WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

PERFORMANCES AND SPECIAL EVENTS

 

Event – Sunset Series at the Amp — Reopened with limited capacity. Coffee Butler Amphitheater, 21 E. Quay Road, Key West. Info: www.thekeywestamp.com.

¦ 38 Special — 7 p.m. April 3.

¦ Bill Blue’s Most Exceptional Benefit Concert — 5 p.m. April 17.

¦ Mile 0 Fest — April 27.

¦ Old Dominion — 7 p.m. May 4.

¦ Key West Songwriters Festival — 10 a.m. May 5.

¦ Slightly Stoopid — With Pepper, Common Kings and Don Carlos, 5 p.m. Aug. 6.

¦ Rebelution — With Steel Pulse, The Green and Keznamdi, 5 p.m. Sept. 19.

¦ The Temptations — 7 p.m. Dec. 11.

Sunset Pier — Music and more. 0 Duval St., Key West. Info: 305-296-7701.

 

Fridays at the Gardens Hotel — Part of the Key West International Guitar Festival, featuring classical guitar with Mateo, 5-7 p.m. Fridays, The Gardens Hotel, 526 Angela St., Key West; 305-294-2661 or www.mateoguitar.com.

Key West Theater — 512 Eaton St., Key West. Social-distancing measures currently in place. All performances subject to change. Call before you attend. Info: 305-985-0433 or www.thekeywesttheater.com.

¦ T.J. Miller — Two shows March 21.

¦ Symmetry: The Music of Jackson Browne, Glenn Frey & James Taylor — March 25-26.

¦ Wearable Art Benefit — Presented by Conch Republic Fashion Week — 6 p.m. April 17.

¦ Stand Up for a Cause — 8 p.m. April 18.

The Truman Waterfront Farmers Market is open 3 p.m.-sundown Thursdays at Truman Waterfront. The market features fresh produce, baked goods, honey, fresh seafood, cheese, international cuisine and more. www.keysartisanmarket.com. COURTESY PHOTO

The Truman Waterfront Farmers Market is open 3 p.m.-sundown Thursdays at Truman Waterfront. The market features fresh produce, baked goods, honey, fresh seafood, cheese, international cuisine and more. www.keysartisanmarket.com. COURTESY PHOTO

¦ Elton Live: The Ultimate Elton John Tribute — 8 p.m. April 23.

¦ Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band — 8 p.m. May 14.

¦ Martin Sexton — 8 p.m. May 30.

Red Barn Theatre — 319 Duval St., Key West. Info: 305-296-9911 or www.redbarntheatre.com.

¦ Season postponed; check with the theater for additional updates.

¦ “Sez She” — Streaming 24/7 through March 20.

The Waterfront Playhouse — Mallory Square, 407 Wall St., Key West. Info: 305-294-5015 or www.waterfrontplayhouse.

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¦ Season postponed; check with the theater for updates.

 

Listen on US1 Radio 104.1-FM for these:

¦ “Tales of Poe” — 8 p.m. March 27.

¦ “The Postman Always Rings Twice” — 8 p.m. April 10.

ONGOING

Farmers Market — The Truman Waterfront Farmers Market is open 3 p.m.-sundown Thursdays at Truman Waterfront. The market features fresh produce, baked goods, honey, fresh seafood, cheese, international cuisine and more. www.keysartisanmarket.com.

Key West Artisan Market — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. alternate Sundays. Dates are March 21, April 4 and 18. The market has moved to the parking lot at Sonny Mccoy Indigenous Park, 1801 White St., across from White Street Pier and the other side of the Higgs Beach Dog Parks by the Southernmost Bocce Key West courts. Info: www.keysartisanmarket.com.

The Tropic Cinema — 416 Eaton St., Key West; 305-396-4944 or www.tropiccinema.com. In-person screenings are canceled until Jan. 28. Masks are required throughout your visit to the theater and staff will conduct temperature checks. Visitors will be required to use hand sanitizer.

¦ Peggy Dow Day: A Birthday Fundraiser for the Tropic — 1:30 p.m. March 18, bring-your-own-chair screening at Key West Lighthouse.

