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Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Music and migration: The struggles of Ceshia Ubau

Yamlek Mojica Loáisiga - January 6, 2019

When Ceshia Ubau began her musical career in Nicaragua, she knew one day she would leave the country. She’d take advantage of the first opportunity, a scholarship…

Tapado Vargas and the healing power of sound
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Tapado Vargas and the healing power of sound

Iva Alvarado - September 30, 2018

This week I visited the workspace of renowned Costa Rican musician Carlos ¨Tapado¨ Vargas. Tapado is a musician and composer who specializes in percussion and photography. He’s…

Costa Rica Rocks: Sun sets on El Sotano and Amon Solar
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Costa Rica Rocks: Sun sets on El Sotano and Amon Solar

Eduardo Doryan - September 14, 2018

I have fond memories of El Sotano: sipping cheap red wine in a darkened room to the tune of an unbelievably talented Scandinavian cello master performing his…

From seashells to Pee-Pah! – a photo essay with Costa Rican musician Andrés Cervilla
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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From seashells to Pee-Pah! – a photo essay with Costa Rican musician Andrés Cervilla

Iva Alvarado - August 26, 2018

Andrés Cervilla has done so much throughout his career that it's impossible to cover it all in one sitting. He recently opened his studio to us and talked…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musician, dancer and model
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musician, dancer and model

Elizabeth Lang - July 8, 2018

Costa Rican musician, dancer and model David Castillo has forged a short yet passionate path through the arts since he was four years old, exploring various artistic…

5 questions for a Costa Rican musicologist, composer and writer
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican musicologist, composer and writer

Elizabeth Lang - June 30, 2018

For Susan Campos, music is a discipline, but also a means of exploration, learning and education. Ever since she can remember, music has been her one true…

Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico

Elizabeth Lang - June 21, 2018

On Sunday, Costa Rica and Mexico will host simultaneous concerts to benefit the victims of the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala on June 3, which caused the deaths…

Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album
Music and Concerts
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Music and Concerts
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Costa Rican rapper Nativa releases new album

Elizabeth Lang - June 12, 2018

Costa Rican rapper Nativa has released her second album, "Semilla Nativa" ("Native Seed"), which combines rap with Latin American rhythms and activist lyrics. The album is released…

Wish you were here: Roger Waters in Costa Rica?
Music and Concerts
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Music and Concerts
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Wish you were here: Roger Waters in Costa Rica?

Katherine Stanley - April 17, 2018

Hearts raced around Costa Rica after a mysterious pink pig was spotted at the National Stadium in La Sabana, San José, on Monday. Pink pig images and…

PHOTOS: Drums for coexistence at Costa Rica’s Arts Festival
FIA 2018
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FIA 2018
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PHOTOS: Drums for coexistence at Costa Rica’s Arts Festival

Gregory Calvo - April 11, 2018

Since its creation in 2010, the Spanish musical and socio-cultural group Bloko del Valle seeks to be an agent of social change through music. Their latest efforts…

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