Spend the night with PEM celebrating Salem’s Dominican culture and community. Get fired up with live traditional merengue tipico music as well as the latest hits in Dominican hip hop and electronic music. Savor delicious foods, enjoy artwork by students from the Point neighborhood, create your own fufus, popular Dominican noise-making toys, or grab a pot and join the Parranda. Co-organized with the North Shore Community Development Coalition.

Thursday, September 15
FREE for members, college students and Salem residents; $12 nonmembers

Cash bar and special small plates menu from the Hawthorne Hotel.

Supporter – The Lowell Institute
In-Kind Media Partner – WBUR 90.9 FM
Print Partner – The Scarlet Letter Press
Media Partner – Creative Salem

Peabody Essex Museum LogoThe mission of the Peabody Essex Museum is to celebrate outstanding artistic and cultural creativity by collecting, stewarding, and interpreting objects of art and culture in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind, and stimulate the senses. Through its exhibitions, programs, publications, media, and related activities, PEM strives to create experiences that transform people’s lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes, and knowledge of themselves and the wider world.
North Shore CDC LogoNorth Shore CDC invests in neighborhoods to create thriving communities. We envision a North Shore where every neighborhood is one of choice and opportunity.

We strive to provide quality affordable housing and foster economic empowerment and community development on the North Shore. From our daily operations to state-of-the-art building technology, the North Shore CDC is committed to maintaining high standards for our neighborhood developments and programming.

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