champs

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 Arts Foundation Merit Winner in jazz composition. Three students were...

Montclair’s Center Stage takes center stage

by Antoinette Martinfor Montclair Local Everything was clicking at Montclair Center Stage on Church Street. Tim Gysin, a 22-year-old singer with a repertoire of 300 pop/rock tunes and killer keyboard technique, was captivating the early-evening...

Singing ‘Happy Birthday’ to the Outpost in the Burbs in Montclair

The Outpost in the Burbs celebrates the big 3-0 with an anniversary concert, featuring opener Ellis Paul, and a split bill of Valerie June and Marc Cohn.
Bad Reputation

MFF: The story of Joan Jett’s Bad Reputation

A film biography of Joan Jett shown at MFF shows the difficulty of being a female hard rocker.

Culture in brief: Josh Rouse kicks off new season at Outpost in the Burbs

Outpost in the Burbs' fall season kick off with two back-to-back shows: Josh Rouse on Sept. 14, and Martin Sexton on Sept. 15, both at First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Ave. There is...
UUCM Interfaith Music Festival

Photos: sixth annual UUCM Interfaith Music Festival

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair hosted the sixth annual Interfaith Music Festival on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 10. Hosted by the Music Ministry of UUCM, congregations from in and around Montclair came together to...
Jazz Festival

Montclair Jazz Festival: opening with hot licks and cool sounds

Montclair Jazz Festival kicked off on Friday, July 26 with the DJ Brother Mister party, and continued Sunday with concerts and film. Grand Finale Aug. 10.
stillman

In brief: ‘Pecos Bill,’ or Richard Stillman, rides again

Local musician and storyteller Richard Stillman performs as "Pecos Bill" at Central Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Jan. 11.