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.

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.

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.

VIDEO: Montclair Orchestra’s ‘A Shakespeare Evening’

Giuseppe Verdi's "Macbeth" Prelude and Ballet Music performed at "A Shakespeare Evening," the opening concert for Montclair Orchestra’s second season presents four pieces of...
Shakespeare Evening

PHOTOS: ‘A Shakespeare Evening’ opens Montclair Orchestra’s second season

Professional and student actors performed scenes from Shakespeare at Montclair Orchestra's opening concert, "A Shakespeare Evening."
open house

Culture in brief: Wellmont celebrates 10 years with OkTENberfest house party

Ten years ago, Montclair's Wellmont Theater reopened as a live entertainment venue, and will host an "OkTENberfest" open house party on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Montclair orchestra connects the dots

“A Shakespeare Evening” is not your usual orchestral concert: in between selections of music inspired by Shakespeare, actors will perform scenes from Shakespeare plays.