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‘This Isn’t Goodbye': Gilda, the Cumbia Saint

‘This Isn’t Goodbye': Gilda, the Cumbia Saint

Almost 20 years after her premature death, cumbia singer Gilda still draws crowds of devoted followers, who worship her as a saint. Michalina Kowol speaks to some of them at her shrine in Chacarita.

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Undercover BA: The New Breed of Artisan Shoe Designers

Undercover BA: The New Breed of Artisan Shoe Designers

Trend hunter Vanessa Bell shares her insider tips of the places, designers, and things to seek out in Buenos Aires. This month, her pick of shoe designers.

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The Indy Guide to BA’s Alternative Music Venues (I)

The Indy Guide to BA’s Alternative Music Venues (I)

Luján Gambina explores the best venues for independent music and arts in Buenos Aires. This month, we visit Palermo, Recoleta, and Abasto.

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Hand of Pod: The 2015 Copa América Preview Episode!

Hand of Pod: The 2015 Copa América Preview Episode!

In the last episode before the mid-season break, the Hand of Pod team review the latest round of matches and look ahead to the 2015 Copa América, which begins today in Chile.

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Welcome to Mesopotamia: Chapter V

Welcome to Mesopotamia: Chapter V

Columnist Daniel Tunnard continues with the story of his move from the bright lights of Buenos Aires to sleepy riverside town Concepción del Uruguay.

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Mural of the Month: California 1800

Mural of the Month: California 1800

In our monthly collaboration with Graffitimundo, we take you inside the Buenos Aires street art scene. This month, a highway in south Buenos Aires gets a facelift.

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Hand of Pod: San Lorenzo Top, River Triumph in Brazil

Hand of Pod: San Lorenzo Top, River Triumph in Brazil

In this week’s football round up, San Lorenzo break free at the top after Boca Juniors slip up again, and River Plate enjoy a resounding triumph in Brazil to reach the Copa Libertadores semi-final.

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Inside The Centro Cultural Kirchner

Inside The Centro Cultural Kirchner

The Indy joined one of the free guided tours available to get a first-hand look inside one of what promises to be the largest and most important cultural centres in Latin America.

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On Now: Urraka

On Now: Urraka

Urraka is an uproarious hour-long musical show where actors, dancers, and musicians deliver a humorous performance using their bodies and recycled objects as instruments. María Agustina Pardini reviews.

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Hand of Pod: The Argentine Reaction to the FIFA Arrests

Hand of Pod: The Argentine Reaction to the FIFA Arrests

This week’s Hand of Pod is all about the reaction here to the FIFA arrests in Zurich, and how they affect Argentina, as well as a look at the latest goings on in the domestic league.

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