Monday, September 26, 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.

Iliana Guibertshown at right holding her award, is starring in the film Twice Upon A Time. Written by Guibert (who also executive produced) and directed by Paul Borghese, the short film, inspired by true events, is hitting the film festival circuit, winning awards along the way. The film won Best Local Film at the Golden Door International Film Festival of Jersey City, where it screened in September in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Elizardi Castro
, shown at left, recently performed standup comedy sets at Comic Strip Live in New York City and Carmine's Comedy Club in Poughkeepsie, New York. For more information about his personal appearances, click here.

Lucio Fernández, shown at left, in the photo at right, with his wife Megan Fernández and their son, had a fantastic birthday when, on that day (Saturday, September 24, 2016), he received the prestigious Illustrious Award from the Institute for Latino Studies at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey (the alma mater of Fernández, also see below). In addition, both he and his wife, Megan Fernández, associate produced Chosun Opera Company's performance of Seonbi (conducted by Jahye Kim) on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at New York's world renowned Carnegie Hall.

Basil Rojas is directing Cindy Lou Johnson's play The Years. The production (by Sleeping Satellites Productions and Brazen Acorn Productions) will star Xandra Leigh Parker, Jesse Corbin, Tamra Paselk, Christina Moran, Jan Kutrzeba, and Jonathan Demar and will take place in October at the 4th Street Theater, located in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here and 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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