Buenos Aires Agenda: August/ Agosto

Events/Actividades

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5-6 August: Food Fest BA  will take place at La Rural in Palermo for those who want to stop by and grab a bite. Av. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo.

5-6 agosto: Food Fest BA se llevará a cabo en La Rural en Palermo para quienes quieran pasar a degustar algún plato.   Av. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo. 

10-23 August: The Tango Festival and World Championship will take place in different venues around the city and will also be featuring a tango fair to take back home a good pair of dance shoes.

10-23 agosto: El Festival y Mundial de Tango se llevará a cabo en diferentes lugares de la ciudad y también ofrecerá una feria de productos tangueros donde elegir un buen par de zapatos de baile. 

23-25 August- BAF Week will take place at the end of August at La Rural and is a great chance to check out the local fashion trends for the upcoming spring-summer season.  Av. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo. 

23-25 agosto: A finales del mes en La Rural se llevará a cabo la BAF Week donde se podrán apreciar las tendencias de moda local para la temporada primavera-verano 2018. Av. Sarmiento 2704, Palermo.

Art/arte

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Luis Felipe Noé- Estamos en el siglo XXI

MALBA: The MALBA is showcasing two new exhibits, one of renowned photographer Diane Arbus, and the other of Peruvian artist Ximena Garrido-Lecca who works with copper . Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

MALBA: El MALBA está exhibiendo dos muestras nuevas, una de la reconocida fotógrafa Diane Arbus, y la otra de la artista peruana Ximena Garrido-Lecca que trabaja con cobre. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

MAMBA: Last chance to visit Tomás Sarraceno’s amazing spider web art and Diego Bianchi’s spooky “intertextual”  installation that are being showcased at this beautiful San Telmo centered museum. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

MAMBA: Última oportunidad para ver la obra de telaraña de Tomás Saracceno y la espeluznante instalación “intertextual” de Diego Bianchi que se encuentran actualmente en exhibición en este hermoso museo de San Telmo. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

MNBA: The Buenos Aires Fine Arts Museum is showcasing an exhibit of Luis Felipe Noé’s works, as well as a William Kentridge exhibit.  Av. Libertador 1473, Palermo.

MNBA: El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes está exhibiendo la obra de Luis Felipe Noé y de William Kentridge.  Av. Libertador 1473, Palermo.

Parque de la Memoria: Parque de la Memoria or Remembrance Park is showcasing an exhibit of Hindu artist Anish Kapoor’s work. Avenida Costanera Norte, Rafael Obligado 6745.

Parque de la Memoria: La obra del artista hindú Anish Kapoor se encuentra exhibida actualmente en el Parque de la Memoria. Avenida Costanera Norte, Rafael Obligado 6745.

 

Buenos Aires Agenda: November/Noviembre (1)

Monday/Lunescatrin(Photo by Bryan Ledgard)

The 30th edition of the Casa FOA design event is taking place until the 30th of November at a specially remodeled 40’s style house in the Retiro area that is well worth visiting, especially for architecture and design enthusiasts. Basavilbaso 1233, 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! 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.

Or, head to the Colón Theatre where the BBC Orchestra of Wales will be presenting a concert featuring solo harp player Catrin Finch. Tickets here.

La feria de diseño Casa FOA cumple 30 años y hasta el 30 de noviembre abre las puertas de una casa especialmente remodelada de la década del 40 en la zona de Retiro que vale la pena visitar, en especial si sos entusiasta de la arquitectura y el diseño. Basavilbaso 1233, microcentro.

A la tarde, desde las 17.30 hasta las 19.30hs., abre  el jardín de Fierro Hotel para ofrecer cócteles en el after-office de UCO restaurante. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

También a la tarde, a partir de las 19hs., la famosa orquesta de percusión, La Bomba del Tiempo, se presenta, como todos los lunes, en el Centro Cultural Konex.Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Otra opción es acercarse al Teatro Colón donde la Orquesta BBC de Gales se presenta junto con el solista de arpa Catrin Finch. Entradas aquí.

Tuesday/Martes

The MAMBA is featuring a remake of Marta Minujín’s famous La Menesunda installation which provides visitors with sensory stimulus in eleven different settings. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

Sergei Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel, will be staged at the Colón Theatre on the 3rd, 6th, 8th and 10th of November. Tickets here.

