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.
Pável Aguilar seeks to communicate the untold stories of Honduran migrants who return – particularly those who lost a limb on their journey.
(Via Pável Aguilar’s website)
“There’s a conviction that even though they’re in a precarious condition, there will always be a better tomorrow.” Artist Pável Aguilar gives a voice to Honduran migrants in an exhibit now on display in San José.
Ephniko at the UCR during his 2017 visit to Costa Rica for the promotion of his new single, “Agradecido” (“Grateful”).
(Courtesy of Federico Peixoto)
The Tico Times chats with rapper Ephniko during his third visit to Costa Rica.
A U.S.-Costa Rican photographer fulfilled a childhood dream by focusing her lens on indigenous family life.
(Courtesy of Melanie L. Wells)
An exhibit opening today at the Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center in San Pedro offers an intimate glimpse into Cabécar family life.
Artist Navil Leytón with one of his works, “The Three transformations.”
(Courtesy of Navil Leytón)
Artist Navil Leytón found his talent at the least expected place: behind bars. Now he’s sharing his gifts with others.
Daniela Sasso’s work mixes fashion, marketing and social responsibility.
(Courtesy of Daniela Sasso)
Meet Daniela Sasso, who found inspiration in India for ways to weave social responsibility into her Costa Rican fashion line.
Kerlyn Araya is a 27-year-old Costa Rican whose life has been changed by the art of belly dancing.
(Courtesy of Kerlyn Araya)
“The most beautiful thing about belly dancing is the contribution to self-esteem.” Passionate belly dancer Kerlyn Araya steps into our Weekend Arts Spotlight.