Things to do in New York in March 2019

March is National Women’s History Month. It brings the Spring Break Art Show, Flamenco Festival, Armory Show, International Women’s Day, St Patrick’s Day, Spring, Ballet Hispánico, the New Directors/New Films film festival and the start of baseball season.

Week 9 Feb 25 – Mar 3
Week 10 Mar 4-10
Week 11 Mar 11-17
Week 12 Mar 18-24
Week 13 Mar 25-31


WEEK 9 ~ February 25 – March 3, 2019

Monday – Thursday (February 2019 Calendar)

Friday, March 1

Actor Javier Bardem was born in Las Palmas, Spain on March 1, 1969

Rio Carnival runs through Saturday, March 9.

Gustavo Naveira & Giselle Anne headline the Miami Sunshine Tango Festival in Miami Beach, Florida through Sunday. $320

The ADAA Art Show art fair is at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12pm – 8pm. $25

The Barranquilla Carnival concert features Marc Anthony, Silvestre Dangond and Checo Acosta in Barranquilla, Colombia.

Puerto Rican soprano Nadine Sierra and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo star in Verdi’s Italian opera ‘Rigoletto’ at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $20

Spanish Golden Age comedy ‘La celestina’ is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

The Blue Dahlia plays French/Mexican pop and Alexia Bomtempo plays Brazilian pop at Nublu 151 in Manhattan’s East Village at 8pm. From $15


Saturday, March 2

Watch El Clásico, Real Madrid vs Barcelona with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Manhattan’s Garment District or Penya FC Barcelona NYC at Smithfield Hall in Chelsea, Manhattan. No cover.

NY INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL
‘Pachamama,’ a Canadian film about Indigenous Peruvian culture screens with director Q&As at the SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan at 11am. From $12.

The ADAA Art Show art fair closes at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12pm – 7pm. $25

The Barranquilla Carnival Battle of the Flowers is on Via 40 in Barranquilla, Colombia at 1pm.

Mexican Ballet Nepantla performs ‘Sin Fronteras’ and a preview of its new show ‘Valentina’ at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens at 8pm. From $20

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


Sunday, March 3

CLOSING
The ADAA Art Show art fair closes at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan’s Upper East Side from 12pm – 5pm. $25

The Barranquilla Carnival Great Parade of Tradition and Folklore is on Via 40 in Barranquilla, Colombia at 1pm.

Colombian standup comic Saul Garcia performs his new show ‘I am Latino’ 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


WEEK 10 ~ March 4 – 10, 2019

It’s Armory Week, a week of art fairs

Monday, March 4

The Barranquilla Carnival Great Parade of Groups (Fantasy Parade) is on Via 40 in Barranquilla, Colombia at 1pm.

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


Tuesday, March 5

It’s Mardi Gras, the last day of Carnival.

The Barranquilla Carnival tradition of burying Joselito who leaves with the ashes is in Barranquilla, Colombia.

The 2019 Spring/Break Art Show art fair opens with a VIP First Look (11am – 4pm, $50) and Opening Night Preview (4pm-7:30pm, from $25) at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan.

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Watch Real Madrid vs Ajax, a UEFA Champions League, Round of 16, 2nd leg game with Peña Madridista NYC at Playwright Irish Pub in Manhattan’s Garment District at 4pm. No cover.

The ‘Round Trip – Argentine Artists’ art exhibition opens at 157 Bowery in Manhattan’s Lower East Side with a reception at 6pm. FREE

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
The art exhibition Andrés Mérida: Garabatos Flamencos opens with a live painting performance at La Nacional in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6-9pm. RSVP at hola@lanacional.org

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Dance scholar K. Meira Goldberg launches her new book Sonidos Negros: On the Blackness of Flamenco at the Segal Theatre at CUNY Graduate Center in Murray Hill, Manhattan from 7:30-9pm. FREE.

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


Wednesday, March 6

Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent, the Catholic period of religious devotion leading to Holy Week and Easter.

Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez was born in Aracataca, Colombia on March 6, 1927.

The New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival is at the Center for Jewish History in Chelsea, Manhattan through March 20.

La Canción, the Puerto Rican hip-hop Off-Broadway musical, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. $30

The 2019 Spring/Break Art Show art fair is at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11am-7pm. From $18

Volta New York 2019 was suspended when a failing pier forced its sister Armory Show to move exhibitors into the Volta space.

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Puerto Rican soprano Nadine Sierra and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo star in Verdi’s Italian opera ‘Rigoletto’ at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm. From $20


Thursday, March 7

Remember Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965 when peaceful civil rights marchers in Selma, Alabama were assaulted at the Edmund Pettus Bridge by Alabama state police led by Major John Cloud. We must never forget or history will repeat itself.

The Tucson Tango Festival is in Tucson, Arizona through Sunday. From $300.

The Armory Show art fair is at Piers 90, 92 and 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12-8pm. From $27.

The Scope New York emerging contemporary art fair opens at Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan with a Platinum First View from 3-9pm ($150) and a VIP Preview from 6-9pm ($100). Through Sunday. From $25

The Art on Paper art fair at Pier 36 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side opens with a VIP Preview from 6-10pm. $50

The Clio Art Fair is at the TRYP Hotel in Times Square, Manhattan through Sunday.

The 2019 Spring/Break Art Show art fair is at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11am-7pm. From $18

A photography exhibition by Argentine artist Alejandro Sala ‘Patagonia Unknown’ opens at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan with a reception from 6-8pm. FREE with rsvp on the Consulate web site. It’s on view Monday-Friday, 11am – 5pm through March 28.

The Independent New York contemporary art fair opens with a private preview at Spring Studios in Tribeca, Manhattan. Through Sunday.

Corto Circuito, New York’s Latino short film festival, presents a special screening of four Colombian short films at the Colombian Consulate in Midtown East, Manhattan at 6:30pm. FREE

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Ismael Fernández sings Spanish flamenco for the World Music Institute at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 7pm. $30. Get tickets at publictheater.org

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras ‘Sombras’ opens at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8pm. From $35. Get tickets at www.nycitycenter.com

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Miguel Angel Cortes plays Sonantas en Tres Movimientos at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 9:30pm. $30. Get dtickets at publictheater.org

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


Friday, March 8

Celebrate International Women’s Day (give roses and thanks to all the women in your life, your mom, your mother-in-law, your love, your daughters, your work associates).

Tango composer and bandleader Enrique Rodríguez was born in La Plata, Argentina on March 8, 1901.

The 2019 SXSW film festival in Austin, Texas runs through March 17.

The Spring/Break Art Show contemporary art fair is at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11am to 7pm. From $18

The Art on Paper contemporary art fair is at Pier 36 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11am to 7pm. $25

The Scope New York contemporary art fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am to 8pm. $25

The Independent New York contemporary art fair is at Spring Studios in Tribeca, Manhattan from 12pm to 7pm. From $29

The Armory Show modern, post war and contemporary art fair is at Piers 90, 92 and 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12-8pm. From $27.

Take a tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm. FREE

‘Women of Puerto Rico Boricua Essence 1920-1950’ opens at Taller Boricua Gallery in the Julia De Burgos Latino Cultural Center in East Harlem (El Barrio) at 6pm. FREE

Voyager Ensemble performs works by Piazzolla, Altube and Ginastera at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan at 6pm. Free with rsvp on the Consulate web site.

