What to do during the high season: a few of our favorite summer events
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Arts & Culture
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What to do during the high season: a few of our favorite summer events

Katherine Stanley - December 18, 2017

With not only Christmas and New Year’s upon us, but also the best weather of the year in much of the country – sunny, dry and breezy…

The art and humor of Hugo Díaz lives on at an Alajuela exhibit
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Art Walks
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The art and humor of Hugo Díaz lives on at an Alajuela exhibit

Mitzi Stark - October 4, 2017

Recommended: 5 questions for a Costa Rican cartoonist Political cartoonist Hugo Díaz died in 2001, but he left a legacy of 7,000 drawings to help keep his…

PHOTOS: Afro-Caribbean Day in Limón
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PHOTOS: Afro-Caribbean Day in Limón

KRISTEL SEGEREN - September 1, 2017

Each year, Costa Rica’s Caribbean port town Limón throws a party on Aug. 31 to celebrate its vibrant Afro-Caribbean culture. The main event is a parade, which…

Art lovers, this is for you: Plaza Itskatzú August 24 – 27
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Arts & Culture
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Art lovers, this is for you: Plaza Itskatzú August 24 – 27

The Tico Times - August 20, 2017

Soak up the art! More than 250 artworks by Costa Rican artists will be exhibited in Gallery 11-12 in Plaza Itskatzú from August 24 – 27. Gallery…

Tamarindo Art Wave Edition 2017 En-light
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Arts & Culture
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Tamarindo Art Wave Edition 2017 En-light

The Tico Times - August 16, 2017

Visit Tamarindo beach for En-light. It will take place on the Tamarindo Art Wave’s Blue Line, in Playa Tamarindo. Tamarindo is a famous beach community in Northern…

VIDEO: This weekend’s Transitarte Festival
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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…

Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition
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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 French-African painter in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2017

At the beach in Jacó, painter Delphine Reveau devotes her days to painting positive things, including her favorite subjects: dogs and children. The self-taught artist, 46, who…

5 question for a Costa Rican painter
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Artists
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5 question for a Costa Rican painter

Amanda Zúñiga - November 20, 2016

"Some believe that the art of a painter is understood by her work, by selection of subject and color, by her perception of light... I believe that…

5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica
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Arts & Culture
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5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - November 6, 2016

Mary Smathers grew up and spent her entire life in the San Francisco Bay Area. On a trip to Costa Rica, however, she and her husband fell in love…