Tuesday, June 28, 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.

Ángel Gil Orrios, shown at right and also see below, was interviewed in daily newspaper Noticia Long Island, where he talked of his role as producer of Thalía Hispanic Theatre and of the growing number of Latinos on Broadway (on stage and behind the scenes). To read the article, which is in Spanish, click here.

Due to popular demand, Thalía Hispanic Theatre is once again presenting the Juan Carlos Rubio comedy Apartment For Sale (tenant included). Produced, designed and directed by Ángel Gil Orrios (also see above), the production stars Soledad LópezJesús E. Martínez, and Basílica Bliachas. The show, which ran in May and June is now having a September run at Thalía's namesake theater located in the Sunnyside area of Queens. For more information, click here.

Judy Torres performed her hits at a Summer Bash event sponsored by Affinity Health Plan. The event took place on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx. Other performers on the bill included George LaMond, Nayobe, Soul Sonic Force, Chino Aguakate and DJ Prostyle. She will perform next at the Party 105 Freestyle Explosion 2016 concert, which will take place on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the Pennysaver Amphitheater in Farmingville, New York. Other slated performers include TKA, Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock, Cynthia, Coro, Sweet Sensation, Soul Sonic Force, Rockell and Lissette Meléndez, among others. For more information on the event, click here or here.

Modesto Flako Jiménez
 is directing Last Night at the Palladium. Produced and created by Brooklyn Gypsies, the co-production with 3-Legged Dog is part interactive art installation and part immersive play set at an epic party. Accompanied by a live DJ and projections, the production will take place on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 3LD Art and Technology Center in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood. For more information, click hereherehere or here.

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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