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Assemblage Success!

Last Sunday’s Mixed Media Assemblage workshop with Bethany Rose Rusen was a great event!  Here are some pictures of the workshop and the artists’ works  in progress…   Bethany’s proposal for the workshop seemed like a perfect idea for our store, and the actual event still managed to go above and beyond my expectations. What made the event such as success is that everyone’s boxes managed to utilize all the beautiful but seemingly useless odds and ends around the store. The boxes were filled with odd objects such as felt fabric offcuts, a cracked reed for a clarinet or saxaphone, … Continue reading

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Derby [5] Paper

Paper: flat, white, mundane. Right? Hold on just a minute, there, partner. Remember the excellent horse sculpture that we featured last week in our fabric post? How great would it be if that sculpture…. moved? Okay, okay, I know: every sculpture in the Derby moves. But what if you programmed in more movement than just the mileage provided by your bicycle structure? Today, we’re featuring beautiful kinetic sculptures that use paper, to inspire you to use paper in your Derby sculpture for more than just skinning, cladding, or signage. Paper doesn’t get the credit it deserves. Not only is it … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Stage Manager

As Assistant Stage Manager at Theatre Exile this season, I [Flora] tend to think of The Resource Exchange as my personal prop warehouse. Materials I’ve purchased at the shop have sneaked into shows throughout the season. A deadly fax print-out — pivotal to the action of The North Plan by Jason Wells, which Exile produced at the Latvian Society in February — just might have been office paperwork saved from a film set in NYC. This time around, we [Theatre Exile] are premiering North of the Boulevard, a new play by Bruce Graham! Complete with McDonald’s cups from The Resource … Continue reading

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