Montclair Film

Montclair Film Festival renames itself Montclair Film

Today, the Montclair Film Festival launched its new name and identity: Montclair Film. The name change is intended to better express the organization’s year-round...
Dance Company

Montclair High School Dance Company starts fresh

By GWEN OREL Orel@montclairlocal.newsWhen Montclair High School performs in its winter dance concert next weekend, March 17-19, it will be working with a new artistic...
standing orchestra

Montclair to have standing orchestra

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsMontclair will soon have its own standing orchestra. Not a small chamber group, but a proper orchestra, led by a conductor/music director who...
Wheeler

Montclair Public Library hosts ‘Weird NJ’ author Wheeler Antabanez

Montclair author and longtime “Weird NJ” correspondent Wheeler Antabanez will speak at the Montclair PublicLibrary, 50 South Fullerton Ave., on Wednesday, March 15, at...
SOMA

Second annual SOMA Film Festival takes place this weekend

The SOMA Film Festival will have its second season this weekend, Friday, March 10, through Sunday, March 12. SOMA Film Festival Director Matt Smollon...
Chieftains

55 years and feeling the buzz: The Chieftains come to NJPAC

BY GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsOn a distant planet, somewhere, someone may be listening to the the uillean (pronounced “illin”) pipes, accompanied by the insistent sound of...
Community Band

Montclair Community Band celebrates the ‘End of Winter’

By Gwen Orel orel@montclairlocal.newsBarbara Rudy was there when the Montclair Community Band began 35 years ago. Not too many of the original bandmates still play,...
entertainment

Future arts and entertainment district on display for Planning Board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair aspires to become a regional arts and entertainment destination, and Wednesday night local officials began hearing detailed plans about the project...

Open Book/Open Mind holds 2nd-anniversary fundraiser

Everyone knows there are a lot of writers and journos in Montclair. During Superstorm Sandy, many of them wrote in the warmth of the...