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Saturday, December 16, 2017

‘The Music Man’ at Glenfield

Glenfield Middle School presents “The Music Man,” with music by Meredith Willson and book by Willson and Franklin Lacey, on Friday, May 5, and Saturday, May 6, at 7 p.m. The musical first appeared on...

‘Jawaiian’ reggae comes to Montclair’s Wellmont

Pepper, Tribal Seeds Saturday, Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. The Wellmont Theater 5 Seymour St. Wellmonttheater.com, 973-783-9500 By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local Does this sound intriguing? Hawaiian alternative reggae. A little ska, some punk-rock cowboy and some sand-and-surf good vibrations season...

Culture in brief: Montclair’s Bellevue Avenue Branch library holds winter strings concert

In honor of the 103rd anniversary of the opening of the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library, there will be a Winter Strings Concert on Saturday, Dec 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., featuring  Celtic violinist...

The brain makes beautiful music: Lois Svard will speak at the Taubman Piano Festival...

Taubman Piano Festival Friday-Sunday, June 23-25 Cali School of Music “Neuroscience and Piano Performance” Dr. Lois Svard Friday, June 23, 1-2:15 p.m., G-55 Montclair State University 1 Normal Ave. sites.google.com/site/taubmanfestival2017 Information: Artistic Director David Witten, wittend@montclair.edu or 973-652-4217 By GWEN...

A swinging encyclopedia: Barbara Kukla talks Newark jazz, at Montclair Public Library

Reading and signing “The Encyclopedia of Newark Jazz” Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m. Music by the Charlie Jones Trio, featuring Charlie Jones (guitar), G. Earl Sauls (bass), Bruce Tyler (drums) and Denise Hamilton (vocals) Montclair Public Library,...

State, township give kudos to Drums of Thunder bandleader

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Look around the walls of the first-floor hallway of Hillside Elementary School, and you’ll find photo after photo of Drums of Thunder out on the road: in front of the Washington Monument,...

Montclair Jazz Festival: A DJ with a familiar face

Old school funk and soul dance party Friday, July 28, 8 p.m. - 12 a.m. 18 Label St. 18label.com, montclairjazzfestival.org 973-744-22743 By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The spirit of James Brown will hover over one of the first events in the ramp-up to...

Coming to Montclair: talk on folk music’s Jersey roots

Michael Gabriele will talk about New Jersey's huge role in the folk music revival on Monday at the Montclair Library: from taverns to today.

New orchestra, classical music, new ways: Montclair Orchestra announces season

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news As he programmed the concerts in The Montclair Orchestra’s first season, David Chan often found himself seeking the musical glue to hold a program together. Finding the first two pieces in a program...

Culture in brief: ‘Ice Cream Parlor Divas’

Sopranos Genya Muzyczka and Elizabeth Perryman, with accompanist David Maiullo, will perform an “Ice Cream Parlor Divas” concert on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m., at First Lutheran Church, 153 Park St. Muzyczka and Perryman...

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