Veterans Day

This U.S. national holiday honors those who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces

Veterans Day honors those who serve

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
This U.S. holiday honors those who serve in the U.S. military on the anniversary of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918

Veterans Day Parade 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ New York City’s Veterans Day Parade celebrates the Veterans Day centennial on Fifth Avenue. The Parade celebrates peace.


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Latin things to do in NYC on Veterans Day

DOC NYC 2019 screens 16 Latin American documentaries

November 6-15, 2019
WEST VILLAGE & CHELSEA, NYC ~ The biggest documentary film festival in the U.S. is at IFC Center, SVA Theatre and Cinépolis Chelsea

Tango La Nacional is NYC’s most traditional Argentine milonga

Thursdays
CHELSEA, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing at NYC’s most traditional milonga (tango party) at La Nacional, the old Spanish social club

In ‘Pain and Glory,’ Almodóvar shows how one begets the other

Opened Fri, October 4, 2019
GREENWICH VILLAGE & HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ Antonio Banderas won Best Actor at Cannes starring in Almodóvar’s loosely autobiographical triptych about the life of an aging movie director. Penélope Cruz plays the young filmmaker’s mom. Opens at the Angelika and Landmark 57.

Xiomara Laugart is one of the legendary Cuban voices

Saturday, November 23, 2019
GREENWICH VILLAGE, NYC ~ The famous Cuban nueva trova singer who was part of Yerba Buena and played Celia Cruz Off-Broadway, is in duo with timba pianist Axel Tosca (Unity) at Zinc Bar

El Destino Argentine tango dancing at Solas

Sundays
EAST VILLAGE, NYC ~ Argentine tango dancing with NYC’s best dancers in an intimate room with one of New York’s best tango DJs

Arturo O’Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cuban Jazz at Birdland

Sundays
HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC ~ Cuban jazz live music by this multiple Grammy winning band continues a Sunday tradition started by Chico O’Farrill in 1997

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play New Orleans Jazz at Iguana

Mondays & Tuesdays
TIMES SQUARE, NYC ~ Live music by New York’s specialist in early New Orleans jazz

Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ with De Niro, Pacino and Pesci

Friday, November 1, 2019
TIMES SQUARE THEATER DISTRICT, NYC ~ Martin Scorsese’s latest and best in years, stars Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino in a telling of the Jimmy Hoffa disappearance at the Belasco Theatre. On Netflix November 27.

Native American Heritage Month

November
UNITED STATES ~ We are the first Americans. We have always been here. We are still here from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego.

Lee Quiñones is an iconic New York City graffiti artist of the 1970s

Wed-Sat, Nov 6-Dec 20, 2019
LOWER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ One of the living legends of the ‘Wild Style’ era shows pieces of his creative past at James Fuentes

Fall in New York City

September, October, November
The Fall months remind us that life is ephemeral

Argentine Titanosaur at American Museum of Natural History

Through January 1, 2020
Argentine dinosaur
UPPER WEST SIDE, NYC ~ This cast of a 122-foot-long skeleton from Patagonia, Argentina is so big, the head pokes out the door of the dinosaur hall

Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular 2020

Daily, Nov 8, 2019-Jan 5, 2020
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ One of New York City’s most beloved holiday Christmas holiday shows has something for everyone at Radio City Music Hall

Leading Latin American art foundation commissions resistance through art

Wednesday-Sunday
October 30, 2019-Feb 2, 2020
EAST HARLEM, NYC ~ The Foundation of the world’s leading collection of modern and contemporary Latin American art shows its 2019 commissions at El Museo del Barrio

Mexico is Mexico: Contemporary Mexican Design

Oct 24, 2019 – Feb 8, 2020
UPPER EAST SIDE, NYC ~ A century after the first exposition of Mexican folk art, contemporary design objects show the diversity and the unity of contemporary Mexican culture at Henrique Faria Fine Art

Socrates Annual, the sculpture of history, landscape and community

Daily
Oct 5, 2019 – Mar 8, 2020
ASTORIA, Queens ~ The annual exhibition of work by emerging artists created during a summer residency at Socrates Sculpture Park

Carlos Fuentes was Mexico’s most celebrated novelist

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
PANAMA CITY, Panama ~ The author of ‘The Death of Artemio Cruz’ (1962), ‘Terra Nostra’ (1975), and ‘The Old Gringo’ (1985) was born on November 11, 1928

‘Crown of the Andes,’ Colombian art at the Met Museum

Daily
Colombian Ecuadorian Peruvian Indigenous Inca art
UPPER EAST SIDE, permanent collection ~ This Marian crown from Popayán, Colombia contains the legendary Atahualpa Emerald which belonged to the last Inca emperor