22 Jan10 Le Bar

Posted in Language, Music, Nightlife from Le Bar, Buenos Aires by

Below is an assignment Calina and I wrote for our Spanish class. Scroll down to read a rough translation in English. Anoche, fuimos a un concierto a ‘Le Bar’ un club del centro de Buenos Aires. Encontramos el evento en la pagina web de “Whats Up Buenos Aires“, un blog en inglés que cubre todo […] (Read More)

18 Jan10 The Tango Couple

Posted in Culture, Dance, Nightlife from arévalo, buenos aires by Calina

Only in Argentina is it perfectly normal that your neighbors are professional tango dancers. The couple downstairs, Enrique and Judita, have been dancing tango for 20 years although they don’t look much older than 30. A few nights ago, they invited us to one of their shows at a “milonga”. Milonga is the name given […] (Read More)

17 Jan10 Juana Molina

Posted in Music from Estados Unidos 617, Buenos Aires by

Yesterday we visited an English bookstore near the market in San Telmo. I didn’t happen to see anything in the bookstore that piqued my interest, but instead heard something really interesting. The woman who runs the bookstore was playing an extremely captivating album. The vocal rhythms, harmonies and progression of each song were very unique. […] (Read More)