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Chano Domínguez plays Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 7pm. $30. Get tickets at publictheater.org

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras ‘Sombras’ is at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8pm. From $35. Get tickets at www.nycitycenter.com

Ecuadorian jazz singer Cristina Morrison celebrates the release of her new album ‘Impredecible, voces de mujer’ (Unpredictable, women’s voices) at the Cell Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8:30pm. $20

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Sergio de Lope plays Ser de luz at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 9:30pm. $30. Get tickets at publictheater.org


Saturday, March 9

CLOSING
Salvador Dali, an exhibition of work by the Spanish surrealist, closes at ACA Galleries in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am – 6pm. FREE

The 2019 Spring/Break Art Show art fair is at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11am-7pm. From $18

The Art on Paper art fair is at Pier 36 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11am – 7pm. $25

The Scope New York emerging contemporary art fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am to 8pm. $25

The Armory Show art fair is at Piers 90, 92 and 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12-7pm. From $33.

The Independent New York contemporary art fair is at Spring Studios in Tribeca, Manhattan from 12pm to 7pm. From $29

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Antonio Rey & Mara Rey play Two parts of Me at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 7pm. $30. Get tickets at publictheater.org

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras ‘Sombras’ is at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 8pm. From $35. Get tickets at www.nycitycenter.com

Puerto Rican soprano Nadine Sierra and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo star in Verdi’s Italian opera ‘Rigoletto’ at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $20

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Maria Terremoto plays La Huella de mi Sentio at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 9:30pm. $30. Get tickets at publictheater.org

Dance Argentine Tango at the All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios in NoMad, Manhattan from 9:30pm – 5am.


Sunday, March 10

Daylight Savings Time begins. Clocks “spring” an hour forward.

The CITA Tango festival (Congreso Internacional de Tango Argentino) in Buenos Aires, Argentina runs through March 17.

The Art on Paper art fair is at Pier 36 in Manhattan’s Lower East Side from 11am – 6pm. $25

The 2019 Spring/Break Art Show art fair is at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11am-7pm. From $18

The Scope New York emerging contemporary art fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am to 7pm. $25

The Armory Show art fair is at Piers 90, 92 and 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan from 12-6pm. From $33.

The Independent New York contemporary art fair is at Spring Studios in Tribeca, Manhattan from 12pm to 6pm. From $29

CLOSING
The Rendez-Vous with French Cinema film festival ends at Film Society of Lincoln Center.

NY INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL
‘Pachamama,’ a Canadian film about Indigenous Peruvian culture screens with director Q&As at the SVA Theatre in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2:45pm. From $12.

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras ‘Sombras’ closes at New York City Center in Midtown, Manhattan at 3pm. From $35. Get tickets at www.nycitycenter.com

NYCFC ~ New York City Football Club opens its 2019 home season against D.C. United at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 3pm. From $35

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

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL
Ismael Fernández sings Spanish flamenco for the World Music Institute at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NoHo, Manhattan at 7pm. 21+, $30


WEEK 11 ~ March 11 – 17, 2019

Monday, March 11

Celebrate the birthday of Astor Piazzolla, the father of tango nuevo, (classical tango jazz), who was born in Mar del Plata, Argentina on March 11, 1921.

The 2019 Spring/Break Art Show art fair is at 866 UN Plaza in Midtown East, Manhattan from 11am-7pm. From $18

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


Tuesday, March 12

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

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


Wednesday, March 13

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Cuban Ballet Contemporáneo de Camagüey makes its U.S. debut dancing three Pedro Ruiz ballets at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 7pm. From $15

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22


Thursday, March 14

Rodolfo Biagi, the Tango pianist and composer, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 14, 1906.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

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


Friday, March 15

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Repertorio Español performs ‘El Quixote,’ Santiago García’s adaptation of the classic Cervantes novel, at Hostos Center in Mott Haven, The Bronx at 7:30pm.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Puerto Rican soprano Nadine Sierra and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo star in Verdi’s Italian opera ‘Rigoletto’ at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $20


Saturday, March 16

The Vive Latino music festival is in Mexico City through tomorrow.

The St Patrick’s Day Parade marches up Fifth Avenue from 44th St to 79th St, from 11 am – 5pm.

The NY Red Bulls play their Major League Soccer home opener against the San Jose Earthquakes at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ (Newark). From $20

Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning Puerto Rican rapper and bolero singer iLe (Calle 13) plays El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem for Carnegie Hall Citywide on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 4pm. FREE

Radio Jarocho, featuring Zenen Zeferino, plays the music and performs the dance of Veracruz, Mexico at BAAD!, the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance in Westchester Square, The Bronx at 7:30pm. From $20

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Yosvany Terry and his Afro-Cuban Quintet play PregonesPRTT in Concourse, The Bronx at 8pm. From $20


Sunday, March 17

Happy St Patrick’s Day.

Nicky Jam the Puerto Rican-Dominican-American Reggaeton star was born in New York City on March 17, 1981.

The New York International Children’s Film Festival ends today.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 3pm. From $22

NYCFC ~ New York City Football Club plays Major League Soccer against Los Angeles FC at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 3pm. From $30

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


WEEK 12 ~ March 18 – 24, 2019


Monday, March 18

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

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


Tuesday, March 19

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

‘Nona,’ starring Kate Bosworth and Sulem Calderon opens worldwide on Amazon and other TV on demand channels.

It’s the Feast of Saint JosephFesta di San Giuseppe in Italy, El Día del Padre in Spain, Bolivia, and Honduras, and Dia do Pai in Portugal. It’s the Hispanic/Luso Father’s Day. Here’s to all Dads and Step-Dads!

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

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


Wednesday, March 20

It’s the first day of Spring in the northern hemisphere, and Fall in the southern hemisphere.

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

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

Celebrate Purim at sundown.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Puerto Rican soprano Nadine Sierra and Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo star in Verdi’s Italian opera ‘Rigoletto’ at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center at 8pm. From $20


Thursday, March 21

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

Celebrate World Poetry Day.

It’s World Puppetry Day.

Happy Birthday Benito Juárez. The Mexican founding father, was born in San Pablo Guelatao, México on March 21, 1806. There is a statue of him in Bryant Park.

The Queens World Film Festival opens with a screening of shorts at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. Daily through March 31. From $11

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

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, March 22

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

Celebrate Puerto Rico Emancipation Day, the day Puerto Rican slaves were freed in March 22, 1873.

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

The RAMAS Festival opens with Yellowman headlining a night of reggae music, art and surfing on Maria Beach in Rincón, Puerto Rico at 6pm. From $20

The Ballet Nepantla Spring 2019 Gala is at 26 Bridge in DUMBO, Brooklyn on Friday, March 22, 2019 from 7pm – 12:30am. From $30

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22


Saturday, March 23

The RAMAS Festival continues Pirulo y la Tribu headlining a night of salsa & pena music, art and surfing on Maria Beach in Rincón, Puerto Rico at 6pm. From $20

The NY Red Bulls play Major League Soccer against Orlando City SC at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ (Newark) at 7pm. From $20

UPTOWN NIGHTS WITH CCCADI & CARNEGIE HALL: The Curtis Brothers & Circa ’95 play African, Creole, Puerto Rican, Dominican, Brazilian, jazz, hip-hop, samba and more at Harlem Stage in Manhattanville, Manhattan on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 7:30pm. $25

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Legends Grupo Niche play Colombian salsa at Lehman Center in Jerome Park, The Bronx at 8pm. From $45

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


Sunday, March 24

Tickets go on sale for American Ballet Theatre’s spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center.

La Canción, the Puerto Rican hip-hop Off-Broadway musical, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am. From $17

The Macy’s Flower Show at Macy’s Herald Square in Manhattan’s Garment District is open daily through April 7.

