The Southern California Basque Club will be hosting the 6th Annual Rosemarie Ascona Mus Tournament at the Chino Fairgrounds (5410 Edison Ave. Chino, CA 91710) on January 11th. Tournament check-in will be at 7am with play beginning at 8am. If you don't play Mus you can join them for lunch! For complete information including cash prize amounts see their flier. Suerte on!
Oskar Alegria Documentary Film Screened in Los Angeles
Filmmaker, Oskar Alegria, let us know that his documentary, In Search for Emak Bakia was presented in LA on Sunday January 5, 2014. The film that was screened at the San Sebastian Film Festival, as well as at the SFBCC tells the story of his search for the house where Man Ray spent his vacation, but also tells the story of the Basque culture and language. It includes the participation of renowned Basque writer, Bernardo Atxaga, and singer, Ruper Ordorika. For more information or to watch the documentary, click here.
The 2014 NABO calendar features books of the month published by the Center for Basque Studies. The first work to be featured is The Joanes Trilogy by New York-based Basque graphic artist Guillermo Zubiaga. The trilogy follows the adventurers of the adventurous Basque whaler Joanes, his hardy crew, and their amazing flying whaleboat. For more information and to read an excerpt, visit the CBS NABO Calendar page.