in collaboration with IATI Theater
a series highlighting HOLA member-writers.
Featuring the work of Raquel Almazán, Mario Golden,
Francis Mateo, J.F. Seary, and others
The 2013 HOLAfestival will take place at
64 East 4th Street
(between Second Avenue and Bowery), NYC
F train to Second Avenue, 6 train to Astor Place, M15 bus
Sunday through Tuesday,
December 8-10, 2013 at 7pm
Admission: Suggested donation
$10 general/$5 for HOLA members and Friends of HOLA
More information about the evening’s programs is below.
Clockwise from top left: Mario Golden,
Raquel Almazán, J.F. Seary, Francis Mateo.
Mine of Crystals
Written by Mario Golden
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 7pm
Salvador, a successful photographer, returns to his childhood town of Las Cruces in New Mexico on Day of the Dead to honor his mother Consuelo's recent passing. When encouraged to photograph crystals at a world-famous Mexican mine, Consuelo's spirit begins to show up in his dreams. As Salvador struggles to reconnect with her and make sense of his past, he must face all that his childhood has come to symbolize not only in his life, but also his mother's life.
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 7pm
As the Day of the Dead approaches, drug cartel queen La Negra takes a ritualistic journey from child prostitute to patron saint of Mexican outcasts-- Santa Muerte. Siete, her top drug pusher and lover, a gringo tourist painter, and hundreds of street children inhabit her world towards light and peace. The citizens of Tijuana, police officers and skull figures of the night force her to face her relentless darkness. These light and dark symbolic forces within her battle for the future of Mexico itself.
The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), in conjunction with IATI Theater, presents the 2013 HOLAfestival, to take place December 8-10, 2013 at IATI Theater, 64 East 4th Street (between Second Avenue and Bowery) in Manhattan’s East Village in New York. Suggested admission for the events is $10 for each event ($5 for HOLA members/Friends of HOLA). Reservations are strongly recommended. To make a reservation, call the HOLA office at (212) 253-1015.