Friday, October 2, 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.

Víctor Cruzshown at rightwrote, directed, co-produced and stars in the award-winning feature film The Stockroom. The feature film, also starring April Lee Hernández, Luis Antonio Ramos, and Liza Colón-Zayas and co-produced by Elaine Del Valle, was shot completely in Manhattan's El Barrio (East Harlem) neighborhood, and now it will have its East Harlem premiere. The screening will take place at Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at El Museo Del Barrio. For more information, including seeing a trailer for the movie, click here.

Omar Pérez and Zahaira Curiel, shown above, left to right, will star in Anita and Her Song/Anita y su canción. Adapted from the Mary Eli Peña Gratereaux children's book Dreams, Flora and Magic and directed by Mino Lora, this interactive theater presentation is produced by People's Theatre Project (PTP) and will occur in October at the Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling in Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Luis Salgado, shown at left, was interviewed in the October 2015 issue of Bleep Magazine, where he spoke of his costarring role in the upcoming musical On Your Feet!: The Story of Gloria & Emilio Estefan, written by 2015 HOLA Awards honoree Alexander Dinelaris with music by Gloria and Emilio EstefanThe musical will be directed by Jerry Mitchell, choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, and scheduled to open in October 2015 at Broadway's Marquis Theatre. He also spoke on his role as founder and director of R.Evolución Latina. To read the article, click here.

Marcos Sotomayor, shown at right, holding the baby, can be seen in a print ad for Northwestern Mutual.

María Cotto will be co-starring in the film Garden of Eden (written by Robin Williams and directed by Imani Dennison and Williams). For more information, click here.

Emmanuelle Bordas booked a radio voiceover for Americans for Prosperity of Nevada for Hispanic Heritage Month. 

Johanna Tolentino associate produced and starred in a public service announcement titled "Be You" (about self-pride). Produced by Terrence Stanley (who also wrote and directed) and Serena Rosario Stanley (who also assistant directed), the PSA also boasts cinematography by Chris Carden and will premiere by the end of 2015.

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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