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Backstreet Boys world tour may be coming to Costa Rica in 2020
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Music
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Backstreet Boys world tour may be coming to Costa Rica in 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - August 26, 2019

Everybody, rock your body: The Backstreet Boys may be coming to Costa Rica. The mega-popular U.S. boy band has received authorization to perform at Parque Viva on…

Malpaís celebrates 20th anniversary with Parque Viva concert
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Malpaís celebrates 20th anniversary with Parque Viva concert

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 28, 2019

The beloved Costa Rican band Malpaís celebrated its 20th anniversary Saturday night at Parque Viva in Guácima, Alajuela. Paying homage to its past and with an eye…

Ocaso Underground Music Festival returning to Costa Rica, aims to be carbon neutral
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Music
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Ocaso Underground Music Festival returning to Costa Rica, aims to be carbon neutral

The Tico Times - July 11, 2019

Raging the largest developed beach town in Guanacaste, Ocaso Underground Music Festival keeps Tamarindo wide awake following the turn of the year. Located on the Nicoya Peninsula on…

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.…

Costa Rica Rocks: Grunge rocking for a cause
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Music
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Costa Rica Rocks: Grunge rocking for a cause

Eduardo Doryan - February 24, 2019

2019 started off well. It was Jan. 10, and I was getting offstage for the first time this year with Thunderborne, as usual soaked in sweat, having…

Photos: Ocaso Music Festival in Tamarindo
Guanacaste
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Guanacaste
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Photos: Ocaso Music Festival in Tamarindo

The Tico Times - January 8, 2019

The Ocaso Underground Music Festival concluded this week in Tamarindo, Guanacaste. The six-day event featured a variety of musical genres and a multitude of rising performers. Tico…

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…

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