Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar

International Sand Art Competition 2nd Annual, Wednesday-Saturday, November 25-29, 9 AM to 5:30 PM Renowned sand sculptors from around the world begin their sculptures made from sand in water. Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds Street. sandisle.com
2nd Annual International Sand Art Competition
Wednesday-Saturday, November 25-29, 9 AM to 5:30 PM
Renowned sand sculptors from around the world begin their sculptures made from sand in water. Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds Street. sandisle.com

Thursday, November 19 thru Wednesday, November 25
Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.

Key West Happenings
Harrison Gallery Presents Holst + Langer, 6 PM
Artisans, design and produce wearable works of art.
Harrison Gallery, 825 White St. 305-294-0609. harrison-gallery.com

Walk on White Gallery Walk, 6 PM
Exhibitions & receptions at galleries & shops along White St, including Artists @ the Armory, Harrison Gallery, Stone Soup Gallery, Lucky Street Gallery & hIPSO facto at the Coffee Mill Dance Studio.

Members Show – Changing Tides Opening Reception, 5 PM
Florida Keys Council of the Arts, 1100 Simonton St. 305-295-4369. keysarts.com

Bars, Brews & Blues: Carousing in Key West Opening Reception, 6 PM
Explore Key West’s long association with bars and revelry through a historic lens, highlighting the people and establishments that make Key West unique.
The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 305-295-6616. kwahs.org

Thru Sunday
Key West Film Festival 2015
Annual celebration of film and filmmakers with featured screenings and special events hosted at landmark venues throughout Key West. Screenings and panels include interactive Q+A sessions with cast and crew. Highlight: Friday – Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue with Q&A featuring Michael Joplin. See website for schedule kwfilmfest.com

Wednesday-Saturday, November 25-29
International Sand Art Competition 2nd Annual, 9 AM to 5:30 PM
Renowned sand sculptors from around the world begin their sculptures made from sand in water. Casa Marina Resort, 1500 Reynolds Street. sandisle.com

Discovery Saturday: Diving Detectives, 10 AM
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 35 E. Quay Rd., Truman Waterfront. 305-809-4750. floridakeys.noaa.gov/eco_discovery

Distinguished Speaker Series: John Vagnoni, 6 PM
A Spirited History of the Green Parrot. The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 305-295-6616. kwahs.org

Saturday and Sunday
Key West Garden Club Annual Fall Plant Sale & Art Show, 10 AM
KW Garden Club/ West Martello Tower on Higgs Beach, 1100 Atlantic Ave. 305-849-1070. keywestgardenclub.com

Plant Sale at the Key West Botanical Garden, 10 AM
Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd. 296-1504. kwbgs.org

Friday Afternoons with Rock Solomon, 3 PM
Music of Frank Sinatra and other great swing-era crooners with the help of jazz guitarist Tim McAlpine and other special guests every Friday. Patio Bar, 525 United St. 305-292-1450. RockSolomon.com
Friday and Saturday
Waterfront Playhouse – Class: A Celebration of Kander & Ebb, 8 PM
Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. 305-294-5015. waterfrontplayhouse.org

Zach Seemiller in Concert, 8 PM
The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St. 305-296-0458. tskw.org

Saturday and Sunday
Strings of Rock n’ Roll, 8 PM
Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Rd., Key West. 305-295-7676. keystix.com

Middle Keys Happenings
Marathon Community Theater – Forever Plaid, a Musical, 8 PM
MM 47.5, Oceanside behind Plaza Grill. 305-743-0994. marathontheater.org

Upper Keys Happenings
Morada Way Arts & Cultural District Art Walk, 6 PM
A monthly outdoor event featuring art, food, drink and music.
Galleries include: Redbone Gallery, Gallery Morada, Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery and Morada Way Clay. Tiki torches, live music, food, drink & art art art!
MM 81. 5, Islamorada. 664-9100. moradaway.org

