This Week: 16th to the 22nd of February

Monday and Tuesday

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(Photo by Gwenael Piaser)

Monday and Tuesday are national holidays as the city celebrates the Carnival festivities. Check out the parades and events taking place at the corner of  Scalabrini Ortiz and Soler from 7pm to 2am on Monday and from 7pm to midnight on Tuesday.

Wednesday

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(Photo by UCL Institute of Education)

Stop by the MALBA and check out the exhibit of artist Antonio Berni’s stunning work which deals with traditional Porteño topics such as tango, immigration, poverty and hope in a unique and uplifting way. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the evening, stop by La Catedral for a tango lesson. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Thursday

Check out the Margaret Bourke-White photography exhibit being showcased at the Centro Cultural Borges. Viamonte 525, downtown.

In the evening, starting at 10pm, the renowned Orquesta Típica Fernandez Fierro will be staging a live show in Abasto. Sánchez de Bustamante 764, Abasto.

Friday

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(Photo by Steve Kennedy)

The Shakespeare Festival kicks off until the 28th of February featuring plays, films, Shakespeare walks and bike rides and other events related with the famous playwright. More information here.

In the evening stop by the Espacio Cultural Carlos Gardel to catch some live Bossa nova music at the kick off of the 2015 Bossa nova festival. Olleros 3640, Colegiales.

Saturday and Sunday

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Book your place at Fierro´s unique weekend brunch, now revamped with an Irish version as well! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Throughout January and February, every Sunday, starting at 6pm, enjoy something to sip on at La Munich and stay for the live love songs. Av. De los Italianos 851, Puerto Madero.

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