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Street Art Murals Graffiti Buenos Aires Cartoon Pum Pum
July 15, 2015
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Keep Your Seat, I’m Not Pregnant

By Vivi Rathbone.

The first time someone asked me if I was pregnant on the subway, I was embarrassed.

Claire and I were standing near the doors in the B line.  In between the Carlos Gardel and Pueyrredon stations, a homeless child, who was juggling balls for spare change, came up and addressed me while pointing at my stomach.  It

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June 19, 2014
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Lo de Julio Exists. I Went There.

By Vivi Rathbone.

Kevin and I were wandering through Colegiales.  My high-heeled sandals were slowing me down as we crossed cobblestone streets in the dark.  Kev walked patiently as I regretted my shoe decisions, laughing the entire time

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Manuel Archain Opening at Pabellon 4
May 14, 2014
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Gallery Openings To Attend This Week: May 15 – 17

By Vivi Rathbone.

There are only few situations when that Art History degree really pays off, namely: Dinner Parties

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April 7, 2014
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Dustin Luke Tells Us: Why Argentina?

Interview by Vivi Rathbone.

August, 2008, Buenos Aires – Sitting in the office of the owner of a large Buenos Aires night club, loudly negotiating in perfect Spanish exact terms with the club owner

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Caseros: Hearty Helpings on Dainty Dishes

By Vivi Rathbone.

Simple food done well – soft, bright, airy atmosphere – hearty dishes served on vintage floral print porcelain – ending it all with a lovely little coffee – when paired with the right company, this could become

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Liliana Porter MALBA Installation theatrical vignette miniatures
March 21, 2014
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Liliana Porter Scales Time and Space at MALBA

By Vivi Rathbone.

Around the corner from the permanent collection at MALBA, there is a temporary exhibit by Liliana Porter, titled Man with an Axe.

Liliana Porter’s work often addresses issues of scale and time – she has a long tradition

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Buenos Aires Tango Street Photography
January 25, 2014
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The First Time I Danced Tango

By Vivi Rathbone.

First I had my heart broken,  then I learned to dance tango.  It had to happen in that order.  

The night I had my heart broken, I also happened to be hosting a dinner party, so that was convenient

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Ceramic Mate Gourd
November 29, 2013
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The Ceramic Gourd

By Vivi Rathbone.

Once I had an wooden mate gourd that I loved.  It was a gift from an amazing friend.

It was deep and warm and held a lot of yerba.  It was a vessel of love that pumped tea, circulating it from thermos through bombilla to stomach

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BIO1, Palermo Art Gallery, Contemporary Argentine Art
November 18, 2013
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Life, Death, and Dream Analysis

By Vivi Rathbone.

My eyelids were heavy from the strain of a full day of computer work, but I sat down at my desk again with the intention to write.  I started writing a letter to my father.

Dear Dad;

What happens when you die?  This is the question

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Time for Ceviche in San Francisco. This is La Mar.

By Vivi Rathbone.

Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one’s life.  – Anthony Bourdain.

Our waiter was in a rush.  He introduced himself and listed off the specials, and then explained the different sections of the menu.  He spoke so quickly that all of his words ran together, he would

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