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5 questions for the Costa Rican tattoo artists of Atramento
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5 questions for the Costa Rican tattoo artists of Atramento

The Tico Times - November 27, 2016

Atramentum, or atrament, is a black substance that has been in use for millennia. In ancient Rome it was used as writing ink, as a dye for leather…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 25, 2016

While the full impact of Hurricane Otto is still less than certain at the time of this writing, and government offices and many other institutions plan to…

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…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 18, 2016

If world news has you weary, let the power of story take you away this weekend as the International Storytelling Festival returns to Alajuela. Storytellers from across Latin America…

5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican photographer

The Tico Times - November 13, 2016

Capturing people’s natural beauty began as a hobby that would later become a passion for the Costa Rican photographer Roberto Delgado Webb. He seeks to portray people’s personality…

Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture in brief: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 4, 2016

Metallica is back: the legendary thrash metal band returns to Costa Rica for a second visit to rock the National Stadium on Saturday. New music may be on the…

Puppets with a message: Costa Rica troupe strives to make a difference
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Puppets with a message: Costa Rica troupe strives to make a difference

Mitzi Stark - October 31, 2016

Puppets and toys from Costa Rica are making the world a better place to live. Fernando Thiel, a psychologist and puppeteer, and architect Caroline Pizarro have traveled…

Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video
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Meet Sarai González, the inspiring Tica in Bomba Estéreo’s “Soy Yo” video

The Tico Times - October 26, 2016

If you've sampled social media at any time during the past couple of months, you've probably tapped your toes to “Soy Yo” (“I'm Me”). The music video for…

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 questions for French-Swiss artist Julian Charrière
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5 questions for French-Swiss artist Julian Charrière

The Tico Times - October 16, 2016

This week, Julian Charrière is in San José to kick off his first solo exhibit Latin America: an array of complex artwork exploring the concepts of time, nature, entropy and…