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May  12

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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 Madisonsdescent_2writing 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!American_goldfinch_1
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)

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Church Street Café
Live Performance Calendar
PHONE #: 973-233-0216
5/12, Friday, 8 - 10; The Sharp 4 Jazz Quartet

5/13, Saturday, 8 - 10; Kevin Reilly / Sean Villere Jazz Duo

5/14, Sunday, 5:30 - 7:30; Phil Micciche, classical guitarist

5/17, Wednesday, 7:30 -9:30; Bobby Kendes, singer / guitarist

5/18, Thursday, 7:30 -9:30; Richard Reiter Jazz Duo

Posted by: Greg Spinelli | May 12, 2006 2:36:39 PM

The Victorian Society presents
Monday - May 15 - 8:00 PM
Montclair Women's Club, 82 Union St.
Free Admission Light Refreshments
NJIT's restored Eberhardt Hall and several private homes will be honored with Preservation Awards. There will be presentations about the renovations and a question-and-answer period about the properties with the owners.
Queen Victoria was born on May 24, 1819 and there will be birthday cake and a toast in her honor. For further information please contact Christie at 973 744 5916 or [email protected].

Posted by: christina mayer | May 12, 2006 4:13:38 PM

Celebrate Mother's Day from noon to 6 at Modern Yarn and knit/crochet all the floral accessories you could possibly need this spring. Free! Parent/child pairs more than welcome!

Call Modern Yarn, 32A Church St. for more details: 973-509-9276

Posted by: Paige Sato | May 12, 2006 4:35:43 PM

Inside Montclair on Tv-34 Update.

Hi to all...The new episode of Inside Montclair is now airing, featured are:

A tour of Applegate Farm, with owner Jason...a visit with Irene from Dusty's & Rusty's Antiques...our Wine Guy, Felix, from Romany Liquors makes a Splash of a drink ( taped at the Church Street Cafe, where in a future broadcast, we'll see their Chef prepare some fine culinary delights ), and our series with Dive Lounge continues with some cool Jazz & some Comedy.
Note - Some Happy May in Montclair greetings will air next week.

Air time schedule - Mon. Wed. Fri., at 8:00pm.

Enjoy the show.

Wayne Robbins Producer / Host of Inside Montclair.

Celebrating our 9th. year on Tv - 34.

Posted by: wayne robbins | May 12, 2006 4:58:29 PM

If you have not seen Tricia in "Another Day in Paradise" then YOU MUST!!! She and the play are both so entertaining and really speaks to the modern day woman. Best of luck - Tricia and cast....

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