Monday, March 31, 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.

Rafael Bello, shown at right, won two New York Emmys (out of three nominations) in the categories of Entertainment: Program Feature/Segment for "Pa' la calle con Rafa", and as part of a team for Best Evening Newscast Under 35 Minutes, for his reporting of the preparation of Superstorm Sandy (all for Telemundo's New York metropolitan area affiliate WNJU). The local Emmy Awards are presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) will be one of the featured performers in the Bronx WriterCorps showcase, to be presented by the Bronx Writers Center at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, located in the Morrisania section of the South Bronx). For more information, click here or here.

Elaine Del Valle will be represented as actor and writer-filmmaker in the Hispanicize 2014 Film Festival, scheduled to take place in April in Miami, Florida. Screening at the festival will be her webseries "Reasons Y I'm Single" (which she produces, writes, directs, edits and in which she stars) and the short film Stereotypically Me (written and directed by Linda Nieves Powell), which stars Andrea Navedo, Liza Colón-Zayas and Del Valle. Other filmmakers whose work will be screened there include Adel L. Morales, Diego Luna, Henry Barrial, Jesse García, Richard Montoya, Nicole Gómez-Fisher, among others. For more information, click here.

Mike Smith Rivera will be acting in Eddie Antar's The Navigator. Directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby, the Drama Desk Award-nominated production also stars Kelly Anne Burns, Joseph Franchini and Heidi Scheller will tour, playing in June at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in Hollywood, California. For more information, either click here or click on the video below.

Navigator promo "Garage" from Mike Smith Rivera on Vimeo.

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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