The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

April 10th, 2018

10 Years and Still Growing. Salem Arts Festival Returns in June

 “Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein Art has stood the test of time as an expression of the times within which it was born. As the World Art Day celebration approaches on April 15th, here in Salem we look ahead to our own celebration of expression […]

April 10th, 2018

10 Years and Still Growing. Salem Arts Festival Returns in June

 “Creativity takes courage.” – Henri Matisse “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” – Albert Einstein Art has stood the test of time as an expression of the times within which it was born. As the World Art Day celebration approaches on April 15th, here in Salem we look ahead to our own celebration of expression […]

May 29th, 2017

“Tidal Shift” and “Mural Slam” to be Featured in this Year’s Salem Arts Festival

Art is good. Art is what you have at an arts fest. But the 9th annual Salem Arts Festival (to be held June 2-4th) is art and much, much more. This popular free family-friendly event will feature over 100 artists and performers, and includes a variety o…

May 11th, 2016

The Work of Rodin Interpreted in Dance

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) and BoSoma Dance Company present 101 days of modern gestural performance in the museum’s headlining exhibition, Rodin: Transforming Sculpture. Dancers…

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March 29th, 2013

Food, Fun with Friends, and Finds: Salem First Friday

Reputation attained, and rightly so, Salem First Friday is all about foods, fun with friends and finds. The upcoming SFF on April 5th will be more of the same. Merchants open later. Bargains available to those who participate! But what makes SFF especi…

August 30th, 2010

The Book of Lilith

The Book of Lilith Exquisite Corpse Dance Theatre presents The Book of Lilith at Salem Theatre Company this September From their release: Exquisite Corpse Dance Theatre performs its original theatrical bellydance production The Book of Lilith, based on the story of the ancient Middle Eastern goddess and demoness. From her beginnings as handmaiden to the […]

October 28th, 2009

Halloween week fun

Even though there are only a few more days until Halloween there are still plenty of cool things to do. Here are a few events worthy of checking out. Wednesday October 28th, 2009 SYNTH: 80’s party with Darq Tonight from 8:30-12:30 at Bangkok Paradise we get a special treat and get enjoy a decade with […]

October 23rd, 2009

Sublime Salem sweet sounds and suds sipping

The closer we get to Halloween in Salem Mass the more you can feel excitement in the air. The 3rd annual SALEM HARVEST FEST Salem Harvest Fest presented by Pamplemousse & Magic Hat Brewing takes place this Saturday, October 24th from 2 – 6 pm at 294 Essex (Salem Y Ballroom) is a grand tasting […]

October 22nd, 2009

Friday – flick or frolic

Tough Choices.  It’s getting out of control here in the Witch City.  Roving bands of tourists hunting for ghosts and goblins day and night. Strolling through the cemeterys has now become a contact sport. And trying to get a seat at your favorite restaurant or bar is as difficult at finding a spot on the […]

September 29th, 2009

Salem Zombie Walk 2009

Our friend Christine emailed us with a request to “pimp out” the Zombie Walk so how could we resist. The Zombie Walk, a relatively new tradition in Salem is open to everyone and fun for both participants and onlookers.  This event is not run by the city so you wont find it on the official […]

March 18th, 2009

Shimmying for a cause

Could it be the beautiful women? Or, maybe it’s the interesting music and costumes. Perhaps it’s the relentless promotion form a variety of people here in the Salem. Regardless of the reason Salem is a hotbed for the Bellydance scene, and this Sunday there is another performance not to be missed. Spring Equinox Rites of […]

March 18th, 2009

Shimmying for a cause

Could it be the beautiful women? Or, maybe it’s the interesting music and costumes. Perhaps it’s the relentless promotion form a variety of people here in the Salem. Regardless of the reason Salem is a hotbed for the Bellydance scene, and this Sunday there is another performance not to be missed. Spring Equinox Rites of […]

February 27th, 2009

Weekend Warrior: February 27 &28

Special Events / Festivals Salem Film Fest February 26 – March 5:  It kicked off yesterday and is running for a week.  This is your best opportunity to see all those killer documentary’s you order up on Netfilx in a actual theater.  Don’t miss out of this once a year opportunity. Check out salemfilmfest.com for […]

October 21st, 2008

Salem’s got Balls

The closer we get to Halloween the more the events ramp up.  This year one long standing event is moving to another new location while a new event looks to be a more financially desirable alternative. The Vampires Masquerade Ball Having long been the premiere event of the Halloween season this ball has moved from […]

October 9th, 2008

I like Turtles

We all know that Zombies like turtles, but did you know that in addition to last weekend’s Zombie Walk there are more fun filled zombie festivities in Salem this October Halloween season? Salem State College is participating in  “Thrill The World“, a 25th anniversary commemorative event celebrating Michael Jackson’s Thriller – perhaps one of the […]

September 29th, 2008

Bellydance in Salem

If you are like most people the thought of a belly dancer invokes an image right out of a 1950′s movie with some chubby middle eastern looking broad draped in flowing scarfs and things that jingle.  Well it’s time to smash that stereotype and open your eyes to a fresh take on this old world […]