Brasil Summerfest 2023 brings the latest currents of Brazilian music, film and dance to New York City. Brasil Summerfest 2023 Lineup SUMMERSTAGEMarisa Monte sings MPB (Brazilian Pop Music), with openers Joana Amodeira & Fred Martins singing Brazilian fado (Portuguese folk music), and New York's own Music From the Sole showing off tap dance's relationship to … [Read more...] about Brasil Summerfest Brings the Latest Brazilian Music, Film and Dance to NYC
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Forró in the Dark is a New York Brazilian forró band with Mauro Refosco (zabumba, percussion), Guilherme Monteiro (guitar), and Jorge Continentino (pífano flute, saxophone). Forró is dance music from the countryside of Northeastern Brazil. It's a simple dance, danced in close position with interlocked legs. It's popular in Europe where an urban forró form is blended with … [Read more...] about Forró in the Dark Plays Forró for Dancing Outdoors at the Brooklyn Public Library for Brasil Summerfest
American Ballet Theatre's 2023 Spring Season features the New York premiere of Wheeldon's "Like Water for Chocolate," with classics "Giselle," "Swan Lake," and "Romeo and Juliet;" in the company's first season under new artistic director Susan Jaffe. It's at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center; from June 22 - July 22, 2023. From $33. 🇲🇽 Susan Jaffe makes her mark … [Read more...] about American Ballet Theatre’s 2023 Spring Season Features Like Water For Chocolate, Giselle, Swan Lake, & Romeo and Juliet
The Tribeca Film Festival 2023 is screening several Latin films that give unique perspectives on Latin culture and other international points of view, in Tribeca and around town; June 7-18, 2023. Tribeca Film Festival 2023 Boca Chica "Boca Chica," by Gabriella Moses, is the story of twelve-year old Desi who sings in the local choir, but dreams of becoming a … [Read more...] about Tribeca Film Festival 2023 is Screening Some Latin Films That are Deep Dives into Latin Culture
The Brooklyn Film Festival 2023 is an international film festival with an independent focus. It's Brooklyn! 26th Brooklyn Film Festival 2023 This year's festival focuses on stories about life and those who live it, or more succinctly "human times." Pretty much everyone walking around Brooklyn qualifies for that. Manhattan is dead. Long live Brooklyn! And Brooklynites … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Film Festival 2023 Screens Stories About Life & Those Who Live It
The Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 brings jazz, Latin, soul, hip-hop, R&B and funk to the Blue Note, Sony Hall, The Town Hall, Beacon Theatre, Hammerstein Ballroom, SummerStage and BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn; from May 31 - July 2, 2023. This is one of New York City's big jazz festivals. It's not just about straight-ahead jazz. Jazz, like most American popular music derives … [Read more...] about Blue Note Jazz Festival 2023 Brings Latin Jazz Legends to NYC
The 34th Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2023 is at Film at Lincoln Center and IFC Center in the West Village, May 31 - June 11, 2023. $15. 🇧🇷 🇫🇷 🇮🇷 🇮🇹 🇺🇬 The festival's cast of filmmakers, film subjects, journalists, activists and academics lift the conversation about what's really happening in the world today. We have a lot of problems that we can only solve together. … [Read more...] about Human Rights Watch Film Festival Brings Global Problems into Focus
The 11th Frieze New York 2023 is a contemporary art fair of high-end international galleries from 27 countries; at The Shed in Hudson Yards, Manhattan; from May 17-21, 2023. 🇳🇮 🇧🇷 🇨🇴 🇫🇷 🇬🇹 🇮🇹 🇿🇦 🇪🇸 Frieze New York is one of the pillars of New York City's art season. It's a best-of-the-best spring contemporary art fair. Frieze Week is a cluster of contemporary art fairs … [Read more...] about Frieze New York 2023 Brings International Galleries to One of NYC’s Contemporary Art Cores
The 36th Loisaida Festival 2023 kicks off summer in Alphabet City in the East Village with a community parade, live music, theatre, street food, artisanal crafts, and lots of family activities; on Avenue C (Loisaida Avenue) between 5th and 12th St in the East Village; on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 12-5pm. FREE! The neighborhood used to be called the Lower East Side. It got … [Read more...] about Loisaida Festival 2023 Kicks Off Summer in Alphabet City
The 17th Dance Parade NYC 2023 is dancing in the streets with over 100 styles of dance, from Sixth Avenue at 17th St in Chelsea, to the DanceFest at Tompkins Square Park in the East Village; on Saturday, May 20, 2023 starting at 11:45am. FREE! 🇧🇴 🇧🇷 🇨🇺 🇨🇴 🇩🇴 🇮🇹 🇯🇲 🇲🇽 🇳🇬 🇵🇪 🇵🇷 🇪🇸 🇹🇹 Dance Parade NYC 2023 Parade Route The parade starts on Sixth Avenue this year. It is … [Read more...] about Dance Parade NYC 2023 DanceFest Gets over 10,000 New Yorkers Dancing in the Streets
