This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Marshall Astor – Food Fetishist)

The Buenos Aires Alta Moda (BAAM) Fashion Week kicks off at the Sheraton showing all the haute-couture collections for Autumn-Winter 2013.  Runway shows by different designers are programmed at 6pm, 8pm, and 9.30pm until the 18th of March. contacto@vrandvastyle.com.ar 4773 6233

At 9pm Interpol’s lead guitarist Paul Banks will be staging a live show at La Trastienda. Tickets here.

Tuesday

(Photo by ukbgreen44ww)

Summer is the time for outdoor sightseeing and there are some great tours by air and water that make for perfect alternatives to get to know the city in a fun and novel way.

Later on head to  La Catedral in Almagro and take a tango lesson at either 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Wednesday

(Photo by jikatu)

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.

In the evening, Maxim Resto Bar hosts happy hour and a weekly beerlingual bilingual pub quizJorge Luis Borges 1750, Palermo.

Thursday

(Photo by Parque de la Memoria – BsAs, Argentina)

CiuDanza kicks off at Parque Las Heras, Plaza San Martín and Parque Patricios where dance will magically merge with urban spaces until the 17th of March. Find the full program here.

In the evening, stop by Florería Atlántico for drinks, dinner and a lovely time. Arroyo 872, Retiro. 6761-2908

Friday

(Photo by Jack Zalium)

The stunning Muse National de Arte Decorative (MNAD) is inaugurating a new exhibit by photographer Lucia Busch.

In the evening, visit Fierro’s Thank Fierro its Friday Happy Hour from 6pm to 8.30 pm and then head to one of the best speakeasies in the city! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by dailybeatz)

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.

Don’t miss the performances at the urban dance festival CiuDanza that will take place until the17th of March.  Parque Las Heras, Plaza San Martín and Parque Patricios will be the stages. Find the full program here.

PM Open air music– Outdoor live music, art and more merge in this new Saturday event which takes place in Palermo from 2pm to 9pm. Paraguay 4905, Palermo

On Saturday the second part of the Moon Park electronic festival will be taking place featuring Sasha and Hernán Cattaneo at Centro Costa Salguero. Tickets here.

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