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Free cultural tours of San José on Wednesday
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Costa Rica
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Free cultural tours of San José on Wednesday

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 8, 2019

In honor of the mid-year vacations being observed in public schools across the country, a number of San José museums, art galleries and cultural centers will open…

Costa Rica hosts International Ballet Festival at National Theater
Art
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Art
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Costa Rica hosts International Ballet Festival at National Theater

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 11, 2019

The National Theater served as the backdrop for the inaugural International Ballet Festival of Costa Rica, held last weekend at the iconic venue. The festival -- the…

Sunset Studio to showcase talents of Costa Rican artists
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Sunset Studio to showcase talents of Costa Rican artists

The Tico Times - March 20, 2019

Milena Astorga, owner of Sunset Studio, has organized an event to showcase the work of several Costa Rican artists, including Juan Carlos Camacho, Leda Astorga and Milo…

A photo exhibit in Jacó connects with the “Divine Feminine”
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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A photo exhibit in Jacó connects with the “Divine Feminine”

Caeli Chesin - March 12, 2019

In the middle of trees, a woman looks straight forward. White paint covers her chest. Her mouth is slightly open, as if she's taking a breath. The…

Diego Fournier: Art just doesn’t have to be pretty, it has to say something
Artists
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Artists
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Diego Fournier: Art just doesn’t have to be pretty, it has to say something

Iva Alvarado - November 18, 2018

I was drinking coffee in the Steinvorth building in downtown San José a few hours before I met the 29-year-old artist Diego Fournier. A couple of young…

HolaLola: Capturing Costa Rica’s essence in art
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Pic of the Day
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HolaLola: Capturing Costa Rica’s essence in art

Alissa Grosskopf - October 23, 2018

You have probably seen Priscilla Aguirre's art at HolaLola before. It captures the beauty of Costa Rica's nature and culture in the form of postcards, cups, bags…

CREAR: Enjoy, don’t destroy
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Pic of the Day
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CREAR: Enjoy, don’t destroy

Alissa Grosskopf - October 22, 2018

The association CREAR in Sámara, Guanacaste helps create social change by hosting art and social activities for children. They also help bring the community together and protect…

Ana Paula Rivera: The restless body and the art of dance
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Ana Paula Rivera: The restless body and the art of dance

Iva Alvarado - September 16, 2018

Ana Paula Rivera is a stage artist, yoga teacher, massage specialist, producer at the Heredia Symphony Orchestra and more. She's basically a restless human body. That restless…

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

5 questions for Costa Rican artist Raudyn Alfaro
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Costa Rican artist Raudyn Alfaro

The Tico Times - April 8, 2018

Using art as a tool to honor the history of Costa Rican coffee, but also to vividly depict Costa Rican identity: that's Raudyn Alfaro's goal. The merging…

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