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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

Elizabeth Lang - 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…

High culture, low canvas in Costa Rica
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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High culture, low canvas in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - March 19, 2018

One of the favorite attractions for the crowds that flocked to this weekend's Transitarte festival in San José was the stretch of sidewalk between the Supreme Elections…

PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets
Events
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Events
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PHOTOS: Transitarte brings art, music to sunny San José streets

Katherine Stanley - March 19, 2018

This year's Transitarte festival brought josefinos to the parks and streets of the east-central section of Costa Rica's capital city for activities ranging from shopping, open-air concerts…

Our #GreatestReadersOnEarth: Adrián Gómez
The Tico Times
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The Tico Times
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Our #GreatestReadersOnEarth: Adrián Gómez

Katherine Stanley - March 15, 2018

Who's that reading The Tico Times' latest print edition at Entre Nous Café in Barrio Escalante? Why, none other than famed Costa Rican artist Adrián Gómez, that's…

Bitterness and beauty
Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Tico Times Pic of the Day
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Bitterness and beauty

The Tico Times - March 11, 2018

One particular image from this morning's story on a graffiti festival held on San Pedro's Calle de la Amargura, or "Street of Bitterness," near the University of…

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