In brief: ‘Wonder’ author R. J. Palacio launches book

"Wonder" author R. J. Palacio launches her first graphic novel, "White Bird," in Montclair on Tuesday, Oct. 1, at UUCM, 67 Church St., at 6:30 p.m.
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Classical music review: Montclair Orchestra spins musical tales in ‘1001 Nights’

Montclair Orchestra spun magical tales in their opening concert, '1001 Nights,' on Sunday, Sept. 22, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

In brief: Studio Playhouse presents original play

Mark Liebert's original play "Complete Game" runs at Studio Playhouse through this Sunday. It is part of Studio Players' New Works Initiative.
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Chelsea Handler speaks about empathy

Comedian Chelsea Handler spoke about her book "Life Will Be the Death of Me," and about empathy, on Thursday, Sept. 19, in a fundraiser for Succeed2gether.
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Final Trumpets concert this Saturday, Sept. 28

Trumpets Jazz Club Restaurant will hold its final concert on Saturday, Sept. 28, starring Ty Stephens and his band The Soul Jaazzz.
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In brief: Ann Bogart, Elizabeth Streb at Peak Performances

“Falling & Loving,” which premieres on Sept. 24 and runs through Sept. 29 at Peak Performances, brings together three giants of the Avant-Garde theater...
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Lynn Konner: creating art and joy

"For My Beautiful Son Adam" by Lynn Konner at Berkshire Hathaway is a tribute to her late son, who encouraged her to return to making art.
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Collective Soul shines at the Wellmont

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsFans packed the Wellmont Theater to see Collective Soul, the band who defined alternative-rock in the ’90s, on Saturday, Sept. 21....