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TO DO: Experience different cultures, look at ceramic sculptures, create a zine

The World Beat Festival features Indian folk dancing throughout the weekend. (Courtesy/Edgar Peteros) Thousands of people are expected to turn out for this year’s World Beat Festival to enjoy music, food and dancing from around the globe.  Organizers recommend coming to the event hungry, as more than a dozen vendors[Read More…]

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TO DO: Experience different cultures, look at ceramic sculptures, create a zine

The World Beat Festival features Indian folk dancing throughout the weekend. (Courtesy/Edgar Peteros) Friday Food, dancing, music and crafts from different cultures will fill Riverfront Park this weekend for the annual World Beat Festival. Founder Kathleen Fish said the event is meant to be joyful and hopeful. “Everybody should be[Read More…]

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PHOTOS: Make Music Day Salem

Caleb Monismith performs in the Reed Alley during Make Music Day Salem (Saphara Harrell/ Salem Reporter) Musicians could be heard around every corner downtown on Friday. Make Music Day Salem is an annual event in which performers take to the street with their instruments. Kids play corn hole while the[Read More…]

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Three Dog Night performs in Salem Friday

Ranch Records co-owner Lori Close looks for a Three Dog Night record Thursday. (Saphara Harrell/ Salem Reporter) The 1970s are still rocking, if decades-old bands still touring and drawing large crowds is any evidence. On Friday, Three Dog Night, whose songs “One” and “Mama Told Me Not to Come” became[Read More…]

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PHOTOS: Log truck drivers take to Capitol in protest of HB 2020

Log truck drivers rallied outside the state capitol Wednesday morning in protest of House Bill 2020, which aims to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) Log truck drivers rallied outside the state capitol Wednesday morning in protest of House Bill 2020, which aims to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (Saphara[Read More…]