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

Monday

fugazetta

(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

rain

(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

martha

(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

la rural

(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

reserva

(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 in Buenos Aires

Monday

(Photo by Kara Brugman)

Have  a special lunch at the MALBA´s French restaurant, Cafe des Arts, and then spend the rainy afternoon browsing the museums permanent collection of Latin American art and the temporary exhibit of Argentine Contemporary art.

Liven up your evening at Notorious, where cheerful live Brazilian fusion music by Jonga Zambo will be playing.

 

MALBA

Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta

4808-6500

Open Thur-Mon 12-8pm. Tuesdays closed.

 

Notorious

Callao 966, Palermo

4813-6888

 

Tuesday

(Photo by bdeboikot)

The city museum ( Museo de la Ciudad) is showcasing a special exhibit on Boxing and other sports that have influenced the culture. For an afternoon submarino (hot milk with melted chocolate) in a picturesque corner of San Telmo, head to  traditional Bar Seddon, just a few blocks away.

In the evening head to the Wherever Bar in Palermo for their 5pm-9pm happy hour and British music.

 

Museo de la Ciudad

Defensa 219, San Telmo

4331-9855

Open Mon-Fri 11am-7pm. Sat-Sun 10am-8pm.

 

Bar Seddon

Defensa 695, San Telmo

4342-3700

 

Wherever Bar

Fray Justo Sta. Maria de Oro 2476, Palermo

4777-8029

 

Wednesday

(Photo by Gonzak)

Find out more about popular art and artisans work at the Museo de Jose Hernandez, where you will find ceramics, baskets, knits, instruments and other handmade traditional objects made from local materials.

Club Niceto and Ill Ballo del Mattone are cohosting an Art Party in the evening where some of the local contemporary work will be exhibited as well as live shows ending in an upbeat party that will last until dawn.

 

Museo Jose Hernandez

Av. Libertador 2373, Recoleta

4803-2384

Open: Wed-Fri 1pm-7pm, Sat-Sun 10am-8pm

 

Club Niceto 

Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo.

4779-9396

 

Thursday

(Photo by Daniel Ivoskus)

Highlights of the scientific and technological advances of the country, as well as special events and shows are being exhibited in Tecnopolis, a technology and innovation fair which will be open until August.  The fair is in the outskirts of the city so we suggest you have the hotel help coordinate transport.

At 9pm renowned Blues musician  Vernon Harrington will be playing live at La Trastienda.

 

Tecnopolis

General Paz between Balbin and Constituyentes. Villa Martelli

 

La Trastienda

Balcarce 460, San Telmo

4342-7650

 

Friday

(Photo by tasito)

The annual cattle farming and agricultural fair will be taking place until the 26th of July at La Rural in Palermo,  showcasing cattle, horses, and other animals as well as regional products and goods and other aspects of the local industry.

In the evening the Centro Cultural Rojas is hosting a party inspired by Gaby Kerpel, a local music-theatre icon who was one of the founders of De La Guarda and who plays a fusion of electronic music with local folklore.

 

La Rural

Av. Sarmiento and Plaza Italia corner, Palermo

4777-5500

 

Centro Cultural Rojas

Av. Corrientes 2038

4954-5521

 

Saturday and Sunday

(Phot by Maria Teresa Adalid)

Saturday- Puerto Rican dub and reggae singer Mimi Maura will be playing at Club Niceto at 9pm. Niceto Vega 5510, Palermo. 4779-9396.

Saturday-Sunday: Catch one of the shows being staged at the International Puppet Festival.