This Week: 15th-21st of June

Monday

percusion

(Photo by Let Ideas Compete)

Kick off the week with a good book at the Ateneo Grand Splendid bookstore, considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. Av. Santa Fe 1860, Recoleta.

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

matches

(Photo by Patrik Theander)

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.

Don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s experimental choral adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Match Girl that will be staged from Tuesday through Friday at 8pm. Tickets here.

Wednesday

wine

(Photo by Patrik Theander)

The Ciudad Emergente Festival kicks off until the 21st of June with live music, dance performances, art, stand-up comedy and more. Find the full program here.

Book your place for a Palermo wine tour with Sorrel Moseley-Williams and sample six different wines as you get to know some of the area’s best purchasing spots. More information here.

Thursday

artesanía

(Photo by alejandro cañizares)

Stop by the Casa del Bicentenario to check out the new exhibit, Legado Vivo, which showcases elements from Wichi and Maori cultures. Riobamba 985, downtown.

In the evening, the monthly Gallery Nights event will be taking place in the Retiro, Recoleta and Barrio Norte neighborhoods from 7pm onwards. More information here.

Friday

medusa

(Medusa by Vic Muniz-Photo by Paradasos)

Renowned artist Vic Muniz will be showcasing his work in the Retiro area at the Universidad Nacional Tres de Febrero until the 14th of September. Av. Antartida Argentina 1355, downtown.

At 8pm, the MALBA will be screening John Ford’s The Iron Horse and after midnight, Dr Caligari’s Cabinet by Robert Weine. Both silent films will have live music by the National Film Chamber Orchestra. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo

Saturday and Sunday

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

The Ciudad Emergente Festival will be taking place throughout the weekend with live music, dance performances, art, stand-up comedy and more. Find the full program here.

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.

This Week: 25th-31st of May

Monday

san martin

(Photo by Santiago Allaria)

Argentina celebrates its independence and the Fiesta de Colectividades will be taking place at Av Caseros for the occasion from 11am onwards. There will be food stands and typical folklore music and dances. Av. Caseros and Monteagudo, Parque Patricios.

Last chance to stop by the Puro Diseño design fair at La Rural in Palermo. More information here.

In the evening, BAMA cine arte will be screening David Lynch’s Wild at Heart at 7pm, and The Elephant man at 9.30pm. Diagonal Norte 1150, downtown.

Tuesday

Volatil felicidad (Fleeting Happiness) is the new photography exhibit taking place at Parque de la Memoria, which gathers a collection of images from Argentina in the nineties. Rafael Obligado 6745, Costanera.

In the evening, don’t miss the Buena Vista Social Club live concert at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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(Photo by Georgina)

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.

Tchaikovsky’s gorgeous Swan Lake ballet will be staged all week at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Thursday

The B.15 Performance Biennial is still taking place until the 7th of June with works by renowned local and international artists including Laurie Anderson, Marina Abramovic, Marta Minujín, Sophie Calle and more. Find the full program here.

In the evening, renowned Argentine singer/songwriter Silvio Rodriguez will be staging a live show at the Luna Park Stadium Tickets here

Friday

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 (Photo by nestor ferraro)

The Ciudad Verde Festival, which promotes sustainability and healthy lifestyle, will be taking place throughout the weekend from Friday to Sunday with exhibits of recycled garbage art, a food fair and more. Find the full program here.

At 8pm or 9.30pm there will be a live band at the Planetarium playing Pink Floyd covers under projections of impressive starry skies. Av. Sarmiento and Belisario Roldán, Palermo.

Saturday and Sunday

gaia

(Photo by Alice Popkorn)

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

The Ciudad Verde Festival, which promotes sustainability and healthy lifestyle, will be taking place throughout the weekend with exhibits of recycld garbage art, a food fair and more. Find the full program here.

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: 11-17th of May

Monday

chess

(Photo by Honghu W)

Last chance to stop by the Buenos Aires International Book Fair and shop for some books to take back home or play a game of chess with the pros at 7pm. More information here.

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

anima mundi

(Anima Mundi- Marina Abramovic)

The B.15 Performance Biennial is still taking place until the 7th of June with works by renowned local and international artists including Laurie Anderson, Marina Abramovic, Marta Minujín, Sophie Calle and more. Find the full program here.

