Creative Economy

January 1, 2021
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COVID-19

How SSU Helped Their Students Continue to Create in 2020

by joeyphoenix
From The Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University The pandemic has created unique challenges for the arts in both how work is created and how work is shared with those who appreciate the arts. Artists are inherently problem solvers, and so our students and faculty have continued their work, just differently. Online exhibitions, rehearsing outside, rehearsing
January 1, 2021
November 18, 2020
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Communities

Making Space for Artists with North Shore CDC’s Schools Project

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by Joey Phoenix This month, we’re highlighting local businesses as part of our #StayLocal2020 campaign. Scroll to the bottom for more information. North Shore Community Development Coalition (North Shore CDC), the organization behind Salem’s Punto Urban Art Museum, Espacio – Community Space, and YouthBuild North Shore, is at it again with the Schools Project. The project will be a repurposing of
November 18, 2020
February 20, 2020
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Editorial

Artists Here’s Why Your Vote Matters

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by Joey Phoenix Artists, your voice matters, and I’m not just talking about your artistic voice. I’m talking about your political voice, your community voice, your public voice. It may seem obvious, but one of the ways to use your voice is to vote.  I know you’re all very shocked by this.  The Massachusetts’ Primary Election is coming up in
February 20, 2020
August 14, 2019
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Performing Arts
TRENDING

Everyone Plays a Part in the Creative Economy

by cns2020
by Joey Phoenix Community Building in the creative economy isn’t just the work of artists or politicians or creative-centered businesses. It’s the work of everyone.  In fact, a community flourishes when everyone in it supports new and local because growth breeds growth and opportunity encourages opportunity. Not only that, supporting the creative economy means that there is just more happening
August 14, 2019
August 13, 2018
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North Shore Creative Happenings
TRENDING

ECCF Awards $300,000 for Arts and Culture Projects Across Essex County

by cns2020
ECCF Awards $300,000 for Arts and Culture Projects Across Essex County In partnership with the Barr Foundation, ECCF grants 11 local collaborations funds for creative placemaking and public art projects
August 13, 2018