A lot of educational opportunities this week!
Noka and Mikel Markez to Perform in Los Banos
If you are in Los Banos on October 20th, make sure you go to the Wool Growers Basque Restaurant to enjoy a concert by NOKA and Mikel Markez. The event runs from 6:00-9:00pm at the restaurant located at 609 H. St. in Los Banos, CA. For complete information, or to make a reservation click here, or call: (209) 826-4593. Make sure to tell them that you'd like to join NOKA!
Death After Life Book Presentation at Northeastern Nevada Museum
Dr. William A. Douglass will be in Elko, NV on October 21st at the Northeastern Nevada Museum to present and sign his book, Death after Life: Tales of Nevada a series of 13 short fictional tales about life in Nevada. This event will begin at 4pm, and will include wine and tapas provided by the local Basque community. For more information on this event, email Gretchen Skivington.
Tree Talk at The University of Nevada, Reno
The UNR Arboretum "Tree Talk" series presents: "Basque Aspen Art of the Sierra Nevada" a talk by Jean Earl. This event will take place at Mackay Science 321 on the UNR Campus at 7pm. The talk explores how "a family project turned into a conservative effort to document and save the images carved by Basque sheepherders on Aspen Trees…" More information is provide on the flyer, or by emailing Cheryll Glotfelty.
Basque Firsts Book Presentation at Great Basin College
On October 26th, Vince J. Jauristi will be presenting and signing his book, Basque Firsts, People Who Changed the World at the Great Basin College Theater. This book "profiles seven remarkable Basque who were the first in their fields to do something extraordinary that had a dramatic impact on others who followed them." The event will begin at 7pm with a moderated discussion with Juaristi. Afterwards, the Great Basin Basque Dancers will perform, and then the book signing will take place. The event is open to the public and admission is free. Dessert and coffee will also be provided. For complete information visit GBC's website.