El MAMBA está exhibiendo una nueva versión de la famosa instalación La Menesunda, de Marta Minujín, en la que el público puede experimentar diferentes estímulos sensoriales en once situaciones distintas.  Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

El Ángel de fuego de Sergei Prokofiev se lleva a cabo en el Teatro Colón los días 3, 6, 8 y 10 de noviembre. Entradas aquí.

Wednesday/Miércoles

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The MUNTREF art space in the Retiro area is showcasing a new collection of artwork which explores the theme of migration. av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Retiro.

From Wednesday through Friday, don’t miss your chance to sample the best bubbles in town at the annual Sparkling Nights event at the Hotel Panamericano. Carlos Pellegrini 551, downtown.

El espacio MUNTREF en la zona de Retiro presenta una nueva colección de obras artísticas que exploran la temática de la migración. av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Retiro.

Desde el miércoles hasta el viernes, no te pierdas la oportunidad de degustar los mejores espumantes en la feria anual Sparkling Nights que se lleva a cabo en el Hotel Panamericano. Carlos Pellegrini 551, microcentro.

Thursday/Jueves

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On Thursday, the MALBA inaugurates a new exhibit of Belgian artist Francis Alys poetic-political artwork. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo. 

In the evening, Empire of the Sun will be playing at the Luna Park Stadium. Tickets here.

El jueves, el MALBA inaugura una muestra del trabajo político-poético del artista belga Francis Alys. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Más tarde, la banda Empire of the Sun se presenta en el Estadio Luna Park. Entradas aquí.

Friday/Viernes

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(Photo by José María Pérez Nuñez)

If the weather is nice, take a day trip to San Antonio de Areco, a beautiful rural town well worth visiting to experience local traditions. You might want to extend your stay as Tradition Fest will be taking place on Saturday, so make sure to make sleeping arrangements in advance!

Si el día está lindo, una buena opción para disfrutar de un entorno rural y experimentar las tradiciones locales es hacer una escapada a San Antonio de Areco. Además, el sábado se lleva a cabo la Fiesta de la Tradición por lo que es conveniente reservar alojamiento con anticipación en el caso de extender la estadía.

Saturday and Sunday/ Sábado y Domingo

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

On Saturday evening at 8.30pm, the Museo Larreta in Belgrano is staging a stunning Lorca inspired Flamenco show. Juramento 2291, Belgrano.

On Saturday, Pearl Jam will be staging a live show at the Estadio Único de la Plata (tickets here), Juana Molina will be playing at the Teatro Vorterix (tickets here), and on Sunday, UB40 will be playing at the Luna Park Stadium (tickets here).

Hacé tu reserva para degustar el delicioso brunch de UCO restaurante que  ofrece también una variante de desayuno irlandés. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

El sábado a la noche a las 20.30hs., el Museo Larreta en Belgrano presenta un espectáculo impactante de flamenco inspirado en la obra de Federico García Lorca. Juramento 2291, Belgrano. 

El Sábado, Pearl Jam se presenta en el Estadio Único de la Plata (entradas aquí), Juana Molina en el Teatro Vorterix (entradas aquí) y el domingo, UB40 se presenta en el Estadio Luna Park (entradas aquí).

This Week: 20-26th of April

Monday

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(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

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(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

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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!

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

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(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: 26 May-1 June

Monday

Rusia Gallery via arteBA

Rusia Gallery via arteBA

There’s just one more day – today! – to get down to La Rural to check out the 23rd edition of arteBA. This year, photography has its own section – Photobooth – for the first time while other notable elements include U-TURN masterminded by Spanish curator Agustin Pérez Rubio. 90 pesos. Final day. La Rural, Plaza Italia.

Tuesday

Via Pain & Vin

Via Pain & Vin

 

Turn a glass of vino into something way more exciting and drop by Pain & Vin wine bar. This Palermo store-café-tasting room has a great selection from boutique Argentine producers, plus they speak great English to help you get the most from your choice. Take a Malbec home for later, or crack it open there and then. Gorriti 5132, Palermo Soho.

