This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(photo by Vincenzo Caico)

Don’t miss the new photography exhibit at the Centro Cultural Borges, which displays the renowned Italian photographer Tina Modotti’s portraits of Mexican culture.  Viamonte and San Martín, downtown. 5555-5359.

Liven your evening at La Bomba del Tiempo a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local absolute musts.  For some great post dancing pizza, head to nearby Los Cocos and order a fugazetta pizza, an onion and mozzarella local specialty.

Tuesday

(Photo by barbutti)

Guided tours at 3pm of The Manzana de las Luces, an old Jesuit residence from the 1700’in the San Telmo area, are well worth taking! Peru 272, San Cristobal.

In the evening, starting at 9pm, don’t miss the Grin Go! Stand up comedy in English at the Café Rivas in San Telmo. Estados Unidos 302, San Telmo.

Wednesday

(Photo by  ::d::)

Summer is the perfect time to visit Tigre, in the Paraná delta, criscrossed by small rivers and streams. This untamed location surrounded by nature has a variety of attractions and excursions including canoeing and kayak, trekking, motorboat and commuter boats to take you to different places on the riverside, restaurants, spas, teahouses, picnic sites, a naval museum, an art museum, a mate museum, a casino, a crafts fair and an amusement park.

In the evening stop by Boris Club de Jazz where there will be live music at 10 pm by Guaruba, who fuse Guaraní and Cuban rhythms. Gorriti 5568, Palermo. 4777-0012.

Thursday

(Photo by Museo de Antioquia)

The MALBA is featuring a highly recommended exhibit on Colombian artist Oscar Muñoz. Also on display is a showcase of videos by British artist Tracy Emin. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.

 

Friday

(Photo by juanpol)

Book your place for a special lunch with the Argentine Experience who will give you the 411 on everything local and feed you great Argie meat and more! They also organize mate and dulce de leche tastings. More information 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 best speakeasies in the city! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by Rohit Rath)

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.

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

Also on Saturday, there will be live Japanese music at the Jardín Japonés in Palermo at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm.  Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Casares. 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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