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Usina del Arte

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Address: Agustin Caffarena 1, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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A superb place to see Latin American jazz in Buenos Aires

I been here a couple of time to enjoy different jazz venues. The hall have a great layout with excelente views and, overall, a high quality acoustic design, so it's always a real... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I couldn't get in, even during hours they advertise they are open. They are really only open during concerts.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I been here a couple of time to enjoy different jazz venues. The hall have a great layout with excelente views and, overall, a high quality acoustic design, so it's always a real pleasure to listen music this way. In addition, I have visited a Van Gogh exhibition, and it was just good. No more than good

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

I went with friends to see "David La chapelle" photographie. Incredible. We be delighted as well with a contemporary dance. Everything is nice. The arquitecture of the place was reformed but keeped the original structure, so is like to stay in a London building. The two spectacules were free. And then they have a coffe shop very very good place.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

In Buenos Aire's art district, surrounded by street art, this gallery is worth a visit. We walked from San Telmo (about 30-40 minutes) and the neigbourhood seemed safe.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Usina del Arte. We walked from San Thelmo and you get a bit of a feel of the other BA in Boca. The usina was beautifull. But the rooms where to display the art rather small. The trip to the next door building was strange. And then Davids photo's: fabulous. So much to see and to explore. We... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It´s definitely a must see in Buenos Aires! I really loved it! I went there with a group of friends last week and we got to see the Buenos Aires Jazz festival, which was amazing! I loved the atmosphere, the music, everything is very well organized and the best thing: you get to see great concerts/art exhibitions for free, however... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

There are a couple of venues in the complex. The acoustics are very good and the seats and comfortable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Young, strong, artistic, greatly organised, first-world level... A place not to miss when touring the working-class district of La Boca! Different alternatives such as concerts, stand-up, exhibitions, performances, etc., all within a beautiful building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Came here to pick up tickets for the Tango Finals in August one morning and was pleasantly surprised by this beautiful places. It's huge with a nice dance floor upstairs where people were dancing tango in the morning. There's also a cafe with drinks and some snacks. Downstairs was a stage where the tango competitions were happening. Very cool experience.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Once an electric power plant (Usina in Spanish), designed by an Italian architect in the early XX century following the Renaissance style. Now converted to a multidisciplinary center of arts with a totally renovated interior and a well preserved and delightful facade. Of note, two auditoriums with amazing acoustics presents all kinds of music, from classical to modern bands. It... More 

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La Boca
A neighbourhood defined by its immigrant roots, La Boca still maintains this past alive in its streets today. Due to its proximity to the river, the neighbourhood became the preferred settling area for immigrants of a wide variety of origins, who ended up living together in the conventillos. Thus, these houses became a melting pot of different cultures and traditions that birthed creations like tango and lunfardo. Nowadays, this legacy can be seen and felt on Caminito Street, which welcomes visitors with colourful facades, cobblestones, and street artists showcasing their skills. Just like its neighbor San Telmo, La Boca is one of the prime destinations to experience the traditions and customs that originated from the city’s immigrant past and which have shaped its distinct identity.
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