Category Archives: Letters from Buenos Aires

Museum of Tango declared of cultural interest by the City Legislature .

Sweet and brief. That’s how the ceremony was. The Legislature is one of many French neoclassic public buildings. Its ninety-five meter high clock tower is Read More

Susana Rinaldi: Live Performance. Celebration of Buenos Aires’ historic cafes in San Juan y Boedo

Among all the choices I decided to head to Café Homero Manzi. It is said that poet Manzi gave birth to the lyrics of tango Read More

One of my discovery days in Buenos Aires.

What will I do today? After my friend Celina wakes me up at noon for our daily telephone update, I leave the apartment. With a Read More

Sandra Luna’s live performance. Café concert: El Vesubio.

Not all tango singers please porteños. Expectations are high in the land of tango. There is no mercy.  We are as picky with tango singers Read More

National Academy of Tango. History of Tango in the Twenties III

Avenida de Mayo 833  Sadly, Enrique Binda’s seminar came to an end last night. If you have followed my letters you know that he is Read More

Museum of Tango, National Academy of Tango.

I climb the marble steps of the Academy, the same ones that our poet Horacio Ferrer, its director, climbs every day. I am in the Read More

National Academy of Tango. History of Tango in the Twenties II

I head towards Avenida de Mayo. More precisely to Professor Enrique Binda’s second class. Today’s class will covers some highlights of music and singing developments Read More

At home

Notes of the 3 classes I missed from History of Tango in the Twenties A reading of his class notes, which Binda graciously gave me Read More

National Academy of Tango. History of Tango in the Twenties I

I take the turn-of-the century elevator to the second floor (I never miss an opportunity to touch its curvy iron interior) and look for the Read More

What does a porteña tanguera who lives in the USA do during her first day in her beloved Buenos Aires?

Waking up at noon to break the time regimentation routine is a must. Rushing to work? I already forgot. Instead I hurry to an outdoor Read More

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