May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

Coming up in May Here’s what’s in store for May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts – Life Drawing Life Drawing at LynnArts goes on location for ArtWeek 2018! Work from…

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Nightshade BBQ Popup Coming to Bent Water Brewery

sponsored From Nightshade Pop Up – NIGHTSHADE BBQ & POPUP AT BENT WATER BREWERY IN LYNN MAY 28 AT 5PM (tickets here!) HELLO AGAIN! It’s time for our next pop up! It’s (FINALLY) getting nice outside, so we’re mixing it up under the bright lights in the #cityofsin! This event is on Memorial Day. Don’t…

First-Step Mural Tag Tour with Beyond Walls

On May 26, 2018 — Join the First-Step Tag Mural Competition Tour with First-Step Runners and Beyond Walls and finish at Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee! sponsored 9:30AM: Meet at the Lynn Museum, 590 Washington Street, to go over rules 10AM: Start the Race/Tour 11AM – 12PM: Meet at Land of a Thousand Hills…

Life of the Party

Film review by Steve Duffy – Life of the Party When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime dedicated housewife Deanna (McCarthy) turns regret into re-set by going back to college…landing in the same class and school as her daughter, who’s not entirely sold on the idea. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the increasingly outspoken…

5 Questions: Marlon Wayans

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Marlon Wayans is an actor, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-million per outing. As a standup comedian, he is selling out nationwide and adding shows every weekend. He recently hit…

The Sound of Music

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – The Boch Center Wang is alive with the ‘Sound of Music!’ Based on the real-life story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, “The Sound of Music” which inspired the 1965 classic, probably the most widely recognizable movie of all-time. Jill-Christine Wiley is endearing as Maria, the troublemaking Postulant, but…

Photos from the 2018 Lynn Public Schools All City Art Show

5/2/18 The Lynn Public Schools All-City Art Show opened in the LynnArts building of Lynn Museum/LynnArts this evening, spread throughout the Main Gallery, Community Gallery and Black Box Theatre. There are still opportunities to see the show – it runs through May 16, 2018 LynnArts/Lynn Museum is a member of The Creative Collective, along with…

May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

Coming up in May Here’s what’s in store for May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts – Life Drawing Life Drawing at LynnArts goes on location for ArtWeek 2018! Work from a model in a leotard in a rich, warm environment with lots of composition potential. Expand your drawing techniques to include more than just the…

5 Questions – Mike McLean

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Mike McLean is excited to be playing Captain Georg von Trapp in the national tour of “The Sound of Music.” Being a longtime fan of the classic movie, playing Captain von Trapp is dream role that he cherishes as an actor.  He believes fans, new and…

Living it up in the District Video Premieres at LCTV

4/30/18 As part of #ArtWeekLynn, the Downtown Lynn Cultural District, partnered with Lynn Community Television, produced an original song and video called Living in the District. It premiered tonight in LCTV’s studio on Union Street. Musical beat by Sunspot Productions Lyrics written by Carolyn Cole, Chantha Luk, & Amanda Mena Drone footage provided by Beyond…

Photos of Khmer New Year Community Fair 2018/2562

4/30/18 The Khmer New Year Community Fair took place on the Common Saturday, celebrating the year of the dog, 2018, or 2562, Buddhist Era. Just like last year, LynnHappens arrived in the afternoon, not long before the 4U Band took the stage with their blend of traditional and western rock-n-roll influences. (Speaking of Cambodian rock-n-roll,…

Spring Community Cleaning in Lynn

4/28/18 There were cleanups and other green activities throughout Lynn today. If anyone has photos they’d like to contribute to this post from their cleanup, please send them to editor@lynnhappens.com. Some folks were at the Warren Park Build-Out organized by Lynn Community Gardens building raised beds and filling them with composting. Other folks were volunteering…

Beyond Walls Teases New Underpass Lighting in Grand Tour

4/28/18 Friday night, Beyond Walls partners and supporters gathered at a private event at Land of a Thousand Hills on Munroe Street, and from there took a tour of the vintage neon on loan from collector David Waller and murals from last year’s Beyond Walls festival. The tour concluded with Congressman Seth Moulton, State Senator…

Avengers: Infinity War

Film review by Steve Duffy – It’s spoiler-free review, so continue to read. Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity War” brings to the screen the ultimate, deadliest showdown of all time. The Avengers and their Super Hero allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation…

5 Questions: Jim McCarty of The Yardbirds

  To purchase tickets to see the Yardbirds (www.theyardbirds.com) perform at the Lynn Auditorium, along with Eric Burdon and The Animals, on May 10, 2018, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The Yardbirds are more than a Rock band…they are an institution…which, in the brief period from 1963 to 1968,…