Monday, February 20, 2017

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.

Rafael Beato, shown at right, was featured in the Metro daily newspaper in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, as a result of him winning the 2017 New York Latin ACE Award in the category of Outstanding Male Performer in Musical Theater for his role in the Repertorio Español production of the Cándido Tirado-Vico C musical La canción. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click here.

Valeria Avina is one of the stars of the short film Inveigh. Written by Adam González, Damian Bastar and Mario Leone and directed by González, the suspense-horror-thriller film from Gilded Harbor Productions will shoot in February in Yonkers, New York. For more information, click here or here.

Caridad del Valle
, Pablo García Gámez, A.B. Lugo, Manuel A. Morán, Yvette Quintero, Raúl Rivera, and Kathy Tejada were featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Rivera), where each was featured for their recent and/or upcoming projects and/or recent artistic achievements. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. [Above, clockwise from top left: del Valle, García Gámez, Lugo, Morán, Quintero, R. Rivera, Tejada, H.L. Rivera.]

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja), along with several other members (Shadia Fairuz, Joseph "Quique" González, and Gilberto "Don Sonero" Velázquez) of the recent salsa jukebox musical I Like It Like That (presented at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater) surprised original lead star Tito Nieves at his concert in February at the Centro de Bellas Artes in Caguas, Puerto Rico by going on stage and serenaded him with the classic song "Hacha y Machete" (which was the closing song of the musical). To see a clip of the moment, done in front of a sold out audience, 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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