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VIDEO: Jacó surfboard artist’s work dazzles above the lip
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Artists
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VIDEO: Jacó surfboard artist’s work dazzles above the lip

Rebecca Males - August 10, 2016

Itai Hagage loves drawing cartoons, he loves surfing, and he loves drawing cartoons on surfboards. He has painted boards for Costa Rican surf stars Carlos "Cali" Muñoz…

PHOTOS: Thousands walk to Cartago to visit ‘La Negrita’
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Thousands walk to Cartago to visit ‘La Negrita’

The Tico Times - August 2, 2016

Every year, an estimated two million people from across Central America leave their homes and walk to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago, east of…

PHOTOS: Guanacaste celebrates 192 years of being part of Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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PHOTOS: Guanacaste celebrates 192 years of being part of Costa Rica

Jill Replogle - July 25, 2016

Monday marked the 192nd anniversary of the day the Partido de Nicoya, today known as Guanacaste, decided to become part of Costa Rica. Each year on July 25, the…

San José’s Plaza de la Cultura scheduled to reopen in November
Architecture in Chepe
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Architecture in Chepe
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San José’s Plaza de la Cultura scheduled to reopen in November

L. Arias - June 24, 2016

When the Plaza de la Cultura, one of San José's landmarks, reopens to the public it will have a musical fountain playing Costa Rican music synchronized at night with…

Arts and culture in brief: The week ahead in Costa Rica
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Arts and culture in brief: The week ahead in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - June 3, 2016

Use the rain as an excuse to head inside for some theater this weekend. Winter is just hitting its stride in Costa Rica, but it's midsummer at…

Barrio Chino aims to be San José’s next big food spot
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Barrio Chino aims to be San José’s next big food spot

Michael Krumholtz - May 23, 2016

Following the success of popular shopping and nightlife destinations Avenida Escazú to the west and Barrio Escalante's "La Luz" to the east, downtown San José's Barrio Chino is…

Fire destroys Black Star Line building, a Limón landmark
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Fire destroys Black Star Line building, a Limón landmark

L. Arias - April 29, 2016

A fire in the early hours of Friday consumed most of the historic Black Star Line building, considered the most representative example of Caribbean architecture in Limón province. The…

Pop icon Prince dead at 57
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Pop icon Prince dead at 57

AFP - April 21, 2016

NEW YORK – Pop icon Prince -- one of the most influential but elusive figures in music -- died suddenly at his compound in Minnesota on Thursday, a…

Transitarte festival awakens San José parks
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Transitarte festival awakens San José parks

Lindsay Fendt - April 16, 2016

Hula hoopers gather around the National Monument in Parque Naciónal in San José Saturday for the Transitarte Festival. The festival runs through Sunday, April 16, featuring artist booths,…

Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Announcing ‘News and Brews,’ a Tico Times event

The Tico Times - April 15, 2016

In downtown San José, a man in rubber boots is carefully measuring grains to be transformed into his award-winning beer. In Cartago, another man is glued to his cell…

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