Friday, May 8, 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.

Idalmis García, shown at right, was featured in an article by Andrew S. Vargas of Remezcla, where her life and career was discussed. To read the article, click here.

Society for the Educational Arts (SEA) is presenting the world premiere of Sueño. A trilingual (English-Spanish-Portuguese) musical retelling of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (complete with puppetry), it is adapted by Norge Espinosa (with English translations by Alan González and Portuguese translations by Adalberto Müller), feature original music by Manuel Calzada and Alejandro Zuleta and is directed by Manuel A. Morán. The production boasts assistant direction by José A. Esquea, hair and makeup by Jeannie Sol, choreography by Daniel Fetecua, and scenic and puppet design by José López. Sueño will star Nelson Landrieu, Adriana Sananes (see below), Daniel Soto, and Milteri Tucker, among others, and will be presented outdoors in June at the La Plaza space of the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here or here.

Adriana Sananes (see above) recorded a voiceover for the audio tour of the New York Botanical Garden exhibition "Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life" (which will be running from May through November at the Botanical Garden's Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, located in the Bronx Park section of the Bronx). For more information, click here.

The webseries "Justice Woman" (created, produced, written, directed and starring Vanessa Verdugashown at left) received a Golden Star 2015 - Honorary Web Award from the Rome Web Awards for the effective use of the web to fight injustice and help people". For more information, click here

Eileen Faxas booked a guest-starring appearance on "Veep" (HBO). 

Eduardo Ramos booked a guest-starring role on "The Jim Gaffigan Show" (Comedy Central). He can be seen playing a Crime Scene Unit cop in the promo below.

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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