Saturday, January 2, 2016

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.

Moisés Acevedo, shown at right, is starting off 2016 with a bang. Fresh from his recurring role in "Daredevil" (Netflix), he booked another role on an award-winning series on the net, which is scheduled to premiere in early 2016. In addition, he will be guest-starring on an upcoming episode of the television series "Gotham" (Fox).

The New York City weekly newspaper Impacto Latin News released their best of 2015 in the world of New York Latino theater, and many HOLA members can be found on the list. They include Iván L. Argudo, Edward Azcorra, Luis Carlos de La Lombana, Francisco FuertesÁngel Gil Orrios, Gerardo Gudiño, Sandor Juan, Soledad López, Paul Montoya, Manuel A. Morán, Jei Osorio, David Ponce, Alfonso Rey, Jeannie SolÚrsula Tinocoand Maite Uzal. To read the article, written by Manolo García Oliva and which is in Spanish, click here. [Below, from top row, left to right: Argudo, Azcorra, de la Lombana, Fuertes; second row, left to right: Gil Orrios, Gudiño, Juan, López; third row, left to right: Montoya, Morán, Osorio, Ponce; bottom row, left to right: Rey, Sol, Tinoco, Uzal.]

The award-winning production Yoleros (written by Álex Vásquez Escaño and directed by Martín Balmaceda) was the subject of a thinkpiece article by Carmen Candelario on the Dominican Writers Association blog, where stars (and HOLA members) Modesto Flako Jiménez and Mathia Vargas, shown at left, in character, from left to right, were mentioned. The production was last presented in December 2015 by Teátrica and Brooklyn Gypsies at the Bushwick Starr Theatre (located in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood). To read the blog, click here.

Julio Ortega was interviewed by Héctor Luis Rivera in the third season opener of his web talk show "Héctor Luis Sin Censura", where he talked about his work as an actor-filmmaker, most specifically his award-winning feature film Medardo (written by Ortega and directed by Nitsy Grau Crespo), which most recently won an HOLA Award and which has just been released on DVD. For more information on the DVD, click here. To see the interview, which is in Spanish and which contains mentions of HOLA and of Ortega's Medardo costars Edna Lee Figueroa, Inma Heredia, Gloria Ospina, Edison Carrera, and Juan Villarreal, 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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