Edna Lee Figueroa and 2015 HOLA Performer's Choice Award recipient A.B. Lugo (also see below) were mentioned in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written by 2015 HOLA Awards and 2015 HOLA Awards Performer's Choice Award recipient Héctor Luis Rivera), where they were mentioned in the blog's Best of NYC Theater list of 2015, under the categories of Best Leading Female and Best Leading Male, respectively. Also mentioned in the list were Telba Cavero, Samuel Garnica, Paul Montoya; and 2015 HOLA Awards recipients Natalia Ivana Escobar, Jorge Luis Figueroa, Franco González Yáñez, and Aileene Pérez. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. [Clockwise from top left: E.L. Figueroa, Lugo, Cavero, Garnica, J.L. Figueroa, Pérez, González, Escobar, Montoya, Rivera.]
2015 HOLA Performer's Choice Award recipient A.B. Lugo (also see above) is starring opposite Évi Siskos, Artemis Siskos, and David Elyha in a production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It. Produced by TTO Entertainment and directed by José A. Esquea, the play will premiere in January 2016 (the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare) at the Flamboyán Theatre in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here or here.
Lucio Fernández is singing with the group Máxima Alerta on their new song "Vive la vida". The music video for the bilingual (Spanish/English) song, directed by Ramón Cruz, can be seen below (Fernández solos on the first verse, the one sung in English).
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