13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe
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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…

What to do in Costa Rica in May and June
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What to do in Costa Rica in May and June

Elizabeth Lang - May 1, 2018

With the International Arts Festival (FIA) just behind us, it’s time to keep celebrating Costa Rican culture in all of its expressions. On the docket for the…

Raffle raises funds for Costa Rican cancer screening, treatment
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Raffle raises funds for Costa Rican cancer screening, treatment

Katherine Stanley - April 26, 2018

Ticket sales for a raffle on Sunday with more than 50 prizes – from delicious organic foods to yoga classes to sportswear – will benefit the fight against cancer…

It’s official: Roger Waters will perform in Costa Rica
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It’s official: Roger Waters will perform in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

The concert producer MOVE Concerts announced on its Facebook profile Thursday that Roger Waters bring his "Us + Them" tour to Costa Rica later this year. According…

PHOTOS: The final days of Costa Rica’s International Arts Festival
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PHOTOS: The final days of Costa Rica’s International Arts Festival

Elizabeth Lang - April 16, 2018

For the past 10 days, San José played host once more to the International Arts Festival (FIA), which brought a varied selection of dance, theater and musical…

‘For ills of the heart, there are the songs of Chavela’
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‘For ills of the heart, there are the songs of Chavela’

Katherine Stanley - April 9, 2018

One of the highlights of this week's International Arts Festival is an exhibit featuring photos and mementos from the life of Costa Rican-born music legend Chavela Vargas.…

After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15
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After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15

The Tico Times - April 8, 2018

The 2018 edition of the International Arts Festival (FIA) kicked off on Friday with national and international artists, particularly visitors from this year's highlighted country, Colombia. Throughout…

Quilt exhibition scheduled for this weekend in Pérez Zeledón
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Quilt exhibition scheduled for this weekend in Pérez Zeledón

Elizabeth Lang - April 6, 2018

On Sunday, Pérez Zeledón, in Costa Rica's Southern Zone, will host a quilting exhibition to celebrate the work of local quilting artists. The exhibition, "For the Love…

VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions
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VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica’s Good Friday processions

Katherine Stanley - March 26, 2018

Costa Rica's solemn Holy Week processions are a sight to behold, no matter what your religion. Never attended a Good Friday procession – or have a few years…

PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets
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PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets

Katherine Stanley - March 19, 2018

This year's Transitarte festival brought josefinos to the parks and streets of the east-central section of Costa Rica's capital city for activities ranging from shopping, open-air concerts…