What to do this week

Highlights in Buenos Aires for April 15 to 22.

What's on in Buenos Aires: highlights of the week

Art, music, dance, and lots more to enjoy in the city! Just a few of the highlights of what's happening in Buenos Aires this week.


Easter in Buenos Aires!

When? From Wednesday April 17 to Sunday April 21.
Where? Various locations. 
Discover traditional celebrations to enjoy in Buenos Aires during Easter weekend, from special concerts of classical music to religious ceremonies.

Jazzología

When? Every Tuesday at 8.30pm.
Where? Centro Cultural San Martín, Sarmiento 1551.
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San Martín cultural centre's Sala Muiño opens its doors to some of the best musicians on the city's jazz scene for its weekly Jazzología nights, free every Tuesday. This Tuesday, April 16, Julia Moscardini presents Stablemates, her first solo work and an album that includes jazz standards as well as less well-known pieces.

Cuenta el Tango

When? Wednesday April17 at 8pm.
Where? Teatro Hasta Trilce, Maza 177.
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Don't miss this performance that transports us to the tango stories of 1920-1950. Cuenta el Tango combines music, contemporary dance and folk dance with six protagonists that tell their stories.

The Room of Whims

When? Every day.
Where? Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art, Av. San Juan 350.
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The Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art's first anthology exhibition of the work of Max Gómez Canle brings together 20 years of artistic output. The work, made between 1999 and 2019, is a reference for contemporary Argentina painting. Take a look. 

Music in historic cafes

When? Saturday evenings
Where? Various "bares notables" in the city.
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Experience the nostalgic atmosphere of the city's "bares notables", cafes and bars recognised for their historic, architectural and cultural importance, with live music every weekend. This Saturday April 20, catch folklore from Ceci Méndez at 8 Esquinas (Av. Forest 1186) at 9pm.

Concerts at La Usina del Arte

When? Saturday and Sunday.
Where? Usina del Arte, Caffarena 1.
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Catch live free live music every weekend at one of the city's best concert halls at the Usina del Arte,  a former power plant turned cultural centre. This week, on Saturday April 20, catch a performance from Cuatro Vientos at 3pm, while on Sunday April 21, there'll be special concerts for Easter Sunday at 11.30am, and a performance from Fly Fly Caroline with Soul Parking at 5pm, then classical music from the Ernesto Jodos Cuarteto at 7pm, and a concert from Néstor Marconi and Ache Rey. Take your pick!

Laboratorio de Impresiones (Recording Lab)

When? Thursday March 28 until Sunday July 9.
Where? Carlos Gardel House Museum, Jean Jaures 735.
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In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the first record produced in Argentina, and the revolution that this entailed through the mass distribution of music, this exhibition explores how Gardel and his comtemporaries recorded before the invention of the microphone and the recording techniques they used. There's also behind the scenes details of the record factories and musicals of the era, and much more. Take a trip back in time at this fascinating exhibition.

Resplandor 1960-63

When? Monday April 1 to Monday June 17.
Where? Eduardo Sívori Museum.
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The exhibition Resplandor 1960-63 is a retrospective on Silvia Torras, an important Argentine artist who was almost forgotten on the history of the local scene. Curated by Florencia Qualina, this exhibition brings together many pieces of the artist's work for the first time to correct that historic oversight.

Urban Fem Fest

When? Friday April 19, 2pm - 8pm.
Where? Usina del Arte. Agustín Caffarena 1.
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The first edition of a festival of women trap musicians and performers with live shows from major artists on the local scene, Agus Padilla, Apsy, Mila M and Mykka. You'll also be able to get hair and makeup done by makeup artists Las Glitteras, as well as take part in urban dance classes and much more. Entry is free, so get involved!

Tierra Ranquel

When? Until Monday May 20.
Where? Museo de Arte Popular José Hernández, Av. del Libertador 2373.
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Discover the cultural history of the village of Ranquel in the Argentine province of La Pampa at this multidisciplinary exhibition that explores local traditions, sculpture, video, and ceramics. 

Gardens and Other Misadventures

When? Every day except Tuesday.
Where? Museo del Humor, Av. de los Italianos 851.
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This is an exhibition of the work of Max Cachimba, an artist from Rosario whose output changed the paradigm for comic strips in Argentina. It's divided into two sections> an exhibition space and a space for creations and games. Activities include mobiles and video games and a drawing room that's open to the public, as well as programmes of animated films and digital art, concerts, live painting and much more. It also features the presence of the fair of independent publications, Fanzinoteca. Come along and discover Argentine humour!

The Sculptor of Eurindia

When? Every day except Tuesday until the end of the year.
Where? Luis Perlotti Sculpture Museum, Pujol 644.
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An exhibition that highlights Ricardo Rojas' devotion to portraying the indigenous culture of the Americas, which inspired several journeys that influenced his work in scultpture and ceramics, gaining him the title of the Sculptor of  Eurindia. Take a look!

Book your place for our guided tours!

The city offers all kinds of guided tours in English and Spanish. Explore the city on foot, by bike, by bus, or even on electric scooters. Check out all the options for guided tours in Buenos Aires.


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