This Week: 17th to 23rd of August

Monday

cocktail

(Photo by Didriks)

Today is a national holiday as the country celebrates the anniversary of the death of José de San Martín.

Later on, at 9pm, Buenos Aires Cóctel week kicks off at Verne, one of our favorite bars in the city. The event promises for a week imbued with boozy fun! Find the whole program here.

Tuesday

tangoo

(Photo by ostinatoparis)

The Tango Festival and World Championship continues until the 27th of August. Find the full program here.

Try some mate, practice some Spanish and meet new people at the Tuesday Mate Conversation Club that starts at 6.30pm. Sign up at mateclubdeconversacion@gmail.com . Uruguay 862, downtown

Wednesday

fritz thaulow

(Painting by Fritz Thaulow)

The National Museum of Fine Arts (MNBA) is showcasing an exhibit of Nordic art, and a collection of indigenous art from Paraguay. Stop by if you’re in the Recoleta area and warm up over coffee afterwards at the famous La Biela cafe. Av. Del Libertador 14730, Recoleta.

Later on, stop by the Centro Cultural Recoleta and catch one of the stunning Fuerza Bruta shows. Tickets here. 

Thursday

photographic lens

(Photo by josue armando serrano)

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

In the evening, famous blues musician Robben Ford will be staging a live show at the Teatro Vorterix in Colegiales. Tickets here.

Friday

The Centro Cultural Kirchner is showcasing an exhibit of controversial French photographer Sophie Calle’s work, featuring interpretations by different women of a break-up letter that the artist received. Sarmiento 151, downtown.

Later on, at 8.30 pm, don’t miss the Swedish acrobatic production of Knitting Peace! Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

pointe

(Photo by Larah McElroy)

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

The Tango Festival and World Championship will be taking place throughout the weekend until the 27th of August. Find the full program here.

On Sunday, the Colón theatre is staging a ballet production of Sylvia. Tickets here.

This Week: 16th-22nd of March

Monday

UCO

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

trebol

(Photo by Fabrizio Monti)

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.

Although celebrating St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish tradition, it has gained popularity in Buenos Aires as well and there will be plenty of pubs and bars to share beers, find luck in four leaf clovers and twirl with leprechauns. A full list of activities is available here.

Wednesday

ballet

(Photo by ChrisHaysPhotography)

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

In the evening, stop by the stunning Colón Theatre and catch the new ballet production being staged which features three chorography’s to music by Rachmaninov, Bartok and Mozart. Tickets here. 

Thursday

One of the city’s architectural landmarks is the famous Palacio Barolo, full of references to poet Dante Alighieri. Guided tours take place from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours at 8.30pm include tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. Av. de Mayo 1370, downtown.

Later on, Manu Chao will be staging a live show at Estadio Ferro. Tickets here.

Friday

infinite color

(Photo by @Doug88888)

Check out the new MALBA exhibition that will take place until the 8th of June featuring live installations, choreographies and more under the name “Infinite Experience”! Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Afterwards, head to La Trastienda in San Telmo where the Mike Stern Band will be jazzing it up! Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

amp

(Photo by Bernhard Johannes Vogler)

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

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.

The Lollapalooza festival will be taking place throughout the weekend! The line-up includes Jack White, Robert Plant, Pharrel Williams, The Smashing Pumpkins, Calvin Harris, Cypress Hill, Interpol,Foster The People, Kasabian, The Kooks, Bastille,Alt-J and Skrillex, amongst others. Tickets here. 

This Week: 6-12th of October 2014

Monday

Milion- Photo by Pablo Curras

Last chance of stopping by the EGGO art fair at the Centro Cultural Recoleta and getting to know the local contemporary art scene and  market! Junín 1930, Recoleta.

Later on, stop for drinks at Milion, a nearby and popular bar set in a refurbished old house. Paraná 1048, Recoleta.

Tuesday

Palacio Barolo- Photo by blmurch

One of the city’s architectural landmarks is the famous Palacio Barolo, full of references to poet Dante Alighieri. Guided tours take place from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours at 8.30pm include tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. Av. de Mayo 1370, downtown.

In the evening stop by La Catedral for a tango lesson at 6, 7.30 or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.


Wednesday

Museo de Arte Decorativo- Photo by Concepciones Relativistas

The stunning Museo de Arte Decorativo on Libertador Avenue is showcasing a new exhibit, Meraviglia dalle Marche II, featuring a beautiful collection of Renaissance, Mannerist and Baroque art from the Italian Marche region. Av.del Libertador 1902, Recoleta.

In the evening, at 8.30 pm, the Colón Theatre will be featuring its ballet production of Giselle staring Paloma Herrera. Tickets here.

