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A look back at our 5 questions for Costa Rican photographer Ivannia Alvarado
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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A look back at our 5 questions for Costa Rican photographer Ivannia Alvarado

The Tico Times - October 14, 2018

Our Weekend Arts Spotlight feature has profiled a lot of artists and gone through several changes throughout the years. One artist we profiled is now the reporter…

Say hello to Priscilla Aguirre, the artist behind HolaLola
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Say hello to Priscilla Aguirre, the artist behind HolaLola

Iva Alvarado - October 8, 2018

HolaLola is a brand that’s captivated the essence of Costa Rica. It’s one of the country’s most recognizable brands Costa Ricans and popular with foreigners and locals.…

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…

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…

7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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7 questions for a Chilean muralist in Costa Rica

Kate Hanley - August 19, 2018

JACÓ – The latest artist to unleash his professional talent through Artify Jacó, a project that promotes the arts in Costa Rica’s Central Pacific, is Chilean muralist…

5 questions for a Costa Rican art historian, gallery owner and critic
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican art historian, gallery owner and critic

The Tico Times - July 29, 2018

Getting immersed in the world of arts and culture, analyzing it as a means of philosophical enjoyment, and using his abilities in the art business is something…

5 questions for a Costa Rican arts and culture manager
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for a Costa Rican arts and culture manager

The Tico Times - July 22, 2018

When the Costa Rican cultural manager Iris Lam was a child living in the province of Puntarenas, she was constantly surrounded by art and culture. Whether it…

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…

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

The Tico Times - 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

The Tico Times - 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…