National Museum Director Rocío Fernández, Culture Ministry Sylvie Durán and U.S. Ambassador Fitzgerald Haney at the announcement of the U.S. Embassy donation, on Monday July 10.
(Via Culture Ministry)
The National Museum of Costa Rica will use the information generated by the study to outline a plan for redirecting river flows and for protecting the archaeological sites at Finca 6.
Aerial artist Terry Crane visited Costa Rica during the International Aerial Dance Festival.
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“The work that we do is about cooperation. You get to see a group working together and you also get to see individuals taking risks and being courageous.”
From left to right: guitarist Zach Blair on guitar, Tim McIlrath on guitar and vocals, Joe Principe on the bass and Brandon Barnes on the drums in the background.
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A chronicle of the last show of Rise Against’s Latin American tour.
Fire performer Allan Barboza.
(Courtesy of Allan Barboza)
Allan Barboza decided to work for himself as a fire performer at the age of 22.
Archaeologists say the petroglyphs depict a hummingbird — a symbol of fertility— and the rivers near the site where they found the rock.
Archaeologists unearthed and moved the rock for conservation and study with the help of experts from the National Museum.
The Costa Rican rapper Nakury uses music to express social concerns.
(Courtesy of Nakury)
The passion to empower others is what has driven the Costa Rican rapper Nakury to share her work with the world. Nakury, who was born in Turrialba as Natasha Campos, grew up with a strong conviction that culture could be sued as a medium of communication and education for her audience. Her passion for the […]
Artists John Frannea (left) and Paul Smith create a work of art with an environmental message.
(Courtesy of Paul Smith)
“Here in Monteverde, our spring water is crystal pure. Nevertheless, we transport truckloads of water in small plastic bottles up and down the mountain.”
Jose Ramírez is back – with a few friends. The blues musician will take the stage on Friday, April 21, at the Eugene O’Neill Theater at the Costa RIcan North American Cultural Center in Barrio Dent, San Pedro. The show, “A Night of Blues,” will feature the Jose Ramírez Project along with Manuel Obregon and other guests. Tickets are on sale at Bansbach stores, Vintage Studio and at the theater box office. More information at https://www.facebook.com/thejoseramirezproject/.
(Courtesy of Jose Ramírez)
A new blues show takes the stage tonight at the CCCN in San Pedro.
A necklace by designer Fiorella Pattoni.
(Courtesy of Fiorella Pattoni)
Fiorella Pattoni explains her jewelry-making process in our Weekend Arts Spotlight.
Jorge Salazar, of La Iguana Chocolate in Puriscal, opens cacao fruit in the orchard. Volunteers at La Iguana learn how to process cacao from bean to bar.
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How has travel and tourism affected Costa Rican cuisine, and how can we embrace local ingredients without shutting out the world?