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Tico stand-up, founding father, and other happenings around Costa Rica

January 1, 2015

Art: “Super Moderno”

When the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design reopens its doors on Jan. 5, take the opportunity to catch “Super Moderno,” a series of paintings, sculptures, and multimedia installations that challenge tradition ideas of art.

Exhibit continues through Feb. 14 at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, downtown San José. 1,500 ($3). Info:

Comedy: Hernán Jiménez

Hernan Jimenez is one of the most successful stand-up comedians in Costa Rica, as well as the director of the acclaimed dramedy “El Regreso.” His latest routine is “¡Así Quien No!” (“Who is Not Like This?”), and if you have a good grasp of Spanish and Tico culture, Jiménez’s ultra-local riffs pack a wallop.

“Así Quien No” takes place Jan. 5 & 6 at JazzCafé, Escazú. 8 p.m. Mon. & Tue., 8 p.m. 10,000 ($20). Info: JazzCafé website.

Exhibit: “Juan Rafael Monge”

Recognized for his muttonchops and paternal demeanor, Juan Rafael Monge is widely considered the Abraham Lincoln of Costa Rica. The National Archives displays images of this founding father to the public.

Exhibit continues through Feb. 28 at the National Archives, Zapote. Free. Info: Archives website.

Music: Blues Jam

Kick off 2015 with a healthy dose of down-home music, thanks to the AmonSolar Blues Jam.

“Jam de Blues” takes place Jan. 5 at El Sótano, Barrio Amón. 8 p.m. 2,000-3,000 ($4-6). Info: El Sótano Facebook page.

Art: Clearly Costa Rica

Combining realistic animal portraits with abstractly patterned scenery, Nathan Miller’s art is a colorful illustration of Costa Rica’s outdoors.

Exhibit on display at Hidden Garden Art Gallery, near Liberia, Guanacaste. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free. Info: Gallery website.

Exhibit: “Tomás Povedano and Costa Rican Cash”

The Spanish artist Tomás Povedano already had a shining career before his moved to Costa Rica and designed the national currency. Catch this numismatic retrospective at the National Bank Museums.

“Tomás Povedano y Los Billetes de Costa Rica” continues through Aug. 1, 2015, at the National Bank Museums, downtown San José. Openly daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. ₡1,500. Info: Bank Museums website.

 

 

 

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