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The latest news from The Resource Exchange - October 2013     In this issue:

-New items from the movies!

-POST Open Studios Tour: Local artists featured in the store Oct 5th & 6th

-Encore! An Eerie Evening of Opera, Theatre, & Art
 (plus creepy cocktails!)
 A Design Philadelphia event Thursday Oct. 17th 5-9

-Don't forget about us for your Halloween costumes and decor!

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October is a busy month for us here at the re!  Come visit to see our exciting new additions.  We recently picked up loads of boxes from a major motion picture set.  We salvaged these lamps, chairs, and beautiful home decor fabrics among other things!
Also in October, we will be featuring local artists' works in the store for Philadelphia Open Studio Tours on the 5th and 6th.
Then on Thursday the
17th we are proud to present our most exciting event yet! Encore: A spooky evening of performance and spirits featuring The Philadelphia Opera Collective as a part of Design Philadelphia! Read more about POST and Design Philly below!


     
 


Saturday and Sunday October 5th & 6th

We will be open both days from 10am-6pm for Philadelphia Open Studio Tours.

In the store we will be featuring works of art, theatre, fashion, and design made by local Philadelphia artists that use salvaged and reclaimed materials from The Resource Exchange.  Visit the store during these two days and see the  creativity and innovation of your neighborhood artists up close.  Artists featured include Victor Atkins, Jay Thompson, Angela McQuillan, Bethany  Rose Rusen, Sam Wittchen and more!
 


ENCORE!

An eerie evening of opera, theatre, art, and spirits
Thursday October 17th, 5pm-9pm
A Design Philadelphia: Experience Design Event



All the world's a stage, and in today's world, how productions are designed, built, and discarded are as important as the story they tell.  The Resource Exchange is proud to present Encore! showcasing visual and performing
artists who tell today's stories designed for tomorrow. 
Experience reclaimed design in art and theatre by sipping creepy cocktails, hearing spooky songs, and viewing works that incorporate materials the artists have resurrected from the dead!
 
This special October evening will  feature The Philadelphia Opera Collective encoring selections from their recent, original Fringe Festival performance, "Opera Macabre: Edgar Allan Poe," and other unsettling songs.

 
Experience redesign with all your senses!
RSVP and invite your friends on our Facebook Event Page.

Encore! is an event at The Resource Exchange
2829 Cedar St. (entrance on Cambria)
Philadelphia, PA 19134

267.997.0060
info@theresourceexchange.org
 



Happy Halloween!

Don't forget about us this October, while you're making costumes and decorating for parties!  We may just have the reclaimed arts and craft materials that will complete your look.  Or, if you don't have any ideas yet, come by the store and get excited! We'll be open our regular hours, Thurs-Sat 10-6, and Sundays 12-4.  We also will be open for sales until 9pm on thursday the 17th during our Design Philly event, so you can let the haunting songs and creative reuse designs inspire your Halloween while picking up the supplies you need!

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thursday - saturday 10 am - 6pm, sunday  12 - 4pm

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2829 cedar street (entrance on cambria)
philadelphia, pa 19134
267.997.0060
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