‘The Nutcracker’ at San José’s National Theater
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‘The Nutcracker’ at San José’s National Theater

Alberto Font - December 10, 2015

With the music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and the performances of professional Costa Rican and international dancers, "The Nutcracker" is one of the most popular shows for Ticos during…

Guanacaste nonprofit celebrates 10 years of support for youth
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Guanacaste nonprofit celebrates 10 years of support for youth

Ellen Zoe Golden - December 9, 2015

“He was the bad boy of Villareal,” announced Laetitia Deweer as she introduced 19-year-old Abraham Meza Berrocal to the hundreds of people sitting in the audience at…

AFX AeroFest takes off Sunday in Puntarenas province
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AFX AeroFest takes off Sunday in Puntarenas province

Álvaro Sánchez - December 5, 2015

Aerial acrobatics by pilots in an Extra 300 plane, skydiving, helicopter rappelling and other activities are on the agenda at this year’s second-annual AFX AeroFest 2015 on…

Costa Rica prepares to celebrate Hanukkah
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Costa Rica prepares to celebrate Hanukkah

The Tico Times - December 5, 2015

Jewish families throughout Costa Rica and the world are preparing to celebrate Hanukkah, sometimes referred to as the Festival  of Lights, which starts on the 25th day of…

Barrio Escalante shows off its good eats, fine arts during weekend festival
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Barrio Escalante shows off its good eats, fine arts during weekend festival

Amanda Zúñiga - December 4, 2015

Barrio Escalante, a neighborhood just east of downtown San José, has in recent years become one of the preferred haunts of Central Valley foodies. Its easily walkable streets…

Tropical Fair, Gastronomic Festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Tropical Fair, Gastronomic Festival, and other happenings around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 4, 2015

Tropical Market Just in time for your holiday shoping list, the annual Tropical Market returns with the best from Costa Rican artisans. Artwork, crafts, natural cosmetics, gourmet products,…

Costa Rican band Zòpilot! performs for the last time tonight at Cine Magaly
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Costa Rican band Zòpilot! performs for the last time tonight at Cine Magaly

Elizabeth Lang - December 4, 2015

The Costa Rican experimental rock band Zòpilot! will be performing for the last time tonight at 8:00 pm at Cine Magaly in San José. The band, created…

Radio Hit celebrates its fifth anniversary tonight at Hoxton Pub
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Radio Hit celebrates its fifth anniversary tonight at Hoxton Pub

Elizabeth Lang - December 3, 2015

The Costa Rican radio station Radio Hit (104.7 FM) is celebrating its fifth anniversary tonight at 9:00 PM at the Hoxton Pub in Los Yoses. The station…

Costa Rica to unveil its first-ever outdoor ice rink
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Chepe on ice
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Costa Rica to unveil its first-ever outdoor ice rink

Amanda Zúñiga - November 29, 2015

Sabana Park in San José will unveil an unprecedented attraction on Nov. 30: an outdoor ice rink, the first ever in the land of pura vida. The rink, located on…

5 questions for musician John Carey – ‘Blues is alive all over the world’
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5 questions for musician John Carey – ‘Blues is alive all over the world’

Amanda Zúñiga - November 29, 2015

John Carey is a blues musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and best-known as the "Harmonica Wizard" of New Orleans – although this month, he's venturing south for a…