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Team USA Pelota Squad to Begin Matches at Pan American Games

October 20, 2011

Filed under Handball, Links, People

The United States pelota team, which includes several Basque players who honed their skills in last year's World Championships, will begin competing Friday at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The Basque Amer...

Inside Berri Txarrak’s Venice Beach Bash

October 19, 2011

Filed under Culture, Links, Music, People

Members of the popular Basque rock band Berri Txarrak capped their stay in Venice Beach with a party for their soon-to-be released album titled Haria, or thread in English. Click on the video above to check out scenes from the list...

Berri Txarrak Previews New Album at Listening Party

October 7, 2011

Filed under Culture, Links, Music, People

Berri Txarrak, the popular rock group from the Basque Country, held a listening party at the Venice Beach home of well-known music producer Ross Robinson, where the group has been recording its soon-to-be-released seventh album. Robinson, who earned fame producing mu...

Basque Sailors Navigate Historic Fishing Routes

August 23, 2011

Filed under Culture, History, News, People

Five Basque sailors have been on an expedition retracing historic routes in Greenland and Canada that were traveled by Basque mariners nearly six centuries ago. The crew of the 20-meter sailboat Pakea Bizkaia left the Basque Co...

Chino Basques Celebrate A Handball Court and History

May 4, 2011

Filed under Chino, Culture, Handball, Links, People

Frontons, or kantxas, where Basques play their favorite sport of handball, have been at the heart of every Basque community in the United States. For anyone who is researching the path of Basque immigration in this country, they onl...

“Txiki Txikitik,” They Sang.

October 24, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Basque Country, Chino, Culture, Links, Music, News, People, San Francisco

Singers Mikel Markez and Erramun Martikorena are a generation apart and represent two different styles of music. Read More »...

Two Popular Basque Singers in U.S.

October 9, 2010

Filed under Bakersfield, Chino, Culture, Links, Music, People, San Francisco

Two well-known singers from the Basque Country, Erramun Martikorena and Mikel Markez, both with very different styles of music, are in the U.S., performing together in Rocklin, San Francisco, Bakersfield and Chino, Calif. in th...

Mattin Noblia Selling Iluna Basque in San Francisco

September 22, 2010

Filed under Links, People, San Francisco

San Francisco chef Mattin Noblia, who appeared last year on the popular Top Chef show, is selling his Iluna Basque restaurant. Noblia opened the trendy restaurant in 2003 on the edge of the city's tree-lined Washington Square. H...

Julia Roberts in San Sebastian

September 21, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Links, People

Last year it was Brad Pitt. This year it's Julia Roberts. The San Sebastian Film Festival, now in its 58th year, is one of the most popular international film festivals, attracting well-established stars and up-and-coming moviemake...

Jaialdi 2010 – Basque Extravaganza at Boise Fairgrounds

July 31, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Music, People

Thousands of people were treated to a Basque cultural extravaganza Saturday July 31 as Jaialdi 2010 moved to the Expo Idaho fairgrounds in the first of two days of celebrations at the sprawling center. The huge fairground was filled wit...

Lehendakari Patxi Lopez at Jaialdi 2010

July 29, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Jaialdi, People, Politics

By Nancy Zubiri As part of his first official visit to the United States as the Basque lehendakari, Patxi Lopez introduced himself to festival goers at Boise’s Jaialdi 2010 on Thursday, July 29. He spoke at a reception hos...

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