Wednesday, February 24, 2016

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 musique La Bruja), shown at right, recently performed at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire as part of the college's Black Legacy Month celebrations. She will be performing next with Cynthia Paniagua in Shadow Lands. Created by de la Luz and Paniagua and presented by BAAD! and Pepatían (with the support of VIPMujeres/Violence Intervention Program), the show will be presented in March as part of the BAAD! Ass Women Festival at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!), located in the Westchester Square area of the Bronx. For more information, click here.

Christian López Lamelasshown at left, is co-starring in the play Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (La tía Julia y el escribidor). Written by Caridad Svich and based on the autobiographical novel by Mario Vargas Llosa, it is directed by José Zayas and stars Pablo AndradeLuis Carlos de La LombanaGerardo Gudiño, Alfonso Rey, and others. The play is being presented at Repertorio Español's namesake theater, located in the Rose Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. For more information, click here.

Héctor Luis Rivera, shown at right, was mentioned in the Entreactos y Telones column of the weekly New York City newspaper La Voz Hispana as a result of his directing the Franklin Domínguez play Lisístrata odia la política. Based on the Aristophanes comedy, this award-winning play will star Janelis Batista, Leonel Carrasco, Edú, Altagracia Frías, Agar García, Jannette Mateo, and J. Edgar Mozoub, and be produced in February by the Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) at the Broadway Blackbox Theater, located in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. To read the column, which is in Spanish, click on the image at above left.

Horacio Ontiveros (also known by his nom de communication et médias El Pelón), shown at left, can be heard weekly hosting the radio program "Mexicanos Unidos" (Stereo Mundo-WIBG) on Saturday mornings at 9am ET (it used to also air on Sunday mornings at WWRL New York La Invasora). For more information, click here (note that the website is in Spanish) or here. In addition, he is a producer and director of the webseries "Así es como lo hacemos", starring former HOLA Awards honoree Thalía (it is shown on her personal YouTube channel). To see the best of the first season, click on the video below (note that the webseries is in Spanish).

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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