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Keep your eyes (and ears) on Shastina Chiles

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The first time I saw Shastina Chiles onstage playing guitar at Smokin’ Tuna Saloon, she was but a mere child. The guitar looked comically big on her. She was performing with many well-known Key West musicians at some festival or fundraiser, and amazingly enough, she held her own. “I started playing gigs when I was 14,” she told me after […]

Larry Smith holiday jazz concert on tap

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Christmas comes early this year when pianist and composer Larry Smith returns to The Studios of Key West to present his fun and soulful take on holiday classics. At 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, joined by his longtime collaborators, bassist Joe Dallas and drummer Skipper Kripitz, Smith presents a holiday jazz concert with a fresh lineup of songs — including […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s700 Front St.4-6:30 p.m.Half-price appetizerswww.alonzoysterbar.comAqua711 Duval St.2-6 p.m.$5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beerswww.aquakeywest.comBagatelle115 Duval St.4-6 p.m.Half-price drinks$5 appetizerswww.Bagatellekeywest.comBlackfin918 Duval St.4:30-6:30 p.m.$7 menuwww.blackfinbistro.comBlue Macaw Island Eats and Bar804 Whitehead St.Every day with live music4-7 p.m.$3 well drinks, domestic beers andhouse wineswww.Bluemacawkeywest.comBoathouse Bar and Grill400 Greene St., #4084-6 p.m.Half-price well drinks and beerswww.Boathousebarandgrill.comBobby’s Monkey BarNoon-8 p.m.$3 well drinks$2.50 domestic beers$3 imports$2 Pringles […]

It’s gotta swing for Libby York

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Writer/essayist Adam Gopnik has said of Libby York: “I first heard Libby York in the best way you can hear somebody: totally unexpectedly, and as a surprise. I was listening to that wonderful ‘Singers Unlimited’ show on Sunday morning from our great jazz station in Newark, and I heard a voice singing ‘Sunday in New York.’ I sat up from […]

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 SALT Gallery  830 Fleming St. www.saltislandprovisions.com 305-517-6088 Scott Gruppe  Ongoing Key West Art and Historical Society Custom House  281 Front St. www.kwahs.org Islands, Imagination, and  Instance: Florida Keys Folk Art  Ongoing The Gallery on Greene 606 Greene St. www.galleryongreene.com […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s700 Front St.4-6:30 p.m.Half-price appetizerswww.alonzoysterbar.comAqua711 Duval St.2-6 p.m.$5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beerswww.aquakeywest.comBagatelle115 Duval St.4-6 p.m.Half-price drinks$5 appetizerswww.Bagatellekeywest.comBlackfin918 Duval St.4:30-6:30 p.m.$7 menuwww.blackfinbistro.comBlue Macaw Island Eats and Bar804 Whitehead St.Every day with live music4-7 p.m.$3 well drinks, domestic beers andhouse wineswww.Bluemacawkeywest.comBoathouse Bar and Grill400 Greene St., #4084-6 p.m.Half-price well drinks and beerswww.Boathousebarandgrill.comBobby’s Monkey BarNoon-8 p.m.$3 well drinks$2.50 domestic beers$3 imports$2 Pringles […]

KEY WEST GALLERY GUIDE

SALT Gallery hosts Scott Gruppé’s ‘Songs from a Palette Knife’ in December

For the month of December, SALT Gallery will feature a new collection of colorful oil paintings by eccentric local artist Scott Gruppé. To celebrate Scott’s new works, SALT will be hosting an opening reception at the gallery from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6. Scott has oil paint in his blood. The fourth-generation artist was born in Boston, lived in […]

KEY WEST HAPPY HOUR GUIDE

Alonzo’s700 Front St.4-6:30 p.m.Half-price appetizerswww.alonzoysterbar.comAqua711 Duval St.2-6 p.m.$5 well drinks, $3.75 domestic beerswww.aquakeywest.comBagatelle115 Duval St.4-6 p.m.Half-price drinks$5 appetizerswww.Bagatellekeywest.comBlackfin918 Duval St.4:30-6:30 p.m.$7 menuwww.blackfinbistro.comBlue Macaw Island Eats and Bar804 Whitehead St.Every day with live music4-7 p.m.$3 well drinks, domestic beers andhouse wineswww.Bluemacawkeywest.comBoathouse Bar and Grill400 Greene St., #4084-6 p.m.Half-price well drinks and beerswww.Boathousebarandgrill.comBobby’s Monkey BarNoon-8 p.m.$3 well drinks$2.50 domestic beers$3 imports$2 Pringles […]

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 new collection of stunning photography and unique mixed media sculptures by local artists Martha Hubbard and Karen Luknis. While celebrated for her culinary expertise and service to fine dining establishments that include 915, Louie’s Backyard and now her chef-led cooking instruction at Isle Cook Key West, Martha turned to photography […]

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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