Monday, September 12, 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.

2016 HOLA Awards recipient Pablo Andrade, shown at right, was interviewed by Yessi Hernández for the weekly New York newspaper El Especial, where it highlighted his work as an actor, director and producer. To read the article, which is in Spanish (and where the 2016 HOLA Awards event receives a mention), click here.

Erick Betancourt starred opposite Helen Herbert in the Tariq Hamami play Final Request. Directed by Lori Kee, the play was part of the Connect/Disconnect 2 Short Play Festival (subtitled This Round's On Us). The Nylon Fusion Theatre Company production took place in September at the TADA! Theater, located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. For more information, click here or here.

The award-winning feature film Millie and the Lords continues racking up awards. Its latest award is for Best Director of a Feature Film at the Newark International Film Festival (taking place in September at Newark, New Jersey) for writer-director Jennica Carmona, shown at leftThe film stars Jessica Carmona; Cedric Leiba, Jr.Alfredo Romeo Suárez; Gabriel Castillo; Carolina Ravassa; Alfredo Huereca; Alex Castillo; 2016 HOLA honoree Modesto Lacén; Plinio Villablancaand Mateo Gómez. For more information, click here.

Judy Torres will be singing her freestyle dance hits in a concert on Friday, September 16, 2016 at Don Coquí, located in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens. For more information, 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?

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