Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

Drums of Thunder Plays Its Final Notes

As the 2018-2019 school year in Montclair comes to a close, a familiar hum of drums will come to a halt, with militant precision, for one last time.   Louis D’amico, the legendary director of Hillside Elementary School’s “Drums of Thunder” will be retiring in June after more than 30 years. His retirement also signifies […]

Hitting All the Right Notes–Montclair Hosts Make Music Day 2018

Hitting All the Right Notes–Montclair Hosts Make Music Day 2018

Beginning on June 21st, Montclair Held Their Fifth Annual Make Music Day Celebration, Bringing Three Days of Performances and Even More Fun. Last year, the event broke records, hosting 33 musical events and over 100 performances. But in 2018, the musical celebration was bigger and better than ever before, taking place over three days, all filled […]

Grizzly Bear Makes The Wellmont Theater Audience Roar

Grizzly Bear Makes The Wellmont Theater Audience Roar

Indie-rock favorite and Brooklyn-based band, Grizzly Bear, came through Montclair on June 15th while on the road during their North American tour, promoting their fifth studio album, Painted Ruins. Grizzly Bear rocked the Wellmont Theater as devoted fans packed the venue, dancing and singing along to every song that erupted from the stage. Grizzly Bear […]

Lights, Camera, Action! Scoundrel Films Comes to Frink Street in Montclair!

Lights, Camera, Action! Scoundrel Films Comes to Frink Street in Montclair!

Scoundrel Films Partners with 18 Label Studios to Bring More Creativity, Art, and Production to the Heart of Montclair With an already well-established and nationally recognized film festival, bringing a production company to Montclair seems like a logical next step. Finding a home with 18 Label Studios on Frink Street, in Montclair, Scoundrel Films looks […]

The 29th Annual Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation Parade and Festival

The 29th Annual Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation Parade and Festival

June 2, 2018, Marked the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation’s (MAAHF) 29th Annual Parade and Festival  On Saturday, June 2nd, the Montclair African-American Heritage Foundation (MAAHF) hosted their 29th annual Parade and Festival. The parade began on the corner of Maple and Bloomfield Aves, outside of Glenfield Middle School, while finishing at Nishuane Park, where the […]

Valentino Musumeci Earns Senior Spotlight

Valentino Musumeci Earns Senior Spotlight

Montclair High School Senior, Valentino Musumeci, teams up with the School of Visual and Performing Arts to direct his own drama show. As part of the Career Internship Program at Montclair High School Valentino Musumeci is directing Gruesome Playground Injuries, a fully student-run play spotlighting graduating seniors Georgia Garrison and Jacob Sailer. Additionally, Lily Feinberg […]

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