Thursday, February 13, 2014

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.

José Roldán, Jr., shown at right, recently performed his self-penned solo show Father Forgive Me For I Have Sinned at the Paul Michael One-Act Festival, for which it won three awards— Best Solo Show, Best Actor and Best Director (for Dante Albertie). For more information, click here.

Juan Villarreal booked a print ad for Amtrak and reported work on "Person of Interest" (CBS).

Darío Gómez will be singing with his group, Darío & Vic, on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Fontana's in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood.

J.W. Cortésshown at left, was profiled in the popular blog Humans of New York, while working at his day job. About two hours after it was posted on HONY's Facebook page, the photo and profile went viral, receiving over 72,000 likes, over 1400 shares and over 1000 comments. For more information, click here or here. For more information about the actor-singer-filmmaker-activist-veteran, click here or here

Teatro Experimental Blue Amigos (TEBA) will present Las galas del difunto. Written by Ramón Del Valle Inclán and adapted and directed by Héctor Luis Rivera and performing in March at the Broadway Black Box Theater in Manhattan's Washington Heights neighborhood. 

Emmanuelle Bordasshown at rightbooked an industrial for Burlington Coat Factory after a casting director saw her profile in the online HOLA directory of talent and called her in to audition.

Mo Zapata and My Final Shot Productions are presenting a series of film screenings throughout the city. Each screening will be followed by a question and answer session. For more information, click here.  

• On Saturday, February 18, 2013, the film Caja de galletas (written and directed by Mauricio Bustamante and starring Laura Patalano and Ernesto De Villa Bejjani) will be screened at Neirs's Tavern in the Woodhaven section of Queens. 

• On Monday, February 24, 2014, among the films to be screened at Teatro LATEA (located in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center, also home to HOLA, in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood) will be Sex, Love and Salsa (written and directed by Adrián Manzano and starring Manzano, Marisol Carrere, Carlos A. González, Sofía Rodríguez, Gabrielle Ruiz, Susan Rice and Juan Diego Cano Gil) and Truth Will Out (written by Ed Trucco and Armando Riesco and directed by Trucco and Anthony Ruiz and starring Trucco, Riesco, Mateo Gómez, Susanna Guzmán, Laura Gómez and A.B. Lugo). [This particular event will be the first in a series of  monthly "Film Talk" events to be held at Teatro LATEA.]

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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