Monday, April 20, 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.

Manolo García Oliva wrote a wrap-up article about the 47th annual Latin ACE Awards, presented at the end of March by the Asociación de Cronistas de Espectáculos de Nueva York (ACE) in the New York weekly newspaper Impacto Latin News. HOLA members and Friends of HOLA mentioned in the article include Pablo Andrade, Iván L. Argudo (see below), Ricardo Barber, Xiomara Cintrón, Miriam Colón, Caridad del Valle, Pablo García Gámez, Enmanuel García Villavicencio (see below), Idalmis García, Ángel Gil Orrios, Gerardo Gudiño, Sandor Juan, A.B. Lugo (see below), Carlos Navedo, Héctor Luis Rivera (see below), Raúl Rivera (see below), Premier Solís, Sebastian Stimman, Kathy Tejada and Teresa Yenque. To read the article, which is in Spanish, click here.

Héctor Luis Rivera (see above), shown at leftwrote his latest "Chismorreo" column (not to be confused with any other "bochinche" coulmn) for the Héctor Luis Sin Censura blog. In it, he highlights the latest events of the New York Latino theater, film, and entertainment scene. HOLA members in his latest column include Iván L. Argudo (see above), Enmanuel García Villavicencio (see above), Inma Heredia, A.B. Lugo (see above), Raúl Rivera (see above), and Juan Villarreal. To read the column (which is in Spanish), click here. [Shown above, clockwise from top left: Argudo, García Villavicencio, Lugo, R. Rivera.]
Lisann Valentín's short film Our Quiet Night (which she wrote, directed and produced, and in which she stars) is an official selection of The Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, taking place in May at St. Francis College in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. In addition to Valentín, shown at right, the film also stars Justin De La Cruz and J. De La Cruz. The screening will take place on Saturday, May 16, 2015. For more information (and to buy tickets), click here. For more information, click here and here.

Edwin Pagán was a special guest on the Robles & Rosado podcast (hosted by comedian Mike Robles and journalist Pedro Rafael Rosado), where he spoke about the recent casting announcement of the Netflix-Baz Luhrmann project "The Get Down". (HOLA also receives a mention at the beginning.) To listen to the podcast, 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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