POETRY – An excerpt from Entombed in Verse: An Epitaph for Salem by Laurie Moran from the poem “Encircled”

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On the morning of September, 8, 1963, 58-year-old Evelyn Corbin was sexually assaulted and murdered in her Lafayette Street apartment: another victim of the Boston Strangler. Albert Desalvo later confessed to the Strangler murders, and counted Evelyn among his victims, …

Erik Weihenmayer

Author and Motivation speaker Erik Weihenmayer speaks about being the first blind man to climb Everest

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Banner image from touchthetop.com The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem welcomed Erik Weihenmayer to the Hawthorne Hotel for an intimate evening listening to Erik recount some of his many adventures including kayaking the Grand Canyon and scaling Mount …

The Write Space: Michael Gerhard Martin

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The Write Space: Michael Gerhard Martin The Write Space is a monthly Q&A series from Creative Salem covering a local writer and a Salem space(s) he associates with writing. Questions? Contact [email protected] Give us your best writerly bio. Michael Gerhard …

New Salem artist in residence program on Artist’s Row will create community connections

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Mayor Kim Driscoll and the Public Art Commission (PAC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Artist in Residence Pilot Program at Artists’ Row  with Claudia Paraschiv, architect, and owner of Studioful – Architecture, Community Art, and Neighborhood Design, and …

Salem photos – Salem Celebrates the 4th 2017

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Salem celebrated the 4th of July in Salem this year with one of the biggest productions yet! From the AMAZING performances by Annie Brobst, Witch Pitch, The Hillyer Orchestra featuring many special guests to the BREATHTAKING fireworks finale, Salem once again showed …

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Salem Celebrates the Fourth of July

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Salem Celebrates the Fourth of July Mayor Kimberley Driscoll is pleased to announce that Salem will hold its Independence Day celebration at the Salem Maritime National Historic Site on Derby Wharf on Tuesday, July 4th. Salem Celebrates the Fourth of July …