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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...

Where to Get What: BA’s Top Shops

Where to Get What: BA’s Top Shops March 31, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
El Ateneo Grand Splendid byu Mac Aque Shopping in Buenos Aires can be tricky business. At first glance, the factory-direct leather dealers and waaay overpriced international brands (Nike, Adidas) rule the racks and can make shopping in the Argentinian capital a frustratingly blurry-eyed experience. Savvy...

Coming of the Spider Woman: Louise Bourgeois at Proa

Coming of the Spider Woman: Louise Bourgeois at Proa March 31, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed is on now at the Fundación Proa, La Boca’s main cultural institution and one of the principal venues for international art exhibitions in Buenos Aires. The show boasts the most comprehensive body of the French artist’s work to ever be exhibited...

Grete Stern Exhibit Opens at MALBA

Grete Stern Exhibit Opens at MALBA February 28, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
The latest exhibition at MALBA, ‘Grete Stern. Los sueños 1948 – 1951,’ opened this past Friday. The show displays the 46 photo collages from the series ‘Sueños’ that the avant garde artist created from 1948 through 1951 for exclusive publication in the Argentinean magazine...

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...

Marta Minujin Takes Over MALBA

Marta Minujin Takes Over MALBA January 24, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
A retrospective documenting 30 years of controversial art ‘happenings’ and works by Argentinian artist and living legend Marta Minujin is on display at the MALBA through the 7th of February. Covering her art from 1959 through 1989, the exhibition consists of many recreations of past works,...

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...

Tapping Into Deals in BA

Tapping Into Deals in BA January 8, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Visitors from North America, Asia, and Europe tend to find Buenos Aires to be a steal for a vacation destination, one of the reasons that many choose Argentina as the spot for their trips. The favorable exchange rate means that you get more bang for your buck – taking a taxi clear across the city rarely...
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