Jun 042010


Don’t miss the Salem Arts Festival starting with the opening reception Friday, June 4 at 5:00 p.m. in Old Town Hall.  The Salem Arts Festival is a free eclectic festival June 4 – 6 downtown Salem,  in Old Town Hall and various locations celebrating local talent.  Visit the offical website www.salemartsfestival.com for more information and a complete schedule of events.

Opening Reception at Old Town Hall: Join us on Friday for munchies and a glass of wine and the unveiling of the juried exhibit.  Be entertained all evening from 5-9:00 pm.  The show starts with A-Train, a young 5 piece jump-blues band, continues with Scottish Country Dancers and ends with a performance by soprano Jennifer Sgroe and pianist Beverly Soll.

Music, Music, Music & Dance: Saturday on Salem Common 2:30-7:30pm.   Sunday at Pickering Wharf starting at 12noon.   All Weekend at Old Town Hall:  Friday 5pm-9pm,  Saturday 10:30am-7pm,  Sunday 10am-4pm.   Folk, Rock, Blues, Celtic, Opera, Classical, Jazz, Techo, Contemporary, Multicultural, Funk, Pop – you’ll find them all.

Sunday Jazz Brunch: with East West Trio. 11:30 – 1pm.  BYO box lunch to Old Town Hall; make your own or purchase one at participating restaurants.

Join the Arts Walk: Pick up a free map & program booklet at Old Town Hall then find the artists in their galleries or in local businesses (on Saturday 10am – 5pm). Meet the artists en plein air on Sunday 12 noon – 5pm.

SAF - Fun Play Dance Air Sea

For  Teens: Get inspired by young bands such as A-Train, One Step Away and Standards of Excellence.

& Younger: Catch… Chris Cuddy and Christopher Jon Luke Dowgin at CornerStone Books, Kids Yoga moves on the Common, and Dan Covino playing orginal music on his 10 ft. long musical instrument made out of a tree limb.

Culinary Demos and Tastings on Pickering Wharf: Sunday 1- 5 at Victoria Station, Finz and Capt’s Waterfront.  Cupcake Decorating at Coven on Sunday at 1.  

Special Events Around Town: The grand opening of the Naimo Gallery, special art exhibits in restaurants and galleries, “The Kennedys, Portrait of a Family, Photographs by Richard Avedon” at the PEM,  Improv Comedy (a fee may be charged for these events)

P.S. In my next post I will explain my two month absence in posting.


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