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Jaime Brown 1993 – 2012: Dedicated to perpetuating her culture

December 17, 2012

Jaime Brown was familiar to everyone who attended Udaleku, the two-week youth camps held every summer to perpetuate the Basque culture. “She went to just about every one they had,” her mother, Jeannette Brown, recalled ...

Piperade Basque Restaurant Celebrates 10 years

Robert Lopez, Writer

September 4, 2012

Piperade, a San Francisco restaurant owned by renowned Basque chef Gerald Hirigoyen, is celebrating 10 years years in business

Madonna Admires Basque Culture, Kalakan member says

June 13, 2012

Pop superstar Madonna played the Basque txalaparta when she visited the Basque Country and was very interested in Basque culture, according to an interview with a member of the group Kalakan. Thierry Biscary, one of the members of the musical trio Kalakan,...

Kern County Basque Festival: Something for Everyone

May 28, 2012

See our Calendar of Events for info on the latest Kern County Festival. The Kern County Basque Festival offers something for everyone. Here's what these Basques had to say about this year's event: Noel and Yvonne Goyhene...

Two longtime restaurateurs from SoCal pass away

May 6, 2012

Two longtime Southern California Basque restaurant owners have passed away recently -- Jean Irola and Jean Baptiste "J.B." Sabarots. Jean Irola Jean Irola, longtime owner of the popular Jean’s restaurant in Colton, Calif., passed away April 26. He was 78. Irola continued to run his restaurant up until recently, ...

Cal State Bakersfield Offers Basque Language, Culture Course

January 3, 2012

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 Baker...

Team USA Pelota Players Win Silver Medals at Pan Am Games

October 27, 2011

Three Team USA Basque Pelota players won silver medals Thursday afternoon on the final day of handball competition at the 2011 Pan American Games. In 36-meter doubles action, brothers Tony Huarte and Josetxu Huarte came up short in their battle for a gold medal against a powerful Mexican duo of Jorge Alcantar...

Etchevers of Team USA wins bronze medal in Basque Pelota at Pan Am Games

October 26, 2011

Roger Etchevers of Team USA won a bronze medal with a commanding performance Wednesday afternoon in the Basque Pelota competition at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Etchevers, 38, overwhelmed Luis Maid...

Team USA Pelota Players Win Matches, Will Battle for Gold and Bronze Medals at Pan Am Games

October 25, 2011

The Team USA Basque Pelota squad put on impressive performances Tuesday morning as four different athletes advanced to the gold and bronze medal rounds at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Roberto Huarte will play for the...

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