All Write Now: the other parts of writing

A lot of steps go into writing that are not writing, including research and Spider Solitaire, writes Steph Auteri in her latest "All Write Now."

In brief: SMI opens ‘The Place Called Home’

Studio Montclair opens its new show "The Place Called Home" on Friday, March 6. The show features the work of 39 artists, and will be up through April 10.

In Brief: Sterling K. Brown underwrites performance

Actor Sterling K. Borwn ("This Is Us") underwrote a performance of Antoinette Nwandu's play 'Pass Over' at Luna Stage. The show continues through Sunday.

Open Book/Open Mind: Gail Collins on older women

Gail Collins, NYT columnist and author, will discuss her new book "No Stopping Us Now: The Adventures of Older Women In American History" at MPL on Sunday.

In brief: GradFEST Saturday

A rock concert to benefit Montclair High School Project Graduation will take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, Upstairs at Tierney’s Tavern, 138 Valley Road.

‘The Vagina Monologues’ raises money and awareness

"The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler, presented by V-Day Montclair, is raising money for S.O.F.I.A. Performances Feb. 28 and 29.

Black History Month: ‘Till’ sends a message

"Till," a new musical about the murdered Emmett Till, begins tonight and runs for two weekends at American Theater Group in South Orange.

Theater review: Lloyd Webber keeps mask on

"Unmasked," a revue at Paper Mill Playhouse featuring the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, is not quite ready for Broadway, despite its terrific tunes.

Martin Golan to discuss book at Bnai Keshet

Martin Golan will read from his new book "One Night with Lilith," and Rabbi Ariann Weitzman will about Lilith, at Bnai Keshet.

Montclair literary festival: Malcolm Gladwell looks in

Malcolm Gladwell talked to D.T. Max on Feb. 6, as a pre-festival activity for Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival.