Thursday, May 19, 2011

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip." In this sense, we use it to mention HOLA members who are getting acting and performance gigs. The names of HOLA members are in boldface.

John Leguizamo will march in the 16th Annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade as Global Ambassador to the Arts in recognition of his contributions to entertainment and his work for the protection of the environment and natural resources. In addition, Caridad De La Luz has been designated as the New York Godmother of the Youth. The parade will march down Fifth Avenue between 44th and 86th streets on Sunday, June 12, 2011. announced the first annual Tina Award nominations, honoring the top Off-Broadway productions of the 2010-2011 season. Daphne Rubin-Vega was nominated for Best Actress for her work in Blood from a Stone (New Group) and Luis Salgado was nominated for Best Choreography for his work in I'll Be Damned (Vineyard Theater). Tina Award winners will be selected by popular vote and announced June 9, 2011. To cast your vote, click here.

Center Stage NY is closing, and having a farewell fundraiser to offset costs. The space, located in Manhattan's Flatiron District, will have their event on Sunday night, May 22, 2011. Performers Mauricio Alexander (of Infinite I Am), Ben Williams and Max Woertendyke, Briana Pozner and Dominic Spillane, Martha Wollner, Jody Christopherson and Michael De Roos, Sara Marie White, The LABrats, FACES and more. For more information, click here.

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