Friday, October 14, 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.

The Public Theater production of Party People (co-written by and co-starring Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, shown at right, of Universes, and directed by Liesl Tommy) has extended its run at the Public Theater (located in Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood) due to popular demand. The show now runs through Sunday, December 11, 2016. For more information, click here.

Paul Mauriello is co-starring in Compliance, a series of shorts that deal with the Black Lives Matter movement written and directed by Brian Michael Smith. The film short is currently filming in New York City.

Judy Torres, shown at left, has a busy October schedule. She will be performing her freestyle dance music hits alongside K7 and TKA at the Putnam County Golf Course in Mahopac, New York on Friday, October 14, 2016. For more information, click here. She will then perform at the Freestyle Extravaganza 2016 concert, which will take place on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at The Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. For more information, click here. The following weekend she will be at the Wild Horse Nightclub in El Paso, Texas on Friday, October 21, 2016 (with Cynthia and Johnny O as co-headliners) and at the legendary Sounds of Brazil (SOB's) in Manhattan's West Village (with co-headliners Cynthia, George Lamond, and Soave). For more information, click here and here. Finally, she is one of the stars performing at the Monsters of Freestyle Ball. The concert will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury in Westbury, New York. For more information, click here. To check out where else Ms. Torres will be performing, click here.

Rhina Valentín will be the keynote speaker at the Courage Strength Hope: The Third Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Event. It will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at the Bronx YMCA, located in the Castle Hill area of the Bronx. 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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