The Tango festival and dance world cup continues this week whilst the city celebrates the birthdays of two of our literary legends; Jorge Luis Borges and Julio Cortazar.
Check out the recently reopened Film Museum where you can find memorabilia and information on the thriving local industry.
In the evening the San Martin Theatre is staging a contemporary ballet version of A Streetcar Named Desire with music compose by Bela Bartok.
Agustín R. Caffarena 49, La Boca
Av. Corrientes 1530, Dowtown.
(Photo by ojo_de_vidrio)
Take advantage of the Tango Festival this week to visit the Tango Product Fair where you can get souvenirs and other unique memorabilia!
Later on head to the new “it” place, the Rio Cafe, where they will be hosting their weekly Wednesday Rock in Rio.
Centro Municipal de Exposiciones
E. J. Couture 2231, Recoleta.
Honduras 4772, Palermo
(Photo by Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires)
Whilst you’re in Buenos Aires you can’t miss a visit to the Colón Theatre. Guided tours in English are offered every day on an hourly basis from 11am-2pm.
For a coffee break in one of the city’s charming traditional bars head to the nearby Petit Colon.
Later on head the Museo de Arte HispanoAmericano for a Haiku reading in English starting at 7.30pm
In the evening get to know more about the local wine industry at the weekly tastings in the Fierro Hotel.
Cerrito 628, Downtown
Libertad 505, Downtown
Suipacha 1422, Downtown
Soler 5862, Palermo
(Photo by paula soler-moya)
Fundación PROA in La Boca is showcasing Sistemas, Acciones y Procesos- 1965 a 1975 which displays an array of art work form the 60´s and 70´s by renown local and international artists.
In the evening explore the city’s art galleries and museums with the rest of the crowd on the monthly Gallery Nights.
Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca
Saturday and Sunday
(Photo by PaRaP)
The environmentally friendly Green Film Fest will be hosted from the 25-31st of August at the Palermo Cinemark. More information here.
If you’re walking the 3 de Febrero parks in Palermo stop by the Japanese gardens where an Ikebana exhibit will be displayed all weekend. Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Casares.