Books: in ‘Sisters One, Two Three’ secrets run in families

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThere is a different reality of family for every person in it, says Nancy Star, author of “Sisters One, Two, Three.”“Who’s to...

Culture in brief: Dance on the Lawn receives grant

Dance on the Lawn (DOTL), established by Montclair resident Charmaine Warren in 2014 to increase New Jersey’s exposure to dance, has received a $2,500...

Culture in brief: Benefit performance of ‘The Last Five Years’ at Montclair’s Studio Playhouse

Michael Patrick Dominick will present a one-night only performance of Jason Robert Brown’s “The Last Five Years,” on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 8 p.m.,...

Culture in brief: Montclair Film launches sensory-friendly ‘505 FILM + FRIENDS’

Montclair Film has launched a program called “505 FILM + FRIENDS,” an inclusive sensory-friendly screening and socializing group for young people. The program will...

Culture in brief: Montclair’s Benjamin Selesnick wins runner-up Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize

Benjamin Selesnick of Montclair is a runner-up for the 2017 Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for his story “Davidson Park.” This year, Amy Hempel...

Culture in brief: John Gorka plays at The Outpost in the Burbs

Outpost in the Burbs presents “An Evening with John Gorka” on Friday, Dec. 1, at 8 p.m., at First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton...

Culture in Brief: ‘The Pitmen Painters’ at NLT, Sunday, Jan. 14

On Sunday, Jan. 14, at 2 p.m., Nutley Little Theatre will present a staged reading of the play “Pitmen Players” by Lee Hall in...

Finding home in the land: American artist Kay WalkingStick

Native American artist Kay WalkingStick reveals life in landscape.
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Montclair Literary Festival: Anna Quindlen says ‘Writing is an exercise in confidence’

This year's Montclair Literary Festival doubled its attendance from last year. A wrap-up, and recap of Anna Quindlen talk.
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MFF: Mr. Rogers in ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor’ shows authentic kindness

Mr. Rogers had a personal relationship with every child who watched his show, says producer Christopher Ma.