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VD – Who We Are

By Dave Perry We get phone calls all the time — “Hi, do you…?” Sometimes we do, and sometimes we don’t.  After a little more than eight years when we know ourselves better than ever, perhaps it’s time to offer a Vinyl Destination primer. We

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Welcome to Mill No. 5, Part 1

Mill No. 5 has always been that little tucked away place that is loved by all but known by few – and that is by design. The inspiration and plan for the space was taken from the building itself, Lowell’s history and comparing what works

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Happy Clouds at Curation 250

Frank Casazza, better known as Eyeformation, will be showcasing an exclusive line of Happy Cloud paintings and clothing from November 26 through January 30 at Curation 250. Happy Clouds first appeared in artist Frank Casazza‘s work in the early 2000s. Originally created as background images

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Derek Raymond at Curation 250

Derek Raymond’s first solo show is on exhibit in Curation 250 on the 5th floor of Mill No.5. This show, I Want To Live, features a relatively new style of artwork for Derek focusing on a post vandalism theme. Derek began painting when he was

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MVBBV Fair

Last year co-founders Mayara Reis, Elizabeth Walther-Grant and Bria Gadsden started the nonprofit, Merrimack Valley Black & Brown Voices in response to the need they saw with persons of color feeling welcome and included in the predominantly white area of North Andover. At first, a

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Doors to the Past

The antique oak doors of the Luna Theater entrance once led into the York Theater in Athol, MA. Like most vintage pieces in and around Mill No. 5, these doors were found by owner Jim Lichoulas, who designed the space. These doors were salvaged years

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A Crime in a Madhouse

Mill No.5 will be the host of “A Crime in a Madhouse”, a play not for the faint of heart. Done in the style of the Grand Guignol (gheen-YAHL), “A Crime in a Madhouse” is one of the original scripts used in that famous theater

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Vinyl Destination Turns 8!

And now, we are eight. And so Vinyl Destination comes to our eight-year mark, during October, with at least a couple of pretty cool events happening. We can’t believe we’re here, actually. We recall the first tour of the mill, on a frozen February afternoon,

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A Little Bazaar in October

A Little Bazaar is a marketplace that offers handmade goods, peculiar finds and vintage commodities. Events take place every Saturday of the month of the 5th floor of Mill No. 5. October’s ALB events are: The Oddity & Horror Marketplace on Saturday, October 2nd from

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Drift Knitwear

Drift Knitwear opened over Labor Day weekend on the 4th floor, bringing quality knitwear and crocheted items into the mix of independently owned shops at Mill No. 5. Owner Darcy Babers began her business in 2016, selling knitted and crocheted items at Boston’s South End

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Bazaar is back

A Little Bazaar (ALB), began in 2013 when Mill No. 5 was virtually undeveloped and less than a handful of shops were open. Amelia Tucker, current Creative Director of Mill No. 5, came to the soft opening of Vinyl Destination and began a conversation with

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The Luna Theater Returns

The Luna Theater has reopened its doors, kicking off with community staple, Weirdo Wednesdays, a sci-fi weekly screening for fans of the genre. It has been over a year since the theater has welcomed guests, and since its temporary closure due to Covid 19, many

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