Thursday, November 10, 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.

Madrid St. Angelo, shown at right, recently wrapped up a run playing the title character in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Adapted and directed by Michael Halberstam and Scott Parkinson, the production took place in September and October at the Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Illinois. For more information on the production, click here.

Kathy Tejada and Soledad López will be reprising López's HOLA Award-winning roles in the solo show We Women Do It Better Than Men/Nosotras las mujeres lo hacemos mejor que los hombres. Written by Roberto Ramos Perea and directed by Ángel Gil Orrios, the solo show will feature Ms. Tejada performing it in English and Ms. López performing it in Spanish. The production is a joint effort of Thalía Hispanic Theatre and Teatro Círculo (in association with Teatro SEA) and will be presented in November as part of the Borimix Festival (presented by Teatro SEA) at Teatro Círculo's eponymous space located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here.

2016 HOLA Awards recipient A.B. Lugoshown at leftwill be the feature poet at the Barrio Poetix event. Hosted by Mariposa, the event will take place on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 and is part of La Marqueta Retoña at La Marqueta, located in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Lucio Fernández is the Associate Producer and Host of the Health Segment of the television program "La Revista Semanal" (Azteca América). For more information on the program (including where you can see the show in your area), click here

2016 HOLA Awards recipient Víctor CruzAnthony RuizLiza Colón-ZayasDavid Zayas, and Louis Perego Moreno (Tío Louie) were featured in industry publication Latin Heat as a result of their participation on several panels of the 2016 International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival. The IPRHFF Multimedia Conference, as it is named, will take place on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work located in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. To read the article, which includes a full schedule of events for the day, 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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