Southern Circuit Tour:

¦ “Narrowsburg” — April 11.

Tennessee Williams Film Series:

¦ “The Rose Tattoo” — 6:30 p.m. March 22.

Virtual Cinema:

¦ “Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time” —

April 13.

¦ “The Reason I Jump” — April 13.

Keys History — The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center currently is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, because of staffing limitations in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s at 82100 Overseas Highway, MM 82, on the property of the Islander Resort. www.keysdiscovery.com.

Key West Art Center — 301 Front St., Key West. Info: 305-294-1241 or www.keywestartcenter.com.

Gallery space also offer classes:

¦ “Finding Your Voice in Watercolors” — With Karen Beauprie, 10 a.m.- noon March 23. Cost: $100 per month.

¦ Figure Drawing — With Lothar Speer, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays in March. Via Zoom.

Key West Tropical Forest Botanical Garden — Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Social distancing protocols are in effect. Masks are required. The garden is at 5210 College Road on Stock Island. For more information, call 305-296-1504 or visit www.keywest.garden.

¦ Native Plant Sale — 9 a.m.-noon the third Saturday of the month.

The Studios of Key West — 533 Eaton St., Key West. Info: www.tskw.org or 305-296-0458.

Most performances have been canceled or rescheduled.

The Old Town/New Folk series will stream:

¦ Lindsay Lou — March 25.

Between Two Palms, a series of conversations with art and theater luminaries, will livestream at 6 p.m. select Wednesdays:

¦ Dale Soules — March 24.

¦ Jonathan Freeman — March 31.

¦ Rebecca Salter — April 7.

¦ Marco Pigassi — April 21.

¦ Enrico Lopez-Yañez — April 28.

Exhibitions:

Regular gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. The Studios also are offering private tours to couples and small groups.

¦ “Robert Aiosa” — Through March 25, Sanger Gallery.

¦ “Orisha: The Lost Saints” — By Michael Marrero, through March 25, XOJ Gallery.

¦ “The Female Gaze: Strength and Vulnerability” — By Meggi Siegert, through March 25, Zabar Project Gallery.

¦ “Evolution: New Works, Olga Manosalvas” — April 1-29, Sanger Gallery.

¦ “Wild Observations: New Works, Deborah Mitchell” — May 6-27, Sanger Gallery.

Classes and workshops: See website for costs, locations:

¦ Intro to Opera: Opera Through the Ages with Vincent Zito — 10-11:30 a.m. March 19.

¦ Paint Pouring — With Sandy Trupcevic West, 2-4 pm. March 27.

¦ “Painting Boot Camp” — With Rick Worth, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays, Through March 30.

¦ Demystifying Classical Music — With Nancy Hoffman, 4-6 p.m. March 23.

¦ Open Studio — With Mike Rooney, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, March 24.

¦ Light Up Your Mood — Painting workshop with Priscilla Coote, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 5-6.

¦ Photo Critiques — With Tamara Alvarez, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays Through April 14.

¦ Intro to Handmade Gemstone Jewelry — With Abigail Houff, 6-8 p.m. March 25.

¦ Intuitive Painting — With B. Lucy Stevens, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 25-27.

¦ Paint Pouring — With Sandy Trupcevic West, 2-4 p.m. March 27.

¦ Autofiction — With Aube Rey Lescure, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28.

¦ Drawing Self Portraits — With Caro Dranow, 1-4 p.m. March 31.

¦ Gelli Plate Printing with Marlene Koenig — Noon-4 p.m. April 3.

¦ Printmaking with Cricket Desmarais — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 10.

¦ “West Side Story”: A Cultural Perspective on an American Tragedy with Stephen Kitsakos — 4-5:30 p.m. Mondays, April 12-26.

¦ Capturing Oral Histories — With Lisa Morehouse, AIR — 10-11:30 a.m. two Wednesdays and two Fridays, April 21-30.

¦ Hand Built: Polymer Clay with Elisabeth Arzt, AIR — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 1. ¦

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