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Sofía Quirós directs the first feature film from Costa Rica at Cannes
Arts & Culture
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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.…

Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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Bryn’s ‘pura vida’: how Costa Rica inspired a teenager’s musical legacy

The Tico Times - July 25, 2018

The year is 1998. A couple in Langley, British Columbia, is excited to welcome their first and only child: Bryn Hutchinson. Bryn’s parents are Marian Buechert, a…

5 questions for a Venezuelan artist in Costa Rica
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Venezuelan artist in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - July 15, 2018

Art as a passion and a tool for the communication of complex messages of hope, all influenced by the sociopolitical crisis of her home country: that's what…

What to do during the high season: a few of our favorite summer events
Arts & Culture
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Arts & Culture
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What to do during the high season: a few of our favorite summer events

The Tico Times - December 18, 2017

With not only Christmas and New Year’s upon us, but also the best weather of the year in much of the country – sunny, dry and breezy…

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