This Week: 25-30th November

Tuesday

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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, Metronomy will be playing in Crobar and Yann Tiersen in La Trastienda.

Wednesday

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The Bienal de Imágenes en Movimiento will be taking place until the 30th of November featuring films and experimental video art from around the world.

Puccini’s Madame Butterfly will be staged at the Teatro Colón starting at 8.30pm. Functions will be offered throughout the week until the 2nd of December. Tickets here.

Thursday

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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, the colorful Brazilian music group, Monobloco, will be staging a live show at the Centro Cultural Konex. Tickets here. Sarmiento 3131, Abasto

Friday

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The Planetarium has reopened its doors to the public this week and features a 26 minute film about tango at 5pm. Av. Sarmiento and Av. Belisario Roldán, Palermo.

Later on, stop by Verne Cocktail Club and sip on one of the renowned Fede Cuco cocktails! Medrano 1475, Abasto.

Saturday and Sunday

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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 Buenos Aires Market, which offers organic food in different city locations, will be taking place during the weekend in Parque Rivadavia in Caballito. Av. Rivadavia 4800, Caballito.

This Week: 3-9th of Nov.

After the rain, a bit of sunshine finally puts the city back into perspective. And, it’s November, which means the return of the lovely Jacarandas!

Tuesday

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(Saint Francis Kneeling in Meditation)

The Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires has inaugurated a new exhibit of renowned artist El Greco. Av. Del Libertador, 1473, Recoleta.

In the evening, catch the last function of Elektra at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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The MALBA has recently inaugurated a new exhibit featuring famous Argentine artist Antonio Berni’s work. Don’t miss it! Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Later on, starting at 8pm, there’s a contemporary music concert at the Fundación PROA in La Boca. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

Thursday

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The stunning Museo de Arte Decorativo on Libertador Avenue is showcasing an exhibit, Meraviglia dalle Marche II, featuring a beautiful collection of Renaissance, Mannerist and Baroque art from the Italian Marche region. Av.del Libertador 1902, Recoleta.

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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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 and Sunday

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Fierro Hotel’s restaurant is closed this week for renovations. But it will be up and running again in no time! Stay tuned.

The annual Creamfields electronic party will be taking place on Saturday featuring DJ’s David Guetta, Deep Dish, and Sven Bath, amongst others. Autodromo de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires. Av. Roca y General Paz, Villa Lugano. Tickets here.

The Personal Fest will be taking place throughout the weekend with live acts by Monkeys, Calle 13, MGMT, The Hives, Morcheeba, Molotov, Echo & The Bunnymen, S.O.J.A. and James McCartney, amongst others. Tickets here.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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If your planning to visit the city center to see the Obelisco, or to take a tour of the Colon Theatre, first head to the Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (palace of running waters) on Cordoba Avenue and Riobamba. The stunning palace is now Aguas Argentinas´ (the local water company) headquarters and is also a museum. Riobamba 750 – 1° Piso.  6319-1104.

One Table, the city’s top Monday gastronomic event, is the best place to start the week with glorious foods, great wines and a chance to share with lovely people at a unique dining experience. Booking in advance is a must! 3220-6820.

Tuesday

Check out the Enrique de Larrañaga exhibit taking place at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes until the 28th of February. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

In the evening, stop for hotdogs and a drink at the posh Verne Cocktail Club owned by Fede Cuco, our celebrated happy hour bartender. Medrano 1475, Palermo.

Wednesday

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At the starting point of the Paraná delta is the town of Tigre, set on an island lined by small rivers and streams. This rugged location surrounded by nature offers a variety of attractions including canoeing and kayak excursions, trekking, motorboat and commuter boats to take you to different places on the riverside, restaurants, spas, teahouses, picnic sites, a naval museum, an art museum, a mate museum, a casino, a crafts fair and an amusement park.

