Artzai Ona Mailing List
Artzai Ona, the Basque Catholic Community in the US, has launched a new platform to share weekly mass information, as well as the accompanying missals. If you are interested in receiving weekly mass information that includes links to watch the live Facebook feeds, please email email@example.com and let them know to add you to their weekly email list, as well as to their list to receive their new newsletter “Elkarri.”
Capturing the Soul of Chino Basque Club
If you find yourself with any extra time on your hands, please visit the Chino Basque Club website and take advantage of the beautiful work they have done “capturing the soul of their community, on film both moving and still.” Much credit goes to club historian, Marianna Etcheverria, who dedicated much of her time to interviewing and creating the videos for everyone to enjoy. Video topics include last year’s virtual picnic, the club’s history, Basque dance in Southern California, Pilota, and Klika among others. To view the videos click here. Zorionak to the Chino Basque Club on a job well done! Lan bikaina!
San Francisco Basque Cultural Center 39th Anniversary
The San Francisco Basque Cultural Center will celebrate its 39th Anniversary on Saturday, February 13th. Due to continued limitations caused by the pandemic, unfortunately, there will not be any in person gatherings; however, you can still enjoy a great meal take-out style. The Anniversary menu includes Ris de Veau, Rack of Lamb with Roasted Potatoes and Vegetables, Cheese and Gateau Basque for the adults, and Half Rack of Lamb, Cheese, and Gateau Basque for the kids. Price of the meals is $50 per adult and $25 per child, and all meals must be prepaid. RSVPs are due by February 7th to Yvette Mindeguia, or you can purchase meals online through this link. Zorionak SFBCC! Here’s to many many more!
New Mural for New York's Remodeled Basque Center
The New York Basque Club has announced that they have commissioned Artist Guillermo Zubiaga to paint a mural in the entrance of the newly remodeled Euskal Etxea. Gullermo, originally from Barakaldo, Bizkaia, came to the US to study Fine Arts at the University of Syracuse in 1990. During his career, he has “collaborated on a myriad of projects including Marvel Studios, LLC, Dark Horse Studios, LLC and Image Comics as an illustrator and graphic designer.” He has also authored a series of graphic novels entitled Joannes or the Basque Whaler published by the CBS Press at the University Of Nevada, Reno. The mural will include images Basque rural sports, and dancers, among others. To see the computer generated version of anticipated final product, click here.