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Tamarindo Talk

August 14, 2009

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Great news! Susan Adams and a bunch of other favorite artists are back at their Tamarindolocation of Galería Pelícano at Jaime Peligro Bookstore. You can stop by, contactthem at 2653-0742 or owlhumm@hotmail.com, or go to www.theadamsart gallery.com.

Check out Taco Tuesdays at Frutas Tropicales, now called FTs,which is serving up eight different types of $2 tacos, as well as two-for-onemargaritas. For more information or delivery, call 2653-0041 or e-mail mikegerhard@gmail.com.

Sean Davis and Thornton Cohen, two greatprofessional photographers living in Tamarindo, are planning to share theirtalents with anyone who would like to learn to shoot photos or improve theirskills. They are taking applications for an August class called “Photography inFour Lessons and How to Use Your Camera.” The classes will be scheduled when aminimum of three people (six maximum) have signed up. For more information orto sign up, e-mail studiotamarindo@gmail.com. Classes will begin Aug. 20 at the latest.

Shannon Vacca is offering specialtysurf lessons for kids – private and in groups – for $25 per child for one and ahalf hours. And her longtime friend, Kim “DangerWoman” Hamrock, women’s world longboard champion and12-time U.S. champion, is offering private two-hour women’s classes for $50 perperson, or three-hour group lessons for $30 per person. For more informationabout both these classes, call 2653-1609 or 8827-2759.

If belly dancing is more your style, classes are now beingoffered every Wednesday night at Leora Pacífico at 7 p.m., with Carolina Orlich. Thecost is ¢18,000 ($31) per month. For more information, call Mandy at 8319-4946.

Congratulations to PhilineNugteren and Jon Brown on the birth of their son, Benno, who arrived in this world a full eight pounds at 5:30 p.m.July 19.

–Ellen Zoe Golden

ellenzoe@aol.com

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