Sunday, January 12, 2014

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.

Michael Díaz (also known by his nom de comédie Juan Bago), shown at right, was quoted and mentioned in an article in the New York Daily News, where the Juan Bago and O video "Lotion Girl". To read the article and see the video, click here.

Allison Strong booked a voiceover for a new Nickelodeon animated series scheduled to premiere sometime next year. In addition, the actress and singer-songwriter recently performed a gig at the iconic Loísaida spot Pianos.

Marlene Forté, shown at left, was profiled in, where she spoke of her life and her career. To read the article, click here.

Some of the names mentioned in New York's Impacto Latin News's "Lo Mejor del Año 2013 en Teatro (The Best of New York Theater in 2013)" include Claudio Weisz, Héctor Luis Rivera, Kathy Tejada, Marisol Carrere, Iván L. Argudo, Milteri Tucker, Javier Fano, Elena Mohedano, Gredivel Vásquez, Manuel A. Morán and Jeannie Sol. To read the article (which is in Spanish), click here.

Elaine Del Valle, shown at right, was mentioned (along with her webseries "Reasons Y I'm Single") in a Fox News Latino article as a funny Latina "who has been taking the internet by storm" and as a possible antidote to the lack of Latina talent on NBC's "Saturday Night Live". To read the article, click here. To see webisodes of the webseries "Reasons Y I'm Single", click here.

David Zayas wrapped up a role in the film The Wannabe (written and directed by Nick Sandow). The film, which is in post-production, also stars Patricia Arquette, Michael Imperoli, Vincent Piazza, Mike Starr, Doug E. Doug and Vincenzo Amato.

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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