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NileGuide Special Report: Ouro Preto

NileGuide Special Report: Ouro Preto April 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Ouro Preto is a gold mine. Literally. During the eighteenth century the town, nestled in the rolling hills of the largely rural province of Minas Gerais, was one of the most important cities in Brazil – the Americas, even – thanks to the vast gold deposits that were discovered in the nearby foothills. Once...

NileGuide Special Report: Uruguay’s Atlantic Coast

NileGuide Special Report: Uruguay’s Atlantic Coast April 20, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Pinned in between tourism monster magnets Argentina (to the south) and Brazil (to the north), little Uruguay has for many years been a secret treasure. Now, however, that is starting to change. Luxury resorts, miles of untouched beaches, charming coastal villages, world-class surfing spots, and a friendly...

Pop Up Galleries in Las Cañitas This Weekend

Pop Up Galleries in Las Cañitas This Weekend April 7, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Visual artists of all varieties are hard at work today in Las Cañitas, transforming an abandoned house from the 1950s into a living, breathing work of art. While it’s solely artists on the premises today, the Red Bull House of Art Pop Up Galleries will be to visitors beginning tomorrow at 10am....

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...

P.O.P.A., A New Reason to Visit La Boca

P.O.P.A., A New Reason to Visit La Boca March 31, 2011 | off the beaten path, What's New | Read More
The southernmost neighborhood in Buenos Aires, La Boca has long exhibited a dramatic contrast between some of BA’s poorest, roughest areas and the highest concentration of tourist traps. Caminito, being the city’s foremost tourist destination, hides serious socioeconomic problems behind the...

A Taste of Ecuador, in Palermo

A Taste of Ecuador, in Palermo March 31, 2011 | Events, Food, What's New | Read More
Dazzle your tastebuds with some new flavors at the Festival Gastronómico de Ecuador, presented the first three days of April at Palermo’s Club Serrano in conjunction with the Ecuadorian embassy. The festival will feature the vibrant flavors of typical Ecuadorian cuisine, with samplings and full...

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...

Carnaval Season In Full Swing

Carnaval Season In Full Swing February 28, 2011 | What's New | Read More
photo by Jeff McCann Weekend Carnaval parades are scattered throughout Buenos Aires these weeks as the annual festivities carry on. Each weekend in February and through March 8th, neighborhoods from Boedo and Almagro to San Telmo and Colegiales are in full swing with murga exhibitions of traditional...

Buenos Aires, 24 Horas

Buenos Aires, 24 Horas February 27, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Shutterbugs and fans of lens-based artwork ought to hussle down to the Centro Cultural San Martin while the fantastic ‘Buenos Aires. 24 horas’ exhibit is on. The exhibition is curated by Ataúlfo Pérez Aznar, who chose the selection on show from a body of over 20,000 images compiled over...
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