This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

The Bienal de Imagen en Movimiento (Audivisual Bienial) kicks off until the 4th of November featuring a variety of experimental works by local and international artists at the Centro Cultural San Martin and the Allianza Francesa. Find the full program here.

In the evening, if the rain has eased up, head to the Planetarium for the full moon drum  and percussion event that will take place from 10pm onwards.  Participants are welcome to bring their own instruments.

If it’s still too rainy for an outdoor program head to Notorious where there will be a live show in homage of Ramiro Musotto from Orchesta Sudaka starting at 9.30pm. Av. Callao 966, Recoleta.

Tuesday

(Caravaggio, St. Francis in Extasy, 1595, photo by carulmare)

Dont miss the  Caravaggio exhibit taking place at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (National Fine Arts Museum) until the 15th of December. Av. Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

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.

Wednesday

(Photo by hanna_horwarth)

The Buenos Aires Photo 2012 exhibit is being held at the Centro Cultural Recoleta. Stop by from 2pm onwards and catch a glimpse of what’s going on in front of the city lens. Junín 1930, Recoleta.

Later on in the evening show off your best gaucho or Recoleta ghost costume at Magdalena’s Party special halloween bash which will take place from middnight onwards. Thames 1795, Palermo. 

Thursday

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.

If you havn’t booked your place for the GAJO dining event that will take place at Hernán Gipponi Restaurant to kick of the month in culinary style do so NOW!! GAJO is a deluxe culinary team made up of the city`s top chefs (including Hernán Gipponi) who combine their talents to deliver the best of fine dining at different venues around the city.Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

In the evening legendary rock star Robert Plant will be staging a live show at Estadio Luna Park.  Tickets here.

Friday

(Photo by Steve Mclaren)

Book your place with Argentina Polo Day and spend the day in the outskirts of the city exploring the world of polo. It includes a wine tasting with ‘empanadas’, horseback riding, a Polo Match, polo lessons, the opportunity to talk to coaches and professional players, a typical asado, and leisure time by the swimming pool. More information here.

In the evening stop by Fierro´s Thank Fierro its Friday Happy Hour from 6pm to 8.3opm and then head to one of the city´s top bars such as Isabel, Frank`s Bar, Unicorn Husset or 878!

Later on legendary rock star Robert Plant will be staging a live show at Estadio Luna Park.  Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by twopolishedpennies)

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, starting at 3pm, Picnic BA will be taking place around five different city parks. The event will feature live music, art, performances and more. The closest park to the hotel where the event is taking place is Plaza Las Heras on Av. Las Heras and Coronel Diaz. Otherwise head to Puerto Madero’s Anfiteatro Lola Mora Costanera Sur for the closing events starting at 5pm. More information here.  (And check out our top picks for picnicking in the city here)

 

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