“THE FORWARDIAN ARTS SOCIETY is a fellowship of people who love the arts sharing the belief the arts can inspire our creative dreams to become magnificent worlds of our deepest experiences reminding us who we really are. Therefore, our fellowship shares a desire to support, encourage, and explore the artistic experiences of creative individuals and groups as they go forward toward their dreams.” Mission Statement

THE AWARDS WE RECEIVED

The Sterling and Dorothy Strauser Award was presented to Paul on Saturday September 10, 2016 by The celebration of the Arts Festival

The award is to honor those who have demonstrated excellence in the arts and has shared their insights and inspiration by encouraging creativity.

The Monroe County Image Awards presented The Forwardian Film Festival their award for Community Films on Sunday September 11, 2016.


THE PLACES WE'VE BEEN


The Artery of East and West

See More Photographs and An Article About the EventThe ARTery Gallery in Milford, PA held an Artist’s Reception on Saturday September 12th for their East Meets West Exhibition featuring the works of Helen Yeoshin Hwang and Laura Dudes. The Exhibition will continue to be on display until October 5th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul 


 Flowing with McClelland at the Tolino

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Erin McClelland performed at The Tolino Vineyards in Bangor, PA on Friday September 11th as part of their Food Truck Friday Series featuring The Flying V Food Truck. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.


A September Night on the Farm

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The Josie Porter Farm in Stroudsburg, PA held their Open Air / Open Mic event on Wednesday September 9th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.


Some Happy Hours with SheilaMark

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SheilaMark performed at The Happy Hour Bar and Grill in Stroudsburg, PA on Tuesday September 8th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.


The Last Art Walk of Summer

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The Pocono Arts Council in Stroudsburg, PA held an Art Walk on Saturday September 5th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul 


SchmidtWood Flow at The Shawnee Inn

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SchmidtWood Flow performed at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA on Tuesday September 1st as part of their Community Concert Series. Photography by Paparazzi Paul 



HIGHLIGHTS OF

THINGS TO COME.


Pocono Arts Council is pleased to present their 6th Annual Photography Exhibition at The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center Gallery in East Stroudsburg, PA. An Artists’ Reception will take place on Saturday November 7th beginning at 10am with awards presentations at 11am. The exhibition will be on display until December 31st. The drop off date is Saturday October 31st from 9am until Noon. For More Information and Registration.



Please Note:

A number of venues are streaming their events on line in order to keep their patrons safe due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Please explore their website for more information. Be safe and well. 


SEPTEMBER 2020


Sunday September 20th

The 2020 Short Play Open Air/Virtual Festival will take place at The ShawneeCraft Brewery in Shawnee on Delaware, PA featuring productions of the winners of the 2019  Shawnee Original Playwrights Contest. They are “The Talk” by Scotty Mc Intosh Starring, Kathy Fisher, Dan Luddeni, Ben Rickards, and Alana Glynn and “Mind versus Heart” by Rich Strack Starring Tylique Settles, Marcell McKenzie and Andrew Stewart beginning at 6 pm at the venue while virtual performances will be presented online on October 4th. For More information



Sunday September 20th

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, PA will hold their free Sunday Evening Community Figure Drawing Event led by Lauren Kindle beginning at 4pm. For More Information.



Sunday September 20th

The City of Scranton, PA will present The Bill and Donna Arnold Band beginning at 2pm as Part of their Nay Aug Park Summer Concerts Series. For More Information: 570-348-4186



Sunday September 20th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Tom Kozic. For More Information.



Tuesday September 22nd

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present Bill Frye Beginning at 6pm as part of their community concert series. For More Information. 



Wednesday September 23rd

The Josie Porter Farm in Stroudsburg, PA will hold their Open Air/Open Mic event beginning at 6pm. The collaborative, community-based event will offer an opportunity for all forms of expression and creative arts to be presented. For More Information.



Friday September 25th

The Tolino Vineyards in Bangor, PA will present music by Doyle and the Dudes along with food provided by ??? as part of the Food Truck Friday Series beginning at 4pm. For More Information 



Friday September 25th

The Scranton Fringe Festival titled “Fringe Under Glass” will take place behind the windows of various venues and small businesses throughout Scranton, PA until September 27th. For More Information.



Friday September 25th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present A New Kind of Talk. For More Information.



Saturday September 26th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Paul Jost Trio. For More Information.


 

Sunday September 27th

The 2020 Short Play Open Air/Virtual Festival will take place at The ShawneeCraft Brewery in Shawnee on Delaware, PA featuring productions of the winners of the 2019  Shawnee Original Playwrights Contest. They are“The New Pasteur” by Michael McGoldrick Starring Stephen Hellman, Sarah Kezman, and Luke Swierczek and “Call Her” by Paul Bowman Starring Max Kubiak and Abby Witt beginning at 6 pm at the venue while virtual performances will be presented online on October 4th. For More information. 



