Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for October and November 2019

Information is correct at the time of release and supersedes previously released information. For more information about these or other events, contact College Relations at 361-698-1247 Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Admissions/Financial Aid Workshops/Deadlines & Registration:

Thursday, October 17
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 (or 2018 info for 2020-2021) Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Thursday, Oct. 17, 2 to 4 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public. 
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, October 22
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 (or 2018 info for 2020-2021) Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 22, 4 to 6 p.m., Room 102, Barth Learning Resources Center, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free and open to the public. 
  • For more information, call 698-1726 or 698-1293 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Monday, November 4 through Monday, December 2
Spring 2020 Early Advising and Online and On-campus Registration

Register now to get the classes you need at the times you want for Spring 2020 credit courses. Registration is online or in academic departments. Declared majors should seek advising services through their academic departments during regular business hours. Individuals who are undeclared or liberal arts majors should complete advising in the Student Enrollment Center in the East Campus Harvin Student Center or the West Campus Coleman Center. The first early registration period ends on Dec. 2 with payment due the same day. Registration will reopen on Dec. 3 with payment deadline due Jan. 2. Spring credit classes begin Jan. 13.

Monday, November 4
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Nov. 4, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free. 
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Monday, November 11
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Nov. 11, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, November 12
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 (or 2018 info for 2020-2021) Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 12, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Saturday, November 16
FAFSA Frenzy Financial Aid Information Session at the Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center

Del Mar College offers over 150 programs to choose from to get you on the right career track! Join DMC representatives for a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Frenzy information session and get one-on-one assistance to an early start in completing your financial aid application and much more. Participants are encouraged to bring their student and parent 2018 W-2 and tax return forms. Take advantage of this opportunity to successfully navigate through the financial aid process.

  • Saturday, Nov. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Suite 1572, La Palmera Mall, 5488 South Padre Island Drive, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Monday, November 18
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops at Del Mar College

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Nov. 18, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free. 
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Monday, November 25
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops at Del Mar College

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Nov. 25, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free. 
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

 

Art:

Ongoing through Wednesday, December 4 
Texas Photographic Society 32nd Annual Members’ Only Show

Take the opportunity to attend the Texas Photographic Society 32nd Annual Members’ Only Show at Del Mar College. The exhibit includes over 50 prints created by 42 artists. The FREE exhibit continues through Wednesday, Dec. 4, in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery. Hours are Mondays through Thursdays 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon.

  • Ongoing through Wed., Dec. 4, Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street, free. 
  • For more information about the exhibit, call the Art Office at 698-1216.
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Ongoing at Del Mar College
Del Mar College William F. White, Jr. Library Sculpture Gallery

Del Mar College’s White Library Sculpture Gallery is a permanent collection of Library Purchase Award winners from the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show that attracts works from some of the most creative contemporary American artists from across the United States. Over the past 50 years, purchase awards by the Del Mar College Art Program and the William F. White, Jr. Library have built an impressive permanent collection and exhibits approximately 48 works of sculpture collected. The Sculpture Gallery is on display from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays, AND Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Viewing of the sculpture gallery is free and open to the public. The gallery is also available for viewing online at http://library.delmar.edu/library/gallery/new/galleryhome.html.

  • Ongoing, Sculpture Gallery, Fifth Floor, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free.
  • For more information about the gallery, call 698-1310 or 698-1308. 

 

Continuing Education:

Saturday, October 19 
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Makeup Class: October Festive 

Want to learn the art of applying makeup? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a one-day course, CSME-100N-12095 Makeup Class: October Festive, scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 19. This course is designed to give students an overview of basic techniques, develop their skills and learn the basics of makeup application. Students will also learn contouring, blending and color selection. Tuition is $45.

  • Saturday, Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Room 136, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $45 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays and Wednesdays, October 21 –November 20
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Spanish for Medical Professionals- Beginner Classes

Do you work in a medical setting and come into contact with Spanish-speaking patients? Need to brush up on medical terms in Spanish? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a five-week course, SPNL-1001-10199 Spanish for Medical Professionals, scheduled Monday and Wednesday nights starting Oct. 21. This course is designed to build attendees’ speaking and listening skills for practical, everyday use of Spanish for basic communication on the job. The mini-course emphasizes the Hispanic culture and importance of the Spanish language in South Texas, especially for practitioners specializing in the healthcare fields. Instructors will present vocabulary pertaining to the human body and scenarios related to hospitals, clinics and doctor office visits. Focus is placed on role-play activities that will cover the most common medical procedures in Spanish.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 21 through Nov. 20, 6 to 9 p.m., Room 111, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $60 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Saturday, October 26 
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Makeup Class 

Want to learn the art of applying makeup? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a one-day course, CSME-100N-12039 Makeup Class, scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 26. This course is designed to give students an overview of basic techniques, develop their skills and learn the basics of makeup application. Students will also learn contouring, blending and color selection. Tuition is $45.

