This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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Stop by La Peña del Colorado that 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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The Casa del Historiador is the oldest colonial structure in the city and is open for visitors to get a taste of the local history and what colonial life was all about. Plus, the San Telmo site has a great café inside, La Perichona, which serves delicious lunches and afternoon snacks. Venezuela 469, San Telmo. 4974-0265.  info@laperichona.com

In the evening, the Pepsi Music Festival kicks off with Queens of the Stone. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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Check out the new Agustín Magaldi exhibit at the Museo Casa Carlos Gardel. Jean Jaures 735, Abasto.

Later,  join the enthusiastic Argie audience for some old school grunge at the Pearl Jam concert that will take place as part of the Pepsi Music Festival. Tickets here.

Also on Wednesday, the Venezuela Simón Bolivar Symphony will be playing at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Thursday

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Head to the Grete Stern exhibit at the MALBA and muse about it over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine at the MALBA café. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.

Later on stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson starting at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Friday

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Book your place for a special lunch with the Argentine Experience who will give you the 411 on everything local and feed you great Argie meat and more! They also organize mate and dulce de leche tastings. More information here.

In the evening, stop by 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

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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

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, Regina Spektor will be staging a live show at GEBA. Tickets here.

On Sunday morning there will be a free classical music concert at the Colón Theatre starting at 11am.  Pick up your tickets in advance.

On Sunday,  Keane will be staging a live show at Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

Find a ten-day weather forecast here.

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