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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 - 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…

Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica
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Arts and culture at a glance: the week ahead in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 1, 2016

In Playa Ocotal, Guanacaste, the Hotel Villa Casa Blanca will host art-lovers for an exhibition by Spanish artist Sara Florez-Rodriguez; view her depictions of flora and fauna,…

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 - February 19, 2016

The organization Semillas y Brotes (Seeds and Sprouts), which promotes healthy living, will celebrate its second anniversary by hosting an afternoon and evening of activities at its…

New movement pairs seasoned artists with up-and-comers
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New movement pairs seasoned artists with up-and-comers

Elizabeth Lang - August 23, 2015

The art gallery Artflow has officially inaugurated its first edition of an innovative new creative project: the Somos Dos series of exhibits, which pair the work of…

Feline art auctioned to raise funds for Guanacaste animal shelter
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Feline art auctioned to raise funds for Guanacaste animal shelter

Alberto Font - June 20, 2015

An auction held in June to raise funds for Las Pumas animal rescue center in Cañas, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, included paintings made by some of its feline…

TEOR/éTica exhibits challenge and confound
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TEOR/éTica exhibits challenge and confound

The Tico Times - April 17, 2015

Everywhere you look in Costa Rica, there is a guachimán watching the street. He might be sitting in a chair. He might be pacing back and forth.…

Man Yu celebrates 10 years of hyper-realistic artwork at the Club Unión
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Man Yu celebrates 10 years of hyper-realistic artwork at the Club Unión

The Tico Times - April 8, 2015

When you see a portrait by Man Yu, with its hyper-realistic colors and musculature, you may find it hard to believe that the Costa Rican artist is…

Art fair, Renaissance artist, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Art fair, Renaissance artist, and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - January 23, 2015

Qué Lindo Feria de Arte Set against the breathtaking backdrop of Playa Sámara, the Qué Lindo Feria brings together dozens of Costa Rican artists working in every…

Bullfights, 80s music, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Bullfights, 80s music, and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - December 26, 2014

Fiestas de Zapote The final week of a Costa Rican year is a bipolar period – on the one hand, shops close their doors and employees take…

Exhibit chronicles evolution of Costa Rican art
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Exhibit chronicles evolution of Costa Rican art

The Tico Times - December 13, 2014

If you visit any big art museum, you tend to find a certain pattern: The first room is filled with old paintings. These portraits are “realistic,” because…