Buenos Aires Agenda: September/Septiembre 2017

Events/Actividades

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8th-10th- BAPhoto will be taking place at the Palermo based La Rural, showcasing the works of some of the best upcoming photographers of the region. Avenida Sarmiento 2704, CABA

8-10 de septiembre- BAPhoto se lleva a cabo en La Rural en Palermo y es una excelente oportunidad para conocer el trabajo de los fotógrafos emergentes de la región. Avenida Sarmiento 2704, CABA

8th September- 3rd of December- Bienalsur- The first edition of this Latin American contemporary art biennial will be kicking off on the 8th of September. Check out the full program here.

8 de septiembre- 3 de diciembre- La primera edición de Bienalsur, la bienal dedicada al arte contemporáneo latinoamericano, inaugura el 8 de septiembre. El programa completo se encuentra aquí. 

21st of September- First day of spring!

21 de septiembre- ¡Arranca la primavera!

Art/arte

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Transmutaciones- Liliana Maresca

MALBA: The MALBA is showcasing two exhibits, one of renowned photographer Diane Arbus, and the other of Peruvian artist Ximena Garrido-Lecca who works with copper . Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

MALBA: El MALBA está exhibiendo dos muestras, una de la reconocida fotógrafa Diane Arbus, y la otra de la artista peruana Ximena Garrido-Lecca que trabaja con cobre. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

MAMBA:  Tomás Sarraceno’s amazing spider web art and Liliana Maresca’s provocative works are being showcased at this beautiful San Telmo centered museum. Also, don’t miss the artsy dj-vj sets at the museum on weekends. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

MAMBA: La  impactante obra de telaraña de Tomás Sarraceno y las piezas provocativas de Liliana Maresca se encuentran actualmente en exhibición en este hermoso museo de San Telmo. Además, los fines de semana no se pierdan las sesiones de música y videoarte en el museo. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

MNBA: The Buenos Aires Fine Arts Museum is showcasing an exhibit of Luis Felipe Noé’s works until the 20th of September.  Av. Libertador 1473, Palermo.

MNBA: El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes exhibe la obra de Luis Felipe Noé hasta el 20 de septiembre.  Av. Libertador 1473, Palermo.

 

This Week: 27th of July to 2nd of August

Monday

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(Photo by Wally Gobetz)

If you’re planning to visit the city center to see the Obelisco, stop by the Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (palace of running waters) on Cordoba Avenue and Riobamba. The stunning building is now Aguas Argentinas (the local water company headquarters) and is also a museum. Open from 9am-1pm. Riobamba 750 – 1° Piso.  6319-1104.

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.

For some great post-dancing fugazzeta pizza, go to the nearby Los Cocos. Av Córdoba 3303, Almagro

Tuesday

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(Photo by Nicolas Alejandro)

The weather forecast anticipates some stormy weather for Tuesday so make sure to check out our rainy day suggestions here and have an umbrella handy.

Also, it’s free pass day at the San Telmo centered MAMBA museum which is featuring a must-see showcase of renowned Argentine artist Leon Ferrari’s work.  Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo.

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

Wednesday

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(Photo by Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina)

Head to the annual Tecnopolis Fair in the outskirts of the city featuring scientific, artistic and technology exhibits, as well as an ice-skating rink and an aquarium. J.B. de la Salle 4365, Villa Martelli.

In the evening, Martha Argerich will be playing with the West-Easter Divan orchestra under the direction of Daniel Barenboim at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Thursday

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(Photo by David Lima Cohen)

The Expo Rural is still taking place until Sunday featuring horse shows, folklore, farm animals and more. More information here.

In the evening, Martha Argerich will be playing with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra under the direction of Daniel Barenboim at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Friday

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

From 6pm onwards, the MALBA will be screening Chaplin, Keaton, and Dreyer films, and to wrap up after midnight, Robert Weine’s famous The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Also, make sure to tour the museum before the screenings, and check out the new exhibit of Peruvian artist Teresa Burga. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Saturday and Sunday

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(Photo by Klaus Balzano)

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

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.

