Toe Jam Puppet Band at Red Rock

7/30/17 It may have been extremely windy Saturday at Red Rock Park, but that didn’t hold kids (and adults) back from coming down to enjoy a day of fun activities, pizza, and the Toe Jam Puppet Band. The concert was a part of the annual concert series at the park organized by the Friends of…

Atomic Blonde

Film review by Steve Duffy – Atomic Blonde is based on Antony Johnston’s graphic novel, The Coldest City. A high-stakes, global, action-thriller, it takes place in the city of Berlin, on the eve of the Wall’s collapse and the shifting of superpower alliances. Charlize Theron portrays Lorraine Broughton, a top-level spy for MI6, who is…

5 Questions: George Thorogood

7/26/17 George Thorogood is at the Lynn Auditoirum tonight 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – His “high-energy boogie-blues” sound become a staple of 1980s rock radio, with hits like his original songs “Bad to the Bone” and “I Drink Alone”. With his band, the Delaware Destroyers, he has released over 20 albums,…

Photos of Razzmatazz Music Festival 2017

7/24/17 Razzmatazz 2017 The annual concert took place Sunday in Lynn Woods from 11am to 1pm. The Dirty Floorboards Revolver Tim Foley Set the Nation Foxes Morgan Weidinger Jeffrey Allen Shaw & Co. First, apologies for not being able to photograph every band in the lineup this year, but here’s a sampling of this year’s…

Dunkirk

Film review by Steve Duffy – In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of…

Lynn Museum clocked in over 600 visitors Friday

7/23/17 The Lynn Museum (Lynn Museum/LynnArts) joined with 85 other institutions across the commonwealth participating in Free Fun Fridays, thanks to a partnership with the Highland Street Foundation. Visitors were greeted at the entrance by board members and staff, who reported that not only were there many first time visits from Lynn residents, but folks…

New Video from Tony Gallo

7/21/17

Newly released video by local musician Tony Gallo features the Lynn Auditorium and Pick Up Modern & More on Exchange Street.

You can see Tony Gallo perform this tune and other originals with his band, The Strungout Playboys, Wednesday, August 2 at LynnHappens / White Rose Coffeehouse New Music in the Square.
 

(c)2017 Jamelo Music Co. ASCAP All rights reserved. Written and produced by Tony Gallo and Big Ben Hillman. Video directed by Aviv Marotz. Taken from the forthcoming album “Don’t Look Back” by Tony Gallo on Big Ben Artworks, Inc.

5 Questions: Keith Hamilton Cobb

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Shakespeare, race, and America…not necessarily in that order, are explored as AUDELCO Award-winning American Moor takes the stage at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Plaza Theatre this summer for a four-week engagement. An 85-minute solo play, written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb, American Moor…

Beyond Walls Photo Dump 7-18-17

Here’s photos of Beyond Walls Mural Festival progress as of yesterday. The first set below were taken with an antique Leica 90mm lens adapted to a modern digital camera – with flaws in the old lens coating and all – for a bit of a different look. Be sure to check out Sway at LynnHappens…

New Music in the Square 2017 Starts with Sway

LynnHappens is back with season 3 of New Music in the Square, this time partnering with White Rose Coffeehouse to bring you live original music – free – on the island in the square – Central Square, Lynn. July 19 – Sway – *5pm show, then head into RAW Art Works for a Beyond Walls talk on the…