  • Saturday, Oct. 26, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Room 136, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $45 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays and Wednesdays, October 28—November 20
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Calligraphy Classes 

Want to learn the art of calligraphy? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a four-week course, ARTS-114N-12019 Calligraphy, scheduled Monday and Wednesday nights starting Oct. 28. This course is will help students learn the basics of modern calligraphy. Topics include tools and supplies used for calligraphy, basic strokes and letter structure as well as the modern calligraphy alphabet. Students will need to provide their own supplies, including a set of felt tip calligraphy pens and one calligraphy practice pad. Tuition for all eight classes is $55.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 28 through Nov. 20, 6 to 8 p.m., Room 136, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $55 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays and Wednesdays, November 4 –December 11
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Spanish for Medical Professionals- Beginner Classes at Northwest Center

Do you work in a medical setting and come into contact with Spanish-speaking patients? Need to brush up on medical terms in Spanish? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a five-week course, SPNL-1001-10199 Spanish for Medical Professionals, scheduled Monday and Wednesday nights starting Nov. 4. This course is designed to build attendees’ speaking and listening skills for practical, everyday use of Spanish for basic communication on the job. The mini-course emphasizes the Hispanic culture and importance of the Spanish language in South Texas, especially for practitioners specializing in the healthcare fields. Instructors will present vocabulary pertaining to the human body and scenarios related to hospitals, clinics and doctor office visits. Focus is placed on role-play activities that will cover the most common medical procedures in Spanish.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, Nov. 4 through Dec. 11, 6 to 9 p.m., Del Mar College Northwest Center, 13725 Northwest Blvd in Calallen, $60 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Saturday, November 23
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Makeup Classes 

Want to learn the art of applying makeup? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a one-day course, CSME-100N-12043 Makeup, Tips and Tricks, scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 23. This course is designed to give students an overview of basic techniques, develop their skills and learn the basics of makeup application. Students will also learn contouring, blending and color selection.Tuition is $45.

  • Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Room 107, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $30 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

 

Drama:

No events at this time. 

 

 

Music:

Thursday, October 17
Del Mar College Wind Ensemble in Concert

Conducted by Music Department faculty member Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez, the Del Mar College Wind Ensemble will perform their first concert of the fall semester. The concert features the music of Ticheli, Halvorsen, Soltullo, Jager and more and will begin with a performance by the DMC Faculty Brass Trio with hornist Karl Kemm, trombonist Dr. Donald Pinson and new DMC Music faculty member trumpeter Daniel Miller. Directed by Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat, the DMC Percussion Ensemble will also perform traditional Brazilian music entitled Samba Batucada, arranged by Professor Sisauyhoat. Don’t miss an evening of great music.

  • Thursday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Abel Ramirez at 698-1608 or aramirez136@delmar.edu.

Friday, October 18
Del Mar College Faculty Recital

Join Del Mar College Music professors William Lipman, Dr. Raphael Rada, Dinzin Broñola-Rada and Philip Hii in an evening of clarinet, voice, piano and guitar music. The program will include Six German Songs, Op 103 by Ludwig Spohr, four songs from the song cycle, Sings Harry by New Zealand composer Douglas Lilburn, Oblivion by Astor Piazzolla specially arranged for clarinet and guitar and Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 128 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco and Rodnikovyye Vody by Sergei Rachmaninov..

  • Friday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 698-1214.

Monday, October 21
Del Mar College Chamber Singers and Concert Choir Present a Fall Choral Showcase

Come hear the sumptuous jazz harmonies and swinging hits sung by the Del Mar College Chamber Singers. Sambas, swing, ballads, they do it all! The DMC Concert Choir will follow performing Maurice Duruflé’s Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens, Op. 10 and Johannes Sebastian Bach’s entire Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, BWV 106 with chamber orchestra. This 22-minute work contains wonderful word painting written in the “old style.”

  • Monday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Greg Graf at 698-1352 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.

