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Heaven and Hell at The Resource Exchange!

Members from Burgundy Blue Dance recently stopped by the re looking for some materials to be used in a dance show entitled “Heaven and Hell”. They purchased two wooden doors and ended up transforming them entirely by making pews for their performance!  Burgundy Blue Dance Company is a Contemporary/Jazz Company based in the Philadelphia area founded by Director and Choreographer Sevon Wright.  The company is full of an eclectic group of talented dancers from Philadelphia’s own backyard. More info about Burgundy Blue Dance’s mission can be found here.   Heaven and Hell by Burgundy Blue Dance and is being performed at … Continue reading

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Zac’s PVC pipe raft

Recently more and more customers have found some great ways to use the PVC pipe donation we received in the spring.  This, we have to say, may be the most innovative so far!  re customer Zac was generous enough to share both photos and a short video of his DIY river raft, which floated on the sealed 4” PVC pipes! Check it out: “The raft could hold almost 1000 lbs and the total cost was $148. It was built with pipes, soda bottles, glue, tape, plywood, and giant zip ties! We floated down the Susquehanna river for several hours on … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus Float

The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus built a fantastic float for the Pride Parade this past June 14th  and were able to utilize some of the 4” PVC pipe that InterAct Theater donated to us, which we featured in our blog in May.  It’s very satisfying for us here at The Resource Exchange to see reclaimed and salvaged material come full circle locally and be used to help bring great ideas to life, like this great float!  Congratulations guys – it looks like it was tons of fun! Whether you’re building a parade float or designing a theater set or anything in between, … Continue reading

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