Thursday, June 13, 2013

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, performance or similarly artistic gigs and/or recognition in the media. The names of HOLA members and Friends of HOLA are listed below in boldface. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Modesto Lacén, shown at right, was the subject of a profile in Puerto Rico newspaper El Vocero regarding the role is taking in an upcoming musical about the Brazilian poet, essayist, playwright and lyricist Vinícius de Moraes (O Poetinha). To read the article, which is in Spanish, click here.

Alejandro Fumero Gil is set to start shooting the NYFA short film Remembering (written and directed by Jan Luna).

Milteri Tucker and Bombazo Dance Company are performing in their new dance concert Leró. Choreographed and directed by Tucker, the concert will also feature the poetry of María Aponte, Caridad de la Luz (La Bruja) and Julia de Burgos and will take place on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Pregones Theater in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx. For more information, click here or here

Eduardo Leáñez and Patrick E. Horrigan are presenting a monthly variety show. Called Actors with Accents, it is hosted by Inma Heredia and has a rotating list of performers. The show takes place at Teatro Soy, located in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood.

Mônica Steuer and director Bruno Irizarry were interviewed on the Univision program “Acá entre nos” for the feature film 200 cartas, set to hit movie theaters this weekend. The film stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mayra Matos Pérez, Jaime Camil, Dayanara Torres and Iris Chacón. To find out more about the film, click here. To see the interview (which is in Spanish), click here or click on the video below.

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 live in the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, why not join? If you live outside the New York metropolitan area and want to be an HOLA member, you can find out more information on how to do so, by clicking here. If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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