Your Fall Reading List from Creative Collective

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The last days of summer are dwindling which means crisp nights, pumpkin patches, and brightly colored leaves are just around the corner. It’s the perfect time of year to curl up with a blanket and big cup of tea (or glass of wine) and tuck into a good book. You owe it to yourself. Creative [….]

Meet the Member – Corsara Artists

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Corsara Artists is an international ensemble featuring the finest professional talent in opera and classical music. We produce opera and classical concerts as well staged opera classics to promote & preserve operatic and classical music as an art; develop local Young Artists in the highest standards of performance and technical skills by creating opportunities to participate in all aspects of productions and learn directly from the professional singers in the ensemble;

PARTY ON THE SALEM/BEVERLY BRIDGE WITH CROSSING WATER

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Crossing Water (Sept. 7-14, 2019) is a week-long arts festival that will bring together the Salem and Beverly communities by fostering creation and connection through all forms of art—visual, narrative, performance, audio, and more. From lighting the bridge to poetry readings (and everything in between), Crossing Water will feature eight days of programming along the waterfronts on both sides of the Beverly-Salem bridge.

Winter Island Drive-In series -Jurassic Park -Salem MA.

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The 2019 Winter Island Drive-In series came to a close with an exciting and engaging event produced by Creative Collective LLC in partnership with the City of Salem Parks and Recreation Department.

Creative Collective Partners with City of Peabody for 36th Peabody International Festival

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The Creative Collective Merchant Marketplace has partnered with the City of Peabody to expand Vendor Fair for 36th Peabody International Festival.  Peabody, MA – For more than three decades, The Peabody International Festival has attracted thousands of people to downtown Peabody with live music, artists, and food inspired from around the world. This year, Creative [….]

PEM Block Party – Photo Gallery

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Images by K.H. Photography Click here for full gallery The Peabody Essex Museum, in collaboration with Creative Collective, held its 3rd annual Summer Block Party on July 27th. The highly successful party has grown throughout all of its iterations and is now what it is today. There were vendors selling their beautiful creations, music housed in The Wandering Stage with an [….]

Graphic for bard Brigade presents King Lear in Salem ma

Salem Public Arts supports free Shakespeare in downtown Salem

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Salem Public Arts is excited to be bringing the Bard Brigade back for another free public Shakespeare this summer. After last summer’s success presenting Macbeth in Derby Sq, Salem Public Arts and The Bard Brigade are looking forward to bringing King Lear to the new part at 289 Derby St. as well as returning to Derby Square.

Artists Inspire One Another to Take Action

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by Alyse Diamantides As a teenager, Cedric Douglas was arrested for painting the pavement of a run-down Quincy basketball court. To police, it was vandalism. But Douglas thought he was beautifying the cracked, abandoned space.  Fast forward more than two decades, and Douglas is now a prominent Boston street artist, muralist and social activist who [….]

Marketing 101: Small Businesses

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by Laura Owens It can be hard to take the first steps toward marketing your business. Some steps are simple and only involve creating a social media account, others, such as building and keeping relationships, can be more challenging. The deas outlined below will help you have a good idea of where and how to [….]

Salem Arts Festival takes its roots in the community

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By Alyse Diamantides Celebrating its 11th year, the Salem Arts Festival is one of the largest and most widely attended events in the city — drawing in nearly 7,000 visitors and residents. Featuring dozens of performers, gallery pieces and public art projects, this year’s festival kicks off Friday, June 7 and highlights multiple forms of [….]

A Laser Show To Celebrate Local Immigrants’ Stories And Confront Stigma

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By Greg Cook/ @aestheticresearPhotos by Creative Collective Originally published on Essex County Creates The laser and sound installation “Im|Migration” by Stephanie Benenson of Hamilton for the North Shore Community Development Coalition’s Punto Urban Art Museum repeats on May 16, 17 and 18 from 8 to 10 p.m. each night. As darkness settled on Salem’s Point neighborhood last [….]

Salem Harbormaster boat

The Friendship returns to Salem!

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On a dreary and grey day in Salem Ma. The Friendship returned to the Salem Maritime Historic Site at Derby Wharf to large crowds despite the unpredictable New England weather. Photos by Creative Collective.

North Shore Women to Watch

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An evening of Women’s Networking presented by Peabody Essex Museum at Hotel Salem in Salem Mass. Story by Alyse Diamantides. Photos by Creative Collective