Culture in photos: springy sounds at BID Music Fest

The BID Music Fest on Saturday, May 5, had people dancing and singing.

Glenridge Avenue Arts & Music Festival in Montclair

Montclair Center BID presents the Glenridge Avenue Arts & Music Festival this Saturday, May 13, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine. The event is also sponsored by “GLAM,” Glenridge Avenue Merchants. The free...

Photos: Montclair Jazz Festival

The eighth annual Montclair Jazz Festival, on Saturday, Aug. 12, brought about 12,000, the largest crowd ever, to Nishuane Park to see headliners and student bands perform on two stages for nine hours of...

Culture in brief: Bettye LaVette plays The Outpost

Award-winning blues vocalist  Bettye LaVette will play The Outpost in the Burbs on Friday, Dec. 22, 8 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Ave. Edward Alstrom will play keyboards, and singer-songwriter Arlan...
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Culture in brief: Seventh Taubman Piano Festival

The seventh annual Dorothy Taubman Piano Festival will take place Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24.
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Montclair to have standing orchestra

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news Montclair will soon have its own standing orchestra. Not a small chamber group, but a proper orchestra, led by a conductor/music director who is the concert master, or top violinist, of the Metropolitan...

Montclair’s “Frontline March for the Arts” postponed until August

The Frontline for the Arts march, originally scheduled for June 24, has been postponed until Aug. 12. Among the reasons the march has been postponed is that Congress increased the NEA’s budget for FY17,...
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Video: Last 4 minutes Montclair Orchestra rockin’ out Stravinsky

Music Director David Chan conducts the Montclair Orchestra's performance of Stravinsky's "Pulcinella," rarely performed with vocalists, at Montclair State University's Memorial Hall, Sunday, March 25. The vocal soloists are members of The Metropolitan Opera's...

Party for the Planet with New Jersey Kindie rockers on Earth Day

Montclair Kindie rocker Jason Didner will play in Party for the Planet at Turtle Back Zoo, South Mountain Reservation, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, on Saturday, April 22. The Earth Day festival will take place...