Sunday, August 16, 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.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja), shown at right, will be one of the hosts of the Bronx Fashion Week event, scheduled to take place at Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the new Bay Plaza Mall in the Baychester area of the Bronx. For more information, click here or here.

José Roldán, Jr., shown at left, will be performing his self-penned, HOLA Award-winning solo show Forgive Me Father For I Have Sinned. Directed by Dante Albertie, he will be performing the show in September at the world famous Nuyorican Poets' Café, located in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information (and how to buy tickets), click here.

Johanna Tolentino booked a role on the Comedy Central pilot "Alternatino".

Maite Uzal, shown at right, stars as the titular character in the U.S. premiere of Cristóbal de Virués' play La gran Semíramis. Directed by Diego M. Chiri, the play also stars Gerardo Gudiño, 2015 HOLA Award recipient Pablo Andrade, and Paul Montoya. The production will have an August run at Repertorio Español's namesake theater, located in the Rose Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Vladimir Ríos is once again teaming up with photographer Lester Blum again on a new photo series, titled "I Still Remember", scheduled to premiere at a gallery show in time for World AIDS Day (Tuesday, December 1, 2015). Ríos will act as lead model and creative director of the series. For more information, click here. Ríos and Blum previously worked together in The Warrior of Hope, which had its world premiere showing in New York and will be presented at the Brad Brafford LGBT Center in Santa Ana, California. 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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