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What’s on in Buenos Aires Autumn/Winter 2011

With winter approaching in Buenos Aires, Expanish Spanish School Blog, Argentina, provides a look at some of the cultural events going on in and around the city.

La Torre de Babel de Libros (Tower of Babel of Books)

Time and date:
May 11 to May 28 – 11:00 to 22:00

Plaza San Martín. av. Santa Fe y Maipú

Marta Minujín surprises us again with his new creation: The Tower of Babel. A tower made with  literature of diverse cultures.

To visit the tower, you have to make an appointment at www.capitaldellibro2011.gob.ar or at the information desk located next to the tower.

Conciertos en el Limbo

Time and date:
March 25 to June 1

Alianza Francesa de Buenos Aires: Av. Cordoba 946.

One of the activities organized by the Museo de Arte Moderno (MAMBA).
Concert series coordinated by Jorge Haro. Admission is free.

Includes all relevant objects of the Churches of Buenos Aires that are the heritage of the Museo de la Ciudad.

Les avant prèmiers: Cine francés in Patio Bullrich

Time and date:
April 26 to June 3 – 0:00 pm

Patio Bullrich, Posadas 1245

In its third year, Les avant prèmiers casts a careful selection of films that represents the current French cinema

TANDEM – Two concerts of Vincent Segal

Time and date:
June 23 – Time to be confirmed

Teatro San Martín. Av. Corrientes 1530

One of the most authentic, virtuous and daring cellist today. He knows how to reach every type of audiences without exception.

Don Arturo Illia

Time and date:
March 30 to June 30
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 21.00 hs
Saturday 20.00 and 22.00 hs
Sunday 19.00 hs

Teatro Comedia. Rodríguez Peña 1062
Farolito Internacional Entretainment features Luis Brandoni in “Don Arturo Illia”.
Written by Eduardo Rovner and with the direction of Hector Giovine, the book presents a synthesis of the personal and political life of Arturo Illia, a figure of great significance in our history.
Cast: Nacho Gadano, Manuela Pal, Andrea Cantoni, David Di Napoli, Fabian Bagnato, Alejandro Cuesta, Mariani Pepe, Eduardo Paglieri.

Viernes de Fusión

Time and date:
April 1 to December 30

Espacio Cultural Adán Buenosayres. Asamblea 1200 or Eva Perón 1400. Cultural space open to the public every day from 10 to 20 hs.

Music series held every Friday at the Espacio Cultural Adán Buenosayres (Parque Chacabuco).
The tickets are given one hour before the performance. Please be punctual.
It is the sixth year of this show where different bands and musical styles gather with a common goal, to make “music. ” There will be soloists and groups performing jazz, blues, rock, funk, pop and milonga.

Contemporary Ballet of Teatro San Martín

Time and date:
April 29 to May 22

Thursday 14:00 hs, Friday and Saturday 20:30 hs,  Sundays 17.00 hs

Teatro San Martín. Av. Corrientes 1530

Ballet Contemporáneo del Teatro San Martín
Director: Mauricio Wainrot

Art Director: Mauricio Wainrot
Associate Director: Andrea Chinetti
Pullman seats: $ 45 .- $ 30 .- Thursday: general admission $ 13 .-
Duration: 120 minutes (with two intervals)

Clase de danza (Dance Class)

Time and date:
April 30 to June 26. Saturdays at 16:00 hs

Museo Casa Carlos Gardel. Jean Jaures 735

Museo Casa Carlos Gardel. Led by Professors Patricia and Cacho.
The course has the distinction of working with the Gardel repertoire.
Museum admission: $ 1.

Mirando el cielo (Watching the Sky)

Planetario de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Galileo Galilei Av Sarmiento and Belisario Roldan

Recognition of stars and constellations visible in the real sky.

Swing that music

Time and date:
May 24 – 20:30 hs

Centro Cultural General San Martín – Sarmiento 1551

The group formed by the formidable clarinetist Juan Carlos Bazán, includes the bassist Toto Pomar and other local figures in a program with not too frequent songs of classic jazz.

Arturo Diemecke con la Filarmónica de Buenos Aires (Arturo Diemecke with the Buenos Aires Philharmonic)

Time and date:
May 26 20:30 hs

Teatro Colón. Cerrito 618

The Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the Mahler Symphony No. 1.
Under the direction of Arturo Diemecke and with Saul Medina marimba performance.

Tres x Tango

Time and date:
May 27 – 21:00 hs

Espacio Cultural Adán Buenosayres. Asamblea 1200 or Eva Perón 1400
Tres x Tango is a trio that makes a personal view on the music of Buenos Aires. The instrumental configuration is unusual in the genre, and arrangements are made so that the instruments are constantly interwoven in the course of the subjects.

Entre molinos, debates y palacios – Visita guiada (Between mills, debates and palaces – Guided tour)

Time and date:
May 28  – 15:00 hs

Avenida 9 de Julio and Avenida de Mayo

Journey through the history of the Plaza Congreso, its monuments, the mill and the Legislative Palace.
Those interested can register at visitasguiadas_entur@buenosaires.gob.ar