Out & About!
La Trastienda Club (Balcarce 460, 4342-7650, www.latrastienda.com). 9pm. Tickets: from $280 at the venue or www.tuentrada.com
James Cotton is one of the historical representatives of the traditional American blues, along with BB King and Buddy Guy. James performs in an exclusive concert with his original band, Blues Band, at La Trastienda tonight, as part of his Latin American tour.
Teatro Picadero (Pasaje Santos Discepolo 1857, 5199-5793). Tuesdays, 9pm. Tickets: from $170 at the venue or www.plateanet.com
Local singer Ligia Piro presents her latest show Bohemia noche. A concert to experience different emotions through a good selection of songs and a combination of genres.
Nicolás Sorín Octet
Boris Club de Jazz (Gorriti 5568, 4777-0012, www.borisclub.com.ar). 9.30pm. Tickets: from $50 at the venue or www.tuentrada.com
The Nicolás Sorín Octet, which was formed in New York in 2003, combines jazz, rock and folk music. Vocalist and composer Sorín started his music career at Berklee College of Music, studying with professors like Bob Brookmeyer, Maria Schneider and Vuk Kulenovic. His music is performed by symphonic orchestras and big bands worldwide.
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Ciudad Cultural Konex (Sarmiento 3131, 4864-3200, www.ciudadculturalkonex.org). Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8pm, 8.30pm, 9pm and 9.30pm. Tickets: $80 at the venue or www.ticketek.com.ar
This original play directed by Natalia Chami and Romina Bulacio Sak, turns the tables on the classic role of spectator watching actor. The show transforms a mobile audience of 30 into cast members, life participating in art.
Café Rivas (Estados Unidos 302). Tuesdays, 9pm. Tickets: $40 at the venue. www.facebook.com/gringostandup. Book at www.alternativateatral.com
Gringo Standup is the only regular English-speaking standup comedy in Buenos Aires. Whether a visitor or a local seeking a break from the Spanish-speaking comedy scene, here you’ll find hilarious comedy acts, all in English.
Les Luthiers Exhibition
Centro Cultural Recoleta (Junín 1930, 4803-1040, 4803-9799, www.centroculturalrecoleta.org). Tuesdays-Fridays, 2pm-9pm & Saturdays & Sundays from noon-9pm. Free admission.
Humour and musical group Les Luthiers pays tribute to their photographer in the photo exhibition Homenaje de Les Luthiers a su fotógrafo: Gerardo “Zoilo” Horovitz. One hundred black and white photographs taken during the ensemble’s 30 years in showbiz will be on display until August 25 at Centro Cultural Recoleta.