Wednesday, May 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.

Rénoly Santiago was featured in the May 2015 issue of Latin Trends magazine. He was featured with other Latino celebrities where they discussed what would be on their musical playlists this summer. To see his choices, 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 in June at the Palm Springs International ShortFest, located in Palm Springs, CaliforniaFor more information, click here.

Marco Antonio Rodríguez, shown at left, was recently awarded a writing residency at the Banff Literary Translation Centre in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The residency is scheduled to take place in June and July. For more information, click here.

Christian Gnecco Quintero acted in the short film Under The Wings of Angels (written and directed by Rodolfo Maxil), which is currently hitting the film festival circuit.

Héctor Luis Rivera, shown at left in the photo at right with Kevin Pérez, was featured in the Entreactos y Telones section of the weekly New York newspaper La Voz Hispana (note: the caption is in Spanish). He was featured for his role in the play Simón del desierto, an adaptation of the 1965 Luis Buñuel film by the same name and the Alfred, Lord Tennyson poem "St. Simeon Stylites" (based on the Syrian saint of the same name). Adapted and directed by Emir Cruz, the production also starred Raúl Rivera, and took place in May 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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