Saturday, October 26
Del Mar College Cultural Programs Series Presents Solo Piano Recital with James Tocco

The Del Mar College Cultural Programs Series and the College’s Music Department present a piano recital by world-renowned pianist James Tocco. The evening’s program includes works by Mozart and Chopin. Tocco has a worldwide career as a soloist with orchestras, recitalist, chamber music performer and pedagogue. His repertoire of over 50 works with orchestra includes virtually the entire standard piano concerto repertoire. In 1973, Tocco won the International ARD Competition in Munich and appeared in 1975 at the Vienna Festival. Since then, he has toured the globe with performances in the United States, Canada, most of the countries of Europe and South America, the Soviet Union, Japan, Australia, South Africa and the Middle East. Solo appearances with the major orchestras of the world have been given in Berlin, Munich, London, Chicago and Los Angeles as well as festival participation in Salzburg, Vienna, Lockenhaus, Holland, Schleswig-Holstein, Wolf Trap, Ravinia, Mostly Mozart, Santa Fe and the Hollywood Bowl. Tocco has recorded numerous CDs of piano works by Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Edward MacDowell, Erwin Schilhof, along with piano transcriptions of Bach’s organ works by Franck, Liszt, and Busoni. Tocco currently serves as Professor of Piano and Eminent Scholar of Chamber Music and Piano at the College Conservatory of Music with the University of Cincinnati.

  • Saturday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. David Sutanto at 698-1614 or dsutanto@delmar.edu.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Friday, October 18
Del Mar College Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene 50th Anniversary Open House

Del Mar College’s Dental Programs, including Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene, are each celebrating 50 years of training the Texas Coastal Bend’s professionals in these two fields. Your visit to the dentist’s office means you’ll most likely receive patient care from one of Del Mar College’s graduates. Join the Department of Dental and Imaging Technology for their celebratory Open House on Oct. 18 and take a tour of our state-of-the-art facilities to view training equipment, attend a dental hygiene educational session given by second-year DMC Dental Hygiene students, get information about FREE services provided to the community (and make an appointment!) and learn about the department’s two dental programs and how you can start your training as a career professional. We’re celebrating a century combined of dental assisting and dental hygiene training in South Texas! For more information about these programs, visit www.delmar.edu and click on “Degrees & Programs” and then “Occupational Programs” to access both program’s web pages under the “Dental and Imaging” heading.

  • Friday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rooms 124 and 125 (Dental Clinic), Health Sciences Building #1, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Dental & Imaging Technology Department at 361-698-2858.

Beginning Monday, Oct. 28
Del Mar College Corporate Services Five-day Maritime Basic Safety Training Course

The maritime industry is growing along the Texas Gulf Coast and the Coastal Bend. And, demand for entry-level employees by maritime-related employers keeps expanding, too. Del Mar College Corporate Services’ five-day Coast Guard-approved Basic Safety Training course is an entry-level course for anyone wanting to get into the maritime field. Completion of this course could lead to employment with a barge or tug/tow company, a recreational boating outfit, a line handling company, a stevedore/longshoreman organization or several other types of work in the maritime industry. Basic safety training is required of all maritime workers. This course includes modules that meet those requirements, including Personal Safety Training (includes time in a swimming pool), Basic Firefighting (including training during a live burn), Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (covering what it means to work on a boat) and Basic First Aid/CPR. Requirements for this course includes individuals must have basic swimming skills, and men must be clean-shaven for live burn training. Cost for the course is $350 out-of-pocket with scholarship funds covering additional costs for a limited time. Deadline to register is Oct. 23. Individuals can visit the Corporate Services “Career’ web page for details at: https://www.delmar.edu/continuing-education/career.html.

  • Monday through Friday,  Oct. 28-Nov. 1, Room 109, Classroom Bldg., Public Safety Education Complex, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, cost is $350, registration deadline is Oct. 23.
  • For more information and to register, contact Jalyn Stineman, DMC Maritime Program coordinator, at 361-698-2181 or jstineman@delmar.edu.

 Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 29-30
Del Mar College Corporate Services’ Maritime Program 8-hoiur Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties Course

Already working in the maritime industry or planning to take Del Mar College Corporate Services’ Basic Safety Training course to enter the field? If you also need to take a course covering security, sign up for the DMC Maritime Program’s 8-hour Coast Guard-approved Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties course. You’ll learn the many requirements and regulations concerning security measures on board a vessel. Individuals ccompleting this course will be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge to carry out the duties assigned under the Vessel Security Plan. Topics covered include current security threats and patterns; recognition and detection of weapons, dangerous substances and devices; techniques used to circumvent security measures; crowd management; emergency procedures; and several other issues. Cost is $250 with no pre-requisites required. Deadline to register is Oct. 23. Individuals can visit the Corporate Services “Career’ web page for details at: https://www.delmar.edu/continuing-education/career.html.

  • Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 29-30, 4 to 8 p.m., Room 109, Classroom Bldg., Public Safety Education Complex, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, cost is $250, registration deadline is Oct. 23.
  • For more information and to register, contact Jalyn Stineman, DMC Maritime Program coordinator, at 361-698-2181 or jstineman@delmar.edu.

