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Sublime Spirit in Nosara: a Night of Pure Ska and Punk

By Emiliana García
  Perro Bravo, a California band led by Mike Happoldt, known as the "fourth member" of Sublime, will be performing on Saturday, December 11, at La Banana Bar/Club.
 
According to Alejandro Gutiérrez, representative of "Su Papa Production" and coordinator of the event, this Saturday you can expect "a good dose of music ranging from punk to reggae through other genres, with the spirit of Brad Nowell in the air." Nowell, who died in 1996, was the lead singer of the successful and now dissolved band Sublime.

Mike Happoldt, known simply as "Miguel," has a long history in the world of surf punk music. Along with Nowell, Happoldt created the Skunk Records (www.skunk.com) label that between 1992 and 1996, brought out Sublime's three albums. Happoldt also held the title of producer and manager of the band.

The resounding success of the song "Saw Red," with singer Gwen Stefani (youtube video) in 1993, and the classics for all of those who grew up in the 1990’s, "What I Got" (youtube video) and "Wrong Way" (youtube video) and "Wrong Way" give us a fair preview of what the night of December 11 will provide.

Perro Bravo's evening in Nosara marks the beginning of a Costa Rica tour with the Costa Rican band "Ojo de Buey." The bands also will perform December 17 in Jaco and December 18 in San Jose.

The show, sponsored by the shoe brand Cush, will be in the parking lot of La Banana. The sound will be done by Best Sound Company of San Jose and admission is $10. Doors open at 8 pm.

 

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Perro Bravo Shows Two Sides of their Music in Local Shows

The band Perro Bravo brought a taste of its Southern California blend of surf-punk-ska music to Bar La Banana Saturday night, leaving an enthusiastic crowd wanting more. And with an impromptu show the next night at Guilded Iguana, that’s what they got. More >

Christmas Shopping in Nosara: More Options Than You Think

Christmas shopping on the jungle streets of Nosara seems like an impossible mission for newcomers or locals who don’t have time to spend hours looking for that perfect gift. More >

Four Designers Show their Creativity at the 2nd Nosara Fashion Show

Hot on the heels of the success of last year’s Nosara Fashion Show, is its successor the 2nd Annual Nosara Fashion Show on Friday December 17th at Estancia Nosara Private Club. The Fashion Show promises a night of music, fashion, and cultural events on the stage, organized by Colombian Curator Nina Arias. More >

Samara Fiestas Dec 29-Jan 2 Will Benefit School

Samara’s annual end-of-year fiesta is being planned for December 29 to January 2. The proceeds from the fiesta will benefit Samara’s school, according to Freddy Mendoza Elizondo, president of the commission for the town fiesta. He invites everyone to come and “Have fun with the mechanical rides and the tasty food typical of the zone.” More >

Nosara Presents Candidates for the Fiestas Cívicas 2011 Queen

On Friday, November 19th, the Pageant Committee of the Asociación de Desarrollo Integral de Nosara (ADIN) presented eight Queen candidates, who will be selling coupons in the area’s communities during the next two months to raise funds for the ADIN. The candidate who raises the most money will be crowned Nosara’s next queen. More >

December Astrology Report

December opens on the winds of change.

When Venus returns to Scorpio on the first it is time to feel deeply, and honor the truth that lies in your heart. Explore sensuality. Live passionately. Quality is apparent right now, so remember to back up your words with actions and intentions. More >

DECEMBER CALENDAR More >


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