Reviews

Jeff Pearlstein’s Rhythm Circle at Walnut Street

by Seth Albaum Every Tuesday night at Walnut Street Cafe, beginners and accomplished percussionists alike form a circle and under the guidance of Jeff Pearlstein, for what he describes as “A casual evening devoted to rhythm in all forms.” I had just finished an interview with an up and coming Lynn singer songwriter (story to…

North Shore Dish Digs Donut City

More over Kane’s… make way for the City of Donuts? This fellow North Shore Blogger Consortium member, whose weekend picks are often linked to in Weekend Rundowns, has made several trips to Lynn establishments and comes through with another well rendered review. Fluff wars, doughnut wars… it’s all in good fun. I’m just sad my…

Hodgepodge 2011 Photo Gallery

The second annual Hodgepodge Music Festival in Lynn Woods was a success, thanks to Dean Albert and Dom Landry and an army of youth volunteers, most of  whom attend or who have recently graduated Lynn schools.     Fountains and plenty of water helped beat the heat, and during the hottest hours of the day,…

Arts After Hours Theatrical Debut a Success Downtown

by Seth Albaum photos by Josh Nunes In what’s a clear slap in the face of the doubters and the old codgers who like to ridicule efforts to revive downtown, Arts After Hours proved itself a very capable theatre company this weekend keeping sold out audiences rolling with laughter with The 25th Annual Putnam County…

Velev, Vibrantly on Display at the Willow Gallery

By William J. Dowd   Jackson Pollock was an influential American abstract expressionist painter who gained notoriety for his invention of the “drip technique” during the latter years of the 1940s. His technique had abandoned the painter’s traditional use of an easel, paint brushes, and palette. He chose to paint while standing or dancing around,…