5 questions for a Costa Rican musician
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician

Amanda Zúñiga - April 2, 2017

Recommended: 5 questions for a Costa Rican musician - blind artist Gerardo Mora Luis Carmona may be only 22, but he has organized his life around the…

5 questions for a Colombian rapper
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Colombian rapper

Elizabeth Lang - March 26, 2017

For many, music is a passion that can also be an educational tool. Ephniko, 36, is a Colombian rapper who has been mastering the power of music…

VIDEO: This weekend’s Transitarte Festival
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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VIDEO: This weekend’s Transitarte Festival

Amanda Zúñiga - March 21, 2017

The annual summer festival Transitarte took place over the weekend, March 17-19. Art and music flooded three of eastern San José's main parks: Parque Nacional, Parque Morazán and…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician

Elizabeth Lang - February 25, 2017

Love of art and music has been a constant in the life of Costa Rican musician Randall Nájera, who began studying at the Castella Conservatory in Heredia…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician: blind artist Gerardo Mora
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician: blind artist Gerardo Mora

Elizabeth Lang - February 12, 2017

Music has the power to create an emotional experience and connection with the world through different rhythms, tones and instruments. That connection has been especially powerful for…

Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition
Artists
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Artists
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Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition

Amanda Zúñiga - January 31, 2017

While temperature is dropping in the north and some are being surrounded by snow, a getaway to a warm Costa Rican beach might be in order: and just…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and photographer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and photographer

Elizabeth Lang - January 15, 2017

Costa Rican musician Alexis Morales, 30, and photographer Ginette Venegas, 30, have merged their disciplines – and their lives  – for the past 12 years. This couple from…

La Carpio’s cultural rebellion
Artists
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Artists
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La Carpio’s cultural rebellion

Elizabeth Lang - January 13, 2017

Part Four of a four-part series. Read Parts One, and Two and Three!  Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a country's toughest neighborhood?…

Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering
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Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering

Elizabeth Lang - January 12, 2017

Part Three of a four-part series. Read Part One here and Part Two here. Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a…

Meet Alicia Avilés, the perseverant immigrant leader of La Carpio’s cultural growth
Artists
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Artists
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Meet Alicia Avilés, the perseverant immigrant leader of La Carpio’s cultural growth

Elizabeth Lang - January 9, 2017

Part Two in a four-part series. Read Part One here. Is it possible for a single organization to transform one of Costa Rica’s toughest neighborhoods? La Carpio, the shantytown…