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Artists ask for approval of $31 million loan to restore National Theater
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Artists ask for approval of $31 million loan to restore National Theater

Josué Alfaro / Semanario Universidad - February 19, 2019

Dozens of artists visited Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly on Monday afternoon to request that lawmakers approve a $31.3 million loan that the Costa Rican government had negotiated…

The Tico Times Dispatch: Costa Rican love stories
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Arts & Culture
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The Tico Times Dispatch: Costa Rican love stories

Alexander Villegas - February 14, 2019

We have a special episode of The Tico Times Dispatch for this year's Valentine's Day. We asked readers and staff to send us their Costa Rican love…

Selina San José hosts urban art safari
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Art Walks
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Selina San José hosts urban art safari

Alissa Grosskopf - October 12, 2018

On Saturday, Costa Rica en la Pared is leading participants through the streets of San José for an exploration of the city’s street art in its 5th…

What to do in Costa Rica in September
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Arts & Culture
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What to do in Costa Rica in September

Alissa Grosskopf - September 6, 2018

The hustle over the World Cup has ended, along with the pilgrimage to Cartago and Mother's Day. If you're wondering what on earth to do with yourself,…

There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should
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Arts & Culture
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There’s still time to get to Costa Rica’s book fair – here’s why you should

Mitzi Stark - August 28, 2018

The Book Fair is on, and there's still time to attend! For the 19th year in a row, the Antigua Aduana building on Calle 23, Avenidas 7-9,…

Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy

Elizabeth Lang - July 25, 2018

The year is 1998. A couple in Langley, British Columbia, is excited to welcome their first and only child: Bryn Hutchinson. Bryn’s parents are Marian Buechert, a…

Jacob Babchuk Gallery launches exhibit at Juan Santamaría Airport
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Arts & Culture
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Jacob Babchuk Gallery launches exhibit at Juan Santamaría Airport

Elizabeth Lang - July 12, 2018

The Jacob Babchuk Gallery in Escazú has displayed works from its private art collection for the enjoyment of the public at the Juan Santamaría Airport (SJO), located…

PHOTOS: International Museum Day in Costa Rica
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Arts & Culture
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PHOTOS: International Museum Day in Costa Rica

Mitzi Stark - May 21, 2018

May 18 is International Museum Day, and Costa Rica celebrated with 31 mini-museums all in one at the Casa del Cuño behind the Antigua Aduana building in…

PHOTOS: The annual Oxcart Parade in Atenas, Alajuela
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Arts & Culture
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PHOTOS: The annual Oxcart Parade in Atenas, Alajuela

The Tico Times - April 24, 2018

Atenas celebrated its annual Oxcart Parade on Sunday, reminding all onlookers in the Alajuela town of the importance of oxen and oxcarts to Costa Rican history and…

Tamarindo gears up for Art Wave Festival
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Arts & Culture
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Tamarindo gears up for Art Wave Festival

Ellen Zoe Golden - January 23, 2018

Tamarindo is preparing for another cultural immersion: the 2018 Tamarindo Art Wave is coming to town on Jan. 25-27. This year’s version of the popular festival will…

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