PINTA New York, founded in 2007, is an exclusive and intimate international art fair of select exhibitors invited to present the best Modern and Contemporary art from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal.
Thursday, November 14: 6pm – 9pm (by invitation only)
The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week will take place November 14 – 25, 2013. Latin American Culture Week facilitates performances by many institutions and artists throughout New York City. Presentations consist of music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts influenced by the diverse cultures of Latin America. Participants: American Symphony Orchestra, the World Music Institute, Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Instituto Cervantes, Americas Society, Brazilian Endowment for the Arts, Centro Civico Cultural Dominicano, and Repertorio Español.
Comedian Charlie Murphy (yep, Eddie Murphy’s brother) will be performing at Carolines this weekend, November 8 – 10. Charlie Murphy’s comedic reputation and rapid evolution — from “Chappelle’s Show” cast member to top-billed international comedian, playing to sold-out audiences around the globe — has been well deserved.
For a list of shows and more information, click ish.
Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden presents chrysanthemums in homage to hanami, the traditional custom of enjoying the ephemeral beauty of flowers. Hundreds of meticulously trained kiku will be on display in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at the New York Botanical Garden. Complement your visit with a special taste of Japan in Stephen STARR Event’s limited-run Japanese Pop-Up Restaurant. Show runs through October 27, open on Sundays.
All-Garden pass tickets start at $20 for adults; $8 for kids 2-12.
The Village Voice presents Brooklyn Pour 2013, a craft beer festival located at Skylight One Hanson Place. Enjoy over 100 brews, beer talks and DJ sets by Marissa Paternoster and Joe Steinhardt. Date: Saturday, October 12th, 3pm – 6pm. Limited tickets available.
Marc Anthony — the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time — will be performing at the Barclays Center on Saturday, February 15, 2014, 8pm (Valentine’s Day weekend). The two-time Grammy and three-time Latin Grammy winner has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide. Avoid ticket hikes by purchasing ticket(s) today.
An evening talk with writer Malcolm Gladwell at 92|Y. Join Gladwell — author of the Tipping Point, Outliers, Blink, What the Dog Saw, David and Goliath — as he discusses the topic When Underdogs Break the Rules. Tuesday, October 1, 8pm. 1395 Lexington Avenue (92nd Street), Kaufmann Concert Hall.
The inaugural New York Beer Festival will take place Saturday, September 21st, 12pm – 4pm, at Randall’s Island. The festival will feature dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers, food trucks, live music, and much more. Admission includes unlimited beer sampling, with VIP attendees getting an extra hour of admission and some specialty beers poured during the first hour.
Farewell Summer 2013 is a fundraiser that benefits the Ajile L. Turner Scholarship Foundation, an organization that awards students who demonstrate academic achievement and a desire to work in the arts & entertainment industries through entrepreneurial pursuit. The fundraiser will be held on Thursday, September 12, at the Galapagos Art Space in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Expected performances by Common, Yahzarah, Darien Brockington, Candace Coles and the Strivers Row Poetry Collective. Supporter: $50. Friend: $75. VIP: $125.
Kanye and Jay Z are going on tour, separately. The two hip hop impresarios will be performing around the world and have respectively titled their album tours: Yeezus and Magna Carta. Tour dates and sale dates below.
Yeezus (w/ Kendrick Lamar) pre-sale tickets on sale Wednesday, September 11th, 10am. Concert at the Barclays Center November 19th. Concert at Madison Square Garden November 23rd.
Magna Carta pre-sale tickets on sale Thursday, September 12th, 10am. Back-to-back concerts at the Barclays Center January 12th and 13th.