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Arts & Cultural Events Calendar
Florida Keys Council of the Arts

Thursday, April 27
through Wednesday, May 3
One night only! - 
Saturday, 7 pm
Martina Bevis and Larry Abramovitz
in Concert
Favorite classical guitar pieces
by local musicians. 

The Studios of Key West
533 Eaton St, 
Key West
ARTIST EXHIBITS/RECEPTIONS

SATURDAY, 10 AM
Koz's Green World Gallery Opening, 7025 Shrimp Rd., Stock Island, greenworldgallery.com




MONDAY
Exhibit by Connie Hauk's Art Classes, Artists in Paradise Gallery, Winn-Dixie Shopping Center, Big Pine Key, 305-872-1828, artistsinparadise.com
 

APRIL - JULY
Key West Art Garden showcases local artist's art work made mostly out of recycled materials displayed as part of nature. Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden, 5210 College Rd., 305-296-1504, kwbgs.org
 



THEATER


THURSDAY - WEDNESDAY, 8 PM
Extended to May 5

Oklahoma Smith: The Musical, Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., 305-985-0433, thekeywesttheater.com



THURSDAY- SATURDAY, 8 PM
Good People, Waterfront Playhouse, 310 Wall St., Key West, 305-394-7445, waterfrontplayhouse.org




WEDNESDAY, 8 PM
Short Attention Span Theatre, Red BarnTheatre, 319 Duval St., Key West, 305-296-9911, redbarntheatre.com



TUESDAY, 7 PM
Plays Out Loud: Playwrights in Paradise Reading, Parish Hall, St. Paul's Church, Duval St., Key West, 305-731-0581, fringetheater.org



TUESDAY, 7 PM
Key West Portraits, original short plays from Toby Armour's playwrighting workshop, Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval St., Key West, fringetheater.org














MUSIC

SATURDAY, 7 PM
Martina Bevis & Larry Abramovitz,  two talented, local musicians will perform a selection of favorite classical guitar pieces. The Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St., 305-296-0458, tskw.org


SUNDAY, 8 PM
America, Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., thekeywesttheater.com

FESTIVALS & FUNDRAISERS

THURSDAY - SUNDAY, VARIOUS VENUES/TIMES
Conch Republic 35th Annual Independence Celebration, 305-296-0213, conchrepublic.com

FRIDAY, 5:30 PM
Zonta 35th Annual Radio DayMusic; an outdoor block party, silent auction & more. The BottleCap Lounge, 1128 Simonton St., Key West, zontakeywest.com


SUNDAY, 12 PM
ReMarcable Mattheessens Ice Cream and Fresh Fruit Social, Key West Garden Club/ West Martello Tower on Higgs Beach, 1100 Atlantic Ave., 305-294-9526, ext. 25, marchouse.org

MONDAY, 7 PM
Old Hollywood Gala, Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St., 305-985-0433, thekeywesttheater.com


FILM

At The Tropic Cinema

416 Eaton St., 877-761-3456, tropiccinema.com 

THURSDAY, 8:30 PM
Elvis Costello: Detour Live, 2016 concert filmed live in Liverpool

MONDAY, 6:30 pm
Platoon - Monday Classic Series, Oscar winner: Best Picture of 1986

WEDNESDAY, 6:30 PM
The Women's Balcony - Cinematheque Series, Hit Israeli comedy-drama.

LITERARY

The Red Hunter, New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger will talk about her novelKey West Library, 700 Fleming St., 305-292-3595, keyslibraries.org




WEDNESDAY, 1 PM
Keys Writers Meeting, Big Pine Library Conference Room, Winn-Dixie Plaza, 305-872-3196



CLASSES & WORKSHOPS


At The Studios of Key West
533 Eaton St., 305-296-0458, tskw.org

MONDAY, 6 PM
Open Critique Group. Get feedback on recent work, or just come for the conversation, with a social and relaxed evening of critique.





WEDNESDAY, 12 PM
Race Day Hat Making with Judi Bradford. Create a custom straw brim or fascinator for Derby Day!




TUESDAYS, 11 AM
Life Drawing Sessions with Annamarie Giordano, Fort East Martello, 609-884-3474, kwahs.org


MORE EVENTS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS click here

The Connection
Mosaic Project 
is now on display weekdays in the Gato Building,
1100 Simonton St.,
Key West

 

Mark Your Calendar!
Join us May 5
Cinco de Mayo
Reception!

Gato Building
Key West
5:30-7:30 pm

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Make a permanent connection by
donating  now
  
Or choose to donate
at the reception. 

One canvas for $35 or
3 canvases for $100.

Special $50 "Make A Choice" Raffle tickets,
where winner chooses
 canvas of their choice,
will be on sale
at the reception.
 

2017 Knight Arts Challenge Grant
The Knight Arts Challenge funds the best ideas for engaging and enriching communities through the arts.

Click here for more information and to apply.

Grant deadline is tomorrow
April 28, 2017
Call to Artists
Mango Madness
The Studios
of Key West
Every summer, The Studios of Key West celebrates the slowing down and the heating up with a special Members' Show
and party.

In its 5th year, Mango Madness welcomes paintings, books, video, sculptures and assorted art objects that capture the color of Key West (or simply what our talented members
are up to lately). 

Click here for Intent to Exhibit


DATES TO REMEMBER
Drop Off:
 Fri & Sat May 26 & 27, 10am-4pm
Pick Up:  
Fri & Sat July 21 & 22, 10am-4pm

533 Eaton St. Key West
ART LIBRARY

The Florida Keys Council of the Arts office in the Gato Building has an Art Library with close to 500 volumes related to the arts.

 

Come in and see what we have. Books may be checked out for short periods.

Sponsors and Supporters of
The Florida Keys Council of the Arts

 
    

South Florida Cultural Consortium




   Royal Furniture   


Gallery on Greene


   
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KWFAS SQUARE