Monday, October 27, 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.

2014 HOLA Awards recipient Pablo Andrade was profiled in an article in the October 13, 2014 issue of ¡HOLA! Venezuela magazine [blogger's note: no relation]. The issue features George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin on the cover. In the profile, it talks of his receiving his two HOLA Awards in 2014 as well as his future plans. To read the profile (which is in Spanish), click on the photo at right.

Pregones Theater-Puerto Rican Traveling Theater is presenting Dancing In My Cockroach KillersWith text by Magdalena Gómez, music by Desmar Guevara and direction by Rosalba Rolón, the production stars HOLA members Jesús E. Martínez and Omar Pérez and will be presented in October and November at Encuentro 2014 at the Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC), located in Los Angeles, California. For more information, click here and here. 

Suni Reyes, shown at left, most recently performed standup comedy at The Brit Pack in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood as part of Sunday Sessions with Viviana Cortez. In addition, she will be performing in the Old School Sketch Show (OSSS) on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at The People's Improv Theater (The P.I.T.), located in Manhattan's Rose Hill neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Festival de la Palabra NYC presents its annual festival of panels, conferences, book fairs, readings, screenings, and performances in various locations in Manhattan (El Museo Del Barrio, New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan Branch, La Casa Azul Bookstore, Albertine Books and La Marqueta) in October. It follows a sister festival of the same name in Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico. HOLA members represented at the festival include Caridad de la Luz (La Bruja), Sonia Manzano, Luis Salgado, Manuel A. Morán and Mônica Steuer. For more information, click here or here.

Priscilla López, shown at right, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival (IPRHFF). The Tony Award winner will receive her honor on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at El Museo Del Barrio, located on New York's Museum Mile in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information, click here or here.

Repertorio Español is presenting Carlos Murillo's Su nombre será tu sombra para siempre. Directed by José Zayas, the play will premiere in November at Repertorio's namesake theater located in Manhattan's Rose Hill neighborhood and star Gerardo Gudino, Ana Grosse, Bobby Plasencia, David Crommett, Luis Carlos de La Lombana, Soraya Padrao, Jerry Soto and Thallis Santisteban. For more information, click here.

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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