After last weeks concert madness, the pace appears to have settled down for this one, but look closer and you’ll see that appearances can be deceiving! The BAFICI film festival is still on, displaying some of the worlds best independent films, and other cultural and musical events are likely to keep you on the go!
Visit la Casa de Liniers, one of the oldest homesteads of the city dating back to the 1700s that once belonged to Santiago de Liniers, one of the last Viceroys of the country.
In the evening head over to La Cigale for drinks and live music at their Monday night classic “Los Lunes estan de moda.” Also a great chance to see “animalario,” an exhibition of collages and photomontage showing humanized animals and animalized humans, also at La Cigale.
Casa de Liniers
Venezuela 469, Monserrat
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12-6PM
25 de Mayo 597
The Fundacion Proa in the Boca area is one the city’s contemporary art epicenters and is now hosting an exhibit on Louise Bourgeois that is not to be missed. The French artists works, including sculptures and objects intimately related to psychoanalyses, are being displayed until June.
In the evening piano virtuoso Keith Jarret graces us with his presence at the Teatro Colon.
Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca
Tel. [54-11] 4104-1000
+5411 4378 7100
The Centro Cultural Recoleta is hosting a quirky sculpture installation made of animal fur and other recycled materials that were donated and turned back into animals.
In the evening the Swedish rock band Embassy present The Sounds at Niceto Club.
R.I.P Rip Hurrah
Centro Cultural Recoleta
Junín 1930, Recoleta
4803 1040 – 4803 9799
Niceto Vega y Humboldt ,
A trip to the zoo could be just the thing to do this week, and not just to see the animals, but also to appreciate the natural and architectural beauty of this national historical monument built in 1888.
In the evening head to Club Cultural Matienzo for some of Go-Neko’s spacial rock at 10pm.
Zoologico de Buenos Aires
Av. Sarmiento and Av. Las Heras
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am-6pm
Club Cultural Matienzo
Tte.B Matienzo 2424, Palermo.
Take a guided tour of the San Martin theatre to get a behind the scenes feel of a theatre production. Tours in English are available from Tuesdays to Fridays at 12noon.
Later on in the evening check out Arde, an experimental production combining theatre and dance being staged at Entretelones at 10pm.
Afterwards head over to El Emergente for some live funk music and laughs. El Emergente is also a great option if you’re looking for a place to go to after catching a film at the Abasto screenings of the BAFICI film festival.
Teatro San Martin
Av. Corrientes 1530
Enrique Martinez 1427
Capital Federal – Buenos Aires – Argentina
Gallo 333, Abasto
The Villa O Campo in the Neighborhood of San Isidro in the outskirts of Buenos Aires brought together intellectuals and renowned authors of twentieth century. Tours of the home and gardens are offered from Thursday to Sundays where you an also sit down for tea and scones in the afternoon.
In the evening Spanish guitarist Diego Garcia is playing at Boris Club.
Tel (54-11) 4732-4988
Elortondo 1811 – B1643CSG
Beccar – Partido de San Isidro
Provincia de Buenos Aires
How to get there-
By train- From Retiro on the Train that goes to TIGRE. Get off at the Beccar station and either take a cab or walk 7 blocks until Puente Uriburu and then turn to the right at El Ortondo.
By car-Drive straight down Av.Libertador up to the 17,400 where Puente Uriburu is and turn right, one block, then right again at El Ortondo.
+54 (011) 4777-0012
Gorriti 5568, Palermo Hollywood, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires
For a great Sunday Brunch head to Recoleta’s Sirop Folie, a hidden French restaurant which serves a five course brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5 pm. The food is delicious and the place, with its antique mirrors, old pictures chandeliers and French background music is lovely to sit in.
In the evening Argentine jazz king Walter Malosetti is playing at Notorious.
Vicente Lopez 1661, Local 12, Recoleta.
Av. Callao 966, Palermo