Nation Beat is a New York Brazilian maracatu, forró, funk, jazz band. ¡Legal! (cool), But What is That? Let's break that down. It all works together because it's all African Diaspora music. Nation Beat in New York City Nation Beat plays it's unique maracatu, forró, funk, jazz fusion at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, Queens; on Saturday, May 13, 2023. … [Read more...] about Nation Beat Plays Brazilian Maracatu Forró Funk Jazz Fusion at Flushing Town Hall
TEFAF New York 2023 is the New York edition of TEFAF, Europe's most prestigious high-end antique art fair. TEFAF New York 2023 TEFAF New York 2023 presents 31 Latin galleries among 91 dealers of high-end antique art; at the Park Avenue Armory in the Upper East Side; on Friday-Tuesday, May 12-16, 2023. $55. 🇧🇷 🇫🇷 🇮🇹 🇪🇸 Latin Galleries There are also exhibitors … [Read more...] about TEFAF New York 2023 Brings Europe’s Most Prestigious Antiques Fair to NYC
Our world is changing, but everyone still has a mom. Mother's Day in New York City 2023 The Latin way would be that everyone goes to Mom's house or a kid's house and we cook, eat, drink, talk, maybe dance a little, and that's about it. We just have a house party. But there are some things that your Mom might enjoy this year in New York City. Spanish Harlem … [Read more...] about Happy Mother’s Day NYC 2023!
by Keith Widyolar Chosen Memories: Contemporary Latin American Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Gift and Beyond is a major exhibition of Latin American artists who have used history as inspiration during the contemporary period of the last 40 years. Chosen Memories That's an interesting title. These artists were inspired by Latin America's rich past, so they … [Read more...] about Chosen Memories at MoMA Finds the Needle in the Haystack of Contemporary Latin American Art
The African Diaspora International Film Festival 2o23 is a Harlem-based film festival about the experience of people of color around the world. African Diaspora International Film Festival 2023 The African Diaspora International Film Festival 2023 digs into the theme of "Music & Soul in the African Diaspora" as a force for social change. It's screening American, … [Read more...] about African Diaspora International Film Festival is a World Full of Music & Soul
Dry Ground Burning "Dry Ground Burning," the Brazilian docudrama by Joana Pimenta and Adirley Queirós, is Cinema Tropical's "Best Latin American Film of the Year." A Real Story The entire world has entered a period of change, and it is starting to get uncomfortable. The post-colonial system of exploitation is on the ropes. The climate is breaking faster than we can … [Read more...] about Dry Ground Burning Moves Real Brazilian Women on the Edge to the Front and Center
International Workers Day on May 1 celebrates the organized labor movement. It's a popular day to protest for workers' and civil rights, which is something that both Latin Americans and Latin Europeans seem to enjoy. It's not a big deal in the United States, but is in the Latin world. Owners don't like it because they don't want to be unionized, but workers see it as their … [Read more...] about International Workers Day or Labor Day is a National Holiday in Much of the Latin World
Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2022 Season at New York City Center is the company's farewell to Artistic Director Virginia Johnson (Pointe Magazine). She was picked by company co-founder Arthur Mitchell to relaunch the company in 2009. She was going to retire, but stayed on to guide the company through the pandemic. Resident Choreographer Robert Garland becomes Artistic Director … [Read more...] about Dance Theatre of Harlem Bids Farewell to Artistic Director Virginia Johnson at New York City Center
New York Opera Alliance NYOANext The Bronx The first staging of the New York Opera Alliance's NYOANext, a five-borough showcase of local opera companies, presents the Bronx Opera, International Brazilian Opera Company, Manhattan Opera Repertory Ensemble, Encompass New Opera Theatre, Little Opera Theatre of NY with Harlem Opera Theater, SAS Performing Arts Company and … [Read more...] about The New York Opera Alliance NYOANext Brings Opera To and From The Bronx
Eliane Elias is a Grammy- and Latin-Grammy-winning Brazilian jazz pianist and singer. Eliane Elias News 2022 "Best Latin Jazz Album" Grammy and Latin Grammy winner Eliane Elias opens her 2023 tour at Birdland in Hell's Kitchen; Tuesday-Saturday, March 28 - April 1, 2023. From $36. 🇧🇷 Elias was born into Brazilian Bossa Nova Elias was born in São Paulo, Brazil in … [Read more...] about Eliane Elias, “2022 Best Latin Jazz Album” Grammy & Latin Grammy Winner Opens Her 2023 Tour at Birdland
