Feb 272015
 
Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar

Thursday, February 19 thru Wednesday, February 25 Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.   Key West Happenings ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS Thursday Walk on White Gallery Walk, 6 PM Exhibitions & receptions at galleries & shops along White Street.   Artists @ the Armory Second Floor Gallery: Valentines, 6 […]

Feb 272015
 
TENNESSEE’S ROSE PRESENTED AT THE STUDIOS OF KEY WEST

Love. Loss. Inspiration. Isolation. Awakenings. Tennessee Williams’ relationship with his delicate and troubled sister inspired many of the characters in his award-winning plays. Tennessee’s Rose, a staged reading is presented for one night only at The Studios of Key West, 8pm, Sunday, March 15. Tennessee’s Rose draws from the plays, poetry, short stories, and interviews […]

Feb 272015
 
KW Art and Historical Society Lighthouse Celebration March 8th

February 24, 2015. Key West, FL. Key West Art & Historical Society puts members in “lighthouse” spotlight with celebration and membership drive The Key West Art & Historical Society pays tribute to its members on Sunday, March 8 from 5:30-7:30 pm with a “March Madness n’ Merrymaking” membership drive and celebration. Raffle packages, discounted membership […]

Feb 272015
 
PROJECT Trio to Perform "Genre-bending" Concert at San Carlos Institute

Brooklyn-based chamber music ensemble PROJECT Trio will perform its unique “genre-bending” program at  San Carlos Institute, Sunday, March 8, 4:00 pm  as part of the highly distinguished Impromptu Classical Concerts’ 43rd season. Audience advisory: Fasten your seat belts, it’s going to be an exciting ride. PROJECT Trio is a passionate, high energy chamber music ensemble […]

Feb 272015
 
Cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher Presents Free Talk, March 1

In 1999, The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons said, “Commanding a masterful style, (Kevin) Kallaugher stands among the premier caricaturists of the (twentieth) century.” On Sunday, March 1 at 6pm, Kallaugher presents a free talk about his life and work at the Historic Armory, 600 White Street. Doors open at 5:30pm, seating is limited. Kallaugher, editorial cartoonist for The Economist  and The […]

Feb 272015
 
Library Friends Lecture: Writer Edward Howard

Library Friends Lecture at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church   Writer Edward Hower is next speaker in this season’s Friends of the Key West Library lecture series—Monday, March 2, 6:00 p.m., at the series’ temporary location, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.   Hower will discuss and read from his […]

Feb 272015
 
New Ambulances for KWFD

Three shiny new red Horton ambulances were delivered to the Key West Fire Department on Friday, keeping the Department right on schedule in its move toward providing in-house emergency medical services beginning April 1. Their arrival is part of an historic transition in the 140 year history of the Department. Much of the nation has […]

Feb 272015
 
“Conch Honk” at the Oldest House in Key West!

Travel back to the days when news was announced with a “honk”, not a “tweet”.    Enjoy the sounds at the 53th Annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest, sponsored by the Old Island Restoration Foundation, at NOON on Saturday, March 7 in the garden of the Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval St. in Key West.  The event […]

Feb 192015
 
Anonymous Tip Leads Police To Stash of Stolen Goods on Wisteria Island

Key West Police were back and forth all day Tuesday to Wisteria Island, retrieving tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen goods. With the help of an anonymous tip, Key West Police Detectives recovered stolen fishing gear, electronics, sails, coolers, grills, dive gear and more from the offshore island. The recovered property has been […]

Feb 192015
 
KEPart Gallery Debuts to Showcase Works of Kevin E. Peterson

KEPart Studio/Gallery will open to the public with a debut celebration Friday, February 27, 6-9 p.m., at 534 Fleming Street (the old Eye Eye Eye location). KEPart was conceived to showcase the vibrant and richly toned works of Key West master watercolorist Kevin E. Peterson – a painter whose works have been described as “dancing […]

Feb 192015
 
Barracuda Disappearing from Keys

Three upcoming workshops to discuss the diminishing number of barracuda in the Florida Keys provide the public opportunity to share with FWC staff anecdotal information about their numbers, fisheries and habitat. Lower Keys Guides Association’s campaign to Save the Barracuda has helped bring this concern to the attention of the FWC. Help is now needed to convince […]

Feb 192015
 
Learn How to “Paint the Night” with Stephen LaPierre

Key West plein air oil painter, Stephen LaPierre, will offer artists and art lovers a “paint the night” workshop:  Tuesday, February 24th and Wednesday, February 25th from 7-9:00 PM. The free two-session workshop  includes basic instruction on how to prepare, plan and create your piece using only artificial light.  Attendees are asked to bring their own materials, along […]

Feb 192015
 
State Attorney Catherine Vogel Names Val Winter 'Prosecutor of the Year'

On behalf of the Monroe County State Attorney’s Office, State Attorney Catherine Vogel presented Val Winter with the designation of “Prosecutor of the Year 2014″ for his outstanding efforts supervising misdemeanors and tireless devotion to the prosecution of major crime cases. Val is an Assistant State Attorney at the State Attorney’s Office in Key West. […]

Feb 192015
 
Library Friends Lecture at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

  Musician Larry Smith is next presenter in this season’s Friends of the Key West Library lecture series—Monday, February 23, 6:00 p.m., at the series’ temporary location, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.   Smith will talk about his career as a pianist/composer and will play all styles of […]

Feb 192015
 
Singing Liberally- Vicki Roush

Key West’s favorite Diva by the Sea and Diva of the Vineyards, Vicki Roush brings her new boisterous one-woman show, Vicki Roush – Singing Liberally!, to the Tennessee Williams Cabaret with a liberal dose of Broadway show-stoppers, torch, standards, pop, and her own brand of sometimes risqué comedy. Monday and Tuesday, February 23 and 24, […]

Feb 192015
 
Cemetery Stroll Honoring Black History Month, Feb 21st

A Cemetery Stroll honoring Black History Month is planned for Saturday, February 21st. During the stroll, three groups of visitors will be escorted to gravesites where interpreters will tell the stories of the deceased in brief monologues. Gravesites to be visited include: George Adderley; Willie Ward; Roosevelt Sands, Sr.; Thomas Romer; Sandy Cornish; and the […]

Feb 192015
 
American Legion Riders Celebrate New Charter

Historic Sonny Andrews Bicentennial American Legion Post 333 (Key Largo) Commander Rocco LaPace invites all Key’s residents and guests (Veterans or not) for an afternoon of celebration, food and fun Saturday February 21st from 12-3pm. American Legion Riders (ALR) of Florida State Commander will present the charter for the newly formed local ALR group. Join […]

Feb 192015
 
Heart Health Initiative for Local Women

Zonta Club of Key West Sponsors:  Heart Health Initiative for Local Women Launched in 2012, the Zonta Club of Key West is again sponsoring its annual Heart Health Initiative to bring attention to the fact that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. One in three women die of […]

Feb 192015
 
TAVERNIER WINN-DIXIE HOSTS “TODAY” SHOW’S KATHIE LEE GIFFORD AT WINE TASTING MEET & GREET ON SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 2 P.M.

The “Today” show’s Kathie Lee Gifford will be appearing at the Tavernier Winn-Dixie store for a meet and greet and wine tasting event. Customers will have the chance to take photos with the nationally recognized T.V. star and purchase autographed bottles of her signature GIFFT wines. GIFFT wines are a partnership between Kathie Lee and […]