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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.
Students in Monroe County, PA school district (K-12) are invited to submit their work for the Pocono Arts Council’s Annual Student Art Exhibition on Tuesday January 29 th from 1 to 6pm. The Artists’ Reception will take place at the PoconoArts Community Center in Stroudsburg, PA on Friday February 8th beginning at 4pm with an Awards Presentation. The Exhibition will continue to be on display until February 23rd. See Facebook Invitation.
Visual Artists of
are invited to participate in The
Earth Speaks V Exhibition
will be held at
the Dunning Art Gallery at Northampton Community College (NCC) Monroe
to May 28th
the Artists’ Reception scheduled for Saturday April 27
All work must be related to the
Earth and the Environment. The
Submission Deadline is Friday February 8
Sunday January 20 th
The Centenary Stage Company presents the Harry James Orchestra beginning at pm in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center Hackettstown, NJas part of their January Thaw Music Festival. For More Information.
Wednesday January 23 rd
The Film, “The Swan” (1956) staring Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, and Louis Jourdan will be shown at The Triversity Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity in Milford, PA beginning at 7pm as part of their 2019 Winter Classic Film Series hosted by John DiLeo. For More Information .
Thursday January 24 th
A Chili and Trivia Night will be held at The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA beginning at 6pm. RSVP by January 20 th. For More Information.
Friday January 25 th
Lavender and Lemon will hold their first Murder Mystery Tea at Catsby Manor offering an array of appetizers, a Hearty Wild Rice and Chicken Soup with Roasted Vegetables, and dessert while attendees in a Murder Mystery dated in the 1920s reveal who Murdered Ginger Whiskers. BYOB Reservations are Required. See Facebook Invitation .
The 19 th Annual Pocono Bluegrass and Folk Society’s Winter Fest will take place at the Pocono Plaza Inn in Stroudsburg, PA. The festival will continue until January 27th. For More Information.
A production of Monty Python's Spamalot will take place at The Scranton Cultural Center in Scranton, PA until January 27 th. See Facebook Invitation .
Saturday January 26 th
The Centenary Stage Company presents Michael Cleveland and Flame keeper beginning at 8pm in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center in Hackettstown, NJ as part of their January Thaw Music Festival. For More Information.
The 2019 Pocono Winter Beerfest wil l take place at The Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA beginning at 12noon. See Facebook Invitation .
Sunday January 27 th
The 2019 Pocono Winter Wine, Food , and Spirits Festival will take place at The Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA beginning at 12noon. See Facebook Invitation .
Wednesday January 30 th
The Film, “Born Yesterday” (1950) directed by George Cukor staring Judy Holliday, Broderick Crawford, and William Holden will be shown at The Triversity Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity in Milford, PA beginning at 7pm as part of their 2019 Winter Classic Film Series hosted by John DiLeo. For More Information .
And to our friends in the arts.
We congratulate the winners of the 2018 Annual Shawnee Playhouse Original Playwright Series contest. The original theatrical works will be produced and performed by Worthington Players in 2019. The winners are:
The Full-Length Winner is “Country Fried Murder” by Judy Klass
The One Act Winners are “The A Word” by Lisa Ellex, “Two Friends in a Bar” by David Hess, and “To Be Alone” by David Hess.
Shorts plays that were chosen are “Longshot” by Aren Haun and “The Dementia Monologues” by Marylou Ambrose
The Full Length Winner will be produced at The Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee on Delaware, PA on September 14 th, 15 th, 21 st, and 22 nd and The One Act and Short Plays will be staged together August 16th, 23 rd, and 30 th. Please feel free to share your congratulatory sentiments with the winners.
“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 January 2019 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 Arts Society will be accepting submissions for The Forwardian Film Festival until Saturday June 1st. The Forwardian Film Festival proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway, the world's #1 submission platform. FilmFreeway offers free HD screeners, unlimited video storage, filmmaker profiles, and more.
We’ve received our First Submission for The 2019 Forwardian Film Festival . We look forward to seeing yours.
NOW, WHERE THE FORWARDIAN WERE WE?
We were at The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA who presented the Riverside Rhythm Big Band on Sunday January 13 th. Outstanding musicians woo the large audience with their soothing and rousing interpretations of numerous swinging jazz standards. Song were introduced and sung by Lisa Ellex along with a number of additional singers. See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul
We were at The Soho in the Burg Gallery w ho held their 5th Annual New Years Eve Party at The Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA with Music provided by by Jose Santamaria from the late hours of Monday December 31 st2018 to the early hours of Tuesday January 1 st 2019. See What We Saw Photography by Paparazzi Paul.
We were at The Origins Gallery at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA on Thursday Dece mber 20 th as they presented Poetry for the Winter Solstice as part of their Poetry and Prose Series. The event featured Mike Wetmore and Company who read original along with work previously established by other poets . See what we saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul
THINGS CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED