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Dancing to Tango Nuevo in Buenos Aires

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Tango has been filling the streets of Buenos Aires for centuries but in recent years the milongas (dances) have been moving to a different beat. Welcome to the era of alternative tango! Nuevo tango (new…

A Rendezvous with Benjamin Biolay

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Benjamin Biolay Benjamin Biolay will be playing for the first time in Buenos Aires on April 18th and 20th as part of the BAFICI (Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival) activities. The French singer-songwriter is presenting his last album, Trash Yeyé -released last year- and songs from his previous discography.

Porteños Dance the Night Away at the South American Music Conference

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SAMC BANNER LOGOThe 2008 edition of the South American Music Conference (SAMC) wrapped up with a day-long dance party. Tens of thousands of people attended the event, which took place at Centro Costa Salguero along the Rio de la Plata. The dance fest featured four separate stages – Tangent, Freak Circus, Electro Place, and Tent – where dozens of international and local DJs spun grooves from three in the afternoon on Saturday until the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Slow Dance Fans Mob Buenos Aires Planetarium

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Slow Dance Jam

It could be sweet …

On a dusky, late summer evening, a crowd of close to a thousand people mobbed the lawn in front of the Palermo Planetarium to practice one of romance’s finest inventions—the slow dance. With a half moon floating appropriately over the Planetarium, the crowd of teens, 20 and 30-somethings and older couples gathered in the early twilight, awaiting the Que Vuelvan los Lentos, or the return of the slow dances, as the event was named.

South America Music Conference Presents Full Day Concert

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South American Music Conference - Electronica in BASuperstar DJs and a who’s who of the electronic music world descend upon Buenos Aires this week for the South American Music Conference (SAMC). By day, SAMC pulls together artists, producers, record label representatives, and fans for workshops and panels on everything from turntablism to festival organizing to the ins-and-outs of making a re-mix song. By night, DJs in town for the conference entertain the masses at various nightclubs around the city.

South American Music Conference Concert
Saturday, March 8, 2008

Where:Centro Costa Salguero – Av. Costanera R. Obligado and J. Salguero
Cost: General Admission $90 pesos, VIP $160
Website: South American Music Conference Website