Saturday, February 13, 2016

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.

Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, shown at right, performed with the performance group Universes (which she co-founded with Steven Sapp) on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, North Carolina. For more information, click here.

The award-winning feature film Medardo is received a special one-night only screening in New York. The film, written by and starring Julio Ortega and directed by Nitsy Grau Crespo, also stars Edna Lee FigueroaEdison CarreraInma HerediaGloria Ospina, and Juan Villarreal. The screening took place on Saturday afternoon, February 13, 2016 at the Nela Martínez Figueroa Park in the Ecuadorian General Consulate of New York in the Long Island City area of Queens and had a question-and-answer session afterward with members of the cast. 

Joel A. Luna guest-starred in the Telemicro series "Mortales" (in the episode titled "Durmiendo con el enemigo"). To see the episode, which is in Spanish, click on the video below. [Caution: Slight adult language.]

Marco Antonio Rodríguez and Susanna Guzmán were interviewed by former HOLA Awards honoree Lynda Baquero on the program "Visiones" (NBC New York) where they spoke about their participation in the upcoming revival production of the award-winning play La Luz de un cigarrillo. The play, written and directed by Rodríguez, stars Guzmán, Arisleyda Lombert, Juan Carlos Díaz, and Teresa Yenque, and will have performances in February at the Teatro Rafael Villalona at the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. To see the interview, click on the video below.

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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