Tuesday, May 6, 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.

David Zayas and Priscilla López, shown above from left to right, joined American football player Willie Colón, actress Rachel Ticotin and rapper Swizz Beatz as the newest inductees of the Bronx Walk of Fame. Unveiled by Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz, Jr. as part of the New York City borough's Bronx Week celebration, the Bronx Walk of Fame was launched in 1997 and has about 100 Bronx natives (as of this writing). For more information, click here.

Juan Villarreal booked a print ad for Amtrak for the Latino market, which can be seen at right (he can be seen playing the "birthday boy" at the center of the table).

Alicia Kaplan was honored with a Distinction of Honor from Casita María "Mata Con Hacha"/Galería y Museo de Arte Caborrojeño in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico for her work as an actress and producer.

Paul Montoya, shown at left, was the subject of a cover article and interview in Get Out!, a New York City-based nightlife magazine. To read the interview, which discusses his career as an actor and performer, click here.

The city of Union City, New Jersey is hosting a screening on Friday, May 9, 2014 of three film shorts: Blink (directed by John Jay Hebert and starring Lucio Fernández), Bums (directed by Danilo Arroyo and starring Héctor Luis Rivera and Kathy Tejada) and Pissin' (directed by Fernández and starring Rivera). The screenings will take place at the Union City Museum/William V. Musto Cultural Center. For more information, click here.

Gladys K. Nilsen can be seen in the film Fort Tilden (directed by Charles Rogers). The film won the Grand Jury Prize in the Narrative Feature category at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival at Austin, Texas. For more information, click here

Rénoly Santiago will be directing the Mathilde DeHaye play Snow White and the Beast. It is scheduled for a June run at the Marilyn Monroe Theater at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute, located in the Union Square area of Manhattan. 

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?

No comments: