Tuesday, February 17, 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.

The film Yo, la peor de todas (written and directed by Francisco Lupini Basagoiti) has been selected as an official selection of the 2015 Chicago Latino Film Festival, scheduled to take place in April 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The film stars Carmen Cabrera, Miguel Belmonte, Basílica Bliachas, Francisco Fuertes and Ana Verónica Muñoz. For more information, click herehere or here.

María Cotto will be performing in El billetero. The performance will take place on Sunday, March 1, 2015 as part of La Marqueta Retoña, at La Marqueta (located in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood). Proceeds from the event will support an upcoming showcase of the project in Matanzas, Matanzas, Cuba.

Repertorio Español is presenting Juan Claudio Lechin's Mala hierba nunca muere. Directed by Leyma López, the production will open in March at Repertorio's namesake theater (located in the Rose Hill neighborhood of Manhattan) and star Idalmis García, Germán Jaramillo, Sandor Juan and Alfonso Rey. For more information, click here.

Lucio Fernández released the music video for his single "Cuban Boogaloo (Remix)" (the video is directed by Fernández and Megan Fernández), off his album American Mambo. The video can be seen below. For more information about the album or the artist, click here or 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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