Salem

May 9, 2024
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Poetry
Salem

Salem Poet Laureate Program: Call for Applications!

by cns2020
📣 The City of Salem is excited to announce the search for its inaugural Salem Poet Laureate! 🎤📚 A Poet Laureate is an appointed poet who is tasked with promoting poetry and encouraging appreciation of the literary arts within a specific community, region, or country. The role often involves composing poems for special occasions and events, participating in or organizing
May 9, 2024
May 7, 2024
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ART
Festivals

Salem Arts Festival 2024 Kicks Off Special Events throughout Salem

by cns2020
A Season of Arts and Outdoor Activities beginning with Salem Arts Festival 2024 Salem, Massachusetts, is bustling with activity as the warmer months approach. Museums, tour operators, and attractions have reopened with extended spring hours. The city’s restaurants are joining in, offering outdoor dining just in time for the season’s events. The crown jewel of these spring happenings is undoubtedly
May 7, 2024
April 21, 2024
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ART
Art Installation

Call for Artists | Muñecas Sin Rostro Sculpture Series Proposal Request

by cns2020
Punto Urban Art Museum (PUAM) is thrilled to announce a call for artists for a transformative art initiative, the Muñecas Sin Rostro (Faceless Dolls) series. We invite artists nationwide to submit proposals for painting a community-inspired interpretation onto a 12-foot tall fiberglass sculpture. This project is set to enhance the boardwalks of Palmer Cove Park and Pioneer Terrace in Salem,
April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024
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ART
Peabody Essex Museum

Join the Peabody Essex Museum for a Collaborative Community Art Project with Marie Watt

by cns2020
This May, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) invites the Salem community and beyond to participate in a unique, month-long collaborative art project. PEM, in collaboration with the 2019 PEM Prize recipient Marie Watt (Seneca Nation), is excited to create a cloud-like sculpture made from tin jingles. This sculpture will be unveiled at the 16th annual Salem Arts Festival on June
April 21, 2024
April 17, 2024
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Salem

Celebrating 4/20 on the North Shore: A Day of Art, Ale, and Film in Salem

by cns2020
Celebrating 4/20 with Creative Collective: A Day of Art, Ale, and Film in Salem As the cultural epicenter of the North Shore, Salem has always embraced diverse forms of expression. This April 20th, also known as 4/20, Creative Collective members (and more) are set to host an array of events that promise to blend arts, culture, and social spirits to
April 17, 2024
April 7, 2024
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Film
Salem

First-Ever Seagrass 420 Film Festival in Salem

by cns2020
Celebrating Cannabis Culture Salem, MA, is gearing up for the inaugural Seagrass 420 Film Festival, slated to unfold at Cinema Salem located in the Witch City Mall from April 18th to April 20th. This festival, presented by Seagrass, the largest cannabis dispensary on the North Shore, aims to explore and celebrate the nuanced portrayal of cannabis in popular films. Festival
April 7, 2024
April 7, 2024
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ART
Art Installation

Salem Springs to Life with Art

by cns2020
Salem Springs to Life continues growing as a vibrant artistic exploration and innovation hub. The City of Salem, under the guidance of Mayor Dominick Pangallo and the City’s Public Art Commission, is thrilled to announce an exciting array of unique art installations and experiences that are about to transform the cityscape. From engaging sculpture gardens to interactive art and storytelling,
April 7, 2024
March 29, 2024
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Festivals
Salem

A Spellbinding Blend of Craft and Tradition

by cns2020
Introducing the Salem Fiber Witch Festival Nestled in the heart of Salem, Massachusetts—a city synonymous with mystique and history—comes a new event destined to weave magic into the fabric of the North Shore: the inaugural Salem Fiber Witch Festival, set to cast its spell from April 19 to 21, 2024. This enchanting gathering marks a unique fusion of the fiber
March 29, 2024
March 29, 2024
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Creative Collective Member
Education

The Good Witch Coven’s Enchanting Growth

by cns2020
Ashley Tina’s Beacon of Light and Love The narrative of Ashley Tina, an elementary school teacher specializing in ELL and Special Education, underscores the profound impact of social and emotional development on children’s academic success. This journey from educator to visionary was propelled by a deep commitment to enhancing children’s and families’ well-being. After stepping into parenthood in 2012, Ashley
March 29, 2024
March 29, 2024
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Authors and Books
Salem

Celebrating National Poetry Month with the Thursday Poets

by cns2020
Diverse Voices and Visions As April’s arrival heralds the renewal of spring, it also ushers in the celebration of National Poetry Month, a time dedicated to the profound impact of poetry in capturing the essence of the human experience, inspiring reflection, and provoking thought. In observance of this significant month, we, the Thursday Poets—a Salem, Massachusetts-based collective of professional poets
March 29, 2024