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The Indy Eye: BA Underground Market – December 2013

The Indy Eye: BA Underground Market – December 2013

The Argentina Independent celebrated another successful edition of the BA Underground Market on a scorching Saturday afternoon on 7th December. Here are some photos from the event.

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Licia Santuz: The Buenos Aires Yarn Bomber

Licia Santuz: The Buenos Aires Yarn Bomber

Tess Bennett catches up with Buenos Aires’ original yarn bomber, Licia Santuz, who has been decorating trees around the city since 2009, and plans one more big exhibition of her work before leaving in the New Year.

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Lo de Luca: Homage to a Rock Star

Lo de Luca: Homage to a Rock Star

Alexandre Bachet visits a bar tucked away in a quiet part of Monserrat, Buenos Aires, set in the house of late rock legend Luca Prodan, which pays homage to its famous owner through art, music, and good times.

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Vuela el Pez: A Bar for Art Lovers

Vuela el Pez: A Bar for Art Lovers

Vuela el Pez is an inconspicuous bar on Av Cordoba and an unlikely hub of creative art, featuring rotating exhibitions, regular live performances, and workshops. Kahina Boudarène reviews.

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Museo de los Tuneles

Museo de los Tuneles

The Museo de Tuneles (Museum of Tunnels), located under a school and church in Barracas, provides an interesting and unconventional insight into the city’s fascinating history away from the tourist trail. Alexandre Bachet reports.

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Pecha Kucha: A Bite-Sized Idea Medley

Pecha Kucha: A Bite-Sized Idea Medley

Alison Depsky finds the latest edition of Pecha Kucha, an event in which creative types gather and present their ideas with 20 power-point slides each 20 seconds long, both inspiring and invigorating.

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Top 5 Offbeat Cultural Centres in BA

George Nelson rounds up some of the top cultural centres that are off the beaten track in Buenos Aires.

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Top 5 Alternative Date Spots in BA

Top 5 Alternative Date Spots in BA

Lina Soualem picks five unconventional spots to take someone on a date in Buenos Aires, from the sensual ‘erotic’ dinner to a ping pong tournament in Villa Crespo.

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Movimiento Afrocultural: Quilombo Culture

Movimiento Afrocultural: Quilombo Culture

Chris Barrett checks out some of the afro-centric classes and workshops offered by Movimiento Afrocultural as it continues a tradition of struggle, tolerance, and cultural awareness in European-influenced Buenos Aires.

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BA’s Underground Biking Boom

BA’s Underground Biking Boom

As Buenos Aires comes out of hibernation, residents take up their two-wheeled approach to transport once again. Alex King looks at the other side of biking in Buenos Aires, beyond the ‘bicisendas’.

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