Junta Hispana 2023 is a family-oriented festival of Latin food, music, dance, beauty, and folklore from 20 Spanish-speaking countries of the Americas. Sort of a casual Latin World’s Fair, it’s even on the Flushing Meadows Corona Park location of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. The festival is produced by Bravo and Ctown Supermarkets which sell many Latin products in Latin … [Read more...] about Junta Hispana 2023 is a Family Festival of Latin Culture in Queens
Uruguayan NYC Archive
The Uruguayan NYC Archive contains New York Latin Culture Magazine's coverage of Uruguayan culture in New York City since 2012.
NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2023 is a popular 2-for-1 ticket promotion to select Off-Broadway shows. New York is famous for Broadway theatre, but a lot of the action, especially Latin theatre, is Off-Broadway. Latin Theatre in NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2023 NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2023 offers 2-for-1 tickets to Dominican, Mexican and Uruguayan Off-Broadway theatre. On … [Read more...] about NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2023 Offers 2-for-1 Tickets to Select Latin Shows
The Queens Hispanic Parade 2023 celebrates the diversity, traditions, folklore and unity of the Queens Hispanic community. Founded in 1976, the parade is a series of community events including: a parade queen coronation, gala, and parade. Queens is probably the most diverse region on the planet. It's the starting point for many New Yorkers. Wherever you are from, there is … [Read more...] about Queens Hispanic Parade is a Grand Community Celebration
Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 isn't about Spanish culture, it's about us, the Americans of the Americas who come together in the United States, and especially New York City, the capital of the Latin world. We meditate on Hispanic Heritage Month every year, because as New Yorkers traveling constantly in the Caribbean and Latin America, our understanding of what it means to be … [Read more...] about Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 Isn’t About Spanish Culture Any More
El Destino is an Argentine tango milonga (dance party) at Solas in Manhattan's East Village on Sundays from 6-11pm. El Destino NYC's best social Argentine tango dancers embrace in an intimate room and dance to one of New York's best tango DJs. The milonga's name means "destiny." The milonga is hosted by Michelle Lamb and Tine Herreman. [Editor:] I used to … [Read more...] about Sunday’s El Destino Milonga at Solas is Popular with New York’s Best Tango Dancers
Central Park Tango is an outdoor milonga at the Shakespeare Statue at the south end of The Mall. A "milonga" is a tango dance party. 2021 was its 25th Year Silver Anniversary. Congratulations to the Central Park Tango team of volunteers. You bring a lot of love and joy to Central Park and the New York Tango Community. Thank you! It's free or pay-what-you-wish. We always … [Read more...] about Central Park Tango is Romantic Summer Night Dancing
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
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 NYC All Night Milonga is an Argentine tango dance party at Stepping Out Studios in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan; on the third Saturday of the month, from 9pm - 3:30am. There is a an all level tango class at 8pm. $25 or $30 with class. The NYC All Night Milonga is One of New York's Longest-running Tango Dances The NYC All Night Milonga was founded at the original Stepping … [Read more...] about Dance Argentine Tango at the NYC All Night Milonga at Stepping Out Studios
Candombe Day on December 3 celebrates the Uruguayan form of the African drum, song and dance, marching tradition. This is an African Diaspora tradition that has become a Uruguayan national tradition. At first we were surprised that all Uruguayans participate fully in what is clearly an African Diaspora tradition (Candombe drumming and Carnival). We were born, raised and … [Read more...] about Celebrate Candombe Day!
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!
The world celebrates International Tango Day or World Tango Day on December 11, the birthday of iconic tango singer, French Argentine Carlos Gardel. In Argentina, it's Día Nacional del Tango (National Tango Day). Tango is an African folkloric dance of Uruguay and Argentina that is based on Danzón, the Cuban form of French contradance or English country dance. Outside Cuba … [Read more...] about Celebrate International Tango 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 Havana Film Festival New York 2022 screens Latin American films you won't see anywhere else in NYC. These are not Hollywood blockbusters. They are the exact opposite. Havana Film Festival selections have great storytelling and emotional depth that is beyond the comprehension of most Hollywood filmmakers. Non-English films are screened with subtitles. There are usually … [Read more...] about Havana Film Festival New York 2022
Jorge Drexler is a Jewish Uruguayan, Academy Award ("El Otro Lado del Rio") and Latin Grammy Award-winning , singer-songwriter. That's a mouthful, but Drexler has a lot to say. After the Chilean Nobel-prize winner Pablo Neruda, Jorge Drexler is our favorite poet in Spanish. Both write of the inner life with the richest metaphors. Jorge Drexler in New York City The … [Read more...] about Jorge Drexler, the Philosopher King of Latin Pop, Plays The Town Hall
Hispanic Heritage Month NYC 2022 is a U.S. national celebration of Latin culture and the contributions of Latin peoples to the United States. The celebration from September 15 to October 15 frames the independence days of Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua), Mexico and Chile. The Spanish national day is included too. … [Read more...] about Hispanic Heritage Month NYC 2022 is a Celebration of the Global Heritage of the Americas
The Hispanic Day Parade NYC 2022 is one of the highlights of NYC's Hispanic Heritage Month celebration of Hispanic Latinx culture. There are 21 Spanish-speaking countries in the world. Several more share some Hispanic Heritage from the Colonial Era. Hispanic Day Parade NYC 2022 The parade is actually a series of events. The Hispanic Day Parade's El Gran Noche … [Read more...] about The Hispanic Day Parade NYC 2022 (Desfile de la Hispanidad) Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month on Fifth Avenue!
