Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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.

Elaine Del Valle, shown at right, was interviewed in the Red Shoe Movement blog, where her life and career as an award-winning actor, writer, producer, and philanthropist was profiled. In addition, her current and upcoming productions were highlighted, as well as her role as a business negotiator and influence and inspiration to empower women (and men, too). To read the blog, click here. She was also featured in Latin Heat, where the 2015 Madrina Award that she will receive from Prime Latino Media was highlighted. For more information, click here.

Edwin Pagán, shown at left, was featured in the Latino Rebels blog for his role as part of Los Seis Del Sur photographer collective, and an upcoming documentary about them to be directed by Vagabond and to be tentatively titled The Six Shooters. The other photographers of Los Seis Del Sur are Joe Conzo, Jr.; Ricky Flores; Ángel Franco; David González; and Francisco Reyes Molina II (they all grew up in the South Bronx hence the name of the collective, which translates to "the six from the south". To read the blog, click here

Joel A. Luna booked a guest-starring role in the television series "Mortales" (Telemicro). 

Samuel Garnica, shown at right, was featured in Broadway World as a result of his role in the new musical Bethlehem (written and directed by Julián Mesri; with assistant direction by Laura Riveros; produced by Sans Comedia). The production will take place in December at the St. Paul's Theater located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. To read the article, click here.

Susan Rybin will be performing in Kahlo. An adaptation of the Humberto Robles monologue Frida: Viva la vida, the solo show is directed by Walter Ventosilla and be presented in December at the Producers Club Theaters, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, including how to buy tickets, click here.

2015 HOLA Awards recipient Modesto Flako Jiménez and Mathia Vargas were interviewed, along with playwright Álex Vásquez Escaño, for the television series "BK Live" (BRIC TV), where they talked about their participation in the play Yoleros (directed by Martín Balmaceda), which is being presented in December at The Bushwick Starr, located in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. To see the interview, which contains a mention of the 2015 HOLA Award the production won for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble, click on the video below (caution: some slight adult language).

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?

Francisco Reyes Molina II, Ricky Flores, Joe Conzo, Jr., Ángel Franco, Edwin Pagán and David González - See more at: http://www.latinorebels.com/2015/11/29/bronx-photojournalists-take-ownership-of-their-narrative/#sthash.CXBhOWkX.dp

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