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Open Book/Open Mind: Lidia Bastianich, Author “My American Dream,” March 21

Montclair Public Library and St. Luke's Episcopal Church will host Lidia Bastianich, author of 11 cookbooks and Emmy award-winning host of public television’s “Lidia’s Kitchen,” to discuss her book My American Dream: A Life...

A Celebration of Peruvian Culture – June 19

Montclair Public Library, in honor of the people of Peru and in recognition of their ongoing contribution to music, dance, art and culture, is proud to present “A Celebration of Peruvian Culture.” This event...

Reminder: Montclair Literary Festival Is Almost Here! March 20-24

The 2019 Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival official program is out and you can view it here. There are more than 55 free events for adults and children; you can also buy tickets for featured authors...

Historical Society of Bloomfield Presents “The Diners of Essex County”

The Historical Society of Bloomfield presents “The Diners of Essex County” with Garden State author Michael C. Gabriele on Tuesday, May 28. New Jersey is universally recognized as the...

“To the Moon and Back” A Childhood Under the Influence at Watchung Booksellers

The best seats Lisa Kohn ever had at Madison Square Garden were at her mother’s mass wedding, and the best cocaine she ever had was from her father’s friend, the judge. Meet Lisa Kohn, author...

Montclair Literary Festival Goes Behind the Scenes of The Sopranos

Paulie Walnuts, Big Pussy, Ralphie, Livia and Carm. If you’re from Montclair, especially if you’ve been to Holsten’s, you should know these people. Alan Sepinwall, TV critic for Rolling Stone and co-author of The New...

Montclair Area Diwali Celebration Showcases Indian Culture and Incredible Dance!

https://vimeo.com/367852573 More than 250 people -- families from Montclair, Glen Ridge, Bloomfield, West Orange and other nearby towns -- celebrated Diwali Sunday night at the Glen Ridge Women's Club. It might have been a dreary night...

Music Under The June Moon at Anderson Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey playing under the historic Olmsted Oak in Anderson Park, Saturday, June 9, 8 p.m. FREE. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue...

Flash Giveaway! See Complexions Contemporary Ballet at The Joyce Theater

The Joyce Theater welcomes the world-renowned Complexions Contemporary Ballet to its stage through March 3rd 2019 as the company celebrates its 25th anniversary as a multi-cultural, leading edge company. Choreographer Dwight Rhoden blends traditional ballet moves...

The Man in Room 306 at Luna Stage Shows a Different Side of Martin...

Compelling theater is transformative. It changes your perspective. Luna Stage’s production of The Man in Room 306, is simple -- just Jamil A.C. Mangan playing the Civil Rights icon in a room at the...

Luna Stage’s Heartland Is An Emotional Journey

Luna Stage is closing out its 2018-2019 season with a bang. Gabriel Jason Dean’s Heartland critiques the cost of U.S. interventionism by distilling it down to its impact on three people -- an Omaha...

Giveaway: See the Awe-Inspiring MOMIX at the Joyce Theater

MOMIX shows are always exhilarating and awe-inspiring, and the self-titled “MOMIX” tour fulfills all expectations. Utilizing inventive lighting, props, costumes, and the dancers’ bodies to create ethereal, challenging, and sometimes comical, performances, MOMIX is...

Montclair Public Library Open Book Open Mind: Robin

Dave Itzkoff shows in this revelatory biography, Williams’s comic brilliance masked a deep well of conflicting emotions and self-doubt, which he drew upon in his comedy and in celebrated films like Dead Poets Society;...

MPL Open Book/Open Mind: Dinner at the Center of the Earth, Sunday, Sept. 16

Pulitzer finalist and best-selling author Nathan Englander will be in conversation with David Galef, English professor and director of Montclair State University's Creative Writing Program, at the Montclair Public Library on Sunday, September 16. A...