Music for movie buffs, whale fest, and other happenings around Costa Rica

By Amanda Zuniga Music: “La música en el cine”

The Philharmonic Orchestra is offering three concerts that bring to life Hollywood’s most famous soundtracks. Selections from the scores of the “Harry Potter” films, “Titanic,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Skyfall,” “The Bodyguard,” and, of course, “Star Wars” will make an appearance, along with music from children’s films such as “The Lion King,” “Frozen” and “Aladdin.” Special guests Charlene Stewart, Eduardo Quesada, and Grace and Sharon Abarca round out the program.

“La música en el cine” will be performed September 5 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., and September 6 at 6 p.m. at the Melico Salazar Theater, downtown San José. ₡10,000 – 15,000 ($20 – 30). More info: Special Ticket Website.

Fashion Brunch

Make your Sunday a little more fabulous with the first-ever Fashion Brunch at west-side restaurant 8ctavo Rooftop. Eight Costa Rican designers will showcase their work; attendees can purchase clothes, thereby supporting national talent, or just enjoy the brunch menu.

“Fashion Brunch” takes place September 6 at 8ctavo Rooftop, San Rafael de Escazú. Free. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information call 4055-0588.

Music: Camila

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Via:: Tico Times