This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Ol.v!er [H2vPk])

Check out the new MALBA exhibit “Panamericano” by the Brazilian Beatriz Milhazes that showcases a selection of the renowned artist’s recent paintings. 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

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Rain is forecasted for Tuesday so plan for indoors! Find our list of rainy day suggestions 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.

The Cirque du Soleil will be presenting their new show from the 8th-30th of September at Complejo al Rio, Vicente Lopez. Tickets here.

Wednesday

(Photo by Old Ben Kenobi)

Head to the Dorrego Flea Market in Palermo, which is often overlooked and is the perfect place to go on a treasure hunt.  Antiques and curious finds are waiting to be dug up and claimed in this charming neighborhood market. Open Tue-Sun 10am-7pm.  Av.Dorrego and Conde.

Later on, the Swedish electro band Covenant will be staging a live show at Niceto Club at 9pm.  Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo. Tickets here.

Thursday

 

(Photo by .Ines)

Don´t miss the Astor Piazzolla exhibit at the Centro de Exposiciones in Recoleta. J.E. Couture 2231, Recoleta.

Later on sip on different tea blends at the special tea tasting at Chez Pauline, in Recoleta, which is being held as part of Vivi Francia, the Buenos Aires France Week.  Book your place in advance at 4816-9988 or at info@chezpauline.com.ar.

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 35 USD per person and are limited to 7 people. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Friday

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Celebrate the first day of Spring by heading to the ecological reserve behind Puerto Madero where you can catch one of the best views in the city!

(Keep in mind that as it is also student’s day, the Rosedal park in Palermo will be very crowded as it will be full of high school kids celebrating).

Later on stop by the Fierro Hotel garden where there will be a Springtime celebration with happy hour and tapas from 6pm-8pm! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

In the evening pick one of the many live shows that will be staged as part of the 2012 Buenos Aires Music Festival. Find a full program here.

Saturday and Sunday

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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 take a tour of the French side of the city starting at 3pm at Cerrito and Av. Alvear.

In the evening pick one of the many live shows that will be staged as part of the 2012 Buenos Aires Music Festival. Find a full program here.

Find a ten-day weather forecast here.

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