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April 8, 2022
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Lawrence Arts Collective Announces Programming for Spring/Summer 2022

by Felicia Cheney
The Lawrence Arts Collective is pleased to announce the start of spring and summer programming. The Collective is a pilot artist-in-residence program supported by the Lawrence Public Library in partnership with 599 Studios, Ateneo Dominicano, El Taller Cafe & Bookstore, Elevated Thought, Essex Art Center, Izizwe Dance Studio, and Merrimack River Watershed Council. The program matched each organization with an
April 8, 2022
January 11, 2022
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Essex Arts Center to Open Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

by Felicia Cheney
From Essex Art Center 20 January – 17 March 2022 | Free Admission In her first solo exhibition in the Merrimack Valley, artist Marla L. McLeod explores contemporary social issues and symbols of pride for BIPOC Americans through painting, textile, sculpture, and photography. Marla L. McLeod (b. 1981) is a mixed-race (African-American, White, and Native) artist born in California and
January 11, 2022
December 7, 2021
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Downtown Lawrence Creatives to Host a Winter Art Walk

by joeyphoenix
From Lawrence Arts Collective Lawrence-area artists and creatives come together to host a Lawrence Winter Art Walk on Saturday, December 11th from 10 AM-4 PM at various downtown locations. The Winter Art Walk will feature open studios, gallery viewings, live demonstrations, performances, and other unique offerings throughout the day for visitors to explore Lawrence’s creative hubs. “The winter walk is
December 7, 2021
November 24, 2021
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#NonprofitNovember: One Broadway Collaborative

by joeyphoenix
#NonprofitNovember is highlighting Creative Collective’s nonprofit Business Members in a series of featured interviews. These short features will grant some insight into how these nonprofits have grown and developed through the years and how they plan to use what they’ve learned to further their respective missions in 2022.  This Holiday season, follow the hashtag #NonprofitNovember to learn more about the
November 24, 2021
November 23, 2021
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#NonprofitNovember: Essex Art Center

by joeyphoenix
#NonprofitNovember is highlighting Creative Collective’s nonprofit Business Members in a series of featured interviews. These short features will grant some insight into how these nonprofits have grown and developed through the years and how they plan to use what they’ve learned to further their respective missions in 2022.  This Holiday season, follow the hashtag #NonprofitNovember to learn more about the
November 23, 2021
November 19, 2021
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#StayLocal2021 Guide to Lawrence, MA

by joeyphoenix
#StayLocalMA (#StayLocal2021) is an innovative and collaborative regional approach to explore, dine, and shop locally. Creative Collective created The Stay Local MA Campaign to support your favorite small businesses throughout the community – both in-store and online and keep your money local. “Small businesses are the lifeblood of most communities and on the North Shore that couldn’t be more true,”
November 19, 2021
October 21, 2021
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Meet The Member: One Broadway Collaborative

by joeyphoenix
In your words… Tell us about your organization, business, initiative. One Broadway Collaborative is a Collaborative Music and Arts Workspace and Venue for Music, Open Mic nights, Local artists displayed on the walls, cooperative songwriting nights, and much more! Our goal is to give all artists a place to gather, network, and make and show all types of art. Tell
October 21, 2021
October 4, 2021
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Music Man Creates Listening Room and Community Space in Lawrence

by joeyphoenix
By Joey Phoenix Images Courtesy of One Broadway Collaborative Update | October 7th, 2021: One Broadway Collaborative was awarded this week with a $100,000 MassDevelopment Grant as part of the Collaborative Workspace Program. The program aims to accelerate business formation, job creation, and entrepreneurial activity in communities by supporting infrastructure that fuels locally based innovation. One Broadway Collaborative in Lawrence is
October 4, 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
July 12, 2021
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Essex Art Center seeks to establish an arts and culture district in Lawrence by installing art along the city’s canal

by joeyphoenix
From Essex Art Center Essex Art Center is excited to announce Gateway to the Arts, a public art installation along the city’s canal from Union Street to the bridge between Island Street and Canal Street. In April, Essex Art Center launched its L.I.V.E. on Island Street campaign, a series of community-focused initiatives to serve Lawrence and its residents better. As
July 12, 2021