Culture in brief: Ravioli class and dinner at Montclair restaurant

Chef Barret Beyer will lead a free class on how to make homemade ravioli at Punto Rosso Ristorante, 6 Park St., on Thursday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. Afterward, Beyer and Punto Rosso’s chef, Ryan...
duck derby

Video: Watch the rubber duckies race

What is a duck derby? It's a community and family-friendly raffle in the form of a rubber ducky race.  Last weekend, hundreds came out to Edgemont Park to cheer the ducks on to victory. Click...
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Montclair arts groups speak out for the NEA

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news When Jazz House Kids first presented a Montclair Jazz Festival, “we were on a raised grass and rock platform in Nishuane park,” said Melissa Walker, founder and president of the festival’s producing...

Kool Kids Foundation holds ‘Oldies but Goodies’ party in Montclair

Get out your platforms and dance at the Kool Kids Foundation party, to raise funds for music and kids.
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Alternative Facts homage to Lou Reed at Tierney’s Tavern’s Music Festival

https://youtu.be/hQHi01AtS14 Montclair band Alternative Facts crushes some Lou Reed, they're one of seven bands, along with stand-up comedians, games, food, 'beverages' and more at the Tierney's Tavern Fifth Annual Free Music Festival, a benefit for...
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Feast, carnival return after two years off

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is bringing back its annual feast and carnival this month. The annual event hosted by the Pine Street church — which merged with Immaculate Conception...

Montclair African American Heritage festivities begin

Montclair African -American Heritage Parade and Festival Memories Dance: Friday, June 2, 8 p.m., cafeteria, Montclair High School George Inness Annex, 141 Park St. Parade: Saturday, June 3, 10:30 a.m., steps off Maple and Bloomfield...
Row for a Cure

Row for a Cure – exercise for ALS research

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news The Bloomfield Avenue sidewalk near the corner of Park Street will be blocked off Saturday, June 9, not for construction work this time but to raise money for ALS with the...
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Montclair Girl Scout Cookies never grow stale

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news It may be snowing, but there are signs of spring: Crocuses are blooming (under the snow). Irish eyes are smiling this week and will go on celebrating St. Patrick’s Day through April. And a...