Gerring

Culture in brief: world premiere dance from Liz Gerring at Peak Performances

"field," the final installment in a trilogy commissioned from Liz Gerring Dance Company, will have its world premiere at Peak Performances Oct. 18-21.
Levitin

Overlooked, and looking: Nick Levitin’s ‘Homage to Pine Street’

Nick Levitin's “Homage to Pine Street” black and white photography exhibition tells the story of a neighborhood overlooked and the people who call it home.
incubator

Culture in brief: ‘String Theory’ at Studio Montclair

The artists in the "String Theory" exhibition at SMI, Zachary Smith, Emma Mierop and Yana Rodin, present different aesthetics in their work using yarn.
Shakespeare Evening

Classical Music Review: Something new in ‘A Shakespeare Evening’ from Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's "A Shakespeare Evening" succeeded richly — the non-verbal eloquence of the music poured into the verbal Shakespeare, and back again.
Kreith

At Luna Stage, Ari Laura Kreith engages community

Without losing Luna Stage's current audience, new Artistic Director Ari Laura Keith of Montclair aims to bring in locals who may never have entered its doors.
Little Read

Culture in brief: The Little Read celebrates 10 years

The Montclair Public Library will celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Little Read in October in a five-day celebration.
Start Now!

Photos: Chelsea Clinton signs her book ‘Start Now!’ in Montclair

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 6 p.m., Chelsea Clinton signed copies of her book “Start Now! You Can Make a Difference,” at Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St.
Shepard

Theater review: Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’ will haunt you

The 1979 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Buried Child," by Sam Shepard, who died last year, feels clear, and full of grief, at Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.
Overbrook

Trespassing through the memories of madness at Overbrook Asylum

Wheeler Antabanez of Montclair's "Words of Overbrook" is a book of free-verse inspired by the demolition of the Essex County Mental Hospital in Cedar Grove and the complex of tunnels connecting the asylum’s many structures.
sex writer

Steph Auteri is writing life, and writing sex

In “A Dirty Word: How a Sex Writer Reclaimed Her Sexuality,” Montclair writer Steph Auteri writes about using her job as a sex writer as a type of therapy.