Once Upon a Time – Photos by Joey Phoenix Photography

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Words and images by Joey Phoenix Photography There are so many things that children do regularly that most adults just don’t Children take ice skating lessons, dance like fools whether there’s music or not, make art and are as proud of it as if they were the world’s most skilled painters and sculptors.  They also [….]

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Images in America: House of the Seven Gables Book Release

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The House of the Seven Gables museum was packed to the brim this past Monday with those intrigued by Salem’s fascinating history. The audience included students who had taken classes in Emmerton’s settlement house in the 1940s, tour guides who had been employed at the house in the 1970s, and other curious North Shore residents [….]

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Salem Photos – Sixteenth Annual Phillips House Car Meet

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Historic New England, the North Shore Old Car Club, and Fusion Blue Music joined together for the Sixteenth Annual Phillips House Car Meet, where vintage and antique vehicles are displayed on historic Chestnut Street. Visitors viewed the Phillips family’s collection of carriages, two Pierce-Arrows, and a Model A Ford. The house was open for tours, and refreshments and entertainment was provided by by King Carubia’s Hot Society Band!

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Local Artists Blend Chaos with Zen in Kokeshi

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By Joey Phoenix When restaurateurs Tim Haigh and Larry Leibowitz begin a new project, they don’t go about it all willy-nilly. Kokeshi Salem is just about to introduce it’s brand of Ramen to the North Shore. They have a plan. A good plan. When they opened local favorite Bambolina in 2015, they didn’t settle for [….]

Tidal Shift: Redirecting the Current of Public Space

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By Joey Phoenix Third Places are at the forefront of our communities. They are integral to the culture, the life, the ebb and flow of our cities. Yet, they’re often underutilized and taken for granted. That is, unless they have advocates. In Ernest Hemingway’s short story “A Clean Well-Lighted Space,” two waiters argue over whether [….]

Rent Star Adam Pascal to Inspire Young Actors at Salem Y

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By Joey Phoenix Adam Pascal, known for playing Roger in both the stage production and movie adaptation of the acclaimed rock musical Rent is making a special stop in Salem this Monday January 23 to teach an auditioning master class geared towards kids — and Salem is delighted to have him. The workshop is part [….]

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Photo Gallery – New England Holidays at the House of Seven Gables by Joey Phoenix

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The House of the Seven Gables was built by a Salem sea captain and merchant named John Turner in 1668 and occupied by three generations of the Turner family before being sold to Captain Samuel Ingersoll in 1782. An active captain during the Great Age of Sail, Ingersoll died at sea leaving the property to [….]

Salem Pet Photo visits Nevins Farm

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SALEM PET PHOTO Joey Phoenix is a 25 year old Salem, MA-based pet photographer and certified animal lover. She co-owns seven guinea pigs, who are properly celebrated over at www.thewheekly.com. To find out more about Joey’s other projects, check out www.joeyphoenix.com Pet photography has always been a favorite of mine, simply because I love animals [….]

By Anvil and Spark: Hephaestus, God of the Forge

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It’s been one hell of a week. So much of a week that my brain locked up and I couldn’t write this blog, this blog which would tell the story of community and collaboration, of artists working together to do what we do best: Make Art. My motivation to share this with you got choked [….]