Monthly Archives: April, 2011

Renaissance Jamboree at the Exchange

Saturday, April 30, craft exhibitors will fill Bloomsburg’s Main Street for the annual Renaissance Jamboree; the Exchange will take part as well: Visit our booth out front for pastries and other baked goods and “Ring the Moose”. Come in to the Community Market, with breakfast hot and fresh from the Community Kitchen, prepared by Exchange [...]

Endless Records Presents loadbang

New York-based new music ensemble loadbang brings their unique lung-powered instrumentation (bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone, baritone voice) to the Exchange Sunday, May 1, 7:30 pm. Program includes works by Chris Cerrone, Quinn Collins, Reiko Fueting, Andrew Kozar, and David Lang, plus works for video and sound including pieces by Collins/Tyler Kinney, Chris Carlson/Ben Nicholson, and [...]

Audio Preview of Steve Gilliland’s “The Brain Within Its Groove”

Here’s a little audio preview of the marriage of Steve Gilliland’s music and Emily Dickinson’s poetry. Come hear the full song cycle Thursday, April 21, 7:30 pm, and support this multi-talented musician/composer. A CD will also be available that evening for purchase with cover art by Steve. A night of original music and art–only at [...]

Pictures of Emily by G.P. Owens Through Saturday

An exhibit of Emily Dickinson-inspired paintings and collage by artist G. P. Owens is on display in the Stairwell Gallery. Works range from evocative paintings of the iconic writer to miniature images invoking her poetry graced with intricate handmade frames. All proceeds from sales go to The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble in appreciation of The Big [...]

“The Brain Within Its Groove”-Steve Gilliland and Friends

Musician Steve Gilliland brings Emily Dickinson into the 21st century in his program of original music set to her poetry Thursday, April 21. Steve will be joined by Lars Bogar, guitar; Nick Sanders, bass; and John Gilliland, drums. It’s a Night on the Town of original music and art found only at the Exchange. In [...]

CMPS Scavenger Hunt Photo Contest Exhibit Saturday

Photo Stop, Towne Camera and the Columbia Montour Photographic Society invite you to the 2011 Scavenger Hunt Photo Contest Exhibit Saturday, April 16, 10-2 in the Photo Stop Gallery. Award ceremony at noon. Stop in and see the amazing photography from our area and then check out the Community Market in the Grille Room–it’s another [...]

Benefit Concert for the Mental Health Association April 23

Enjoy great music for a great cause as classic rock and oldies band STILL STANDIN’ plays a benefit concert Saturday, April 23, for the Mental Health Association and Compeer. MHA provides education, advocacy, and resource referral and sponsors Compeer, matching community volunteers with adults and children receiving mental health services. In the Grille Room, 6 [...]

Algars Music Venue Presents The Big Dirty April 15

The Grille Room will be chillin’ with the funk and blues grooves of The Big Dirty Friday, April 15, 7 pm. Doors open at 6:30, $8 admission, BYOB with valid ID. Check them out at

North Mountain Art League Exhibit through Friday

Work by North Mountain Art League members brightens the Stairwell Gallery now through April 15 in an eclectic mix of pieces ranging from paintings to fabric art to small sculpture. NMAL, an Exchange partner and local non-profit organization for artists age 18 and older, promotes awareness of the visual arts and serves as a means [...]

Zigmat is back!

Endless Records announces the return of Brooklyn-based trip-hop Zigmat. Friday, April 8, 7-10 pm, Zigmat brings its eclectic mix of electro-rock to the Grille Room. Still Filthy rounds out the bill. Doors open at 6:30, BYOB with ID, $6.