Monday, November 17, 2014

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.

The film The Hardest Love (written and directed by Henry B. Roa), starring Francisco Ramos, shown at right, won the Audience Award at the International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival (IPRHFF), recently concluded in New York City. For more information, click here or here.

Mauricio Pita will be one of the actors in the Third Annual One-Minute Play Festival of Latino Voices. Presented by The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and INTAR, it will feature over 20 playwrights (including 2014 HOLA Award recipient José Rivera) and be directed by Dominic Antonio D'Andrea, Rebecca Martínez, Cándido Tirado, Alfredo Narciso and Bobby Moreno. The festival will take place in November at INTAR's namesake theater located in the theater district of Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Judy Torres, shown at left, was highlighted in Broadway World, where she is listed as one of the headliners of the Freestyle Extravaganza concert taking place on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, in Newark, New Jersey. She will share the stage with such recording artists as Lisa Lisa, Tone Loc, Coro, Lil Suzy, Black Sheep, Lisette Meléndez, Pretty Poison and Noel. For more information, read here.

Monte Bezell is shooting the pilot "The Ridge" (written and directed by Saro Varjabedian).

Anthony Ruiz is currently filming Daughter of God (written and directed by Gee Malik Linton), a feature film shooting in New York City starring Keanu Reeves, Mira Sorvino, Ana de Armas and Danny Hoch.

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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