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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.
THINGS TO COME.
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA presents their Community Concerts Series every Tuesday .
The Renegade Urban Winery in Stroudsburg, PA presents music by featured performers Every Friday and Saturday along with an Open Mic Nite on Thursdays.
Music is presented The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday along with a Jazz Jam on Thursdays and The Water Gap Jazz Orchestra the last Monday of the month .
The Sherman Showcase in Stroudsburg, PA holds their weekly Open Mic Nite every Sunday Night.
Thursday March 22
East Stroudsburg University of PA’s Contemporary
Dancers holds their Spring Performance at The Abeloff Center for the
Performing Arts until March
Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science, and Art in Scranton, PA
will hold an Artist's Reception for their Making Faces Exhibition
featuring a retrospective of drawings and paintings by caricature
artist John Kascht.
exhibition will be on display until May 7
Friday March 23
The Origins Gallery in Stroudsburg, PA presents Spring into Action as part of the 5×7 Exhibition Series. For More Information .
Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee will hold auditions at The Shawnee Inn
and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA for their summer
Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be holding their
at Ridgecrest at the Stroudsmoor Country Inn in
Stroudsburg, PA beginning at 5:30pm featuring a representative from
US Fish and Wildlife Service will be presenting a program on the
Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge including it's newest
acquisitions and their future plans for the refuge while honoring
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Executive Director John Arway
with a lifetime achievement award and local conservation leaders
George and Olive Learn and their Family with the Silver Trout Award.
See Facebook Invitation.
Saturday March 24
DeSales University in Center Valley, PA presents their Eighteenth Annual Film Festival at the Lubuda Center of the Performing Arts. See Facebook Invitation .
Centenary Stage Company in Hackettstown, NJ presents Lúnasa in the
Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center.
KwanzaaMama presents their production of Faith Under Fire Written, Directed, and Produced by LaJoyce Brookshire and Blake Roberts in The East Stroudsburg University of PA’s Abeloff Center for the Performing Arts beginning at 7pm. See Facebook Invitation .
The Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA presents Golden Gate Wingmen. See Facebook Invitation .
The Underground Yoga Studio at the Historic Castle Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents their Chair with a Flair Yoga with Amy until April 28 . See Facebook Invitation .
The Allentown, Art Museum holds a Woman to Woman Symposium (A Convening) beginning at 11am. See Facebook Invitation.
Sunday March 25
Centenary Stage Company in Hackettstown, NJ presents The Nimbus Dance
Works in the Sitnik Theater of the Lackland Performing Arts Center as
part of their Annual Dance Fest.
The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA presents a Special Program of Words and Music and Art Exhibit: Works of Local Military Veterans beginning at 6:30pm Music to include Our National Anthem and Songs from the Vietnam War Era, Staged Readings from Memories of Jake and Man with No Yesterdays by Susan Moore Jordan. For more information.
The Pocono Mountain Community Chorus will present 63 voices representing 32 different area churches of all denominations at The Reeders, PA United Methodist Church beginning at 3pm as part of their Thirty-Ninth Annual Holy Week Concert Series. For More Information. 570-839-9464
The Allentown, PA Art Museum presents the film Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathi beginning at 1pm as part of their Documentary Film Series. For more information .
Tuesday March 27
Northampton Community College will hold their Poetry Day on their
Bethlehem, PA and Monroe (Tannersville, PA) Campus’ featuring an
appearance of Maggie Smith who is the author of “Good Bones.”
Pocono Mountain Community Chorus will present 63 voices representing
32 different area churches of all denominations at The St. John's
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Stroudsburg, PA beginning at 7:30pm as
part of their Thirty-Ninth Annual Holy Week Concert Series. For More Information. 570-839-9464
Wednesday March 28
The Pocono Mountain Community Chorus will present 63 voices representing 32 different area churches of all denominations at The Zion United Lutheran Church in Brodheadsville, PA beginning at 7:30pm as part of their Thirty-Ninth Annual Holy Week Concert Series. For More Information. 570-839-9464
“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 March 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.
Our publications are available through our website at no charge. To receive a free copy of our magazines in your email, contact us with the words "Subscribe me to (Name of Magazine)" in your message.
YOU CAN BE IN OUR MAGAZINE
you an Artist, Photographer, Writer, and/or Poet who would like to
see your work published in our Literary and Arts Magazine
"Forwardian?" Well, then. Here's your chance.
We'll be accepting submissions for our next issue until May 11, 2018. We can't wait to experience your work.
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OUR JANUARY PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART COMPETITION WINNER
We would like to congratulate Linda Zak who has won our January Competition. Her image, Winter Sunset, will appear in the Forwardian Galleria section of the next issue of our literary and arts magazine Forwardian.
Now it's your turn to win
The Forwardian Arts Society invites you to participate in a competition to determine what image will be included in our literary and arts magazine "Forwardian" Gallery Section. We'll be accepting submissions of original work of art and/or photography from April 1 until April 14.
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THE FORWARDIAN FILM FESTIVAL
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.
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.
will be accepted from Friday June 1 to Wednesday August 15
Click to submit with FilmFreeway.
THE FORWARDIAN FILM BESTIVAL
Forwardian Arts Society
join us in a special presentation featuring the filmmakers who won awards
The 2016 Film Festival and The 2017 Forwardian Film Festival to be held on Saturday June 2 and 9 beginning at 10am at The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA.
The admission to The Forwardian Film Bestival is free and it's Open to all who love the art of film.
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OUR RECENT ADVENTURES IN THE ARTS
The East Stroudsburg University of PA’s Madelon Powers Gallery presents their Kulvinder Kaur Dhew: Recent Works Exhibition until March 9. PICTURES.
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee-on-Delaware, PA presented their Big Band Dinner featuring a three-course meal created by Chef Mike Abate of the Pocono Supper Club and music by Riverside Rhythm on Wednesday February 14 . PICTURES.
The Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg, PA presented Baba Keino and the African American Ancestral Drumming Association as part of their BookHouse Concert Series on Friday February 2 . PICTURES
CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED
The PoconoArts Community Center in Stroudsburg, PA presents The PoconoArts Council Second Annual Art as Spirituality Exhibition until March 24. .
The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA presents their It’ll Make You Smile Exhibition featuring the works of Jack Swersie until March 26. PICTURES.
The Northampton Community College Monroe Campus in Tannersville, PA presents their American Identity: Art that Expresses Social, Historical and Political Issues in American Culture Exhibition until May 18. PICTURES.