Friday, November 6, 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.

Johanna Tolentino, shown at right, will co-star in the webseries "At Risk" (created by Courtney Allen; written by Allen and Jessica Colombo; directed by Shawn Strong). For more information, click here.

Samuel Garnica will be performing in the musical Bethlehem. Written and directed by Julián Mesri (with assistant direction by Laura Riveros), the Sans Comedia production will run in December at the St. Paul's Theater located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. For more information, click here or here.
Fabián Zarta, shown at left, was featured in the areaBogotá blog as a result of him presenting his self-penned and self-directed solo show Nariño, el otro rostro de América. It will be presented in November at the Teatro Colegio Salesiano as part of the Festival Internacional de la Cultura in Boyacá, Colombia. To read the blog which is in Spanish, click here.

Jei Osorio will appear next in Julia Pastrana de la rareza y otros talentos. Written, performed and directed by Osorio, the solo show will be presented in November as part of the En Un Acto Theater and Film Festival (presented by TEBA), at the Broadway Blackbox Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Milteri Tucker, shown at right, was interviewed by Charlie Vázquez of The Huffington Post, where she spoke of her dance company (Bombazo Dance Company) and her latest project, Bamboula, which fuses Afro-Puerto Rican with the African dance traditions of New Orleans. To read the interview, click here.

2015 HOLA Performer's Choice Award recipient A.B. Lugo was one of the models selected to be in the Greg Salvatori photo book Beards of New York. The photos, which also has plans to be exhibited in New York and London, was recently published. For more information (or to buy the book, which is available in hardcover and softcover versions), click here or here.

Jason Torres was interviewed by Cedric Nettles on the talk show "Speak Live Nation" (Blog Talk Radio), where he talked about his life and recent and current projects. To listen to the interview, click here or on the image 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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