Creative Collective Posts

August 23, 2022
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A Chat with the Boston Artists Ensemble

by joeyphoenix
Hamilton Hall is fortunate to be the Salem home of the Boston Artists Ensemble.  Their 2022-3 season will begin on Friday, Sept. 16⁠— and we hope you’ll treat yourself to their talents! In anticipation of their upcoming season, we chatted with Jonathan Miller, founder and Artistic Director of the BAE. We hope you enjoy the conversation below. “For those who don’t know,
August 23, 2022
August 19, 2022
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Announcing the 13th Annual Salem Lit Fest

by joeyphoenix
The Salem Athenaeum is pleased to announce the thirteenth Salem Literary Festival (aka Salem Lit Fest), happening September 8-11. After two years of a largely virtual festival, this year’s event will be a mix of virtual and in-person events. The Lit Fest features four days of more than 50 notable writers from across genres and across the globe sharing their
August 19, 2022
August 16, 2022
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Salem, Massachusetts to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Salem Haunted Happenings in October 2022

by joeyphoenix
During the month of October 2022, Salem, Massachusetts will celebrate its 40th Anniversary of Salem Haunted Happenings, the annual citywide event that attracts Halloween-lovers from around the world. To celebrate this milestone, attractions and businesses around Salem will host anniversary-themed special events in addition to the crowd-favorite festival activities such as the Haunted Happenings Grand Parade, Mayor’s Night Out, the
August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022
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Enjoy Sips by the Sea at the House of the Seven Gables

by joeyphoenix
This year’s annual fundraiser at The House of the Seven Gables shines a light on its prized location on Salem’s historic waterfront. What is treasured must be protected. Sips by the Sea unites community and The Gables in citywide efforts to preserve Salem’s beloved historic resources as climate change impacts the waterfront. On Saturday, September 10, from 7 to 9:30
August 16, 2022
August 10, 2022
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Salem Jazz and Soul Festival 2022 – PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

by joeyphoenix
All images by Creative Collective. Click here to view the full gallery. The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival took over Salem Common this past Saturday, August 6th, filling the area with FREE music from talented local jazz and soul musicians. The festival featured performances from: HDRnB All Stars The Runaround Sound Steve Lacey Quartet Verdegree Salem High School Jazz Band
August 10, 2022
August 9, 2022
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Salem Announces Launch of New Heritage Trail Project

by joeyphoenix
The City of Salem, in conjunction with Destination Salem and partners in the community that include local historians, representatives from the National Park Service, city government, and business owners, have begun a strategic revisioning of the Salem Heritage Trail. This project will include repainting the line in gold and developing interpretation of heritage sites along the historic trail. The project
August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022
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Hawthorne and Melville Relationship Explored in Immersive Performance

by joeyphoenix
Salem State’s Center for Creative and Performing Arts opens it fall season with ReWritten, Friday, September 16 at 7:30 pm in the Sophia Gordon Center, 356 Lafayette Street. ReWritten is an immersive multi-disciplinary performance that explores the often-silenced intimate relationship between authors Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville. Moving between their lives, work, and remaining letters, ReWritten reimagines an intergenerational queer
August 9, 2022
August 4, 2022
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August Events Calendar Announced by The Cabot

by joeyphoenix
The Cabot heads towards the second half of the summer with a fantastic line-up of shows and films for August. Starting off the month, a family favorite for $1 Movie Night with Paddington 2 on Wednesday, August 3 at 6:30 PM. GRAMMY-nominated singer & actor Chris Isaak takes The Cabot stage on Thursday, August 4 and this Saturday, August 6,
August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022
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Salem Arts Summer Solo Series Continues with New Exhibitions

by joeyphoenix
Salem Arts Association is hosting a reception for new exhibitions this Friday, August 5, 6-8pm in their galleries at 159 Derby Street, Salem, MA.  Salem Arts Association continues their 2022 Solo Series with exhibitions by member artists Mary Szeman Best and Brian Best titled “This That and the Other Thing” and by member artist Sandra Golbert titled “Collection” and an ongoing exhibition of works by artist Paul Nathan.
August 4, 2022
August 2, 2022
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New Exhibition Explores How the Camera Transformed 19th-Century China

by joeyphoenix
Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China On view September 24, 2022 through April 2, 2023 The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China, a new exhibition that explores how the camera transformed perceptions of 19th-century China. Photography’s development as a new art form and technology in the 19th century coincided with profound changes in the way
August 2, 2022