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» Warren Mason – Kurt Cobain’s Music Teacher Shares His Great Musical Gift
Submitted By John Kraljić, Esq | Published 05/29/2015 | Croatian Life Stories , Culture And Arts , Music | Unrated
In a neat little house in Aberdeen, surrounded by well-cared-for shrubs and trees, lives Warren Mason (left), the man who taught Kurt Cobain to play guitar and to write music. The veteran all-round musician, guitarist, fiddler and violinist plays and teaches all styles of music from folk, rock and jazz to classical on every major string instrument except harp. Warren Mason was born into the Croatian immigrant community in Raymond. His mothe
» How to travel the world with almost no money
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 03/27/2015 | Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Tomislav Perko, 29 (left), is a travel writer from Croatia. After a career of a stockbroker, broke because of the financial crisis, he hits the road and turns it into his home. He uses alternative ways of traveling – hitchhiking, couchsurfing, working/volunteering, and manages to wander around the world with just a little bit of money in his pocket, meeting the most amazing people on the way. Five years later, he publishes a book R
» Super Bowl XLIX will be a battle of the Croatians
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 01/30/2015 | Sports , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
What do Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks, Bill Belichick, and Rob Ninkovich of the New England Patriots all have in common? If you guessed that they all had ties to Croatia, give yourself a pat on the back and get ready for Super Boxwl XLIX! That's right Sunday's game features a battle of the Croatians. If you are interested in reading about the trio's Croatian ties then read on! 
» Michael Bilandic mayor of Chicago 1977-1979 proud of his Croatian heritage
Submitted By Darko Žubrinić | Published 01/19/2015 | People , In Memoriam , History , Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
Michael Bilandic was born in 1923 in Chicago, Illinois and was one of four children born of his Croatian immigrant parents. His father was from a village near Sinj, Croatia and his mother was from the island of Brac, also in Croatia. In 1977 he was elected as Chicago’s 40th mayor until 1979. He was devoted to his family, faithful to his church, and proud of his Croatian heritage. He was presented the Vinodol Co
» Documentary about Mia Slavenska, Mia, a Dancer's Journey to be screened in NYC on January 31, 2015
Submitted By Marko Puljić | Published 01/14/2015 | Culture And Arts , Croatian Life Stories , Community | Unrated
Don't miss the only New York City screening of "Mia, a Dancer's Journey," January 31st, 3:30 p.m. at Lincoln Center's Walter Reade Theater. The film is a daughter’s promise to tell her mother’s story which serves as the starting point for this documentary on the life of the celebrated Croatian ballerina Mia Slavenska, which becomes a fascinating and moving reflection on historical memory, national identity, and the pow
» Ane Strazicic Rodriguez: Traditional Croatian Cuisine From the Region of Dubrovnik
Submitted By Susanne Metz | Published 07/9/2014 | Croatian Life Stories , Croatian Cuisine | Unrated
Ane was born on the Croatian island of Mljet, where she grew up in a fisherman’s family, which instilled in her a love for cooking. After moving to the United States in the late 1980’s, she married a professional chef from Puerto Rico, Luis Rodriguez, and had two children, Alberto and Michelle, who loved their Mom’s cooking and inspired her to compile the recipes from her native region in a coo
» Ljiljana Coklin teaches writing at the University of California Santa Barbara
Submitted By Julia Graham | Published 07/1/2014 | Education , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
  In the midst of the Croatian War of Independence, Ljiljana Coklin, today a lecturer in the Writing Department at UC Santa Barbara, was just a college student trying to complete her degree and escape chaos. Academically focused and driven, she finished her undergraduate education, and found immediate refuge in Canada. Today, she calls Santa Barbara her home. Her winding path to Santa Barbara brings up numerous unanswered questions of h
» Joso's Croatian Seafood Restaurant in Toronto in Stephen Holt's interview with Leo Spralia
Stephen Holt interviews Leo Spralia at Joso's, one of Toronto's top Seafood restaurants, during the Toronto International Film Festival as broadcast on the Stephen Holt Show. Sept.'02. The restaurant serves food prepared in Dalmatian way from Croatian coast. Owned and operated by Leo and Shirley Špralja and founded by Joso Špralja in the 1960′s, Joso’s restaurant has achieved continuous success of
» The Baron family's Croatian tamburitza band in the USA in 1930s
Submitted By Nenad N. Bach and Darko Žubrinić | Published 05/27/2014 | Music , Education , Culture And Arts , Croatian Life Stories | Unrated
By age 12, the Baron kids were proficient on traditional Croatian tamburitza instruments such as the prim, tambura and bas-prim, and were put to work playing at weddings, apartments or wherever my great-grandfather could hire them out (places where shots of whiskey apparently flowed during breaks). Their parents are from Zagreb, Croatia, who carved out a life in Braddock, in a rented flat near Pittsburgh's burgeoning stee


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