Monday, April 27, 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.

Aamira Martínez, shown at right, recently completed Root of All Good Productions' short film BFF (written and directed by Jean-Paul Isaacs, winner of the 2014 Team Oscars competition). She will next be appearing in May in Lone Star Theatre Company's Big Tex 23-Hour Play Festival, scheduled to take place at The Kraine Theater, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information on the production, click here.

Mauricio Pita and Francisco Fuertes star in the Francisco Lupini Basagoiti short film Tú. Yo. Baño. Sexo. Ahora. The film is an official selection of the 2015 Short Film Corner at the world famous Cannes Film Festival (scheduled to take place in May in Cannes, France). The film was highlighted in an article in Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional. For more information, click here.

A.B. Lugo, shown above, at left and see below, was featured in the ArteNY blog, where his solo show Manchild Machismo, directed by Omar Pérez (shown above, at rightalso see below), is scheduled for a run in April and May at The ONE Festival, being held this year at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. (HOLA member Víctor Cruz, see below, is also mentioned in the blog.) To read the blog, click here.

Also mentioned in the ArteNY blog is The ONE Festival, where, in addition to A.B. Lugo and Omar Pérez (see above), HOLA members Víctor Cruz (shown above, at leftalso see above) and Rhina Valentín (shown above, at rightare mentioned– the former for directing (with Enlightment) the Rick Herrera monologue The Naked Truth, and the latter for co-writing (with Andrés Chulisi Rodríguez) Freestyle Friday (directed by Rodríguez). To read the blog, click here.

Ángel Gil Orrios and Thalía Hispanic Theatre is presenting Flamenco amalgama. An evening of flamenco music and dance with Danza España, in collaboration with Omayra Amaya, the production will run in April and May at Thalía's eponymous theater located in the Sunnyside area of Queens. 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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