Hairspray

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Grab your can of hairspray and head over to NSMT! Based on the 1988 screenplay by John Waters, Hairspray is set in Baltimore, 1962, Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto TV, and into the heart of…

The Brickyard Collaborative Wins Mass Development Grant

On October 30th, 2018, Governor Baker’s administration announced “$2,200,387 in grants to 28 organizations to strengthen community-based innovation and entrepreneurship in 21 communities across the Commonwealth” – full press release, here From Ted Dillard of The Brickyard Collaborative – Yes, folks, our first major grant just came in!  We’d been asked to attend an event…

5 Questions: Tonya Boyd Cannon

To purchase tickets to see Tonya Boyd Cannon perform at the Lynn Auditorium on November 5th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Tonya’s career began in 1999 when she sang background for Jean Knight.  With Knight’s inspiration; Boyd-Cannon continued singing; winning talent shows, opening for major artists and recording records.…

Rock of Ages

Theatre review by Steve Duffy –  It’s back to the ‘80s at the Boch Wang Theatre!  It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker.  As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club, ROCK OF AGES allows fans to rock out once again to their favorite…

5 Questions: Danny Aiello

To purchase tickets to an Evening with Danny Aiello and a screening of Stiffs on October 28, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions: Danny Aiello Legendary actor and critically acclaimed singer, Danny Aiello is a native of New York City and has a reputation for no-holes-barred stage and screen performances which are brimming with honest emotion. Mr.…

Girls Inc. of Lynn Hosts Get Out the Vote Challenge

10/22/18 Girls Inc. of Lynn Hosts Get Out the Vote Challenge From Girls Inc. of Lynn – Girls Inc. of Lynn is hosting a network-wide “Get Out the Vote Challenge” to combat voter fatigue during this year’s midterm election. Middle school and high school girls are hoping to collect at least 150 pledges before November…

Succeed in Style – Lynn Shelter Association Fundraiser

Lynn Shelter Association to hold fun fashion show upstairs at Zimman’s in downtown Lynn From the Lynn Shelter Association – You’re invited! LSA’s annual Succeed in Style event will be held on November 17, 6-8 pm at Zimman’s Furniture Showroom. We’ll have delicious food and drinks from Vinwood Caterers, DJ by Upsidemedia, a fun photo…

Halloween

Halloween Review by Steve Duffy – Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. The great thing about this Halloween is that it…

Baker v. Gonzalez: The Second Inning

The hour-long second gubernatorial debate was moderated by Boston Public Radio hosts Jim Braude and Margery Eagan by Eleni Karavoussianis – BOSTON, Mass. __ Governor Charlie Baker and candidate Jay Gonzalez hashed it out on October 17, 2018 at WGBH. Outside the building were the two sides head-to-head, crowds of people holding up signs of…

Two More Dates to See Julie Kramer’s “The Ghosts of WFNX” in Lynn

An opening reception for Julie Kramer’s The Basement Archives: Vol I: The Ghosts of WFNX packed a gallery in downtown Lynn’s Prime Building Saturday night with former ‘FNX employees, friends and listeners. The gallery, that they are calling “The Factory,” and Lynners know as the “Prime Building,” will be open Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20…