This Week: 24th-30th of August

Monday

coffee

(Photo by Linh Nguyen)

Start off the week with a steaming cup of top quality coffee at the coffee fair taking place from 11am to 8pm at the Four Seasons Hotel. More information here.

At 5 pm, the semi-finals of the Tango Festival and World Championship will be taking place at La Usina del Arte in La Boca. Tickets are free and will be handed out one hour prior to the show on a first come first serve basis. More information about the festival here.

Tuesday

past

(Photo by Benjamin Jopen)

It’s Italian cuisine week in Buenos Aires to the joy of pasta and pizza lovers alike. The event also features other activities related to Italian Culture. More information here.

You can also catch an eco-friendly film at the Green Film Fest taking place until the 26th of August. More information here.

Wednesday

ballet

(Photo by Aldo Tapia)

Check out the MALBA’s current exhibits of Argentine artist Rogelio Polesello, and the other of Peruvian artist Teresa Burga. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the evening, don’t miss the ballet production of Sylvia being staged at the Colón Theatre on the 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th of August. Tickets here.

Thursday

tangob

(Photo by Josadaik Alcântara Marques)

Take one of Foto Ruta’s Street Scape tours and learn some photography tips while discovering the city from a different angle. More information here.

The Tango Festival and World Championship finals will be taking place at the Luna Park theatre at 7pm. More information here.

Friday

asador

(Photo by « м Ħ ж »)

Friday is a day for indulging! Book your place for the full parrilla experience with Parrilla Tour. These filling excursions, which take place in San Telmo on Fridays, will surely leave you satisfied.

Book your place for the free concert that will be staged at the Palacio Paz in the evening. To book your place for the concert write to: festivalenre2015@gmail.com

Otherwise, head to Club Niceto in Palermo where indie band Clap Your Hands and Say Yeah will be staging a live show at 9pm. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

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

On Saturday evening, Jazz legend Stanley Clarke will be staging a live show at the ND Ateneo Theatre. Tickets here.

Head to the Ecological Reserve behind Puerto Madero and look for the stunning monument La Fuente de las Nereidas which depicts the birth of Venus, and was sculpted by Lola Mora, one of Argentina’s most renowned women artists.

You can also stop by the Palermo Rosedal where you can rent paddle boats to cruise the small lake alongside the ducks, and visit the Sivori Museum, which offers free tours in English and German on Saturdays at 3pm and 5pm! Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo.

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