Thursday, September 5, 2013

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 happy to report this award-winning play La Luz de un cigarrillo, will be published in the international edition of Tramoya theater magazine, where he will be in the same issue with Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz, Migdalia Cruz and Diana Chery.

Jesús E. Martínez booked a voiceover campaign for Macy's for television and radio.

J.W. Cortés, shown at left, was profiled in's Famosos blog. To read the blog (which is in Spanish), click here.

2013 HOLA Award recipient Teatro TEBA is presenting La carbonerita and Sombras, two pieces by Federico García Lorca and directed by Raúl Rivera. It is scheduled to take place in October at Teatro Soy (located in the Washington Heights area of Manhattan) as part of the Lorca al Desnudo theater festival. The cast consists of Yanet Betances, Stalin Cando, Digna Carvajal, Jorge Pluas, Héctor Luis Rivera, Helen Rodríguez, Lorendy Rosario, Kathy Tejada and Serxh Velázquez.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) recently performed her spoken word poetry at The Poet's Passage in Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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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