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.

The Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog's most recent "chismorreo" (gossip) column is rife with HOLA members. Written by 2015 HOLA Awards (and 2015 HOLA Performer's Choice Award) recipient Héctor Luis Rivera (shown at left), the column features 2015 HOLA Awards recipient Iván L. Argudo, Edna Lee Figueroa, 2015 HOLA Awards recipient Julio Ortega, Johary Ramos2015 HOLA Performer's Choice Awards recipient Raúl Rivera and Fermín Suárez. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. [Clockwise, from top left: Argudo, Figueroa, Ortega, Ramos, R. Rivera, Suárez.]

The Teátrica/The Brooklyn Gypsies remounting of the production of Álex Vásquez Escaño's Yoleros will be presented. Written by Álex Vásquez Escaño and directed by Martín Balmaceda, the show stars 2015 HOLA Award recipients Modesto Flako Jiménez, Mathia Vargas and Sully Bonnelly, and is being presented in December at The Bushwick Starr, located in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. For more information (including how to support the production), click here and here.

Ana María Estrada, shown at right, is acting in the feature film Depraved (directed by Lawrence Reggans), which is currently filming in northern California.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) performed in November at the Communiversity: Indigeniety [sic] event of film screenings and live performances, presented by New Black Arts Movement at the Casa de Sol, located in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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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