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Sofía Quirós directs the first feature film from Costa Rica at Cannes
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Sofía Quirós directs the first feature film from Costa Rica at Cannes

Esther Sanchez / AFP - May 20, 2019

With a tale about the struggles of a teenager, in which death is like a “game,” the director Sofía Quirós presented on Sunday in Cannes the first…

20th International Book Fair takes over Barrio Escalante in San José
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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20th International Book Fair takes over Barrio Escalante in San José

Jacob Spetzler - May 16, 2019

Until May 19, the Antigua Aduana building in Barrio Escalante, San José will be filled with lecturers, comics, art, and lots and lots of books. This year marks…

25 Years of Glory: Instituto Costarricense Pro Música Coral to celebrate quarter century
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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25 Years of Glory: Instituto Costarricense Pro Música Coral to celebrate quarter century

Jacob Spetzler - May 15, 2019

At Costa Rica's National Theater on May 25-26, 25 Años de Gloria (25 Years of Glory) will celebrate a quarter century of the Instituto Costarricense Pro Música Coral.…

Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019
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Events
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Cultural events in Costa Rica: May 13-19, 2019

The Tico Times - May 13, 2019

For those who live here, Costa Rica is about more than its rainforests and beaches. Here are arts- and culture-themed events occurring across Costa Rica in the…

‘Feria de las Flores’ brings music, food and art to Heredia
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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‘Feria de las Flores’ brings music, food and art to Heredia

Jacob Spetzler / The Tico Times - May 6, 2019

The Feria de las Flores took place over the past week in Heredia at the Campo Ferial de Perla.  On display was Heredia’s finest. Stalls representing the…

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

Cuenteros Storytelling Festival kicks off in Alajuela
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cultural heritage
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Cuenteros Storytelling Festival kicks off in Alajuela

Mitzi Stark - January 26, 2019

You don't have to be fluent in Spanish to enjoy the 14th annual Storytelling Festival in Alajuela. It started Jan. 24 and is going on until Feb.…

Costa Rica Rocks: An evening of progressive metal at Jazz Café
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica Rocks: An evening of progressive metal at Jazz Café

Eduardo Doryan - October 20, 2018

So there I was, at the fabled Melico Salazar Theater, about to experience the pleasure of seeing the Costa Rican Philharmonic’s Guitar Monsters show. It’s a collection…

Fighting for women’s issues with art
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Pic of the Day
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Fighting for women’s issues with art

Alissa Grosskopf - October 7, 2018

Andrea Bravo, a student at the University of Costa Rica, is trying to use art to raise awareness about women's issues. She is always looking for new…

Engraving empathy with Andrea Bravo
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Engraving empathy with Andrea Bravo

Iva Alvarado - September 9, 2018

Andrea Bravo, 23, is an engraving student at the University of Costa Rica who uses her personal experiences to create empathy for all kinds of women's issues…

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