Buenos Aires Agenda 2015: November/ Noviembre (9-15)


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(Francys Alÿs/dOCUMENTA photo by Bernard Polet)

Check out the new MALBA exhibit of Belgian artist Francis Alÿs’s poetic-political artwork. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo. 

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! 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

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

El MALBA tiene en exhibición una muestra del trabajo político-poético del artista belga Francis Alÿs. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

A la tarde, desde las 17.30 hasta las 19.30hs., abre  el jardín de Fierro Hotel para ofrecer cócteles en el after-office de UCO restaurante. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

También a la tarde, a partir de las 19hs., la famosa orquesta de percusión, La Bomba del Tiempo se presenta, como todos los lunes, en el Centro Cultural Konex.Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Tuesday/ Martes


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The Buenos Aires Jazz Festival kicks off until Sunday! Check out the full program here. 

It is also the last chance to catch the Colon Theatre’s opera production of the Fiery Angel. Tickets here.

Arranca el Festival de Jazz de Buenos Aires hasta el domingo! La programación completa se encuentra aquí.

También es la última oportunidad de ver la producción de opera de El Ángel de Fuego en el Teatro Colón. Entradas aquí.

Wednesday/ Miércoles


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The Latin Arab Film Fest is taking place until Sunday and is a great chance to catch screenings of independent films from different parts of the world. Find the full program here.

At 7pm, Alpha Blondie will be staging a live show at Groove in Palermo. Tickets here

El festival de cine Latin Arab 2015 se lleva a cabo hasta el domingo y es una buena oportunidad para ver películas independientes de distintos lugares del mundo. El programa completo se puede descargar aquí.

A las 19hs, Alpha Blondie se presenta en Groove en Palermo. Entradas aquí.



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Premium Tasting, an exclusive wine tasting event will be taking place at La Rural. Places are limited and must be booked in advance at INFO@PREMIUMTASTING.COM.AR

From 7pm onwards, check out the November edition of Gallery Nights that will take place in the Retiro, Recoleta and Barrio Norte neighborhoods.

From Thursday to Sunday the Colón Theatre Experimentation Center presents Emotions Lab presented by the Swiss duo UMS’n JIP. Tickets here.

Premium Tasting, un evento exclusivo de degustación de vinos, se realiza en La Rural. El cupo es limitado y se debe hacer una reserva previa a INFO@PREMIUMTASTING.COM.AR

A partir de las 19hs. se lleva a cabo el encuentro de Noviembre de las Gallery Nights en las zonas de Retiro, Recoleta y Barrio Norte.

Del jueves al domingo el Centro de Experimentación del Teatro Colón presenta Laboratorio de Emociones que lo presenta el dúo suizo UMS’n JIP. Entrada aquí.

Friday/ Viernes


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If the weather is nice, a day trip to Tigre is a must while you’re in Buenos Aires. You can try a water sport, stop by the Puerto de Frutos where you can purchase local goods, go on a rollercoaster ride, and even place your bets at the local Casino. Explore on your own or try a tour!

Si el día está soleado, hacer una excursión al Tigre es una salida imperdible durante tu estadía en Buenos Aires. Algunas de las actividades que proponemos incluyen hacer deportes acuáticos, pasar por el Puerto de Frutos para comprar artesanías, subir a una montaña rusa, o probar suerte en el Casino. Explora por tu cuenta o súmate a un Tour.

Saturday and Sunday/ Sábado y Domingo


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Book your place at UCO´s delicious weekend brunch, with a great Irish version as well! 3220-6800Soler 5862, Palermo.

On Saturday evening at 8.30pm, the Museo Larreta in Belgrano is staging a stunning Lorca inspired Flamenco show. Juramento 2291, Belgrano.

On Saturday, you can also catch the Creamfields electronic music festival (tickets here) and the Fashion meets Rock party that will take place in Mandarine Park from 5 to 10pm (tickets here).

Hacé tu reserva para degustar el delicioso brunch de UCO restaurante que  ofrece también una variante de desayuno irlandés. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

El sábado a la noche a las 20.30hs., el Museo Larreta en Belgrano presenta un espectáculo impactante de flamenco inspirado en la obra de Federico García Lorca. Juramento 2291, Belgrano. 

El sábado también se lleva a cabo la fiesta electrónica Creamfields en Costanera Sur (entradas aquí) y la fiesta Fashion meets Rock en Mandarine Park de 17 a 22 hs.(entradas aquí).

This Week in Buenos Aires


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One of the architectural landmarks of the city is the famous Palacio Barolo. Construction of this regal building full of references to poet Dante Alighieri began in 1919 for what was to be the tallest structure in Latin America. 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.

Once a Beatle and still a star, the famous Ringo will be playing at the Luna Park Stadium tonight . Tickets here.


Palacio Barolo

Av de Mayo 1370 9° P. Esc. 249/52

Tel/Fax: (54-11) 4381-1885



Luna Park

Av. Madero 420, Downtown




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Lots of Mexican themed activities will be held in Buenos Aires this month. Amongst them is the exhibit on Mexican deities and rituals “Dioses, ritos y oficios” being held at Fundación Proa.

In the evening head to the chic ¨Le Bar¨ for some great drinks and 50s-70s music starting at 10pm.


Fundacion Proa

Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca




Le Bar

Tucuman 422, Downtown




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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 Horse monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and the Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

Soundgarden and Audioslave front man, Chris Cornell, brings his solo tunes to the Gran Rex Theatre for a unique acoustic show.  Tickets here.


Gran Rex Theatre

Av Corrientes 857, Downtown




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Find our more about the country’s ethnographic heritage at the Museo Etnografico.

Later on Book your place for the 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 cost 25 USD per person and are limited to 7 people.


Museo Etnografico

Moreno 350, San Telmo


Open: Tue-Fri 1pm- 7pm. Weekends 3pm-7pm.


Fierro Hotel Buenos Aires

Soler 5862, Palermo




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Start the day late by having an upscale lunch at Chila in Puerto Madero. Whilst in the area check out Buque Museo Fragata, a frigate commissioned by the navy in 1898 to be used as a training vessel.

Later on in the evening take the guided nocturnal tour of the ecologic reserve that occurs once a month, on full moons. To take the tour you must book your place on Monday the 7th of November.



Alicia Moreau de Justo 1160- Puerto Madero



Buque Museo Fragata Sarmiento

Next to “Puente de la Mujer”

Phone: 11/4334-9386


Reserva Ecológica

Av. Tristán Achával Rodríguez 1550 Costanera Sur

Teléfonos: 4893-1640/1580


Saturday and Sunday

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On Saturday night the city museums will be open to the public and will be staging special musical events as well as offering access to their exhibits. More information here.

Creamfields: The best electronic party of the year brings Groove Armada, John Didweed, Sven Bath, and Pete Tong amongst others to the dance floor on Saturday at the Autodromo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Tickets here.

Renowned Argentine musician and composer Chango Spasiuk returns to Buenos Aires after two years of absence to bring back traditional songs to the stage of the Opera Citi Theatre on Saturday. Tickets here.

Join the Russian Celebrations at Avenida de Mayo on Sunday and participate in the dances, music and food of this unique country.