BU hosts second annual Arts in Autumn

For Immediate Release: Sept.18, 2013

BLOOMSBURG—Musical performances by a jazz combo, poetry readings and scenes from “Avenue Q” will be featured during the second annual Arts in Autumn. Presented by Bloomsburg  University's Center for Visual and Performing Arts, the fine dining experience in celebration of the arts will be held Sunday, Oct. 20, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Moose Exchange, 203 W. Main Street. Tickets at $35 per person benefit BU scholarships and must be ordered in advance.

Guests can preview the items available in the silent auction beginning at 5 p.m., including pieces by local artists and tickets for Celebrity Artist Series shows and BU theatre department performances. Guests may also view an exhibit which spotlights works in a variety of mediums by advanced art students.

The three-course dinner will be interspersed with musical performances, poetry readings by BU students from Creative Writing: Poetry classes and members of BU Players performing a scene and a song from the upcoming production of “Avenue Q,” which will run from Nov. 7 to 10. Centerpieces will be contributed by Introduction to Sculpture students.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.