November in Buenos Aires

(Photo by Tanoka)

Events

The month kicks off with the very special GAJO culinary event at Hernán Gipponi Restaurant. GAJO is a deluxe culinary team made up of the city`s top chefs (including Hernán Gipponi) who combine their talents and local ingredients to deliver the best of fine dining at different venues around the city. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Celebrate the Day of the Dead, Mexican style at Museo de Arte Hispanoamericano Isaac Fernández Blanco where a special alter with calavaeritas in honor of Carlos Fuentes, Carlos Loiseau “Caloi”, Chavela Vargas and Astor Piazzolla will be displayed.  The event, on Friday the 2nd of November, will include traditional dances from Argentina and Mexico and more.

Noche de los Museos (Museum Night): On the 10th of November the city museums will remain open way past their bedtime and will offer guided tours, live music, shows and more.

Buenos Aires Open Air Market will take place on the 24th and the 25th of November at Barrancas de Belgrano, offering fresh organic produce and more!

Festivals

Maquinaria Festival: Marilyn Manson, The Prodigy, and Deftones are just a few of the names that will be participating in the Maquinaria Festival that will take place from the 8th-10th of November at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas. Tickets here.

Creamfields 2012: The most awaited electronic party of the year will take place on the 10th of November at the Autodromo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. This year’s lineup includes Richie Hawtin, Sven Vath, Infected Mushroom and Paul Van Dyk amongst others. Tickets here.

Buenos Aires Jazz: Spring and Jazz festivals go together like cafe con leche y medialunas, and from the 21st to the 26th of November both will be available around city cafes and stages!

International Live Acts

Robert Plant- 1st and 2nd of November. Estadio Luna Park.  Tickets here.

Lady Gaga -16th of November. Estadio River Plate. Tickets here.

Slash and Black Label Society- 17th of November. Estadio Malvinas Argentinas. Tickets here.

Manu Chao- 17th of November, Balneario Municipal San Pedro. Tickets here.

Pulp- 21st of November. Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

Exhibitions

The Bienal de Imagen en Movimiento (Audiovisual Biennial) takes place 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.

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

The Fundación PROA in La Boca is showcasing a must-see exhibit of renowned artist Alberto Giacometti’s sculptures and paintings. Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

At the MALBA Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes exhibition Panamericano can be visited until the 7th of December. From the 15th of November it is also possible to visit Tracey Emin’s exhibit How it Feels. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta. 4808-6500.

At the Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo (MNAD) there is a showcase of Oriental art which will take place until the 11th of November. Av.del Libertador 1902, Recoleta. 4801-8248.

The National Library in Palermo (a landmark in itself) is showcasing an exhibit on local rock legend Luis Alberto Spinetta. Aguero 2502, Palermo.

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