Best things to do this weekend in Santiago (Aug 5 - 7)

Hang in there! We're only a month away from the beginning of fonda season (and some fondas are already popping up on Facebook), but in the meantime there are still plenty of fun and entertaining things to do in the city this weekend: artisan fairs, a video game expo at Espacio Riesco, Juanito Ayala at Cafe Brazil, the World Press Photo Exhibit, Santaferia, Gonzalo Yañez, a Ska festival, Mercado Italia in Barrio Italia, independent design fairs, and more!

Remember every Friday 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 Juanito Ayala (performing Sunday)
Photo courtesy Juanito Ayala (performing Sunday)

Friday (Aug 5)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

  • World Press Photo 16: Santiago, Chile: Get the scoop at this international new exhibition, featuring the best of visual journalism from around the world over the past year. The gorgeous high-definition photos come with information on the stories of the pictures and feature multi-lingual captions and technical specs.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1076004409108667
  • Maternidad-es-cuerpo Y Territorio: In the centuries-long struggle between Chile's indigenous Mapuche people and the conquering Spaniards and subsequent governments, the role of Mapuche mothers within their own society and in resisting and protesting government land-grabbing and other wrongdoings has been loud and insistent for justice and autonomy. This new video installation exhibit pays homage to the fierce spirit of these women, as they defend their legacy, linked by "body and territory."
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1105249572865819
  • Vestidas: 100 Años De Moda: Go back in fashion time to Chile in the 1800s, and explore the subsequent hundred years of fashion and accessories, available on loan from a private collection, and discover how the visual and material aesthetics of the period and personal style and taste greatly influenced and were influenced by your place in society. Items on display include a nun's habit and an old-fashioned wedding dress.
    http://www.corporacionculturalvitacura.cl/evento/vestidas-100-anos-de-moda/
  • Historia Del Jazz en Chile: Prepare for some toe-tapping, swinging music and good times with a side of interesting history at the new "History of Jazz in Chile" exhibition at the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Featuring recordings, photos, videos, and more, the exhibit chronicles the arrival and evolution of Chilean jazz. Free entry.
    http://www.gam.cl/home/disciplina/exposiciones/detalle/historia-del-jazz...
  • Antiguo Egipto. Vida En El Nilo: Fans of ancient Egypt should be sure to catch this nearly 400-piece exhibition at La Moneda's Cultural Center, and go back in time to learn about the lifestyles and culture of this fascinating civilization. General entry: $2.000 CLP, discount for students and seniors.
    http://www.ccplm.cl/sitio/pronto-antiguo-egipto-vida-en-el-nilo/
  • Light Show: Revel in the world of light at this new exhibition, featuring 15 internationally-renowned artists all utilizing light as the primary focus of their contributions to this "light show."Fresh off a hot world tour, this is a not to be missed experience.
    http://www.corpartes.cl/evento/light-show/
  • Qualia: Diccionario de Ocupación: Visual artist Fernanda Aranquiz debuts her new collection "Qualia: Occupation Dictionary", curated by the Orange Library and featuring a presentation by fellow artist Monica Bengoa. Wine will be served at the opening reception.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/580258095495046
  • Coleccion Mac. Obras Latinoamericanas: The MAC continues its celebrations of seventy years of existence with this new exhibition honoring the work of fifteen prominent Latin American artists. Includes works by Oswaldo Guayasamín, Luis Camnitzer, and many more.
    http://www.mac.uchile.cl/exhibiciones/expo/coleccion-mac-obras-latinoame...
  • More:
    Mirada Poniente, Ciclo Fotografico
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1733128283592023
    Color Cámara Ilustración
    http://www.facebook.com/events/285258308490795
    Exposición "futuros Antepasados" De Ismael Reyes
    http://www.facebook.com/events/152767385127889
    Armeria Tajamar - Tu Modernidad Protegida
    http://www.facebook.com/events/488066294720635
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Friday

Theater

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-08-05

Saturday (Aug 6)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

Theater

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-08-06

Sunday (Aug 7)


Special Events

Exhibits

  • Vestidas: 100 Años De Moda: Go back in fashion time to Chile in the 1800s, and explore the subsequent hundred years of fashion and accessories, available on loan from a private collection, and discover how the visual and material aesthetics of the period and personal style and taste greatly influenced and were influenced by your place in society. Items on display include a nun's habit and an old-fashioned wedding dress.
    http://www.corporacionculturalvitacura.cl/evento/vestidas-100-anos-de-moda/
  • Historia Del Jazz en Chile: Prepare for some toe-tapping, swinging music and good times with a side of interesting history at the new "History of Jazz in Chile" exhibition at the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Center. Featuring recordings, photos, videos, and more, the exhibit chronicles the arrival and evolution of Chilean jazz. Free entry.
    http://www.gam.cl/home/disciplina/exposiciones/detalle/historia-del-jazz...
  • World Press Photo 16: Santiago, Chile: Get the scoop at this international new exhibition, featuring the best of visual journalism from around the world over the past year. The gorgeous high-definition photos come with information on the stories of the pictures and feature multi-lingual captions and technical specs.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1076004409108667
  • Antiguo Egipto. Vida En El Nilo: Fans of ancient Egypt should be sure to catch this nearly 400-piece exhibition at La Moneda's Cultural Center, and go back in time to learn about the lifestyles and culture of this fascinating civilization. General entry: $2.000 CLP, discount for students and seniors.
    http://www.ccplm.cl/sitio/pronto-antiguo-egipto-vida-en-el-nilo/
  • Light Show: Revel in the world of light at this new exhibition, featuring 15 internationally-renowned artists all utilizing light as the primary focus of their contributions to this "light show."Fresh off a hot world tour, this is a not to be missed experience.
    http://www.corpartes.cl/evento/light-show/
  • Coleccion Mac. Obras Latinoamericanas: The MAC continues its celebrations of seventy years of existence with this new exhibition honoring the work of fifteen prominent Latin American artists. Includes works by Oswaldo Guayasamín, Luis Camnitzer, and many more.
    http://www.mac.uchile.cl/exhibiciones/expo/coleccion-mac-obras-latinoame...
  • Mirada Poniente, Ciclo Fotografico: The One Family Growshop Maipu artistic group premieres their first photography exhibit, cycling through the collective work for three group members from over the last few years.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1733128283592023
  • Color Cámara Ilustración: More than 30 illustrators pay homage to the golden age of vintage cinema and great classic films and film-making at this new exhibition at the Alameda Art Center.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/285258308490795
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Sunday

Theater

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2016-08-07

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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