Venezuelan NYC

Venezuelan NYC is a small community centered in Jackson Heights, Queens. We bring great fashion, art and music to New York.

New York Yankees vs Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium

Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
March – September
VS BLUE JAYS
Friday, August 17, 2018
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Sunday, August 19, 2018

New York Mets vs San Francisco Giants at Citi Field

Cuban, Dominican, Italian, Mexican & Venezuelan players.
Citi Field Flushing Meadows – Corona Park, Queens
MARCH – SEPTEMBER
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Mets vs San Francisco Giants
Monday – Thursday
August 20 – 23, 2018

Watch NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls at Yankee Stadium with Third Rail

Argentine, Costa Rican, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Spanish and Venezuelan players.
Yankee Stadium
Concourse, The Bronx
MARCH – OCTOBER
NYCFC vs NY Red Bulls
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

St. Patrick’s Cathedral ~ Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass (Cuba)

Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Filipino, Italian, Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican, Spanish and Venezuelan masses.
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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York
Fifth Ave (between 50th/51st St)
Midtown East, Manhattan
Spanish mass, Sundays
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Our Lady Caridad del Cobre Mass
(Patron Saint of Cuba)
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Spanish Mass

Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

September 15 – October 15

FIFA World Soccer Ranking ~ Top 10 include France, Brazil, Uruguay

August 16, 2018 ~ Half of top ten are Latin: France, Brazil, Uruguay, Portugal and Spain.
NEXT UPDATE
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Hispanic Day Parade 2018

Fifth Avenue
44th to 69th Street
Midtown / Upper East Side
Sunday, October 7, 2018

Celebrate Argentine Mother’s Day

Most countries celebrate on the second Sunday in May. Others celebrate on different days in May, June, August, October and December.
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Argentine Mother’s Day
Third Sunday in October
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Veterans Day Weekend

Friday – Sunday
November 9 – 11, 2018

Celebrate La Novena de Navidad

Saturday – Sunday
December 16 – 24, 2018

Celebrate Carnival, the Latin Party that ends on Mardi Gras

Septuagesima
Sunday, February 17, 2019

Celebrate May Day or Worker’s Day, a public holiday in many Latin cultures

May 1
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Celebrate Venezuelan Independence Day (Cinco de Julio)

July 5, 1811 ~ Cinco de Julio marks the birth of the first independent nation in South America.
Friday, July 5, 2019

Enjoy World Chocolate Day with cocoa from Central and South America

Chocolate is originally from the upper Amazon in Colombia and Venezuela. It was domesticated in Guatemala and Mexico. Spanish friars brought it back to Europe where sugar made it popular.
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Simón Bolívar is the George Washington of South America

July 24, 1783, CARACAS, VENEZUELA ~ Simón Bolívar is born. In 1819, he defeated the Spanish and founded Gran Colombia (Colombia, Ecuador, Panama & Venezuela). He later founded Peru and Bolivia.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Celebrate the Assumption of Mary, her Catholic heavenly birthday

Feast Day August 15
Thursday, August 15, 2019

Celebrate National Rum Day

Enjoy the spirit of the Caribbean.
Friday, August 16, 2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art is New York City’s Encyclopedia of Art

Fifth Avenue (at 82nd St)
Upper East Side, Manhattan
Open Daily

MoMA, the Museum of Modern Art

The world’s most important collection of Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art and film.
11 West 53rd St
(between Fifth & Sixth Aves)
Midtown, Manhattan
Open Daily

Bergdorf Goodman reveals its holiday windows

Fifth and 58th
Midtown, Manhattan
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Terraza 7 is the Colombian Queen of NYC’s Latin American Jazz scene

It’s a tropical experience. Lots of great local Latin Jazz artists play.
40-19 Gleane Street
at Roosevelt Ave
Elmhurst / Jackson Heights, Queens
Nightly

Ballet Hispánico is America’s leading Latino dance company

167 West 89th St
between Amsterdam and Columbus
Upper West Side, Manhattan

LAMC 2018 Latin Alternative Music Conference

The Stewart Hotel
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
July 10 – 14, 2018

National Museum of the American Indian

1 Bowling Green
(at the end of Broadway)
Financial District, Manhattan
Open Daily

Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2018, Filipino, Spanish & Venezuelan films

Filipino, French, Spanish & Venezuelan films.
Film Society of Lincoln Center
June 14 – 21, 2018

Bryant Park Dance Party ~ Latin Festival: Cha Cha, Boogaloo & Salsa

Argentine, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, Puerto Rican, Peruvian & Spanish Bachata, Cumbia, Tango, Salsa & Vallenato for dancing.
Bryant Park
Midtown, Manhattan
Wednesdays, MAY 2 – JUNE 8
LATIN FESTIVAL: CHA CHA, BOOGALOO and SALSA
New Swing Sextet & Quintero’s Salsa Project
Friday, June 8, 2018
FREE

