The Mariachi Nuevo Mexico

The Mariachi Nuevo Mexico was formed in May 2000 with five skilled performance-mariachi musician. Under the direction of their first trumpet player Rene Perez Diaz, The Mariachi Nuevo Mexico counts two trumpets, vihuela, Mexican bass (Guitarrón), and violins. The Mariachi Nuevo Mexico is the only bilingual mariachi in NY/NJ, interpreting songs like like “My Way”, “Can’t Take… View Article

Columbia University Lion Dance

Columbia University Lion Dance performs high-energy dance forms based on kung fu. Lion dance is usually performed to scare away evil spirits and to summon good luck and fortune. Our goal is to promote knowledge of Chinese traditional dance for both the on-campus and off-campus community. We combine traditional elements of lion dance with a… View Article


Karikatura is a transglobal-roots-pop band, making life-affirming, body-shaking music that moves people around the world. While the band has toured everywhere from Japan to Brazil, New York City is home. An organic synthesis of all the music heard blasting out of car windows and shops onto the streets of NYC, Karikatura lives where cumbia meets… View Article

The Marching Cobras

The Marching Cobras Drumline and Danceline has taken New York and its neighboring states by storm. The program provides opportunities that will promote leadership, teamwork, as well as physical fitness with a strong focus on character development. Location: Throughout Lincoln Square Time: All evening  

Strolling Circus Performers

PRINCESS “SCHNEEFLOCKEN”:  A slightly flaky snow fairy, the Princess is a whirlwind of wacky improv comedy and a fake snow.  Her personal and group interactions grant holiday wishes to young and old alike.  Armed with wand, magic snow globe, and her personal bag of precipitation; the Princess makes sure everyone wishes for a white Christmas…. View Article