Lincoln Center Live Screenings Come to Montclair Public Library

BY  |  Thursday, Jul 02, 2015 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Lincoln Center Live The Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings series, which offers streams of programs from Lincoln Center’s growing digital content collection, is expanding and Montclair Public Library gets to be the first outside of NYC to participate!

Starting on July 30, screenings will take place in Montclair, with monthly events scheduled through November at the Montclair Public Library. Content for the screenings comes from a diverse range of past performances at Lincoln Center, and from several organizations and series including exclusive viewings of performances from Lincoln Center Out of Doors, American Songbook, Lincoln Center Theater, and the New York Philharmonic.

The first two events, Red Hot + FELA LIVE! on July 30 and Hurray for the Riff Raff on August 27, will take advantage of the summer weather by being shown outdoors. Later events from September to November will take place in the auditorium of the Main Library.

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The Weekend: Independence Day Events and More!

BY  |  Thursday, Jul 02, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Fourth of July

It’s a holiday weekend with so much to enjoy!

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July is Parks and Recreation Month in Essex County

BY  |  Wednesday, Jul 01, 2015 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Get ready for a month-long schedule of activities to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month in Essex County!

With the theme “Wellness on the Waterfront,” locals can enjoy  yoga demonstrations, concerts, movies, and arts and crafts at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex in July—all for free.

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. believes that National Park and Recreation Month is the perfect opportunity to highlight the beauty of Essex County’s open spaces and the positive impact they have on our wellness and quality of life. “The area overlooking the Orange Reservoir provides a beautiful and unique spot to host a diverse lineup of activities to exercise, entertain and inspire you. We invite the public to celebrate with us and look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events,” DiVincenzo said.

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Le French Week Brings Music, Food, & Festivities to New Jersey

BY  |  Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)


For one week in July, New Jersey goes French. Between July 6 – 14, which is Bastille Day (France’s Independence Day) Le French Week will offer fun events celebrating all things French. There are many events throughout NJ—from French charades and desserts in Hoboken to a night out at L’Occitane en Provence in Paramus—but lucky for us, there are great events in Baristaville!

Here are your local Le French Week events:

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South Orange Summer Nights “Taste the Music” at Flood’s Hill

BY  |  Monday, Jun 29, 2015 12:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

South Orange Summer Nights

Wednesday nights at Flood Hill in South Orange are the place to be. For twenty years, Free Concerts in the Park has entertained families and visitors to South Orange each Wednesday night in July. Now under a new name, with expanded opportunities for fun, South Orange Summer Nights presents “Taste the Music”–concerts, food trucks, and activities for kids and families.

The music, featuring an exciting line-up of some of today’s top performers in soul, reggae, pop, rock ‘n roll and more begins at 7:30 pm and is free to attend, no tickets required. In the event of inclement weather, all events will be canceled.

“Taste the Music” schedule:

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Celebrate SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling in Montclair Center Today

BY  |  Friday, Jun 26, 2015 1:53pm  |  COMMENTS (8)

What is Gay Pride?Join clergy and congregants from 4:45-5:30 pm today at the corner of Church Street and Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair Center for an interfaith celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that gay marriage bans are unconstitutional. All are invited to go, pray, sing and celebrate. For more information, visit







Independence Day Concert this Sunday

BY  |  Friday, Jun 26, 2015 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

God Bless AmericaIn Baristaville, there are many Fourth of July celebrations to choose from, but if you’re feeling that patriotic spirit a little early, Le voici internazionali will be presenting “God Bless America” a concert recital this Sunday, June 28 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montclair.

The concert, performed by amateur and professional singers under the artistic direction of longtime Montclair vocal artist and teacher Patrizia Cioffi, will feature a sing-along of favorite inspirational tunes to highlight Independence Day. The program will include solo and ensemble pieces from the Andrew Sisters, whose patriotic songs entertained Allied troops during World War II.

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The Weekend: Films, Cars, Music, and More

BY  |  Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

It’s the last weekend in June and the weekend is jam-packed with events!

Friday Night Flicks

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Local Fourth of July Celebrations

BY  |  Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (1)

 Fourth of July

Parades, parties, fireworks… The choices of patriotic fun are endless in our area for the Fourth of July in just two weeks.

Here are some local celebrations:

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Fourth of July Fundraiser Party at DLV Lounge Thursday

BY  |  Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015 2:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Fourth of July

This Thursday, June 25, head to DLV Lounge (300 Bloomfield Avenue) for drinks, music, and merriment to raise money for Montclair’s 65th annual Fourth of July celebrations.

The Brandstetter Group and Schweers Technologies, both based in Montclair, wanted to do something for the community and decided that since they love the 4th of July parade, they wanted to support the celebration. Entrance is $20 and there will be door prizes. It’s a cash bar, but DLV will offer beer specials and specials drinks.

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