This Week: 8-14th of June

Monday

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(Photo by Alice Popkorn)

Last chance to check out the interactive art and performance exhibit Experiencia Infinita (Infinite Experience) at the Malba, plus, at 7pm there will be a performance/conference by Manuel Segade. 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 UCO after office event that takes place every day! 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo

In the evening, 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 Dani Alvarez)

Stop by the Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world, and read something enticing over a cup of coffee. Av. Santa Fe 1860, Recoleta.

From the 9th to the 15th of June the renowned Café Vinilo will be hosting the Vinilo 015 Festival with live music acts by famous local jazz, folklore and tango musicians. Gorriti 3780, Palermo.

Wednesday

Festival

Photo : Michel Aumercier

Last week to stop by the Mona Hatoum exhibit at Fundación Proa which closes on Sunday! Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca

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 Allen County (IN) Public Library)

Stop by the new Centro Cultural Kirchner, which used to be the post office headquarters, and check out the exhibits on mail art and Sophie Calle. At 5pm, there will also be a performance by Fernando Rubio called Todo lo que está a mi lado. Sarmiento 151, downtown.

In the evening, head to the Teatro Opera where the Chinese dance show Shen Yun: the Monkey King will take place starting at 8.30pm. Tickets here.

Friday

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.

In the evening, starting at 9pm, renowned Jazz musician Billy Cobham will be staging a live show at Teatro Coliseo. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

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

Throughout June, every Saturday at 10pm, renowned Argentine folklore and jazz artist, Luis Salinas, will be playing a live show at Torcuato Tasso. Defensa 1575, San Telmo

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.

On Sunday morning, at 11am there will be a free concert by the Camerata Bariloche at the Colón Theatre. Stop by the theatre on Saturday to get 2 free tickets per person on a first come first serve basis. Cerrito 628, downtown.

This Week: 27th Oct – 2nd Nov.

Monday

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(Photo by jayneandd)

Rain is forecast for the night so catch a movie at the Anima Film Fest that is screening international films about awareness and conscious living- Find the full program here.  Cinemark Palermo, Beruti 3399, Palermo.

Tuesday

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(Photo by Manuel P Báñez)

Stop by the Museo Nacional del Libro y de la Lengua (the National Language Museum), where a special exhibit on Julio Cortazar is being held until November. Av. Las Heras 2555, Recoleta.

Later on, get ready for some opera at the Teatro Colón which is inaugurating a production of Elektra by Richard Strauss. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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(Photo by Beatrice Murch)

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, staring at 9.30pm, Peter Krantz will be playing French musique at Notorious, club de Jazz. av. Callao 966

Thursday

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(Photo by lili chin)

The MALBA is inaugurating a new exhibit featuring famous Argentine artist Antonio Berni’s work. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

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

Friday

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(Photo by Marcel van Leeuwen)

If you came to Buenos Aires and you’re not 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, starting at 6pm, the ragtime festival kicks off until Sunday at the Centro Cultural Recoleta. Junín 1930, Recoleta

Saturday and Sunday

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

Stop by the ragtime festival taking place until Sunday at the Centro Cultural Recoleta. Junín 1930, Recoleta.

On Sunday evening, Caetano Veloso will be playing a live concert at the Luna Park Stadium. 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

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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

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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.

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: 22-28th September 2014

Monday

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Start off the week by visiting the MALBA where a great collection of artwork by Julio Le Parc is being exhibited until the 6th of October. Av Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Later on, stop by to celebrate the arrival of Spring at Centro Cultural Konex where La Bomba del Tiempo will be staging their weekly percussion show. Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

For some great post dancing local style pizza, head to nearby Los Cocos and order a fugazetta, an onion and mozzarella specialty. Los Cocos- Córdoba, Av. 3303, Almagro

Tuesday

(Photo by Roger Schultz)

The 2014 photography festival ¨Festival de la Luz¨ will be taking place at different venues around the city. A full list of exhibitions is available here.

The last function of the opera Falstaff will be taking place at 8.30pm at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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Head to the beautiful 3 de Febrero parks in Palermo where you can rent paddle boats and make the most of the sunny Spring weather.

Later on, at 5pm, stop by the nearby planetarium that will be screening an immersive Tango show with music by Astor Piazzolla. Av. Sarmiento and Belisario Roldán, Palermo.

Thursday

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Get a general overview of the city  on one of the “Pay What You Want” walking tours led by Jonathan, an Englishman in love with BA! More information here.

The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes is hosting a new Thursday event that aims at creating an alternative experience of art. Head to the Recoleta area and stop by for the Bellos Jueves show at 7.30pm that will feature local bands Coiffeur and Paloma del Cerro amidst a beautiful art collection. Avenida Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

Friday

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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, Franz Ferdinand will be staging a live show in Estadio Malvinas Argentinas. Buy your tickets here.

Another option, in Abasto, is to catch the 7pm show by the Teatro Ciego (blind theatre) which will be playing Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon in absolute darkness. Zelaya 3006, Abasto.

