Thursday, July 9, 2015

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.

Andrea Navedo, shown at right, was nominated for an Imagen Award from the Imagen Foundation, in the category of Best Supporting Actress – Television for her role as Xiomara Villanueva on The CW's hit television series "Jane The Virgin" (which itself earned six nominations, including nods for co-stars Gina Rodríguez, Jaime Camil, Ivonne Coll, and Justin Baldoni, as well as a nomination for Best Primetime Television Program - Comedy). The awards will be presented on Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center in Los Angeles, California. For more information (and to see the list of nominees), click here.

Also nominated for an Imagen Award was the webseries "Under Covers", in the category of Best Web Series: Comedy. The webseries, from Arrow and Key Productions, was created by Carlo Lorenzo García, shown at left, who produces, co-writes and stars (as Detective Jimmy Cortez) in it. For more information (and to see the list of nominees), click here. In addition, he stars in the film We Had This Band (written and directed by Andy Steadman, who also stars). 

Paul Mauriello booked a role in the feature film Mommy's Box (written by Johnny Greenlaw and Caitlin Scherer and directed by Greenlaw).

Natalia Ivana Escobar and Jesica Levi are starring in ActSense: Ladies First. A series of one-act plays written by John Ladd, Jason Nunes, Jeanne Chenault Porter, Johnny Culver, Matt Sanders, and Michael Andrews, they are directed by Eric Leeb, Elizabeth Claflin, and Culver, respectively, and will take place in July at The Bridge Theater in Shetler Studios, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, and to buy tickets, click here.

Mónica Delgado is performing with the Colombian folkloric dance group Pajarillo Pinta'o at the 2015 FolkColombia in the Park event, scheduled to take place on Saturday afternoon, August 1, 2015 at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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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