Wednesday, November 6, 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.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja), shown at right, will be sharing the bill with Boca Floja and Reyes at a special event of poetry, hip hop and comedy titled Culture Creators, which will perform on November 20 and 21, 2013 at the Social Lite Lounge in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. For more information, click here. To buy tickets for the event (a fundraiser for the Reyes production Crimes Against Humanity to tour Mexico City), click here.

Raquel Almazán's feature film White Alligator, will be screening on November 15 and 16, 2013 at the I
nternational Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival (IPRHFF). For more information, click here or here.

Jennica Carmona's film Millie and the Lords is currently filming in New York City. The film, written and directed by Carmona (and co-produced by Joel Arandia), stars
Jessica Carmona; Alex Hernández; Cedric Leiba, Jr., Maria Domenico, Mateo Gómez, Millie Tirelli and Alfredo Huereca. For more information, click here.

Around the Block/Al Doblar La Esquina is presenting a series of six short plays with the common theme of the economy. Entitled Recovery Blip or Double Dip?, the plays are written by Edgar Chisholm, Nina Howe, Carlos Jerome, William Marley, Marcia Slatkin and Allan Yashin, respectively, and are directed by Alliston Astor-Vargas, Sam Gordon and Andreas Robertz. The production will take place in November and December at the Dorothy Strelsin Theatre at the Abingdon Theater Complex, located in the fashion district of midtown Manhattan. The production features Vincent Bagnall, Elizabeth Bove, Phillip Filiato, Patt Franklin, Halli Herzog, Joe Albert Lima, A.B. Lugo, Nikaury Rodríguez and Andrew Vargas Stehney. For more information on the production, or to buy tickets, click here.

Nanda Abella was cast in a French-language industrial for Mini Cooper.

Francisco Ramos booked a role on the webseries "The Block" (
written by Gamal Batista and Sixx Desjardins and directed by Batista). For more information on the webseries, click here.

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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