Philharmonic orchestra, coffee fair, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Philharmonic orchestra, coffee fair, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 29, 2016

Guided visits to the Casa Amarilla The Foreign Ministry, better known as "La Casa Amarilla" (The Yellow House), will offer guided tours of the historic building, perhaps…

Coffee fair, gospel concert, and other events around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Coffee fair, gospel concert, and other events around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2016

"The Government Inspector" Espressivo Theater kicks off its new season with an adaptation Nicolai Gogol's satirical play, a black comedy criticizing the government and corruption. Liubov Otto…

A chat with groundbreaking actor RJ Mitte – ‘A disability is a personal challenge’
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Arts and Culture
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A chat with groundbreaking actor RJ Mitte – ‘A disability is a personal challenge’

Elizabeth Lang - January 20, 2016

The U.S. actor, model and producer RJ Mitte, best known for his role as Walter “Flynn” White, Jr. on AMC’s megahit “Breaking Bad,” visited Costa Rica as a…

PHOTOS: The best of Palmares Tope 2016
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: The best of Palmares Tope 2016

Andrés Madrigal - January 16, 2016

The annual Palmares Festival kicked off last Thursday at 1 p.m. with the tope (horse parade). Approximately 2,500 riders and horses rode 3 kilometers through the town of…

5 things to know about Costa Rica’s gigantic Palmares Festival
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 things to know about Costa Rica’s gigantic Palmares Festival

Lindsay Fendt and Amanda Zúñiga - January 13, 2016

Each year in January, Ticos descend on the sleepy coffee town of Palmares, northwest of San José, for the country’s most rowdy fiesta. Palmares hosts a traditional…

Vacation fun for kids, Craft Beer Tour, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Vacation fun for kids, Craft Beer Tour, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 8, 2016

Vacation Workshops National Museum (San José): A total of 17 different workshops for children and adults are on offer during the ongoing school break, including notebook decoration, fossils…

New Year’s kickoffs, Tennis Championship, and other happenings around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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New Year’s kickoffs, Tennis Championship, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 1, 2016

NYE 2016 After Party Pool party at Wyndham Herradura Hotel. Music by guest DJs DJ Tocuma, DR·leo, and Selecta Herbalist. Food and beverage sales. "New Year's Eve 2016 After…

Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture

Katherine Stanley - December 30, 2015

It was a big year on Costa Rica’s arts and entertainment scene. With so many epic concerts, great reads and other cultural news to choose from, it's…

Top spots to ring in the New Year
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Events
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Top spots to ring in the New Year

Elizabeth Lang and Katherine Stanley - December 30, 2015

Ready to hit the town for New Year's Eve? You might want to start early: In Costa Rica, New Year's is a family affair, which may explain…

PHOTOS: San José’s ‘tope’ takes spectators on a colorful ride
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: San José’s ‘tope’ takes spectators on a colorful ride

Andrés Madrigal - December 28, 2015

Costa Rica's annual holiday tope, or horse parade, took place on Dec. 26 along San José's Second Avenue and Paseo Colón. Thousands of riders and their equine companions came from different corners…