Arts

5 Questions: Brett Haley

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – THE HERO stars the legendary Sam Elliott as an aging actor confronting mortality in the moving new film from writer/director Brett Haley (I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS). SD: What drew you to telling this story? BH: I wanted to give Sam Elliot a performance vehicle.…

5 Questions: Nick Lazzarini

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Nick is the season one winner of the Fox reality show So You Think You Can Dance and has been featured in countless publications, including the cover of Dance Spirit Magazine twice. He has performed with music sensations such as Adele on Dancing with the Stars,…

Heroes and Villains in DTL

5/22/17 The First Annual North Shore Comic Con Hosted by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District Happened Saturday Photos and words by Carla Scheri – The Lynn Arts Building was alive with activity during the 1st annual North Shore Comic Con on Saturday, May 20th. The beautiful main gallery served as a welcoming first stop with…

Raw Art Works HOME in the Square

5/19/17 Raw Art Works had its annual exhibit opening yesterday in Central Square for HOME. Enzo’s sold $1 pizza slices, White Rose Coffeehouse sold $1 hot dogs, and Central Square replaced cars with people and art. Little bird-homes were placed around the square and can still be seen.  

5 Questions: Euan Morton

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Euan Morton originated the role of Boy George in the musical “Taboo” in London and New York, garnering Tony and Olivier Award nominations and receiving the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. Euan will be starring in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” a rock musical…

First Neon Pieces Ceremoniously Lit for Beyond Walls

5/17/17 At a ceremony outside the Prime Building downtown elected officials, candidates and Beyond Walls supporters gathered to ceremoniously throw the switch on recently installed neon artwork. These are the first three of what will eventually be twelve pieces throughout the downtown. John Doherty of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35 presented a check…

Night Three of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/17/17 For the second night of a three-part installation prior to Thursday’s opening of HOME in Central Square, Raw Art Works Real to Real Film School projected video outdoors. The location? Along the Lynnway. Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works Night Two of HOME by Raw Art Works Information on the project and…

Night Two of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/16/17 For the second night of a three-part installation prior to Thursday’s opening of HOME in Central Square, Raw Art Works Real to Real Film School projected video outdoors. The location? Along the Lynnway. Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works Information on the project and art opening taking place Thursday evening   TIP:…

Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/15/17 At dusk, a small crowd gathered around the steps of City Hall. A generator powering a large projector hummed as passersby were maybe a little perplexed – some asked questions. Perhaps they didn’t see this on LynnHappens, first. The story was posted late last night/very early today. One pedestrian complemented the Raw Art Works…