Wednesday, August 13, 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.

Johanna Tolentino, shown at rightis one of the producers of the film The Kids Menu. Written by Richard Vetere and directed by Paul Borghese, the film stars Vincent Pastore. For more information, click here.

Rafael Fuentes released his first single on iTunes. Titled "Drip Drop", it was written and performed by Fuentes (billed under his nom de musique Rafi Fuentes) and one can hear a sample (and/or buy the single) by clicking here

The short film You're Dead To Me (written by Adelina Anthony and directed by Wu Tsang) won Best Theatrical Short or Student Film at the Imagen Awards earlier this month. The film stars Laura Patalano and Harmony Rose Santana. For more information, click here.

Teatro SEA just returned from a tour of Mexico where it presented two productions– ¡Viva Pinocho! (adapted from the Carlo Collodi tale and directed by Manuel A. Morán) and La muela del rey Farfán (written by Serafín Álvarez Quintero and Joaquín Álvarez Quintero; with a new score by Morán and Iván Alexander Bautista and directed by Morán). The tour stops were Chihuahua, Chihuahua (at the Teatro de los Héroes) and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua (at the Teatro Víctor Rascón), respectively. The cast included Francisco Fuertes, Jesús E. Martínez, Morán, Chris Williams, Indra Palomo, Daisy Payero, Daniel D'Ambrosi and Shadia Almasri.

Claudio Weisz will soon be seen acting in La orgía. Written by Enrique Buenaventura, the play is directed by Iván L. Argudo and will be presented in September at the VIII Festival de Teatro de la Casa de la Cultura Navarrete at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood.

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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