Monday, June 19, 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.

Aileene Pérez, Héctor Luis Rivera and Raúl Rivera were mentioned in the column by Lissette Montolío in the weekly New York newspaper La Voz Hispana where their roles in the production Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) production of Mirandolina (La posadera) were noted (namely those of lead actress, director/producer, and sound technician, respectively). The play was presented in June as part of the seventh annual Festival de Teatro Latino Del Comisionado at the Teatro Rafael Villalona at El Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhoodAlso mentioned in the column were actor-producers Edison Carrera and Julio Ortega, where their careers in New York (and abroad) were highlighted. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click on the image at above right.

Víctor Cruz hosted the second annual Father's Day Domino Tournament presented by Urban Lifestyle Media. The event took place in June at Sofrito, located in the Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Pablo García Gámez, shown at left, was featured in the weekly New York newspaper Impacto Latino, where it noted the playwriting workshop he led titled "La dramaturgia del Acuyá", which took place in June at the Galeria de Arte Nacional in Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela. To read the article, which is in Spanish and written by Carlos Navedo, click here.

Elizardi Castro will present his new standup comedy performance piece, Mira Que Nice!, in August at the James and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center in Orlando, Florida. For more information, 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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