This week: 6-12th of July

Monday

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(Photo by Capitu (ou Marcela))

Check out the MALBA’s two new exhibits, one of controversial Argentine artist Rogelio Polesello, and the other of a collection of video art by different artists that depict important historical and socio-political events. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the afternoon, stop for some churros with dulce de leche at La Giralda or for some tea and sweet treats at the traditional Confitería Las Violetas and then work off those medialunas by dancing at the nearby Centro Cultural Konex where La Bomba del Tiempo, a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local musts, will be showing off their drumming skills. Sarmiento 3131, Abasto. 4864-3200

Tuesday

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Stop by the Centro Cultural Borges and check out artist Hugo Echarri’s exhibit inspired by Foucault’s famous Discipline and Punish. Florida 373, Dowtown.

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

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(Photo by José María Perez Nuñez)

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.

From 9pm onwards you can stop by Isabel Bar in Palermo, one of the hottest nightspots for cocktails in the city. Uriarte 1664, Palermo. 

Thursday

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(Photo by Jaan-Cornelius K.)

Thursday is a national holiday as Argentina celebrates its Independence Day. Stop by Avenida de Mayo for traditional hot chocolate and churros at one of the renowned café’s or head to Feria de Mataderos to catch some local folklore and other typical festivities.

Friday

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.

At 10pm catch Fritz Lang’s masterpiece, Metropolis with live music by the National Film Chamber Orchestra at the MALBAAv. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Saturday and Sunday

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(Photo by Bo Insogna, TheLightningM)

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

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.

Throughout the weekend, check out the performances taking place as part of the Festival Piano Piano at the Centro Cultural Kirchner. More information here

This Week: 20-26th of April

Monday

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(Photo by Pedro)

The BAFICI Festival still has lots to offer in terms of cinematographic variety, until the 25th of April. If you’re not sure what to watch yet, check out Foto Ruta’s 2015 picks, or find the full festival program here.

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 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 Ministerio de Cultura de la Nación Argentina– Mirada interior- Guillermo Cuttica)

Make sure to stop by the Eugenio Cuttica exhibit at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Recoleta and check out the artist’s exquisite introspective paintings. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta. 

In the evening, the last function of the Colón Theatre’s production of the opera Werther will be taking place at 8pm. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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

The Mestiza Festival, featuring a group of top local and international musicians including Kevin Johansen, Tomatito, and Egberto Gismonti, to name a few,  will be taking place at the Teatro Coliseo until Saturday. Tickets here.

Coco Rosie will also be in town and staging a live concert at the Palermo centered Niceto Club. Tickets here.

Thursday

kitkats

(Photo by Catunes)

The 2015 Buenos Aires book fair kicks off until the 11th of May with plenty of great reads to stock up on for the winter. Find all the information here.

Check out the new Mona Hatoum exhibit being held at Fundación PROA until the 14th of June. Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

The Mestiza Festival, featuring a group of top local and international musicians including Kevin Johansen, Tomatito, and Egberto Gismonti, to name a few,  will be taking place at the Teatro Coliseo until Saturday. Tickets here.

Friday

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(Photo by j_arlecchino)

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!

The Mestiza Festival, featuring a group of top local and international musicians including Kevin Johansen, Tomatito, and Egberto Gismonti, to name a few,  will be taking place at the Teatro Coliseo until Saturday. Tickets here.

The BAFICI film festival fares us well until next year with a screening at the Colón Theatre of a film about a family of women pianists. More information here.

Saturday and Sunday

rosedal

(Photo by José María Pérez Nuñez)

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

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.

The Mestiza Festival, featuring a group of top local and international musicians including Kevin Johansen, Tomatito, and Egberto Gismonti, to name a few,  will be taking place at the Teatro Coliseo until Saturday. Tickets here.

