This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by el_rogos)

Head to the annual book fair that is taking place at La Rural in Palermo until the 13th of May. The fair’s theme this year is Books as Bridges and there will be a special focus on Dutch literature. More information here.

In the evening, starting at 9pm, Kate Nash will be staging a live show at Niceto Club. Tickets here.

Tuesday

(Photo by Matias-Garabedian)

Check out Fundación PROA‘s new exhibit which showcases Gustavo Bruzzone’s private collection of nineties art, Esteban Tedesco’s collection of the early 2000′s and Alejandro Ikonicoff’s collection of works from the last five years.  Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

If you’re looking for a laugh don’t miss the Grin Go! Stand Up comedy Show starting at 9pm at Café Rivas. Estados Unidos 302, San Telmo. Be sure to make a reservation by emailing gringo@comicosdepie.com.ar.

Wednesday

(Photo by blmurch)

Nothing like a sunny autumn day to explore the Tres de Febrero parks in Palermo. Between Av. Libertador and Lugones, and extending from Av. Casares in Palermo to La Pampa in Belgrano, this group of parks is composed of 25ha and includes an extensive rose garden, the Sívori Museum, the Planetarium and the Japanese Gardens.

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

Thursday

(Photo by Andreas Solberg)

The Festival Polo Circo kicks off until the 19th of May and will be hosting dazzling circus acts from around the world! More information here.

In the evening explore the city’s art galleries and museums with the rest of the crowd on the monthly Gallery Nights.

Friday

(Photo by Svetlana Zhukova)

Check out Graffitimundo’s off the beaten path tour of the city streets. Group tours are offered every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday starting at 3pm for those interested in learning more about the local street art and the political and social context behind it. More information on meeting points and prices 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

(Photo by Sandy Austin)

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.

Buenos Aires Market will take place throughout the weekend at the intersection of Sarmiento and Libertador Avenue.  Over 60 stands will be promoting healthy lifestyle and organic products. If it rains the market will take place on the following weekend.

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