Mass Poetry Highlights Creative Salem

America’s Top Prize-Winning Poets Converge in Salem, MA for the Three-Day Mass Poetry Festival

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The 9th Massachusetts Poetry Festival brings American’s most admired poets from across the country to a celebration of Massachusetts’ lively contemporary poetry scene—Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 7, 2017 in historic downtown Salem, MA. Throughout the weekend, we spotlight the following highly acclaimed poets: Pulitzer-prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Louise Glück, Guggenheim [….]

Salem Scene – Salem Arts Festival Fashion Show Fundraiser

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Annually, Salem Main Streets presents Salem Arts Festival and the annual fashion show is the fundraiser for the festival. The fashion show is a collaboration between Salem Main Streets, Creative Salem, Retonica, Upside Media LLC, Salem Food Tours Owner Karen Scalia, and over 12 local stores and boutiques presenting over 70 looks in a festive party environment. This year the inclusion of Grace [….]

Salem Scene – Resistance Ball at Hamilton Hall

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Salem Scene – Resistance Ball – The Leslie’s Retreat Committee and Hamilton Hall are pleased to host the First Annual Salem Resistance Ball on Saturday, April 8 at 8:30 pm. We will mark our city’s historic prelude to the events that followed in Lexington & Concord. The Ball will mark the culmination of several events [….]

Cosplay Penny Dreadful and World of War Craft at Hawthorne Hotel for Creative Salem Cosplay affair

Salem Scene – The Cosplay Affair – Wrap Up

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The Cosplay affair at the Hawthorne Hotel was a joint production between the hotel, Creative Salem and local cosplayer Mr. Clever. It was a magical evening of creativity, dancing and community building. To learn more about the local cosplay scene read this great article from the Salem News.  Special Thanks to all the sponsors/Vendors Retonica [….]

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Gala Party Kicks Off Tenth Anniversary of Salem Film Fest

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2017 Salem Film Fest milestone schedule includes more than fifty documentaries and shorts, over twenty-five visiting filmmakers, Gala Party,  and a very special 10th-anniversary tribute book. Salem, MA: Celebrating ten years of unparalleled success, Salem Film Fest 2017 (SFF) one of the nation’s leading all-documentary film festivals, will kick off on Thursday, March 2, 2017 [….]

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Media Gallery – Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Wine Festival 2017

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Salem has been awarded as having one of the most Romantic Main Streets in America!

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via Main Street America Salem, just north of Boston, is one of the nation’s oldest port cities. From the beautiful waterfront and harbor, to its vibrant streets, there is plenty to love about downtown Salem.  The downtown district’s square mile is incredibly walkable, making it perfect for strolling and exploring the classic architecture, artesian shops, [….]

New Years Salem lights by Retonica

New Years Round Up!

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NYE SALEM 2016 – Launch Light it Up! from Creative Salem on Vimeo. New Years Eve Launch and Launch Light It Up! (Links to Photo Booth pics below) When Mayor Kim Driscoll reached out to Creative Salem to partner with Salem Main Streets and our good friend Kylie Sullivan to bring an all new late [….]

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Photo Gallery – Christmas in Salem 2016

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37th Annual Christmas in Salem House Tour Few communities have the rich legacy of historic houses that Salem, Massachusetts boasts. These homes, spanning four centuries, help define the character as well as the appearance of the city, and every year some of their owners invite visitors in to view their homes decked out in full [….]

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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 [….]

Notch German Christmas Market

Notch Brewing German Christmas Market – Photo Highlights and Photo Booth

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As a European-inspired beer hall Notch Brewing hosted their first hyper-local Christmas Market out in their Biergarten highlighting local “makers” Participating vendors included Fished Impressions, Boston Woodturning, East Coast Candles, Creative Salem, SalemSpice, Witch City Wicks, Sully’s Brand, FunDead Publications & Hervor Soaps, HelloSalem – Ty Hapworth, Harbor Sweets Handmade Chocolates, The Salem Hat Lady, The Corey Press, Maitland Mountain [….]

Salem Photo Gallery – Festivus 5k 2016

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Festivus 5K (F5K) for Autism is a yearly Festivus-themed holiday race through historic Salem, MA. The event is sponsored by Friends of Northshore Education Consortium. To date, F5K has raised over $45,000 to help children with autism and their families. The 2016 race on December 11th will raise money to help the Northshore Education Consortium [….]

Salem News and Info

Monday Morning Links

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Sea Level rising to Newburyport SALEM – Last year, when Finz Seafood and Grill owner George Carey opened his second restaurant on Wharf Street on Pickering Wharf, he was a hop, skip and a jump away. The two-floor, waterfront eatery, called Sea Level Oyster Bar, is within eyeshot of Finz on Wharf Street.   A [….]

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Photobooth – 2016 Hawthorne Hotel Halloween Party

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Photo Booth by Creative Salem. The costumes at the Hawthorne Hotel annual Halloween party definitely met and exceeded expectations for this Salem Halloween tradition. With Seven Deadly sins being the theme people really embraced the spirit of the evening. If you are interested in hiring a Photo Booth for your special event contact us here [….]