Monday, August 7, 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.

Jesús E. Martínez, shown at right, was featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Rivera, also see below) on account of his co-starring role in the Lina Sarrello play Out There/Allá afuera. The play, directed by Michael León, was presented as part of the Broadway Bound Theater Festival in July and August at The 14th Street Y, located in Manhattan's East Village. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Larissa Santiago, shown at leftwas featured in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Riveraalso see above) as a result of her co-starring role in the play Próxima parada. Written, directed and co-starring Prince Porto, the Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos production was presented in August at the Teatro Rafael Villalona at the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) was featured in the Appalachia (Virginia/Kentucky)-based daily newspaper The Coalfield Progress as a result of her starring role in the award-winning musical BETSY! (conceived and developed by Ron Short, Dudley Cocke, Beegie Adair, Rosalba Rolón and Desmar Guevara and directed by Rolón), which was developed by Roadside Theater and Pregones-PRTT. The production will be presented in August at the Appalshop Theater in Whitesburg, Kentucky. To read the article, click here.

A.B. Lugo and writer-publisher Jonathan Marcantoni were interviewed by Rachelle Escamilla (also known by her nom de poésie Poetita) for the KKUP 91.5 FM, Cupertino, California-based radio show "Out Of Our Minds" (the longest running poetry radio show in the United States), where he performed some of his poetry and spoke about his recently published book of poetry Spanish Coffee: Black, No Sugar (La Casita Grande). To hear the interview, click on the image 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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