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Amanda Zúñiga


Envision Festival prepares to kick off its seventh edition

The Envision Festival is set to launch its seventh edition on Feb. 23-26 in southern Costa Rica.

5 questions for a French-African painter in Costa Rica

Painter Delphine Raveau, like many others, fell in love with Costa Rica and couldn't go away. Now, she calls it her home and her source of inspiration as an artist.

5 questions for Costa Rican tattoo artist Froy Vargas

"To me, it's an honor that someone wants to have my work on the body." Meet a young Costa Rican who is passionate about dot work tattoos.

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician and artisan

"A notebook can be a door to thousands of worlds." Francisco Cascante chats with The Tico Times about his handmade notebooks and his other artistic facets.

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

Jan Hart talks to The Tico Times about her art and her latest book, an account of her spiritual journey as an expat in Costa Rica.

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

"Costa Rica has inspired my writing by allowing me to be in a whole new environment." Meet Mary Smathers, the U.S. writer whose move to Guanacaste helped kickstart her writing career.

5 questions for a couple of clowns in Costa Rica

"The clown is very important for society. Everyone needs someone to make them laugh." Meet "Los Malafachas" and their funny way of living life and making others' a little bit better.

5 question for a Costa Rican painter

Meet Andrey Ramírez, a muralist who incorporates magical realism and surrealism into theological paintings.

San Lucas: Here’s one prison in Costa Rica you might actually want to visit

Teatro Espressivo is offering tours of San Lucas Island, plus a ticket to its play about life on the prison island, for $100.

5 questions for a Costa Rican singer

Costa Rican singer Gustavo Salazar opens up about choosing the artistic life, stage fright, and why music is like a lover who doesn't take kindly to demands.

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