Monday, June 29, 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.

David Ponce, shown at right, starred in the Nicolás Dorr play Las pericas. Produced by Havanafama Theatrical Company and directed by Juan Roca, the play was presented in May as part of the fifth annual Festival de Teatro Hispano del Comisionado at the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood.

Judy Torres will be singing at the Freestyle 30th Anniversary concert, scheduled to take place at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Friday, August 21, 2015. The list of performers include George Lamond, Lissette Meléndez, Information Society, TKA (featuring K7), Seduction, Sugar Hill Gang, Nayobe, Soul Sonic Force, and others. For more information, click here.

Johanna Tolentino, shown at left, booked a guest-starring role in the upcoming season of "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix).

Mônica SteuerFrancisco Huergo and Soraya Padrao star in the film Cassanova Was A Woman (written by Jezabel Montero and directed by Kevin Arbouet), which is currently hitting the film festival circuit. Its latest stop will be in November as an official selection of the 30th annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF). The film also stars Montero, Margo Singaliese and Paolo Andino. For more information, click here.

Indio Meléndez acted in It Goes Unsaid. A multidisciplinary show mixing monologues, spoken word, dance, film and photography, it was conceived and written by Rhonney Greene, Teresa Michelle Lasley and Derek Lee McPhatter. Directed by Greene, it was presented by Under The Spell Productions in June as part of the DC Black Theater Festival at The Undercroft Theatre, located in the North West area of Washington, District of Columbia. For more information, click here.

Jeannie Sol plays Anita Marcella Carmela LaPingar in the feature film College Debts. Written by Aaron Warr and directed by Warr and Joshua Kilm, the film stars Celeste Holm and Richard Pryor, Jr. The trailer for the movie is below (caution: adult situations and language). 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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