MFF: The “Stevphens”! & How to Get into Film Festivals

Colbert/Carell Photos by Neil Grabowsky (Check out his site: The Jersey Nerds) Text and Behind the Scene Photos by K. Cecchini Anticipation for the 2015 season for the Montclair Film Festival started building this weekend with the Stevphens! -Colbert & Carell – and the Behind the Screen: Media Careers 101 seminars. To add to the excitement,Continue reading “MFF: The “Stevphens”! & How to Get into Film Festivals”

Can’t Afford the Germs

Text by K. Cecchini Some people literally can’t afford to get sick. In the United States, workers are not guaranteed sick days and, therefore many workers – particularly lower wage workers – do not get paid if they are out sick or tending to an ill relative. Grass roots organization, New Jersey Working Families, isContinue reading “Can’t Afford the Germs”

Senators Booker & Gillibrand in Conversation

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini  @tonightatdawn Garden State Senator Cory Booker visited Montclair yesterday for a conversation with fellow Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to discuss her memoir, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. Hosted by the locally owned Watchung Booksellers and the town’s Board of Education, it was a treat for the politically engaged suburb ofContinue reading “Senators Booker & Gillibrand in Conversation”

Senator Booker at Home

Text & Photos by K. Cecchini @tonightatdawn Senator Cory Booker was at home in New Jersey yesterday to discuss Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s memoir, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World, with her at Montclair High School. (Click here for the extended article.) After their friendly conversation on stage, they stopped for a fewContinue reading “Senator Booker at Home”

Sediment: “Dirty Mud Can be a Beautiful Thing”

Text and Photos by K. Cecchini Eric A. Stern, public serviceman, professor, innovator and entrepreneur, “play(s) with bad, dirty mud” for a living. He tells you this and half expects you to nod your head and move on, but his excitement for it gives insight into how interesting sediment work can be and, as theContinue reading “Sediment: “Dirty Mud Can be a Beautiful Thing””

From Station to Gastro Lounge: The Reincarnation of the Historic Lackawanna Station in Montclair

As featured on the cover of Millennium Magazine, June 2014.   Pig & Prince: Restaurant & Gastro Lounge, 1 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042 P: 973-233-1006  Twitter: “Not many chefs look their food in the eyes.  Literally…I know my lambs.  I’ve birthed lambs…I witnessed the birth of this lamb and now I’m going to witness the reasonContinue reading “From Station to Gastro Lounge: The Reincarnation of the Historic Lackawanna Station in Montclair”

New Posts are Brewing

Text & Photo by Kimberly Cecchini It may seem as though Tonight at Dawn is on a bit of a hiatus, but I am feverishly working on new posts. This weekend, in addition to covering the festival for Millennium Magazine, I am also a proud member of the Montclair Film Festival photo and blog teamsContinue reading “New Posts are Brewing”