Wednesday, March 26, 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.

Alfred Molina, shown at right, will star as Andrés Galán in the new El Rey network television series "Matador", set to premiere July 2014. Created by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, and produced in association with K/O Paper Products, the writing/producing team behind Sleepy Hollow, "Fringe", Star Trek and the Transformers franchise, the cast also includes Gabriel Luna, Nicky Whelan and Neil Hopkins. Robert Rodríguez, El Rey Network's chairman and founder, is set to direct the first episode which will be penned by showrunners, co-creators and executive producers Jay Beattie and Dan Dworkin. For more information, click here.

Robin De Jesús, shown at left, performed in the ninth annual Broadway Backwards concert, which features male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and females singing tunes written for men. The fundraiser took place on Monday, March 24, 2014 at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theater and raised a record-breaking $423,118 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (commonly called The Center). De Jesús opened the second act of the evening by singing "Prehistoric Man" from the Comden-Green-Bernstein musical On The Town. For more information, check out the article in Playbill Online by clicking here.

Milteri Tucker and Cedric Leiba, Jr. just returned to New York after performing with the Bombazo Dance Company at the Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Talisman, the Edwin Pagán-helmed horror film written by Drew Daywalt was featured in Dread Central. The film stars Ross Beshear, Adela María Bolet, Paul Bosche, Bárbara Jiménez, Christopher Triana, Adel L. Morales and Olga Ayala. To read the profile in Dread Central (including clips), click here.

Lucio Fernández released a music video for his song "Enamorado", the title track of his album. The song (co-written by Fernández), has a video directed, produced and edited by Lucio and Megan Fernández. To see the video, click on the screen 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 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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