The New York Film Festival 2023 is the 61st edition of one of the longest-running and most respected film festivals in the United States. New York is a film city. The American film industry began here. New York is also closer to Europe than a lot of the US, so the festival leans European as well. But it also shows great Latin films, and seems close to the small, but vibrant … [Read more...] about The 61st New York Film Festival Screens the Heartbeat of New World Cinema
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The West Indian Day Parade 2023 is the climax of New York Carnival. The parade follows Trinidadian Carnival traditions, but includes the cultures of including: Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti, Barbados, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and Granada, Guyana, Suriname, and Belize. West Indian Day Parade 2023 The West Indian Day Parade 2023 marches on Eastern Parkway … [Read more...] about West Indian Day Parade is the Climax of New York Carnival
New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks 2023 plays exuberant Copland, Beethoven, Rossini, Strauss, and Rodriguez in Van Cortlandt Park, The Bronx; Central Park, Manhattan; Cunningham Park, Queens; Prospect Park Brooklyn, and an indoor program of string quartets at the St George Theatre in Staten Island; Tuesday-Sunday, June 13-28, 2023. FREE! Concerts In the Parks … [Read more...] about Start Your Summer at the New York Philharmonic Concerts In the Parks
El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico headlines the New York Salsa Festival with Willie Colón, Victor Manuelle, Grupo Niche, Oscar de Leon, Jerry Rivera, Tony Vega, Edgar Joel, and merengueros Oro Sólido, with percussionists Bobby Allende and Marc Quiñones; at Barclays Center in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn; on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 8pm. From $84. 🇵🇷 🇩🇴 🇨🇴 🇻🇪 El Gran Combo de … [Read more...] about El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Plays the New York Salsa Festival
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
DanceAfrica 2023 celebrates Ghanian and African Diaspora dance; at BAM, the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Fort Greene, Brooklyn; over Memorial Day Weekend from Friday-Monday, May 26-29, 2023. From $25. bam.org 🇬🇭 🇺🇸 46th DanceAfrica 2023 The 46th DanceAfrican 2023 is a choreographic and musical journey through ancestral and contemporary Ghanian culture. It has a lot of … [Read more...] about DanceAfrica 2023 Celebrates Ghanaian and African Diaspora Culture at BAM
The House of Yes is an aerial circus burlesque night club in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It really is one of New York's wildest night clubs. Some nights are straight ahead house parties. Some are a real circus. The Dirty Circus Variety Show is legendary. The club was built by a Brooklyn circus collective. It's like the 1980s never ended. If you are looking for the good old days, … [Read more...] about House of Yes is One of New York’s Wildest Night Clubs
In 2020, Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on August 28. Based on 2020, the next Jackie Robinson Day is Saturday, August 28, 2021. Major League Baseball seems to be remembering the teenage Emmett Till who was lynched on this day in 1955, and Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963. #42 Broke the Color Barrier in … [Read more...] about On Jackie Robinson Day, We Remember #42, the Great Man Who Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier
Elsewhere is a live music venue, night club and arts space in a converted warehouse in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It has a concert Hall, Rooftop, performance Zone, and lounge Loft. This is one of the houses of Brooklyn cool. The good old days of clubbing are right here, right now. And everyone is welcome. That's really important. Latin Culture Elsewhere Venezuelan … [Read more...] about Elsewhere is a Three-Story Brooklyn House Party
Los Amigos Invisibles are a really fun multiple Latin Grammy-winning, latin alternative band that started in Caracas, Venezuela in 1995. Venezuela has a strong tradition of abstract contemporary art. One of the characteristics of Los Amigos and its spin-offs is that they make great psychedelic videos. We are tempted to call the music psychedelic pop, because it's funky disco … [Read more...] about Los Amigos Invisibles are one of the great Venezuelan Latin Alternative Bands
Roulette Intermedium is an Alternative art and performance space in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. The avant-garde is here, really. It's a very forward-looking place. Robert Browning Associates, one of the original global music / world music pioneers, produces at Roulette. Roulette Intermedium Features Roulette Intermedium News April 2023 The ngoni West … [Read more...] about Roulette Intermedium is an Alternative Art and Performance Space
Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita, with Gustavo Ovalles, bring Cuba and Mother Africa back together in "Suba" which means "sunrise" in Mandinka. From Cuba, Africa is where the sun rises. By coming together in our roots, this group makes the most ethereal music. It's not what we call "soul music" in the United States, but it is soul music by every other definition. We've been … [Read more...] about Omar Sosa and Seckou Keita with Gustavo Ovalles Revisit “Suba” and the Connections Between Cuba and Mother Africa
Robert Browning Associates is a pioneering global music (world music) producer of music and dance from the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Robert and Helene Browning are the lead producers. It's home stage is Roulette Intermedium in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn. Thank you for sponsoring Latin music and dance at New York Latin Culture Magazine. We are … [Read more...] about Robert Browning Associates is a Pioneering Global Music Producer
The NYICFF 2023 New York International Children's Film Festival screens Oscar-qualifying children's films for a variety of ages. Many of these films are simply entertaining, but there is more going on at the NYICFF. Growing up seems harder today than it used to be, because children are exposed to so much, so fast now. Our culture makes unhealthy choices seem exciting, so it … [Read more...] about NYICFF 2023 New York International Children’s Film Festival is Live Again With Great Latin Films
Rafael Riqueni News Flamenco guitar master Rafael Riqueni makes his New York debut at the Flamenco Festival; for Robert Browning Associates at Roulette Intermedium in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn; on Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 8pm. From $32.50. robertbrowningassociates.com 🇪🇸 Riqueni will perform music from his Latin Grammy-nominated album "Herencia" (Heritage). Flamenco … [Read more...] about Flamenco Guitar Master Rafael Riqueni Opens the 2023 Flamenco Festival New York for Robert Browning Associates at Roulette
J Balvin is a Colombian reggaeton and latin trap singer known for his politer, more melodic and more romantic style, and his fashion sense. Balvin's music is naughty, but not rude. His style helped push reggaeton further into the mainstream. After rock came soft rock. After salsa dura, came salsa romántica. J Balvin is in the vanguard of reggaeton romántica. José Álvaro … [Read more...] about J Balvin Sings Reggaeton at Barclays Center
Winter Jazzfest 2023 is a January jazz showcase for the APAP presenters and booking agents convention, that is famous for its jazz marathons. Winter Jazzfest 2023 The Winter Jazzfest 2023 festival of jazz showcases is at multiple venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn, for one week Thursday-Wednesday, January 12-18, 2023. The Manhattan Jazz Marathon is Friday, January 13. The … [Read more...] about Winter Jazzfest 2023 is the Hottest Thing In January
Locobeach is New York Psychedelic Cumbia band. They call their music Psychedelic Disco Cumbia. It's not disco in the traditional sense, but it is dance music. Psychedelic Cumbia brings surf guitar styling to the music of coastal Mexico, Colombia and Peru. It's called "chicha" after the Andean and Amazonian corn beer. Cumbia is fun to dance to. It's a little more relaxed than … [Read more...] about Locobeach Plays Psychedelic Cumbia in the Sultan Room
Dayramir Gonzalez is a New York Cuban Jazz pianist who swings hard. Dayramir Gonzalez The Cuban jazz pianist and composer puts New York, Cuba and Nigeria in his music. That's jazz. He was a teenage star in Cuba. He won Havana's JoJazz Festival in 2004 and 2005, and three Cubadisco Awards for his 2007 debut album Dayramir & Habana enTRANCé. His latest recording … [Read more...] about Pianist Dayramir Gonzalez Plays Cuban Jazz for the Winter Jazzfest Brooklyn Marathon at National Sawdust
Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish festival of lights. It commemorates the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt (167 - 160 BC). Hanukkah NYC 2022 Things to Do Hanukkah NYC 2022 is from sundown Sunday, December 18 to Monday, December 26, 2022. We mostly celebrate at home or in synagogue. There are public lighting ceremonies of the … [Read more...] about Celebrate Hanukkah NYC 2022, the Jewish Festival of Lights!
Panamanian Independence Day is one of Panama's two national days: Independence from SpainSeparation from Colombia Panamanian Independence Day from Spain Panama gained independence from Spain on November 28, 1821. It was part of Gran Colombia (1821 - 1831) which included parts of what are now Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guayana, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. This is … [Read more...] about Celebrate Panamanian Independence Day!
