Creative Identities

May 31, 2022
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10 Things to Do This Weekend at Salem Arts Festival

by Felicia Cheney
Salem Arts Festival returns this weekend (June 3-5) in all of its glory for three days of art, music, poetry, performance, vending, and general spectacle. Because the schedule of events happening in and around Salem is so jam packed, we’ve decided to help you out by selecting 10 of the best happenings going on this weekend. But don’t just trust
May 31, 2022
May 27, 2021
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10 Things to Look Forward to at Salem Arts Festival 2021

by Felicia Cheney
Despite the the stress of a global pandemic, art has continued to unite us across many diverse communities. Salem Arts Festival, taking place June 4th through 6th, will be a relaxing and engaging get-away from that tiring virtual Zoom fatigue. Both residents and visitors are welcomed to attend this fantastic festival where local artists and businesses will shine in the
May 27, 2021
July 23, 2019
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The Moment of Magic with Anton, the Official Magician of Salem

by cns2020
by Joey Phoenix When Anton Andresen was named the Official Magician of Salem in 2017, he was already a longstanding figure in the North Shore magic community. Having performed publicly since he was 13 years old, including a spot on SATV, he stepped into this new role with gusto, and now uses his title to not just perform magic to
July 23, 2019
July 16, 2019
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Making a Splash with The Little Merman of Salem

by cns2020
by Joey Phoenix “If you look towards the harbor,” says the Boston Harbor Cruises tour guide with a grin, “you might see the Little Merman of Salem!”  Since the beginning of sea exploration, sailors have dreamed of mermaids swimming around their ships as they cruised through the deep. The stories they imagined and fantastical tales they told were just true
July 16, 2019
July 9, 2019
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Dancing on Air with Aerialist Molly Baechtold

by cns2020
Molly floats through the air with the greatest of ease, dazzling crowds with her multi-apparatus aerial mastery. by Joey Phoenix Images by Creative Collective A Boston-based performer and teacher of aerial arts, Molly appears to dance on the very air as she lifts herself high off the ground for her performances. Her movements are so fluid and effortless that anyone
July 9, 2019