Saturday and Sunday

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During the weekend, a Spanish dance festival will be taking place with flamenco shows and classes in different venues around the city. Check out the program here.

On both Saturday and Sunday, Joe Satriani will be staging live shows at the Gran Rex Theatre.

Summer Program at the Planetarium

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The Buenos Aires planetarium, located amid the stunning Palermo parks, has recently kicked off its summer program with a variety of different events. Colisiones Cósmicas is one of their new shows and depicts the story of stars that have collided in the past and predictions about the course the universe will take. It is projected from Tuesday to Friday from 4pm to 7pm once every hour, and on weekends from 5pm to 7pm. Una de Piratas is an animated film for children produced by the planetarium and is screened on weekends at 3pm and 4pm. Tango 360 combines a stunning visual show of tango and stars with Astor Piazzolla music interpreted by Escalandrum, which is led by Pipi Piazzolla, the renowned composer’s grandson. It is screened on Saturdays and Sundays at 8pm and lasts approximately half an hour. Finally, there are also talks about astronomy being held on Thursdays and Fridays at 7.30pm. Av. Sarmiento and Belisario Roldán, Palermo.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

Head to the MALBA and check out the new Liliana Porter exhibit. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

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

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Take advantage of the sunny spring weather and take a biking tour of the city with Buenos Aires Biking tours.  More information here.

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.

Wednesday

(Photo by Andrés Bustos)

If you’re in the Recoleta area, stop by the Centro Cultural Recoleta and check out the Clorindo Testa exhibit being held until the 20th of October.

In the evening, stop for hotdogs and a drink at the posh Verne Cocktail Club owned by Fede Cuco, our celebrated happy hour bartender. Medrano 1475, Palermo.

Thursday

(Photo by Amodiovalerio Verde)

One of the architectural landmarks of the city 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.

Later on, don’t miss the monthly gallery night event that will take place in the Retiro, Barrio Norte and Recoleta neighborhoods.  More information here.

Friday

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Book your place for a Foto Ruta Academia tour where you can get to know the city through the lens while benefiting from professional photography tips! More information here.

In the evening, check out Spam, the spoken opera that will be performed at the Colón Theatre as part of the FIBA festival. More information here.

Saturday and Sunday

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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.

The monthly organic food fair, Buenos Aires Market, will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday at La Usina del Arte in La Boca. More information here.

Throughout the weekend, catch some live music at the Personal Fest, featuring Aerosmith, Muse, Whitesnake and Janes Addiction. Tickets here.

October in Buenos Aires

Events and Festivals

3rd-6th of October- The annual gourmet food fair, MASTICAR, which is organized by some of the cities most prestigious chefs, will be taking place in Colegiales. More information here.

4th of October/18th of October- Fierro Hotel Happy Hour, which features great music, drinks by celebrity bar tender Fede Cuco and tapas by the one and only Hernán Gipponi will be taking place at the Hotel’s lush green garden every fortnight from 6pm to 9pm. Soler 5862, Palermo.

4th-20th of October- FIBA, the international theatre festival will be taking place at theatres around the city.  More information here.

10th of October- The monthly art event, Gallery nights, will be taking place throughout Retiro, Barrio Norte and Recoleta. More information here.

12-13th of October- The monthly organic food fair, Buenos Aires Market, will be taking place at La Usina del Arte in La Boca. More information here.

20th-25th of October- The international jazz festival will be setting the tunes for Spring. More information here.

Every Saturday, throughout Spring and Summer, the PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more starting at 3pm at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

Concerts:

2nd of October- Al Di Meola at the Teatro Opera. Tickets here.

4th of October- Marc Houle, Magda and Troy Pierce at Mandarine Park.Avenida Costanera Norte and Sarmiento.

5th of October- Paul Van Dyke at Mandarine Park.Avenida Costanera Norte and Sarmiento.

6th of October- Black Sabath and Megadeth at Estadio Único de la Plata. Tickets here.

12th and 13th of October- Personal Fest featuring Aerosmith, Muse, Whitesnake and Janes Addiction. Tickets here.

Colón Theatre:

Opera:

Bebe Dom and The City Planet.  20/22/25/29 October.

Concerts:

A Tribute to Music- Featuring music composed by Britten, Williams and Prokief for the viola. 3rd of October.

Sounds in Music: Featuring organ music composed by Gounod, Bizet and Saint-Saenz. 10th of October.

Expressive Depths- Featuring cello compositions by Khachaturian and Brahms. 24th of October.

Free Sunday Morning Concerts (tickets must be picked up 48 hours prior to the concerts at the theatre’s box office. A maximum of two per person are handed out until full capacity is reached.)

Chango Spasiuk Trio- 6th of October at 11am.

Ernesto Jodos Trio- 13th of October at 11am.

Other events:

Screening of Metropolis with live orchestra music- 23rd of October at 8.30pm.

Spam- Spoken opera that will be performed as part of the FIBA festival. 10/11/12/13/18th of October.

Purchase tickets online for Colón Theatre functions here.