MEETING of the MINDS

PARROTHEADS‘ PHLOCK ’TO PARADISE


LAST WEEK WAS INTENSE. We doused ourselves in fake blood and pedaled to Duval Street, brutal head-winds be damned. We danced with tens of thousands of our new best friends until the wee hours (which totally counts as cardio, by the way). We donned tutus and togas and tighty whiteys as we bounced from party to party. We had more fun […]

Big changes at the Key West Theater



Jefferson Starship. Marshall Tucker Band. Three Dog Night. Donavon Frankenreiter. These are just a handful of the über famous acts that have diverted their tours and maneuvered their gargantuan buses all the way down U.S. 1 to play to eager crowds at the end of the road. And for that, we have the ever-growing Key West Theater to thank. A […]

OFF OFF DUVAL

The most traveled and visible street in Key West is only the beginning, the surface, of what the town has to offer. Ask the locals about their favorite spots, stroll through quiet neighborhoods or down alleyways off Duval and you’ll begin to dive deeper into the quieter, more diverse and less readily apparent offerings. Here are eight spots you might […]

MAP IT OUT

Getting around Key West

1. Southernmost Point  The corner of South and Whitehead streets www.southernmostpointwebcam.com The city of Key West erected this concrete buoy in 1983 to denote the southernmost point in the continental United States. 2. Conch Tour Train  303 Front St. 305-294-5161 or 888-916-8687 www.conchtourtrain.com The iconic train has been winding its way through the streets of Key West since 1958. 3. […]

MUSIC SCENE

Bill Blue: The King of Crazy Town


At 70ish, bluesmaster Bill Blue is a master showman, grabbing the audience by the cojones as soon as his rocking persona hits a stage. He’s toured with Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup (writer of Elvis’ “That’s Alright Mama”) and shared the stage with ZZ Top, The Allman Brothers, Albert King, Johnny Winter and Hank Williams Jr. Settled on the rooftop of […]

Key West Theater welcomes Ottmar Liebert and his band Luna Negra


Grammy nominee Ottmar Liebert and his band Luna Negra are coming to Key West to celebrate their latest release and delight fans with “The Complete Santa Fe Sessions.” A five-time Grammy nominee who has sold millions of records across the globe, Leibert is skilled practitioner of contemporary flamenco guitar. Always filled with surprises, his performances incorporate a lot of textures […]

KEY WEST CALENDAR OF EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen Nov. 3, 8 p.m.Sunset Green Event Lawn3820 North Roosevelt Blvd.www.ticketfly.com Key West Powerboat Parade Nov. 4, 4 p.m.Duval St. Badfish-A tribute to Sublime Nov. 5, 7 p.m.Sunset Pier0 Duval St. NFL Sunday Nov. 5, noonMary Ellen’s Bar420 Appelrouth Lane MUSIC Green Parrot Bar 601 Whitehead St.Live music nightlyCheck the scheduleat www.greenparrot.com Irish […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com Aqua  711 Duval St. 2-6 p.m. $5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beers www.aquakeywest.com Bagatelle  115 Duval St. 4-6 p.m. Half-price drinks $5 appetizers www.Bagatellekeywest.com Blackfin  918 Duval St. 4:30-6:30 p.m. $7 menu www.blackfinbistro.com Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

CAUGHT IN KEY WEST THIS WEEK

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

SALT Gallery showcases photography, sculptures by Martha Hubbard and Karen Luknis

For the month of November, SALT Gallery presents “A-MUSED,” a collection of stunning new photography and mixed media sculptures by local artists Martha Hubbard and Karen Luknis. An opening reception takes place from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. While celebrated for her culinary expertise and service to fine dining establishments that include 915, Louie’s Backyard and now her chef-led cooking […]


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