5 Questions: Erin Dickins

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Award-winning jazz vocalist and founding member of Manhattan Transfer, renowned chef and author, Erin Dickins, has performed or recorded with many well-known artists. As a solo artist, Dickins captivates audiences with a stunning voice and upbeat humor. Dickins’ is noted style, literally adding a little sizzle…

Letter: A Reader’s Thoughts on the Mayor’s Race

Opinion

10/24/17 Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. A reader response to the letter below has been posted, here. From Jeff Carlisle –   As a long-time political observer and 10 year resident of Lynn, I thought that I would comment on the mayoral…

Fun Home

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Fun Home is the 2015 Tony Award winner for best musical and a pure joy to watch. The story is adapted from Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel, which is a look into her very personal childhood dealing with her coming to terms with her sexual identity and her repressed gay…

East Coast International Church Opens Doors When Shelter Floods

From the Lynn Shelter Association – On Saturday, September 30, after experiencing heavy rains and flooding that caused issues throughout the city of Lynn, the Lynn Shelter Association’s (LSA) Emergency Shelter experienced significant internal flooding to space that provides emergency shelter for more than 60 homeless individuals each night, as well as shelter from the…

5 Questions: Simon Curtis

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy –  Simon Curtis began as a theatre director and directed extensively at the Royal Court Theatre London as well as the National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse and Lincoln Centre, New York.  Curtis’ debut film My Week with Marilyn received two Academy Award Nominations and was nominated for three…