Ballet Hispánico Spring 2018 Season at The Joyce

Works by Spanish, Colombian, and Mexican choreographers, including two world premieres that salute the beloved Spanish poet Federico García Lorca.
Joyce Theater
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Sunday
April 10 – 15, 2018

19th Havana Film Festival New York 2018 new Latin American cinema

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Colombian, Cuban, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Paraguayan and Venezuelan films plus tributes to Senel Paz (Cuban), Tomás Gutiérrez Alea (Cuban), and Fernando Birri (Argentine).
AMC Loews 34th St in Chelsea, and other venues in Manhattan, Queens & The Bronx
OPENING NIGHT
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FESTIVAL April 6 – 17, 2018

6th Colombian Film Festival NY 2018

Cinépolis Chelsea
Chelsea, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
March 22 – 25, 2018

Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita reconnect Cuba and Venezuela with Africa

Roulette
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Queenie, female artists from El Museo del Barrio’s permanent collection

Hunter East Harlem Gallery
East Harlem, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
March 21 – June 23, 2018

The Orchid Show is flowering at the New York Botanical Garden

Enid A. Haupt Conservatory
New York Botanical Garden
The Bronx
Tuesday – Sunday
March 3 – April 22, 2018

Copy, Translate, Repeat: Contemporary Art from the Colección Cisneros

One of America’s first looks at the world’s most important Contemporary Latin American Art collection.
205 Hudson Gallery
Tribeca, Manhattan
Wednesday – Sunday
February 8 – April 1, 2018

40th Artexpo 2018 with SOLO and FOTO SOLO at Pier 94

African, Argentine, Brazilian, Ecuadorian, Filipino, French, French-Canadian, Haitian, Israeli, Italian, Mexican, Romanian, Spanish, Uruguayan & Venezuelan galleries.
Pier 94
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22, 2018

‘L’Elisir d’Amore’ is Donizetti’s comic opera about a love potion

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
January – February
Saturday, February 17, 2018

Alcides Rivas ‘Untitled 2018’ at Galerie Protégé

Galerie Protégé
Chelsea, Manhattan
Monday – Saturday
January 11 – February 7, 2018

‘Le Nozze di Figaro’ (Marriage of Figaro) is a day in a Spanish house

Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
December – January
Friday, January 19, 2018

Grammys 2018 were a huge fail. ‘Despacito’ is Song of the Decade!

‘Despacito’ entered global popular culture. The entire world is singing in Spanish!
~ 2017’s most-streamed song
~ 2017’s most-purchased song
~ 16 weeks at No. 1 on the Hot 100, tying the all-time record
~ “One of the biggest global hits ever”
I never even heard the winning song.The Recording Academy ignored the Latin community and the entire world. Why RA President Mr. Neil Portnow?

Women are the big winners of the 75th Golden Globes (2018)

Beverly Hilton
Beverly Hills, California
NBC
Sunday, January 7, 2018

Arturo Herrera ‘Paintings’ makes the leap to canvas

Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
530 West 22nd St
between 10th & 11th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Tuesday – Saturday
November 29, 2017 – January 20, 2018

Miss Universe 2017

Miss Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere of France gives up her crown January 2018

Phillips Latin American Art Auction Fall 2017

Phillips
450 Park Ave at 57th St
Midtown East, Manhattan
EXHIBITION
Saturday, November 18 – 21
AUCTION
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico in the World Cup, USA no

October 2015 – November 2017
Qualified
South America: Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North America: Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Europe: France, Portugal, Spain
Playoffs: Peru, Honduras, Italy
Qualifiers end Tuesday, November 14, 2017

14th Corto Circuito 2017 Latino Shorts Film Festival New York

SVA Theatre & La Nacional
Chelsea, Manhattan
Colombian Consulate & Instituto Cervantes
Midtown East, Manhattan
Monday – Thursday
November 13 – 16, 2017

Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas is You

Beacon Theatre
2124 Broadway
between 74th & 75th
Upper West Side, Manhattan
Monday – Tuesday
December 4 – 5, 2017

Christie’s Fall 2017 Latin American Art auction

20 Rockefeller Plaza
49th St between 5th & 6th Ave
Rockefeller Center
Midtown, Manhattan
ONLINE
Monday, November 13, 2017
EXHIBITION
Saturday, November 18, 2017
AUCTION
Tuesday – Wednesday
November 21 – 22, 2017

Lincoln Center White Light Festival 2017 explores the art of spirituality

Lincoln Center and venues across Manhattan
October 18 – November 15, 2017

World Ballet Day 2017 behind the scenes with the world’s great ballet companies

Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, Royal Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, & San Francisco Ballet
www.worldballetday.com
October 5, 2017

Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film 2018 Oscars Entries

October 1, 2017

Carolina Herrera white shirts with leather accents for Fall

Carolina Herrera
954 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side
CH Carolina Herrera
802 Madison Avenue
Upper East Side

Alex Da Corte puts a Harvest Moon in New Museum window

New Museum
231 Bowery at Prince St
Lower East Side, Manhattan
OPENED September 27, 2017
CLOSING Sunday, January 7, 2018

Metropolitan Opera 2017-18 Season brings Italian culture to New York City

The 2017-18 Season brings 25 works and 5 new productions.
Metropolitan Opera House
Lincoln Center
Monday – Saturday
Late-September to mid-May

UN General Assembly 72

UN Headquarters
Midtown East
General Assembly opens Tuesday, September 12, 2017
General Debate runs through Monday, September 25, 2017

Magdalena Suarez Frimkess is a Venezuelan ceramic artist

kaufmann repetto
535 West 22nd street
Chelsea
September 7-October 21, 2017

NYFW September 2017 Latin Spring/Summer 2018 Collections

Skylight Clarkson Sq
Hudson Square / SoHo
And around town
September 7 – 13, 2017

Gaby Espino celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at Macy’s

Macy’s
34th & Broadway
Garment District
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Sikkema Jenkins & Co contemporary art gallery

530 West 22nd St
between 11th & 10th Ave
Chelsea, Manhattan
Closed Sunday & Monday

Fashion Designers of Latin America September 2017 Spring/Summer 2018

(formerly Uptown Fashion Week)
Skyline Hotel
725 Tenth Ave
Hell’s Kitchen
Wednesday – Friday
September 13 – 15, 2017

Los Crema Paraiso is a great Venezuelan Psychedelic Rock band

SOB’s
204 Varick St
Hudson Square / SoHo
Saturday, September 2, 2017

LAMC 2017 Latin Alternative Music Conference

Rock en Español industry conference and showcases
July 11-15, 2017

SummerStage 2017 free concerts in NYC parks

May – October
LATIN ARTISTS
June 21 – September 10, 2017

Goldman Sachs is investing in Venezuela

Is Goldman’s May 2017 investment a sign that the Venezuelan crisis is bottoming out?

Sotheby’s Latin American Contemporary Art Auction in May

Sotheby’s
1334 York Ave
Upper East Side
Viewing Saturday, May 20-25, 2017
Auction Thursday, May 25, 2017

Phillips’ May auction of Latin American art also benefits Colombian FLORA

Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Mexican, and Venezuelan art on view Saturday-Wednesday, May 20-24 for auction Wednesday, May 24

Art New York is an international contemporary and modern art fair

Colombian, French, French-Canadian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Venezuelan galleries at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen, May 3-7, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival 2017 celebrates the power of storytelling

N.O.W. Showcase just announced! Argentine, Brazilian, Colombian, Cuban, Dominican, French, Italian, Mexican, Spanish, and Venezuelan stories, Wed-Sun, Apr 19-30, 2017

89th Academy Awards (2017)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Hollywood, California
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Uptown Fashion Week shows Latin American Designers

Fashion shows of Latin American designers at the Skyline Hotel Feb 13-15, 2017

The Latin in New York Fashion Week February

Fall/Winter collections are showing at Skylight Clarkson and around town Feb 9-16, 2017

Dance on Camera Festival 2017

The world’s longest-running dance film festival screens Cuban, Brazilian, and Venezuelan filmmakers at Film Society of Lincoln Center Feb 3-7, 2017

Sotheby’s November Latin American Modern Art auction

Sotheby’s
1334 York Ave
Upper East Side
Tuesday, November 22, 2016

17th Latin Grammy Awards 2016

T-Mobile Arena
Las Vegas, Nevada
Thursday, November 17, 2016

MoMA founds Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Research Institute

MoMA, Museum of Modern Art
Midtown, Manhattan
October 17, 2016

Uptown Fashion Week SS17 Day 1

Uptown Fashion Week SS17 got a strong start with Bryan Jimenez (Dominican New York), Paulo Silva (Bolivian), Carlos Sierra (Venezuelan), Dimitri Asgard (Haitian), Francisco Saez (Venezuelan), Eliana Paco (Bolivian), and star designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada (Spanish).

Uptown Fashion Week September

Established Latin designers lead emerging designers during New York Fashion Week. At The Museum of the City of New York September 12-15, 2016.

New York Fashion Week September 2016

Spring-Summer 2018 collections
Thursday-Friday
September 7-15, 2017

Copa América Centenario 2016

June 3-26, 2016

New York Festival of Song

Compositora: Songs by Latin American Women featuring soprano María Valdés and baritone Efraín Solís
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8pm


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