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‘Caught in the Act’ Theatrical Bike Tour: Riding Through The History Books

‘Caught in the Act’ Theatrical Bike Tour: Riding Through The History Books

Theatre company teams up with Biking Buenos Aires to paint Argentine history in a new, interactive, and surprising light. George Nelson goes along for the ride.

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The Indy Eye: Christmas in Buenos Aires

The Indy Eye: Christmas in Buenos Aires

Even though Christmas in Argentina is celebrated in blistering summer heat, decorations in the city pay an awkward homage to Northern Hemisphere traditions. Sam Pothecary captures the contrasts.

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Top 5 Spots in Flores

Top 5 Spots in Flores

Brendan O’Boyle ventures out to the leafy neighbourhood of Flores, often overlooked by tourists, expats, and porteños alike.

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La Noche Audiovisual

La Noche Audiovisual

The second ever installment of La Noche Audiovisual takes place on Saturday 7th December and the public are invited to “come and play” at the headquarters of the Distrito Audiovisual, to celebrate the city’s thriving industry.

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Top 5 Spots in Colegiales

Tess Bennett walks the leafy, cobbled streets of Colegiales to find five top spots in this largely undiscovered barrio of Buenos Aires.

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On Now: Indian Festival in BA

On Now: Indian Festival in BA

From 15th-24th November, the Indian Embassy in Argentina is hosting its fifth cultural festival, an event that imports and exhibits the very best of Indian culture through various events and activities in a number of settings around Buenos Aires.

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Top 5 Bike Shops in Buenos Aires

Brendan O’Boyle rounds up some of the best bike shops in Buenos Aires, whether you are looking for a reliable mechanic and service or to pick up a trendy new set of wheels.

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The Indy Eye: Marches and Marathons in BA

The Indy Eye: Marches and Marathons in BA

Photographer Emily Cumming remained in Buenos Aires over the holiday weekend and shares some of her images of the multitude of events here exclusively with The Indy.

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The Indy Eye: Festival de las Colectividades

The Indy Eye: Festival de las Colectividades

Indy photographers Beatrice Murch and Bodhi Stanberry share their pictures from the Festival de las Colectividades in Buenos Aires, an event organised by the city government on ‘Immigrant Day’ to celebrate the diversity of cultures in Argentina.

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Top 5 Argentine Stand Up Comics

Stand-up comedy is very new on the scene in Argentina. In Latin American in general, stand-up is just gaining popularity. “In the US, stand up has a tradition of 70 years, here it’s a tradition of ten years,” explains Gabriel Grosvald, stand up comedian, producer, and general comedy guru. Because it is so new, there […]

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