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.…

There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should

Mitzi Stark - August 28, 2018

The Book Fair is on, and there's still time to attend! For the 19th year in a row, the Antigua Aduana building on Calle 23, Avenidas 7-9,…

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 Rica Rocks: A night of heavy metal in Cartago
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica Rocks: A night of heavy metal in Cartago

Eduardo Doryan - August 17, 2018

Paraíso, a small city about 8 kilometers southeast of Cartago is known for the beautiful surroundings that gave it its name: Paradise. It’s also a bit of…

5 questions for a Costa Rican art historian, gallery owner and critic
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican art historian, gallery owner and critic

Elizabeth Lang - July 29, 2018

Getting immersed in the world of arts and culture, analyzing it as a means of philosophical enjoyment, and using his abilities in the art business is something…

Comedy for a good cause
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Comedy for a good cause

Katherine Stanley - July 24, 2018

Come one, come all: A night of "sit down comedy" featuring renowned journalist Glenda Umaña and blogger Esther Lev, held at the Eugene O'Neill Theater at the…

5 questions for a Costa Rican arts and culture manager
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican arts and culture manager

Elizabeth Lang - July 22, 2018

When the Costa Rican cultural manager Iris Lam was a child living in the province of Puntarenas, she was constantly surrounded by art and culture. Whether it…

5 questions for a Venezuelan artist in Costa Rica
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Venezuelan artist in Costa Rica

Elizabeth Lang - July 15, 2018

Art as a passion and a tool for the communication of complex messages of hope, all influenced by the sociopolitical crisis of her home country: that's what…

Jacob Babchuk Gallery launches exhibit at Juan Santamaría Airport
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Arts & Culture
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Jacob Babchuk Gallery launches exhibit at Juan Santamaría Airport

Elizabeth Lang - July 12, 2018

The Jacob Babchuk Gallery in Escazú has displayed works from its private art collection for the enjoyment of the public at the Juan Santamaría Airport (SJO), located…