New Basque Club at Boise State University
Folks at Boise State University have now started a Basque club on campus. The goal is to "promote Basque culture, tradition and study through language, dance, sport, music food, and other ethnic means." For more information about the club visit its FB page or for more information on Basque Studies at Boise State visit here. Zorionak eta sorte on!
Emak Bakia in Portland
Oskar Alegria's documentary Emak Bakia is back in the news. The film that enjoyed great success at the San Francisco Basque Cultural Center, as well as being shown at multiple film festivals, will now be shown as part of the Portland International Film Festival on the 16th and 21st of February. For more information about the film and festival click here. Ongi pasa!
Center for Basque Studies Book of the Month
February's CBS title of the month is My Mama Marie by Joan Errea. This book tells the story of the author's mother, Marie Jeanne, who came from Banca to Currie, Nevada where she built a new life for herself. This book also tells some of the author's story, as well as includes some of Marie's recipes. For more information on the book, including how to purchase it, and to hear excerpts click here. Zaharrer segi!