Arts & Entertainment

October 23, 2018

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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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Join the 5K run/walk for a cause on September 1 at Brookdale Park. Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Join the 5K run/walk for a cause on September 1 at Brookdale Park. Spread The Purple is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization whose mission to provide guidance to both individuals and families for the right resources and assistance they can use during unexpected circumstance.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair students gathered at the Wally Choice Community Center in Glenfield Park to participate in the annual school supply give-a-way and celebration on Sunday. Despite the cloudy skies and sprinkles scattered throughout the afternoon, the 11th Annual Bookbag drew ...

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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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ESSEX COUNTY AREA, NJ — On New Jersey Family’s recently published “Ultimate Bucket List,” the second annual list of not-to-miss places in New Jersey, six Essex County attractions were among those selected as bucket list destinations. New Jersey Family asked its readers to vote for their favorite ...

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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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BLOOMFIELD/MONTCLAIR, NJ - Because of the forecast of thunderstorms and inclement weather, the Essex County Concert featuring Nicolas King and Alex Bugnon scheduled for tonight in Brookdale Park has been canceled. A concert with Alex Bugnon has been rescheduled for Wednesday, August 15..

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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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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Thousands of people from all over the county came out to Essex County Brookdale Park on the Bloomfield / Montclair border for a concert featuring Billy Gilman from the NBC series 'The Voice.' Fireworks followed the concert.  The evening began with performances by the Belle ...

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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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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The Essex County Free SummerMusic Concert Series offers a diverse lineup of performers who will take center stage throughout our historic Parks System. Pack a blanket, enjoy the cool evening breeze, and dance to the sounds of summer. On Friday July 13, Billy Gilman of 'The ...

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