 

Wednesday

Courtesy of Usted Está Aquí Experience

Courtesy of Usted Está Aquí Experience

 

Following its glorious success in 2013, Usted Está Aquí, the interactive theater experience created by directors Natalia Chami and Romina Bulacio Sak is back for its second season. Without spoiling the plot, prepare for the unexpected as you’re transported to different towns, cities, countries and situations as you rove around the Tardis-like Konex, accompanied by a huge cast. Fun and fantastic. Four shows, 8pm, 8.30pm, 9pm, 9.30pm, also Sundays, Ciudad Cultural Konex, Sarmiento 3131, Almagro. 100 pesos.

 

Thursday

Via Masquecine

Via Masquecine

Did you know you can catch movies for free on Thursdays? The audiovisual district, better known as the north side of Palermo Hollywood, is screening once a week at El Dorrego. The month of May has been all about renowned director Pablo Trapero (he also directed Carancho) and today you can see Familia Rodante (2004). 7.30pm, Zapiola 50, Colegiales. Free.  

 

Friday

Via Foto-Ruta

Via Foto-Ruta

 

Feeling snap happy? Or simply want to improve your iPhone photo skills? FotoRuta‘s workshops let visitors (and residents!) take in Buenos Aires in a creative way, focusing on a particular theme in a certain neighbourhood. Check their site for more details.

 

Weekend

Via Bebop

Via Bebop

Nothing like some late-night blues to soothe the soul and The Honey Horns are here to do just that. The female brass trios comprising Paloma Sneh on tenor sax, Vanesa Harbek on trumpet and Marybeth Almendros on trombone, will get toes tapping and fingers clicking. Bebop Club, Moreno 364, Monserrat.

This Week: 7-14 April

Food Week is still going strong – what’s been your favourite restaurant so far? – while Argentina’s most legendary DJ is back in Buenos Aires for one night only. Plus a brand new exhibition in Palermo Soho. The next seven days in BA…

Monday

Via BASA

Via BASA

Long weekend? Longer week ahead? One bar that’s open on the barman’s day of rest is BASA. Head downtown and snap up the Moscow Mule (photo) – head bartender Ludo makes the ginger beer in house. Happy hour from 7pm. BASA Basement Bar, Basavilbaso 1328, Retiro.

Monday also sees our One Table dining event take place! Now taking reservations for 21 April.

Tuesday

Via Mass Media

Via Mass Media

Galería Foster Catena has just unveiled a brand-new exhibition by Elisa Strada called “Modelo para armar”. Works focus on painting and silk-screen printing on metal sheets and paper, inspired by urban demonstrations. Honduras 4882, first floor, Palermo Soho. Tuesdays to Saturday, 1pm to 7.30pm. Until 30 April.

Wednesday

Via Bar du Marché

Via Bar du Marché

What day of the week is it? Hump day, clearly, so given that Malbec World Day is creeping ever closer (17 April, grape fans), why not have a tipple at Hollywood wine bar Bar du Marché? With more than 50 wines by the glass, you’ll surely find the wine of your dreams, even if it’s just for one night. Nicaragua 5946, Palermo Hollywood.

Thursday

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There’s still a few more days to take advantage of the 40 restaurants under the Buenos Aires Food Week promo, and our very own Hernán Gipponi is one of them! Lunch is a snip at 140 pesos while dinner weighs in at 220 pesos. Soler 5862, Palermo Hollywood. Reservations: 3220-6820.

Friday

Via Park Hyatt

Via Park Hyatt

There’s another epic wine tasting event on the cards tonight as we continue the run-up to Malbec World Day. Tonight, the Palacio Duhau – Park Hyatt hosts a food and wine pairing fit for the gods in a stunning setting. Alvear 1661, Recoleta. 7pm. Reservations: 5171-1204.

Via Windish Agency

Via Windish Agency

And if electronic music is more your thing, Argentina’s most legendary DJ, Hernán Cattaneo, is back in town for one night. Catch him bringing the house down with his beats at State tonight. State, Alsina 940, Monserrat. Tickets here.

Weekend

There’s more Malbec mayhem on Saturday when Bodegas de Argentina sets up workshops and tasting all around Buenos Aires. Well-known wineries participating include Bianchi, Alfredo Roca, Luigi Bosca, Tapiz, Nieto Senetiner, Norton, Rutini, El Esteco, Trapiche, Casarena, Las Perdices, Sophenia, Secreto Patagónico and Vistalba. Free, but please contribute with non-perishable goods. In Spanish. For the full schedule, go here.

Via Manu Padilla

Via Manu Padilla

Plus PM Open Air Music holds its final outdoor session of the summer. it’s sure to be a cracker – dancing, in the day, by the river! – so check their Facebook for more info.

This Week in Buenos Aires 3-9 Feb

Monday

Yago Márquez is the guest chef at this week's One Table.

Yago Márquez is the guest chef at this week’s One Table.

While One Table is now a firm favourite on the weekly gastro scene, we’re mixing things up this week – with a guest chef. The renowned Yago Márquez is a fixture in Buenos Aires, having popped up with the likes of Antonio Soriano from Astor Manduque Porteño, but this is a first for both Hernán Gipponi Restaurant’s One Table. Check out tonight’s menu here.

Tuesday

Courtesy of Graffiti Mundo

Courtesy of Graffiti Mundo

If you believe the weather forecast for the rest of this week, it’s going to be a wet one – apart from today. That means you should enjoy the great outdoors for one day only… visitors fresh in town should check out Buenos Aires Local Tours’ free sightseeing tour of Buenos Aires. If you’re more familiar with the terrain, hire a Bicicleta Naranja bike and make the day up yourself. You can’t ride around with an umbrella, after all.

Wednesday

Courtesy of DGM

Courtesy of DGM

San Telmo’s Museum of Modern Art launches Un extraño efecto en el cielo, Sebastián Gordín’s first retrospective, today. Expect construction injected with humour from this Argentine artist. From 6pm, San Juan 350.

One of the city’s most fun happy hours is at Blanch in Las Cañitas. Chef Diego Rizzi prepares the tapas, a guest barman fills glasses and expect a poetry reciting waitress. From 9pm, Arguibel 2813.

Thursday

Courtesy of Glogster

Courtesy of Glogster

One of the hottest closed-door bars in BA, The Harrison Speakeasy‘s mixologists have picked up a heap of awards for their skills and knowledge. Got a membership card? You’re already on your way in. No such luck? Book a sushi dinner, dress up like it’s 1923 and discretely ask to see the bodega. You’ll be doing the Charleston in no time.

 

Friday

Richie Hell by Matyas Bloo Laurel

Richie Hell by Matyas Bloo Laurel

If anyone knows how to throw a party, it’s Unlock record label. Flora y Fauna, their latest EDM offering, will be taking over the Palermo Golf Club for one night only.  Expect sounds from Andii Diedishei, Richie Hell and the legendary Solimano. From midnight, Av. Tornquist 6385.

 

Weekend!

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The weekend simply wouldn’t be the weekend without brunch, so do make a reservation for Hernán Gipponi’s unique must-try brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays! Soler 5862, Tel: 3220-6800.

And come rain or shine, check out some of the free cultural events taking place around the city as part of the Verano in Buenos Aires programme. More information here.

SAVE THE DATE: Our next TFIF happy hour will take place on 21 February. For tragos, tapas and tunes from Buddha Beats, stick it in the diary so you remember to Thank Fierro It’s Friday. Have a great week!

This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

 

Don’t miss the chance to check out the Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival . Find the full program here.

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

(Photo by Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires)

The international Video Dance Festival kicks off until the 29th of September at the Centro Cultural Conti. Find the full program here.

In the evening, starting at 8.30pm, the Colón Theatre will be staging Britten’s War Requiem. Tickets here.

Wednesday

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

Starting at 9.30pm, Matias Mendez will be presenting his new record, Bass Boost at Boris Club de Jazz. Gorriti 5568, Palermo. 4777-0012.

Thursday

(Photo by Martiis)

Take advantage of the sunny spring weather and take a biking tour of the city with Buenos Aires Biking tours.  More information here.

In the evening, Bon Jovi will be staging a live show at Estadio Velez Sarsfield. Tickets here.

 Friday

(Photo by Anne Marthe Widvey)

Take advantage of the sunshine and book your place for a Foto Ruta Academia tour where you can get to know the city through the lens while benefiting from professional photography tips! More information here.

Later, Iron Maiden will be staging a live show at Estadio River Plate. Tickets here.

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 evening, Alice in Chains will be staging a live show at Estadio Luna Park. Tickets here.

Don’t miss the Colón Theatre’s production of Britten’s War Requiem. Tickets here.