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Friday, June 28, 2019
Javier Chapa and Simon Wise of Mucho Mas Media and Donald De Line will be producing a film based on Jenni Rivera’s life, with Kate Lanier penning the script.
Regulo Caro announced the release of a new reality show, centered around his family, titled Una Familia Regular. The show will premiere via his official YouTube channel this Sunday. Check out more on the latest in Latin entertainment online at Latino Loop.
In this sketch series, Arturo Castro attempts to navigate life as a Latin millennial in the U.S. Satirizing everything from modern dating to American culture to politics, Alternatino brings a fresh point of view to the Latinx experience.
We are excited to announce our 4 performances of THE TEMPEST, a theater piece directed by Luis Salgado. These performances are the result of creative collaboration between professional and aspiring artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, and New York City.
This riveting and multilingual production crowns this year’s joint run of the Beyond Workshop Series and Raúl Juliá Training Unit with a 21st Century Latinx take on Shakespeare. The Bard of Avon’s heightened language meets the rich sonority and rhythms of Latinx cultures, and artists get to bring their full selves to bear on the story’s comedy, drama, betrayal, and magic!
Written by William Shakespeare Directed by Luis Salgado
Devised by Ian Hersey, Leon Ingulsrud and Luis Salgado
Alice Roschuni, Emily Tafur, Francisco J. Rivera Rodriguez, Genesis Perdomo, Ismael Castillo, Jessica Carmona, Johanna Jhonston Bermudez, John Burgos, Josefina Lausirica, Laura D. Bustamante Lopez, Lisa Burgos, Maria J. Gutierrez Beron, Mariana Herrera Juri, Marlon Fernando Reina, Matthew Ting, Megan Khaziran, Melibelle Lavandier, Laura Lebrón, Richel Ruiz, Samantha, Wallington, Samuel Garnica, Tatiana Ronderos, Valeria Pérez, Vanina Frezza,Victoria Ric
Choreography Matthew Steffens, Ray Mercer, Valeria Cossu, Gabriela García
Lighting design Christopher Annas-Lee
Music Director Desmar Guevara
R.Evolución Latina partners with Pregones/PRTT Raul Julia Training unit, furthering the legacy of Miriam Colón and Raul Julia
A new play in English written by Marco Antonio Rodriguez
As part of IATI's CIMIENTOS Play Development Program
Directed by Jorge B. Merced
Starring: Elise Santora & Jose Maria Aguila.
After being taken, imprisoned and tortured for what has been deemed a “shameful” lifestyle, a man returns to his hometown to face the woman who will determine his fate. As the clock inches towards a final decision, the battle for life, truth and understanding is shaken by unexpected revelations that challenge preconceived ideas and the true meaning of unconditional love.
HOLA Member Mario Golden's novel "Semillas" highlighted in article on DESOCUPADO website.
"Semillas" is a novel in which varied themes are tackled, such as Gabriel's broken dreams, the dark entrails of power and torture, the struggle for homosexual liberation and his love affair with the trade union left, the naivety of love and of human relations, the sorority of feminist women or not with gays; nonetheless it focuses the gaze of the gay world through the eyes of Gabriel; a young man dissatisfied with how he lives his sexuality, how the gay world offers him to live it, in front of which he rebels and questions the desire, love, relationships, but also the sociopolitical context in which he lives. Go to Desocupado website to read article.