(ArteBA by Fabio Tellez)
In the evening head to the Carlos Gardel Museum for a tango concert.
Museo Carlos Gardel
Jean Jaures 735, Almagro
Open: Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun- 11am-6pm
Concerts: Mondays at 6.30pm
(Floralis Generica in Recoleta by henry0)
For the more athletic, an urban running tour around Recoleta and Palermo is a great way to squeeze in some exercise whilst getting to know interesting information about the city sites, which also work as rest stops. More information here.
In the evening the Argentina Independent is hosting a May Pub Quiz (in English) in La Tribu bar where you can meet people and maybe win something! Another great option for the night is heading to nightclub Bahrein for its Tuesday Drum and Bass party.
Bar de La Tribu
Lambaré 873, Almagro
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place in a team.
Lavalle 345, downtown.
From 11pm onwards (remember partying starts later here at pox 1am)
Independence day “pastelitos” by j-cornelius)
Celebrate the Argentine Independence by heading to the Feria de Mataderos (we recommend you take a cab) where you can experience the national folklore, and typical customs related to the gauchos. Don’t miss out of the “locro”, a typical soup made on national holidays which has legumes and different meat cuts. Another festive bite to try are the “pastelitos” which are sweet crispy pastries filled with sweet potato jam or quince jam.
In the evening, the Rio Café host their Wednesday hit “Rock in Rio”.
Mercado Nacional de Hacienda
Lisandro de la Torre Av. and Los Corrales Av.
Honduras 4772, Palermo
(Palacio Paz by alanlangdon)
Take an English tour of the stunning Palacio Paz at the Circulo Militar at 3.30pm and discover the Parisian influence on Buenos Aires architecture.
In the evening, catch Canadian circus group PSY at Parque Patricios for a great show that is sure to surprise you.
Av. Santa Fe 750, Downtown
Combate de los Pozos 1700, between Garay and Brazil, Parque Patricios.
Tickets: 40 pesos, available on location or at Casa de la Cultura.
(Clavel del Aire-Luis Perlotti by felixion)
Check out some of the local sculpture at Museo de Esculturas Luis Perlotti set in the sculptors home and atelier in Caballito. Also exhibited in the museum is a temporary display of ceramics by Carlota Cairo.
In the evening continue with the art scavenging at the monthly gallery nights, where you can explore the cities art galleries amongst enthusiastic crowds.
Another alternative is heading to the Oreja Negra to listen to some of Pablo Dacals’ talent and music.
Pujol 644, Caballito
Open: Tue-Sun 11am-7pm
Uriarte 1271, Palermo
The show starts at 9pm. Entrance fee 30 pesos.
Saturday and Sunday
(Planetarium by henry0)
Visit the Planetarium at 3pm to get a very special view of the sun.