Thursday

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Villa O Campo, located in San Isidro on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, brought together renowned twentieth century intellectuals and authors. Tours of the home and gardens are offered from Thursday to Sunday and afterwards some tea and scones are mandatory.

In the evening, Argentine pianist Sergio Gruz, who has been living in Paris for the last 20 years, will be staging a live show combining impressions of Paris and Buenos Aires at 9.30pm at Boris Club de Jazz. Gorriti 5568, Palermo.

Friday

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The forecasted weather is sun and fun, perfect for outdoor sightseeing and there are some great tours by air and water that make for interesting alternatives to get to know the city in a novel way.

In the evening, stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson starting at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Saturday and Sunday

Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday, PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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If your planning to visit the city center to see the Obelisco, or to take a tour of the Colon Theatre, first head to the Palacio de Aguas Corrientes (palace of running waters) on Cordoba Avenue and Riobamba. The stunning palace is now Aguas Argentinas´ (the local water company) headquarters and also as a museum. Riobamba 750 – 1° Piso.  6319-1104

One Table, the city’s top Monday gastronomic event, is the best place to start the week with glorious foods, great wines and a chance to share with lovely people at a unique dining experience. Booking in advance is a must! 3220-6820.

Tuesday

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The Dorrego flea market in Palermo Hollywood is one of the neighborhood’s top attractions for antiques and unique finds!  Dorrego and Álvarez Thomas.

In the evening, renowned tango group Otros Aires will be presenting their new record, 4, at Boris Club de Jazz. Gorriti 5568, Palermo.

Wednesday

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Head to the MALBA and check out the Liliana Porter and Elba Bairón exhibits. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Later on, head to the gorgeous Colón Theatre where a ballet production of Cinderella is being staged throughout the week. Tickets here.

Thursday

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A very warm day is forecast for Thursday so outdoor sightseeing and stopping for some well reputed Argie ice-cream are mandatory! Find a list of our favorite ice-cream parlors here.

In the evening, catch the stunning Fuerza Bruta show that is being staged at the Centro Cultural Recoleta. Junin 1930, 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!

The Planeta Terra Fest featuring Travis, Lana del Rey and Beck will be taking place at Tecnópolis. Tickets here.

In the evening, stop by Fierro‘s monthly Thank Fierro its Friday Happy Hour now from 7pm to 10pm! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Saturday and Sunday

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Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday, PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

On Saturday, Paco de Lucía will be staging a live show at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here.

On Sunday, the Feria de las Naciones kicks off  with a great selection of foods and traditions from different countries at La Rural in Palermo.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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Head to the MALBA and check out the new Liliana Porter exhibit. Avenida Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

One Table, the city’s top Monday event, is the best place to start the week with glorious foods, great wines and a chance to share with lovely people. Book your place at 3220-6820.

Tuesday

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Fundación PROA is showcasing a new exhibit that features images of Buenos Aires as seen through different artists eyes.  Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.

Last chance to catch Britten’s War Requiem that is being staged at the Colón Theatre. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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Take a free tour of Buenos Aires with Jonathan, an Englishman in love with the city. Tours start every day at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

In the evening,  Al Di Meola will be staging a live concert at the Teatro Opera. Tickets here.

Thursday

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The annual gourmet food fair, MASTICAR, which is organized by some of the cities most prestigious chefs, will be taking place until the 6th of October. More information here.

Later on, stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson staring at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Friday

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FIBA, the international theatre festival kicks off until the 20th of October.  More information here.

Later on, stop by Fierro Hotel for the monthly Thank Fierro it’s Friday happy hour! Soler 5862, Palermo.

Saturday and Sunday

Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Saturday, PM Open Air Music will be taking place with live music and more from 3pm onwards at San Pedro de Jujuy 101, Retiro.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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Stop by the MALBA in Recoleta and get a glimpse of the Latin American modern art scene of Grete Stern and Adriana Varejao’s work. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Recoleta.

