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Places to see fine art like a local


Key West is an artist’s utopia. Vibrant colors, stunning landscapes, dynamic wildlife and a culture that embraces art in all its incarnations are just a few of the infinite reasons why creators of all types flock to the island seeking inspiration. And though you can hardly walk a block down Duval Street without stumbling over an artisan peddling crafts streetside, […]

‘Dreaming’ at Jag Gallery


Jag Gallery offers an invitation to spend time with their new show, “Dreaming,” featuring two of Key West’s most beloved artists, Susan Sugar and Cathy Rose. Over twenty years ago Cathy, a potter, and Susan, a fledgling painter, crossed paths with Diane Zolotow of Lucky Street Gallery. She gave them their first shows, and a foundation from which they have […]

Theaters to open at 50 percent capacity, still fresh streamers premiere online


With the approval of Gov. Ron DeSantis, Florida theaters have been given a green light to reopen, initially at a 50 percent capacity. Just when all will open is still shaking out for us to see. Theater owners are still figuring out what that will look like, from seating to serving to sanitization requirements. How many moviegoers theaters will attract […]

Munder and Martini: ‘New Now’ at Jag Gallery


Jag Gallery is proud to present “New Now,” new photogravure works by Carol Munder and new sculptures and monoprints by John Martini, on display until June 20. Martini is known for his iconic bright-colored steel sculptures that one can see all around Key West, not to mention nationwide and in Europe as well. Those same colors saturate his monoprints, a […]

Through the eyes of Spike: “Da 5 Bloods” and more fresh out to watch


Spike Lee is for real. And he always seems to keep it real. Ever since he burst onto the stage with the indie film success “She’s Gotta Have It” in 1986, the NYU Film School grad (now NYU Film School professor and Masterclass expert) has had a stream of films that speak to the truth. True to the times. True […]

We are all in this together and we are all watching — together


If you are sitting on the edge of your seat right now wondering just how Marty Byrde is going to survive his latest move operating as a money-launderer for a Mexican drug lord, you’re not alone. The character, played by Jason Bateman, is a financial planner who has relocated his family from Chicago to the Ozarks on the Netflix series […]

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Tailored book suggestions for those who’ve already watched everything

OK. You’ve binged and you’ve binged and you’ve binged, watching various TV and cable series until your eyes are rolling in their sockets or have dried up like raisins from overuse and fallen out of your face. You’ve watched everything on Netflix, HBO, Showtime, Hulu, Amazon Prime and every streaming service known, as well as the networks. There are no […]

Friendships in strange places, Looney Tunes, lucky grandmas and more on tap


If you were to take a look at streaming activity this year over last you would find that it has nearly doubled, according to folks at Reelgood who monitor things like this. Playback for kids’ content has also gone up 86% over last year and, oh yes, consumers are now officially streaming more content during business hours versus during off-hours. […]

Tripping celebrities, First Lady doc and a talk show with Elmo on tap


Our access to streaming content has never been greater. Following this trend, many movies and series once set to premiere at film festivals or in big red carpet public theaters are taking other routes. Even as Hollywood and production companies are looking at different approaches to content and production, more and more streaming services are giving us fresh options right […]

Favorite finds from my house – and yours


I live and breathe collecting. I sleep it, too, apparently, because my bedroom also bears witness to my passion for curiosities and beautiful things. It’s full, but I try not to let things get too cluttered. Here’s the top of my dresser. These are the first things I see, unless you count the hungry eyes of a cat. 1. This […]

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