This Week: 30th of March-5th of April 2015

Monday

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(Photo by Benjamin Dumas)

Huellas de lo real (Imprints of Reality), is the new photography exhibit taking place at Parque de la Memoria, featuring the works of Juan Travnik and Jonathan Molner. Rafael Obligado 6745, Costanera.

In the afternoon, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm you can stop by the Fierro Hotel garden and grab a couple of cocktails at the new UCO after office event! Soler 5862, Palermo.

Tuesday

A general transport strike will make getting around the city on public transportation somewhat difficult so keep in mind and plan ahead!

A great option for a perhaps drizzly Tuesday is stopping by the stunning Ateneo Grand Splendid, one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world! Av. Santa Fe 1860, Downtown.

In the evening, Tricky will be staging a live show at the Palermo centered Niceto Club. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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(Photo by felixtsao)

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

Later on, check out the vibrant Orquesta Típica Fernández Fierro that will be staging a live tango show starting at 11pm in Abasto. Sánchez de Bustamante 764, Abasto.

Easter Weekend

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(Photo by Liliana Fuchs)

Thursday and Friday are national holidays as the Easter celebrations begin. Check out some details about Easter in the city here.

From Thursday to Sunday a festival featuring music from South America’s Colonial period will be taking place at the Parroquia Inmaculada Concepción in Tigre. Avenida Liniers 1560, Tigre.

As always, UCO´s unique weekend brunch, is a great option to start the weekend just right! Soler 5862, Palermo.

On Easter Sunday, the Colón Theater’s children choir will be presenting music from the Baroque period starting at 11am. Get your tickets in advance at the theatre box office. Tucuman 1171, downtown.

This Week: 9th-14th of March

Monday

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(Photo by Ministerio de la Nación Argentina)

If you’re visiting the Obelisco and strolling down Corrientes Avenue, stop by the Centro Cultural de la Cooperación which is hosting a photography exhibit about the social problematic related to last World Cup in Brazil. Av. Corrientes 1543, downtown.

In the afternoon, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm you can stop by the Fierro Hotel garden and grab a couple of cocktails at the new UCO after office event! Soler 5862, Palermo.

You can also stop by Centro Cultural Konex where famous percussion group, La Bomba del Tiempo, will be carrying out their Monday show starting at 7pm. Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Tuesday

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(Photo by Lee)

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

It’s Milonga Week in the city so check the out the schedule here, pick a time and a venue, and stop by Bolívar 466 in San Telmo from 2pm to 6pm to pick up your free tickets.

Wednesday

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(Photo by SpejoBlancoNegro)

If you’re in the Recoleta area, stop by the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes which is hosting a new exhibit featuring collages by Eduardo Stupía, texts by Ricardo Piglia and music by Luis Nacht until the 22nd of March. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

At 7pm, head to La Trastienda for their Brazilian Wednesday event, Miércoles Carinhosos, and dance all the way past midnight. Balcarce 460, San Telmo.

Thursday

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(Photo by Parque de la Memoria-BsAs, Argentina)

The Ciudanza festival, featuring contemporary dance performances in urban settings, kicks off until Sunday!

Later on, catch an experimental performance combining theatre and poetry at the Teatro Colón starting at 8pm. Tickets here.

Friday

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(Photo by Nathan Ludwig)

Take one of graffitimundo’s North City Tours and check out the Buenos Aires street art scene in the Colegiales and Palermo neighborhoods. The tour ends at Post Bar where you can grab an icy beer and also purchase some urban art to take back home. More information here.

At 8pm and at 9.30pm, the Planetarium will be hosting live music concerts featuring covers of The Beatles with full dome projections of the diamond filled sky. Av. Sarmiento, Palermo.

And, if the street art tour left you hungry for more color, you can head to the Life in Color: World Largest Paint Party at Mandarine Park. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

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Book your place at Fierro´s unique weekend brunch, now revamped with an Irish version as well!

The Sivory Museum, next to the  Palermo Rosedal offers free tours in English and German on Saturdays at 3pm and 5pm!Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo.

On Saturday night, British DJ John Digweed will be in charge of setting the rhythm at Mandarine Park. Tickets here.

On Sunday, James Blunt will be staging a live show at the Luna Park Stadium. Tickets here.

New Year’s Week in Buenos Aires

Another long weekend awaits with the New Year celebrations coming up! Thursday and Friday are national holidays so expect an empty city with many closed shops, attractions and venues. Also, make sure to plan your transport for the 31st!

Monday

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(Photo by blueforce4116)

Walk down Florida Street and find Marta Minujin’s “Arbol de los deseos” (Wishing tree) sculpture where you can leave your wish for 2015. Av. Santa Fe 1860, Recoleta

Later on, stop by Centro Cultural Konex where the famous percussion group, La Bomba del Tiempo, will be carrying out their Monday show starting at 7pm. Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Tuesday

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(Photo by Farrukh)

The Casa Nacional del Bicentenario is showcasing a new exhibit that explores the theme of love from different cultural perspectives. Riobamba 985, Downtown.

Afterwards, stop by La Catedral for a tango lesson. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Wednesday

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(Photo by Nicole Beaulac)

The MALBA will be open from midday to 6pm and is featuring a great exhibit of artist Antonio Berni´s work. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Afterwards, make sure to have reservations at Fierro’s new restaurant Uco for a delicious New Year’s dinner, or, book your place to take a unique tour of the stunning Palacio Barolo and toast to 2015 at the building’s lighthouse which is also a great spot to enjoy the fireworks.

Some of the top New Year parties that will be taking place include Fiesta Piso Compartido at Niceto Club, and the Pachá New Year party featuring Stefano Noferini.

Thursday

Take a lazy day to walk around Puerto Madero or the 3 de Febrero parks in Palermo.

Later on, catch the tribute to Fats Waller at Notorious Jazz Club starting at 9.30pm. Av. Callao 966, Recoleta.

Friday

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(Photo by Verne Club)

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is showcasing a new photography exhibit on the topic of Latin America. The museum is also featuring a collection of erotic art, and an exhibit dedicated to El Greco. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta. 

Verne Club is one of our favorite cocktail bars in the city and is a great place to stop by for drinks and gourmet hot dogs! Av. Medrano 1475, Palermo. 

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.