Tuesday, September 6, 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.

Alfonso Rey, Mafer Rodríguez, and Juan Villarreal are mentioned in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog, written and edited by Héctor Luis Rivera (also see below),
 as a result of their participation in this year's Monologando Contando Ando solo show and storytelling festival. Rodríguez's show is Atrapen a Minnie (written and directed by Lupe Gehrenbeck); Rey's show is #Popular (written by Marcos Purroy and directed by Rey). Villarreal will be one of the storytellers in the festival. The festival will take place in September in The Producers' Club Theater, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. [Clockwise from above top left: Rey, Rodríguez, Villarreal, Rivera.]

Also mentioned in the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Rivera, also see above and below) were Yvette Quintero, Larissa Santiago, and 2016 HOLA Awards recipient Pablo García Gámez (also see below), as a result of their varying upcoming projects and accomplishments. Quintero is producing a workshop of Rob Santana's play The Other Mary, which will take place on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Theater for the New City (located in Manhattan's East Village). Santiago is stage managing the new musical La cancíon, written by Candido Tirado and Vico C. and directed by Edward Torres, and which will premiere in September at Repertorio Español (located in Manhattan's Rose Hill neighborhood). Playwright and professor García Gámez recently received his Master of Philosophy degree in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages from The Graduate School and Learning Center, City University of New York. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here[Clockwise from above top left: Quintero, Santiago, García Gámez.]

Finally, the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog (written and edited by Héctor Luis Riveraalso see above) highlighted some of the 2016 HOLA Award recipients. They included Caridad del Valle, Pablo García Gámez (also see above), Marisol Carrere, Angie Regina, Billy Martin Mejía, Susan Rybin and Rivera himself. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. [Above, top row, left to right: del Valle, Carrere; above, bottom row, left to right: Regina, Mejía; at right: Rybin.]

Mildred Ruiz-Sapp is performing with the group Universes (consisting of her, Steven Sapp, and William "Ninja" Ruiz) on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Joe's Pub, located in Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Johary Ramos is co-starring in Miguel Will. Written by Juan Carlos Somoza and directed by Dean Zayas, the Teatro Círculo production will be presented in October as part of the Alliance of Teatros Latinos - NYC Teatro Fest 2016 at the Rose Nagelberg Theater at Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY), located in Manhattan's Rose Hill district. 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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