5 questions for a Costa Rican musician
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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
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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…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and photographer
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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…

A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael
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A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 28, 2016

Read also: Desamparados, 1984 and Prince – A Tribute My compassionate husband must have sensed by my laughter at 7pm on Christmas Day that I had not…

The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson
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The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 5, 2016

Huba Antonio Watson Webley, Costa Rica’s double platinum lyricist and rapper, took time out of his busy schedule with the release of his first solo EP, called…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - November 25, 2016

While the full impact of Hurricane Otto is still less than certain at the time of this writing, and government offices and many other institutions plan to…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - November 4, 2016

Metallica is back: the legendary thrash metal band returns to Costa Rica for a second visit to rock the National Stadium on Saturday. New music may be on the…

Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video
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Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video

Elizabeth Lang - October 26, 2016

If you've sampled social media at any time during the past couple of months, you've probably tapped your toes to “Soy Yo” (“I'm Me”). The music video for…

5 questions for a Costa Rican singer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican singer

Amanda Zúñiga - September 25, 2016

Anyone who has seen Gustavo Salazar onstage can tell he is quite comfortable there – as if that's where he was born to be. Nevertheless, he says he still feels as if…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - September 23, 2016

The story of Lizzie Borden, the Massachussetts woman who was tried and acquitted for the murder of her father and stepmother in 1892, comes to the stage…