Sunday, September 30, 2012

HOLA Member Bochinche

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

Marco Antonio Rodríguez, shown at left, had the second part of his article, "One Foot Forward With A Potato Chip on My Shoulder," published in Latino Leaders magazine. The article chronicled his efforts in getting his HOLA Award-winning play La luz de un cigarrillo, produced in New York City (and later published). To read the second part of the article, click here.

Arisleyda Lombert
, shown at right, received the Premio
Dominicano de Oro General Gregorio Luperón. The award is given to Dominican leaders in various areas for their work with the Dominican community in the United States. It was presented to her on September 29, 2012 at the Iglesia San Judas Tadeo in the Washington Heights/Inwood area of Manhattan. For more information, click here (the article from the Dominican Republic newspaper El Nuevo Diario is in Spanish).

The Society of the Educational Arts (SEA) is taking its hit off-Broadway musical DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story to Houston, Texas, U.S.A. With a libretto, music and lyrics by Luis Caballero (with additional music by Harold Gutiérrez and choreography by Luis Salgado), the musical is the winner of 14 awards (including two 2012 HOLA Awards) and stars Modesto Lacén (playing the Baseball Hall of Famer and humanitarian title character), Lorraine Vélez, Josean Ortiz and Manuel Morán and will have a November run at the Cullen Theater. For more information, click here or here.
Félix Solís can be seen playing Riv Brody in the new CBS television series "Made in Jersey," which premiered on September 28, 2012.

David Zayas can be seen playing Ángel Batista in the seventh season of Showtime's "Dexter" which will premiere on September 30, 2012. Both he and Félix Solís (see above) will be honorees at the 2012 HOLA Awards in October.

If you are an HOLA member or a Friend of HOLA and want to submit a bochinche item, send us an e-mail. If you are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one

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