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Holiday Highlights 2014

  Spending the holidays in Buenos Aires? Not sure of what to do? Don’t worry,  we´ve got you covered! Getting a little merry … Christmas carols @ various locations Enjoy the festive street lights @ Diagnol Norte Pub Crawl:The All White Christmas Party @various locations Go see the nutcracker ( El Cascanuecas ) @ Teatro Colon Visit Christmas […]

Weekend Highlights Dec. 18- Dec. 21

Thursday, December 18th (high: 31°C low 22°C, sunny) Free 5:00PM: Film:ROMA @El Lorraine en el Centro Cultural Recoleta (Junín 1930) 8:30PM: Ballet:Las Cascanueces@Teatro Colon (Cerrito 628) 10:00 PM: Listen to tango:Orquesta Tipica Fernandez Fierro@ CAFF( Sánchez de Bustamante 764 )   Friday, December 19th (high: 34°C low 22°C, sunny)   8:00PM: Poetry@Gorlami-Bar cultural (Balcarce 971) 11:00PM: […]

Neighborhood Close Up: The History of Abasto, Prostitution, Tango & Raquel Liberman

  Like all of the neighborhoods of Buenos Aires, Abasto has a unique and complicated history.  Now-a-days when people think of Abasto they think of Carlos Gardel and the Abasto Mall. The first time I walked through the neighborhood I found it to be charming in its own way, lined with technicolor houses and quintessential […]

Weekend Highlights! Dec. 11- Dec. 14

Thursday, December 11th (high: 23C low 17°C, partially cloudy) 3:00PM: Photography:Margaret Bourke-White@Centro Cultural Borges (Viamonte 525) Free!7:00PM:Gallery Nights@various galleries in Palermo 9:00PM : Live music:Miranda!@Niceto club (Niceto Vega 5510) Friday, December 12th (high: 28°C low 18°C,  partially cloudy) 8:00PM: Parrilla Dinner@La Fonda del Polo (Báez 301-Las Cañitas) 10:00PM: Dark theater: El Olvido de los Cuerpos@Impacto Teatral (Querandies […]

Buenos Aires Style Pizzerias

Living in Buenos Aires you have surely seen countless pizzerias on every street corner. The range of quality goes from heavenly to debatably the worst pizza ever.  Don’t worry, we sussed out the options for you and have boiled it down to four vital Bs. As. Pizzerias.  To boot, three out of four are within walking […]

Extra Long Weekend Highlights December 5th-December 8th 2014

Friday, December 5th (high: 30°C low 22°C, Sunny) 10:00AM: Food Market: Buenos Aires Market @Parque Rivadavia (Av Rivadavia 4800) 8:00PM: Film:Cannes Film Festival @Cine Gaumont (av. Rivadavia 1635) 10:00PM  Dinner@Sarkis (Thames 1101) Saturday, December 6th (*high: 32°C low 18°C, Partially cloudy) 3:00PM Music festival:Bandas x Barrios open air festival @ Parque Tres de Febrero (Av. Iraola Entre Av. Del […]

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Mente Travels

Although Buenos Aires can be hard to leave, our Mente participants often take trips around Argentina and to surrounding countries during their time off from class, internships, and volunteering, just to double check that Buenos Aires really is the best.  Here Mente participants spill the juice about their travels, sharing special tips on how to […]

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Mente Night: Fuerza Bruta Delight

Mente recently had our fifth outing to Fuerza Bruta and we still cannot wait to see the show again.  Performed in the Centro Cultural Recoleta, Fuerza Bruta is a post-modern, multi-sensory, theatrical show, created in Buenos Aires by Director Diqui James. This show has completed multiple rounds of successful world tours since 2005. Its creators […]

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Upcoming Trips in Argentina!

*Below are three upcoming excursions in Argentina offered by three recommended companies* IGUAZU FALLS with Argentina for All (August 15th-19th)   Discover one of the 7 natural wonders of the world with Argentina for ALL!  Join a group of students from all over the world on an unforgettable adventure. Party Bus, Pre Drinkings, Theme Parties, […]