This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(photo by PabloMFernandez)

Don’t miss the last day of the annual book fair that is taking place at La Rural in Palermo. The fair’s theme this year is Books as Bridges and there is a special focus on Dutch literature. More information here.

In the evening don’t miss out on La Bomba del Tiempo, a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local absolute musts.  For some great post dancing pizza, head to nearby Los Cocos and order a fugazetta pizza, an onion and mozzarella local specialty. Los Cocos- Córdoba, Av. 3303, Almagro

Tuesday

(photo by elgringospain)

Schedule in some exercise and sign up for the Buenos Aires Futbol Amigos training match with other travelers. More information here.

The Festival Polo Circo is taking place until the 19th of May and is hosting dazzling circus acts from all around the world! More information here.

The premier of Aleko/Francesca de Rimini, the Colón Theatre’s new opera production will be taking place at 8.30pm.  Tickets here.

 Wednesday

(Photo by //alexandre\\)

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

In the evening, US singer Rufus Wainright will be presenting his last record Out of the Game at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

Thursday

(Photo by Maltesen)

One of the architectural landmarks of the city is the famous Palacio Barolo. Guided tours are available Mondays and Thursdays from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8pm and Thursdays at 8.30pm includes tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. More information here.

In the evening, starting at 9pm, the Pet Shop Boys will be staging a live show at Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

Friday

(Photo by {inercia})

Book your place for one of these excellent food tours and either get to know the best argie parrillas, the local gourmet scene or learn to make your own empanadas!

In the evening, Aleko/Francesca de Rimini, the Colón Theatre’s new opera production will be taking place at 8.30pm.  Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by scrambldmeggs)

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.

After brunch book your place for high tea at Casa Munetinfo@casamunet.com.ar. 1549173005. 

Throughout the weekend there will be tea ceremonies and ocha concerts at the stunning Japanese Gardens in Palermo. More information here.

On Sunday, Aleko/Francesca de Rimini, the Colón Theatre’s new opera production will be taking place at 5pm.  Tickets here.

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