Tuesday, June 23, 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.

Eduardo Ramos, shown at right, was profiled in the second issue of Men In This Town (MITT) Magazine and its accompanying blog. For more information, or to read the article, click here and here.

José A. Esquea acted in the production Sueño. A Latino 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), directed by Manuel A. Morán, and features original music by Manuel Calzada and Alejandro Zuleta. The production boasts choreography by Daniel Fetecua, hair and makeup by Jeannie Sol, and scenic and puppet design by José López. Sueño also stars Adriana Sananes, Daniel Soto, and Milteri Tucker, among others, and is being 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.

Howard Collado, shown at leftis starring in the Aminta de Lara play Swallows (Golondrinas). Directed by de Lara, the Sinteatro Intimus production also stars Robby Ramos and Marion Elaine and will have performances in July at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium On.Stage Black Box Theater, located in Miami, Florida. For more information, click  herehere or here.

The comedy webseries "Under Covers", produced, co-written, and starring Carlo Lorenzo Garcíais nominated for a Streamy Award, now in its fifth year, which honor the best in online video and the creators behind it. The webseries is eligible for fan nominations for this year in two categories– Best Comedy and and Best Ensemble. This year, the Streamy Awards will be televised live on VH-1 on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Fan nominations end on Friday, June 26, 2015. To nominate "Under Covers", click here and/or here. For more information, click here or click on the video below to see the first webisode (caution: some adult language).

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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