, Salem, MA


October 3, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


BENEFIT CONCERT. Saturday, Oct. 5, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., St. Thomas school gym, 5 Margin St., Peabody. All proceeds support impoverished children of Santa Lucia and the orphanage Casa Hogar Divino Nino Jesus in Salcedo, Dominican Republic. Entertainment includes Latin music by Lenguas de Fuego, Stacey Vasquez, and Grupo Esperanza; dancing by Los Angeles; light rock by Protest; contemporary and pop by Zach and Talia, K. Leigh Regan and Berklee student Stephanie Skye; praise and worship song by Mike and Anne. Event includes raffle tickets, Dominican pastilitos, pizza, snacks and refreshments for purchase. $10 ticket available at the door, or at 978-531-0002 or 978-531-0224.

“THE BAROQUE VIOLIN AT ITS ZENITH.” Musicians of Aston Magna, Saturday, Oct. 5, 8 p.m., Salem Athenaeum, 337 Essex St., Salem; and Sunday, Oct. 6, 4 p.m., Ascension Memorial Church, 31 County St., Ipswich. Cambridge Society of Early Music opens the season of its concert series, Chamber Music by Candlelight, programs presenting the diverse music of the violin. Tickets $30, $25 seniors and Salem Athenaeum members. Discount tickets for three-concert series. Students with ID free. Tickets at the door are cash or check only. Credit card sales and information are at

JULIE DOUGHERTY BAND CD RELEASE PARTY. Saturday, Oct. 5, 8 to 11 p.m., Brodie’s Seaport Cafe, 215 Derby St., Salem. Julie Dougherty Band CD Release Party for two new CDs, “In This Place,” produced by Bobby Keyes, and “Land Of Dreams.” Julie Dougherty, bassist Woody Woodward, percussionist Jack O’Soro, guitarist Jim Scoppa, and special guests will perform original songs from both recordings. No cover charge. Early attendance is recommended. 978-594-8490,

“THE MUSIC OF ‘OL’ BLUE EYES.’” Monday, Oct. 7, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Beverly Public Library, Sohier Room, 32 Essex St., Beverly. As part of the library’s Monday Mornings lecture series, pianist Dan Murphy, bassist Pierre LeMieux, and vocalist Maureen Pilot will present a selection of songs from the catalog of Frank Sinatra, “Ol’ Blue Eyes.” Light refreshments served at 9 a.m. Free. Handicapped-accessible. 978-921-6062,

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • Monday's Best Bets Best Bets for Monday, July 28

    Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dear Abby: Son-in-law’s abusive father makes gatherings painful Dear Abby: I adore my son-in-law, "Tom." He's a wonderful husband to our daughter. He's always inviting us to dinner along with his parents and family. We get along with them but can't stand how they treat Tom. We have never seen parents treat their

    July 28, 2014

  • This weekend's Best Bets Best Bets for Saturday, July 26

    Looking for something to do today? Check out The Salem News' Best Bets:

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • North Shore religion news in brief Congregation Shirat Hayam is offering a free, five-week Hebrew Reading Crash Course on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. from Sept. 2 through Oct. 7, at the synagogue, 55 Atlantic Ave., Swampscott. Led by Nancy Miller, the course is open to the community and is

    July 26, 2014

  • North Shore religion calendar Wednesday, July 30 Book Club, 7 p.m., Aviv Centers for Living, 240 Lynnfield St., Peabody. Women of all ages are invited to a free book group with conversations about Jewish identity. Group will discuss "The Harem Midwife" by Roberta Rich. RSVP to Sh

    July 26, 2014

  • Dear Abby: Teen is looking for direction after high school graduation Dear Abby: I am an 18-year-old high school senior who is scared about what's going to happen after graduation. For the past three years I have known exactly where I'll be and what I will be doing in the general sense. Now that I have one more year to

    July 26, 2014

  • macaws Vet Connection: Pet birds need training, social interaction and time out of the cage People are fascinated with the big colorful birds on display at Animal Kingdom and wild bird sanctuaries. It's always fascinating to see someone walking down the street with a big-beaked bird on his or her shoulder as a companion. We are all drawn to

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ask Dog Lady: Her little dog is obsessed with food Dear Dog Lady: I have a 3-year-old, long-coated Chihuahua named Mexipep (after a brand of hot sauce). She has many fine attributes -- she's very sweet, not nervous and barky like the short-coated Chihuahuas can be. On the subject of food, however, th

    July 25, 2014

  • howe Book Notes: Local novelist sees ‘conversion’ syndrome in witch trials The parallels between 1692 and today are so close, they're frightening. That's one conclusion you could draw from reading "Conversion," Marblehead resident Katherine Howe's new novel, which compares the world of the Salem Witch Trials to the life of

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • vehicles Quick pick: Festival of vehicles

    Festival of vehicles Take a ride over to the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library for the 16th annual Vehicle Night on Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The festival of fire trucks, emergency vehicles, cruisers and snow plows takes place in the library park

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

NDN Video
Comments Tracker