Lynn Tech Alumni Festival of Trees

11.21.16 The 2nd Annual Lynn Festival of Trees is a fundraiser for scholarships and fitness equipment for Lynn Tech students. The show concluded its run Saturday, with 100% of admission…


Photos: Mrs. Massachusetts Hosts Holiday Toy Drive


12.5.16 On Sunday, December 4th, Mrs. Massachusetts Anna Svetchnikov, a graduate of Lynn English, hosted a toy drive for The Home for Little Wanderers and Toys for Tots at Gannon Golf Club. Svetchnikov is also a Family Therapist and the founder of Longwood Care/Positive Parenting Initiative Live music was provided by Lil’ Red.  

“Essence” by Ramon Santiago on Display at LynnArts


12.5.16 A show of collected works called “Essence” by Domincan-born Lynn artist Ramon Santiago are now on display in the front gallery of the LynnArts Building through December 24th, 2016. The opening reception for Essence was Saturday evening and included a performance by Cultura Latina Dance Academy.



12.2.16 Theatre review by Steve Duffy – “Life’s a banquet, but most poor fools are starving to death!” This unforgettable Tony Award-winning classic Broadway musical centers on the irrepressibly eccentric Mame Dennis, who lives a carefree life in 1920s New York until she unexpectedly becomes the guardian to her 10-year-old nephew, Patrick. Rather than change…

Route 107 Corridor Study – FINAL REPORT Released


11.30.16 From MassDOT – The Route 107 Corridor study team is pleased to announce the release of the Final Report, available for download on the project website. The Final Report summarizes the analysis completed and multimodal design recommendations for the corridor. DIRECT LINK TO REPORT DOCUMENTS After setting goals and evaluation criteria for the study,…

5 Questions: Kenny G


11.30.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy® Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop, and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation as the premiere artist in contemporary jazz. He will be performing many of…

An Excuse Letter for Being Late to Work Today

11.29.16 Feel free to use this: Dear Boss-persons, Please excuse the entire North Shore for being late to work today. The Lynnway was closed due to an officer-involved shooting, the Governor took away our Commuter Ferry funding, and for sixty-years we’ve asked for it and they won’t let us have the Blue Line. Also, the…

5 Questions: Shenea Booth


11.23.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –     Shenea is an acrobatic gymnast who represented the USA at the 2001 World Games, the 2002 World Championships, and the 2004 World Championships in the Mixed Pair event. After retiring from gymnastics, she joined Cirque du Soleil. This is the first year that…

NSCC Committed to Serving DACA Students Under New Administration


11.22.16 A statement from North Shore Community College – North Shore Community College President Patricia A. Gentile today became one of the first community college presidents nationwide to join fellow public and private college and university presidents in committing to continue serving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) students.  Gentile stated, “North Shore Community College…

Photos from the Lydia Pinkham and LynnArts Open Studios Saturday


11.21.16 Lydia Pinkham’s annual open studios were Saturday and Sunday this past Weekend, and LynnArts held an open studios cross-promoted with Lydia Pinkham on Saturday. One artist commented that they saw more foot traffic in their Lydia Pinkham studio Saturday than they had seen in their former Somerville location during their open studios. Not every…

Lynn Tech Alumni Festival of Trees


11.21.16 The 2nd Annual Lynn Festival of Trees is a fundraiser for scholarships and fitness equipment for Lynn Tech students. The show concluded its run Saturday, with 100% of admission fees and raffle ticket sales going to the cause Every donated tree and wreath that was on display Saturday is in the gallery below.

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them


11.18.16 Review by Steve Duffy – The year is 1926, and magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American…

Raw Art Works Opens “In a Word” at Blue Ox


11.15.16 Earlier this evening Raw Art Works supporters and alumni gathered at the Blue Ox to celebrate the opening of In a Word. In RAW’s 2013 exhibit, “In a Word,” our young artists unearthed words not commonly used and created new words that described issues, situations, and qualities that our current words do not capture.…