Sunday September 27th

The City of Scranton, PA will present The Gene Dempsey Orchestra beginning at 2pm as Part of their Nay Aug Park Summer Concerts Series. For More Information: 570-348-4186



Sunday September 27th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Michael Eckroth. For More Information.



Sunday September 27th

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, PA will hold their free Sunday Evening Community Figure Drawing Event led by Lauren Kindle beginning at 4pm. www.karlstirnerartstrail.org. 


OCTOBER 2020


Friday October 2th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Sharon Norris Duo. For More Information.



Saturday October 3rd

The PoconoArts Members’ Exhibition 2020 will hold an Artists’ Reception  beginning at 4pm with award presentations at 5pm in Suite 402 in Stroudsburg, PA. The Exhibition will continue to be on display until November 30th. For More Information.



Saturday October 3rd

Spooky Stroudsburg will take place throughout the town of Stroudsburg, PA. For More Information.



Saturday October 3rd

The Tolino Vineyards in Bangor, PA presents Andrew Moses beginning at 1pm as part of their October Rogue Taco Series. For More Information.



Saturday October 3rd 

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Ken Peplowski Quartet. For More Information.



Sunday October 4th

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, PA will hold their free Sunday Evening Community Figure Drawing Event led by Lauren Kindle beginning at 4pm. For More Information. 



Sunday October 4th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Bill Washer. For More Information.



Wednesday October 7th

The Josie Porter Farm in Stroudsburg, PA will hold their Open Air/Open Mic event beginning at 6pm. The collaborative, community-based event will offer an opportunity for all forms of expression and creative arts to be presented. For More Information. 



Friday October 9th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present DaMoJo. For More Information.



Saturday October 10th

The ARTery Gallery in Milford, PA will hold an Artists’ Reception beginning at 3pm featuring the works of Randy FitzGerald and Mafie Liu. The exhibition will continue to  be on display until November 9th. For More Information.



Saturday October 10th

The Tolino Vineyards in Bangor, PA presents George Baier beginning at 1pm as part of their October Rogue Taco Series. For More Information.



Saturday October 10th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Marianne Solivan. For More Information.



October 10th and 11th

The Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present their production of “Nunsense AMen!” featuring an all male cast at the Shawnee Inn Open Air Theatre. For More Information.



Sunday October 11th

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, PA will hold their free Sunday Evening Community Figure Drawing Event led by Lauren Kindle beginning at 4pm. For More Information.



Sunday October 11th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Russ Kassoff. For More Information.



Monday October 12th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present A Special COTA at The Deer Head Inn Evening with The Eric Mintel Quartet. For More Information.



Friday October 16th

The 21st Annual Black Bear Film Festival will take place throughout Milford, PA along with an OnLine version due to the Covid 19 Virus. The festival will conclude on Sunday October 18th. For More Information



Friday October 16th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Denny Carrig. For More Information.



Saturday October 17th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Alan Broadbent Trio. For More Information.



Saturday October 17th

The Tolino Vineyards in Bangor, PA presents Zac Lawless beginning at 1pm as part of their October Rogue Taco Series. For More Information.



October 17th and 18th

The Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present their production of “Nunsense AMen!” featuring an all male cast at the Shawnee Inn Open Air Theatre. For More Information.



Sunday October 18th

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, PA will hold their free Sunday Evening Community Figure Drawing Event led by Lauren Kindle beginning at 4pm. For More Information.



Sunday October 18th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Walt Bibinger. For More Information.



Wednesday October 21st

The Josie Porter Farm in Stroudsburg, PA will hold their Open Air/Open Mic event beginning at 6pm. The collaborative, community-based event will offer an opportunity for all forms of expression and creative arts to be presented. For More Information



Friday October 23rd

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present The Deer Head Jam Trio. For More Information.



Saturday October 24th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Carolyn Leonhart. For More Information.



Sunday October 25th

The Karl Stirner Arts Trail in Easton, PA will hold their free Sunday Evening Community Figure Drawing Event led by Lauren Kindle beginning at 4pm. For More Information.



Sunday October 25th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Jon Ballantyne. For More Information.


Friday October 30th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Jim Snidero and The B.D. Lenz Quartet. For More Information.



Saturday October 31st

The Tolino Vineyards in Bangor, PA will hold their 5k Race in the AM with Blendlife followed by Erin McClelland. For More Information.



Saturday October 31th

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Jim Snidero. For More Information.


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