Arts and culture in brief: the (very spooky) week ahead in Costa Rica
The Little Theatre Group has lined up quite a menu of thrills and chills for this Halloween weekend: on both Saturday (4 pm-7:30 pm) and Sunday (3 pm-6:30 pm), the troupe will offer play readings of the classic horror tale “The Monkey’s Paw,” by W.W. Jacobs, in which a couple that wishes for their deceased son’s return gets more than they bargained for, and “Fate’s Thread,” a black comedy about a ghost. Reserve today at 8858-1446 and find more information on Facebook (Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30).
It’s a jump to the left and then a step to the right: a charity screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the 1975 cult classic to end all cult classics, will raise funds for Hogar de la Esperanza, a care center for HIV patients living on the streets. The event will take place at El Lobo Estrepario in downtown San José and features a full shadow cast in the grand Rocky Horror tradition (Saturday, Oct. 29).
Nearby at El Sótano in Barrio La California, surf-garage band Los Cuchillos will host their annual Halloween party featuring various DJs, a best costume award, raffles, a tattoo stand, horror movie screenings, monster makeup and, of course, a “zombie lindy hop dance.” Monster Mash the night away (Saturday, Oct. 29).
You may be interested
Latin America pandemic recovery lagging, IMF saysAFP - April 15, 2021
Latin America's recovery from the pandemic crisis is lagging the rest of the world and the economy will not return…
Frontier Airlines announces return to Costa RicaAlejandro Zúñiga - April 15, 2021
Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines will make its return to Costa Rica with nonstop flights from Florida starting in July. “We’re…
Watch: All the goals Costa Rican clubs scored in the Champions LeagueAlejandro Zúñiga - April 15, 2021
Here are all the goals Saprissa and Alajuelense scored when representing Costa Rica at the 2021 CONCACAF Champions League: Both…