May at Lynn Museum / LynnArts

May Day: An international labor poster exhibit Stephen Lewis’s new exhibit of labor posters  will open on Wednesday, May 1st.  Mr. Lewis, a former union executive, has been collecting these…

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Girls Inc. of Lynn 31st Annual Celebration Luncheon Draws Record Crowd

From Girls Inc. –  Almost 600 community supporters united at the Hilton Doubletree in Danvers for Girls Inc. of Lynn 31st Annual Celebration Luncheon. Emceed by NBC-10 anchor Latoyia Edwards, the event honored Caryl Capeci President of Chow Tai Fook, North America on behalf of Hearts On Fire and celebrated Girls Inc. Heroes AnnaCarollina Souza,…

Letter: LPS Computer Crisis Continues

This letter was sent to LynnHappens on April 4th, 2019 – Lynn Public Schools Still Without Internet Today is the eleventh consecutive school day Lynn students, faculty, and staff cannot access to technology, after the entire LPS network shutdown on March 21st due to a computer virus. Since then, two third-party companies have been hired…

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale Theatre review by Steve Duffy – A Bronx Tale is a reasonably enjoyable musical that tells the tale of an Italian-American boy, whose loyalties become divided between his family and a crime boss. This streetwise musical takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught…

Letter: LPS Computer Virus Crisis

This letter sent to LynnHappens is a response to an article in the Item In regards to the article “Lynn Public Schools still Without Internet; MCAS Testing Postponed Two Days,” though the title and article remain factually accurate, a few key details have not been touched upon. While high schools have been told they may…

Volunteers Needed for Earth Fest 2019, April 27

Volunteers Needed for Earth Fest 2019, April 27 From North Shore Community College – North Shore Community College (NSCC)  invites North Shore area residents and friends to join in Earth Fest 2019 at Lynn Woods on Saturday, April 27. The free event is from 8:30 a.m. to noon, rain or shine, at the Lynn Woods…

DUMBO

DUMBO Film review by Steve Duffy – Did you ever see an elephant fly? From Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, the all-new grand live-action adventure “Dumbo” expands on the beloved classic story where differences are celebrated, family is cherished, and dreams take flight. Circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) enlists former star Holt Farrier…

5 Questions: Jon Anderson of Yes

To purchase tickets to Jon Anderson of Yes perform at the Lynn Auditorium on March 29th, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions: Jon Anderson 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Jon Anderson is an English singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist best known as the lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes, which he co-founded…

EforAll Lynn Graduates Local EntreEforAll Lynn Graduates Entrepreneurs

EforAll Lynn Graduates 8 more local entrepreneurs from its Business Accelerator Program. From EforAll – On Tuesday March 19, EforAll (Entrepreneurship for All) graduated eight entrepreneurs from it Winter 2019 Business Accelerator, and awarded seed capital to three ventures. The 8 participating entrepreneurs, seven of whom are woman, came into the program with basic notions…

5 Questions: David Archuleta

5 Questions: David Archuleta 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16 years old. In 2008, more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice and their 44 million votes made him runner-up in Season 7 of “American Idol.” With…

Arts After Hours’ Dog Sees God Opens Friday

From Arts After Hours – DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD by Bert V. Royal March 15-24, 2019 Neal Rantoul Black Box Theater Lynn Arts, 25 Exchange Street, Lynn TICKETS Directed by Catherine M. Bertrand Stage Management by Jen Mageary Costume Design by Amanda Allen Set Design by Kayla Cantrall Lighting Design by…