Veteran journalist Louis Amestoy rediscovers his Basque roots working in BakersfieldRead more ›
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The strong work ethic that has been a hallmark of Basque immigrants is recognized in a glowing review about the book “The Basques of Kern County” that was recently published in Bakersfield Californian. The book, written by Steve Bass and George Ansolabehere, chronicles the history of the Basque community in Kern County, which is one of the largest Basque [...]Read more ›
Read what people had to say about the Bakersfield Basque picnic.Read more ›
Everyone loves the Bakersfield festival. Here are four events not to be missed.Read more ›
Cal State Bakersfield and the Kern County Basque Club are collaborating to bring a Basque language and culture course to the university. Unai Nafarrate, who comes from Gipuzkoa, will be a visiting instructor in the CSU Bakersfield Department of Modern Languages during the winter and spring 2012 quarters. The 3-unit course will represent the first time that the department will [...]Read more ›
Above: Luhartz and Rafa Iriondo interview. For the Basque band Luhartz, playing for Basque-American audiences is a way to acknowledge the hard work made by local Basque clubs to promote the culture of their homeland. The group, which specializes in Basque dance music, has performed at Basque festivals in San Francisco, Bakersfield, Boise and Reno since first coming to the [...]Read more ›