Writing from Behind the Film in Our Eyes

“More often than not, I am viewing my life– and I mean the boring, daily parts of my life– through a damp cloth of what I first mistook for emotion, but, lately, believe is a lack thereof…I am underwater, knees up to my chest, suspended for one long moment, and it sounds like a fist pounding through the surface” – March 3rd, 2016, 111 days before admission to to Leonard Morse psychiatric care

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THE FOOD TRUCKS ARE COMING! Salem Food Truck Festival hits Salem Common October 1 and 2

Salem, MA – September 12, 2016: New England Open Markets bring a wealth of food trucks to Salem Common to kick off the city's annual Halloween celebrations with the first ever Salem Food Truck Festival. On October 1st and 2nd, 2016 from 11 AM to 6 PM over 25 food trucks from across New England will converge on Historic Salem Common just in time for the kick-off of the month long 2016 Haunted Happenings Festival.

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CinemaSalem's One Night With Nick Cave

In Ancient Greek mythology, the troubadour Orpheus had the ability to charm any living creature on Earth with his beautiful and deeply emotional songs. One day, his love was taken from him after succumbing to the venom of snakes, and Orpheus descended to Hades to bring Eurydice back to life. Despite playing music that made Hades weep, he broke his vow to not look back at Eurydice as they returned to Earth, and slowly he watched her vanish before his eyes. From there, there was a constant air of concern, not only for Orpheus’ well-being, but also for his poetry and music. How could someone who faced such loss continue, and if they did, how would they sound?

 

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Nick Cave Finds Beauty In The Desolate Image of The Skeleton Tree

Sometimes in life, the most beautiful things are the most painful, and Nick Cave has made it a life mission to find the beauty through the pain. For decades, Nick has been hiding in the shadows and recounting what he sees while, at the same time, experimenting with how he conveys this to his audience.

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