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September 27, 2021
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Imagina Essex: Ciclovia – PHOTOS

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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

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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

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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
September 3, 2021
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Frederick Douglass Park Dedication – PHOTOS

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Images by Creative Collective At the Frederick Douglass park dedication in Lynn, MA officials unveiled a relief sculpture of Douglass by 99 year old local artist Reno “Ray” Pisano, placed near the park entrance to signify a pivotal moment in the abolitionist’s time in Lynn. Project participants, state and local officials and a crowd of about 50 spectators gathered in
September 3, 2021
August 30, 2021
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Salem Ice Scream Bowl 2021 – Photo Highlights

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Images by Creative Collective for Salem Main Streets The 2021 Ice Scream Bowl was held Wednesday, August 4 at 6 pm on the Salem Common. The Salem Ice Scream Bowl offered a chance to taste some classic favorite flavors, as well as a few new ones, from the area’s best ice cream shops, and is a great time for children
August 30, 2021
August 16, 2021
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#SummerSnaps – Leah CS Photography

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This week’s #SummerSnaps feature is Leah Cirker-Stark (they/them), owner of Leah CS Photography. Check out this video to learn more about who they are, what they do, and why a bit of silliness is the great way to get naturally fun shots. You can also learn more about them by checking out their website at www.leahcsphotography.com or by following them
August 16, 2021
July 22, 2021
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Building Nests for Survivors

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by Joey PhoenixImages courtesy of Debbie Baxter and The Survivor Nest Project Content Warning: The article mentions sexual and inter-familial abuse.  Five collaborators from across the country are creating a sacred experience for survivors – an experience centered around an unusual space where people can step inside, be at peace, and shed some of their burden in a safe way.
July 22, 2021
July 5, 2021
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Final Fridays: Art in the Park at Lynn Museum – PHOTOS

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Images by Creative Collective Final Fridays at Lynn Museum kicked off their 2021 season on Friday, June 25th with a remix on “Art in the Park”. The event featured the artistic and creative talents of BIPOC artists from the Lynn community with a variety of visual artworks, spoken word and music performances, and more.Thank you to Edwin Cabrera and the
July 5, 2021
June 28, 2021
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Queer Lynn Scene Lynn Pride Panel and Mixer – PHOTOS

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Images by Joey Phoenix for Creative Collective Queer Lynn Scene held their 2021 Lynn Pride Panel and Mixer on Wednesday, June 23rd at Lynn Museum/Lynn Arts. The panel consisted of members of the LGBTQ2IA+ Community in Lynn, including Marianthy Posadas Nava (she/they), Zan (they/them), Narong Sokhom (they/them), Jessica Beal (she/her), and moderator Cristian Recinos (any pronouns) Sounds for the mixer
June 28, 2021
June 18, 2021
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Juneteenth Flag Raising Lynn – PHOTOS

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Images by Creative Collective The Juneteenth Holiday was honored this week with the raising of the Juneteenth Flag in downtown Lynn. The Lynn Juneteenth Flag raising included words from Mayor Thomas McGee, Reverend Andre Bennett and NSJA President, Nicole McClain, accompanied by a performance of The Black National Anthem performed by Eva Davenport. Juneteenth is the oldest known freedom celebration
June 18, 2021