Thru Saturday, December 5
Innocent Souls: Vietnam 1968 Photography Exhibition, 10 AM
Pictures captured of the Vietnam War by 1st Lieutenant Glenn Hoover. Key Largo Library (Community Room), Tradewinds Shopping Center, Key Largo. innocentsoulsvietnam.org

Latitude 25 Writers Meeting, 7 PM
Key Largo Library, Tradewinds Shopping Center MM101.4. 305-451-4164. [email protected]

Jam / Open Mic with Dave Feder, 9 PM
oo-tray Restaurant, 80939 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 305-922-2027. keysice.com

Bay Day Jazz Fest, 2 PM
ICE Amphitheater in Islamorada Founders Park, MM 87. keysice.com

Dave Feder’s Jazz Trio, 6 PM
Smuggler’s Cove Resort & Marina, 85500 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada, bayside. 305-664-5564

Gerry Boris and Mary Blackman, Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Big Pine Key, MM 30. 305-872-1828. artistsinparadise.com
Susi Trottnow Exhibit: Porcelain jewelry, sculpture and gifts. BJ Royster Ocean Gallery, 81650 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 386-569-6331. bjroyster.com
Havana Dreamin’ Featuring Andy Thurber and Wayne Garcia Exhibition, Gallery on Greene, 606 Greene St. 305-294-1669. galleryongreene.com
KEPart Studio Gallery Open House, 534 Fleming St., Key West. 305-890-6991. kepart.com
Hibiscus Photography Art Gallery Exhibit, The Gallery at Ocean Sotheby’s, 81888 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 305-712-8888. oceansir.com
The Pink House Gallery – South Florida Artists Show, 264 Tavernier St. 305-394-0069. pinkhouseart.com
Arthur Rothstein, Assignment Key West 1938 Photography Exhibit, The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 305-295-6616. kwahs.org

– Life Drawing Workshops with Annamarie Giordano, Thursdays at 11 AM. Weekly 3-hour long class. Models wanted. Florida Keys Community College, 5901 College Rd. 609-884-3474.
-Plein Air Painting Classes in Sugarloaf, Thursdays at 9:30 AM. Call Jim Salem for more information. 305-394-5555. [email protected]
-The Art Studio in Marathon – Classes and workshops: Pottery, Clay, Glass, Painting, Sculpture and more. 12535 Overseas Hwy, Oceanside. 305-289-9013. keysartstudio.com
-Morada Way Arts and Cultural District – Classes and workshops: Playing with Abstraction, Beer 101, Plein Air to the Next Level, Creating with Clay, Underwater Realism, Palm Frond Boats, Write Your Story, Exploring Paint with Taylor, Keeping Images Alive.
151 Morada Way, MM 81.5, 305-900-9023.
-The Studios of Key West – Classes and Workshops: Painting and drawing, writing and reading, Photo and Mixed Media, Culinary Arts, Kids and Teens, Music Performance and movement. 533 Eaton St. 305-296-0458. tskw.org

-Theo and Ganine’s Dance Center. American and International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa. Beginner’s welcome, no partner required. Ballroom and Latin Dance Instruction. 5800 Overseas Hwy., Suite 40, Marathon. 305-766-3428. keysdancecenter.com
-On Your Toes Dance Studio. Focused on teaching ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, contemporary and acrobatics to students aged 3-18.
92451 Overseas Highway, Tavernier. 305-852-3818. oytdancestudio.com
-Salsa and Salsa Rueda too Dance Class, Fridays/Wednesdays, 7 PM/8 PM. All levels, drop in class, no partner needed. Paradise Health and Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-6348. [email protected]
-CoffeeMill Dance Studio – Fall Adult Classes check website for full schedule. 916 Pohalski St. 305-296-9982. coffeemilldance.com
-Dance Factory – Social Dancing: Ballroom and Latin, Sundays, 7 PM. No partner needed/singles welcome. 906C Kennedy Dr. 305-304-8184. dancefactorykeywest.com
-Key West Country Western Dancers, Tuesdays, 7:30 PM. Texas 2-step, swing, waltz, cha cha. Free line dance lessons. Bourbon Street Pub, 724 Duval St. 724-333-4137.

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