Wednesday, February 4, 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.

Modesto Lacén was profiled in a bilingual (English/Spanish) article in the January-February 2015 issue of Latin Trends, where his role as Pedro Knight in an as-yet-untitled eighty-episode Fox Telecolombia television series based on the life of Celia Cruz, the Queen of Salsa and Guarachera de Cuba (Knight was her husband and manager) is mentioned. He also talks about his life and upbringing and portraying professional baseball player and iconic activist Roberto Clemente. To read the articles (in English and Spanish), click on the images above.

Sebastian Stimman, shown at right, was profiled in the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio, where he talks of his life and career as a New York actor. The interview also highlights his most recent acting award he received for the production Agravios de fortuna (written by William Shakespeare and adapted and directed by A.B. Lugo), as well as the feature film he just completed 1.7 Alpha (written, scored and directed by Quanah Jay Hicks). To read the article (which is in Spanish), click here.

Judy Torres will be performing her hit songs at two special events on Valentine's Day weekend. First up is the Louder Than Love Ball on Friday, February 13, 2015, where she will share the bill with Stevie B, TKA, The Cover Girls, Noel, Soave, The Sugar Hill Gang and Lissette Meléndez. The concert will take place at the Theatre at Westbury in Westbury, New York. For more information, click here. To buy tickets, click here. She will next follow that up with The Hudson Heart Red Ball on Saturday, February 14, 2015, where she will share the stage with Lisa Lisa, Soave, Safire, Coro, Johnny O, Rob Base, Fascination, Nayobe, and others. This concert will take place at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. For more information (and to buy tickets), click here. For more information on everything on Ms. Torres, click here.

Raúl Rivera is directing the TEBA production of José Adolfo Pichardo's La otra cara de Nadís. Starring Enmanuel García VillavicencioRamón Hierro and Yvette Quintero, the show will take place in March at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, located 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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