What's on in the city

Highlights in Buenos Aires for September 18 - 25. Plus, download our calendar for September and October.

Highlights of the week

Just a few of the artistic, musical, gastronomic and sporting highlights brightening up this first week of spring!


Orquesta del Tango de Buenos Aires – “A puro tango”

When? Tuesday September 19, at 9.00pm.
Where? Teatro San Martín, Av. Corrientes 1530.
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The prestigious Orquesta del Tango de Buenos Aires presents the show A Puro Tango, with the voice of Lautaro Mazza under the direction of Néstor Marconi, Juan Carlos Cuacci and Carlos Corrales. Founded in 1980, the official city tango orchestra won the Latin Grammy for best tango album in 2015 and won best instrumental orchestra at the 2016 Carlos Gardel awards for a tribute to Astor Piazzolla.

Ciudad Emergente festival - 10th anniversary

When? Wednesday September 20 - Sunday September 24.
Where? Usina del Arte, Agustín Caffarena 1, and surrounding area.
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Now in its 10th year, the city's free festival of up-and-coming alternative music and art brings a packed line-up to La Boca. This is the place to discover what's hot on the local scene.

The Vamps in concert

When? Wednesday September 20.
Where? Estadio Luna Park, Av. Madero 470.
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The British teen pop-rock band touches down at Buenos Aires' famous Luna Park as part of a world tour. 

Expo Dietéticactiva

When? Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 of September.
Where? Centro Costa Salguero, av. Costanera R. Obligado y Salguero.
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A massive health food fest with specialist products for people with diabetes, wheat intolerance and specific nutritional needs, as well as general organic produce. Entry is free, but it's worth signing up in advance to get in more quickly.

Grand Spring Ball 

When? Sunday September 24, from 6.00pm.
Where? Centro Cultural Kirchner, Sarmiento 151.
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To celebrate the first Sunday of spring, the kid's area at the Centro Cultural Kirchner is hosting a grand ball for all the family. Get ready to swing into spring!

Spring Runner Day – 5th edition

When? Sunday September 24, 8.00am.
Where? Corner of Julieta Lanteri and Rosario Vera Peñaloza, Puerto Madero.
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Spring's here! Get your sneakers on and come along for 2, 7 and 12-kilometre races as part of the 5th edition of this established running event in Puerto Madero.

River Plate vs. Argentinos Juniors-  Superliga Argentina

When? Sunday September 24.
Where? Estadio “El Monumental”, Av. Figueroa Alcorta 7597.
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Experience the passion of a local football match! Catch River Plate, one of the most successful soccer teams in Latin America, take on Argentinos Juniors in the fourth fixture of the new Argentine superleague. The clash takes place at Argentina's biggest stadium, River's Estadio Monumental.

Exhibition: Mirada Prospectiva, by Luis Felipe Noé

When? Tuesday to Sunday, until September 20.
Where? Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (National Fine Arts Museum), Av. del Libertador 1473    .
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Argentine artist, critic and teacher Luis Felipe Noé demonstrates the continued relevance of his work with this new exhibition, which focuses on the transformative options that Noé has championed over more than half a century, and which he developed through his “aesthetic of chaos”, where echos of the past appear in the present and project into the future. Curated by Cecilia Ivandevich, it's the ideal exhibition for those interested in "unravelling processes of evolution”.

In the beginning - Diane Arbus

When? Tuesday - Sunday, until October 9.
Where? MALBA, Av. Presidente Jose Figueroa Alcorta 341
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This is the first exhibition in Argentina dedicated to US photographer Diane Arbus (1923-1971), one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. In the Beginning focuses on the first seven years of her career, exhibiting more than 100 photos taken between 1956 and 1962, when Arbus sought to find the "divineness in ordinary things". It's curated by Jeff L. Rosenheim from The Met. 

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