Plays for troubled times: addressing violence onstage

Two organizations in Montclair are taking the idea of relevancy to heart Luna Stage and a group benefitting S.O.F.I.A. present shows that address violence.
Holiday Inn

Theater review: Shake off the blues with ‘Holiday Inn’

"Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" at Paper Mill Playhouse is sure to lift the spirits, like seeing a sparkling snowflake hanging from a town lampost.
Girl Talk

Talking female heads: ‘Girl Talk’ explores friendship

Female friendships are intimate, special and hard. Jacqueline Mroz explores how these friendships work in her new book, "Girl Talk."
Kentucky Avenue

‘On Kentucky Avenue’ nabs six AUDELCO awards

Jeree Wade's "On Kentucky Avenue" nabbed six AUDELCO awards for its portrayal of Club Harlem, known as the Black Copacabana, in Atlantic City in 1969.

How to shop for your writer

Hanukkah is here, and Christmas is coming. Socks, coffeee, citronella candles, glitter notebooks: author Steph Auteri knows the gifts that will make any writer smile. Coffee too!
scopophilia

Gold/scopophilia*: A space for artists and friends

Gold/scopophilia* is run by a Montclair mom and artist Jen Wroblewski, who wants to demystify art owning and collecting for Montclairites.
ART TALK

Walk the (art) walk, talk the (art) talk: ART TALK in Montclair

In ART TALK, six galleries present talks from artists, gallerists and advisors, as well as individual exhibitions in Upper Montclair.

Photos: Willy Wonka Jr.’s a sweet treat

The Willy Wonka Jr. version of Roald Dahl's classic casts 99 local children in the Gas Lamp's Players' production at the Ridgewood Avenue School's...
holiday

Festivities of the holiday season

Get in a holiday mood with The Nutcracker: Russian, tradtiional hip-hop; with holiday carol concerts, and with seasons productions at local theaters.

An unsecret garden wall: Rudoren family mural

When evergreen trees hiding HVAC units did not survive the winter, the Rudoren family hired an artist to paint a mural and create street art.