Monday, August 29, 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.

Vladimir Ríos, shown above left, was featured in the August 2016 issue of A&U magazine, where he spoke of  his collaboration with photographer Lester Blum, the documentary photography project Invisible, which shines a light on everyone who feels “invisible” in today’s society, whether it be caused by age, handicap or disability, mental illness, disease, weight issues, or lifestyle. The project was photographed and filmed as a documentary of the testimonies of the models. The project is currently exhibiting at the Pride Center of Staten Island/Staten Island LGBT Community Center, located in the Tompkinsville area of Staten Island, with an opening reception scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 2016. For more information, click here or here. To read the article in A&U magazine, click on the images above right, then left, and then right, respectively.

HOLA Awards recipient 
Mario Golden's play The Boxer's Son will be presented as a workshop in September in Mexico. Titled El hijo del boxeador, the workshop will be directed by Golden and take place in La Casa del Teatro in the Coyoacán neighborhood of Mexico City, Distrito Federal. For more information on the workshop, click here.

The award-winning play Noche tan linda, written by 2016 HOLA Awards recipient Pablo García Gámez, shown at right, will be presented in Argentina. The production will be directed by Romina Oslé and take place in September at the DelBorde Espacio Teatral, located in the San Telmo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. The cast will comprise of Aluminé Sanchis Zabalegui, Florencia Peralta, Guadalupe Espinosa, Hernán Maldonado, Lucía Clessi, and Martín Cuñarro. For more information, click here (note that the website is in Spanish).

Basil Rojas
is directing Cindy Lou Johnson's play The Years. The production will star Xandra Leigh Parker, Stephen Dexter, Tamra Paselk, Jesse Corbin, and Jonathan Demar (and feature stage management by José A. Esquea) and will take place in October at the 4th Street Theater, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here and 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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