The Best of New York Latin Culture: March 2013

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Latin Dance, Music, Theatre, Film, Fashion, Beauty, Art, Literature, Food, Drink & Sports

NEW YORK, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — New York Latin Culture, the guide to high culture in New Yorkwith a Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American heritage, today released its March issue at over 200 of New York’s best hotels, fashion boutiques, art galleries and cultural institutions.


“March in New York is all about art with more than a dozen art fairs in the City,” said Ximena Ojeda , New York Latin Culture Director. “We put a Diego Rivera portrait from Mary-Anne Martin Fine Art on our cover because Diego Riverabecame part of New York history when he painted the original mural at Rockefeller Center, and Mary-Anne Martinsingle-handedly created the auction market for Latin American painting when she was at Sotheby’s.”

The best Latin culture in New York in March 2013 includes:

LATIN ART ~ This month’s art fairs include the ADAA Art Show March 6-10, Scope New York March 6-10, Armory Show March 7-10, Independent March 7-10, Volta March 7-10, Fountain Art Fair March 8-10, and Artexpo March 21-24.

Mary Anne-Martin Fine Art is producing an exhibition, “Realism, Surrealism and Abstraction in 20th Century Latin American Art” at the ADAA Art Show booth D5. The show runs March 6-10 at the Park Avenue Armory with a Gala Preview March 5. You can see an outstanding virtual exhibition at

As a special March feature, is presenting a virtual exhibition “Shoe Has Soul” of photorealist paintings by famous Brazilian artist Helio de Sousa .

LATIN DANCE ~ Worldtone Dance is the best place in New York to buy shoes for dancing. Worldtone sells shoes from all over the world for ballroom, latin, tango, salsa, and swing. Worldtone is also a major shoe provider for Broadway, Las Vegas andHollywood productions. Charlize Theron wore Worldtone shoes in her Oscar 2013 dance number.

LATIN MUSIC ~ Opera Hispanica is producing the Opera Hispanica Festival March 6-17 with an opening concert at Consulate General of Argentina March 6, zarzuelas from Spain at Queen Sofia Spanish Institute March 7 and Americas Society March 8, and Astor Piazzolla’s tango opera “Maria de Buenos Aires” at Le Poisson Rouge March 15 & 17.

Stage 48 is a fab new performance venue that is bringing J Alvarez from Puerto Rico March 6 (Reggaeton), Bareto from PeruMarch 9 (Alt Tropical) and Gustavo Santaolalla ‘s Bajofondo (Cosmic Tango) from Argentina & Uruguay March 28. Santaolalla won two Oscars for his film scores of Brokeback Mountain and Babel. Win tickets at

LATIN THEATRE ~ Roundabout Theatre starts previews of “The Big Knife,” Clifford Odets’ classic tale of golden age Hollywoodstarring Emmy® award-winner Bobby Cannavale March 22nd.

Teatro SEA presents “The Toothache of King Farfan ” (La Muela del Rey Farfan ), award-winning, bilingual, children’s musical puppet theatre March 9, 16, 23 and 30 with a special presentation on World Puppet Day March 21st. Teatro SEA presents “Cinderella” (Cenicienta) on March 2.

LATIN FILM ~ Roberto Buso-Garcia ‘s Puerto Rican film “The Condemned” (Los Condenados) opens March 1 at the Quad Cinema.

Marcelo Lordello’s Brazilian film “They’ll Come Back” ( Eles Voltam ) plays March 26 at MoMA and March 27 at Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Ana Piterbarg’s Argentine film “Everybody Has a Plan” starring Viggo Mortensen opens March 27 at Angelika Film

Andres Wood ‘s Chilean biopic about Violeta Parra “ Violeta Went to Heaven” opens March 29 at the Quad

LATIN FASHION ~ Spring fashion is arriving at Carlos Miele , the Brazilian designer’s exclusive Meatpacking fashion

As a special March feature, is presenting a virtual fashion show of Miele’s Spring Summer2013 collection.

LATIN BEAUTY ~ New Yorkers who need to look their best are going to Concept Salon for Brazilian hair style and color that works with their hair, not against it.

To bring out their inner beauty, New Yorkers are visiting the Brazilian makeup artists at The Art of Beauty by Linda Mason to get their makeup done, learn how to apply it and take home “Mini Masterpiece” personalized makeup kits.

LATIN FOOD ~ New Yorkers who care what they put in their bodies are dining at GustOrganics, New York’s first USDA certified organic restaurant and bar.

LATIN SPORTS ~ Smithfield NYC is a soccer bar for grown ups where New Yorkers can watch matches from the US Team, World Cup Qualifiers, Europe’s Champion’s League and Europa League, South America’s Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana, the America’s CONCACAF Champions League, plus the best games from Spain’s La Liga, Portugal’s Primeira Liga, and the top leagues of Argentina and Brazil. It is also the New York home of the FC Barcelona fan club.

“New York is the world capital of culture,” added Ms. Ojeda. “Our mission is to find the best culture in New York City with a Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American heritage and share it with the world.” For more information and the latest updates, visit us at

About New York Latin Culture

New York Latin Culture is a guide to high culture in New York with a Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American heritage. Distributed at over 200 of New York’s best hotels, fashion boutiques, art galleries and cultural institutions; and published daily on web, email, social and mobile media, New York Latin Culture bridges the gap between the Anglo & Latin worlds in New York City. For information visit

Media Contact: Keith Widyolar New York Latin Culture Media, 917-520-1717,

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