Events calendar: autumn is here

Steve Oquendo and his orchestra at Lincoln Center


The series of events GO! from Lincoln Center returns this Friday, September 23 with the Steve Oquendo Latin Jazz Orchestra. As lead arranger and bandleader of his 19-piece ensemble, the powerful trumpet playing of the talented Steven Oquendo puts the “big” in Big Band for this highly danceable ensemble of Palladium-era Afro-Cuban classics, salsa and mambo. Oquendo has performed on stage and in the studio alongside Latin jazz legends such as Celia Cruz, Rubén Blades, and Eddie Palmieri. Free, at the David Rubenstein Atrium (Broadway Avenue between 62nd and 63rd streets). Information:

Antonio Rey’s guitar in Brooklyn

Antonio Rey, considered one of the best flamenco guitarists of his generation, arrives in our city this Friday the 23rd to perform at Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue at 3dr Avenue, Brooklyn). The Spanish artist has dazzled audiences around the world with his powerful and moving performances and compositions. He has received several prestigious awards, including the “Premio Nacional de Guitarra”, joining the ranks of esteemed artists Paco de Lucía, Vicente Amigo and Paco Peña. For this show he presents his own compositions and will include selections from his acclaimed Flamenco sin Fronteras, winner of the 2020 Latin Grammy, as well as new works. He will be accompanied by two guitarists, Javier Hinojosa and Pedro Cortés, and percussionist José Moreno. At 8:00 pm. Tickets in:


Visit the Danish training ship ‘Danmark’

The South Street Seaport Museum is pleased to host the 1933 Danish training ship Danmark, which will be docked at Pier 17 until September 25, and open to the public, with limited capacity, on Friday, September 23 from 7-9:30 a.m. pm and Saturday, September 24 from 1-3:30 pm Tour the historic, three-masted, steel-hulled vessel used to train youth for maritime careers. Learn more about the relationship between the US and Denmark and the Danes’ strong connection to the sea. The ship’s visit to the historic district of South Street Seaport, as part of the celebration of the United Nations General Assembly and Climate Week 2022 in Denmark. More information:

Skip Marley in Central Park

On Monday, September 26, Skip Marley/Marzz/Mannywellz/DJ Noire will be coming to Central Park for a free show at 7:00 pm. Two-time Grammy-nominated Skip Marley will be performing his new single “Change,” produced and co-written by Oscar Holter (The Weeknd, Coldplay, Katy Perry, P!nk), a reggae-tinged feel-good song as the highlight. that brings all the positive vibes at a time when the world needs it most. The young artist has ridden the wave of success in recent years, earning his first RIAA Gold certified single for the #1 global hit “Slow Down” with Grammy Award-winning artist HER. At Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. More information in:

Last week of Broadway Week

NYC & Company, New York City’s official destination marketing organization and bureau of conventions and tourism, will conclude Fall 2022 NYC Broadway Week this Sunday, September 25. The biannual program, in its eleventh edition, offers tickets to the 2 for 1 for 21 Broadway productions, including The Lion King, Wicked, Moulin Rouge and The Phantom of the Opera, which has just announced its final closure soon. For more information visit:


Bear Mountain Cruise Trip

Circle Line kicks off the fall season with the return of its annual Bear Mountain Cruise, featuring Oktoberfest-themed food and drinks on board, live music and unparalleled views of fall foliage as guests cruise down the Hudson River. The eight-hour round trip will take place every weekend, until Sunday, November 13. Along the 50-mile journey, passengers will pass dozens of sites including Hook Mountain, the Hudson River Palisades, the Cloisters, the George Washington Bridge, the Mario Cuomo Bridge and more. Once passengers arrive at Bear Mountain, they will have a few hours to explore a wide range of attractions within the park, including several trailside museums, a local zoo, and a carousel housed in the picturesque Merry-Go-Round Pavilion, a favorite of children of all ages. For more information visit:


lasagna sundays

In Italy, life seems to come to a standstill on Sundays, and to complement the relaxed atmosphere, you dine with family and friends. One of Italy’s favorite dishes is homemade lasagna, and New Yorkers can share in the Italian Sunday tradition by attending the Sunday Supper at Parma Nuova. Savor a lasagna that is close to that of any nonna prepared by Chef-Partner Pino Coladonato’s family recipe. The dish features tender layers of pasta, chunks of beef and veal, melted Parmesan cheese, and bechamel sauce. The Sunday Lasagna Dinner takes place every Sunday. Parma Nuova is open from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday and is located at 1404 3rd Avenue, between 79th and 80th Streets. Information: