Tribuna Real The Perfect Mix Of Polo, Art & Fashion

Patrick Archer argentina polo, buenos aires events, culture, lifestyle, vanityba, wine & vineyards

From December 1-4 Tribuna Real, the International Polo Fair, will take place at the Hipodromo Argentino. Occurring in conjunction with the Argentine Polo Open, Tribuna Real “will unite the entire Polo community and its friends in one place to see tango shows, fashion shows, and prizes awarded to distinguished Polo players.” Guests will also be able to enjoy cocktails, wines …

Buenos Aires, Latin American Art takes over NYC at Pinta

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

From November 11- 14, Latin American art takes over Manhattan during PINTA, the annual art fair exhibiting the best of Latin American art. The event, which coincides with Christie’s and Sotheby’s Latin American art auctions and important exhibitions in NYC museums, is one of the most prestigious events in the Latin art world. Fifty of the world’s top galleries dealing …

VanityBA: Is Buenos Aires The World’s Most Exciting City?

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, culture, lifestyle, vanityba, visionaries

In his article “Buenos Aires, Metropolis of the Zeitgeist” for German website Spiegel Online, Georg Diez discusses the contradictions and illusions of Buenos Aires, one of the world’s most exciting cities: “a place where nothing is quite as it seems and the past constantly intermingles with the future.” Diez speaks with some of the city’s most creative minds and learns …

Buenos Aires Ad Agencies Give Global Brands Local Flavor

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, culture, lifestyle, us companies

The 1985 New Coke launch taught soft drink makers and marketers the risks inherent in tampering with the real thing. Amazing then, that PepsiCo green-lighted a Buenos Aires ad agency’s proposal last year to actually change the name of their world-famous brand. The idea? Like Nike and Levi’s, Pepsi is one of those U.S. brand names that often proves problematic …

With Teatro Colon Renovation, Buenos Aires Makes A Sound Investment

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, buenos aires events, culture

Once considered one of the world’s top five opera houses, Buenos Aires’ Teatro Colon has played host to musical legends like Igor Stravinsky, Richard Strauss, Luciano Pavarotti and Arturo Toscanini. But when the curtain fell on Swan Lake in October 2006, many wondered if the aging and badly neglected theatre would ever regain its former glory. Shortly thereafter, the City …