Wednesday, April 23, 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.

John Leguizamo's self-penned solo show Ghetto Klown (done on Broadway, as a world tour and, most recently, as a television special on HBO), will presented as part of Central Park's SummerStage. Presented by City Parks Foundation, in association with Westbeth Entertainment) will present Leguizamo, shown at right, performing his solo show, directed by Fisher Stevens, in Central Park's Rumsey Playground for two performances on Monday, July 28, 2014. For more information about the engagement, click here.

Rosa Rodríguez is starring in the webseries "Space Available" (written and directed by Patrick Avella), which is set to premiere in September 2014. For more information, click here and here.

J.W. Cortés, shown at left with his son Jaiden Cortés, will be singing the national anthem before the New York Mets-Miami Marlins baseball game on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Citi Field, located in the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park area of Queens. The event is also in commemoration of Autism Awareness Day, and by his side while he sings the national anthem will be Jonah Cortés (his younger son), who just happens to be autistic. For more information about the actor-singer-filmmaker, click here.

"Pushing Dreams", the webseries written and directed by Adel L. Morales, will be screened at Neirs's Tavern in the Woodhaven neighborhood of Queens on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. The webseries stars Flaco Navaja, Caridad de la Luz, Selenis Leyva, Luis Antonio RamosVíctor CruzPlinio VillablancaAngela CoveLisann Valentín, Bobby DeJesús, Gabriel Sloyer and Mónica Walter Palmieri and Allen Holloway. For more information, click here or here.

Francisco Ramos, shown at right, is co-starring in the pilot "Pitch" (written and directed by John Henry Soto, who also plays the title character). For more information about the project, read the article in the Bronx Free Press by clicking here.

Emely Grisanty will be performing in a solo show of Sophocles' Edipo rey. Adapted and directed by Walter Ventosilla, Grisanty will play eight characters in the famed Greek tragedy. the Guacamolink Performing Arts production will have a run in May at the Producers Club Theaters, located in the theater district of midtown Manhattan. For more information, click here.

José Roldán, Jr. will soon be seen in the film Six String Buddha (written and directed by Fernando Gil). A teaser trailer can be seen below.

Six String Buddha - Teaser Trailer from Fernando Gil on Vimeo.

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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