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 16, 2016

In tune with the patriotism on display during yesterday's Independence Day celebrations, the new theatrical production of the life of Pancha Carrasco, the fearless Tica who played…

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

5 questions for a Costa Rican puppeteer
Artists
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Artists
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5 questions for a Costa Rican puppeteer

Amanda Zúñiga - July 31, 2016

Berny Abarca is a puppeteer, theater actor and producer. A part of the MTM Puppet Theater since 2010, he is now the producer of a production that is…

Arts and culture in brief: The week ahead in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Arts and culture in brief: The week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - June 3, 2016

Use the rain as an excuse to head inside for some theater this weekend. Winter is just hitting its stride in Costa Rica, but it's midsummer at…

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 19, 2016

The organization Semillas y Brotes (Seeds and Sprouts), which promotes healthy living, will celebrate its second anniversary by hosting an afternoon and evening of activities at its…

5 questions for Colombian storyteller Mauricio Grande – ‘We Latin Americans are made of words’
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Newsletter
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5 questions for Colombian storyteller Mauricio Grande – ‘We Latin Americans are made of words’

Amanda Zúñiga - February 14, 2016

Mauricio Grande dedicates his life to making people laugh by telling stories. The comic cuentacuentos, 36, is pursuing his doctorate in Dramatic Arts at the Universidad de…

Costa Rica’s 2015 National Culture Award winners
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica’s 2015 National Culture Award winners

Amanda Zúñiga - January 30, 2016

The recipients of this year's Costa Rican National Culture Awards were announced Jan. 18 by the Ministry of Culture and Youth, and ran the gamut from a literary…

5 questions for Costa Rican actress Marian Li
Newsletter
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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…

Coffee fair, gospel concert, and other events around Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Coffee fair, gospel concert, and other events around Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2016

"The Government Inspector" Espressivo Theater kicks off its new season with an adaptation Nicolai Gogol's satirical play, a black comedy criticizing the government and corruption. Liubov Otto…

Costa Rica’s year in arts and culture
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…