Pencils raised: poetry contest for Montclair Local

For a special feature in observance of National Poetry Month, send us your short poems on the subject of travel. It doesn’t have to...

MFF: Emma Thompson shines as judge who decides children’s fate in ‘The Children Act’

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Children Act Friday, April 27, 7 p.m. Clairidge 1 Monday April 30, 7:45 p.m. Clairidge 2 486 Bloomfield Ave.“The Children...

Music: songs that embrace the future

Montclair State University senior Meredith Fay sings about a failed relationship, and empowerment, in her new EP "Lessons Learned."

Montclair’s Dionne Ford wins NEA Fellowship

Dionne Ford has won a Creative Writing Fellowship for her first book, "Finding Joesphine."

Off to see the wizard at Watchung School

Patrick Wilson and Dagmara Dominczyk direct the Young Performers Edition of The Wizard of Oz at Watchung School, with a cast of 30 and crew of eight.

Local organizations join to form Montclair Arts Alliance

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsLocal arts groups have decided to go ahead and band together to form the Montclair Arts Alliance, which will be hosting its...

Bellevue Theatre’s closing sparks shock, hope for rescue

By LINDA MOSS, ERIN ROLL and GWEN ORELmoss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news orel@montclairlocal.news  This past Sunday night marked what could be the last picture show at the Bellevue Theatre, leaving...

Can You Sing? Competition open at NJPAC

NJPAC Announces Launch of 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal CompetitionFor the first time, both male and female vocalists are invited to submit...

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...

Playing music, giving back, for Montclair

Dr. Kenneth Bannerman will perform in a memorial "Concert for Eric" at Congregation Shomrei Emunah on Sunday.