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Articles by Polly Thompson

We can no longer deny it, summer is finally over. The leaves are falling thick and fast, and today’s sudden downpour no longer felt like sweet relief from the heat, but more like an excuse to cozy up inside with …

If you’ve recently seen our Practical Guide to Lollapalooza 2019, and realized too late that you missed out on tickets to Latin America’s biggest festival this weekend, then take a breather. We have some good news. First, there are …

With the cooler winds finally blowing, Buenos Aires can once again live up to its name and we can enjoy the city sweat-free. Fortunately the cultural offering doesn’t change with the seasons, and there’s just as many live music events, …

From April 11th to 14th, arteBA is back to once again to present the 28th edition of its annual contemporary art fair. Founded in 1991, the event is simultaneously a gallery for broke art lovers and the city’s biggest spending …

As of this coming Thursday, it is officially fall in Buenos Aires, and if the moody rainclouds of late are anything to go by, the weather is certainly committing to it. The pool party and asado invites are slowly trickling …

You’d be forgiven for thinking that this weekend Buenos Aires will be focusing on celebrating its Irish community in true St. Patrick’s Day Style. And though there will certainly be plenty of Guinness-fueled parties, it seems the ferias of the …

It’s not often that photography exhibitions go from the walls of London’s Royal Albert Hall to those of Palermo’s Fototeca Latinoamericana. Yet this Friday, that’s exactly what will be happening as Scarlet Page opens Resonators+, a series of …

The main event taking place this weekend in Buenos Aires is of course the International Women’s Day March on Friday, where women will be striking to protest the abuse, femicide, and inequality they face in Argentina. However, the movement doesn’t …

The Carnaval murga madness is reaching its end this climax in Buenos Aires with one last, huge fiesta taking place on Monday. Yes, the reason you’re getting four blissful days off work this week is that porteños will be taking …

There is an element to being British in Argentina that other foreigners do not likely experience. Every so often, while chatting in a taxi or buying groceries at the verdulería, the question of where I’m from arises. And, though usually …