Tuesday, October 6, 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.

Telba Cavero, Samuel Garnica, and Paul Montoya are highlighted in the Arte y Teatro en NY (ArteNY) blog where the starring roles in the Tomás Urtusástegui play Fuego en Granada is mentioned. Adapted and directed by J. Edgar Mozoub, it will be presented by Group of the Arts (GOTA) in October as part of the Lorca Al Desnudo III/eARTh Theater Festival at the Teatro Rafael Villalona, located at the Comisionado Dominicano de Cultura en EEUU in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. To read the blog, which is in Spanish, click here. [Clockwise from top left: Cavero, Garnica, Montoya.]

Carlo Lorenzo García have plenty of reason to celebrate. Under his production company, Arrow & Key Productions, he has two official selections at the Hollywood Independent CineFestival (HICF), based in Los Angeles, California. They are the webseries "Under Covers" (produced, co-written, and starring García), under consideration for Best Web Episode category; and "Cowl Girl" (co-written, co-directed and co-starring García), under consideration for Best Trailer. For more information, click here and here.

Víctor Cruz, shown at left, made the Latinos Breaking The Mold list as compiled by The Huffington Post. He was listed in the category of "Game Changers". Other people on the list include former and current HOLA Award honorees such as Sonia Manzano, John Leguizamo, Luis Antonio Ramos, Dascha Polanco and J.W. Cortés. For more information, click here and here.

Elaine Del Valle was interviewed on the syndicated program "American Latino TV", where she spoke on her role as a co-producer the popular interactive webseries "Gran'pa Knows Best"Created, co-produced, directed, shot and edited by William D. Caballero and based on his award-winning short film How You Doin', Boy? Voicemails From Gran'pa, its star is Caballero's own grandfather Víctor Muriel (who voices the title character, itself a 3D model of Muriel). The interstitial programming can be seen on the multiple platforms HBO Go, HBO Now, HBO On Demand, and HBO Latino. To see the interview, click on the video below.

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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