Browsing all posts in May, 2010.

New Art At Art Factory

More art is always going up in Art Factory Hostel, so much that I’m usually surprised by something new whenever I visit.

Two weeks ago, at the beginning of …
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Happy Birthday, Argentina!

In case you’ve somehow how managed to avoid the huge setup on 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires began celebrating its 200th anniversary on Friday night. Last night, the city inaugurated …
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San Telmo Art Walk, Again!

I got a phone call Monday evening from Augustín in Art Factory’s reception. A couple of guests had been asking about art galleries in the neighborhood. A bit stumped, I …
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Word of the Week: Cuchi

From Manu, in response to a tweet of mine about being called “cuchi” for the first time here in Argentina. To my knowledge, anyway.

CUCHI

Cuchi or chuchi


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Art Factory Guests of the Week

Although I like having a flat of my own now and not having to wait for computer time or for the kitchen to be free of pasta-making backpackers, I really …
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Word of the Week: Katinga

KATINGA

Katinga means very vulgar and low quality. Katinga is an adjective that describes something very cheesy or very cheap and vulgar. Someone’s look or way of dressing can be …
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San Telmo Art Walk Returns

I’ve started up the San Telmo Art Walks again and hope to conduct them twice a week starting next week. This week there will be an art walk …
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