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Montclair Film Festival Turns 10 With Euphoric Opening Night #MFF21

“Let’s build a home for film and make sure we never lose a theater again in Montclair.” Montclair Film's Executive Director Tom Hall said these fitting words to a sold-out crowd at The Wellmont...

Baristanet Profile: Rawn Brown

Name: Rawn Brown Where do you live? Orange, NJ When did you move there? 2004 Where did you grow up? Brooklyn, NY How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am a Personal Trainer/Coach by trade at...

Weekend Family Fun: Film, Comedy, Magic, Celebrating Italy, and More

The weekend is here! Are you ready to do it up and have some family-friendly fun? We've rounded up some things to do to help you spend your time! If you’re looking for some Halloween-themed...

Extreme Makeover, Cinema Edition: Montclair Film Opens The Clairidge

Montclair has been missing movies for way too long. All that changes this weekend as The Clairidge, a newly renovated six-screen cinema revitalized by RHG Architecture and Design, opens for the Montclair Film Festival....

MontClairVoyant: Doting on Multiple Referenda Voting

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, As the November 2 referendum nears on whether to change Montclair's Board of Education from appointed to elected, what else would you like to see go to referendum? Sincerely, Votes as...
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Weekend Events: Montclair Film Festival, Live Music, Theater, Dance, Art, and More!

Your guide to weekend events, both virtual and in-person, to enjoy.

Montclair & Broken Parking Meters Have Had A Long, Complicated Relationship

Update: Scroll down to see statement on parking meters from Montclair Council. If you want a Montclair-centric Halloween costume this year, you could go as a broken parking meter. Montclair's got broken meters to spare...

Three Ways To Vote in Essex County; Early Voting Begins Saturday

Election Day is coming and there are three ways to vote in Essex County. The first is using your vote by mail ballot (you can mail the ballot or leave it in a drop...
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Elected or Appointed? Panel on Monday to Discuss How Montclair Should Choose BOE Members

Montclair's Fourth Ward Councilor David Cummings invites members of the community to a panel discussion on the upcoming election referendum question to decide whether Montclair Board of Education members should be elected or appointed....

Montclair Crime: Altercation on South Park; Burglary Arrest at Faubourg

The week in Montclair crime from Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Theft October 12, 2021 (Bloomfield Avenue): The complainant reported that their bicycle was stolen from a rack in their garage some time in the...

Three Bands To Rock Gradtoberfest Fundraiser at Montclair Brewery Friday, 10/22

Come on out for Gradtoberfest, a rocking fundraiser for Project Graduation 2022, featuring live music outside in the beer garden at Montclair Brewery, Friday, Oct. 22 from 7 to 11 pm. Three rocking local...

Petition Started to Get Four Way Stop at Wildwood Ave & Park Street

An accident involving a Hillside School bus on Friday at Wildwood and Park Street motivated Montclair's Zoe Martineau to start a petition asking Montclair Mayor Spiller and the Montclair Township Council to take action...
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APEX Ensemble Returns with MET Opera’s Soprano Leah Hawkins for Season Opener

Montclair, NJ - APEX Ensemble, formerly The Montclair Orchestra, returns to the stage with conductor David Chan for the first time in 18 months with a program entitled ‘Sound & Fury’ on November 5,...

AAPI Montclair Celebrates Diwali and Lights Up Montclair!

Montclair was never more vibrant than Saturday when Light Up Montclair, a one-of-a-kind Diwali festival brought a rainbow of colors to the grounds of the Montclair Art Museum, with more than a thousand participants...

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