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Pantxoa eta Peio in Concert at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center

March 5, 2010

Filed under Chino, Culture, Language, People

Pantxoa eta Peio, popular folk singers from the Basque Country, will be performing in a concert Sunday March 28 at San Francisco Basque Cultural Center. For years, the duo's songs have been a mainstay for Basque music lovers...

Basque Author Bernardo Atxaga to teach at Stanford

March 2, 2010

Filed under Culture, Language, People

Internationally acclaimed Basque author Bernardo Atxaga will be teaching two classes at Stanford University focusing on Basque language, politics and culture. Atxaga is considered a giant of Basque literature. His books, nov...

Basque Bertsolaritza in South San Francisco March 13

February 28, 2010

Filed under Culture, Music, People, San Francisco

Above: Promotional video for the San Francisco Basque Club's "Bertso Jaialdia" on March 13. For more information, click here. The Basque competitors gather at festivals or among friends to face off in improvised lyric...

Kepa Junkera Hopes to Spread Basque Music [Updated 3-29-10]

February 18, 2010

Filed under Basque Country, Culture, Music, News, People, San Francisco

Kepa Junkera, probably the best internationally known Basque musician, is currently living in the United States Read More »...

Basque Chef Takes Part in Haiti Quake Charity

February 2, 2010

Filed under Culture, People, San Francisco

Basque Top Chef contestant Mattin Noblia will be taking part in a nationwide charity effort with other chefs from the popular reality TV cooking show to help Haiti earthquake victims. Hearts for Haiti was the idea of Ron Duprat, a Florida-bas...

Basque “Top Chef”

January 23, 2010

Filed under Culture, People, San Francisco, Videos

Mattin Noblia - Basque on Top Chef Show from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Celebrating Basque Food in Seattle

January 14, 2010

Filed under Culture, Food, People, Recipes, Seattle

Renowned Chef Joseba Jimenez de Jimenez will be teaching Basque cooking classes in Seattle later this month and again in February. On top of that, the Seattle Basque Club will be celebrating Basque cooking at its 3rd-annual Tamborrada Fiesta Wednesday Jan. 20. T...

Singer Michel Etcheverry Visits California

January 3, 2010

Filed under Chino, Culture, Music, News, People, San Francisco

Michel Etcheverry, a popular singer from the Basque Country, is visiting California for performances in South San Francisco and Chino. Read More »...

Pete Cenarrusa to Sign Copies of His Memoir

December 14, 2009

Filed under Boise, History, People

Pete Cenarrusa, a trailblazer in the Basque American community and former Idaho secretary of state, will unveil and sign his memoir Wednesday Dec. 16 in Boise. He will present his book, "Bizkaia to Boise: The Memoirs of Pete...

Translating Bernardo Atxaga

December 7, 2009

Filed under Boise, Culture, People

She didn't know it at the time, but when Nere Lete visited acclaimed Basque author Bernardo Atxaga, it would ultimately lead her to Idaho, where she's now a professor at Boise State University. On that day 18 years ago, Lete pi...

Isabel Uses Recipes to Help her Learn Basque

November 29, 2009

Filed under Culture, Food, Language, Links, People, Recipes

Euskal Kazeta is following Isabel Zialcita regularly on her challenging journey to learn the language of her ancestors. Isabel is a Basque Filipina living in Los Angeles, studying international relations. Isabel has been...

Pete Cenarrusa Donates Papers to Boise State University

November 20, 2009

Filed under Boise, History, People

Former Idaho Secretary of State Pete Cenarrusa has gifted his extensive collection of papers to Boise State University's Albertsons Library. Cenarrusa, a leading figure in the Basque community in the United States, was secreta...

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