Tag Archive for Downtown Lynn Cultural District

Beyond Walls Photo Dump 7-18-17

Here’s photos of Beyond Walls Mural Festival progress as of yesterday. The first set below were taken with an antique Leica 90mm lens adapted to a modern digital camera – with flaws in the old lens coating and all – for a bit of a different look. Be sure to check out Sway at LynnHappens…

New Music in the Square 2017 Starts with Sway

LynnHappens is back with season 3 of New Music in the Square, this time partnering with White Rose Coffeehouse to bring you live original music – free – on the island in the square – Central Square, Lynn. July 19 – Sway – *5pm show, then head into RAW Art Works for a Beyond Walls talk on the…

Photos from Meet the Artists event at Museum

7/16/17 It was a pretty full house at the Lynn Museum Saturday night for a Beyond Walls Mural Festival event open to the public to meet with some of the visiting artists currently at work downtown. There was a panel consisting of artists Georgia Hill, Fonki and Angurria along with Founder and Executive Director Al…

Farmer’s Market Season Has Begun

7/13/17 The Food Project Farmer’s Markets got going this week, Wednesday in West Lynn by the Community Path on Western Ave. (next to Celley’s, McCarthy Glass), and today in Central Square. The West Lynn Market is new this year and runs 2pm to 6pm. Check the listings in the Happens Calendar. The Central Square Market…

Beyond Walls Mural Festival Officially Begins Tomorrow

The Beyond Walls Lynn Mural Festival officially begins tomorrow and ends with the Beyond Walls / Rock the Block Festival, a party planned along with the Downtown Lynn Cultural District, on Mt. Vernon Street July 22nd. Beyond Walls web Beyond Walls facebook Beyond Walls twitter Beyond Walls instagram Mural Festival artists and locations are on this…

Heroes and Villains in DTL

5/22/17 The First Annual North Shore Comic Con Hosted by the Downtown Lynn Cultural District Happened Saturday Photos and words by Carla Scheri – The Lynn Arts Building was alive with activity during the 1st annual North Shore Comic Con on Saturday, May 20th. The beautiful main gallery served as a welcoming first stop with…

Lynn City Farm Fest Delights

5/22/17 The Annual Food Project Lynn City Farm Fest was held Saturday on Munroe Street immediately following the Run for Freedom 5k and featured live music from Tigerman WOAH Photos and words by Carla Scheri – It was a beautiful bustling day in downtown Lynn on Saturday May 20th. There were a ton of people walking around…

Raw Art Works HOME in the Square

5/19/17 Raw Art Works had its annual exhibit opening yesterday in Central Square for HOME. Enzo’s sold $1 pizza slices, White Rose Coffeehouse sold $1 hot dogs, and Central Square replaced cars with people and art. Little bird-homes were placed around the square and can still be seen.  

First Neon Pieces Ceremoniously Lit for Beyond Walls

5/17/17 At a ceremony outside the Prime Building downtown elected officials, candidates and Beyond Walls supporters gathered to ceremoniously throw the switch on recently installed neon artwork. These are the first three of what will eventually be twelve pieces throughout the downtown. John Doherty of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 35 presented a check…

Night Three of HOME by Raw Art Works

5/17/17 For the second night of a three-part installation prior to Thursday’s opening of HOME in Central Square, Raw Art Works Real to Real Film School projected video outdoors. The location? Along the Lynnway. Night One of HOME by Raw Art Works Night Two of HOME by Raw Art Works Information on the project and…