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Former Lehendakari Ibarretxe to visit SF and NY for opening of research center

June 15, 2012

Announcing the opening of the Lehendakari Agirre Center with offices in NY and DC Juan Jose Ibarretxe, former president of the Basque government is scheduled to visit the U.S. this week for the opening of the Lehendakari Agirre ...

2012 Basque Festival Videos

June 8, 2012

Basque festivals are popular -- everyone enjoys them, especially the food. Here are a few videos inspired by recent festivals -- and the summer festival season has barely started. Video producer Jean Paul Barthe gives a glimpse of the San Francisco Basque Club picnic June ...

New Basque Restaurants to Open in San Francisco, Shell Beach

January 20, 2012

Update: Alphy's closed in 2013. Two new Basque restaurants in California are scheduled to be opened in San Francisco and Shell Beach. In San Francisco, Bask is expected to start operating within several weeks in an area n...

San Francisco Basques to celebrate Nafarroa

November 1, 2011

The Basque Educational Organization is sponsoring the Day of Navarra – Nafarroaren Eguna -- with lectures and activities all related to the region where many of California’s Basque immigrants originated. The event, to be he...

Zagat Names Piperade Top ‘Spanish-Basque’ Restaurant in Bay Area

September 25, 2011

Zagat has named Chef Gerald Hirigoyen's Piperade restaurant as the top "Spanish/Basque" restaurant in the San Francisco Bay area. Piperade was rated number one among five "Best Spanish/Basque Bay Area Restaurants" singled out by ...

Txoko Restaurant Opens in San Francisco

June 8, 2011

Txoko restaurant, which lies near an area that was once home to San Francisco's historic Basque community, has opened its doors and features plates inspired by pintxos in the Basque County. Among the Basque-themed platters featured at the new ...

U.S. Communities Start their own Korrika Events

April 9, 2011

Korrika is a running event held every other year in the Basque Country since 1980 in support of the Basque language Euskera. It is a community run in which thousands of people join in, sometimes up to 600,000. This year, fou...

New Basque Restaurant to Open in San Francisco

March 9, 2011

Two San Francisco restaurant owners are planning to open Txoko, where chefs will specialize in Basque-style pintxos. The new restaurant is named in honor of popular Basque gastronomical societies, where people gather to drink ...

Popularizing a Basque Musical Tradition

December 4, 2010

The txalaparta is one of the world's most unique musical instruments -- one in which two people play together creating rhythmic, organic melodies. This art form has been popularized by the Basque Country duo of Harkaitz Martinez de San V...

“Txiki Txikitik,” They Sang.

October 24, 2010

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

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...

Team USA Wins Opening Matches at World Championships of Pelota

October 1, 2010

It was a good start for Team USA during the opening-day action Friday at the World Championships of Pelota in Pau, France. Basque Cultural Center athlete Mireille Acheritogaray, as part of a doubles squad representing the United State...

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