Meet the Member – Beyond Walls

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Beyond Walls – a group of Lynn residents, business owners, and public art/placemaking enthusiasts using grassroots efforts to create a sense of place and safety in the heart of Downtown Lynn. 1) Tell us a bit about you and what you do? We are a creative placemaking organization based in Lynn, Massachusetts. Our mission is [….]

Salem Photos – Big Ol Dirty Bucket by Bruce Bettis

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On this episode of the PastryCast with Josh and Alyssa the discussion is very lively as they chat about the… SALEM ARTS FESTIVAL FASHION SHOW – APRIL 6, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2018, Salem, MA Join us for… Teacher, editor of, owner at Upsidemedia, LLC, and Creative Collective Member – Seth Albaum [….]

Observing the Winter Garden — at The House of the Seven Gables. Photo by Jim Bostick

Salem Photos – House of the Seven Gables – Jim Bostick

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I love to tell stories within my images. Within The House of the Seven Gables who couldn’t become immersed in the idea that so many lived moments have taken place within these marvelous rooms. I imagine all the people who’ve lived in this home, both real and written by Hawthorne, every time I visit this historic place. Each image creates a thoughtful moment in my picture that you, the viewer, get to finish as a story in your mind. I’m inspired by storytelling and here attempt to portray a small bit of theater.

T.C. Cannon Epochs in Plains History: Mother Earth, Father Sun, the Children Themselves

Salem Photos – T.C. Cannon Edge of America at PEM

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T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America On view March 3, 2018 to June 10, 2018 More information One of the most influential, innovative, and talented Native American artists of the 20th-century, T.C. Cannon embodied the activism, cultural transition and creative expression that defined America in the 1960’s and ‘70s. Cannon’s work — as an [….]

Beverly Photos – Roller Skating Night with Goodnight Fatty, Octocog and Jaju

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Beverly Ma – Goodnight Fatty, Octocog and Jaju Pierogi hosted a night of roller skating and pop up treats at the Roller Palace in Beverly. Almost a hundred people showed up for a true throwback event featuring delicious fresh baked cookies from Goodnight Fatty and award winning Pierogi from the crew at Jaju! 

10 things to during Valentine’s Week whether you celebrate or not!

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Friday, February 9th @ 7 PM – 8 PM The Witch House – Salem MA Early Modern English Love Magic. The links between love and magic, of enchantment and sympathia, have long been considered by poets, philosophers, and magicians alike. This talk explores the variety of occult theories and magical practices that seek to grasp [….]

Meet the Member – Bruce Whear, Silly Theatre Productions

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I started Silly Theatre Productions so that I would have an entity that might encompass the many theatre/entertainment vehicles I’m involved in. I’ve performed locally/regionally on stage/film/print for multiple productions over the last 50+ years. I served on the board of the original Salem Theatre Company, and am presently on the Marblehead Little Theatre’s board where I have been affiliated since the early seventies.

Meet the Member – Joey Nicotera – Retonica Lighting

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Founded by internationally-recognized lighting designer Joey Nicotera, RETONICA strives to write the next chapter in event lighting.
Current event lighting, while beautiful, is reaching a plateau. Simply surrounding a room with colored light is becoming commonplace. Current technology allows for more architecturally sensitive installations, as well as dramatic changes in colors and brightness that will turn your event into a theatrical experience.


Meet the Member – OASIS – Open Art Studio & Inspirational Space

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LYNN MA 1) Tell us a bit about you and what you do? We at Oasis hope to bring art and creativity to a diverse community, allowing the individuals to express themselves while connecting with other artistic people in groups, workshops, or an open studio experience. We offer social peer support to people looking for [….]

Historycast ep 4 Fundead Publications

HistoryCast with Robyn and Melissa: Ep.4 -Fundead Publications

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Robyn from Creative Salem/Collective and Melissa from Now Age Travel take a fresh approach to women’s history in Salem. More than a city of witches, Salem has always had a history of bold women shaping the area for famous, infamous, and lesser-known happenings.

Erik Rodenheiser Improv

5 Questions with Erik Rodenheiser – Sweets Edition

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WHAT: Erik Rodenheiser, Super Sweet Improv Comedy Night WHERE: Gallows Hill Museum Theatre 7 Lynde St, Salem, Massachusetts WHEN: February 9&10, 2018  – 7PM Robyn: What inspired you to have an improv show during Salem So Sweet? Erik: I love improv, and I love love, and I love dopamine. (Chocolate releases dopamine!) so, I thought this would be [….]

Gwen Smith, from the series The Enigma of Yoda, 2002–18, sixteen inkjet printed photographs. Courtesy of the artist.

Fresh sights & new ideas | PEM announces 2018 exhibition schedule

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PLAY spurs productivity. PLAY is a catalyst for creativity. PLAY is an escape from conformity. PLAY reinvents the rules. PLAY empowers the players. PLAY stimulates innovation. PLAY enables exploration. PLAY is a response to uncertainty. PLAY rewards misbehavior. PLAY negotiates conflict. PLAY resists productivity. PLAY is… PlayTime is the first major thematic exhibition celebrating the role [….]