Best things to do this weekend in Santiago (April 1 - 3)

It may be April Fools' Day, but we're not fooling around when we say Santiago's got something for everyone this weekend! From aura readings at Expo Mundo Místico to free community-centered music in Puente Alto to '80s- and '90s-themed dance parties, this weekend's entertainment comes in all stripes and flavors.

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!

Image courtesy of Banda Conmocion performing Friday
Image courtesy of Banda Conmocion performing Friday

Friday (Apr 1)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

  • Huacherias de Juan Castillo: Artist Juan Castillo, who has showcased work all over the world, opens his second installation of a series by the same name. Drawing on his travels and his time spent living in Sweden, the exhibit utilizes video, objects, and drawings to interpret thoughts and emotions from objects collected from different places around the planet.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/663922420416231/
  • Un Mundo de Cartón: Muestra de Libros Cartoneros: Enter the world of cardboard. Specifically, cardboard books -- at this new exhibition being held at the Spanish Cultural Center, where editors from all over Central and South America and Mexico will showcase their different formats and styles of "libros cartoneros."
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1131847313522755
  • Visita Guiada Exhibición Caminos Cruzados: Lovers of vinyl and vinyl cover art should run, not walk, to this exhibition, which will also feature a guided tour to explain the project and its purpose.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/773123429455944
  • Four Kingdoms Collection: Sala de Arte CCU’s inaugural collection of the year tackles the complex theme of humanity’s relationship to its natural environment, focusing on emotional connections such as intimacy or reflection. Curator and doctor of art history Sebastian Vidal Valenzuela brings together more than twenty pieces by a collection of exemplary artists for this not-to-be-missed exhibition.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1073435379373628/
  • Time Lapse: Chilean artist Gianfranco Foschino showcases his new solo exhibition of time-lapse media that portrays urban life in cities like Tokyo and Sao Paulo.
    http://ekho.cl/gianfranco-foschino/
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Friday

Theater

  • Le Fracàs Clown | 1 al 17 Abril Teatro Finis Terrae: An original play by Juan Carlos Muñoz, Le Fracás is the story of 2 church keepers, who will be faced with life-changing challenges brought on by the odd visit of a Vatican priest. Le Fracás combines elements of comedy, drama and circus to both entertain and surprise its audience. The play runs every weekend night until April 17th.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1682714748655123
  • El Rinoceronte - Teatro Cadal: "Rhinoceros" is the local adaptation of French-Romanian playwright Eugene Ionesco's play. "Rhinoceros" tells the story of the inhabitants of a small French town, who - all but one - transform into rhinoceroses.
    Join them in this masterpiece of the Theater of the Absurd for free at 7 PM.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/590630267768619
  • Sonata- Circo, Acrobacia y Poesía en Matucana 100: With a mix of circus, theater, poetry, and acrobatics, Sonata promises to deliver a performance that will rivet the senses and the mind. Sonata is not only a locally and regionally-acclaimed show, but also family-friendly and accessible: tickets start at $3,000 for students.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1545663009067511
  • Funciones de Cía de Danza Brasileña Etc.: ETC is a group of Brazilian-style dancers who perform their "dance interventions" on city streets and theatres. They will be presenting three different shows this coming Friday and Monday: Involuntario, Corpo Massa, and Dark Room.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1095945740456071
  • Todas Ibamos a Ser Reinas: "We were all going to be Queens" is the story of a violent, alcoholic man who destroys his home, and, ultimately, murders his wife.
    Entrance is ticket-free and requires only a voluntary contribution. Parking is available.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/988109557910178
  • Danza: "In situ, el lenguaje de lo sutil": "IN SITU, the language of subtleness," is the creation of artist Pablo Bello and the current project of work in residence, "Roberto Bolaño, un puente para la danza entre Chile y Mexico." Join them this Friday and Saturday at 8 PM.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1170429789641516
  • More:
    travesia
    http://www.facebook.com/events/203994219971944
  • Even more theater:
    Click here for additional performances on Friday

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-04-01

Saturday (Apr 2)

Sonata at Matucana 100
Sonata at Matucana 100

Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

  • Lenovo Vibe Rockstar Festival - 2 de abril - espacio broadway: Espacio Broadway is home to the ultimate college party. Ok, so maybe the actual musical acts are not yet confirmed, but this is Santiago`s only party that allows you to bring your own cooler, and offers promos (a bottle of pisco + a bottle of Coca Cola) and beer at liquor store prices...so you know your dance floor companions are going to be fun! Oh, and if you`re looking to expand your dating pool, there will be 12 universities in attendance, and three different stages. Tickets are CP $15,000 at the door.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/835205083258067
  • One is Back - sábado 2 de abril - casapiedra #feelmazda: It's payday! So get on your best duds and get ready to go wild at Casa Piedra´s One party, hosted by Latin Bitman and Manuel "El Gato" Sagredo. Complete with a food truck zone, various terraces with multiple stages, and a Corona open bar until 10:30 p.m. Get your cheap tickets online by visiting the website page.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/750189358415606
  • Fiesta Alta Vida: The Ex Oz is hipster ground zero, for this festival/dance party that blends good, fresh taste with music and lifestyle. Don't think we're hating--we're totally into a dance party with vegan pizza all night to accompany Marvin Marlin, Unek, and a special mystery performer.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1044231485619085
  • Lolitas v/s Lolasaurias: The ultimate girls night out is at Greta Club, where you and your girlfriends can partipate for free tequila shots, while dancing to the best dance music, along with live cumbia. Alona Marincovich will emcee.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1571806079812336
  • Inauguracion Club Plaza by Tronpicc Eventos: Club Plaza is the newest in downtown Santiago, and it opens its doors with a party hosted by DJs Roberto Caceres, Beto Sandoval, Fabian Piccoli, and Jota López. Reserve VIP tables on the event page.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1587467148239463
  • Ciudadanonegro2/fiesta funk-dance/dj mellow en café la ciudadana: Head to Cafá La Ciudadana for a funky dance party with DJ Mellow. Shake your butt to synth, newjackswing, funk and disco.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1673795789553100
  • More:
    punsh presenta: fckng resurrection @teatro caupolican
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1724288147794097
    blacksound pro//tiempos de guerra//umbral records presentan: blood, beers and breakdown!!!
    http://www.facebook.com/events/808518222590395
    blondie deluxe ? 2 salas de baile · b*
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1691223324423654
    lanzamiento tomm pub... #clubsocialdebaile, sábado 2 de abril
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1742675402685746
    #sabadolatino presenta a camilo gil & tonosepia @candelariabar
    http://www.facebook.com/events/601586833327855
  • Even more special events:
    Click here for additional special events on Saturday

