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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.


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.


AUGUST 2019

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents a Jazz Jam with the Bill Washer and Friends Trio every Thursday beginning at 8pm along with performances by a variety of musicians every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights . For More Information .


The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA presents their Community Concert Series beginning at 7pm featuring Junior’s Wailing on Tuesday August 13th , Lonesome Found on Tuesday August  20th, and Renard Cohen and Friends on Tuesday August 27th. For More Information.


The Josie Porter Farm in Stroudsburg, PA presents a n Open Air Painting and Open Mic Nite beginning at 6pm on Wednesday August 14th and 21st. See Facebook Invitation .


The Pavilion of the Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA presents their 2019 Music at the Moor Series beginning at 6pm featuring Sage on Wednesday August 14 th, Jim Roberti on Wednesday August 21 st, and Tom Riccobono and Co. on Wednesday August 28 th. See Facebook Invitation .



The Shawnee Playhouse in Shawnee on Delaware, PA presents Productions their Original Playwright Series: Friday Night Shorts featuring “The A Word” by Lisa Ellex, “Longshot” by Aren Haun, and “The Dementia Monologues” by Marylou Ambrose along with “Two Friends in a Bar” and To Be Alone” by David Gess on Friday August 16th, Friday August 23rd , and Friday August 30th . See Facebook Invitation .


The Presbyterian Church of the Mountain in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present their Summer Gazebo Concert Series beginning at 6pm featuring The Chris London Band on Sunday August 18 th and Gary Dillon and Abigail Dillon on Sunday August 25 th. For More Information .


The Historic Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, PA presents their Music on Monday Series beginning at 7pm featuring Riverside Rhythm on Monday August 19 th and The Jordan River Ramblers on Monday August 26 th. See Facebook Invitation .

Friday August 16 th

An Artists’ Reception featuring the work of Rita Baragona St. Clair Sullivan will take place at The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery Delaware Water Gap, PA beginning at 7pm . The Exhibition will continue to be on display until September 1st For More Information.


Monday August 19th

A Cabaret will be presented at The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA by The Pocono Center for the Arts featuring Benjamin Eakeley, Rashidra Scott, and Jenny Lee Stern . See Facebook Invitation .

Friday August 30 th

An Artists’ Reception for a Photo Exhibition featuring works of photographers who captured images during the past 40 plus years the Celebration of the Arts Jazz Festival in Delaware Water Gap, PA has been running will be presented at The Pocono Center for the Arts’ permanent Gallery located within The Shawnee Inn and Resorts in Shawnee on Delaware, PA until September 24th. See Facebook Invitation


Saturday August 31 st

The Annual Stroudfest will take place throughout the town of Stroudsburg, PA featuring multiple vendors, live music at multiple stages, and the Pocono LatinFest . See Facebook Invitation .



“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 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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All entries for The 2019 Forwardian Film Festival are in. Thank you to all the talented film makers who shared their incredible cinematic work with us. We'll be announcing  which films of the ones we've received will be screened at the festival soon. In the meantime, here is one of our most recent Entries available for you to view. We hope you'll enjoy it. smiles.


NOW, WHERE THE FORWARDIAN WERE WE?


Gonging Around at the PC3

We were at an Artist’s Reception for the Photographic Exhibition titled “Art With Motion” featuring the work of  John M. Yetter and Musical Performance titled, “Ethereal Realms of Harmonic Sound” with Michelle Angel that took place at The Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center (PC3) in East Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday July 6 th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

The 2nd Annual Stroudsburg Arts Festival


We were at The 2nd Annual Stroudsburg Arts Festival that took place throughout the historic Downtown Stroudsburg, PA along the N. 7 th Street Corridor and Courthouse Square on Saturday July 6th. The day offered live music which included a performance by Alicia and Steve Kruger and many types of high quality art vendors. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Splashing Around At The Renegade

We were at the Renegade Winery in Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday July 6th as they hosted an Artists’ Reception for the Soho In The Burg’s Out With A Splash Exhibition which included an impromptu performance given by the Juggernaut String Band. The Reception was followed by a performance given by Acoustic Pursuit. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Dancing Elephants were Herd

We were at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Reso Shawnee on Delaware, PA where Elephants Dancing performed on Tuesday July 9 th as part of their Community Concert Series. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Art, Music, and Ice Cream. Llama

We were at The Origins Gallery Artists’ Reception for their Area Artists’ Open Exhibition that was held at The Llama Ice Cream in Delaware Water Gap, PA on Saturday July 13 th. Music for the afternoon was performed by Guitarist Jim McCabe. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Ellex and friends at the Gazebo

We were at the Presbyterian Church of the Mountain in Delaware Water Gap. PA on Sunday July 28 th to experience the excellent vocals of Lisa Ellex who was accompanied by David Leonhardt on piano and Marc Neely on trumpet as part of their Summer Gazebo Concert Series. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

The Doctor is Ramblin

We went to the Historic Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, PA to experience the music of Doc Pappy and the lost ramblers on Monday July 29 th as part of their Music on Monday Series. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.


THINGS CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED


The Art of Rena at Shawnee

The Shawnee Inn and Resorts in Shawnee on Delaware, PA will hosted the Pocono Center for the Arts’ exhibition featuring the works of Rena Hottinger until August 27th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Art Walk Augustus

Stroudsburg, PA presented their Monthly Art Walk on Saturday August 3rd which featured Exhibitions presented in the School for Performing and Visual Arts for the Origins Gallery and in the Gamut Art Gallery. The Exhibitions will be on display until August 29th . Photography by Paparazzi Paul.

Sullivan and Baragona as the Dutot

The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA will present an Exhibition featuring the work of Rita Baragona and St. Clair Sullivan until September 1 st. Photography by Paparazzi Paul.