In the evening don’t miss out on La Bomba del Tiempo, a percussion orchestra that has become one of the local absolute musts.  For some great post dancing pizza, head to nearby Los Cocos and order a fugazetta pizza, an onion and mozzarella local specialty. Los Cocos- Córdoba, Av. 3303, Almagro

Tuesday

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Get a general overview of the city  on one of the free walking tours led by Jonathan, an Englishman in love with BA! Tours start at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi Horse monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

Later on, don’t miss the party in San Telmo in celebration of  Prince William-Alexander and Maxima Zorriegueta’s crowning . The celebration will combine typical cuisine and drinks from Holland and Argentina, late-night dancing, and a lot of orange. The party begins at 9pm at Boutique San Telmo, Peru 535. Tickets are 200 pesos in advance and 250 pesos on the day of the party and include food and drinks throughout the night. More information here.

Wednesday

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The Recoleta cemetery is one of the city’s most popular attractions and for good reason. Nearby is the Palais de Glace in Recoleta where a great new photography exhibit is being displayed. Posadas 1795, Recoleta.

Later on stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson staring at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Thursday

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Head to the annual book fair that is taking place at La Rural in Palermo until the 13th of May. The fair’s theme this year is Books as Bridges and there will be a special focus on Dutch literature. More information here.

At 8.30pm there will be a piano concerto by Pascal Rogé at the Colón Theatre featuring pieces by Schumann and Poulenc amongst others. Tickets here.

Friday

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Book your place for a special lunch with the Argentine Experience who will give you the 411 on everything local and feed you great Argie meat and more! They also organize mate and dulce de leche tastings. More information here.

In the evening, stop by Fierro´s Thank Fierro its Friday Happy Hour from 6pm to 8.30 pm and then head to one of the best speakeasies in the city! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800. postponed due to rain.

Saturday and Sunday

 

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Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar.

On Sunday morning, starting at 11am, violins and cellos will be filling the Colón Theatre with music by Alexander Borodin and Bedrich Smetana. More information here.

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

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One of the architectural landmarks of the city is the famous Palacio Barolo. Guided tours are available Mondays and Thursdays from 4pm to 7pm and evening guided tours on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8pm and Thursdays at 8.30pm includes tasting of an awarded wine and a national delicacy. More information here.

Tuesday

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Book a personalized food tour with Allie from famous BA food blog Pick Up the Fork and get to know the gastronomic side of the city you are most curious about. More information here.

Polish your Spanish and make new friends at the Tuesday conversation classes organized by Bueno, Dale! Spanish School in different city bars. The hour long practice sessions are open for all levels and all one must do is show up from 7pm to 8pm with a 30-peso fee. The location of each event is announced via Facebook.

Wednesday

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The BAFICI independent film festival kicks off until the 21st of April. Find the full schedule here and buy your tickets in advance!

Later on stop by La Catedral in Almagro where you can take a tango lesson starting at 7.30 pm or 9pm. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Thursday

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Get a general overview of the city  on one of the free walking tours led by Jonathan, an Englishman in love with BA! Tours start at 11am at the center of Plaza Italia by the Garibaldi Horse monument and cover the areas of Almagro, Congress and Plaza de Mayo using local transport to get around. More information here.

In the evening, get ready for mingling in the local art scene as the first gallery night of the year kicks off from 7 to 10pm.

Friday

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Head to the stunning Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta in Belgrano and check out Spanish artist Ouka Leele‘s  photography which she treats as a form of visual poetry in images full of vibrant colors.

In the evening The Cure will be staging a live concert at Estadio River Plate startin at 9pm. Tickets here.

Saturday and Sunday

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Remember to make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. 3220-6800.  info@hgrestaurant.com.ar

PM Open air music– Outdoor live music, art and more merge in this new Saturday event which takes place in Palermo from 2pm to 9pm. Paraguay 4905, Palermo

On Saturday evening don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s experimental program with the staging of Bluelight, an opera based on  Silvia Plath’s Three Women. More information here.

Find a ten-day weather forecast here.