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PHOTOS: U.S. punk rock band Rise Against revives sentiment of resistance in San José performance
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PHOTOS: U.S. punk rock band Rise Against revives sentiment of resistance in San José performance

The Tico Times - May 22, 2017

It’s a rainy Thursday afternoon in San José – Zapote, to be more precise – at the Pepper’s Club. We are waiting to watch the U.S. band…

5 questions for a Costa Rican rapper – and an exclusive recording
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5 questions for a Costa Rican rapper – and an exclusive recording

The Tico Times - April 23, 2017

The passion to empower others is what has driven the Costa Rican rapper Nakury to share her work with the world. Nakury, who was born in Turrialba…

5 questions for a Colombian rapper
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5 questions for a Colombian rapper

The Tico Times - March 26, 2017

For many, music is a passion that can also be an educational tool. Ephniko, 36, is a Colombian rapper who has been mastering the power of music…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician

The Tico Times - February 25, 2017

Love of art and music has been a constant in the life of Costa Rican musician Randall Nájera, who began studying at the Castella Conservatory in Heredia…

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 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…

A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael
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A Costa Rican, a first kiss: Mourning George Michael

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 28, 2016

Read also: Desamparados, 1984 and Prince – A Tribute My compassionate husband must have sensed by my laughter at 7pm on Christmas Day that I had not…

The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson
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The Black side of the story: Afro-Costa Rican MC Huba Watson

Natasha Gordon-Chipembere - December 5, 2016

Huba Antonio Watson Webley, Costa Rica’s double platinum lyricist and rapper, took time out of his busy schedule with the release of his first solo EP, called…

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…