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…

5 questions for Costa Rican pole trainer Elena Hütt
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5 questions for Costa Rican pole trainer Elena Hütt

Amanda Zúñiga - March 27, 2016

Pole trainer, dancer, mother of a 7-year-old, and marketing and operations chief at a film distribution company: Elena Hütt, 28, somehow manages all these roles with a…

5 questions for Costa Rican tribal dancer Vanessa Messeguer
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5 questions for Costa Rican tribal dancer Vanessa Messeguer

Amanda Zúñiga - March 20, 2016

Vanessa Messeguer, 33, is a dancer with a dizzying array of styles at her command: she practices Tribal Fusion Style, Improvisation Tribal Style, American Tribal Style, belly…

After ‘FIAsco’ Culture Ministry regroups with National Arts Festival 
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After ‘FIAsco’ Culture Ministry regroups with National Arts Festival 

Zach Dyer - February 11, 2016

After a disastrous International Arts Festival (FIA) last year, Costa Rica's Culture Ministry announced Thursday it would regroup with another festival that will focus exclusively on national artists…

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 - February 5, 2016

This week at Cine Magaly, in eastern San José, catch a special screening of the Bolshoi Ballet Academy's performance of "The Lady of the Camellias," the acclaimed…