Environmental Lecturer to talk about America’s Obsession with “Stuff”

Take a moment and look at the things around you. If you’re like most Americans, you are surrounded by manufactured goods. These are things which were most likely made overseas and shipped here for consumption. The vast majority of these […]

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Taste of Dream by Mike Shuler

Washed In moonlit tide   Pulled   From now remembered Time of rush Through careless days And taste of dream   Sweet air   Now remembered   Small things that mean   A love touch A true word The feel of freshness By mountain stream   I will remember Things


The Streets of Salem

It’s a peculiar kinda arrangement carried over perhaps by the Trail, the streets are circles upon circles and spread out like a wagon wheel.   The thing that is most peculiar and every day


Why Line Break?

Leonard Cohen says that poetry is the evidence of life and if life is burning well, poetry is the ash.   Dear Readers,   Why Line Break you ask.   Not long ago nor


Salem’s Enlightened Theatrics Brings up the Lights

Whether you are a dedicated theater-goer or simply curious about what Salem has to offer, the city continues to offer a bounty of opportunities to enjoy and become


Line Break

Salem poet, watercolorist, and musician Virginia Corrie-Cozart (1932-2012) told a true story in this poem. The piece, appearing in her book, A Mutable Place (Traprock Books, 2003) starts


Sea of Toxicity -Progressive Film shows danger around us

The explosion of synthetic chemicals in the US environment and their impact on human health is the subject of the next presentation by the Salem Progressive Film Series. Unacceptable



Remembered Words It is coming back to me now The song forgotten When part of me died And words were lost As I begin to sing I recall mid-winter frost Kiss as sweet as pear Touch


We’ve come so far -Salem Progressive Film Series

For 11 years Mark Kitchell, whose film Berkeley in the 60s was nominated for an Oscar, wanted to make a documentary about the history of the environmental movement.

Events of the Autumn variety

As the days grow shorter and the leaves begin to change to glorious reds, oranges and yellows, the Salem area provides a wealth of inspiring activities for people

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