On Now: Ramón Ayala

On Now: Ramón Ayala

Artist Marcos López's directorial debut 'Ramón Ayala' is playing throughout June at Malba, with subtitles in English. Wendy Gosselin reviews the film, and finds it to be a visual delight.

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On Now: ArteBA 2014

On Now: ArteBA 2014

George Nelson visits this year's edition of ArteBA, one of South America's leading art fairs, on now in Palermo.

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Anti-Chevron Day Marked by Protests

Anti-Chevron Day Marked by Protests

Wednesday saw protests take place in Buenos Aires and Neuquén against oil giant Chevron as part of International Anti-Chevron Day, a global movement against the corporation.

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On Now: Feria Puro Diseño

On Now: Feria Puro Diseño

South America's leading design fair opened yesterday in Buenos Aires, and Agus López Binaghi went along to see what cutting-edge things were on display.

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On Now: Joseph Beuys at PROA

On Now: Joseph Beuys at PROA

The exhibition 'Joseph Beuys. Works 1955–1985' is on at Fundación PROA until June. Don't miss the chance to see the work of one of the most important and revolutionary European artists of the last century.

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Verón and Zanetti Call Full Time on Glittering Careers

Verón and Zanetti Call Full Time on Glittering Careers

Mark Orton looks back at the long and illustrious careers of Juan Sebastián Verón and Javier Zanetti, two of Argentina’s most iconic footballers of their generation.

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Hotel Bauen Worker Cooperative Faces Eviction

Hotel Bauen Worker Cooperative Faces Eviction

The workers of Buenos Aires Hotel Bauen, who recuperated the abandoned five star hotel after it went bankrupt during the 2001-2 economic crisis, face eviction after a Supreme Court decision.

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Out Now: Mujeres Con Pelotas

Out Now: Mujeres Con Pelotas

Marc Rogers reviews newly-released 'Mujeres Con Pelotas', a documentary that follows the struggle of women's football in Argentina through the story of a team of girls in Villa 31.

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Out Now: El Otro Maradona

Out Now: El Otro Maradona

El Otro Maradona traces the story of Goyo Carrizo, childhood friend of Maradona who many say was a better footballer, before injury shortened his career. Rafa López Binaghi reviews the new documentary.

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Lucas Varela: The Man in the Comic Book Mask

Lucas Varela: The Man in the Comic Book Mask

Sergio Burns speaks to Argentine cartoonist and illustrator Lucas Varela about his work in the media, the dreamlike language of comic books, and his sinister take on 'Pinocchio'.

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