Engraving empathy with Andrea Bravo
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Engraving empathy with Andrea Bravo

Iva Alvarado - September 9, 2018

Andrea Bravo, 23, is an engraving student at the University of Costa Rica who uses her personal experiences to create empathy for all kinds of women's issues…

Three hours with a Costa Rican songwriter
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Three hours with a Costa Rican songwriter

Iva Alvarado - September 2, 2018

In 2017, Berenice Jiménez represented Costa Rica in the International Festival of Songwriters, an achievement that came to her unexpectedly and kept her in the public eye.…

From seashells to Pee-Pah! – a photo essay with Costa Rican musician Andrés Cervilla
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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From seashells to Pee-Pah! – a photo essay with Costa Rican musician Andrés Cervilla

Iva Alvarado - August 26, 2018

Andrés Cervilla has done so much throughout his career that it's impossible to cover it all in one sitting. He recently opened his studio to us and talked…

7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica

Kate Hanley - August 19, 2018

JACÓ – The latest artist to unleash his professional talent through Artify Jacó, a project that promotes the arts in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific, is Chilean muralist…

Costa Rican artist Elizabeth Argüello designed a Google doodle for Sunday
World Cup 2018
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World Cup 2018
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Costa Rican artist Elizabeth Argüello designed a Google doodle for Sunday

The Tico Times - June 17, 2018

The Costa Rican artist and muralist Elizabeth Argüello designed the Google doodle (logo) for Sunday's World Cup match against Serbia, the daily La Nación reported. For the design she decided…

Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album
Music and Concerts
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Music and Concerts
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Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album

Elizabeth Lang - June 12, 2018

Costa Rican rapper Nativa has released her second album, "Semilla Nativa" ("Native Seed"), which combines rap with Latin American rhythms and activist lyrics. The album is released…

5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Canadian punk rock band in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - June 10, 2018

Using music as an excuse to continue a lifetime friendship, but also for travel and as a means of expression: that's what has characterized the Canadaian punk…

5 questions for a Salvadoran street artist in Costa Rica
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Salvadoran street artist in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - June 3, 2018

Art as therapy. Art as a way to relax a daily, unstoppable anxiety that appears unexpectedly. Art as a release, the reason why Salvadoran street artist Dunkest…

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
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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…