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Explore art, architecture and history at Key West Art & Historical Society museums


Did you know that all four museums stewarded by Key West Art & Historical Society — the Custom House Museum, Key West Lighthouse & Keeper’s Quarters, Fort East Martello Museum and the Tennessee Williams Museum — are listed in TripAdvisor’s “10 Best Museums in Key West” list? And that the Society offers free admission to locals with ID on the […]

Mystic medium Christina Cannell

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It’s all in the cards for Key West psychic medium Christina Cannell. The Massachusetts-born intuitive has lived on the island since 2015 and uses tarot cards to channel and connect to spirit. Whether you’re a believer or a skeptic, Cannell is arguably the best on the island. She helps locals and visitors looking for answers on love, life, business and […]

Cuban Art showcased at Collections Key West


Though increasingly cut off from our beloved Cuba, her heartbeat is in tune with that of the Keys. Summer hits us both with its heat, the gift of the blossoming Royal Poinciana and the slowing of pace. Here on Stock Island, we have yet another gift direct from Cuba: ART! Ernesto Pumariega paints with a double-edged brush. His architectural pieces […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s 700 Front St. 4-6:30 p.m. Half-price appetizers www.alonzoysterbar.com 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 drinks, […]

Brandie Sager is taking Effusion Gallery off the walls with its inaugural locals showcase

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE


Step into 701 Duval and Sonji, the 7 pound Brussels Griffon and overzealous mascot of Effusion Gallery, greets everyone with a piercing bark whether she likes you or not. Her chief overlord and gallery director, Brandie Sager, is far subtler. The 30-something year old pin-up girl and Kalispell, Mont. native abides by the gospel of “less is more.” Except for […]

Summer Stage premieres ‘The Classics of Comedy’


TheatreXP will premiere a brand-new event next week as one of the centerpieces of this year’s Summer Stage. Nothing about it is really new, however. In fact, much of it goes back to the last century — some more than 50 years. The show is called “The Classics of Comedy” and it will have you laughing out loud for two […]

Mystery Writers and the fans who love them convene at 2019 Mystery Fest Key West


Acclaimed mystery authors, celebrated storytellers and the fans who love them are set to rendezvous on the tropical island where so many have found literary inspiration during the Sixth annual Mystery Fest Key West, set for June 28-30 in Key West. During the weekend’s series of panels, presentations and social events, Mystery Fest attendees will have the opportunity to learn […]

‘Mango Madness’ at The Studios of Key West


Mango season is here, and The Studios of Key West (533 Eaton St.) is celebrating with its most popular exhibition of the year. Every summer The Studios celebrates the slowing down and the heating up with a special Members’ Show. This year, the public is invited to celebrate “Mango Madness,” a show of paintings, sculptures and assorted art objects that […]

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Sweetheart of the Key West stage - Dora Gholson

Dora Gholson was born in Ypsilanti, Mich. After finishing high school in northern Michigan, she moved to Ann Arbor for a few years. She got her first guitar for Christmas 1998, and began her music career by taking guitar and songwriting classes at her community college. “That’s where I met my first guitar guru, Shari Kane (who incidentally has the […]

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 […]


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