Spooky Theatre in Peabody and Lynn offers an alternative to Salem’s Haunted Happenings

Published on :

Productions by Arts After Hours and Corsara Artists spread Haunted Entertainment into Peabody and Lynn this October by Joey Phoenix Salem is known for its October events and Haunted Happenings, and in the last decade has become an international phenomenon, capturing the attention of Halloween loving tourists the world over. As a result, its popularity [….]

Charlotte Forten Park Dedication Ceremony

Charlotte Forten Park Dedication Ceremony – Photos

Published on :

The city of Salem dedicated and named Charlotte Forten Park at 289 Derby St. in Salem, MA on September 20, 2019. The park has been under development for two years, the result of long placemaking discussions between the City of Salem, Salem Main Streets, the Salem Public Space Making Project – led by Claudia Paraschiv, [….]

Hawthorne in Hollywood! – The Scarlet Letter

Published on :

The 1926 silent film version of “The House of the Seven Gables,” starring Lillian Gish and directed by the acclaimed Swedish silent filmmaker Victor Sjöström, will be shown at The Gables Oct. 4 with live piano accompaniment and a group discussion. See the 1926 silent film, ‘The Scarlet Letter,’ at The Gables Oct. 4, with live piano [….]

Enter the World of Edgar Allen Poe Through Performance with Theater in the Open

Published on :

POE comes to Salem at the Gedney House October 3 & 4 Using music, movement and macabre pageantry, Theater in the Open will explore the emotional tension and otherworldly atmosphere that underscore the work of Edgar Allan Poe. Your favorite fearful Poe poems and stories — including The Raven and The Fall of the House of Usher — come [….]

‘I Am More’ Exhibit Coming To North Shore Music Theatre

Published on :

Beverly, MA:  The exhibit, I Am More, featuring sixteen paintings of individuals accompanied by essays about how they are more than their mental challenges, will be hosted by Bill Hanney’s North Shore Music Theatre during the run of “Sunset Boulevard” from Sept. 24-Oct. 6, 2019. “It is our honor to host the ‘I Am More’ exhibit [….]

North Shore Music Theatre Presents Sunset Boulevard

Published on :

NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE PRESENTS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S TONY® AWARD-WINNING MASTERWORK “SUNSET BOULEVARD” STARRING TONY® AWARD-WINNER ALICE RIPLEY September 24 – October 6, 2019 – Tickets on sale now! Beverly, MA: Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is thrilled to announce complete casting for the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will star [….]

‘17thCentury Saturdays’ at The Gables this fall The marvel of the salted cod

Published on :

SALEM — Before the Twinkie, when foodstuffs were prone to decay and fodder for bacterial free-for-alls, colonists miraculously survived dinnertimes.  Or maybe miracles had nothing to do with it. In the time before refrigerators, colonists employed ingenious albeit labor-intensive methods of food preservation. Practices like churning butter, sugaring and salting cut back on waste and [….]

Peabody Essex Museum Anchor Drop – Photo Gallery

Published on :

Images by Creative CollectiveClick here for full gallery. On Monday, September 16, 2019 The Peabody Essex Museum welcomed visitors to witness the return of the historic 4,450-pound anchor to the museum campus. The 4,450-pound anchor, which came to the museum in 1906 through the United States Navy, was re-installed on PEM’s campus. Many onlookers came [….]

The Worlds of Interactive and Immersive Collide in Game Theatre

Published on :

by Joey Phoenix When you go to the theatre, you expect to sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. If the show is done well, your emotions will get pulled along with the story and by the performances occurring on stage. When you leave, you’ll feel like you had an experience, but you’ll know that [….]

The Write Space – Shelli Paroline & Braden Lamb

Published on :

The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Collective covering a local writer and a North Shore space(s) s/he associates with writing.  Questions? Contact: ellorelizabeth@gmail.com. Give us your best writerly bio.   Shelli Paroline and Braden Lamb form an Eisner Award-winning art team, collaborating on the Adventure Time comics based on the popular cartoon, the sci-fi graphic novel Midas, [….]

Spirit Photography: A lecture on eerie Victorian photo trends at The Gables

Published on :

SALEM — The tug of war between science and culture has deep roots. Back in the 1800s, before the general public understood how photography worked, sympathetic photographers and clever charlatans produced manipulated images of the deceased mysteriously hovering near their loved ones. Called spirit photography, these eerie images nonetheless brought comfort to the bereaved.  On [….]

It’s Time for October-ween! 11 Events You Don’t Want to Miss This Halloween Season

Published on :

Fall officially begins this weekend and all North Shore residents know what that means: it’s officially the season of Halloween! With so many great events to go to, it’s hard to even know where to begin. Here are a few of the best events coming to the North Shore this October, so mark your calendars, [….]

2019 Taste of the Gables

2019 Taste of the Gables – Photos

Published on :

Images by Creative CollectiveClick here for full gallery The 2019 Taste of the Gables was the House of the Seven Gables’ biggest event to date, featuring roving magician Anton Andresen, raffles, and delicious food from restaurants and breweries all over Salem. Each year, the House of the Seven Gables Historic House and Settlement Association hosts [….]

Be the Kind of Artist that No One Can Take Advantage of

Published on :

by Joey Phoenix The first year I started taking photography seriously I was eager for any and every opportunity that came up. I scoured Craigslist looking for gigs, joined Thumbtack, and commented on my friend’s threads asking for photographers trying to drum up business. I shot a wedding for under $300, delivered work I didn’t [….]

Riveting Broads Podcast – With Kristen Morrell

Published on :

In the studio this week, Jacqui and Molly are joined by Kristen Morrell, registered dietician, nutritionist, and expert in functional medicine, to explore the polarizing arguments surrounding government-mandated vaccinations for children, associated public health risks, functional medicine, holistic health and the trials and tribulations of speaking up at the risk of controversy.