This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Museo de Antioquia)

The MALBA is featuring a new exhibit on Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz. An exhibit by British artist Tracy Emin is also being exhibited. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.

In the afternoon, stop for some tea and sweet treats at the traditional Confitería Las Violetas and then work off those medialunas by dancing at the nearby Centro Cultural Konex where La Bomba del Tiempo, a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local musts, will be showing off their drumming skills. Sarmiento 3131, Abasto. 4864-3200

Tuesday

(Photo by mista stagga lee)

Weather forecasts anticipate a warm sunny day, ideal for a walk in the ecological reserve in Puerto Madero where you can get the best view of the city!

Later on stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson staring at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Wednesday

The Museo Sivori, behind the beautiful Rosedal in Palermo, is displaying Contraluz, a new exhibit by renowned artist Juan Gatti. Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo.

In the evening head to Niceto Club in Palermo where Colombian salsa orquestra La  33 will be staging a live show starting 9pm. Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo.

Thursday

(Photo by Lucky B)

Catch one of the Palacio Barolo Tours which take place at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm or at 8.30pm including a glass of wine. The stunning city landmark is full of references to Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy and is a must.  More information here.

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  include special tapas from Hernán Gipponi Restaurant. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Friday

(Photo by Setesete77)

La Boca’s Caminito is one of the city’s most famous tourist attractions and stopping by the Museo Quinquela Martín to check out the neighborhood’s influential artist’s work is mandatory when in the area.  Avenida Don Pedro de Mendoza 1835, La Boca.

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 Huset or 878! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by wallyg)

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.

Don’t miss the live Japanese music concerts that will be held at the Japanese Gardens throughout the weekend at 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm. There will also be tea and sweets from 11am onwards.

PM Open air music- Outdoor live music, art and more merge in this new Saturday event which takes place in Palermo form 2pm to 9pm. Paraguay 4905, Palermo

Find a ten-day weather forecast here and don’t forget to stop for ice cream at one of these fantastic Buenos Aires heladerias!

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