Arts After Hours Premiere of Sondheim’s Assassins is Tonight

Assassins, produced by Arts After Hours in Lynn TICKETS Assassin’s portrays the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States, in a one-act historical “revusical” that explores the dark side of the American experience. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, Sondheim and fellow writer, John…

5 Questions: Chuck Negron

The Happy Together Tour stops at the Lynn Auditorium tonight, June 13th – visit, www.lynnauditorium.com   5 Questions: Chuck Negron 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, has been captivating audiences for over five decades with his iconic vocals, unique humor and brilliant storytelling. His catalog…

5 Questions: Rick Steves

5 Questions: Rick Steves  5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America’s most respected authority on European travel. Rick took his first trip to Europe in 1969, visiting piano factories with his father, a piano importer. As an 18-year-old, Rick began traveling on his…

Rocketman

Rocketman Film Review by Steve Duffy – Rocketman has Oscar written all over it! ROCKETMAN is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible human story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story – set to…

5 Questions: Ronald Bell of Kool & the Gang

To purchase tickets to see Kool & the Gang at the Lynn Auditorium on June 2nd visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Kool & the Gang, officially launched in 1969, after performing for five years under various band titles, has influenced the music of three generations and, at the age…

Aladdin

Film review by Steve Duffy – Aladdin A street rat frees a genie from a lamp, granting all of his wishes and transforming himself into a charming prince in order to marry a beautiful princess. But soon, an evil sorcerer becomes hell-bent on securing the lamp for his own sinister purposes. I know it is…

5 Questions: Justin Spencer of Recycled Percussion

5 Questions: Justin Spencer 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – You may have seen them impressing the judges on America’s Got Talent, or even seen them perform in Las Vegas or maybe as they opened the 2017 Super Bowl or on their new TV show “Chaos & Kindness”! Maybe, just maybe, you…

A Dog’s Journey

Film review by Steve Duffy – This sequel to the 2017, A Dog’s Purpose, which is based on a book by W. Bruce Cameron, is a sentimental dog treat.  Bailey (voiced again by Josh Gad) is living the good life on the Michigan farm of his “boy,” Ethan (Dennis Quaid) and Ethan’s wife Hannah (Marg…

Interview with Mud Morganfield, son of Muddy Waters

Mud Morganfield will be at 9 Wallis in Beverly Saturday, May 18, 2019, doors 7pm. By Blake Maddux – Blues aficionados will instantly recognize that Larry Morganfield’s last name is the same as the real one of one of the 20th century’s most venerated musicians. The fact he performs under the name Mud Morganfield should…

5 Questions: Kristina Kuzmic

Kuzmic in Donut Slippers

To purchase tickets to see Kristina Kuzmic May 17th at the Lynn Auditorium visit, www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Kristina Kuzmic is a cheerleader for her fellow humans. It’s not something she ever anticipated doing, but after immigrating to America from Croatia during the war in her homeland and later…

May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

May Day: An international labor poster exhibit Stephen Lewis’s new exhibit of labor posters  will open on Wednesday, May 1st.  Mr. Lewis, a former union executive, has been collecting these posters for almost 30 years and will be displaying about 50 of his favorites. Don’t miss this interesting exhibit. It runs from May 1st through…

Long Shot

Long Shot Film review by Steve Duffy – Who would have thought that Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron would make the perfect pair? Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) is a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble. Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron) is one of the most influential women in the world. Smart, sophisticated, and…

5 Questions: Bernadette Peters

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Throughout her illustrious career, three-time Tony Award recipient Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert, and on recordings. She also enjoys a career which boasts an impressive list of television credits, including Amazon Prime’s highly popular “Mozart…