This Week: 7th-13th of September

Monday

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(Prisma- Rogelio Polesello. Photo by A.Davey)

Check out the MALBA’s current exhibits of Argentine artist Rogelio Polesello, and the other of Peruvian artist Teresa Burga. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

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.

At 8pm, the BANFF film festival, which screens movies about extreme sports and mountaineering, will take place at the Hoyts Dot cinemas. Vedia 3626, Saavedra

Tuesday

The best of upcoming and emergent Argentine art will be on display the whole week at the Bienal de Arte Joven which kicks off on Tuesday until Sunday. Find the full program here, and don’t miss the free Juana Molina concert at Centro Cultural Konex at 9pm!

Wednesday

gilberto gil

(Photo by Back2Black Festival)

The Fundación PROA Daros Collection, which features contemporary Latin American art, is well worth taking a look at if you’re in the La Boca area. Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca. 

Later on, Croatian pianist Goran Filipcec will be playing at the Palacio Paz Piano Wednesday sessions that are taking place throughout September at 7.30pm.  Santa Fe 750, Retiro

In the evening, Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil will be staging a live show at the Luna Park Stadium. Not to be missed! Tickets here.

Thursday

buenos aires

(Photo by José María Pérez Nuñez)

The sunny Thursday forecast should prove perfect for exploring the city coast on a sailboat! More information here.

In the evening, a new Gallery Nights event will be taking place from 7-10pm in the Retiro and Barrio Norte areas. Make sure to stop by for champagne and a glance into the local art scene!

Or, if you didn’t catch the Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil concert on Wednesday, get your tickets for their Thursday function here!

Friday

fileteado

(Photo by Alejandra Garcia)

Urban Running Tours are perfect for the sporty types. Those that prefer to eat will certainly enjoy a Parrilla Tour. Otherwise, for something cultural and really typical, try a fileteado porteño tour at 2pm and find out more about this unique local art style.

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

Saturday and Sunday

rueda

(Photo by Marcos Mendoza Saavedra)

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

The annual electronic Moonpark Party will take place on Saturday. Get your tickets here!

If the weather is nice, a day trip to Tigre is a must while you’re in Buenos Aires. You can try a water sport, stop by the Mercado de Frutos where you can purchase local goods, go on a rollercoaster ride, and even place your bets at the local Casino. Explore on your ownor try a tour!

This Week: 4-10th of May

Monday

sophie calle

 (Sophie Calle- Voir la mer.  Photo by jan zuppinger)

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, Marta Minujín, Sophie Calle and more. Find the full 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.

The Tango championship is still taking place until the 10th of May. Find the full program here, and don’t miss out on the finals this weekend!

Tuesday

rayuela

(Photo by Skip)

Stop by the Palais de Glace which is hosting De la Tierra al Cielo, an exhibit featuring photographs, drawings and other documents in homage of renowned argentine author Julio Cortazar. You can also catch Colores en el Alma, an exhibition of pictures by patients of a mental institution. Posadas 1725, Recoleta

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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 (Infinity- Mona Hatoum, Photo by emmapatsie)

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

In the evening, stop by Boris Club de Jazz and have a drink whilst listening to the live blues music of Jose Luis Pardo. Gorriti 5568, Palermo.

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.

In the evening the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra will be staging a live concert at the Colón Theatre with music by Gershwin and Freddy Kempf at the piano. Tickets here.

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!

In the evening, don’t miss the Laurie Anderson concert taking place at 8pm at the Teatro Opera. Tickets here.

Also, the Colón Theatre kicks off their opera production of L’Elisir de Amore. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

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(Photo by Roberto)

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

On Saturday, Laurie Anderson is staging a live concert at 8pm at the Teatro Opera. Tickets here.

On Saturday and Sunday the Colón Theatre will be holding functions of the opera L’Elisir de Amore. Tickets here.

The Tango championship finals will be taking place during the weekend! More information here.

This Week: 20-26th of April

Monday

cinema

(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

piano

(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: 13-19th April 2015

Monday

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Check out the new MALBA exhibits featuring photographs by Annemarie Heinrich, and installations, choreographies and more under the name “Infinite Experience”. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

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

mate

(Photo by Juan Pablo Olmo)

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.

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.

The Colón Theatre inaugurates their production of Werther with functions until the 21st of April. Tickets here.

Wednesday

blue-velvet-robin

(From Blue Velvet by David Lynch)

The Buenos Aires international independent film festival (BAFICI) kicks off with a fantastic program of local, foreign, old and new films to discover! Find the full program here, and make sure to get tickets in advance!

Later on, the Stuttgart Bach Akademie’s Chorus and Orchestra will be presenting a concert at the Colón Theatre, starting at 8pm. Tickets here.

Thursday

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Get ready for a mouth watering weekend as the city’s top chefs cook up a storm at the MASTICAR food fair taking place from the 16th to the 19th of April just a few blocks away from Fierro. Mmm… Zapiola 50, Colegiales.

In the evening, the monthly Gallery nights will be taking place in the downtown circuit until 10pm. Find a map here.

Kiss will also be staging a live show at the Velez Stadium at 9pm. Tickets here.

Friday

onebite

(Photo by Mike)

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!

Later on, starting at 10 pm the Time Warp electronic festival will be taking place at Costa Salguero. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

la olla

(Photo by Simone Bosotti)

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

Catch a film at the BAFICI independent film festival taking place until the 25th of April. More information here.

Don’t miss the MASTICAR gourmet food fair this weekend at El Dorrego. Zapiola 50, Colegiales.

On Saturday, starting at 10 pm the last day of the Time Warp electronic festival will be taking place at Costa Salguero. Tickets here.

Also on Saturday, Vernon Reid from Living Color will be staging a live show at the ND Teatro. Tickets here.

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.

This Week: 6th-12th of April 2015

Monday

infinite

(Photo by azarius)

The BAFICI (Buenos Aires independent film festival) is coming up and tickets go on sale today, find the program here.

Check out the new MALBA exhibits featuring photographs by Annemarie Heinrich, and installations, choreographies and more under the name “Infinite Experience”. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

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

mate cósmico

(Photo by CB shoots)

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.

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

palacio barolo

(Photo by Alberto Rodrigo Longo)

One of the city’s architectural landmarks is the famous Palacio Barolo, full of references to poet Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy and the quest for heaven. Guided tours take place from 4pm to 6pm and evening guided tours at 8.00pm include tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. Av. de Mayo 1370, downtown.

Later on, immerse yourself in total darkness for a special experience of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Tickets here.

Thursday

swing low

(Photo by ManuB.)

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

Later on at 8pm, catch the free Piazzolla tribute featuring ex-Megadeth guitarist Marty Friedman at the Usina del Arte. Tickets will be handed out from 5pm onwards. Agustín Caffarena 1, La Boca.

Friday

There’s plenty to see and do in the Recoleta area including a visit to the cemetery, to the fine arts museum (MNBA) which is featuring an exhibit of Nordic art, and at 7 pm, a free screening of Tarkovski’s The Sacrifice, at the Palais de Glace.

At 9pm, Jason Mraz will be staging a live show at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

lens

(Photo by thevince)

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

Check out the mysterious Foto Ruta Clue tours that take place on Saturdays, and hint your way through the city to discover it through a lens. More information here.

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.

On Saturday at 9pm, Jason Mraz will be staging a live show at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

On Sunday, stop by the Feria de Mataderos to get a taste of typical local “campo” culture. Av de Los Corrales 6500, Mataderos.

This Week: 16th-22nd of March

Monday

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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: 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.