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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...

New Hotels for Holing Up in Style in BA

March 31, 2011 | Hotels | Read More
The boutique hotel boom in Buenos Aires means that there is a plethora of stylish digs in town to choose from when planning your trip to Argentina. The tough part? Knowing which of the hundreds of hotels is your best fit. Take a look at NileGuide’s recommendations of the best newest boutique lodging...

BA’s Best Bites: Pizza

BA’s Best Bites: Pizza March 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
Steak is typically the name of the game when meal time rolls around in Buenos Aires. But with all of the Italian influence in the Argentinean capital, pizza is staple in the local diet and probably some of the best available on the South American continent, provided you know where to go and what to order....

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...

Fashion Week Wraps Up

Fashion Week Wraps Up February 27, 2011 | Events | Read More
BA’s biannual fashion event, BAFWeek, took place this past week as pretty young things stomped down runways in La Rural in the fall/winter collections by some of Argentina’s top designers. High-end labels like Pablo Ramirez, Cora Groppo, Trosman, and Tramando swept thru the Palermo convention...

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,...
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