’s adaptation of the classic Gabriel García Márquez story, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17


Sunday, January 20

CLOSING
The 27th Outsider Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am-6pm. $27.04

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-6pm. $25.

CUBA FESTIVAL
Compañia Irene Rodríguez performs Mas Que Flamenco (More Than Flamenco) at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2pm & 7:30pm. From $10

El Crédito, Jordi Galcerán’s Catalan Spanish comedy, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3pm. From $17

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

The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra (Cuban) plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11pm. $40

Puerto Rican jazz and salsa legend Eddie Palmieri celebrates his new album Mi Luz Mayor at the Blue Note in Greenwich Village, Manhattan at 8 & 10:30pm. From $30


WEEK 4 ~ January 21-27, 2019


Monday, January 21 ~ Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday.

NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2019 is today through February 8, 2019.

NYC Broadway Week Winter 2019 is today through February 10, 2019.

The Haute Couture fashion shows are in Paris, France through Thursday.

January 21 – February 27 is New York’s Dominican Heritage Month. ¡Quisqueya!

Plácido Domingo, the legendary tenor, was born in Madrid, Spain on January 21, 1941. (He grew up in Mexico.)

NYC Restaurant Week runs through February 8, 2019.

NYC Broadway Week runs through February 10, 2019.

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-8pm. $25.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20


Tuesday, January 22

It’s a Congressional District Work Period. Speak up to your members of Congress at a Town Hall meeting near you.

Oscar nominations will be announced at 8:20am ET. The 91st Academy Awards are Sunday, February 24.

Mariana Castillo Deball ‘Finding Oneself Outside’ opens at the New Museum in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11am – 9pm. On view Tuesday-Sunday through April 14.

La Gringa, the Puerto Rican comedy by Carmen Rivera, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-4:30pm. $25.

NYC Ballet opens its Winter 2019 season with a Stravinsky & Balanchine, program of Apollo, Orpheus and Agon at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $35

Argentine mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars in Debussy’s French opera Pelléas et Mélisande at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $30

Wednesday, January 23

It’s a Congressional District Work Period. Speak up to your members of Congress at a Town Hall meeting near you.

Lucio Fontana On the Threshold, a retrospective exhibition of work by the Argentine-Italian modern artist, opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from 10am – 5:30pm. Tue-Sun, through April 14. $25

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-8pm. $25.

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian folk pop at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 9 and 11pm.


Thursday, January 24

It’s a Congressional District Work Period. Speak up to your members of Congress at a Town Hall meeting near you.

Lucio Fontana ‘Spatial Environment’ (1968) opens at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem, Manhattan from 11am – 6pm. Wed-Sun, through April 14. $9

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-6pm. $25.

Jazz at Lincoln Center honors Carmen de Lavallade, the legendary Creole ballerina, actor and choreographer, in the Appel Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center at 7pm. From $60

It’s Young Collectors Night at the Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 7-9pm. From $200

NYC Ballet dances a Stravinsky & Balanchine program of Apollo, Orpheus and Agon at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $35

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


Friday, January 25

It’s a Congressional District Work Period. Speak up to your members of Congress at a Town Hall meeting near you. District work periods are messed up by the government shutdown.

Dominican-Puerto Rican romantic comedy ‘Qué León,’ starring Ozuna and Clarissa Molina opens at theaters in Times Square, Union Square and the boroughs.

The Old Masters Prints auction exhibition opens at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center from 10am – 5pm. The auction is Tuesday, January 29.

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-8pm. $25.

Jean-Luc Godard’s 2018 film ‘The Image Book’ (Le Livre d’image) opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center with screenings from 12:30pm – 8:15pm. It runs daily through January 31. $15

The Master Drawings New York art fair opens with a preview at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 4-8pm. Daily through February 2. FREE

Argentine mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars in Debussy’s French opera Pelléas et Mélisande at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $30

Caridad Svich’s adaptation of Julia Álvarez’s Dominican novel En el tiempo de las mariposas is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17


Saturday, January 26

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side 11am-6pm. FREE

The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show continues at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-8pm. $25.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 1pm. From $20

Valor, Agravio y Mujer, Ana Caro’s Spanish Golden Age comedy, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3pm. From $17

Puerto Rican salsa legend Roberto Roena y su Apollo Sound plays Lehman Center in Jerome Park, The Bronx at 8pm. From $50

NYC Ballet dances a Stravinsky & Balanchine program of Apollo, Orpheus and Agon at Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $35

El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, Colombian director Jorge Alí Triana’s adaptation of the classic Gabriel García Márquez story, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

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


Sunday, January 27

January 27 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. Never forget the Shoah.

LAST CHANCE to see Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings, the exhibition of work by the Italian Renaissance artist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10am – 5:30pm. $25

CLOSING
The 65th Annual Winter Antiques Show ends at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12-6pm. $25.

Jewish Holocaust documentary Who will write our history is screening on Facebook Live at 12:30pm. FREE

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 2pm to 6pm. FREE

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

Exquisita Agonía, by Pulitzer Prize-winning, Cuban-American playwright Nilo Cruz, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

Cuban jazz pianist and composer, Elio Villafranca joins Mary Ann Sweeney and the Bronx Arts Ensemble All Stars for an afternoon of the music of Charles Mingus at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Belmont, The Bronx at 4pm. FREE

The 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards will be broadcast live on TNT from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California from 8-10pm ET.

The Cuban Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra plays Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan at 9 & 11pm. $40


WEEK 5 ~ January 28-31, 2019


NYC Restaurant Week Winter 2019 continues this week.

NYC Broadway Week Winter 2019 continues this week.


Monday, January 28

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 11am to 6pm. FREE


Tuesday, January 29

‘Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints: Leonardo da Vinci ‘ opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 10am – 5:30pm. Through April 28, 2019. $25

La casa de Bernarda Alba, Rene Búch’s adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca’s classic Spanish drama, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 11am to 6pm. FREE

The Old Masters Prints auction is at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center at 2pm.

The Metropolitan Opera performs Bizet’s French opera Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine tango for a 1930s Buenos Aires Shanghai Express cosplay party at The Jane Hotel in Manhattan’s West Village from 8:30pm – 12:30am. $28


Wednesday, January 30

The Old Master Drawings auction at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side is at 10am.

La Gringa, the Puerto Rican comedy by Carmen Rivera, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 11am to 6pm. FREE

The Master Paintings Evening Sale at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side is at 6pm.

Forro in the Dark plays Brazilian folk pop at Nublu Classic in Manhattan’s East Village at 9 and 11pm.


Thursday, January 31

CLOSING
Jewish Holocaust documentary Who will write our history closes at Quad Cinema in Greenwich Village. $16

The Master Paintings & Sculpture Day Sale at Sotheby’s in Manhattan’s Upper East Side is at 10am.

The Master Drawings New York art fair is at 30 galleries in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 11am to 6pm. FREE

CLOSING
Jean-Luc Godard’s 2018 film ‘The Image Book’ (Le Livre d’image) closes at Film Society of Lincoln Center with screenings from 12:30pm – 8:15pm. $15

Pedrito Martinez plays Cuban rumba at Ginny’s Supper Club at the Red Rooster in Harlem at 7 & 9pm. $20

Puerto Rican indie rocker Ani Cordero plays the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. FREE

CLOSING
Argentine mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard stars in Debussy’s French opera Pelléas et Mélisande at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $30

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

Friday-Sunday (February 2019 Calendar)


 


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