Arts

Weekend Rundown

It’s time already for the second installment of LynnHappen’s Weekend Rundown, a cooperative effort by members of The North Shore Blogger Consortium.  At the end of the post, you’ll find links to picks from other participating North Shore blogs. As always, the complete list is on the right side and in the calendar. Friday 10-1…

Weekend rundown

There are some big things happening this weekend in Lynn, so let’s get a head start with this first ever “Weekend rundown.” This post marks the beginning of a cooperative effort by members of the The North Shore Blogger Consortium. At the end of the post, you’ll find links to picks from other participating North…

Lynn Auditorium announces Fall shows

The Lynn Auditorium is a 2072 seat venue inside City Hall. But the word “auditorium” doesn’t do this venue any justice. The seats are fully cushioned, the wood proscenium is an elegantly understated art deco and the acoustics are great for concerts. Beer, wine and other concessions are sold during shows. The following information is…

Kids Explore at LynnArts

By William J. Dowd Over the past four years “Art Explorers” have descended upon LynnArts for participation in a week long program educating area youth on a broad range of visual and performing arts. Had you been at the agency’s 25 Exchange Street location last Friday, you would’ve been swimming with swaying seaweed, floating jellyfish,…

Arts After Hours comes to Lynn Museum Park Aug 12th

Looking to promote the already growing scene in Downtown Lynn and to showcase area talent and businesses, active residents Jocelyn Almy-Testa, Corey Jackson, and Seth Albaum have come up with a new independent series of events under the name, Arts After Hours. The name is, in part, a reaction to those who have commented online…

Artist Profiles: Joshua and Jacob Santa-Cruz

by Seth Albaum Local brothers combine a love for comics, sci-fi and anime into a variety of work and a web site and illustration business called strange-daze.net. I sat down with Lynn artists and brothers Josh and Jake for a conversation on the patio of Walnut Street Cafe to find out more. And to know…

Work by Men

The Little Gallery Under The Stairs will unveil its latest exhibition this Saturday, July 31st from 3-5pm, featuring art exclusively by men. It’s a new and bold step for the 25 Exchange Street gallery, also known for its series, “VOICES: Mothers Who Create” and other feminine explorations. And for a gallery known to attract artists…