Thursday, February 12 thru Wednesday, February 18

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Key West Happenings

ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS

Thursday

Jewelry Trunk Show and Art Show with Thomas Mann, 5 PM

Art@830 Gallery, 830 Caroline St. 295-9595. art830.com

 

Friday

Artist Demonstration with Priscilla Coote, 4 PM & Elizabeth Chamberlain Featured Artist Show, 5 PM

Key West Art Center, 301 Front St. 294-1241. keywestartcenter.com

 

The Civil War in Key West, A Sesquicentennial Salute Opening Reception, 5:30 PM

Key West Art & Historical Society, Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org

 

Robert Burridge and Kathy Rose, Dreams From the Heart Opening Reception

Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. 294-3973. luckystreetgallery.com

 

Saturday

George Petropoulos, Convergence: Light Captured Through My Lens Opening & Reception, 6 PM

Dog Tired Studio & Gallery, 1011 Whitehead St. 802-989-5910. dogtiredstudio.net

 

Tuesday

Jim Salem Opening Reception, 5:30 PM

Cocco & Salem Gallery, 1111 Duval St. 292-0072. coccoandsalem.com

 

CLASSES and WORKSHOPS

Thursdays in February

Acrylic Painting Basics w/Maggie Ruley, 1 PM

Island Inspirations, 933B Fleming St. 304-1013. Weekly painting classes designed to build greater confidence and basic painting skills.

 

DANCE

Friday

Alvin Ailey II Dance Company, 8 PM

Encore Series, Tennessee Williams Theatre, 5901 College Rd. 295-7676. keystix.com

 

FESTIVALS and FUNDRAISERS

Thursday 

Dance Key West Benefit, 7 PM

La Trattoria, Oceanside, 3593 S. Roosevelt Blvd. To RSVP and purchase a ticket, or make a donation, please visit dancekeywest.org/donate

 

Saturday & Sunday

GardenFest Key West & The Green Market Place 2015, 10 AM

Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd. 296-1501. kwbgs.org

 

Sunday

Southernmost Coconut Castaways “Jump Up” Social & Fundraiser for The Xena Fund, 2 PM

Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, 4 Charles St. 619-4414. southernmostcoconutcastaways.com

 

LECTURES

Thursday

Distinguished Speaker Series: TD Allman – Florida in the Civil War, 6 PM

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

 

Sunday

An Evening w/Wayne White, 6 PM

The Studios of Key West, held at Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. 296-0458. tskw.org

 

Monday

Friends of the Key West Library Free Lecture Series: Jonathan Santlofer, 6 PM

St. Paul’s Church, 401 Duval St. friendsofthekeywestlibrary.org

 

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum Free Lecture Series: Slave Ship Uncovered, 6:30 PM

200 Greene St. (courtyard) 294-2633. mfmm.org

 

Wednesday

Lunchtime Curator Sessions w/Curator Cori Convertito, 12:30 PM

The Custom House Museum, 281 Front St. 295-6616. kwahs.org

 

LITERARY

Saturday

Key West Writer’s Guild, 9 AM

Key West by the Sea, 2601 S. Roosevelt Blvd. (Community Room) keywestwritersguild.org

 

Wednesday

Joe McKay, Crazy About Words Book Talk & Signing, 5 PM

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

 

MUSEUMS, HISTORY & NATURE

Friday & Saturday

Old Island Restoration Foundation – House Tour: Opening Doors for 55 Years, 10 AM

322 Duval St. 294-9501. oirf.org

 

Sunday

Presidential Families Series – In the Shadow of the White House, 4 PM

Truman Little White House, 111 Front St. 294-9911. keystix.com

 

MUSIC

Thursday

Jazz Dinner Concert with Jennifer Lowe, Geoffrey Lowe & Mark Rose, 7 PM

Pier House Harbour View Cafe Restaurant, 1 Duval St. 295-3201.

 

Wednesday

South Florida Symphony Orchestra – Master Concerts: Love, Loss, Redemption, 7:30 PM

Tennessee Williams Theater, 5901 College Rd. 295-7676. keystix.com Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Chee-Yun, violin, Brahms: Symphony No. 1.

 

THEATER

Thusday-Saturday

Bones & Pie: Original Short Plays by Key West Writers, 8 PM

Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St. ontherockkeywest.com  295-7676. keystix.com  (through Feb 14)

 

Tuesdays-Saturdays

Next Fall, 8 PM

Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St. 294-5015. waterfrontplayhouse.org  The story of two gay men in a committed 5-year relationship. (through February 8)

 

Tuesdays-Saturdays

Clark Gable Slept Here, 8 PM

Red Barn Theatre, 319 Duval St. 296-9911. redbarntheatre.com

Satire of Hollywood takes place in a swank hotel suite in Los Angeles on the night of the Golden Globe Awards. (through March 7)

 

Middle Keys Happenings

ARTIST RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS

Artists in Paradise Gallery: 10 AM to 6 PM

Friday – Color Fest 20th Annual Lower Keys Artists Network Judged Show Awards, 6 PM

Monday – Paradise Quilters Exhibit (daily through Feb 28)

Daily – Gale Upmal & Dale Malone Featured Artists Exhibits

Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Big Pine Key. 872-1828. artistsinparadise.com

 

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Art Classes in Marathon: Pottery, Clay, Glass, Painting, Sculpture & more

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

 

LITERARY

Keys Writers Meeting, 1 PM

Big Pine Library, 213 Key Deer Blvd. keyslibraries.org

 

MUSIC

Monday

Florida Keys Concerts – Middle Keys: An Evening of Opera Highlights,  7:30 PM

San Pablo Church, 550 122nd St., Marathon. 451-0665. floridakeysconcerts.com

 

Upper Keys Happenings

ARTIST RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS

Thursday

The Connections Project III: Mosaic Opening Reception,  5:30 PM

Gallery at Ocean Sotheby’s, Islamorada, MM 81.8. 295-4369. keysarts.com  Also on exhibit, vibrant painting by Ruth Gilmore Lang.

 

Thursday and Friday

Jewelry Designer Trunk Show: Saundra Messinger,  12 PM

Gallery Morada, Old Hwy., MM 81.6. 664-3650. gallerymorada.com

 

FILM

Friday

Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus, 6:30 PM

The History of Diving Museum, 82990 Overseas Hwy., Islamorada. 664-9737. divingmuseum.org  Space limited, call to reserve your seat.

 

LITERARY

Hooked on Books:

Saturday – Tim Dorsey Meet the Author / Book Signing,  4:30 PM

Monday – Lunch Bunch Group,  12 PM

Islamorada, MM 81.9. 517-2602.

 

LECTURES

Wednesday

Immerse Yourself Series: The Ageless Diver w/Dan Orr, 7 PM

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

 

MUSIC

Tuesday

Florida Keys Concerts – Upper Keys – An Evening of Opera Highlights, 7:30 PM

Island Community Church, MM 83.3, Islamorada. 451-0665. floridakeysconcerts.com

Wednesday

Muriel Anderson Acoustic Show,  7 PM

Founder’s Park, MM 87, Bayside, Islamorada. keysice.com

 

THEATER

Thursday-Saturday

Nunsense Jamboree, a Musical Country Western, 8 PM

The Key Players at Nelson Government and Cultural Center, Key Largo. MM 102. 453-0997. thekeyplayers.org

 

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