What's on in Buenos Aires | April 24 - 30

Exhibitions, shows, festivals, sports and food. What's happening this week.

Personal Super Rugby 2017 -  Jaguares vs. Sharks

When? Saturday April 29.
Where? Estadio José Amalfitani, Av. Juan B. Justo 9200.
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Following a narrow defeat to the Lions in South Africa, Los Jaguares will be battling for a home win against the Sharks at Vélez Sársfield's José Amalfitani stadium this Saturday.

Polo – Copa de las Naciones 2017

When? Saturday April 29.
Where? Argentine Polo Ground, Av. del Libertador 3902.
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Argentina takes on Uruguay in a test match that will see two of the world's best polo players, Dolfina teammates Adolfo Cambiaso and David Stirling, on opposing sides. Stick around for the afterparty at Argentina's "cathedral of polo".

43rd Buenos Aires International Book Fair

When? From April 27 to May 15.
Where? La Rural, Av. Sarmiento 2704.
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A longstanding annual cultural happening in the city, the Feria del Libro returns to La Rural with more than 100 international authors attending and a range of talks, presentations and activities for kids. The opening address will be delivered by Argentine author and journalist Luisa Valenzuela.

Opera at the Colón Theatre – Das Liebedverbot

When? Tuesday April 25, Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30.
Where? Cerrito 628.
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Catch Wagner's two-act comic opera at one of the world's best opera houses! This German opera was inspired by Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.

Buenos Aires Foodweek

When? Monday April 17 - Sunday April 30.
Where? At 50 restaurants throughout the city.
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Now in it's ninth edition, Buenos Aires foodweek (actually two weeks!) offers fixed price menus for lunch and dinner at some of the city's most exclusive restaurants. A chance to taste some of the best chefs' creations on a more affordable budget.

BAFICI - Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema

When? Wednesday April 19 - Sunday April 30.
Where? 32 locations around the city.
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The 19th edition of BAFICI is here with more than 400 films, including 100 international premieres. International guests include the directors Nanni Moretti (Italy), Alex Ross Perry (USA) and Claude Barras (Switzerland). There'll be screenings at 32 locations throughout the city, and awards for the best international film, best Argentine film, best human rights film and best experimental piece.

Borges Illustrated at the Museo del Humor

When? Monday - Friday, 11.00am - 6.00pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10.00am - 8.00pm. Public holidays, 12.00 noon - 8.00pm.
Where? Museo del Humor (Ex-Munich Brewery building, Avenida de los Italianos 851.
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An exhibition of illustrations of and related to the acclaimed Argentine novelist Jorge Luis Borges at Humour Museum, located in the historic former Munich Brewery building. Exhibits include caricatures, book covers and more, with pieces by Antonio Berni and other important Argentine artists. Until May 14.

Sép7imo Día

When? Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9.00pm. Two shows on Saturdays and Sundays.
Where? Luna Park.
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The internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil presents a show inspired by the music of one of Argentina's most famous rock groups, Soda Stereo. Wednesday - Sunday at Luna Park. Move quickly to get tickets. Until May 14.

Yves Klein retrospective 

When? Tuesday - Sunday, 10.00am - 7.00pm
Where: Fundación Proa, Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.
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A comprehensive retrospective on the audacious French artist, featuring more than 70 pieces and around 100 documents, including his famous blue paintings and sponge sculptures. Until July 31.


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