Arts & Entertainment

December 14, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena. When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.   According ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair residents gathered to enjoy their visit with Santa, hot cocoa, live music and much more at the Montclair tree lighting this past Friday night. The event, hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."  The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Annual Tree-lighting and Visit with Santa will take place on Friday, December 7. Hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, the annual township tree-lighting will kick-off with a visit from a very special Victorian ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The public is invited to attend the Annual Tree-lighting and Visit with Santa on Friday, December 7. Hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, the annual township tree-lighting with a visit from a very special Victorian ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season continues every night Every Night, through December 31, guests are invited to enjoy the light at Essex County's most popular park. The lights will not be on December 24 and 25 The ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Take advantage of discounts for Cyber Monday at School of Rock Montclair, located at 125 Valley Rd. School of Rock Montclair’s music camps offer a wide selection of various music experiences. From beginner music camps to intermediate and advanced sessions, the music camps and ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season. The 'spectacular' takes place weekends in November, then takes place every night in December.  Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 23-25, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - For a limited time only, School of Rock Montclair will be giving customers a 25% discount on summer camp pricing. On Cyber Monday, 11/26, School of Rock Montclair will reduce their 2019 summer camps prices by 25%. This offer will be available from midnight through 11:55pm on ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Each year, children dress up in costume and go house-to-house to meet neighbors and gather goodies.  The Montclair Police Department hosted their second annual 'Trunk-or-Treat' event at the Montclair Police Headquarters, Eureka Lodge hosted a Halloween party and then, of course, ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested Saturday morning in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford. Christmas magic was made as the balloons ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department is hosting the second annual Trunk or Treat celebration today, October 31 at the Montclair Police Headquarters. Located at 647 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, the event will take place from 4-7pm. Sponsored by the Montclair Police Foundation, ...

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BELMAR, NJ —It go a bit spooky at the Belmar Public Library — just in time for Halloween. And the suspense broke out at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 27. That’s when 17-year-old Karuna Savoie was featured during “Breakfast with the Author” to talk about her debut novel, “The Lore of Ramridge,” an ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - HOMECorp, the Montclair-based non-profit, will celebrate 30 years of preserving, restoring and building affordable housing for Montclair residents, on Tuesday, October 30.  Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver will come home to her native Essex County to deliver the keynote address at ...

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One of the best things about Halloween other than the candy is the movies that come on. This Halloween, don't get tricked into thinking some of these movies are age appropriate. Some of these scary movies will be a treat! Age 0-3 Pooh’s Heffalump Halloween Movie is the perfect movie for your ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered at the Wellmont Theater on October 14 for the 2018 Montclair Fashion Show. Coordinated by the Montclair Center BID, the runway show highlighted the fashions and services by local Montclair businesses. The much-anticipated event opened with a vintage ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -  Join Podclair at Van Vleck’s entrance for a 2.5-mile self-paced podcast-guided walking tour of historical sites and buildings around Montclair Center. Podcast hosted by Frank Godlewski, who concludes the tour with a live Q&A at the Glenridge Ave. parklet, across from 217-219 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns in 2018. The 'spectacular' returns for weekends in November, then takes place every night in December.  Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 16- 18, November 23-25, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Filming for “Joker,” a movie that tells the backstory of the popular Batman villain, is coming to Newark in about a week. Crews will be on hand from Oct. 13 to 16, and a number of road closures and parking restrictions are expected around Downtown during that time. The movie is ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A new parklet will be unveiled on Glenridge Avenue on Friday, September 28 at 6pm.  The public is invited to join Mayor Robert Jackson, BID Director Israel Cronk and other officials to open a new seasonal parklet on Glenridge Avenue. The custom designed parklet, located across ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in Summit has received two grants from Investors Foundation that will fund a documentary detailing Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theater for Everyone' program and underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –All the judges agreed on at least two things at the first ever Vegan Cook Off – the food was delicious and they would order most of it again. In fact, one of the judges (who wasn’t a vegan chef) said, “All the dishes would make excellent appetizers, and I would order ...

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  Avellino Productions Presents JOE PISCOPO in “Joey Benefit” 'Let’s Make a Movie With Joe and Friends' A Magical Evening of Entertainment Truly Like no Other    COLTS NECK, NJ: You are Invited: On Saturday, September 22, 2018  it’s ‘Lights! Camera! Action!!’ as many Colts Neck ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Newark International Film Festival kicked of its 3-day festival on Thursday evening with an opening reception and film screening. The Hahne and Co. building opened its grand lobby to hundreds of attendees for the annual NIFF and an array of celebrity ambassadors. Guests dined, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The 8th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence will take place on September 8, 2018 in Canterbury Park, Montclair, NJ from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Organizers are requesting for participants to help raise awareness about domestic violence by either attending the 8th Annual Walk Against ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — “This season is about people who came here and were changed by all that embodies the American experience,” David Wroe, music director and conductor of Westfield's own New Jersey Festival Orchestra said. “Lazarus' poem at the foot of the Statue of Liberty cries ‘Give me your ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – The new Turtle Back Zoo Flamingo Exhibit, which was officially opened with a celebratory ribbon cutting on Wednesday, has been dedicated as the “Drill Family Flamingo Exhibit” in honor of the West Orange family’s long-time relationship with the zoo. The Drill Family’s ...

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MONTCLAIR/LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Architectural Digest recently announced its selection for the best designed museums in every state in America. The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located n the campus of Montclair State University, topped the list in the Garden State. According to a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The 8th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence will take place on September 8, 2018 in Canterbury Park, Montclair, NJ from 9:00am - 1:00pm. Organizers are requesting for participants to help raise awareness about domestic violence by either attending the 8th Annual Walk Against ...

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