Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Zizek

Zizek

One of the top parties in the city, Zizek gave light to what is know globally known as Cumbia digital.  It started as a small weekly clubnight, and in a short amount of time became one of the best week night events in Buenos Aires.   That’s no small feat considering the plethora of party options […]

Ciudad Emergente – Recoleta Cultural Center

Ciudad Emergente is a festival dedicated to showcasing a variety of “emerging” art forms in Argentina .  It basically four days straight of performances, displays and exhibits of up-and-coming artists in rock, pop, fashion, film, street art, hip hop, animation, poetry, y digital art.  Here is what you can expect to see in each: Rock […]

Pacha

Pacha is one of the largest chains of nightclubs worldwide, known for their large, high end venues and talented DJs they attract.  Pacha Buenos Aires fits this description perfectly, and is arguably the best spot in Buenos Aires for electronic music. The club is located on the Costanera Norte, slightly north of the Jorge Newberry […]

La Rural

La Rural

La Rural is a massive events center, with over 5,000 m2 of indoor space, and another 10.000 m2 of outdoor space.  It hosts some of the most important South American festivals and events, such as the Book Fair, Arte BA, and the Vinos and Bodegas expo. It is located right off of Plaza Italia, making […]

Food and Wine Expo at the Palacion Paz

Food and Wine Expo at the Palacion Paz

If you can only make it to one wine event, this is the one you shouldn´t miss.  Known as the Expo de Cuisine & Vins, it is put on by the magazine of the same name. By attending the event, you get to try hundreds of Argentine wines as well as different cheeses, chocolates, and […]

Buenos Aires Book Fair – Feria de Libros

Buenos Aires Book Fair – Feria de Libros

One of the largest and most important cultural events of the year, the Feria de Libros is an event that anyone should try to get to once.  Taking place at La Rural, and using the entire space, the book fair is comprised of over 1,000 exhibitors, mainly different publishing companies from Argentina and around the […]

Southfest

Southfest

A one night extravaganza of some of the world´s top international DJs, this is a night of high quality sound, great visuals, and amazing talent, all packed into one room.  In the past three years, performers include Paul Oakenfold, John Digweed, Daft Punk, Basement Jaxx, Steve Lawler, and Sasha. Southfest is one of the three […]

BAFICI – Buenos Aires Festival of International Independent Film

BAFICI – Buenos Aires Festival of International Independent Film

The BAFICI always brings a lot of hype, for its importance as one of the worlds top film festivals.  It provides residents and tourists of Buenos Aires to see a huge selection of international independent movies.  There are over 1000 events including seminars, round tables, and presentations, attended by over 220,000  people.  You get to […]

Dakar Rally Buenos Aires

The Dakar Rally is an intense off-road race that goes from Argentina to Chile and back to Argentina.  It was inaugurated in 1978, and was originally between Paris and and Dakar.  Unfortunately, due to politics, terrorist threats, and basic security issues, the race was deemed too dangerous to continue with the same route.  The race […]

BAFIM – Buenos Aires International Music Festival

BAFIM – Buenos Aires International Music Festival

The BAFIM is a fairly new event (started in 2006), but has grown incrementally in three years.  Attendance in 2008 was over 100,000, which is nearly triple the 35,000 people that attended in 2006. As a music lover, the main draw to the BAFIM is the selection of “nearly” free live shows.  I say nearly […]