Monday, January 2, 2017

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.

Rhina Valentín, shown at right, will soon premiere her new series "Colors of Rhina" (Manhattan Neighborhood Network). the show will showcase the range of Valentín's talent and abilities with her vibrant, spicy and comedic personal style, as well as pay homage to her hometown of New York City and its multicultural and multiethnic heritage. The show will premiere in January 2017 on MNN and its new HD channel. For more information, click here.

A.B. Lugo, shown at left and also see below, had a poem published in The LCG Lounge, the online component of La Casita Grande Press. To read his poem, "Tears of the New Year" (part of his upcoming book of poetry Spanish Coffee/Black, No Sugar, to be published by La Casita Grande in 2017), click here.

Héctor Luis Rivera, creator, writer and editor of the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog, has published his Best of 2016 Latino theater list, which includes HOLA members such as Edmi De Jesús, 
Caridad del ValleEdna Lee Figueroa, Pablo García Gámez, Mario Golden, Vivienne Jurado, A.B. Lugo (also see above), Aileene Pérez, Alfonso Rey, and Mafer Rodríguez. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here.

Valeria Avina and Arantxa Araujo created and star in the webseries "Claro Wey", which they also write and direct. Presented by Producciones Ni Maíz, the first webisode of the Spanish-language webseries can be seen below (note: slightly strong language).

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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