The Weekend: Comedy, Music, Festivals, and More!

BY  |  Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Some great local events to enjoy as we say goodbye to July!

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Montclair Jazz Festival Call For Volunteers!

BY  |  Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Jazz Festival

Are you looking for a fun way to spend your day while enjoying jazz from legendary musicians? Do you have a desire to give back to your community while celebrating the arts? Then join the Montclair Jazz Festival as a volunteer!

The No Tickets Required Montclair Jazz Festival, produced by acclaimed Jazz House Kids, kicks off nine hours of world-class jazz on Saturday, August 13 in Nishuane Park.

Jazz House Kids relies on the continued commitment of locals to produce events like the Montclair Jazz Festival. Since there is never a shortage of jobs to do at the Festival, volunteers have the ability to personally choose the area in which they would like to lend a hand. Examples include:

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Matisse and Two Contemporary Art Exhibitions Featured in Montclair Art Museum 2016-2017 Season

BY  |  Monday, Jul 25, 2016 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

doit whiteThe 2016–2017 season at the Montclair Art Museum (MAM) will feature two solo exhibitions of woman artists — Dannielle Tegeder and Janet Taylor Pickett — and do it!, a participatory contemporary art exhibition based on artists’ instructions, presents an exhibition unlike any other the Museum has hosted.

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Giveaway: Video Games Live at the Wellmont Theater, 7/23

BY  |  Friday, Jul 22, 2016 3:26pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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“Video Games Live” is at the Wellmont Theater is tomorrow night-Saturday July 23! Continue Reading

The Weekend: Jazz, R&B, Video Games Live, and More!

BY  |  Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Another weekend full of great local events to enjoy!

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First Annual North Fullerton Arts and Crafts Fair to Showcase Local Artists

BY  |  Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

North Fullerton Arts and Crafts Fair

Save the date for the the First Annual North Fullerton Arts and Crafts Fair on August 6 at First United Methodist Church at 24 North Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Continue Reading

Lincoln Center Local At Montclair Library With Harlem Renaissance Orchestra, 7/20

BY  |  Monday, Jul 18, 2016 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Montclair Public Library’s Lincoln Center Local Free Screenings series continues with an outdoor screening of the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra on Wednesday, July 20. Enjoy a swinging night under the stars on the plaza in front of MPL.
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Jonathan Alter to Discuss Presidential Election at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield

BY  |  Sunday, Jul 17, 2016 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

jonathan-alterJonathan Alter, Montclair resident and award-winning author, reporter, columnist and television analyst, will speak following the Erev Shabbat service at Temple Ner Tamid (936 Broad Street, Bloomfield) on Friday, July 22 at 6:30 pm.

With the Republican National Convention just ended, Alter will deliver a first-hand report from Cleveland and a look ahead to the Democratic National Convention the following week in Philadelphia. He will analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the competing tickets going into one of the most important elections of our lifetimes.

 
 

The Weekend: Music, Workshops, and More

BY  |  Thursday, Jul 14, 2016 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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The 2016 Montclair Jazz Festival: Amazing Lineup, Pre- and Post-Event Festivities, and More!

BY  |  Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 2:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Jazz FestivalThe No Tickets Required Montclair Jazz Festival is back, BIGGER and BETTER than ever! Montclair will once again transform into a destination for thousands of elated music fans as the 7th Annual Montclair Jazz Festival produced by acclaimed Jazz House Kids kicks off nine hours of world-class jazz on Saturday, August 13 in Nishuane Park. And again, it’s all free!

Artistic Director Christian McBride, Mistress of Ceremonies actor S. Epatha Merkerson,  and WBGO’s Gary Walker will lead the stage action for the Festival.

This year’s all-star headliners include the Dee Dee Bridgewater Quintet; A Christian McBride Situation; George Coleman Organ Quartet and Louis Prima, Jr. The world-class artists perform on the same stage with more than 200 multi-generational performers including festival favorites The Jazz House Faculty Collective directed by Ed Palermo celebrating the music of David Bowie and Prince; Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-Uba; and nine award-winning Jazz House Kids’ student ensembles and vocal groups ranging in age from 8 to 18.

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