Monday, March 16, 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 webseries "Justice Woman" (created, produced, written, directed and starring Vanessa Verduga, shown at right) is an official selection of the second annual North Hollywood Cinefest, taking place in April in North Hollywood, California. For more information, click here.

Jennica Carmona's film Millie and the Lords won Best Feature Film at the Viva! Latino Film Festival NYC International, which took place in February and March in New York City. The film, written and directed by Carmona (and co-produced by Joel Arandia), stars Jessica Carmona; Cedric Leiba, Jr.Mateo Gómez; Millie Tirelli; Alfredo Romeo Suárez; Alfredo Huereca; and Gabriel Castillo. For more information, click here.

Héctor Luis Rivera, shown at left, acted in the Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) production of José Adolfo Pichardo's La otra cara de Nadís. Directed by Raúl Rivera, the play stars Enmanuel García VillavicencioRamón Hierro (see below) and Yvette Quintero, among others, and  is currently running in March at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. For more information about the production, click here (link is in Spanish).

The city of Lawrence, Massachusetts is celebrating its fifth annual Latino theater festival this past March. All performances are taking place at the Salón de Acto de la Iglesia Episcopal de Gracia. Some of the productions that included HOLA members are listed below.

La madriguera. Written by Jairo Aníbal Niño. Directed by Juan Carlos Mañón. Starring Ramón Hierro (see above). Presented by Teatro del Arte NY.

Penélope. Written by Jorge Dávila and performed by Yolanny Rodríguez (see below). Directed by Iván L. Argudo. Presented by Teatro Vanguardia USA.

El plagio. Written by Julio Hernán Correal Triana. Directed by Yolanny Rodríguez (see above). Presented by Teatro Las Tablas.

Te coloco, cobro y me voy. Written by George Carlo (and adapted by Elías Balladares). Directed by Cecill Villar. Starring Edison Carrera and Raúl Rivera. Presented by Teatro Experimental Comunitario.

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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