Thursday, January 19, 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.

Vivienne Jurado, shown at right, is co-producing a panel discussion entitled "Empowering Women Through the Arts & Media". The panel discussion will feature the participation of Jurado, Aileen Soo, Bárbara Matos (of CBS Diversity and Inclusion), Rebecca Damon (of SAG-AFTRA), among others, and will take place on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at El Barrio's ArtSpace PS 109, located in Manhattan's El Barrio neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Gilbert Cruz booked a Spanish-language voiceover for the Colorado Lottery.

Kathy Tejada is starring in the Cristián Cortez Galecio play Maduritas, macrobióticas y multiorgásmicas. Directed by Franco Galecio and produced by Teatro Fragal, it will be presented, due to popular demand, for a command performance on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Iglesia St. George in the Flushing area of Queens.

Raquel Almazán is directing The First Bridge. The short play by Jim Gordon will star Maeve Yore and Thomas Conroy and be presented in January and February as part of the T. Schreiber’s 4th Annual 10-Minute Short Play Festival at T. Schreiber Studio, located in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) was interviewed alongside her co-star Domingo Quiñones, by former HOLA Award honoree Lynda Baquero on the NBC New York program "Visiones", where they spoke about their roles in the musical I Like It Like That. With a book by Waddys Jáquez and David Maldonado, the salsa jukebox musical is directed by Jáquez and running through the end of January at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. To see the interview, click 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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