...serving up your daily dish.
Art, Music, Wine Rebecca Bennett Panos' exhibition of her photographs, "Quiet Landscapes" opens tonight at Sepia Home, 43 Church Street. Come tonight, 6-9 pm for the opening reception to meet Rebecca. They'll be serving cocktails, appetizers, and playing European club music.
Sadia: An evening of jazz vocals - Sadia started singing as a second grader at Nishuane School, now hear her tonight, Friday, May 12, 7-10pm at Taro Restaurant 32 Church Street, Montclair.
Spring Concert Friday, May 12, 7:30 pm,The Montclair Community Band Ensemble performs at MHS Auditorium (corner of Park and Chestnut Sts in Montclair) The program includes "Festive Overture", "Russians Sailor's Dance", the music from "Evita" and 'pop' numbers like "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes", "Someone to Watch Over Me".Free admission & parking.
Last Chance : People can't say enough about the fabulous production of CATS at Montclair High. It's family friendly entertainment, read the review. At the George Inness Annex Theatre, 141 Park Street. Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for students. Friday, May 12 and Saturday May 13 at 8:00 PM
Sunday matinee May 14 at 3:00 PM the box office opens 7 pm; Sunday the box office opens at 2 pm.
Move Your Mind: Tonight, Friday at Yoga Montclair (behind Starbucks, Upper Montclair) the yoga and writing group meets for a combination of breathing and mildstretches, more for the mind than the body. People are invited to bring in pieces of inspiration. Wear comfortable clothes and bring paper and pen. 7-8:30 p.m., $5 donation. 973-233-9642
Theatrical Premiere: Madison's Descent, a multi-media musical presentation at the Alexander Kasser Theatre, MSU. Inspired by the book by Page Allen, the story is about a baby girl's journey of birth down The Great River of Stars. Family entertainment, read the review. Tonight, May 12 and May 13, 7:30 p.m.; Sunday May, 14 3p.m. 973-655-5112.
Glen Ridge Arts Festival, Saturday May 13, 10 am - 5pm. Rain or shine, come to the juried show of arts & crafts along Ridgewood and Bloomfield Avenues in Glen Ridge. Entertainment & refreshments.
MONTCLAIR BACKYARD HABITAT FAIR/FAIR TRADE SHOW Saturday, May 13, 1-4 PM -- Rain or Shine!
See and Learn: Certified Backyard Wildlife Habitats, composting, Montclair's Bonsal Preserve, Bloomfield's Clark's Pond Preserve Hilltop Conservancy, Cornucopia Network of NJ. Nature activities for Kids, Display of Monarch butterfly caterpillars and chrysalises. Come early for a free tree seedling, while they last! Red Oak (NJ State Tree), White Pine, Silky Dogwood. Learn how to create a beautiful healthy habitat for birds, butterflies, and your kids. Get your yard certified by the National Wildlife Federation as wildlife friendly. FAIR TRADE organic coffee, tea and chocolate, and native handicrafts for sale - guaranteeing impoverished producers a fair wage, respect and access tocredit and technical assistance. St. James Church: Corner of Valley Rd. and Bellevue Ave in Upper Montclair.
Mother's Day Music: A concert by The Montclair Community Band Ensemble for Mother's Day, 2 p.m. at the lovely Van Vleck House & Gardens, followed by a guided tour. Free. 21 Van Vleck St. Montclair. 973-744-0837
Guitar Great Chuck Loeb will appear at Trumpets Jazz Club on Mother's day May 14 at 8 &10 pm. Tickets $20. Trumpets, 6 Depot Square, Montclair. 973-744-2600
Across The River
Mamapalooza:Another Day In Paradise & Momoirs is a festival for Moms who rock! Next Wednesday, May 17, Tracey Marble is producing a one-night theatrical event. Trisha Turiano, of Glen Ridge, is a featured actress/vocalist and co-creator of Another Day In Paradise.
Mamapalooza: MamaDrama 7:00pm@ The Zipper Theater 336 W. 37th Street, NYC (betw. 8th & 9th)