Transitarte festival awakens San José parks
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Arts and Culture
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Transitarte festival awakens San José parks

Lindsay Fendt - April 16, 2016

Hula hoopers gather around the National Monument in Parque Naciónal in San José Saturday for the Transitarte Festival. The festival runs through Sunday, April 16, featuring artist booths,…

International Design Festival: How to organize a massive, successful event in Costa Rica
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Arts & Culture
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International Design Festival: How to organize a massive, successful event in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - February 14, 2016

Organizing an event, of any sort, can be a tedious process. In 2009, designers Alfredo Enciso and Paco Cervilla began organizing a massive design festival that would make Costa Rica…

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NFL: Coldplay honored by Super Bowl but puzzled by game

AFP - February 4, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCC7QCBH3IU SAN FRANCISCO, California – British rockers Coldplay said Thursday they were overjoyed to headline the prestigious Super Bowl halftime show but admitted they knew little about U.S. football.…

5 questions for Costa Rican writer Diego Delfino – ‘I got into what I’m passionate about’
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for Costa Rican writer Diego Delfino – ‘I got into what I’m passionate about’

Elizabeth Lang - January 3, 2016

The self-taught journalist and writer Diego Delfino, 35, was born in Costa Rica to Uruguayan parents, went to elementary and high school in Turrialba, and studied computer engineering…

Costa Rica’s year in 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…

Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015
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Arts and Culture
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Presidential fashion: Best 5 outfits President Solís sported in 2015

Zach Dyer - December 21, 2015

Clothes make the man, the saying goes, and President Luis Guillermo Solís took the adage to heart this year. Being president is a political and ceremonial post in…

Costa Rica’s one-stop Nativity shop
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s one-stop Nativity shop

Zach Dyer - December 16, 2015

Baby Jesus comes in three different sizes but there are no color choices for his loin cloth. They’re right underneath the giant snowflake, can’t miss 'em. Along…

Choreographers Festival begins Thursday at San José’s National Theater
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Arts and Culture
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Choreographers Festival begins Thursday at San José’s National Theater

Amanda Zúñiga - November 18, 2015

Ready for a weekend of marveling at Costa Rica's best dance compositions? The 32nd edition of the Choreographers Festival will take over the National Theater in downtown San José for…

5 questions for a Costa Rican artist – ‘What defines good artwork is the feeling behind it’
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5 questions for a Costa Rican artist – ‘What defines good artwork is the feeling behind it’

Amanda Zúñiga - November 8, 2015

Alejandra Fournier is an artistic multitasker: she is an expert on engraving techniques, but also loves to draw and, in order to create her art, take pictures. She…

Five questions for Costa Rican band No Bonus – ‘This was a need we had’
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Arts and Culture
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Five questions for Costa Rican band No Bonus – ‘This was a need we had’

Amanda Zúñiga - October 25, 2015

"No Bonus" is a Costa Rican rock band created in 2014 by the musician Marlon Mena. His vision was clear: an alternative rock band, playing his own…