Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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.

Luis Salgado, shown at right, was profiled in Latin Trends magazine, where he spoke of his current gig on the Flaherty-Ahrens-Meehan Broadway show Rocky: The Musical (based on the Academy Award-winning Sylvester Stallone film and currently set to close on Sunday, August 17, 2014) and of the newest role he is tackling– that of a father to a newborn son. To read the interview, click here.

Howard Collado is composing a score, to be played live by him, to Lorraine Rodríguez-Reyes' self-penned solo show Mami Confessions (directed by Susan G. Reid). The show is scheduled to run in July and August at Teatro Círculo, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here.

The Hudson Fine Arts Foundation/Grace Theatre Workshop's production of Comfort (written and directed by Jung Han Kim), co-starring Lucio Fernández, was featured in Cambio newspaper. The play, which is currently playing at the Workshop Theatre Company's Jewel Box Theatre (located in the Fashion District of midtown Manhattan), and will follow up that run with additional performances in August at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click on the image above, at left.

Vanessa Verduga and Linda Nieves-Powell have produced the second season of the webseries "Latinas Chat Media". While the first season took place in New York, this season deals with Latinas in Los Angeles talking about media and the image of the Latina. For more information, click here.

Anthony Ruiz made a return engagement as Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim (billed on the show as "the wealthiest man on the world" or "the richest man in the world") on "Late Show With David Letterman" (CBS). To see the skit, click on the video 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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