Friday, January 31, 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.

Paul Montoya was shot by Rick Stockwell for a spread and a cover shot of New York's Next Magazine. The cover photo can be seen at right.

Jeannie Sol will be singing at a benefit gala for the Ali Forney Center. The event will take place on Saturday, February 8, 2014 at the legendary Stonewall Inn, located in Manhattan's West Village. For more information, click here.

The television series "La revista semanal" will start its third season on a new network. The lifestyle, entertainment and health series hosted by Ramón Hierro and Tony Rodríguez will start airing on CNN Latino in February.

Edna Lee Figueroa was profiled in Puerto Rican newspaper El Oriental. To read the article (which is in Spanish), click on the photo at left. For more information on this award-winning actress, click here or here.

Walter Krochmal finished acting on the film Thanksgiving Day (produced by Rick Davis and written and directed by Raven Williamson). The film is scheduled to be released in spring 2014.

Carlos Carrasco wrapped up work on the PBS film A Robot Walks Into A Bar (written and directed by Alex Rivera). In addition, he booked a role on "Gang Related" (Fox) and a mutlti-episode arc on "Looking" (HBO).

Tony Plana and Lauren Vélez will be starring opposite Armando Riesco in Quiara Alegría Hudes's play The Happiest Song Plays Last. Directed by Tony Award winner Rubén Santiago Hudson, the play is the third and final part of the playwright's Elliot trilogy (the first two plays are Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue and Water By The Spoonful). The production is scheduled in February and March at Second Stage Theatre (located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan). For more information about this production, 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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