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5 questions for a Costa Rican painter
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5 questions for a Costa Rican painter

Amanda Zúñiga - February 19, 2017

Recommended: 5 questions for a Costa Rican musician - blind artist Gerardo Mora "I have been painting ever since I can remember. Starting in childhood I was always very…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician: blind artist Gerardo Mora
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician: blind artist Gerardo Mora

The Tico Times - February 12, 2017

Music has the power to create an emotional experience and connection with the world through different rhythms, tones and instruments. That connection has been especially powerful for…

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 Costa Rican illustrator Stephanie Chaves
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5 questions for Costa Rican illustrator Stephanie Chaves

The Tico Times - January 29, 2017

It’s a beautiful, warm morning at the Mercado Central in downtown San José. The characteristic noisy environment of the city market is infused with a delicious coffee smell, and…

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

The Tico Times - January 15, 2017

Costa Rican musician Alexis Morales, 30, and photographer Ginette Venegas, 30, have merged their disciplines – and their lives  – for the past 12 years. This couple from…

La Carpio’s cultural rebellion
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La Carpio’s cultural rebellion

Elizabeth Lang / The Tico Times - January 13, 2017

Part Four of a four-part series. Read Parts One, and Two and Three!  Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a country's toughest neighborhood?…

Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering
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Changing paradigms in La Carpio through volunteering

Elizabeth Lang / The Tico Times - January 12, 2017

Part Three of a four-part series. Read Part One here and Part Two here. Is it possible for a single organization to change the face of a…

Meet Alicia Avilés, the perseverant immigrant leader of La Carpio’s cultural growth
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Meet Alicia Avilés, the perseverant immigrant leader of La Carpio’s cultural growth

Elizabeth Lang / The Tico Times - January 9, 2017

Part Two in a four-part series. Read Part One here. Is it possible for a single organization to transform one of Costa Rica’s toughest neighborhoods? La Carpio, the shantytown…