Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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 right, booked the lead role in the short film El pasaje (written and directed by Noel Núñez).

Jeannie Sol will have a command performance of her HOLA Award-winning role in Rafael Hernández: Romance. A musical revue featuring Puerto Rico's most famous (and arguably Latin America's most prolific) composer Rafael Hernández, it is directed by Manuel A. Morán (who also stars) and will have a performance in February at Teatro SEA, located at the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) will be performing with Melissa DuPrey on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the world famous Nuyorican Poets' Café, located in Manhattan's Loísiada neighborhood.

Hernando Caicedo was selected to be one of the actors in the prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays (its 39th incarnation), scheduled to take place in March and April 2015 at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. For more information, click here.

The short film Lobo: An Orisha's Tale, written and directed by Lina Sarrello, won Best Supernatural Suspense Film at the Miami Sci-Fi Festival in Miami, Florida. The film stars Sarrello, Gloria Zelaya, Paola PoucelJuan Chaves, Isabella Barrett and Skyy Blue.

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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