Siona Benjamin

Montclair in the world: Siona Benjamin

“I See Myself in You” is one of the works on display at Montclair resident Siona Benjamin’s exhibition at ACA Galleries, 529 West 20th...
Teresa Vega

Montclair Public Library: Teresa Vega on saving a sacred space

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsThere has been a rash of attacks on Jewish cemeteries in the U.S. in recent weeks, in which hundreds of headstones have...
Mark

Montclair Public Library: Mark Kurlansky to speak about Cuba

On Thursday, March 23, the Montclair Public Library and its Foundation will present “Cuba, Past and Present,” the latest in the Open Book/Open Mind...
State of the Art

Studio Montclair holds ‘State of the Art 2017’

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news“Hello!” “Good to see you!” and “Where’s yours?” were the white noise of the opening reception of Studio Montclair’s “State of the...
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...