5 questions for Costa Rican dancer Gustavo Hernández
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican dancer Gustavo Hernández

Elizabeth Lang - October 22, 2017

For Gustavo Hernández, dance is a tool for communication and expression - but also a powerful motor for social inclusion. The Costa Rican dancer has developed various productions…

5 questions for Bribri guides Roger Blanco and Geider Büitrago
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Bribri guides Roger Blanco and Geider Büitrago

Elizabeth Lang - October 15, 2017

This week's Arts Spotlight interviewees aren't artists themselves, but they are playing a crucial role in Costa Rican cultural life: helping tourists learn about the traditions of…

5 questions for US photographer David Flynn
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for US photographer David Flynn

Elizabeth Lang - October 8, 2017

A love of photography has always been a constant for David Flynn, whose passion is using vibrant colors to capturing ephemeral moments and showcase human dignity. However,…

A Costa Rican student in New York dreams big: ‘micro buildings’ for a green future
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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A Costa Rican student in New York dreams big: ‘micro buildings’ for a green future

Elizabeth Lang - October 1, 2017

Imagine a city where the designs and construction techniques of buildings reduce utility costs, improve people’s wellness and affect the natural environment in a positive way. Converting such…

5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop
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Uncategorized
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5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop

Elizabeth Lang - September 30, 2017

Having no expectations while creating music, and simply enjoying the creative process of exploring sounds: that's the essence of Panamanian band Señor Loop. For almost 20 years,…

5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada
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Uncategorized
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5 questions for Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada

Elizabeth Lang - September 23, 2017

The representation of feminism through gentle, defined brush strokes and pastel colors: that's been Costa Rican painter Mari Carmen Prada's focus for the past two years. For…

5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

Elizabeth Lang - September 17, 2017

Read more of our Sunday Weekend Arts Spotlight interviews here... and stay tuned for more weekly chats with artists from, in, or featuring Costa Rica. Don't have a…

Construction set to begin on San José-spanning riverwalk
Conservation
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Conservation
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Construction set to begin on San José-spanning riverwalk

Elizabeth Lang - September 14, 2017

After a year of hard work, the Costa Rican NGO Rutas Naturbanas has eagerly announced that construction is set to begin on the first stretch of the project's…

Dear Jonathan Harris: How The Tico Times shaped my life
En paz descanse
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En paz descanse
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Dear Jonathan Harris: How The Tico Times shaped my life

Elizabeth Lang - August 3, 2017

It’s August 2014: I'm two months out of high school, only 18 years old, with no idea of what I want to study and what I’ll do…

PHOTOS: U.S. punk rock band Rise Against revives sentiment of resistance in San José performance
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: U.S. punk rock band Rise Against revives sentiment of resistance in San José performance

Elizabeth Lang - May 22, 2017

It’s a rainy Thursday afternoon in San José – Zapote, to be more precise – at the Pepper’s Club. We are waiting to watch the U.S. band…