Thursday, April 30, 2009

Vice Magazine Launch Party






















Vice Mag
lands in Argentina with a marathon of skate, art & fashion events, surrealist parties and cool bands.
Starting today at 4:00pm.
Special thanks to: Flory Perkins

Friday, April 24, 2009

Louis Vuitton campaign, Buenos Aires

















Portrait of filmmaker, Francis Ford Coppola and his daughter Sofia, for the Louis Vuitton campaign shot in the countryside, outside Buenos Aires.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Vogue Living Mag in Argentina






































































I recently hosted Susan Westwood, Vogue Living's Senior editor, in Buenos Aires. She was interested in local interior designs, and visiting beautiful residences and restaurants, behind-the-scenes in Buenos Aires & surrounding areas.
The story about Buenos Aires design will be featured in the May/June issue of VOGUE Living. Enjoy! xx

Special thanks! Julia and Marcelo

Friends and Babies



















Rufino's Birthday!


Wednesday, April 22, 2009

HAPPY EARTHDAY!!
































































For those of you who don't know, Earth Day,
is a celebration that takes place in 141 countries all over the world, every April 22, since 1970.

This year, it will be celebrated for the first time in Argentina. There will be a festival organized by the Earthday Network - a non-profit organization based in Washington DC. Earthday Network coordinates events, education campaigns and actions throughout the globe providing simple, practical and positive messages regarding our planet, and how to take care of it. The festival will take place in the city of Buenos Aires, on Saturday, April 26 and it will consist of concerts, art installations, photography, dance, yoga and DJ's, all in an open space, under the sun and the moon.

Art y Ecology

Guillermo Delgado Trío (jazz), Michael Mike, Hamacas al Río, Bicicletas, Rosal and Leo García will hold live performances and provide information about our planet and our environment.
Art installations and photography with environmental themes will be presented by Japanese artist M. Emoto as well as Argentine artists Marcelo Brodsky, Julio Pantoja y Nicolás García Uriburu. The Swasthya company of Scenic Arts will present different choreographies, and provide a yoga class focused on the relation ecology - quality of life.
A series of short films will be presented by foreign directors, as well as Argentine directors (UBA, ORT, FUC) who intend to show what and how we consume, transportation issues, air, the contamination of our river, and trash. Organizations such as Greenpeace and Vida Silvestre will provide information about the current ecological state of the planet.

Electronic music lovers can party til dawn, cause there will be DJ's, drinks and dancing when the sun goes down.


This event is free, and it will take place at la Plaza de la Flor (photo), located in Av. Alcorta y Austria, starting at 3:00pm. See you there.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Chau ARMANI!!

















The luxury brand has decided to leave the country and they're currently having a huge sale of up to 80% off on some things.
Emporio Armani announced that they are facing too much red tape, which makes it difficult to import and commercialize their products in Argentina.

The current government seeks to increase local production.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Groso Cabrera!

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Masters delivered the show everyone wanted and a champion no one expected.
Angel Cabrera became the first Argentine to win the green jacket at Augusta National, on Easter Sunday by surviving a wild final round that began with a supercharged duel between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and ended with a stunning collapse by Kenny Perry.

Source: ESPN

Saturday, April 11, 2009

KENZO IN BUENOS AIRES


World famous, Japanese artist and designer, Kenzo Takada opens his first exhibition in Latin America. The event showcases his plastic works at the new art gallery Lordi Arte Contemporaneo in San Telmo, Venezuela 617. The exhibition has traveled the world, stopping first in Munich and Morocco, and is a combination of paintings, sculptures and collages. The majority of the paintings feature women among pieces of cloth and stamps, but he was sure to include one of a couple dancing tango with the Obelisk behind them as an homage to Buenos Aires. Visit the exhibit Monday through Friday, 11am to 8pm, until July 10th.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Another Starbucks in town


















That's right... Starbucks has opened a new store in the Abasto Shopping center.
Other locations in BA:

* Shopping Alto Palermo - Arenales y Av. Coronel Díaz (Palermo)
* Av. Federico Lacroze 2301 - corner of 3 de Febrero (Belgrano)
* Callao 702 - corner of Viamonte (Centro)
* Avenida Elcano 3179 (Belgrano R)
* Malabia 1738 (Palermo Soho)
* Calle Florida (Florida, at the corner of Rivadavia)
* Abasto Shopping Mall Corrientes 3247
* Soon to come: Patio Bullrich - Posadas and Libertad (Recoleta)
* Soon to come: Dot Shopping Center - Melian Avenue and the Panamerican highway.