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 - July 1, 2016

Maybe there's something more classically Costa Rican you could do this weekend than head to the gorgeous Ujarrás Ruins in the Orosi Valley for the seventh annual National…

5 questions for film director Juan Feldman
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for film director Juan Feldman

Amanda Zúñiga - June 5, 2016

See also: Love takes Costa Rica, Costa Rica takes Hollywood Juan Feldman is a Uruguayan film director and producer whose first feature film was set in Costa Rica: "After Words"…

5 questions for composer Pieter Schlosser – ‘The idea is to extract the emotion’
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5 questions for composer Pieter Schlosser – ‘The idea is to extract the emotion’

Elizabeth Lang - February 21, 2016

Pieter Schlosser, a California-based composer whose music you have almost certainly heard in a film, TV show or video game, counts Costa Rica among several countries he…

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…

New Costa Rica film project seeks funds from Indiegogo campaign
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Arts and Culture
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New Costa Rica film project seeks funds from Indiegogo campaign

Amanda Zúñiga - January 28, 2016

Costa Rican director Alexandra Latishev and her team are looking to produce her first film, titled "Medea." Because it's so difficult to procure a budget to produce movies, the team has started a crowdfunding campaign…

5 questions for Costa Rican actress Marian Li
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Newsletter
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5 questions for Costa Rican actress Marian Li

Amanda Zúñiga - January 24, 2016

Marian Li has long juggled two worlds. She spent 10 years in Paris in her late teens and early 20s, then returned to her native Costa Rica…

Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture

Katherine Stanley - December 30, 2015

It was a big year on Costa Rica’s arts and entertainment scene. With so many epic concerts, great reads and other cultural news to choose from, it's…

Haiti on the outside looking in at ‘Star Wars’ delirium
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Arts and Culture
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Haiti on the outside looking in at ‘Star Wars’ delirium

AFP - December 22, 2015

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Without a single functioning movie theatre in their country, Haitians have been feeling left out in recent days, while much of the rest of the…

5 questions for Costa Rican actor and musician Javier Leñero
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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5 questions for Costa Rican actor and musician Javier Leñero

Elizabeth Lang - December 20, 2015

See also: 5 questions for a Costa Rican tattoo artist Javier Leñero, 25, is a Costa Rican actor whose first experience onstage was dancing at his school’s…

Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest
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Arts and Culture
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Three must-see movies at the Costa Rican International Film Fest

Amanda Zúñiga - December 12, 2015

This year's International Film Festival is filling San José theaters with cinematic gems from around the world, with more than 100 screenings of 45 different films. Overwhelmed…