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5 questions for a U.S. poet in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a U.S. poet in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - February 4, 2017

"I’ve always read extensively and thought of myself as a writer," said James Just when asked how he got into the world of poetry.  "I have written poetry…

Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition
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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…

5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - January 22, 2017

At the beach in Jacó, painter Delphine Reveau devotes her days to painting positive things, including her favorite subjects: dogs and children. The self-taught artist, 46, who…

5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas
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5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas

Amanda Zúñiga - January 8, 2017

At the young age of 21, Froyland Vargas, better known as Froy, is already well known in the tattoo world because of his dot work, in which…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan

Amanda Zúñiga - December 26, 2016

Francisco Cascante, better known by his friends as "Paco," is an artist in the whole sense of the word: he's a musician, actor and artisan, and also…

5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a U.S. painter and writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - December 4, 2016

"Following vivid dreams and color signposts, she left New Mexico at the height of the 2008 U.S. financial crisis for a life she could never have planned…

5 question for a Costa Rican painter
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5 question for a Costa Rican painter

Amanda Zúñiga - November 20, 2016

"Some believe that the art of a painter is understood by her work, by selection of subject and color, by her perception of light... I believe that…

5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica
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Arts & Culture
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5 questions for a U.S. writer in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - November 6, 2016

Mary Smathers grew up and spent her entire life in the San Francisco Bay Area. On a trip to Costa Rica, however, she and her husband fell in love…

5 questions for a couple of clowns in Costa Rica
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5 questions for a couple of clowns in Costa Rica

Amanda Zúñiga - October 23, 2016

"Los Malafachas" are a couple who have not only connected to each other in their love life, but also in their work. Their secret: laughter. They are Lola Carambola and Karim…

5 question for a Costa Rican painter
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5 question for a Costa Rican painter

Amanda Zúñiga - October 9, 2016

Andrey Ramírez likes to work in a big way, in every sense of the phrase. His canvas is often larger than usual because his primary focus is…