In the evening, head to the Colón Theatre to attend the opera function of L’Elisir d’Amore starting at 8pm. Tickets here.

Wednesday

the wings of desire

(Photo from The Wings of Desire/ Wim Wenders)

The Buenos Aires Polo Circo Festival, featuring circus and trapeze acts from around the World and other related activities, is taking place until the 17th of May. Find the full program here.

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

Check out the new Mona Hatoum exhibit being held at Fundación PROA until the 14th of June.

In the evening, head to the Colón Theatre to attend the opera function of L’Elisir d’Amore starting at 8pm. Tickets here.

Friday


puerto madero

(Photo by Ernesto Lago)

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, the British band Jungle will be staging a live show at Niceto Club in Palermo. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

apples

(Photo by Tom Gill)

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

The Buenos Aires Market, offering fresh organic produce and natural products will be taking place at the Palermo racetracks throughout the weekend.  More information here.

On Saturday evening, don’t miss the Zappa plays Zappa concert by Dweezil Zappa at the Teatro Opera. Tickets here.

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: 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: 17-23 November

Monday

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

In the evening, starting at 7pm there will be classic Hindu dances at the Centro Cultural Borges as part of the VI India Festival, taking place until the 24th of November. Viamonte and San Martín, downtown.

Tuesday

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(Photo by Anneke_B)

Check out the new exhibit at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes: Fatal Seduction. Erotic Imagery of the 19th Century. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

In the evening, Deep Purple will be staging a live show at the estadio Luna Park. Tickets here

Wednesday

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(Photo by Min Lee)

The international jazz festival kicks off and will be taking place until Monday the 27th of November. Find the full program here.

In the evening, head to the Centro Cultural Recoleta to catch the stunning Fuerza Bruta show. Tickets here.

Thursday

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(Photo by Nick Kenrick)

The Bienal de Imágenes en Movimiento will be taking place from the 20th to the 30th of November featuring films and experimental video art from around the world. Find the full program here.

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

Friday

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(Photo by Alberto Ortiz)

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, 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 /Sunday/ Monday

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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.

The Jazz Festival, the India Festival and the Bienal de Imagenes en Movimiento will all be taking place throughout the long weekend.

This Week: 22-28th September 2014

Monday

(Photo by laimagendelmundo)

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.

Buenos Aires Spring 2013

(Photo by Lieutenant Pol)

Events

FIBA international theatre festival- 4th to the 20th of October. More information here.

International Jazz Festival- 20th to the 25th of November.  More information here.

Feria de las Naciones- 16th to the 25th of November. A display of foods and traditions from different countries at La Rural in Palermo.

Noche de los Museos– 9th of November. The city museums open their doors until 3am for a lively and arty night.

PM Open Air Music kicks off its Spring-Summer 2013 edition with live music and more every Saturday from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

Concerts

21st of September- Caetano Veloso- Teatro Gran Rex. Tickets here.

21st of September- John Digweed at Mandarine. Avenida Costanera Norte and Sarmiento.

21st of September- Steve Bug at Pacha. Av. Rafael Obligado 6151, Costanera.

26th of September- Bon Jovi at Estadio Velez Sarsfield. Tickets here.

27th of September- Iron Maiden at Estadio River Plate. Tickets here.

28th of September- Alice in Chains at Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

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.

1st  to the 3rd of November- Quilmes Rock featuring Blur and Tan Bionica at Ciudad del Rock. Tickets here.

8th of November- Ringo Starr at the Luna Park Stadium. Tickets here.

9th of November- Creamfields featuring Sven Bath and Richie Hawtin. Tickets here.

12th of November- Red Hot Chili Peppers- to be confirmed.

14th of November- Planeta Terra Fest featuring Travis, Lana del Rey and Beck at Tecnópolis. Tickets here.

15th of November- Paco de Lucía at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

20th of November- Devendra Banhart at the Gran Rex. Tickets here.

23rd of November- Cat Stevens at Tecnopolis. Tickets here.

12th of December- Stevie Wonder at Estadio Velez Sarsfield. Tickets here.

14th of December- Metallica- To be confirmed.

14th of December- Buenos Aires Summer Break Fest 2013  featuring Dave Mathews, Incubus and SOJA at  Al Rio. Tickets here.