Weekend Guide: Korean Food at the Hansik Festival and Moria Premieres Casán Julio César

Opera theater

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s great tragedy is reborn with Moria Casán

This weekend is coming Cinema Theater El Plata de Mataderos this free version with direction of Jose Maria Muscari. It is not just another adaptation, since Moria Casán is in charge of the casting. But she is not alone: ​​Marita Ballesteros, Alejandra Radano, Malena Solda, Mario Alarcón, Mariano Torre, Mirta Wons, Vivian El Jaber, Fabiana García Lago and Payuca become the characters of this tragedy which takes place in 44 BC.

The complete cast of “Julio César” (Photo: Instagram/furman.carlos).

Muscari’s staging shows a city in ancient Rome but steeped in the technology of the present, in which men with ovaries and women with hair on their chests fight for the power of a nation. A fierce free version of one of Shakespeare’s most iconic works, which updates this iconic story of betrayals, hidden loves and white political lies.

The recovered cinema Mataderos became part of the orbit of the Ministry of Culture, through the theater complex in Buenos Aires, and now celebrates the return of “the panther Mataderos” but transformed into a Roman emperor.

Cinema Theater El Plata: A V. Juan Bautista Alberdi 5765

Program: Saturdays and Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

Aperitif: pay $1050 / Pullman 550

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’: Strange is back with the Scarlet Witch

It was expected that the sequel strange doctor would explore the Marvel Multiverse. But what does that mean? That within the franchise there are many other universes in addition to those known in the series and films that we have seen so far. Thus, this film opens a new universe of stories and characters who, for example, are already deceased or who offer various versions of themselves.

In this image provided by Marvel Studios, from left, Xóchitl Gómez as América Chávez, Benedict Wong as Wong, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange in a scene from "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" (
In this image provided by Marvel Studios, from left, Xóchitl Gómez as América Chávez, Benedict Wong as Wong, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange in a scene from “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”. the multiverse of madness”) in an image provided by Marvel Studios (Marvel Studios via AP)

The story begins when Doctor Strange meets the young America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), who has the ability to open portals and travel the multiverse. This new character is pursued by someone who wants to steal his power.

The Sorcerer Supreme decides to help her and for this he goes to Wanda in search of reinforcement, but it turns out that she has other intentions and seeks to carry out her own plans: to meet her children in a parallel universe. With Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen. In theaters.

Cavalleria Rusticana: an opera classic in an independent version

After the success of Dido and Aeneas, the first opera created in times of pandemic, the independent opera company Música en Escena and the Empire Theater present Cavalleria Rusticana, by Pietro Mascagni.

Silvana D’Onofrio and Antonio Leiva propose to tell the tragic situation of women (Santuzza, Lola and Mamma Lucía) who can only obey the mandates of the society of the time. It is the men (husbands, sons or lovers) who decide their lives in this emblematic opera of Italian verismo which takes place in a town in southern Italy at the end of the 19th century.

On Easter day, love, betrayal and honor trigger a real tragedy, with the central square and its church as the epicenter.

  • Performances: Saturday 7, Friday 13 and 20 at 9 p.m. / Sunday 15 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Empire Theater: Hipolito Yrigoyen 1934
  • Tickets: $1,900
  • Retirees and students: $1,500

Hansik Festival: the return of the Korean cuisine gathering

In Buenos Aires, 30 restaurants will host this festival of Korean cuisine. Until Sunday, May 8, we celebrate this gastronomy which considers that food is flavor and health. There will be special menus and renowned chefs from Korea will participate.

The festival is celebrated from May 2 to 8 (Photo: Press).
The festival is celebrated from May 2 to 8 (Photo: Press).

The Korean Cultural Center, KOCIS (Korean Culture and Information Service) and the Korean community in Argentina are promoting this festival, which is in its 8th edition. This year’s “Festival Hansik” will include renewed proposals in more than 30 places in the city. In 2022, the event joins the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and Argentina.

Information at @centroculturalcoreano.

“Iosi, the repentant spy”, one on the back room of the AMIA attack

The series started off on the right foot: it was recognized in Berlin and now has its local and international premiere. By Daniel Burman, creator and co-director with Sebastián Borensztein, and with Natalia Oreiro, Gustavo Bassani, Alejandro Awada, Carla Quevedo, Minerva Casero, Marco Antonio Caponi, Matías Mayer, Juan Leyrado, Damián Dreizik, César Troncoso, Carlos Belloso and Mercedes Moran.

"Iosi, the repentant spy" is coming to Amazon (Prime Video).
“Iosi, the repentant spy” lands on Amazon (Prime Video).

Based on the book of the same name, by Miriam Lewin and Horacio Lutzky, it is the true story of a policeman captured by the intelligence services to become an undercover agent and infiltrate the Jewish community. The goal is to gather information that could have been used to carry out the attacks on the Israeli Embassy and AMIA.

The first season will consist of eight chapters which launched the Amazon platform.

The Colon Theater streaming

The Opera The consul It can be seen live and from anywhere in the world via www.teatrocolon.org.ar. The presentation will also be available on Teatro Colón’s official Facebook and Instagram.

Le Consul, opera in three acts with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti (Photo: Press)
Le Consul, opera in three acts with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti (Photo: Press)

On Sunday 8 at 5 p.m. the penultimate performance of Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera can be seen. With direction by Rubén Szuchmacher and musical direction by Justin Brown at the head of the Teatro Colón Stable Orchestra, the cast is led by Leonardo Neiva, Carla Filipcic Holm, Virginia Correa Dupuy and Adriana Mastrángelo.

The consul recounts the misadventures of a persecuted politician and the Kafkaesque steps taken by his wife in a diplomatic headquarters to flee to a free country. Sunday, May 8, 5:00 p.m.