Friday, September 2, 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 Soraya Padrao and Eric Robledoshown above, from left to right, are co-starring in Cervantes: El último Quijote/The Last Quixote. The world premiere production is written by Jordi Casanovas and directed by José Luis Arellano García and will be presented in September and October by and at Gala Hispanic Theatre, located in the North West quadrant of Washington, District of Columbia. For more information, click here.

Marcos Sotomayorshown at right, is starring in the film Cleared (written, directed and executive produced by Gilberto Flores). The short film is an official selection of the Official Latino Film Festival and will be screened in September at The Poets Den Theater in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information (and to get tickets), click here.

Vanessa Verduga
co-produced the feature film H.O.M.E. by Gaslight Films. Written by Héctor Carosso and Daniel Maldonado and directed by Maldonado, the film has been hitting the feature film circuit, with upcoming stops at the Harlem International Film Festival in New York; the San Francisco Latino Film Festival in San Francisco, California; Festival de Cine Latino Americano in Fort Worth, Texas; and Festival de Cine y Cortometrajes Sant Andreu de la Barca in Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (and where it is nominated for a Premio Oriana for Best Foreign Film). For more information, click here.

Elizardi Castro is performing, alongside José Rodríguez and Mike Navarro, in El Show. Described as "un poco de standup y un poco de sketch", the variety show will be presented on Sunday afternoon, September 18, 2016 at the Sak Comedy Lab in Orlando, Florida. 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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