Tag Archive for Downtown Lynn Cultural District

Did you die of dysentery on the Lynnway?

If you’re of a certain age, seeing this sign on the Lynnway likely brought back memories of elementary or middle school computer labs, and teachers who thought spending all that time playing Oregon Trail would either teach us something about history or qualify us as computer whizzes. This is mainly because we knew how to put the…

Paul Nathan Solo Exhibit at LynnArts

3.19.17 An opening reception was held Saturday for the current exhibit at LynnArts featuring works by Paul Nathan. ARTIST’S BIO: This is the first public showing of my work. I have finally been convinced the pieces are ready. I am 68 years old and live and work in Lynn. There have been two major ‘periods’…

Moving and Shaking with Justice Born of WRECKSHOP Movement

by Carla Scheri – Justice Born is a community organizer dedicated to equal opportunity and social justice. To that end, he formed WRECKSHOP Movement, a collective of socially aware musicians, writers, artists and makers. The mission of WRECKSHOP is To Unite, Educate and Empower. The short-term goals of the movement are to continue to build…

NSCC Celebrates Black History Month at Lynn Museum

The North Shore Community College Office of Student Engagement through a Harlem Renaissance party Thursday night as part of their Black History Month celebration. NSCC students interested in joining in off-campus and evening activities can become part of the North Shore Campus Squad on facebook, twitter and instagram. Revelers were treated to food and jazz…

“Old and New: Barry Ridlon, New England Impressionist” at LynnArts

2.20.17 Story and photo by Holly Dow –        Barry Ridlon’s art show “Old and New Paintings” had an opening reception at the Lynn Arts building on Exchange St. on Saturday, February 18th.  The show features New England images in oil and water color paint. Art lovers of different ages were in attendance. The New England impressionist has…

Arts After Hours’ Season 7, and Photos of their Snow Ball

2.14.17 Lynn’s downtown-based theatre company, Arts After Hours, is now in its 7th season. On February 11th, they held a pro/anti Valentine’s party at the Lynn Museum with live music from the Free Downloads, food and drink. Photo evidence below, but first, here’s what to expect from season 7: “This season we look at characters…

Heartstrings on Display at Lynn Museum

2/13/17 “Heartstrings: Embracing Armenian Needlelace, Embroidery, and Rugs” is at the Lynn Museum through June 17th, 590 Washington Street. For museum hours and additional information, visit the website for Lynn Museum/LynnArts. Heartstrings opened with a reception Saturday that drew people from from around the state. As the event was coming to an end and the doors were…

“Essence” by Ramon Santiago on Display at LynnArts

12.5.16 A show of collected works called “Essence” by Domincan-born Lynn artist Ramon Santiago are now on display in the front gallery of the LynnArts Building through December 24th, 2016. The opening reception for Essence was Saturday evening and included a performance by Cultura Latina Dance Academy.