Tuesday, September 3, 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. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Howard Collado, shown at right, has been quite busy as of late. He booked a day player role on "The Carrie Diaries" (CW). In addition, he will be in William Shakespeare's The Tempest (directed by José A. Esquea and assistant directed by 2013 HOLA Awards recipient Basil Rojas). The show will also star David Elyha, Victoria Wallace, Pëtra Denison, Harlan Short, A.B. Lugo, Jeannie Sol and Marco de Castro, among others, and will have an October run at the Medicine Show Theatre in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen/Clinton neighborhood. Finally, he is currently acting and developing End of the Century, written and directed by Aminta de Lara and produced by Sinteatro Intimus. The play is set to have a run sometime in 2014 run in Teatro LATEA, located in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood.

Gredivel Vásquez, shown at left, was recognized by New York State Senator José Peralta and the Latin American Intercultural Alliance (LAIA) for her contribution to the arts in Queens. In addition, she recorded a voiceover for Kohl's.

J.W. Cortés
will be singing the Star-Spangled Banner before the September 4, 2013 Minor League Baseball game between the Trenton Thunder and the Binghamton Mets at Arm & Hammer Park/Mercer County Waterfront Park in Trenton, New Jersey.

2013 HOLA Awards recipient Alfonso Rey, shown at right, can be seen in a Photo Flash blog on BroadwayWorld.com. The blog is in support of the musical The Golem of Havana (written by Michel Hausmann, Salomon Lerner and Len Schiff and directed by Hausman), now playing at LaMama, E.T.C. in Manhattan's East Village. For more information, click here.

Johanna Tolentino will be shooting the pilot for "Taking East New York" (produced by Ice-T and creator Maurice Cabrera). She can also be seen this Saturday in the final episode of "Do No Harm" (NBC).

Brenda González recently interpreted in Spanish the recent debate of New York City Republican mayoral candidates for simultaneous Secondary Audio Programming.
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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