Sir Paul McCartney Rolls With The Green Team, Markets, Art, Theater & More!

Things To Do in Santiago Chile May8-15

Paul McCartney and Wally on Bikes!

Wally decided to stop walking and Sir Paul to stop singing, but why? To pedal across Santiago with La Bicicleta Verde, a tourism company featured in the NYTimes, The Guardian and Lonely Planet. This week Wally is celebrating that Sir Paul took the city bike tour and giving you a 50% discount in his honor. The morning markets tour at 9:30AM or the afternoon parks and politics tour at 2:30PM for only $9,000 clp per person. Use the code WALLY, in capital letters, when you check-out to get this special price! This discount applies only for internet reservations.

Loreto 6, Recoleta. Metro Bellas Artes. Open Everyday of the year.

Markets Galore!

Save space in your backpack because this weekend there are 3 markets filled with great souvenirs. Santiago Bazar  (May 7, 8 and 9 from 11AM to 6PM. Santa Magdalena 116) is pulling together more than 20 designers that are going to show the best of independent design such as jewelry, clothing, books, toys, decor items, cosmetics and gourmet products. Friday 9 is Feria Urbana (12PM a 9PM. Centro Arte Alameda. Av. Alameda 139) with accessories, delicious gourmet products, natural cosmetics, clothes, bags, purses, felt products, tshirts. The eco-friendly Feria Verde is going to be full with organic products, such as gourmet food and bio-cosmetics. (May 10 and 11. 11AM to 9PM. Casa Observatorio Lastarria. Villavicencio 395).

Classical Music for Everyone!

The Festival de Musica Antigua (Festival of Old Music) has an amazing afternoon full of free concerts. The line up is like this: Thursday 8, Conjunto de Música Antigua followed by La Cantoría Española on Friday 9. Then Syntagma Musicum on Saturday 10, followed by Música Antigua de Perú on Sunday 11. To cap it off, Violetta Club de Argentina next Tuesday 13 and Forma Antiqua on Wednesday 14 for the full week of musical fun.

7PM. FREE. Aula Magna Universidad de Santiago. Av. Libertador Bdo. O’Higgins 3.363. Metro Estación Central.

Theatre, Flash Flash, Bang!

You have to check out Lastarria neighborhood because 5 plays are being presented in unusual stages: one hair salon, one art gallery and an hotel room. Each play lasts 25 minutes with 12 viewers per show, and it’s free but you have to sign up first at  info@gam.cl. The stages are Hair saloon Peluquería Point (Monjitas 296), the Hotel Ismael (Ismael Valdés Vergara 312), Art Gallery PLOP! (Merced 349, N 7), Casa Esquina (Lastarria 316) y and the restaurant Casa Lastarria (Lastarria 70).

Saturday the 10th. Día del Teatro en GAM.

Art for Everyone

Its time again for the splendid Arte Accesible where 25 artist show off their artwork alongside a few flicks, including El vals de los inútiles at 7:30PM and then Soy mucho mejor que voh at 9PM. There will be graffiti exhibitions, plus live music with Carito Plaza and DJ Ocio Lab.

Tuesday 13. 7:30PM. Bar Radicales, Monjitas 580