Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 thru WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

 

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Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings & events throughout the Keys. All phone numbers are area code 305 unless noted otherwise.

Key West Happenings

ARTISTS EXHIBITS & RECEPTIONS

DAILY

Art Camp 2014 Exhibit, 10:30 AM

Tropic Cinema, 416 Eaton St. 295-6616. kwahs.org

Showcasing the students’ art through August 22.

 

DANCE

FRIDAYS & WEDNESDAYS

Salsa & Salsa Rueda Too, 7 PM

Paradise Health & Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 294-6348.

All levels. Visitors are welcome to join.

 

TUESDAYS

Key West Country Western Dancers, 7 PM

Cowboy Bill’s Honky Tonk Saloon, 618 Duval St.

Line dance lessons with Peggy & Marvin.

 

Therapeutic Dance Workshop Series, 11:30 AM

Unity of the Keys, 1011 Virginia St. 296-5888.

 

Rumba & American Tango Classes, 7:30 PM

Dance Factory, 906 Kennedy Dr. 304-8184. dancefactorykeywest.com

 

FILM

The Tropic Cinema – Special Events

416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinema.com

THURSDAY, AUGUST 14 – Marvel Renaissance – How the Super Heroes Conquered Hollywood, 6:30 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 – Kids Saturday Movie Club (ages 12 & under) Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014), 10:30 AM

SATURDAY Morning Creature Feature: The Giant Gila Monster (1979), 10:45 AM

 

KIDS CLASSES

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

Eco-Discovery Saturday: Life on the Reef (Ages 5-10), 10 AM

Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 35 East Quay Road, Key West. 809-4750. floridakeys.noaa.gov

Learn about coral reefs by making a coral polyp and putting together a coral reef jigsaw puzzle. Free.

 

LITERARY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

Summer Tome Sadness: George Elliot’s Middlemarch, 5 PM

Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.gov

 

MUSEUMS, HISTORY & NATURE

SATURDAY, AUGUST 16

Plant Sale, Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 10 AM

5210 College Rd. 296-1504. kwbgs.org

Choose from over 150 species of butterfly & bird attracting plants.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

Key West Green Drinks, 5:30 PM

Muse, upstairs at Kelly’s Caribbean Grill & Brewery, 301 Whitehead St. keysglee.com

Green business month: Learning more about Green Business Certification & Leadership Council.

 

MUSIC

WEDNESDAYS-SUNDAYS 

In the Cabaret & Jazz in the Gardens, 5:30 PM

The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St. 294-2661. gardenshotel.com

Wed:John Benson, Thurs & Fri: Michael Robinson, Sat: Bobby Green, Sun: William Johnson at 5:30 p.m.

 

SATURDAYS

Jazz Club, 4 PM

Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.org

 

NIGHTLY

Jazz at Tavern N’ Town, 5 PM

Marriot Beachside, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 296-8100.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 17

Eastman Students Perform Classical Wind Quartet, 9 to 5, 4 PM

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. 296-5142.

Dominic Giardino, a KWHS graduate of 2012, along with three of his Eastman School of Music classmates: Abigail Arnoldof & Michael Elderkin on bassoon and Jillian Honn on oboe.

 

Middle Keys Happenings

ARTIST EXHIBITS

MONDAY, AUGUST 18-31

Y’Art Sale & Special Jewelry Sale, 10 AM

Artist in Paradise Gallery, Winn Dixie Shopping Plaza, Key Deer Blvd. 872-1828. artistinparadisegallery.com

 

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

TUESDAY, AUGUST 19

Paradise Quilters – Open Quilting, 1 PM

Dallas McDonald Senior Center, 380 Key Deer Blvd, Big Pine Key. 745-4202. paradisequilters.org

 

DANCE

Dance Lessons: Ballroom & Latin – Marathon

Theo & Ganine’s Dance Center, 5800 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 766-3428. KeysDanceCenter.com

American & International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa. Beginner’s welcome, no partner required.

 

LITERARY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

Keys Writers Meeting, 1 PM

Big Pine Library, Winn-Dixie Shopping Plaza. 213 Key Deer Blvd. keyslibraries.org

Specially priced artwork by gallery members along with a costume & vintage jewelry sale benefiting SPCA & Xena Fund.

 

Upper Keys Happenings

ARTIST EXHIBIT

THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS

Legends of the Line, 10 AM

Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, Islander Resort, MM 82, Islamorada. 922-2237. keysdiscovery.com

Explores the characters that helped develop fishing practices used today and the development of tourism.

 

MUSEUMS, HISTORY & NATURE

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20

Immerse Yourself! Series: Diving for Dollars, 7 PM

History of Diving Museum, MM83, 82990 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada. 664-9737. divingmuseum.org

Is it worth the risk? Presented by Dick Magaldi.

 

ONGOING

ARTIST EXHIBITS

Member’s Exhibit, DAILY, 10 AM. Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Plaza. 872-1828. artistinparadisegallery.com

Black, White & Read Exhibit, DAILY, 9 AM-5 PM, Arts Council, The Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St. 305-295-4369. keysarts.com

Richard Matson, A Light in the Window Exhibit, DAILY, 10 AM, Key West Art Center, 301 Front St. 294-1241. keywestartcenter.com

Key West Art Garden Exhibit, DAILY, 10 AM, Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd. 296-1504. kwbgs.org

Cuba – Key West, One Race Exhibit, DAILY, 10 AM, Gallery on Greene, 606 Greene St. 294-1669. galleryongreene.com

Tennessee Williams Key West Exhibit, DAILY, 10 AM, 513 Truman Ave, behind the KW Visitor Center, 294-3121. twkw.org

Kati Meroni Fine Art Exhibit, MONDAYs-FRIDAYs, 9 AM, The Gallery at Ocean Sotheby’s, MM 81.8. 712-8888. OceanSIR.com

Nadine Lahti, Florida Keys Wildlife Exhibit, DAILY, 8 AM, Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop & Gallery, Islamorada. MM 82.2 664-0001. lobstertrapart.com

Florida Keys or Bust! A History of Tourism Exhibit & Will Fernandez, Whims Exhibit, DAILY, 9:30 AM, The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Knitting/Needlework Group, Saturdays, 3:30 PM, Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.org

Key West Plein Air Painters, Wednesdays, 5 PM, oneillpaintings@gmail.com

Modern Finger-style Guitar Lessons – Islamorada, Daily, Dave Feder, 394-2765. davidf@davidfeder.com

Morada Way Clay, Daily, 140 Morada Way, Islamorada. 900-9023. moradawayclay.com

The Art Studio, 10 AM, 12535 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. 289-9013. keysartstudio.com

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