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Basque Musician Kepa Junkera to Perform in Boise, Chino (Updated 5-23-10)

May 12, 2010

Filed under Boise, Chino, Culture, Dance, Music, People, San Francisco

As he continues to innovate with his musical style, renowned Basque accordionist Kepa Junkera will be playing at Basque clubs in Boise and Chino this month. Video: Kepa Junkera in Chino from Euskal Kazeta on Vimeo. The w...

New Basque Walking Tour in Boise (Updated 6-29-10)

March 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, Jaialdi, News

A long-awaited series of projects to create an interpretive walking tour of Basque historical and cultural landmarks in downtown Boise Read More »...

Basque rock: Amuma Says No

March 8, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Music, Videos

Amuma Says No Rocks Basque Festival from Euskal Kazeta Basque News on Vimeo. ...

Jaialdi 2010: Boise Hotels Filling Up

February 15, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Music

View Jaialdi 2010 in a larger map Above: Interactive festival map. Click on icons or blue Jaialdi 2010 link. Hotels in the downtown Boise area say they are already booked or are filling up fast as people make reservations for the huge Jaialdi 2010 International Basque festival to be held in the city beginning in late July. ...

Jaialdi 2010 Tickets Now on Sale (Updated 2-15-10)

February 5, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Jaialdi, Music

This is one in a series of Euskal Kazeta reports leading up to Jaialdi 2010. Festival goers planning to attend the huge Jaialdi 2010 International Basque Festival that will be held in Boise in late July can now purchase ticke...

Reception to kick-off opening of Ellis Island Basque Exhibit

February 2, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, Euskera, History, New York

The opening of the Boise Basque Museum's Ellis Island exhibit will be celebrated with a reception in New York City featuring speakers, dinner and live music on Saturday Feb. 6. The New York Basque Club and a Delegation from the Basque...

Website Unveiled for Ellis Island Basque Exhibit

January 18, 2010

Filed under Boise, Culture, History, New York

The Basque Museum and Cultural Center has unveiled a new website promoting its upcoming exhibit at New York's Ellis Island. The exhibit, "Hidden in Plain Sight," will showcase Basque culture and history at one of the most popular tou...

New California Dance Group to Perform at Jaialdi

January 11, 2010

Filed under Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Music

If you're a Basque dancer from California, the Hartza group wants you. Dance director John Ysursa is forming the troupe to unite dancers from across the Golden State to perform at Basque festivals this summer, including the huge ...

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...

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...

Jaialdi 2010 sports, cultural events already scheduled (Updated 11-18-09)

November 15, 2009

Filed under Boise, Culture, Dance, Jaialdi, Links, Music

This is one in a series of Euskal Kazeta reports leading up to Jaialdi 2010. View Jaialdi 2010 in a larger map Click on the blue "Jaialdi 2010" link above to view locations of Jaialdi 2010 venues and hotels. Click on hotel icons for information about Jaialdi group rates and links to hotel web pages. Visitors to next summer's Jaialdi 2010 Basque Festival will be able to enjoy a host of events at sites across Boise i...

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