James Chisolm Leaning Trees

Artist James Chisholm takes a close look at streams and waves in Endicott exhibit

Greed. Lies. Revenge. And love. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s iconic American novel, “The House of the Seven Gables,” has it all. It took 167 years but the wait is worth it. Playwright JF Dacey has adapted the book for stage and North Shore audiences are in for a treat. Three dramatically staged readings are scheduled in mid-January and those interested are advised to reserve their seats now.

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Salem, Mass. Entertains City-Wide Network

Greed. Lies. Revenge. And love. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s iconic American novel, “The House of the Seven Gables,” has it all. It took 167 years but the wait is worth it. Playwright JF Dacey has adapted the book for stage and North Shore audiences are in for a treat. Three dramatically staged readings are scheduled in mid-January and those interested are advised to reserve their seats now.

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Rachel Tonthat of Salem before the Phillips Library, “where all the history is stored”, in Marianne Mueller’s 2011 Freeport exhibition at the PEM: Any House is a Home

An Open Letter to the Leadership of the Peabody Essex Museum by Donna Seger

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She brought magic to Salem. She has mixed feelings about it

By Billy Baker GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 27, 2017
SALEM — It is not her fault, Laurie Cabot declared.

Then she thought for a moment and revised her statement.

“OK, it is kind of my fault,” she said, referring to what has happened to October in Salem since she arrived nearly five decades ago and began the modern witch era in the “Witch City.”

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A TRIP TO SALEM HORROR FEST | Faculty of Horror, News

It’s not exactly Disneyland, but Salem, Massachusetts is among the higher-ranking tourist destinations for fans of the macabre, having embraced its history as the site of mass hysteria that sent over 200 accused witches to the gallows between 1692 and 1693. I’d always meant to go, so when Salem Horror Fest founder Kevin Lynch invited The Faculty of Horror to attend as guests, I packed up my broomstick and my co-host and headed to New England!

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The Hanged Man

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Notes from Salem Horror Fest: Night Markets & Tragedy Girls.

Greetings from Salem, beautiful ghouls! The Salem Horror Fest is in full swing (and has been since late September, though I was not lucky enough to make it to the whole thing). While I languished in Toronto (just kidding, Toronto, love you!), lucky horror fans in New England enjoyed special events and screenings including Night of the Living Dead, The Haunting, Gods & Monsters, Get Out, and an epic opening night party!

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One Town Massachusetts Transforms Into A Terrifying Halloween Wonderland

When in comes to Halloween, one town in Massachusetts does it bigger and better than anywhere else in the country.

We’re talking about Salem, of course. This historic town has a spooky history that goes back hundreds of years and is a community that isn’t afraid to embrace the weird side of life. Every year, this charming seaside town transforms into a terrifying Halloween wonderland.

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