Sunday, May 5, 2013

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.
Carlos A. González, shown at left, wrote an article that was published in the debut issue of VNDL magazine (with Latina R&B singing duo Nina Sky on the cover). To read the humorous article, titled "The Fabled, Fallacious & Fabulous Life of Being an Artist", click here and go to pages 7, 158 and 159.

Elaine Del Valle
booked a print ad for Flumist.

Vanessa Verduga
made a public appearance in May at the Bronx Heroes Comic Convention in support of "Justice Woman", the webseries she conceived, wrote, produced and in which she stars.

J.F. Seary, shown at right, has a slate full of performance poetry gigs for the month of May. On Thursday, May 9, 2013, she will be the featured poet for a performance at Bronx Community College in the University Heights section of the Bronx. She will follow this up the next night (Friday, May 10, 2013) with a performance at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The following week (Sunday, May 19, 2013), she will be a featured poet for an evening of short film screenings presented by My Final Shot Productions (the evening will include a screening of a film by J.W. Cortés, see below). On the acting front, she will appear in a production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It (directed by Ron Song Destro), to be presented at CAP21 Studios, located in the Gramercy section of Manhattan. She will follow this up with a performance of In The Cypher with Company Cypher on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at the WOW Café Theater in Manhattan's East Village.

J.W. Cortés, shown at left, will present the short film Conscientious Objector (in which he wrote, directed and starred) as part of the My Final Shot Productions Short Film Showcase (also see above). The film, which had Edwin Pagán as its cinematographer, also starred Giselle Forté, Mônica Steuer, Martín Chávez, Jorge Humberto Hoyos, Kutcha, Marisol Carrere, Gilbert Cruz, Jaime Santana and Kareem Saviñón, and will be screened in May at Neirs's Tavern in the Woodhaven section of Queens. For more information, click here or here.

Steven Vega
will headline a cast of seven actors in The Steven Vega Show. The evening of improv comedy will take place on Friday, June 7, 2013 at The Producers' Club Theaters located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here or here.

Ángel Rosa booked a role in an episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC).

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 are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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