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KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Your guide to where the locals go for happy hour drink and food specials. Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.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 Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

Explore ‘Porter and the Pirates’ with maritime historian


On Saturday, Feb. 24, maritime historian and Key West Art & Historical Society curator Cori Convertito, Ph.D., will lead the second in a series of three historically illuminating 90-minute seafaring excursions presented by the society in partnership with Hindu Charters. Passengers aboard the beautifully restored 79-foot wooden sailing schooner Hindu can enjoy mimosas or nonalcoholic beverages and salt spray as […]

Michael McDonald at the new Sunset Green Event Lawn


Five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and acclaimed singer/songwriter Michael McDonald will perform at the new Sunset Green Event Lawn at 24 North Hotel on Feb. 28. One of the world’s most distinctive singing voices, Michael McDonald is often imitated but never duplicated (although Justin Timberlake has come close on “The Tonight Show” to comedic effect, as has actor John Viener […]

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

For a comprehensive guide and map to Key West’s finest art galleries, visit www.keysarts.com/artist_ connections/ gallery_ guide.pdf. SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK The Key West Gallery 601 Duval St. Thomas Arvid Feb. 22, 23 and 24 Thomas will paint live in the gallery and will host several special events including a wine pairing dinner at Prime Steakhouse and a wine tasting […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Your guide to where the locals go for happy hour drink and food specials. Alonzo’s  700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.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 Blue Macaw Island Eats and Bar  804 Whitehead St. Every day with live music 4-7 p.m. $3 well […]

Award-winning ‘Night of the Living’ opens Feb. 15 at Key West Theater


Winner of the Best Overall Play at the New York International Fringe Festival, “Night of the Living,” by Dave Lankford, opens at the Key West Theater Feb. 15. In the play, which cross-cuts between two distant but parallel nights, Mia and Marshall confront the most intimate and difficult choices of their lives in both humorous and heartbreaking moments as a […]

‘The Gin Game’ at Fringe Theater


“The Gin Game” opened on Broadway in 1976 with husband and wife actors Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn. It was revived on Broadway in 1997 and received two Tony nominations and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize. The story focuses on two nursing home residents, Weller and Fonsia, who pass the time with a seemingly harmless game of Gin. […]

Schooner Wharf Entertainment


Michael McCloud Feb. 15, 16, 17 and 18, noon to 5 p.m. Stalwart Key West troubadour Michael McCloud brings humorous repartée and original songs that exemplify life at this tropical latitude. Malcolm and The Fiddle Feb. 15, 6 to 11 p.m. Duo of musicians from the Czech Republic playing reggae and gypsy-infused acoustic folk rock. The Happy Dog Band Feb. […]

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

For a comprehensive guide and map to Key West’s finest art galleries, visit www.keysarts.com/artist_ connections/ gallery_ guide.pdf. SPECIAL EVENTS THIS WEEK The Key West Gallery  601 Duval St. Meet the Frogman-Tim Cotterill  Feb. 16, 17 and 18  Tim Cotterill, known as the Frogman, has become one of the biggest selling bronze artists in the world today with his elegant, stylized, […]

Peter Vey’s, ‘Run Away to Paradise’ opens at The Gallery on Greene


The idea for “Run Away to Paradise,” the upcoming exhibition at the Gallery on Greene, came from a Key West poet. Elizabeth Bishop, who wrote in Florida, the palm trees clatter in the stiff breeze like the bills of the pelicans. The tropical rain comes down to freshen the tide-looped strings of fading shells.” This is the Florida and Florida […]


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