The RAMAS Festival closes with Fofé y los Fetiches headlinig an afternoon of Latin rock music, art and surfing on Maria Beach in Rincón, Puerto Rico at 3pm. From $20

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 3pm. From $22

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


WEEK 13 ~ March 25 – 31, 2019


Monday, March 25

La Canción, the Puerto Rican hip-hop musical is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan. $30

Venezuelan-American pop singer Mariah Carey plays Radio City Music Hall on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 8pm. From $104

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


Tuesday, March 26

La Canción, the Puerto Rican hip-hop musical is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan. $30

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

OPENING NIGHT
Ballet Hispánico opens its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. From $20

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

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

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


Wednesday, March 27

The Photographs auction exhibition at Phillips in Midtown East opens from 10am – 6pm. FREE

La Canción, the Puerto Rican hip-hop musical is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan. $30

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

OPENING NIGHT
The 48th New Directors / New Films festival opens at Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art in Midtown, Manhattan. The Festival runs daily through April 7.

The Affordable Art Fair opens with a Private View at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 6-9pm ($80). The Fair runs through Sunday.

Ballet Hispánico continues its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. From $20

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22


Thursday, March 28

Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa was born in Arequipa, Peru on March 28, 1936.

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, better known as Italian-American pop star Lady Gaga, was born in New York City on March 28, 1986.

Johana Copes headlines the Chicago Mini Tango Festival in Chicago, Illinois through Sunday. From $325

It’s opening day in Major League Baseball. The Mets are away.

La Gringa, the Puerto Rican comedy, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 11am and 1pm. $30

The Affordable Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 12-6pm. From $10. There is an Art After Dark party from 6-9pm. $30

The 7th Colombian Film Festival New York opens with a screening of ‘Somos Calentura’ (We Are the Heat) at Cinépolis in Chelsea, Manhattan at 7:30pm. Through March 31.

The Photographs auction exhibition goes on view at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center from 10am – 5pm. FREE

The New York Yankees home opener is against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 1:05pm. From $50

Graciela Iturbide 50 Years of Photographic Treasures, a retrospective exhibition of Mexico’s leading living photographer, opens at Throckmorton Fine Art in Midtown East, Manhattan. Mon-Sat through May 18.

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Ballet Hispánico continues its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. From $20

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


Friday, March 29

The Austin Spring Tango Festival is in Austin, Texas through Sunday. From $270

Take a free tango lesson at the Argentine Consulate in Midtown, Manhattan. Beginners 12-1pm. Intermediate 1-2pm.

The Affordable Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 12-6pm. From $10 (FREE from 6-8pm)

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Ballet Hispánico continues its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. From $20


Saturday, March 30

The Affordable Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am – 8pm. From $10.

The New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 1:05pm.

Ballet Hispánico continues its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2pm. From $20

La casa de Bernarda Alba, the classic Spanish play, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 3pm. From $39

The great Malena Burke sings Cuban boleros, with her Latin Grammy-winning daughter Lena Burke as special guest, in the Repertory Theater at Hostos Center in Mott Haven, The Bronx on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 7:30pm. $25 (Students and under 18 $5)

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca perform ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 7:30pm. From $22

Ballet Hispánico continues its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 8pm. From $20

New York’s own all-woman Mexican mariachi band Flor de Toloache plays Pregones Theater in Concourse, The Bronx at 8pm. From $20

2018 “Best Tango Album” Latin Grammy winner Pedro Giraudo plays Argentine Tango Jazz for dancing at the Albany Tango Society Anniversary Milonga with Maxi Copello (Argentine) and Raquel Makow (Argentine-American) at the Emma Willard School in Troy, NY (Albany suburb) at 8pm. $35

El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, a play based on the classic Colombian novel, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan 16 8pm. From $17

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


Sunday, March 31

Celebrate César Chávez Day, the day the Mexican-American labor leader was born in Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927.

The Affordable Art Fair is at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan from 11am – 5pm. From $10.

The New York Yankees play the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx at 1:05pm.

CLOSING
Ballet Hispánico ends its spring season at the Joyce Theater in Chelsea, Manhattan at 2pm & 7:30pm. From $20

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Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca closes ‘Entre Tú y Yo’ at the Connelly Theater in Manhattan’s East Village at 3pm. From $22

La celestina , the Spanish Golden Age comedy, is at Repertorio Español in Kips Bay, Manhattan at 8pm. From $17

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


April 2019


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