Neighborhood Meeting in the Highlands

The Highlands Coalition hosted a community meeting at KIPP Academy July 27th with an agenda that included voting location changes, pothole repair, litter, a neighborhood watch group and more.

It was about 15 minutes into the meeting that a microphone was connected and it becomes easier to hear.

 

A community meeting with downtown residents, businesses and stakeholders will take place July 14, 2016 in the LynnArts Building, 25 Exchange Street, at 6:30pm.

Treading Water at O’Brien’s

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Treading Water played O’Brien’s Friday, June 24th. The busy group also played a golf-tournament after party at Gannon Saturday (no photos of that, unfortunately). The Lynn-based alternative-rock band will be at New Music in the Square Wednesday with Wreck Shop Movement for a free all-ages show on the Central Square island.   Treading Water by Treading…

New Music in the Square Starts Wednesday, June 29th!

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Bring a blanket! Bring a chair! Bring an iced coffee from a local cafe! The 2016 season of New Music in the Square begins with Wreck Shop Movement at 5:30pm and Treading Water at 6:30pm. The series runs Wednesdays 5:30pm to 8:30pm through August 24th on the “Island” in Central Square. FREE All performers are…

Lynn Museum / LynnArts Celebrates Anniversaries

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It’s been two decades for LynnArts and ten years since the Lynn Museum moved downtown. Last night, they celebrated as one combined organization with a fundraising event called, “Meet Me at the Museum.” Performers included LynnArts building tenants School of Rock, Crystal Panjammers and Cultura Latina Dance Academy. Sound and DJ’d music was provided by…

5 Questions: DL Hughley

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5 Questions: DL Hughley 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Stand-up comedian D.L. Hughley is best known as the original host of BET’s “ComicView” and as the star of the ABC/UPN sitcom “The Hughleys.” He is performing in the Comedy Get Down tour coming to the TD North Garden June 24th. SD:…

2016 Caribbean Heritage Bash Photos

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The 11th Annual Caribbean Heritage Month Bash happened at the Lynn Museum Saturday, June 18th, 2016. The event featured Caribbean cuisine, a cash bar, dancing to music by DJ Vital Riddims, and a fashion show exhibiting attire by Yolanda Sealy and DWC Boutique. Proceeds from Saturday’s event went to the Panjammers Youth Steel Pan Music…

Fundraiser for Dougie – 10 Years Spinal Cancer Free

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On Friday, June 17th family, friends and neighbors gathered in the black box theatre inside the LynnArts building for a fundraiser to help Gangluineuroblastoma – a type of spinal cancer – survivor Douglas Gillette. Patrick Nelson performed and DJ Seth (of LynnHappens) donated sound and music services. Coffee was donated by Cafe Moka, Food donated…

Matilda the Musical

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Theatre review by Steve Duffy – The kid-packed musical has finally arrived at the Boston Opera House! “Matilda the Musical” is based on the children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl which was turned into a movie. The musical centers on Matilda, a precocious 5-year-old girl with the gift of telekinesis who loves…

5 Questions: Toni Tennille

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5 Questons is a series by Steve Duffy – Since bursting onto the scene in the mid ‘70s, the pop duo “Captain and Tennille” have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a happy and, seemingly, unbreakable couple. The duo’s biggest hit was, “Love…