Affair of the art

Culture in brief: Studio Montclair presents Affair of the Art

Studio Montclair's second annual Affair of the Art fundraiser will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. at 18 Label Studios, at 18 Label St.
Hallmark

Dot’s Desk: Hallmark movies are making me fat

Dorothea Benton Frank laments the way corny holiday movies layer on the pounds: "If they’re drinking hot cocoa, so am I," she writes.
Grover Cleveland

PHOTOS: Reliving Political History Circa 1893 is a Ball

The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association fundraises with a re-enactment of the 1893 Presidential Inaugural Ball with direct descendants of President Grover Cleveland and Vice President Adlai Stevenson, at the Woman's Club of Upper Montclair, Saturday night, Nov. 10.
Kaplansky

Lucy Kaplansky has street cred at the Outpost

Want to hear "Everyday Street" by Lucy Kaplansky? You'll have to catch her in concert-- at the Outpost on Nov. 16-- or get it from her website. You won't find it anywhere else.
writing groups

All Write Now: On finding the write one, or playing the field with writing...

It's ok to play the field to find Mr. or Ms. "Write."
Charley's Aunt

Theater review: STNJ’s ‘Charley’s Aunt’ delightfully nutty

Shakespeare theatre of New Jersey's production of the 1892 farce "Charley's Aunt" is a delight, and delightfully nutty. The show runs through Nov.18.
dcoumentary

DOC NYC: unwrapping presents in (documentary) film

Montclairites Raphaela Neihausen and Thom Powers run DOC NYC, the largest documentary film festival in America, which runs through Nov. 15.

Life during Peacetime: Ember Ensemble honors veterans

On Veteran’s Day, Ember presents a concert about the end of war, titled “Thriving Through the Years: Wisdom from the Foxhole.”
woods

Theater: fairy tales for everyone if you go ‘Into the Woods’

"Into the woods" at Studio Players brings out the fairytale-lover in everyone. Director Ben Liebert sets the musical in a library

Library submits budget request to township asking for $1 million more in funding

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Public Library has submitted its anticipated $4.2 million 2019 budget to the township for review. The library is hoping to expand...