Saturday, April 2, 2016

HOLA Member Bochinche

Bochinche refers to "gossip". In this sense, we use it to highlight 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.

Ángel Gil Orrios and Soledad López were featured in the weekly New York newspaper El Especial in an article talking about The II Semana Teatral de Miami en Off-Broadway festival, which they co-produced with Yoshvani Medina. The festival took place in March and April at Thalía Spanish Theatre (located in the Sunnyside area of Queens) and featured David Ponce (also mentioned in the article) among the actors performing. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click on the image at right.

Judy Torres has a busy April on deck. The actress and singer will be performing her freestyle hits at 
the following places this month: The Balcony in Carlstadt, New Jersey (Saturday, April 2, 2016); Kai Lounge in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn (Saturday, April 9, 2016); Harrah's Philly in Chester, Pennsylvania (Saturday, April 16, 2016); a fundraiser for St. Margaret Middle School in the Middle Village area of Queens (Friday, April 22, 2016); St. George Theater in the St. George area of Staten Island (Saturday, April 23, 2016); The Coliseum in White Plains, New York (Thursday, April 28, 2016); and Mulcahy's in Wantagh, New York (Saturday, April 30, 2016). For more information, click here.

Allison Strong, shown at left, sang The Star-Spangled Banner (the U.S.A. national anthem) at Madison Square Garden before the Brooklyn Nets-New York Knicks game (which the Knicks won 105-91) on Friday, April 1, 2016.

Joseph Meléndez is co-starring in the feature film License Plates (written and directed by Marc Lucas).

Carla Caraballo
 and Jeannie Sol are co-starring in the play In Defense of Glitter and Rainbows. Written by Viviann True Rodríguez and directed by Andrés Chulisi Rodríguez, it will have a special performance on Sunday, May 8, 2016 (Mother's Day in the U.S.A.) at the Producers' Club, located in the theater district of the midtown Manhattan. For more information on the production, click here or 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?