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Freedom Is Not Free

Freedom Is Not Free

Ministers and Community United, Inc. held its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration at the Civic Auditorium on January 18 and 19.  I decided to attend Sunday’s program especially after learning that Geraldine Edwards Hollis, original member of the Tougaloo Nine and author of the book “Back to Mississippi” would be the keynote speaker elaborating on this year’s theme of Freedom, Justice, and Equality.

L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery Presents DELTA COLLEGE ALUMNI SHOW, Jan 22 - Feb 12

L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery Presents DELTA COLLEGE ALUMNI SHOW, Jan 22 - Feb 12

Delta Center for the Arts L.H. Horton Jr. Gallery presents the Delta College Alumni Show,
January 22 - February 12, 2015. A reception with several of the exhibiting artists in attendance is planned for January 28th from 5 to 7p.m. Prior to the reception at 12 p.m., artist Carlos Pérez, illustrator for the Apple logo design, will present an arts lecture on his career and artistic influences from present day back to his studies at Delta College from 1970–72.

Exhibit Opening

Exhibit Opening

The Art Against Violence exhibit is opening this Saturday, January 10 at the Mexican Heritage Center, 111 S. Sutter, Stockton, and runs through January 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, noon – 5 pm. A reception will take place Friday, January 16 from 5:30 pm – 8 pm with entertainment, food and an opportunity to meet the artists.

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

This fall the Writer’s Guild at Delta College went through some changes. Sarah Antinora, a newly hired English professor, became its advisor.  In addition, the guild has new officers and new layout and copy editors. 

The Artifact, the literary magazine published by the Writers' Guild since 2006, has been given a new name – Artifact Nouveau.  Copies will be distributed locally just before the Spring Semester and will be available on campus the first week of classes.

Artifact Nouveau continues to look for quality content (writings, art, photographs etc.) for future issues.  Send items for consideration to artifactsjdc@gmail.com 

Wish Flag Presentations – A Challenge For Change In Stockton

Wish Flag Presentations – A Challenge For Change In Stockton

After a long series of wish flag making activities and displays this year the Draw It Out group, who provides art activities for children to express their feelings about gun violence, has begun to make presentations about the wish flag project, wishes collected from the public, primarily youth.