Arts

Singing in the Rain

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8.26.16 Theatre review by Steve Duffy –  Get your umbrellas, because it’s raining at NSMT! 1920s Hollywood is the setting for SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, a zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film, when many a movie studio found itself scrambling to salvage the career of its chipmunk-voiced silent picture star.…

5 Questions: Megan Mullally

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8.24.16 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Megan Mullally is the better half to her comedic husband Nick Offerman and together they make one of Hollywood’s funniest couples. Megan and Nick are currently on tour with their show, “Summer of 69: No Apostrophe,” which is heading to the Wilbur theatre. SD: When…

RAW Teens Exhibit Works at Land of a Thousand Hills

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8.18.16 An exhibit by high-school-age artists in a Raw Art Works summer program opened this morning at Land of a Thousand Hills on Munroe Street downtown. It’s called Art Motivated People (AMP), and will be on display for approximately a month, the first in a series of exhibits at Land of a Thousand Hills. Featured…

Retro/Intro/Circum/Spect Now on Display

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Friday, August 12th an opening reception took place for the latest installation in the LynnArts Community gallery to feature works by an artist with studio space in the building. It features a collection of “old and new works, three quarters … not previously shown” by Cat De Leon and will be available for viewing during regular…

Arts After Hours Hosts 5th Annual Meet Ball

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On Saturday, July 16, 2016 Arts After Hours of Lynn hosted its 5th annual Meet Ball on the Allcare VNA roof deck downtown. The ticketed event, with raffles and drink sales, is an annual fundraiser to support the non-profit’s theatre programming. This year’s Meet Ball featured The Dirty Floorboards, food from Eastern Harvest (Check Bill…

If/Then

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Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Newly divorced Elizabeth (Jackie Burns), an urban planner, moves to New York City for a fresh start. She meets her friends Kate (Tamyra Gray), a kindergarten teacher, and Lucas (Anthony Rapp), a community organizer. Kate suggests that Elizabeth start using the name “Liz” and seek out new experiences while…

Topping Off the Mural

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The Mural on the side of 25 Exchange Street, the LynnArts side of Lynn Museum / LynnArts, has only been partially complete. LynnHappens was covering the mural project in 2009 by publicizing community meetings where the public was able to share ideas with mural artists Josh Winer, whose work can be seen on Newbury Street and…

5 Questions: Charlotte Stewart

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5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Charlotte Stewart is famous for portraying the beloved Miss Beadle on Little House on the Prairie. She has also worked with filmmaker David Lynch in his classic film Eraserhead and television show Twin Peaks. Stewart has a recently released autobiography titled Little House in the…

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…