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Extras For Creative Reuse Big Impact Gala

Extras for Creative Reuse celebrated 34 years of supporting educational and cultural programs by offering members upcycled and repurposed materials at the Lynn Museum Thursday evening. Activities included a silent auction, participatory percussion circle, food, cash bar, and a blank canvass decorated by attendees. A number of officials were present, including State Representative Brendan Crighton,…

Busking in the Square

Busking is the practice of performing in public places for tips and gratuities.- Dictionary.com Typically, it is un-amplified or makes use of battery-powered gear. A group of local musicians are looking into the possibility of more busking in the cultural district and Kraus’s idea to perform there today came out of an online discussion on…

Photos of Food Project’s Farm Fest

On Saturday, May 16th The Food Project held its annual Farm Fest & Plant Sale downtown on Munroe Street. Their Thursday Farmer’s Market in Central Square begins its 2015 season on July 2nd.     They added music this year with Lynn-based Tigerman WOAH. In the foreground is Thomas the Poodle.   Photos of Farm…

Beats using the stairs

A crane hoists drywall panels through an open window of 33 Central Square this afternoon. This is the former Arnold Stationery building, soon to become condos aimed at artists with some special financing available for those who qualify. See shots of the interior prior to drywall that were taken on a tour February 6th of…

Khmer New Year on the Common 2015/2559

The 2015/2559 annual Khmer New Year Celebration and Community Fair was held on the Lynn Common Saturday with live entertainment, dance, games, food, and more food to begin the year of the goat. Check out Happens’ photos of past Khmer New Year celebrations: Year 2558 Year 2557 Year 2556 Year 2555 (with audio) Year 2554…

Keeping it positive in Central Square

There’s a tradition of chalk art in Central Square that’s generally welcomed. It’s usually positive and celebrates the neighborhood. Earlier today, a resident in Central Square reported an unpleasant expletive scrawled in chalk on a Central Square wall. It wasn’t long before the neighborhood set into action and the negative message was turned upside-down. The…

Oral Histories of Lynn

From NSCC – North Shore Community College Lynn Oral History Project, Wednesday, April 29th, 12-1:30 Mark your calendars for the North Shore Community College Oral History Project  as students present oral histories of notable Lynn businesses, including Durkee Mower (manufacturer of Fluff), the Capitol Diner, Zimman’s, the Lynn YMCA and Salvy the Florist.  This is the…

School of Rock opens in the Cultural District

With a ribbon cutting Thursday and a big open house and performance Saturday, School of Rock is now in full swing on the second floor of the LynnArts Building. It’s the same space that was once occupied by WFNX radio. Kids and adults were offered brief sample lessons on the spot as well as tours…