Tuesday, April 25, 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.

Elaine Del Valle, shown at right, is the writer, director, star and producer of the webseries "Reasons Y I'm Single", which is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime. To see the webisodes, click here. In addition, one of the webisodes (titled "The Latina Date") was just selected to be screened as part of the Queens Book Festival kickoff event, Immigrant Series, via New York Women In Film and Television. The event will consist of a panel discussion and is scheduled to take place in May at LIC Landing in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens. For more information, click here or here.

Angie Regina co-stars in the short film Indentured Servant (written, directed and starring Bobby DeJesús). The film will make its world premiere as an official selection of the Dominican Film Festival in New York (DFFNY) scheduled to take place in July in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York. For more information, click here.

Edna Lee Figueroa, Edmi De Jesús, and Gerardo Gudiño, shown clockwise from above left, were featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Riveraas a result of the former two (an all-HOLA member cast) starring in and the last directing the Joselo Arroyo two-hander Máscaras afuera. The play, written by Joselo Arroyo (and adapted for an all-female cast from the original all-male cast by Figueroa) will be presented as part of the FUERZAfest - Latino LGBTQ Fest, taking place in May at the Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Víctor Cruz will be guest-starring in two episodes of "Colors of Rhina" (MNN), which was created and starring Rhina Valentín, as well as directing a few episodes of the show's first season.

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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