Best things to do this weekend in Santiago (May 29 - 31)

Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Guide! This weekend you're in for a treat- Sunday is Heritage Day in Chile which means there are a ton of interesting activities going on and an excellent chance to maybe discover a few hidden gems around the city. Aside from that, there's your usual mountain of activities worth checking out- everything from Swan Lake at the Teatro Municipal, the final weekend of the Hecho en Casa Festival (urban artistic interventions), a circus festival, Comic Con Chile, multiple film festivals, live music, and so much 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!

El lago de los cisnes. Photo courtesy Teatro Municipal
El lago de los cisnes. Photo courtesy Teatro Municipal

Friday (May 29)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

Theater / Dance

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2015-05-29

Saturday (May 30)


Special Events

Live Music

DJ Parties

Exhibits

Theater / Dance

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2015-05-30

Sunday (May 31)


Special Events

Live Music

Exhibits / Performances

  • Ramón ramón, la venganza popular de santa marÍa de iquique: This performrance focuses on a the forgotten story Antonio Ramón Ramon, who plans his revenge against the general that ordered the infamous massacre at Santa María de Iquique.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/694008397393933
  • Por la razon a la fuerza: New play based on the student protests and the almost daily confrontations between the Chilean police and students demanding reforms to the current educational system.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/565566960250395
  • Romeo Prisionero: This live stage production is a unique take on "Romeo and Juliet" is told and acted entirely by a male cast - call the number on the site to reserve a spot!
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1579070829039570
  • Cuerpo Kaspar: Based on the true story of Kasper Hauser, a wild child raised in a cave, comes a contemporary dance which has three Choreographic scenic situations. Don't miss the chance to see this unique performance. General admission: $3.000 / Students: $2.000
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1589631584629304
  • Antígona: This live theater performance of "Antigone," directed by Ronald Heim, tells the story of Oedipus's daughter but from a modern perspective, with an original score by Fernando Milagros.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/405264349658631
  • Basuraleza: Performance for the whole family which features puppets and takes the spectator on a voyage through the world of trash and recycling.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1586796051592125
  • Passione Lírica: A lyrical musical! The setting is an elegant room where singers and musicians are wrapping up dinner. All of them are members of an opera that just premiered that evening and none of them are ready to call it a night just yet.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/1562259797393240
  • Yayoi Kusama: Check out the exhibit by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at CorpArtes in Las Condes through June. This is an extremely popular event and we recommend you get there *early to snag some tix.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/803353009759582
  • MAPA, 70 años de imaginario popular: The Museo de Arte Popular Americano is celebrating its 70th anniversary with an exhibit at the GAM featuring works that were shown back in 1943. The exhibit features 210 pieces, including ceramics and textiles. Free!
    http://www.gam.cl/home/disciplina/exposiciones/detalle/mapa-70-a%c3%b1os...
  • Hongos, un reino por descubrir: From May 19 until August, this exhibit at the Museum of Natural history (MNHN) will explore the world of mushrooms and their vital role in nature through images and video.
    http://www.mnhn.cl/613/w3-article-51279.html
  • Fanzinoteca Espigadoras: Drop by the MAC to check out this exhibit on Fanzines - yeah zines! Collected from throughout South America, Europe and the US, the zines cover everything from fiction, music, counterculture and the underground. The MAC's open Tuesday through Sunday.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/457029311141464
  • Ciudad H: 13 artists from Santiago, Concepción, and Valdivia invesigated Santiago for a year in order to find different angles of contemporary urban life in the city. The art demonstrates silence, darkness, shadows, and an abstract portrayal of noise, flow, and culture of the city. It is open at Centro Cultural Matucana and is open until the 14th of June.
    http://www.facebook.com/events/742335459215182
  • Even more exhibits:
    Click here for additional exhibits on Sunday
  • Even more performances:
    Click here for additional performances on Sunday

Full list: http://www.agendarevolver.cl/?date=2015-05-31

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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