Retro Report

MFF: Retro Report looks behind the news

‘True or False? The Lure of the Fake Narrative’ Sunday, April 30, 3 p.m. Bellevue 2 260 Bellevue Ave.“True or False? Reporting in the...
deal

MFF: Montclair Film Festival offers a new deal

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsIt’s been a big deal in Montclair for five years.Now, for its sixth year, the Montclair Film Festival looks like a big...
opening

MFF: Opening with love: Montclair Film Festival and ‘STEP’

'STEP' MFF Opening Night Film Friday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour St.By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsCommunity is what has made Montclair Film Festival...
UCC

‘Almost, Maine’ comes to UCC this weekend

Union Congregational Church presents John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine,” nine short plays set in the town of Almost, Maine, April 28-30 and May 4-6. Sunday...
death

Montclair Local theater review: Sex and Death and Tranquility

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsTongues get tied in the face of death. People go silent when dealing with injury. In the face of death and injury, it’s...
Climate

It’s garbage and it’s art: Montclair Film Festival’s Spotlight Project, the Climate Campaign Partnership

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThis year, for the second time, the Montclair Film Festival sponsored a Spotlight Project for local teens. Last year’s project focused on...
Thomas Pluck

It’s New Jersey, It’s America: Montclair author Thomas Pluck to speak

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news“Bad Boy Boogie,” by Thomas Pluck, takes place in New Jersey. Much of it takes place in Nutley, where Pluck, now a...
Operetta

Montclair Operetta Club presents ‘Dreamgirls’

Montclair Operetta Club closes its season with “Dreamgirls,” a Broadway hit featuring book and lyrics by Tom Eyen and music by Henry Kreiger. The...
kindie rock

It’s all happening at the zoo: Montclair artists plan Earth Day kindie rock music...

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsPlants and animals and children just seem to go together. That’s one reason Montclair’s Jason Didner wanted to hold a “kindie rock”...
Front Line

When the music stops, they march: Montclair artists plan ‘Front Line for the Arts’

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news“We want to make sure our society cherishes our culture,” Melissa Walker, president and founder of Jazz House Kids, told a group...