13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe

Elizabeth Lang - May 4, 2018

13'30 Restaurant, located in Barrio Escalante in eastern San José, also serves as a small gallery space for both national and international artists, designers and musicians. Today…

What to do in Costa Rica in May and June
Events
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Events
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What to do in Costa Rica in May and June

Elizabeth Lang - May 1, 2018

With the International Arts Festival (FIA) just behind us, it’s time to keep celebrating Costa Rican culture in all of its expressions. On the docket for the…

Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday
Film
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Film
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Costa Rican film ‘Güilas’ to premiere Thursday

Katherine Stanley - May 1, 2018

You might know Sergio and Giancarlo Pucci from their photography books, including the "Costa Rica from Above" series of aerial images and the "Magical Trees" books and…

Raffle raises funds for Costa Rican cancer screening, treatment
Events
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Events
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Raffle raises funds for Costa Rican cancer screening, treatment

Katherine Stanley - April 26, 2018

Ticket sales for a raffle on Sunday with more than 50 prizes – from delicious organic foods to yoga classes to sportswear – will benefit the fight against cancer…

Wish you were here: Roger Waters in Costa Rica?
Music and Concerts
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Music and Concerts
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Wish you were here: Roger Waters in Costa Rica?

Katherine Stanley - April 17, 2018

Hearts raced around Costa Rica after a mysterious pink pig was spotted at the National Stadium in La Sabana, San José, on Monday. Pink pig images and…

‘For ills of the heart, there are the songs of Chavela’
Events
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Events
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‘For ills of the heart, there are the songs of Chavela’

Katherine Stanley - April 9, 2018

One of the highlights of this week's International Arts Festival is an exhibit featuring photos and mementos from the life of Costa Rican-born music legend Chavela Vargas.…

After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15
Events
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Events
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After vibrant first weekend, International Arts Fest continues through April 15

The Tico Times - April 8, 2018

The 2018 edition of the International Arts Festival (FIA) kicked off on Friday with national and international artists, particularly visitors from this year's highlighted country, Colombia. Throughout…

PHOTOS: Good Friday Procession in La Unión, Costa Rica
Holy Week
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Holy Week
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PHOTOS: Good Friday Procession in La Unión, Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 30, 2018

On Good Friday, 2018, Catholics took to the streets of La Unión, Tres Ríos in the province of Cartago to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Actors…

Visit Costa Rica’s famed Isla del Coco – without leaving San José
Isla del Coco
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Isla del Coco
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Visit Costa Rica’s famed Isla del Coco – without leaving San José

Mitzi Stark - March 28, 2018

Few of us will ever get an opportunity to visit Isla de Coco: this national treasure. This oasis in an ocean. This center for international biological research…

High culture, low canvas in Costa Rica
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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High culture, low canvas in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - March 19, 2018

One of the favorite attractions for the crowds that flocked to this weekend's Transitarte festival in San José was the stretch of sidewalk between the Supreme Elections…