An Afro-spiritual journey by Afro-Costa Rican writer Delia Adassa McDonald Woolery
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Arts & Culture
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An Afro-spiritual journey by Afro-Costa Rican writer Delia Adassa McDonald Woolery

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - March 9, 2019

There is nothing better than starting off a new year with a resolution to read more books. In an age when we are intrinsically attached to our…

Costa Rica Rocks: Grunge rocking for a cause
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Music
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Costa Rica Rocks: Grunge rocking for a cause

Eduardo Doryan - February 24, 2019

2019 started off well. It was Jan. 10, and I was getting offstage for the first time this year with Thunderborne, as usual soaked in sweat, having…

Artists ask for approval of $31 million loan to restore National Theater
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Artists ask for approval of $31 million loan to restore National Theater

Josué Alfaro / Semanario Universidad - February 19, 2019

Dozens of artists visited Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Monday afternoon to request that lawmakers approve a $31.3 million loan that the Costa Rican government had negotiated…

‘Somos Campeones’: A step in the right direction
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Movies
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‘Somos Campeones’: A step in the right direction

William Foxton - February 19, 2019

In late January, Cine Magaly in Barrio Escalante, San José, held a special screening of the 2018 hit film, “Somos Campeones” (“We Are Champions”), in an effort…

Cuenteros Storytelling Festival kicks off in Alajuela
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cultural heritage
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Cuenteros Storytelling Festival kicks off in Alajuela

Mitzi Stark - January 26, 2019

You don't have to be fluent in Spanish to enjoy the 14th annual Storytelling Festival in Alajuela. It started Jan. 24 and is going on until Feb.…

Eclectic electric: Ocaso Music Festival rages in Tamarindo
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Music
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Eclectic electric: Ocaso Music Festival rages in Tamarindo

Duncan Anderson - January 15, 2019

TAMARINDO, Guanacaste — Raging the largest developed beach town in Guanacaste, Ocaso Music Festival kept Tamarindo wide awake following the turn of the year. Located on the…

Photos: Ocaso Music Festival in Tamarindo
Guanacaste
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Guanacaste
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Photos: Ocaso Music Festival in Tamarindo

The Tico Times - January 8, 2019

The Ocaso Underground Music Festival concluded this week in Tamarindo, Guanacaste. The six-day event featured a variety of musical genres and a multitude of rising performers. Tico…

Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau

Yamlek Mojica Loáisiga - January 6, 2019

When Ceshia Ubau began her musical career in Nicaragua, she knew one day she would leave the country. She’d take advantage of the first opportunity, a scholarship…

Toucan Rescue Ranch hosting ‘Tunes for Toucans’ concert fundraiser
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Music
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Toucan Rescue Ranch hosting ‘Tunes for Toucans’ concert fundraiser

The Tico Times - November 25, 2018

If you're hungry for a good meal for a good cause, the Toucan Rescue Ranch will celebrate Giving Tuesday with a concert fundraiser at the popular Riverside…

Diego Fournier: Art just doesn’t have to be pretty, it has to say something
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Artists
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Diego Fournier: Art just doesn’t have to be pretty, it has to say something

Iva Alvarado - November 18, 2018

I was drinking coffee in the Steinvorth building in downtown San José a few hours before I met the 29-year-old artist Diego Fournier. A couple of young…

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