The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 in Jackson Heights is a grand Hispanic Heritage Month celebration of the many Latin cultures in Queens. The borough is the most diverse urban area on Earth. The parade celebrates folkloric traditions with floats, music and lots more. Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 marches on 37th Avenue from 69th St to … [Read more...] about The Queens Hispanic Parade 2022 is Back in Jackson Heights
Junta Hispana 2022 is a family-oriented street fair of Latin culture with food, music, dance and folklore from 20 Spanish-speaking countries. It is sort of a Latin World's Fair. It's even on the Flushing Meadows Corona Park location of the 1964 New York World's Fair. There is entertainment for kids and grown-ups too. There's a children's play area, art center and coloring … [Read more...] about Junta Hispana 2022 is Back in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
New York Fashion Week brings American and International fashion designers to show their Spring/Summer 2023 collections to the trade and fashionistas in New York City. Most fashion shows and presentations are invitation only, but many livestream online. Tickets can be purchased for some events. Most fashion shows are runway shows. Presentations show the clothes on mannequins … [Read more...] about The Latin Roots of New York Fashion Week September 2022: Spring/Summer 2023 Collections
Uruguayan New Yorkers celebrate Uruguayan Independence Day on August 25. It marks the day in 1825 when what was then called La Banda Oriental declared independence from Brazil. In this context "Oriental" in Spanish means East, in the same way that the Orient is East of Europe. La Banda Oriental is the land on the East bank of the Uruguay River. The Uruguayan … [Read more...] about Celebrate Uruguayan Independence Day!
The Neighboring Scenes 2022 Latin American film festival is in person at Film at Lincoln Center, Feb 24-28. $15 a film or $80 All-Access Pass ($20 students). filmlinc.org 🇦🇷🇧🇷🇨🇱🇨🇴🇨🇷🇲🇽🇵🇪🇺🇾🇻🇪 One of the things this festival does is screen standout Latin movies from the international film festival circuit. Neighboring Scenes lets you travel the world without leaving New … [Read more...] about Neighboring Scenes 2022 Latin American Film Festival is at Film at Lincoln Center
The US Open tennis championship is one of the sport's four major "Grand Slam" tournaments. It's also a major end of summer see-and-be-seen social event for New Yorkers who like to play that game. 250,000 New Yorkers visited in 2019. US Open Tennis 2021 The US Open is at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens Aug 30 … [Read more...] about Emma Raducanu and Daniil Medvedev win a Great US Open Tennis 2021
The 8th Americas Film Festival New York is virtual at taffny.com from June 21-27, 2021. FREE with registration. Screenings are available in the Tri-State region (NY, NJ and CT). Americas Film Festival New York 2021 The Festival is a co-production of the Center for Worker Education at CUNY (City University of New York) in Hamilton Heights, Instituto Cervantes NY in Midtown … [Read more...] about Americas Film Festival New York 2021 Screens the Latin World
Maestro Raúl Jaurena (1941-2021) was one of the great bandoneon players of his generation. The Grammy nominee and Latin Grammy winner was both a protegé and preservationist of Astor Piazzolla, with whom he performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival. 🇺🇾🇺🇸 Tango Gotham Tributes One of the Great Bandoneonistas The Maestro left us on January 5, 2021. Our condolences to his … [Read more...] about The Thalia Spanish Theater Says Goodbye to Raúl Jaurena in the Tango Gotham Tango Show
The SXSW 2021 festival goes virtual at sxsw.com on Tuesday-Saturday, March 16-20, 2021. It's a film/music/comedy festival, and one of the places where people go to see what's new and to be seen. In normal times, many international artists go to SXSW and then come to New York City. That won't be happening much this year, but since the season is virtual, we can all get in on … [Read more...] about SXSW 2021 Goes Virtual with SOB’s, Gotham Comedy Club & The Stand
The 11th Cinema Tropical Awards recognize the best Latin American and Latinx films of 2020 in a virtual ceremony with The New York Times Latino Network on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. cinematropical.org Cinema Tropical Awards 2021 Winners And the winner is... Best Film: La Mami 🇲🇽 by Laura Herrero GarvinBest Director: Karim Aïnouz 🇧🇷 for "Invisible Life / A Vida … [Read more...] about The 11th Cinema Tropical Awards 2021 Winners