Lynn City Farm Fest Delights

5/22/17 The Annual Food Project Lynn City Farm Fest was held Saturday on Munroe Street immediately following the Run for Freedom 5k and featured live music from Tigerman WOAH Photos and…

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Heroes and Villains in DTL

5/22/17 The First Annual North Shore Comic Con Hosted by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District Happened Saturday Photos and words by Carla Scheri – The Lynn Arts Building was alive…

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Raw Art Works HOME in the Square

5/19/17 Raw Art Works had its annual exhibit opening yesterday in Central Square for HOME. Enzo’s sold $1 pizza slices, White Rose Coffeehouse sold $1 hot dogs, and Central Square…

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Photos from Bent Water’s 2nd Annual Blast Off

5/22/17 On Saturday Bent Water threw a huge outdoor party with new beer releases, food trucks, bands and guests including Salem cider makers Far From The Tree. A suggested donation at the gate and a merch tent raised money for Beyond Walls Lynn. *Speaking of Beyond Walls, as of this paragraph, they have just under…

Heroes and Villains in DTL

5/22/17 The First Annual North Shore Comic Con Hosted by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District Happened Saturday Photos and words by Carla Scheri – The Lynn Arts Building was alive with activity during the 1st annual North Shore Comic Con on Saturday, May 20th. The beautiful main gallery served as a welcoming first stop with…

Lynn City Farm Fest Delights

5/22/17 The Annual Food Project Lynn City Farm Fest was held Saturday on Munroe Street immediately following the Run for Freedom 5k and featured live music from Tigerman WOAH Photos and words by Carla Scheri – It was a beautiful bustling day in downtown Lynn on Saturday May 20th. There were a ton of people walking around…

Raw Art Works HOME in the Square

5/19/17 Raw Art Works had its annual exhibit opening yesterday in Central Square for HOME. Enzo’s sold $1 pizza slices, White Rose Coffeehouse sold $1 hot dogs, and Central Square replaced cars with people and art. Little bird-homes were placed around the square and can still be seen.  

Everything, Everything

Film review by Steve Duffy – Based on the young adult novel of the same name, Everything, Everything tells the story of a teenage girl (Amandla Stenberg) unable to leave her home because she has an immunodeficiency that makes her allergic to almost everything. However, her life changes for the better when she begins to communicate…

5 Questions: Euan Morton

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Euan Morton originated the role of Boy George in the musical “Taboo” in London and New York, garnering Tony and Olivier Award nominations and receiving the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. Euan will be starring in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” a rock musical…

First Neon Pieces Ceremoniously Lit for Beyond Walls

5/17/17 At a ceremony outside the Prime Building downtown elected officials, candidates and Beyond Walls supporters gathered to ceremoniously throw the switch on recently installed neon artwork. These are the first three of what will eventually be twelve pieces throughout the downtown. John Doherty of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35 presented a check…

Night Three of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/17/17 For the second night of a three-part installation prior to Thursday’s opening of HOME in Central Square, Raw Art Works Real to Real Film School projected video outdoors. The location? Along the Lynnway. Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works Night Two of HOME by Raw Art Works Information on the project and…

Night Two of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/16/17 For the second night of a three-part installation prior to Thursday’s opening of HOME in Central Square, Raw Art Works Real to Real Film School projected video outdoors. The location? Along the Lynnway. Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works Information on the project and art opening taking place Thursday evening   TIP:…

Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/15/17 At dusk, a small crowd gathered around the steps of City Hall. A generator powering a large projector hummed as passersby were maybe a little perplexed – some asked questions. Perhaps they didn’t see this on LynnHappens, first. The story was posted late last night/very early today. One pedestrian complemented the Raw Art Works…

Annie

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns to Boston and the timing couldn’t be any better, because the only sun we will be getting is from Annie and her theme song. As Annie, Angelina Carballo has an amazing and strong voice. She belted out every song she sang.  I…

Rhonda Kallman NSCC’s 51st Commencement Speaker

From North Shore Community College – North Shore Community College’s 51st Commencement will feature NSCC alumna Rhonda Kallman ‘80, founder and CEO of Boston Harbor Distillery and co-founder of the Boston Beer Company, brewer of Samuel Adams as Commencement Keynote Speaker. The college expects to bestow approximately 1,000 associate degrees and certificates at the graduation,…