What's on in the city

Highlights in Buenos Aires for January 15 - 22.

Highlights of the week

Funk, flamenco, dragons and children's theatre. Just a few of the highlights of what's happening in the city this week!


Dragonland

When? Until Sunday March 4.
Where? La Rural, Av. Sarmiento 2704.
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An exhibition of dragons! The displays feature 29 dragons in 17 different scenes, with a section dedicated to the internationally renowned Argentine fantasy artist Ciruelo, who's known as the “Señor De Los Dragones”, and another dedicated to different types of dragons present in mythologies from different parts of the world.

Galileo Galilei Planetarium Museum

When? From Tuesday January 2.
Where? Av. Sarmiento and Belisario Roldán.
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The exhibition Cosmic Horizons shows how technological advances and scientific investigations are continually breaking new horizons in our knowledge of space. An option to discover the wonders of the universe.

Les Luthiers

When? Friday 12 and Saturday 13, and Friday 19 and Saturday 20 of January.
Where? Teatro Gran Rex, Av. Corrientes 857
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The hugely popular comic musicians Les Luthiers return to the Teatro Gran Rex with their latest show Les Luthiers Gran Reserva, an anthology of the greatest hits of their career. The group won the Princess of Asturias prize for Communication and Humanities 2017.

Playmobil exhibition

When? Throughout January.
Where? Museo de la Ciudad, Defensa 223.
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An exhibition of local collector Juan Dethloff's incredible Playmobile collection, with more than 2,500 figures on display.

Flamenco, Lorca y pasión.

When? Tuesday January 16.
Where? Teatro Astral, Av. Corrientes 1639.
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The company Compania Flamenca de Arte Español presents its rousing show at Teatro Astral, showing the depth and passion of flamenco and the inspiration of the poet Federico García Lorca, with 15 musicians, dancers and singers on stage.

Funk´s Not Dead

When? Saturday January 20.
Where? Ciudad Cultural Konex. Sarmiento 3131.
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Funk's Not Dead returns! The cycle of concerts that gets the Konex cultural centre grooving. On stage will be Warlock, Picado Grosso and Fonky Taxi making for a lively night.

The return of Master Pentagram (theatre for kids)

When? Sundays in January.
Where? Palacio Noel, Suipacha 1422.
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Maestro Pentagrama is a very special music teacher. With the smallest gesture he can make incredible worlds of fantastic sound appear in the most unlikely of places. Combining elements of clowning, multimedia animation and the songs of María Elena Walsh, this is a show for all the family.

4th Plaza Vaticano Music Festival

When? Saturday January 20 and Sunday January 21.
Where? Plaza Vaticano, Cerrito and Viamonte.
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This outdoor music festival, now in its fourth season, will feature on Saturday the Teatro Colón's Ballet Estable in Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty, with music from the Orquesta Filarmónica de Buenos Aires. On Sunday, Haydn's trumpet concerto will be directed by Vasily Petrenko, sponsored by the Norweigian embassy.

Ai Weiwei at Fundación Proa

When? Until April 2 2018.
Where? Fundación Proa, Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca.
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Fundación Proa hosts Inoculación, a notable exhibition dedicated to the public pieces and social intervention of acclaimed Chinese artist and campaigner Ai Weiwei. The exhibition includes monumental installations, objects, photos and videos with a high political and social impact, offering a broad overview of Weiwei's most iconic pieces and his intense and prolific work as an artist.

Miró: the experience of looking, at the Museum of Fine Arts

When? Until February 25 2018.
Where? Museo Nacional de Belles Artes, Av. del Libertador 1473.
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A major exhibition of 50 pieces from Catalan artist Joan Miró, from the last two decades of his life. 

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