Wednesday, March 15, 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.

Natalia Ivana Escobarshown at rightis in the cast of the New York company of Point Break LIVE! Written, produced and directed by Jaime Keeling, the production will have performances in March at The Sinclair (in Cambridge, Massachusetts) and in April at The Highline Ballroom (in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood). The play is an interactive theater piece which spoofs the Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze movie vehicle, Point Break (written by W. Peter Iliff from a story by Iliff and Rick King, and directed by Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow), and selects a member of the audience to portray Reeves's character, Johnny Utah (who is then given the lines on stage during the show). For more information, click here.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) will be hosting the Women For Women event presented by LatinosNYC. The evening will feature performers Helena Lewis, Suni Reyes and J.F. Seary, and will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Nuyorican Poets' Café in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.


Elizardi Castro appeared with Emeline Ramos (shown right to left, in the photo at left) in the HOLAciudad! Orlando blog where his comedy video titled "Terapia de pareja: ¿Cuentas juntas o separadas?" about whether a couple should combine their bank accounts or keep them separate. To read the blog and see the accompanying video, which are both in Spanish, click here.

Jesús E. Martínez has been steadily making a home for himself at Repertorio Español. In addition to acting in the theater's long-running productions of El Quijote and brand new production of En el nombre de Salomé, he will be joining the cast of the theater's productions of Crónica de una muerte anunciada and Doña Flor y sus dos maridos. For more information regarding each production (which run in repertory at the theater, located in Manhattan's Rose Hill district), click on each production's title in this paragraph.


Arisleyda Lombert was interviewed by Isolda Peguero for the latter's web talk show "El rincón de Isolda, where she spoke about her life and career. To see the interview, which is in Spanish, click on the video below.



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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