Friday, October 25
Del Mar College Viking Fall Carnival

Bones will clatter and teeth will chatter as Del Mar College holds its annual spooky fun fair featuring goblins and games, prizes for best costumes, and food and fun for everyone. Sponsored by Del Mar College’s Student Leadership and Campus Life Office and DMC registered student organizations, participants can expect a howling good time while helping student groups raise funds for their organizations and the worthy community causes they support.

  • Friday, Oct. 25, 5-10 p.m., Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free entrance with cost for games, food and beverages.
  • For more information, call 698-1279.

Saturday, October 26
Del Mar College Foundation’s 2019 Over The Edge Rappelling Fundraiser for Student Scholarships

During the past two years, thrill seekers have taken the Del Mar College Foundation’s challenge to go “over the edge” to raise funds for student scholarships by rappelling down 20 stories from the rooftop of a Corpus Christi’s Bayfront hotel. Don’t miss this exciting, one-of-a-kind opportunity to have fun, raise funds and help DMC students achieve their dreams during the 2019 Over The Edge fundraiser at the Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Downtown Marina. Over The Edge has raised more than $188,000 since the Foundation first held the event in 2017. The goal this year is to raise $115,000. Participants raise donations in exchange for the experience of going “over the edge” and rappelling down the prominent Shoreline Blvd. building while enjoying a bird’s eye view of the Corpus Christi Bay as they work their way down 200 feet. Individuals who raise at least $1,000 by Oct. 11, or two weeks prior to the event, will rappel down from the hotel’s rooftop. Registrants receive guidance on their fundraising efforts and set up their own donation page where family, friends and colleagues can donate funds toward their rappelling experience. Learn more about Over The Edge 2019 and resources to get you on your way to going “over the edge” by visiting www.delmar.edu/foundation.

  • Saturday, Oct. 26, rappelling time scheduled upon meeting minimum donation, Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Downtown Marina, 707 N. Shoreline Blvd., minimum $1,000 in funds required to rappel. 
  • For more information, contact the DMC Foundation Office at 361-698-1317 or foundation@delmar.edu.

Thursday, October 31
Del Mar College Spanish Program Holding Student Art Exhibit and Altar Display for “Día de Los Muertos”

Del Mar College’s students from the Spanish (SPAN 1411) class will observe “Día de Los Muertos” with a Student Art Exhibit and Altar Display. All are invited to view the student art and enjoy refreshments, including Mexican pastries, coffee and chocolate.

  • Thursday, Oct. 31, 1 p.m., Room 213, Coles Classroom Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free. 
  • For more information, contact Javier Morin at 698-1538 or jmorin@delmar.edu.

Thursday, October 31
Del Mar College Special FX Gore Makeup Workshop and “Zombie” Demonstration

Need help getting ready for Halloween? Don’t miss this “live” opportunity to learn how to look “dead.” Del Mar College alumni, published and award-winning special effects makeup artist Denise Garza will share different prosthetics and makeup special effect (FX) for film and theatre. Garza won Makeup Artist of the Year Award in 2012 for RAW: Natural Born Artist in San Antonio. Following Garza’s presentation, DMC students will put their skills and techniques they’ve learned to the test as they show off their makeup work by “modeling” during a zombie walk. Participants are invited to take photos with their favorite zombie.

  • Thursday, Oct. 31, 1 to 3 p.m., Bartlett Theatre, Fine Arts Center Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street, free.
  • For more information, contact DMC faculty Shara Haghjoo-Moghadam at 698-1617 or shaghjoo@delmar.edu.

Saturday, November 9
Coastal Bend Social Forum Hosting Authors and Activists Diane Wilson and Lisa Fithian, Film Screening with Director Anne Lewis

Every two years, the Coastal Bend Social Forum brings together diverse populations to discuss issues and ideas that directly impact people’s quality of life. Among the guests this year are authors and activists Lisa Fithian and Diane Wilson. Fithian’s recently published memoir, Shut It Down: Stories from a Fierce, Loving Resistance, has been described by Mother Jones magazine as “the nation’s best-known protest consultant” for her non-violent civil disobedience work with Justice for Janitors, Occupy Wall Street and many others over the last several decades. Environmentalist and fourth-generation shrimp boat captain (now retired) from Calhoun County, Texas, Wilson’s work on plastic pollution was recently featured prominently in Texas Monthly. She is the author of An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas. Organizers also plan a screening of Anne Lewis’s “A Strike and an Uprising! (in Texas).” The film is a documentary exploring Texas history through the lens of the San Antonio pecan shellers’ strike of 1938 and the Jobs with Justice march led by Nacogdoches cafeteria workers, groundskeepers and housekeepers in 1987. After the screening, a Q&A session follows with Lewis.This event is free and open to the public.

  • Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall and the Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers, free.
  • For more information, contact DMC Associate Professor of History Dr. Dawson Barrett at dbarrett2@delmar.edu.

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