5 questions for a Costa Rican musicologist, composer and writer
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musicologist, composer and writer

Elizabeth Lang - June 30, 2018

For Susan Campos, music is a discipline, but also a means of exploration, learning and education. Ever since she can remember, music has been her one true…

Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico

Elizabeth Lang - June 21, 2018

On Sunday, Costa Rica and Mexico will host simultaneous concerts to benefit the victims of the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala on June 3, which caused the deaths…

Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album
Music and Concerts
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Music and Concerts
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Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album

Elizabeth Lang - June 12, 2018

Costa Rican rapper Nativa has released her second album, "Semilla Nativa" ("Native Seed"), which combines rap with Latin American rhythms and activist lyrics. The album is released…

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…

PHOTOS: Drums for coexistence at Costa Rica’s Arts Festival
FIA 2018
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FIA 2018
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PHOTOS: Drums for coexistence at Costa Rica’s Arts Festival

Gregory Calvo - April 11, 2018

Since its creation in 2010, the Spanish musical and socio-cultural group Bloko del Valle seeks to be an agent of social change through music. Their latest efforts…

5 questions for rising stars from La Carpio
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for rising stars from La Carpio

Elizabeth Lang - March 11, 2018

La Carpio is a shantytown community located on the outskirts of San José. It is also home to the Integrated System of Art Education for Social Inclusion…

5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop
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Uncategorized
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5 questions for Panamanian band Señor Loop

Elizabeth Lang - September 30, 2017

Having no expectations while creating music, and simply enjoying the creative process of exploring sounds: that's the essence of Panamanian band Señor Loop. For almost 20 years,…

21 photos from this year’s Envision Festival
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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21 photos from this year’s Envision Festival

Kristel Segeren - March 2, 2017

The seventh edition of the Envision festival, which each year brings together thousands of people to celebrate music, yoga and permaculture in Uvita, on Costa Rica's southern…

Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition
Artists
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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…

La Carpio’s cultural rebellion
Artists
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Artists
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La Carpio’s cultural rebellion

Elizabeth Lang - January 13, 2017

Part Four of a four-part series. Read Parts One, and Two and Three!  Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a country's toughest neighborhood?…