Yanelba Ferreira and Rodney Roldán finished filming the music video to AJ Mercedes' new song, "Piénsalo Mejor" (directed by FlipTheScript). The video's release is forthcoming.
Ángel Pastrana is set to perform in the play Fakebook (written and directed by Richard Thomas Henle). The play, which also stars Rosanna Plasencia and Félix Hiciano will have a June run at the MRT, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.
Me No Habla With Acento, the poetry anthology edited by Emanuel Xavier and published by Rebel Satori Press and El Museo Del Barrio was a 2012 International Latino Book Awards finalist in the category of Best Poetry Book-English. Caridad De La Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et musique La Bruja) and A.B. Lugo are among the contributors to the anthology.
Emanuel Xavier, Caridad De La Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et musique La Bruja), Rob Vassilarakis (also known by his nom de poésie Simply Rob), Nancy Mercado and María Rodríguez-Morales performed at SPEAK UP! Latinidades on May 19, 2012 at the El Teatro in El Museo Del Barrio, located in Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood.
Teresa Yenque, shown at right, is slated to receive the Trailblazers Award at the 2012 Reel Rasquache Art and Film Festival, located in East Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. For more information, read an article about her (and where HOLA gets a special mention), by clicking here. Also honored at the festival (which is scheduled to take place May 18-20, 2012) will be Latino filmmaker Chris Weitz and artist Patricia Krebs. For more information about the festival, click here.
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