QCOSTARICA- If you are a North American with a middle-class income, you probably do not go to the opera very often. It is even less likely that you would fly off to England to watch one of the London Theater’s top-notch theatrical works. And it is inconceivable that would visit Moscow to watch the Bolshoi Ballet.
But if you live in Costa Rica, you can enjoy all of these things. And you can do so at a fraction of the cost.
San José, Costa Rica is fortunate to have the Centro Cultural Costarricense-Norteamericano. In English it is the Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center, or just the “Cultural Center.”
The Cultural Center is a bi-national non-profit organization that works closely with the U. S. Embassy to help promote diplomacy, cultural awareness and language teaching. There are several branches of the Cultural Center, but the headquarters is just outside of Downtown San José, on the way to the San Pedro Mall.
The San Pedro Headquarters of the Cultural Center includes one of San José‘s great treasures: The … continue reading