Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar

Wednesday Oct. 23 8-10pm Womankind's Brazaar,  Bid on one-of-a-kind decorated bras created by professional artists and modeled by Key West's finest women. Benefiting Womankind to provide breast cancer screening and clinical breast exams to local women. The Studios of Key West
Wednesday Oct. 23 8-10pm The Studios of Key West.
Womankind’s Brazaar,
Bid on one-of-a-kind decorated bras created by professional artists and modeled by Key West’s finest women. Benefiting Womankind to provide breast cancer screening and clinical breast exams to local women.

Thursday, October 22 thru Wednesday, October 28
Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.

Key West Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS/EXHIBITIONS
Saturday
Havana Dreamin’ Featuring Andy Thurber and Wayne Garcia Opening Reception, 5 PM
Gallery on Greene, 606 Greene St. 305-294-1669. galleryongreene.com

CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Saturday
Pet Portrait Painting Class w/Maggie Ruley, 1 PM
Paint your pet from photos using acrylic paints. Beginners welcome. Island Inspirations, 933B Fleming St. 305-305-1013. maggieruley.com

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Friday and Saturday
Goombay Street Festival
Street party showcasing island arts and crafts, music and food in the heart of Key West’s historic Bahama Village neighborhood.
bahamavillagegoombay.com

Friday, October 23-November 1
Fantasy Fest 2015 – All Hallows Intergalactic Freak Show
Various times and venues in Key West. See website for full schedule. fantasyfest.net

Friday
Royal Coronation Ball 27th Annual, 6 PM
Fundraiser for AIDS Help. Southernmost Beach Cafe, 1405 Duval St., Key West. 305-295-7676. keystix.com

Sunday
Screaming Green Halloween 7th Annual, 10 AM
Costume competition, bounce house, games, food and more. The Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd., Stock Island. 305-296-1504. kwbgs.org

Sunday
Zombie Bike Ride 6th Annual, 2 PM
The famed, four mile pedaling parade of ghouls on wheels. All ages welcomed. Concert featuring Revel in Dimes, face painting, food vendors and a special Kid’s Zone. Fort East Martello, 3501 South Roosevelt Blvd. zombiebikeride.com 305-294-7433.

Wednesday
Womankind’s Brazaar, 8 PM
Bid on one-of-a-kind decorated bras created by professional artists and modeled by Key West’s finest women. Benefiting Womankind to provide breast cancer screening and clinical breast exams to local women. The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St. 305-296-0458. tskw.org

FILM
At the Tropic Cinema
Thursday: The Key West Premiere screening of The Martial Arts Kid, 6:30 PM
Monday: Little Darlings Horror Movie Classics: The Exorcist (1973), 6:30 PM
Tuesday: Performance on Screen Series: La Bohme, 6:30 PM
416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinema.com

KIDS CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
Key West Art and Historical Society – The Imagination Institute: Monday at 9 AM
Sugar Skull Workshop (ages 5-15); The Art and History of Tattoos: A Workshop in Watercolors (young adults). Fort East Martello Museum, 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. To register: 305-295-6616. kwahs.org/learn

LITERARY
Saturday
Key West Writer’s Guild, 9 AM
Key West by the Sea, 2601 S. Roosevelt Blvd. (Community Room). keywestwritersguild.org
MUSIC
Thursday
Buckwheat Zydeco in Concert, 8 PM
American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. with his band, Buckwheat Zydeco. The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St. 305-296-0458. tskw.org

Fridays
Stefano on the Mandolino, 6 PM
Italian tunes and a few surprises from other countries. Salute! On the Beach, 1000 Atlantic Blvd. stevegibson9@hotmail.com

Mondays
Larry Smith and Friends at Little Room Jazz Club, 8:30 PM
821 Duval St. larrysmithkeywest.com

Mondays-Fridays
Chicago’s – Larry Smith’s Afternoon Delight, 4 PM
Playing his Knabe grand piano. 610 Greene St. larrysmithkeywest.com

Wednesdays-Sundays
In the Cabaret and Jazz in the Gardens, 5 PM
Thurs: John Benson, Fri: Michael Robinson, Sat: Will Johnson and Sun: Skipper Kripitz with Yvan and Alain Agbo and Marty Stonely The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St. 305-294-2661. gardenshotel.com

Nightly Jazz – Tavern N’ Town
Thurs/Tues: Carmen Rodriguez and Michael Thomas, Fri: Mike Emerson, Sat/Mon: Michael Thomast, Sun/Wed: Rob DiStasi, Mon: Michael Thomas. Marriot Beachside, 3841 N. Roosevelt Blvd. 305-296-8100.

THEATER
Friday-Tuesday
The Sexy Side of Star Wars: A Burlesque Parody, 8 PM
Key West Burlesque at the Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. Tickets, waterfrontplayhouse.org

Middle Keys Happenings
CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Thursdays
Plein Air Painting Classes in Sugarloaf, 9:30 AM
Classes resuming again. Call Jim Salem for more information. 305-394-5555. ImagineArtKW@att.net

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Friday
Marathon Community Theater Fundraiser: A Variety Extravaganza, 8 PM
5101 Overseas Hwy., MM 49.5 Oceanside. 305-743-0408. marathontheater.org

Upper Keys Happenings
LITERARY
Wednesday
Latitude 25 Writers Meeting, 7 PM
Key Largo Library, Tradewinds Shopping Center MM101.4. 305-451-4164. gibbsail43@gmail.com

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Thru Sunday, October 25
Humphrey Bogart Film Festival 3rd Annual
View a rotating selection of Bogie classics while also honoring the life of his wife, actress Lauren Bacall. Special guests include Eddie Muller and Monika Henreid. Various times and venues in Key Largo. 305-451-1414. bogartfilmfestival.com

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

ONGOING
ARTIST EXHIBITS
KEPart Studio Gallery Open House, 534 Fleming St., Key West. 305-890-6991. kepart.com
Gail Miller and Johnnie Hibbard Exhibit, Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Big Pine Key, MM 30. 305-872-1828. artistsinparadise.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
Lisa Lee Herman Exhibit, BJ Royster Ocean Gallery, 81650 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 386-569-6331. bjroysterc.om
Sense of Place – Richard Kemble 1932-2007″ Exhibit. Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St. 305-292-1828. keysarts.com

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
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

DANCE
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. Lucy@DanceKeyWest.com

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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