Arts

Moving and Shaking with Justice Born of WRECKSHOP Movement

by Carla Scheri – Justice Born is a community organizer dedicated to equal opportunity and social justice. To that end, he formed WRECKSHOP Movement, a collective of socially aware musicians, writers, artists and makers. The mission of WRECKSHOP is To Unite, Educate and Empower. The short-term goals of the movement are to continue to build…

“Old and New: Barry Ridlon, New England Impressionist” at LynnArts

2.20.17 Story and photo by Holly Dow –        Barry Ridlon’s art show “Old and New Paintings” had an opening reception at the Lynn Arts building on Exchange St. on Saturday, February 18th.  The show features New England images in oil and water color paint. Art lovers of different ages were in attendance. The New England impressionist has…

5 Questions: Dita Von Teese

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   Burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese is idolized by many for bring back the art of burlesque dancing. The legendary beauty has also been called the “Gypsy Rose Lee of her generation. She is currently on tour and bringing her new show to the House of…

Arts After Hours’ Season 7, and Photos of their Snow Ball

2.14.17 Lynn’s downtown-based theatre company, Arts After Hours, is now in its 7th season. On February 11th, they held a pro/anti Valentine’s party at the Lynn Museum with live music from the Free Downloads, food and drink. Photo evidence below, but first, here’s what to expect from season 7: “This season we look at characters…

Heartstrings on Display at Lynn Museum

2/13/17 “Heartstrings: Embracing Armenian Needlelace, Embroidery, and Rugs” is at the Lynn Museum through June 17th, 590 Washington Street. For museum hours and additional information, visit the website for Lynn Museum/LynnArts. Heartstrings opened with a reception Saturday that drew people from from around the state. As the event was coming to an end and the doors were…

5 Questions: Rich Little

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – At 78 years old, master mimic Rich Little, who has been dubbed the man of 1,000 voices, is still going strong and shows no signs of slowing down. The comedian and now author still performs 5 nights a week at the Tropicana in Vegas. (Not only…

5 Questions: George Takei

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –   George Takei, actor and activist, will take the Boch Center Wang Theatre stage on Friday, February 3rd to share fascinating and humorous behind-the-scenes stories from portraying the original “Mr. Sulu” in the Star Trek television series and movies. The evening will also include a screening…

5 Questions: Tippi Hedren

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Actress and animal activist Tippi Hedren is finally setting the record straight in her highly anticipated memoir “TIPPI.” One of the biggest names of classic Hollywood – the star of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and Marnie – tells her story, including never-before-revealed experiences on the set…

Arts After Hours Celebrates Season with Christmas Cabaret

12.21.16 On Thursday, December 15th in the black box theatre that hosts the majority of their performances, Arts After Hours threw a Christmas Charcuterie Cabaret fundraiser for their upcoming season of shows, complete with food and entertainment. Arts After Hours will announce their 7th season of shows in the near future. A few things are…