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  1. What is wearable? Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, artRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    A detail shot of "Persephone's Descent" by Stuart Johnson, from "WOW - World of WearableArt" at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. "WOW - World of WearableArt" features 32 award-winning costumes from the New Zealand-based design competition of the same name.

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  2. Media literacy program at Peterborough library in MarchRead the original story

    Yesterday | Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

    ... history. The first speaker Margo Burns, is the 10th-generation great-granddaughter of Rebecca Nurse, who was hung in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 on the charge of witchcraft. In her talk, "The Capital Crime of Witchcraft: What the Primary Sources ...

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  3. Rices Humanities Research Center to take spatial humanities to the next level on campusRead the original story

    Monday | PressReleasePoint

    In recent years, American historians, literary theorists, archaeologists and other scholars have found a new way to re-examine such real and fictional places as Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's view during the battle of Gettysburg or the villages around Salem, Mass., at the time of the witch trials using geographic information systems .

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  4. Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, artRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Detroit News

    Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, art The quirky show offers visitors a chance to view 32 award-winning costumes from the New Zealand-based design. Check out this story on detroitnews.com: http://detne.ws/2llpoAB In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 photo, a piece entitled "Hermecea" by Jan Kerr is seen as part of The "WOW - World of Wearable Art" show at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass.

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  5. World of Wearable Art to wow American museum visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Nelson Mail

    New York-based designers Mio Guberinic and Alexa Cach at the WOW opening at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem. It's been a party in the USA for New Zealand's World of WearableArt over the weekend, as the travelling exhibition moved to the East Coast.

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  6. From New York, to Paris, to D.C.: Native American fashion gains ground, in spite of stolen designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Salon

    ... in New York at the George Gustav Heye Center. "Native Fashion Now," which debuted at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, last year and runs in New York through Sept. 4, is the first large-scale traveling exhibition of contemporary ...

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  7. BLOTTER TALESChasing demons, snow removal woes, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Boston.com

    ... home, or least parked somewhere safely with the shift in the "P" position. With about 5,000 residents per square mile, Salem is a pretty well-populated place, which may have had something to do with events there Feb. 9. The first big snowstorm of ...

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  8. Seminole Patchwork: Admiration And AppropriationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | WGBH

    Beginning Friday, the New York branch of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will host the exhibit Native Fashion Now , a traveling show from the Peabody-Essex Museum in Salem, Mass. It highlights a dazzling array of contemporary fashion made by dozens of Native American designers.

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  9. Trump could send Sexiest American to New Zealand as ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Big News Network.com

    ... for him. He straightened himself out after an early arrest over the theft of some record albums from a music store in Salem, Massachusetts. He was then 12 years old. A dedicated triathlete, the former senator rises at five o'clock each morning. In ...

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  10. Bowling Green bar to stage Battle of the BandsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Toledo Blade

    ... said "it's all in the family" when talking about working with Zoe Kravitz and said Lenny Kravitz is "a great guy." SALEM, Mass. - Art and fashion are colliding in this weekend's U.S. premiere of an unusual exhibition in Massachusetts. The WOW - ...

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  11. What is wearable? Exhibit pushes boundaries on clothing, artRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | SouthCoastToday.com

    They are outfits you might expect to see in Lady Gaga's closet: a flamingo pink Fiberglas frock and a wooden one-piece replica of Notre Dame Cathedral.  But these wild and whimsical ensembles are part of the "WOW - World of Wearable Art" exhibition opening Saturday at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem.  The quirky show, a collision of art and the craziest of couture, offers visitors a chance to view 32 award-winning costumes from the New Zealand-based design competition of the same name.  Nearly three decades ago, the contest began when organizers asked an eclectic international mix of boat builders, taxidermists, amateur enthusiasts and others to push the boundaries of clothing and artwork.  "What do all these people have in common? Basically, it's the ability to use the body as a blank canvas," said Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, the exhibition's coordinating curator.  ... (more)

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  12. Native American fashion like you've never seen before 0:0Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | New York Post

    ... 4 at the National Museum of the American Indian in the Financial District. Organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., the exhibit is the first large-scale traveling exhibition devoted to contemporary Native design. "We wanted to shake up ...

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  13. Long before Salem, Dot executed - witch'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... Oct. 1997- gives a brief overview of the unfortunate case of Alice Lake.- Ed. Every year around Halloween, the town of Salem, MA observes a rather macabre part of their local history as they mark the executions of 14 women and five men, all accused ...

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  14. Theodore CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Republican Journal

    ... DeSimio of Brunswick, Audra Anne Curtis and Alexander Sandy of New York City, Steven Johnson and Ashley Offret of Salem, Mass., and Jesse and Sandra Johnson of Northport. Ted also has 14 great-grandchildren - Bronwyn and Tristan Caswell-Riday, ...

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  15. Nathaniel HawthorneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Free Dictionary

    Salem, Mass., one of the great masters of American fiction. His novels and tales are penetrating explorations of moral and spiritual conflicts.

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  16. Welcome to Facebook TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The New Yorker

    ... agent! Join host @DrainSwamp_Frog69 as he takes viewers on a tour, from Hillary Clinton's childhood haunts in Salem, Massachusetts, to her subsequent teen-age years as a student at Witch Academy, where she honed her spells and also learned how to be ...

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  17. Susan E. Hodges, at 69, formerly of TewksburyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Boston Herald

    Susan E. Hodges of Amherst, N.H., formerly of Tewksbury, died Feb. 8 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, N.H., after a brief illness. She was 69. Mrs. Hodges was born in Salem, raised in Marblehead, lived in Tewksbury most of her life, then retired to Amherst last June.

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  18. Olives can't escape this utensilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Boston.com

    ... 671 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, 617-524-6800; and Pamplemousse, 26 Haven St., Reading, 781-872-1125, and 185 Essex St., Salem, 978-745-2900.

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  19. SETI scientist talks aliens with Seattle crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... the way across the country and then crashing into the garage door.") Now for UFO sightings -- from silly to deadly: Salem, Massachusetts, USA, 3rd August, 1952, This picture, taken through the window of a laboratory by a 21 year old U,S, coastguard, ...

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  20. Banks, credit unions queue up for acquisitions of RIAs, advisory firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Financial Planning

    ... Other third-party broker-dealers have also noticed an uptick in activity. LPL Financial, for example, recently guided Salem Five Bank, a community bank in Salem, Massachusetts, in its acquisition of Stumm Financial, a local independent financial ...

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