Thursday

Teatro Colón- Photo by Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Take a private tour with Buenos Aires Historico Tours. Their guides are historians and other humanities graduates from the Buenos Aires University and they will show you a unique side of the city! 4307-8539.buenosaireshistorico@yahoo.com.ar

In the evening, at 8.30pm, the Colón Theatre will be featuring its ballet production of Giselle staring Paloma Herrera. Tickets here. 

Friday

Photo by p!o

If you came to Buenos Aires and you’re not a vegetarian, chances are you want some of that famous Argentine beef! Book your place for the full parrilla experience with Parrilla Tour. These filling excursions, which take place in San Telmo on Fridays, will surely satisfy your meat cravings!

In the evening, book your place at the mysterious Club Silencio to experience music with your eyes blindfolded and more surprises starting at 11pm. info@clubsilencio.com.ar

Saturday and Sunday

Fundación PROA- Photo by qfwfq78

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

On Sunday, head to Fundación PROA in La Boca to check out Alexei Fedorchenko´s mockumentary, Primeros en la Luna, about the first to arrive on the moon. Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

Or, head to Niceto Club in Palermo for a Coolio live concert if you´re looking for a more upbeat plan! Av Coronel Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo.

Find a full weather forecast here.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Sarmale / OAyuso)

If your planning to visit the city center to see the Obelisco, or to take a tour of the Colon Theatre, first head to the Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (palace of running waters) on Cordoba Avenue and Riobamba. The stunning palace is now Aguas Argentinas´ (the local water company) headquarters and also as a museum. Riobamba 750 – 1° Piso.  6319-1104

One Table, the city’s top Monday gastronomic event, is the best place to start the week with glorious foods, great wines and a chance to share with lovely people at a unique dining experience. Booking in advance is a must! 3220-6820.

Tuesday

(Photo by iggykaser)

The Dorrego flea market in Palermo Hollywood is one of the neighborhood’s top attractions for antiques and unique finds!  Dorrego and Álvarez Thomas.

In the evening, renowned tango group Otros Aires will be presenting their new record, 4, at Boris Club de Jazz. Gorriti 5568, Palermo.

Wednesday

(Photo by mich&pics)

Head to the MALBA and check out the Liliana Porter and Elba Bairón exhibits. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Later on, head to the gorgeous Colón Theatre where a ballet production of Cinderella is being staged throughout the week. Tickets here.

Thursday

(Photo by jesus-leon)

A very warm day is forecast for Thursday so outdoor sightseeing and stopping for some well reputed Argie ice-cream are mandatory! Find a list of our favorite ice-cream parlors here.

In the evening, catch the stunning Fuerza Bruta show that is being staged at the Centro Cultural Recoleta. Junin 1930, Recoleta.

Friday

(Photo by photoAtlas)

If you came to Buenos Aires and you’re not a vegetarian chances are you want some of that famous Argentine beef! Book your place for the full parrilla experience with Parrilla Tour. These filling excursions, which take place in San Telmo on Fridays, will surely satisfy your meat cravings!

The Planeta Terra Fest featuring Travis, Lana del Rey and Beck will be taking place at Tecnópolis. Tickets here.

In the evening, stop by Fierro‘s monthly Thank Fierro its Friday Happy Hour now from 7pm to 10pm! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by John Georgiou)

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, PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

On Saturday, Paco de Lucía will be staging a live show at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

On Sunday, the Feria de las Naciones kicks off  with a great selection of foods and traditions from different countries at La Rural in Palermo.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

 

(Photo by blmurch)

Another warm winter day awaits as Spring approaches and the best way to take advantage of the sun is touring the city outdoors so head to the Palermo 3 de Febrero Parks and discover one of BA’s nicest neighborhoods!

One Table, the city’s top Monday event, is the best place to start the week with glorious foods, great wines and a chance to share with lovely people. Book your place at 3220-6820.

Tuesday

(Photo by sniggie)

The Encuentro Latinoamericano de Teatro Independiente (Latin American Independent Theatre Festival) kicks off with a varied program of seminars, activities, and plays performed by artists from all over the South American continent. More information here.

In the evening at 8.30pm, the Colón Theatre is staging a ballet production of Don Quixote.  Tickets here.

Wednesday

(Photo by retorta_net)

Fundación PROA is showcasing a new exhibit that features images of Buenos Aires as seen through different artists eyes.  Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

In the evening, catch Orquesta Típica Fernandez Fierro in the Abasto neighborhood and find out what contemporary tango is all about. Sánchez de Bustamante 764, Abasto.

At 8.30pm, the Colón Theatre is staging a ballet production of Don Quixote.  Tickets here.

