Thursday, August 29, 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. To see what other HOLA members are doing currently, click here.

Johanna Tolentino, shown at right, was the subject of a profile in Uriah Young's blog, where she talked of her career as a stage and screen actor and as a producer. To read the blog, click here.

The Laura Gómez-helmed
film To Kill a Roach (La cucaracha) was selected to be screened in November at The Dominican Global Film Festival in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The movie stars Gómez, Iván Camilo, Jenniffer Díaz, Gabriela García, Rosie Berrido, Gabriel Gutiérrez and Puy Navarro in the cast. (Edwin Pagán handled cinematography duties.) For more information, click here (the info on the link is in Spanish).

J.W. Cortés, shown at left, along with actress-singer Roselyn Sánchez, co-hosted the 100th issue celebration of Latin Trends magazine, which took place at Stage 48 at Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen area. [Blogger's note: Sánchez was on the cover of the magazine for its 100th issue; Cortés was on the cover of the magazine's Latin Trendsetters issue].

Marisol Carrere is shooting the film The Inquisition of Camilo Sanz, in which she stars and also acts as associate producer (directed by John and Kevin López and also starring Francisco Narváez and Álvaro Rodríguez). For more information, click here.

Judy Torres sang her hits as she shared the bill with group TKA and DJ Jenny Costa at the famed B.B. King's Blues Club & Grill, located on 42nd Street in New York's world famous Times Square. For more information, click here

Actor, producer, bon vivant and YouTube personality Michael Díaz, shown at right, was the subject of a profile in both the Manhattan Times and the Bronx Free Press, where he spoke of his tour of bodegas across the United States for the web series "Bodega Chat" (which he hosts as his alter ego Juan Bago). To read the article, click here or here (click on the "Spanish" button to read the article in Spanish). To see a teaser for "Bodega Chat", click here or click on the video below. To see episodes of "Bodega Chat", click here. To keep yourself apprised about all things Bago, click here.

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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