What to do during the high season: a few of our favorite summer events
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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What to do during the high season: a few of our favorite summer events

Katherine Stanley - December 18, 2017

With not only Christmas and New Year’s upon us, but also the best weather of the year in much of the country – sunny, dry and breezy…

5 questions for English artist Jonathan Minshull
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for English artist Jonathan Minshull

Elizabeth Lang - November 26, 2017

Traveling from England to Costa Rica in search of a peaceful, serene place in the middle of nature was English artist Jonathan Minshull’s dream at young age.…

5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican fire performer

Amanda Zúñiga - April 30, 2017

Dancing through flames and walking barefoot through the sand at Playa Sámara: That's the life of Allan Barboza. Barboza, 27, has been working as a fire performer…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan

Amanda Zúñiga - December 26, 2016

Francisco Cascante, better known by his friends as "Paco," is an artist in the whole sense of the word: he's a musician, actor and artisan, and also…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
Artists
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Artists
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - November 25, 2016

While the full impact of Hurricane Otto is still less than certain at the time of this writing, and government offices and many other institutions plan to…

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

Arts and Culture
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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’
Arts and Culture
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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
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…