DC Comics Sends Batman to The New Gotham…Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, creative class, tourism

“BA is the new Gotham.” We said it first in the Summer Issue of Privada when we profiled the ultra-sophisticated Algodon Mansion in Recoleta. To quote, InvestBA has long rejected the misnomer of BA as the Paris of South America. While architecture is certainly one similarity, the city’s pace, diversity, nightlife, grit and boundless creativity have always made New York a …

VanityBA: Montevideo Fashion Week Hits The Catwalk

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, lifestyle, uruguay, vanityba

Mo’ fashion, mo’ designers, mo’ mentum. Montevideo’s got the MoJo as MoWeek 2011 kicks off tomorrow in Montevideo. The second-annual fashion event running today through Saturday will bring together Uruguay’s best designers, models and stylists for a three-day celebration of emerging talent and continued professionalization of Uruguay’s fashion industry. Three full days of Fall/Winter collections will be complemented by showrooms, …

While U2 Plays, The Taxman Prowls in Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events

U2’s long-awaited return to Buenos Aires last night featured a set list that began with Even Better Than The Real Thing, marking the first time the Achtung Baby classic has been played live since 2001. As always, the band weaved in snippets of other classics like Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds and FGTH’s Relax. What some fans may have missed, …

U2 360 Tour in Buenos Aires: Even Better Than The “River” Thing

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events

When U2 takes the stage Wednesday night in Argentina, it won’t be at the Monumental in Nunez, the home to River Plate and the venue where Madonna, The Police, AC/DC and even U2 themselves have all filmed concert videos. Instead, the $750 million-grossing 360 Tour will head south to La Plata, the capital of Buenos Aires Province, a city where …

March Madness: Nike Has US Soccer Fans Seeing Red All Over

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, us companies

The upcoming soccer match between Argentina and the U.S. may only be a “friendly,” but don’t tell that to the 70,000 fans who will pack the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey this Saturday. On a night when much of the country will be watching the Sweet Sixteen, another form of March Madness will be unleashed when Messi & Co. …