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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.
Tuesday November 20 th
The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present Acoustic Pursuit beginning at 7pm in their Main Lobby as part of their community concert series. See Facebook Invitation
November 23 rd and 24th
The Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA presents Railroad Earth Horn O' Plenty. See Facebook Invitation .
Saturday November 24 th
Theater Studio: A Confidence Theater will present their production of “Snowmen of the Indian Queen” beginning at 3pm at The School of Visual and Performing Arts in Stroudsburg, PA as part of the “Snowmen of Stroudsburg” Play series. See Facebook Invitation.
November 24 th and 25th
The Pocono Mountain Art Council will hold their Annual Holiday Arts Festival within the Executive Conference Center at the Skytop Lodge in Skytop, PA. For More Information . For More Information .
Tuesday November 27th
The Shawnee In and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will present the Village Saxophone Quartet beginning at 7pm in their Main Lobby as part of their community concert series. See Facebook Invitation .
Thursday November 29
The Origins Gallery at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA presents their Poetry and Prose Series featuring Mike Wetmore and Company . For More Information .
Friday November 30th
The Origins Gallery at the PoconoArts Cultural Center in Stroudsburg, PA presents Pleasure and Spice beginning at 5pm as part of their5×7 Exhibition Series. For More Information.Shakespeare and Associates in Milford, PA will hold an Artists’ Reception beginning at 5:30pm for their Western Spaces Exhibition featuring the Photographic work of Thomas Ando. For More Information .
The Mill Gallery located within the Stroudsburg, PA District Office of PA Representative Maureen Madden will hold an Artists’ Reception beginning at 6pm featuring the Photographic works of Bob and Sarina Cook. See Facebook Invitation .
And to our friends in the arts.
We congratulate James Gloria of the Totts Gap Arts Institute in Banger, PA who completed a Mural that paid homage to the family history of Charlotte Chris Miller who are the descendants of of George Miller. You can read all about it in an article titled , “ Historic Bushkill Center scene depicted in building mural” written by John Best. Please feel free to share your congratulatory sentiments with James.
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 November 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 Forwardian Arts Society would like to announce the winners of their 2018 Forwardian Film Festival which was held at The Antoine Dutot Gallery and Museum in Delaware Water Gap, PA from Friday October 12th to Sunday October 14th.
The film that received both The Audience Choice and the Judicial Awards for Best Feature Length Film was Charmed Life (2006) by Katherine Delaney.The film that received The Audience Choice and the Judicial Awards for Best Short Film as well as the Best of Show was MOUSSE (2014) by John Hellberg .
Each winner will receive a Certificate of Recognition and their film will be a part of the 2018 Forwardian Film Bestival Tour that will take place in several venues throughout the year. Please feel free to share your congratulatory sentiments with the winners and be sure to keep en eye out for our tour schedule .
Paul was interviewed on Wyldfm on Sunday October 7th by Reverend Ellyn. Topics ranged from the 2018 Forwardian Film Festival to the arts in general.
NOW, WHERE THE FORWARDIAN WERE WE?
We were at the Emerging Voices Open Mic Nite hosted by Veronica Coyne on Saturday November 10 th at the Frisky Goat Coffeehouse in Milford, PA. The evening featured Guitarist Darian Rivera who was followed by a variety of stellar performances given by talented individuals and groups. See What We Saw Photography by Paparazzi Paul.
We were at The Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA as they hosted The Pocono Center for The Arts program titled, “Broadway Spotlight” on Sunday November 11th . See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul.
THINGS CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED
We were at the Artists’ Receptions that were held in Milford, PA on Saturday November 10 th at Shakespeare and Associates for their Beautiful Spaces Exhibition that features the work of Rena Hottinger and Yolanda Gaolsack until December 30 th and The ARTery Gallery that featured the work of Laura Dudes and Thomas Denaro until December 5 th. See What we Saw at the receptions. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.
We were at the Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA who held an Artists’ Reception in their SOHO in the Burg Gallery on Wednesday October 31 st for their Holidazzzz Exhibition . The exhibition will continue to be on display until January 2 nd. See what we saw. Photography by Paparazzi Pau l.