Animal protection
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VIDEO: Disfigured toucan awaits 3-D printed beak

Robert Isenberg - April 27, 2015

https://vimeo.com/125956357 Even today, Grecia the toucan is sociable and energetic. This is shocking, considering a group of assailants beat and mangled the toucan last January, permanently disfiguring…

Arts Festival, Star Wars convention, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Arts Festival, Star Wars convention, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - April 24, 2015

International Arts Festival Against all odds, FIA has begun – and you can find our handy guide here. Bear in mind that the schedule is getting shuffled…

PHOTOS: Despite hiccups, International Arts Festival draws crowds
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Despite hiccups, International Arts Festival draws crowds

Robert Isenberg - April 24, 2015

“Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” So said aerospace engineer Edward Murphy in 1949. He was talking about a high-speed rocket sled, but he might…

FIA-sco! Arts Festival delayed, afternoon events cancelled in Alajuelita and Acosta
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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FIA-sco! Arts Festival delayed, afternoon events cancelled in Alajuelita and Acosta

Robert Isenberg - April 23, 2015

If you were just about to head out to the first day's events of the International Arts Festival (FIA), don't: The afternoon events scheduled for Alajuelita and all…

How Buttercup the sloth became a brand ambassador for American Apparel
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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How Buttercup the sloth became a brand ambassador for American Apparel

Robert Isenberg - April 23, 2015

“It came out of nowhere,” said Gerald Richardson when asked how Buttercup the sloth has become a celebrity supermodel. For more than three years Richardson has worked…

British Embassy celebrates Queen’s birthday
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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British Embassy celebrates Queen’s birthday

Robert Isenberg - April 22, 2015

Crash course: Your guide to the International Arts Festival’s first weekend
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Crash course: Your guide to the International Arts Festival’s first weekend

Robert Isenberg - April 21, 2015

Brace yourself: The International Arts Festival (FIA) might just take over your life. Since 1989, FIA has been a major event, but this year it’s bigger than…

Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Couple brews mead in Alajuela

Robert Isenberg - April 17, 2015

https://vimeo.com/125170895 When people think of “mead,” they usually think of Vikings guzzling horns of honey wine in their festhalls. But for married couple Michael Lindeman and Alejandra…

TEOR/éTica exhibits challenge and confound
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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TEOR/éTica exhibits challenge and confound

Robert Isenberg - April 17, 2015

Everywhere you look in Costa Rica, there is a guachimán watching the street. He might be sitting in a chair. He might be pacing back and forth.…

Arts festival, music festival, yoga festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Arts festival, music festival, yoga festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Robert Isenberg - April 17, 2015

International Arts Festival (FIA) One of the most anticipated cultural events of the year, FIA brings together hundreds of artists, crafters, buskers, and musicians to San José…