Shop Small Business Saturday with the Collective

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Although some holiday shoppers enjoy Black Friday and all that comes along with it, many others would prefer to avoid the stampedes and support local makers, artisans, creators, and independent shops instead.  Small Business Saturday, a movement created by American Express, is a way to support small businesses and many local organizations, chambers and business [….]

Join Sonorium for a night of adventurous music on Saturday, November 23rd

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Sonorium comes back this November with another night of noise, cacophony, and sound at Salem Access TV located on 285 Derby St. #2 in Salem, MA.  This months performers include NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT – electronics / voice / performanceL’ECLIPSE NUE – industrial/noise unitRAHUL NAIR – speakers / movementSEPHANIE TYSON & YINI LUO – homemade electronics Doors are [….]

Salem Ancestry Days Planned for May 1-4, 2020

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Celebrate genealogy, immigration, and ancestral connections to Salem, Massachusetts, during a weekend of lectures, research, and events Salem, MA – Residents and visitors are invited to celebrate their ancestral and immigrant connections to Salem, Massachusetts during the first annual Salem Ancestry Days celebration, which will be held May 1-4, 2020. The weekend will feature lectures, tours, [….]

History Alive, Inc. proudly presents: The Scarlet Letter

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Adapted by Dr. Peter Stine, Mark Stevick and Kristina Wacome StevickDirected by Kristina Wacome StevickBased on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne This November, History Alive, Inc. brings new life to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s greatest classic– The Scarlet Letter. In a site-specific adaptation for Salem’s Pioneer Village, the author himself guides the audience about the grounds of [….]

Salem Winter Market Returns on Two Weekends this Season

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SALEM, MA – Salem Main Streets is pleased to announce the return of the Salem Winter Market!!  A seasonal extension of the Salem Farmers’ Market, this year’s Salem Winter Market will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23rd and Saturday, December 14th, both from 12 pm to 4 pm.  The indoor market this year will be [….]

Group Photo during October in Salem Night Market Photobooth 2019

October in Salem Night Market Photobooth – Sponsored by Lord Hobo Brewing

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Photos by K.H. Photography for Creative Collective The Creative Collective Night Markets continued this October with things to buy, drink, and see. The October 25th Night Market featured a beer garden by Notch, the popular vendor market, and a photo booth with K.H. Photography sponsored by Lord Hobo Brewing. The Creative Collective Haunted Happenings October [….]

Love, Grief, and Ornithology in Joey Gould’s The Acute Avian Heart

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by Joey Phoenix When spending time observing birds, it’s important to be quiet, still, and patient – skills useful for reading and writing poetry. Birds are often used as metaphors for disparate ideas like freedom, chaos, beauty, and even the macabre. There’s a bird for every occasion, every state of being, and every emotion. For [….]

Spend Veterans Day Weekend at the Gables with Witch City Writers and Free Admission for Veterans

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The House of the Seven Gables has long inspired writers, starting with Nathaniel Hawthorne. Write with the Witch City Writers – Sunday, November 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Writers, no need to sneak up to the attic to write, as Nathaniel Hawthorne famously did in Concord. Put that ladder away and head over to [….]

Reshaping Museum Representation in Lynn with Doneeca Thurston

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Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts Welcomes New Director Doneeca Thurston At 29, Doneeca Thurston is not only the youngest director but also the first person of color to head operations at Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts. The position was formerly filled by Drew Russo, who became the city of Lynn’s personnel director in April of this year.  For Doneeca, [….]

Art for You, Art for Everyone – Where to Find Public Art on the North Shore

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Art by Helen Bur and Sam Worthington at the Cabot Theatre in Beverly, MA. The days are getting shorter and the crisp fall air reminds us all to get outside before the inevitable drop in temperature drives us indoors. One way that you could spend these last few warm days is to check out some [….]

Arts Matter: Writing, Community, and Making Healthy Choices

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by Joey Phoenix The first time I put words to paper for the sake of expression I was 11. It was my freshman year of high school (you read that right) and my English teacher gave us an assignment. The poem was called “Name” and it was about emptiness. It wasn’t a good poem, but [….]

Skip the Traffic & Take the Train to Salem Haunted Happenings

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Originally Posted on www.hauntedhappenings.org We’re sharing a word to the wise for visitors planning to attend the final weekend of Salem Haunted Happenings: Choose public transportation! This year’s Salem Haunted Happenings festivities have already welcomed a record number of visitors, and the fair-weather forecast combined with a weekend full of programming for all ages indicates October 25-27 could be the busiest [….]

Sabor Latino Hispanic Heritage Celebration 2019

Sabor Latino Celebrates Hispanic Heritage With Flavor and Fun – Photo Gallery

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Images by Creative Collective Hispanic Heritage Month started September 15 and Lynn, MA celebrated in style. On Tuesday, October 8, The North Shore Latino Business Association, Beyond Walls, La Voz Newspaper, and Cojuelos Productions joined together for Sabor Latino: Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Sutton St. in Lynn, MA. Sabor Latino (which translates into English as [….]

Best Places to Hear Poetry and Spoken Word North of Boston

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Poetry and spoken word are art forms the North Shore does well. There is a reason The Massachusetts Poetry Festival has made Salem its home during the years the organizers have held it. But if you’re a lover of the art form, you don’t have to wait until next May to hear the words your [….]