The Color Purple

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – The Tony-Award winning revival and John Doyle’s musical adaption of Alice Walker’s best-selling novel “The Color Purple” is a must-see! We all know the powerful tale of Alice Walker’s prize-winning novel or the 1985 movie. The story focuses on Celie and her life in rural South.  Adrianna Hicks beautifully…

Lynn Museum Shop Black Friday Sale

Sponsored  Get that fluffernutter shirt or other Lynn merch at your local museum this Friday. Shop local!     Black Friday SaleSave 20% Friday, November 24th 8am-noon Visit our Museum Shop for Lynn t-shirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, and more, in addition to our popular Fluff merchandise! Museum members receive an additional 15% off all merchandise.…

5 Questions: Bernard Dotson

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Bernard Dotson is excited to be part of “ELF The Musical,” which tells the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous…

Photos: Open Studios at LynnArts & Lydia Pinkham

11/20/17 Lydia Pinkham Laboratories on Western Ave. had their annual Open Studios this past Saturday and Sunday, and LynnArts (of Lynn Museum/LynnArts) had theirs on Saturday with a free trolley running all day between locations provided by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District. Here’s a collection of photos of – most of the participating artists –…

Justice League

Film review by Steve Duffy – The good news is Justice League is watchable! Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit…

Open Studios in Lynn this Weekend

LynnArts has an open studios Saturday November 18th from 10am to 5pm and Lydia Pinkham open studios are Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm. The Downtown Lynn Cultural District will have a trolley set to start at LynnArts at 10am that will make a continuous loop throughout the day from LynnArts to Pinkham Labratories, until 5pm. It…

Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express

Film review by Steve Duffy – “My name is Hercule Poirot, and I am probably the greatest detective in the world,” Branagh announces as the story begins. The introduction of his crime solving methods was a great set-up to what should have been a great film. The plot turns when one of the main characters…

Letter: A Post Election Poem

11/8/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does not write articles of a political nature. Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com.   Let it always be said,    and let it be heard, That…

Reader Question: Why not build new Pickering where it is?

11/6/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does not write articles of a political nature. Tell us what you’re thinking! Opinions are welcome either in short-form in the comments below or long-form to editor@lynnhappens.com. From Michael Bourgault – Living in East Lynn for 34 years, I often…

Letter: Reader States Her Case for McGee

11/4/17 LynnHappens is an open platform welcoming letters to the editor. From here forward, all letters pertaining to the upcoming election will have links to all the previous letters on the election, including all positions and viewpoints — of course, to make it easier to follow the discussion. LynnHappens itself is neutral territory and does…

5 Questions: Damian Darlington of Brit Floyd

To purchase tickets to see Brit Floyd at the Lynn Auditorium on November 13th visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Damian Darlington created Brit Floyd back in 2011 after performing in another Pink Floyd tribute band.  Not only is he a vocalist and guitarist, he is also the musical director…