Monday, December 23, 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.

Vivienne Jurado was the subject of a profile in the Fall/Winter 2013 issue of Art Bodega magazine, where she talked of her career, where she is referred to as "the next Lorraine Bracco". To read the article, click on the photo at right.

Mauricio Pita and Earlene Babcock (also known as Michelle Gotay) will star in Miss Abigail's Guide To Dating, Mating and Marriage. Written by Ken Davenport and Sarah Saltzberg, this two-handed comedy is directed by Semina DeLaurentis and will run in January and February at Seven Angels Theatre, located in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Modesto Lacén can be seen in Puerto Rican style magazine Caras as one of the magazine's "Caras [Faces] of 2013". To read the profile (which is in Spanish), one can click on the photo at left.

Allison Strong performed at an American Red Cross benefit for aid to the Phillipines at the famed hotspot 54 Below (located below Studio 54 in midtown Manhattan). The singer-songwriter will close out the year by playing at Rockwood Music Hall (in Manhattan's Loísaida neighborhood) on Saturday, December 28, 2013. For more information, click here.

Claudio Marcel Weisz continues his residency with the Raf Astor Band at Havana Central Upper West Side (located in Manhattan's Morningside Heights/West Harlem neighborhood.

Jeannie Sol will be singing on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Club Feathers in River Edge, New Jersey.

Ángelo Mercado, Jr. appeared in two commercials for Burlington's, one in English and one in Spanish. He can be seen in the commercial receiving the last gift by clicking here (in English) and here (en español).

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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