This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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A new exhibit on renowned Peruvian artist Fernando Bryce is being held at the MALBA until the 20th of August. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.

In the evening stop by La Peña del Colorado where a tango peña will be held at 8.30pm. This Palermo centered peña serves traditional food and stages live shows as well as hosting folklore dances for the community.  From midnight onwards they also encourage the diners to play spontaneous guitar music. (They offer the guitars).  Güemes 3657, Palermo. 4822-1038. info@lapeniadelcolorado.com.

 

Tuesday

(Photo by murilocardoso)

Book your place for the midday Palermo parrilla tour, where experts will guide you to the best beef in town. More information here.

Starting at 9pm a very large group of bicycle enthusiasts will be meeting at the obelisk on 9 de Julio Avenue for their monthly full moon nocturnal bike ride (Masa Crítica). Rent one for yourself here and join this unique event in the city!

Don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s production of La Sylphide (The Sylph). Choreography by Pierre Lacotte according to Filippo Taglioni, music by Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer, director- Javier Logioia. 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th of July.  Tickets here.

Wednesday

(Photo by Ingrid Truemper)

Should the grey days continue, as forecasted, head to one of the city’s indoor attractions such as the Ateneo Grand Splendid (one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world!). Afterwards you can try one of our recommended spots for 5 o’clock tea.

At 8.30pm, the Fibonacci Project Buenos Aires will be presenting a multidisciplinary show, product of an international collaborative program that seeks to promote cultural integration. Centro Cultural San Martin, Sarmiento 1551, Downtown.

Don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s production of La Sylphide (The Sylph). Choreography by Pierre Lacotte according to Filippo Taglioni, music by Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer, director- Javier Logioia. 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th of July.  Tickets here.

Thursday

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Stop by the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes to check out the new Real/Virtual exhibit, featuring Argentine kinetic art from the 70´s. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta. 5288-9999

Whilst in the area remember to stop by the Palais de Glace where a special photography exhibit is being held until the 9th of July.  Opening hours: Tue-Sun midday-8pm. Posadas 1725, Recoleta

For a unique evening, 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 25 USD per person and are limited to 7 people. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s production of La Sylphide (The Sylph). Choreography by Pierre Lacotte according to Filippo Taglioni, music by Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer, director- Javier Logioia. 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th of July.  Tickets here.

Friday

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The annual Caminos y Sabores regional food fair is the perfect chance to get to know the culinary traditions from around the country. The fair takes place from the 6th to the 9th of July at La Rural in Palermo. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo.

 In the evening check out one of the new in vogue city nightspots such as Unicorn Huset or La Oreja Negra!

Saturday and Sunday

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Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s famous one of a kind brunch, now served on Saturdays too! Soler 5862,  Palermo Hollywood.  3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday there will be Armenian celebrations at Avenida de Mayo and Bolivar starting at midday. Typical food and dances will be on display.

The annual Caminos y Sabores  regional food fair is the perfect chance to get to know the culinary traditions from around the country. The fair takes place from the 6th to the 9th of July at La Rural in Palermo. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo

Don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s production of La Sylphide (The Sylph). Choreography by Pierre Lacotte according to Filippo Taglioni, music by Jean-Madeleine Schneitzhoeffer, director- Javier Logioia.  3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th and 8th of July.  Tickets here.

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