Thursday, May 21, 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.

Paul Montoya, Caridad del Valle (also see below), and Ivonne Martínez were featured in an article by Carlos Navedo of the New York newspaper Impacto Latin News as a result of the Teatro Vanguardia USA production El barco ébrio (written by Jorge Dávila Vázquez and directed by Iván L. Argudo, both also highlighted in the article), which took place in May at the Producers' Club Theater (located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan). To read the article, which is in Spanish, click on the photo at right.

The Francisco Lupini Basagoiti short film Tú. Yo. Baño. Sexo. Ahora. (starring Francisco Fuertes and Mauricio Pitacontinues its journey on the film festival circuit, with a stop at the FilmOut San Diego Film Festival, which will take place in May in San Diego, California. For more information, click here.

Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) is presenting Elena Garro's A Solid Home. Directed by Héctor Luis Rivera (also see below), the play stars Yanet Betances, A.B. Lugo, Alexandra Manzano, Dennis Maragliano, J. Edgar Mozoub, Jennifer Quinn, María Richardson, and Kathy Tejada, and will be presented in June at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Many HOLA members were highlighted in a blog by Raúl Rivera published in Héctor Luis Sin Censura. The blog dealt with the fashions shown at the recent Premios Asociación de Teatro Independiente in New York this past March. The HOLA members highlighted included Edison Carrera, María Cotto, Caridad del Valle (also see above), Enmanuel García Villavicencio, Ramón Hierro, Héctor Luis Rivera (also see above), and Juan Villarreal. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, as well as to see photos of the Best and Worst Dressed of the affair, 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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