Thursday, April 28, 2016

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip". In this sense, we use it to highlight 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.

Aileene Pérez, shown at right, was featured in the blog Héctor Luis Sin Censura (edited by Héctor Luis Rivera), where she was selected as Actress, Revelation of the Year for the first annual Festival de Comedias. She received the honor for her work in the José Martínez Queirolo play Q.E.P.D. (Que en paz descansen), presented by Teatro Vanguardia USA and co-starring and directed by Iván L. Argudo (also see below).

Iván L. Argudo (also see above) and 
Teatro Vanguardia USA are presenting Toda esta larga noche. Written by Chilean playwright Jorge Díaz, the play co-stars Berenice Piazza and is directed by Jhon Franch. The production will be presented in May at the Producers' Club Theater, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja), shown at left, was profiled in the Vivala blog, where the writer-performer spoke of her life and career, where she recently commemorated her 20th anniversary of performing. To read the blog, click here.

Manny Alfaro acted in the short film iCreep (written and directed by Adrián Martínez).

The film 11:55 (written by Víctor Almanzar, Ari Issler, and Ben Snyder, and directed by Issler and Snyder) has completed post-production and is now heading to the film festival circuit. The film which co-stars David Zayas and Erick Betancourt and is produced by Danny Mendoza, will have its world premiere in June at the Film Independent L.A. Film Festival in Los Angeles, California. For more information, click here or here.

Inma Heredia and Rafael Fuentes are acting in the Iris Silverio play Soulmates or Nada. Directed by Silverio and Robert Domínguez, the play will be presented in April at Teatro LATEA at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood.

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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