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VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy
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VIDEO: Holalola captures Costa Rican life with wit and whimsy

The Tico Times - July 18, 2016

First things first: Lola is not the name of the designer behind Holalola, which is quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s most recognizable brands. Her name is…

5 questions for a Costa Rican cartoonist
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5 questions for a Costa Rican cartoonist

Amanda Zúñiga - July 17, 2016

Luis Demetrio Calvo, better known as "Mecho," is one of the lucky ones: he has found a way to make a living doing what he loves. The Costa Rican…

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 - July 15, 2016

You knew it was coming: Costa Rica's own Pokemon Go Pub Crawl, organized by Carpe Chepe tonight in downtown San José, complete with Pokemon experts, four shots,…

5 questions for Costa Rican actor Radek Lord
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5 questions for Costa Rican actor Radek Lord

The Tico Times - July 10, 2016

Radek Lord, 20, was born in Costa Rica and lived here until he was eight years old; after living in both Belgium and the United States (Ohio and California),…

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 - July 8, 2016

Get out of Chepe this weekend and head to lovely, laid-back Cahuita, Limón, for the fourth edition of the Walter Ferguson International Calypso Festival. Stroll through town…

Highlights from the Design Fest’s first Parque La Libertad edition
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Highlights from the Design Fest’s first Parque La Libertad edition

The Tico Times - July 6, 2016

The massive International Design Festival (FID) has been taking place in San José since 2009 to showcase Costa Rica as a creative hub. However, the FID’s organizers, Alfredo…

5 questions for a Costa Rican chef
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5 questions for a Costa Rican chef

Amanda Zúñiga - July 3, 2016

Kembly Rodríguez, 28, is a self-taught chef completely devoted to culinary arts. She's worked in a variety of settings, but always dreamed of finding her own place –…

Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 1, 2016

Maybe there's something more classically Costa Rican you could do this weekend than head to the gorgeous Ujarrás Ruins in the Orosi Valley for the seventh annual National…

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

The Tico Times - June 26, 2016

Luis Madrigal, 48, is a Costa Rican painter from the town of Sarchí in Alajuela. His canvas: the country's iconic oxcarts. Madrigal graduated in 1986 from 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 - June 24, 2016

Clean up the beach, earn a beer: the Nicoya Peninsula Waterkeepers is joining forces this year with La Selva Cerveza Artesanal in what has become an annual…