Stronger

Film review by Steve Duffy – Stronger is based on the memoir by Jeff Bauman and Brett Witter. Some may say it is it too soon to see another movie about the Boston Marathon bombings. No one wants to relive the horrible events that forever changed our city, but also made us stronger. What I…

NSCC Promotes Respect & Inclusion Through New Series

iNSights, a new respect and inclusion-themed speaking and performance series at North Shore Community College will launch on September 27 with a “Meet a Muslim” program to be held on the college’s Danvers Campus, 1 Ferncroft Road, room DS119 at 2 p.m. The event will also be streamed on Facebook Live on the NSCC Facebook…

5 Questions: Jake Gyllenhaal

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – In this inspiring biopic, Jake Gyllenhaal plays Jeff Bauman, a man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings.  The film follows Jeff’s amazing journey of recovery as he rebuilds his life. SD: What did you know about Jeff Bauman going into the film? JG:…

The Phantom of the Opera

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – My fascination with “The Phantom of the Opera” began back in 1997 when I saw it for the first time. The Phantom of the Opera made its world premiere in London’s West End in 1986, where it still plays today. Lloyd Webber’s musical thriller has been running on Broadway…

5 Questions: Brian Wilson

If you missed Brian Wilson’s Pet Sounds show at the Lynn Auditorium in April, here’s your second chance. 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – The former Beach Boy and one of the most innovative and influential creative forces in popular music is bringing one of the most iconic studio albums of all…

2017 Preliminary (Primary) Election Results

9/12/17 Here are the results from the 2017 Preliminary City Election direct from City Hall – In Ward 2, Rick Starbard and Gina O’Toole move on to November. Peter Grocki and Christopher Magrane came in 3rd and 4th. In the Mayoral race, for which both incumbent and challenger would move forward anyway, Senator Tom McGee…

Arts After Hours presents Bat Boy: The Musical

Arts After Hours will present the critically acclaimed production of Bat Boy: The Musical October 19-29, 2017 at LynnArts on 25 Exchange Street, Lynn, MA. Performances are October 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 8PM, October 21 and 28 at 3PM and October 22 and 29 at 4PM. Tickets are $30 for table…

Little Green House Makes Dream Come True One Cookie at a Time

Sponsored You can order from-scratch pastries now at www.littlegreenhousebakes.com From Little Green House Bakes – The Little Green House Bakes gets a little closer to making a dream come true, one cookie at a time. With lots of prayers With lots of hard work With lots of enthusiasm With lots of love We’ve started a crowd…

Poll: Will you vote in the Preliminary Election?

There’s a Preliminary Election (primary) for the City of Lynn Tuesday, September 12th, with polls open the usual 7am to 8pm time. The idea is to reduce the field ahead of the election November 7th (as in the Ward 2 Council race,) but other candidates can get a sense of their support and ability to…

IT

Film review by Steve Duffy – “IT” is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an…

Select Health Care Courses Now Available at NSCC Lynn

9/8/17 From NSCC – Starting on September 12, those interested in exploring select allied health professions will be able to do so on the Lynn Campus of North Shore Community College. NSCC received a Massachusetts Capital Skills Grant to renovate two McGee Building classrooms into a Universal Health Care Laboratory. For the very first time,…

5 Questions: Micky Dolenz

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – THE MONKEES band members Micky Dolenz will perform for a one-night only performance at the Cabot Theatre. I recently caught up with Micky Dolenz about the upcoming show and his fondest memories of THE MONKEES television show. SD: Growing up in a show-business family, did you…

5 Questions: Sal “the Voice” Valentinetti

To purchase tickets to see Sal Valentinetti at the Lynn Auditorium September 16, visit www.lynnauditorium.com 5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Sal Valentinetti is an Italian-American crooner know best for his flawless vocals, larger than life personality and his heart of gold. From a very young age Sal was influenced by his…