Friday, April 5, 2013

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.

Tony Rodríguez
, Juan Villarreal, Mariana Buoninconti and Claudio Marcel Weisz, shown above, clockwise from top left, were mentioned in the ARTENY: Arte y Teatro en Nueva York blog. To read the blog (which is in Spanish), click here.

The film Under My Nails (written by Kisha Tikina Burgos and directed by Ari Maniel Cruz) will be screened at the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film stars Iván Camilo, Burgos, Maité Bonilla and Rosie Berrido. For more information, click here.

Jeannie Sol will be presenting her hit variety show, Jeannie Sol's Cabaret, in April. The cabaret will feature the talents of Ms. Sol and guest stars Purple Pam, Anthony Ruiz (see below), John Cencio Burgos, Janderie Gutiérrez, Andrés Chulisi Rodríguez, Xandra Leigh Stegmaier and Orly and take place on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Teatro LATEA, located in the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center (home to HOLA) in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood. For more information, click here.

Carlos A. González
can be seen in the season premiere of "Girl Code" (MTV).

Fresh from her performance at Radio City Music Hall, the unstoppable Judy Torres, shown at left, will have a very busy weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7, 2013. She will start the day on Saturday singing the Star-Spangled Banner at Pershing Field in Jersey City, New Jersey for opening day of the Babe Ruth Little League. She will then follow that up by playing Aunt Toniann in the long-running interactive comedy My Big Gay Italian Wedding (written by Anthony J. Wilkinson and directed by Sonia Blangiardo) at Saint Luke's Church in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here. Following the performance, she is going to travel to Zachary's in East Meadow, New York to sing her hit songs. And on Sunday from 3-8pm, she will do her weekly gig of being a DJ/on-air personality for WKTU in New York City. For more information, click here. To listen to her on Sunday, click here. To know more about her and where she will be next, click here or here.

The film Pablo on Wheels (written by Elya Ottenberg and directed by Brett Sorem) will have two screenings on both coasts on the same weekend. The film stars Anthony Ruiz (see above) and Ricardo Alvarado. The film will first screen on Friday, April 5, 2013 at BelleVarado Studios in Los Angeles. For more information, click here. It will then screen at the Garden State Festival on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at Urban Nest in Asbury Park. For more information, click here. For each screening, it will be the state premiere of the short film (California and New Jersey, respectively). For more information on the film, click here.

Gredivel Vásquez can be seen in a Spanish-language commercial for Riunite Sweet wine. To see the commercial, click on the video below (she is second from the left of the four women and the woman in the middle in the freeze frame 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 are not an HOLA member, why not join? If you are not a Friend of HOLA, why not become one?

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