Wednesday, December 7, 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.

Elaine Del Valle and Louis Perego Moreno (Tío Louie), shown at right, from right to left, co-produced the film Victor & Isolina. Written and directed by William D. Caballero, the short film was selected as an official selection of the prestigious Sundance Film Festival, taking place in January 2017 in Park City and Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, read the article by Dominic Patten in Deadline by clicking here (the film is listed under "Animated Short Films"). For more information on the film, click here and here.

Miluka Rivera's latest book Genial Juano Hernández: De vagabundo a estrella de Hollywood, will have its premiere New York book launch at an event on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at Camaradas El Barrio Bar and Restaurant in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information, click here.

2016 HOLA Awards recipient Vivienne Jurado, shown at left, in the photo at left, is appearing in ads for the City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's ad campaign "Your Child's Asthma Is Always There, Even When They Seem Perfectly Fine". The campaign will appear in bus shelters in northern Manhattan, The Bronx and Central Brooklyn, with a social media campaign to follow. For more information, click here

2016 HOLA Awards recipient Mario Golden's self-penned solo show Father God Mother Death has been selected to be presented at the 2017 Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUTF). It will be directed by Andreas Robertz and be presented in May 2017. In addition, the piece has been selected for a Next Stage Residency by the Drama League.

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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