The weather was ideal on Saturday, March 18, for a little festive celebrating in downtown Salem. The family event saw the return of pipes and drums.
By Laura Tesler - Special to Salem Reporter
With colorful dresses, rope artistry and machetes, library closes out Latino display
Communidad Y Herencia Cultural and the Casa de Cultura Tlanese performed and put on demonstrations of classic Mexican dances and skills on Saturday, March 4. The event at the Salem Public Library closed out an exhibit of traditional Mexican attire.
Benefit concert in Salem to aid refugees resettling from Ukraine
A show featuring traditional klezmer music is scheduled in Salem on Saturday, March 4, to raise money for local efforts to help Ukranian refugees.
Free concert on Sunday lets audience ‘feel the energy and joy between the players’
A regional quartet will be featured in a free concert on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Salem Public Library, part of performances arranged by Camerata Musica. Chlidren are welcome and get their own copy of the program.
Audience can help Salem orchestra pick next artistic director in weekend show
This isn’t your usual Salem music show. At this one, those in the audience will rate the guest conductor, who is being considered for a role with the Salem Philharmonia Orchestra.
New owner brings flair for arranging to Olson’s Flowers
Ken Haseltine got his start in floral design at 17 and now runs Salem’s century-old downtown floral shop.
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Photojournalist Laura Tesler shares her favorite moments from local fairs, music shows and more.
PHOTOS: Kayakers celebrate winter solstice on Willamette
Back for its 18th year, the Illuminata Regatta drew dedicated, festive paddlers to the Willamette River.
PHOTOS: Salem braves the cold for city’s first Santa Crawl
Saturday’s inaugural Santa Crawl, put on by Travel Salem, drew about 75 revelers downtown for a festive bar-hopping adventure.
Blanchet club brings cheer, crafts to Mt. Angel nursing home
The school’s Benedictine Club makes regular visits to residents at the Providence Benedictine Nursing Center, helping them journal, make art and visiting.