Summer with free cultural activities in Buenos Aires

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The government of the City of Buenos Aires presents "Aires Buenos Aires - Cultura para respirar" (Culture to Breathe), a program of cultural activities that starts next Saturday, January 10, consisting on over 800 free events, including: musical shows, drive-in movies, theater plays, activities for children, circus, open air "milongas", and numerous musical events, every day during January and February, 2009.
Iñaki Urlezaga, Los Auténticos Decadentes, Jaime Ross, the group Miranda, Jairo and Iván Noble, are some of the artists that will entertain the audiences with their shows.
The schedule includes 124 activities, with over 800 events, around 20 neighborhoods of Buenos Aires: 14 movies, 4 theater plays, 45 recitals, 7 popular "milongas", 18 children's shows, 6 circus shows, and 10 workshops for kids.
The drive-in will be set up at the Rose Garden, on Iraola & Sarmiento, Paseo de la Infanta, every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 PM. There will also be stalls for spectators without a car. The first two showings will be "El Nido Vacío", by Daniel Burman, and Leonera, directed by Pablo Trapero.
Children will enjoy shows by artists like Adriana, Los Cazurros and La Banda del Musiquero Loco, among others, as well as children's plays and painting workshops at Pasaje Lanín, in the neighborhood of Barracas.
Ballet lovers will have th chance of seeing Iñaki Urlezaga in "Carmina Burana" at the Obelisk, on January 17 at 9:30 PM.

The closing of the activities will be on February 28 with four outstanding shows in different locations: Jairo sings Horacio Ferrer (Mataderos Amphitheater, 7:30 PM); Flemish singer Enrique Morente (Avenida de Mayo & Peru, 9 PM), La Portuaria celebrating its 20 years (Costanera Sur, 9 PM) and Café de los Maestros (Planetarium, 7:30 PM).
To download the complete schedule of activities in pdf, click here.

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