Jean Marc Calvet, part II: Fighting against Marco
Artists
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Artists
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Jean Marc Calvet, part II: Fighting against Marco

Elizabeth Lang - May 12, 2018

This is the story of Nicaraguan-based French artist Jean Marc Calvet: a man whose complex life, obscurities and misfortunes overwhelmed him while living in Costa Rica in…

Costa Rica’s arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you
Artists
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Artists
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Costa Rica’s arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you

Elizabeth Lang - May 4, 2018

In 2015, The Tico Times launched a new series. Published every Sunday, our Weekend Arts Spotlight presents five-question interviews with artists of all sorts who are Costa…

13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe

Elizabeth Lang - May 4, 2018

13'30 Restaurant, located in Barrio Escalante in eastern San José, also serves as a small gallery space for both national and international artists, designers and musicians. Today…

W22 Galería hosts ‘Escazú Project’ exhibit
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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W22 Galería hosts ‘Escazú Project’ exhibit

Elizabeth Lang - April 19, 2018

Located in a small space at the corner of the Plaza del Río commercial plaza in Escazú, west of San José, you can find the W22 Galería,…

Jean Marc Calvet, part I: Getting to know Marco
Artists
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Artists
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Jean Marc Calvet, part I: Getting to know Marco

Elizabeth Lang - April 14, 2018

This is the story of Nicaraguan-based French artist Jean Marc Calvet – a man whose complex life and misfortunes overwhelmed him while he was living in Costa Rica…

PHOTOS: Latin Americans gather in Costa Rica for graffiti festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Latin Americans gather in Costa Rica for graffiti festival

Elizabeth Lang and AFP - March 11, 2018

One street. One wall. Ten nationalities. Those three elements were the basis of the Aliados International Latin American Graffiti Festival in Costa Rica this past weekend. It's…

Teatro Espressivo brings message of peace to National Theater anniversary
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Teatro Espressivo brings message of peace to National Theater anniversary

Katherine Stanley - October 13, 2017

On many levels, it’s a uniquely Costa Rican story. For starters, it’s taking place under the roof of what is arguably the country’s most iconic building, its…

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…

Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

Don't just hide under the covers on the couch when the rainy season gets you down. (You know, as in this 1997 portrait of Costa Rican writer…

From Ambassador to the dance floor: Haney’s star turn begins tonight
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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From Ambassador to the dance floor: Haney’s star turn begins tonight

The Tico Times - September 10, 2017

Tonight, former U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney makes his debut on Teletica's "Dancing with the Stars" alongside champion dancer Lucía Jiménez. Tune in to Channel 7 tonight…