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
Coffee is a popular drink that is a stimulant. It's complex flavors taste good too. The drink is brewed from a bean that originated in Ethiopia. Coffee growing and trade began in Arabia. Historically, Arabs ran the coastal trade around Mother Africa. Today, Brazil, Vietnam and Colombia are the world's leading coffee producers. Most of us use coffee to wake up or stay … [Read more...] about On National Coffee Day, Celebrate the Ethiopian Drink and Martinican Arabica!
New York City Center's Fall For Dance 2023 brings unique international dance companies to New York City at affordable prices. All tickets are $20 + fees. It's one of the best dance deals in town by one of New York City's major dance theaters. It always sells out. 20th Fall For Dance 2023 Fall for Dance 2023 presents five programs with three dance companies each; to … [Read more...] about Fall For Dance 2023 Celebrates 20 Years at New York City Center
Affordable Art Fair New York Fall 2023 brings international commercial art galleries to New York City. Affordable Art Fair New York Fall 2023 The Affordable Art Fair New York Fall 2023, offers international commercial art priced under $12,000, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea, Manhattan; Wednesday-Sunday, September 20-24, 2023. From $22. 🇺🇸 🇫🇷 🇮🇹 🇲🇽 🇪🇸 Latin … [Read more...] about Affordable Art Fair New York Fall 2023 is a Great Way to Start Collecting
The Armory Show 2023 is New York City's big fall contemporary art fair. It anchors the Armory Week cluster of contemporary art fairs, and is currently run by a leadership team of women. The fair was acquired this year by Frieze, a London art magazine and art fair producer. Frieze produces the Frieze art fair which anchors New York's Frieze Week cluster of contemporary art … [Read more...] about The Armory Show Brings International Latin and African Galleries to New York
The Independent 20th Century 2023 art fair recasts the recent past with a New York state of mind. The City hosts many contemporary art fairs, but the Independent and Independent 20th Century are very much products of New York's own art community. It's a deeper dig than many art fairs. It's not too big. It's not too small. The quality of art presented by the invited … [Read more...] about Independent 20th Century Art Fair Looks Deeper Into the Recent Past
NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 is a popular 2-for-1 ticket promotion to Broadway shows. Some people plan their New York visits around NYC Broadway Week. We recommend that you purchase upgraded tickets. Some of the general tickets don't have the best views. It's still a great deal! NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 2-for-1 tickets go on sale … [Read more...] about NYC Broadway Week Summer 2023 Offers 2-for-1 Tickets to Great Latin Broadway
The FIFA Women's World Cup 2023, the top women's soccer tournament, is in Australia and New Zealand from July 20 to August 20, 2023. Qualifying Latin Teams International soccer is organized into regional federations. CONCACAF is the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football. CONMEBOL is the Confederación Sudamamericana de … [Read more...] about FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 Elevates International Women’s Soccer
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 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
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
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 2023 is a World Full of Music & Soul
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
The 25th YAGP, Youth America Grand Prix Gala 2023 is our favorite ballet in New York City. Really. The "Stars of Today Meets the Stars of Tomorrow" Gala is a night with some of ballet's biggest stars and the young winners of the competition. The YAGP, Youth America Grand Prix is the world's largest student ballet scholarship competition. It's basically a talent scouting … [Read more...] about The YAGP, Youth America Grand Prix Gala 2023 Returns to Lincoln Center
Easter, or Pascua, is the Christian spring holiday, is the most sacred Christian day of the year. It commemorates the resurrection of Jesus which is central to Christian faith. The holiday is related to the Jewish holiday of Passover, and to spring celebrations in the northern hemisphere. The Spanish name, "Pasqua," also means passover. Easter is the peak of the … [Read more...] about Celebrate Easter Sunday!
