Book exchange to ‘liberate’ paperbacks in Cariari
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Book exchange to ‘liberate’ paperbacks in Cariari

Robert Isenberg - June 20, 2015

Ebooks and podcasts may be taking over the world, but there’s one thing a paperback still does best: get passed around. There’s nothing like sharing a good…

¿Donde está la biblioteca?
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Little Free Library thrives in Puriscal

Robert Isenberg - June 16, 2015

[caption id="attachment_66284" align="alignright" width="350"] Courtesy of The Little Free Library of Puriscal[/caption] Jessica Peck was visiting her hometown of Chico, California, when something piqued her curiosity: Peck’s…

Spanish metal band, folkloric dance show, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Spanish metal band, folkloric dance show, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - May 29, 2015

Music: “Mägo de Oz” With their flowing hair, their all-black outfits, and their gypsy-infused ballads, Mägo de Oz is like the Iberian answer to Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Established…

‘Dos Aguas’ stuns visually, drags dramatically
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Dos Aguas’ stuns visually, drags dramatically

Robert Isenberg - May 28, 2015

In “Dos Aguas,” the brand-new film by Patricia Velázquez, three different languages are spoken: The elder caribeños speak patois, a local tourist speaks French, and everyone speaks…

Arts and Culture
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Sea Shepherd publishes vegan cookbook

Robert Isenberg - May 28, 2015

To describe the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as “controversial” is like calling whaling “unpleasant.” But that’s to be expected, when you routinely use guerilla warfare to sabotage…

‘Waiting for Godot’: Fun facts about El Grupo Crono’s impressive new production
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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‘Waiting for Godot’: Fun facts about El Grupo Crono’s impressive new production

Robert Isenberg - May 24, 2015

El Grupo Crono could have picked any play, in any language, from any part of the world, but they picked one of the most challenging titles in…

Departing British ambassadors reflect on four-year tenure in Costa Rica
Diplomacy
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Diplomacy
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Departing British ambassadors reflect on four-year tenure in Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - May 23, 2015

They were the dynamic duo. Four years ago, Sharon and Chris Campbell arrived in San José - she as the British Ambassador to Costa Rica, he as…

Costa Rica takes New York, Guatemalan music, and other happenings this week
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica takes New York, Guatemalan music, and other happenings this week

Robert Isenberg - May 22, 2015

GALA de Verde a Gris Usually we list events happening in Costa Rica – but this special circumstance calls for an exception. The GALA de Verde a…

Art Walks
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MADC exhibit ‘Over View’ showcases 47 videographers from 8 countries

Robert Isenberg - May 20, 2015

https://vimeo.com/66476691 An anonymous man talks about loneliness. We can hear his voice during a crackly telephone interview. There are long pauses between sentences, but we don’t see…