What to do this week

Highlights in Buenos Aires for the week November 19 to 26.

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

Art, music, and cultural diversity! Just a few of the highlights of what's happening in the city this week.


Music Day

When? Thursday November 22.
Where? Various venues.
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Celebrate Music Day this Thursday November 22 with folklore from Belen Mackinlay at Hotel Castelar (Av. de Mayo 1152) at 7pm; pop music from Monos Maravilla at Celta Bar (Sarmiento 1702) at 8.30pm, and Brazilian choro music from Mistura e Manda at Bar Iberia (Av. de Mayo 1196) at 9.30pm. Join the celebrations!

Night of the Temples

When? Saturday November 24, from 8pm.
Where? 40 places of worship throughout the city.
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This third annual edition of the Night of the Temples invites visitors to discover 40 places of worship in the city, each of which will open its doors into the evening with various activities including traditional food. There will be several circuits to complete, each taking in sites from at least three different religions in order to encourage visitors to discover the city's vibrant cultural diversity.

Matienzo Festival 10-year anniversary

When? Saturday November 24 and Sunday November 25.
Where? Club Cultural Matienzo, Pringles 1200.
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Club Cultural Matienzo hosts a two-day party this weekend encompassing all sorts of independent culture to celebrate the club's 10th anniversary. Things get going at 9pm on Saturday and 3pm on Sunday, with several stages, dozens of artists, exhibitions and activities. Not to be missed!

El Cuarto Mundo (The Fourth World)

When? Tuesday to Sunday, from 1pm.
Where? Isaac Fernández Blanco Museum of Hispanic Art, Suipacha 1422.
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The Museo Fernández Blanco exhibits history and art from the colonial past in  El Cuarto Mundo, a possibe narrative on the country's colonial past divided in three geographic cultural areas of influence: the world of the Southern Andes, with its fusion of cultures from the Suyo Incas and Spanish Empire; the culture of the jungle, a Jesuit experiment with the Guaraní, Moxo and Chiquitano people; and Buenos Aires as the door to the Atlantic, a place of arrivals and exits, both legal and illegal - city of transit and promise. Head along to discover more. 

Jazzología

When? Tuesdays at 8.30pm.
Where? Centro Cultural San Martín. Sarmiento 1551.
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The San Martín cultural centre's Sala Muiño opens its doors to receive leading figures from the jazz scene every Tuesday, with free entry. This Tuesday November 20, Pablo Ledesma Cuarteto make a tribute to Gato Barbieri, two years after the Argentine saxophonist's death.

Art and the Bullfight: Goya, Picasso and Dalí

When? Until January 2019.
Where? Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art, Av. Juramento 2291.
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This new exhibition brings together work from three of the biggest names in Spanish art: Francisco de Goya, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. The point of connection is the Spanish tradition of the bullfight, a theme represented in the artists' engravings and lithography. From different contexts, and applying different styles, intentions and meanings, the three artists represent the dramatic intensity of the bullfight.

Music in historic cafes

 

When? Friday and Saturday evenings

Where? Various "bares notables" in the city.
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Experience the nostalgic atmosphere city's "bares notables", cafes and bars recognised for their historic, architectural and cultural importance, with live music every weekend. This Friday November 23 at 7pm, catch world music from Beltaine at La Biela (Quintana 600), and on Saturday November 24, Sol Mihanovich Hotel Castelar (Av. de Mayo 1152) at 7pm, and popular Brazilian music from Maria Contanza and her band at Barbaro (Tres Sargentos 415) at 9.30pm.

125th Argentine Open Polo Championship

When? Saturday November until December 15
Where? Campo Argentino de Polo, Av. Del Libertador and Dorrego.
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The world's greatest annual polo championship brings together the best players in the sport for its 125th edition. Experience up close the passion and skill of one of the most exciting sporting spectacles in the world. Tickets are available for individual fixtures or for the whole season.  

Urban Mutations

When? From Thursday November 1 until March 2019.
Where? Humour Museum, Av. de los Italianos, 851.
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17 contemporary artists come together to offer alternative, personal interpretations of the heritage of Buenos Aires and the city of La Plata in an exhibition divided into sections on animation, illustration, papercraft, collage and other disciplines. Make a visit to experience the two cities through different eyes.

Tres at Espacio Ftalo

When? Tuesday to Sunday at 3pm.
Where? Espacio Ftalo, Gorriti, 3864.
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Tres is the first exhibition of paintings at Espacio Ftalo. Three artists propose a series of concepts that capture and mold the the world around us. The artists Alan Lepez, Bardi and Santiago Erausquin present realistics and figurative paintings that evoke our daily lives. Take a look!

FILBITA 2018

When? Thursday November 22 until Sunday November 25.
Where? Alliance Française (Av. Córdoba 946); Espacio Cultural Chacra de los Remedios (Av. Directorio and Lacarra), and Centro Cultural cheLA (Iguazú 451).
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In its 8th edition, kids' literature festival FILBITA offers a host of activities for all the family.

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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