Downtown Lynn Holiday Sale Saturday & Sunday

From Lynn Museum / LynnArts – The Downtown Lynn Holiday Sale in LynnArts Shop local this holiday season and support local artists, designers, and craft makers by participating in the Downtown Lynn Holiday Sale, benefiting LynnArts!  This two day event will feature local art, greeting cards, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, and Lynn merchandise. Current vendors include…

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Film review by Steve Duffy – Many are saying this is the best Star Wars movie since The Empire Strikes Back. I will let you be the judge of that for yourself. I will say that Rian Johnson has put his heart and soul into this film and it shows. He executes his thoughts and…

Bears at Breakfast

Four hungry bears saddle up to the counter at the Capitol Diner this morning kicking off North Shore 104.9’s Toy Drive. If you can’t make it to the Capitol today, you can drop toys off at the Lynn Museum through Saturday, located at 590 Washington St.

5 Questions: Clifton Murray of The Tenors

See The Tenors perform at the Lynn Auditorium on December 21st 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Multi-platinum power house vocal group The Tenors will light up the holiday season with their show at the Lynn Auditorium.   The Tenors, Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray, and Fraser Walters will be performing songs from their…

A Christmas Carol

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – The holiday season has officially begun with NSMT’s 27th annual production of A Christmas Carol! Based on the Charles Dickens classic, A CHRISTMAS CAROL is an original adaptation by former NSMT Artistic Director Jon Kimbell and members of the NSMT staff, following Ebenezer Scrooge through a series of strange…

NSCC’s Gateway to College Open House Dec. 13

From NSCC – As North Shore Community College’s first successful semester of Gateway to College draws to a close, a December 13 Open House is being planned to introduce the program to others who can benefit – youth ages 16-21 who have left high school, or are significantly behind in credits and are unlikely to…

Beyond Walls Announces Second Mural Festival, Call for Walls

12/7/17 The mural festival is coming back in 2018 and seeks new walls From Beyond Walls – This coming August, Beyond Walls is planning a second mural festival featuring new street artists from around the world as well as local talent. Beyond Walls is currently looking for new canvases (exterior walls) in the downtown area.…

Grand Opening Saturday at Salon 234

sponsored Ashley Boland, born and raised in Lynn, MA, has finally achieved her lifelong dream of becoming the owner of her very own salon. She announced on Friday December 1st, 2017 that she is now the proud new owner of Salon 234 Salon and Spa, located at 234 Lynnfield St. in Lynn. Ashley has been…

5 Questions: Loretta Swit

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – “Switheart” chronicles the artwork of TV Icon Loretta Swit, a true champion of the animal kingdom. Watercolorist, award-winning animal activist, and actress, Ms. Swit is renowned for her starring role on TV’s most honored series, M*A*S*H, for which she won two EMMY’s and worldwide acclaim.  SD:…

Walnut Street Café Adds Art Shows to the Menu

Sponsored   Starting in November, with the opening of long time café employee Mariah Avery’s first show, the Walnut Street Café, at 157 Walnut Street in West Lynn, has begun a new monthly event. On the first Thursday of the month we will feature a local artist, curated by Michelle Richardson of DENCITY. This month…

Photos: Lynn’s Annual World AIDS Day 2017

12/3/17 December 1st Was World AIDS Day. Friday night, Girls Inc. members and others began to congregate with signs on the steps of City Hall. They lit candles and proceeded across downtown on foot to the Lynn Museum, where community resources tables were waiting along with a spread of food donated by area restaurants.

Elf the Musical

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Fans of this holiday favorite will know what to expect, a high-octane and sugary story about Buddy the Elf.  Erik Gratton is perfect as the Christmas loving elf. He is an over-the-top bundle of energy. Santa, played boringly by Cheer’s George Wendt, establishes the story of how Buddy came…