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Articles by Jorge Farah

Argentina’s musical DNA includes the brokenhearted melancholy of tango, the fist-pumping rush of rock nacional, the frenetic swing of cuarteto, and the rhythms of various other autochthonous styles such as chacarera and chamamé. But amid all of these

“So why do you… still live here?”

After a solid 13 years in Argentina, this is a question I often find myself faced with. Well-meaning strangers will sometimes blurt it out, almost without realizing, upon learning that I wasn’t

The latest installment of the Mar del Plata Film Festival took place between the 9th and 18th of November, and we were there to scope out all the most noteworthy films. Everything from subversive, experimental micro-budget pieces (Camila Jose Donosio’s …

Another week means another weekend, and this happens to be the spookiest weekend of the year. Is it because it’s Halloween (or rather, the weekend closest to Halloween without going over)? Or is it because the political future of this …

Howdy! Another weekend approaches. And boy oh boy, do we need one. If you’re anything like me, you’re still reeling from that bizarre debate from a few days ago (and if you didn’t watch it, we have a nifty little

That’s right, folks, we’re back with another heaping serving of weekend fun. And what’s better than a weekend? A long weekend! And what’s better than a long weekend? A long weekend when there’s a bunch of cool stuff going on …

October is here, and so is the overpowering realization that this year, which still feels very much like it just started, is barreling rapidly to a close. Oh gosh. The resolutions! We kept putting them off, and now all of …

Hi there, dear reader. We made it! The end of another work week. Do you taste it? The sweet release? Yes, the world continues to be a chaotic mess plagued with disasters both natural and man-made (but, let’s be real, …

Well, dear readers, it’s finally here. The end of the cruel (actually fairly mild) Buenos Aires winter, and the advent of the extremely brief and ever-so-fleeting period of time in which the city actually resembles springtime. Rejoice! Take to the …

Hi, friends. How was your week? Was it long and arduous? Was it tough, yet fulfilling? Did it all feel a little pointless? Did you learn a little bit about yourself and the world around you? Whatever the case, you …