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August 16, 2021
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#SummerSnaps – Leah CS Photography

by joeyphoenix
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

by joeyphoenix
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

by joeyphoenix
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
June 16, 2021
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IN THE HEIGHTS Screening and Performance at Cinema|Salem – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
Images by Creative Collective The newly reopened Cinema Salem in Salem’s downtown district hosted a special screening of IN THE HEIGHTS, from the creator of HAMILTON and the director of CRAZY RICH ASIANS on Saturday, June 12th. The screening was accompanied by a themed performance from North Shore Latinx-led performance troupe Cojuelous Productions, who partnered with Creative Collective for the
June 16, 2021
June 14, 2021
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Salem Arts Festival 2021 – Social Media Highlights

by joeyphoenix
The 2021 Salem Arts Festival took place over three days from June 4-6 featuring performances, galleries, a mural slam, 40+ vendors, and so much more! These are just highlights! Stay tuned for full coverage in the coming weeks! View this post on Instagram A post shared by #joincreativecollective (@creativecollectivema) Roving Performances from Puppets and Faeries Miracle Fish Puppetry View this
June 14, 2021
February 9, 2021
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Photo Highlights from Salem’s So Sweet 2021

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Images by Creative CollectiveIllumination provided by Retonica Editor’s Note: Follow along with on Instagram @creativenorthshore this weekend to see highlights of the second half of the festival as they happen! The Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate and Ice Sculpture festival took place over the first two weeks of February 2021. Click here to see our Instagram story highlights.* In its 19th year, Salem’s So
February 9, 2021
January 4, 2021
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Mural Team Vise1 and Julz Bring Color, Highlight Diversity in Cambridge – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
Images by Hannah Bailey This past fall, BioMed Realty in Cambridge selected Cedric “Vise1” Douglas (he/him) and Julia “Julz” Roth (she/her) to paint a vent shaft in off Kendall St in Kendall Square. The recently revealed mural wraps around four sides of the vent shaft in an inconspicuous corner of the Canal District, adding a pop of color to a
January 4, 2021
December 14, 2020
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These Holiday Trees are Sleighing It – PHOTOS

by joeyphoenix
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and you and your tree – let’s call him “Spruce Springsteen” – are ready to have your halls decked. Pour some eggnog and pull out the 138 year old fruitcake because here’s some festive trees from North Shore residents that will help you and Spruce get dressed to the nines. Editor’s Note:
December 14, 2020