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Soccer Team Athletic Bilbao Loses Final But Wins Media Attention

May 10, 2012

The Basque soccer squad of Athletic Bilbao and its home-grown approach to playing the game has attracted international media attention. The coverage, most recently in a New York Times article, has been sparked by the socce...

Basque Pelota

May 10, 2012

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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, ...

75th Anniversary of the Gernika Bombing

April 26, 2012

Seventy-five years ago today, waves of Nazi planes devastated the Basque town of Guernica in an atrocity that shocked the world. The town was was leveled on April 26, 1937, in a blitzkrieg attack by the Condor Legion of the Nazi Lu...

John Huarte, Basque Heisman Trophy winner, to speak at benefit dinner for Basque Museum Saturday

April 25, 2012

The Basque Museum is hosting its annual spring benefit dinner Saturday, April 28, and former Basque football star John Huarte is the featured guest. Huarte won the Heisman Trophy in 1964. After growing up in Southern California, Huarte pla...

Madonna to collaborate with Basque trio Kalakan

April 15, 2012

Pop superstar Madonna has announced that she will be collaborating with the Basque trio Kalakan to remake one of her popular hits "Open Your Heart." The song is scheduled to be part of her World Tour 2012. Last summer, Mad...

Basque Identity and Athletic Bilbao’s Success

March 12, 2012

The stunning win by Athletic Club Bilbao over Manchester United prompted an interesting article in Forbes that examined how Basque identity has helped fuel the long-term success of the Bilbao squad. A relentless performance by the Basque soccer players propelled the squad to a 3-2 v...

New Plaques Slated for Basque Sheepherder Monument

March 2, 2012

New plaques listing the names of hundreds of Basque immigrants are being manufactured to replace those stolen more than a year ago from the National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder. The plaques are expected to be completed in...

Bakersfield Basque Community Featured in TV Report

February 29, 2012

Bakersfield's thriving Basque community was featured in a news report by local TV station KGET Channel 17. The report highlighted local landmarks such as Wool Grower's restaurant and the Noriega Hotel. Historian Steve Bass was interviewed and talked about Kern County's rich Basque his...

Picasso’s ‘Guernica’ Undergoes Robotic Checkup

February 28, 2012

Pablo Picasso's iconic "Guernica" is undergoing a robotic health check as the renowned painting marks its 75th anniversary. A specialized machine that relies on infrared and ultraviolet photography is taking thousands of m...

Idaho and Basque Government Form New Partnership

February 20, 2012

Idaho and the Basque government have decided to form an economic partnership under an agreement that was made official on Monday. The Basque government will open an economic development office in downtown Boise that will be s...

Innovative New Car Has a Basque Name

February 7, 2012

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