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Marcelino Quiñonez's Phoenix Wish List for 2013

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To wrap up 2012 and kick off the new year, we've asked a group of local activists, artists, architects, and business owners to put together a Phoenix wish list for 2013. Up today: Marcelino Quiñonez.

Marcelino Quiñonez is a bright light in the local performing arts community. He's the Program Director of the Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center (ALAC) and is currently an MFA student at ASU in the Theatre Department.

Quiñonez has spent time on countless stages around the Valley in productions by local playwright James Garcia as well as Arizona Jewish Theatre Company, Teatro Bravo, and at ASU, where he majored in theater and minored in Chicano studies. He's taught classes for adults on Phoenix stages and for at-risk youth at New Carpa Theater. Today he shares a few wishes he has for Phoenix in the next year -- on and off stage.

See also: - Portraits of Phoenix Latinos Featured on the Cover of TIME Magazine - Big Brain Update: Marcelino Quiñonez - Latino Arts and Culture Get Six Weeks in the Spotlight

1. Return of international Mariachi Festival.

2. Major Latino play done at mainstream Theatre company in AZ.

3. Permanent street closures in downtown Phoenix to accommodate artists working/musicians playing music.

4. Artists painting on the streets every day.

5. One FREE performance per run by every theatre company in the state.

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