Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weekend Rundown

First, check out all the Civil War history events happening in and around Lynn this weekend. It’s too much for the Rundown or calendar to handle, so it has its own post.   Friday, 6/1 1. The Annual Relay for Life at Rock Rock Park kicks off at 6pm – “Lots going on down there.”…

AAH’s “Charlie Brown” Fantastically Funny

Review by William J. Dowd   While some artists create self-portraits that represent themselves, using whatever medium they work in, in 1950, Charles Schulz, creator of the popular comic strip “Peanuts,” penciled Charlie Brown, a cartoon, Schulz admits, as being a character slightly based off him. Place a photo of Schulz next to a drawing…

2nd Annual Prom for Senior Citizens June 10

      Save the date for the 2nd Annual Senior Prom for Senior Citizens hosted by the Building Bridges Through Music Youth Outreach Program “Educate, Engage, Empower” Bridging Generations. As a community service project, high and middle school students of the Bridging Generations program have thoughtfully planned this event and will present the 2nd…

LPS Show, Arts District Celebration, Mural Unveiling (in pictures)

Mural artists David Fichter (davidfichter.net), Yetti Frenkel (yetti.com), Joshua Winer (joshuawiner.com)  place the finishing touches on a completed lower third prior to Tuesday evening’s ceremonies. Both the Lynn Museum and LynnArts opened Lynn Public Schools shows. Shortly after this photo, both gallery spaces in LynnArts were filled to capacity with student artists, teachers and parents.…

Weekend Rundown

Friday, 5/24 1. Arts After Hours presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” in the Neal Rantoul Theatre in LynnArts, 25 Exchange Street. Please see post for details and artsafterhours.com for tickets. 7:30pm. 2. Milan from RuPaul’s Drag Race visits Northern Nights, 649 Lynnway, at 8pm. 3. MaryBeth Maes plays Walnut Street Cafe, 157 Walnut…

Thanks from RAW

Courtesy Photo Raw Art Works (RAW) is thrilled to announce that they have raised $175,000 at their annual BASH: Party with a Purpose fundraiser on Saturday May 19th, far exceeding their goal and total from last year’s fundraiser. At RAW, kids are inspired to create extraordinary works of art, a strong community, and life-affirming futures.…