Thursday

(Photo by jphilipg)

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 Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

Later on, head to the Centro Cultural Recoleta where Fuerza Bruta is staging their latest production, Wayra, at 8.30pm. Tickets here.

At 8.30pm, the Colón Theatre is staging a ballet production of Don Quixote.  Tickets here.

Friday

 

(Photo by Julie Paradise1)

On Friday, the EGGO art fair kicks off, showcasing the collections of the city’s best art galleries. More information here.

Later on, stop for hotdogs and a drink at the posh Verne Cocktail Club owned by Fede Cuco, our celebrated happy hour 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.

On Sunday evening,  at 5 pm, the Colón Theatre is staging the last performance of the Don Quixote ballet in which will also be the farewell performance of prima ballerina Silvina Perillo. Tickets here.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by 16 Miles of String)

Start the week, and the month, by checking out the stunning Yayoi Kusama exhibit at the MALBAAvenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta. 

In the evening, Hernán Gipponi Restaurant will be setting eighteen places for the new One Table event in which seasonal market ingredients, wine, great company and the knowledge and good taste of our chef merge for an unforgettable dining experience. Book your place at 3220-6820.

Tuesday

(Photo by Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires)

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, the Colón Theatre will be staging a ballet production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Wednesday

(Photo by buenos-aires)

Rain is forecast for Wednesday, so why not cozy-up at one of the city’s traditional cafés and people watch, read or meet with one of ANDA Responsible Travel experts to discuss in-depth economy, politics, history and culture of Argentina over coffee? More information here.

 In the evening, the Colón Theatre will be staging a ballet production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Thursday

(Photo by gaborbasch)

One of the architectural landmarks of the city is the famous Palacio Barolo. Guided tours are available Mondays and Thursdays from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8pm and Thursdays at 8.30pm includes tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. More information here.

In the evening, the Colón Theatre will be staging a ballet production of Carmen. Tickets here.

Friday

(Photo by sand_and_sky)

The Casa del Historiador is the oldest colonial structure in the city and is open for visitors to get a taste of the local history and what colonial life was all about. Plus, the San Telmo site has a great café inside, La Perichona, which serves delicious lunches and afternoon snacks. Venezuela 469, San Telmo. 4974-0265.  info@laperichona.com

In the evening, stop by Fierro Hotel where the monthly happy hour will be taking place, with fire and marshmallows in honor of winter! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800. Fierro Happy hour has been postponed until nxt Friday due to bad weather.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by amezissou)

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, the Caminos y Sabores Fair kicks off until the 9th of July. Typical local cuisine and flavors from around the country are featured in this annual food and crafts fair.

On Saturday evening, Diana Ross will be staging a live show at the Luna Park. Tickets here.

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

This Week in Buenos Aires

Wednesday

Bell

(Photo by jaescudero)

Sunny days are forecast for the next few days and are perfect for visiting the Palermo Parks. The Japanese Garden, which is in the area, is also open from 10am-6pm and until Sunday will be featuring a New Years wishing bell to clang on in hope for the great things to come. Avenida Casares 2966, Palermo.

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 M1l4n)

The Fundación PROA in La Boca is showcasing a must-see exhibit of renowned artist Alberto Giacometti’s sculptures and paintings. The arts center is also screening a documentary on the artist every hour.  Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

Book your place at Fierro Hotel’s Thursday wine tasting and sample some great Argentine wines, chosen by the president of the Argentine Sommelier Association Andres Rosberg and in-house Sommelier Martin Bruno. Tastings, which include special tapas from Hernán Gipponi Restaurant, cost 160 pesos per person and are limited to 8. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

The Colón Theatre will be staging their last ballet of the year, a production of Onieguin by Tchaikovsky. Tickets here.

Friday

full moon

(Photo by chris.ptacek)

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.

Later on, starting at 9pm, stop by the Planetarium where there will be an end of the year full moon drum dance and live music. Everyone is welcome to bring instruments and participate!

 The Colón Theatre will be staging their last ballet of the year, a production of Onieguin by Tchaikovsky. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

(Photo by Comunidad de Madrid)

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.

Sunny days are forecast and are perfect for visiting the Palermo Parks. The Japanese Garden, which is in the area, is also open from 10am-6pm and until Sunday will be featuring a New Year’s wishing bell to clang on in hope for the great things to come. Avenida Casares 2966, Palermo.

The Museo Sivori, behind the beautiful Rosedal in Palermo, is displaying Contraluz, a new exhibit by renowned artist Juan Gatti. Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo. The  second half of the exhibit is a special projection that takes place at the Planetarium starting at 8.30pm. Av. Sarmiento and Belisario Roldán.

Find a ten-day weather forecast here.