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Culture in brief: ‘Pirira’ opens Luna Stage 2018-2019 season

“Pirira,” by J.Stephen Brantley, opens the 2018-2019 season of Luna Stage, on Oct. 4. It will be directed by Montclairite Ari Laura Kreith,
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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.

It’s ‘The End’ for movies at Montclair’s beloved Bellevue Theatre

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Sunday night marked what was likely the last picture show at the Bellevue Theatre, and long-time patrons and a group of protesters...
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Montclair teens went for gold

Two Montclair teens, Garrett Chow, a 10th-grader at Montclair High School, and MHS senior Jacqueline Qiu, won Gold Key awards in the Scholastic Art...

Montclair Film Festival announces Emerging Filmmaker competition winners

The 2017 Junior Jury Abby Berberian, Bridgewater Raritan High School Aidan Champeau, Montclair High School David Chun, Millburn Alison Cottingham, Montclair Kimberley Academy Tyrell Dickerson, Academy 360 Soula Garcia, Bloomfield...
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MFF: Laura Linney gives Master Class

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Four pairs of lucky Montclair State University students took a master class from Laura Linney on Friday, April 28, at the new...

Montclair’s Laurie Lico Albanese loves triangles

Laurie Lico Albanese In conversation with Laura Morowitz Burgdorff Cultural Center, 10 Durand Road, Maplewood Mapsobookfest.org Maplewood/South Orange Book Festival Saturday, June 10, 1...

Litfest: more student winners from Montclair poetry slam

Succed2gether, a nonprofit educational program, which presented the first Montclair Literary Festival this spring, sponsored a poetry slam in addition to a short story...
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Montclair Local First Person: I won’t dance. Don’t ask me.

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news In “First Person” we report on events in, well, the first person. Reporters draw on their own experience at the event to...

Montclair’s Geyer Branch has 10 year anniversary today, noon-4

This year, the Geyer Family Branch of the YMCA of Montclair turns 10 years old. Since it opened its doors, the organization says, “thousands...