Wednesday, July 26, 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.

Marco Antonio Rodríguez, shown at right, is the recipient of the Dominican Day Parade New York Rising Star Award. The gala event will take place on Friday, August 11, 2017, with the parade taking place on Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Manhattan. For more info on the rest of the honorees and award recipients, click here. In addition, UrbanTheater Company will produce his award-winning play, Ashes Of Light (the English version of La Luz de un cigarrillo) this autumn at Victory Gardens Theater in Chicago, Illinois.

Blanca Camachoshown at leftis starring as Camila Rosario in the Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera production of the Lin-Manuel Miranda-Quiara Alegría Hudes musical In The Heights. Directed and choreographed by Michael Balderrama, the production takes place at Pittsburgh CLO in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, click here.

Edison Carrera, shown at right, is set to receive an Orgullo Ecuatoriano Award from the Ecuadorian-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (EACCNJ). In addition, he has been designated as Actor of the Year for this year's New Jersey Ecuadorian Parade. The awards ceremony will take place at the EACCNJ annual benefit scheduled to take place on Friday, August 11, 2017 at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey, with the parade taking place on Sunday, August 13, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.

A.B. Lugo recently read from his recently published book of poetry Spanish Coffee: Black, No Sugar (La Casita Grande) at the Word Up Community Bookshop, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. To see the reading, click here (note: adult themes). For more information on his book, 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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