Arts

Public Invited to Celebrate Arts in April at NSCC

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The Arts and Culture Committee at North Shore Community College invites the public to NSCC’S annual celebration of arts and culture, Arts in April, which begins April 21, 2015. The two-week series of events will feature guest speakers and artists and a range of arts and culture-based activities including: One World Taiko, a Japanese drum…

5 Questions: Jane Lynch

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5 Questions is feature by Steve Duffy – SD: Sue was my favorite character on Glee. What has the journey of playing icon Sue Sylvester been like? JL: It was the first solid job that I had that lasted longer than a minute. Her voice resonated with me so much. We were definitely from the…

Cultural District Director Accepts New Position

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[Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum was part of the committee that laid the groundwork for the Downtown Lynn Cultural District – one of the state’s first – and has been an active participant.] Downtown Lynn Cultural District Director Emily Ruddock has recently been offered a full time position at a company where she once worked…

National Slam Poet Champ, Regie Gibson, NSCC’s Visiting Writer

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Regie Gibson, poet, author, songwriter and a National Poetry Slam Individual Champion, will be this year’s Visiting Writer at North Shore Community College. He will be giving free public performances on Tuesday, April 28, at 9:30 am and 11:00 am on the Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road, in the Math and Sciences Building in the…

5 Questions: Justin Willman

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy –       Justin Willman, talented magician/comedian and former host of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, will be performing at The Wilbur Theatre this Friday. Willman is bringing his new live show “Fake Believe” to town on the heels of his debut special “Sleight of Mouth” which…

5 Questions: Globetrotter Handles Franklin

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In 2007, Chris “Handles” Franklin’s lifelong dream came true when he became a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. He graduated from Lock Haven University (PA) with the rank of the all-time assist leader in basketball. Nationally, he was also ranked in the top 10 for assists and steals. For the last 8 years, he has…

5 Questions: Tom Cotter

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5 Questions is a feature by Steve Duffy – The comedian and 2012 “America’s Got Talent” runner-up will be headlining at The Wilbur Theatre. The Providence native is very excited to be returning to his roots and sharing his comedic chops with his Boston fans. SD: How has your career changed since performing on “America’s…

Downtown Lynn Cultural District’s Snow Art Winner

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From DTLCD – #LynnArtSnow Winner! Check out Soraya Cacici’s “Play Balls” which was the winner of our Snow Art Challenge. Many thanks to everyone who participated. Soraya is the winner of a $10 gift card to D’amici’s Bakery Downtown and 2 tickets to Arts After Hours upcoming production of The Complete History of America Abridged.…