Theater review: ‘Heartland’ succeeds with emotion

Gabriel Jason Dean's play "Heartland," at Luna Stage through April 28, succeeds with its characters (in Afghanistan and Nebrask) more than its issues.

MADLOM feels the vibration

Children feel the vibration, and connect to one another, in MADLOM's drum circles, and with dance and phsyical theater. The group performs this weekend.

The Defending Champions won’t stop: CD release in Montclair

They're not kids anymore, but The Defending Champions persevere: "Don't Stop" album release will be this weekend at Tierney's Tavern.

Open Book/Open Mind: Katy Tur talks about her new book at Montclair Public Library

By GWEN OREL People need to talk to one another, and listen to one another. That’s the only way we’ll be saved. It was an emotional...

Friends and Neighbors: Dancer, teacher Sharron Miller

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIn “Friends and Neighbors” we spotlight interesting Montclairites doing interesting things. Some of them you might have heard of, others you might...

Montclair’s musical champs

Four Montclair High School students have won national awards in music. Jeremy Stepansky, left, a pianist and composer, was named a 2017 National Young...

An RV in Montclair has legs: reading legs

Scholastic Summer Reading Road Trip RVTuesday, July 11, 4-6 p.m.Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., The Green at Watchung Plazafeaturing Clifford the Big Red Dog,...

Theater review: Hearing about Malawi in ‘Pirira’

David Gow shines in J.Stephen Brantley's play "Pirira," set simultaneously in Malawi and NYC, but its stories are more told than dramatized.

MFF: Mr. Rogers in ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ shows authentic kindness

Mr. Rogers had a personal relationship with every child who watched his show, says producer Christopher Ma.

An anti-racism reading list, from MPL

The Montclair Public Library supports the statement of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) in condemning racism; this is MPL's anti-racism resource list.