Peoples Street Fest helps bring a diverse community together

DJ Edica, a Corpus Christi native, performing a DJ set at the People Street Music and Film Festival on Friday, Oct. 7. The Peoples Street Music and Film Festival began modestly; a handful of vendors and stalls, a couple dozen attendees traveling between Peoples Street and the Art Walk, and a dance remix of Kate Bush’s “Running up that Hill.” But, as the sun began to set and the streetlights came on, while the rest of the city got ready for bed, the party on Peoples Street began to come to life. An area traditionally coated with the dim orange…

Display focuses on Hispanic heritage

DMC art professor 1 of 4 artists highlighted in library’s virtual display To commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Del Mar College Libraries has organized a virtual display of four South Texas artists, including two with ties to Del Mar. The virtual display will include local artists such as Del Mar College alumnus Jorge Alegría and DMC Professor of Art Amorette Garza-Morales, as well as two San Antonio-based artists, Humberto Saenz and Lauri Garcia Jones, aka Loot Achris. The display will include several pieces from Alegría’s “HEAVEN: The War of the Angels” collection, which consists of graphite on paper pieces depicting…