What to do this week

Highlights in Buenos Aires for June 24 to July 1.

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

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


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 week on June 25, Carlos Michelini and Juan Caino pay tribute to two giant tenor sax players, Coleman Hawkins and Ben Webster.

Turandot

When? Tuesday June 25 to July 7, Tuesday to Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 5pm.
Where? Teatro Colón, Cerrito 628.
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Experience Puccini's legendary opera at the Teatro Colón. Set in Beijing, it tells the story of the cruel princess Turandot and Calaf, the only suitor to solver the riddle that must be answered to win her hand in marriage.

A Gift for Evita

When? Until August 26, every day except Tuesdays.
Where? Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta.
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This exhibition revolves around the dresses given by the Government of Spain to Eva Duarte de Perón in June 1947 and investigates the role of the First Lady as well as the artistic value of this collection set against an international political context in which an isolated and impoverished Spain received support from Argentina. The selection of costumes given to Evita represented each of Spain's provinces through dresses, hats, shoes, jewellery and accessories.

Special tours at the Moderno

When? Until June 27 at 5pm.
Where? Museo de Arte Moderno. Av. San Juan 350.
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Join a special guided tour led by curator Laura Hakel and the artist Flavia Da Rin herself as part of the exhibition "Flavia Da Rin: Who's this girl?" Entry is free.

Negroni Week Tour

When? Thursday June 27 from 7pm.
Where? Various bars in the city.
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A special tour celebrating 100 years of the classic Italian cocktail, led by the bartender Ani Varela. Sample three version of the negroni at the bars Mito Mercato, Tres Monos and Presidente.

Logos Hope

When? From Thursday June 27 to Sunday July 21.
Where? Yacht Club Puerto Madero, Victoria Ocampo 301.
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The world's biggest floating bookstore docks in Buenos Aires. Hop on board to discover 5,000 titles and enjoy spaces such as the Café Internacional.

Music in historic cafes

When? Friday and 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 Friday June 28, catch Brazilian music from Um Tom at El Viejo Buzón (Neuquén 1100) from 9pm, and on Saturday June 29 at 8pm, folklore from Bernarda Marambio at El Progreso (Montes de Oca 1700).

Concerts at La Usina del Arte

When? Throughout the year.
Where? Usina del Arte, Caffarena 1.
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Enjoy free live music throughout the year at one of the city's best concert halls in the Usina del Arte, a former power plant turned cultural centre. This week, on Friday June 28 catch Mauro Conforti & La Vida Marciana at 8pm, or the Argentina Gospel Choir at 9pm. On Saturday June 29, there's a festival of reggae at Fiesta SurReal from 10.30pm, and on Sunday June 30, there's choir singing at 11.30am, up-and-coming music from Nico Agesta at 5pm, folk from Lucas Monzón at 7pm and jazz from Jorge Navarro at 8pm. It's all free so book your place!

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.

Feria de Mataderos

When? Every Sunday from 11am until 7pm.
Where? Av. Lisandro de La Torre and Av. de los Corrales.
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Visit one of Buenos Aires' most traditional fairs with a huge range of crafts, regional food and displays of folk dancing and gaucho horse riding skills. This is the place to discover the country's roots. 

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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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