This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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The MALBA is featuring a new exhibit on celebrated contemporary British artist, Tracy Emin. Not to be missed. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.  

In the evening, stop by the renowned Plaza Dorrego in San Telmo where the San Telmo Tango festival will be taking place starting at 8pm. Defensa and Humberto Primo, San Telmo.

Tuesday

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(Photo by oshkar)

Don’t miss the much-awaited “Colón Ring” opera, an adaptation of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, to celebrate the bicentennial of the artist’s birth. The show begins at 2.30 pm. Musical adaptation by Cord Garben, Musical Direction by Julien Salemkour, Art Direction and Mise en Scene- Katharina Wagner.  Tickets here.

If you’re looking for a laugh head to the Grin Go! Stand Up comedy Show starting at 9pm at the Absinth Resto Bar. Bartolomé Mitre 1695, Downtown. 4371-6486. Be sure to make a reservation by emailing gringo@comicosdepie.com.ar.

Wednesday

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(Photo by Krissy.Venosdale)

Head to the International Artisans Fair that will take place until the 9th of December at La Rural where artisans from around the world will display their masterful crafts just in time for Christmas shopping.

In the evening, stop by La Usina del Arte in La Boca where a benefit gala concert featuring opera’s greatest love songs will be interpreted by talented soloists, an orchestra and the Juventus Lyrica choir. Tickets here.

Fuudis end of the year green dinner will be taking place so don’t forget to book your place ASAP! More information here.

Thursday

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The quirky Mercado de Pulgas in Palermo is a great place to visit and to shop for unique objects and trinkets for your loved ones.

Book your place at Fierro Hotel’s Thursday wine tasting and sample some great Argentine wines, chosen by the president of the Argentine Sommelier Association Andres Rosberg and in-house Sommelier Martin Bruno. Tastings, which include special tapas from Hernán Gipponi Restaurant, cost 160 pesos per person and are limited to 8. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Friday

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Check out the new fileteado porteño exhibit that was recently incorporated to the  Museo de la Ciudad, which showcases all kinds of different aspects of Buenos Aires including city doors, toys, musical instruments, advertisements and more. Defensa 219, San Telmo. 4331-9855

Don’t miss the much-awaited “Colón Ring” opera, an adaptation of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen, to celebrate the bicentennial of the artist’s birth. The show begins at 2.30 pm. Musical adaptation by Cord Garben, Musical Direction by Julien Salemkour, Art Direction and Mise en Scene- Katharina Wagner.  Tickets here.

In the evening stop by Fierro´s Thank Fierro its Friday Happy Hour from 6pm to 8.30 pm and then head to one of the city’s top bars such as Isabel, Frank’s Bar, Unicorn Husset or 878! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Saturday and Sunday

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(Photo by Adrian Midgley)

Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday evening, Norah Jones will be staging a live show at Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

The Campeonato Argentino Abierto de Polo, one of the most important polo events of the year, is in full swing with tournaments throughout the weekend. Tickets here.

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