Normal Stories

Arts After Hours launches a blog with touching personal stories of experiences of mental illness in advance of bringing the Tony and Pulitzer-Prize winning family drama Next to Normal to the LynnArts Black Box Theatre June 1st through June 17th.

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The Art of Lettering

Contributor Carla Scheri recently sat down with Sign Artist Brian Denahy at Bent Water Brewing Company -- The Bent Water Taproom was full of energy on…

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Visions of Lynn at the Museum

4/19/17 In the current exhibit in the downstairs gallery of the Lynn Museum, advanced architecture students from around the globe re-envision the potential of Lynn’s waterfront with rising sea levels in…

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Little Green House Bakes

Sponsored -- After being laid off, Christina Luca started baking – and people started buying. She dreams of opening a small cafe, but you can order her from-scratch pastries now at www.littlegreenhousebakes.com…

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Normal Stories

Arts After Hours will bring the Tony and Pulitzer-Prize winning family drama Next to Normal to the LynnArts Black Box Theatre June 1st through June 17th. In advance of the show, Arts After Hours is collecting stories about mental illness and its impacts on daily family life to share on a blog they’re calling, Normal…

The Circle

Film review by Steve Duffy – Mae Holland (Emma Watson) seizes the opportunity of a lifetime when she lands a job with the world’s most powerful technology and social media company. Encouraged by the company’s founder (Tom Hanks), Mae joins a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and personal freedom. Her participation…

5 Questions: Lea Michele

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The pop singer and former “Glee” star is excited about the upcoming release of her sophomore album “Places.” Promoting the new album is going to be fun for Lea. She sets out on tour May 1st and is giving her fans an intimate evening with her.  …

MassDOT Announces Hearings on 5-year Capital Investment Plan

4/26/17 Meetings to be held May 15 to May 24 to seek input on proposed transportation projects Although there is no hearing scheduled in Lynn this round, there is one nearby on Tuesday, May 23rd in Salem. See below: From MassDOT – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced a schedule of 12 public…

The Art of Lettering

Contributor Carla Scheri recently sat down with Sign Artist Brian Denahy at Bent Water Brewing Company by Carla Scheri The Bent Water Taproom was full of energy on Trivia Night as I sat tipping a Pearl Wheat with local sign artist Brian Denahy. We both agreed the Taproom was a hidden jewel of Lynn, of…

Volunteers Cleanup for Earth Day Throughout Lynn

4/22/17 Rain didn’t stop people from turning out to clean sections of Lynn Woods, the Community Path in West Lynn, Ames Playground, Kylie Park or the downtown. For the Sisson PTO cleanup at 3pm, the rain had ended. The Downtown Lynn Beautification Project, organized by Soraya Cacici, re-installed planters removed during construction, cleaned up the…

Disneynature’s Born In China

Film review by Steve Duffy – Disneynature’s Born in China follows the stories of three animal families. A doting panda bear mother guides her growing baby as she begins to explore and seek independence. A two-year-old golden monkey who feels displaced by his new baby sister joins up with a group of free-spirited outcasts. And…

Visions of Lynn at the Museum

4/19/17 In the current exhibit in the downstairs gallery of the Lynn Museum, advanced architecture students from around the globe re-envision the potential of Lynn’s waterfront with rising sea levels in mind. “The studio considered the city of Lynn, Massachusetts as a case study, focusing on applying resilient strategies to the redevelopment of the city’s underutilized…

5 Questions: Lesley Ann Warren

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Lesley Ann Warren career was launched when she starred in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical Cinderella back in 1965.  Since then, Warren has gone on to star in some memorable movies and television shows. Today, the veteran actress will be…

Photos: Vigil Monday Night for Shooting Victim

4/17/17 The greater Lynn community, Lynn Museum/LynnArts community, neighbors and strangers came out Monday night to a candlelight vigil for Easter Sunday shooting victim Leonardo Clement. Another man was also shot and remains hospitalized. Clergy from a number of houses of worship and representatives from a number of downtown organizations were present, some spoke. Senator…

Photos of Cultura Latina Dance Academy’s Easter Egg Hunt

Photos by Tia Cole – On Saturday, April 15th, 2017 kids invaded the Lynn Museum park to hunt for eggs hidden by Cultura Latina Dance Academy. Apparently, there was also a lot of bubble blowing. Thanks to Tia Cole for the photos! Cultura Latina Dance Academy is located in the LynnArts Building of Lynn Museum/LynnArts,…