This Week in Buenos Aires


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, Hernán Gipponi Restaurant will be setting eighteen places for the new One Table event in which 4 tapas, 5 courses, and 5 wines selected by Andrés Rosberg will be shared. Book your place at 3220-6820.


(Photo by Roger Schultz)

Feria Puro Diseño, which showcases the best of Argentine design, kicks off at La Rural until the 26th of May. More information here.

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



(Photo by L.A.Shooter)

The stunning Museo de Arte Decorativo in Recoleta is showcasing a special exhibit on traditional Greek costumes.  Av. Libertador 1902, Recoleta.

The tango championships are taking place throughout the week. Starting at 11.15pm there will be top notch dancing at La Viruta, Armenia 1366, Palermo.



(Photo by scrambldmeggs)

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, starting at 9pm, Cat Power will be staging a live show at the Teatro Coliséo. Tickets here.



(Photo by Manuchis.)

Arte BA, the most important contemporary art fair of the year will be taking place at La Rural from Friday through the weekend. More information here.

At midnight, famous percussion orchestra La Bomba del Tiempo will be celebrating their 7th anniversary at Centro Cultural Konex. Sarmiento 3131, Abasto.

Saturday and Sunday


(Photo by SilviaVinas)

Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.

Throughout the weekend there will be an exhibit of Japanese ceramics and special tea ceremonies at the Japanese Gardens in Palermo.  Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Casares, Palermo.

On Sunday, at 5.30pm don’t miss the Tango Championship finals at La Usina del Arte. Av. Pedro de Mendoza y Caffarena, La Boca.

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