Fun things to do in NYC This Weekend

Fun things to do in NYC this weekend, Friday to Sunday, December 14-16, 2018

El Destino Argentine Tango

SOLAS, EAST VILLAGE, Sundays ~ NYC’s best social Argentine tango dancers embrace in an intimate room and dance to one of New York City’s best tango DJs
#ARGENTINE #TANGO #DANCING

La Novena de Navidad

NINE DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS, December 16-24 ~ This prayer cycle is a time to share holiday traditions with our children
#COLOMBIAN #ECUADORIAN #CHRISTMAS


Go Dancing this Weekend

El Destino Argentine Tango

SOLAS, EAST VILLAGE, Sundays ~ NYC’s best social Argentine tango dancers embrace in an intimate room and dance to one of New York City’s best tango DJs
#ARGENTINE #TANGO #DANCING


More Fun Things to do in NYC This Weekend

“Navidad: A Mexican-American Christmas” by Calpulli

THALIA HISPANIC THEATRE, SUNNYSIDE, QUEENS, Fri-Sun, November 30-December 16, 2018. NYC’s leading Mexican dance company premieres a new Off-Broadway holiday production
#MEXICAN #CHRISTMASSHOW

Alvin Ailey 60th Anniversary Season 2018

NEW YORK CITY CENTER, MIDTOWN, Tue-Sun, November 28-December 30, 2018 ~ Ailey classics and Company premieres by Rennie Harris, Ronald K. Brown, Wayne McGregor & Jessica Lang. Opening night gala.
#AFRICAN #MODERNDANCE

Chris Botti, Italian-American Jazz Instrumentalist

BLUE NOTE, GREENWICH VILLAGE, Nightly, December 10, 2018 – January 6, 2019 ~ The best-selling American instrumental artist riffs the holidays
#ITALIAN #JAZZ #LIVEMUSIC

“El coronel no tiene quien le escriba” Colombian Play in Spanish

REPERTORIO ESPAÑOL, KIPS BAY ~ Fri, Dec 14 2018 ~ Jorge Alí Triana’s adaptation of the classic Gabriel García Márquez story about how history repeats itself
#COLOMBIAN #OFFBROADWAY #PLAY

Town Halls ~ Speak to your Senators & Representatives

UNITED STATES ~ December 14, 2018 to January 2, 2019 ~ Year-End Holiday State Work Period. Speak up. Your voice matters.
#US #POLITICS

La Boom

WOODSIDE, QUEENS ~ Fri touring artists, Sat tropical dance party, Sun NYC’s big Mexican night
#LATIN #MEXICAN #DANCECLUB

Pedro Giraudo Argentine Tango Jazz

2018 Latin Grammy “Best Tango Album”
BARBÈS, PARK SLOPE, BROOKLYN, Sat, Dec 15
THE DJANGO, TRIBECA, Tue, Dec 11 ~ Tango for dancing
#ARGENTINE #TANGO #LIVEMUSIC

Met Opera’s new “La Traviata” stars Diana Damrau and Peruvian Tenor Juan Diego Flórez

METROPOLITAN OPERA HOUSE, LINCOLN CENTER, December 15 (Sat), 18 (Tue), 22 (Sat) 2018 ~ Michael Mayer’s new production of Verdi’s beloved Italian opera. “Sempre libera degg’io” and “Addio, del passato.”
#ITALIAN #OPERA

“La Canción” ~ Puerto Rican Hip-Hop Musical, Spanish Off-Broadway

REPERTORIO ESPAÑOL, KIPS BAY, December, 15 (Sat), 2018 ~ Puerto Rican playwright Cándido Tirado’s musical about a Bronx kid who wakes up with a song in his head. Original music by Reggaeton legend VICO C.
#PUERTORICAN #OFFBROADWAY #HIPHOP #MUSICAL #INSPANISH

Watch Torino vs Juventus (Turin Derby, Derby della Mole)

FOOTBALL FACTORY AT LEGENDS, KOREATOWN, Sat, Dec 15, 2018
#ITALIAN #SOCCER

Eddie Palmieri Puerto Rican Salsa and Latin Jazz Legend

EAST HARLEM, December 15 (2018, Sat) ~ Eduardo “Eddie” Palmieri was born in El Barrio in 1936.
#PUERTORICAN #JAZZ #SALSA #LEGEND

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz

BIRDLAND, HELL’S KITCHEN, most Sundays ~ Multi-Grammy winners carry on the tradition started by Cuban pianist Chico O’Farrill in 1997
#CUBAN #JAZZ

NYC Ballet Nutcracker 2018

DAVID H. KOCH THEATER, LINCOLN CENTER, Tue-Sun, November 23 – December 20, 2018 ~ NYC’s big Nutcracker is a real sugar plum
#BALLET #CHRISTMASSHOW

Advent, the countdown to Christmas

24 DAYS TO CHRISTMAS, December 2-24 ~ Kids love the building anticipation of this Christmas tradition
#CHRISTMAS #TRADITION

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2018

RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL, MIDTOWN, Daily, November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019 ~ A New York holiday classic
#CHRISTMASSHOW

Delacroix

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily, September 17, 2018 to January 6, 2019 ~ The rich colors and emotions of this Romantic painter inspired the Impressionists and all who followed.

Down These Mean Streets

EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO, EAST HARLEM, Wed-Sat, September 13, 2018 – January 6, 2019 ~ Latino photographers provide an intimate look at the street life in their own neighborhoods

Marguerite Humeau: Birth Canal

NEW MUSEUM, LOWER EAST SIDE, Tue-Sun, September 4, 2018 to January 6, 2019 ~ French artist channels the Goddess of prehistoric Venus figurines

Celebrating Tintoretto: Portrait Paintings and Studio Drawings

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily, October 16, 2018 to January 27, 2019 ~ The Met celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Venetian Renaissance artist known for working rapidly in a Mannerist style

Socrates Annual 2018

SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK, ASTORIA, QUEENS: Daily, October 7, 2018 to March 11, 2019 ~ Dominican, French, Peruvian & Puerto Rican artists or inspirations. FREE

Crown of the Andes

METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, UPPER EAST SIDE, Daily ~ One of the most famous Colombian religious icons contains the Atahualpa Emerald which belonged to the last Inca emperor

Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN, FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Daily, July 28, 2018 – October 2019 ~ See how Caribbean communities are reclaiming their Taíno roots. FREE

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

MIDTOWN, Daily, FREE Fridays 4-8 pm ~ The world’s most important collection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film


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