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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.


SPECIAL NOTICES

Filmmakers are invited to share their Cinematic work to be considered for inclusion in the 20 th Annual Black Bear Film Festival that will take place throughout Milford, PA from October 18 th to the 20th. The submission deadline is Friday August 9 th. For More Information and to enter .

Filmmakers are invited to share their Cinematic work to be considered inclusion in The Annual Pennsylvania Indie Shorts Film Festival that will take place at the Pocono Cinema Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg, PA beginning November 1st. The submission deadline is September 15 . For More Information and to enter.

JUNE 2019

The Historic Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, PA presents their Music on Monday Series Every Monday Evening Beginning at 7pm. The art exhibition begins at 6pm.

The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA presents their Community Concert Series Every Tuesday Evening Beginning at 7pm

The Pavilion of the Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA presents their 2019 Music at the Moor Series Every Wednesday Evening Beginning at 6pm. A buffet dinner begins at 5pm.

The Town of Stroudsburg, PA presents their Concerts in the Park Series every Thursday Evening Beginning at 6pm .

The Presbyterian Church of the Mountain in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents their Summer Gazebo Concert Series Every Sunday Evening B eginning at 6pm.

The Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents music every weekend along with special performances during the week.


Friday June 21 st

The Mostly Jazz Trio and special guest Yuri Turchyn will perform at The Columns Museum in Milford, PA beginning at 7pm as part of The Milford Music Festival. See Facebook Invitation .

The Milford Music Festival will be celebrated throughout the town of Milford, PA featuring various musicians performing in many venues until June 23 rd. See Facebook Invitation .

Courage Circle Threads 2019 will take place at The Kirkridge Retreat Center in Bangor, PA. For More Information


Monday June 24 th

Mike Wetmore and Friends will be sharing their poetry at The Eastern Monroe Public Library in Stroudsburg, PA beginning at 7pm featuring an evening of open readings. 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 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?


Fashion, Fun, and Food at the Phoenix

We were at a Spring Fashion Show that was held at The Phoenix Gift Shop in Dingsman Ferry, PA on Saturday May 11 th. See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul .

Gay Men’s Chorus Two Boys Kissing

We were at St Peters Lutheran Church in Middletown, PA who presented The Harrisburg Gay Men’s Chorus’ performance of an Oratorio titled, “Two Boys Kissing” on Friday May 17 th. See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Pau l.


Wailing on the Mountain

We were at the Presbyterian Church of the Mountain in Delaware Water Gap, PA who presented the blues/jazz band Junior’s Wailing on Sunday June 2nd as the first installment of their 2019 Summer Gazebo Concert Series. See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Pau l. 


Being Schooled Through Music at the Depot

We were at The J. M. Hill Chorus and The East Stroudsburg High School North Choral performance that was held at The Historic Dansbury Depot in East Stroudsburg, PA on their outdoor stage while the art of Maria Ferreris was on display within the building on Monday June 3 rd as part of their Music on Monday Series. See What We Saw. Photography by Paparazzi Paul. 


Art From a Higher Place

The PoconoArts Council’s Members’ Exhibition was presented at 701 Main St. in Stroudsburg, PA until June 8 th. See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul .


The Opening of Another Dutot Season

The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA presented their first Exhibition for the 2019 Season featuring the work of Renee Emanuel and Bill Teitsworth until June 9 th. Photography by Paparazzi Paul

Jazzing The Pavilion Fantastic

We experienced the performance of the Lisa Ellex Duo featuring Lisa Ellex on Vocals and Dr. Terry Klinefelter on Keyboards at The Pavilion of the Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA on Wednesday June 1 2th as part of their 2019 Music at the Moor Series. A buffet dinner was also offered. See What We saw . Photography by Paparazzi Pau


The PCFTA Night was bright at Shawnee

We were at A Broadway Celebration that was presented by The Pocono Center for the Arts (PCFTA) at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort in Shawnee on Delaware, PA on Sunday June 16 th. See what we saw . Photography by Paparazzi Pau



THINGS CURRENTLY BEING PRESENTED


A Castle in the Spring

The Castle Inn Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA presents their Spring Show featuring the work of Lauryn De Leeuw, Rena Hottinger, Helen Huang, Dora Pieren, and Jesse Clemente until June 28th . See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul.


A day for Air and Auctions

The unsold artwork of the 37 artists who participated in The Antoine Dutot Museum and Gallery in Delaware Water Gap, PA 4th Annual En Plein Air Fine Art Show and Silent Auction will remain on display until June 30 th. See What We Saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul


The Illumination of Water at The PC FTA Gallery

The Pocono Center for the Arts’ (PCFTA) presents the Water Light Exhibition featuring works of Tricia Lowery Lippert in their permanent Gallery located within The Shawnee Inn and Resorts in Shawnee on Delaware, PA until July 9th. See What We saw . Photography by Paparazzi Paul