On Saturday, Ed Sheeran will be staging a live show at the Luna Park Stadium. Tickets here.

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

fotophoto

(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-15th of Feb.

Monday

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(Photo by UCL Institute of Education)

Stop by the MALBA and check out the exhibit of artist Antonio Berni´s stunning work. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Later on, 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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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, British singer-songwriter Albert Hammond will be staging a live show at the Teatro Opera. Tickets here.  Av. Corrientes 860, downtown.

Wednesday

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(Photo by Lucky B)

One of the city’s architectural landmarks is the famous Palacio Barolo, full of references to poet Dante Alighieri. Guided tours take place at 4, 5 and 6pm and evening guided tours at 8pm 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. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Thursday

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(Photo by Daniel Horacio Agostini)

Stop by the Museo de Arte Moderno in San Telmo where a must-see exhibition of Leon Ferrari’s works is being showcased. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

Later on, stop by for a sip of something worth tasting at the monthly Come Wine With Us event taking place from 7pm to 1am at Veggies & Co. in Palermo. Arevalo 2926, Palermo.

Friday

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(Photo by Benjamin Dumas)

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!

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.

Saturday and Sunday

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It’s Valentines Day on Saturday and what better way to show your love than to treat your significant other to a mouth-watering brunch? Book your place at UCO, Fierro’s fantastic restaurant and kick off the day with a glass of champagne, delicious food and great company in the lush green garden. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

You can also head to Puerto Madero to lip-lock and put a love-lock on the Puente de la Mujer. Later on at 9pm, stop by the nearby La Munich and catch an outdoor screening of a Buster Keaton film. Av. De los Italianos 851, Puerto Madero.

Or, if you’re looking for something less one on one and more party-like, join the Palermo Pub Crawl starting at 10pm. More information here. 

If you’re still feeling romantic on Sunday, stop by La Munich at 6pm where you can enjoy something to sip on and live love songs. Av. De los Italianos 851, Puerto Madero.

This Week: 12-18th January 2015

Monday

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(Photo by Mattie B)

Stop by the MALBA and check out the exhibit of artist Antonio Berni´s stunning work. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the evening, the Rosedal Park in Palermo will become a drive-in cinema featuring Guardians of the Galaxy. Cars, bikes and pedestrians welcome! Av. Del Libertador and Av. Sarmiento, Palermo

Tuesday

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(photo by Yen H Nguyen)

The forecast says rain, which should temper off the heat wave. Stop by the stunning Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world, and read something enticing over a cup of coffee while the water does its thing outside. Av. Santa Fe 1860, Recoleta.

Later on, starting at 9pm, chill out with some reggae music at Guapa Bar. Costa Rica 4933, Palermo.

Wednesday

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(Photo by Margaret Bourke-White)

Check out the Margaret Bourke-White photography exhibit being showcased at the Centro Cultural Borges. Viamonte 525, downtown.

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

Thursday

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(Photo by Tigre Municipio)

With the sun back outand the temperatures in a moderate high, outdoor landmarks are at the top of the sightseeing list. Some suggestions include the Ecological reserve in Puerto Madero, The 3 de Febrero parks in Palermo, or, a little further away, the Tigre delta!

In the evening, at 8pm, an outdoor projection of the Colón Theatre’s production of Sleeping Beauty will be held at Plaza del Vaticano. Viamonte and Cerrito, Downtown.

Friday

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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!

At 9.30pm, Sandra and Vane Mihanovich will be staging a live show at Boris Club de Jazz! Gorriti 5568, Palermo

Saturday and Sunday

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(Photo by José María Pérez Nuñez)

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

This Saturday and Sunday at 6 pm the circus gets electronic participation from DJs and VJs at Buenos Aires Polo Circo. Combate de los Pozos 1700, Downtown.

On Saturday evening at 7pm, stop by the corner of Figueroa Alcorta and Pampa, in Palermo, and catch a free classical music concert!

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.