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.

Elaine Del Valleshown at right, wrote, directed, produced and stars in the short film Final Decision. Also starring Berto Colón, Elyn Jaime Jenkins and José Roldán, Jr., the film is on the film festival circuit, with a recent stop in July at the CineOdyssey Film Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina, and an upcoming stop in November at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Yvette Quintero will be acting in the Unhinged: Women's Work Short Play Festival. Produced by New Perspectives Theatre Company, the plays are written by 
Kendra Augustin, Rae Binstock, Cayenne Douglass, Holly Hepp-Galvan, Cara Hall, and Alisa Zhulina, and directed by Melody Brooks, Mary Hodges, Alex Keegan, Mary McGinley, Melissa Skirboll. The production will take place in August at the New Perspectives Studio, located in Manhattan's Garment District. For more information, click here or here.

Mónica Delgadoshown at left, is nominated for the Best Supporting Actress award from the Berlin International Film Festival 2016 (in Berlin, Germany) for her role in the feature film Bx3M (written and directed by Judith Escalona). She previously won the award in the same category for the same role at the recent International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema Milan in Milan, Italy. For more information, click here.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) will be performing with the Camaradas Salsa Orchestra (under the leadership of Desmar Guevara) at the 13th anniversary of the famed boîte Camaradas El Barrio, located in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. The event will take place on Friday, August 18, 2017. 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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