Espressivo brings ‘Battlefield’ to National Theater for iconic building’s anniversary
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Espressivo brings ‘Battlefield’ to National Theater for iconic building’s anniversary

The Tico Times - October 10, 2017

Costa Rica's National Theater is turning 120 – and the Teatro Espressivo Cultural Association (ACTE) is ready to help the country's cultural icon celebrate its birthday in a…

‘Slow Food’ fair to offer Costa Rican specialties
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Events
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‘Slow Food’ fair to offer Costa Rican specialties

The Tico Times - September 26, 2017

A food fair, free and open to the public, will celebrate Costa Rican examples of the "Slow Food" movement this Friday in western San José. The Mercado de…

Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day Costa Rica 2017
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Leave your wheels at home for Car Free Day Costa Rica 2017

Katherine Stanley - September 21, 2017

It's here: World Car Free Day, an excuse to leave your car at home and give San José's choked streets (not to mention its air) a little…

Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’
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Art Walks
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Art City Tour returns to San José for ‘Chepe in the Rain’

Katherine Stanley - September 13, 2017

Don't just hide under the covers on the couch when the rainy season gets you down. (You know, as in this 1997 portrait of Costa Rican writer…

‘The Dictator’s Granddaughter’ premieres in San José
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‘The Dictator’s Granddaughter’ premieres in San José

Katherine Stanley - September 7, 2017

The actress Natalia Arias, whose luminous performances dazzled audiences in two films from Costa Rican director Esteban Ramírez over the past several years – “Gestación” (2009) and “Presos” (2015) –…

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VIDEO: Inside the International Design Festival 2017

FID - March 15, 2017

See also: Meet Dan Roosegaarde – 'You're always a voluntary prisoner of your imagination' The International Design Festival, or FID, is known for bringing provocative speakers and inspiring…

Museum inaugurates design exhibit featuring San José’s oldest shops
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Arts and Culture
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Museum inaugurates design exhibit featuring San José’s oldest shops

Elizabeth Lang - February 2, 2017

San José is a city whose buildings and shops are full of history. That's why the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MADC) is inaugurating today its first exhibition…

Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition
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Artists
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Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition

Amanda Zúñiga - January 31, 2017

While temperature is dropping in the north and some are being surrounded by snow, a getaway to a warm Costa Rican beach might be in order: and just…

2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests
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Artists
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2017 International Design Festival to feature wide range of guests

Elizabeth Lang - January 4, 2017

A new year is upon us, and a new International Design Festival (FID), with tickets on sale now. Late last year, FID creators Alfredo Enciso and Paco…