Out Montclair to hold monthly dance parties, drag brunches

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Out Montclair, a nonprofit organization established in 2021 to provide community and support for LGBTQ people and allies, has announced a collaboration with Montclair restaurant and event space Porta to host a monthly dance party and monthly drag brunch to bring LGBTQ people and allies together in joy and solidarity. The collaboration […]

‘The Night Falls’ to premiere at Montclair State theater

‘The Night Falls’ to premiere at Montclair State theater

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The world premiere of “The Night Falls” at Montclair State University’s Alexander Kasser Theater, 1 Normal Ave. in Montclair, presented by PEAK Performances, will be Thursday, Feb. 9, and Friday, Feb. 10, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, Feb. 12, at 3 p.m.  According to a press […]

Montclair Art Museum, AACC announce Founders Fellowship

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Art Museum and the African American Cultural Committee have announced the inauguration of the AACC Founders Fellowship, beginning in September of 2023. The AACC was established in the 1980s with the mission to sustain and maintain the legacy of the artists of the African diaspora. To honor the legacy of […]

Nutley’s Monica Labib is a veteran leader for Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team

Nutley’s Monica Labib is a veteran leader for Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley resident Monica Labib is a senior leader for the young Montclair Kimberley Academy girls basketball team which entered recent action with a 4-10 record including 3-6 in the Super Essex Conference–Colonial Division. Labib, an excellent outside shooter with 20 made 3-pointers through her first 12 games, was averaging 8.4 points per […]

Montclair State partners with Homeland Security to combat human trafficking

Montclair State partners with Homeland Security to combat human trafficking

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Global Center on Human Trafficking at Montclair State University and the Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Security Investigations–Newark Division signed a memorandum of understanding on Jan. 25 for the development of a web-based application and website to aid in the fight against human trafficking. The agreement was signed during a special […]

West Orange senior Marley Stewart is a top scorer for winning Montclair Kimberley Academy boys hoops squad

West Orange senior Marley Stewart is a top scorer for winning Montclair Kimberley Academy boys hoops squad

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Marley Stewart of West Orange, a senior at Montclair Kimberley Academy, has been the leading scorer and a top all-around player for the Cougars, who entered recent action with an 11-4 record, including a 7-1 mark in the Super Essex Conference–Freedom Division. Stewart has been averaging 15 points per game to […]

Ukrainian ballet dancers pour out their hearts in NJPAC performance before returning to war-torn country

Ukrainian ballet dancers pour out their hearts in NJPAC performance before returning to war-torn country

NEWARK, NJ — In “The Nutcracker,” she was a snowflake. In “Sleeping Beauty,” she was a fairy. Both roles, among others portrayed by English-speaking ballerina Olena Pedan, were performed in a recently concluded North American tour by the State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine. The 55-member troupe’s final show, a performance of “Sleeping Beauty,” was presented […]

Studio Montclair presents ‘Rhythm & Blues’ for Black History Month

Studio Montclair presents ‘Rhythm & Blues’ for Black History Month

MONTCLAIR, NJ — In honor of Black History Month, Studio Montclair Inc. will present “Rhythm & Blues,” the gallery’s first exhibition of the new year. Celebrating the intersection between music and art in its many permutations, the exhibit examines the visual artist’s perceptions of the rhythm and blues musical traditions. Included are paintings, drawings, mixed […]

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