image_pdf

Photos: Montclair Jazz Festival

The eighth annual Montclair Jazz Festival, on Saturday, Aug. 12, brought about 12,000, the largest crowd ever, to Nishuane Park to see headliners and student bands perform on two stages for nine hours of...

Culture in brief: ‘Ice Cream Parlor Divas’

Sopranos Genya Muzyczka and Elizabeth Perryman, with accompanist David Maiullo, will perform an “Ice Cream Parlor Divas” concert on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m., at First Lutheran Church, 153 Park St.Muzyczka and Perryman...

‘Jawaiian’ reggae comes to Montclair’s Wellmont

Pepper, Tribal SeedsSaturday, Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m.The Wellmont Theater 5 Seymour St.Wellmonttheater.com, 973-783-9500By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair LocalDoes this sound intriguing? Hawaiian alternative reggae.A little ska, some punk-rock cowboy and some sand-and-surf good vibrations season...
video

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 describe it.I wasn’t going to dance.I’d put on my retro...

Program Notes: Playing inside the music

By Gwen Orel orel@montclairlocal.newsThe tune of “Zamru l’Adonai” has been in my head all week.That’s because I recently played violin with the band that plays music sometimes for Friday night services at my synagogue (before...

Perfect forecast for the Montclair Jazz Festival

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsDee Dee Bridgewater and Memphis Soulphony will tear off the roof at the Montclair Jazz Festival on Saturday, Aug. 12, Melissa Walker says.Only there is no roof.The free festival takes place outdoors,...

Relax and be activ(ist) at Montclair Jazz Festival

Montclair Jazz Festival Saturday, Aug. 12 noon-9 p.m.Nishuane Park Freemontclairjazzfestival.org National Endowment for the Arts: arts.gov/By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt’s a day to chill out.Listen to cool jazz.Groove to hot riffs.Write your congressperson.Write your congressperson?The Montclair...

Montclair’s Outpost in the Burbs: Marc Cohn/Valerie June at 30th anniversary concert

Outpost in the Burbs will present a concert to mark its 30th Anniversary season, featuring a co-bill of Marc Cohn and Valerie June, with special guest Ellis Paul. The concert will take place on...

Montclair’s Outpost in the Burbs announces opening season concert: Anthony D’Amato

Outpost in the Burbs will “kick off” its 30th anniversary season with “New Voices” artist Anthony D’Amato on Saturday, Sept. 16. This concert will take place at the First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton...

Montclair Jazz Festival: music made with breath

Montclair Jazz Festival Saturday, Aug. 12 noon-9 p.m.Nishuane Park (at High Street) Freemontclairjazzfestival.orgBy GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsTrumpeter Ted Chubb is one of the headliners of the Montclair Jazz Festival. He recently released a new CD, “Gratified...