Tuesday, September 27, 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.

Lucio Fernándezshown at right, were featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by 2016 HOLA Awards recipient Héctor Luis Rivera, also see below), where it highlighted that Fernández recently received the Illustrious Award from the Institute for Latino Studies at Rutgers University. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Kathy Tejada and 2016 HOLA Awards recipient A.B. Lugo are co-starring in Elena Garro's Un hogar sólido. Directed by 2016 HOLA Awards recipient Héctor Luis Rivera (also see above), the TEBA production will take place in October at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja), shown at right, in character, with Tito Nievesin the photo at left, was featured in a photo flash article on Broadway World, as a result of her co-starring role in the Pregones-PRTT musical production I Like It Like That. A jukebox musical of classic salsa tunes from the 1970s and 1980s (with additional original songs by musical director Desmar Guevara and others), the book is written by director Waddys Jáquez and David Maldonado. The musical is currently running at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. To read the article, click here.

Gualterio Alomar, through the Organization for Culture of Hispanic Origins (OCHO), is presenting an evening of art, literature, film and Hispanic culture. The evening will feature writer Jonathan Marcantoni with special guests Johanna Tolentino, Orlando Ferrand, and Nelson Antonio Denis, and a sneak preview of a new documentary. The event will take place Friday, September 30, 2016 at The Center, located in Manhattan's West Village. For more information, click 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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