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Arts & Entertainment

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Voices of Hope Presents Annual Gala to Benefit Cancer Research

Voices of Hope Presents Annual Gala to Benefit Cancer Research

North Shore Music Theatre hosts celebration of artists gone too soon.
Salem Heritage Days on Saturday, Aug. 9: Essex Street Fair and Improv on the Bricks

Salem Heritage Days on Saturday, Aug. 9: Essex Street Fair and Improv on the Bricks

Heritage Days on Saturday includes the first day of Essex Street Fair, Improv on the Bricks and a Berklee Summer Music Series concert.
Salem Heritage Days on Friday, Aug. 8: Kids Night on the Common and New Poetry Writing Workshop

Salem Heritage Days on Friday, Aug. 8: Kids Night on the Common and New Poetry Writing Workshop

Heritage Days on Friday includes Kids Night on the Common plus two new events - poetry writing workshop and book binding workshop.
Salem Heritage Days on Thursday, Aug. 7: Free Movie on the Common and Window Box Winners Announced

Salem Heritage Days on Thursday, Aug. 7: Free Movie on the Common and Window Box Winners Announced

Heritage Days on Thursday includes a family-friendly movie on Salem Common at dusk and an announcement of the window box competition.
Open Call for 'Ted 2' Extras on Saturday

Open Call for 'Ted 2' Extras on Saturday

If you want to be an extra in "Ted 2," head to Boston Casting on Saturday.
Start to Concert Band Summer Series Postponed

Start to Concert Band Summer Series Postponed

The opening concert of the North Shore Concert Band Summer Concert Series has been postponed.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Salem Winds Concert at SSU May 27

Salem Winds Concert at SSU May 27

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Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

Disney's Bears: Funny, Fascinating and Rated G

"Bears," in theaters April 18, combines beautiful footage with a style and story accessible to children, making it a success for the whole family.
'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

'Heaven is for Real' in Theaters Now

Get ready to see the real-life story about a boy who says he went to Heaven. Sponsored by Sony.
Phantom Gourmet Features Naumkeag Ordinary

Phantom Gourmet Features Naumkeag Ordinary

The Phantom went gaga over Naumkeag Ordinary.
Latin Dance Party Fundraiser for Rehabbed Ames Hall

Latin Dance Party Fundraiser for Rehabbed Ames Hall

Some tasty soul cleansing Latin dance music helps raise money for this nonprofit.
New Film Festival Debuts on North Shore in May

New Film Festival Debuts on North Shore in May

The JCC's big movie festival comes to the North Shore.
'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' TRAILER/REVIEW: This Superior Sequel Soars

'Rio 2' opens in movie theaters this weekend.
TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

TRAILER + REVIEW: 'Captain America' Oh Beautiful!

Film debuts in theaters this weekend; rated PG-13.
'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

'Bad Words' Offers 'Cinematic Catharsis,' Plus an Interview with Jason Bateman

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3 out of 5 stars.
TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

TRAILER + REVIEW: In 'Noah,' Aronofsky Builds a Vessel of Fearless Filmmaking

Leslie Combemale aka Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

VIDEOS + REVIEW: 'Muppets Most Wanted' Is Furry Fun

The Muppets are back! Cinema Siren gives the film 3.5 out of 5 stars.
Get Excited: Daniel Craig, Renee Zellweger Movie Shooting in Salem

Get Excited: Daniel Craig, Renee Zellweger Movie Shooting in Salem

'The Whole Truth' will be filming scenes in downtown Salem this spring.