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NaNoWriMo starts today, Montclair Public Library offers help

For the fifth year, Montclair Public Library will participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). During NaNoWriMo, beginning Nov. 1, participants work toward the...

Culture in brief: Montclair Kimberley Academy to hold book fair

Montclair Kimberley Academy will host what it describes as the largest annual Scholastic Book Fair in the country from Nov. 5 through Nov. 8. This...

Culture in brief: local in Volunteer Lawyers for Justice art exhibit

Alyce Gottesman, a Montclair artist whose paintings and drawings explore the rhythms of the seasons and the energy of nature, according to a release,...

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.

Classical music review: Montclair orchestra makes exuberant debut

In its inaugural concert, "Operatic Connections," the Montclair Orchestra started off their first year with an exciting concert.

Montclair High’s School of Visual and Performing Arts can relate to this showcase

Does anyone ever really stop growing? SVPA's Showcase 2018, "On Our Way," looks at growing up. The students can relate and hope the audience will too.

Culture in brief: Harry Potter and more at NJPAC

New Jersey Performing Arts Center has a few Halloween-appropriate events coming up. On Saturday, Oct. 28, NJPAC presents both “Harry Potter and the Chamber of...

At Montclair State University, high school can be murder- in ‘Carrie, the Musical’

"Carrie, the Musical" has blood enough for several Halloweens, and also has heart, according to director Matt Williams.

Culture in brief: Little Read starts today

The Montclair Public Library will hold its ninth annual Little Read weekend on Friday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Oct. 21, a free children’s read-aloud...

Open Book/Open Mind: Katy Tur talks about her new book at Montclair Public Library

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news People need to talk to one another, and listen to one another. That’s the only way we’ll be saved. It was an emotional...