This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by kara brugman)

Stop by the MALBA in Recoleta and get a glimpse of the Latin American modern art scene and of Grete Stern and Adriana Varejao’s work. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.

Whatever you do, make room for dinner this week and book a table at HG Restaurant where a special Spanish inspired menu has been created by the restaurant’s chef Hernán Gipponi and guest chef Alfonso Santiago Martinez for the Semana de Gastronomía Española (Spanish Gastronomy Week) which will take place until the 21st of April. Soler 5862, Palermo.

Tuesday

(Photo by WalteR Bove)

With all the sun expected for this week, stopping by the Palermo 3 de Febrero parks is a must. The Japanese gardens make for a great stroll and will also be featuring an Autumn kigo exhibit for lovers of haiku. Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Casares.

In the evening the Colón will be staging an opera production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Wednesday

(Photo by Ormando SLR)

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.

Celebrate Malbec world day by tasting, drinking and wine shopping  at Alma Terra where celebrations will include wine of course and live opera by Colón Theatre performers starting at 8pm.  Book your place at almaterravinos@gmail.com.

Thursday

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Villa O Campo, located in San Isidro on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, brought together renowned twentieth century intellectuals and authors. Tours of the home and gardens are offered from Thursday to Sunday and afterwards some tea and scones are mandatory.

In the evening the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra will be playing music by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Friday

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The forecasted weather is sun and fun, perfect for outdoor sightseeing and there are some great tours by air and water that make for interesting alternatives to get to know the city in a novel way.

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

Saturday and Sunday

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The international film festival (BAFICI) will be taking place until Sunday. Check out our recommendations and the program here.

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

 

 

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