Wednesday, June 22, 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.

Rigoberto García, shown at right, is co-starring in the Todd Solondz film Weiner-Dog. The feature film, which stars Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn, Kieran Culkin, Julie Delpy, Danny DeVito, Greta Gerwig, Tracy Letts, and Zosia Mamet, opens in select theaters in New York and Los Angeles on Friday, June 24, 2016, with a nationwide release on Friday, July 1, 2016.

Marco Antonio Rodríguez's award-winning play Barceló con hielo/Barceló on the Rocks has been added to the syllabus of the NYC Latino Theater and Performance course taught at Fordham University.

A.B. Lugo and Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja), shown above, from left to right, are two of the performers at the Somos LatinX: A Transformative Circle for Cultural Affirmation event. The evening will be hosted by Raffy Regulus Ríos and will also feature performances by Emanuel Xavier, Crystal Rodríguez, Eman Abdelhadi, Alejandro Pagán, José Batista-Ayala, Andrés Chulisi Rodríguez, Miranda Inzunza, and Syd Arrojo. Donations will be collected for the Orlando Victims Fund for those killed or injured in the Pulse nightclub shooting in June in Orlando, Florida. The event will take place on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the world famous Nuyorican Poets' Café in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Eduardo Ramos
just wrapped up the co-starring role of Spike in the Hampton Theatre Company (HTC) production of Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Directed by Diana Marbury, the production took place in May and June at the Quogue Community Hall in Quogue, New York. He also wrote and directed the production's promotional trailer, shown below. For more information about the production, 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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