Monday, February 16, 2015

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.

Ángelo Mercado, Jr., shown at right, booked a lead role in an episode of an as yet unnamed television series where he was directed by Joel Schumacher.

Francisco Fuertes booked a radio commercial for Burger King.

Edvin Ortega and his boyband-inspired group, Larger Than Life, will be opening up for Jeff Timmons of 98 Degrees when the latter plays Webster Hall in New York City on Thursday, February 26, 2015. For more information, click here or here.

Rhina Valentín, shown at left, is the model of the new campaign for Metro Optics Eyewear, where in addition to print, she will appear in posters at Metro Optics' new flagship stores located in the Throgs Neck, Westchester Square, Parkchester, and Hunts Point neighborhoods of the Bronx. For more information, click here.

Jennica Carmona's film Millie and the Lords is currently hitting the film festival circuit. The film, written and directed by Carmona (and co-produced by Joel Arandia), stars 
Jessica Carmona; Cedric Leiba, Jr.Mateo Gómez; Millie Tirelli; Alfredo Romeo Suárez; and Alfredo Huereca. It will next screen at the Viva! Latino Film Festival International, scheduled to take place in February 2015 in New York City. For more information, click here.

Luis Salgado was profiled in the Cali, Colombia daily newspaper La Razón, where he spoke of his career as a performer and teacher, as well as making "art with a purpose" or "finding purpose in art". To read the article, which is in Spanish, click on the image at right.

Caridad de la Luz (also known by her nom de poésie et de musique La Bruja) released her new music video "Arroz con habichuelas" (a parody/homage to rice and beans set to the beat on Rihanna's "Umbrella"). To see the video, click on the video 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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