Arts & Entertainment

August 11, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township officials have announced that the Montclair Jazz Festival has been canceled, due to the severe rain and thunderstorms predicted for Saturday, August 11.  This has been an annual rain or shine event and is the first time the festival has been canceled due to ...

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This Weekend in Red Bank, NJ: It's the Convergence of Hollywood, NYC Film, European influence, and raw Home Grown NJ Talent, all Here in New Jersey; The International Monmouth Film Festival.  RED BANK, NJ:  Can you feel it? There's a palpable buzz in New Jersey as final preparations are being ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair History Center has announced six self guided walking tours open to the public.  Designed for participants to take on their own time and at their own pace, the walking tours are available as downloadable PDFs on our website:www.montclairhistory.org. Printed ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The Montclair Public Library Foundation has been awarded a $5,000 grant from Investors Foundation, officials announced. The grant will be used to support thr Open Book/Open Mind conversation series. Now in its fourth year, the series hosts conversations on a variety of topics and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nearly 100 youth in grades K-8 gathered on Saturday, July 14 for Montclair's Annual Fishing Derby. The event was hosted by the Montclair Police Athletic League (MPAL) in collaboration with the Montclair Police Department, Montclair Anglers Association, Eureka Lodge #52, Montclair ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Jack Kimmel, an 11 year old from West Orange and a music student at School of Rock Montclair, has been performing in theaters across the country as part of the touring cast of the Broadway musical “School of Rock”.  Kimmel joined the show in February, and will complete his run ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - All Montclair Art Museum galleries are closed for the summer as of July 23, 2018 for reinstallation through the month of August to prepare for an unprecedented and exciting fall exhibition schedule.  Vance Wall Art Education activities will continue all summer long, including our ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A model call will be held on Tues, July 17 from 6-7 pm at the Pig & Prince restaurant for the upcoming fall Montclair Fashion Show.   Hosted by The Montclair Center BID, All sizes and ages are encouraged to volunteer and register. This year’s Montclair Fashion Show will be ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair celebrated Independence Day on Wednesday in celebration of 150 years. Blue skies and hot weather served as the backdrop of perfection for Montclair's annual parade. Lining Bloomfield Avenue with anticipation, spectators eagerly watched on as parade marchers and ...

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Directed by Christian McBride, presented by the Bravitas Group & Silver Family Foundation and produced by JAZZ HOUSE KiDS.   Artist highlights include EDDIE PALMIERI Afro-Caribbean Jazz Sextet, CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE Inside Straight, OLIVER LAKE TRIO, THE ROYAL BOPSTERS and JAZZ HOUSE COLLECTIVE.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Celebrates Committee and the Township of Montclair have planned extra special Independence Day festivities to celebrate the Fourth of July by marking the Township's 150th anniversary in historical – and historic – style. Montclair officials announce that the 68th ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The first concert of the Bloomfield Civic Band free Summer Concert Series “On the Green” takes place Monday night. . The concert takes place across from the Bloomfield Civic Center at 84 Broad Street at 7 p.m.. Everyone is invited to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the grand old ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Outpost in the Burbs closed out their season music series with Blues band, the Alexis P. Suter Band. On Sunday, dozens attended the closing season show for the Outpost in the Burbs music series (September- June) held at the historic Van Vleck House and Gardens in ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Coachella, the popular annual music and arts festival held in the Colorado Desert offers famous cooks, famous singers, art installations and more. Montclair didn’t want kids to be jealous so there was Kidchella. The  Kids Business Committee of the Montclair Center BID organized a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The public is invited to celebrate with the Montclair Community & MCPK with a day of live music, creative activities, local vendors & food. The event, entitled Kidchella, is scheduled to take place on Sunday, June 10 from 12 noon to 5 PM at Montclair Community Pre-K, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair High School All Class Reunion will take place on Saturday, July 21, 2018. The community event brings anyone who has attended Montclair High School back for a reunion.  Festivities will be taking place for the entire weekend leading up to and following the main ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - With partially  cloudy skies, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation held its 29th Annual Parade and festival on Saturday. Over 60 participants marched from Glenfield Park on Maple Avenue to the grand stand located on Cedar Avenue.  Starting at 10:30 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday, June 16, 2018, Brother to Brother Mentoring Program will be holding its 10th Annual Father's Day Breakfast Celebration and Awards Ceremony at the Montclair 9th Grade Academy Atrium, 141 Park Street, Montclair, NJ (North Fullerton Avenue entrance).  The event will ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township will hold its annual Memorial Day tribute today at 10:00 a.m. in Edgemont Park. In the event of rain, the ceremony will move to Municipal Council Chambers, 205 Claremont Avenue.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Don’t Fight Fair StorySlam to Honor National Cancer Survivors Day will take place on June 9. A celebration of the human spirit through an evening of storytelling about survivorship of all kinds, the event will feature inspirational stories and musical interludes. Tickets are ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair African American Heritage Foundation announced its line up for the 29th Annual Montclair African-American Heritage Parade and Festival to take place on June 2. For the past 29 years, the MAAHF has continued to plant seed in making sure that the contributions made by ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Senator Nia H. Gill and Activist Lawrence Hamm will both speak at the Brother to Brother Mentoring Program's 10th Annual Father's Day Breakfast Celebration and Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 16. Held at the Montclair 9th Grade Academy Atrium, located at 141 Park Street, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - More than 200 supporters gathered at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange on Sunday to celebrate 9 years since the founding of S.O.F.I.A (Start out Fresh Intervention Advocates). Founder Cynthia Walker and the gala committee of Chaz Moore, Kelly Moore, Lisa Boyd and Ida ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday, May 12, Montclair Township officials, friends and family gathered together at One Greenwood Ave. for a ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming Sound on Sound Recording Studio. The state of the art facility selected Montclair, making it possible for artists both local and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Film Festival in its seventh year, boasted about 25,000 attendees at this year’s screenings, this according to Governor Phil Murphy who took the stage Saturday at the Wellmont Theater prior to the Q&A session for the closing night film, The Believer. The ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Luna Stage will have a new artistic director, and award-winning Ari Laura Kreith has big plans for the West Orange theater to go with an impressive resume. For the last nine years, Kreith, a Montclair resident who will officially assume her new role at Luna Stage in June, was ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair  African-American Heritage Foundation hosted the 2018 Honoree Luncheon on Sunday, April 29th, as one of several upcoming events leading up to the 29th Annual Montclair African-American Heritage festival and parade held on June 2 at Nishuane Park in Montclair. The ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A live segment on Montclair Township will be aired on NJTV today at 5:30p.m. NJTV’s In Your Neighborhood: Montclair initiative is made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the PSEG Foundation.  NJTV will be on-location in Montclair for an exciting look at ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair’s own Book Doctors, David Henry Sterry & Arielle Eckstut, paired with Peter Ginna, author, publisher and editorial director, for a free event at the Montclair Library on Saturday. The 90 minute panel discussion and Q&A session was a forum to  share “tricks of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For Evie Shockley, poetry – and her professorship at Rutgers University–New Brunswick – are central to her engagement with a world that needs change and central to the ways she prepares students to do their own engagement. This week, Shockley was selected as a finalist for ...

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