Inaugural Latin@ arts festival to be held in downtown Phoenix, Oct. 8-12

Attend Advocates for Latin@ Arts & Culture’s (ALAC) inaugural festival and celebration of Latino, Xicano, and Indigenous arts and culture in partrnership with the Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix.  Program activities include: art exhibition, book signings, and live entertainment preceding theater productions.

Opening Night (Wednesday, October 8, 2008)

  • 5:30 PM Art Exhibition featuring: Marco A. Albarrán, Tavo Barrios, José Benavides, Victor Caldee, Francisca Cota, Jim Covarrubias, Francisco Garcia, Francisco Garcia, Zarco Guerrero, Johnny Lozaya, Jorge Moreno, Martin Moreno, Roman Reyes, Jaime Rodriguez
  • 5:30 PM Latin@ Authors’ Book Signing featuring: Frank Barrios, José Burruel, Ph.D., Stella Pope Duarte, Zarco Guerrero, Kathy Cano Murillo, Santos Vega, Ph.D.
  • 6:30 PM Opening On-Stage featuring: Rainie Moreno, 2008 Estrellas Latinas Vocal Artist of the Year & Estrellas Latinas 5; Andres Leal, Clarissa Granado, Monica Castro, Socorro Flores, Southwest Hispanic Culture Association Estrellas Latinas Program.
  • 7 PM New Carpa Theater presents: Por Amor/For Love: An Operachi in One Act.  Written by James E. Garcia & Directed by Marcelino Quinonez.

Theater schedule and tickets available for purchase online at Herberger Theater website.

$15 per ticket for four plays & $20 for musical

  • October 8, Wednesday at 7 PM: Por Amor/For Love: An Operachi in One Act-Performed in English
  • October 9, Thursday at 7 PM: La Calaca Cabaret-Performed in English
  • October 10, Friday at 8 PM: El Grito de una Máscara: Los de En medio II-Performed in Spanish
  • October 11, Saturday at 2 & 8 PM: Vaselina/Grease- Performed in Spanish with Engish super-titles
  • October 12, Sunday at 2 PM: The Women of Juarez-Performed in English

For more information about ALAC, click here.

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