Weekend guide: Comic Con Argentina takes place and Aníbal Pachano says goodbye to the theater

Comic Con: the pop culture festival

Until Sunday, the Costa Salguero Center hosts the most important meetings of the entertainment industry. This year has two international visits: Robert Patrick and Itziar Ituno. Patrick played T-1000, Terminator 2 Already White Dragon, the father of Peacemaker. Ituño became better known as Raquel Murillo in money theftthe detective who becomes a thief for love.

Both are the great guests of the new edition of the Comic Con Argentina. After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, the big event for the comic book, anime, science fiction and other industries has returned to celebrate culture with attractions for the whole family. There are stalls, shows, talks and workshops.

ComiCon will be held until tomorrow at C. Costa Salguero (Photo: Instagram / argcomiccon).

Comic Con (comic book convention) originated in the United States, where it has been played for over 50 years. Film and television studios, video games and publishers are participating. In Argentina, it has been officially held since 2013 and is currently the largest Spanish-speaking Comic-Con in the world.

  • Schedules: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Costa Salguero Center: A V. Costanera Norte Rafael Obligado and Jerónimo Salguero.
  • Aperitif: starting at $3,500. Children under 6 enter without a ticket. Free access for people with disabilities, subject to capacity, with the CUD

New edition of Cultural Currents

Until July 31, every Saturday and Sunday there will be proposals to enjoy music, theater, lyrics, humor, dance and visuals. The Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires and the Association of Friends of Corrientes Street present the second edition of Corrientes Cultural, the cycle that promotes the reactivation of the emblematic Corrientes Street.

Corrientes Cultural Returns (Photo: City of Buenos Aires)
Corrientes Cultural Returns (Photo: City of Buenos Aires)For: Diego Astarita/AFS

For 20 nights you can enjoy free cultural proposals. The launch of the cycle will take place today at 6 p.m. with Naughty boots. The cast of drag queens will present a fragment of the musical, with Fer Dente and Laura Esquivel in front of the Astral Theater. On Sunday and in front of the Multiteatro, Leonor Benedetto will speak with the public about her experience as an actress.

In Corrientes pedestrian street, between Callao and Cerrito

Ozark: happy ending for the Byrde family?

ozark created in 2017 and featuring the Byrde family. Jason Bateman plays Marty, a businessman married to Wendy (Laura Linney) and father of two (played by Sofia Hublitz and Skylar Gaertner), who must leave his house overnight to save his life and attempt to expand. his money laundering activity on the shores of Lake Ozark. But nothing was easy in the life of the Byrdes, quite the contrary.

"ozark" ended (Picture: Instagram/ozark).
“Ozark” has come to an end (Picture: Instagram/ozark).

Throughout the series, the company went dark. Season 4 was created in two parts: in January 2022, seven chapters were released and at the end of April, the last chapters arrived. Reviews for The Byrde Family Farewell were more than positive, as were the opinions. Is a happy ending possible?

Available on Netflix

Aníbal Pachano says goodbye to the theater at Regina

After a whole life dedicated to the theater, Aníbal Pachano bids farewell to So…i’m back, a show with which he closes a career that has made him a reference in the music hall. The show covers his beginnings in Cordoba, his moves, his studies in architecture, the creation of the mythical group Bottom Tap, his theatrical productions, his illness and his art.

Pachano is a successful and renowned artist (Photo: Instagram / pachanoanibalok).
Pachano is a successful and renowned artist (Photo: Instagram / pachanoanibalok).

A theatrical autobiography that will present the artist for the last time on stage at the Teatro Regina (Avenida Santa Fe 1235, CABA), one of the most emblematic theaters in Buenos Aires, located next to the Casa del Teatro. In addition to Aníbal Pachano, the cast is completed by Mariano Magnifico, María Laura Cattalini, Nacho Pérez Cortés, Judith Cabral, Gonzalo Gerber, Yasmín Corti, Matías Vega, Victoria Molotok, Yanina Muzyka, Emmanuel Casal and Julia Montiliengo.

  • Regina Theatre: 1200 Santa Fe Avenue
  • Aperitif: from $1,500
  • Functions: Saturday 9:45 p.m. and Sunday 8:30 p.m.

Museums celebrate

In her International Museum Day, the completion of the 2022 census prevented spaces from celebrating. It was the third year without a celebration, since in 2020 and 2021 the pandemic forced the closure of theaters.

Museum Day was created by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in 1977, to promote and protect the natural and cultural heritage, present and future, tangible and intangible, of humanity. The celebration takes place in 158 countries around the world and this year’s motto is “The power of museums”.

One of the main attractions is the Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art in Belgrano (Photo: City Government Press).
One of the main attractions is the Enrique Larreta Museum of Spanish Art in Belgrano (Photo: City Government Press).

This Saturday the entrance to the BA museums will be free so that the public can enjoy the festivities and discover the heritage and exhibitions of the museums. Allusive posters created especially for this celebration as well as urban tributes will be delivered to visitors at all sites. Between 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. there will be edible installations at the Larreta Museum, the Fernández Blanco Museum and the Sívori Museum, with collaborations between artists and foodies.

Tribute to Sara Facio at the Beaux-Arts

The National Museum of Fine Arts devotes to the photographer Sara Facio, on the occasion of her 90th birthday, an exhibition with her most representative photos. At 90, the artist celebrates at the National Museum of Fine Arts with a sample of 30 photographs taken between 1960 and 2010.

The artist is the owner of a living heritage that transcends photographic art (Photo: Courtesy MNBA).
The artist is the owner of a living heritage that transcends photographic art (Photo: Courtesy MNBA).

There are her favorite images, chosen by herself. Of course, there is the photo of Julio Cortázar, who has become an icon but is not the only writer. The list of authors represented by Facio includes Pablo Neruda, Gabriel García Márquez, Doris Lessing, Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, Mario Vargas Llosa, Jorge Luis Borges.

Together with them, the series “De Brujos y Hechiceras” is developed, where photos by Rómulo Macció, Jeanne Moreau, María Elena Walsh are included. Also on display are photos of the “Funeral of President Perón”, a black and white series taken in 1974.

  • MNBA: A V. of the Liberator 1473
  • Program: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The House of Santa Fe and a sample of its artists

On Thursday the 19th an exhibition of painting and sculpture by visual artists born in Santa Fe was inaugurated. Works by Augusto Gallo and Mario Martínez are exhibited here. Martínez’s work refers to the representation of a multifaceted universe. In his paintings he captures the experiences of human beings trapped in the machinery of society and focuses on the role of women as protagonists in a dream world. The exhibition can be visited until June 16, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • House of the Province of Santa Fe: May 25, 178, CABA
  • Forbidden: free

James C. Tibbs