MoMA Doc Fortnight 2023 is the Museum of Modern Art's festival of new international documentary film. It's an important festival because the Museum of Modern Art holds one of the world's great film collections. Art follows the times, and occasionally leads it. This film festival gives a bird's eye view into what's happening in the world. 22nd MoMA Doc Fortnight … [Read more...] about Doc Fortnight 2023 Explores the Sad Echoes of Our Colonial Past and Present
Rio Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the world's biggest Carnival. It is a bucket list experience of rehearsals, balls, parades and street parties. Carnival is a cultural expression of belonging to a group and one's individuality within that group. It is so important in Brazil that very little business gets done between the Christmas holidays and the end of Carnival. … [Read more...] about Rio De Janeiro Carnival 2023 is Back in Full Bloom
Remember Antônio Carlos Jobim, one of the principle founders of bossa nova, who was born in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on January 25, 1927. 🇧🇷 "Tom" Jobim is one of the primary artists behind the blending of samba and jazz which we call bossa nova. He uses the most beautiful jazz chords. Study Jobim and you'll not only learn bossa nova, you'll learn jazz. This brings … [Read more...] about Remember Antônio Carlos Jobim and The Girl From Ipanema!
Bispo do Rosário News Bispo do Rosário: All Existing Materials on Earth, the first U.S. solo exhibition of the genius outsider artist; is at Americas Society in the Upper East Side; from Wednesday, January 25 - May 20, 2023. FREE! as-coa.org 🇧🇷 Bispo do Rosário Was a Genius Brazilian Outsider Artist Bispo do Rosario (1909-1989) was a Brazilian outsider artist. … [Read more...] about Bispo do Rosário: All Existing Materials on Earth, Brings Brazilian Outsider Art to Americas Society
Master Drawings New York 2023 is a January art fair in which a group of Upper East Side galleries shows Old Masters from their own collections, and from visiting international galleries. The close proximity makes the fair walkable. It's basically an art fair that uses Upper East Side art galleries as its booths. This is part of Old Masters Week New York, a time when the … [Read more...] about Master Drawings New York 2023 is Showing Old Masters and Contemporary Masters
The Three Kings Day Parade NYC 2023 marks the Hispanic Christmas gift-giving day at the end of the Christmas Season, by marching through "El Barrio" East Harlem. We'll never forget one Three Kings Day Parade when we saw a young child holding the doll the Three Kings gave her. That doll was the most precious object in the universe, and the child's look of contentment was … [Read more...] about Three Kings Day Parade NYC 2023 Marks the End of Christmas
The PBR Buck Off 2022 is a professional bull rider's rodeo of the top American, Brazilian and Mexican cowboys and the meanest bulls. PBR Buck Off 2022 The PBR Buck Off 2022 professional bull rider's rodeo brings 35 of the top American, Brazilian and Mexican cowboys to ride the meanest bulls at Madison Square Garden in Chelsea, NYC, Friday-Sunday, January 6-8, 2022. … [Read more...] about PBR Buck Off 2022 Professional Bull Rider’s Rodeo Brings 35 of the Toughest Cowboys & Bulls to Madison Square Garden
New Year's Eve NYC 2023 celebrates the start of the new year in the Gregorian calendar. It is the contemporary expression of an ancient Roman tradition gone global. There are many New Years around the world, but most of the world celebrates a variation of the Roman new year. New Year's Eve NYC 2023 Pedrito Martinez plays a Cuban rumba and timba Pre-New Year's Eve … [Read more...] about Celebrate New Year’s Eve NYC 2023!
The FIFA World Cup 2022 is the world's international soccer championship. It is played every four years. The Round of 16 has been filled with upsets. 22nd FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar The FIFA World Cup 2022 is in Qatar November 20 - December 18, 2022. The final is December 18, 2022 in Lusail Iconic Stadium on the outskirts of Doha. The World Cup is being broadcast in … [Read more...] about Argentina & Messi Win the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar!
Brazil soccer is ranked #1 in the worlda by FIFA as of October 2022. The Seleção trains at Granja Comary in Teresópolis, but plays at various stadiums throughout Brazil. We are famous for Ginga, a joyful, creative style of play that is related to capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art. Pelé, one of the greatest soccer players of all time played this way. Ronaldinho had … [Read more...] about The Brazil National Football Team Made the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar Quarter-Finals