New Play ​THE STAND OR, SAL IS DEAD​ to premiere at The Actor’s Studio of Newburyport

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June 7, 2018 NEWBURYPORT, MA — Written by poet and playwright Kevin Carey, THE STAND OR, SAL IS DEAD will make its world premiere this summer. Currently in development at Salem State University, the production’s five-performance run will be hosted at The Actor’s Studio of Newburyport from June 21-24, 2018.

Get Hooked! North Shore Music Theatre Presents ‘Peter Pan’ the High-Flying Musical Adventure

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Beverly, MA:  Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) continues the 2018 Musical Season with the family favorite musical,PETER PAN, set to take flight beginning on Tuesday, July 10 and playing through Sunday, July 22.

Meet the Collective – Phoenix School Salem

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This rapidly changing world requires a different approach to education if the students of today are going to be successful adults in the future. In addition to a challenging academic curriculum designed to meet the needs of every child, the all-important 21st century skills of creative and critical thinking, collaboration, problem-solving, oral and written communication, and technology are integral parts of a Phoenix education. These are not new ideas to Phoenix. They have been part of our curriculum for 26 years. When your child walks through the door each day, you will know they are going to get the attention they need to meet the challenges they will face now and in the future.

PastryCast Ep. 7 – History, Salem, Lobsters and Pastry! OH MY!

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History, Salem, Lobsters and Pastry!

Josh and Alyssa discuss the founding of the internet and the future of the internet in Salem.. The status of the Phillips Library and it’s collection and topics concerning the Salem Historical Society. Josh discusses his thoughts on hash browns. What critters will Alyssa eat?

10 tips to for successful art vendors by Shady Tree Maker

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Shady Tree Maker celebrates the beauty and intricacies of nature and love of fantasy in a diverse body of multimedia endeavors, including, Turkish Marbled goods, handbound books, flower crowns, clay jewelry, dreamcatchers, and mixed-media collages. Her work is featured in local stores, cafe’s and galleries, while running Shady Tree Maker out of her studio in Beverly, MA. 

Beltaine Fire: Yoga, Tarot, & Moon Magic with The Chaos Factor

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Happy Beltaine everyone! I think we are all still flying high on the magic from Sunday evening. What an amazing night of partnership to celebrate this sabbat as well as the full moon in Scorpio. With the special talent and enthusiasm of Rebel Yell Yoga, Dark Moon Tarot, Creative Collective, Witch City Wicks, and Scarlet Letter Press, we created an enchanting one of a kind experience that included a meditative yoga flow, Beltaine spell bag crafting, and tarot & birth chart readings. Guests also took home a specially-crafted herbal oil blend from The Chaos Factor, and a lovely spring candle from Witch City Wicks, both made exclusively for this event.

HistoryCast Episode 5: Alyssa Conary, Counter Magic

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Robyn from Creative 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. Listen to Robyn and Melissa chat with local residents, creatives, politicians, historians, and feminist leaders about the history of Salem and the women who influenced it.

Meet the Creative – Bobbie Bush Photography

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Bobbie Bush Photography is a professional portrait photographer located north of Boston, Massachusetts in historic Salem MA, serving the north shore Massachusetts, specializing in children’s and family photography. She has been named one of the Best Boston Photographer, after being named Boston’s Best Children’s Photographer in 2017 by the Boston A-List online competition and by the CBS Boston WBZ editors. Bobbie has established her Salem MA studio as the premier go-to Boston Baby Photographer and Boston Newborn Photographer in eastern Massachusetts with a full year comprehensive Baby Plan program from newborn through the baby’s first birthday.

A trip to Peabody – Marina Griffin Studio

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By Roby Giannapolo (@book_witch)

When Marina Griffin Studio became a member of The Collective last fall, I immediately checked out their Instagram @marina.griffin.design and fell in love with their handmade jewelry and scarves. After a long winter (is it finally spring!?), I finally had an opportunity to meet with Kelly and her family at their incredible studio.