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Avant Garb(age): The art in wearing trash – Tonight!

Avant Garb(age): The art in wearing trash – Tonight! April 6, 2011 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Who doesn’t love trash fashion? Artistic, wearable trash combines the best of haute couture taste with upcycling materials to give them new life and purpose – a concept that everyone can and should get behind. BA has its fair share of trashionistas – from Miami-bred, BA-based performance artist...

Orchid Festival This Weekend

Orchid Festival This Weekend April 5, 2011 | Events, free | Read More
Stop and smell the flowers at the lovely Escuela de Jardineria Cristóbal M. Hicken this weekend at the orchid festival, thrown by the APCOA – the Argentinian association of orchid growers. Hundreds of varieties of these, the most sensual of flowers, will be on display, arranged along with other varieties...

Contemporary Ballet in the Park

Contemporary Ballet in the Park February 27, 2011 | Events, free, Things to Do | Read More
What better way to spend a Sunday evening in late summer than in the park, taking in a open-air contemporary ballet performance? This weekend, the company of the Teatro San Martin presents the last in a series of performances of Carl Orff’s 1935 work, Carmina Burana, in Parque Centenario. The shows,...

Treasure Hunting in Buenos Aires’ Markets

February 1, 2011 | free, Kid Friendly, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
Buenos Aires has all sorts of markets, jam-packed with finds for treasure hunters of every kind. Whether you are in the mood to browse through handmade goods fashioned by independent designers or prefer to rummage through bins of secondhand clothes, market-goers will be delighted by the options on offer...

Critical Mass Tours Buenos Aires

Critical Mass Tours Buenos Aires January 22, 2011 | Events, free, Kid Friendly, off the beaten path, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Critical Mass, the international biking event held once a month in cities around the globe to help raise awareness for the rights of bicycle riders on the roads, has been picking up steam in Buenos Aires, a notoriously traffic-jammed city where auto accident rates are high and bikers rank at the bottom...

Cool Ways to Beat the BA Summer Heat

Cool Ways to Beat the BA Summer Heat January 11, 2011 | free, off the beaten path, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
It’s hot, it’s sweaty, and the normal crowds have thinned out on the sidewalks and subways of Buenos Aires – summertime is in full swing in the southern hemisphere. Don’t let the map fool you; the nearest ocean beach is a good 4-hour trip from BA, meaning that for city-goers, beating...

NPR Features Argentinean Tunes

NPR Features Argentinean Tunes November 24, 2010 | free, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
National Public Radio’s Alt Latino Latin American music program was created several months ago to showcase rhythms and beats coming from way down south – music that oftentimes gets tossed by the wayside in favor of English-language tunes. Check out this week’s program, which features a...

Last Activities at the Festival Internacional de Diseño in Buenos Aires

Last Activities at the Festival Internacional de Diseño in Buenos Aires October 30, 2010 | Events, free, off the beaten path, Things to Do | Read More
The Festival Internacional de Diseño is wrapping up its 10-day run with a full weekend of art, fashion, and design-themed activities brought to Buenos Aires by locals and special international guests, invited from all over the globe to bring their particular touch to the already well-developed local...

Trashaffinity Suite: More Free Music from Latin America

Trashaffinity Suite: More Free Music from Latin America October 28, 2010 | free, off the beaten path, What's New | Read More
More free music coming at you from Latin America, this time from our querido Buenos Aires. This album, compiled by underground arts and culture mag Wicked Mag, is available for free download by following these steps to pick up the disc, which features fantastic local music like underground club-circuit...

South American Pop – Treats for Your Ears

South American Pop – Treats for Your Ears October 28, 2010 | free, off the beaten path | Read More
Whether your iTunes library needs a major cultural overhaul, or you can’t stand to hear the same mainstream radio tunes even once more, or even should you just want to brush up on your Spanish, check out the free downloads available from Club Fonograma, just having completed their 10th Fonogramánicos...