Big Read

Montclair reads together in ‘Big Read’

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsFor Tayari Jones, one of the best things about the Big Read is that it’s “hyper-local.” The Rutgers professor’s book “Silver Sparrow”...

Artists and crafters return to Brookdale Park

More than 150 fine artists and fine craftspeople will share their talents at the 29th annual Spring Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s...

Music + food and wine = jazz

The Body & Soul benefit for Jazz House Kids shows the diversity of jazz in different styles. Our interview with Melissa Walker.

Artists connect with THREAD

Artists Linda Ippolito and Nora Chavooshian connect with THREAD, at The BrassWorks Gallery.
Sotheby's

Black History Month: ‘A gift from the community’ in exhibition

"Points of View" features the work of 16 African American artists, and will be at Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty through April.
Pirira

Theater review: Hearing about Malawi in ‘Pirira’

David Gow shines in J.Stephen Brantley's play "Pirira," set simultaneously in Malawi and NYC, but its stories are more told than dramatized.
Rohynga

Culture in brief: MSU Chorale to Carnegie Hall in Concert for ‘Beethoven...

On Monday, Jan. 28, 8 p.m., at Carnegie Hall , Montclair State University Chorale will perform in a benefit concert titled “Beethoven for The Rohynga.”

Montclair 150: Another Saturday night in Montclair

Since its founding, Montclair has enjoyed the arts on a Saturday night.
Mondo

Culture in brief: Clark Carmichael in ‘Monologues at Mondo’

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, in residence in the Oakes Center in Summit, is presenting “Monologues at MONDO” on Thursdays from July 5-26 at 8 p.m....
Lawson

Telling stories at ‘Behind the Screen’ from Montclair Film/The Film Institute of Montclair

Costumes are one way stories are told onscreen. "Behind the Screen" explores costume design, the elevator pitch, and other things they may omit in film school.