PHOTOS

September 3, 2022
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Diversity Matters Fest 2022 – PHOTO Highlights

by joeyphoenix
In 2021, the North Shore Juneteenth hosted the first-ever Diversity Matters Festival in hopes of bringing communities from across various identities together in one place to celebrate their diversity. In 2022 it came back to Red Rocks Park in Lynn and the organizers partnered with Save the Harbor Save the Bay, Marblehead School of Music, Creative Collective, and other community
September 3, 2022
August 30, 2022
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LatinX Night at Northshore Mall Promenade – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
The Summer Entertainment Series took place on the stage located across from Tony C’s and featured entertainment, cultural events, live music, and more! For the 2022 entertainment season, Creative Collective curated fun and entertaining performances for the whole family. On Friday, August 19th LatinX Night with Creative Collective featured performances by: LoneSol Charlie Timbal JP Salsa and Asociacion Carnavalesca de
August 30, 2022
August 25, 2022
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Real Pirates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
Photos by Joey Phoenix for Creative Collective.  Click here to view the full gallery.  From Creative Collective President and Founder John Andrews: “Huge Congratulations to our members Real Pirates Salem for their official Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Kim Driscoll, the Salem Chamber, and many, many local stakeholders and supporters of this impressive new small business. We at Creative Collective have
August 25, 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
February 16, 2022
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Salem’s So Sweet Brings Ice Sculpture and Magic to Downtown Salem – PHOTOS

by Felicia Cheney
Images by Creative Collective unless otherwise stated. The 20th Annual Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture Festival took main stage this past weekend in downtown Salem. Even with the tricky weather, the ice sculptures that were installed were stunning while they stood. Over the years, the festival has also evolved to include new app-based games with prizes, more ice
February 16, 2022
February 8, 2022
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Destination Salem And Creative Collective Launch Daily Photo Challenge

by Felicia Cheney
Destination Salem is collaborating with Creative Collective (the team behind Creative North Shore) on a daily photo challenge, beginning in February, and running through December 2022. The idea came about as a way to provide a fun outlet to share photos of Salem with the community. Visitors, residents, and businesses are invited to celebrate Salem in 2022 by posting a photo on
February 8, 2022
December 20, 2021
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The Year in Photos: Resilience, Connection, and Creativity with Creative Collective

by joeyphoenix
All Photos Copyright Creative Collective 2021. You inspired us this year with your resilience and creativity. We saw so many opportunities for connection, initiatives for community building and support, and the creation of some incredible pieces of art. So we are thrilled and excited to showcase some of our favorite moments of 2021: Salem Welcomes Odd Meter Coffee to Washington
December 20, 2021
September 27, 2021
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Imagina Essex: Ciclovia – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
Images by Creative Collective Imagina Essex’s final 2021 installment, Ciclovia, Took place in September 2021. Parts of Essex and Common Streets on Lawrence were closed to motor vehicular traffic, and opened for biking, walking, skating, and other fun activities for the whole family, to promote physical activity and wellness in the Lawrence area. Partes de las calles Essex y Common
September 27, 2021
September 7, 2021
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Lynn’s First Diversity Matters Festival – Photo Highlights

by joeyphoenix
Images by Creative Collective | Click here for full gallery of images Lynn’s first Diversity Matters Festival, organized by North Shore Juneteenth Association, Inc. and sponsored by the Essex County Community Foundation, took place on the last weekend in August 2021. The event was a family-friendly festival with activities, vendors, music, food, and more. Culture Trolley Stops included: Galleries at
September 7, 2021
September 3, 2021
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Imagina Arte and Essex Art Center Reopening in Lawrence – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
Images by Creative Collective Creative Collective has been invited by MassDevelopments TDI to Lawrence to demonstrate and facilitate some new and exciting ways to activate a few downtown storefronts with Imagina Essex. This was the third in the Imagina Essex series. For this event, Creative Collective teamed up with Essex Art Center and hosting the official after-party for their block
September 3, 2021