Things to do in NYC this weekend: March 29 – April 4, 2023, include Yankees opening day and The Photography Show by AIPAD.
In the Latin world it’s Holy Week (Semana Santa), an important time of the year in many Latin communities.
Cezar Chavez Day honors one of the most important Latin civil rights leaders. He’s the Latin Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Dance Argentine tango nuevo with younger dancers at the Tango Cafe milonga; at You Should Be Dancing in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC; on Wednesdays from 8-12pm. From $18. 🇦🇷 🇺🇾
Thursday, March 30, 2023
YANKEES OPENING DAY
Yankees vs Giants is at Yankee Stadium in Concourse, The Bronx; on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 1:05pm. From $88.
The Photography Show by AIPAD is at Center415; from Wednesday-Saturday, March 30 – April 2, 2023.
Dance traditional Argentine Tango at Tango La Nacional; at La Nacional in Chelsea, NYC; Thursdays from 8pm – 2am. Performances around 11pm. $25. 🇦🇷
Friday, March 31, 2023
Celebrate César Chávez Day! The Mexican American labor and civil rights leader was born in Yuma, Arizona on March 31, 1927. 🇲🇽🇺🇸
LATIN CULTURE AND DANCE FIESTA
La Toquilla (Agni Durden) and Wilson Carpio sing Ecuadorian folk rock with pasillo, yaravi, san juanito, requinto and other traditional Latin rhythms; at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens; on Friday, March 31, 2023 at 8pm. From $30. 🇪🇨
Saturday, April 1, 2023
LATIN CULTURE AND DANCE FIESTA
Nélida Tirado performs “Dime Quién Soy” (Tell Me Who I Am), a fusion of Spanish and Puerto Rican flamenco traditions; at the Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens; on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 8pm. From $35. 🇪🇸 🇵🇷
Sunday, April 2, 2023
Sunday is family day in the Latin world. Many businesses are closed. Many people spend the day with their families. It’s a busy day in parks. Sunday evening is the big dance night because we want to have as much fun as possible before going back to work.
Dance Argentine tango with some of New York’s best dancers at the El Destino milonga; at Solas bar in the East Village; on Sundays from 6-11pm. $20 + 1 drink. 🇦🇷 🇺🇾
Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra play Latin jazz at Birdland in Hell’s Kitchen; on Sundays at 8:30pm & 10:30pm. From $36+ $20 per person minimum. 🇨🇺
Holy Week 2023 Semana Santa is Sunday-Saturday, April 2-8, 2023. Religious reenactments were a form of educational theatre in pre-literate communities during the Colonial Era, when the church controlled every aspect of life. These traditions remain popular in the Americas, and around the world. Every little town in the Latin world has its own unique version of the old traditions.
Celebrate Autism Awareness Day.
Monday, April 3, 2023
Dance salsa, cha-cha-cha, bachata, merengue and more at Talia Castro-Pozo’s Latin Mondays at Taj, one of NYC’s most popular Latin dance parties; at Taj in the Flatiron District, Mondays at 7pm (5pm doors). From $15. 🇨🇺🇩🇴🇵🇷, 🇵🇦, 🇨🇴🇵🇪🇻🇪
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Celebrate Senegalese Independence Day (from France) on April 4, 1960. 🇸🇳
Celebrate the Feast of St Benedict the Moor, patron saint of African Americans.
Things To Do in NYC Next Weekend: April 5-11, 2023