This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

 

(Photo by tasito)

The traditional annual BA agricultural event –Exposición Rural- is taking place until the 30th of July at La Rural in Palermo. Av. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo.

Afterwards, keep warm by dancing to the beats of La Bomba del Tiempo, a popular percussion orchestra bound to keep you on your toes! Centro Cultural Konex Sarmiento 3131, Abasto. 4864-3200.

Tuesday

 

(Photo by mista stagga lee)

The weather forecast says to expect 19 degrees Celsius; such is the Buenos Aires “winter”, perfect for a stroll around the ecological reserve in Puerto Madero where you can get the best view of the city!

In the evening, starting 8.30pm, the Colón Theatre will stage the season´s last function of the opera Othello.  Tickets here.

Wednesday

 

Check out the new Collivadino exhibit at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) in Recoleta. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

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 Diego3336)

Take a free tour of Buenos Aires with Jonathan, an Englishman in love with the city. Tours start every day at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and the Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

In the evening, visit the Colón Theatre where a piano concert by Sergio Tiempo, featuring pieces by Ravel and Bruckner, will be taking place at 8.30pm. Tickets here.

Friday

(Photo by sunday driver)

Book your place for a special lunch with the Argentine Experience who will give you the 411 on everything local and feed you great Argie meat and more! They also organize mate and dulce de leche tastings. More information here.

Start the weekend with hotdogs and a drink at Verne Cocktail Club owned by Fede Cuco, our celebrated happy hour (coming up next week) bartender. Medrano 1475, Palermo.

Saturday and Sunday

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.

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