Exhibits

  • Huacherias de Juan Castillo: Artist Juan Castillo, who has showcased work all over the world, opens his second installation of a series by the same name. Drawing on his travels and his time spent living in Sweden, the exhibit utilizes video, objects, and drawings to interpret thoughts and emotions from objects collected from different places around the planet.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/663922420416231/
  • Un Mundo de Cartón: Muestra de Libros Cartoneros: Enter the world of cardboard. Specifically, cardboard books -- at this new exhibition being held at the Spanish Cultural Center, where editors from all over Central and South America and Mexico will showcase their different formats and styles of "libros cartoneros."
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1131847313522755
  • The Fava Collection: The MAC at Parque Forestal hosts a new exhibit by La Fundación Artes Visuales Asociados (FAVA Chile), exploring the concept of borders throughout South America, and their geographical and social effect on humanity and the world we live in. Curated by Pablo León de la Barra, the exhibition features paintings, videos, installations, photographs and more. The grand opening take places Thursday, March 31.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/608356782656796/
  • Time Lapse: Chilean artist Gianfranco Foschino showcases his new solo exhibition of time-lapse media that portrays urban life in cities like Tokyo and Sao Paulo.
    http://ekho.cl/gianfranco-foschino/
  • Hombre Flor: Caught sight of the Mobile Street Gallery (Galeria Callejera Laboratorio Movil) yet? This weekend this glass-enclosed gallery on wheels is inaugurating a new exhibit called "Flower Man" and will be rolling through the streets of Lastarria, Barrio Brasil and Pio Nono.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/582054505299205/?active_tab=highlights
  • MAC Quinta Normal: The MAC rolls out its 2016 season with a bevy of original and diverse exhibits, including “Road to Serfdom II” by Zhao Gang, and the culmination of a 10 year public arts project, “Quiero Mi Barrio.”
    http://www.mac.uchile.cl/actividades/actividad/inauguracion-mac-quinta-n...
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Saturday

Theater

  • Le Fracàs Clown | 1 al 17 Abril Teatro Finis Terrae: An original play by Juan Carlos Muñoz, Le Fracás is the story of 2 church keepers, who will be faced with life-changing challenges brought on by the odd visit of a Vatican priest. Le Fracás combines elements of comedy, drama and circus to both entertain and surprise its audience. The play runs every weekend night until April 17th.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1682714748655123
  • Sonata- Circo, Acrobacia y Poesía en Matucana 100: With a mix of circus, theater, poetry, and acrobatics, Sonata promises to deliver a performance that will rivet the senses and the mind. Sonata is not only a locally and regionally-acclaimed show, but also family-friendly and accessible: tickets start at $3,000 for students.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1545663009067511
  • Funciones de Cía de Danza Brasileña etc.: ETC is a group of Brazilian-style dancers who perform their "dance interventions" on city streets and theatres. They will be presenting three different shows this coming Friday and Monday: Involuntario, Corpo Massa, and Dark Room.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1095945740456071
  • Juego de Cuatro Estaciones: Ana and Fabiola live locked up and completely isolated from society. Their cruel living conditions lead them to create interesting new world in order to survive. Saturday at 8PM. Parking available.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/197249903986128
  • Even more theater:
    Click here for additional performances on Saturday

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-04-02

Sunday (Apr 3)


Special Events

Live Music and DJ Parties

Exhibits

Theater

  • Le Fracàs Clown | 1 al 17 Abril Teatro Finis Terrae: An original play by Juan Carlos Muñoz, Le Fracás is the story of 2 church keepers, who will be faced with life-changing challenges brought on by the odd visit of a Vatican priest. Le Fracás combines elements of comedy, drama and circus to both entertain and surprise its audience. The play runs every weekend night until April 17th.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1682714748655123
  • Sonata- Circo, Acrobacia y Poesía en Matucana 100: With a mix of circus, theater, poetry, and acrobatics, Sonata promises to deliver a performance that will rivet the senses and the mind. Sonata is not only a locally and regionally-acclaimed show, but also family-friendly and accessible: tickets start at $3,000 for students.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1545663009067511
  • Funciones de Cía de Danza Brasileña etc.: ETC is a group of Brazilian-style dancers who perform their "dance interventions" on city streets and theatres. They will be presenting three different shows this coming Friday and Monday: Involuntario, Corpo Massa, and Dark Room.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1095945740456071
  • Santiago Beach: Santiago Beach is the tale of a typical Chilean middle-class family, out on a summer road trip to an artificial beach.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/839131732896857
  • Even more theater:
    Click here for additional performances on Sunday

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-04-03

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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