Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar
Friday, January 2 thru Wednesday, January 7
Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.
Key West Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Upper Duval Art Stroll, 6 PM
Special art exhibitions and receptions at galleries and shops along Upper Duval from United to Truman. Including Irene Stanton, Circular Patterns Opening Reception at Frangipani Gallery, SoDu Gallery Partners’ Show, Cocco & Salem, Dog Tired Studio & Gallery (Whitehead & Julia), Island Arts, Key West Pottery, Cork & Stogie, Millionaire Gallery.
Saturday thru January 9
Lincoln Perry and Mariette Roodenberg Exhibitions, 11 AM
Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. 294-3973. luckystreetgallery.com
Reception: Friday, January 9 at 6:30 p.m.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Basic Acrylic Painting Classes, 1 PM
Maggie Ruley ~ Island Inspirations, 933B Fleming St. 304-1013. maggieruley.com
Call or drop in to register.
Tuesdays thru March 31
Finding Your Voice in Watercolor Classes, 10 AM
Key West Art Center, 301 Front St. To register: 517-6806 or karenbeausartstudio.com
Bring own supplies, list available at beausartstudio.com
Portrait Painting Classes w/Janice Jo Stevens, 6 PM
FKCC, 5901 College Rd. 809-3250. artbyjanis.com
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Key West Still Life & Drawing Workshop, 11 AM
Tuesdays: San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval St.
Thursdays: FKCC, 5224 College Rd. 609-884-3474 or 809-3185.
The Studios of Key West ~
A Fusion: Paint and Other Materials w/ Roberta Marks, 9 AM
Painting Boot Camp w/Rick Worth, 2 PM & 6 PM
Pick Up Your Pencil with Mike Rooney, 9 AM
Watercolor Wednesdays with Sean Callahan, 2 PM
The Eaton Street Theater, 522 Eaton Street. 296-0458. tskw.org
Jazz Dance Class with Denis Hyland, 10:30 AM
CoffeeMill Dance Studio, 916 Pohalski Ln. 296-9982. coffeemilldance.com
Fridays and Wednesdays
Salsa (maybe a little Rueda too) Dance Classes, 7 PM
Paradise Health and Fitness Dance Studio, 1706 N Roosevelt Blvd. 296-6348. Lucy@DanceKeyWest.com
Ballroom and Latin Dance Evening, 7 PM
Dance Factory, 906C Kennedy Dr. 304-8184. dancefactorykeywest.com
Mondays: Argentine Tango Practica at 8:15.
International Folk Dancing w/Nancy 3. Hoffman, 7 PM
UU Fellowship Hall, 801 Georgia St. 207-939-0301.
Key West Country Western Dancers, 6:30 PM
Free line dancing lessons with Marvin, plus Texas 2-step, swing, waltz, cha cha, etc.
Cowboy Bill’s, 618 Duval St. 724-333-4137.
FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Key West Artisan Market, 10 AM
The Restaurant Store. 1111 Eaton St. 294-7994.
Art, Food, Wine and Craft Beer, shopping and entertainment.
Key West Outdoor Movies: Wizard of Oz, 7 PM
Visualize Entertainment, Bayview Park, Corner of Jose Marti and Truman Ave.
The Tropic Cinema:
Saturday – Kid’s Movie Club: How to Train Your Dragon 2, 10:30 AM
Monday – Classic Movie Series: Butterfield 8 (1960), 6:30 PM
416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinema.com
Key West Garden Club Educational Lecture Series: The Story of Grimal Grove, 1:30 PM
West Martello Tower, 1100 Atlantic Blvd. 294-3210. keywestgardenclub.com
Key West Poetry Guild, 7 PM
Andy’s Cabana, 308 Petronia St. 293-0902.
Featured poet: Elizabeth Elliott.
MUSEUMS, HISTORY and NATURE
Locals Free Sunday at the Key West Botanical Garden, 10 AM
5210 College Rd. 296-1504. kwbgs.org
Antonia’s Dinner Concert, 6:30 PM
615 Duval St. Reservations: 771-0280.
Classical guitar concert performed by Mateo during dinner
Love Lane Gang, 8:30 PM
McConnell’s Irish Pub and Grill, 900 Duval St.
Creating a broad musical palette such as swing, old school country, rockabilly and bluegrass.
Impromptu Classical Concerts of Key West: Ashu – Saxaphone & Piano, 4 PM
St. Paul’s Church, 410 Duval St. 295-7676. keystix.com
Sunday & Monday
Bobby Nesbitt: Tribute to Fred Astaire, 8 PM
Tennessee Williams Cabaret Series, 5901 College Rd. 295-7676. keystix.com
South Florida Symphony Orchestra: Tropical Beat Series II: Starry Night All In White, 5 PM
Marriott Beachside, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd.
Blue Door String Quartet: Schubert’s 2 Cello Quintet & Garo Yellin, guest cellist.
Karri, Skippo, Bubba & Tim Mayer, 9 PM
Virgilio’s, 524 Duval St. 296-1075.
Fridays thru Sundays, thru January 11
The Price, 8 PM
Fringe Theatre Key West, Garret of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, 200 Greene St. 295-7676. keystix.com
Estranged brothers, old scores and an ancient furniture appraiser who turns haggling into a commentary on life and consumerism.
Tuesdays-Saturdays thru January 17
The Last Night of Ballyhoo, 8 PM
The time is 1939, when the most important thing in young Lala Levy’s life is the Atlanta premiere of Gone With the Wind.
Red Barn Theatre, 319 Duval St. 296-9911. redbarntheatre.com
Thursdays-Saturdays thru January 10
Noises Off, 8 PM
Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. 294-5015. waterfrontplayhouse.org
A delirious romp of slamming doors, bickering actors, pretty girls in their underwear, mayhem and errant sardines.
Middle Keys Happenings
ARTIST RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Daily thru January
Nancy Henning and Gabrielle Wilson Exhibits, 10 AM
Winn Dixie Shopping Plaza, Big Pine Key. 872-1828. artistsinparadise.com
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
The Connections Project III & Lower Keys Area Network Meeting – Free Mosaic Workshop, 7 PM
Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Plaza, 872-1828. artistsinparadise.com
Ballroom and Latin Dance Instruction
Theo and Ganine’s Dance Center, 5800 Overseas Hwy, Suite 40, Marathon. 766-3428. KeysDanceCenter.com
American and International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa and monthly dance socials.
Friends in Focus: Get Vegucated, 7 PM
SFFFK, Marathon Power Squadron Bldg., 52nd St. Gulf on Loggerhead Lane. 289-2288.
Keys Writers Meeting, 1 PM
Big Pine Key Library, Winn-Dixie Shopping Plaza. keyslibraries.org
Upper Keys Happenings
ARTIST RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Art Guild of the Purple Isles Meeting, 10 AM
The Elks Lodge, Tavernier, MM 92.6, Bayside. 451-2726.
CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
The Connections Project III: Mosaic of the Keys – Free Workshop, 4 PM
Morada Way Clay, 140 Morada Way, MM 81.5. 900-9023. keysarts.com
Create a 6×6 canvas (provided) to be included in the 2015 Exhibit.
Wednesdays thru January 28
Figure Drawing with Samantha Decker-Hoppen, 6 PM
MM 810.5. Oasis Classroom across the street from Morada Way Clay. 900-9023. moradawayclay.com
The History of Florida’s East Coast Railway and Flagler’s Key West Extension, 6 PM
Keys History & Discovery Center, 82100 Overseas Hwy. 922-2237. keysdiscovery.com
Presented by Professor Seth H. Bramson