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VIDEO: Proyecto Persiana

VIDEO: Proyecto Persiana

A collective of artists is giving commercial areas of Buenos Aires a colourful makeover by painting over shop shutters, promoting the work of street artists in the city.

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Skin in the Game: Argentine Football Fanatics and their Tattoos

Skin in the Game: Argentine Football Fanatics and their Tattoos

For many in Argentina, football is more than just a game. Their club forms an integral part of their social life, their family, their identity. And some choose to make it a part of their own body.

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Culture Or Commerce: The Art of Book-Selling in Buenos Aires

Culture Or Commerce: The Art of Book-Selling in Buenos Aires

Operating in an industry facing intense pressure from online competition, Buenos Aires’ independent booksellers remain confident that the city’s rich cultural traditions will survive.

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Gatitos de la Sarmiento: A Different Type of Cat Shelter

Gatitos de la Sarmiento: A Different Type of Cat Shelter

Deliberately hidden away in the Buenos Aires neighbourhood of Montserrat, Gatitos de la Sarmiento is a cat shelter trying to change the way we think of domestic animals. Carla McKirdy reports.

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Smash Your Stress at The Break Club

Smash Your Stress at The Break Club

Stressed out in Buenos Aires? At The Break Club you can find relief – and perhaps enjoyment – with a bat in hand and a room full of things to smash.

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Martes De La Grande: Making Tuesdays Cool Again

Martes De La Grande: Making Tuesdays Cool Again

Every Tuesday night, those in the know head to Santos 4040 in Chacarita for a night of improvised music, DJ sets, live art shows, and ping-pong. Reilly Ryan checks out the vibe at Martes de la Grande.

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The Indy Eye: Open House Buenos Aires 2015

The Indy Eye: Open House Buenos Aires 2015

Last weekend’s Open House festival, the third in Buenos Aires, shed light on the city’s greatest architectural secrets allowing people into all sorts of places they’re not normally not supposed to see.

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What to do this Halloween in Buenos Aires

What to do this Halloween in Buenos Aires

Halloween (‘Noche de Brujas’) isn’t widely celebrated in Argentina, but more and more places are importing US traditions and organising themed events. Here is our guide to the best of this year’s spooky festivities.

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Murals of Buenos Aires: Huemul, Caracas 2727

Murals of Buenos Aires: Huemul, Caracas 2727

In our monthly collaboration with Graffitimundo we showcase Buenos Aires’ street art and explore the city’s diverse and colourful murals. This month: Pastel brings visual relief to La Paternal.

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Mural of the Month: Fierro Hotel

Mural of the Month: Fierro Hotel

In our monthly collaboration with Graffitimundo, we take you inside the Buenos Aires street art scene. This month, Parbo gets to work on Palermo’s Fierro Hotel.

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