Best things to do this weekend in Santiago (Apr 8 - 10)

Excited to wine and dine with the Communist Party? No? How about spending this Friday evening at a drag Anti-Pageant? Or would you rather enjoy the "Festival Sin Fronteras," a music festival with a positive message focused on African-American culture? After reading this week's list, you might just want to go to every event on it -- just don't forget to get some beauty sleep!

Remember every week we'll post our picks for the weekend and please check this space often as we may update it with changes and/or new events that pop up. Enjoy!

Photo courtesy of Beat Calavera
Photo courtesy of Beat Calavera

Friday (Apr 8)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

  • Exposición "Por Todos Los Costados" de Patricio Bruna: Poet and painter Patricio Bruna unveils his new exhibition "On All Sides," a series of 24 paintings portraying the dominants and the dominated of the world hierarchy, with patriarchs, leaders, and predators at the top of the food chain, and others, such as women and minorities, below them. Bruna skillfully melds together intellectualism and art in this exhibit, which will be held at the Luciérnaga cafe and art space.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/231822637155889
  • Inauguración Amor De Mi Vida de Enrique Flores: Is this the real life...or is this just fantasy? Chilean artist Enrique Flores opens his exhibition entitled "Love of my Life," a visual exploration of rock fanaticism, specifically focusing on fans of the legendary band Queen. With his work, Flores aims to uncover the emotional psyche of "fandom", while also delving into his own admiration for the band.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/210214896011858
  • Exposición "Real y Real" Lira Bar Galeria: The LIRA Bar Galeria presents a compilation of illustrated and photographed work related to the themes of reality and fabrication, pondering the question of what is real and unreal. The featured artists Matias Gonzalez Duman and Loraine Motti offer different views and artistic interpretations. Free entry.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/576644659167431
    http://www.facebook.com/events/576644659167431
  • Cierre De Punto A, Punto B, Punto C, de Mara Solís de Ovando.: Follow artist Mara Solis de Ovando on a visual train ride spanning four cities in Spain and France, evoking the unique colors, movement, and emotion felt when traveling by rail. Held at the Club Social de Artistas. Free entry.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/995573703824004/
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Friday

Theater

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-04-08

Saturday (Apr 9)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

  • Invitación Inauguración "Revólver" De Javier Rodríguez: Premiering as part of MSSA's grand 2016 exhibition roll out, Javier Rodriguez comes out "guns blazing" with his new collection "Revolver." Rodriguez takes "three shots" (uses three segments) to create his overall show, first referencing the Beatle's psychedelic, rebellious album, then the actions of the MIR revolutionary movement during the Pinochet years, and lastly, the current struggle for free education throughout the country.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/860353424110474
  • Inauguración Amor De Mi Vida De Enrique Flores: Is this the real life...or is this just fantasy? Chilean artist Enrique Flores opens his exhibition entitled "Love of my Life," a visual exploration of rock fanaticism, specifically focusing on fans of the legendary band Queen. With his work, Flores aims to uncover the emotional psyche of "fandom", while also delving into his own admiration for the band.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/210214896011858
  • Inauguración Primer Ciclo De Exposiciones 2016: The Museo de La Solidaridad opens their first exhibition cycle of the 2016 season, featuring work by a variety of well known and respected artists, including sculptor Carl Andre, Javier Rodriguez, a multi-artist collective exhibit exploring the fusion of art and politics in 1980s South America, and much more.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1023252031064616
  • Exposición "Real y Real": The LIRA Bar Galeria presents a compilation of illustrated and photographed work related to the themes of reality and fabrication, pondering the question of what is real and unreal. The featured artists Matias Gonzalez Duman and Loraine Motti offer different views and artistic interpretations. Free entry.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/576644659167431
    http://www.facebook.com/events/576644659167431
  • Inauguración "La Piel de Santiago": Chilean artist Vanessa Varea Ramelli seeks to answer the question "What is the identity of the city of Santiago?" using skin color and tone as a metaphor for how people interact and connect with their environment.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1704756316438281
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1704756316438281
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Saturday

Theater

  • Vorágine: Vorågine is an original Chilean play about the consequences of talking to the person next to you. In a world immersed in private relationships with the digital world, Vorágine brings us back to a time when people began relationships on a face-to-face basis.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/226901041001407
  • Los Padres Terribles de Jean Cocteau: Los PADRES TERRIBLES is the local adaption of French play Les Parents Terribles (The Terrible Parents), that criticizes the modern conception of the family, and the special bond that fathers and sons share in their conception of the self.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/899689466796172
  • Conejo!: Conejo ("Rabbit") is the story of a working-class boy born in the changing Chile of the 1990s. Faced with reggaeton and other modern stimuli, he struggles to create an identity of his own.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/447183192154646
  • Experiencias Retrospectivas 01 / Dosmildoce: DOSMILDOCE (2012 in Spanish) is a dance performance that aims to make the audience a part of the 40-person dance crew, mixing both poetry and personal touch to reflect on modern humanity.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/863434383769022
  • 1er Encuentro Teatral en Axolote Matta: The Lesson, a one-act play by French-Romanian playwright Ionesco, now performed by local actors. $3,000 gets you a ticket to this pivotal play of the "Theater of the Absurd".
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1150858371604886
  • Confesiones De Hipocritas: "Confessions of a hypocrite" is a stand-up comedy show that promises to make your stomach ache and your face smile for a full one-and-a-half hours!
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1748080878811683
  • 9 Y 10 De Abril La Compañia "la Escalera" Presenta "un Gran Viaje" Teatro A: Chilean Alice in Wonderland, presented by "La Escalera". Get your tickets for $6,000 at the door.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/481464785370035
  • Even more theater:
    Click here for additional performances on Saturday

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-04-09

Sunday (Apr 10)


Special Events

Exhibits

  • Inauguración Amor De Mi Vida De Enrique Flores: Is this the real life...or is this just fantasy? Chilean artist Enrique Flores opens his exhibition entitled "Love of my Life," a visual exploration of rock fanaticism, specifically focusing on fans of the legendary band Queen. With his work, Flores aims to uncover the emotional psyche of "fandom", while also delving into his own admiration for the band.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/210214896011858
  • Exposición "Real y Real": The LIRA Bar Galeria presents a compilation of illustrated and photographed work related to the themes of reality and fabrication, pondering the question of what is real and unreal. The featured artists Matias Gonzalez Duman and Loraine Motti offer different views and artistic interpretations. Free entry.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/576644659167431
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Sunday

Theater

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-04-10

And remember to check out our agenda for a list of events happening every day in Santiago: http://www.agendarevolver.cl

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