Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar

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Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar
Thursday, January 8 thru Wednesday, January 14
Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys.

Key West Happenings
ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Friday
Following the Fish, Ernest Hemingway in Key West Opening Reception, 6 PM
The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org
On exhibit thru January 13: The History of the Waterfront Playhouse: A Collection of Theatrical Memorabilia.

Lincoln Perry & Mariette Rooderburg, Light Sensitive Gala Reception, 6:30 PM
Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St.294-3973. luckystreetgallery.com

Monday
Anna Galassini Opening Reception, 5 PM
Gildea Contemporary Gallery, 522 Southard St. 797-6485.

Michael A. Palmer Opening Reception, 5:30 PM
Gingerbread Square Gallery, 1207 Duval St. 296-8900. gingerbreadsquaregallery.com

Tuesday
Mel Fisher Maritime Museum: Celebrating 30 Years of Treasure, 5:30 PM
200 Greene St. 294-2633. mfmm.org
Open House, Reception, New Exhibits.

Daily thru January
Martha dePoo, Featured Artist Show Exhibit, 10 AM
Key West Art Center, 301 Front St. 294-1241. keywestartcenter.com

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Thursdays
Basic Acrylic Painting Classes, 1 PM
Maggie Ruley ~ Island Inspirations, 933B Fleming St. 304-1013. maggieruley.com
Call or drop in to register.

Key West Art Center:
Friday – Artist Presentation with Mike Rooney, 4 PM
Saturday – Oil Painting Class with Priscilla Coote, How to Paint Water, 10 AM
301 Front St. 294-1241. keywestartcenter.com

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

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 ~
Tuesdays:
A Fusion: Paint and Other Materials w/ Roberta Marks, 9 AM
Painting Boot Camp w/Rick Worth, 2 PM & 6 PM
Wednesdays:
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
DANCE
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

Sundays
Ballroom and Latin Dance Evening, 7 PM
Dance Factory, 906C Kennedy Dr. 304-8184. dancefactorykeywest.com
Mondays: Argentine Tango Practica at 8:15.

Tuesdays
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.

FILM
The Tropic Cinema:
Monday Classic Movie Series: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf (1966), 6:30 PM
416 Eaton St. 877-761-3456. tropiccinema.com

LECTURE
Thursday
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

Tuesdays
FKCC – Sanctuary Seminar: Reef Beacons: Navigation Through Time, 6:30 PM
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center, 33 East Quay Rd. 809-3185. floridakeys.noaa.gov

Wednesday
Lunchtime Lectures – The Curators Voice w/Cori Convertito, 12:30 PM
KWAHS, The Custom House, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org

LITERARY
Thursday-Sunday
Key West Literary Seminar 33rd Annual: How the Light Gets In
San Carlos Institute, 516 Duval St. kwls.org

Saturday
Key West Writer’s Guild, 9 AM
Key West by the Sea, 2601 S. Roosevelt Blvd. (Community Room) keywestwritersguild.org

Friends of the Key West Library – Book Sale, 9:30 AM
Library Palm Garden, 700 Fleming St.

Wednesday
Book Bites – Gold Finch, 5 PM
Key West Library, 700 Fleming St. 292-3595. keyslibraries.com

MUSIC
Thursdays
Bobby Nesbitt & skippo, 4 PM
Salute! 1000 Atlantic Blvd. 292-1117.

Antonia’s Dinner Concert, 6:30 PM
615 Duval St. Reservations: 771-0280.
Classical guitar concert performed by Mateo during dinner

Fridays
Love Lane Gang, 8:30 PM
McConnell’s Irish Pub and Grill, 900 Duval St.

Saturday-Tuesday
Living Room Series – Pico & Chown Back in Town, 8 PM
Truman Little White House, 111 Front St. 294-9911. keystix.com
Sunday
Paradise Big Band, 8 PM
Tennessee Williams Cabaret Theatre, 5224 College Rd. 295-7676. keystix.com

Monday
Kim Gordon in Concert: Isn’t It Romantic, 8 PM
Red Barn Theatre, 319 Duval St. Rear. 296-9911. redbarntheatre.com

Wednesday
The Key West / Boston Jazz Collective, 8 PM
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 800 Center St. Tickets at the door.
A ten member musical collaboration between top local jazz musicians and all-star seasonal visitors.

THEATER
Friday thru Sunday, 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

Thursday-Saturday 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 31
Nancy Henning, Gabrielle Wilson & Sunshine Rug Hookers Exhibits, 10 AM
Winn Dixie Shopping Plaza, Big Pine Key. 872-1828. artistsinparadise.com

CLASSES and WORKSHOPS
Thursdays
Plein Air Painting Classes w/Jim Salem, 9:30 AM
Sugarloaf. 744-9880. ImagineArtKW@att.net

Monday
The Connections Project III: Mosaic of the Keys – Free Workshop, 1 PM
Private Home. MUST RSVP, 731-8683. keysarts.com
Free instruction with professional artist Ann M. Lynch, to create a 6×6 canvas to be included in the 2015 Exhibit.

DANCE
Theo and Ganine’s Dance Center
Ballroom & Latin Dance Instruction. 5800 Overseas Hwy., Suite 40, Marathon. 766-3428. keysdancecenter.com
American & International styles, wedding dance, swing, salsa. Beginner’s welcome, no partner required.

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Friday and Saturday
Florida Keys Celtic Festival, 10 AM
Marathon Community Park, MM 49, Oceanside. celticheritageproductions.com/keys.htm

Tuesday
Southernmost Coconut Castaways “Jump Up” Social, 6 PM
Mangrove Mama’s, MM20, Bayside. 619-4414. southernmostcoconutcastaways.com

MUSEUMS, HISTORY & NATURE
Wednesday
Marathon Garden Club: Board Meeting, 9 AM
5270 Overseas Hwy, Bayside. 743-4971. marathongardenclub.org

THEATER
Thursdays-Saturdays, thru January 31
Harvey, 8 PM
Marathon Community Theater, 5101 Overseas Hwy., MM 49.5. 743-0994. marathontheater.org

Upper Keys Happenings
ARTIST RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS
Mondays-Fridays
Ruth Gilmore Lang Exhibit, 9 AM to 5 PM
Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty Gallery, MM 81.8, Islamorada. 712-8888. OceanSir.com

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Saturday
The Connections Project III – Mosaic of the Keys – Free Workshop, 3 PM
Purple Isles Art Guild, Key Largo Library, Tradewinds Plaza, MM 101.4. RSVP appreciated, 852-7494. keysarts.com
Free instruction with professional artists to create a 6×6 canvas 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

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS
Thursday-Wednesday
Uncorked Key Largo & Islamorada Food & Wine Festival
Various times & venues. fkrm.com/uncorked

Monday-Wednesday
Inaugural Paradise Paint Out – Islamorada
Morada Way Arts & Cultural District, 151 Morada Way. 923-8097. moradaway.org

MUSEUMS, HISTORY & NATURE
Monday
Historical Preservation Society of the Upper Keys Meeting, 7 PM
Key Largo Library, Tradewinds Shopping Plaza, MM 101.4. 852-1620. keyshistory.org

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