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5 questions for Costa Rican sculptor José Sancho
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5 questions for Costa Rican sculptor José Sancho

The Tico Times - September 18, 2016

Simplicity is a hallmark of the work of José Sancho: the renowned sculptor seeks to portray the natural beauty he sees in both humans and animals using stone, wood, and found…

5 questions for a Costa Rican aerialist
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5 questions for a Costa Rican aerialist

Amanda Zúñiga - September 11, 2016

Smooth movements, clean technique, and becoming one with the silks while dancing in the air: With the music on, Carolina Cabañas approaches the aerial silks, lifts her feet off…

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 - September 9, 2016

It's Children's Day today, and celebrations of los pequeñitos will dot the country throughout the weekend. One of the largest takes place at the National Museum on…

In love with language: An interview with U.S. poet Mary Jo Bang
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In love with language: An interview with U.S. poet Mary Jo Bang

The Tico Times - September 5, 2016

For a book-lover who sometimes feels a bit constrained by the shrink-wrapped volumes in many of Costa Rica’s bookstores, the International Book Fair is unquestionably Christmas Day. For…

5 questions for Costa Rican painter Man Yu Fung
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5 questions for Costa Rican painter Man Yu Fung

The Tico Times - September 4, 2016

See also: Man Yu celebrates 10 years of hyper-realistic artwork at the Club Unión Through gentle, pastel brush strokes, the self-taught artist Man Yu depicts human beauty…

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 - September 2, 2016

The International Book Fair kicks off tomorrow at the Antigua Aduana in east-central San José. Visit just to stroll through the aisles and browse titles from publishing…

5 questions for a Costa Rican graphic designer
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5 questions for a Costa Rican graphic designer

Amanda Zúñiga - August 28, 2016

Holding the canvas in one hand and pointing out the figures and patterns of his artwork with the other, Juan José Guerrero explains the world that comes to life during the…

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 - August 26, 2016

The International Folk Dance Festival is back at the National Cultural Center (CENAC) in downtown San José, with dancers from Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, El Salvador, and…

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Luciano Goizueta
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Luciano Goizueta

The Tico Times - August 21, 2016

Luciano Goizueta’s love for science, self-awareness and art combine in colorful, texturized acrylic works inspired by scientific phenomena. Goizueta studied architecture for six months at the Technology Institute…

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 - August 19, 2016

Kyōgen, the traditional Japanese comic theater genre dating back to the medieval era, will be performed in Costa Rica for the first time in a double-header co-sponsored…