Celebrate Mexico Now Festival 2022 is New York City's festival of contemporary Mexican culture. The festival is produced by CN Management, one of NYC's top Mexican American programmers. It has presented over 300 Mexican artists in NYC's leading cultural venues. Mexico has such great historic traditions that it is easy to miss what is happening there now. Many have reported … [Read more...] about Celebrate Mexico Now Festival 2022 Brings Contemporary Mexican Culture to NYC
The NY Comedy Festival 2022 makes all five New York City boroughs laugh, and gives local comedy clubs a chance to shine in the limelight. There are over 100 shows with 200 comedians ranging from the biggest stars to up-and-coming talent. NY Comedy Festival 2022 The NY Comedy Festival 2022 is at comedy clubs across New York City, Monday-Sunday, November 7-13, 2022. 🇨🇴 🇨🇺 … [Read more...] about The NY Comedy Festival 2022 Makes the Big Apple Laugh
Panama Separation Day commemorates when Panama separated from Colombia and became the Republic of Panama on November 3, 1903. Panama Separation Day 2022 Thursday, November 3, 2022 Gran Colombia Panama's path to a republic began with independence from Spain as part of Gran Colombia on November 28, 1821. That early state included parts of modern Colombia, … [Read more...] about Celebrate Panama Separation Day!
The New York Marathon 2022 brings about 50,000 runners from around the world to all five New York City boroughs (counties). Cheering for thousands of people as they run past is a pretty good feeling. Everyone gets pumped up. If you're not running, it's fun to have lunch somewhere on the marathon route. First Avenue in Manhattan has many restaurants. It may seem silly, … [Read more...] about New York Marathon 2022 is Fun to Run and Fun to Watch
The Bushwick Film Festival 2022 was founded by Liberia-born, NYU Steinhardt graduate, Kweighbaye Kotee in 2007 to provide opportunities to Brooklyn filmmakers of color. There are feature narrative and documentary films, plus many shorts. It's like other film festivals with actors and directors, premieres, networking and Q&As. But it also has a strong community … [Read more...] about Bushwick Film Festival 2022 Features Over 100 Independent Films from Brooklyn and the World
Open House New York 2022 (OHNY) is a weekend of open doors all over New York City. It offers an insider's view to many buildings and infrastructure that are normally closed to the public. The program was founded in 2001 to reengage New Yorkers with our city after the shut down for 9/11. After the Covid-19 shutdown, OHNY has a new purpose. Civic engagement hasn't gotten … [Read more...] about Open House New York 2022 Opens Doors All Over Town
Adriana Salgado and Orlando Reyes are award-winning Argentine Tango teachers and performers, originally from Bogotá, Colombia. They are 2021 US Tango Salon champions and 2019 US Stage Tango champions who compete in the Buenos Aires Tango Festival & World Cup. Colombia has some of the strongest Tango culture outside of Argentina and Uruguay. Tango icon Carlos Gardel died … [Read more...] about Adriana Salgado and Orlando Reyes Dance Argentine Tango with the Guillermina Quiroga Company at Roulette
Guillermina Quiroga is a renowned Argentine Tango dancer, choreographer and master teacher known for her work in Broadway Tango shows, international spectacles, and Tango movies. The Guillermina Quiroga Company with Adriana Salgado & Orlando Reyes dance Argentine Tango to the Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet for Robert Browning Associates at Roulette Intermedium in Boerum … [Read more...] about Guillermina Quiroga Company with Adriana Salgado & Orlando Reyes, Dance Argentine Tango to the Pedro Giraudo Quartet For Robert Browning Associates at Roulette
The Panamanian Parade NYC 2022 (Desfile Panaméno) celebrates Panamanian culture and contributions to the United States. It is the largest Panamanian Parade outside of Panama. Panamanians come from the entire East Coast to celebrate. A few come from Panama. 27th Panamanian Parade NYC 2022 (Desfile Panameño) The parade is actually a series of events. The 27th … [Read more...] about The Panamanian Parade NYC 2022 (Desfile Panameño) is in Crown Heights, Brooklyn