5 questions for Costa Rican dancer Gustavo Hernández
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican dancer Gustavo Hernández

Elizabeth Lang - October 22, 2017

For Gustavo Hernández, dance is a tool for communication and expression - but also a powerful motor for social inclusion. The Costa Rican dancer has developed various productions…

Choreographer and former Costa Rican resident MaryLu Tosi dies at 91
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Choreographer and former Costa Rican resident MaryLu Tosi dies at 91

The Tico Times - April 5, 2017

Choreographer and performer MaryLu Tosi, who lived in Costa Rica with her family for many years, died on March 30 at the age of 91 in Ft. Myers,…

5 questions for a Costa Rican belly dancer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican belly dancer

Amanda Zúñiga - March 5, 2017

See also: 5 questions for a U.S. poet in Costa Rica A group of movements that awaken feminity; a way to discover yourself and your inner being.…

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

Katherine Stanley - September 30, 2016

If you've been lamenting the end of the recent International Book Fair, take heart: poetry will soon be flowing through the streets of San José, so to…

5 questions for a Costa Rican aerialist
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5 questions for a Costa Rican aerialist

Amanda Zúñiga - September 11, 2016

Smooth movements, clean technique, and becoming one with the silks while dancing in the air: With the music on, Carolina Cabañas approaches the aerial silks, lifts her feet off…

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

Katherine Stanley - August 26, 2016

The International Folk Dance Festival is back at the National Cultural Center (CENAC) in downtown San José, with dancers from Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, El Salvador, and…

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

Katherine Stanley - August 19, 2016

Kyōgen, the traditional Japanese comic theater genre dating back to the medieval era, will be performed in Costa Rica for the first time in a double-header co-sponsored…

Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - May 13, 2016

The National Dance Company is in Limón this week for a series of workshops with public-school students and a free performance open to the public at the Salón…

Art and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Art and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - May 6, 2016

When it comes to aerial acrobatics, Costa Rica may be best known for its monkeys and sloths, but they've got some serious competition this weekend as the International…

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

Katherine Stanley - April 29, 2016

Celebrate International Jazz Day at El Sótano in Barrio Amón, which for the fourth year running will celebrate the big day with a star-studded lineup headlined by…