International Sports Calendar

Athletics: Chicago Marathon, Chicago, United States, Oct 12 Football: Copa Sudamericana Vitoria, Atletico Nacional, Oct 1, Medellin, Oct 16, Vitoria, Brazil Football: Liga Postobon round 13...

Sports Round Up

Cycling Alberto Contador won the 69th edition of the Vuelta a España. The Spaniard from team Tinkoff/Saxo claimed his third title in this event after...

Diary Dates

Ballet Tsars, October 22 & 26, Teatro Astor Plaza Some of the most important figures from the world of Russian ballet come to Bogota to...

What’s Hot In The Art World

El Salto de Teqeundama, del viajero ilustrado al encanto frustrado Diego Benavídez and Mateo Pérez exhibit a series of photographs, drawings, videos and objects related...

Now Showing In Bogota Theatres

Turandot The Colombian Opera and Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra present Puccini’s Turandot, about the daughter of the Chinese Emperor Altoum. Turandot promises her father Altoum that...

Where to eat

A Look At Two Of Bogota’s International Eateries: Al Yazira and Alo Brasil Al Yazira Calle 33 #13-11 (Near Parque Nacional) From the outside, Lebanese fast food...

‘Vallenato Tiger’, Enrique Diaz Tovar, Dies

I GET IT. I know. You hate vallenato. You’ve seen a music video with a guy in pastel blue trousers and an orange polo...

Editor’s Picks

Hello again, and welcome to another jam-packed Entertainment and Listings section, where we bring you all the most unmissable nights out, fascinating exhibitions, the...

A Spirited Trek Through The Enchanted City

With ‘Bogota! A Bilingual Guide to the Enchanted City’, partners Toby de Lys and Tigre Hall set out on a labour of love, to...

Book A Trip To Guyana

The Bogota Post speaks to a teacher who believes books could change the way of life in her Guyanese village Joyce Simon has spent the...

How To Be Both – Ali Smith

QUESTIONING not only binary notions such as how a book should read, but also sexuality, space, time and our conception of existence through history,...

The Narrow Road To The Deep North – Richard Flanagan

I HAVE LONG been a fan of Tasmanian novelist Flanagan’s flair for bringing little-told stories of humanity, abomination and injustice to life. With the...

J – Howard Jacobson

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of classic dystopian novels such as Brave New World and 1984, J is an unsettling account of a future society...

To Rise Again At A Decent Hour – Joshua Ferris

DR. PAUL C O'ROURKE, D.D.S., is a middle-aged, baseball-mad and deeply conflicted dentist, whose outlook on the world is something akin to confused, removed...

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler

REVIEWING THIS book presents a dilemma: to reveal, or not to reveal. Because there’s one important fact that is not mentioned until a quarter...

The Lives Of Others – Neel Mukherjee

THE LIVES OF OTHERS, set in 1960s Calcutta and the surrounding rural areas, is Neel Mukherjee's second novel. The story revolves around the life...