artists

All Write Now: Thank you artists everywhere

In her latest "All Write Now," Melissa D. Sullivan thanks artists everywhere. The Philadelphia Orchestra performed to an empty house, on Facebook Live.

Artists and crafters return to Brookdale Park

More than 150 fine artists and fine craftspeople will share their talents at the 29th annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s...

The stages of art, and the stages of life: Ben Wilson at Montclair State...

The retrospective “Ben Wilson: From Social Realism to Abstraction,” which runs through Saturday, Nov. 4, at Montclair State University’s George Segal Gallery, is the first survey of Wilson’s entire career.
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Photos/Video: Montclair Orchestra’s classical music for kids

 The latest Montclair Orchestra Family Concert held Sunday, Nov. 3, contained a selection of pieces aimed at both kids and general audience. This year...
Youth Open Mic

Energy buzzes at Youth Open Mic

Youth Open Mic at Trend Coffee and Tea House takes place on the second Wednesday of the month, offering young performers a place to play and be heard.
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Montclair Local First Person: I won’t dance. Don’t ask me.

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIn “First Person” we report on events in, well, the first person. Reporters draw on their own experience at the event to...
quilts

Culture in brief: ‘Inspired by Quilts’ opens Friday

On Thursday, Sept. 5, Studio Montclair opens “Inspired by Quilts,” an exhibition in partnership with the Montclair History Center, under the umbrella of Studio...
Vakili

Lily Vakili Band uses MHS images in video

Lily Vakili wrote "We Got Dreams" before COVID-19 hit, but after hearing her daughter say "Just normal would have been great," the band changed the video to include images of graduating seniors.
1001

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.