Arts

5 Questions: Lesley Ann Warren

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe Winner Lesley Ann Warren career was launched when she starred in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical Cinderella back in 1965.  Since then, Warren has gone on to star in some memorable movies and television shows. Today, the veteran actress will be…

5 Questions: Haley Lu Richardson

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Haley began her career in 2013, with a recurring role on ABC Family’s Ravenswood. Her film career has included leading roles in The Last Survivors, The Young Kieslowski, The Bronze and The Edge of Seventeen. In Split, she plays Claire Benoit, one of the teenage…

Beyond Walls Kickoff Party Meets Goal, Fundraising Continues

4/7/17 [UPDATE] Link to CALL FOR ARTISTS “Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking project in downtown Lynn featuring public art and lighting installations. MassDevelopment has offered a Commonwealth Places grant, contributing $50,000 to the project if Beyond…

5 Questions: Promised Land Authors Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris

5 Quesitons is a series by Steve Duffy – PROMISED LAND is an LGBT themed children’s book written by Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris.The authors gained global media attention through a successful Kickstarter campaign to cover the cost of illustrating and printing the first edition. In Promised Land, a young Prince and a farm boy…

Alter Boyz

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Altar Boyz is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their national ‘Raise the Praise’ tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan, and Abraham. With their tight harmonies, tight pants, and spectacular choreography,…

5 Questions: Carol Burnett

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Carol Burnett is a comedy legend. She is now touring across the US in her one woman show An Evening of Laughter and Reflection, for an intimate night of conversation with the audience. SD: What can you tell us about your upcoming show? CB: I think…

Beyond Walls to Brighten Downtown

3/23/17 Disclosure: LynnHappens editor Seth Albaum is volunteering as a downtown resident for Beyond Walls. This is as much an appeal as it is an effort to inform. First, the video: Beyond Walls is a group of community partners, downtown residents and business owners organized by Al Wilson and Amanda Hill, seeking funds for a placemaking…