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Dr. Cheryl Crawford will give a free lecture tomorrow, titled “Will Your Kids Have Faith After High School? Faith, Choices, and Life.” Research has shown that 50 percent of Christian teens fail to connect with a faith community after high school. Crawford, an assistant professor of youth ministry at Azusa Pacific University in California, has [...]

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Montserrat College of Art‘s student-run Ursa Major Gallery at the Cummings Center will host an opening reception with light refreshments today at 4 p.m. Stop by to browse innovative contemporary works by the college’s talented students. The exhibit will run through Nov. 17, with regular gallery hours from noon to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. [...]

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Some people whistle while they work. Salem State staffers sing. You can’t miss a video clip they put together that showcases people singing “I Got Rhythm” in spots around campus — including the rest room. It’s all for a good cause: to drum up interest in a benefit concert Wednesday night called “Salem State Sings!” [...]

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More than 13,000 bottle caps strung on monofilament will be installed this week at Pingree School in a traveling exhibit called “13,699.” The installation is part of artist Christine Destrempes’ Art for Water program that aims to raise awareness of global water issues. Each bottle cap in “13,699” represents one of the 13,699 people who [...]

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Breast cancer knows no boundaries. On Tuesday night, a fundraiser at Salem State University will highlight the disease’s impact on women of all cultures. The eight cultures represent the one in eight women who are diagnosed with breast cancer, according to Roberta Lantigua, president of the SSU chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of [...]

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Bundle up, bring a chair or a blanket, and enjoy a free screening of “The Addams Family” on the Salem Common tonight at 6. The Family Fright Night Movie series is sponsored by Radio 92.9, which will be giving away free items along with Metro PCS and Boston Canine.

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Come see Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” performed by costumed zombies tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. on the Salem Common. If you want to join in the mash, head to a dance workshop beforehand at the Salem Boys and Girls Club, 13 Hawthorne Boulevard, from from 10 a.m. to noon. For more events in Salem this weekend, click [...]

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Thula Sizwe sings in the traditional Zulu call-and-response style and dances to drums, clapping and their voices. The group will perform at Saltonstall School in Salem tonight at 7. Thula Sizwe was founded in 1984 by Paul Ramafalo at a time when he and the other members of the group were in school and conditions [...]

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Twenty Years of Fear

The 20th anniversary of the “Terror Fantasies” exhibit is on view through Oct. 31 at 63a Wharf Street on Pickering Wharf in Salem. “Twenty Years of Fear” is the catch phrase for the presentation, which features over two dozen local artists including Charles Lang, Kathleen Ward-Salem, Nick Demakes and Wendy Snow-Lang. The Salem Arts Association [...]

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A three-performance run of “Fuddy Meers” opens Thursday at Tia’s Theater at the Endicott College Center for the Arts. Beverly resident Toby Schine, a member of the Endicott faculty, directs “Fuddy Meers,” a play by Boston-based playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. The play features an amnesiac, Claire, whose son and husband must daily reacquaint with the details [...]

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