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

Our #GreatestReadersOnEarth: Adrián Gómez
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Our #GreatestReadersOnEarth: Adrián Gómez

Katherine Stanley - March 15, 2018

Who's that reading The Tico Times' latest print edition at Entre Nous Café in Barrio Escalante? Why, none other than famed Costa Rican artist Adrián Gómez, that's…

Bitterness and beauty
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Bitterness and beauty

The Tico Times - March 11, 2018

One particular image from this morning's story on a graffiti festival held on San Pedro's Calle de la Amargura, or "Street of Bitterness," near the University of…

5 questions for French artist Victoire Cathalan
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for French artist Victoire Cathalan

Elizabeth Lang - January 28, 2018

For Victoire Cathalan, who visited Costa Rica this week to participated in the Tamarindo Art Wave festival in Guanacaste, nature the driving force behind her paintings. Using…

PHOTOS: A glimpse of the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: A glimpse of the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival

Elizabeth Lang - January 26, 2018

The second edition of the Tamarindo Art Wave Festival started on Jan. 25, with a wide range of performances, art exhibits and a wide range of activities. Here's a…

5 questions for a Brazilian artist in Tamarindo
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Brazilian artist in Tamarindo

Elizabeth Lang - January 14, 2018

For Malu Moreira, art has always been a part of life, although she has explored it in various ways. When the Brazilian artist lived in Sao Paolo,…

VIDEO: Retablos, the most durable picture frame you’ve never heard of
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: Retablos, the most durable picture frame you’ve never heard of

Robert Isenberg - December 22, 2017

All over the world, people frame their pictures. They take a work of art – a painting, a photo, even a diploma – and press it between…

Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’
Art Walks
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Art Walks
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Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

Don't just hide under the covers on the couch when the rainy season gets you down. (You know, as in this 1997 portrait of Costa Rican writer…

5 questions for a Costa Rican painter
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican painter

Amanda Zúñiga - February 19, 2017

Recommended: 5 questions for a Costa Rican musician - blind artist Gerardo Mora "I have been painting ever since I can remember. Starting in childhood I was always very…

5 questions for Costa Rican illustrator Stephanie Chaves
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for Costa Rican illustrator Stephanie Chaves

Elizabeth Lang - January 29, 2017

It’s a beautiful, warm morning at the Mercado Central in downtown San José. The characteristic noisy environment of the city market is infused with a delicious coffee smell, and…