Manhattan's St Patrick's Day Parade 2023 is a beloved New York tradition that began on March 17, 1762 when New York was still British. That was fourteen years BEFORE the U.S. Declaration of Independence in 1776. The first parade was made by Irish patriots serving in the British Army. At the time, wearing green was forbidden in Ireland. Wow! Today, around 250,000 people … [Read more...] about The NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade 2023 Marches Up Fifth Avenue
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
Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2023 is a showcase of contemporary French film co-produced by Unifrance and Film at Lincoln Center. The country that invented cinema and whose culture led the world before New York, is working on redefining itself as a nation with a diversity of faces. The progress is uneven because France has some rather rigid social structures, and we are all … [Read more...] about Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2023 Screens the Diversity of Modern France at Film at Lincoln Center
The Outsider Art Fair New York 2023 shows art "art brut" or "naïve art" created by untrained artists outside the art-industrial complex. It often looks like children's art, but can be very sophisticated. The term "outsider art" was coined by art critic Roger Cardinal in 1972 after Jean Dubuffet's "art brut" of the 1940s. Outsider art is very popular in the French … [Read more...] about Outsider Art Fair New York 2023 is at the Metropolitan Pavilion
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
New Orleans Mardi Gras is Friday, January 6 - Tuesday, February 21, 2023. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday) is the final Carnival feast on the day before Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of Lent, the Catholic period of fasting and piety leading to Easter, the holiest day of the year in the Catholic calendar. Many religious traditions are based on the … [Read more...] about Celebrate New Orleans Mardi Gras Carnival in January & February!
Il Divo is a crossover pop opera quartet with French, Swiss, and American tenors, and a special guest Mexican baritone. 🇫🇷🇲🇽 Il Divo Il Divo is Swiss tenor Urs Buhler, French tenor Sebastien Izambard, American tenor David Miller with special guest, Mexican baritone Steven Labrie. Carlos Marín, the original Spanish baritone died of Covid in 2021. They were discovered in … [Read more...] about Il Divo Brings French & Spanish Pop Opera to the Beacon Theatre
New York Fashion Week 2023 Fall Winter collections are shown in February 2023. How to See New York Fashion Week 2023 Fall Winter Shows New York Fashion Week used to be for the trade only, but it's become more commercial in the social media era. You're a New Yorker, and New Yorkers always find a way. New York Fashion Week 2023 Fall Winter Official New York Fashion … [Read more...] about Latin Roots of New York Fashion Week 2023 Fall Winter Collections
The Dance on Camera Festival 2023 is a film festival of dance films co-produced by the Dance Films Association and Film at Lincoln Center. The world's longest-running dance film festival brings dance storytelling to the big screen, and connects dancers and dance companies with audiences they might not reach otherwise. 51st Dance on Camera Festival 2023 The 51st … [Read more...] about Dance on Camera Festival 2023 Brings Dance to the Big Screen at Film at Lincoln Center
Our Lady of Lourdes represents the healing power of faith. The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes celebrates the Marian apparition who first appeared to Bernadette Soubirous, a peasant girl, in Lourdes, France on February 11, 1858. Our Lady of Lourdes The 14-year old reported that a lady spoke to her from a cave while she was gathering firewood. After several meetings, the … [Read more...] about Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, Patron Saint of Healing!
The Westminster Dog Show 2023 is a dog conformation show, with separate agility and obedience competitions. "Conformation" is how well the dog meets breed standards. Founded in 1877, it's the second oldest sporting competition in the United States. The Westminster Dog Show entered popular culture through the 2000 comic documentary, "Best in Show." Westminster Dog Show … [Read more...] about Westminster Dog Show 2023 moves to Spring at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Rumba Flamenca Spanish Flamenco blends many musical traditions from the road between Northern India and Southern Spain. One road went through Europe. The other went through North Africa. The Gipsy Kings have taken Flamenco all over the world by blending it with many Global Music traditions. Flamenco seems to blend with everything. Rumba Flamenca is a style of Spanish … [Read more...] about The Gipsy Kings Featuring Nicolas Reyes Play French Rumba Flamenca at City Winery
"Saint Omer" is Alice Diop's 2022 film about a pregnant French journalist who becomes absorbed in the trial of a Senegalese woman who admits killing her baby daughter, blaming it on sorcery. In traditional cultures, that might be a valid reason. The experience triggers the journalist's own memories of her mother, and worries about her own coming motherhood. Diop is a French … [Read more...] about “Saint Omer,” France’s Oscar Entry, is at Film at Lincoln Center
The Winter Show 2023 is one of America's leading antiques fairs. Many of the antiques are museum quality. Dealers are knowledgable and friendly. You can learn a lot talking with them. The people watching is great. It's an Upper East Side social event, and a fun date. The Winter Show is a benefit for East Side House, a community services organization in Mott Haven, The … [Read more...] about The Winter Show 2023 is at the Park Avenue Armory