Resident Artists Exhibiting in LynnArts

The current exhibit in the LynnArts portion of Lynn Museum/LynnArts features selected works from artists in the building, including Yetti Frankel, Barry Ridlon, Leslie Fahn Rosenberg and more.  The following…

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Lynn Museum Shop Black Friday Sale

Sponsored  Get that fluffernutter shirt or other Lynn merch at your local museum this Friday. Shop local!     Black Friday SaleSave 20% Friday, November 24th 8am-noon Visit our Museum Shop for Lynn t-shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, and more, in addition to our popular Fluff merchandise! Museum members receive an additional 15% off all merchandise.…

5 Questions: Bernard Dotson

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Bernard Dotson is excited to be part of “ELF The Musical,” which tells the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous…

Photos: Open Studios at LynnArts & Lydia Pinkham

11/20/17 Lydia Pinkham Laboratories on Western Ave. had their annual Open Studios this past Saturday and Sunday, and LynnArts (of Lynn Museum/LynnArts) had theirs on Saturday with a free trolley running all day between locations provided by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Here’s a collection of photos of – most of the participating artists –…

Justice League

Film review by Steve Duffy – The good news is Justice League is watchable! Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit…

Open Studios in Lynn this Weekend

LynnArts has an open studios Saturday November 18th from 10am to 5pm and Lydia Pinkham open studios are Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm. The Downtown Lynn Cultural District will have a trolley set to start at LynnArts at 10am that will make a continuous loop throughout the day from LynnArts to Pinkham Labratories, until 5pm. It…

Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Film review by Steve Duffy – “My name is Hercule Poirot, and I am probably the greatest detective in the world,” Branagh announces as the story begins. The introduction of his crime solving methods was a great set-up to what should have been a great film. The plot turns when one of the main characters…

Letter: A Post Election Poem

11/8/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does not write articles of a political nature. Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com.   Let it always be said,    and let it be heard, That…

Reader Question: Why not build new Pickering where it is?

11/6/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does not write articles of a political nature. Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. From Michael Bourgault – Living in East Lynn for 34 years, I often…

Letter: Reader States Her Case for McGee

11/4/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. From here forward, all letters pertaining to the upcoming election will have links to all the previous letters on the election, including all positions and viewpoints — of course, to make it easier to follow the discussion. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does…

5 Questions: Damian Darlington of Brit Floyd

To purchase tickets to see Brit Floyd at the Lynn Auditorium on November 13th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Damian Darlington created Brit Floyd back in 2011 after performing in another Pink Floyd tribute band.  Not only is he a vocalist and guitarist, he is also the musical director…

Video of October’s High Rock Tower Light Show

Thanks to Shawn Hogan of Irish Se7en Photography we have a clear video of the lights on High Rock Tower, complete with spooky music.     The display is meant to change seasonally and for special occasions according to Centerboard, Inc., the non-profit organization behind the initiative. The LED lighting and laser projection design is…

Field Trip to Salem

It’s nice to be near Salem on Halloween and enjoy it without having to fight through mobs of tourists for our everyday errands as Salemites must this season. It’s also handy to have a friend near downtown Salem with a driveway. These street shots are from a brief walk-around Saturday night: