Ballet performance raises funds for low-income patients and families
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Ballet performance raises funds for low-income patients and families

Katherine Stanley - May 29, 2018

Dancing for a cause: The Junior Company of the famed Kirov Academy of Ballet (KAB), from Washington, D.C., will perform tonight and tomorrow at the Eugene O'Neill Theater in…

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Rossella Matamoros
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Rossella Matamoros

Elizabeth Lang - May 27, 2018

Using art in all its possible expressions has motivated Rossella Matamoros for more than two decades. At home in Costa Rica and in studies around the world, the…

PHOTOS: International Museum Day in Costa Rica
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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PHOTOS: International Museum Day in Costa Rica

Mitzi Stark - May 21, 2018

May 18 is International Museum Day, and Costa Rica celebrated with 31 mini-museums all in one at the Casa del Cuño behind the Antigua Aduana building in…

5 questions for US painter Suzahn King
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for US painter Suzahn King

Elizabeth Lang - May 20, 2018

Suzahn King's paintings, known for their intricate details, are currently focused on her surroundings in Costa Rica, a country she came to in the early 1990s on…

5 questions for Guatemalan artist Herssonoe
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Guatemalan artist Herssonoe

Elizabeth Lang - May 13, 2018

For the past eight years, the Guatemalan artist Herssonoe has been perfecting the use of vivid colors to create characters with striking imperfections, both in their bodies…

Costa Rica’s arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you
Artists
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Artists
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Costa Rica’s arts scene: vibrant and ready to surprise you

Elizabeth Lang - May 4, 2018

In 2015, The Tico Times launched a new series. Published every Sunday, our Weekend Arts Spotlight presents five-question interviews with artists of all sorts who are Costa…

What to do in Costa Rica in May and June
Events
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Events
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What to do in Costa Rica in May and June

Elizabeth Lang - May 1, 2018

With the International Arts Festival (FIA) just behind us, it’s time to keep celebrating Costa Rican culture in all of its expressions. On the docket for the…

Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday
Film
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Film
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Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday

Katherine Stanley - May 1, 2018

You might know Sergio and Giancarlo Pucci from their photography books, including the "Costa Rica from Above" series of aerial images and the "Magical Trees" books and…

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Alejandro Villalobos
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Alejandro Villalobos

Elizabeth Lang - April 28, 2018

Exploring the country’s nature, especially rainforests and mangroves, has been Costa Rican artist Alejandro Villalobos' passion for the past 18 years. Marveling at the beauty of our…

PHOTOS: The annual Oxcart Parade in Atenas, Alajuela
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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PHOTOS: The annual Oxcart Parade in Atenas, Alajuela

The Tico Times - April 24, 2018

Atenas celebrated its annual Oxcart Parade on Sunday, reminding all onlookers in the Alajuela town of the importance of oxen and oxcarts to Costa Rican history and…