This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

Stop by the MALBA and check out the latest modern Latin American art! 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.

Tuesday

(Photo by Diego3336)

Get a general overview of the city on one of the free walking tours led by Jonathan, an Englishman in love with BA! Tours start at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi Horse monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

In the evening, don’t miss the last performance of The Woman Without a Shadow by Richard Strauss being staged at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Wednesday

(Photo by BoNoNoBo – Images à la sauvette de la vie)

Ciudad Emergente, a festival that seeks to display emerging art kicks off until the 23rd of June at the Centro Cultural Recoleta Junín 1930, Recoleta.

No visitor to the city can leave without taking a tango lesson and the informal and friendly La Catedral is just the place for it. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Thursday

(Photo by Leonardo Dell’Aquila)

Celebrate Argentine national Flag Day and try some locro, pastelitos, and other typical festive delicacies!

In the evening, the Ciudad Emergente gala party will take place at the Usina del Arte in La Boca.  Pedro de Mendoza 501, La Boca.

Friday

(Photo by Hellebardius)

Stop by the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Recoleta where a special exhibit of Fernando Botero’s work is being displayed until the 30th of June.  Av. Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

In the evening, Arnie Roth and Nobuo Uematsu will be staging a live performance of Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by Alex PC)

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.

On Saturday, don’t miss the Luis Salinas show at Torcuato Tasso. More information here.

 Typical weekend activities in Buenos Aires include the San Telmo Antique Market and gaucho fun at Feria de Mataderos!

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