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MEMBER NEWS


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.


HIGHLIGHTS OF

THINGS TO COME.


Friday June 15

The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA will hold an Artists’ Reception beginning at 7pm for their Riv15 – Waters One Exhibition offering visions of Delaware River as imagined by Local Artists along. The Exhibition will continue to be on display until July 1. For More Information .

The Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present their Headlined Production of “The Pirates of Penzance” until July 8. For More Information .

The 2018 Pocono Mountains Music Festival will present You Got A Friend: The Music of the Brill Building at The Cooperage Project in Honesdale, PA featuring the works of songwriters Carole King, Neil Sedaka, Lieber and Stoller, Neil Diamond, and Barry Mann and Cynthia Weill among others sung by Multi-award winning vocalist, Scott Coulter, as part of their Pre-Festival Special Events Series . For More Information.

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents Dave Liebman, Billy Test, and Evan Gregor. For More Information.

Saturday June 16

The Origins Gallery at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA presents an Artists’ Reception beginning at 6pm for their Arts Showcase: The Creative Works of Grace Spezzano and Richard D’Ambrosia. For More Information .

Underground Yoga in Delaware Water Gap, PA will hold their 1 Year Underground Soulabration beginning at 5:30pm featuring a heart opening āsana, some music and bread breaking, and toasting to many, many more years. See Facebook Invitation.

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents the COTA Big Cats . For More Information.


Sunday June 17

The Presbyterian Church of the Mountain in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present Michele Bautier and Walt Bibinger beginning at 6pm as part of their Summer Gazebo Concert Series. For More Information .

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents Jay Rattman and Billy Test For More Information


Monday June 18

The Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, PA will present the work of Jim Smeltz beginning at 6pm and the music of The Juggernaut String Band beginning at 7pm as part of their Music on Mondays Series. See Facebook Invitation.


Tuesday June 19

The Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA and WXPN presents Lake Street Dive beginning at 8pm. Tickets are FREE to the general public by RSVP. For More Information .

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA presents Bill Frye beginning at 7pm in the River Sanctuary on the Grand Lawn as part of their Community Concert Series. For More Information .


Wednesday June 20

The Black Bear Film Festival will hold an Acting Class for Adults led by Robert John Keiber beginning at 6pm at Shakespeare and Associates in Milford, PA. For more information.


Thursday June 21

The Monroe Campus of the Northampton Community College in Tannersville, PA will hold an Artists’ Reception beginning at 5:30pm for their Annual Photo Art Collage Exhibition in the Dunning Gallery. The exhibition will be on display until August 10. For More Information .

The Origins Gallery at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA presents Poetry for the Summer Solstice as part of their Poetry and Prose Series featuring Mike Wetmore and Company. For More Information .

Stroudsburg, PA Mayor Tarah Probst hosts The Annual Concerts in the Park Series featuring Musician Andrew Moses beginning at 6pm near the corner of 6th and Monroe Streets in Stroudsburg PA along with a delicious dinner packed by surrounding businesses and chalk art for kids and grown-ups alike. See Facebook Invitation

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents a Jazz Jam with the Bill Washer and Friends Quartet. For More Information.

The Shawnee Craft and Brewing Company in Shawnee on Delaware, PA holds an Open Mic featuring 96.7 FM's Al the Wingman beginning at 7pm in their Tap Room. For More Information .


Friday June 22

The Pocono Heritage Center will hold an Artist’s Reception beginning at 5pm at The Mountain View Park in Tannersville, PA for their Picturesque Art Show Exhibition. See Facebook Invitation .

The Origins Gallery at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA presents Leather and Lace beginning at 6pm as part of their 5×7 Exhibition Series. For More Information .

he Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg, PA will present Andy and Judy Daigle beginning at 7pm as part of their BookHouse Concert Series. For More Information .

The Annual Milford, PA Music Festival presents Free performances throughout the town until June 24. See Facebook Invitation

The Annual Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival featuring over 100 events including New Play Series Workshops, Panel Discussions, Readings, and more in various locations in State College, PA until June 24. See Facebook Invitation .



Saturday June 23

L'ARCHET Concert Group presents The Ulysses Quartet in the Cecilia Cohen Recital Hall on the Campus of The East Stroudsburg University of PA. For More Information .

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

WDIY 88.1 FM will host The Annual Homebrew Fest featuring over 40 Homebrewed Beers from Lehigh Valley Homebrewers at The Charles A. Brown Ice House in Bethlehem, PA. For More Information




“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 June 2018 issue of our Art News magazine titled, "The Forwardian Gazette" is filled with reflections upon the creative wonders of our most recent memories and a listing of the dreamlike experiences that may occur this month.


The Volume II Issue 2 Edition of our Literary and Arts magazine titled, "Forwardian" is filled with stories that speak to you, poetry that inspire you, and images that will captivate you.

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THE FORWARDIAN FILM FESTIVAL

The 2018 Forwardian Film Festival seeks to promote and encourage the creative endeavors of filmmakers by showcasing their work in an annual festival environment. The festival takes place over a three day schedule and includes a film themed art exhibition along with the presentation of short (up to 15 minutes in duration) and feature length (90 to 120 minutes in duration) films. Certificates are given to filmmakers who are chosen by the audience and a panel of Judges for Best Short Film, Best Feature Length Film, and the film determined to be the Best of the Festival. Award winners will also be featured in subsequent showings throughout the year. Submissions will be accepted until Wednesday August 15

Click to submit with FilmFreeway.

The Phoenix Gift Shop in Dingmans Ferry, PA held their Annual Spring (or was it Summer) Fashion Show on Saturday .



The Presbyterian Church of the Mountain in Delaware Water Gap, PA presented Vinny Bianchi and La C on Sunday June 3 as part of their Summer Gazebo Concert Series. PICTURES.


The Forwardian Arts Society presented their first Forwardian Film Bestival at The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA on June 2 and 9. PICTURES.


The Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA presented Porter and Sayles on Wednesday May 23 as part of their weekly Music at the Moor Series. PICTURES.


The Yale University Divinity School in New Haven, CT Commencement Exercises in the Sterling Divinity Quadrangle on Monday May 21 , 2018 . PICTURES.


The Mill Alley Gallery located within the District Office of PA State Representative Maureen Madden in Stroudsburg, PA presented the PoconoArts Council Exhibition until May 20 PICTURES.


The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA  presented their From A Blank Canvas Exhibition until May 19 . PICTURES .


The Northampton Community College Monroe Campus in Tannersville, PA presented their American Identity: Art that Expresses Social, Historical and Political Issues in American Culture Exhibition which was shown until May 18. PICTURES.



CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED



The Tolino Winery in Stroudsburg, PA presents the Photographic W ork of Thomas Ando from his Lost in America Series until June 30. PICTURES.


Walking the Art Fantastic

The Gamut Gallery

Gamut Art Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA present exhibition featuring local artists until June 30. PICTURES


Walking the Art Fantastic

The Gallery at 800 Monroe

The Fine Art Gallery at 800 Monroe in Stroudsburg, PA presents the work of Jill Swersie until June 30. PICTURES.


The PoconoArts Council in Stroudsburg, PA presents their Nature and Geometry Exhibition until June 30. PICTURES.